Assembling my 351 Cleveland. Reusing the entire reciprocating assembly
from my CJ block. Just wanted to freshen things up after almost 20 years
of running great and Drag Week 2013. Hopefully with a fresh rings it will
make some MORE POWER!
Kevin92xj's 351 Cleveland Build
My brother, kevin92xj, talking about his 351 Cleveland for his '67
Fairlane. The engine got left outside in California, after a lot of
expensive machine work, and it needs to be re-machined now. Once he gets
his finances in order (and he pays off his truck), the build will
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351 Cleveland in 55 Ford : Nasty Cam + BIG exhaust = MUSIC
Spotted this old '55 Ford, pretty straight, but obviously no minty garage
queen original or fancy restored show car. Hmmm... cop wheels & fat
traction bars? Tracked down owner, talked '55s for a bit (had a black Vic
way back when) & asked him if he'd mind popping the hood for pix.
Him "OK, but first whatcha think's in there?"
Me "Uh, 272, 292, maybe 312 Interceptor?"
Him "Nope, that was long ago. Put a built 390 in there, blew it up. Built a
427, blew that up too. This is a *real* motor here. 351 Cleveland, son."
Me "OK... Wouldn't wanna fire that up, would ya?"
Too bad I didn't get a clip when he barked the tires on the way out of the
lot, heh heh.
396 big block, Lunati 60202, first start, cam break in, open headers
This is the 396 for my 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS
First start in engine test stand.
Lunati 60202 camshaft.
Compcams beehive valve springs.
Comp Cams pro magnum full roller rocker arms
Patriot Clippster Mid-lenght Ceramic Headers
Edelbrock Victor serie waterpump
Holley carburetor 750cfm vac.secondary
Edelbrock perfromer RPM Air-Gap intake
March Serpentine Belt Drive
EMU Autoworks Custom 1972 XA Falcon - 351 Cleveland
EMU Autoworks Custom 1972 XA Falcon with 351 Cleveland. Pacemaker
extractors into Polished 316 stainless dual 3 inch, then a light merge,
into twin Magnaflow high flow mufflers and exiting through twin 2/12 inch
tail sections. Reduction in the size of rear section allows for the cooling
gasses to retain air speed, thus maintaining engine torque.