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  1. plstktnkr2

    '00 3.8 to 4.3 Build

    This is the same basic build I am doing but I am using a "Super Coupe" engine as a starting point. My blog on my build is at: More than "just a six"
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    Questions about H/C/I swap and Rocker Arms/Pushrods

    Yes you will need girdles, yes you will need hardened pushrods. I have a set of standrd pushrods that are thin and bent to prove it,lol Rick
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    how much have you put into your car?

    $25,000 ground up resto-mod, minus audio and recovered seats
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    Crown Vic to be phased out by '11

    really? so how have you seen my fleet all the way from houston? an SR-71? and since your SOOO lierate how did you find them all since not all are in one spot?
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    Crown Vic to be phased out by '11

    really? you would know this how?
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    Crown Vic to be phased out by '11

    do some of you remember the tempo police cars with the dual exhausts? baltimore used them till they got all crown vics
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    Official What did YOU just buy?

    1986 GT vert and $1100.00 bucks of tranny work because a company didnt send me all the right parts been an expensive month
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    How to build a V6 cheap.

    96StAnG3.8, you are correct, I bought a 3.8 super plus 5 spd for 200 bucks and sold the trans for 250bucks and still have the whole engine and CPU :) get an AOD because Im told the T-5 doen't hold up well
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    Official What did YOU just buy?

    Just bought: 1990 thunderbird super coupe engine, tranny, intercooler, tubes, and ECU-$200.00
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    How to build a V6 cheap.

    your welcome ask me what you need I have my own 4.2 so ask away
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    How to build a V6 cheap.

    yes
  12. plstktnkr2

    How to build a V6 cheap.

    4k for forged bottom end- machine work is about half, 6 forged pistons= 400 bucks remachined offset ground crank-? forged rods at least 400-600 bucks rings ,bearings (both rod and mains) 200 bucks main stud girdle 75-100 bucks ARP studs 200 bucks now you can see why a morana or...
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    How to build a V6 cheap.

    what do you wanna do with the car? I would get a shortblock,forged 4.2 and have my heads ported here or let tom do them if you have the coin to do so
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    How to build a V6 cheap.

    yes! Tom is a fair guy and knowlegable too
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    How to build a V6 cheap.

    forged 4.2 pistons are 400 bucks a set, forged rods the same
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    How to build a V6 cheap.

    no just hyper's nothing fancy
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    How to build a V6 cheap.

    no it does not, I own the bottom end from a f-150: cast crank, and "cracked" rods
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    Official What did YOU just buy?

    New carpet, seat skins and H pipe for "Evil Mistress"
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    How to build a V6 cheap.

    Forged bottom end to start, block that is drilled as deep as the S/C with ARP headbolts, ECU and harness. if you are running the "dual port" head set get the super six intake and you can step up to the GT500 blower
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    M112 kit *FINAL PRICING: post 1898*

    how about a "standoff'" intercooler? or would the hood height play a part in its feasability?
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