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perf-list-digest Saturday, August 7 1999 Volume 02 : Number 197



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Ford Truck Enthusiasts - Performance
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Re: FTE Perf - Re: 300 performance
Re: FTE Perf - Re: 300 performance
Re: FTE Perf - Re: 300 performance
Re: FTE Perf - Re: 300 performance
Re: FTE Perf - Re: 300 performance
Re: FTE Perf - Re: 300 performance
Re: FTE Perf - Re: 300 performance
Re: FTE Perf - Re: 300 performance

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Date: Fri, 6 Aug 1999 07:33:42 -0700 (PDT)
From: Ryan Reinke
Subject: Re: FTE Perf - Re: 300 performance

So... It sounds as if generally the 300-6 is a very
well respected engine. WHY does my ford dealer tell
me that they have been discontinued?

Ryan
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Date: Fri, 06 Aug 1999 09:45:17 -0500
From: William S Hart
Subject: Re: FTE Perf - Re: 300 performance

>So... It sounds as if generally the 300-6 is a very
>well respected engine. WHY does my ford dealer tell
>me that they have been discontinued?


The windsors were well respected too, but they've also been discontinued,
all in the name of progress likely.

And PLEASE don't send me email about the possible return of the windsor, or
how aweful the modular is, I just don't care anymore.


Just my 2cents

wish

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Date: Fri, 06 Aug 1999 08:37:06 -0700
From: Dennis Pearson
Subject: Re: FTE Perf - Re: 300 performance

Thanks for your message at 07:33 AM 8/6/99 -0700, Ryan Reinke. Your message
was:
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>So... It sounds as if generally the 300-6 is a very
>well respected engine. WHY does my ford dealer tell
>me that they have been discontinued?

There are MANY very fine discontinued engines out there in automobile
heaven...
It's time had just come...

I think I just got an idea for a webpage...




Dennis Pearson in Kennewick, WA

1962 Unibody, short box, big window--351C
1966 F250 Custom Cab, 352, 4-speed
1962 short stepside (big empty space under the hood)
I shortened this to only FT's

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Date: Fri, 6 Aug 1999 12:27:55 -0700 (PDT)
From: shane san miguel
Subject: Re: FTE Perf - Re: 300 performance

Because they have been discontinued. I think maybe
85' was the last year?

Shane
55 F100 5.0
15.51 87

- --- Ryan Reinke wrote:
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> So... It sounds as if generally the 300-6 is a very
> well respected engine. WHY does my ford dealer tell
> me that they have been discontinued?
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> Ryan
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Date: Fri, 06 Aug 1999 15:03:46 -0500
From: William S Hart
Subject: Re: FTE Perf - Re: 300 performance

>Because they have been discontinued. I think maybe
>85' was the last year?
>
Nope, 96 was the last year, when the 97 was introduced it came with a V6,
something on the 4.3L line ??? Dunno for sure what the displacement was on
it ...

Another reason for its demise was that nifty sloped hood, the I6 was just
too tall for to long to get it to work right .... ( I need more 2's in that
sentence I think ...)


Just my 2cents

wish

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Date: Fri, 6 Aug 1999 20:52:35 EDT
From: JUMPINFORD AOL.COM
Subject: Re: FTE Perf - Re: 300 performance

In a message dated 8/6/99 7:34:01 AM Pacific Daylight Time,
huskercountryboy yahoo.com writes:


WHY does
my ford dealer tell me that they have been discontinued? >>


Because a lot of yuppies dont want a truck, they want cars with beds.


Darrell Duggan

74 F-350 "Tweety"
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Date: Fri, 6 Aug 1999 21:02:30 EDT
From: JUMPINFORD AOL.COM
Subject: Re: FTE Perf - Re: 300 performance

In a message dated 8/6/99 12:24:41 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
v8pinto yahoo.com writes:


85' was the last year? >>
nope, they ran all they way up to 96. Discontinued when the 97 came out.
Might be in some of the 97 and 98 heavy duty F-250's though.

Darrell Duggan
74 F-350 "Tweety"
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Date: Fri, 6 Aug 1999 23:20:34 EDT
From: WJeff43 AOL.COM
Subject: Re: FTE Perf - Re: 300 performance

I think there's a lot of truth in that statement. The new Ford trucks don't
look like real trucks to me, too stylish. I believe the 300/6 was probably
too long to put in the new truck. I didn't get a real good idea about how
long the thing is until I pulled mine out. I had to remove the radiator,
fan, and fan pully in order to have enough room. Bill Jeffreys
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