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  1. 4.2 swap questions

    V6 Tech
    using the crank, piston, and rods from a 4.2 f150 seems like a promising way to make power on these v6's i plan to keep mine NA and go H/C/I i have a family member that has ported these heads and intake manifolds before, and i plan to get the cam from super six. also LT headers, flowmaster...
  2. New guy with recent 4.2L swap, what

    V6 Tech
    Hey guys, first post. I recently swapped for the 4.2 engine and have been trying to resolve a pinging issue on hard accelerations. Ive been searching all over the net for the specific degree the spark in the regular 3.8 ignites Before top dead center, so i can figure out how much to retard the...
  3. 1999 V6 Mustang 3.8 engine swap to 4.2. Check engine light help

    V6 Tech
    Any knowledge would be greatly appreciated!:smilie
  4. super six motorsports stroker kit?

    V6 Talk
    Hey guys I was wondering how much boost the stroker kits from supersixmotorsports can handle? or do they each have diffrent ratings? I know they have a 4.3 and 4.2 stroker kit... the reason i was asking is because ive decided to save up some cash and procharge it instead of trying to build the...
  5. Rod Nock Damage?

    V6 Tech
    I went on craigs list and found this F-150 motor from a 2001 for a good price, but the guy told me the engine had rod nock. I'm not too sure on what that is exactly, but I imagine it can't be good. I wanted to know if its a big problem or if it damages things. I wanted the block with heads since...
  6. Cheapest way to convert 3.8 to 4.2

    V6 Tech
    So what is the cheapest way to convert a 2002 3.8 to a 4.2? is there interchangable parts that can go into my mustang? can you use super coupe pistons? just curious what would be the best/ cheapest way to get a 3.8 to 4.2? oh and how much more hp/ torque can you get out of this on a N/A engine...
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