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  1. Classic Tech
    Hey guys, I know taking the 302 out of the foxbodies and building them up to put in the classics is very popular. My question is why? What makes the 302 out of a fox body better than the original 302. They are both rated the same HP, so why do people prefer to build up the foxbody 302s rather...
  2. 5.0L Tech
    Is there a book or website where I can get info on building a 5.0 HO engine, example ( 302 block what cam, head, fuel injector, fuel pump, etc) match best when building a motor?
  3. Classic Tech
    Hey guys, After I finish my current project (66 coupe 289 rebuild) I want to grab a used SBF engine to tear down and rebuild. I want some opinions on this. I'm not too worried about making a big chunk of change off this venture, its more because I like doing it but a little profit would be...
  4. Classic Tech
    Hi guys, I've rebuild quite a few engines and was thinking about rebuilding used, original 289/302/351s and selling them. Is it worth it? I can pick up used engines from car shows for $200-300 all stock. Strip it down to the block, get it machined, and rebuild with new parts and possibly...
  5. 4.6L Tech
    Hello I recently purchased a 2000 mustang gt with a 5 speed manual transmission and an engine with a horrible knocking sound. I got the car for $1500 knowing that I would have to do a whole bunch of work to it. My cousin, who is the mustang guy in the family, suggested that I take the PI intake...
  6. 5.0L Talk
    i'm hoping to get all the stock engine specs for an 89 lx 5.0? like how many cc's are n the head? whats the stock bore,stroke,compression ratio,cylinder volume,displacement ci? i'm pulling out the engine over the weekned and i just want a heads up before i get in there so i can do some...
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