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Forum: Engine Tech 08-24-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,355
Posted By mp40
Naa, the EFI setup for the BBF is still in its...

Naa, the EFI setup for the BBF is still in its nascent stage as compared to the brand c..Lots of people working on bbc systems/parts etc, and few making any real progress on the BBF due to the nature...
Forum: Engine Tech 08-18-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,019
Posted By mp40
I wonder if its possible to have a filer bypass...

I wonder if its possible to have a filer bypass stick open on a new filter?

Perhaps that is what's going on here?
Forum: Engine Tech 08-09-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,816
Posted By mp40
Yep. My new China sourced forged 4.5 has...

Yep.

My new China sourced forged 4.5 has this necked down snout. That is unfortunate, since i planned to shorten the snout BOSS 429 style. Oh well.
Forum: Engine Tech 08-08-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,816
Posted By mp40
When mentioning the -Experimental-Chrysler DOHC,...

When mentioning the -Experimental-Chrysler DOHC, Don't forget to mention the all aluminum, production, Ford "GAA" DOHC 4V Hemi's (Designed in the late 30's) that powered so many tanks etc. during...
Forum: Car Buildup Forum 08-04-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 724
Posted By mp40
Wow! Glad to see that you are...

Wow!

Glad to see that you are recovering..Definitely a lesson to all to pay attention to what our bodies are telling us.
Forum: Car Buildup Forum 07-21-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,205
Posted By mp40
The horrible stock (and large) starters need as...

The horrible stock (and large) starters need as many CCA's as possible especially in hot weather. 1000 CCA's minimum in my opinion. Now, the late model starters are far superior and they require far...
Forum: Car Buildup Forum 07-20-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 15,921
Posted By mp40
Neat! :)

Neat! :)
Forum: Engine Tech 07-20-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,903
Posted By mp40
Welcome to the forums! I think that your...

Welcome to the forums!

I think that your combo sounds good to me.

However, what is your intended use? Street? Strip? Your goals quarter mile wise? Do you want a car that idles roughly? A...
Forum: Engine Tech 07-20-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,903
Posted By mp40
Yep. the casting number would be the same between...

Yep. the casting number would be the same between the 429 and the 460.
Shame about the licensing department being a damper on your fun.

The blocks are identically machined 429/460. No worries...
Forum: Engine Tech 07-20-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 601
Posted By mp40
Hi welcome to the forums! We have been discussing...

Hi welcome to the forums! We have been discussing the AFR's here: http://www.460ford.com/forum/showthread.php?t=162221

They are looking good at this point. They i think, will be good power makers....
Forum: Engine Tech 07-03-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By mp40
Hi and welcome to the forums! The factory...

Hi and welcome to the forums!

The factory oil coolers are interesting in their layout. I would think that the aforementioned "Breaching" is due to corrosion in the cooling system.

I don't think...
Forum: Engine Tech 06-30-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By mp40
While I am sure that that you have gone to the...

While I am sure that that you have gone to the BS3 site and studied the setup, here is what i found so far, on the BS3 system in relation to Ford (and others)...
Forum: Engine Tech 06-29-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,248
Posted By mp40
I do believe that Ford would have eventually...

I do believe that Ford would have eventually would have re designed the 385 series for the roller cam like it's crosstown rival did. I think that Ford corporate shot that idea down as they foresaw...
Forum: Engine Tech 06-29-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,144
Posted By mp40
Yep, we are in the wrong business! :) The gano...

Yep, we are in the wrong business! :) The gano filter does have it's purposes though. The amount of crap in your water-jackets even after the blocks/heads have been baked/hot tanked is amazing.
...
Forum: Engine Tech 06-28-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,144
Posted By mp40
Looks Much better! That space with the aluminum...

Looks Much better! That space with the aluminum tube would be a nice place for a "Gano" Filter http://www.summitracing.com/parts/sdk-acc-gano-8?seid=srese1&gclid=CKK0rKaPnb8CFRWVfgoddqQA6Q

If...
Forum: Car Buildup Forum 06-24-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By mp40
Sehr schönste auto! Beautiful detailing and...

Sehr schönste auto!

Beautiful detailing and very clean, without excessive accessorizing! The typical over accessorizing really kills the Mustangs factory styling i think so, it's nice to see your...
Forum: Engine Tech 06-16-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 377
Posted By mp40
Have you replaced the pumps at anytime since you...

Have you replaced the pumps at anytime since you bought this truck? And, how many miles has it seen?

I would say that it is pump filter/pump replacement time. Also, it's time to detail out your...
Forum: Engine Tech 06-15-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 648
Posted By mp40
To add to what customblackbird is saying, the oil...

To add to what customblackbird is saying, the oil cooler was, and still is being installed in Ford models of various types. The oil cooler was intended to contribute to the cooling system not to be a...
Forum: Engine Tech 06-08-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By mp40
Welcome to the forums! Your cousin's truck...

Welcome to the forums!

Your cousin's truck sounds like it's "Spout" connector plug has fallen out or has a bad wire/connection. The Spout connector is meant to allow the timing to be adjusted...
Forum: Engine Tech 06-07-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 507
Posted By mp40
As far as the pulleys go, it is best to obtain as...

As far as the pulleys go, it is best to obtain as many brackets and pulleys from the 460 as possible.

The FE pulleys might work in some cases, if they where modified. Not really worth it. The...
Forum: Engine Tech 06-06-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 507
Posted By mp40
Welcome to the forum! As you note that you...

Welcome to the forum!

As you note that you aren't a mechanic, have you done an engine swap before that is mildly complex?

As the 385 has no interchange with the 360 (FE) that is currently in...
Forum: Engine Tech 06-05-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,365
Posted By mp40
Yep. My application is not carried either. I...

Yep.

My application is not carried either. I have to "Shop" their radiator hose area. The employees often will allow you to go back and look through their selection to find what you need..
...
Forum: Engine Tech 06-05-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,365
Posted By mp40
I know that it's possibly unsubstantiated in its...

I know that it's possibly unsubstantiated in its premise, but, I do believe that the internal spiral shape of the hose is more the probable issue than the spring.

Suffice to say, i prefer the OEM...
Forum: Engine Tech 06-04-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,365
Posted By mp40
Looking great. Although I think that you...

Looking great.

Although I think that you should get rid of that upper radiator hose. I have heard that they restrict water flow due to their design. (not only that, they are ugly :) )
Forum: Engine Tech 06-01-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,010
Posted By mp40
Yes, after the drivers side head (D3VE) was...

Yes, after the drivers side head (D3VE) was replaced with another known good D3VE, the issue was resolved.
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