Author Topic: Advice on Built 355 / th400  (Read 4516 times)

Offline LTZ C20

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Re: What engine should I choose for gas mileage *AND* performance?
« Reply #15 on: December 26, 2015, 01:18:21 AM »
Well the original poster hasn't responded yet since his second post, but is it possible that maybe the 3.65 mpg he stated was an overstatement. Maybe he gets bad mpgs but his still up around 6 or 8. I'd be interested to know how he got the exact number of 3.65 if that's the mpg he is ACTUALLY getting or was he just shooting from the hip? I'de be interested to hear a few more answers to these questions.
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Offline Stewart G Griffin

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Re: What engine should I choose for gas mileage *AND* performance?
« Reply #16 on: December 26, 2015, 07:40:51 AM »
The other questions to ask would be:

1) What are your further education plans?  College?

2) If college, then i would suggest getting an S-10 4x4 or small blazer and putting a stock crate 350 in.  This way you can still be fast, cheap AND get at least 16 mpg possibly more.   This can still be achieved while going to college with a part-time gig such as at Starbucks.

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Re: What engine should I choose for gas mileage *AND* performance?
« Reply #17 on: December 27, 2015, 06:30:57 PM »
a diesel is the only engine thats gonna get more than 10 in a lifted truck with 35s

if your budget is tight and youre going to school, Id park the chevy and get a beater.