4.3 took a crap !

4.3 took a crap !

Postby 86shorty [OP] » June 23rd 2009, 7:05am

Ok guys I have a real nice 86 shorty cargo van, the v6 is toast so I was thinking of putting in a 350 but which would be easier carbed or tbi?
I live in the Vancouver Canada area where we have aircare. ( which is bullcrap ) so any ideas how to source the parts like motor mounts and such, any help would be appreciated .

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Re: 4.3 took a crap !

Postby fede » June 23rd 2009, 9:43pm

i just wanted to comment on what great condition your vans in for an 86! wow!
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Re: 4.3 took a crap !

Postby Mr_Bowtie » June 23rd 2009, 9:56pm

**** that sucker is clean! You should see my rust bucket! :lol:
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Re: 4.3 took a crap !

Postby astro355 » June 23rd 2009, 11:13pm

Yes, that is a nice clean van.

With the air care thing, would you even be able to consider using a carb? I think you will be stuck with using a TBI (or better).
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Re: 4.3 took a crap !

Postby guyonearth » June 24th 2009, 4:23pm

What is "Aircare". Anyway, TBI is not hard to set up.
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Re: 4.3 took a crap !

Postby Mr_Bowtie » June 24th 2009, 5:02pm

Aircare = emissions????? :think:
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Re: 4.3 took a crap !

Postby raycer » June 26th 2009, 5:33pm

Go TBI...heck, I did it and it worked!!
But I would first do a little research on the Aircare situation. I live in Houston Texas and mine is a 1989 engine and it passes the Emissions Test.
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