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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-12-07, 05:39 AM Thread Starter
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302w block question

Are there blocks to use and block not to use. Thinking of 347 stroker with a good 400hp for now. How many dollars should i pay for a good 302w block. Have never owned a ford at all, and have no idea what is what. I'm going to put a V8 windsor in my lc torana for something different

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Re: 302w block question

Some of the 347 pistons out there have the wrist pin too high, resulting in blow by.
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If you use a 88 up the 5.0 or also 302 has the roller lifters allready these are seasoned blocks and are a good choice to stroke..
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If you use a 88 up the 5.0 or also 302 has the roller lifters allready these are seasoned blocks and are a good choice to stroke..
'85 Mustang engine roller cam & carbie, EFI starting in '86
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Thanks George for the correction... errors must be caused by playing in the Mud.
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Thanks George for the correction... errors must be caused by playing in the Mud.
Not sure when the roller cam was used in other lines besides Mustang, 86/87?
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Re: 302w block question

Buy a short block 347 or (427 351W) from a reputable builder. Or just buy a long block already set up. Would be much easier than having to figure it all out. And probably cheaper in the long run. If you have a good machinest he can figure it all out for you. Stroking an engine is tricky business. A good machinest will know what needs done and what will or wont work.
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