62 Progress Update

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  1. DonC

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    AOD with 4R70W Internals

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    Lentech valve body installed. This valve body gives a true 4 gear selection and overdrive lockout switch.

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    8.8 with tubes cut making total axle width of 45.25 inches to fit the new 11 inch rims with 12 inch tires and 3 inch backspacing.

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    347 with comp cam XE282HR, AFR 185 heads, Edelbrock Performer II intake, flat top forged pistons.
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    Nice work Don!What stroker kit did you decide on?We need video of start-up!
     
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    man I like seeing this kind of work

    looks great!
     
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    Is that all gonna fit under that hood???!!:eek:
    I like the rims you have chosen. They look good with the red paintjob. Well done man!
     
  9. 74Rancherito

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    That thing is gonna be sick with those wide wheels....
    i have a 62' i bought about 10 years ago...
    runs great but needs tons of work...stock 144 with 2 speed

    How are you gonna stuff all that motor between the shock towers????:cool:

    awesome work!
     
  10. TestDummy

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    True that! Don is going to have the first Ranchero here worth over $20K.
     
  11. HuevosRanchero

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    awesome!...You truly are the new "Dandy Don" :D
     
  12. DonC

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    It may be worth that or more in parts but no one is ever going to pay that much for a Ranchero We still love them anyway.
     
  13. DonC

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    Got my kit from CHP, they had the best prices and broadest choices in my opinon. The crank is a scat cast steel crank and probe pistons forgot who the rods are from.
     
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    The motor sits low and the falcon/ranchero have quite a bit of room under the hood top to bottom, left and right well not so much.
     
  15. DonC

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    Shock towers are gone, I installed a Heidts MII suspension so extra room now.

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  16. 74Rancherito

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    very cool......that really opens up room .....
    kindof pricey......but wth......can't take it with you.......
     
  17. turborscapri1984

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    Yeah thats what I thought at first too. I have almost enough money invested in rebuilding my front end and suspension to pay for a Mustang II swap. They really arent that much for what you get. ;)
     
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    Good job Don!
    Looks like you will end up with a small displacement rig that will end up near the top of it's class.
    Lots of cubes can cover a lot of errors, or at least make people ignore them.
    Keep up the good work.
     
  19. 74Rancherito

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    you had better start a small fund for tires, cause that little thing is gonna be smokin' em.....
     
  20. steeread

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    I'm sorry, but I was raised to believe that if you didn't have anything positive to say, then don't say it. So...I'm not saying.
     

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