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Old 10-01-2008, 03:32 AM
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Heads 385's...

Originally Posted by T45965
Looking or valued comments regarding this engine. It has been balanced/bluprinted with new hardware, but the heads stayed the same (190HP rating). Does it make sense to put new 10:1 or 9:1 heads on it, with new manifold / carb / cam to increase the HP? I really was interested in about 350-450 hp ratings. It seems I could get into this for about $3500 vs a new crate @ $6500. But looking for your advise. Thanks. Steve

The big PORT Heads C.J / S.C.J. Were For 7 + G's - Lower Vacuum @ 3 Gs.
For 450 H.P. @ 7,000 R.P.M. Put a Dominator carb. + Electronic Ign. + Big cam, 5.0 L. / 290 Dur. on 9.0:1 Combustion. Premium Gas.
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