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Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 09-02-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,069
Posted By frdnut
It's tight but as some of the others have said...

It's tight but as some of the others have said they do bolt right in...The early 429/460s make awesome torque and power in stock form and have crazy potential for much more.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 04-24-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 602
Posted By frdnut
With 4.56s I would want the engine to rev at...

With 4.56s I would want the engine to rev at least to 6-6500rpm..
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 12-08-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 850
Posted By frdnut
What is the problem with the comp lifters...

What is the problem with the comp lifters Barnett?..I am using them along with many others with no issues?
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 12-06-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 678
Posted By frdnut
I wouldn't necessarily say tri-ys are the way to...

I wouldn't necessarily say tri-ys are the way to go..They work but nothing wrong with a good 4 into 1 set of long tubes..No need for high dollar stuff..Something like the hedmans will work just fine..
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-18-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 850
Posted By frdnut
You can also have those heads ported..

You can also have those heads ported..
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-18-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 571
Posted By frdnut
NOT an easy swap..Different mounts and...

NOT an easy swap..Different mounts and bellhousing bolt pattern..Also since its a different width and height your headers will not likely fit although they would technically bolt up to the...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-03-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By frdnut
I think that thing would be far more useful tied...

I think that thing would be far more useful tied to a rope next time you take your row boat out fishing...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 09-29-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 764
Posted By frdnut
The overdrive trans lets you have your cake and...

The overdrive trans lets you have your cake and eat it too..You can run a low rear gear and still get good mileage and low cruise rpms in fifth gear...I would go with 3.80s or 4.11s if you love to...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 09-28-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 996
Posted By frdnut
You may need to rejet now that the engine is...

You may need to rejet now that the engine is breathing better...It has been my experience that the exhaust gets a little quieter with age..
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-26-2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By frdnut
Don't see why not.

Don't see why not.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-25-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,106
Posted By frdnut
The wide ratio is much nicer to drive unless you...

The wide ratio is much nicer to drive unless you have super low rear gears..
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-21-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 364
Posted By frdnut
You need to drop the trans out and have a look..A...

You need to drop the trans out and have a look..A short shaft big block trans should not even reach into your pilot bearing in the back of the crank...This is obviously not good for the trans and may...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-19-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 996
Posted By frdnut
Minimum 2 1/2 for that setup.

Minimum 2 1/2 for that setup.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-09-2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,534
Posted By frdnut
I understand this theory with the intake manifold...

I understand this theory with the intake manifold but don't quite grasp it for exhaust?..To me you want max flow out of the head and all the way to the tail pipe. This assumes correct sized primary...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-09-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,534
Posted By frdnut
What I suggest is look at the recommended header...

What I suggest is look at the recommended header gasket for whatever head it is you are looking at..If you get the gasket number you should be able to find the dimensions for the port size if the...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-09-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,534
Posted By frdnut
The raised exhaust ports are not a big deal.My...

The raised exhaust ports are not a big deal.My headers fit just fine.The port opening matching the headers can be an issue though..Most all aftermarket heads have squarish ports instead of...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-09-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 538
Posted By frdnut
Actually the long tubes perform better everywhere...

Actually the long tubes perform better everywhere but there advantage over shorties is usually more in the low and mid range.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-09-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 538
Posted By frdnut
Yes..You get a scavenging effect which helps...

Yes..You get a scavenging effect which helps improve hp and even gas mileage..I have never had any fitment problems with longtubes with your combination..There is tons of room with the smallblock...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-08-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 538
Posted By frdnut
Not sure what it is you are looking for but you...

Not sure what it is you are looking for but you can check out Jegs which is somewhat similar.. Can I ask why you are wanting to change your manifolds to headers?..Personally I would use long tubes or...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-08-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,534
Posted By frdnut
One thing we have overlooked are the details on...

One thing we have overlooked are the details on your current engine..Especially if you want to reuse your shortblock as is...Do you know what year the engine is? Or the cylinder heads? I am curious...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-08-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 417
Posted By frdnut
Head selection really depends on what power level...

Head selection really depends on what power level you are looking at? What does the rest of your drivetrain consist of? Check your roller block over carefully..They often have cracks in the lifter...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-08-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,534
Posted By frdnut
These threads always turn into building a full...

These threads always turn into building a full out race motor rather than what the poster originally was looking for...Any name brand aluminium head will flow much more air than your stock heads....
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-08-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 538
Posted By frdnut
That is a pretty easy setup to get headers for....

That is a pretty easy setup to get headers for. If you have power steering most long tube headers will require you to use a drop bracket for your power steering ram. You need to make sure you keep...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-08-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,358
Posted By frdnut
I am in the midst of doing this right now...

I am in the midst of doing this right now myself..I just replaced my entire front suspension but the new coil springs I installed sat the front end lower than I liked...So I am having to remove the...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-17-2013, 12:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 437
Posted By frdnut
Way too many unanswered questions here to even...

Way too many unanswered questions here to even hazard a guess about 1/4 mile times..Yes the car would be streetable with that topend kit...
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