Re: ‘71 Chevelle 350, looking for direction
My totally biased opinion is as follows: Two Step It.
Step 1: ditch the manual tranny b/c cash is tight. instead spend 1500 or so on a new TH-350. Keep the stock converter....for now. Have your carb and distributor professionally tuned on a dyno. 200-500 bucks more. Do any other basic maintenance that is needed.
Step 2: Save up about 7K or so. Then build a 383 like mine, get a custom converter from a place like Edge, and enjoy all of your low 12 second passes while being a totally mellow cruiser.
'69 Malibu 383/TCI TH350/8.2 3.36 Eaton Posi. Street Edge 10" 2800, E-Tec 170s, Custom Mike Jones HR Cam, RPM Air-Gap, StreetAvenger 770, Pertronix HEI, Hedman 1 5/8" Headers, Moser Axles, PMT 1320R Kit. [email protected]
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