|The 440 Magnum V-8 4-bbl
A factory rated 375 Horse Power 440 Cubic Inch Displacement Engine.
In modern liter measurement this engine was stock with a whoping 7.2 Liters.Our engine is bored out .060 it is now probably closer to 7.9 liters. In 1968 the Coronet R/T came STANDARD with nothing less than this 440 CI engine. The other option at an extra charge was the famous 426 HEMI. The HEMI had a smaller block size (426 CI) but with the offered hemispherical heads, boosted the displacement and horsepower significantly.
The pictured V-8 440 Magnum was factory rated as the following;
- Bore Stroke = 4.32' x 3.75', Compression ration of 10.1 to 1, 375 Horsepower @ 4,600 RPM running "Premium" grade fuel. The power delivered to the wheels (torque) is the single defining factor in an engines ability to boost forward the car from a stand still. The 440 magnum delivers 480 lb Ft Torque @ 3,200 RPM.
Our engine features an Edelbrock CH4B performance intake. Additionally it is equiped with a COMP CAM and new crank that has been micro polished. We have standard 440 connecting rods and Keith Black Hi-performance flat tops. They are unleaded heads requiring 93 octane fuel or above and flow the same as 906 heads.
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