Here are various photos of my engine.
The valve springs are from SVO.
Here's some casting information.
The crankshaft is from a mid 80's Mustang. It's been cleaned and magnafluxed, reground and polished.
August 9, 2003 we started the car for the first time in 6 months.
September, 28, 2003
After 800 miles, all I can say is this is one fun car to drive. She pulls hard at high RPM's. A few more things to change. The work is not done. Overall though, a much improved, more realiable, and certainly more powerful V-6.
How's that song go? "If I had a set of wings, man I know she could fly."
In the 100th year of the Ford Motor Company, my 1987 Ford Thunderbird LX is the embodiment of their anniversary slogan.
THE ROAD IS OURS.
Continue on to page three for various photos of the car and engine bay.