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Old 11th-March-2009, 09:00 PM   #1
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what should I expect with 420hp?

Well I took the plunge and purchased Trick Flow's 420hp top end kit and the 260hp GM Goodwrench crate engine. According to GM the motor should have approx. 9.8:1 compression with the 62cc combustion chambers. I'm wondering what I should be able to click off in a 1/4 mile with this kind of power. I think I'll be using a 3000RPM stall converter with 3.73 gears out back.
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I must be following you around. I run 12.60's with my Holley Systemax kit which is really close to your setup.
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420 flywheel hp depending on the weight and traction should be good for mid to low 12s.

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i would say mid to high 12s
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Old 30th-April-2009, 05:13 PM   #5
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not to change the subject, but whata re you using for your tranny? I wanted to go with the same kit and was wondering if a stock th350 would handle it. thanks and good luck.
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