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Old 05-22-2012, 07:52 PM   #1
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Top speed of a 1979 Z28 with 325 horsepower v8

I was wondering if anyone has the estimates of the top speed of a 1979 Z28 with 325 horsepower v8? Obvouisly it is not the stock engine. thanks
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Old 05-22-2012, 07:55 PM   #2
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Flat out run with unlimited distance or in the 1/4 mile?
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Old 05-22-2012, 08:00 PM   #3
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Well both would be nice to know (: but I was more thinking with unilimited distance!
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Old 05-22-2012, 08:06 PM   #4
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Without knowing things like gearing, transmission choice, tire sizes, suspension upgrades, drag and more, it should be able to get to about 140 MPH with that kind of HP.
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Old 05-23-2012, 10:54 PM   #5
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Merely impossible to even estimate without knowing about gearing.

My 427 COPO Camaro had well over 500hp and had a hard time cruising the highway at 65 mph with 4:10's - if you have 2:73's in your car chances are it will top out in the 140-150 range but unless you have done many modifications these cars are not stable or safe at those speeds.
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