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Vn 304 rebuild

Richo0902

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Hi all,

Looking for advice on rebuilding my 304. Engine is tired and needs a spruce up.

Any ideas of what sort of cost.I could be looking at to rebuild it. I do understand that there a lots of variables. At the moment looking at getting more HP out of her but don't want to go too overboard where I get **** fuel economy.

Would there be other changes (eg: gearbox, clutch...etc) that may have to be made to accommodate the extra power.

Also if anyone has any recommendations as to where I could get it done I South West Sydney area.

Thanks for all your help.
 

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Westend Perfrormance for rebuild or contact Ace Performance Tuning for tune/advice...also got engine reconditioning mob next door.

Basically you have to know what your actual budget is then see if it fits all work car needs & what parts/mods it already has.

old adage of how long is piece of string is you answer lol
 

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Just a standard rebuild, shave the heads a little get a bowl job done and add a Holden roller cam spec from cam tech. Get a 185 memcal and she'll be a good ride.
 

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185i memcal is old hat 90's bruh!!!!

What's the max budget?

**be prepared for the castle memes
 

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Well just a memcal from someone ffs.
 

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185i memcal is old hat 90's bruh!!!!

What's the max budget?

**be prepared for the castle memes
Anywhere between $7-9k. Not too sure what is the best options at the moment. Would prefer to keep the same motor in it instead of upgrading to an LS1 as I still want it to be originalish....
 

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Anywhere between $7-9k. Not too sure what is the best options at the moment. Would prefer to keep the same motor in it instead of upgrading to an LS1 as I still want it to be originalish....
I was just looking into a LS1 swap. The cheapest ends up at about 9k. The engines are fairly scarce atm so more like 11k.
 
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