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Old 06-15-2014, 02:36 PM
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I have a chance to buy a 351M with a C6 Trans for $200.00

I was wondering what it would take to make a good low to mid range HP & Torque engine, is it hard to do, what series engine are these?

I have found a T Bucket Kit that I think this would be good to put in after being rebuilt.
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335 Series Cliff....there is tons of info here if you do a quick search, but they respond the same as any other engine with basic mods.

Other things like changing the crank to a 400 crank will give you an instant 50 cubes and then there are things like the closed chamber Australian heads.

You should check out Tim Meyer's site
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335 Series Cliff....there is tons of info here if you do a quick search, but they respond the same as any other engine with basic mods.

Other things like changing the crank to a 400 crank will give you an instant 50 cubes and then there are things like the closed chamber Australian heads.

You should check out Tim Meyer's site
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Thanks for telling me the series so I know now how to look it up. I wonder how hard it is to find a 400 crank here? So this is a small block on steroids almost?
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Np..and I'm sure there are still some at autowreckers....but then don't forget you are going to have to get it checked...adds a lot more work than just doing bolt-on's.
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Here is the ad, if it is correct it maybe ok.

http://tulsa.craigslist.org/pts/4521467418.html

Would rebuilt 400 heads be ok from Tim Meyers?
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No idea.....but if you can't see it running I would be leery...you'd need to pull the plugs and maybe the valve covers .

If I couldn't see it running and operational in a vehicle..esp with a transmission attached, I'd be prepared to wind up spending $$ on it.
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If you are going to go to the length of heads, then it would be wisest to go with the CC Aussie heads....but then you will be looking at pistons as well....which will then mushroom into a complete rebuild.
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No idea.....but if you can't see it running I would be leery...you'd need to pull the plugs and maybe the valve covers .

If I couldn't see it running and operational in a vehicle..esp with a transmission attached, I'd be prepared to wind up spending $$ on it.
Yeah I am kind of worried about that. It is the only Modified in my area. Even the 302 is hard to find. I found several 460 but I ain't interested in them. I really don't want to take a chance on the wreckers but may have to.
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If you are going to go to the length of heads, then it would be wisest to go with the CC Aussie heads....but then you will be looking at pistons as well....which will then mushroom into a complete rebuild.
I had planned a full build. I don't want to drop a engine in a T Bucket and have it let go after starting it.
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True enough....did you read Tim's 400 build?

http://www.tmeyerinc.com/category-s/1889.htm
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