Small Block Chevys

Old 05-25-2012, 05:10 AM
  #1  
Bowtie327
Junior Member
SHOW GUEST
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 8
Default Small Block Chevys

Is anyone haven trouble selling small cu-in ( high hp motors)? It appears the demand is large cu-in small blocks.
Bowtie327 is offline  
Old 05-27-2012, 11:27 AM
  #2  
DRTRCR22
Senior Member
EXPERT BUILDER
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Posts: 267
Default

The only thing better than big cubic inches... are more cubic inches...!
Stump pulling torque and awsome midrange on taller gears...

However, a lot of dirt circle track guys around here are backing away from the big 434s and 421s and going back down to the 406s and 383s for more reliability and longevity... but it is hard to find less thans 377s unless the rules dictate 360s or less...
DRTRCR22 is offline  
Old 06-15-2012, 06:56 AM
  #3  
bjuice
Administrator
RACING JUNKIE
 
bjuice's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Greenville s.c.
Posts: 3,239
Default Re: Small Block Chevys

Originally Posted by Bowtie327
Is anyone haven trouble selling small cu-in ( high hp motors)? It appears the demand is large cu-in small blocks.
Well I think you just answered your own Question....There is no such thing as small ci High HP motors anymore unless you got a Turbo blowing thru it.

Now understand everything is relevent...if you consider 500/700 hp a High Hp engines ( under 400ci)..well you got the small right but 500/700 hp engines are not considered High HP anylonger unless its in your day to day Family Plymouth Voyager Station Wagon Van


just saying
__________________
Bjuice..

"I'M YOUR HUCKLEBERRY ! "
bjuice is offline  
Old 06-15-2012, 07:00 AM
  #4  
TheYellaBrick
Senior Member
RACING JUNKIE
 
TheYellaBrick's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Emmett, Idaho
Posts: 7,334
Default

:shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:

You mean bigger really IS better ??

ops: ops: ops: ops: ops: ops:


:wink: :wink: :wink: :wink:
TheYellaBrick is offline  
Old 06-15-2012, 12:52 PM
  #5  
zipper06
Senior Member
RACING JUNKIE
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: La.
Posts: 2,890
Default

How quickly we forget the Pro/Stock trucks, 360 CU IN limit's running 7.40's on gas @2350 lLBS. I had a friend in Az. running a 292 23 degree head Nikins & Brown motor in a Camero 2350 lb car, running 8.90's in the mid 80's on gas.
It's just easier to go faster with large inch engines, but it's ops: when a sm/blk whoops up on a big inch car.

Zip.
zipper06 is offline  
Old 06-20-2012, 03:01 PM
  #6  
dragonmaster093
Senior Member
RACING JUNKIE
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: kingsport tn
Posts: 1,735
Default

my $.02 is that when companies sell a 383 sb in short block (in this case with scat steel crank, scat 4340 i-beam rods with arp cap screws, hypereutectic pistons, moly rings, machined, decked, cearanced and balanced. Just put cam of your choosing and top in on) for $1750. Or a complete complete breather to pan for around $4k and some have a warrenty people are going with a sure thing in stead of used. Because lots of people dishonest on what a motor is and you pick up a used/rebuilt motor you still tear into it to makes sure its what ya bought and have time and possibly more money so market on used?rebuilt motors is hit and miss craps shoot
dragonmaster093 is offline  

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Contact Us Archive Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service