This is a challenging question, What would we say was or is the best combination for the short deck block ? cubic inch, crank and rod length, and most important cylinder head, on any power adder or horse power ?
This is a challenging question, What would we say was or is the best combination for the short deck small block ? cubic inch, crank and rod length, and most important cylinder head, on any power adder or horse power ?
The Pro Stock trucks ran the 8.3, to 8.7 deck. I don’t know what rod length, or stroke, and someone in the know will let’s us know I’m sure, but I do know I seen with my own eyes a 9 inch deck 360 sprint with standard cam location compared against a short deck, 55 millimeter raised cam, and the difference in performance impressed the hell out of me. But I’m sworn to secrecy.
what about nitrous motors, its the ring land when you want to get into the heavy nitrous, with a 4" crank and 6" rods, but im sure there is some folks that have press the limits.
those are the great stories.
think you're getting 9.250 and 9.025 confused on his post....each deck height probably has its handful of combos that fit it best...tall deck gives you room to put things where you like on a big cube nitrous combo and a little short deck allows you to keep things tight and light like a pro stocker
what i'm really looking for is the last and final build with the block i currently have, looking to max it out. carburetor and nitrous, rod length, stroke etc, but its hard on this forum its like pulling teeth.
Read through an earlier thread on here and it seemed inconclusive. Last time I put together a motor (circa 2006) there had been a switch in thinking from smaller second ring gap to looser second ring gap. I went with looser second ring gap per my engine guy's recommendations. The two sheets...
What does it take to make 2+ horsepower per cubic inch? What does a healthy comp engine make these days? My train of thought is this...
- A healthy race engine makes about 1.5 foot pounds of torque per cubic inch. Base on that it is just a matter of turning the required RPM to reach your 2...
What is the best plug for this application? BBC 598 ci N/A 13.1 brodix HH heads on 113 octane . Car shifts at 7,000 and goes thru the lights around 6,800. It has a MSD digital 6AL box and a Blaster HVC2 coil. Looking for best name brand, heat range and gap.