Ford Muscle Cars Tech Forum banner

flexplate

  1. Balancing a 351c engine

    Mustang Pages (1965-1973)
    I have a 1971 351C 4v engine and have taken the disassembled engine to the local machine shop for balancing etc. He has the new pistons, bearings, harmonic balancer, 164 tooth flexplate (28oz imbalance weight), rods etc. The rods will have the new ARP bolts. The machinist says I have the...
  2. Replacement flexplate on balanced engine-Problem?

    All Ford Techboard
    Hello all, I was assembling a 80 302 and C4 for installation in my Fairlane when I discovered my aftermarket flexplate did not properly mate with my torque converter. Despite the flexplate having the correct tooth count, balance weight (28.2 oz) and bolt pattern, its face was too shallow to...
  3. This 302 has me tweeking!

    All Ford Techboard
    Hey guys name is Bret. Ive been a Ford guy all my life and have a few Ford projects in the works. I have a 1946 ford Hot Rod 90% built a 1968 F100 Ranger with a 460. Just picked up a 1968 302 2v for $200. I was told it was pulled from a 1968 Mercury Cougar with 50,000 miles. I was skeptical...
Top