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Originally Posted by Falcon67
There's not much $ difference in a low buck C or W rebuilt head. But for power potential, the stocker C heads will likely run better than the Ws would. I spent about 20 hours on my 2Vs and - as far as flow figures take you - they run on the bench what a good set of Edelbrock W heads run. Not saying better becasue there's mroe to a head than flow figures, but if you like to play flow numbers, they come close for a lot less cash.
Another way to look at it is that a set or prepped 4V closed C heads is going to be cheaper (a bit, not a lot) than a set of good aftermarket W heads - and have the potential to run a lot harder while still running fine to the burger cruise night. In spite of weighing 20+ lbs more each. If you compare what you can do with a 4V closed head vs the cash outlay for a set of even Edelbrock aluminum C heads - well, I'll be hanging on to my outa date old stockers for a while longer LOL.
This is exactly what I say too.
88 coupe, 351 cleveland, unported 4V heads, buddy rawls custom solid roller, diamond domes, 6'' h-beam rods, stock 4bolt block/crank, holley strip dominator, 950HP holley, hoosier 28x10, 90/10s, UPR pro rear kit
nonstroked, stock iron heads and NO NITROUS!!!!!!!!
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