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I have a 77 ford f-100 (302) i'm planning on rebuild..top & bottom , will redo stock heads.suggestions on work to be done to heads?? .030 overbore, any ideas on cam , carb , it is stock 2 brl 2150 now .. will be daily driver .. want most hp I can get and still get at LEAST 15 mpg will have duals , poss. headers, stock crank, auto c-6 ford 9" rear open to all suggestions. prefer no stall conv. but am open to sugg.. at least 15 mpg is a must!! not askin for much huh? lol

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Try and find some e7 heads from 87 and later 5.0's. They are much better than the e6 heads.
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Going to the E7 heads would be a good step,you should be able to use yours for core exchange check your local machine shops.302 Ford heads weak spots are limited exhaust breathing to offset that go with a cam that is a split duration, I would look at a Crower Baja Beast (www.crower.com) 15915 duration @.50 is 204 int 210 exh adv lift is 443 int 452 exh this will give you the torque a truck needs to get moving and good mileage.A Weiand action plus and 600 Holley would work well with it.Tri-Y headers will make good torque as well
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