Hello every one, I have a 54 Chevy Bel-Air (2 door sedan), I'm looking to
replace the engine I bought it with it is a Ford v8, and really don't know
much about engines, so need some help in what engine I should buy to
replace it, and if you could tell me some good things about the engine
would be great, basically I am looking for a reliable and low gas
consumming gas engine.
Try to find a 235 6 cyl. This is one of the engines that came in the 54, they run forever and get like a hundred miles per gallon :laughing: not really, but it sure seemed like they did. Reliable and low gas consumming. :2cents:
Thanks for the suggestion, but I was thinking more along the lines of
something newer, like an early 90's camaro, or trans-am engine. I think in
order for me to get a 54 chevy engine in good conditions it is going to be
expensive and hard, I also like the idea of taking advantage of the power
steering, fuel injection and other newer technologies not available back
So, please let me know what engine I can get along those lines and how would I know if they are going to fit in the 54.
Looks like your headed in the direction of a late model 305. The smallest V8 of the new age, but maybe still big enough to pull your beast around affordably.