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Top 5 favorite motors



What's your favorite.Don't matter if it was put in a car or truck.

1 - Ford 427 SOHC

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2 - 1993 Toyota Supra 3.0L 2JZ-GTE twin sequential turbo

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3 - 1987 Buick Grand National GNX 3.8l turbocharged.

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4 - 1967 Cheverolet Z-28 CAMARO "302"

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AND THE FINAL MOTOR

5 - 1987 Ford fuel injected "5.0" 302. This motor was a game changer from all those years of emissions bullcrap and started a huge aftermarket business for performance parts.

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CaptainsWafer
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ROLLIN in my 5.0 with my rag top down so my hair can blow.





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Paul Allen
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BMW S85 - 5 liter DOHC V10.






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the 327 in the '55 chevy bel air





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I'm still partial to the LS1, and think it changed a lot of things for GM. I was getting insane numbers out of it with a stock bottom end, and even the stock intake before I got the FAST 90mm.





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LazyDaveD
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L88 in a 67' Vette. Just need to win the powerball to get one.





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Napoleon
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1. The Chevy 350
in any form the good ol 5.7 is arguably one of the best motors of all time.

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2. The Ford 302/5.0
First engine I every really fooled with other than the 289, but these always had a lot of power and an incredible sound.

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3. The Dodge 318/5.2L
any discussion of the big three American small blocks should be about the 350, 302 and the 318. (period)

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4. The BMW b38 4.4l V-8 no it doesn't belong in this list, but it's my list, and this baby is sitting in my garage ready for my next project after I got a nice wrecked donor 740il. Looking to put BMW drivetrain in a classic car. Will be my next long term project.

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5. The Wankel Rotary engine, to date only the Rx7 and RX8 have used them, but the simplistic approach is incredible, always a surprise that they are not in greater use.

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No 426 Hemi?

I am disappoint...






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David Pollack -- It never stops running.





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Cummins 5.9L

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911 Turbo S

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Napoleon
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always shocked me that chevy gave up on the GNX motor. It's the 4.3 which is a 5.7 with two cylinder lopped off, which next to the 3800 is the greatest V6 engines of all time. The 3800 S/C was a beast but nothing like the GNX.







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meauxjeaux2
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quote:

No 426 Hemi?

I am disappoint...

why? The Ford 427 SOHC kicked its arse in every race.






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meauxjeaux2
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quote:

always shocked me that chevy gave up on the GNX motor. It's the 4.3 which is a 5.7 with two cylinder lopped off, which next to the 3800 is the greatest V6 engines of all time. The 3800 S/C was a beast but nothing like the GNX.



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MusicMaster
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quote:

1. The Chevy 350 in any form the good ol 5.7 is arguably one of the best motors of all time.


I agree with this.






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Napoleon
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damn forgot the Cyclone and Typhoon.

Those were the hottest minitrucks of all time.







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biohzrd
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The GN motor was a 3.8l Buick engine. 4.3 was a Chevy v6. Still an under rated engine to say the least. Can still remember the ads. Go Fast with Class.





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Napoleon
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wouldn't the 4.3 supercharger directly bolt onto a 350? I know for the most part the engines were the same. The accessories were interchangeable at least.







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meauxjeaux2
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The 1990 Corvette ZR1 motor was an interesting piece.
How many of you knew it was made by Mercury Marine? Car was developed with the help of Lotus.
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