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Old 04-17-2011, 11:35 AM
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What is different between the 97 and 98 models that makes the 360 go from 230hp to 245 hp. I have a 97 and could sure use some extra power.
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I suspect it's the camshaft (longer duration, more lift), maybe combined with a different valve train configuration and a more aggressive timing and fuel curve in the computer.

The 360 Magnum is a good candidate for cam and head upgrades. Also, PCM upgrades can be done by firms such as B&G Performance.

Good luck!
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does your 97 have the intake and exhaust manifold with the egr setup?
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IDK, I have aftermarket headers. Stock manifolds are long gone.
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IDK, I have aftermarket headers. Stock manifolds are long gone.
well actually i think the 2500 and 3500s only came with the egr setup so im not sure what the difference was
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