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Author Topic:   small block or big block
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 5
posted June 20, 2005 08:32 AM  
what is your preference and why

Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 40
posted June 20, 2005 08:38 AM  
Small block. Cheapest horsepower you can build and less weight.

Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 30
posted June 20, 2005 09:13 AM  
Circle track = small block, good power,light weight,plentiful and cheap parts
Drag race = Big block, no replacement for displacement

redneck racing
Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 860
posted June 20, 2005 10:06 AM  
I agree with the other two fellers, small block is the way to go, backup motor 355 the new one will be a 406. Eddie

Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 188
posted June 20, 2005 08:42 PM  
I have seen alot of people on here running 383's, 400's and 406's. Does your track allow those or are yall running those motors, lets say in the gray area. My track rules say 362 cubes max and no stroked or destroked motors.

Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 112
posted June 20, 2005 09:17 PM  
I run street stock our engine rules are copied straight off the web site.

The engine must appear strictly stock for the make of car (GM-GM, Ford-Ford, etc.). Internal alterations allowed.
a. Engine may be set back, but not more than 1 from center of top ball joint to centerline of number one spark plug-NO TOLERANCE.
b. Engine block and cylinder heads must be cast iron-no aluminum blocks or heads.

the super rules read exactly the same except they allow a 4 barrel carb and aluminum intakes

the track 80 miles away in streets they have a 360 CI rule and in super they have a rule if your 360 CI or less you can run a 4 barrel 360 CI or more you have to run a 2 barrel. The faster cars are running 360 CI or less with a 4 barrel and doing beter then the bigger moters with the 2 barrel.


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