Re: Engine redo
- Shittt!, i'd love to have headers put on this to do it right!!.
I will contact Al, but i think i remember talking to him a while back
and he didn't have any made up but i'll try again.
The water & Oil pumps will just be a higher volume/performance
variety to properly keep this beast happy.
I am using the original intake manifold but having it ported and
polished, as i said i do not want to destroy the hood to put on an
aftermarket. The ram air will without doubt have hoses to the front
--- In Cadillac_Performance_Association@y..., chmorehead@a... wrote:
> Dear Sig: Sounds like a great project. I respectfully disagree on
> thoughts. Al can tell you which headers are the closest and you
should make a
> set for this fire dragon. I agree with Joe that you should stroke
> buying all new internals anyway. The bore job sounds great---these
> are so thick that it really doesnt matter.....as many skeptics have
> say before, I ran a .125 over bore for years and never had a
problem. May I
> ask what oil pump and water pump upgrades you are using? Also, are
> plumbing hoses from the grill to a ram air box? Thats the best way
> cool air to your beast---open boxes under the hood lead to heat in
> airstream and can be self defeating at low speeds particularly. Be
> insulate the fuel lines as well. Are you using a single plane 425
> porting the original? Good luck, Charles