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Old 02-12-2013, 07:47 PM
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You can't go very large with internal balance in a 460. I think 501/502 are as big as you can go with internal balance. I don't think the 4.3" stroke cranks are available in internal balance. Unless your going for a manual transmission, external balance would get you the most bang for your $$, because you can get nearly 600 CID for the same price as 500 CID.. Reason for internal balance better for M/T is because a 390 flywheel will work with a 351M/400 4spd bellhousing which can be had cheap, but will not clearance external balance flywheels. You would need that illusive 460/4spd bell from an 80's F-350 that came with a T-19 or an aftermarket bell. Either one isn't cheap

CarsByCarl.com has better prices than Summit, and you can actually message and talk to Carl on 460 Ford Forum if you need to plan out a good build.
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