Small Block & Big Block Chevy Specific - Camel Humps on a roller 350?
11-22-2011, 10:29 PM
i was wondering if you can put a set of 462 camel humps on an 880 vortec 350 roller block? i know there not as good as the 062s that are on the motor now but the 462 have sentimental value, so can i do this and is there anything i would have to change on the heads, rockers? etc.
11-22-2011, 11:35 PM
Have the seats been redone? If not, you will need to have them redone for the unleaded gas we use these days.
Get them milled a bit, maybe even hand port them and you shouldn't lose too much power.
But it should just be a bolt off bolt on. Measure your push rods.
11-23-2011, 05:11 PM
As long as the compression ratio is in the 9.5:1 range and there is no issue of piston to valve contact, then you are good to go. Keep in mind that any SBC head (with a few exceptions) will bolt onto your block, some heads require specific intake (port size & height) and exhaust (port size and location) manifolds or headers.
11-24-2011, 08:36 PM
462's (as well as many other early SBC heads) do not have bolt holes on the front of the head to mount accessories like later heads do.
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