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Im getting ready to do a small engine build up. I have a bunch of parts I've gotten for free or next to nothing and plan on using them. I have a few question and trying to figure out this on a budget. I have a bare 302 block and my buddy might give me a 351 block. I already have a set of gt40p heads(ported/polished), gt40 upper & lower intake(ported/polished), throttle body elbow adpt., 70mm throttle body, 85mm mass air sensor, 24# injectors, Hi volume oil pump, 30over pistons & rings, and various gaskets and seals.
My big question is should I stay with the 302 block or go with the 351? Advantages or disadvantages? Clearance issues? Any parts or anything that will have to change or?
Any info is greatly appreciated!!
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302 block, as all your parts will work, 351 block, will require your gt-40p heads to be drilled for 1/2 head bolts, will need 351 oil pan,timing cover, distributor and a intake for a 351 = it sounds like you are on a cheap budget so the 351 is not even an option for you
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