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Re: [oletrucks] 350 Buick Engine vs Chevy

To: "J Phipps" <phippsj@camalott.com>
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] 350 Buick Engine vs Chevy
From: "Greg Huber" <jhuber@alltel.net>
Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2000 22:01:58 -0700
Do not Know about Buick but I put a Olds 350 with a 350 auto in a 55-2
stepside and loved It!

Greg In Fla
-----Original Message-----
From: J Phipps <phippsj@camalott.com>
To: Oletrucks <oletrucks@autox.team.net>
Date: Friday, April 21, 2000 11:50 AM
Subject: [oletrucks] 350 Buick Engine vs Chevy

>Hi all!  I haven't been working on my poor old 57 3600 in quite a while,
>now that summer's back, I'm ready to start again.  What I was hoping
>could answer was, what would be the major downfalls to using a 78 Buick 350
>engine instead of a Chevy 350?  I haven't found a good deal on a
>Chevy 350 (rodders all grabbing them up) locally, but have a chance to get
>good running Buick 350 from a 78 Century.  The tranny's bad, so it'll have
>to be replaced.  My guess is that the trans from my old 283 won't swap over
>to the Buick, and I'm afraid I'll get stuck having to pay too much to get a
>good Buick tranny.  That's about the biggest problem I see for now.  Should
>I keep looking for a rebuildable Chevy 350 or would the Buick engine be ok?
>I'm doing this on a budget, so costs count.  Any suggestions or comments
>would be greatly appreciated.
>  Also, I've been subscribed to this list for over a year now.  Although I
>seldom have occasion to offer my own advice (so many of ya'll know so much
>more than me), I thoroughly enjoy reading all the advice, opinions, and
>about everything else.  Ya'll are a great bunch!  Thanks to all.
>Jim Phipps, 57 3600
>oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959

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