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    Senior Member RACING JUNKIE lively's Avatar
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    427 TALL BLOCK

    A freind of mine has a Chevy 427 tall block[short block assembly] no heads or intake-- he was going to put in his street rod[but found out it was going to cost more to build then he wanted]
    all standard bore and crank specs
    ??? is it worth hooking on to or just let it go somewhere else???

    and yeah guys-I KNOW IT IS A CHEVY :? :?
    LIVELY

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    Senior Member RACING JUNKIE
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    If I could get it reasonably cheap I'd get it...

    They are difficult to use in a street car because the extra deck height can cause issues with headers etc...but for a race car maybe not so much...I believe it makes it easier to put a long stroke crank in it. jmo I've never had a tall deck. The tall deck is 10.2 and the standard deck is 9.8 FYI

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    Senior Member RACING JUNKIE oldandtired's Avatar
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    Important item to know. Same 6.135 rod length pistons go into tall deck using 6.535 aftermarket rod. No custom pin placement!
    Dave
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    "All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing" Edmund Burke


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