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post #1 of 14 (permalink) Old Jul 1st, 11, 03:05 PM Thread Starter
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If you had a choice between a 68 camaro with a inline six or a 74 camaro with a 350, which one would you get?
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post #3 of 14 (permalink) Old Jul 1st, 11, 03:19 PM
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X2 ... 68

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Other V8 things - some of which float
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What are the cars' conditions? If the 68 needs $25K of work and the 74 is ready to drive, I'd take the 74. But I like the big bumper cars, and a stock 2nd gen handles a lot better than a stock 1st gen.

You keep asking all these questions without giving much in the way of detail, and no one can give good advice without enough information...

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Does anyone know a cheap way to make a inline six faster?
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post #6 of 14 (permalink) Old Jul 1st, 11, 03:45 PM Thread Starter
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Well the 68 is in ok condision but the 74 is close to restored.
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An exercise in interchangeability on a Well optioned 67 SS 350 vert.
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If it was me only..I would go with the 68.Sounds to me the 74 will be better suited to you...seeing how you are seeking some semblance of performance.
Not to say the inline can not be built...our dirt roundy round with a 194 head /custom cam/500 holley 2 bbl and big block springs spun up 7k rpm in the marbles according to the tell tale tach and took many a checkered flag on a dirt 1/4 mile.We visited tracks that typically ran stock 400 cid limit v8,s and our little six always finished in the top 3.

To summarise..yep the the little six can hold her own against a v8..but it does not come cheap.If I wanted to make a statement...she would be efi turbocharged in the first gen Camaro and a blank check upfront.

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68 would get my money


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68 ALLLLLLLLLLLL Day! No brainer! IMHO LOL!

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68 in a heartbeat!!!! Motor is cheap... Hard to change the body on a car!
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Does anyone know a cheap way to make a inline six faster?
Headers, cam and intake - just like a V-8

These guys can help - http://www.cliffordperformance.net/h...hevyfacts.html

I raced a 'stock' L-6 Nova with my cousin for many years in SoCal - surprized many a guy running a V-8 and won LOTS of races

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I'm kind of bias







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post #14 of 14 (permalink) Old Jul 2nd, 11, 05:08 AM
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As others have suggested...not enough info to work with...and no mention of $$$? And yes, some of us will be a tad biased on the mid kid, eh?

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