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I came across their website by way of an auction on ehay....

They build a variety of SBF engines - both street and race - longblock or shortblock.

Anyone ever use them? I've been pining for a 351W for the coupe, and wondered what experienced VMFers think....Thanks - Dickson
 

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I saw them at the last swap meet and I had at others previously. I haven't personally used them but I did talk with them at length one day about machine work and they seemed pretty knowledgable. There is a guy in Thorntown, In. where I work who operates a engine/machine shop. He is very, very sharp especially with ford engines, he has a dnyo to test as well. His name is Dennis Woody and Woodies Machine shop is the name of his place. Let me know if interested and I could get a phone number for You. I do know he is somewhat well know and I'm sure someone on here has heard or used his services.
 
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I have not used him as of yet, but plan on letting him rebuild my 69 351W. He says for around $2400 he can rebuild my 351W to a 350 to 370hp streetable engine. He is a drag race guy and LOVES building Ford engines for a living.
 

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Have seen a lot of ads from him, on different Mustang sites. Seems to me that his prices are awfully low.....this kind of scares me. Saw a 302 completly rebuilt, with stock heads for $850.00...I can't rebuild mine for that, and me do everything except the machine work......
Just makes me worder, that's all......
 

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Well, the less expensive rebuilds are usually taking a hit in the machining costs. A shop would rather put out $500.00 in parts and eat $200 in machining labor to make $150 bucks just to keep busy. The choice is either to not sell anything and make zero or lower your margin a lot and keep folks employed and business happening. I ran into this at several machine shops and always look for the recommended shops with quiet times so I can come and assist /forums/images/icons/wink.gif Ok, so I take a lot of pictures and ask a lot of questions but I do it with permission and bring beer in on Fridays /forums/images/icons/smile.gif
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I seen your post and had to reply. ShelbyGT69 spoke of Woodies Machine Shop. They are awesome, or should I say Dennis is awesome. I have a 351w that he helped me build. I built it 2 years ago and it made 440 hp and 435 lbs of torque on pump gas. The guy is very reputable and is great to work with. I was thinking of using someoone else but, he told me about some of their engines that he had fixed. I would recommend him anyday.
 
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