Neat stuff. Good luck with the build. I'm slowly getting more and more involved with my car builds. Like has been said, a V8 is not that heavy nor have a terribly high center of gravity if you have an all aluminum pushrod smallblock.
Comet, you are being a huge douchebag.
2009 BMW 135i 6MT Sport, AFE intake, Cobb AP, Apex 18x8.5+9.5, 255/275 PSS