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    27-07-2015, 11:20 AM
    TK383 replied to a thread 372 -3 street engine in Holden V8's
    Put me down for 524hp @ 6250rpm, 472ft/lbs @ 5000rpm - cam limited, could make more with more cam, but the cam being used will work real nice for the...
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    25-07-2015, 02:24 PM
    TK383 replied to a thread Blown 308 in Holden V8's
    I just did a std stroke 304 with a side mount vortech that'll do around 650hp or so on E85 - hillclimb engine. Early heads would be doable, I've...
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    25-07-2015, 12:38 PM
    TK383 replied to a thread Early 308 head thread in Holden V8's
    They are about 2.4^" MCSA I think. The ones I did are about 2.2^". Got another set to do in the next couple of weeks for a hillclimb 355, then I...
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    25-07-2015, 12:35 PM
    PS - 383 is: VN heads, 2.055 & 1.6" valves, 29x/20x cfm, 2.4^" or so MCSA. Ported harrop with 1" open spacer blended into the runner entries &...
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    25-07-2015, 12:20 PM
    Got an iron head 383 with hyd roller going on the dyno in 2 weeks, may not quite make 600, but it's 100% streetable & going in a VK - I'll report on...
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    24-07-2015, 01:53 PM
    TK383 replied to a thread 372 -3 street engine in Holden V8's
    Just ordered water pump, front cover, intake man & rocker cover bolts from fasteners Australia in stainless allen head cap screws. Unlike useless...
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    23-07-2015, 06:09 PM
    TK383 replied to a thread Early 308 head thread in Holden V8's
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    23-07-2015, 06:09 PM
    TK383 replied to a thread Early 308 head thread in Holden V8's
    Another set done, HQ castings this time, here's what I started with, let's call them 'well seasoned': But hey, the castings were...
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    23-07-2015, 12:03 PM
    TK383 replied to a thread 304 VN head rebuild ... in Holden V8's
    Yup, that'll work just fine. Maybe knock the lump off the straight wall near the port entry - 2 minutes & worth it. Them's be 11 sec heads when...
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    23-07-2015, 12:09 AM
    TK383 started a thread B cast heads? in Holden V8's
    Just bought a set of unmolested, uncracked, Virgin b casts. What are these things worth these days? I reckon I got em cheap, but would like to...
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    22-07-2015, 10:02 AM
    Comp for E85 with iron VN heads - I'd go about 12.5:1 for a 600hp engine, you can use more, but above 12.5:1 you get into the area of 'diminishing...
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    21-07-2015, 10:47 PM
    Piss easy on cane juice. Well, not really, but a bunch easier than on 98.
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    21-07-2015, 10:29 PM
    The big issue is burn time, to make power at the rpm required for 600hp from a 355 cube engine you need fast burn, to get fast burn you need high...
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    21-07-2015, 09:58 PM
    Nah, doable, but not cheap. Writing a recipe for this could end badly, would need very carefull setup, get it wrong & she go bang, not one for the...
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    21-07-2015, 04:42 PM
    TK383 replied to a thread The HJ GTS Experiment in Holden V8's
    An all new nodular case Muncie from here: Motorsports | Custom Gearboxes | Muncie | Autogear Will set you back about $3k landed & cop anything...
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    21-07-2015, 09:47 AM
    TK383 replied to a thread HZ Prem 383 chev build in Chevrolet
    For what it's worth I've been putting quite a bit larger hyd roller cams & single planes in street engines lately - 244/250 on 109 etc. They idle a...
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    21-07-2015, 09:35 AM
    TK383 replied to a thread The HJ GTS Experiment in Holden V8's
    Muncie will fit & be up to the task. Only need 4 gears on a circuit, no need to add the weight of a 5 or 6 speed. If you get decent corner speeds...
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    20-07-2015, 06:41 PM
    TK383 replied to a thread Stroker reliefs in Holden V8's
    LOL, maybe I done too many of them, I reckon it's dead simple!
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    20-07-2015, 06:20 PM
    TK383 replied to a thread Big zorst action. in Holden V8's
    Nice gain!
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    20-07-2015, 06:18 PM
    TK383 replied to a thread Stroker reliefs in Holden V8's
    Next she'll get a run through the hotwash, then into the clean room for a proper dummy assemble with the good pistons etc to check deck heights &...
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    20-07-2015, 06:10 PM
    TK383 replied to a thread Stroker reliefs in Holden V8's
    Next is where they hit on the other side of the bore, now this can be a PITA, you really kinda need a long snout grinder & oval cutter to do these,...
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    20-07-2015, 05:57 PM
    TK383 started a thread Stroker reliefs in Holden V8's
    First up, this is how I do it, others may do it different, but this is the way that I find the quickest & best. This one is a 383 with COME crank...
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    20-07-2015, 11:23 AM
    TK383 replied to a thread 454 BBC in HJ in Chevrolet
    049's with fresh K-lines & cleaned up for $400 sounds pretty good. Where they at? - can we have a look at them (crack test etc) before handing over...
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    17-07-2015, 01:15 PM
    TK383 replied to a thread 454 BBC in HJ in Chevrolet
    750 is a bit small, but it's not the cork at the moment! Cam comes last, figure out heads, intake & compression 1st, then look at cam. The...
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    17-07-2015, 01:00 PM
    TK383 replied to a thread Big zorst action. in Holden V8's
    Yeah they do, got a set here. They hang pretty low tho, not great ground clearance.
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    17-07-2015, 10:13 AM
    TK383 replied to a thread 454 BBC in HJ in Chevrolet
    Rectangle port heads are too big, intake is too small & cam is crap! To wake it right up you need to change the whole top end really, edelbrock...
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    16-07-2015, 06:28 PM
    Usually 5, but I'm here sat mornings & I can hang back during the week if need be. Tri's can be built to take decent HP, but big TQ kills them...
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    16-07-2015, 05:03 PM
    That'll come down to heads etc, come & see me some time & we'll nail down a combo. Trimatic probably won't like it tho, I had a pretty tuff tri...
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    16-07-2015, 04:48 PM
    PS - there is something more 'pure' about an NA engine making big power, turbo makes it too easy.
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    16-07-2015, 04:48 PM
    Yup, 383 or 396 + solid roller will fix it!
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