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Old 07-26-2016, 06:45 AM   #1
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I may have access to an iron 5.3 that could use a rebuild, or I could buy a bare 6.0 block to start a build. In the opinion of the experts, which would be more cost effective for a 5-600 hp build if I'm starting with just a block?

Build will be efi and I'm undecided on if I want to boost it yet.
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Depends if you boost it or not. The 5.3L would probably be best choice for boost, or the 6.0L of you stay NA or nitrous.
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Depends if you boost it or not. The 5.3L would probably be best choice for boost, or the 6.0L of you stay NA or nitrous.
That was about what I had assumed. I suppose I need to weigh my options as far as what will help me reach my goals better. I'd like to make 500/500 at the wheels reliably and comfortably because I plan on driving the car a lot.
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