The 1971 J Series was the first to receive an AMC engine (the 304), replacing the very capable and benchmark Buick Small Block V8. They began to phase their engines into all Jeep models in the following two years. 1972 was the first CJ to see the V8, AMC having lengthened the CJ's front clip to accept the longer I6 and V8 offerings Thanks (0) Quote Reply Posted: May/21/2010 at 6:21am. With stock compression and heads, an RV cam is your best bet. Has a nice lope to it but makes good usable power from 1500-4500 rpm range. Advance the valve timing a few degrees to trick it into thinking it has some compression .9L) & 390 401 Performance level 1 - Baja Beast - Excellent Low end and mid-range power. Designed to enhance trottle responce and low end. The tighter lobe center gives this cam an enhnaced idle sound and a little more pop in the throttle
AMC Performer Power Packages. Designed for 1970-91 street 304-360-401ci V8 engines without EGR. Will not accept stock Motorcraft spread-bore carburetor. Power Package includes matching: Performer Intake Manifold 350-2131. Edelbrock Performer 600cfm Carburetor 350-1406. Performer-Plus Hydraulic Flat Tappet Camshaft & Lifters 350-2132. Edelbrock 2131 - Edelbrock Performer Intake Manifolds. Intake Manifold, Performer, Dual Plane, Aluminum, Natural, Square Bore Flange, AMC, 304, 360, 390, 401, Each. Part Number: EDL-2131. ( 18 ) Estimated Ship Date: 7/6/2021 (if ordered today) Free Shipping. Estimated Ship Date: 7/6/2021 (if ordered today) Free Shipping Yes. Ford 351C 4-Bolt Bare Block. 304 AMC High Performance Balanced crate engine. This engine is not in stock. Build times vary. Contact us for build time. This AMC 304 crate engine by Blue Monkey Performance would be EXCELLENT for that AMX, Jeep, Wagoner, CJ, CJ5, CJ7 and etc. This engine comes equipped with a Edelbrock Dual Plane square bore. . These engines can produce amazing horsepower and give good long service when done right
The Jp Magazine staff has been wanting to build up an AMC 360 or 401 (don't waste your time building a 304) for quite some time, and we still may get around to it. But for now, we're going to lean on the Hot Rod magazine boys on the 10th floor for some tips and tricks on building up an AMC V-8 Air Cleaner Sticker Decal - 304 High Performance V8 Motor for Classic Muscle Car, Compatible with AMC, Pontiac and Ford - 5x2.25 inch 4.6 out of 5 stars 4 $9.93 $ 9 . 9
They have new AMC HIGH PERFORMANCE decals installed. You also get a 14 X 3 air cleaner with matching decals stud and wing nut.. 5-1/8 opening for carb . Fits your 304- 360-401-390 Engine.May fit others that Im not aware of A-Team Performance Silicone 8.0 mm Spark Plug Wires Set Ignition Accessories Automotive Wire Kit Compatible with AMC Jeep V8 290 304 343 360 390 401, Red 4.2 out of 5 stars 86 Save 19 Edelbrock Performer-Plus Camshaft #2132 is designed for 290-401 AMC V8 engines and produce optimum torque from the low-end to the mid-range. Performer-Plus camshafts should be matched with Performer manifolds for vehicles operating from off-idle to 5500 rpm. The Performer-Plus #2132 is a smooth idling cam for daily drivers, trucks, vans, RVs.
