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Anyone running a 4.3L/TH400/Doubler?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by yunit, Mar 2, 2006.

  1. yunit

    yunit 1/2 ton status

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    Well, I might just bolt my TH400 and Doubler up to my 4.3L since no one wants to buy the TH400 & Doubler. Anyone running a 4.3L in front of a TH400, just wondering how much power the TH400 is going to suck up from the 4.3L. The engine is a stock 1995 CMFI with 191hp & 260ft lbs.
     
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    pauly383 Daddy383 Staff Member Moderator

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    If the vehicles pretty light , it may work out well . I am constantly amazed at Marvs 1.6 liter hamster wheel climbing the rocks with dual cases .
     
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    u2slow 1/2 ton status

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    A 4.3L/TH400 is a gutless wonder :haha:

    Some of the Chevy vans came like this. I don't recommend driving one. I also drove a stock K2500 4.3L/4L80E with 4.56s... it was better, but not great.

    Maybe going wild on the gearing is the key. :thinking: Stay off the highway though. :haha:
     
  4. yunit

    yunit 1/2 ton status

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    I'll be running 5.13's and 38" TSL's, so it should be able to move.:D
     
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    marv_springer 1/2 ton status

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    It should work.....

    Won't be no speed demon, but that's apparently not what you're after anyway...

    Marv
     
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    will this setup be going into a fullsize? i have been pondering this similar idea for a while now. keep us posted, please.:D
     
  7. yunit

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    The setup will be going into a YJ.:p:
     
  8. jekbrown

    jekbrown I am CK5 Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    well hell, no problem then! those lil things hardly weigh anything... and the biggest engine they ever came with stock was a 4.0 right? 4.3 oughta be fine... especially with 5.13s and a doubler...

    j
     
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    Pete, it will work fine. It should not be much different then a K5 with a 350.
     

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