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post #31 of 65 (permalink) Old 01-21-2008, 08:41 PM Thread Starter
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Here is a write up on Blue Thunder's iron heads intoduced in 1994:

Head Strong
Super Ford Feb. 1994
Technical overview of the Blue Thunder heads.

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Here is an engine buildup and test on the Edelbrock Victor and Dominator intake for the 460.

Monster From The (Ford) Blue Lagoon
Super Ford May 1994
Technical overview and dyno test of the Victor 460 intake.

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Here is an engine buildup on an off-road truck racer

Monster Truck Engine
Super Ford August 1994
Engine build

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Here is a 600 cubic inch build for a Top Sportsman Racer

Performance Proven
Super Ford Feb. 1994
600 cu inch buildup

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Here is an interesting one page test with only a cam change.

Selection Service
Super Ford March 1994
Cam Test comparison

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Jon Kaase 519" 819hp engine build - April 1995 Hot Rod

Here is a neat build by Jon Kaase. A 519" A429 (Aluminum CJ) pump gas engine. Made 819 HP

April 1995 Hot Rod Mag.
Six pages total - after selecting link, click on image to enlarge (at least works for me )

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This is a technical overview of the Blue Thunder heads.


Big Block Breathing
Super Ford Oct. 1996
Technical article

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Article on a Blue Thunder Blower intake for roots type blowers on a 460.


Blow Me Down
Super Ford Dec. 1996
Product overview

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Article on testing cylinder heads and flow comparisons on stock, ported, and CJ heads.

Reality Check
Super Ford March 1995
Tech. test

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Article about stroking the 460.


Stroke Of Thunder
Super Ford June 1995
Technical Article

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This is a comparison article about 2 different stroker 460s.

Twin Peaks
Super Ford Jan. 1996
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Here is a article on the 514 crate engine with the old style A429 heads and the SCJ heads.Also with a cam swap.

Also found in:
Engine Masters Summer 2007
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Musle Mustangs & Fast Fords August 2002
All from the same writer.

700HP CRATE UPDATE
Super Rod July 2002
Tech Article

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