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#2462158 - 03/06/18 04:46 PM Re: KB block pics from best machine. [Re: WedgeFED]
rickseeman Offline
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Registered: 01/18/12
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Loc: Little Rock, Arkansas
If they hadn't unplugged KB's phone you could call and get some. Call Todd and maybe he knows how to get some.
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#2462409 - 03/06/18 11:33 PM Re: KB block pics from best machine. [Re: rickseeman]
BANDIT Offline
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Registered: 09/26/03
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Loc: montana
My, not that special Indy block, from a prominent east coast engine builder was well over 7k by the time it was done. And that was 2 years ago. I'd be curious to know his " ready to assemble" price. The Indy block can't handle the power the KB block could.


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#2462443 - 03/07/18 06:09 AM Re: KB block pics from best machine. [Re: WedgeFED]
racerx Offline
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Registered: 08/10/08
Posts: 2969
Loc: Mo.
What is the power limit on those indy blocks? work

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#2462628 - 03/07/18 01:09 PM Re: KB block pics from best machine. [Re: BANDIT]
jim sciortino Offline
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Registered: 04/22/07
Posts: 1984
Loc: Trumbull,CT.
The price of the block along with the dedicated heads studs comes to over 8K. Depending on finish work, especially if lifter bushings are utilized, I'd imagine around 9k.

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#2462685 - 03/07/18 02:34 PM Re: KB block pics from best machine. [Re: jim sciortino]
dogdays Offline
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It's at Best Machine because Best Machine has the contract to finish the blocks. That was posted here several weeks ago.

R.

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#2462705 - 03/07/18 03:24 PM Re: KB block pics from best machine. [Re: dogdays]
WedgeFED Offline
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Registered: 01/03/16
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Loc: America
Originally Posted By dogdays
It's at Best Machine because Best Machine has the contract to finish the blocks. That was posted here several weeks ago.

R.


It is at best machine to get lifter bushings, the blocks are being finished at RMC.

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#2462807 - 03/07/18 06:49 PM Re: KB block pics from best machine. [Re: WedgeFED]
WedgeFED Offline
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Loc: America
Lifter bushings installed


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#2462808 - 03/07/18 06:49 PM Re: KB block pics from best machine. [Re: WedgeFED]
WedgeFED Offline
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One more


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#2462810 - 03/07/18 06:51 PM Re: KB block pics from best machine. [Re: WedgeFED]
Biginchmopar Offline
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Loc: Carson City, Nevada
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#2463039 - 03/08/18 09:34 AM Re: KB block pics from best machine. [Re: WedgeFED]
RATTRAP Offline
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Registered: 03/28/05
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Loc: N/E, Michigan
What was your main reason for having them bushed??

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#2463254 - 03/08/18 03:56 PM Re: KB block pics from best machine. [Re: RATTRAP]
WedgeFED Offline
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Originally Posted By RATTRAP
What was your main reason for having them bushed??


To control the amount of oil to the top end, push rod oiling to the rockers.

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#2468661 - 03/19/18 03:14 PM Re: KB block pics from best machine. [Re: WedgeFED]
WedgeFED Offline
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Registered: 01/03/16
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Loc: America
Very excited, My block showed up today!!!! Will share pics when I get time.

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#2468673 - 03/19/18 03:38 PM Re: KB block pics from best machine. [Re: WedgeFED]
pittsburghracer Online   work
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Registered: 02/02/05
Posts: 12844
Loc: PA.
Originally Posted By WedgeFED
Very excited, My block showed up today!!!! Will share pics when I get time.




Congratulations. Go get them.
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#2474160 - 03/29/18 10:16 PM Re: KB block pics from best machine. [Re: d7cook]
WedgeFED Offline
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Registered: 01/03/16
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Loc: America
Originally Posted By d7cook
Originally Posted By WedgeFED
Originally Posted By d7cook
Nice!


Have you heard anything yet d7cook?


Not yet. Hopefully soon.

You should start a thread to document your engine build and dragster.


I will do that for sure. Oh and everything looks very good.


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#2474163 - 03/29/18 10:25 PM Re: KB block pics from best machine. [Re: WedgeFED]
WedgeFED Offline
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Registered: 01/03/16
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Loc: America
This will be the adapted injection manifolds. Shows how big they really are, 3.150" Big thanks to my father for the endless hours of machine work that can now be used. Will post better pics soon.


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#2474492 - 03/30/18 04:09 PM Re: KB block pics from best machine. [Re: racerx]
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Originally Posted By racerx
What is the power limit on those indy blocks? work

I'm going to try to throw something like 2,200-2,400 HP at a Indy block this year. My tuner say it should be OK if I don't do anything stupid with the tune......I'll let you know if it lives this fall
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