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Small Block Chevy Test Engine Results - Danger Mouse Recap, History, and Summary

Learning How To Make Tons Of Extra Power

By Mike Petralia
  T15 T15
RPM TQ HP
2600 379 188
2800 384 204
3000 404 231
3200 427 260
3400 433 280
3600 435 298
3800 437 316
4000 432 329
4200 433 347
4400 434 364
4600 439 385
4800 433 396
5000 423 402
5200 411 407
5400 401 413
5600 389 415
5800 365 403
Max 440 416
Avg 417 333


Dyno Tests
Danger mouse stock baseline (test 1):


Bore: 4.030 x Stroke: 3.76, 355 cid
Compression: 9.4:1
Heads: stock 461 "Camel Hump" castings
Cam: COMP Cams 246PE hydraulic (246/263 advance duration, 203/212 duration at .050, .429/.438 valve lift, 110 lobe separation)
Intake: Stock cast iron
Carb: Carb Shop Q-Jet
Ignition: Proform HEI, Champion No.14 plugs
Fuel: 76 Performance pump gas, 91 octaneIgnition Advance: 37 degrees
Exhaust: 1 5/8-inch Hooker headers into 3-Flowmaster mufflers

T1: Represents what a typical 355-cid small-block might make if it had just been blueprinted, but still had most of its stock components.

BASELINE
  T1 T1
RPM TQ HP
2600 389 193
2800 385 205
3000 388 222
3200 395 241
3400 393 255
3600 393 270
3800 389 282
4000 383 292
4200 374 299
4400 363 304
4600 351 307
4800 337 308
5000 322 306
Max 395 308
Avg 376 266

By Mike Petralia
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