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Old 11-22-2011, 07:51 PM
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engine picking dilemma

hey everyone i have a 1979 Camaro Berlinetta.... yes its a Berlinetta. anyway i cant decide between a 383, 406, 427, 396, and 496. this is going to be a street/ strip car. i would be grateful for any help on this.

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496 if it mostly strip.. but if you have access to the block and the car will see just as much street use... the 406 would be the way to go i think...
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thanks guys i was leaning toward the 427 but im still thinking thanks again for the input
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