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perf-list Digest Sat, 19 Feb 2000 Volume: 2000 Issue: 008

In This Issue:
Re: [compression ratio]
ADMIN: Pictorial updated
460/462 Questions
Re: 460/462 Questions
pat ford's number


Date: Sat, 19 Feb 2000 20:01:02 EST
Subject: Re: [compression ratio]

thanks for the explanation everyone. i understand now. you guys are very

thanks again,


Date: Sun, 20 Feb 2000 13:58:48 -0500
From: Ken Payne>
Subject: ADMIN: Pictorial updated

The pictorial has been updated. Photos sent in from November
15th through Feb 15th have been added. If you didn't get an
email saying yours has been added, then it hasn't so please
don't email me about it as I'm been absolutely swamped with

I just have to get away from computer as I've been working on
the web site, ftp and email for 3 and a half weeks and I just
can't take it anymore.

As it stands, 54 trucks have been added to pictorial. Enjoy!

Ken Payne
Admin, Ford Truck Enthusiasts


From: Ray or Fran Bell>
Subject: 460/462 Questions
Date: Sun, 20 Feb 2000 17:10:32 -0500

I'm usually quiet on this list as I'm a F-1 guy. However maybe I can
clarify the 460/462 questions of the past week. "V8 Workshop" may be off
the net, but I PRINTED a bunch of their stuff a while back. (Beats
carrying my PC to the salvage yard)

The good news: They identify the 68-71 460 as 365 HP 4600 RPM w/10.5:1 CR.
The 72-77 460 as 212 HP 4400 w/8.5:1 CR. The 73-77 460 as 274 HP ???
RPM w/?? CR.

More good news: "High Performance Ford Engine Parts Interchange" book
(1998) identifies the 429/460 with the words "... offered in large Ford,
Mercury and Lincoln luxury cars. Lincolns got the 460 while the
mainstreamers like the T-Bird got the 429. The terrific (read good) part
about the 429/460 is interchangeability, There is an abundance of it."

The bad news (from the same book): "There is also the MEL series big-block
(Mercury-Edsel-Lincoln displacing 383, 430, and 462ci) which will not be
covered because it is not a performance engine. Little, if anything of a
performance nature is available for the MEL series engines. The MEL was
primarily a Lincoln engine .. a large passenger car big-block designed for
low-end torque and quiet operation."



From: Bogginf350
Date: Sun, 20 Feb 2000 19:34:59 EST
Subject: Re: 460/462 Questions

what year of cars were these 462`s put in?


From: jniolon
Date: Mon, 21 Feb 2000 06:40:15 -0600
Subject: pat ford's number


I''ve got a copy of the registration form I can fax you if you need...but
Pat's number is704-872-7327
or email at jford

for everyone else here's some other numbers that might help

Grand Hotel.. 1-800-251-4444
for 6 or more rooms 1-800-472-1188
or direct at 1-423-453-1000

Pigeon Forge Chamber of Commerce 1-800-221-9858
Gatlinburg Chamber of Commerce 1-800-568-4748
Department of Tourism 1-800-251-9100

these are all from Pats flyer he mailed me a couple of weeks ago

if anyone needs a copy of the registration form...send me a fax number and
I'll send you a copy


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