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A collection of all posts from the old Network54 forum
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Engine Build Archive

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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General Tech

A place to discuss general tech regarding chassis, transmission, tires, suspension, non-460, etc
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Car Buildup Forum

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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General Race Tech

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

Section dedicated for all talk regarding the parts that touch the road.
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A place for non-460 banter.
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  1. It’s a 69’ Torino I’ve owned for 18years. I’m finishing up a 2 year update/conversion. It’s a 557 with the tall Ford Motorsport valve covers. I put Wilwood disc brakes all the way around and this is the 1” bore mc they recommended. It’s definitely a fat one !! I pulled the valve cover to see...
  2. hey guys, its been 20 yrs since i originally built my truck and im just starting to get back into it. needless to say ive forgotten alot and all my knowledgable sources have passed away. im now rebuilding my 514. it has about 10.5 : 1 compression and a 4.440 bore. maybe 600hp? its a street...
  3. I've searched on here and the interwebs to try and find an answer to no avail. In short.. I've got a EFI 460 short block, gnna use D0VE heads, should put me close to I'm thinking 9.5-10/1 CR? Question is, would it be beneficial to polish the chambers to try to prevent detonation? I do plan on...
  4. Greetings all, I recently purchased a well worn 1972 Ford Country Squire with a 429 4V 4B. The car has 130k miles, with the engine being rebuilt 10k miles ago (zero details on rebuild, this was a late night eBay purchase). I am a solid B shade tree mechanic, good experience with weber cabs...
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