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Just find a CJ iron manifold. You can usually...

Just find a CJ iron manifold. You can usually find them cheaper than the 3 you mentioned, and it is just as good. Just remember, it's a truck. So the extra weight of the iron is not a big deal.
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Posted By stryder

Here lies your problem. 3 times before this post...

Here lies your problem. 3 times before this post you stated the truck got 15mpg with 4.54 gears....only someone who is completely clueless would make this claim 3 times, then try to cover the lie...
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Running the original CJ was more of a frustrated...

Running the original CJ was more of a frustrated joke than anything. No way I'd run that kind of risk.
I think I'm leaning toward the 428 block, but my reservation is how much HP/TQ can a stock...
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What to build?

I've come to the realization that having too many FEs to scavenge from is a bad thing. It makes it harder to decide what to build. It will still be some time before I actually start this build, but...
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Posted By stryder

I'd be looking at the heads. I'd guess C1s or, if...

I'd be looking at the heads. I'd guess C1s or, if your lucky, C0s
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The same reason I painted a Sidewinder intake to...

The same reason I painted a Sidewinder intake to match the rest of the motor. To give the illusion of a stock, overweight cast iron intake. Only those who look closely can tell the difference....
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Posted By stryder

I posted this a few years ago and guess I should...

I posted this a few years ago and guess I should try to keep it on a regular update.

AWS Automotive Frame Welding Standard
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Posted By stryder

That's the one. I had it on the tip of my tongue,...

That's the one. I had it on the tip of my tongue, but forgot the number since its tuff to find.

You are more right than you know Russ. Its just not the FE section either. :-X15
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Posted By stryder

Well there was an AWESOME post by Barry Rabotnik...

Well there was an AWESOME post by Barry Rabotnik that showed actual dyno sheets for different cams and setups, but it was deleted due to this site being afraid of actual tech and real life numbers....
02-20-2010, 06:18 PM
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Posted By stryder

Always happy to give the outcome on any advise...

Always happy to give the outcome on any advise given.
The module was 0$. Mower is still under warranty. I forgot to ask what it would cost normally.
Thanks again for the help!
02-20-2010, 11:54 AM
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Posted By stryder

And the winner is.....KAL! Took it to the...

And the winner is.....KAL!
Took it to the dealer here last week, and let him know the issue. He mentioned the same things as most, a bad safety switch. Well after replacing every single switch,...
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Posted By stryder

Here's a couple of nice blocks..if you dont care...

Here's a couple of nice blocks..if you dont care about casting numbers.

D3TE Ford FE 390 Cross Bolted w/ Program Eng. Main Caps : eBay Motors (item 170446531658 end time Feb-21-10 17:25:52 PST)...
02-11-2010, 07:53 PM
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Posted By stryder

Well, unhooking the safety switches didnt make...

Well, unhooking the safety switches didnt make any difference, but was worth a try.
Kal, that is some pretty awesome tech! Thanks! I'll mention all of that to the dealer tech when I take it in. The...
02-10-2010, 09:12 PM
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Thanks guys. I'll try unhooking safety swithes,...

Thanks guys. I'll try unhooking safety swithes, though I'm just a bit skeptical. Here is why. With this Deere, if one of the switches is tripped, the engine wont even turn. For example, if your not...
02-10-2010, 06:41 PM
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Posted By stryder

Any small engine gurus?

I have a Deere x320 mower w/Kawasaki engine that currently having starting issues. It cranks and gets plenty of fuel. I narrowed it down to no spark.
After some major internet searching I found a...
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