You may need a socket and universal joint to get to the middle four bolts on the four-barrel manifold. I think the two are the same numerically speaking but as far as strength the 340 is clearly the winner. Did it on two sets of heads and have had wonderful results in the power increase world. One last thing for the 360, and that is the W2 heads. The book says the 360 to 318 works well, but, take the 318 heads, shave. Some changes may shorten engine life or the integrity or durability of other components.
The initial power ratings were 255 hp and 360 lb-ft, gross, or 175 hp and 285 lb-ft of torque net — right between the 318 and 340. Maybe we can find a couple aftermarket pistons that can give us corrected deck height to list on here. Horsepower shot up dramatically, from 170 to 230 hp, and the 280 lb-ft of torque stayed constant. They will also fit 340s and 360s as well. Need more info or help, just ask. Here is an illustration of the water pump bolts.
Never, ever wear contact lenses in the shop. The Hall Effect crankshaft position sensor remained. Rotate the tensioner counterclockwise and install poly-V belt. Wear appropriate clothing and eye protection. All 360 production was moved in Mexico in 1980, according to Rodolfo Rodriguez. If he did I've forgotten already. Opening the ports would open your bottom end as well as lift the band a little higher.
If you can go with a complete Magnum block to go with the heads, that would be the best thing. As stated, the piston sits between. Don't use manifold gaskets that block the exhaust crossover passage in a street motor. A junkyard manifold may come with a different diameter thermostat neck then the one currently installed in your vehicle, make sure you use one for the right size hose. With stock heads, 2Bbl carb and even 2. There could be more photos. I do not know what the casting number is or was, but they are out there.
Driver side 1-3-5-7 front to rear. Gellery Of Images 1970 Dodge Charger Engine Wiring Diagram Diagrams 318 Library. Explain to the machinist what you want to do, and he will tell you how much it will cost. Might have been a fluke, but after about 1973, closed chamber heads have the hardened seats and closed chambers on occasion. By this time you will have a sweet little engine that gets over 25 mpg and can easily bake your tires. Remove the alternator drive belt, by relieving the tension on the dynamic tensioner 3.
I use my 1977 W150 Power Wagon as a farm truck and I pull a 12,000 lb horse trailer, so my main requirements are low rpm power, driveability and reliability. Stickney Proceed at your own risk. This version used the current 360 heads with the 1. Generally, the 318 was a workhorse engine, using a single two-barrel carburetor for most of its life; it took regular gas, and provided good power, reliability, and, for a V8 of its time, economy. For the 1974 Dodge line, a new variation of the 360 was made with a four-barrel carburetor, resulting in 200 hp and 290 lb.
A linkage from a Cordoba may not fit a truck, etc. Pass side 2-4-6-8 front to rear. My wife helps me with mine. The valves still open for a long enough period, but don't move as much, meaning less force on the springs, etc. We started by taking the stock 2 barrel intake off and got an old Edelbrock Sp2P intake.
The 360 followed in 1971. . If you want to rev like a blender, go with lower lift, longer duration. The engines had a second-generation for spark control, hydraulic valve lifters to avoid periodic adjustments, and cast iron cranks. The four barrel had smaller primaries. Always install a new fuel filter.