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badbowtiez06
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Posted: 01/27/08 08:28 PM

I have a 1994 firebird with a V6 engine and I want to build a powerful street/performance V8. I have a good idea of what I need to do if its possible. Im guessing I will need a V8 computer for the car. Any advice will be greatly appreciated. Thanx Confused  

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350copcar
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Posted: 01/30/08 09:12 AM

What motor did you plan on using? A 350? LT1? LS1?  

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badbowtiez06
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Posted: 01/30/08 01:25 PM

I am planning on building up a 350 im not sure what engine would work best though. I have a 350 block I was thinking about turning  it into a 383 and putting a nice set of heads and intake on and making it into throttle body injection. I don't know if you can tell me if a LT1 would work better or maybe the LS1. or if the difficulty level of swapping these would be about the same. Thanx COPCAR  

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usacustom
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Posted: 01/31/08 01:28 PM

I've been working on the same thing.  '95 with 3.4 ltr.  I'm actually building a stroker motor for it.  Mine's going to have a regular carb instead of fuel injection so I don't have to bother with a computer.  Below is a good site that has great advise regarding the swap.  

http://www.thirdgen.org/techboard/engine-swap/229665-v6-v8-swap-read.html

Good Luck.  

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badbowtiez06
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Posted: 02/02/08 06:12 AM

Thanx for the website  

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