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Best Heads........period

This is a discussion on Best Heads........period within the Internal Engine forums, part of the LSx Technical Help Section category; Ok, like the title says what is the best head, period. I am making a 383 stroker out of my ...

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    Best Heads........period

    Ok, like the title says what is the best head, period. I am making a 383 stroker out of my ls1 and want your oppinion on the best head and price.



    And I know its hard to resist but lets be serious on the "head"
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    This is a bit of a loaded question. Heads, cam, and intake (along with all the other stuff) all work best when they are properly matched. I think you might want to ask yourself what kind of RPMs do you want to turn, which leads to the question of how do you want to make power, lots of torque with a lower RPM or higher RPM with lower torque etc. Guess I am trying to say in a long winded way the best head all depends on what you want to do with it.

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    there a company that makes a 4 valve lsx head that flow around 800 cfm at .600 lift but there like $5000 dollars

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    Here ya go...these start at $10,000.00...well you said "the best heads...period."

    You asked for it, now wipe the sweat off your brow as you get out that checkbook...lol

    http://www.araoengineering.com/Chevy/chevybb.htm

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    Quote Originally Posted by {FzS}BlacKMagicK View Post
    Here ya go...these start at $10,000.00...well you said "the best heads...period."

    You asked for it, now wipe the sweat off your brow as you get out that checkbook...lol

    http://www.araoengineering.com/Chevy/chevybb.htm
    Those things are a joke. The 2 people in the country that have got a set and got them to work may disagree.

    Btw there is no way in hell any of those heads flow 800 cfm.

    The best heads you could put on a stock bore ls1 engine that are reasonably affordable are
    1)afr 205
    2)etp 215
    3)tfs 215


    Take your pick, with the right cam for each, they will be within 5-10 rwhp for each.

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    Yeah, the Arao heads are a big joke.

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    Too bad, the idea sure looked good.

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    sorry over exaggerated

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    Well before your drop $2200 on some AFR's, I put down 424rwhp/401rwtq(A4) with Patriot Stage II Ls6 'style' heads. $1300 assembled. Just food for thought.
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    Quote Originally Posted by fabrizi View Post
    Well before your drop $2200 on some AFR's, I put down 424rwhp/401rwtq(A4) with Patriot Stage II Ls6 'style' heads. $1300 assembled. Just food for thought.
    Yo, that YT vid is badazzzz...sounded like the gates of Hell opened up.

    I'm gonna watch it again, only this time I'm gonna crank it, make the neighbors shit, like when I rev her up in the garage.

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    Quote Originally Posted by {FzS}BlacKMagicK View Post
    Yo, that YT vid is badazzzz...sounded like the gates of Hell opened up.

    I'm gonna watch it again, only this time I'm gonna crank it, make the neighbors shit, like when I rev her up in the garage.
    Thanks!

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    Just curious as to why you put the AFR 205's instead of the 225's. With the extra stroke the 225's would be a better choice i would think. I also agree Patriot makes a good set of heads and should be considered. But this is just my $0.02.

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    A couple of the fast guys I know are using the ETP heads now with good results.

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