Main IndexAuto Repair Home Search Posts SEARCH
POSTS
Who's Online WHO'S
ONLINE
Log in LOG
IN









Search Auto Parts

help


  Email This Post



rmcclendon1962
New User

Nov 30, 2016, 2:32 PM

Post #1 of 5 (754 views)
help Sign In

i have a 91 r3500 it had a tbi motor i am changing it to carb i need to know will a 4l80 tran work with a carb motor


kev2
Veteran
kev2 profile image

Nov 30, 2016, 3:42 PM

Post #2 of 5 (745 views)
Re: help Sign In

we can make anything work... Cha ching $$$, Modifications, money, drivability, emissions, hassle factor loss of power all have me ask -
WHY would you want a carb?
google away -good luck
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ozbWf_QsPrw


Hammer Time
Ultimate Carjunky / Moderator
Hammer Time profile image

Nov 30, 2016, 4:13 PM

Post #3 of 5 (743 views)
Re: help Sign In

You think you are making things simpler but in reality, you are making it far more complicated to make it work right.

Not to mention that it is against Federal law to make a modification like that and drive it on US highways.



~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

We offer help in answering questions, clarifying things or giving advice but we are not a substitute for an on-site inspection by a professional.



Discretesignals
Ultimate Carjunky / Moderator
Discretesignals profile image

Nov 30, 2016, 4:48 PM

Post #4 of 5 (736 views)
Re: help Sign In

No it won't work. The transmission is computer controlled and needs sensor inputs like throttle position, MAP, position sensor inputs, and vehicle speed. The ignition system is also computer controlled.

Why would you convert it to carb anyway? TBI is far superior when it comes to reliability and drive-ability.





Since we volunteer our time and knowledge, we ask for you to please follow up when a problem is resolved.

(This post was edited by Discretesignals on Nov 30, 2016, 4:49 PM)


Tom Greenleaf
Ultimate Carjunky / Moderator
Tom Greenleaf profile image

Nov 30, 2016, 9:56 PM

Post #5 of 5 (714 views)
Re: help Sign In

All on same page - no. Keep it OE and TBI. 10 years older you might think of a change that would work out. EFI can handle crap fuel which is all there is much better than a carb so you are NOT making it simpler,


T







  Email This Post
 
 


Feed Button




Search for (options) Privacy Sitemap