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Old 10-26-2010, 12:05 AM
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Originally Posted by Magnum9987 View Post
But in all honesty, guys have been making WAY more Horsepower in the garage with NA big blocks for decades. 800HP from a tuned big block running on pump gas is not unheard of, but the engine is a 572 CUBIC INCH V8 with a 1200CFM Racing Carburetor.
Thats about a 20K big block. But is it worth it? Hell yeah.
good luck getting that past emissions and obtaining any semblance of fuel economy though.

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Originally Posted by Ferrer View Post
I fail to see how 500bhp would feel inadequate.
depends how big the car is i guess..
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