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In a earlier post it has the cam card from bullet. Are the specs on the card configured using 1.6 or 1.7 rocker ratio?
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Originally posted by BMOgremlin BMOgremlin wrote:

In a earlier post it has the cam card from bullet. Are the specs on the card configured using 1.6 or 1.7 rocker ratio?
The cam card posted says .3091 lobe lift and .525 gross. That would make it 1.7 rockers at .525.
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This build was not about maximum power it was about enough power to be fun to drive for me.  But John and I held ourselves back throughout the build because the car is my wife's.  So no wild quirks, no street drive ability issues it had to start easily and drive easily or she would not touch the car.  It has close to 1000 miles on it now and it is all those things.  It has been in the mid ninteys and it does not over heat or vapor lock.  The car handles stop and go traffic and cruising situations without giving the driver any of the hot rod drive ability issues.

The car can far more than keep up with traffic and has plenty of passing power in any situation.  Is it the fastest thing out there no.  Is it easy and fun to drive HECK YEAH!  Its already hitting 17 miles to the gallon as well.

Its going to drive to Kenosha next summer! Fun! not Hi Po problems. SmileTongueEmbarrassed 

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote billd Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Sep/09/2019 at 10:07pm
It's easy to make power with big cubes - but making power with a smaller engine is more of a challenge and more fun in some ways. 
The Jeep people get all worked up when someone goes into their forum and says they are going to spend a grand on a head, do this, do that - they get blasted by folks saying "why when you can drop a V8 into it cheaper".
So? Making more power with a 6 is something few do so it gets attention when you see these high HP, high torque smaller engines. You know some thinking went into it. More thinking than the average 401 out there. You can buy parts from a checklist and get power - do what everyone else is doing. 
Heck, that little engine is in the territory of my 360! 
Impressive for sure. Well over a HP per cube, with a 304.
That's just plain cool. 

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Originally posted by Sonic Silver Sonic Silver wrote:

Originally posted by BMOgremlin BMOgremlin wrote:

In a earlier post it has the cam card from bullet. Are the specs on the card configured using 1.6 or 1.7 rocker ratio?
The cam card posted says .3091 lobe lift and .525 gross. That would make it 1.7 rockers at .525.
 
LS rockers have a LOW ratio of 1.7:1.
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Could you guess if those headers would fit in a 2nd gen Javelin?  I have a set of 1 5/8's that are going to flow into a new set of 2 1/2" pipes.  Those on the dyno look much bigger.

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