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K. Wiggins
K. Wiggins, Classic Car Mechanic
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Experience:  AA in Auto Tech, Classic car restorer and enthusiast
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I have a 1950 chevy deluxe with a 216 engine that just blew,

Customer Question

I have a 1950 chevy deluxe with a 216 engine that just blew, will a 1951 chevy 235 engine bolt right in
JA: How many miles are on the car? Is it an automatic or a manual transmission?
Customer: manual transmission 68500
JA: What is the model of your '50 classic?
Customer: styleline deluxe
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes just wantto know if the engine swap will work
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 6 days ago.
Category: Classic Car
Expert:  K. Wiggins replied 6 days ago.

Hello, it's a direct swap. You will need a reducer for the temp sending unit which is available at napa as Balkamp part #701-1798

Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Will the manifold bolt right on
Expert:  K. Wiggins replied 6 days ago.

You'll need a set of adapters for the intake. I have a part # of PSA216235 you should be able to get them from HERE