Has anyone put together a 390/428fe with stock bellhousing and clutch...how did you set it up with the clutch fork...Its my understanding that its the reverse of how a 302 is. (Pulls from the back not front.)
Built 5 FFR cars, and seven Kitcars in total
I Used to have a Whitby built Challenge car and a 390FE powered MK4 Roadster...now the ex wife has a Whitby Challenge car and 390 Mk4 !
Mike Forte [forum vendor] has a nice setup with a push type hyd slave. I went with a stock setup and a willwood pull slave and custom bracket behind the stock fork. Sorry no picks, but it works fine and only cost $200 complete. I had bell, fork, and flywheel. I got the clutch from Mike to fit the TKO 600. Others have used an engine mounted slave using the 2 bolt holes on the block lower left corner that looks good too. Convincer has one. Maybe he will chime in.
Im also useing a mustang pedal box. I took the quarant [plastic crap] off and turned the shaft 180 deg then put the pedal back on. Then mounted a tilton master cyl on the firewall. Hooked it up with a clevis and pin after drilling a hole through the part of the clutch shaft the plastic crap was on. The only problem with it is a brake booster will not fit past the master. Sorry about no pics. We didnt go on the forum until we were done and never thought about them.
i am working on building a ground up pro touring 67 fairlane. planning on a 460 stroker 521 bbf. going with a t-56 magnum transmission and a mcleod twin clutch. my quesion is what is the gear tooth size flywheel that i should go with and bellhousing to mate up th correct starter. i have heard that big block fords are normally 184 tooth count
Last edited by 67fairlane; 11-26-2009 at 06:29 PM..
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