fordtrucks61-79-digest Friday, November 7 1997 Volume 01 : Number 341
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fordtrucks61-79-digest V1 #337 351M Powe [GEGK00A prodigy.com ( DAN LEE]
Re: AOD 351C match ["George Shepherd" ]
Tunnel Ram Combo ?? [Brian & Jacque Milbrandt ]
Fw: 1941 Ford P/U Street Rod in Auction ["deconblu" ]
Date: Fri, 7 Nov 1997 01:44:30, -0500
From: GEGK00A prodigy.com ( DAN LEE)
Subject: fordtrucks61-79-digest V1 #337 351M Powe
Do you want Power? Get a set of 351C-4V heads on that M block. If it
is true what they say about the heads being interchangeable. Then add
a suitable intake and headers.
'53 F100 351C-4V
Date: Fri, 7 Nov 1997 00:56:27 -0600
From: "George Shepherd"
Subject: Re: AOD 351C match
Any AOD will fit your 351C block. There is only one AOD, but two tail
pieces. One for 2x4 and another for 4x4s. I would pay for a premium rebuild
job with blue printed components. It should stand up to your use. I don't
know whether the lockup torque converter will take that kind of usage, but
it is not necessary for use of an AOD and a regular C4 torque converter can
> From: Dennis Pearson
> To: fordtrucks61-79 ListService.net
> Subject: AOD 351C match
> Date: Thursday, November 06, 1997 11:39 PM
> OK. I've been religiously reading this group for 3 or 4 months now and I
> am amazed at the amount of information that comes through here.
> Now I have a question about something that has already been discussed,
> I may have missed something--the definitive answer to the question "Which
> AOD is best suited (Bolt-right-up and stand up to the jack rabbit starts
> so enjoy) for the 351C, two-barrel in a 1962 Unibody with a (I think) a
> Dana 44 limited slip rear end (3.25 by the good old
> turn-the-tire-and-count-the-driveline-revolutions technique). I haven't
> actually crawled under the truck to check, but I believe it now uses an
> that doesn't slip or anything, but I would like the extra gas mileage, if
> The last I remember reading on this is that the 351C has the same bell
> housing bolt pattern as the 301. Is that correct? Will a later model
> off a 301 fit? Will it hold up reasonably?
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Date: Fri, 07 Nov 1997 01:02:04 -0500
From: Brian & Jacque Milbrandt
Subject: Tunnel Ram Combo ??
NEED INPUT !!!
What's the "Lists" thoughts on tunnel rams ??,
gas mileage is not great with the 460 anyway. So I saw this combo in
the summit catalog offering a Weiand tunnel ram w/450 cfm holleys for
$560.00 and w/600's for $602.00. I'm not building this motor for a daily
driver, but more for a toy. I'm not real sure about how these setups are
to maintain, if there more a pain in the butt, or worth the price.
I'm sure somebody's had experience with them. let me know the good and
Date: Fri, 7 Nov 1997 01:57:03 -0800
Subject: Fw: 1941 Ford P/U Street Rod in Auction
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From: Michael G. Brattland
To: fordnatics lists.best.com
Date: Friday, November 07, 1997 12:24 AM
Subject: 1941 Ford P/U Street Rod in Auction
>As some of you may know I look after a big salvage auction in San Diego and
>I have been sitting on a very nice 41 Ford Pickup Street Rod theft recovery
>for almost two years now trying to get some things sorted out so that it
>be sold on behalf of Allstate Insurance. Well that time has arrived and it
>is scheduled for the November 17th Monday 1030a.m. Auction in San Diego. It
>is a local street rod, with a lot of the work done by the original
>builder(now passed away) and Norm Francis Street Rods here in El Cajon,
>It is jet Black, beautiful interior, with nice Centerline wheels, a
>Supercharged SBC, with B&M Mega Blower, Mallory ignition, two fours, with
>lots of chrome and polished aluminum. It was partially stripped before
>recovery in December of '95 by the local RATT, so it is missing its hood,
>front grill, radiator, its Turbo 350 Trans, its seat and one of the rear
>fenders. The engine is sitting in the rear bed all intact, where the cops
>loaded it when they recovered it.The bed has been beautifully restored and
>inlaid with wood. Sheet metal in other respects is in great condition.
>Surprisingly, it is running an original rear end, with stock 41 front axle,
>disc brakes on the fromt and drums on the rear. Very nice piece.It will be
>sold at live auction(Nov 17, stall #99) on a clear California Title and
>Sale paperwork to anyone, dealer, dismantler or the public.
>This car was built by a member of the Over The Hill Gang, San Diego, my
>It will be availble for pre-auction viewing on Friday November 14, 1997
>8:30 to 5:00. the address for the auction location is Insurance Auto
>Auctions, 10728 US Elevator Road, Spring Valley, California 91978-2006 619
>670-1400 e-mail iaa isat.com(Mike Brattland , San Diego Manager)
>Information on the auction is available online at www.iaai.com under the
>link for "Ca, Az and Ha" information. If anyone has any other questions,
>away and I will do my best to answer. You can get me at either
>brattlan inetworld.net or iaa isat.com.cheers.mgb
>Mike Brattland(brattlan inetworld.net)Cdr USN-Ret, Naval Aviator
>71 911T,1923 Ford Rdster(Tri-Power/302/4spd),1938 Willys
>E-Mail me for Tech Info on Ford Holley Tri-Powers
>Try www.inetworld.net/~brattlan or www.iaai.com iaa isat.com
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