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Old 02-13-2018, 04:25 PM
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Im old school, i dont like much of any modern stuff,

I do not feel like learning it and i dont want to ante up for it,

But just because im old school i will not be short sighted,
When something is invented each day that passes new ideas new tech happens,

Is the engine in a c7 light years ahead of say a 69 427 435 of course it is, its just i would rather have the 69 427 some people dont get this way of thinking

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New stuff IS faster than the old stuff, BUT old stuff is way cooler than new stuff will ever be.
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Old 02-16-2018, 05:41 PM
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So lets take a 454 and update it with all the factory cool stuff that the C7 LT1 has and what kind of power will the BB 454 put out. The 376 puts out 460 horses so I would think that a BB would go 560 or so ?
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Hell, a ZZ502 cam and rectangle heads will do 450 easy. The eddy alum heads Chebby uses on the ZZ502 are no better than factory GM heads flow-wise. Victor Jr and a little more cam you are in the 500 range. But then we got that friggin low-*** hood...
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Old 02-17-2018, 08:23 AM
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Originally Posted by The13Bats View Post
Im old school, i dont like much of any modern stuff,

I do not feel like learning it and i dont want to ante up for it,

But just because im old school i will not be short sighted,
When something is invented each day that passes new ideas new tech happens,

Is the engine in a c7 light years ahead of say a 69 427 435 of course it is, its just i would rather have the 69 427 some people dont get this way of thinking
I agree with you 100%
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Cylinder head and camshaft technology have come a long way since the late 60's early 70's. They work hand in hand now, and the intake manifolds have gotten way better, due to people thinking outside the box and sitting for hours at a flow bench. At the same time Fact and physics remain true the theory of it all has not changed.

Case in point, my 355 in my 80 vette is a nothing motor. Might be 9.0-1 compression, engine builder worked over a set of 882 truck heads, installed a comp dual pattern cam, eddy aluminum intake 670 holley and headers. We have 350 hp and 390 tq. He knows what to do with a set of cast heads and which cam works with those heads.
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