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Old 11-11-2012, 01:35 PM   #1
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starting bbc install

Ready to install a 454.
10.5-1 compression
286 comp cam ported oval port heads
victor jr -850dp roller rockers


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Old 11-11-2012, 01:47 PM   #2
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Good luck and keep us posted. I toyed with a big block swap before I did my ls swap. Take lots of pictures
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Old 11-12-2012, 10:17 AM   #3
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427 is better ,internal balance,have a running 85 with 454 lots of little demons with 454 if you want to talk let me know My wife said of all the cars that I have this car is a killer, to fast
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Old 11-12-2012, 01:27 PM   #4
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" IF YOU CAN,T SMOKE THE TIRES AT WILL,FROM A 60 MPH ROLLING START YOUR ENGINE NEEDS MORE WORK!!"
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Ground off steering rack mounts and made cut for balancer
and degreased some.
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Old 11-13-2012, 05:11 PM   #6
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There was a company selling adaptor brackets, these allowed you to mount sbc accessories to a bbc.
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Old 11-17-2012, 04:58 PM   #7
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First test fit


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Old 11-21-2012, 11:30 AM   #8
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have you made any further progress?
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Hi waiting on heads at machine shop.Friday will pull engine and
fit the pan and pickup,Needs some small mods so the pick up iI got will work.Will do ac box and drop in short block hopefully no front pan clearance problems.Any good pics of ac box mods?Got to take steering shaft to friends to get it extended I have no aluminum welder.I will have the updated pics.
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Old 12-13-2012, 02:33 PM   #10
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Few things done here is clearance on oil pan.After cutting and welding frame and new mounts was still to close and used a flat washer between motor and mount.Some
pics of headers and eng. fitting.Anyone who says header needs hammered I would say never seen it because there is zero clearance with hedmen 68090 on 1 tube.Have 9 inches for starter to fit.Not the best welder but no leaks.Next will be rockers and valve cover to use wipers.
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Nice work, cool fix on the header
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Slow progress at christmas time



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Slow progress.
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Keep up the good work. My progress has been slow too but there is end in sight. That BBC Corvette is going to be a beast.
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