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Old 05-24-2003, 01:29   #1 (permalink)
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400ci n/a carbed 960hp dynoed

The old man was at his mates workshop today as he bulid quite a bit of gear for this guys drag cars,the guy just finished building his new engine,first few runs he got 960hp @9000rpm out of the 400ci ford,prostock engine, twin holley fed engine .
this is awsome power from an N/a V8 ,
9000 rpm in a V8 in it self is unreal
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Which block? Surely it's not a destroked 460 (can't imagine it to be a 400 "M" series for one second)? Is that RWHP or at the flywheel?

Good figures for a car on a track - scary on the road...

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stroked 351?
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Which block? Surely it's not a destroked 460 (can't imagine it to be a 400 "M" series for one second)? Is that RWHP or at the flywheel?

Good figures for a car on a track - scary on the road...

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400 prostock so Im asuming its a 400ci block or could be stroke 351ci ,its on an engine dyno so yeh flywheel.
Ill find out more tommorrow
The figure is expected to rise by 40hp with metering blocks and inlet manifold changes ,I want to know crank/rods/piston specs my self.
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A stroked 351? That's a 400M.

Let's see... 4 inch bore -> 3.979" stroke.

At two strokes per rev (one up, one down), that's 7.958 inches. 9000 RPM is 150 revs/second.

(7.958 150) 12 = 99.472 feet per second!

That's pretty well in the danger zone; which is why I thought it's likely to be a larger bore.

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I thought a 400CI small block cleveland was available, but rare?
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400m has a different block to 'normal' clevelands. 400 clevo is a truck motor, this motor will most likely be a SVO block
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I thought a 400CI small block cleveland was available, but rare?
Rare here but heaps in the US, only thing there is not much performance parts available for Cleveland engines in the US.
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400m has a different block to 'normal' clevelands.
1 inch taller and big block bolt pattern for the trans is the only difference.
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