Budget 351w engine build, need opinions

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  1. auto_x5.0

    auto_x5.0 Well-Known Member

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    Ok I have a stock 351w roller block, I'm doing a full budget build right now. I will list the main parts of the build, I need opinions from people to see if I will have any issues at all.
    351w .030 over
    stock lightning rotating assembly
    gt40 cobra heads from a 94 cobra, will be 2.02/1.60 valves, upgraded springs
    professional products hurricane efi intake
    90* 80mm elbow
    80mm throttle nody
    69# injectors
    slot style MAF
    dss main girdle
    procharger f1d @ 8 psi
    f303 cam(this is what I need help on, is there a better cam to get?)

    I'm sure I'm missing something. If you guys have more questions to help your opinion or different options I'm good. The heads are staying gt40 for now, probably won't be changing any time soon. It will be a 5 speed, 4.10 gears, full interior, etc

    Any help is appreciated
     
  2. RichV

    RichV Well-Known Member

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    For Auto-X??

    Can you say too much torque by like a grip!

    I think you may be a little light on the fuel, IMO anyway.
     
  3. auto_x5.0

    auto_x5.0 Well-Known Member

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    No this car is more fun, for autox I have a different vehicle now haha
    i figured I may have been, forgot to mention it has an a1000 pump as we'll.
     
  4. DavidBoren

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    I'm no expert, but I think you might want bigger injectors, as well. And maybe less rear gear. It seems that some good old Ford racing 3.73's are about perfect for the five speed.
     
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    Oh, and pictures...? Build thread, maybe.
     
  6. rz5.0

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    Heads. . I would get different heads. .
     
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    Heads will really hold you back imo. I would try and find a used set of aluminum heads at the minimum. Power will die very early with a 357 and iron gt40 heads. I'm guessing around 4300-4500.

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    I would also recomend aluminum heads if budget allows. But if you already have the heads run them for awhile and change down the road. I would recomend arp studs in mains and good arp head and rod bolts. Girdles are always an option to. Just some food for thought.
    -Cameron
     
  9. totalchaos

    totalchaos New Member

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    my brother's car when it was a 351 with with gt40 heads and intake would run out of air around 5000 rpm. imo neither the heads or intake will feed a 351 enough air.