Does the bottom end hold up with a 470 and a 482 tho? When do I need the TA girdle?Do not buy any parts until you do your research. There are custom pistons available from Diamond and Autotec. They will allow you to build a zero deck engine. There are drop in forged rods to allow you to build a 470 or 482.
Zero deck with the tiny quench rings around the dished pistons is fairly meaningless compared to having the right quench distance with the flat...www.v8buick.com
Hi guys, In doing the new 482 combo, I decided to offer both a race piston, and a Street strip Piston. The race piston is a new version of our tried...www.v8buick.com
Jim, being that you're going to be grinding my crank and I can use my 6.800 rods in my Pontiac motor, would my current 470 pistons work with these rods...www.v8buick.com
Whats involved in building a 482ci What's the gains compared to a 470ci And which combination will stay together longer, i ran away from the 494ci...www.v8buick.com