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So last winter, I had many, many carb issues with that old 2bbl holley, I rebuilt it twice, and it would fail after a few months..

So I finally smartened up, I bought a 4 bbl Performer Intake, an Edelbrock 600 cfm, manual choke carb (I have a manual choke I installed), removed the A/C unit, and all of it's lines, and put an open element air cleaner..

It woke that 318 up like I could never believe, from 60-120km/h, she's a rocket, it starts up usually on the first turn of the key, and idles like a Cadillac.

My question, with the extra horsepower gains, should I be worried about damaging that 7 1/4" rear end? The transmission mount did break shortly after the modifications to the engine.

The other day I was able to break the back end loose coming around a corner, I'm running 225 wide snow tires....
 

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Thanks for the quick response!

Yeah, I've got to do that rear end dope one of these days, it doesn't make any noise, the transmission had a slight slip, but changing the transmission fluid seemed to remedy that issue..
 

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I did buy a 1987 New Yorker from a buddy of mine, it's a rough low mileage parts car, it was $100, I was going to pull the motor, trans, and axle..

Plus, with how difficult it is to find those rear leaf springs around here, I'll definitely keep those!
 
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