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Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 04-11-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 55,343
Posted By jsimmonstx
Hard to tell it *used* to be a V6: 427W S197...

Hard to tell it *used* to be a V6:

427W S197 Idling - YouTube
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 04-09-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 1,724
Views: 932,391
Posted By jsimmonstx
I have some ideas, but those faux caps are damned...

I have some ideas, but those faux caps are damned expensive for what they are, and I'd like to make a couple different ones.

My primary thought is a Cobra with 427 on the left and "Power By Ford"...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 04-09-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 1,724
Views: 932,391
Posted By jsimmonstx
427W S197 Idling - YouTube Was a 3.7...

427W S197 Idling - YouTube

Was a 3.7 V6/auto. Now:

- 427 windsor (Dart block, forged rotating assy, 10.5:1, Trickflow roller cam, AFR 205 heads, Edelbrock intake, QuickFuel Q850 carb, Accufab...
Forum: Motor Swap Section 12-31-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 187
Posted By jsimmonstx
600hp without a turbo and then add a turbo? ...

600hp without a turbo and then add a turbo?

0) Dart Sportsman block - it has five 4-bolt main caps. Be aware that you have to also buy an appropriate oil pan that will clear the front and rear...
Forum: Motor Swap Section 12-27-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By jsimmonstx
Yeah, a Windsor would be a better choice, and if...

Yeah, a Windsor would be a better choice, and if you want fuel injection, there are several nice aftermarket options available to you (F.A.S.T. appears to be the best, but I haven't really researched...
Forum: Motor Swap Section 12-25-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By jsimmonstx
If you're looking for more power, I'd go with a...

If you're looking for more power, I'd go with a stroked 351W. You won't have to change anything except maybe your exhaust (starting at the headers). There should be MANY online how-to's regarding...
Forum: Motor Swap Section 12-23-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 479
Posted By jsimmonstx
I googled it, and this is the first web page in...

I googled it, and this is the first web page in the returned search results.

http://www.427mustang.com/tag/351w-swap/

Here's the search results if that doesn't give you enough info:
...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-10-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,776
Posted By jsimmonstx
Because the OP asked them how much it would cost...

Because the OP asked them how much it would cost to put it back together. I was merely commenting on the charge and how it's pretty close to what it should be for the steps I listed.

If it were...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-09-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,776
Posted By jsimmonstx
Labor is $100-$120 (maybe more) per hour. The...

Labor is $100-$120 (maybe more) per hour. The bill would be for labor to take it apart, inspect it, and put it back together. $2000 is about right (if you go by current labor rates).

I think the...
Forum: Motor Swap Section 12-08-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By jsimmonstx
You can't (or at least shouldn't) rev a hydraulic...

You can't (or at least shouldn't) rev a hydraulic motor higher than 6500. The valve spring pressure won't be high enough to prevent valve float and the lifters themselves can collapse under high rpm....
Forum: Motor Swap Section 12-06-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By jsimmonstx
Building a 360 to 428 (that would hold together)...

Building a 360 to 428 (that would hold together) would cost more money per HP than just getting a 351w crate motor. You can stroke a stock 351w to 418 safely, and with a forged bottom end and solid...
Forum: Mustang Videos 10-13-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 266
Posted By jsimmonstx
Cars & Coffee

Event staff at Austin Cars & Coffee caught my arrival yesterday:

427 Cobra Jet Mustang - YouTube

(and I did re-park right after when I realized I was crooked)
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-04-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,269
Posted By jsimmonstx
Being a bit pedantic, aren't we?

Being a bit pedantic, aren't we?
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-04-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 818
Posted By jsimmonstx
If you have worn suspension components, your toe...

If you have worn suspension components, your toe will change while you're driving.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-04-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,269
Posted By jsimmonstx
Yup... :)

Yup... :)
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-04-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,269
Posted By jsimmonstx
All Mustangs Should Sound Like This

427 Mustang - Showin' Off For My Dad - YouTube
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-04-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 818
Posted By jsimmonstx
Or run over something on the freeway, or your tie...

Or run over something on the freeway, or your tie rod ends are worn, or your LCA bushings are worn...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-04-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 990
Posted By jsimmonstx
Bumpy cams usually don't provide enough vacuum...

Bumpy cams usually don't provide enough vacuum for power brakes to work properly (you need about -20in). If your search for a vacuum leak yields no results, you may have to add a vacuum reservoir to...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-04-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 818
Posted By jsimmonstx
Have your toe checked. DO NOT do it at a Ford...

Have your toe checked. DO NOT do it at a Ford dealer. Go to Firestone or Goodyear. I paid fort the Firestone lifetime alignment two years ago, and have been back twice for toe adjustment (because of...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-20-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 919
Posted By jsimmonstx
I admit it - This is more to thumb my nose at the...

I admit it - This is more to thumb my nose at the haters than anything else.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-20-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 919
Posted By jsimmonstx
Won't know for a week or two. We justwanted to...

Won't know for a week or two. We justwanted to start it to test electrical mods and fuel pump. Still need to tune carb, get a tune for the ECU (to remap or turn off parameters), and find mufflers...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-19-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 919
Posted By jsimmonstx
LS-wuuuut!?

IT'S ALIVE!!!

http://youtu.be/IT1cy5lQNsw
Forum: Motor Swap Section 08-16-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 617
Posted By jsimmonstx
You need to establish a budget. Only then can we...

You need to establish a budget. Only then can we assist you in spending your money.

Easy stuff is better intake, carb, but that's gonna cost almost $1000 for new parts. Even a simple nitrous...
Forum: Motor Swap Section 08-13-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 617
Posted By jsimmonstx
More like $1500...

More like $1500...
Forum: Motor Swap Section 08-04-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,633
Posted By jsimmonstx
I'm still doing it, I'm just no longer reporting...

I'm still doing it, I'm just no longer reporting progress here.
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