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Ok time to be thinking about a motor 1641 1776 1835 those are my choices pros and cons ??

I'll drive on-road 70% of the time.a little freeway use then off-road so do i go with a stock rebuilt or go with CR 3rd and 4th beefed up for off-road. Just trying to get a happy medium on the engine and transmission.

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Either 1641 for a budget build, or 1915 for a few bucks more. The 1915 has thicker cylinder walls and is more reliable. You will spent the same $$ to build a 1776 or 1835.


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Stock crank with the 1915 or a CW crank?

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If your taking the time to get a new crank always go with the counter weighted


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Any suggestions on setting up a tranny ?

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I would save the time and money you were planning on spending on your tranny and just use a T-1 tranny with a 4.125 R&P.


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