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Old 10-03-2008, 10:41 PM   #1
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how do I high preformance build 235 ci

does anyone know where i can get information, options, stats, methods, performance ratings, recomendations, etc on building a high performance 235 CI engine?

I can find parts, triple carb set ups, fenton headers, hei ignitions but looking for information on does, dont's, recomendations, HP ratings stuuf like that.

Going to build a high preformance 235. just a matter figuring out what exactly what that means.
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Old 10-29-2008, 02:57 PM   #2
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I had the same problem with a 235. That was my first choice but couldn't find the parts that I wanted. Like big enough cams and roller tip rockers and such. I gave up on the 235 and went to a 230 which is a newer style that uses screw in studs instead of a rocker shaft. I bough some books here is a link. http://www.speedwaymotors.com/m/663_...intage-V8.html I got the chevy inline power manual, it's a great book, lots of info. Just the rebuild kit for the 235 is almost triple of the 230/250/292 engines. Good luck. I'm building a 350-380 hp 230.
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Old 10-30-2008, 08:21 PM   #3
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Call the folks at Clifford Performance. They are the authority on single stack six packs.
http://cliffordperformance.net/
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Old 10-31-2008, 08:47 AM   #4
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So, it sounds like you're familiar with Langdon's. Where are you located? I've hot rodded a few straight sixes in my time, and the last one, I received help from Sissell's Automotive (www.sissellsautomotive.com) - if you're ever go with a later model GM L6 like the one I have listed for sale. Another cool resource is: www.mighty6.com - Sissell's did some work on this straight six, as well.
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Old 11-07-2008, 07:31 PM   #5
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correct me if im wrong guys but with the amount of money it would take to build a 235 you could build 2 350's i personally look at it this way you have all the room in the world stuff the biggest beast of a motor in it like a 572, 8-71 blower, dual quads and in these things it will all fit under the hood sleeper !!
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Old 12-14-2008, 11:13 PM   #6
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I can see hoppin up a 302 GMC six. and you are right it costs alot to do the sixs then doing a 350.
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