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Old 08-30-2007, 03:02 AM
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I went back and changed my post to: just say: Ford "big block motors" (not 429)....cause about every motor Ford built was stuffed in them....

food for thought:
I'm not a big fan for starting with a 351W....250hp/340tq stock....
because it has the (small valves, TQ biased I/E) 302 heads on it....
to get performance above about 4500rpms....
you have to buy after market heads.....

the brand new totally complete (intake/dist/etc) crate motor is a heck of a buy ($2800?) and is definitely a fun "cruiser" motor just stock....
it is taller than a 302 in a Mustang so do check the air filter and carb and intake hood clearance before you buy

I do agree with putting in a big block does ruin the handling....

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