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Username Post: Are the 350 chevy's an interference engine?        (Topic#62523)
motorhead_83 
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Reg: 04-08-04
04-08-04 03:05 PM - Post#425079    

Just would like to know if the 350's are an interference engine or not.

THanks

Dan

 
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Re: Are the 350 chevy's an interference engine?
04-08-04 03:28 PM - Post#425080    
    In response to motorhead_83

the answer is no not normally but there is a qualifying statement i need to tell you,most chevy engines are non interference but if your travelling at highway speeds about 55 or faster and the timing chain jumps time the valves will float out at that rpm and the pistons will hit and bend them,at low speed it will never happen.now you have both sides of the coin.

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