Originally Posted by Freddy62
My "sediments" exactly. You can't beat the 350 Chevy for an economical build. In a light car such as this, a mild cam, dual plane alum. intake and a slight bump in compression (up to 9.0:1) will provide plenty of get up and go while at the same time, being very reliable.
+1.......there is NO v8 engine you can rebuild more cheaply than a 350 SBC.