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Don Cook's 1970 Corvette Funny Car Engine ?


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#1 Mike 1017

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Posted 06 October 2012 - 04:49 AM

I am going to build his 1970 Corvette Funny Car.Would he be running a Chevy 427/454 or had the NHRA mandated the 500 cu,in. block by then?
I did do a Google search and did not find a answer.
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Posted 08 October 2012 - 02:42 AM

Although it may not be the answer your looking for.
But my gutt says it was based on a 427 series block and heads.

But,,,,,I'm not all that well versed on NHRA rules of the time period either.

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Posted 09 October 2012 - 02:23 PM

Although it may not be the answer your looking for.
But my gutt says it was based on a 427 series block and heads.


I think that would be correct. Most teams which still ran BBCs in '70 still used a stock-based block. The 396 in the Revell '65 Chevelle Z-16 is a really good starting point.

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Posted 13 October 2012 - 03:00 PM

I did some research on 1970's Chevy Funny Cars and they were running 427's.