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one of the first upgrades is to change the timing...

one of the first upgrades is to change the timing gears to a straight up set form the factory retarded set up. either go aftermarket or get a set meant for a 70 Lincoln. makes a big difference in...
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Posted By mcdonaldm

for what you are looking for the Edelbrocks are...

for what you are looking for the Edelbrocks are probably a decent choice for what you want. you can get a top end kit from edelbrock that includes the heads, intake and matched cam. you aren't going...
01-24-2017, 02:50 PM
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Posted By mcdonaldm

the hardest part of the swap is going to be the...

the hardest part of the swap is going to be the T5 transmission. you are going to have to either convert the T5 to a hydraulic clutch setup or install a cable clutch system in truck to connect to...
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it could also be a 460. the 429 was offerred in...

it could also be a 460. the 429 was offerred in the T-birds for 68 while the 460 were in the Lincolns. i think they started to offer the 429/460 in Ford/Merc in 69, but that would be a C9Ve casting...
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Posted By mcdonaldm

if the little aluminum tag is still bolted to the...

if the little aluminum tag is still bolted to the dist, that will tell you the exact year of the engine, but without it, it is hard to tell exactly what year it is. but you can narrow it down by...
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Posted By mcdonaldm

check out Jasper Engines. never used them...

check out Jasper Engines. never used them personally but they have been around for years. see if they have a distributor in your area.

check out some local engine rebuilders in your area, see what...
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everything sounds good. i would use the DOVE...

everything sounds good. i would use the DOVE heads if you have them, only bumps the compression about 1 pt so from around 8-1/2 to 9-1/2, still pump gas friendly. advantage is that you just need to...
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Posted By mcdonaldm

make sure you have the rockers on those cylinders...

make sure you have the rockers on those cylinders adjusted correctly. pretty easy to over adjust and cause the valves to not close all the way. also back off the rockers and check to see that all the...
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Posted By mcdonaldm

could be a bad head gasket causing it as usaully...

could be a bad head gasket causing it as usaully when you have two low cylinders next to each other, the main culprit is a bad gasket. 3 is a little less common. not sure what you are running for...
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the only overdrive factory transmission that will...

the only overdrive factory transmission that will mate to the 460 is the E4OD transmission. they came from the factory with the EFI engines. make sure to get one with the 460 bellhousing as they also...
02-10-2016, 01:33 PM
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Posted By mcdonaldm

the 5.0 efi motor \has one of the largest...

the 5.0 efi motor \has one of the largest aftermarket followings probably of any modern engine, so it makes a great candidate for an engine swap. lots of info out there on doing this swap on many...
Forum: 5.0L Coyote
01-22-2016, 04:19 PM
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Posted By mcdonaldm

i think he probably meant the 6.2L engine from...

i think he probably meant the 6.2L engine from the Raptor and Super Duty Trucks.

Mike
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Posted By mcdonaldm

although doable, it is not a straight forward...

although doable, it is not a straight forward swap one for the other type deal.

it will probably be more work then it is worth as you have to deal with the fact that your trucks engine and tranny...
12-18-2015, 12:30 PM
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Posted By mcdonaldm

never came across one specifically for the fridge...

never came across one specifically for the fridge bodies, but they make them for the 64-72 and are pretty cheap from LMC. might be able to modify it to work on the fridge boxes.

rgds
Mike
12-18-2015, 12:23 PM
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Posted By mcdonaldm

i bought a set of sockets from Sears that are...

i bought a set of sockets from Sears that are designed to grip old rusted or rounded heads of bolts. they kind of have a serated design to them and work amazingly well. not that expensive either....
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