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Forum: Motor Swap Section Yesterday, 11:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 247
Posted By jsimmonstx
A cleveland is going to be heavier unless you go...

A cleveland is going to be heavier unless you go with aluminum heads. Are you sure you want to go that route?
Forum: Motor Swap Section Yesterday, 04:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 247
Posted By jsimmonstx
The Cleveland's main journals are smaller, heads...

The Cleveland's main journals are smaller, heads are different (valves are bigger and aren't inline like the Windsor), but can be bolted onto a Windsor motor and require a special intake. It's no...
Forum: Motor Swap Section 07-27-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 212
Posted By jsimmonstx
Actually, stock blocks are good out to 408. Any...

Actually, stock blocks are good out to 408. Any bigger than that, and you should consider a Dart or Ford Racing block.

There's a place that makes rebuilds T5s to take 450+ horsepower/torque. The...
Forum: Motor Swap Section 07-27-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 247
Posted By jsimmonstx
A Cleveland will make it harder to find headers....

A Cleveland will make it harder to find headers. Stick with the Windsor.
Forum: Motor Swap Section 07-27-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 212
Posted By jsimmonstx
If you're gonna rebuild the engine, converting to...

If you're gonna rebuild the engine, converting to a roller cam is a no-brainier. As far as the heads are concerned, you'd be better off with aluminum. Edelbrock, trickflow, or afr (in order of cost),...
Forum: Motor Swap Section 07-26-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 557
Posted By jsimmonstx
Test-fitted the headers and k-member, and...

Test-fitted the headers and k-member, and measured for hood clearance. It looks like the engine will fit under the hood that I already have. Woot!
...
Forum: Motor Swap Section 07-21-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 557
Posted By jsimmonstx
The engine is ready to be picked up (evil grin)....

The engine is ready to be picked up (evil grin). More porn:
http://www.paddedwall.org/2012mustang/images/stroker/engine_02.jpg
http://www.paddedwall.org/2012mustang/images/stroker/engine_03.jpg...
Forum: Motor Swap Section 07-21-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 557
Posted By jsimmonstx
Quick update - the machine shop invoice for final...

Quick update - the machine shop invoice for final machining/assembly, as well as buying a different oil pump (than what I provided) and a timing pointer, was only $775 (the benefits of starting with...
Forum: Motor Swap Section 07-20-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 557
Posted By jsimmonstx
I tried a flapper wheel and it got chewed up...

I tried a flapper wheel and it got chewed up pretty quick, but I had some 120-grit paper and a sanding block, so I started out with that. Some of the "grain" is pretty deeply embedded, but I should...
Forum: Motor Swap Section 07-18-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 557
Posted By jsimmonstx
As promised - engine porn! This was taken a few...

As promised - engine porn! This was taken a few days ago:

http://www.paddedwall.org/2012mustang/images/stroker/engine_01.jpg
Forum: Motor Swap Section 07-18-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 557
Posted By jsimmonstx
Finally got the call from the machine shop...

Finally got the call from the machine shop regarding the pushrod size. I ordered them last night, and I'll have them on Monday, so I should have the motor by the end of next week. This means that I...
Forum: Motor Swap Section 07-17-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 256
Posted By jsimmonstx
Are you going to have to upgrade the trans and...

Are you going to have to upgrade the trans and driveshaft as well?
Forum: Motor Swap Section 07-16-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 256
Posted By jsimmonstx
If you want info on what to do to effect your...

If you want info on what to do to effect your swap, use google - there are plenty of people that have already blazed that trail for you, and ytou can find lots of good info on the internet (asking...
Forum: Motor Swap Section 07-12-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 557
Posted By jsimmonstx
Talked to the machine shop guy today, and he said...

Talked to the machine shop guy today, and he said my engine may be done this week. WOOT!
Forum: Motor Swap Section 07-12-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 557
Posted By jsimmonstx
Like i said, i wont discuss it.

Like i said, i wont discuss it.
Forum: Motor Swap Section 07-12-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 557
Posted By jsimmonstx
Spacer: ...

Spacer:

http://www.paddedwall.org/2012mustang/images/stroker/bell_spacer_01.jpg

http://www.paddedwall.org/2012mustang/images/stroker/bell_spacer_02.jpg

I feel a compelling need to polish the...
Forum: Motor Swap Section 07-10-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 557
Posted By jsimmonstx
Yup just tryin to put the brakes on the idiots...

Yup just tryin to put the brakes on the idiots before they start up. Essentially, any argument against this mod is a moot point because I'm neck deep in parts, and there is no goin' back. It's gonna...
Forum: Motor Swap Section 07-09-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 557
Posted By jsimmonstx
My thread rules were just to avoid people getting...

My thread rules were just to avoid people getting caught up in stuff that doesn't matter. :)

I'll post a pic every now and then.
Forum: Motor Swap Section 07-09-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 557
Posted By jsimmonstx
A shop is going to help me do it (using their...

A shop is going to help me do it (using their lifts, tools, and expertise).
Forum: Motor Swap Section 07-09-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 557
Posted By jsimmonstx
Seriously?

Seriously?
Forum: Motor Swap Section 07-09-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 557
Posted By jsimmonstx
427w into 2012 Mustang

Yes, I'm building an earth-killer (some libtard at the office called it that). I'm putting a 427ci stroked Windsor and a T56 Magnum XL transmission into an otherwise perfectly running 2012...
Forum: Motor Swap Section 07-06-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By jsimmonstx
It take a lot of work - and beer. With a little...

It take a lot of work - and beer. With a little googling, you might be able to find help.

Here's a pic I found of one such swap:

http://www.mustangii.net/images/suave46/46ii_15.jpg

Find a...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-04-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 945
Posted By jsimmonstx
Fan comes on based on cylinder head temp. Does...

Fan comes on based on cylinder head temp. Does your instrument cluster temperature gauge appear to work?
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-02-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,709
Posted By jsimmonstx
See if you can find a "certified" used 2013-14 at...

See if you can find a "certified" used 2013-14 at a Ford dealer. You get a MUCH better warranty, as well as a bit better (and more negotiable) price.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-25-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 629
Posted By jsimmonstx
That rim isn't just curbed - it's bent. On a...

That rim isn't just curbed - it's bent. On a performance car, I wouldn't trust it. My advice is to replace it.
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