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What engine is this?

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looks like a 2.3 carbed lima motor

also looks like its been modded with tube headers
very good little motor

almost wish i had another one
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the year of your truck might help too
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its definitely a 1st gen.....looks like a 2bl webber carb

power steering, power brakes....and his windsheild washer pump doesn't work
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its definitely a 1st gen.....looks like a 2bl webber carb

power steering, power brakes....and his windsheild washer pump doesn't work
It's an 84, and the power steering and power brakes do work. But u r correct on the washer pump.
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how the hell do you the windsheild washer pump dosent work from the pics?
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It's an 84, and the power steering and power brakes do work. But u r correct on the washer pump.
yeah, i was just rattling off stuff i noticed....

did you just get it or have you done anything to it?

cuz it looks like its been tweaked (in a good way)

if you haven't done anything....i HIGHLY suggest getting the head off...dropping in an aggressive street cam, gasket match the intake and exhaust and getting it ported and polished

you will have one wicked little motor
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how the hell do you the windsheild washer pump dosent work from the pics?
cuz i'm just that good





look closely at the 2nd pic.....you can see the plug on the reservoir has either been cut or is missing....
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Just got it, runs real strong. I luv it!
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I'm curious if this is the 2.8 or what?
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any other pics??

i love 1st gens
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I'm curious if this is the 2.8 or what?
nope....
its a carbed 2.3 lima



the 2.8 looks like this
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any other pics??

i love 1st gens

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HOLY S***

its a 4x4 2.3!!!!!!!!!!!!


I WANT I WANT I WANT I WANT!!!!!!!!!!!!
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My last 2.3, (a 93 xlt), lasted for more then 300k miles!
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if my 2.8 goes to hell, i'm totally swapping in a hopped up 2.3

they are amazing motors when fixed up
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yeah, i was just rattling off stuff i noticed....

did you just get it or have you done anything to it?

cuz it looks like its been tweaked (in a good way)

if you haven't done anything....i HIGHLY suggest getting the head off...dropping in an aggressive street cam, gasket match the intake and exhaust and getting it ported and polished

you will have one wicked little motor
I pretty much bought it for winter, so I can park my Jetta. Prob wont be modding it. Speakin of which, what is the best things I can do to it to "winterize it"?
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could it be the older 2.5?
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I pretty much bought it for winter, so I can park my Jetta. Prob wont be modding it. Speakin of which, what is the best things I can do to it to "winterize it"?
Winter tires, a couple bags of sand for the back and a tune up and you'll be unstoppable.
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Its a could be a 2.0 or 2.3 in the early 80s,I had a lima 2.8 rebuilt with head work aftermarket cam,dual exhaust 4 speed in a 1974 mustang 11,it pulled hard damn it wish i had that motor today
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2.5 SUCKS! it aint doing sh*t for you!!
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Its a could be a 2.0 or 2.3 in the early 80s,I had a lima 2.8 rebuilt with head work aftermarket cam,dual exhaust 4 speed in a 1974 mustang 11,it pulled hard damn it wish i had that motor today
i rebuilt my 2.8 and did some headwork with the stock cam....
DAMN!!

night and day difference.....especially after the duraspark conversion

i can't wait to get it on the road and really drive it
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i rebuilt my 2.8 and did some headwork with the stock cam....
DAMN!!

night and day difference.....especially after the duraspark conversion

i can't wait to get it on the road and really drive it
I beleave someone used to make a 4 barrel carb manifold for the 2.8 tehe
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I beleave someone used to make a 4 barrel carb manifold for the 2.8 tehe
i'm gonna leave mine alone for now....i don't wanna get into any trouble just yet
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HOLY S***

its a 4x4 2.3!!!!!!!!!!!!


I WANT I WANT I WANT I WANT!!!!!!!!!!!!
I also want! Pretty rare find around here. Nice truck!
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