Ford FE Engines: How to Rebuild by Barry Rabotnick
Ford FE Engines: How to Rebuild Barry Rabotnick ebook
Publisher: CarTech, Incorporated
Do not generically apply “Chevy practices” to an FE rebuild. The 352 is a wonderful engine, but if you have to do machine work, you may as well do it on a 390 block & crank. From racing to heavy-duty hauling, the big-block Ford engine has been used successfully in Ford Motor Co. Hey guys, I am currently in the middle of a LOONG project. I would say try and make a deal on the 390 and use it as a core to rebuild. I am in the exact same boat as you. Many shops know Chevy motors very well, and apply their knowledge to FEs, which can lead to problems There is some opinion amongFord FE builders that the oil-return holes heads should be enlarged for better drain-back. I am getting the parts together to make a decent engine (already got the 4bbl intake, carb, 390 rods) but I just don't want to rebuild it myself and have a pile of crap when i'm done so I will probably take it to a rebuilder. The photos in this edition are black and white. I have built various FE's over the years, everything from a standard 352 to stroked 406 with 400M rods. When our buddy Danny Valenzuela's 360ci Ford motor started leaking oil and then shortly thereafter developed a slight rod knock, we knew it has high time for him to start thinking about his options. Follow along as Edelbrock beathes new life into an FE 360 big block engine in a 1973 Ford F100, only on off-roadweb.com, the official website of Off-Road Magazine. Find this Pin and more on mustang by myheartmyandy20. Ford Fe Engines: How to Rebuild (Paperback). From factory drag racing, to the AC Cobra, to the legendary Mustang, the history of the Ford big-block is a long and storied one. It currently has a Ford 272 truck engine and I am planning on purchasing a Ford 352FE engine and boring it out to a 390 as I heard this can be done. Vehicles ranging from full-size trucks and passenger cars to the LeMans-winning GT40. I am restoring a 1959Ford Fairlane Custom 300.