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On the JMS dyno, the Comet's freshened FE cranked out 309 hp at 4,600 rpm and 385 lb-ft of torque all the way down at 3,000 rpm. This may not be a high-revving screamer, but it's still making 336 lb-ft at 4,800 rpm and that means lots of burning rubber. Dig the groovy cast-aluminum finned Holman Moody pentroof valve covers. Unfortunately they didn't clear the Comet's master cylinder, so we had to go back to steel stampings. We also chucked the points and stabbed in an MSD distributor so the thing would run for more than five minutes.