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Unread 05-22-2013, 10:07 AM   #31
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Good choice

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Unread 05-22-2013, 03:38 PM   #32
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To keep everyone updated I just bought myself a 350 and I'm doing the full axle and everything. Taking the tub off today and doing a full frame off
Fuel injected or carbed? I've been in the same boat as you...can't figure out what to put in place of my tired 4.2.

How much are you expecting to spend for the whole swap? I'm looking forward to seeing your progress of your build!
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Unread 05-22-2013, 04:04 PM   #33
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Fuel injected or carbed? I've been in the same boat as you...can't figure out what to put in place of my tired 4.2.

How much are you expecting to spend for the whole swap? I'm looking forward to seeing your progress of your build!
Carbed and I spent $1100 on the fresh mild built motor with brand new headers. With lockers and axles I'm looking around 5 grand
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Unread 05-22-2013, 07:22 PM   #34
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Same boat. So this winter I pulled the trigger and rebuilt my 4.2. I did the labor myself. Had it rebuilt local. Replaced all bolt on ancillaries, new heater hoses, heater core, vacuum lines, clutch kit ... After it was all running, I splurged and bought the Howell EFI kit for it. For me it was the way to go, and cheapest. I still had $2500.00 in engine, $1200.00 in EFI.
Between water pump, harmonic balancer, tune up parts, gaskets, belts, hoses, filters, fluids, paint... I had over $800.00. All that you would want new on any engine you put in.
just my .02. Good luck!
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Unread 05-22-2013, 07:37 PM   #35
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Same boat. So this winter I pulled the trigger and rebuilt my 4.2. I did the labor myself. Had it rebuilt local. Replaced all bolt on ancillaries, new heater hoses, heater core, vacuum lines, clutch kit ... After it was all running, I splurged and bought the Howell EFI kit for it. For me it was the way to go, and cheapest. I still had $2500.00 in engine, $1200.00 in EFI.
Between water pump, harmonic balancer, tune up parts, gaskets, belts, hoses, filters, fluids, paint... I had over $800.00. All that you would want new on any engine you put in.
just my .02. Good luck!
Yeah mines going to be on a budget sort of lol but I'm taking the tub of rhino lining the hole thing and the way I see it if I have to spend money on parts that will be new to get it done right the first time then I will go out of my budget. Working two jobs and 70 hours a week should help with all of this though
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Unread 01-25-2014, 05:33 AM   #36
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Yeah mines going to be on a budget sort of lol but I'm taking the tub of rhino lining the hole thing and the way I see it if I have to spend money on parts that will be new to get it done right the first time then I will go out of my budget. Working two jobs and 70 hours a week should help with all of this though
Kudos on your work ethic. Got any pics of your finished rig? Project still in progress?
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Unread 01-26-2014, 08:46 AM   #37
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Sorry I haven't kept people updated. I basically went against everything I wanted to do on a budget and have been building a street able buggy. 4 link rear 3 link front 350 v8 lt1 205 transfer case turbo 350 trans d44 front and 12 bolt rear.
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Unread 01-26-2014, 09:24 AM   #38
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Lol That is a budget build....a bigger budget them l then mine!

Looking great!
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Unread 01-26-2014, 11:35 AM   #39
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Lol That is a budget build....a bigger budget them l then mine!

Looking great!
Sadly it is on a budget just the budget of not being able to put 1 ton axles haha I'm highly considering putting 40" tires but don't want to break anything
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