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Old 01-13-2013, 02:16 PM
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Cool aid quality pump gas is bad now and is getting worse so people must build their emissions engines accordingly.

Providing that you have an engine that does not have emissions restrictions, such as those without a catalytic converter you can get 12:1 static compression ratio, 9.4:1 dynamic compression ratio, and 220 lb. cranking cylinder pressure would be the limit before you must O-ring the block.

Get it with an "Old School" 1970 455 CI Pontiac, 1967 GTO/Firebird 400 heads (#670), Comp Cams 041H Ram Air IV camshaft, Borg Warner Super T10 with a 2.64 low, 3.90:1 gears, 100%, VP C12, 108 octane racing fuel at $14 per gallon and plenty of "bite" fills the bill nicely.
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