350 Engine - Packaged Performance

One of the keys to the success of the little V-8 is its versatility

Richard Holdener Mar 26, 2012 0 Comment(s)
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Test 1: Baseline—Stock 350 Chevy

Baseline 350 Engine Specs

  • Short-block 350 Chevy flat-top pistons
  • Heads: stock 882 iron 1.94/1.5 valves
  • Cam: Stock hyd. flat-tappet {factory 180hp}
  • Rockers: Stock
  • Intake: Factory iron Q-Jet
  • Carb: Factory Q-Jet
  • Exhaust: 1-5/8-inch headers

Test 2: Stock vs. Ported Heads, RV Cam, and RPM Air Gap

Test 3: Stock vs. Procomp Electronics Aluminum Heads, Comp Cam, and RPM Air Gap

Upgrade 2, 350 Engine Specs

  • Short-block 350 Chevy flat-top pistons
  • Heads: Procomp aluminum 190cc heads {as cast} 2.02/1.6 valves
  • Cam: Comp XE268H {0.477/0.480 lift, 224/230 duration, 110 LSA
  • Rockers: Comp Roller 1.5
  • Intake: Edelbrock Performer RPM Air Gap
  • Carb: Holley 650
  • Exhaust: 1-5/8-inch headers

Test 4: Stock vs. Airflow Research 195 Eliminator Heads, Comp Hyd. Roller Cam, and AFR Titan Intake

Upgrade 3, 350 Engine Specs

  • Short-block 350 Chevy flat-top pistons
  • Heads: AFR 195 Eliminator heads {Comp version} 2.08/1.6 valves
  • Cam: Comp XR300HR {0.562/0.580 lift, 248/254 duration, 110 LSA
  • Rockers: Comp Roller 1.5
  • Intake: AFR Titan Composite Single-Plane
  • Carb: Holley 950 HP
  • Exhaust: 1-3/4-inch headers

Sources

Air Flow Research
Valencia, CA 91355
661-257-8124
AirFlowResearch.com
L&R Automotive
Sante Fe Springs, CA 90670
562-802-0443
www.lnrengine.com
Probe Racing
Torrance, CA 90505
310-784-2977
www.probeindustries.com
Procomp Electronics
Ontario, CA 91761
909-605-1123
www.procompelectronics.com

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