2330441 DAMPER, HI-PERF, AMC-JEEP 304-401, 1970-1991, Ext Bal, 6.80 OD, Black PRW. PRW High Performance Sportsman Dampers are cast from nodular iron and suitable for moderate racing applications and engines generating up to 400 horsepower. Unlike most OEM dampers, the hub and ring are splined to prevent radial movement of the outer ring.. PRW High Performance Aluminum Water Pump - AMC/JEEP 304(5.0L) 1973-81, 360(5.9L) 1973-91, 401(6.6L) 1973-78, block-to-hub 4.8125, as-cast finish. PRWs high flow aluminum water pumps are engineered to deliver an increased water flow. These super velocity pumps significantly improve cooling for all street, high performance and racing applications The International Harvester Corporation 304-cubic-inch (5.0 L) SV Comanche V8 engines are sometimes mistaken for the AMC 304, however the IHC V8 engine family has no relation to the AMC V8 and was in fact first produced in 1959,11 years prior to the AMC designed 304. The similarity in displacement is purely a coincidence AMC V8 DUI Distributors. $319.00 - $389.00. Simple One-Wire Hookup. Internal Coil and Module. Instant Throttle Response. Custom Tailored Advance Curve. Mud, Water and Vibration Proof. Fits 290-304-343-360-390-401 CI Engines. Click Here To Download AMC DUI Instructions Sheets AMC/Jeep LiveWires. $89.00 - $145.00. High Temperature Sleeve Protects Wire Up To 1400°. Custom Fit And Numbered For Each Cylinder. Spiral Wound Core Prevents Radio Interference. Low Resistance Value Of 300-350 Ohms Per Foot. Durable Silicone Jacket And Insulation. No Cutting or Splicing - All Sets Ready To Install
COMP Cams CL10-202-4 High Energy Hydraulic Camshaft Kit, AMC V8. $234.95 304 AMC High Performance Balanced crate engine. This engine is not in stock. Build times vary. Contact us for build time. This AMC 304 crate engine by Blue Monkey Performance would be EXCELLENT for that AMX, Jeep, Wagoner, CJ, CJ5, CJ7 and etc.This engine comes equipped with a Dual Plane square bore flange intake and will run on leaded or unleaded Premium pump fuel
My 304 is fuel injected, msd dist and msd 6 box, rv cam and runs great. Edelbrock intake, doug thorley tri y headers. 140 hp to the tires, thru a turbo 400 a dana 20 and a cv driveshaft. So Im a little over 300 engine hp. I think all the AMC motors are gas hogs. I like having a AMC in my jeepster The AMC 304 was introduced in Jeep vehicles in 1971 in J-series pickups and Wagoneers and in 1972 in the CJ vehicles. Early 304s performed well, so well that frame changes were made to the CJs in '73 to prevent cracks. Meeting legal requirements for smog controls on the 304 severely hurt performance of the engine Find Amc 304 and other car and truck automotive parts and accessories on sale here. Shop for Amc 304 today! 304 Amc Crate 304 Amc Crate High Performance Balanced Engine Jeep Cj5 Cj7. $6,095.00. Amc Alternator Bracket High Mount 304 360 401 V8 Passenger Side Jeep 1972 . $129.95
Racer Price $625.00. Part Number: EDE-75311. Application: AMC 304-401 V8 1970-91, Non EGR. Delivery: Carbureted. 1500-6500 RPM. Edelbrock Performer RPM Cylinder Head - AMC/Jeep V8, Bare 304's are kinda anemic in stock form, but you can wake them up. Another good thing about AMC V8's is that you can just bolt another larger one in it's place. And still use all of those extras that you had on the smaller V8. You can buy stuff for your 304, then find a killer deal on a 360, and bolt all that on your newer engine
Feb 4, 2009. Location. Apex, NC. Apr 25, 2009. #1. I have a '80 CJ7 with a 304, edelbrock performer intake and truck avenger carb, OEM ignition, replaced by previous owner. I can not get this thing dialed in. I set the timing at 5 to 7 BTDC and the RPMs go up over 1000, idle screw all the way out. Can not get idle down to 700 rpm range Flywheels and Bellhousings. The I6 is internally neutrally balanced. It uses a 159 tooth flywheel / flexplate and a 10.5 to 10.9 clutch disc. Bellhousings (and automatic transmission flanges) interchange nicely between the AMC I6 and its 304, 360 & 401 counterparts. It should be noted that the earlier version of the 232 - up through 1971. I actually have a second project that I want to use a pair of 1970 304 heads on a 360 for slightly high performance street car so, I am listening to what you are saying. The Machinist and I both think that we cam help them out quite a bit by cleaning up the short side radius. Right now, there is a sharp transition in that area
