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post #1 of 4 Old 04-14-2002, 01:35 PM Thread Starter
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Help!! I blew the 304 in my 78 cj7 Thursday and plan to build either it or a 360 to go in it and would like to put pistons out of something else in it what will hook up? Thanks in advance


1978 Jeep CJ-7 T-400 Q-Trac New 304 edelbrock intake and 4 barrel carb, comp cam, .060 over, dogleg heads and it DOES have some power.Forget swapping in a 350 chevy. Always AMC.
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post #2 of 4 Old 04-14-2002, 06:55 PM
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Hi Johnny,

I left you a reply in the Engines section in your other post.
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post #3 of 4 Old 04-16-2002, 11:21 PM
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Dude,,
Just replace the pistons with factory replacement parts, I blew mine and had it bored .030 over and the thing has more power than the jeep needs. I even replaced the factory 2bbl carb. in sand or mud all I do is spin, The more horsepower the more tire spin you will have. A 6 cyl is a lot better though. A 6 cyl has the torque that a V-8 just cant find. But we still need to have fun huh, That is why I kept the 304.
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post #4 of 4 Old 04-18-2002, 12:22 PM
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By the way, the V8 has more torque than the 6 cylinder, under stock specs.

With modifications, much can be done to improve either engine, but as it stands, the V8 has more HP and Torque.
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