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#1 Andy Willoughby

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Posted 29 October 2011 - 08:39 PM

Any help would be appreciated, what would be the best kit to use for a late model Gen 3 or current G.M small block? The only kits that come to mind are the 98, 02 Revell Trans Am and Camaro, 99 Silverado, Chev SSR and Corvettes(trans will need to be grafted behind engine). I want to build a super sleeper 1969 Nova like the '72 Nova built by w2wpowertrain.com any ideas would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.

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Posted 29 October 2011 - 08:46 PM

I would think the '06 Camaro kit would have a nice LS2 in it, and the 2010 kit should have an LS3.

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Posted 30 October 2011 - 05:15 AM

I've used the Revell 98- '02 Camaro and Trans Am as sources for those engines..easy to find.

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Posted 31 October 2011 - 12:07 PM

Thanks guy, if I use the engines out of those kits I can always build the rest of the kit as a curbside.

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Posted 31 October 2011 - 12:17 PM

I would think the '06 Camaro kit would have a nice LS2 in it, and the 2010 kit should have an LS3.

That '06 Concept kit engine is AWFUL, you'd be better off waiting for the Revell kit. I have no idea how the Revell '10 Camaro's engine will look, but I'd be willing to bet its ten times better than that RC2 piece. B)