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Old 07-19-2013, 01:40 AM
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Consider a 5.0 Ford with an AOD overdrive they can run 25 MPG highway in the Crown Vics which made them popular as Police cruisers,your Rambler weighs less so should be even better.Also the 5.0 Ford weighs 460 pounds compared to a SBC at 540 pounds and is about 2" narrower and the front mounted distributor will give more firewall clearance.Be sure to get the entire computer harness from the donor car as it controls the EFI and transmission on 1993 and later.
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