Is the AMC 401 a good engine?

Is the AMC 401 a good engine?

The 390 and 401 engines used larger ones than the smaller 304, 327, and 343 mills. The 401 was the biggest, strongest engine that AMC offered. While its brute strength was only on display from the factory for one year, its reliability and toughness lasted nearly all the way to the end of the decade.

How much HP does a AMC 401 have?

The 401.11 cu in (6,573.0 cc) produced 330 hp (335 PS; 246 kW) gross in 1971 and 255 hp (259 PS; 190 kW) net from 1972 to 1975. In 1976 it was rated at 215 hp (218 PS; 160 kW). Like the 390, the 401’s crankshaft and connecting rods are forged steel. It was last produced in 1978.

Is the AMC 401 a small block?

AMC never had a big-block, but many Chevy, Dodge, Ford, and Pontiac fans still complained about the large-displacement small-block AMC 401. The AMC V-8 never was fuel injected from the factory in a Jeep product. In fact, it was one of the last carbureted engines built in North America—up until 1991.

What is an AMC 401?

It was replaced by the AMC 401 which used AMC’s third generation V8 architecture. The 401 had the same external dimensions as the 304, 360, and 1970 390. The 390 had a 4.165 inch bore and a 3.574 inch stroke. In order to create the 401, AMC increased the 390’s stroke to 3.68 inches and kept the 390’s bore size.

Did the Gremlin come with a V8?

This 1974 AMC Gremlin got a V8 engine swap to ape the special-edition Randall-built XRs of the day. This 1974 AMC Gremlin got a V8 engine swap to ape the special-edition Randall-built XRs of the day.

Did AMC use Chrysler engines?

In the 1970s, VAM (See Vehículos Automotores Mexicanos) introduced a 282-cubic-inch version of the engine. American Motors and Chrysler produced the basic design constantly through 2006 (AMC was bought out by Chrysler in late 1987).

What year did the AMC 401 come out?

The AMC 401 V8 was the powerful around 400 cubic-inch displacement V8 engine which AMC sorely needed since the mid-1960s. Its arrival for the 1971 model year may have been a little late but it still had a big impact on the automotive world during the 1970s.

How much does a AMC 401 weigh?

AMC Javelin 1972 401 V8 AMX 4-speed Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight
Curb Weight : 1494 kg OR 3294 lbs
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 5.8 kg/hp
Trunk / Boot capacity : 345 L
Steering : Recirculating ball. –

What was the biggest engine in a Gremlin?

At the start of the model year, the Gremlin was available with either the standard 232 cu in (3.8 L) or optional 258 cu in (4.2 L) six-cylinder engines.

How much is a Gremlin car worth?

Q: What is the average sale price of a AMC Gremlin? A: The average price of a AMC Gremlin is $15,816.

How much horsepower does an AMC 401 V8 have?

Got that one and today we have the big daddy of the lineup the AMC 401 V8. This engine came in on the ragged tail of the muscle car era (AMC was always a little late with anything good) and carried a rating a 330hp for that one shining year in 1971.

How much does an AMC 401 long block engine cost?

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Is there a difference between a 1974-1978 AMC 401 remanufactured and rebuilt?

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What kind of engine does an AMX have?

AMC Stroker 427 401 360 Crate High Perf balanced engine Aluminum heads AMX This AMC crate Stroker engine by Blue Monkey Performance would be EXCELLENT for that AMX, Javelin, Rebel, Scrambler and etc. It will set you back in the seat and still has good all around power.