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Its going to upgrade current block in my '30 Ford Coupe. It weighs 2260 w me in it. 3.90 gear 9" Ford w T350 using a TCI 3200 stall converter. I will discuss combo w Comp today, maybe lower cr slightly, but the calcs say a dynamic cr of 7.5-8.5 is ideal for 91-93 octane. I'm sittin right in the middle of that range. Full high comp race
500 ish horse power is good for some mid 10s

if the car is race prepped

those medium AFRs,small carb the car should be more than a hoot to drive.

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I do appreciate the comments and advice for sure. Now im getting squeemish about the compression.....ive done this for race gas motors many times, but im going with the experts on the math to run a hot rod motor on the street with that kinda gas.....
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