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cross boss 302 for a hotrod ?

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by skidmarks, Nov 14, 2012.

  1. skidmarks
    Joined: Mar 4, 2005
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    skidmarks
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    from USA

    i dont know much about them but had someone interested in running one of these setups in a hotrod with a small block ford.

    is there any interest or technical advise or is this something better off under the hood of a mustang
     
  2. Bring Lots of money - they are pretty damn rare and the last set up I saw sell went for north of FIVE GRAND!
     
  3. 49ratfink
    Joined: Feb 8, 2004
    Posts: 18,033

    49ratfink
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    from California

    I'd sell it for big bucks to a Mustang guy.
     
  4. uncle buck
    Joined: Feb 13, 2007
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    uncle buck
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    It is a really cool looking shop decoration. It was developed for trans-am racing and while it is not even close to the same, I would pretty much compare it to a mechanical hilborn injection used on the street for how practical it would be.
     

  5. BOBBYA312
    Joined: Feb 12, 2006
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    BOBBYA312
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    from Ala

    Need Cleveland style heads to use this along with autolite inline carbs.
     
  6. Deuces
    Joined: Nov 3, 2009
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    Deuces
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    from Michigan

    Ya need a set of Cleveland 4V heads for that small block to use that intake...


    Ya beat me too it Bob...:rolleyes::D
     
  7. The manifolds were only made for the BOSS 302, not the standard 289/302
     
  8. It was manifold and carb, no air cleaner and well used.
    As for running one on the street? No way Jose. They pretty much suck under about 5,000 RPM. Designed for Trans Am racing and a power band of 5-7500 RPM or so
     
  9. mike in tucson
    Joined: Aug 11, 2005
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    mike in tucson
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    from Tucson

    If my memory is still working, they ran well from 9000rpm up...those TransAm motors all worked at high rpm only....not a street setup....oops Don beat me to the answer
     

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