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Re: Engine decoding for an outsider...CRV in a 72 C10 truck

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Originally Posted by animal69 View Post
The L88 was a 427 not a 454. The LS6 is a 450 HP engine. the L88 was rated at 430 HP (more like 500+). The LS6 has better street manners (hydraulic lifter cam rather rhan a solid) than a L88 so you're better off with that for a street driven truck.
The LS6 had solid lifters - hence the no A/C option on LS6 cars. The LS5 had hydraulic lifters.

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