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Old 12-26-2012, 08:55 AM
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Originally Posted by ChevroletSS View Post
My plan for this build is to stick with my parts list stated earlier. I was curious about the turbo/supercharger ordeal. Also I did find a few 400 blocks for pretty sheap supposed to be in good condition. Im gonna snatch them up. Hard to find them anymore.
A bone stock 350 with 10psi or so boost and a mild cam upgrade will make 500hp all day long. Turbo or supercharger will work, the important thing is properly matching them to your combo.

And while an NA engine can make 500hp it can't come close to making the low RPM power a boosted engine can given roughly equal displacements.

As noted though, a 400hp NA engine is the cheapest option.
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