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#575342 - July 22nd 2012 3:34 pm What engine do i have
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94 Chevy G30 5.7l V8

the above much i know. Im going to get it tunned at some point, want it running sweet.

I see alot of info on youtube for a Chevy 350 small block/big block, 383 stroker etc.

is this mine, if not what do i have (again sorry for the stupid question im starting from the beging re American cars).
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#575352 - July 22nd 2012 4:46 pm Re: What engine do i have [Re: phils]
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so i do have a 350 small block?
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#575353 - July 22nd 2012 4:49 pm Re: What engine do i have [Re: phils]
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Originally Posted By: phils
so i do have a 350 small block?


Yup !
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#575357 - July 22nd 2012 4:54 pm Re: What engine do i have [Re: phils]
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ooooooh nice :-)
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#575375 - July 22nd 2012 6:07 pm Re: What engine do i have [Re: phils]
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#575376 - July 22nd 2012 6:30 pm Re: What engine do i have [Re: phils]
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#575377 - July 22nd 2012 7:09 pm Re: What engine do i have [Re: phils]
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Yup, you got the famous 350. It has been around a long time and has gone through many evolutionary changes. Be careful buying parts as some will only work with certain years of engine. There is less you can do for improvement on a 1994 engine, it's pretty powerful and efficient the way it is. Great motor. A basic tuneup and a bottle of injector cleaner might be all it needs to purr.
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#575384 - July 22nd 2012 7:52 pm Re: What engine do i have [Re: Bryce]
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Originally Posted By: Bryce
A basic tuneup and a bottle of injector cleaner might be all it needs to purr.


it certainly dosent sound like the 350's if heard so far. would that be down to the exhaust & muffler?
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#575414 - July 22nd 2012 10:14 pm Re: What engine do i have [Re: phils]
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Probably. The factory makes them pretty quiet. A high performance muffler and dual exhaust will help a lot. However the Hot Rod sound you may be thinking of is usually an older car with an engine that has no emissions requirements loaded with lots of high performance parts and really short pipes. A fully built small block can have gobs of power and sound truly amazing. It's mostly the exhaust and camshaft that affect the sound though. I don't know what's legal in Scotland or how far you want to go. I'd start with a Flowmaster muffler.
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#575420 - July 22nd 2012 10:42 pm Re: What engine do i have [Re: phils]
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High performance muffler, headers, decent cam, and a free flowing air filter will make it sound amazing.
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