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Old 03-18-2019, 06:26 AM
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Good morning.

Is this motor going in with an auto trans?
And what gear ratio size tire?
Also, what type/size of carb

I'm kinda trying to decide on either the Comp 268 and a MTA-1 (AMC-360 TH400)
Intake gaskets need attention, so I'd be half way there anyway..

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Motor is installed in front of an auto trans (stock TH400 with a mild shift kit and stock converter)
Stock 3.55's (i think... Might be 3.73, whatever came stock in a 79 Cherokee Chief with a 360).
Tires are 285/75-16 (about 32.5" tall)
Running a GM DIY Throttle body injection with computer controlled timing.

Runs pretty well, idle is pretty smooth. I have about 5 miles on the motor so far and am still tuning the EFI. My build thread (link in my signature has more details).
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Old 03-19-2019, 02:23 PM
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Hhhmmm. Makes me want to give that TBI another shot.
Got a few parts off of a rental truck with a big block. But the Throttle body has some huge solenoids/sensors on it that doesn't look 'normal'

So, with that 268 she's idling smooth and no vacuum problems with the IAC when cold?

Thanks for chatting with me to.

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Old 03-19-2019, 08:05 PM
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Mine works..

I had my heads surfaced, ran the 268 cam and just ordered original size pushrods, runs good so far w/ stock rockers.
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