Originally Posted by old falcon fan
can someone tell the price on a good set of new pistons? i am TRYING to build a tough engine on a budget so i am more than willing to flex when i need quallity gear but i dont want to spend a shit load of $$$$ coz the car is still a daily driver but it MUST rev hard or i will blow it up. also what is an estimation to get blocks bored if i need to coz i havent pulled the engine out yet.......i am makeing 1 crazy XB out of 2(the brown car is the project and the poor black one's days are almost over but like most fords a good ford will never die. i have already changed the guards over as you will see (this project xb is a 76 model)
I got my forged TRW for $300 from a closing down sale 4 years ago. Just keep your eye open for some deals. Make sure you get your pistons first, then get the block bored to suit the pistons you bought.
Still for what you want, get some decent pistons then spend your money on controlling those big, heavy cleveland valves.
Get good valves, retainer/locks and springs and rev away!!