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Old 03-12-2013, 04:57 AM
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Originally Posted by alberatzi View Post
Hey everyone!

I have a '66 Galaxie 500 w/a 289; my cam is as follows:
Lift: .448"/.472"
Adv. Duration: 262/272
My car is a cruiser, I'm going to be running duals from factory manifolds & I have no plans to do any kind of racing, but I also want to get as much power out of what I have; so which one do I want to go with?


I would use straight duals with Magnaflow glass packs... The H pipe sounds better to me then the X. I just don't see the need for one, they add weight and heat the transmission area. They make a V-8 sound like a 6 with a single exhaust and glass pack to me...

Those 289s are nice sounding motors with duals and a pair of packs, good luck....
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