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Author Topic:   Ford power for 2002
Tom Asmus
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 161
posted February 07, 2002 08:53 PM
How many modified drivers will be using Ford power, and what combinations ?

CUSTOMPERFORMANCE
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 464
posted February 07, 2002 10:36 PM
351 c power here
2 and 4 v heads

WINZER RACER
Dirt Newbie

Total posts: 4
posted February 08, 2002 01:08 AM
396 with World Heads

36k
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 103
posted February 08, 2002 04:40 PM
What are you guys using for trannies??

Stans2411
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 12
posted February 08, 2002 07:12 PM
302, 347 and bigger windsors. Early Ford 3-speed with high and reverse only.

CUSTOMPERFORMANCE
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 464
posted February 08, 2002 07:22 PM
Short truck/van 3 speed with first removed.

Tom Asmus
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 161
posted February 08, 2002 07:33 PM
Top loader 3spd for now, next will be a BERT or BRINN

Tom Asmus
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 161
posted February 08, 2002 07:37 PM
I will be runnin a 362 windsor with 351n heads.

36k
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 103
posted February 08, 2002 09:22 PM
What do the 351w weight compared to chevy??

powercar821111
Dirt Forum Racer

Total posts: 97
posted February 08, 2002 09:28 PM
351W in a b-mod. I use a top-loader 3 speed. What are some of the horsepower numbers you get from these engines?

modfan
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 24
posted February 09, 2002 08:08 AM
396 clevor with GM saginaw three speed

Tom Asmus
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 161
posted February 09, 2002 10:01 AM
The Ford vs Chevy in weight is pretty even maybe a little heavier on the Ford, but what you get with the Ford is ALOT more torque and a Ford will out live any Chevy motor 3 times over!

2 fast 4 you
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 39
posted February 09, 2002 10:35 AM UIN: 24
you need to use a ford to tow your race car
(ford power stroke) and leave the sbc in your
car if you want to win races.you can biuld 2 sbc for the price it cost to biuld 1 ford

dkandy94
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 25
posted February 09, 2002 03:35 PM
I run a 351w with gtp heads. c4 tranny. I get 375hp & 450 torque with a 2bbl carb & intake. As for price, the ford parts have come down alot in the past few years. You can build a ford for real close to the same price as a sbc.

10car
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 14
posted February 09, 2002 10:46 PM
My first year in a mod. Will be running Ford as always 351W w/world prod. heads. stock 3sp. tranny. I am looking for a good used triple disc clutch can anyone help????

dirtracer14
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 333
posted February 09, 2002 11:21 PM UIN: 23443678
I have a tilton 3 disk clutch for a ford. This comes with flexplate and clutch for $225 the disk appear to be in good usable shape Email me if interested.

Tom Asmus
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 161
posted February 10, 2002 10:24 AM
What Brand chassis' are you guys using??

dkandy94
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 25
posted February 10, 2002 11:54 AM
I have a 2001 cobra mod that I am updating to a coil eliminator z-4 rear suspension

[This message has been edited by dkandy94 (edited February 10, 2002).]

Dirt-Tracker
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 36
posted February 14, 2002 06:14 PM
347 in a Jet Viper Mod.......

hey 2 fast 4 U.......the only problem with your fantasy is that you will have to build 3 sbc to my 1 sbf........

Tom Asmus
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 161
posted February 14, 2002 06:26 PM
Thanks Dirt Tracker That is soo TRUE!!!
Where are you from Dirt Tracker???

Dirt-Tracker
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 36
posted February 16, 2002 10:37 AM
Chillicothe, Mo.
We have about 100 cars each Sat. night and only a handful run Fords....I cant figure this out. We just started racing mid-season of last year, never been in a car before. Went out and took 6th in the Feature of a two day race in my second week.....Raw Ford Power and good car setup from experienced racers....sure wasnt my driving experience

powercar821111
Dirt Forum Racer

Total posts: 97
posted February 18, 2002 11:15 PM
Does anybody else run GT-40P heads on a 351W block? If so, what headers are you running. I ran Schoenfeld IMCA headers where the collecter points straight out from the engine. The spark plugs wires are very close to the tubes.

Tom Asmus
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 161
posted February 19, 2002 06:56 PM
I ran 90 degree boots on my plug wires, had no problems. I was runnin close to the same style headers with 69 windsor heads.

dkandy94
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 25
posted February 19, 2002 08:45 PM
I run the gtp heads now & I use kustom craft headers. They built them for me b4 I was using the gtp heads.I think they are out of Kansas. If you like I can get their 3 for you.

powercar821111
Dirt Forum Racer

Total posts: 97
posted February 19, 2002 09:15 PM
Sure, just e-mail me with their number. How much did you pay for them?

4d_POWER
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 32
posted April 26, 2002 09:18 PM
Where can I get a blowproof bellhousing for a 351W w/3speed manual ?

Brand new is about $300.
That's a little steep but rules require it.

Any ideas where to look?
Thanks

mwmod34
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 23
posted April 27, 2002 08:49 AM
I was wondering what kind of set up on valves you were using on the gtp heads on a mod I use them on my bmod but my motor guru said the dont flow enough for a imca mod motor also did you do alot of port work to them thanx

powercar821111
Dirt Forum Racer

Total posts: 97
posted April 29, 2002 01:40 PM
I had a drag race guy give me a pretty trick valve job. I have 1.94 1.60 valves. Be careful, if you don't do it right, big valves wil hurt performance. I run unsanctioned b-mod, so I can't run SVO heads. If I could, I would run the 351N, they actually have come down a lot in price, so if you're running all-out mod, this would be my suggestion for a cast-iron head. The world's are pretty good as well. No port work allowed in my class either.

Wheels47
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 121
posted May 03, 2002 05:20 PM
Hey Dirt-tracker isn't it super how a great pit crew can get you up to the front so easy--lol

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