10 sec 460 - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
Ford Forum Ford Forum

» Auto Insurance
» Featured Product
ยป Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Older Fords > Classic Fords > Classic Falcons
Register Home Forum Active Topics Photo Gallery Auto Loans Garage Mark Forums Read Auto Escrow

FordForums.com is the premier Ford Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-27-2005, 04:37   #1 (permalink)
Registered User
 
73falcongt's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Melbourne
Posts: 344
10 sec 460

There's an article here about a worked 460:

http://www.fordmuscle.com/archives/2...E/index2.shtml

The writer reckons that with 535 HP they'll easily be able to get ten second quarter mile times out of a '69 mustang. Does this sound right? It certainly isn't a lot of horsepower considering your aiming for 10 seconds.
__________________
--------------------------------------------------------
She may not be the cleanest of fastest XY on the road, but godamn it she's mine.
73falcongt is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 04-27-2005, 06:26   #2 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: In a house....
Posts: 311
Re: 10 sec 460

Quote:
Originally Posted by 73falcongt
There's an article here about a worked 460:

http://www.fordmuscle.com/archives/2...E/index2.shtml

The writer reckons that with 535 HP they'll easily be able to get ten second quarter mile times out of a '69 mustang. Does this sound right? It certainly isn't a lot of horsepower considering your aiming for 10 seconds.
A genuine 535hp with the torque a big block will produce should make a 10 sec. slip achievable.
__________________
"There is only Bathurst the rest is just waiting"......
balinor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-27-2005, 07:19   #3 (permalink)
Registered User
 
73falcongt's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Melbourne
Posts: 344
Re: 10 sec 460

Holy Moly thats incredible. So your basically talking not too far from your stock big block (not really too far), can manage around the 10 second mark. I've still yet to understand 100% the difference between horsepower and torque but I got a basic idea. I suppose all the torque of the Big Block is what makes it possible. I had a mate who got around 403 kw of power at the wheels on his supercharged 5.0l VP, and was pulling 11.9's. That's like 537 HP at the wheels imagine what he had at the engine. That's why I was telling him I thought he could be pulling quicker times.
__________________
--------------------------------------------------------
She may not be the cleanest of fastest XY on the road, but godamn it she's mine.
73falcongt is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-27-2005, 07:36   #4 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: sydney
Posts: 889
Re: 10 sec 460

Quote:
Originally Posted by balinor
A genuine 535hp with the torque a big block will produce should make a 10 sec. slip achievable.
have you seen the 514 625hp ford mtr pump fuel what do you think of that in a xy
reece1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-28-2005, 20:19   #5 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Racer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Sydney
Posts: 992
Re: 10 sec 460

Centrifically blown RWHP is a bad comparison. They make no horsepower for 3/4 of their power band.
Racer is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Older Fords > Classic Fords > Classic Falcons



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 09:31.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.