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need help building a 396 engine

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i want to build a motor for weekends and once in a while down the quater at raceway park. to start with i have a 396 block bored 30 over 2 bolt main 3969854. steel crank i want to reuse the crank, rods and pistons and new rings,bearingsand seals. car is a four speed and has 373 gears. what i need is a combonation from were im starting from. i need cam heads manifold and carb .im not looking for numbers matching parts . just some tips from all the motor heads out there.
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What pistons are in it now. That wll dictate what size chamber heads will be needed. But in any case there is no reason why you can't make 450 hp and drive it regularly.
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