How much horsepower does a cam add to a 454?

How much horsepower does a cam add to a 454?

The 454 responded very well to the cam upgrade, as the peak numbers jumped from 376 hp and 482 lb-ft with the stock cam to 428 hp and 507 lb-ft of torque.

How much horsepower can you get out of a 454?

In staying with the standard bore/stroke combination of 4.25/4 inches, however, it is not uncommon to yield power outputs of greater than 650 horsepower from the 454 in race engine configurations.

How can I make my stock 454 faster?

How Do I Get More Power out of a Chevy 454?

  1. Improve the fuel and air intake system. The more fuel and air you are able to get into your Chevy big block engine, the more power it will be able to produce.
  2. Replace the stock exhaust system with a high-flow system.
  3. Replace the stock timing parts with ones tuned for racing.

How much horsepower does a 1975 454 have?

a 454 with 450 horsepower.

How much horsepower does a 1988 454 have?

This 7.4-liter V-8 is configured with a 4.251-inch (108 mm) bore and 4-inch (102 mm) stroke. Horsepower output varied slightly and was application specific, but typically count on 350 hp to 400 hp, with torque slightly higher, coming in at 450 lb. -ft.

How do I get more power out of my 454 vortec?

How to Make a Chevy 454 Vortec More Efficient

  1. Switch to a lightweight synthetic oil.
  2. Install a high flow air filter and cold air induction intake.
  3. Use a set of long-tube headers (exhaust manifolds) and an aftermarket exhaust system.
  4. Install an aftermarket windage tray in your engine.

What year is Gen VI 454?

L19. From 1991 the 454 was updated to the new Gen V block, crankshaft and heads. This engine was rated at 230 net hp, 380 ft lbs net torque, and was discontinued after 1995, GM coming out with the Vortec 7400 in 1996.

Are 454 engines reliable?

Re: Reliability of 454 I have found them to be very reliable although I haven’t had one with more than 45000 miles on it. They do tend to run a bit warm but once you find the “normal” for your unit and keep the coolant clean and properly serviced you should have no trouble.

Is 454 a good motor?

The Chevrolet 454 remains a favorite among performance enthusiasts because of the its power output and the availability of aftermarket parts for the engine.

Can you change the cam from a 454 to a 502?

If you change to a 502 cam I would think you would have to change all the other components to match. Looks like they both 454 & 502 use the same part # 12551397 roller tappet guides. Looks like they both 454 & 502 use the same part # 12551399 roller tappet guide retainer.

Which is better a K24A1 or K24A4?

The K24A1 and K24A4 will be more common than the K24A2. Because they’ll be more common, they’ll probably be cheaper as well. You can always do a head swap with the K24A4 and K24A1 with a K20A2 Head. You’ll have a “poor man’s” K24A2, but it’ll essentially be the same.

What kind of head does a TSX K24 use?

The A1 head: 2 cam lobes on intake, 1 on exhaust. The TSX K24 uses a throttle-by-wire system. The engine is also basically a K24 block mated up with the K-series A2 head (think RSX Type-S K20A2 head).

Can you swap a Honda Civic es for a Honda K24?

Im swapping my civic ES with a K24. Mix it with a dc5 6speed gearbox and head. Juicing it with a hondata k pro v3. Now what happen is, my vtec wont engage since there is a trouble code for the vss. No CELs lighted up.