598 BBC on the Dyno

This motor was built by Bill Thatcher for my Super Gas 1966 Nova.

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Joe Hawkins - 598 BBC - Dyno pull #2
598 Pro Bracket Drag Racing engine for Joe Hawkins was extensively Dyno tuned and gotten fixed up to make the engine be a killer. 4.5" crank w/a 4.600" bore makes up the cubes 14.75:1 compression as well as a good set of 360cc properly race prepped heads with those massive Manley 2.3/1.88 stainless steel valves Eagle 4½" crank and 6.800 4340 steel rods rounds out the rotator all internally balanced as well as a customer supplied Jesel Belt drive system to keep everything in time nice and neatly. Killer roller cam installed to compliment the engines ability to make power from 4800 all the wall to 7000rpm. the was an engine we sold and the customer had some parts he wanted to use. We used them and all turned out very well.





testing new 598
at Tulsa testing





565 Dyno Pull
First pull on Dyno w/the 565





598 CUBIC INCH BIG BLOCK CHEVY HEAD HUNTER ENGINE BUILT BY SUNSET PERFORMANCE ENGINES ON THE DYNO
This is the 598 BBC Head Hunter engine that was raffled off at Big Country Raceway's 2nd annual Lone Star Summer Shootout on June 26th-28th.




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