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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by HotRodChassis, Jul 11, 2011.

  1. Jpriebe66
    Joined: Jul 12, 2011
    Posts: 141


    Awesome article! How do you guys find this stuff? I can't find the email about my kid's soccer game from yesterday!
  2. FrozenMerc
    Joined: Sep 4, 2009
    Posts: 2,777


  3. billsill45
    Joined: Jul 15, 2009
    Posts: 784

    from SoCal

    For all of you FE fans, Jay Brown has published a book based on his extensive test data and knowledge of Ford FE engines: The Great FE Intake Comparo (Systematic Dyno Testing in Pursuit of FE Horsepower) published by FE Power LLC.

    Jay's book is a comprehensive reference work comparing intake and exhaust manifold performance for the FE range of engines. It includes dyno data for over 150 manifold and engine combinations; pictures, specs and performance data on 38 basic intake manifold types; a review of various FE exhaust manifolds and headers. It also includes comparison testing of Cobra Jet and Edlebrock heads, solid and hydraulic lifters, etc.

    The book is almost 300 pages of photos, charts, dyno results and text based on Jay's extensive experience building, testing and racing FE engines. As you may recall, Jay has won his class several times at the Hot Rod Magazine Drag Week events ('69 Mach 1 - blown 490" FE that ran a 9.31 and a '64 Galaxie that ran 9.50's with a 585" SOHC motor.

    If you're thinking of building an FE engine, this book can pay for itself by steering you away from parts with questionable performance value.

    Check out the website for information on ordering the book:
  4. W E Mack
    Joined: Aug 12, 2010
    Posts: 16

    W E Mack

    Well this is as good a way as any to subscribe. In your post #14, HRC, I'm assuming the battery box is the black box behind passenger side of cab, right? What's the fan cooled box behind the drivers side and red unit up and behind that? I'm not up much on electronics, especially the newer race technology. Thanks for givin' me some education!

  5. Chuckles Garage
    Joined: Jun 10, 2006
    Posts: 2,366

    Chuckles Garage
    Alliance Vendor

    I'll take two please.
  6. Nik
    Joined: Nov 12, 2005
    Posts: 584


    Ever since I read an article on "Pop's Toy", a '69 Mustang with a SOHC motor in it, I have lusted for one of those Cammer engines. That things is a beauty and a beast!!
  7. Great thread, waiting for more pictures.
  8. You can put me down for a subscription, this will be epic!
  9. Don's Hot Rods
    Joined: Oct 7, 2005
    Posts: 8,319

    Don's Hot Rods
    from florida

    You could look at the construction on this rod for a week and still not get tired of looking at it...........simply beautiful craftsmanship. :)

    I was at a car show maybe 15 years ago and a full sized Ford (maybe a 65) pulled in and it was shaking the ground. Everyone turned to watch it go by. Turned out to have a cammer in it, and it sounded like a fuel dragster. Pure hot rod porn. :D

  10. There is no success, like excess!:eek:
  11. HotRodChassis
    Joined: Jan 23, 2005
    Posts: 2,282

    Alliance Vendor

    That is the battery box. The electric fan is on the oil cooler, and the red unit is the oil filter bracket from Hamburgers. No worries on the questions, I'll always answer them!
  12. WrenchKitten
    Joined: Jul 18, 2009
    Posts: 116


    First page, I didn't get past those valve covers and the engine.

    A 427 SOHC never fails to make my jaw dropped.

    I know a local guy that has one stuffed in a Mercury Caliente with the nose in the air.
  13. 76cam
    Joined: Sep 30, 2010
    Posts: 643


    Well I think Im in Love!!!!!!!! Thats totally Bad Ass!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  14. 1950ChevySuburban
    Joined: Dec 20, 2006
    Posts: 6,188

    Member Emeritus
    from Tucson AZ

    Damn fine work! Let's see more!
  15. mtrhd
    Joined: Sep 12, 2008
    Posts: 90


    ...this guy, Route 66 car show Berwyn IL 09-10-11

    Attached Files:

  16. haroldd1963
    Joined: Oct 15, 2007
    Posts: 1,154

    from Peru, IL

    Another Masterpiece from HRCC!!!
  17. HotRod33
    Joined: Oct 5, 2008
    Posts: 2,516


    Any updates on the truck?????????
  18. Jpriebe66
    Joined: Jul 12, 2011
    Posts: 141


    My thoughts exactly!
  19. Gimpapotamus
    Joined: Aug 11, 2010
    Posts: 95


    So hard to see the pictures.... Must be from spackling the screen after seeing them the first time.... The hot rod gods will rejoice when the earth shakes from this truck for the first time.
  20. And just over five years later......
    I wonder where this got to. o_O

    This is what happens, when you go looking for saved threads, long forgotten. ;)
    The37Kid, clem and kidcampbell71 like this.
  21. clem
    Joined: Dec 20, 2006
    Posts: 3,511


    3 years since original poster has posted here on the Hamb
    2 years since seen here.
  22. The37Kid
    Joined: Apr 30, 2004
    Posts: 28,545


    Missed this build the first time around, wonder if it ever got finished? Bob
  23. Jpriebe66
    Joined: Jul 12, 2011
    Posts: 141


    It got finished, debuted the truck at SEMA 2015 in the Stewart Warner booth.[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

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