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  1. Engine Timing 307 with 4bbl Edelbrock

    Drivetrain & Performance
    I have a 1972 Pontiac Ventura with a 307 engine. I swapped the stock 2 bbl carb and intake with an Edelbrock 1406 4bbl and airgap manifold (I saved the stock parts, don't worry). The cars manual calls for timing to be set at 8 degrees btdc but it seems to run better closer to 12 degrees or...
  2. Stroked 283

    Drivetrain & Performance
    Looking for info, has anyone done this? I have 66 nova 400 deluxe 4dr sedan that has its original 283 - 194 casting block, with a cast crank. Yes I have heard all 283 cranks are forged or steel, not true, some later 66 and 67 283 cranks are cast. I have a small journal forged 327 crank and it...
  3. Small Block Chevy Noise?

    Drivetrain & Performance
    I have a small block 307, hydraulic lifters, flat tappet cam. and its all stock except for a intake manifold and carb. I just toke a trip to lime rock in my car it was alittle over an hour away each way. On the way back i was 10 minutes away from home and i noticed a odd noise so i pulled into a...
  4. Smallblock Rebuild - Part Advice?

    Drivetrain & Performance
    Hello everyone, So this last weekend it was pretty warm out so I deiced it would be a good time to finally yank my engine and trans. When I bought this car the owner had advertized it has having a 327 engine; however, once the engine was out I decided to run the block casting number and, to my...
  5. Turbocharger 307??

    Drivetrain & Performance
    has anyone or does anyone know if it would b worthwhile to add a turbo kit to a sbc 307. . i have a 400 block i wanted 2 buy 2 swap but have heard wives tales about them. . id like 2 stay creative and a little unique if possible. . i have been looking at this turbo on ebay "GT3076S Turbo" that...
  6. 302 Chevy!! Should I build it??????!!!!!!

    Drivetrain & Performance
    Im trying to line up a small block for my nova, looking for over 300hp mark 302 or 327 or 307 or 350 (I love thought of a 302!) Either motor i'm probably going to run a set of camel hump heads, a Vic Jr Intake A flat tappet cam with the specs: INT / EXH Duration...