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Engine Tech Archive

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A place to archive DYNO or 1/4mile VERIFIED engine builds. Please post any engine tech questions to the Engine Tech forum.
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A place to discuss general tech regarding chassis, transmission, tires, suspension, non-460, etc
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A place to detail your car build and chronicle your progress as you put together your BBF powered vehicle.
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Jon Kaase Racing Engines

Jon Kaase is considered one of the best minds in the world of Big Block Fords and has created many parts to help enthusiasts with their 460 based projects. Gentlemen start your questions…
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Full Race Tech

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Discuss Driveline & Related Components.
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All other topics, such as Fuel Delivery, Ignition, Engine, Safety, Data Aquisition, Suspension, etc...
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4x4's, Pullers, Crawlers and other HD rides

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Wheel and Tire Tech

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A place for non-460 banter.
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  1. I have several cylinders that are low on compression on my 1986 Class C RV with a 460 engine. 115 to 120 with the other 5 at 150. I charged the one cylinder with compressed air and could hear air coming out the exhaust. Wondering if the cylinder heads can be removed with the exhaust manifolds...
  2. This morning I attempted to change the spark plugs and wires on a 1989 Ford E 350 van (actually a Class C motorhome built on an E 350 chassis). I realized early on that replacing plug numbers 1, 2, & 5 was going to be hard but I can’t figure out how to even get to them. There’s not enough room...
  3. took the plunge,big money. like Christmas, the fed x truck delivered the BIG box... the pieces look beautiful,,,until you line them up.flanges dont line up. each header is 3 pieces. the main is 2 flanges and runners welded into the 4x collector. 2 other loose runners will plug into the 2 other...
  4. Maybe I’m just too picky? 1972 429 Thunder Jet block (Merc) D3 heads with a decent port and polish (New valves, seats, springs, rockers & push rods.) .030 over bore w/.120 oblong dish pistons (Sealed Power 413AP) Comp Cams XE 256H cam & lifters Cloyes double roller straight up timing set...
  5. Need help…. I have a 1979 Ford F-150 4x4. I swamped out the 351 to a 460. Already ruined a set of Hooker headers trying to make them fit they were inside frame exit. Recently purchased a set of Headman Headers and having trouble wit them hitting steering shaft coming out of firewall to steering...
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