big block help

Old 02-10-2011, 07:47 AM
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hi i am looking at buying a big block for my camaro and building it over time im looking for about 650 700 hp but i am wondering if a 2 bolt main is ok or if i should stick with a 4 bolt ive herd of people running 2 bolts with 600 hp before but my dad says that back in the day that for real hp builds they only used 4 bolts i looking to have about 13:1 with h.o retagular ports heads or maybe some aftermarket ones and if my budget aloows some aluminum heads with a BIG cam and a few other things any info would be great
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Old 02-10-2011, 03:45 PM
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The two bolt block will be fine.I would run the ARP main bolts in it though.
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Old 02-10-2011, 05:57 PM
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I've run Ford 460 with more hp without any problems, but I would get a 4 bolt if possible and I would run studs instead of bolts.
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Old 02-10-2011, 06:27 PM
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If you can get a 4 bolt I would use it. But I would not be afraid of 650 to 700 hp on a 2 bolt. Make sure you use ARP studs on the 2 bolt.
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Old 02-13-2011, 04:21 PM
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I have run bbc 4-ever all 2-bolts NEVER lost one yet around the HP you are wanting to make ; use arp bolts or studs have line bore checked if you use studs & if money allows have it ck. any how should been fine I have a 482 I turn 7200 rpm WITH a good rotating assy :wink: that is my opinon & you know what they say about :lol:
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Old 02-13-2011, 06:57 PM
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thanks for the info and re assuring me that a 2 bolt will be ok
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