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Unread 09-03-2007, 06:51 PM   #76
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Thanks alot BLS33, Cleaned 'em up and switched 'em out and it dropped right in.
Whats that bar that goes from one frame rail to the other right under the oil pan and connects using a couple motor mount bolts? Is it only used with V8's?

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Unread 09-03-2007, 07:19 PM   #77
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it help tie the frame together there used on 6 & 8's
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Unread 09-03-2007, 07:25 PM   #78
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Thanks alot BLS33, Cleaned 'em up and switched 'em out and it dropped right in.

Good stuff! Glad to hear ya' got it in
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Unread 09-04-2007, 05:25 PM   #79
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Bellhousings

I have a T-18A that i plan to put in my cj7 along with a 360. The problem is i don't have a bellhousing. From what I've read all amc bellhousing will bolt up to a 360. But will my t-18 bolt onto the bellhousing that's already on the jeep? The tranny in it right now is a T-4.
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Unread 09-04-2007, 07:58 PM   #80
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ok i have two options t18 with a dana 20 .. or a t176 and a 300 .. what would be the best options in gearing and all around durability .? i know the t18 is stronger but the 176 has a little better gear for the road.
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Unread 09-04-2007, 08:17 PM   #81
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18 is granny geared, 176 is a little more forgiving. Dana 300 is hands down the better transfer case, lot more after market support.
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Unread 09-08-2007, 04:37 PM   #82
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Great thread, very informative.

Some where in this Forum they were talking about a crated 360 for about $2100.00

does anybody know what the site was?

Again great thread
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Unread 09-09-2007, 11:37 AM   #83
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any have problems bolting the skid to the trans. I used the more kit and original t-4 and d-300 but it is still off just a little bit. tried reading the post again and no one mentioned it. Thanks
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Unread 09-21-2007, 12:03 AM   #84
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I feel left out...

I keep reading that any AMC block will fit any AMC tranny. But no one ever talks about the little 150 4banger. I know, I know, not a real engine, but it chugs right along...when I do decide to do anything to it do I build a 304 or 360? Should I just plan on rebuilding my 150? I'm happy dealing with lower HP but What are my REAL options?

I could bore the 4 cyl, I have found a header for it, new carb etc. but what I need to know is will the bigger AMC motors fit my drivetrain? I can build an engine but I can't afford to swap out the whole driveline...

Great thread BTW!
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Unread 09-21-2007, 05:14 AM   #85
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I may be wrong, but it seems to me like the 150 is the Iron Duke, and that is has a Chevrolet bolt pattern. Hence it will bolt right up to an 350 or other small block Chevy motor.
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Unread 09-21-2007, 12:55 PM   #86
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The "Iron Duke" is the 151, which if memory serves does have a Chevy bell housing, although it was made by someone else, Pontiac I think. Are you sure you have the 150? If you do have the 151 swapping a SBC may not be the best idea because your tranny is probably pretty light duty.
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Unread 09-21-2007, 07:32 PM   #87
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Are you sure you have the 150?
I'm certain...I have been given parts for both and only the 150 parts work...the 151 is different all over. Valve cover gasket, distributor, etc...

Light duty makes sense for my trans but what will go on it? Am I just stuck with rebuilding my 4banger? Fine with me, I'm just fishing for options (that I can afford)...

I can even find cams and headers for it so it's no biggy, just asking for input.

As is, though, no hills or deep mud...
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Unread 09-22-2007, 02:26 PM   #88
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I'm certain...I have been given parts for both and only the 150 parts work...the 151 is different all over. Valve cover gasket, distributor, etc...

Light duty makes sense for my trans but what will go on it? Am I just stuck with rebuilding my 4banger? Fine with me, I'm just fishing for options (that I can afford)...

I can even find cams and headers for it so it's no biggy, just asking for input.

As is, though, no hills or deep mud...

What transmission do you have? Should be either the T-176 or T4.
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Unread 09-23-2007, 12:58 AM   #89
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T-4

New clutch etc when I bought it so it's fine for a while...116,000mi on engine with only basic maintenance and parts replacements so I know it needs help...

factory all over w locking fronts

Other threads suggest 4.3 Chevs...what are my engine options for mating to my trans?





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Unread 10-02-2007, 10:47 AM   #90
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T-4

New clutch etc when I bought it so it's fine for a while...116,000mi on engine with only basic maintenance and parts replacements so I know it needs help...

factory all over w locking fronts

Other threads suggest 4.3 Chevs...what are my engine options for mating to my trans?




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