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  1. privateer, eh
    04-17-2013 01:09 AM - permalink
    privateer, eh
    Have health issue and truck is retirement project, figured working on truck covered daily 2 hour walk. I figured wrong, good thing the sweetheart was over for the night as the ticker started to act up, hadn't done that before. Only took 3 1/2hours of pain to convince me to go to hospital. Every things good now and I know the reason why I got to take a walk every day. Haven't seen a 72 galaxy in 30 years, had a neighbour who had a 72 and a 65. I was a young snit back then. Your dodging rain and I'm dodging snow.
  2. privateer, eh
    04-11-2013 12:11 AM - permalink
    privateer, eh
    almost bit it 2 1/2 weeks ago, today was first day back. 78 Cab is on 89 frame, just have to finish cab mounts. Has altered wheelbase look, check my library. So,. how was your day
  3. danlee
    07-15-2011 09:52 PM - permalink
    Sorry to take so long to reply to your message, but I don't check in here often enough.
    The motor dyno'ed at 532 ft-lbs torque@4700 RPM, and 511 HP@5200 RPM.

    The valve train is full roller, that is roller cam and roller rockers. I just changed the throttle body to an Accufab elliptical blade unit. I sold the Cobra TB.
  4. wyoming4x4
    05-03-2011 03:21 PM - permalink
    Still in New mexico working. Forgot to mention on the port filling sells a port plate with a insert to help compenate for this very thing. Its a quick simple process but with epoxy you can finetune a little better per application. If you ever get to look at a set of OEM cobrajet heads you will see what I'm trying to improve. Once you see it, it makes sense. Big ports and need to be a little smaller if possible for the rpm range I'm running. I had these heads around for a long time and now I'm gonna build this little monster 400. Catch you later and have a great day!
  5. wyoming4x4
    04-15-2011 11:04 PM - permalink
    port filling is a tedious process. Doesn't cost much to do, but tedious. I will get everything roughed in and then take to a flow bench. After looking at mock up the airgap ports come in a little lower than I though so I will be taking a little more than I thought to help mismatch of porting. edelbrock says don't do nothing just run it. After lookin at port work I know their are improvements to be made. This is in my professional opinion. Stuck on a job in New mexico, carlsbad makin some money so things are delayed for a month. Lots of overtime and making some bank$$$$$ hope you like photos and more to come when I get back.
  6. wyoming4x4
    04-10-2011 05:33 AM - permalink
    just checkin in from wyoming. Been workin my cobrajet headed 400 ford. Been a interesting project. Been wanting to do one of these engines for yrs. now its happening. Got some photos of build and mocking up on heads/intake. If your curious in my albums section, lots of photos! not to sharp on this computor stuff and moving photos around but will eventually get figured out. 6.7 liter cobrajet sounds kinda cool.

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  • About crsmiffy
    42 years old New Zealander (not Australian a kiwi!!) 5'10" 200pds
    Tanilba bay NSW Australia
    Looking after my 72 Galaxie, supporting kids at sport/school. used to do shooting back in NZ. Pro firearm (at least in NZ's situation). Climate change aware but do not believe man can do much about it. Do not like eco-nazies.
    2 Letter State/Province (use "--" for outside USA/
    None - Still looking
    Current Mileage
    None - Still looking
    Miles per year
    Rather not say
    72 galaxie LTD RHD
    Engine type and displacement
    410ci (335)
    Major modifications
    302 aussie heads, 725 (shelby cobra) holley and LPG
    Tranny type
    Street Radials


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