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Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 04-20-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,789
Posted By supercotufa
Thumbs down And yet, you took the time to tell me so. I...

And yet, you took the time to tell me so.
I guess I am a bit less of an idiot than what you are, when you have a compelling need to insult someone just to feel a little bit more important....
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 04-14-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,082
Posted By supercotufa
Ford Racing reusable bolts

The main bearing caps have 6 bolts each and 30 altogether for the engine: two main bolts closer to the centerline (13mm heads) for the bearing, two jack bolts closer to the block walls (10mm heads...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 04-13-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By supercotufa
I am planning on installing an oil/particle...

I am planning on installing an oil/particle separator in the vacuum line, between the intake and the PVC valve.
Looking at the prices for such simple devices I am leaning toward an inline oil and...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 04-11-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By supercotufa
Good point. I had not considered this. Given...

Good point.
I had not considered this. Given the fact that the compression ratio in these engines is 9.9:1 , any reduction in the volume, and especially an irregular shaped one, could produce...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 04-10-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By supercotufa
An update on the engine: I cleaned the cam and...

An update on the engine:
I cleaned the cam and rollers and looked at them closely and they seem to be working fine with good lifting action.
The timing chains have very little stretching and the...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 04-09-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By supercotufa
Post Excessive carbon on B Heads

I just bought a 97 MK VIII engine at a very low price. I will be retrofitting it into my 98 GT.
The catches:
1) I do not know if it runs
2) Had to drive for three hours each way to get to the...
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 04-09-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,789
Posted By supercotufa
And obviously a different intake, which is less...

And obviously a different intake, which is less efficient than the Cobra one.
The B heads can also be slightly ported on the exhaust side, which will tremendously increase flow.
The intake side is...
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 04-08-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,789
Posted By supercotufa
I don't know if anyone has mentioned this to you,...

I don't know if anyone has mentioned this to you, but one of the less expensive ways to go is to get a whole Mark VIII Intech engine. It is basically a Teksid block with B heads, a less aggressive...
Forum: Motor Swap Section 04-08-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 41,870
Posted By supercotufa
The engine that I bought had been opened: the guy...

The engine that I bought had been opened: the guy took out the valve covers and the upper intake. With the intense rainy season the engine got flooded, with about 3 gal of water on the pan, and about...
Forum: Motor Swap Section 04-01-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 41,870
Posted By supercotufa
97 MK VIII engine

I just bought a 97 MK VIII engine at a very low price!

The catches:
1) I do not know if it runs
2) Had to drive for three hours to get to the engine
3) The engine had the valve covers removed,...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 03-26-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By supercotufa
Thank you. I called the Ford Racing customer...

Thank you. I called the Ford Racing customer support number and the answer was as simple as I thought it would be: each dial correspond to a digit on the #.## ratio format. For example, if you...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 03-26-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By supercotufa
Thank you. I called the Ford Racing customer...

Thank you. I called the Ford Racing customer support number and the answer was as simple as I thought it would be: each dial correspond to a digit on the #.## ratio format. For example, if you...
Forum: Motor Swap Section 03-26-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 41,870
Posted By supercotufa
I still haven't bough an engine. If I get a 96 or...

I still haven't bough an engine. If I get a 96 or earlier engine I will certainly buy the parts. They are reasonably priced and even lower than what I paid back in the day for the PI intake that I...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 03-25-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By supercotufa
Post Speed Recalibrator from Ford Racing

Does anyone know how to set up the dials inside the Ford Racing Speedo Recalibrator?
I am about to swap the always failing T45 for a TR3650 on my 98 GT.
The new transmission has an OSS which has an...
Forum: Motor Swap Section 03-25-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 41,870
Posted By supercotufa
I mean IMRC plates

I mean IMRC plates
Forum: Motor Swap Section 03-25-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 41,870
Posted By supercotufa
Thank you. Do you know much the 97-98 Mark VIII...

Thank you.
Do you know much the 97-98 Mark VIII intake, throttle body, intake boot and IMR plates run for?
(I am not even going to ask for a Cobra intake, which most likely will cost as much as a...
Forum: Motor Swap Section 03-25-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 41,870
Posted By supercotufa
Thank you so much! Certainly is very good...

Thank you so much!
Certainly is very good information which will save me tons of work and headaches. I was planning to get this engine, preassemble the whole power plant (transmission and all) and...
Forum: Motor Swap Section 03-24-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 41,870
Posted By supercotufa
Post 93 Mark VIII engine

Great write up. You summarized most of the answers I was looking for.
I am looking at a 93 Mark VIII Teksid engine with the old style intake and 128K miles.
1) Does the IMRC work with vacuum...
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