no power steering?
welp, sorry i doubted you Tom. that's **** sure close enough to a 455 in weight that it raises serious questions about why Buick weakened the BBB design so much.
put alum heads + alum intake + headers + mini starter and you'll be well under 600lbs with a forged rotating assembly.
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H.H. Goddard, Human Efficiency (1920)