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    Black Bess

    Tim put together the engine in Bess at the end of
    2010 recording 342 rwhp. A year later at the end of
    2011 we had the heads ported by Fox Lake & the lump
    has been pumping out around 380 ever since then.
    Well I decided that I wanted a little more so we added
    a few cubes, some compression & a bigger cam.

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    Black Bess : n/a 347 T56 magnum,426 hp/ 427 tq
    Best pass at Keystone 11.86@117.43
    Built, tuned & made possible by Tim Rodeheaver
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    In addition rocker stud girdles & a crank scaper were
    also installed. The results speak for themselves;
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    Black Bess : n/a 347 T56 magnum,426 hp/ 427 tq
    Best pass at Keystone 11.86@117.43
    Built, tuned & made possible by Tim Rodeheaver
    Rodeheaver's Hot Rod Shop
    15 W. Cross Ave.
    Masontown Pa. 15461
    724-737-5088
    www.RodeheaversHotRod.com

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    2011 Mustang GT, MT-82, 3.73's :

    BONE STOCK 12.223@115.18

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    Quote Originally Posted by somethingclever View Post
    Did I miss the results?

    The new numbers are in my signature,the hp peak(426)
    is about 400 rpm higher now but torque is around the
    same rpm as before. A nice wide sweet spot is a plus.
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    Black Bess : n/a 347 T56 magnum,426 hp/ 427 tq
    Best pass at Keystone 11.86@117.43
    Built, tuned & made possible by Tim Rodeheaver
    Rodeheaver's Hot Rod Shop
    15 W. Cross Ave.
    Masontown Pa. 15461
    724-737-5088
    www.RodeheaversHotRod.com

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    Great power for 347” NA.

    Rest of specs?

    Compression
    Cam type
    Cyl Heads
    Headers
    Exhaust
    Intake

    Rpm at peak power and torque?
    -JOHN

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    10.8/1 compression ratio, FTI cam (see cam card)
    Edelbrock Performer RPM heads, Kooks 1&7/8ths”
    headers, 3” FlowMaster X pipe with a Performer
    RPM II intake. Peak hp just under 6 grand, torque
    a little over 4600
    Lil' Blackie, also a Rodeheaver hot rod



    Black Bess : n/a 347 T56 magnum,426 hp/ 427 tq
    Best pass at Keystone 11.86@117.43
    Built, tuned & made possible by Tim Rodeheaver
    Rodeheaver's Hot Rod Shop
    15 W. Cross Ave.
    Masontown Pa. 15461
    724-737-5088
    www.RodeheaversHotRod.com

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    very nice numbers I cant wait to see what it runs now
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    Nice pick up in power.
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    Those are great numbers for a 347, congrats!
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