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speedyd1
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 170
posted May 10, 2004 06:08 PM  
krp block with 062 vortec. can it be done? i know you have blocks drilled for the v8 heads.if so would i have to fabricate an intake manifold?

KSGerry
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 376
posted May 11, 2004 05:34 AM  
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Originally posted by speedyd1:
krp block with 062 vortec. can it be done? i know you have blocks drilled for the v8 heads.if so would i have to fabricate an intake manifold?

No problem SpeedyD1!

KRP can machine our block to accept most any V-8 small block head...GM, Ford or Mopar along with aftermarket cylinder heads.

As for intake manifolds, Kansas Racing Products casts aluminum four barrel intakes to fit V-8 small block GM, Ford or Mopar cylinder heads. You will have to have them port matched to your particular head.

Any particular reason to choose the Vortec head?

Gerry Dedonis
dedonis@kans.com
Special Projects Coordinator
Kansas Racing Products Inc. http://www.kansasracingproducts.com

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KSGerry

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speedyd1
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 170
posted May 11, 2004 09:43 AM  
i'm trying to "fudge the rules" a little bit.
rules call for stock production cast iron head / unmodified. i know i could do lots better but to stay "within the rules" i figured it was my best choice. its theoretically a stock chevrolet part on a stock chevrolet block in a chevrolet. nowhere does it say it had to be a stock four cylinder part. the car came with an iron duke so by god its gonna have an iron duke. i wonder how ong it'll take em to figure it out. by then i'll drop it in my jig car and it wont matter.

speedyd1
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 170
posted May 11, 2004 09:46 AM  
any idea as to what the block is gonna cost and also the intake manifold? any recommendations for a cam? etc.

KSGerry
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 376
posted May 11, 2004 10:06 AM  
A KRP block...fully machined to accept your choice of V-8 small block cylinder heads and including main caps, ARP main studs, an aluminum sidecover for the lifter bore, needle bearings for the camshaft (5-journal), bronzed lifter bushings (installed), assorted plugs is $2500.dollars. There is an $80.dollar charge for the wooden shipping crate (3/4 inch marine plywood) and the cost for shipping.

An intake manifold is $385.dollars.

Send me an email and I'll email back a KRP brochure complete with options and pricelist.

Thanks!
Gerry
dedonis@kans.com

PS...I've got a new KRP block in Indianapolis drilled and machined to accept a 23 degree GM V-8 small block head. We had to install a sleeve in number one cylinder as there was sand pit. It is a standard 4.00 bore. The price on this engine block is $2000.dollars plus box and shipping.

Also a used KRP engine with a Ford V-8 head here at the shop in Kansas. Put it in a Mustang and tell everyone its a Tempo-Topaz engine. ;>)

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speedyd1
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 170
posted May 11, 2004 11:25 AM  
please send it to speedyd1@aol.com.
sorry i missed your calls earlier - i figured i could get you here instead.
R. Smith
what do you think about the camshaft options?

KSGerry
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 376
posted May 11, 2004 11:51 AM  
A KRP brochure with photos and price list is on it's way.

As for cam recommendations, I suggest you contact a cam manufacturer...Crane, Isky, Reed, Schneider, etc. They will have you fill out a sheet of information about your engine's proposed application...circle-track, drag, road-race or street, the components you are using, compression ratio, naturally aspirated or boosted, gasoline or methanol, etc. Then they will make their recommendations regarding lift and duration. Perhaps they will have a profile that they have done for other engine builders and is on the shelf or they may suggest a custom grind.

Gerry

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KSGerry

USAUS Racing
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 69
posted May 12, 2004 06:44 AM  
Speedy,
Tried to email you, twice, re the holley data. Bith bounced. My email is usausracing@hotmail.com

Simon

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