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Old 03-19-2009, 05:43 PM
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yeah if i could just find a way to tune it id be happy. i was always told that Holley made a good carb. but now im not to sure. i guess i could pull the Edelbrock carb off my 305 get an adaptor and use that?
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yeah i think ill do that thanks alot guys
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ok who knows where the oil sensor is in a 318
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I junked the stock and went with Edelbrock's Performer manifold and their 600 cfm electric choke carb. I highly recommend a mild cam swap too if you go that route, it REALLY opens the 318 up. The oil sensor is at the back of the intake manifold near the distributor. It is round, about an inch and a half high, has a square base to get a wrench on it.

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Just as an aside, Holley does make a good carb, but as with anything, it all just comes down to personal preference. I was going to just replace it with another Holley, just couldn't see sinking the money into it, especially with another vehicle project waiting to get done. Six of one, half dozen of another.
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While Chrysler gets credit for the Hemi, it did not invent it. The Hemi was first used (AFAIK) in a 20hp, 2 cylinder engine in the 1903 Welch. Duesenberg and Stutz used it to build their powerhouse engines a few years later. Chrysler took up the mantle in the 30's and took the Hemi to new levels as they further refined the design. Also, the DeSoto credit for the 1hp per cubic inch wars....? DeSoto was owned and marketed by Chrysler. They used Chrysler engines.

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OK new question i bought a 1988 D150 with a 3.9L and i don't know what kind of tranny it has is it a 727? i also want to put in a 1976 360ci so i need to know if this 3.9 tranny will work with a v8
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Check out this trans ID link. Your truck could have the 727 or a 904-based 998 or 999. Possibly even the A500. The V6 transmission will work, but from the factory the stick setup will be a bit weak for a 360. A rebuild with upgraded clutches and steels will fix that. Also, you would need to add external weight on the converter for the 360. The V6 is like the 5.2 in that it doesn't need the additional balance weight. You could also get a B&M flexplate balancer for the intended application, or use a 360 converter that matches the transmission.
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