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  1. the fall guy

    the fall guy Registered Member

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    I've decided to go for a 350 crate engine(new) and replace my worn 305. Anyone know were i can get a good one. I was looking at Jegs and I thought to ask you guys seeing some of you probaly already swapped one in your trucks. I also live in Canada so something with low shipping costs would be ideal. I just want something reliable...not trying to make my truck a power house just a daily driver.
    Thanks :bow:
    Nick
     
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    I found this link one day while looking for crate engines http://www.lowcostengines.com/ . I have never bought an engine from them, but they do seem to have the lowest prices on crate engines I have seen. This company http://www.sdpc2000.com/ is a good place to get crate engines too. They have been selling crate engines for many years, and also offer very competitive prices as well.
     
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    Summit carries a nice GM Performance Products 350 for right around $1500
     
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    Boondocks 1/2 ton status

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    Bought my GMPP 383HT from Pace Performance http://www.paceperformance.com/ a couple years ago.

    No problems and good service.

    I have no idea how there current prices compare to anyplace else.
     
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    dremu Officious Thread Derailer Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    Local Chevy dealer. No shipping cost, and oftentimes quite reasonable.

    Few years back I bought a brand new (not rebuilt) GM crate 350 for ~US$1400, as I recall. I have three or four dealers close, so I called around ... one was a coupla hundred higher than the others, so I shied away from them.

    Anyway, while it's not a hi-po big fancy chrome job, it's as good or better than when the truck left the factory floor, and it's affordable.

    -- A
     
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    I am thinking of checking some local GM dealers in town as well for crate engine prices. Since there are a few GM dealers on the Internet offering good prices on crate engines, then maybe my local GM dealers can do the same.
     
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    I got a GM target master 350. Not sure on the prices now but came from the dealer and it is a good engine. There prices are not to bad, and it's local.
     

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