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#389423 - 05/19/17 03:36 PM 216 engine replacement
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I know it is common to swap out a 216 for 235. My question - is it possible to upgrade from 216 to a 70's era 250? If so what pitfalls are associated with it? The vehicle is a 1946 3100 pick up. The reason for considering a 250 is that one is available (dirt cheap). Functionality trumps dirt cheap so I'm asking the question before hand.
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#389427 - 05/19/17 03:48 PM Re: 216 engine replacement [Re: TwoDoor]
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The 250 is longer and will not bolt-up to the 216 bell housing. aT THAT POINT THE ENTIRE DRIVELINE SHOULD BE UP-DATED.
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#389428 - 05/19/17 04:08 PM Re: 216 engine replacement [Re: Chev Nut]
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Thanks Gene, just what I needed to hear. I appreciate the quick response.
Thanks again
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