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Old 03-04-2005, 02:12 PM
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Truckin question...

SO in my 48 truck it looks like the cheapest way for me to go is to rebuild the 350 myself. this give me the opportunity to ad the cam, crank, heads, and up to a motor that i already have. My question is do any truck guys have a setup or know of a setup that works well in a sbc. I dont plan on doin much haulin mainly just for smokin tires and haulin *****. what heads cam lifters etc have guys used in trucks for best performance? or does it make a difference weather its a car or truck, is horsepower horsepower no matter what kindof horse?? sorry to ask so many questions but i am a little new at hotrodding, any help and or advice is much appreiciated. thanks again!

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Summit's phone service guys love this kind of them and ask for their'll get a boat load...hope your pockets are deep!!! I'll bet Jegs and some others/speed have on line and live telephone help if you'll ask them. Personally...I ask my local engine builder/machinest for his opinion and he gives me help.


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