I have a 86 Chevy truck with a 305. I will soon need to do some engine work. I have an older 454 and was wondering what it would involve to make this swap and is it worth the trouble?

bds27053
0

Asked by Feb 20, 2013 at 10:48 PM about the 1986 Chevrolet C/K 10

Question type: Car Customization

2 Answers

7jimmy7
16,725

easy swap with bigger rad. ,worth the trouble? might lose 1 or 2 mpg. if you like a big block launch with a few g,s make the swap,much less costly than building the 305 to the max

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.
Best Answer
califcarson
9,535

Go for it. Make sure everything all the way to the tires is upgraded also or you will need a good tow company. Depending on your wallet and the condition of the 454, remember a cam is not expensive, but to get the best power is the motor's ability to breathe. Good intake, carb, heads that work with the cam, and exhaust will give you more than enough power. Make sure the valves clear the pistons if you go to a strong cam. .

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Chevrolet C/K 10 Questions

Chevrolet C/K 10 Experts

#1 califcarson
califcarson
Reputation 130
#2 joemom
joemom
Reputation 80
#3 Rowefast
Rowefast
Reputation 70
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet C10"
108 listings
Used Ford F-150"
2,153 Great Deals out of 206,775 listings starting at $1,299
Used Chevrolet S-10"
13 Great Deals out of 1,595 listings starting at $2,500
Used Chevrolet Camaro"
198 Great Deals out of 25,370 listings starting at $2,500
Used Ford F-100"
150 listings
Used Chevrolet Blazer"
1,435 listings starting at $1,999