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Offenhauser produces several high-rise intake manifolds for 304-401-cu in AMC V-8 engines. A non-HEI Quadrajet manifold (#5918) is offered as a spread-bore design in single plane, with a center divider. It will also accommodate the Carter Thermoquad or Holley spread-bore carburetors AMC - 290, 304, 343, 360 (5.9L) & 390 401 Performance level 3 - High Performance Compu-Pro - Intended for the performance oriented hot-street application, these cams offer an extended rpm range with emphasis on upper bottom to top end power. Performance gears, headers, dual exhaust, larger than stock cfm carburetor, performance manifold and increased compression (9.5:1 to 10.5:1) are required The Jeep 304 & 360 CID AMC V-8 from 1978 to 1990 are eligible for this upgrade. The 304 & 360 CID Engines from '78 to '90 used the same Motorcraft distributor for all variations. (*If you have a 304 or 360 CID V-8, 1977 or older, I urge you to see below*) There are three upgrades listed below, 1. BASIC UPGRADE
The Jeep 304 & 360 CID AMC V-8 from 1978 to 1990 are eligible for this upgrade. The 304 & 360 CID Engines from '78 to '90 used the same Motorcraft distributor for all variations. (*If you have a 304 or 360 CID V-8, 1977 or older, I urge you to read this*) There are three upgrades listed below: 1 ATI Performance Products also makes available AMC harmonic balancers. Several ATI Super Dampers are listed for AMC 304-401 engines, including units for internal and external balance crankshafts. Two diameters, 7.07- and 6.325-inches are offered, and you have the option of a two-ring (six-groove retained durometer O-ring) or three-ring (eight. High Energy 206/206 Hydraulic Flat Cam for AMC 290-401. SKU 10-200-4. $156.95. Shop Now. Wish List Compare. High Energy 212/212 Hydraulic Flat Cam for AMC 290-401. SKU 10-201-4. $179.95 Re: Found an AMC V8 \High Volume\ Oil Pump Hey CJ7_304, I don`t mean to show my age, but a guy named Wally Booth drove some pretty awesome AMC pro stock cars on the NHRA circuit back in the 70`s. The name Dick Arons is very familiar too
Whether you're looking to maintain, optimize, or upgrade, we offer competitive pricing on ATK AMC 304 CID V8 Replacement Jeep Engine - DA16 for your Truck or Jeep at 4 Wheel Parts. With our selection of quality brands and expert advice, we help boost your vehicle's performance and make a statement on or off the road Prepping AMC V-8 Heads For Performance Use. There are 2 desirable subtypes of AMC V8 heads. The 1970 to early-71 heads with 51cc chambers (casting number 319-6291), and the mid-70 to mid-73 58cc heads (casting numbers 321-2993 and 321-3948). Both heads have the superior dogleg exhaust port and studded rocker arm mounts Edelbrock part #2131 Performer AMC intake manifold is designed for 1970-91 street 304-360-401 c.i.d. V8 engines. Will not accept stock Motorcraft spread-bore carburetor. Edelbrock's Patented Dual-plane, low-rise design with a 180-degree firing order greatly improves torque over a wide rpm range for excellent throttle response from off-idle.
But while the tide was turning away from muscle cars in the early 70s, AMC bucked that trend by offering its 304 cubic-inch V8 in the Gremlin in 1972, which in turn set the stage for a 401ci V8 swap. Image: Hobby DB. This, in turn, resulted in the rise of high-performance dealers across the country. These shops would take delivery of factory. New High Performance AMC V8 for Rich's 84 CJ-7 - Part 5. A few years back we covered a frame up restoration of Rich's CJ-7. The engine in this Jeep was partially rebuilt during the initial restoration but the engine is in need of a major overhaul. New Problem: Distributor Gear and Cam Gear Worn ATK High Performance Stroker Engines ATK NORTH AMERICA 4.7L Baja Stroker Jeep Engine. From $3,328.99 Look no further. We carry an assortment of Jeep 258 crate engine options, 258 long block alternatives and AMC 258 crate engine selections from premier brands such as Omix-ADA and ATK North America. Add Protection Plan for $304.30 ? Ship.
