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Re: Question about Thunder Bird 3.6 motors

Well Its for my graps car, the heads might be warped so i thought
maybe the sc heads would be stronger and cheeper if the old heads have
to have a valve grind and shave.

On Thu, 03 Mar 2005 03:59:37 GMT, "JS" <> wrote:

>Super Coupes had a 3.8L as well. While the SC 3.8L was based upon the
>standard 3.8L, almost every part in the engine was upgraded. The heads were
>one of them.
>I'd imagine that you could bolt the SC heads on... unless you're getting
>them for next-to-free, though, I'm not sure why you'd want to do that. It
>might help your power output somewhat, but not tons. They were also
>designed for a blower.. not sure what that'll mean to your NA 3.8L. They're
>probably low compression, meaning you could end up losing power even if they
>flow better.
>Now, if you really want to upgrade that '84... swap the whole SC engine in -
>blower, computer and all. Then you'll have a car that should run well
>against stock 5.0's...
><> wrote in message
>> Does anyone know if you can replace older heads (1984 3.8L) with newer
>> super coup heads (1990 3.6L)?
>> Sorry about the OT post but I'm a mustang guy and have no idea about
>> Thunder birds, and had no ware else to go
>> Thanks
>> Scott


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