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post #1 of 7 Old 11-08-2009, 12:54 PM Thread Starter
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AMC 232 Rebuild

I have AMC 232 built in 1971 (casting number 403E24).

What is the difference (other than displacement) between the 232 and 258???

I want to overhaul it and need some advice.

What can I do for a good head upgrade?? Get the head rebuilt or would the 4.0L head converstion work???

As far as a manifold, do them make an aftermarket intake manifold for the AMC 232??? Would the intake manifold for and AMC 258 work???

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post #2 of 7 Old 11-10-2009, 08:27 PM Thread Starter
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Any ideas?
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post #3 of 7 Old 11-23-2009, 11:32 AM
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4.0L wont work holes dont match up right. if you want power outta it offenhauser makes a 4 barrel intake for the 258 might work with the 232 or keep it stock and go with the weber carb. i have a 258 with a shaved head dui ignition weber carb and dual outlet headman headers and i could spin 33-13.50s with 3.52 gears and a 3 speed... i also have some parts a motors when it comes to the straight 6

'81 j20 [/SIZE] 360- edelbrock intake and carb- T18- 208tc- dana60/44- 7 in lift-black wagon wheels- 36-12.50 hummer tires

1976 CJ-5 - '83 258 inline 6- rears fliped+new springs- front disc brakes- headman headers- weber carb-bumbers- rocker tubes- full cage- 33-13.50 swamper LTBs on 15x10s- full fiberglass body- welded rear- warn lockouts
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post #4 of 7 Old 11-23-2009, 06:52 PM Thread Starter
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Well.. I think I am just going to bore and deck the block, deck the head and get a 3 way angle job, put the money into getting the engine balanced, and putting good parts into it. I have a weber 38 outlaw with a jet pack and headers on it. I just need to get a nice intake to fit that weber on it.

That will be good enough for me.
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post #5 of 7 Old 11-26-2009, 09:03 PM
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You'll probably find more help on this on an AMC forum:
4.0 Head on a 232 - The AMC Forum - Page 1
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post #6 of 7 Old 11-27-2009, 12:10 PM Thread Starter
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You'll probably find more help on this on an AMC forum:
4.0 Head on a 232 - The AMC Forum - Page 1
Awesome follow-up post.. Thanks for referring me over to that site!!!!
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post #7 of 7 Old 11-22-2011, 07:00 PM
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i just found out that my 81 jeep has a 232 in it and i have a 4 barrel intake and a header on mine

1981 jeep cj-7 258 with t-176 4 speed and 31x10.5x15 tires,
1979 jeep cj-5 gone but not forgotten
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