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Old 06-25-2008, 02:49 PM   #1  
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Looking to find out what the max horsepower is on the romeo block is capable of? Not the short block, just the block itself.
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Old 06-25-2008, 03:18 PM   #2  
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as much as you will ever through at it.MMR actually takes out aluminum blocks and put in the cast iron romeo or windsor blocks for 900hp+
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as much as you will ever through at it.MMR actually takes out aluminum blocks and put in the cast iron romeo or windsor blocks for 900hp+
false information. They use the production 03/04 Cobra cast iron block because of the extra support webbing it provides.
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The Cobra block is the exact same block as the GT romeo block the only difference is that it was machined for 4 bolt mains.

They will handle 1400+
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The Cobra block is the exact same block as the GT romeo block the only difference is that it was machined for 4 bolt mains.

They will handle 1400+
Ox, you turn me on with your wisdom on mod motors.
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Old 06-25-2008, 04:00 PM   #6  
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Hey 35th For some reason when I try to post in your thread i get an error. So I wasnt knocking you or what you did just that i didnt understand why. I have grown up doing more with less so that isthe way I Think and for $7000 and a sc set up already I would have made 600rwhp. But congrats on what you did.

Sorry for the thread jack but I already answered your questions so I dont care
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The Cobra block is the exact same block as the GT romeo block the only difference is that it was machined for 4 bolt mains.

They will handle 1400+
Then what would you use for a build? 03-04 Cobra Block for 874.17 from ford or find a nice teksid blockfor 300-400 bucks?
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If you can find a teksid for only $300-$400 then get it but I doubt it unless you find an idiot that doesnt know what hes selling. I always use romeo blocks and I always buy them used. Brand new fresh blocks are not the best choice for high hp engines.
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still the romeo will handle whatever he will through at it. not to many people go beyond simple bolt ons in this forum.
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If you can find a teksid for only $300-$400 then get it but I doubt it unless you find an idiot that doesnt know what hes selling. I always use romeo blocks and I always buy them used. Brand new fresh blocks are not the best choice for high hp engines.
http://forums.corral.net/forums/show....php?t=1006800

Here's one for 275 and this isnt an uncommon price for them from what I have seen.
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