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 http://world.std.com/~tjt/Cars.html 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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