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post #1 of 6 Old 11-28-2013, 11:08 PM Thread Starter
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Buying 78 wagoneer

Have a chance to buy good condition 78 wagoneer for 2000.00 Has a little rust at wheel wells. 143,000 original miles. However it has a 350 motor. Shouldn't this be a 360 and not the gm motor? What else should I look for to make sure it is not parted together? Thank you for your help!

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post #2 of 6 Old 11-29-2013, 01:16 AM
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hi, how many years can jeep run safe with the warrenty..
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post #3 of 6 Old 11-29-2013, 07:39 AM
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Yeah it's prolly supposed to have a 360 but nothin wrong with a 350
Most waggys are quadratrac it's a chain drivin
t-case there kinda iffy but will be fine if u take care of em
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post #4 of 6 Old 11-29-2013, 08:05 PM Thread Starter
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Do you think that the 350 came from the factory? I am concerned it will be a mishmash of parts. Thanks
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post #5 of 6 Old 12-02-2013, 02:56 PM
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350 is chevy engine. The 360 was the Jeep engine.
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post #6 of 6 Old 12-06-2013, 10:19 AM
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Actually some of the early 70's wagoneers and cherokees came with buick 350s from the factory. 78 should have been an AMC 360 though.

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