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Old 03-31-2003, 06:20   #1 (permalink)
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A few month's ago I found out that the "SVT" program sell's engine's. I am a Ford employee and didn't know this. I contacted them through a rep. at work to possibly build me a monster big block. They said they would set me up with a 512 cu.in. aluminum beast that I wanted for a 57 Fairlane project That I had hoped to start this summer, but due to health problem's it never got started.
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Have you cancelled out doing your project alltogether or will you recover from your health problems and start over? Would be good to see such a project done!
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I still want to build the 57,but I have to sell the drag car I have.I've been staying in touch with the "SVT" team.
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Is the engine reasonably priced?
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Old 04-07-2003, 10:21   #5 (permalink)
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For what all I would get, yes. They priced me an all aluminum block and head's, steel stroker crank, CompCam's roller camshaft w/kit, roller rocker arm's, valve train stud girdle, main cap stud girdle, 8qt. oil pan, electric water pump, tilton high torque starter, Gary Dyer 8-71 blower,w/twin Holley carb's, Hooker super comp. header's to fit a 57 chassis, everything test run and Dyno tested. For $7,200 plus shipping. I think it's a hell'va deal.
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Old 04-09-2003, 00:44   #6 (permalink)
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That's not actually a bad price to pay for that kind of gear!
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Personally I thought it was great. The small block in my race car was nearly $13,000
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that is cool good luck with your project
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any pics of that engine?
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Nope, sorry. Due to my medical problem's I never bought it.
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