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Engine:

Block:

  • 307 cubes (302)
  • High volume/pressure oil pump - 65-95 psi
  • '69 Polished and balanced crankshaft
  • '68 rods
  • TRW forged pistons,.030 flat top
  • Chrome moly rings
  • '68 Mexican block - This is a good thing for Ford, it has <I>HUGE</I> main bearing caps
  • '72 closed chamber heads
  • ~10.5 compression

Valve Train:

  • Edelbrock True Roller timing chain
  • 288 duration .521" lift cam (2000-6000 RPM)
  • Chrome moly push rods
  • Guideplates
  • Roller rockers - 1.6 ratio
  • Dual valve springs
  • Hardened retainers
  • ARP 3/8 in screw in rocker studs and guideplates
  • Spiffy polished aluminum tall valve covers

Fuel:

  • Edelbrock dual plane intake
  • Edelbrock 750 cfm
  • Manual choke
  • Electric fuel pump
  • 3/8" fuel line
  • 14" K&amp;N air cleaner

Ignition:

  • Mallory Unilite optical ignition
  • Mallory 50kV coil
  • 8mm Accel wires
  • SplitFire spark plugs

Exhaust:

  • Hooker Super Competition headers
  • Dual 2.5" with H-pipe
  • Two Flowmaster Big Block series mufflers

Cooling:

  • Huge 4-core radiator

Needed:

  • Aluminum heads with much bigger valves
  • Single plane intake manifold
  • Forged crank and rods
  • Higher RPM cam to match my new intake, crank and rods

Engine #1

??? to April 1996

Engine #2

July 1996 to March 1998

Engine #3

August 1998 to Present