Re: Time for a new block!!!
There are a number of engine combos in the aftermarket retail world you could install in place of the hole in the engine bay.
If you're learning while going, I'd stick another SBC back into place as it would lessen the amount of off duty time from the car. Do a search to gain info on what CID, pros & cons of engines offered. You can start anywhere and up up with something - buy a block and outfit it, buy a short block and your set of heads and intake, or buy a long block, the combos are endless. Changing to a BBC is okay, but ther is a lot of changeout to fit it in. Not saying it can't be done, but rather time consuming and costly. Again, the reason I suggest another SBC as everything will unbolt from the old and bolt on to the new. Besides, there is a good crowd here in believing a SBC can whip a BBC's butt - just reavch in the glovebox and pull out the can of "Whoop ***" - sorry, I digress.
Beware though, the more assembled combo, the better the warranty.
For the street, a 400 to 406 or 412 is a good combo. Any internally balanced CID, up to 383/385 is good also. Both will show simular results. Your choice, how deep are your pockets?
Now with alittle power being generated, does the trans need updating?
As you can see, the Snowball Effect is beginning........remember the deep pockets?
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