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  1. 5.0L Tech
    Im looking for a junkyard 302 to build. I found a few motors but on all of them the plenum is backwards from my 87 5.0. Is that something i have to consider or will a gt40 or aftermarket intake and heads fit the same?? I just want to know what cars i can get a 302 block from that i can drop in...
  2. Classic Tech
    Alright so after some days of research and dreaming of all my wishes of an engine I plan to build, I started to realize a lot goes with it other than just a swap. I plan on building up a 302 roller engine with high flow heads (probably like TW 170cc), a mild cam, and Edelbrock Performer RPM Air...
  3. 5.0L Tech
    HI, this is my first time rebuilding a engine (took auto so i know the basics) and I am rebuilding a 1968 302 V8. I had it bored .030 over. I am using the stock crank in my rebuild and my question is, will the stock crank be able to handle this kit? 2091 Mustang Edelbrock Top End Engine Kit...
  4. Classic Tech
    Ok well for the past year ive been working on the motor of my 66 mustang. Here is what it has so far: 94 cobra block, stock pistons, cranks and rods E-street aluminum heads 60cc, 170 cc with 1.90 and 1.60 valves upgraded springs for the roller cam b303 camshaft trickflow pushrods 1.6 roller...
  5. 5.0L Tech
    Hello allfordmustang members. I am a newbee. but not to mustangs. Project is motor die on me. So it is time to start a project but with a budgit. I am wantting to build my frist motor. The engine is 1989 302 with 87,000 mile on it. Any ideals where to start? I would like it to have a thump to...
  6. 5.0L Talk
    Hello, Im wondering if newer gt40p heads will bolt up correctly to my 68 302 block? Has anyone ran this set up before? If they do in fact fit, will I need to update the intake to efi as well? Im looking at these bad boys right here. Ford GT40P (pair) - $598.00 : Tri-State Cylinder Head...
  7. Classic Talk
    First post Beginning rebuild of matching number 69 302 convertible. Shoul I : 1. Just hone and put in new rings. Seat the valves.? 2. Bore out, cam, seek to boost hp? 3. Go for Boss or GT rebuild? 4. Other ideas? Thank you.
  8. 5.0L Tech
    I'm planning on rebuilding a 86 with a 302 carved motor the motor knocks but no smoke at all anyone have any ideas and can talk me threw the rebuild what all should i do ? etc. all the advice would help my first car I'm rebuilding
  9. Classic Tech
    I have purchased a used complete 302 (except intake/carburetor and transmission) out of 1973 Ranchero that I want to put in my 1965 Mustang. I'm going for a mild street build mostly stock with aluminum heads, electronic ignition, etc. for a daily driver car. I don't need all the most expensive...
  10. 5.0L Tech
    hey guys i had a guy hit me up a day ago wanting to trade his 89 musatng notcback for my 87 gt with t tops. i wanna know if i shoulod do it or not. tell me what u guys think. ((here is his notchback.)) 1989 Ford Mustang GT 5.0 Brand new white exterior Grey cloth interior Smoked LED...
  11. 5.0L Tech
    ok i have a 302H.O., c6 transmisson and 3.73 rear end i have the motor completely torn down and now is the time for any aftermarket horsepower adders to be put in... i have a edelbrock performer intake, holley 600cfm w/ vacuum secondary, it is a roller cam, i have bought roller rockers but in...
  12. Classic Tech
    I found this engine that sounds pretty good to my rookie mind however; need your input please. Keep in-mind, I'm looking for a decently powered driver, not a strip engine. The HP doesn't sound like enough based on the description (to me, again a rookie).I have a hot 302 for sale, built by a...
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