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4 speed or automatic

Jiggs0581 Jiggs0581
New User | Posts: 1 | Joined: 03/13
Posted: 03/23/13
04:52 PM

Hey guys looking for some help trying to decide which way to go.  I got a 73 duster with a 360 magnum engine. Should I go auto or 4 speed? Thanks
Spec on it
New Magnum Block
New Aluminum Magnum Cylinder Heads
Mopar Cast Aluminum Valve Covers
High-Strength Stainless Steel Valve 2.02" Intake / 1.60" Exhaust
Heavy-Duty Valve Springs
Hydraulic Roller Camshaft (288°/292° Advertised Duration)
10:1 Compression Ratio
Single Plane M1 Aluminum Intake Manifold  

69_340_GTS 69_340_GTS
Enthusiast | Posts: 535 | Joined: 06/09
Posted: 03/23/13
07:36 PM

If it is a std trans car, by all means keep it that way! Converting from a std to an automatic is pretty crazy IMHO. Converting from an auto to a std will require LOTS of parts and work.  

drmopar drmopar
Guru | Posts: 1445 | Joined: 02/08
Posted: 04/07/13
04:10 PM

Auto with a 4000 stall converter, what a rush!!  

FeatherLite FeatherLite
New User | Posts: 12 | Joined: 11/12
Posted: 04/16/13
03:17 PM

My 76 Duster is quite a beast with 4 speed overdrive unit:-) Automatics ar problematic!  
76 Feather Duster
360ci, 4speed manual(overdrive unit)
355 posi 8 3/34 rear end
edelbrock high rise aluminum intake 650 cfm carb
Msd 6al digital rev limiter ignition
Flo-tech headers
2 1/2" dual flow master exhaust