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Old 02-19-2013, 08:11 PM
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in the truck i think you will like the 292 , the torque this engine has you can run taller gears for better crusin speed ,also Clifford makes aluminum heads,4 barrel intakes and 3 1 barrel carb intakes headers and much more ,with aluminum intake and head it will be close to the weight of a small block v8 since the 292 is Much heavyer than a sbc, onlt 23 lbs less than a big block,also almost all chevy trans missions will work 4 sp 5 spd or automatic. but most parts from other I6 engines will not fit. one note glad to hear Cotton Perry name again he ran a 64 nova 292 to a national record,he is from Ringold Ga.

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