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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old Mar 17th, 00, 06:59 PM Thread Starter
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What makes the difference between a 396 with 325 hp, 350 hp, and 375 hp? I never realyy thought of it!
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old Mar 17th, 00, 07:17 PM
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That's easy. 25 HP! (Just kidding.)
The 350 hp engine was the same as the 325 hp, only a little "hotter" cam. The 375 hp had 780 Holley, square port aliminum intake, square port iron or alum. heads, bigger valves, solid lifters and cam, (with big pushrods and long-slot rocker arms),11.25:1 forged pistons, "dimple" rods, 4 bolt mains,was only available in non A/C cars, and sounded a whole lot "meaner" than the two previous ones.

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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old Mar 18th, 00, 03:12 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks Peace69 Peace out- Dino
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old Mar 18th, 00, 05:07 AM
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the 350 hp also had a steel crank where the 325 had a cast iron. very little difference in the 2 motors for a 25 hp jump when you think of all the differences to go to the next 25 hp jump (375 hp).

To see a pic of my car, click here... pages.prodigy.net/mtbmtb/rf396ss.jpg
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