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Old 03-30-2013, 04:28 PM
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Funny thing, the older I get the less I am hung up on horsepower figures. Torque rules. A BBC torque monster that rev's easy to 6000 rpm makes sense, whatever the HP. A friend has a 36 Ford Coupe with a stock .030 over 500 Caddy. It's a stock rebuild, and you better be hanging on when he pushes the loud pedal. Idles smooth and gets 18 MPG, breaks tires loose whenever you want. Torque rules.
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