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    Default 1994 350 performance rebuild questions

    So I'm planning on rebuilding my 350 for my 1994 Silverado 1500 TBI. I have a list of parts so far, but I'm not sure if there even right for this engine. Here's my list so far:

    Engine basic rebuild kit: -- $230
    Summit Racing Hypereutectic Pistons for 4in diameter: ----$85.95
    Comp Cams Xtrem Energy 252XFI HR13: http://www.compperformancegroupstore...Code=RLERCAMXE ---$303.57
    Comp Cams Hydraulic Roller lifters : http://www.compperformancegroupstore...=SBCNEWLifters -- $224.03
    Comp Cams Push Rods : http://www.compperformancegroupstore...CNEWPushrods-- $35.64
    I'm looking to keep the TBI system, since the ECU still runs like new. I havent found any cylinder head rebuild kits yet, so if someone could help me find one of those. But what am I missing here, and what wont work? Any reccomendations? I'm not planning to actually do this for several years, but I would like to get an idea of what I need and what it will cost.

    1994 Chevy Silverado 1500 Ext Cab 350 cuin TBI in dark Chevy blue
    160,000+ miles
    Original paint
    Original interior
    Original engine and tranny
    wrecked twice stolen once
    Diamond Plate bed rails
    Power windows
    Original Alloy wheels
    Original fancy smancy cup holder
    Tow package
    Original plastic bed liner
    K&N Cone Air Intake
    Dual MagnaFlow exhaust(not true dual) with chrome tips
    MSD Street Fire Performance Ignition coil

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    The re-ring kit is for an older carbureted 350, so some of the seals won't fit, including the valve cover gaskets.
    The pistons and cam should work fine, but you'll need a spider for the roller lifters and probably new rocker arms to be on the safe side.

    That's the kit you want.
    Last edited by Chris Miller; 11-22-2009 at 12:53 PM.

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