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View Poll Results: How many small blocks had hp over ci

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    Smile Mopar 273 la Commando a great engine

     



    The 273 that Plymouth/Dodge used in the 66 D stock project were great with a 273 CI vs Hp of 275 stock, actually they were pushing over 300+ HP. Now, how many engines do that in a stock configuration????

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    I've always liked the 273, and it did perform!

    But just to annoy sbc haters, one of the best of the same period was the L79 327, 350hp.
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