Thread: 318 build?
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Old 08-08-2013, 05:30 PM
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Better off starting with bigger bores. 318 stock bore is 3.91" (not even 4") with a short 3.31" stroke. In a heavy vehicle, as the old saying goes, there is no replacement for displacement. Besides which, the 360 was purposely designed for this from the get go: you can't share internal parts with a 318 because the main bore sizes are different (bigger to better handle the loads). You could use your 318 easily, but stock or modified you would be ahead of the game with a 360.

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