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Old 01-27-2019, 12:35 PM
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304 Performance Build

I recently had a 304 on the dyno. It was steer, user friendly build for a Hornet hatchback wagon. You can check it out on the forum link

http://theamcforum.com/forum/304-on-...opic98091.html
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Old 01-28-2019, 10:31 AM
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wow. nice torque line.
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Old 01-28-2019, 10:50 AM
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That is a sweet build!
Funny how most folks say a 304 is a turd/too small/needs to be swapped for a 360 or a 401.

I had a Hornet wagon, that will be one fun car w/ that engine!!
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Old 01-28-2019, 04:15 PM
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This is the first 304 I built because everyone wants the bigger engines. I really enjoyed this build and I am really pleased with the results.

This is a very nice small cube engine and should last many years for the customer.

I did receive a text today, saying the crate showed up to his house, with a picture of the crate next to the Wagon.

He said he is going to make a post on the other forum on the switch from a 6 cylinder to the 304. It will be a good post and I am anxious to see the end results.
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Old 03-18-2019, 04:04 AM
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AMC 304, 3.800 bore, 3.44 stroke, ported factory heads, air gap intake 9.72 Compression, Bullet flat tappet hydraulic cam, LS 1.7 ratio, mini shaft conversion

Sir. Can you explain this "LS 1.7 ratio mini shaft"?
And how did you get a 9.72 comp ratio? Mill the heads?

Bullet is just on the other side of town. Bunch of good guys willing to help.
Especially Kirk, but any will help.


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Old 04-04-2019, 06:14 PM
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Compression,

58cc heads, .040 compressed gasket with a 5cc flat top piston. Comes in at 10:1. I made a calculation error.


I adapt LS mini shaft rockers to AMC bridge heads. They have a 1.7 rocker ratio
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Old 04-04-2019, 06:16 PM
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Pistons were set at zero deck
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Old 04-08-2019, 07:40 AM
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Really exciting! and wonder what you've squeezed out of the 360?
400-500hp??

And PM me who you're contact is with at Bullet Cams. It's just on the other side of town for me.
Thanks for getting back to me.
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Old 04-08-2019, 12:32 PM
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I built a similar 360 for a customer and it made 437 hp and 458 tq at similar rpm ranges

Anyone you talk to at Bullet can help you. I take to whoever answers the phone
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