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1971 Pontiac Lemans

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1971 Pontiac Lemans V8 Two Wheel Drive Automatic 80000 miles

how can I get more power out of the factory engine its a 350 small block. What can I do to it
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Bigpun2000g
December 29, 2009.




Teh best thing you can do to improve power is to put a set of headers on and make you exaust larger. Then, add a 4 barrel carb with a good intake with a low restriction air cleaner. There are other things you can do like a cam but it deppends on how much money you want to put in it. Remember it costs money to go fast and you lose fuel mileage as well.
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Hmac300
Mar 13, 2010.
More power generally means more monev. You might try advancing the timing a little at a time until you either have trouble starting, or get spark knock while driving. I don't know if a K& N air filter actually helps power that much or not, but it sure makes things sound a lot better. Good luck!

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Jim Shirron
Jun 20, 2010.

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