Notchy, you can do what you like as this is your car and your money.
If you are going to build a stroker motor which will require more air and more fuel than a built 302 then don't hamstring yourself with head choices that are limiting on a 302 build.
A decision like this requires a plan and plenty of thought.
Keep on reading.........
2014 V6 Deep Impact Blue Mustang, Borla Type S, 2.73 (Uughh need 3.73)
1989 Sonic Blue Mustang LX Coupe, 349 ci,
392 rwhp 424 rwtq....Mustang Dyno
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