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Posted By Sleepy445FE

Thumbs up Very Nice!!! Looks great! cant wait to see it up...

Very Nice!!! Looks great! cant wait to see it up and running. :-headbang

Keep us posted!
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Posted By Sleepy445FE

well you could use the Crane springs with another...

well you could use the Crane springs with another makers cam and lifters...if you wanna do some math and measuring for spring rates:-missingt

Basically as long as the springs and cam combine to...
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Posted By Sleepy445FE

I think you're going to want a bit more cam than...

I think you're going to want a bit more cam than that with the 428. Most people spin em up to 6-6500rpm. That cam is done at 5600. Are you set on buying from Crane? There are other manufacturers with...
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Posted By Sleepy445FE

Niice! Moving on up to the 428. Shouldn't be too...

Niice! Moving on up to the 428. Shouldn't be too bad on the wallet with a little recoup from the 390. What cam are you going to be running?
Like your sig says, there's no replacement for...
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Posted By Sleepy445FE

I run Hooker 1 7/8" long tubes to 3" collectors,...

I run Hooker 1 7/8" long tubes to 3" collectors, 2 1/4" the rest of the way. this was a BIG upgrade even on the 360. On something thats not putting out huge power or running at high rpm you wont...
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Posted By Sleepy445FE

United Engine & Machine Co. Incorporated...

United Engine & Machine Co. Incorporated (http://www.kb-silvolite.com/calc.php?action=comp)

Here is a link to a good calculator if you lazy brains dont wanna do the math. lol
At least you know...
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Posted By Sleepy445FE

I bet so. Looks like you have all the same stuff...

I bet so. Looks like you have all the same stuff on the top end as I do. Birds of a feather! I love that cam too. Great idle note
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Posted By Sleepy445FE

haha yeah it is a little expansive. But thats...

haha yeah it is a little expansive. But thats what a good forum is for. I used to not know any of this.
Yes if someone made a small dome of the appropriate height you could get the same CR. It's...
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Posted By Sleepy445FE

[quote=ceetwarrior;10028010] THANK YOU! But,...

[quote=ceetwarrior;10028010]
THANK YOU! But, if I only have 8.7 right now with the LONG rods, then what in the hell would a normal 390 have with the short rods and the same pistons I have right...
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Posted By Sleepy445FE

You dont have 9.5:1 now. If you used 360 pistons...

You dont have 9.5:1 now. If you used 360 pistons (or the 390 4v which many 360's ended up getting) with the shorter rod of the 390, that would give you a deck clearance of .014 and a compression of...
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Posted By Sleepy445FE

There are different compression heights between...

There are different compression heights between the 390 truck pistons (aka 410) and the 360/390 4v high comp. pistons. The earlier car 390 4v pistons and the 360 pistons are 1.776 or so and the 410...
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Posted By Sleepy445FE

Glad it's not the block. Like yellowtruck said,...

Glad it's not the block. Like yellowtruck said, not assuming the worst, just an observation of the pic given and problem stated.
According to my book that is a 352/360 rod.
You are correct that...
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Posted By Sleepy445FE

https://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/picture.php?alb...

https://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=14454&pictureid=61974

Ok a little farting around in paint, lol, see the suspected crack the arrows are pointing too?
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Posted By Sleepy445FE

I see the suspected crack that Hypoid is...

I see the suspected crack that Hypoid is referring to. The best I can describe it, it looks like between the little droplets of rust on the far right and the blob or runny looking rust directly to...
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