Putting my combo together and running a little tight on the PTV setup.
Stock, untouched bottom end
Custom cam w/ 73925k2tw springs
9333pt head gasket (0.047” compressed)
The checking was done with light springs
Exhaust clears by miles, but intake is tight. I did the clay...
Engine is slated to swap into a 1989 F-150 2wd short bed base model with a C-6. 3.08 rear gears. No AC, hand crank windows, rubber floor mat, 1 small 12 gallon fuel tank--so, pretty light for a truck.
It has the 300/6 in it right now and gets pretty bad fuel mileage. I'm not a fan of 6 cylinders...
So, I posted about building a 347 and I'm still leaning that way, but as I'm looking at different combinations trying to figure out what the best bang for my buck is, I'm trying to decide what level I'd like to take this to. So, lets go back to what I was originally thinking, stock bottom end...
I have a 5.0HO EFI (fox) swapped Miata. Been on the road for about 4 years...around 20k miles. A few small bugs to work out along the way, but mostly running good.
When I do track days (roadcourse lapping) after a hard run my coolant overflow container bubbles up and pukes out hot coolant. When...
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