Is a 460 Ford Motor a good motor?
Overall, Ford’s 7.5L 460 engine is extremely reliable. As is with any 25+ year old engine the majority of the problems associated with it today are from old age and high mileage. The block and major engine components themselves can easily withstand in excess of 300,000 miles.
What are the best 460 heads?
Perhaps the best is the Ford Racing Cobra Jet head, designed by Ford big-block guru Jon Kaase. These heads offer the most promising flow potential of all the aftermarket 429/460 heads.
What is Ford’s best big block engine?
Virtually every major domestic automaker had one in its stable, and the Ford 460 (385-series or Lima designation) was arguably the best of the breed.
What are 460 Dove heads?
The “DOVE” refers to the Ford part number on the heads. The DOVE-C 429/460 heads are the same as any other stock 460 head with two exceptions: they have smaller 75cc combustion chambers which helps generate compression, and they come with screw-in rocker studs-although they are not for adjustable rockers.
Is a 460 a good motor?
The 460 engine has a 30 year history for a reason: it is extremely reliable. While we mention some common problems above with systems like the oil cooler, water pump, gaskets, and seals the majority of these problems naturally occur due to age.
What kind of crankshaft does a Ford 460 have?
These Ford 460 stroker crankshaft models are an excellent choice for use in building a high output, dependable 429 or 460 based stroker engine powered vehicle. Check out the many premium features included with each Molnar 429 and 460 crankshaft and order today to get started on your next engine project.
What kind of stroker kit do I need for a 460?
Off-the-shelf stroker kits are commonly available for the 460 engine. This kit consisted of a 4.500” stroke forged micro-polished crankshaft, forged pistons with 35 cc dish, SFI approved damper, and 6.700” H-beam connecting rods. Any automotive enthusiast would agree that the quest for more power is the true addiction.
What is a 4340 steel 460 crankshaft?
Molnar Technologies superior 4340 steel 460 crankshafts are extremely strong, precision machined high performance parts and are ideal for use in high performance street cars and trucks, muscle car restorations, and competition cars, trucks, boats and more.
What if I cannot find the big block Ford crankshaft I Need?
If you do not find the big block Ford crankshaft you need, please contact us for assistance. New models are constantly in development so we may have Ford 385 series cranks available that have not been added to this website yet.