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Looks can be deceiving. Inside this relatively sparse engine bay sits a 540ci Merlin race V-8 that's been stuffed, inside and out, with all sorts of go-fast internals: JD pistons, 578/332 roller cam and valvetrain, Edelbrock intake and Hedman exhaust. Dual Optimas help to provide spark to the 10.0:1 block, which in turn powers an SM465 granny four-speed.