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Hi everyone, I have a 1976 Chevy K5. It currently has a small block 350, but it might need to be replaced. When it was running the truck ran good but not like I thought it would. It has a 9inch lift with 39inch super swampers. Should I go with the 350 again or 305?
 
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IMHO, its a no-brain-er. If you are going to stay with a small block, keep the 350.
 
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I would always go with the larger displacement. And IMO a 350 with like a 500in lift cam is a force to be reckoned with
 
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X3 on keeping the 350!!!
 
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350 there is no replacement for displacement.
 
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350 there is no replacement for displacement.
Sure there is... it's called boost.

running that big of tires I would definitely stick with a 350 but I would put a little work into the motor to help it turn them things over easier
 
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OK, boost is good also! I will give that to you.
 
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