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what would I get from a 392 vrs a 390 FE
I have WP heads 2.02-160 and a 850 dp Vic Jr intake can I get 12.5 to 13.5 comp from it. what would anybody recommend how to build it for race set up
 

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The main advantage is having the same displacement in a smaller lighter and stronger package.

A 390FE or any other FE motor is very wide and very heavy compared to a 351W.

Also, there are more modern parts for it that the FE series engines dont have.

The FE does have alot more parts availability than it did 5 or 10 yrs ago, but the small block Ford has nearly 3 times as much aftermarket support.

This is not an outright put-down of the 390 FE, its just the facts!

Yes, WP heads will work well on that 392, but you should make sure that they are ported and that they flow enough air to support and make the power level that is desired.

You can get any compression ratio pistons that you feel that you need.
 
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