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Frank Kocour
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Interesting that in 1957 Ford produced a blown 312ci engine in NASCAR tune that was rated at 340 HP.  This 429ci monster is rated at 375 HP.   The 70s were not a great time to be a car person.


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Interesting that in 1957 Ford produced a blown 312ci engine in NASCAR tune that was rated at 340 HP.  This 429ci monster is rated at 375 HP.   The 70s were not a great time to be a car person.

I agree; especially after 1972 styling, performance and quality control went south.


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