Originally Posted by dodgemolin
I have a recently rebuilt 396 with a lot of good high quality bottom end parts that I ran too lean and killed the block. I have a good 454 block and am contemplating the destroke so as not to have to start all over with all new parts for the 454. Any advice or suggestions would be appreciated.
I'm not sure what you mean by "all new parts"? The 454 block still needs unique pistons and now the whole reciprocating assembly needs to be rebalanced. What are you saving?