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Which would you choose and why?

  • 427 Big Block

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It would depend on the application...........N/A I would go with a 496............Cubic inches always win in a situation where no power adders are used.


In a turbo application, a 427 will make enough power to trash a block just as easy as a turbo on a 454 or 496 could. Dan
 

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I would take the 427. Can be built to be run at fairly high rpms. Without the fear of damage. I figure a 454 could too just feel better about it in a 427.
I built one in 1992 an ran it for 4 years before tearing it down again.
 

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American Muscle said:
I would opt for the 427 cause it is so rare but thats just me
Nothing really rare about it unless you are a matching #'s nut. It can be made by putting a 396(and 366 truck) crank into the 454 block and using 427 pistons. Still won't get around a 454 or bigger built with the same amount of money.

Makes no real difference to me, because they share a block(same bore size). All I want is the bare block anyway to build a 496 out of it. ;)
 
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