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Forum: Car Buildup Forum 09-09-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 10,720
Posted By mp40
The great percentile of the people that spew that...

The great percentile of the people that spew that type of response, aren't worth the effort of speaking to.

They are usually set in their way(s) and refuse to attempt any other viewpoint...
Forum: Engine Tech 09-07-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 677
Posted By mp40
Ha! You got me as well...I just ordered one on...

Ha! You got me as well...I just ordered one on Amazon. $314.25 shipped

As I am busy working on my new house, I won't be installing it soon. So, I won't be able to give any feed back for a while....
Forum: Car Buildup Forum 09-07-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 48,166
Posted By mp40
Talking That's great news that it wasn't an engine issue!...

That's great news that it wasn't an engine issue!

Keep up the good work!
Forum: Car Buildup Forum 09-04-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 10,720
Posted By mp40
Nice Cobra! Looks like a 1978? I like that...

Nice Cobra! Looks like a 1978?

I like that color of Blue as well.
Forum: Engine Tech 08-24-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,522
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: 22
Views: 1,245
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: 2,882
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: 2,882
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: 873
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: 12,425
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: 16,344
Posted By mp40
Neat! :)

Neat! :)
Forum: Engine Tech 07-20-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,003
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: 10,003
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: 994
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: 264
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: 213
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: 1,282
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: 4,323
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: 4,323
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: 437
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: 386
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: 717
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: 235
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: 535
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: 535
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...
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