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PearlBird
03-03-2004, 09:46 PM
Just got the motor in and wanted to brag about it, so heres some pics.


http://www.villagephotos.com/viewpubimage.asp?id_=8147355

http://www.villagephotos.com/viewpubimage.asp?id_=8147356

http://www.villagephotos.com/viewpubimage.asp?id_=8147363

http://www.villagephotos.com/viewpubimage.asp?id_=8147364

http://www.villagephotos.com/viewpubimage.asp?id_=8147368

PearlBird
03-03-2004, 09:58 PM
I know this isn't a sc, but I own a sc......., and I'm just real proud of this bad boy....heh

Jim Demmitt Jr
03-03-2004, 10:07 PM
Great job!
Nice set of headers who are they made by?

PearlBird
03-03-2004, 10:24 PM
The headers are made by this guy here..... http://www.kaufmannproducts.com/mustangs.htm

They aren't supposed to require any modification to fit, but I raised the body 1.5 inches with spaces so I had to modify them a tid bit, but I real happy with e'm.

XxSlowpokexX
03-03-2004, 11:28 PM
Why the cut radiator support?

PearlBird
03-04-2004, 02:39 PM
We cut the radiator support so it would be easy to put the engine in.....Its welded back on now though...I'll get updated pics soon.

XR7 Dave
03-04-2004, 02:56 PM
All I'm getting are red x's. Can you insert the pictures directly?

PearlBird
03-04-2004, 03:39 PM
K here they are

Thomas95SC
03-04-2004, 04:09 PM
Thats going to be a Beast!

PearlBird
03-04-2004, 05:44 PM
Heres some more

PearlBird
03-04-2004, 05:46 PM
Well I can't figure out how to post more than one pic at a time so heres another =)

PearlBird
03-04-2004, 08:08 PM
more pics

PearlBird
03-04-2004, 08:09 PM
If only I knew how to post multiple pictures at a time =( hehe

PearlBird
03-04-2004, 08:10 PM
And another =)

Dale Puumala
03-04-2004, 11:44 PM
Nice looking project youv'e got going there.

BTW, you don't have a 1995 AOD SC. AOD's were in 1989-93. Yours would be a 4R70W. :)

Dale

PearlBird
03-05-2004, 02:05 PM
My bad, my knowledge is limited when it comes to the 89-85's

PearlBird
03-06-2004, 12:10 PM
Come on, I thought you tbird guys would love a 460 bird!

pro street rich
03-07-2004, 12:07 AM
There was no "fan fare" when I showed up with one in a SC either... It does look nice, but that color is a bit much... I did mine in Ford blue and some black for the trim. How big did you go with the engine?? What do you think it will be pushing?? Got to ask,got to know what else is out there.. By the way we have a 88 bird around here that went to 567 this last winter and now he has added the bottle to try to keep up.....Keep the faith and get that bad boy done so you can put some vette's away.....Rich

XxSlowpokexX
03-07-2004, 12:10 AM
dont need a Big Block to beat a vette..commmonnenow!

seawalkersee
03-07-2004, 03:03 AM
You Texans are letting that "Everything in Texas" thing go just a little bit tooo far. Thats a nice smoker you have there though...and the cars nice too.

Chris

PearlBird
03-07-2004, 11:34 AM
Its a 460 bored .03, so I guess that makes it a 466?? We are keeping this one street legal, it's going to be an every day driver.
We had to pull the tranny out yesterday, the front pump bearing on it got scolded to the torque converter, the torque converter lived, but I think the front pump is gonna be toast, I''ll keep you guys posted with updated pics.