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Double Take: Dupli-Color Restores an El Camino—Sort Of?!?!
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Double Take: Dupli-Color Restores an El Camino—Sort Of?!?!

With apologies to Dupli-Color, its latest project vehicle is quite half-baked. Actually, the paint pros at Dupli-Color are the first to admit it, and in fact, they’re quite proud of […]

We set up our 347 as a fuel injected engine. The 10:1 compression long block is topped with a Trick Flow R-Series EFI intake manifold, a 70mm BBK throttle body, and 24 pounds-per-hour fuel injectors. A Ford EEC-IV computer controlled fuel and spark delivery for the dyno testing. You can read about the engine buildup in Strokers Wild: Part One.
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Project Strokers Wild (Part 4): Dyno-Testing our Ford Stroker Engines

Three hopped up Ford motors. 960 cubic inches. Hundreds of horsepower. Enough torque to pull down small office buildings. After building our Stroker’s Wild series of Ford stroker engines–a 347-cubic-inch […]

Project Strokers Wild (Part 3): We Build a 520 CID Ford 460
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Project Strokers Wild (Part 3): We Build a 520 CID Ford 460

What better grand finale for our Strokers Wild series than a Ford 460 stroker project? Like we said when we kicked this project off, there’s no replacement for displacement—and this […]

Step-by-Step: Testing Out Trick Flow Super 23 Heads on a Chevy 388
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Step-by-Step: Testing Out Trick Flow Super 23 Heads on a Chevy 388

Allow us to make a big giant generalization: building a dedicated drag race engine is pretty cut and dry. Since the aim is to cover a quarter-mile of straight asphalt […]

Project Strokers Wild (Part 2): We Build 393 CID Ford 351W
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Project Strokers Wild (Part 2): We Build 393 CID Ford 351W

After you build a serious 347 cubic inch Ford 5.0—like we did in our first installment of Project Strokers Wild—what do you do for an encore? You build it a […]

Project Strokers Wild (Part 1): Building a 347CID Ford 5.0L
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Project Strokers Wild (Part 1): Building a 347CID Ford 5.0L

In the great big book of automotive clichés, the phrase, “There’s no replacement for displacement,” can be found at the top of page one. But as much as the phrase […]