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From: Mount Pleasant,IA,USA
Registered: Aug 2001

posted 02-22-2002 02:01 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for ZEATER   Click Here to Email ZEATER     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Currently I have a 428 with 10.6 comp Ebrock slightly ported heads, Harland Sharpe roller rockers, Blue thunder intake, Holley 850 dbl pumper, tri Y headers, comp cams 292H cam with 244/244 @.050 .56/.56 lift 110 lobe sep.

I am looking at 427 sideoiler stroked with a 428 crank using arias 10.5 pistons. It is sleeved and bored .010 over. It would come with MR heads with larger valves. I was considering using my combination with the short block and changing cam.

Not sure if there will be enough of a power increase. I have heard of the power of a stroked 427 but haven't experienced it first hand.

Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.


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From: Delta BC Canada
Registered: Dec 99

posted 02-22-2002 07:11 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for TomP   Click Here to Email TomP     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
there would be a power increase if the Edelbrock heads are stock... not much and probably not worth the extra expense... all it'd be in effect is a .100" overbored 428. ll things equal you'll gain 20 lbs/ft of torque. I'd say the Edelbrock heads are the better choice of those two.... more potential for porting and gains.

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posted 02-22-2002 09:05 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Moneymaker   Click Here to Email Moneymaker     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
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