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post #16 of 87 Old 10-15-2011, 07:41 PM
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Do you grasp the concept of the big block engine? [example chevy] 396,427,454 all same block size, can be stroked to over 600 cubic inches, so you can go big, IF you have the coins, so by all means ''GO BIG'' put you some injection on top that blower. headers isn't that much of an issue, money, or fab skills will solve most any issue with a jeep.

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post #17 of 87 Old 10-15-2011, 08:32 PM
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well its gonna be on a new tdk chassis. So.. if i have to brace it, I will.. but still.. my favorite motor is a 454 but if you're saying I'm going to have header issues, then forget it. I want it to be a blown motor and I will take the criticism for it and how stupid it might look on a jeep . lol If a 454 is too big, should I go 396, 383? Or should I go ford? or amc.. the only issue I have with AMC is that the parts are hard to find and expensive. I also know that amc's were notirously innefficient and I believe the 360 and 401 had substantial oiling issues as well as lower power outputs than those in its class. but under no circumstances will I do a 350.. I am going for uniqueness, guys!
headers are not a problem. i havent used all of what i have yet. a blown 496 man i thought i had problems lol. mine is a handfull to say the least.

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post #18 of 87 Old 10-15-2011, 08:38 PM Thread Starter
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but do you regret it...? honestly, that will sum up if im making a huge mistake..
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post #19 of 87 Old 10-15-2011, 08:42 PM
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but do you regret it...? honestly, that will sum up if im making a huge mistake..
The problem with all that motor is can you drive it and can you construct the Jeep to not kill yourself or your passengers IMHO. Big motor power can be very dangerous.

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post #20 of 87 Old 10-15-2011, 08:46 PM
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but do you regret it...? honestly, that will sum up if im making a huge mistake..
no i love it but its not really a toy now cant just be all willy nilly, i mean it will get you hurt to quick, and its not something you can let your buddy drive either. still if its what you want then build it just respect the power when you get it done and expect to break parts. have fun

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post #21 of 87 Old 10-15-2011, 09:50 PM
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How about this engine?

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post #22 of 87 Old 10-15-2011, 09:51 PM
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Better change your T4 though.

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post #23 of 87 Old 10-15-2011, 09:52 PM Thread Starter
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KW, how much hp / tq does your 496 have? approximately. and what major fab did you have to do?
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post #24 of 87 Old 10-15-2011, 09:53 PM
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When I worked at the Chrysler dealer I put an oil pan gasket on a D150 w/a slant six. That was definitely different
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post #25 of 87 Old 10-15-2011, 10:22 PM
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upwards of 650 hp and close to the same on torque. nothing real major i welded a piece of tubing between the motor mounts under the pan conected the 6 point cage to the frame made heavy trans mount

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dont even laugh but..any idea on mpg?
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post #27 of 87 Old 10-15-2011, 10:31 PM
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9-10 ish..

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well its gonna be on a new tdk chassis. So.. if i have to brace it, I will.. but still.. my favorite motor is a 454 but if you're saying I'm going to have header issues, then forget it. I want it to be a blown motor and I will take the criticism for it and how stupid it might look on a jeep . lol If a 454 is too big, should I go 396, 383? Or should I go ford? or amc.. the only issue I have with AMC is that the parts are hard to find and expensive. I also know that amc's were notirously innefficient and I believe the 360 and 401 had substantial oiling issues as well as lower power outputs than those in its class. but under no circumstances will I do a 350.. I am going for uniqueness, guys!
Man I wish I had your bank roll when I was 18!!! Hope you do a build thread with lots of pics. Look forward to it.

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post #29 of 87 Old 10-16-2011, 12:13 AM
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Amazes me that Falcon_CMH got flamed for his thread but this kid hasn't after his yj cj tdk frame thread Dana 70 Dana 80 thread for 38s and now his stroked blown 454 thread...........

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post #30 of 87 Old 10-16-2011, 06:00 AM
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This could be adaptable- - -
damn thats a old Grey marine motor lol

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