Melling Rocker Arm Kit for 74-93 Jeep CJ & Wrangler YJ with AMC 304, 360, 401 $20.99 OMIX Rocker Arm Kit for 83-06 Jeep CJ-7, Wrangler YJ, TJ & Unlimited with 4.0/4.2 Wish List Compare. High Efficiency Hydraulic Flat Tappet Cam & Lifter Kit - AMC V8 290-401 260/260. SKU 10100275LK. $220.00. Shop Now. Wish List Compare. Drag Race Solid Flat Tappet Cam & Lifter Kit - AMC V8 290-401 306/306. SKU 30100907LK. $287.74 IC944-020 ICON Forged Piston - AMC 4.6L Rod 6.123 Dish 21cc (6PK), $559.61. Add to Cart P/N AMC-40115 Engine & Forward Lamp Wiring Harne... $189.97 Engine Mount Kit, Urethane, 1964-88 AMC, Rambler, Eagle, 1972-91 Jeep w/Inline 6 (Except Pacer) - See Application This is a first year AMC Spirit AMX from 1979, this was the high-performance version of the then-new AMC Spirit - a compact car capable of good fuel efficiency that could still fit the company's 304 cu. in. V8 under the hood.. Although it wasn't originally intended as a race car the AMC Spirit , and the AMC Spirit AMX in particular, proved remarkably competitive as both circuit and drag.
The tool will fit the AMC V8's (304, 360, 390 and 401), the Buick 350, the Cadillac 472 and 500), as well as the earlier model AMC 258 6-cylinder engines. This tool may work in other engines as well, but those listed above have been verified. Will NOT fit Vigilante 327 Engines. **Note this tool will not fit in newer 258's (however, we can. All Milodon High Performance water pumps start with new, high quality steel or aluminum castings, that use large diameter shafts and heavy duty bearings. All pumps are direct factory replacements equipped with all hose connections and bosses. All Milodon Performance water pumps are protected by Milodon's 100% satisfaction guarantee Performance Distributors now offers the D.U.I. (Davis Unified Ignition) for AMC applications. The AMC D.U.I. is a one-piece ignition system with the coil in the distributor cap and the module inside the distributor. The D.U.I. Coil produces 50,000 volts and allows spark plug gaps to be opened up to .050 - .055 Randall AMC dealership in Mesa, Arizona, received AMC's endorsement to build 401 cu in (6.6 L) V8 powered Gremlins. The cars started out as 304 cubic inch V8 models from the factory and after Randall's modifications would run 13.90 seconds at 103-106 miles per hour (171 km/h) in the quarter mile, for $2,995 (US$17,460 in 2020 dollars  ) Cam specs are as follows,Camshafts,Lifters,and Pushrods, Performance Dual Pattern hydraulic camshaft and lifter and double roller timing kit for AMC Jeep 290 304 343 360 390 401 1966-1993, Kit P/N CL6000 SS3118,High quality, high discounts,Promotional discounts,The Luxury Lifestyle Portal,Good design, give you boutique products
AMC Ambassador. The Ambassador is an automobile manufactured and marketed by American Motors Corporation (AMC) from 1957-1974 over eight generations, in two- and four-door sedan, two-door hardtop, station wagon and convertible body styles. It was full-size from 1957 to 1961 and 1967 to 1974, and mid-size from 1962 to 1966 Check Out 304 Amc Engine On eBay. Fill Your Cart With Color Today AMC never used the production 304 as a high performance engine....in fact, it is similar to Chevy's 305 engine, the 304 AMC is 3.75 bore x 3.44 stroke. The small bore is why none of the good big valve AMC heads will work....just like the problem the 305 Chevy has with not being able to use big valve heads All specifications, performance and fuel economy data of AMC Javelin AMX V-8 304 (112 kW / 152 PS / 150 hp), edition of the year 1974 since September 1973 for North America U.S., including acceleration times 0-60 mph, 0-100 mph, 0-100 km/h, 0-200 km/h, quarter mile time, top speed, mileage and fuel economy, power-to-weight ratio, dimensions, drag coefficient, etc May 8, 2020. #17. Flatie46 said: I would recommend running a Wix oil filter and a Cloyes dual row true roller timing chain. AMC V8's don't oil well in the timing area, the true roller chain style helps. I soaked mine in a container of Lucas for a few days to penetrate the rollers and pre-lube the chain before installation