Re: [MBZ] CHevy 305/350 MB at speed

2008-02-13 Thread Donald Snook
Larry wrote: Are the 305/350 engines derivitives of the 283 that Chevy released in the mid 50s? I don't know. Most of GM's engines use pretty old pushrod technology, but they do seem to have improved it to a point where everything falls apart before the engine. Donald H. Snook

Re: [MBZ] CHevy 305/350 MB at speed

2008-02-13 Thread pm7088
Originaly the 265 Cu/in V8. Very early ones had bad cranks, evolved in one of the most widly used engines in our time. They have been made up to 400 cu/in, and very stout! Pete -- Original message -- From: Donald Snook [EMAIL PROTECTED] Larry wrote: Are the

Re: [MBZ] CHevy 305/350 MB at speed

2008-02-13 Thread Mitch Haley
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Originaly the 265 Cu/in V8. Very early ones had bad cranks, evolved in one of the most widly used engines in our time. They have been made up to 400 cu/in, and very stout! So my dad's Chevy Kingswood wagon with '400' badges on the fenders had a small block? My

Re: [MBZ] CHevy 305/350 MB at speed

2008-02-13 Thread E M
What was the old joke, they upped the performance by boring them out and thus saving weight? hee hee Ed 300E On 13/02/2008, Mitch Haley [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Originaly the 265 Cu/in V8. Very early ones had bad cranks, evolved in one of the most widly used

Re: [MBZ] CHevy 305/350 MB at speed

2008-02-13 Thread Fmiser
It seems than at Wed, 13 Feb 2008 08:42:37 -0600, Donald wrote: Larry wrote: Are the 305/350 engines derivitives of the 283 that Chevy released in the mid 50s? I don't know. Most of GM's engines use pretty old pushrod technology, but they do seem to have improved it to a point where

Re: [MBZ] CHevy 305/350 MB at speed -

2008-02-12 Thread Tom Hargrave
Same engine bored and/or stroked. Thanks, Tom 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: LarryT [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: 2/12/08 10:44 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] CHevy 305/350 MB at speed - Hi Donald, Are the 305/350 engines derivitives

Re: [MBZ] CHevy 305/350 MB at speed -

2008-02-12 Thread LarryT
Hi Donald, Are the 305/350 engines derivitives of the 283 that Chevy released in the mid 50s? I always heard good things about that engine. As I wrote earlier, the 305 in my 78 Malibu was an awesome engine that was embarassed by its (multiple) autmatic transmissions. The dealer put 2