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How much HP can you get out of a Pontiac 400?

How much HP can you get out of a Pontiac 400?

This long, flat torque curve has that strong midrange torque that makes a streetcar a blast to drive around town. Back in the day, the most powerful 400 (Ram Air IV) made by Pontiac put out 370 hp (GTO), so 512 hp is certainly a ton more performance; all in, it’s a package that looks deceptively stock.

How much power can a Pontiac 400 make?

97 jets square, 0.030/0.020 valve lash, and 31.5 degrees timing produced 650.4 hp at 6,300 and 596 lb-ft of torque at 4,900 rpm.

Is a Pontiac 400 a good motor?

The Pontiac 400 cubic inch motor (made between 1967 and 1979) is still a great platform for a high performance daily driver. The HorsePower guys prove that by extracting a 400 from a junkyard, machining the block and rebuilding it on a two-thousand dollar budget.

Is Pontiac 400 a big block?

Chevrolet 400 (6.6 litre) Turbo-Fire small block V8: larger displacement than many big blocks. The only time the distinction needs to be made is in the case of Chevrolet’s “400” V8. That’s right, the 455 was not a big block because Pontiac never had a big block. Or a small block.

What is the best Pontiac?

For your enjoyment and consideration, here are the 10 best Pontiac sports cars of all time.

  • 10.1985 Pontiac Fiero GT.
  • 1990 Pontiac Turbo Grand Prix.
  • 2006 Pontiac G6 GTP.
  • 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix GXP.
  • 1969 Pontiac GTO Judge Ram Air III.
  • 1999 Pontiac Grand Am GT.
  • 2008 Pontiac G8 GT.
  • 1987 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am GTA.

What is the biggest Pontiac engine?

The V-8 debuted in 1970 and was the largest displacement Pontiac engine ever built for the street.

What was the most powerful Pontiac?

Pontiac G8 GXP
Pontiac G8 GXP. The best Pontiac in Pontiac history just got better. The rear-drive G8, hailed here at AutoWeek and elsewhere in the wheeled world in its original rear-drive, 361-hp, 6.0-liter V8 form, now has a mighty 415-hp 6.2-liter V8 driving those rear wheels, making it the most powerful Pontiac ever.