Originally Posted by naphtali5725
can you give an opinion of a better design... I have an Olds 455, and that thing is expensive to build...
Just about any popular engine designed from the late 70's on, and many before that.
My first engine was a 350 Olds- yet another case of a better design.
It really all depends on what you want, mileage, displacement, durability, etc. Plenty of options to choose from.