429 engine help - 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 > The Garage - Tech Forums > Engine Specific Tech > 429-460 Tech
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 05-17-2007, 16:06   #1 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 1
429 engine help

I am in the process of rebuilding my 429.

Block DOVE -A
Heads DOVE -C
intake DOVE -C

I have three ?'s

How much HP am I looking at keeping this thing stock?

Is there much difference if I go to an aftermarket intake?

What camshaft can I put in it to give it decent increase in power but without a lopey idle.

it is going in a 2100lb car
coopcj7 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 05-22-2007, 00:38   #2 (permalink)
429/460 Fanatic
 
Paul Kane's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: San Francisco Bay Area
Posts: 548
cool Re: 429 engine help

Rebuilt to stock specs, you ought to have a realistic 320HP with those parts.

An aftermarket dual plane intake will help, as will a mild cam. Slight power upgrade w/o lopey idle? Something along the lines of a Summit Cam # SUM-3500 will do that. There are lots of cams out there and better choices, depends on the overall build and application.

One final recommendation while the engine is apart is to do some head porting, particularly on the exhaust side. That will wake the engine up.

Paul
__________________

We're on the web; click below:
High Flow Dynamics
Performance Components for the 429/460 Engine Family
Paul Kane is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > The Garage - Tech Forums > Engine Specific Tech > 429-460 Tech



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 05:21.



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.