Junkyard Engines - The Ultimate Score
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How and Where To Score a Cheap Junkyard Engine

For generations hot rodders have pulled bigger and more powerful engines out of other cars to use in their DIY hot rod projects. Back in the ’50s gearheads would spend hours hunting for Cadillac and Oldsmobile engines to use in their rods. In the ’60s builders started pulling Hemis, Pontiac 455s, Ford Cammers, and of course the big-block Chevys out of cars to power their gassers, T-buckets and other custom powered street machines. [More…]
Ford Engine Block Numbers
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Ford Engine Block Numbers

Note: A majority of FE blocks have either a ‘352’ or a backwards ‘501’ cast into the front of the block. With the exception of a few hi-performance 428 blocks, most all other FE blocks are identical externally. The only way of differentiating between them, since there are no external markings to tell you what you’ve… [More…]