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  1. Jamee

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    oh cool
    someone donate an intake to me please, thankyou :)
     
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    The Explorer intakes flow as good as the GT40 and Cobra and are getting cheaper all the time.Check the salvage yards.They outflow the stockers by a pretty good margin.
     
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    I have an explorer intake in the back of my truck if you want it. Just needs to be cleaned up.
     
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  4. Jamee

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    upper and lower?
    and are you guys sure they fit? :-/
     
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    They fit.
     
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    how much do you want to get it shipped to me?
     
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    no go on the mufflers... called him and he said "I just handed them to the guy 2 seconds ago"
    oh well
     
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    Those make a noticeable difference,although,remember,you will need the SN-95 elbow adapter for it.
     
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    Or you can just run the fox setup which is cheaper and easier.
     
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    True,you just have to do some cable swapping.If you can find an elbow (like on Ebay) for cheap,that's the way to go.
     
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    i have the elbow, don't need it. there are tones on ebay, I check to see how well mine would sell, most are new a few are used. so if you want its yours for $45 shipped.

    oh ya and its brand new, gaskets and all.
     
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    Sent you a PM on that intake.
     
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    sigh...
    Didn't check the main bearings that were in there, but I put the new STD ones in and they're not happy.. Go check the bearings that were in there and see they're .002....... :(
    I've been under the impression this engine hasn't been rebuilt, so I ASSumed everything was stock..
    so what size do I need to order?
     
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    Can't the machine shop tell you which size to order? Didn't they do the work on it?
     
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    All I had them do was put in new cam bearings and resurface the flywheel... wish I had a micrometer.
     
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    Couple days ago I cleaned up the crankshaft, here's some pics.......

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    Bearings that confuse me
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    I'm just lost, cuz I put the std rings in and tightened them to spec and the crankshaft is too hard to turn, but why would there be .002 undersized bearings in there? :S
     
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    Probably because even brand new crankshafts aren't guaranteed to be in spec. And I guess they (Ford) didn't want to discard cranks that were off spec, so they'd use different bearings to compensate and run with it.
     
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    Yeah it's just weird that the main bearings are labeled .002 and the piston rod bearings aren't labeled any additional sizing..
    I used some plastigauge on the mains and they appear to be .002, so I'm going to run with this.
    I bid on some spark plug wires on ebay and won them but the guy emails me saying "I am sending the wires via priority mail but I accidently cut 2 of them when boxing them up. I am refunding your payment as well. Sorry for any hassel this may have caused. " So I guess I'm getting a set of 6 spark plug wires? :-/
    Also, I figured out how the taillights are going to be. I'll post pictures after I do them and such.
     
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    What kind of wires were they.Man,that sucks.At least you're also getting a refund.I'm using Taylor wires..They've been great for the past month so far.I'm curious about the tail lights.I love modded factory parts.Crazy.
     
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    Ford Racing spark plug wires
     
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