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Has anyone had any issues with them or their products or customer service ?


There is a substitute for cubic inches!
 
Posts: 70 | Location: Enola,Pa.USA | Registered: May 26, 2003Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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No. Product Works well. They were helpful when I called with questions.

Mind this is SBC stuff. No experience with BBC.


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Posts: 757 | Location: Florence, SC | Registered: August 25, 2019Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Buddy of mine just purchased a set of the 385 magnums for his blown alky funny car. Zero issues, heads came quickly and has had no issues with the customer service.

However, they did give him wrong info...told him ABSOLUTELY DO NOT run 7/16" pushrods, he HAS to run 3/8"......Well, he freaked and was getting ready to send the heads back until I pointed out to him the pushrod holes were in the same locations as the old heads he was taking off, and his pushrods would clear....only had to take a small amount off a couple of corners and was good. But of course, they don't offer a 7/16 guide plate (he still runs stud mounted rockers) and told him the heads would fail if he tried to use anything other than their 3/8 (again) guide plates.....So to the rescue again, I nearly had to beat him over the head, but told him any guide plate will work. If it doesn't line up, cut them in half, align the rockers accordingly, and weld them back together.....he freaked again until I finally convinced him that that's how it was done years ago to get the geometry right.....he researched it and realized I actually knew what I was talking about.....so now his guidplates are set, he's running his 7/16 pushrods and is happy....


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I stated this before, AFR is not a major player on bracket engines, their target and core market is the sbc street/strip crowd.
 
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Agreed with the sbc stuff is very good. If you were building a mild street/strip or bracket motor, these would be a fantastic choice... Ton's of these on local bracket cars around. If looking for max effort I'm sure there's better options.


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Originally posted by NC3x58:
Agreed with the sbc stuff is very good. If you were building a mild street/strip or bracket motor, these would be a fantastic choice... Ton's of these on local bracket cars around. If looking for max effort I'm sure there's better options.

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Agreed.....tough to beat for the 500 to 700 range......nice stuff.


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Posts: 757 | Location: Florence, SC | Registered: August 25, 2019Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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As far as my personal experience goes, I’ve had far better results and gotten better customer service from Brodix.
 
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Brodix is and has been for decades, the benchmark for the best casting as well out of the box performance in the aftermarket race head industry.
 
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Ive only had excellent service and performance with my AFR SBC combo since 2007.

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Posts: 116 | Location: Omaha NE | Registered: October 31, 2009Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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I have used AFR heads and had nothing but positive results

Probably 20 years ago I'd guess....

375 Cube SB in a first gen Camaro.

Car was light but I don't know exactly how light......2200-2300 ? A lot of Fiberglass but I can't recall exactly what it had for suspension....it was lite that's for sure

Ran a best of 9.05 150+ with a Ron's Toilet and I watched it make that run. Over 8000 at the stripe...

Bowtie Block.....AFR 220 heads that I did some modest port work but very little material removal..

Stud mounted rockers......Never broke a thing and I went thru that engine at least once....

A friend also had the same heads on a 383 and it ran very well in a heavier car....

I've seen many different heads, and the AFR SB heads were fine.....no issues....and made good power considering what was commonly used and available back then...

Sure you could make more power today with many of the heads available, but the AFR's were fine.....
 
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Originally posted by Wooley:
As far as my personal experience goes, I’ve had far better results and gotten better customer service from Brodix.


This ^^^ Big Grin


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Posts: 571 | Location: Winston, GA | Registered: April 10, 2002Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Good value, good performance, and a lot of domestic sourced materials. I like 'em.
#1065 SBC 220's


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Posts: 1573 | Location: Indy | Registered: November 21, 2008Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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On my SBC stuff I have had good performance from both AFR and Brodix.


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