Edelbrock Complete Performer Cylinder Heads


High Performance Cylinder Heads

Using highly efficient ports and state-of-the-art combustion chamber shapes, Edelbrock cylinder heads offer improved performance throughout the rpm range for great throttle response and top-end horsepower. Top quality features include threaded inserts in rocker studs and exhaust bolt holes for superior strength and durability, and manganese-bronze valve guides. Cast at the Edelbrock Foundry and machined at Edelbrock’s manufacturing facility in the USA, Edelbrock heads are consistently the best in quality.


  • All Edelbrock heads are sold individually (except Flatheads)- be sure to order two for your engine, or get a pair plus matching manifold and cam in our Power Package Top End Kits
  • Recommended spark plugs for most street applications are Champion RC12YC


Performer heads are 50-state emissions legal and are designed to fit emissions related engines.

Performer RPM heads are perfect for street performance, daily drivers, street rods and muscle cars where seat-of-the-pants performance is needed. These heads give great torque and horsepower up to 6500 rpm.

Available for AMC, Buick, SBC, LT1/LT4, LS Series, 409, BBC, SB/BB Chrysler, SB/BB Ford, Cleveland,  Oldsmobile and Pontiac applications.

Performer Pontiac 389-455 (With D-Port Exhaust)

P/N 61579 (87cc, with springs for hydraulic flat tappet cams)

Performer Pontiac heads utilize a D-Port exhaust port configuration for use with standard D-port exhaust systems. They are designed for 1962-79 389, 400, 421, 428 and 455 cid V8 Pontiac engines with a 4.060″ or larger bore.


  • Optimized oil return passages for increased oil flow.
  • Three heart shaped combustion chamber sizes, fully CNC’d to provide a 9.5:1 compression ratio when used with flat-top pistons.
  • Spark plug has been relocated closer to the exhaust valve for improved performance.
  • Heads are casted with extra thick port walls and a compact port size, making them ideal for CNC and hand porting.
  • Includes guide plates, rocker studs and high quality valvetrain for direct bolt-on application.

Cylinder Head Specs:

  • 195cc Intake Ports
  • 87cc Combustion Chambers
  • 2.11” Int/1.66” Exh Valves
  • .550” Valve Spring Maximum Lift
  • Assembled, Sold Individually

Performer RPM Chrysler 340

P/N 60179 (Chrysler 340, with springs for hydraulic flat tappet cams)

Designed for non-emission 1968-73 340 c.i.d. Chryslers.


  • Delivers outstanding performance in non-emission 1967-91 Chrysler 318-340-360 c.i.d. engines.
  • RPM Chrysler 340 heads have chambers machined .060″ for clearance with early high-compression engines.
  • Capable of 417 horsepower and 397 ft-lbs. of torque on pump gas with an Edelbrock Performer RPM intake manifold and matching camshaft

Cylinder Head Specs:

  • 171cc intake ports
  • 65cc combustion chambers
  • 2.020” Int/1.600” Exh valves
  • 1.460” valve springs
  • .575” max lift
  • Assembled, sold individually
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