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    454 ci sbf na for now

    I had alot of issues in the last few years with engines. I decided if im going to build another one its going to be a big one. I went all out on the block. I got a dart aluminum block. I end up getting a good price on it but it was still hard to hand the money over it. A few months later i end up getting a set of 240cc highports. Got a good deal on them too. I had to drive about two hours to get them but i saved about $700 on them. My last thing i bought for now is a crank ( callies magnum xl ) rods ( callies compstar ). So far thats all i got. More is definitely coming soon.

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    Should be a monster, congratulations. I drool over the dart aluminum blocks from time to time myself.
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    Going to be a runner for sure. Can't wait to see it in action. Maybe it will be enough to prompt your brother to put the giggle gas on his setup since it looks like your build will have the cubes to drive around him.

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    Damn big block!

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    Sure sounds like a killer build! Hopefully you'll have it out come spring!
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    Dang! Thats going to be cool!
    What Trans ya putting behind it?
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    Powerglide

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    Still Holley EFI or are you going to a carb?
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    It will be a big carb. Probably a dominater. It will be 15 to 1 or 16 to 1 so it will be on alcohol.

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    BTW aren't you short about 6 CID?

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    Still going with a different car?
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    Chad Thats just what it came out to be with the size of the crank and rods. Brian i think me and the gould mustang probably be together for awhile. I love the way it looks and think a few more grand in her i should be able to get it down the track fast and safe.

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    Build it the way you want up front and you only do it once.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cyah92 View Post
    Chad Thats just what it came out to be with the size of the crank and rods. Brian i think me and the gould mustang probably be together for awhile. I love the way it looks and think a few more grand in her i should be able to get it down the track fast and safe.
    Just havin' fun witcha. Look forward to seeing this thing skir-reem!!!!

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    Me too guys. Stupid money though

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