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russ t-37
Cochise

USA
333 Posts

Posted - 03 Mar 2017 :  09:45:44 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
a local guy has an engine for sale . The heads are 4x 7 with a date code of h292 .
they come on a 72 block that is 40 over, and the the guy wants $650 for everything.
also are the heads any good?

cortcomp
Coyote

USA
5338 Posts

Posted - 03 Mar 2017 :  10:39:50 AM  Show Profile  Visit cortcomp's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Those show as 98ccs, pretty friendly middle ground between the 72ccs and the huge 114cc heads. If they're thread in studs already, and if they're really 2.11 valves, i'd say maybe. Personally, i'm done bolting used heads on. Even ones that came off of fine sounding engines have turned out to have slightly tweaked valves and other issues. Unless they're in a bag from the machine shop, i'm treating heads like cores. And if i buy heads for 650 and put another 300 in them, well, i'm half way to aluminum (or most of the way to used aluminum heads.)
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Phil
The Great White Buffalo

USA
7219 Posts

Posted - 04 Mar 2017 :  07:21:04 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Agree with Cort. To me, anything is a core that cannot be seen running and checked. 4x heads are abundant and not really good (performance-wise) for anything but a 455+. So basically you're buying a run of the mill unknown 400 shortblock so it depends on how bad you need it and how hard it is to find them in your neck of the woods.

Bowties are for Pee-wee Herman. "Chevy": even the name sounds cheap, but not as cheap as your Pontiac will be with an LS transplant.

Edited by - Phil on 04 Mar 2017 9:26:47 PM
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tjs44
Cochise

USA
412 Posts

Posted - 04 Mar 2017 :  11:04:46 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
as I read it,it is 650 for a complete engine?Tom
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cortcomp
Coyote

USA
5338 Posts

Posted - 04 Mar 2017 :  11:30:35 AM  Show Profile  Visit cortcomp's Homepage  Reply with Quote
That's not bad for a complete engine depending on condition. I'm not excited about the 40 over in case it needs more. Wouldn't be a bad start for a budget stroker project. Still, assume you have to re-do everything.
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russ t-37
Cochise

USA
333 Posts

Posted - 05 Mar 2017 :  1:49:34 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
with double eye-browed pistons 40 over, what kind of compression would I be looking at with those heads?
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Blued and Painted
Chief PONTIAC

USA
3407 Posts

Posted - 05 Mar 2017 :  2:10:37 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Looks like 8.1 to 1 depending on piston to deck clearance. I used .015..

- http://www.wallaceracing.com/cr_test2.php


Bull Nose Formula/ 461/ Q-Jet/
TH400/ 3.08 8.5 / R44TS.
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67drake
Sitting Duck

Azerbaijan
1501 Posts

Posted - 06 Mar 2017 :  08:19:48 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Also 45 year old heads may have been worked on a time or two (or more). Guessing what they cc out to is a crap shoot.
Like said,if it ain't running-look at it as a core.


71' GTO Original 400 M20 3.23 posi
13.95@102.1 MPH on street tires
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russ t-37
Cochise

USA
333 Posts

Posted - 06 Mar 2017 :  11:22:43 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
i'll leave it be and find one that is running. thanks for the advice.
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Vivikos2
Tribal Scout

1 Posts

Posted - 30 May 2017 :  01:33:11 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
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Edited by - Vivikos2 on 11 Sep 2017 08:19:50 AM
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Phil
The Great White Buffalo

USA
7219 Posts

Posted - 11 Sep 2017 :  1:22:21 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Morons never seem to run out of stupid.

Bowties are for Pee-wee Herman. "Chevy": even the name sounds cheap, but not as cheap as your Pontiac will be with an LS transplant.
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