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Does anybody know if theses heads are good? I'm about to start building up a 302 roller motor and I want somewhere in the upper 300's in horse power. Would these heads work well or should I choose another brand. Also, anybody know of any good forged pistons that won't break the bank for my 302? I've been looking at the wesco flattops.

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The AFR 165's will get you what your looking for. If your not going to spray the engine, I'd build it with the KB flat tops. If you really need the forged piston, look at the SRP's. Just my own opinion.
 

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Wow, I didn't even know about that company or their heads. I compared the flow numbers and the afr 165 outflow the Gt-40x. I couldn't find a price for the afr heads. Do you know about how much they are going for?

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by the way I'm from redmond,wa
 

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http://totalengineairflow.com/index.htm , http://flatlanderracing.com/ .

Check out these places for prices. I got my Trick Flow TWs from TEA. Really cool guys. They went out of their way to help me.

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I'm running Gt-40x heads on a 302. I bought them used on the net and had them ported by a buddy for next to nothing. The motor makes close to 400 hp at 7000rpm. The heads are still going strong and will easily go alot further. If you want out of the box performance new, I'd do the AFR's. For the money, they do out flow the x heads. With a good port job you'd prob. like the x heads better. Just depends on what you want to spend and what you want to do with them.
 

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What type of pistons are you using, and is your crank stock or aftermarket(forged or billet)? I'm asking because it sounds like the set up that you have is what I intend to build. I'm just wondering if the stock rods and crank can hold up at 400hp.

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So far so good. (as I cross my fingers) My bottom end is pretty stock. I've seen alot of cars faster than mine with a stock bottom end. Usually it's the rod bolts that give up first. The pistons are forged TRW's. I'm actually using the 64cc head but same difference. When I bought this motor it had 13 to 1 high domes in it.
 

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I guess that I will go ahead and use a stock bottom end. I don't plan on having 13:1 compression, but I think I may run somewhere around 9.8:1 or 9.9:1. I want to be able to run pump gas and be able to cruz it around town. I'll check into the piston brand you mentioned.

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Here's a killer deal on AFR heads...

http://www.mustangsandmore.com/ubb/Forum12/HTML/001877.html

There's a group purchase going on from the administrator of this
website. He has his own business, and is now selling AFR heads.
His name is Alex. The following thread was started by a guy
trying to get a group buy together for the Brodix head, but Alex
came in with this info. Check the site out for more information...
The deal has been out for a little while, so if you're interested,
you might want to get in touch with Alex pretty soon....

These are KILLER deals on some NICE heads!

For those interested, here are the part numbers:

Description Part Number
165cc Street, 58cc, stud mount 1402
165cc Street, 58cc, pedestal 1472
165cc Street, 64cc, stud mount 1400
165cc Street, 64cc, pedestal 1470
185cc Street, 58cc, stud mount 1422
185cc Street, 58cc, pedestal 1492
185cc Street, 64cc, stud mount 1420
185cc Street, 64cc, pedestal 1490

OK gang, here are the prices.
1402=$1100 pr
1472=$1100 pr
1400=$1100 pr
1422=$1110 pr
1492=$1110 pr
1420=$1110 pr
1490= no such number in price sheet.
205 cc heads are #1450 complete
1450=$1385
These are distributor prices and are my absolute costs. They do not include the $10 per head to cover some paper work or shipping. We will need to order ten (10) pair to get this pricing. Let me know. Always happy to help out M&M members.


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