If you hadn't dynoed the motor it would have close to 450 HP.
Put a cam in it that works from 5000 to 7500 RPM and you may get the
HP you are looking for. Just do not expect to have any fun in traffic.
At 08:50 AM 2/19/2001 -1000, you wrote:
>well today i got my 342 to the dyno. the first pull only made 258 hp and i
>cried. we tuned it to get 294 hp @ 5500 rpm and max torque of 297 @ 5000 rpm.
>i was hoping for at least 330 hp. the owner of the shop said my injectors were
>to big and offered to change tehm for me. he said if the car did not pick up
>30 hp he would change them back and all for no charge! the good news is that
>although we spent 3 hours on the dyno with no less then 10 pulls he only
>me $75. the final tune was fuel pressure at 36# and timing at 10*. we tried
>to bump the timing to 14* but it was pinging. they also said my distributor
>was acting "funny" the total advance was only 27*. well a new exhaust is on
>order as well as a mallory hifire ignition.
James Barrett Tiger II 351C and others