Re: [DMCForum] ATTN: Farrar
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Re: [DMCForum] ATTN: Farrar



The car is so enormous that you probably wouldn't be able to detect
(while driving) if there's a gorilla hiding in your trunk.


On Wed, 07 Jan 2004 04:30:08 -0000 "content22207"
<brobertson@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> Not that I can detect with my "ass-dyno" (Jim's term).
>
> To be honest all 3 of my '77-'78 460 powered Lincolns perform nearly
> identically. Because the engines themselves did not change (believe
> it
> or not they even use the same bottom half -- pistons included -- as
> my
> high compression 460 transplanted from a '69) torque among them is
> probably as close to identical as possible, given the timing change.
> Note that some primitive knock prevention features (vacuum driven)
> were introduced in 1978.
>
> The 460 was dropped from Ford's passenger car lineup in 1979 -- had
> been dumbed down to the point the poor thing had nothing left to
> give.
> Was replaced by the 400 (not a bad engine, actually). Mark V itself
> was dropped in 1980.
>
> Bill Robertson
> #5939
>
> >--- In DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Farrar Hudkins" <fhudkins@xxxx>
> wrote:
> > Did it affect torque?
> >
> > Farrar
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: content22207 [mailto:brobertson@xxxx]
> > > Just so everyone's clear: I have Lincoln Mark V's from 1977 and
> 1978
> > > with 460 inch engines. The engines and distributor bodies are
> > > identical -- look them up in the big NAPA engine master book.
> The only
> > > difference between these two years is specified base ignition
> time: 13
> > > degrees BTDC in 1977 and 16 degrees BTDC in 1978. In this one
> instance
> > > at least, advancing the spark LOWERED published HP (from 212 to
> 210 if
> > > I'm remembering correctly).
>
>

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