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Old 07-13-2004, 10:50 AM
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V8 & V6 strokers

I've been doing alittle reserch to decide what motor I am going to swap into my 92 Gmc Jimmy. I have a few friends running 383's and it seems to be an overpopular motor. I've come across some information on 305 strokers and 4.3 strokers. I'm really intrigued by the 334ci 4.3.
I know, I know..... there is no replacement for displacement, but anyone can buy a crate motor. I'm looking for something that tips the scales on the cool factor.

What are some opinions on strokers.....

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you said it, nothing says awesome like 500 cubic inches. and i dont mean crate motor. a bb gm of some sort..... caddy, olds, etc.....

i bet that 4.3 would rev up quick. and it's not your 'typical' motor either. and it would sound way different.

be way out there and drop a 351windsor stroked to 427 cubes....
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I just replied to an earlier thread about putting a turbo in a 1991 4.3 S10 and the answer is still the same. If you have LOTS of bucks and time, go ahead with your stroked 4.3. If you want lots of fun in a streetable Jimmy, go with a small block.

Ignore Crazy Larry (well, don't ignore him. He's got lots of "Crazy Larry" ideas)...a rat in a Jimmy will not yield a streetable ride...there isn't enough room. However, a mighty-mouse will give you lots of thrills!

Go for it!!!

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Old 07-13-2004, 10:38 PM
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a rat in a Jimmy will not yield a streetable ride...there isn't enough room.
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that would most definitely be a more suitable to strip type setup...

but it would go!!!
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Originally posted by Crazy Larry you said it, nothing says awesome like 500 cubic inches
So true, But I do have to keep this thing a daily driver.


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If you have LOTS of bucks and time, go ahead with your stroked 4.3.
Actually the stroked 4.3 kits are not that bad. They are averaging right at $700.



I've got a 305 that I'm more than likely going to put in sometime this year. It was free..... Mated to my factory 5 spd, it should be a fun ride.
Has anyone ever run one of the stroked 305's. I see them all the time for circle track, but never in a street car.

Ryan
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