New and full of questions! engine help!
im new to this forum and im looking for help with my 351c! its in a 1970 mercury cougar, base model. fmx tranny. ford 9 inch. not sure about the gear ratio though.
point is i wanna build my own 351c! i wanna pump out 500+ horses outta that sucker.
i heard stroking the motor is the best way to go. ive heard good about the 408 and 377 but not sure which one to choose.
i want a 351c with enough torque to blow these little hondas out of the water and still be able to rev it to 6500+ rpms.
any ideas on the combo of engine parts for this?
list so far:
-stroker kit 377 or 408 (scat or recommended?)
-dished pistons for 9.5 comp ratio (i wanna be able to run 91 oct. pump gas)
-stock heads. any suggestions for what heads? (motor currently has 4V heads, but i also heard aussies are good as well?)
-cam, mechanical roller preferably (no idea on cam, have no idea what lift and duration needed)
-valvetrain (any reliable ones?)
-intake (has an edelbrock torker, but any other ideas?)
-carb (has holley double pump, 750 cfm)
-headers (hooker super comps? yes? no?)
-exhaust system (open manifold right now o.o custom?)
-electric fan? know if i can adapt one?
-ignition system, has msd right now
-new fuel pump (original though, mechanical. electric?)
any ideas will be appreciated. thanks alot!
im also posting a thread on the "classic mercury cougar" forum for help on chassis upgrades, transmission help, and gear ratio help.