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  1. 1963 Galaxie 390 Not Firing

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    I recently bought a 1963 ford galaxie 500xl with a factory 390 4speed in the floor. I drove the car awhile before a lifter stuck and bent a pushrod. I just put all new push rods and lifter in the car and now the car won’t start. It fires when you turn the key on and when you turn the key off...
  2. 1964 Mercury 390

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    Hey Guys, I am just looking for a couple recommendations on what I can do to trouble shoot a spark plug issue I am having. Recently swapped about all my old spark plugs in my 1964 and now the car will run for about 2 to 3 minutes then a loud pop happens and it shuts off. I went through and...
  3. 1964 Mercury 390 engine PCV Setup Issues

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    Hi Everyone, I recently acquired a 1964 Mercury Parklane with a 390. After looking under the hood I believe it has an aftermarket Edelbrock intake manifold, Carb and edelbrock valve covers with breathers. I noticed this looks nothing like what the factory setup is suppose to look like when...
  4. difference between P and Z code engine

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    I have a 63 1/2 galaxie. I've found several places online that say the Z code is the 390ci/300hp engine and the P code is the 390ci/330hp interceptor engine. and i've also found sites on the net that say the exact opposite, one of them being hagerty when i search my vin. On Hagerty it came up as...
  5. 1966 Fairlane 500 new project

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    So I just purchased a 66 Fairlane 500 not a GT. No engine in the car, however I do have a 390 I am going to put into it. There is only one problem I am completely new to this and need help understanding the limitations of this engine/build. i.e. can it be stroked while also having a...
  6. 390 fe fresh short block for sale

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    390 +•030 with forged pistons for sale. New never fired.Out of 66 T Bird. Date code 6C11. Have original 4 bbl intake and untouched(cleaned n maged) heads as well. Message me here or call 7one6-nine8four-2nine4nine.