It has been a long running battle but with the help and advice from this forum I have achieved success! The build:1972 4 bolt block #485428original crank .010/.010Bored +0.030 (4.181)0.000 Decked Line honedTomahawk A-beam rods 4340 steel with ARP 8740 bolt. Bronze bushings Icon IC-888 pistons +0.030CR 10.3:1Lunati VooDoo 40510511 Solid RollerAdvertised Duration (Int/Exh): 278/285Duration @ .050 (Int/Exh): 242/249Gross Valve Lift (Int/Exh): .611/.611LSA/ICL: 112/106Howards Solid Roller LiftersHarland Sharp 1.65:1 full roller rockers Heads are Butler max ported Eddy’s – 310+CFM87CCValves are 2.11/1.77 Edelbrock Performer RPMQuick Fuel 850 double pumperMSD 6AL-2 w/ billeted dist no vacuum advance200-4R (Art Carr 12019 w/tran brake rated @ 750HP)2400 stall no lockupCurrie 9+ ford 9" with posi (custom for 69 FB) 3.50:1It now runs 180 degrees with the A/C on with 105 degrees ambient temp in stop and go traffic!Here is what it took to do it:Edelbrock water pump4 hours of reforming the divider plate to make a 0.040" gap all the way on the cast impeller.180 degree standard thermostatInstalling foam block offs to seal the radiator core support so no air gets around itInstalling the proper core support filler panelsInstalling a foam hood to core support seal1 - Ron Davis Racing #11-16CA6769 radiator and fans with shroudCost? = I don't want to talk about itHaving the A/C on in stop and go traffic in Phoenix during the summer? = PRICELESS!Bonus - 603+ HP & 637 lb/ft TQ @ the rear wheels verified by 2 different dynos = also PRICELESS!Now, on to the interior and a decent sound system - there is no rest for the gear head
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with that kind of power you should see mid to high 10's! glad to see that you got everything sorted out.
76 455/4spd TRANS AM69 GRAND PRIX 455/5SPD