You could train yourself to use the higher gears and suffer the low power to improve mpg. Turbos help build low rpm torque, so those deep gears are not necessary. You won't have more power unless your in boost. . I posted this about 9-12 months ago on the other site but have not been able to find it. Check the oil level and add as necessary to reach the full mark.
While perhaps best known for its poor gas mileage, the later 460 is considered by most to be a reliable, long-lasting, heavy-duty, and powerful engine for towing and hauling purposes, as well as a good starting point for engine builders building dragsters. This design, combined with a valve sizing of 2. He wasn't sure if it was from using the speed density setup or the turbo was to small. It was available with or without a hood scoop, and came with a 3. The purpose of me wanting to put a turbo on is to get better pulling power and milage, this is not a race car.
You'd never know it was bad at all under normal driving ,but when that thing starts that silly whistling. I remember reading years ago where someone put a turbo on a 86 Mustang 5. Some of what you are saying is true, some is true but not applicable, and some is wrong. Michael I would think, most that add chargers to their 460's are just looking for the extra towing power, and if cruise mileage stays the same it's just a plus. It is possible that changing the combo gearing, trans, tune, ect may net enough improved economy to make up for the decreased efficiency, though. Some of what you are saying is true, some is true but not applicable, and some is wrong. The worst year for the factory heads of the 460 was 1972 due to a poor design of the quench area which is the area distance between the piston at top dead center and the flat surface of the cylinder head.
However, these engines were actually derated and produced power in the 440—460 hp 328—343 kW range. Nope it is a 7. Add 8 oz of friction modifier Ford part no. Please Confirm The amount thru other sources. You now know the capacity. It was available in two sizes in production vehicles; 429 cu in 7.
Thanks for all the info. The 460, although discontinued in the late 1990s, remains a popular big block engine that is widely used in motor homes, boats, and industrial vehicles. Add 8 oz of friction modifier Ford part no. I am looking for any info from you guys about undertaking this. Look into a gear vendors overdrive. It's a speed density deal.
So more air in with this may help. The intake side of the head provides a cross-sectional oval port which helped give the engine the high torque ratings that it was known for. Now if it jumps up in power from the 285hp and 425ftlbs that will be great as well. That's just a super set up. The engines were sold between 1968 and 1997. He took the setup off his truck and was trying to sell it. Have a fifth quart ready.
Please refer to the core return instructions included with the part or contact customer service for more details. I rode with Blake to the Columbus Swap Meet last year in his truck. Mark Miller wrote: Blake, my buddy put a Turbo on his F-350 dually with a 460 and mounted it underneath the truck. It was only available with a 3. You'd never know it was bad at all under normal driving ,but when that thing starts that silly whistling. Multiple truck freight parts on an order may increase the shipping amount. You could train yourself to use the higher gears and suffer the low power to improve mpg.
The truck is a strong running 460 with a E40D trans. Please by the claims made and adding. Diesels like boost because it cools down the exhaust gas and makes the fuel burn more efficiently. The 460 began using fuel injection in 1988, leading to a slight increase in horsepower and torque ratings. Statements consisting only of original research should be removed. The turbo is like artificial cubic inches and more C.