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I didn't blow up the engine, just some scoring and what appears to be evidence of ring gap issues. Possibly end gap collisions.

I decided to go with and lsxnext dart short block. Not sure if 427 or 388 is best for me. I am waiting to hear from pat g and Brett of landspeed for their recommendations.

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I didn't blow up the engine, just some scoring and what appears to be evidence of ring gap issues. Possibly end gap collisions.

I decided to go with and lsxnext dart short block. Not sure if 427 or 388 is best for me. I am waiting to hear from pat g and Brett of landspeed for their recommendations.

Thoughts??
If I wasn't buying a restaurant....I would be doing the Dart. Sell my block with ported JokerZ but keep my heads.

Probably would do the 388 with Magnuson, and using my heads and injectors, because I think the 427 would require even more fuel and right now with my ALM and DWS I'm making more than enough.
 
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If I wasn't buying a restaurant....I would be doing the Dart. Sell my block with ported JokerZ but keep my heads.

Probably would do the 388 with Magnuson, and using my heads and injectors, because I think the 427 would require even more fuel and right now with my ALM and DWS I'm making more than enough.
Interesting you said that. Pat g recommended the 388 too, so that us what I will be purchasing. The Maggie is for the future.
 

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Matt’s 6.0 would be the most affordable. If your talking a large bore requiring a sleeve, you will be all of $7,000
 

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Won’t a 388 ls next short block be fairly expensive also?
 
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Not my 6.0 since that isnt what I prefer to do but it will be the cheapest way to get back on the road if that is the most important metric
I figured as much, I was just referencing what you said in your post.
 

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jcs003, I like how you went from I don't have 7k, and then 5 hrs later you already got a 388 Dart. 😄😄😄 👍
I was wondering about this! Haha
 

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That’s what I went with. 388 Dart. Then when I graduate engineering school and I want to, I can refresh the motor, get a new crank and now have a 427.
 

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I didn't blow up the engine, just some scoring and what appears to be evidence of ring gap issues. Possibly end gap collisions.

I decided to go with and lsxnext dart short block. Not sure if 427 or 388 is best for me. I am waiting to hear from pat g and Brett of landspeed for their recommendations.

Thoughts??
Just curious, why not rebuild the LSA?
 
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