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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old Dec 9th, 00, 08:45 PM Thread Starter
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just wondering...forget price..gimme your best Ideas for bringing me some more Hp and good street performance

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post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old Dec 9th, 00, 10:15 PM
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I would drop a V-8 into it, if your not worried about price. You will go alot farther and cheaper with a small block.
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post #3 of 9 (permalink) Old Dec 10th, 00, 03:58 AM
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A motor is a motor is a motor ! You have to do the same things that you would do to a V-8 to increase performance. Maybe a new cam...head work.. different carb...ignition...headers...I can go on forever. The parts are available from many sources for the Chevy Sixes. All of the major manufacturers hve cams etc. Just let your fingers do the searching !
By the way there are plenty of very strong running sixes out there.

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post #4 of 9 (permalink) Old Dec 10th, 00, 01:04 PM
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if you really need to keep the 6, there are all kinds of upgrades, cams,pistons,4bbl. intakes,headers...ect.,ect. just not advertised as much, not many buyers? just keep looking and asking.

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post #5 of 9 (permalink) Old Dec 10th, 00, 01:07 PM
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Go to "Engine and Drivetrain" section and check out the posting by "Maxpowers" titled "More HP" on 12-07-00. That will get you started.
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post #6 of 9 (permalink) Old Dec 10th, 00, 04:22 PM
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Listen to these guys and treat it like it was any other motor you wanted to hop up.

By the way, I had a '68 in high school with the 250 6-banger. My dad and I put header/s on it with duals and a heavy duty clutch for the 3 speed. What fun! I used to pull all the 80's stock V8 Camaros across the intersection because it was so torquey.

Then I'd back off to save face...
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post #7 of 9 (permalink) Old Dec 10th, 00, 04:58 PM
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post #8 of 9 (permalink) Old Dec 10th, 00, 06:31 PM
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If you do anything extensive to it, you're probably going to spend more money than you would doing a small block swap. Unless you're sentimentally attached to an i6, it's probably a waste of cash (IMO)...


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post #9 of 9 (permalink) Old Dec 11th, 00, 09:15 AM
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it's neat to have a different head turner!

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