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Old 04-23-2012, 12:42 PM   #1
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Default wanting 250-300 RWHP

I have an 86 vert 88 heads an bout to get a short block what setup should i run to get these number its speed density but pretty sure im goin carbed just to clean up the engine bay
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Old 04-26-2012, 01:56 AM   #2
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I'd get some real heads instead of those junk Ford heads as a starter.......
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Old 04-29-2012, 08:11 PM   #3
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^^ what he said!! On my 87 I went from stock e7's w/ 1.7 rr to tfs 170cc heads and 1.72rr's from an explorer intake to a bbk ssi intake and picked up 39whp 28wtq old and new power numbers in my sig just to help give an idea.
Trick flow heads 1.72 rockers, BBK SSI Intake and full bolt on's with stock cam 291.74whp 328.08wtq
1.64 60' 7.81@87.43 12.32@108.83
Race weight 3095
Better times coming soon!

(Old set up) Bolt on's 253whp 300wtq
Best 1/4 1.83 60' 12.82@105.92
Best 1/8 1.71 60' 8.04@85.10
Best 60' 1.70
Race weight 3265
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Old 06-02-2012, 01:34 AM   #4
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Trick flow seems to be the most popular for the price, but if you've got the cash, Air Flow Research seems to be making a run for top seat.

This is a pretty good article for what you're thinking:
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Old 06-04-2012, 08:24 AM   #5
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Ok thanks
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