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Old 04-01-2013, 10:09 PM
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F-bird - Thanks for the questions and pointers. This is a purely street engine, with the truck, a chopped 68 C10, currently getting a C notch and air suspension added to the rear.

I run premium in everything (lawnmowers and ATV included) and this will be the same. Our premium is 92, with one vendor selling 93 (methanol blend).

I was originally planning on picking up a thrashed 350 simply to try a rebuild to see if I remember anything from the 70s, and wound up with a 406 block and some parts, but no heads or intake. A decent street build is the target.

Thanks!


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Originally Posted by F-BIRD'88 View Post
You want to first establish what you want this engine to do (performance level-purpose-operating parameters)
and what you will be feeding it (fuel octane) A engine that operates on 87 octane regular gas is different than
a engine designed to run on 92 octane premium.
You need to make these decisions and clear distinctions now before you start buying stuff.
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