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by jamesmacv8
Tue Feb 28, 2017 4:33 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Ford 302 Block Age
Replies: 23
Views: 10520

Re: Ford 302 Block Age

Thanks for your help guys.

Morgy, I'm enjoy building engines, so I'm keen to do my own but thanks for the offer anyway.

Cheers
James
by jamesmacv8
Tue Feb 28, 2017 12:55 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Ford 302 Block Age
Replies: 23
Views: 10520

Re: Ford 302 Block Age

Many thanks guys, Engine build not started yet as I'm still looking for an old block/crank/rods combination. I see there is a 1968 unit in need of rebuild on Ebay (link attached), could be a good basis, although block would require crack testing / machining etc. Can you recommend any other sources f...
by jamesmacv8
Mon Feb 27, 2017 11:11 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Ford 302 Block Age
Replies: 23
Views: 10520

Ford 302 Block Age

Hi All, I'm just interested to get some feedback on the age of some of the 302 engine blocks that people are using. I know in terms of emissions testing this can be an issue for the MOT for the later engine's more stringent tests. How likely is it that a freshly built, newer blocked engine will pass...
by jamesmacv8
Wed Jan 25, 2017 4:13 pm
Forum: Build Information
Topic: Build Manuals
Replies: 5
Views: 3983

Re: Build Manuals

Hi Andy,

Thanks for the info. also.

Regards,
James
by jamesmacv8
Wed Jan 25, 2017 9:17 am
Forum: Build Information
Topic: Build Manuals
Replies: 5
Views: 3983

Re: Build Manuals

Hi Clive,

Many thanks - I have sent you a PM - which is still sitting in the outbox for some reason!

I'll join the club as you suggest.

Regards,
James
by jamesmacv8
Tue Jan 24, 2017 10:37 pm
Forum: Build Information
Topic: Build Manuals
Replies: 5
Views: 3983

Build Manuals

Hi Everyone! I'm new to this forum and I am doing a considerable amount of research into a potential 289 FIA build as my next project. I'd like to get hold of a Hawk 289 FIA build manual - does anyone have one for sale, or available in electronic format they can send by email? Many thanks in advance...