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 Post subject: edelbrock heads
Posted: Sat Nov 10, 2012 9:16 pm 
Oompa Loompa

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Has anyone tried these heads ... 337da0b9a5

thinking about banging a set on, but cant really find any reviews.
 Post subject: Re: edelbrock heads
Posted: Sat Nov 10, 2012 9:28 pm 
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Edelbrock E Streets are a good set of heads, they are a goods size for the 302. I wouldn't go any bigger though on a stock bottom end, as it is these are going to come on mid to top end, depending on your cam and intake combo.

Personally I would go for AFR 165's they are a few $$ more, but its all a personal preference.




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 Post subject: Re: edelbrock heads
Posted: Mon Nov 12, 2012 7:38 am 
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The valvetrain in them is rubbish. There's a reason they are cheaper than the Edelbrock Performers, and thats were they saved money.
 Post subject: Re: edelbrock heads
Posted: Tue Nov 13, 2012 7:48 pm 
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Hey, I have a set of these heads, they flow the same numbers as the RPM edlebrocks but do have a crap valve train. The standard springs are not suitable for Hyd Roller cams, I have a roller 302 and have changed the springs to a set of Howards roller springs.

You can get drop in springs off the shelf, unfortunately they are Chev part numbers to suit the LS/gen 3 motors.

I got a set due to the cheaper price of the head, and a mate had some on a 302 mustang and it was a huge increase over the old cast iron heads.
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