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Author Topic:   305?
posted June 22, 2001 02:07 PM
I would say that you should wait for that 350..I'm assuming you are going to run pure stock or super stars, but I would still use the 350. The crankshaft and rods from a 305 are the same as the 350, but the pistons are much smaller.

posted June 22, 2001 04:44 PM
I have known people to use the 305 and have it bored to a 350. I don't know if it cost more than a normal bore job, maybe someone on the forum has done this before.

posted June 24, 2001 01:00 PM           
Well if your really strapped for cash and really can't find a 350, if you come across a 307 you would be much better off, it has a much larger bore, and it's possible to make much more power with the 307 than the 305, but you will still be at a disadvantage in cubic inches. You could allway's stroke the 307 using a 350 crank (or 305 crank), and it will get you much closer, just have to get the right pistons. Some guy's will give you a 307 for free.

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