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  1. Hotrodders' Lounge
    So................ Many...........Damn............Choices................. Previous Set Up: 91 heavy half-ton 3.73 gears, 4x4, lifted 4" 2.5 duel in duel out exhaust, Flowmaster 40's, x pipe ZZ4 Crate motor L98 heads unported. ZZ4 roller cam Lift: .474'' Int. / .501'' Exh. 208°...
  2. Hotrodding Basics
    I currently have a 79 z28 Camaro that I have been drag racing a few years, now. It currently has a decent 355 in it right now. I am wanting to slowly build my dream blower motor and drop it in the Z when it is finished. My dream motor since I was young was to have a blower sticking out of the...
  3. Hotrodding Basics
    I know I've posted a similar thread in the past, but a lot has changed with this motor since then. If anyone would be able to provide an estimate of the horsepower and torque this engine will produce that would be awesome! This is going into a 1978 GMC truck with a TH350 w/ shift kit and 3.08...
  4. Projects/Builds/My Ride
    Hello, wanted to try out a small build thread to keep me motivated working on my car. The car in question is an -86 El Camino SS that I recently got into my possession. During the spring I assembled a mild 383 stroker with my father as guidance, since him being a mechanic with 35+ years of...
  5. Hotrodding Basics
    Hey guys im new to this site and recently got into engines and want to make a hobby of it.:D Here is the specs im considering and questions: *Its a 93 350 SB bored 0.060 *279 Thumper cam *Comp cam springs (cam specified) *High energy Hyd lifters (cam specified) *Premium '50' series 1.5 ratio...
  6. Engine
    Hi everybody, colten here, im sure this has been asked many times and if i searched hard enough into the archive i would find my answer. Unfortunately my brains about fried from reading threads for 3 days trying to find an answer so here it is. I have a Good-wrench 350 crate in my...
  7. Engine
    Hey everyone. I'm looking for some honest recommendations and advice here, and I would like to avoid any pitfalls that would cause me problems as well as gather some advice on things I may have overlooked. The car is a 3rd gen Firebird. Manual transmission (less than desirable factory T5 for...
  8. Hotrodding Basics
    Hey guys, finally have my own place with a garage and can start building an engine for a sleeper. Still not sure what vehicle. Thinking a 1988 Lincoln Town Car. Nothing wrong with riding in comfort. Lol. Anyways, what I want is to build a 350 sbc pushing 500+ hp. Ive looked into it and found...
  9. Hotrodding Basics
    So the other day I picked up a locked up 69 350 sbc for 35 bucks. I pulled everything out and the cylinders have just a little rust, haven't been previously bored or anything, but i think it's a good block to make a sweet build with. Of course ill have it cleaned up at the machine shop...
  10. Hotrodding Basics
    I'm making plans to to build either a 289 or a 302 with a manual tranny for my 1962 comet. The 170 six just isn't blowing my skirt up. My question is, which engine would I get the most out of for the least amount of money? Which would be a better ending product? Ideas for a build? Originality...
  11. Hotrodders' Lounge
    This may belong under the builds section not sure... I was intending to start a build thread tonight but... oh well. So I recently bought a 350 short block new off ebay, it looked absolutely fantastic, turned by hand nicely. 4-bolt main, bored .060, forged pistons, decked to 0, melling HV pump...
  12. Hotrodding Basics
    Hi, I'm new to this forum and pretty new to the hot rod/ domestic muscle world. I have a Chevy 327 in a Datsun 240z that I want to rebuild with more power. I think the major problem with the motor now is that the seals are leaking and fouling the plugs pretty bad. I also want more power. I...
  13. Projects/Builds/My Ride
    "Infinite Dreams" To understand the name I'll have to take you back to MMI. My first new vehicle a 1997 ford f-150 was totalled . Free'n up the 2nd car fund, and because I was a new home owner I desided to get a truck that was older so not to have payments,time went by and I figured because I...
  14. Hotrodding Basics
    -Need ideas!- I’ve been on this website multiple times to read multiple posts on different types of arguments and ideas for engine builds.(this one is the best around) However this is my first post. I guess you can call this my first engine build by myself but I have participated in others. i...
  15. Engine
    I bought a 350 long block in the past off craigslist, long story short, it never seemed to sound or run quite right, so I tore it down to find all the bearings were demolished by a little bit of sand (this wont happen again), and the driver side head was warped. Heads casting number showed that...
  16. Engine
    Im new to building from the ground up , I purchased a 78 vette project I'm planing on turning it into a 383 with a 177 blower I was qurious of what anyone had to say about the kit I'm planing on purchasing here are the specs. As well as your thoughts on the blower I'm going with as a combo...
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