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Does anyone know anything about early 70's 460 that was factory rated at 200 hp or 206 hp for superstock class? Its factored by NHRA at 300 hp and this is a pretty decent number. Presently, a GT/GA Tbird holds the mph record at 131. I'de like to know what carb is used on that engine. Also, maybe someone knows a SS class racer with that combination. Thanks

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RJP
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198.81.17.36 460 S/S
No score for this post December 6 2000, 12:56 AM

I don't think the 460 came in anything that could be competitive, unless you want to start with a Lincoln or a T-bird. Most cars that could be competitive had 429s in them. Mid 70s you might find a Gran Torino or a Montiego but they had that bastard Motor-Craft 4350 spread bore carb and if memory serves me, that carb cannot be calibrated. The 4300 Motor-Craft carb that was on early 70s 429 and 460s wasn't much better, at least it was a square bore carb.

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Andy
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205.188.196.37 460 GT/GA
No score for this post December 6 2000, 3:40 PM

Howard Thompson of Temecula Ca. I believe runs that combination in a late Mustang and uses the Themo Quad carburator. If I remember he said it is a 206 hp. 1974 Lincoln setup. Car is a consistant 9.90-10.00 flat performer.

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AlanE
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209.139.110.119 Thats pretty stout...
No score for this post December 7 2000, 9:46 PM

Thanks for the info. I'll try to contact him.

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david laxto
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192.31.86.35 info
No score for this post December 19 2000, 3:05 PM

I looked in YAHOO white pages for MR Thompson and was not able to get a phone number. Any ideas??
Thanks Dave
 
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