355 what next


Asked by Feb 01, 2009 at 02:03 AM

Question type: Car Customization

i have the heads and the cam what next?
im thinking headers, any good ones that are cheap?

1 Answer


The real question is "what do you want to do with the car?" The parts you need depend on your goals, and what heads and cam you already have. Tell me what heads and cam you have, what kind of car it is going in, what rearend gear you want to run, and whether it will be a street-only, street-strip, or race-only car. Knowing the answer to these questions will get you much closer to having the right combination of parts. Too many guys put in the biggest cam that they can find, or the biggest double-pumper carb that will fit. This usually leads to REDUCED performance if the rest of the engine combination does not match. A good engine must be a completely matched combination of parts. Putting too big a cam with low compression, or too big a carburetor for stock heads are 2 common mistakes. Tell me where you want to end up and I will see if I can help you get there.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 355 what next 1 answer

    i have the heads and the cam what next? im thinking headers, any good ones that are cheap?



    Car Customization

  • 650 double pumper on mild 355 1 answer

    I've got a mild 355 (300hp) in a 2900lb vehicle. turbo 350 trans with stock converter. Is there anyway possible to tune the existing 650 double pumper to run correct or do I need to purchase a diff....

    Chevrolet S-10


    Car Customization

  • New owner of Cavalier, what's next for me? 1 answer

    I just purchased from grandma a 1997 2 door standard Chevy Cavalier. She barely drove it, hence the minimal 28,000 miles on it. I am excited to start to do stuff with this car as I know it will be r...

    1997 Chevrolet Cavalier Base Coupe


    Car Customization

  • What cam to use 10 answers

    I have a 83 k5 blazer,was a diesel but blew motor and put a 350 in it.bone stock...trying to get a little more power out of it.but not to much because it's an everyday driver..I'm trying to find ...

    1983 Chevrolet Blazer


    Car Customization

  • What Ls motor will fit in a 1993 s10? 3 answers

    im trying to figure out what type of Ls motor to buy for my 1993 s10 2wd

    1993 Chevrolet S-10 2 Dr Tahoe Standard Cab SB


    Car Customization

Search Chevrolet Questions

Chevrolet Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 22,460
#2 Rowefast
Reputation 16,210
#3 John Saffrahn
John Saffrahn
Reputation 15,790
View All

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.