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View Poll Results: What engine should i put in my new camaro
My 383 stroker motor 6 40.00%
a 3.1v6 stroker motor 2 13.33%
Rebuild/replace the 2.8 v6 0 0%
a 305 1 6.67%
A 350 3 20.00%
OR put in a 4.3 vortech. 3 20.00%
Voters: 15. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 12-10-2010, 03:07 PM   #11
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a 383 stroker could be pretty cool..

although theres just something thats pure sex about having a big block in a camaro
Not sure if I could swallow the fuel economy of a big block as a daily driver if it was my car.
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Old 12-10-2010, 03:09 PM   #12
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jesus man i need to open my eyes today

i totally missed the daily driver thing until you said something..

im shutting up now, i need to face up to it, its just not my day
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Im thinkin i may just rebuild the 2.8 for now so i can teach the wife to drive a manual without having her trying to hold more than 200 horse..then eventually just put my 383 in it..idk i m so indeciseve its all in you guy'* hands whatever the poll resulats are by the time i pick it up(sunday) is what ill do how about that ha
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sounds like a plan to me dude!!!
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My choices aren't up there.

3800 Series II from a mid 95 to 02 Camaro or Firebird with at least one turbo.


GMC 478 V6

Cadillac 500 big block V8

3.5 V6

Northstar 4.6 V8

Chevy LT1

Chevy LT5

Maybe one of these.
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I like the idea of the L36 myself in all honesty. Not only is it 205HP out of the box, it is just shy of the V8 numbers of the time.

I would not do a 4.3 Vortec. Too utilitarian in my opinion. Too much torque, too hard to handle teaching someone to drive stick. Great motor for a Jeep swap though

L36 also lends itself to topswaps later on down the line, and that doesn't even count what Intense has to say about all this
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yeah i forgot to add and l67 to the list...
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IMO rebuilding a 2.8 is like trying to make a hooker a nun. Very efficient engine but when it time to say goodbye, do it.
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IMO rebuilding a 2.8 is like trying to make a hooker a nun.

are you saying she'd have a dirty habit?
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are you saying she'd have a dirty habit?
Hehehehee. Only you Jack, only you.
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