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I bought my (Old Gray Lady) knowing it only has a 305 in it. I kept thinking, with gas price being....., and I have a hot rod (68 with a 396)
I could put a carb and intake on it and beef it up a little, but SOMETHING in my mind keeps going (gotta have at lease a 350!!!:let_it_all_out:)
My wifes new job don't pay crap so money is tight but everyday I catch myself looking for a motor!!!!
And the real shame is I would only drive it on the weekends as I have a company truck!!!
Is it because the grass is always greener....
I think the old Pinkomeano spoiled me!!!:dontknow:
Or maybe I just can't leave well enough alone!!!!
Donny
 

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I think it has more to do with the fact that being from texas, you have a basic mental defect.



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If you really wanna go fast find one of the old boosted grand national motors. 6 cylinder and its faster than your 305 :poke:
 

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Maybe this is why????
350!

350!

350!

And 350!

Could it be?????:dontknow:
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put her foot down !!

I bought my (Old Gray Lady) knowing it only has a 305 in it. I kept thinking, with gas price being....., and I have a hot rod (68 with a 396)
I could put a carb and intake on it and beef it up a little, but SOMETHING in my mind keeps going (gotta have at lease a 350!!!:let_it_all_out:)
My wifes new job don't pay crap so money is tight but everyday I catch myself looking for a motor!!!!
And the real shame is I would only drive it on the weekends as I have a company truck!!!
Is it because the grass is always greener....
I think the old Pinkomeano spoiled me!!!:dontknow:
Or maybe I just can't leave well enough alone!!!!
Donny
Your wife needs to put her foot ?? Down and put a leash on you :poke::poke:my wife said she has a training leash she can borrow,:poke: Donny Run !
 

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I almost bought one for a couple hundred bucks a while back. Dunno how much they normally run for though. That was a buddies who totaled his gn
 

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I bought my (Old Gray Lady) knowing it only has a 305 in it. I kept thinking, with gas price being....., and I have a hot rod (68 with a 396)
I could put a carb and intake on it and beef it up a little, but SOMETHING in my mind keeps going (gotta have at lease a 350!!!:let_it_all_out:)
My wifes new job don't pay crap so money is tight but everyday I catch myself looking for a motor!!!!
And the real shame is I would only drive it on the weekends as I have a company truck!!!
Is it because the grass is always greener....
I think the old Pinkomeano spoiled me!!!:dontknow: I get my thrills fishing you get it working on and selling El Caminos.
Or maybe I just can't leave well enough alone!!!!
Donny[/QUOTE



Get off the crapper and get it you already made up your mind. Think of it this way you will pull the 305 put the 350 have a little fun sell the truck and extra motor and start the process all over. CORRECT!!!!!!!:texas::texas: I get my thrills fishing and you by working on and selling El Caminos.
 

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I bought my (Old Gray Lady) knowing it only has a 305 in it. I kept thinking, with gas price being....., and I have a hot rod (68 with a 396)
I could put a carb and intake on it and beef it up a little, but SOMETHING in my mind keeps going (gotta have at lease a 350!!!:let_it_all_out:)
My wifes new job don't pay crap so money is tight but everyday I catch myself looking for a motor!!!!
And the real shame is I would only drive it on the weekends as I have a company truck!!!
Is it because the grass is always greener....
I think the old Pinkomeano spoiled me!!!:dontknow: I get my thrills fishing you get it working on and selling El Caminos.
Or maybe I just can't leave well enough alone!!!!
Donny[/QUOTE



Get off the crapper and get it you already made up your mind. Think of it this way you will pull the 305 put the 350 have a little fun sell the truck and extra motor and start the process all over. CORRECT!!!!!!!:texas::texas: I get my thrills fishing and you by working on and selling El Caminos.
:beer:
Donny
 

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..Well,you name her right,so,just stay to the right and let everybody pass you by in there little prissy Pirus...:poke::poke::beer:
 

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Here's a suggestion, Donny...you find me a good running 350 for cheap, and you put it in my Carlos for me! I'll trade your work and know how for my 350 that I have no idea what is wrong with it AND all of the new goodies that was just put on it.
 

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305's can be decent engines, properly built up. My last one had ported HO heads,crane compucam & a ported TPI setup, Which are not worth the trouble unless you're keepin er for a good while. Without the whole package, the carb/ intake swap isn,t much good to a small engine with a small cam, restricted heads, & a streatched out timing chain all limiting what it could be.
After saying all that, no it's not just the texas gene, you need more power, Maybe a 5 cyl turbo diesel????:poke:
 
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