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max cubes from a gen 3 6.0 iron block?

This is a discussion on max cubes from a gen 3 6.0 iron block? within the General Help forums, part of the LSx Technical Help Section category; have two 6.0 L gen 3 engines sitting in my shop,just wondering if any body has built one up and ...

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    max cubes from a gen 3 6.0 iron block?

    have two 6.0 L gen 3 engines sitting in my shop,just wondering if any body has built one up and how big you can go?

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    safly I'd say 427, but I know a guy building 500+ aluminum ls1 with deck plates, long sleeve stroker, sheet metal intake and twin 90mm TBs.......how much money do you to spend?

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    have not thought about cost yet,I know forged bottom end will be a must.
    looking to build 700 to 800 hp for a mud rail car. uit should be under 1900lbs
    when finished.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sirzones View Post
    have not thought about cost yet,I know forged bottom end will be a must.
    looking to build 700 to 800 hp for a mud rail car. uit should be under 1900lbs
    when finished.
    sounds like a sweet build! keep us posted and lots of pics.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sirzones View Post
    have not thought about cost yet,I know forged bottom end will be a must.
    looking to build 700 to 800 hp for a mud rail car. uit should be under 1900lbs
    when finished.
    Nitrous or boost?

    As mentioned, it really depends on funds.

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    have lots of nitrous at my shop, still touing with turbo ideas.
    still looking for a good place to purchase turbo components.
    mostly diesel stuff around here

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