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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-28-01, 10:35 PM Thread Starter
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Question crate motors

Does any have any dealings with cetral coast mustang ?
I'm pretty well set on ordering there 340 hp 302 crate motor *2200$* for a beeter motor in my stang while my other 2 projects get underway the 2.5probe montser and the sexy mex 331 .

Just want to make sure this place is cool and does good work

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-29-01, 02:25 AM
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dunno about the stang engines...

but I'm curious as to what you're doing to your probe.... please do share :)

1996 Black Mustang Cobra - 3" MAC Cat Back Exhaust | CM Stage 1 Clutch | Fidanza 11lb Flywheel | SP Sport 5000 245/45/17's
1993 White Ford Probe GT - TONS of Mods (Beaten up from an old lady running a red light and smashing into me)
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-29-01, 03:36 AM Thread Starter
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well as long as i keep makin enough$$$
this is the set up .
ultralite i beam rods-not sure what manufacture
ultralite pistons - ^
skimmed heads ported by me
modfied pacesetter headers into true eqaul length long tubes
custom cam grinds
100-200 shot of gas
My own custom manifold

Problem is the mtx sux . I'm pushin around 260 at the crank now , and the damn 2nd gear syncro is going bad . can't imagine waht will happed with 300+ hp.
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-29-01, 10:04 AM
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central coast mustang has a good reputation, but i think the ford crate motors will be the most consistent in quality. they have a short and long block 340hp mild 302 also.

if i was getting a normally aspirated small block non-351 based block, id get a 347 stroker for the extra cubes.

-james
probe and 5.0 EFI windsor powered cars
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-29-01, 03:55 PM Thread Starter
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the ford crate motors are nice but cost 1g more ,i'm just lookin for a new motor with decent power ,with a warranty .
I've ordered parts from ccm before and got great cutomer support . But evryone has diffrent dealings with the same company .
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