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83j20
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posted 12-13-2003 11:26 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for 83j20   Click Here to Email 83j20     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Found a late 60s 'bird with a 429. What can I expect with this engine? Good performers? I know it won't have the hardened valves seats for the unleaded gas, but don't know much about the 429s in general.

The car is shot but I'm thinking of keeping the engine and the auto tranny for rebuilds and use in a hotrod. I've got a '28 Model A 2 door sedan I'm going to build into a hotrod. Thought this big engine would be a good starting point.

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posted 12-22-2003 06:54 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Moneymaker   Click Here to Email Moneymaker     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
360 HP and tons of torque. Almost bullet proof. Good strong piece.

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