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Forum: Off Topic Today, 02:26 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 2,759
Posted By tinman
Ford should figure out how to get about 800# out...

Ford should figure out how to get about 800# out of the mustang and then put a higher output 302 into it for maybe $ 38,000 out the door.....
3200# car with about 450 real HP.
Call it the 'Ricky...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang Today, 02:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 437
Posted By tinman
I'd also be real temped to lose the shorty...

I'd also be real temped to lose the shorty headers which probably have small of tube size in favor of some long tube types....
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang Today, 02:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 132
Posted By tinman
Any of the old FE series engines make a very poor...

Any of the old FE series engines make a very poor swap into any of the Fox body cars.
You should maybe check into a 351 Windsor swap. Your wallet will like it a lot better...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang Today, 01:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 130
Posted By tinman
I think that Flaming River has what you are...

I think that Flaming River has what you are looking for. I've been using there stuff for about 9 years on my car and have no problems about it.
Just be ready to pay some $$$ for it.......
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 06-06-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By tinman
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^Same thing here^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^Same thing here^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 06-06-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By tinman
Time to start playing with advance/retard. You...

Time to start playing with advance/retard. You should be able to get .100 clearance on both valves. Use the rings that you are going to use in the engine to check with, not light springs. I would use...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 05-17-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 639
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: 456
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: 425
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: 425
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: 331
Posted By tinman
^^^^^^^^^^^^I would concur^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

^^^^^^^^^^^^I would concur^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 04-21-2015, 01:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 487
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: 13
Views: 487
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: 561
Posted By tinman
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^THIS^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^THIS^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 04-03-2015, 02:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 195
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: 185
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: 180
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: 1,060
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: 534
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: 534
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: 149
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: 273
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: 3,686
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: 190
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: 231
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...
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