Do we like muscle cars on a muscle-building forum?! This is madness! Seriously, I love hotrods, ratrods, streetrods, and classics with new engines/drivetrain!
I'd say an LS1, since they are more plentiful/parts are cheaper and easier to find. Get yourself a four-bolt main, and you'll be set. I'd say it'll reliably take about 400-450 ponies. Get a forged crank, and a set of race pistons, or at least some racing pistons, and you're probably looking at about 500-650 horses, depending on what you get-pistons and crank, or just pistons. Another biggie-consider and aluminum radiator-engines that produce more hp also produce more heat. But, Al. radiators are also lighter, and they're just plain cool!
A2G hacksquat: 550
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