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  1. Johnny Mac

    Johnny Mac www.blueprintengines.com FABO Vendor

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    Negative.
    icon 9977's works with open and closed chamber heads. little over 10:1 with most heads. considered a 23cc dish.
    I do not have any other shortblocks in the works. Low volume, Low profit, Honestly just do them for "the fabo family" they aren't even on most reseller websites, just created them for you guys.
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    • Tony Cabler

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      A 400 + HP 273 CI engine...
      Or do you have one??
       
    • Johnny Mac

      Johnny Mac www.blueprintengines.com FABO Vendor

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      I did recently toss a 340 out there, if we ever explored a unique block, but just not sure the demand is there.

      We already have a smallblock mopar making 375 hp / 460 ft lbs,
      and another that makes 465HP / 498 ft lbs.

      Both are 360 based 408's

      Making one purposefully "smaller" as far as CID goes, would actually cost more, AND require an unattainable block. the 360 blocks are still available in the scale we need them.
       
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      ir3333 Well-Known Member

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      A lot of the older guys are happy with an original stock or warm 340 but the newer enthusiasts want big power and you are providing that, so just keep on keeping on!
       
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      • Jeff Seighman

        Jeff Seighman not my real name

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        You already make it, I'm doing my best to save for the 465 H.P 408 so I can put my original 340 in my son's garage. Takes time when you're on disability and do the occasional side job, but I'll get there!
         
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        • dartcuda1

          dartcuda1 67 Barracuda 500ci 6sp

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          Two-piece timing covers for Big blocks and small blocks also real good intake manifolds for both big block small blocks like Edelbrock do for Chevys
           
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          • MopaR&D

            MopaR&D Nerd Member

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            I'd imagine that would be pretty easy for big blocks but might be tricky for small blocks with how the timing cover is part of the cooling system/water pump, very cool if someone would make them though!
             
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            • Biff

              Biff Cheep not easy

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              A crate small block blower motor :thumbsup: dyno turned and drop in
               
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              • 69conv

                69conv error 401 FABO Gold Member

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                From a business standpoint I work with a company called Syncrony. They allow me to offer 1,2 and 3 year zero interest financing options for my customers. I have to think this would make a nice bump in your volume. They have recently completed steps to allow internet applications. If this pans out I'd like a 408 plz! lol
                 
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                • thesiren74

                  thesiren74 Well-Known Member

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                  Need to cast some sb and bb engine blocks like you do with other brands.
                   
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                  • Johnny Mac

                    Johnny Mac www.blueprintengines.com FABO Vendor

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                    The marketing peeps are actually working on that, or something similar to it as we speak. :thumbsup:
                     
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                    • Johnny Mac

                      Johnny Mac www.blueprintengines.com FABO Vendor

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                      Preaching to the choir!
                       
                    • 69conv

                      69conv error 401 FABO Gold Member

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                      Is there still a 408 in it for me?
                       
                    • Tony Cabler

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                      Good to know...Thanks for the response. If my sbc swap doesnt work out maybe I'll be in touch.
                       
                    • Johnny Mac

                      Johnny Mac www.blueprintengines.com FABO Vendor

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                      a SBC into a.....?
                       
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                      • Ottmundr

                        Ottmundr 68 Fastback

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                        STR-12, 14/15 manifolds, six pack manifolds come to mind for me.

                        Among the many things that I used to make, I made carbon fiber intake manifolds for a military drone manufacturing company I quit in November. It's not difficult, just time consuming and a 360* manifold would be relatively easy compared to a 180* manifold.
                         
                      • LocuMob

                        LocuMob Fluid Technician FABO Gold Member

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                        I love those manifolds, but is the demand really there? I sold my STR-14 a month ago, as I was never going to use it. Still cool as hell.
                         
                      • gzig5

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                        I’d love to find a competitively priced STR-12
                         
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