Join Date: Aug 2011
damanx is offline
Re: 2.8 problems
Use the 3.4 flex plate and yes, the motor will bolt right up to the tranny.
If I recall correctly, there isn't a provision on the 3.4 block to accomodate the hydraulics for a manual transmission.
I've also done this conversion, along with the TBI.
Jimmy seems to forget that.
1985 GMC S-15 Gypsy ext cab.
3.4l, Edelbrock intake, a 4.3l throttle body controlled by an '88 TBI ECM. 700R4 with 3.73 rear. Real time tuning using a CF-30 Toughbook with a Moates Ostrich 2 emulator.