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#3178179 - 02/27/13 02:29 PM Starting my 350 build
Appalachian American
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Got a place in the garage cleaned out this afternoon and I'm chomping at the bit. I've almost ordered all the parts.

For those interested:

Chevy 350 block bored .030 over
Turned crank
New pistons
Vortex heads (magnafluxed & cleaned up, valve job, new comp 981 springs, & new seals)
Comp's xe256h cam
Edelbrock intake (to match the vortex heads)
Putting this rig back TBI minus the EGR crapola' (take that obummer)
Flowtech 1 5/8" headers

Not sure on mufflers yet. May just drive around with headers for a few years \:D \:D



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#3178823 - 02/28/13 06:36 AM Re: Starting my 350 build [Re: Appalachian American]
Mike-mike
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Make sure that camshaft is compatable with the TBI system, they won't run right with very much cam unless you modify the computer , if you call comp cams, they will help you out , sounds like it'll be a strong motor, good luck
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#3182943 - 03/04/13 10:49 AM Re: Starting my 350 build [Re: Mike-mike]
Rubberduck270
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You're gonna cut the deck down a shade to square it up and remove the rust right?

I always have the decks squared and the mains line bored when building a block for the first time. Won't have to worry about it if you ever freshen it up but on the initial build it doesn't hurt.
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#3186133 - 03/07/13 07:59 AM Re: Starting my 350 build [Re: Rubberduck270]
Appalachian American
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Yeah I am going to have block work done too.

Also, I decided to go with a carburetor so I don't have all of the computerized stuff making things more complicated.

Thanks for the input fellas.
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#3187375 - 03/08/13 11:13 AM Re: Starting my 350 build [Re: Appalachian American]
DOC1187
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sweet
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#3194868 - 03/16/13 10:14 PM Re: Starting my 350 build [Re: DOC1187]
JohnnyDollar
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I have about a 620 roller cam from comp that I might be willing to part with but it's probably too much for a flat top motor. Nice build!
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#3197380 - 03/19/13 01:54 PM Re: Starting my 350 build [Re: JohnnyDollar]
LB FANATIC
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Very cool...
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#3201396 - 03/23/13 09:48 AM Re: Starting my 350 build [Re: LB FANATIC]
BIGB
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keep us updated. i just had some work done on my hunting rig. New rear brakes and bearings and u joint and front brakes and tune up and tires. That when my wife said it had to stop. I had alomost went through my entire bonus from work. So I had to sneak the shocks in under the radar. Then she helped me put them on.
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#3201479 - 03/23/13 11:53 AM Re: Starting my 350 build [Re: BIGB]
Appalachian American
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I can't believe it's been a month since I've started this post.

I've been working a lot and researching a lot also. I just got it back from the machine shop yesterday and it's all cleaned up with new freeze plugs and cam bearings- ready for that paint!





Ready for it?!





I'm excited and look forward to the parts getting in. And thanks for the cam offer Johnny but I've got another in mind. \:\)
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#3206437 - 03/28/13 11:13 AM Re: Starting my 350 build [Re: Appalachian American]
Rubberduck270
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What's this motor going in anyways?
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