August 31, 2007Its a 440 out of a '68 Chrysler Imperial. 80,000 miles. Tranny and all!
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August 31, 2007
We plan on doing a mild build on it. Eventually i want to make a MAx Wedge clone out of it with the Cross Ram
We already started taking accessories of the front. Power Steering pump, Ac compressor. It realy cleans up the front and takes some weight off.
August 31, 2007Too cool, that will give her some grunt.....my future plan's for the Chevelle, is a 496 stroker big block, 680 hp on pump gas....axle snapper for sure.....
September 2, 2007That sounds awesome
I'm looking to get 450hp and 600tq. 440's are torque monsters and are rated 480 lb. ft. stock
September 2, 2007The 496, if built right, are cheap, and monsters...they are called a square motor....4.250" Bore, and 4.250" stroke, thats the reason they make so much hp on pump gas....
That would be some good numbers...friend of mine, has a 67 GTO, with a 471CI strokes, pushing 495HP, and 686Tq., with 4:11 gears, and was running in the mid 11's at the strip, The 471, is a stroked 455...that was on pump gas to...
September 9, 2007Looks like a pretty nice starting point Mike. I'm glad to see you kept the car.