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Post  butterbean on August 6th 2015, 11:14 am

Keep the Victor 460 and use the Dommy, hope it works out for you!!!!!!
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Post  5pointslow on August 7th 2015, 10:08 am

need to get a cam for this ... Spare parts build

does this seem cheap ?? or is that the going price for a solid lifter cam

http://www.jegs.com/i/COMP-Cams/249/34-343-4/10002/-1?parentProductId=#moreDetails
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Post  IDT-572 on August 7th 2015, 10:20 am

Needs split in it find a cheap 255-265 on a 108 sep 4500 5000 converter.
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Post  supervel45 on August 7th 2015, 10:22 am

I would call it a good price with the free shipping. It's deffenitly on the lower end of the price scale.

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Post  5pointslow on August 7th 2015, 10:22 am

IDT-572 wrote:Needs split in it find a cheap 255-265 on a 108 sep  4500 5000 converter.

any reccomendations of a cam ?off the shelf wise ? id rather not go custom grind ect ....this is just to get an engine to use for now. id like to build a better setup down the road

but rather be racing than being a JACK STAND RACER Laughing
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Post  IDT-572 on August 7th 2015, 10:24 am

comp part number 34-652-5 Grind number 294B-8
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Post  5pointslow on August 7th 2015, 10:26 am

as stated before

heads are eddy cj rpm 75 cc port heads out of the box cnc port entrys

kb hyper 10.7.1 i think with these heads or 10.5.1

truck rods with arp bolts
stock crank
1050 dommy
viktor intake

1.76 gear glide

gonna try to gear is to trap 6200-6500 MAX rpm
will be a total dog but

should be able to run local 10.50 index class or maybe the 10.00

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Post  5pointslow on August 7th 2015, 10:26 am

IDT-572 wrote:comp   part number 34-652-5    Grind number 294B-8


Thanks

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Post  IDT-572 on August 7th 2015, 10:28 am

Just get the converter above the torque peak and it will leave. That's as or more important than the gear.
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Post  IDT-572 on August 7th 2015, 10:29 am

What tire and gear?
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Post  5pointslow on August 7th 2015, 10:47 am

prob going to run

29.5x10.5 or 28x10.5

going to try to calculate the rear gearing for the best rpm to try to safe the rods ...6200-6500 max
trap speed for 10.00 index is 130-35 mph most cars its seems n/a obviously less for 10.50 index

car should weigh 2800 lbs with me in it guessing car is light being a fairmont

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Post  5pointslow on August 7th 2015, 10:48 am

gear im thinking

3.55 or 3.73 being an 8.8 with glide
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Post  butterbean on August 7th 2015, 11:50 am

what gear is in it now? and are you only racing 1/4 mile? or some 1/8 mile stuff too??
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Post  5pointslow on August 7th 2015, 11:56 am

4.10 are in it now ..... 1/4 mile

came in the rear end i have
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Post  gmsmkr on August 7th 2015, 12:05 pm

I would hold on the 4:10 gear with a 29.5 tire and a glide might just be what you want
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Post  IDT-572 on August 7th 2015, 1:58 pm

A converter with very little slippage the 4.10 will be close. A 4 speed would be right on the money. Any lower numerical gearing will start hurting you on the 60' ft. A 6.56 :1 final is high for a small engine and lower compression.
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Post  jm on August 7th 2015, 4:45 pm

I ran that cam in my 69 stang with a 460 and home ported dove heads. I found if you shift around 6200-6000 rpms , it will work the best. pulls really hard at 3800- 6 ish

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Post  IDT-572 on August 7th 2015, 5:00 pm

jm wrote:I ran that cam in my 69 stang with a 460 and home ported dove heads. I found if you shift around 6200-6000 rpms , it will work the best. pulls really hard at 3800- 6 ish

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Post  5pointslow on August 9th 2015, 7:52 pm

If upgraded to offshore h beams ...would you get more aggressive on cam ?

Anyone have h beams they wanna sell ? For price probably worth doing for insurance lol

Would you still use that same cam ?
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Post  5pointslow on August 10th 2015, 9:57 am

as you have seen me post this engine is not most ideal build more or less using what i have for now ....

on rods can anyone tell me what these are ? worth the money vs my stock truck rods ? i assume these are pro comps ?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/H-beam-750HP-Falcon-connecting-rods-6-605-Ford-460-/150558530681?hash=item230dfcdc79&vxp=mtr


maybe at the hp im trying to make ..these are not needed not sure
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Post  IDT-572 on August 10th 2015, 3:12 pm

Put the rods in it, and leave everything the same. Those rods aren't the best but they are , as far as I'm concerned a ton better than stock rods you have no idea what they have been through or how many cycles are on them.

If you ever pull it down to freshen, you then if money is there to put flat tops in it and go to a roller and make good power.
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Post  69F100 on August 10th 2015, 5:37 pm

When you check the ring gap make sure you use the ring gap KB calls for unless it is smaller than what the rings call for so use the largest gap. I called them when I was setting up my 552 they told me to use the largest gap out of two or I could loose a ring lad.
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Post  supervel45 on August 10th 2015, 6:05 pm

I have not seen mentioned what valve springs you have on your heads? PEP and Cat come up when the Falcon rods are mentioned, but not much info out there on them.

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Post  5pointslow on August 10th 2015, 6:49 pm

supervel45 wrote:I have not seen mentioned what valve springs you have on your heads? PEP and Cat come up when the Falcon rods are mentioned, but not much info out there on them.

Roller springs in heads are original and being replaced with new ones
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Post  supervel45 on August 10th 2015, 7:11 pm

Are you going to have the engine balanced?

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