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by popscomet
Wed Mar 03, 2021 12:25 am
Forum: Big Block V-8 Performance
Topic: 385 Series shoe horned into a 65?
Replies: 19
Views: 3467

Re: 385 Series shoe horned into a 65?

ought to be a handful when you pull the trigger....looks good up on that trailer for sure,,pop
by popscomet
Tue Mar 02, 2021 10:29 pm
Forum: 60 - 63 Comets
Topic: 63 Convertible Build
Replies: 3
Views: 34

Re: 63 Convertible Build

On a deal like that..it's a win win !! and family reunions are fun !! good luck....POP
by popscomet
Tue Mar 02, 2021 9:24 pm
Forum: Big Block V-8 Performance
Topic: Ford 429/460 BB
Replies: 25
Views: 3061

Re: Ford 429/460 BB

I would look at a pair of alumn heads,,,SCJ heads are high and hard to find,,,then probaly need a rebuild..jmo..in the end might come out cheaper and have a better head,,,besides a weight savings,,,, jmo pop
by popscomet
Tue Mar 02, 2021 4:14 pm
Forum: Comet Lounge
Topic: Update on me.
Replies: 29
Views: 264

Re: Update on me.

LORI,,if you read this,please post where MIKE is at...thank you and GOD BLESS YOU BOTH !!...POP
by popscomet
Mon Mar 01, 2021 5:33 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: AOD trouble
Replies: 9
Views: 66

Re: AOD trouble

HEY,I just remembered this after posting the above post,,,,,,while driveing my 94 f150 5.0 AOD,,at random it would go into nuetral,let off go back in gear,,going up a hill flat ground or even pulling a trailer it would happen,,,,my transmission friend dropped the pan and found a broken spring,,,I th...
by popscomet
Mon Mar 01, 2021 4:48 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: AOD trouble
Replies: 9
Views: 66

Re: AOD trouble

ON my wife's 93LX 5.0 mustang AOD,,that little plastic part on the throttle body that pulls the cables when you press on the gas pedal broke,,causeing the correct pressure to be right,,,she never told me the transmission wasn't shifting correctly,,,the first thing to go was Overdrive,,it's been so l...
by popscomet
Sat Feb 27, 2021 5:13 pm
Forum: Small Block V-8 Performance
Topic: 1963 S22 V8 347 engine/trans swap questions...
Replies: 21
Views: 1035

Re: 1963 S22 V8 347 engine/trans swap questions...

I have a 1984 mecury capri for over 20yrs,,it is a factory 5.0 5spd,but it came with that small 7.5 rear gear limited slip with a 3.23 ratio 4lug..before I went to a 8.8 3.73 LS ,,,I tried to tear that rear end up,,I didn't care,,,I burnt more rubber ,I dogged the fire out of it...I never tore that ...
by popscomet
Fri Feb 26, 2021 4:31 pm
Forum: Small Block V-8 Performance
Topic: Cut V8 motor mounts
Replies: 2
Views: 35

Re: Cut V8 motor mounts

can you space the engine up higher,,just enuff to help with clearance,,or new mounts,,maybe yours are old and flattened somewhat....transmission mount also.....pop
by popscomet
Fri Feb 26, 2021 4:26 pm
Forum: Small Block V-8 Performance
Topic: 1963 S22 V8 347 engine/trans swap questions...
Replies: 21
Views: 1035

Re: 1963 S22 V8 347 engine/trans swap questions...

Installing 347 because I have one from days gone by... new 5 speed ~ 390 hp and 350 torque. original 8" hold up to this?? Me and my son was at the local drag strip handful of yrs ago,,,there was a guy raceing his fox body stang,,,it was a SVO,those cam with 2.3 4cyl,,this guy had a 460 c6 in it,,,b...
by popscomet
Wed Feb 24, 2021 4:46 pm
Forum: Comet Lounge
Topic: Update on me.
Replies: 29
Views: 264

Re: Update on me.

thinking about you MIKE,,the good LORD will handle this,,,,POP/GLENDA
by popscomet
Tue Feb 23, 2021 11:05 pm
Forum: 64 - 65 Comets
Topic: Lavron's '64 Build Thread
Replies: 2185
Views: 187760

Re: Lavron's '64 Build Thread

I have seen some 6cyls smoke V8's on the street and on the track,,,,,,in fact 300ci 6's use to have thier own class at the dirt track,,,they would fly and flat twist up,,,of course they were built for it,,,,,,,I have a 88 pu with a 300 6,,on the road you get ready to pass all you have to do is crack...
by popscomet
Tue Feb 23, 2021 10:45 pm
Forum: Showing Off
Topic: '63 1/2 Custom Sportster
Replies: 27
Views: 616

Re: '63 1/2 Custom Sportster

Great lookin' 63, Joe! 8) My uncle when he was dying asked me if I wanted an old truck bed trailer he had, it was an old Chevy truck so I turned it down, and told him no thanks You should have told him you needed something to haul manure in and that would fit the bill. :wink: Jim yrs ago when my da...
by popscomet
Tue Feb 23, 2021 2:50 pm
Forum: Showing Off
Topic: '63 1/2 Custom Sportster
Replies: 27
Views: 616

Re: '63 1/2 Custom Sportster

Shot a cheesy walk-around video with my phone so ya'll can check out my Comet. No super cheesy cold start with the engine idled to 500 rpm. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I4DohJ_UrF0&ab_channel=FoMoCoJoe She needs a bath and a hood buff. Might be warm enough this afternoon to get wet. I'll take ya...
by popscomet
Tue Feb 23, 2021 1:43 am
Forum: Body Shop
Topic: Paint questions
Replies: 9
Views: 189

Re: Paint questions

LOU's comet,,,,pop reads want you post,,,,I would bet you have probaly have..one of the best comets on this entire forum,,with your no how and your way of building things....above nearly everyone your post are the very best,,,you don't post other then true stuff from past no how.....you don't post s...
by popscomet
Sat Feb 20, 2021 3:08 pm
Forum: Comet Lounge
Topic: WOW the birthdays!!!!
Replies: 519
Views: 47864

Re: WOW the birthdays!!!!

always with a smile !!.....hope your friend gets better..............pop