Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Performance, Engines & Troubleshooting > Performance & General Engine Building
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?


Need advice. 1994 5.8 SD rebuild

Reply
 
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #16  
Old 08-01-2014, 09:33 AM
Conanski's Avatar
Conanski Conanski is offline
Post Fiend
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Posts: 21,572
Conanski has much to be proud ofConanski has much to be proud ofConanski has much to be proud ofConanski has much to be proud ofConanski has much to be proud ofConanski has much to be proud ofConanski has much to be proud ofConanski has much to be proud ofConanski has much to be proud of
The 5.0 truck intake would be an upgrade but as mentioned it won't fit on a 5.8, there was a company making adapter plates at one time but they cost about the same as a complete Typhoon intake and the injectors would not be optimally positioned any more so I'm not sure it's a good option.
__________________
Paul (Conan) O'Brien

2006 E250 4.6L 4R75w 4.10, 2004 Ranger 3.0L 5-sp X-cab 4.10, 1994 Ranger 3.0L 5-sp x-cab 3.45, 2004 Subaru Legacy 2.5L 5-spd
1996 Kawasaki ZX11D, 2002 Honda VFR800,
Reply With Quote
  #17  
Old 08-01-2014, 09:51 AM
Ddaybc's Avatar
Ddaybc Ddaybc is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Vernon, B.C.
Posts: 337
Ddaybc is starting off with a positive reputation.
That's good to know. Thank you to both of you, xlt4wd90 and Conanski, for the information. I think I will stick to the Typhoon upper and lower intakes. I don't know what they will cost but I have all winter to collect parts so I can spread the cost out over time.
I haven't shopped around for the intakes yet as I'm still looking for GT40 heads. All of our junk yards get picked over almost immediately when a Mustang or Explorer comes in (at least that's what they have been telling me.)
I'm going to presume that, if I can find them, they will cost $100 to $200 each and then $400 or $500 each for rebuilding. Total cost may be $1400 to $2000 for heads complete?
If that's close then I might contact Ford Racing to see if they offer a GT40 head with a mild configuration to fit my needs. I see they offer them new but primarily for racing and the cost is pretty close to what I would pay for getting and rebuilding a used set of heads.
__________________
Dave
'94 F150 XLT, SC, LB, 4X4, 5.8, E4OD, 3.55 LS, 16" Tires
Reply With Quote
Old 08-01-2014, 09:51 AM
 
 
 
Reply


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
1991 F150 302 Rebuild with 5.0 H.O. Axis 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 51 02-15-2015 11:11 AM
Need '57 Ford 272 Y-Block Rebuild Advice '57 Ford F100 Nut Y-Block V8 (239, 272, 292, 312, 317, 341, 368) 11 08-17-2014 07:36 PM
Best cam for fuel economy? 351Cleveland C4 335 Series- 5.8/351M, 6.6/400, 351 Cleveland 20 02-10-2014 10:21 PM
351W Heads choice Bobjoesun 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 3 05-20-2013 09:03 PM
351W heads choice Bobjoesun Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 2 05-20-2013 12:38 PM


Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Performance, Engines & Troubleshooting > Performance & General Engine Building

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Forum Jump


Participate In The Forums

Create new posts and participate in discussions. It's free!

Sign Up »


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:24 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7 AC1
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Advertising - Terms of Use - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Jobs
This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. Ford® is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company.

vbulletin Admin Backup