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Quality heads??

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by twenty_below0, Sep 3, 2001.

  1. twenty_below0

    twenty_below0 1/2 ton status

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    Need some info on where to get some quality heads for a reasonable price 64 cc chambers will do but pre-fer 58 cc closed chamber and with new valves etc. FOR A SM. BLOCK all info appreciated thx!!
     
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    The Vortec heads off of a 96 truck are 64cc. They are around $550 for a complete pair.

    '71 Blazer CST w/ a 400sbc, 4" lift, 36" Supper Swampers, and alot of rust
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  3. J.R.

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    check with summit, they have a good selection of heads. i prefer world products heads. for cast iron heads in my opinion they are the best.

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    Vortec's are the best deal in Iron Heads.

    If you're going to spend the $$$ for an aluminum head, might as well spend a little more and get AFR. They are THE head, and will make any smallblock run.

    Lift It, Lock It, LIVE IT!!!
     
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    I agree with J.R.

    World Products make some of the best heads in the market.

    You definitely get what you pay for with WP heads. [​IMG]

    <font color=blue>"Ya don't have to beat it, ya know!!!</font color=blue>

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    Thx for the info and where is the cheapest place to get either the vortecs or World heads....P.A.W ??? thx
     
  7. J.R.

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    i have found tha PAW is a little high on a lot of things, check summit or jegs. i ordered one set of BB heads from summit and a set of SB from jegs,(world products on both), both were excellent quality and delivered within a week.

    BIG BLOCK MAN
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  8. Seventy4Blazer

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    world heads and dart heads. napa has them and they are a good price. vortec heads if you dont mind updating your intake too. you can find them done to older intake too.
    Grant

    1974 Chevy Blazer Cheyanne. but it is on 33's now, with saggy old springs. i am in Yuma Arizona if ya got any parts for me.
     
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    If you get the vortec heads i would recomend gettig the intake to match them as opposed to getting the heads drilled and tapped for the old pattern. the ports on the vortecs are different and you should have and intake that matches them. the vortec intakes are also much easier to bolt on

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    Thx for the info on everything guys!!!!!!! Will be getting my page up soon with pics of my K5 and some wheelin trips appreciate all the help! Mike
     
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    vortecs fit on a 400? need steam holes drilled or not? I am planning a future up grade myself.

    Neil H.. Alabama.. '78 K5 400ci 4x4 AT,AC,PW Cheyenne. '74 C10 3spd/floor 250ci 4x2
     
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    Well there are those cast-iron vortecs that are a great bang for the buck. Which of your trucks are you planning on putting the new heads in? Edelbrock makes and intake that allows you to run your carb with the vortec heads and requires no drilling. If you're running TBI you can get an intake from GM performance parts. Im not sure about the Edelbrock intake but with GM one you have to run a line off the exhause manifold to the intake to atomize the fuel. On factory Vortec motors it plugs into the back of the intake. No, Im not full of $hit, there's a footnote about in the 2001 GM performance parts catalog.

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    I know pace has some vortec's they modify to fit the 400... (<a target="_blank" href=http://www.paceparts.com>paceparts.com</a>)

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