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  1. S10 V8 swap motor mounts

    Hotrodding Basics
    I've started a project where I'm putting my '54 Chevy truck body on an S10 4x4 frame and installing a sb 350. After researching motor mounts I'm having a hard time getting a definitive answer on what mounts to use. Do anyone have any info? Thanks for your help.
  2. everything but the pistons... Max rpm for my 350 sbc?

    Engine
    Ive got a completely fresh 350 long block back from the shop, its got brand new aluminum heads (2.02 , 1.60), lunati split duration cam with 1.6 rockers totaling around .530 lift, steel crank, all being backed by a 700r4 but here is the unsettling part... cast pistons. i sent this engine to the...
  3. Fighting a 327 SBC

    Engine
    This is the first time ive had any real trouble with this engine after finally getting in on the road, made numerous long trips to work and when I drove it on the highway doing 70+ I ran into a problem. The car is a 65' el camino and im pretty sure it may of just ran hot and now it wont restart...
  4. biggest cam for 327 and double hump heads, flat top pistons

    Hotrodding Basics
    so i got a fresh 327 with flat top pistons and 462 camel hump heads all good, just need a cam. Im thinking around 282-286 degrees of advertised duration and around 470-500 lift, if i can go more duration i will. Ive read other threads of people recommending somewhere around 268 duration. are you...
  5. SBC 350 or 400 or 383?

    Hotrodding Basics
    I have a '58 Chevy Apache. Currently with a Small Block Chevy 350 all stock except Edelbrock Performer RPM Intake Manifold, a Holley 4160/1850-3 600cfm and HEI distributor with new plugs and wires. All this runs perfectly fine. My Father has a SBC 400, I can have if I rebuild (this may be a...
  6. Chevy 355 Initial Timing and Total Advance Timing

    Engine
    I just got my first engine broken in and was wondering what my timing should be set at for the greatest performance possible for the setup i have. I keep reading that a small block chevy initial timing should set around 10-12 degrees BTDC so that is what i have it set at now. But I am a little...
  7. 355 build with weiand 142 help

    Engine
    Looking for some help on what heads to run with my new build. :confused: Was running a stock L98 350 with aluminum 113 chevy heads and small cam (no specs) with weiand 142 blower, msd locked out distributor at 32* advanced with 6btm ignition box. This will be goin back in my 89 c1500 (single...
  8. Jamco Oil Pan Kit

    Hotrodding Basics
    Hi I got a small block 350 in a 50 ford. I'm using the jamco motor mounts and oil pan kit (part code OPKSBC). The oil pump and pick up tube are screwed up. I was wondering if anyone else had a problem with this too and if a stock oil pump and pick up will work fine with this oil pan. Thanks
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