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Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 05-17-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 211
Posted By tinman
Problem with low budget cars is always the same....

Problem with low budget cars is always the same. They end up being slow......
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 05-10-2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 308
Posted By tinman
OP, keep any engine simple by keeping that 83...

OP, keep any engine simple by keeping that 83 carbed.......
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 05-06-2015, 01:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 350
Posted By tinman
BTW, stock suspension is used 100% and it's...

BTW, stock suspension is used 100% and it's operated on pump gas......
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 05-03-2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 350
Posted By tinman
Ok, I use an early 302 truck block (1969) a 3.4...

Ok, I use an early 302 truck block (1969) a 3.4 stroke crank, that early block took a .060 overbore fine. I use Eddy VicJr. heads and intake with a Quickfuel 750 carb. I use a solid roller of...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 04-26-2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 260
Posted By tinman
^^^^^^^^^^^^I would concur^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

^^^^^^^^^^^^I would concur^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 04-21-2015, 01:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 221
Posted By tinman
I'll confirm what MJR46 posted. NOT any Boss...

I'll confirm what MJR46 posted. NOT any Boss 302.........
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 04-19-2015, 12:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 221
Posted By tinman
I've never heard of a 'Shotgun Custom'. Maybe...

I've never heard of a 'Shotgun Custom'.
Maybe it was just a Floriduh thing.........
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 04-03-2015, 02:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 441
Posted By tinman
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^THIS^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^THIS^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 04-03-2015, 02:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 164
Posted By tinman
What block are you using OP? Many early 302's...

What block are you using OP?
Many early 302's can go .060 or more.
Also, who did the balance work and what hardware was used to assemble the thing?
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 04-03-2015, 02:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 173
Posted By tinman
Run OP, run from that dealer place....... They...

Run OP, run from that dealer place.......
They are total BS artists....
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 04-03-2015, 02:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By tinman
What MJR posted is true however I would make some...

What MJR posted is true however I would make some exceptions.
If you have a place and the equipment to assemble your own stuff, I would look at some of the kits offered by Coast High Performance....
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 04-03-2015, 02:22 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 973
Posted By tinman
In my 40+ years of experience with different...

In my 40+ years of experience with different makes of American V-8 blocks, decking should be a standard rebuilding procedure.
As a fact, I've never seen one that was what the spec's said it was...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 03-24-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 435
Posted By tinman
Barnett 468: could you explain how this works?

Barnett 468: could you explain how this works?
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 03-23-2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 435
Posted By tinman
If you live at a 5200' elevation the carb may...

If you live at a 5200' elevation the carb may very well have the wrong jets in it. You may need 1-2 sizes SMALLER. Even at this time of year your true air density could easily be 7000'. The 85 carb...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 03-23-2015, 12:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By tinman
I would use long tube headers, BBK has some nice...

I would use long tube headers, BBK has some nice ones.........
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 03-23-2015, 12:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 236
Posted By tinman
Saw that story the other week, good write-up.....

Saw that story the other week, good write-up.....
Forum: 351 Mustang 02-23-2015, 12:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,414
Posted By tinman
Fairly easy to convert a 351W to 4 bolt mains....

Fairly easy to convert a 351W to 4 bolt mains. Milodon (I think) makes the caps. Engine will need to be line bored but that's necessary anytime you change cranks...
Forum: Speed Density/Carb/SSP section 02-02-2015, 02:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 158
Posted By tinman
I don't think the vert windshield will fit...

I don't think the vert windshield will fit either.....
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 02-02-2015, 01:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By tinman
I use studs on the mains in my early block which...

I use studs on the mains in my early block which is a 69 truck block. Get the block aligned honed anyway as the new crank alone will warrant that.
I run carb with out any power adder and this thing...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 01-23-2015, 12:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 447
Posted By tinman
Wait a minute. If you can find and an early...

Wait a minute.
If you can find and an early block like a 302 cast in 68-69 for a truck you can bore it .060 then use a 3.400 stroker kit and make yourself a 352CID , 8.2 deck engine.
Mine has run...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 01-12-2015, 12:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 171
Posted By tinman
Op just needs to spend some moneys on that cutter...

Op just needs to spend some moneys on that cutter tool for the seals. I've been using the same one for nearly 20 years now and have done numerous sets for people....
Those tools seem to last...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 01-12-2015, 12:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By tinman
Just an idea here. Ask this 'tuner' just what...

Just an idea here.
Ask this 'tuner' just what the difference is between a 'blower' and a 'turbo' cam.
Both of them are supposed to operate with compressed air/fuel moving thru the ports and into...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 01-12-2015, 12:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 324
Posted By tinman
Bingo. I 100% agree. a C-4 can be had for peanuts...

Bingo. I 100% agree. a C-4 can be had for peanuts for a drag race type operation compared to a AOD.
My question about the whole thing is will the car with a carb pass an emission test?
Forum: Off Topic 01-05-2015, 03:06 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,012
Posted By tinman
That winter vacation money will go a lot further...

That winter vacation money will go a lot further in Southern Arizona than any of those other places.....
Highs normally about 65, lows normally about 40. Humidity about 25%.
We got neat mountains,...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 01-05-2015, 02:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 617
Posted By tinman
Couple of things here. Those Kaase heads are...

Couple of things here.
Those Kaase heads are intended for very high output N/A engines only, also very expensive for what you get IMHO.
Also, whoever said that Edelbrock VicJR. heads were pedestal...
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