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Factory Spec: 5.7-liter HEMI® V8 engine - 390 horsepower, 407 lb-ft of torque.


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Old 02-18-2012, 11:51 PM
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I would suggest going out and buying a 360 cu block and boring it out to a 408 in the long run your gonna be spending more money on the motor and all new mounts. Plus the motor will be worth more than the truck, but your dad wont ever see anything but your truck in the distance
It would be more trouble than its worth to replace a 5.7 with a 360, especially since he can go the 400 inch route with the hemi and start out with better heads and the ability to drop it in and tune it versus adapting the 360 to the hemi electronics.
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