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post #16 of 23 Old 10-14-2020, 05:06 PM
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.030" over bore is fine. Engine Parts:

https://www.cleggengine.com/amc-v-8-...1970-1981.html

http://www.americanpartsdepot.net/Engine2.htm

https://headbolts.com/jeep-amc-v-8-e...60-390-and-401

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post #17 of 23 Old 10-14-2020, 05:08 PM
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So I heard back from the machinist the other day and he told me that the cylinders needed to be bored .030 over. I thought that sounded a little much but I didnít want to question him. Does that sound right or should go back and ask the question? I donít believe he has done the work yet but was going to order the pistons which I imagine could be returned if needed.
.030 over is not out of the ordinary...pretty standard for a first rebuild on an old engine.

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Federal Mogul 304 V8 parts at Summit racing:

https://www.summitracing.com/search/...gul%20304%20v8
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These fit and plug the 304 V8 OEM factory exhaust manifold emission air tube threaded holes:

https://teamgrandwagoneer.com/exhaus...-gw-1974-1991/
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Really appreciate it guys. Thanks for all the links on the parts.
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Quality Exhaust for Jeep CJ 304 V8:

Y-Pipe & tailpipe fit my ‘79 CJ5. They also have exhaust for CJ7.

Waldron’s Exhaust
P.O. Box 99
208 W. Main Street
Centreville, MI 49032
Phone: 800-503-9428
Phone: 269-467-7185
Fax: 269-467-9041
waldronexhaust.com
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Quality Exhaust for Jeep CJ 304 V8:

Y-Pipe & tailpipe fit my Ď79 CJ5. They also have exhaust for CJ7.

Waldronís Exhaust
P.O. Box 99
208 W. Main Street
Centreville, MI 49032
Phone: 800-503-9428
Phone: 269-467-7185
Fax: 269-467-9041
waldronexhaust.com


Yea I had looked these guys up after doing some research and maybe seeing one of your previous posts. I will definitely be reaching out to them. Thanks again Hurricane!
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Good progress so far Ben! Glad to see another 304 being rebuilt! Looking forward to more progress.

Also I purchased the Waldron exhaust and so far pretty pleased with the fitment still need to finish installing. One of these days I will get around to it.

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