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Old 02-14-2013, 08:07 PM
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Dual 4 bbls,good heads,roller cam,and about 15k in total will get 640 HP street able.What the above members are trying to tell you is either build a street friendly 396 because you want a 396 and look for a respectable 475 plus HP,maybe costing 7-8k

Or build a top drawer 396,solid roller,Al heads,custom pistons for 15k that makes 600HP and bolt on a twin carb tunnel ram for another 2k and get 640 HP
1.5 HP per cubic inch is a very strong street motor
a 600 hp single 4 bbl 496 stroker is cheaper and makes torque at a much lower RPM

your wallet?
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