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I did a complete tune up etc. on the 460 in my F-250 last night for the first time. Man, what a PITA it was accessing all that stuff, and that was in a cavernous truck engine bay! I've seen some of the big blocks in 67-70 stangs at shows and I can't imagine how you guys get to half that stuff!

Kinda makes me appreciate the compact little 302 neatly nestled in the 66!

By the way, I finally read some Photopoint posts and figured out how to get those links working again. Here's a pretty one of my 66 and 65Topless's vert. It's from the Pony Trails cruise last summer (the 66's maiden voyage after resto).

http://albums.photopoint.com/j/View?u=1571455&a=11942107&p=43447958&Sequence=1&res=high.jpg

DanM
66 Coupe, check her out at http://www.66CoupeNW.stangnet.com

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Funny.... kinda like anything...New! Put a new water pump on the car this last winter just because I had it all tore done and it kinda made sense to do it then. My kid comes home with a leaking water pump on his V-6 1990 T-bird... Says Ford garage wants about $225.. to put on a new one! (no biggy) I tell him to go down to the local parts store and pick-up a pump and we'll stick it on! (Of course I hadn't looked under the hood) Ta make a long story short and you can probably guess where this is going.... After a couple hours..... I paid to have a local guy stick it on!

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I'm about to put a new timing chain in my F250 with a 460 too. I'm doing for p.m., i don't want to get stuck on the highway out to PA. Mine is a '87 with a 4bbl. I just put a Edelbrock 1411 750 on it. I haven't had a chance to drive it yet because I don't have plates on it yet.

BTW, are we twins seperated at birth? It seems we both are doing the same thing at opposite sides of the country!

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That's one advantage of having smaller hands, I can reach into my fastback's engine compartment to work around the 390 and headers...well, almost. *G*

I love it when a plan comes together!

[color:red]1968 Coupe, "Murphy" - Original (car and owner)</font color=red>
[color:blue]1968 Fastback, "Trouble" - Restomod</font color=blue>
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There are quite a few coincenences, huh? If you tell me you also own a Saturn, I'm gonna get real freaked out!

By the way, I spent last weekend at our land and I'm going back this weekend. I'm building a horse paddock, shed, and gate. We also recently bought a new 28 ft trailer to stick up there, and soon my new toy (trasher 72 Blazer) will go up. I'm REALLY looking forward to summer weekends!

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Oops, gotta remember to be politically correct here. I respect you big block WOMEN as well!

DanM
66 Coupe, check her out at http://www.66CoupeNW.stangnet.com

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HAH! My 6-cylinder motor has SO much room!
 

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That's okay, I may get down and dirty like the guys, but I think I clean up a little better. On occasion I've even been known to wear a skirt and heels, but not while cleaning the undercarriage, thank you very much. *G*

I love it when a plan comes together!

[color:red]1968 Coupe, "Murphy" - Original (car and owner)</font color=red>
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It's easy. Just unbolt the motor mounts, disconnect the Toploader, remove all the ancillary stuff...get the engine hoist...well, you know what I mean. It sure is easier to pull those plugs when the motor is hanging on a stand!!! He-He

http://albums.photopoint.com/j/View?u=1579523&a=12014261&p=43408164&f=0.jpghttp://albums.photopoint.com/j/View?u=1579523&a=12014261&p=43361681&f=0.jpg
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