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    head?

    So like many of you I've dabbled with the 2.5 motor. I've got my extreme build which is an utterly pointless ideal to some but I can still scream down the road with the rest of them. However on my other motor I was curious if I can Frankenstein an amc v8 head to the 2.5? Any input if they mate up or not would be cool. Just a fun idea if possible.
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    Re: head?

    I just like the subject!!!

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    Re: head?

    Quote Originally Posted by brownmule View Post
    I just like the subject!!!
    Lol just thought it would get some attention. Maybe turn a few heads. :-P
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    Re: head?

    Got my attention! LOL

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    Re: head?

    That's the point. Haha but I'm still curious about the motor head swap idea.
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    Re: head?

    They won't mate up and even if they would somehow, you'd have issues with the intake/exhaust ports that would not seal or match up, the guides for the push rods would be all catty-wonkgus and coolant passages that go no where. Also the top of the compression chamber would be at an angle. ....... But still a cool idea! Why?????? If you want to get crazy, you could get wild with a valve job.

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    Re: head?

    Good to know. I settled for the 505 performance race head they make with 5 angle valve job and larger valves. Works well with the stroker kit and the turbo kit.
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    Re: head?

    would this work? grabbing a head off this block and matching it up? you can see the rockers and pushrods are off kilter, but id imagine that slightly altering the block could allow for the clearance issue. it appears to be similar spacing with the similar 10 bolts. im just spit balling here, but it was an idea.

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    I modded my '95 2.5L engine and it was a ton of fun. Good to see someone else appreciating the light little powerplant.

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