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This page contains many pics of the swap that I took as me and a friend did the swaps. It was a good time and I learned a lot by actually doing it! It took us about a week, working at night on the weekdays, and a Saturday and Sunday. There are many pics so please be patient. Click the pictures for a much larger image.


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One of the new heads and the new cam. These are ported and polished, new valve seals and a 3 angle valve job

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Combustion chamber of new heads.

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new lower intake

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Interesting setup for draining the coolant from the radiator that we devised.

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Engine bay before digging in.

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Upper intake off.

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Upper off from a wierd angle.

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Fuel rail is out!

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All electronics removed from the engine. (Injector harnesses, DIS removed, cam sensor, crank sensor). All accessories removed.

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Pic of how we laid the electronics off to the side of the car.

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Lower intake and water pump are off. Pushrods and lifters are visible.

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Valve covers off, passenger side rockers off.

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Drivers side rockers off.

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Heads off, pushrods removed.

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Timing cover removed

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Front cover mating surface clean, new tensioner installed.

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Reinstalling the cam sensor, being careful to reinstall it in the same position that it was installed before. My friend is holding the sensor, and yes, he works at a local Ford dealership.

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An OK picture of the end of the cam sensor going into the oil pump. You can see it on the lower lefthand side of the picture.

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Harmonic balancer installed.

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Passenger side block mating surface clean.

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Cleaning the water pump surface to get a good seal!

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Water pump installed.

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New heads installed with the new roller rockers mounted. Pushrods, that were too short :(, installed also.

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New lower intake installed.

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Valve covers installed, injectors in, wiring back in place, Adjustable fuel pressure regulator also installed.

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Accessories installed.

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DONE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!