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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-10-2020, 09:18 PM
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-10-2020, 12:35 PM
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Re: Let's build a drag race 8BA engine

Would a Norden 189 degree crank with a smaller ci engine be competitive?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2020, 06:10 PM
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Re: Let's build a drag race 8BA engine

You take a 59AB block and bore it out to the water jackets then sleeve it and bore it to 3,5". Use a 4.5 crank and see how many ci you come up with. back in the day we did not have all the modern...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2020, 06:05 PM
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Posted By old Tom
Re: Let's build a drag race 8BA engine

You take a 59AB block and bore it out to the water jackets then sleeve it and bore it to 3,5". Use a 4.5 crank and see how many ci you come up with. back in the day we did not have all the modern...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2020, 05:56 PM
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Posted By old Tom
Re: Let's build a drag race 8BA engine

those must be the heads hat Tim was talking about.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2020, 06:31 PM
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Posted By old Tom
Re: Let's build a drag race 8BA engine

would a GMC 371 blower give it more air
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2020, 08:04 AM
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Re: Let's build a drag race 8BA engine

They used to say that running straight alcohol let the engine run cooler. I don't know how much that would help in drag racing but I am sure it was a factor in stock car racing.
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