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View Poll Results: Which is the best aftermarket block manufacturer?
Dart 5 71.43%
World 0 0%
GM Performance Parts 1 14.29%
Ford Motorsports 0 0%
Mopar Performance 0 0%
Other 1 14.29%
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Old 02-11-2005, 06:16 PM
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Best aftermarket engine block manufacturer

What is the best manufacturer of aftermarket (including stock replacement) engine blocks?

Please include reasons why you made your choice.

Consider both small blocks and big blocks, strength, reliability, design, price, and parts compatibility when making your choice. When I say block manufacturer, I mean the people who make the bare blocks, not the companies who modify them for their own applications. Comparing between each block's make must also be considered.

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Old 02-11-2005, 06:30 PM
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Where's Donovan at on the list? I choose them, great product, never had the opporutunity to run one before, not enough cash, but know guys that have and they have had great success. Also one of the local machine shops here (best guy in the 4 state area IMO) is an authorized dealer for donovan and repairs them also.

World is a nice choice too.
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Can GMPP be classed as after market?
they do turn out some nice looking engine packages
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never even heard of Donovan. Is there some way I can add it to the list?

GMPP makes non-stock blocks and race blocks that directly compete with their aftermarket counterparts, so that is why I added them to the list. Same with Ford and Mopar, they produce non-stock blocks as well.
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As far as I have seen, they are all fairly comperable. The donovan block is aluminum, so I dont know of you would want to consider that one.


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Small block Chevy, Dart, big block Chevy the new Brodix, for Ford, hands down SVO.
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never even heard of Donovan. Is there some way I can add it to the list?

GMPP makes non-stock blocks and race blocks that directly compete with their aftermarket counterparts, so that is why I added them to the list. Same with Ford and Mopar, they produce non-stock blocks as well.
You see them in alot of high HP racing engines.
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