Vortec Cylinder Heads: The Definitive Guide

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  1. Dirt Reynolds

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    Interesting Vortec build. I'd say 427 HP isn't too shabby for a 355ci engine with Vortecs and Crane hyd FT cam. :cool:
     
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    ya the thing had a decent torque curve. I wonder if they experience valve float as I would have thought that cam would have peaked a little later?
    Note the cam they used was a saturday night special and not a powermax.
     
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    Vortec Cylinder Heads The Definitive Guide

    What would be better to go with for more H\P with a vortec set-up nitrious or turbo?... Which would give you more H\P do you think?
     
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    They both would make great power. It basically boils down to which way you want to go.
     
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    Same here. I always drill a small hole in the thermostat to let any trapped air escape.
     
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    are you guys drilling a hole on the part that opens when it reaches temperature?
     
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    No, in flange that surrounds the spring.
     
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    thanks (must have told you that atleast half a dozen times with you answering all my little questions I send you. lol)
     

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