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    I have a 396 BBC that has a block no. 3916323 Mortec says 1968 396 2 or 4 bolt. The heads are no. 3909802 mortec list them as 1967 oval with closed chamber 101cc 396-427. Can anyone tell me the factory HP of this mill? Thanks for any info.! WT


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    Rating for those goes from 325 to 350. Good motors if it runs but not really worth rebuilding when you can build a 454 and up for same price maybe evencheaper.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Widetrack View Post
    I have a 396 BBC that has a block no. 3916323 Mortec says 1968 396 2 or 4 bolt. The heads are no. 3909802 mortec list them as 1967 oval with closed chamber 101cc 396-427. Can anyone tell me the factory HP of this mill? Thanks for any info.! WT

    thinking of down sizing so you can keep up with TINT

    yeah i would say 325-350.
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    Thanks! It is in a friends boat and it has a few more parts in it now! Just wanted to know the base of this motor! Just for reference! WT


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    Quote Originally Posted by hotbo View Post
    thinking of down sizing so you can keep up with TINT

    yeah i would say 325-350.
    LMAO! Twist the bi#$h up! No it is in Scott's TX and we are testing!


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    Quote Originally Posted by Widetrack View Post
    LMAO! Twist the bi#$h up! No it is in Scott's TX and we are testing!

    i didn't know his Tx came with a 396,wtf


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    Would someone know the compression ratio on this 396?



    This is the one he went to Minn. and picked up! Scotty wants more so I told him to buy the SJ and do a swap and sell!

    I had 3 Scott's at the house last weekend and I know 2 more that you know! WT


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    Coby i think i have the same motor in my shop.Mine is a 350 hp 396 outta 68 chevelle. Its been in the family for years...now it collects dust. It has small domes in it.Tell Scott to buy a 454 ! Scott # 1. Travis knows his second born will be named SCOTT!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by TINTDESIGNZ View Post
    Coby i think i have the same motor in my shop.Mine is a 350 hp 396 outta 68 chevelle. Its been in the family for years...now it collects dust. It has small domes in it.Tell Scott to buy a 454 ! Scott # 1. Travis knows his second born will be named SCOTT!!!

    he don't want the SJ no one does

    my second born will be named Wyatt Earpso he can shoot yo ass



    best thing Scott(whatever # he is,lol!!!)is buy the 468 you have if you still have it
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    Quote Originally Posted by hotbo View Post
    he don't want the SJ no one does

    my second born will be named Wyatt Earpso he can shoot yo ass



    best thing Scott(whatever # he is,lol!!!)is buy the 468 you have if you still have it
    Coby should just loan it to him...to see if he likes it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by TINTDESIGNZ View Post
    Coby should just loan it to him...to see if he likes it!
    No,No,No, He would and I would be out to dry! Trying to work a deal with a guy right now on the 468 might be able to build the monster mo de! WT


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    Quote Originally Posted by TINTDESIGNZ View Post
    Coby should just loan it to him...to see if he likes it!

    how bout instead of loan someone buy buy buy

    just got back from the liqy sto and Bar,HA!!!!!!!!!!!got bored and closed a little early.






    what kinda monsta mo dodobetter not be a 565you have to either go bigger or smaller since i already picked that size
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    Quote Originally Posted by hotbo View Post
    how bout instead of loan someone buy buy buy

    just got back from the liqy sto and Bar,HA!!!!!!!!!!!got bored and closed a little early.






    what kinda monsta mo dodobetter not be a 565you have to either go bigger or smaller since i already picked that size
    i know i know

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    Quote Originally Posted by IMPATIENT 1 View Post
    i know i know
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