big block swap 71 camaro

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  1. Jimmac

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    havent done the swap yet so a few questions. 454 swapping out the 400,new 454 flexplate. do I need to ordered specific BB frame mounts? got a chevelle 4 qt pan, summit brand headers gtg?
    edlebrock rpm intake, how high out of the hood will the carb stick out? thx! jim
     
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    Mounts can be used as is, not able to comment about RPM intake.
     
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    4qt pan seems small. Is there a 6 qt available ?
     
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    Yes, there are 6 and 7 qt. pans for big block Chevy's.
     
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    I would run one of those if possible.
     
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    A full size oil filter must hold close to 1 qt.
     
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    yes - good point
     
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    it's a standard big block pan. std depth pan is considered a 4 at pan and add filter you get 5 qts. jim
     
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    Long tube headers from a Chevelle wont fit.
    RPM wont fit with flat hood
     
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    I hope your wrong on the headers. the hedman headers I have says 1st gen camaro and chevelle. the summit brand headers lists the 2nd gen Camaro and chevelle I think it was g9010?
     

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