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Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 11-07-2016, 11:00 PM
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Possibly the "sock" on the fuel pump is clogged,...

Possibly the "sock" on the fuel pump is clogged, or the short length of hose attaching the pump to its bracket is leaking, or you have a faulty fuel pump or pressure regulator.

As suggested, a...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 11-07-2016, 12:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 196
Posted By Beanscoot
The 240 and 300 sixes use the small block six...

The 240 and 300 sixes use the small block six bolt bellhousing.

Be careful of the different engine balance though, since flywheels from the sixes and V8s will physically interchange but are...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 11-07-2016, 12:06 AM
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Posted By Beanscoot
Thanks for that info. Surprisingly, the...

Thanks for that info.

Surprisingly, the pivot post boss was cast into the 351W blocks right to the end, if my engines are typical. I have an E5AE (Crown Vic) and also an F4TE engine and both have...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 11-05-2016, 06:50 PM
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Posted By Beanscoot
Baddad, could you check the "A3A" 302, and if you...

Baddad, could you check the "A3A" 302, and if you have one, the Mexican block for the boss (drilled and tapped or not) at the left rear for mounting the pivot post for the clutch equalizer bar in...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 11-05-2016, 06:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 444
Posted By Beanscoot
I do have a soft spot for the first generation...

I do have a soft spot for the first generation Chrysler (and Dodge and DeSoto) hemis of the 1950s. But interestingly, the Chrysler corporation in its own performance handbook from back in the '80s...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 11-05-2016, 12:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 444
Posted By Beanscoot
Ummm... they aren't hemispherical chambers: ...

Ummm... they aren't hemispherical chambers:

http://nebula.wsimg.com/6e59ff623c4172861a8c4d7333e74c2a?AccessKeyId=BA7C40EFE080CA0D9EAB&disposition=0&alloworigin=1
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 10-28-2016, 05:33 PM
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Posted By Beanscoot
From the Ranger Station, here is an image...

From the Ranger Station, here is an image purported to be a 302:

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y46/tony_raine/My%20Bronco%20II/In%20Jonesboro/V8%20Swap/Photo0215.jpg

302 ID help - The Ranger...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 10-28-2016, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,669
Posted By Beanscoot
Almost certainly it's a D8VE-6015-A3A casting on...

Almost certainly it's a D8VE-6015-A3A casting on which the "8" was set too low in the mold or covered with sand or similar.

Can you post an image?
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 10-19-2016, 02:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 19,262
Posted By Beanscoot
Repair manuals

"So in closing... to avoid future headaches could anyone reccomend a shop manual that might be a bit better than a Chilton or Hayes?"


Yes, the Factory shop manual for the vehicle the engine came...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 10-19-2016, 02:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By Beanscoot
Locating studs

"I use 3-4 pieces of 7/16ths all-thread to center the intake to the block."


7/16" ?


The rubber ends must be something new, I've always seen cork.
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 10-04-2016, 01:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By Beanscoot
The E25E number is not a proper Ford number. The...

The E25E number is not a proper Ford number. The third number should be a letter, so probably the prefix should read E2SE.

I think the center three digit number would be a reference number from...
Forum: Garage & Workshop 10-03-2016, 01:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 420
Posted By Beanscoot
Tire changer

I have one of the Harbor Freight tire changers. The bead breaker is very flimsy and will bend on a tough tire. I have another dedicated bead breaker however.

I fastened my tire changer to a...
Forum: Ford Truck Parts for Sale 09-09-2016, 12:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 117
Posted By Beanscoot
2.8 V6 longblock core in British Columbia

This has been sitting in my basement for about fifteen years, and I realize I am not going to use it.


I have another complete 2.8 engine in my basement as well, which is seized, for the same...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 09-09-2016, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 170
Posted By Beanscoot
There are also different "depths", which space...

There are also different "depths", which space the pulley more fore or aft.
What you need will depend on the other accessory brackets and pulleys you use.
I would try to use stock items since the...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 09-03-2016, 07:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By Beanscoot
You should carefully run a 1/4 pipe tap to clean...

You should carefully run a 1/4 pipe tap to clean up the threads. Is all of the broken stuff out?

You could probably redrill and tap the hole for 3/8 NPT and use a bushing but you will then have a...
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