You just asking for a headache that neither of us need. Nothing is going to help that fuel mileage more than overdrive. Brett Well said Brett, you are correct, and I should have been more specific. That being said, if you drive it right it should do the job for you. If you take any hills or passes, keep in mind you may take a little more time than before. Also not going to get any benefit unless the intake is bored to match the throttle body.
As you might have guessed, the 454 represents the 454 cubic inch 7. This will enable you to identify the exact specification of the engine. Engines For Sale: Live Auction Listings. It did not seem to matter that its carrying capacity, at a touch under 1,100 pounds 500 kg , was somewhat less than other pickups, and, of course, its V8 engine made it very thirsty. Can a 454 take you on that trip-- absolutely. Equilibrium is the way I'd describe it too. I feel that any coach up to 34' is just about the max for a gas engine.
Head and Block Construction This engine is made using a cast iron block and heads. The valves were oriented to open away from the combustion chamber and cylinder walls, greatly increasing the volumetric efficiency of the engine. The engine was introduced just before emission standards were increased, and also very close to the gas crisis in the early 1970s, neither are friendly environments for such a large engine. Not content with simply installing a new engine, Chevrolet also added a forward roll bar, quick-ratio steering, a front stabilizer bar, and the sort of luxurious internal features normally found in a luxury passenger car, such as high-back reclining red bucket seats, cruise control, and tinted windows. People either skip this entirely, or skimp on the parts used or go crazy. Its value never really took off as expected, either. Here is the parts list needed to accomplish that.
So the one in question is not original equipment and did not come in the car. Have fun and enjoy your trip. With our coach, we also have the Dual Range aux transmission from U. This engine is still quite popular for performance enthusiasts, as is indicated by the number of aftermarket parts still available for this engine in some popular aftermarket magazines. Not content with simply installing a new engine, Chevrolet also added a forward roll bar, quick-ratio steering, a front stabilizer bar, and the sort of luxurious internal features normally found in a luxury passenger car, such as high-back reclining red bucket seats, cruise control, and tinted windows. If your distributor has over 100k miles on it. I also wired the fans to a manual switch that I could control myself.
The engine originally had 3 variants, although only 2 of those were offered in normal production. The 454 did last longer in heavy duty truck applications, lasting until the mid-90s. As you might have guessed, the 454 represents the 454 cubic inch 7. So I am not going to recommend that. I know it is a old one but before I sink a lot of money into this endeavor I want to make sure it is for us. As far as the original post, the terrain they will follow is not as steep, but they will encounter some hills.
This engine is still quite popular for performance enthusiasts, as is indicated by the number of aftermarket parts still available for this engine in some popular aftermarket magazines. Just check your fluid levels and maintain the engine properly, and you will really enjoy the trip. Depends on which cold air intake you install. In 1995 Volvo offered a 2. I always thought it ran to hot especially climbing a big hill or idling.
I am a new member and have asked one question and had it answered already by Brett, thanks Brett. Standard push rod overhead valves were used, with 2 valves per cylinder, 1 intake and 1 exhaust, with the camshaft inside the block. The pistons used for regular versions of the engine were cast iron, while performance versions were offered in forged steel. If you open the bonnet, there should be a sticker on the left side end of the engine's cylinder head starting B5 for benzine, 5 cylinder. As for headers, you could if you want but at that power level your just going to give yourself headaches with exhaust leaks and burnt plug wires.
Nonetheless, this engine was used in other applications for a long time and is still popular to this day for performance fans who have a car large enough to accept one of these big block engines. This big engine is capable of creating a lot of power and is also quite reliable. My question: I just bought a 1992 Southwind one owner in excellent condition. Refrigerant and oil capacity guides are based on data provided by sources such as AllData and Mitchell. But it could cruise comfortably at high speed all day long, unlike every other pickup on the road. This big engine is capable of creating a lot of power and is also quite reliable. You might also consider I-40 through Oklahoma, Texas and New Mexico.