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Old 07-11-2009, 10:30 AM
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I am working on a set of 416's right now, they are pretty decent fo ra factory head, BUT for only a few dollars more you can get a complete set of iron heads from Dart, RHS, Brodix, etc. This will be my last set of factory heads for that reason.

Heads, valves, springs, surfacing, tapping for studs, guideplates, valve job- by the time you're done it'll end up around 5-6 hundred bucks, a set of really nice RHS heads run about $900. It is a $300 difference, but in a $5000 engine where one part can mean a 65hp difference it maybe a good idea to look at that route.

If you just want a small stockish cam with a performer manifold and small headers (a real DD) then 416's would fit the bill nicely though- their reduced chamber size also make it easy to get decent compression with cheap pistons.
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