Anybody know how rare Mike's AL heads are?

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Anybody know how rare Mike's AL heads are?

Post #1 by gus91326 » Sun Aug 14, 2016 3:59 pm

Was wondering. My head had a stamping on it of "098" if I recall but I thought someone else mentioned that there were fewer than 30 made. Anybody know?



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Re: Anybody know how rare Mike's AL heads are?

Post #2 by matcox83 » Mon Aug 15, 2016 12:12 pm

I know of a foundry that states they made between 140-150 castings for Mike. My intention is to bring the head back to the market for those of us that never got the chance to buy one.

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Re: Anybody know how rare Mike's AL heads are?

Post #3 by CoupeBoy » Fri Aug 19, 2016 5:32 pm

matcox83 wrote:I know of a foundry that states they made between 140-150 castings for Mike. My intention is to bring the head back to the market for those of us that never got the chance to buy one.
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140-150?? I thought that there were maybe 20-30 of these sold ever.



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Re: Anybody know how rare Mike's AL heads are?

Post #4 by 65fback » Fri Aug 19, 2016 8:36 pm

I went to a cruise in here in NH tonight. I was talking with the guy who owns ne performance mustang. He said he ran across a car in MA that was traded in to a Chevy collector. It had the aluminum head on it. The Chevy guy just wanted it out of his stable and sold the CAR for $3k before the NE performance guy could get there. Oh, missed opportunities. :bang:


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Re: Anybody know how rare Mike's AL heads are?

Post #5 by gus91326 » Fri Aug 19, 2016 10:34 pm

Glad i got mine when I did. Even if they did cast 150 who knows when they will be sold (if ever) to the public.



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Re: Anybody know how rare Mike's AL heads are?

Post #6 by super4ord » Thu Apr 06, 2017 12:37 pm

I have serial number 009. It is fully ported with the big stainless valves.

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