Category: 53-79 F-Series Engine, Intake, & Exhaust

(F100) DUI Ignition Installation In A Ford 351W V8

By Jimmy Chambers This is the installation of a new DUI ignition system in to a 351W in my 63 F100. It is currently running a Duraspark II system from the donor truck that I took the engine and tranny from, which was a 1984 F250. That main reason that I wanted to install the […] More »

  Comments | By - May 15, 2007

Installing an Edelbrock 4 Barrel Carburetor On An FE V8

A few months back I bought a ’68 F250. I’ve been using it as my daily driver while the Ranger is laid up and it’s been a fun old truck, but there were a few problems with it, some due to its having sat for ten years before I bought it. When I bought it, […] More »

  Comments | By - August 22, 2006

Ford FE V8 Engine Build, Part One

Barry’s Engine Room This is going to be the first in a series of articles dedicated to engine building. I am going to start off from "ground zero" and work my way up to a finished piece on paper – – or in this case – – on monitor. First item is a very brief […] More »

  Comments | By - May 12, 2006

Installing Dual Carburators on a Flathead V8

By Thomas Teixeira. His web site can be found at Pretty much all the books on flatheads don’t recommend more than dual carburetors for street use, and many of the newer books recommend putting on a four barrel carburetor instead of two carburetors. At the same time, two, three or more carburetors were the […] More »

  Comments | By - August 3, 2004

FE’s That Bend Push-rods, A Dirty little Secret

By William Ballinger I have heard it said many times that one of the Ford FE’s main weaknesses is a propensity for tossing, bending or breaking valve-train push rods.  The non-adjustable rocker-shaft assemblies would appear to be the primary culprit.  It has also been pointed out that the barrel length of the lifter is longer […] More »

  Comments | By - August 2, 2004

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