At this site you will find dyno tests for the Ford L. The Paperback of the L Ford Dyno Tests by Richard Holdener at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!. We take some of Ford L Engine performance packages, add some combinations The only sure-fire way to determine output is to dyno test it—or run it at the.

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The wrecking-yard motor was equipped with the factory H.

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Typical of carbureted applications, dnyo produced slightly more peak power and less torque than the EFI version, with peaks of hp and lb-ft. The engine was in extremely good condition considering its mileage—the factory fodr was still evident on the cylinder walls. Subscribe to Print or Digital! Conclusions In review, we rescued a used 5. The engine never huffed oil out of the breathers, and the spark plugs all looked excellent.

Once again we employed a stroker assembly, but this one came in the form of a Dart SHP stroker assembly. The one problem with building and testing a single engine is that it only provides accurate fordd on one particular combination. In a 3,pound car like a Mustang with 3. This one added another 10 degrees of duration over the smaller Voodoo cam, along with 0. We probably could have coaxed an even hp out of this stock configuration, but with such good numbers, we decided to jump right into the first Lunati cam.

Run on the dyno with a Box R upper and lower intake and dord Accufab throttle body, this normally aspirated produced hp at 6, rpm and lb-ft of torque at dynk, rpm. Often times a simple blower or turbo will make one fly. Forged components ensured plenty of strength, since we later ran both boost and nitrous on these combinations.


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The tight combustion 55.0l only wanted 34 degrees of timing for best power. This is a function of the somewhat wider lobe-separation angle of degrees. While the modular Ford is a killer powerplant, it lacks the variety of parts and variety of possible combinations of heads, intakes, cams and displacement. Some might be tempted to think the is some kind of over-bore for the W block, but it is actuality a big-bore based on the 8.

With nitrous, this is easily a midsecond ride. Within a few hours of his discovery, the engine was sitting in the back of his truck on its way to a new home. The stock GT40P springs must 50l upgraded when going to a longer-duration cam. This means we were right on the edge.

Stay informed with our Newsletter Sign Up Now. Thanks to tuning from the Holley management system, the injected combination produced hp at 6, rpm and lb-ft of torque at 4, rpm.

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Enter Search Text Search Text. The remainder of the motor was stock from the 60mm throttle body to the factory oil pan. In normally aspirated trim with a Holley EFI system, 90mm Accufab throttle body, and Crane Gold rockers, the injected stroker produced hp at 6, rpm and lb-ft of torque at 5, rpm. We tried two different Lunati Voodoo hydraulic roller cams. There is additional power to be had with wilder cam timing, but figure you will start to trade bottom end torque for the gains experienced higher in the rev range.


These two graphs illustrate the power gains offered by typical bolts-ons to a 5. As with the dtno, the carbureted combo produced slightly more peak power than the EFI version, but slightly less peak torque. Get Print Get Digital. The larger one was still relatively conservative with degrees of duration at 0.

When we added timing, it lost power. Speculating about horsepower is a time-honored tradition.

With over hp, it was certainly healthy for something that looked like a Equipped on the dyno and tuned to perfection, the 5. After tuning, the Dart-headed stroker produced hp at 6, rpm and lb-ft of torque at 5, rpm. For the induction side of our test, we used an Edelbrock Performer RPM Air Gap dual-plane intake combined with a Holey cfm mechanical secondary carburetor.

I prefer to receive internal offers and promotions. First off, our stock 5. Because this engine only made hp, we might have made the same power with a smaller cfm carb. Ported Eyno Lower Intake Stock 5. Federal-Mogul Northwestern Hwy.

This required removal of the accessories, and installation of the Meziere electric water pump.

Since our original engine came with distributorless ignition, Moore swapped in an earlier distributor, which needed a custom gear compatible with the steel core. That’s why we go to great lengths to verify the performance of our projects.

Change one part and the power curve ryno change as well.