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  1. Drivetrain & Performance
    I inherited an 70 Nova it sat for almost 30 years. Got it running, but it’s burring almost a quart of oil every 100 miles. It would be worth it to pull the 307 engine and do an overhaul or just swap it with an 350?
  2. Drivetrain & Performance
    So I recently did some upgrades on my 307. I installed a slightly bigger Cam, replaced the timing gear and chain, harmonic balancer, and put on some newly machined 305 HO cylinder heads. I'm also running an new Edelbrock 2601 intake and 1406 4 barrel carb. The original distributor is still in...
  3. Drivetrain & Performance
    I have a stock 307 engine (1972 pontiac Ventura) with $63k original miles on it. I bought a set of refurbished 601 heads that I plan to install along with swapping the stock cam with a better performing street cam, nothing too crazy. My question is, the push rods and rockers are in excellent...
  4. Drivetrain & Performance
    I have a 1972 Pontiac Ventura with a 307 engine. I swapped the stock 2 bbl carb and intake with an Edelbrock 1406 4bbl and airgap manifold (I saved the stock parts, don't worry). The cars manual calls for timing to be set at 8 degrees btdc but it seems to run better closer to 12 degrees or...
  5. Drivetrain & Performance
    Looking for info, has anyone done this? I have 66 nova 400 deluxe 4dr sedan that has its original 283 - 194 casting block, with a cast crank. Yes I have heard all 283 cranks are forged or steel, not true, some later 66 and 67 283 cranks are cast. I have a small journal forged 327 crank and it...
  6. Drivetrain & Performance
    I have a small block 307, hydraulic lifters, flat tappet cam. and its all stock except for a intake manifold and carb. I just toke a trip to lime rock in my car it was alittle over an hour away each way. On the way back i was 10 minutes away from home and i noticed a odd noise so i pulled into a...
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    Hello everyone, So this last weekend it was pretty warm out so I deiced it would be a good time to finally yank my engine and trans. When I bought this car the owner had advertized it has having a 327 engine; however, once the engine was out I decided to run the block casting number and, to my...
  8. Drivetrain & Performance
    has anyone or does anyone know if it would b worthwhile to add a turbo kit to a sbc 307. . i have a 400 block i wanted 2 buy 2 swap but have heard wives tales about them. . id like 2 stay creative and a little unique if possible. . i have been looking at this turbo on ebay "GT3076S Turbo" that...
  9. Drivetrain & Performance
    Im trying to line up a small block for my nova, looking for over 300hp mark 302 or 327 or 307 or 350 (I love thought of a 302!) Either motor i'm probably going to run a set of camel hump heads, a Vic Jr Intake A flat tappet cam with the specs: INT / EXH Duration...
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