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Old 03-03-2004, 19:25   #1 (permalink)
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289 Windsor K code?

I have a k code 289 (hipo), awaiting a rebuild. I don't want to go to wild as it will be a daily driver. Could someone suggest a rebuilt path and parts that would hit around 300hp and be reasonable with fuel consumption? Or should i go lpg?

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Re: 289 Windsor K code?

greetings
i hope that this is going in a Mustang as the "K" Code engines are hard to come by

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Re: 289 Windsor K code?

K codes were rated at 271 HP, 300hp would virtually be a stock rebuild. 300hp is easily achieved. Why use LPG on a K code?
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Re: 289 Windsor K code?

I dunno, if I had a 289W and wanted a simple 300hp rebuild I'd give the motor and $2,200 to Bob Matic (http://www.fordmuscleparts.com.au/engines.htm) and get his 'GT Performance' package. However, if you've got a K-Code, they're 271hp standard anyway. A good exhaust and headers will do for 300hp.
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