*** TA Block Photos, motor almost done ***

Discussion in 'Tomahawk Block Buildups' started by blown455, Jun 7, 2010.

  1. jjones1983

    jjones1983 Well-Known Member

    I think I'm hyperventilating! WOW
  2. rex362

    rex362 paint clear and drive


    its almost a shame to valve cover & oil pan it ....

    :TU: :TU:
  3. buicksstage1

    buicksstage1 Well-Known Member

    :eek2: Now that is eye candy! Can't wait to see more progress pic's. I guess you won't have to worry about coolant leaks with that block:grin: 100lbs of the nose of the car, that will be fun to find the sweet spot. Thank you for posting pics:TU: Chris
  4. BuickNut455

    BuickNut455 Well-Known Member

    Moldex? Internal Balanced?
  5. StageTwo

    StageTwo It's a Beauty Too.

    Awesome project! :beer Livin' the dream . . .
  6. Doug Ray

    Doug Ray Well-Known Member

    I want one :beer
  7. blown455

    blown455 Pit crew

    About 40lbs
  8. blown455

    blown455 Pit crew

    TA Performance.. 480-922-6807 and you can have one of your very own!! :3gears:
  9. Doug Ray

    Doug Ray Well-Known Member


    As soon as I break my block I will have a nice shiny new one too!!!
  10. Jim Rodgers

    Jim Rodgers Well-Known Member

    Rod or Danie,

    Sorry if you said already, but what crank are you using for this build and what does it weigh?

    Nice build BTW. :beers2:

    Oops, sorry, I see its a Crower. Did you weigh the crank?
  11. lostGS

    lostGS Well-Known Member

    Any estimate on HP that baby will be pushing. MMMM let me think one would look so nice in the wagon, Honey can I have one?????


  12. blown455

    blown455 Pit crew

    No it's not Moldex, but I would recommend one over this one. This new one is a Crower and weights 10 lbs less, total weight 82 lbs. My other one is a Moldex and it required less work to balance it. The counter weight on this one is to small so it took a lot of weight to balance it.

    This motor will make as much power as the heads will allow. I'm thinking about 1600-1700 hp. I could make 2000-2500 if I had a big set of heads.
  13. TABuickMike

    TABuickMike Michael Tomaszewski Jr

    Hey they were waiting to be shipped for a long time, eventually got stuck back on the shelf :Dou:
  14. blown455

    blown455 Pit crew

    I can't do anything with them sitting on your shelf. They are not helping the performance of that shelf one bit. We need a smiley dropping a ball. :laugh:

    The motor should be running this Sunday (saying everything goes smooth) even with those tiny itty bitty heads. My blower might just pop them right off.
  15. alan

    alan High-tech Dinosaur

    Get a set cast with no water jackets and hog them out! :grin:
  16. diesel1114

    diesel1114 '66 GS

    all i can say is wow to bad you cant get a nailhead like that lololol, keep the big CI's comming:dollar:
  17. mltdwn12

    mltdwn12 Platinum Level Contributor

    Nice, looking forwards to more updates :beer
  18. Eric Schmelzer

    Eric Schmelzer Well-Known Member

    You could have at least warned us to put on sunglasses first. :bglasses: :bglasses: :bglasses:
  19. blown455

    blown455 Pit crew

    just some four link adjustments, my car is already 51% rear
  20. blown455

    blown455 Pit crew

    It runs going to track sat:3gears:

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