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 Post subject: which direction?
Posted: Mon Mar 29, 2010 10:02 pm 
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Hi to everyone, I am currently building up a 302 cleveland but not sure should I leave it a 302 or should I go to a 351? the machine shop I go to reconmends a 351 crank with the 302 rods want to know what fellow ford lovers reconmend?
I want to have 300 to 350 hp out of her.
Its going to have crow cams 234 @ 0.050 hydraulic roller cam, and port and polished heads, valves etc.
Also just wanting to know what would be the best carby I have a holley 465 vaccum carby (4 barre manifold) the manifold was off a 351 2v.

Thanks any reconmendations will be a great help
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 Post subject: Re: which direction?
Posted: Tue Mar 30, 2010 10:40 am 
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In this case I would go 351..
Bigger engines can take bigger cams without being cranky..
Btw Aust is the only country to have a 302 Clevo...

 

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 Post subject: Re: which direction?
Posted: Tue Mar 30, 2010 2:17 pm 
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Yep go the 351 with the 302 rods or go the Scat 393 kit. Weigh up the dollars and you'll find the 393 kit to be a good move.
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