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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)...
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
07-01-2006, 02:45 PM
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...
06-29-2006, 01:27 PM
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...
06-24-2006, 04:21 PM
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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