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    info on how to do a v8 swap and links to info like Virtual Engine Calculator and more

    i thank this could help a lot of people out its a Virtual Engine Calculator that you can down load for something free its nice
    will help you Quickly Calculate...
    Displacement
    Compression Ratio
    Compression Height
    Gearing, MPH
    Piston Speed
    Horsepower
    Horsepower from Head Flow
    RPM
    ET from Power
    Power from MPH
    Intake CFM
    Injector Sizing
    Loan Payments
    Unit Conversions
    to down load go here
    http://www.virtualengine2000.com/Calculator.htm

    for you all that want to build a great motor but dont know what block you have picked up for 20.00 or dont know waht will fit or not well here is a good site that will help you out
    here you will find

    GM/PERFORMANCE PARTS
    V-8 CRATE MOTORS FOR SALE
    HOLLEY CARB INFORMATION
    HOLLEY TUNING TIPS
    CHEVY V-8 CASTING NUMBER LOCATIONS
    CHEVY V-8 BORE AND STROKE LIST
    CHEVY V-8 CASTING NUMBERS
    CHEVY V-8 CRANKSHAFT JOURNAL SIZES
    CHEVY V-8 NOTES
    HOT LINKS
    for the info go here

    http://www.mortec.com

    ok say your doing a v8 swap in your s10 well here is waht you need to start out with
    the motor and trans you picked out if your going to build up a crazy motor i would go with a chavy 350 small block but if your just looking to get a little more hp for your s10 a 305 or a 350 would be great

    as far as a trasnmission the 700r4 and the 350 turbo are good for the swap

    as far as motor mounts,headers,transmission mounts you can find them at
    http://www.summitracing.com
    and www.jegs.com

    i know i left stuff out but ill add more time goes by and ill make up a good hp v8 swap with lots of pics when i do my swap

    if you got a ? that i did not talk about or just want a little more info about something post it here or email me at jeffcauley69@hotmail.com ill do my best to help you jeff
    Last edited by ZZ4Blazer; 11-20-2004 at 01:57 AM.

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