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Old 01-05-2004, 07:49 PM
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The highest stock specs were 185 hp for 1978. Emissions killed the HP output on the SBC in the 70's. My 1974 350 Vet only has 8.5:1 CR and that all by it's self limits the amount of HP it can make. Closed chamber heads will boost compression and everything else with help but your still limited.
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