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Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 07-30-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By cbakker
You can take off the air pump and all tubing...

You can take off the air pump and all tubing attached to it, as long as you block off all of the ports on the heads and cat(or remove the cat). I think the thermactor IS the air pump, as i'm pretty...
Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 07-27-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 767
Posted By cbakker
Sounds like a good deal to me. A 4 core is nice,...

Sounds like a good deal to me. A 4 core is nice, but not really necessary. If it has a lifetime warranty, I would take an all plastic one if they made one. the plastic side tanks don't bother me...
Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 07-27-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 159
Posted By cbakker
How high of RPM's will you be running? A stock...

How high of RPM's will you be running? A stock 460-472, with D0VE heads can go quite a ways, but if you want upwards of 700hp, a stroker kit is necessary. a 514 is a mild compromise that you can...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-24-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 430
Posted By cbakker
Did you pull the codes before all of these parts...

Did you pull the codes before all of these parts were replaced? Is your vac line to the MAP sensor in good shape?
Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 07-24-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 193
Posted By cbakker
That swap will not work without a ton of work. ...

That swap will not work without a ton of work. See this thread from Ford Forums;

http://www.fordforums.com/f641/429-162318/

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Edit: Sorry I didn't...
Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 07-24-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 118
Posted By cbakker
How long have you had the truck, and what...

How long have you had the truck, and what repairs/mods have been done to it recently? I ass ume you have a check engine light on. Have you checked for codes?

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Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 07-24-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 159
Posted By cbakker
I'm unfamiliar with what a mud drag truck is, but...

I'm unfamiliar with what a mud drag truck is, but it sounds fun. Stroke length is going to be largely what you want for an RPM range, and how long you are looking for the motor to last. If you are...
Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 07-23-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By cbakker
How are you checking the exact temp? Yes it...

How are you checking the exact temp? Yes it seems a little high, but I don't know how high is too high. The one I drove was a Marine buddy's, but it held the same temp and never blew the cap and...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-23-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 94
Posted By cbakker
460 MAF motor - Swap interest?

Also posted in the big block forum, but I knew I'd get better traffic from potential swappers here:

We know that there are a few unicorns from CA still out there somewhere, and in my search for...
Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 07-23-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 79
Posted By cbakker
460 MAF motor- Discussion on availability

We know that there are a few unicorns from CA still out there somewhere, and in my search for parts for my swap, I have realized how rare they are.

I found a guy with a wrecked, but complete, 97...
Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 07-23-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By cbakker
Isn't a bad deal if the block isn't cracked, and...

Isn't a bad deal if the block isn't cracked, and the heads are straight. The lister is right in saying the heads are worth the asking price. You can make a heck of a motor with those parts. It may...
Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 07-23-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 767
Posted By cbakker
Good to hear. Drop a new one in. Its hard to go...

Good to hear. Drop a new one in. Its hard to go wrong with a ford radiator, but you will spend more for it. Aftermarket ones are hit and miss as you found out. Be sure to use distilled water when...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-22-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 232
Posted By cbakker
Anything yet? I assume this is an IB bug, but I...

Anything yet? I assume this is an IB bug, but I am still getting it too. I tried reinstalling the app, but still occurring.
Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 07-22-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By cbakker
My apologies mark. Glad you chimed in. I would...

My apologies mark. Glad you chimed in. I would tell him to consult an expert such as yourself. Not trying to lead anyone astray here.
Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 07-21-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 767
Posted By cbakker
Are your rad hoses, and heater hoses hooked up...

Are your rad hoses, and heater hoses hooked up correctly? Is your Long oil cooler still in place? The short hoses by the oil cooler can pinch and limit flow. If this is not the issue, it is either...
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