I have one in the 302 motor in my '83 F100. I'll have to take a look at that, and also look at the manual that came with it.
Did you get an Instruction Manual and pigtail connector from Summit?
The 3 wires in the Ford harness are +12V, Ground, and the Tach/Trigger Signal. The Tach/Trigger Signal goes to the Ignition Module, and fires the coil.
With the HEI setup, you no longer need the Ignition Module. The 2 wires are +12 V Power and the Tach signal. The +12 Volt should be Switched Power. It is live when the Keyswitch is in Start or Run position.
I got my short-block built: Crank installed, Cam installed, and all 8 pistons installed. I balanced it (got to do it myself with my buddies help) on a CWT Multi-Bal 5500 balandcing machine, and I had my rods re-conditioned at my local machine shop (Goza Machine, Acworth, GA).
I am using all ARP fasteners on this build...so I now have ARP connecting rod bolts and ARP main cap bolts.
Hastings rings were used on Tim Meyer's KB2344 pistons for Aussie heads.
I'll post up pics tomorrow if I have time.
Question for you experts: Is there an "oil slinger ring" on a 400? My Tom Monroe book mentions to install an oil slinger ring on the crankshaft (after installing the crank timing gear), but I do not recall seeing one...I am thinking it only pertains to 460's, as the book covers all builds, but if anyone knows for sure now is the time for me to find out before I put on the front cover and damper.
I believe that there is a ring on the crank to deflect the oil away from the front seal, but my memory foggy.
Originally Posted by crsmiffy
x2 on the ring-it is there
Interesting...alright, the Ford factory service manual does not show it for a 400, only a 460, but both of you recall it, and I e-mail Tim Meyer and he stated that they used to have them and use them, but they are no longer necessary and he hasn't used one in years.