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#4671799 - 02/20/18 11:20 AM Favorite Small Block of all time??
BAJA_05 Offline


Registered: 02/04/18
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Loc: Pennsylvania
Hello everybody,


I know we have all sorts of different age generations on this board. What is your favorite small block engine of all time? My Dad has a 1970 Dart Swinger with the 340 4 barrel set up. He ended up putting a bigger cam in the engine after warranty was over he told me. That car is a flat out screamer. Till this day that is MY favorite small block of all time.


Edited by BAJA_05 (02/20/18 11:39 AM)
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#4671801 - 02/20/18 11:23 AM Re: Favorite Small Block of all time?? [Re: BAJA_05]
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383 chevy.

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#4671802 - 02/20/18 11:23 AM Re: Favorite Small Block of all time?? [Re: BAJA_05]
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#4671808 - 02/20/18 11:26 AM Re: Favorite Small Block of all time?? [Re: BAJA_05]
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#4671815 - 02/20/18 11:31 AM Re: Favorite Small Block of all time?? [Re: krismoriah72]
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Originally Posted By: krismoriah72
383 chevy.
Not a factory displacement, but cool anyways.
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#4671844 - 02/20/18 11:56 AM Re: Favorite Small Block of all time?? [Re: BAJA_05]
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Plus another one for the Mopar 340. They'll take almost anything you can throw at 'em.

Love me some steel crank and shaft mount rockers!
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#4671852 - 02/20/18 12:05 PM Re: Favorite Small Block of all time?? [Re: BAJA_05]
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They're all pretty good. My two favorite are the old 340ci mopars (late 60's to early 70's) and the GM LSX 346 ci (1998-on).
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#4671873 - 02/20/18 12:18 PM Re: Favorite Small Block of all time?? [Re: skyactiv]
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Registered: 11/24/03
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Originally Posted By: skyactiv
Originally Posted By: krismoriah72
383 chevy.
Not a factory displacement, but cool anyways.


It is today...

383 cubic inches is roughly 6.2 liters...
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#4671874 - 02/20/18 12:20 PM Re: Favorite Small Block of all time?? [Re: BAJA_05]
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Chevy LT1 from late sixties to early seventies. Also love the same time frame 340's.

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#4671884 - 02/20/18 12:26 PM Re: Favorite Small Block of all time?? [Re: BAJA_05]
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AMC 290. Bombproof.

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#4671889 - 02/20/18 12:32 PM Re: Favorite Small Block of all time?? [Re: BAJA_05]
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Ford 289, next the 351. Both solid work horses!
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#4671899 - 02/20/18 12:44 PM Re: Favorite Small Block of all time?? [Re: BAJA_05]
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The 340 mopar was a runner. If you lined up next to one in your SS396 you better be on your toes. The 327 Chevy is a good runner too.
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#4671930 - 02/20/18 01:15 PM Re: Favorite Small Block of all time?? [Re: BAJA_05]
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#4671933 - 02/20/18 01:23 PM Re: Favorite Small Block of all time?? [Re: BAJA_05]
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Also the 340, in my first car, a '70 Duster with an A-833 4 speed.

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#4671935 - 02/20/18 01:25 PM Re: Favorite Small Block of all time?? [Re: BAJA_05]
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Registered: 02/15/03
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Loc: Jupiter, Florida
I've always owned Fords, and loved the 289-302 series of engines. When tuned well, they are fun.

However, when it comes to a really fun small block engine, I'm going to have to go with the 7.0L LS7 engine that started out in the Z06 Corvette. Sure, it's 427 cubic inches, and that's what makes it so great. Just enough power, everywhere.
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