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Old 09-01-2004, 16:04   #1 (permalink)
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Dohc Ea?

Has anyone heard of a DOHC EA? Apparently when they were developing heads for the 3.9L they made a small run of DOHC heads for testing and evaluation.
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would not have believed it until yesterday when I was looking for body kits for the EA and he said that he dosen't show many people this and pulled out a brand spanking new 3.9L DOHC head with rockers cam and gears. I am now trying to get him to sell it to me for the right price.

So back to the original question has anyone heard or knows anything about them?
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Old 09-01-2004, 16:20   #2 (permalink)
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Might be a Krogdahl head is it 2v or 4v? Krogdahl heads www.krogdahl.com.au are 2v only but dual plug.

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Old 09-01-2004, 16:44   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Dohc Ea?

This one was a 4v. He said he got it from a guy at Ford after making the some moulds for them, for some of there body kits.
I'll try and get some pictures in the next week or so from him.
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maybe it was a typo in the stamping stage
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"s" and "D' are right next to each other
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sorry in the first post it should have been "cams"
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Yeah the only ones i'd heard of were the Krogdahl heads... which were meant to give a bit of a gain... but the cost was far too excessive.
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Ive got a Wheels magazine article from the early 90's on DOHC heads that Ford were developing.. Unfortunatly I havent got a scanner but Ford were definatly developing DOHC for use on the E-series at some stage, but I think the beancounters decided it was too expensive at the time.
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Hmmm would make one special car if you do end up getting it!! How much is he asking/you offering??
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I think the cost of them if you got one at the time was about $5000
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