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    Crate motor

     



    Hello
    Iím thinking about a ZZ CRATE motor from Chevrolet. Is a short block and wondering if double hump heads would be ok on it. It will eventually go in a model a old style hot rod with an intake set up with 4 two barrel Carbs
    Your thoughts?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Randyw View Post
    Hello
    Iím thinking about a ZZ CRATE motor from Chevrolet. Is a short block and wondering if double hump heads would be ok on it. It will eventually go in a model a old style hot rod with an intake set up with 4 two barrel Carbs
    Your thoughts?

    A lot will depend on the cc's of the heads and early double humps had no provisions for mounting accessories.
    Are you talking Man-A-Fre manifold?
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    Yes manafree, and the double hump heads to have the vintage look for a 50’s or 60’s hot rod

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    I think the heads are around 64cc

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    Quote Originally Posted by Randyw View Post
    I think the heads are around 64cc

    Be prepared to run premium fuel. You need to find a Duntov 30/30 cam, an early Chevy dual point dist and a stout coil, one like one of these https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Mal....c100290.m3507
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    Oh I like it - Milner's '32 from American Graffiti revisited. How about a Joe Hunt "magneto look" electronic distributor?
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