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Old 06-16-2003, 08:28 PM
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nothing wrong with the 396-402 engines, just the bigger engines get all the press, build them like you would a larger one , use of a steel crank is advisable as most of the lower hp. 402 were cast. You have to rev them a bit to get power so keep that in mind when buying cams, heads and valvetrain parts, Back in the 70's I had a 70 Nova SS/D 402-375 hp. It was a fast ride,a fun car, held some strip records.
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