WHERE THE MONEY WENT
Part: Source: Part Number: Price:
454 core project Chevelle n/a $600 (market value)
Eagle 496 stroker kit Eagle n/a $1,249
Cam bearings Summit/Clevite CLE-SH616S $21.95
Flat-tappet camshaft COMP 11-000-5 $165.69
Double-roller timing set COMP 2110 $41.95
Standard volume oil pump Melling M77 $27.95
Oil pump pick-up Milodon 18300 $42.95
Deep sump oil pan used/Milodon 31100 $30.00
Master gasket set Fel-Pro KS 2618 $61.95
Expansion plug set Summit SUM-G1582 $16.95
Oil pump driveshaft Melling IS-77 $11.39
Main bolts ARP 135-5002 $33.95
Hardened pushrods (int.) COMP 7934 $131.12
Hardened pushrods (ex.) COMP 7757 $135.92
Roller-tip rockers COMP 1411-16 $159.95
Lifters COMP 812-16 $72.95
Assembled iron heads Summit SUM-152125 $645.95 x 2
Head bolts ARP 135-3601 $59.95
Spark plugs (8) Autolite 3924 $12.00
Aluminum water pump PRW 1445401 $95.95
Dual-plane intake Edelbrock 7562 $239.95
Water neck Spectre 42313 $9.99
Distributor MSD 8360 n/c (came w/core, Summit price $306.60)
Plug wires MSD Street Fire 8mm 5561 $39.99
Carburetor Holly/PC Carb n/a $495 (core plus rebuild cost)
Carb fuel log Professional Products 10421 $39.95
Carb stud kit Spectre 42513 $6.99
Accessory bolt kit ARP 535-9601 $111.95
Oil filter ACDelco PF454 $4.95
Valve covers generic chrome n/a $29.00
Breather Spectre 4277 $4.99
Engine paint (2 cans) Dupli-Color DE 1607 $9.98
Parts Total:     $5,273.16

Machine Work:
Balancing of rotating assembly (included in Eagle kit price)   n/a
Block bore and hone Outlaw Racing $235
Parts and Labor Total:   $5,508.16

DYNO RESULTS
496 CHEVROLET BIG-BLOCK SUPERFLOW 902 ENGINE
DYNO TESTED AT WESTECH
RPM TQ HP
3,000 555 317
3,200 556 341
3,400 573 371
3,600 579 397
3,800 582 421
4,000 582 443
4,200 582 465
4,400 578 484
4,600 575 504
4,800 570 521
5,000 561 534
5,200 553 547
5,400 544 559
5,600 531 566
5,800 513 567
6,000 491 561

CYLINDER HEAD FLOW
SUMMIT/DART HEADS
VALVE INTAKE INTAKE EXHAUST
LIFT cfm cfm cfm:
  (poor) (good)  
.050 35.5 32.4 31.5
.100 72 69 66
.200 144 143 103
.300 196 197 152
.400 247 249 188
.500 286 292 217
.600 307 320 240
.700 307 326 256

SOURCE
Comp Cams Inc.
3406 Democrat Road
Memphis
TN  38118
800-999-0853
www.compcams.com
Edelbrock (Carbs)
800-416-8628
http://www.edelbrock.com
Summit Racing Equipment
PO Box 909
Akron
OH  44398
800-230-3030
330-630-0240
www.summitracing.com
Performance Racing Warehouse
n/a
n/a
AK
714-792-1000
http://www.performanceracingware
house.com
Performance Carburetors
1408 S. Grove Ave. #B
Ontario
CA  91761
909-673-1080
http://www.performancecarburetor
s.com/
MSD IGNITIONS
El Paso
915-857-5200
www.msdignition.com
Eagle Specialty Products, Inc.
8530 Aaron Lane
Southaven
MS  38671
662-796-7373
http://www.eaglerod.com
Holley
1801 Russellville Road
Bowling Green
KY  42101
270-781-9741
www.holley.com