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jethock
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Posted: 03/11/09 04:48 PM

hey thanks for reading im hoping to hear from someone who knows lots about chevy im thinking about buying a 98 s10 pickup off a friend and was hoping to street rod it and was wonding how big i can go as far as engine size i saw one with a 305.. want to go bigger if i can.. i have a 350 can i doit??  

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Edward A. Sanchez
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Posted: 03/11/09 05:00 PM

The 350 is externally the same dimensions as a 305. If you can put a 305 in there, there's no reason you can't do a 350 as well. I would suggest maybe getting an LS-style engine (LS1, LS2, LS3). They're compact, relatively light, and make a lot of power right out of the box, and now there's a lot of aftermarket support for them.  

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jethock
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Posted: 03/11/09 05:34 PM

thanks for the advice.. im looking for sumthing i could work on and possibly drive if need be in the winter i live in winnipeg canada and the temps here can drop as low as -50 with the wind chill... i got a nice warm garage to  hide in.. so im not sure if the Ls series is quite what im looking for but again thank you.. any advice on a rear-end?? dont know a ton about trucks but i do love to learn so anything u can tell me helps..  

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tuckeada
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Posted: 07/16/09 07:32 PM

oh yes i have a friend who has a 350 in a 1993  

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