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GM may start putting junkyards out of business with its new GM Service 350 V8. The crate engine V8 is designed as a low-buck replacement for work trucks and vans. Built around a brand new four-bolt block with new cylinder heads and block castings, as well as a forged crankshaft, new valve covers, and more, […]
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Did the SnoozeBot actually put out an interesting article before the rest of the site????

This might also be an option for people looking for a cheap, reliable V8 engine to mod.
 

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what sort of price is "cheap" as a junkyard V8 is often $400 +/- AND work trucks are available for $4000 if you look around
but hay it is a good start
NOW how about the GMT800's with "worn out" 6.0L that need replacement (me thinks that one will sell VERY WELL and NOT end in a clapped out work truck (-:
 

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Wonder if this would pry into my Soul?
 
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The existing 350 service engine is ~$2,800, I wonder if the new engine replaces that
but offers more like the steel crank and new block/heads.
 

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The existing 350 service engine is ~$2,800, I wonder if the new engine replaces that
but offers more like the steel crank and new block/heads.
I saw a headline talking about this engine and a $45,000 C8 Corvette.
 

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Yeah, like most casual observers, Corvette Blogger thinks it's just stick an engine in and off we go.
Oh for the good old days of sneakily ordering big block options.
 
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