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383 build help

  1. Engine
    I have a 350 block with Vortec heads bored to a 355 I would like to get a list of stuff I need to turn it into a 383 as cheap as possible. 1.) do I need to replace pistons if I put a (383) 400 crank in it if I use 5.7in rods 2.) would it be considered a 383 with different crank and .30 over...
  2. Hotrodding Basics
    I built up a 383 stroker and was wondering if someone could give me an idea of the horsepower of it all I have is the specs of the engine I don’t have 1/4 mile times or top speed as it is not currently in a car any help would be greatly appreciated I think it has around about 450hp but I would...
  3. Engine
    Hi all. I have been following this forum a couple of years. Lots of great info. Also on this subject but I would still have a go on this specific build. I’m about to build a new engine for my Chevy 56 It´s a cruiser, even towing a camper now and then. But not too shy to do a little strip racing...
  4. Engine
    Is 10.5 compression ratio going to be to much? Vortex heads, 111 lobe, big cam (haven't decided which one), flat tops, on 91 EFI in Az. Thanks for your help. I'm sure I missed some specs, so let me know.
  5. Hotrodding Basics
    I'm rebuilding an all stock 1978 Corvette (auto). Car has a nice eye and will just be a weekend hotrod. Engine has been bored .030 and an eagle 383 rotating assembly ordered. Just looking for some Cam and Head suggestions, would like to see 400HP+. I'm currently leaning towards the 195cc...
  6. Hotrodding Basics
    I have a 350 2 bolt main block with casting numbers 3970010 k12 on it everything I can find online says this is a good block cause of its zinc content for machining so I want to turn it in to a 383 I have a new 383 crank from speedboat.com but I'm not sure where to go next I want it to be...
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