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    76 Suburban 454 where's TDC?

    The cam gear is shot so I'm replacing the timing chain and two gears on a 1976 Suburban 1/2 ton 454 engine with 1406 Edelbrock carburetor.

    Does TDC for plug one occur when the dot on the top (cam)...
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    1976 454 V8 Suburban 2wd using MaxLife oil:...

    1976 454 V8 Suburban 2wd

    using MaxLife oil: 8.8 mpg
    using 10-30wt oil: 8.8 mpg
    with old spark plugs after failing emissions: 8.8 mpg
    after complete tune up and again fai: 8.8 mpg
    not towing:...
  3. I like Texas, too! Lemme run this by you all....

    I like Texas, too!

    Lemme run this by you all.

    A friend here in Tucson says that I should swap out my stock carburetor for a comp cam 252 duration (Townsends Racing Works) and get a 500cfm 2...
  4. Thank you all for your input. I have a rebuilt...

    Thank you all for your input.

    I have a rebuilt carburetor that cost about $200, so it isn't the fancy one.

    The engine has never undergone a major overhaul, but the transmission was...
  5. Alternative Fuel Conversions for 1976 Suburban (454) ? [Expired Topic]

    Hello. I live in Tucson, Arizona, and drive a gasoline-powered '76 Suburban with the big block (454) engine. Having kept meticulous fuel records since October, 1996, when I inherited the beast, I...
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