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Small Block Chevy Dress Up - Dress Up Your Small-Block

Do You Have A Fugly Engine? If So, We Have A Few Tips That Will Help You . . .

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Street/Strip Package
It was now time to step up our game. Jeff Latimer at Jim Grubbs Motorsports likes to build high-winding 331ci, small-journal small-blocks, which gave us the inspiration to bolt on a Summit combo tunnel-ram and some big-tube headers and tall valve covers to give our small-block that racer look. Did you spot our other subtle swap? Yep, we dumped those two-barrel 327 heads for a set of big-valve 492 castings. This approach still has a budget flavor because the tunnel-ram package from Summit delivers a pair of 600-cfm vacuum-secondary carburetors and the Weiand tunnel-ram intake, plus linkage all for less than $850.

If you want to read more about tunnel-rams, look up "Tunnel-Rams for the Street," in the Dec. '08 issue.

DESCRIPTION PN SOURCE PRICE
Summit tunnel-ram kit 03-0184 Summit Racing $847.80
Summit intake gasket set G2410 Summit Racing 12.95
Summit tall chrome valve covers G3301 Summit Racing 24.95
Summit velocity stack air cleaner G3006 Summit Racing 43.95 ea.
Summit chrome plug kit, 3/8-inch G1482 Summit Racing 5.95
Summit chrome plug kit, 1/2-inch G1483 Summit Racing 5.95
Hedman 13/4-inch painted headers 65101 Summit Racing 205.95
Holley quick-change dia. covers 20-59 Summit Racing 15.95
Made For You wire looms 5035613 Summit Racing 46.39
Summit red plug wires 868836R Summit Racing 29.95

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