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Old 02-18-2002, 23:04   #1 (permalink)
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Now this is an engine!

http://www.geocities.com/infieldg/v8sohc427.html
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Old 02-19-2002, 01:27   #3 (permalink)
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Thats the one. The cammer. Back in the days when cubes were king and gas was cheap.
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apparently all V8's are dinousaurs because they all use pushrods and 4 cyls use OHC.....
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apparently all V8's are dinousaurs because they all use pushrods and 4 cyls use OHC.....
I've heard that rumour as well!
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Old 02-19-2002, 02:17   #6 (permalink)
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apparently all V8's are dinousaurs because they all use pushrods and 4 cyls use OHC.....
Don't forget the almighty LS1 with it's superior technology!
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Back in the days when cubes were king

The All Mighty 427 SOHC.
If only it made it into a production car......
Man that engine design is awesome. It would spin like a top too. Horsepower, the only way to go.
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Old 02-19-2002, 03:39   #9 (permalink)
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Man that engine design is awesome.
Yeah considering in was built around 1965, before the 302 Windsor and 351 Clevelands miles ahead of it's time I reckon.
It's a pity they didn't use ohc for the smaller engines maybe it was because of costs?
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At the time you pick up a 427 SOHC at a Ford dealer for about the same cost a brand new V8 Mustang.
Made 658Hp@7000Rpm with twin carbs



I knew of a guy who had one in a F150, but it was crashed and written off :dead: He also owns a low kms genuine Phase III.
He posted a few times on here ages ago but has since disappeared :crazy1:
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