Ford made the 429 only between 1968 to 1978--anything later will be a 460. However, in this instance, the original head gaskets came off in pieces after being on the engine for 38 years. I prefer to use drill bits in graduated sizes until the plug can be collapsed and removed easily. Check your valve and the vent tube off of your fill cap. Some manuals combine types i. The bottom timing gear is also keyed to the crankshaft and will slide off once you remove the bolt at the center of the fuel pump eccentric. In worst-case scenarios, some threaded core plugs may have to drilled in order to get them out.
Includes rear sump oil pan, dipstick, dipstick tube, pickup, and main cap stud. The Haynes manual has something for everyone and even includes pro tips as well as performance and economy mods for your Ford motor to impress even the most experienced of mechanics. It doesn't seem to leak when the engine if off. When Ford's full-sized cars were downsized in 1979, there was no longer a need for the 460 V8, but it continued as an option in the F-Series trucks and E-Series vans into the 1990s. Step-38: Rotate the Crank The tried and proven method for rotating the crank without special tools is to thread two old flywheel bolts into the flange at the back of the crank as shown and use a suitable prying tool as a lever. Step-2: Remove Distributor It is important to note the routing of all vacuum hoses that remain connected prior to disassembling the engine. What tools will you need to properly rebuild your engine? Step-41: Continue Removal When pushing the connecting rod assemblies from their bores in the block, be sure to have a free hand available to keep them from falling to the floor.
Four bolts retain the pulley, and the large bolt with washer in the center holds the damper to the crankshaft. These manuals are packed with instructions that are clearly written and easy to follow and illustrations than vividly depict different parts of a wide variety of different Ford engines from vintage years to more modern day. Bearing surfaces and lobes need to be examined for signs of wear or damage. Step-47: Remove Main Bearing Caps The main bearing caps must fit snugly into their registers in the block for good reason and will probably need to be tapped from each side to loosen them for removal. The exhaust manifolds will be treated to a cleaning in the blasting cabinet and then coated with a commercial ceramic product that will keep them looking new for years. Step-54: Cylinder Head Disassembly The cylinder heads are now ready for disassembly, cleaning, inspection, and machine work. Get them with free shipping when you order from The Motor Bookstore.
Which Manual Do I Need? Step-27: Store Pushrods Professional Mechanic Tip Keep track of the pushrods using a piece of cardboard with 16 holes punched in it to help you. The program has been super in helping me fix some of my soldiers cars and trucks that normally would have cost them an arm and leg. Step-56: Mechanical Valvespring Compressor Save Money Here is an example of an economy mechanical valvespring compressor often found in the home shop. The length of stroke on a 429 is 3. Ford 460 Engine Manuals Our manuals have Free Shipping and Guaranteed Lowest Prices. Striking the plug in the center may merely punch a hole in it or force it into the water jacket, making it even harder to remove. What would solve this problem.
Remove the number one connecting rod cap and bearing insert. Be sure to note the engine bank right or left and front to back when stringing. If you are serious about repairs or restoring, you need the service manual. This passage will be enlarged and chamfered to aid lubrication. Step-29: Store Lifters I have retained an old lifter box as a handy way to keep lifters that may be reused in their correct order. With the intake manifold removed from the engine you can work at removing external accessories such as the choke stove, water temperature sender, and vacuum ports prior to cleaning. If the fitting is very tight, do not force the fitting loose because there is a good chance the radiator will break at the junction.
This close-up shows the spread-bore design used on the 429 Cobra Jet intake manifold to accommodate the Rochester 4-barrel carburetor. Don Mary Thorsfeldt 9-1-09 We have a 1997 motorhome with a Ford 460 engine. Once you have removed the pump, check the arm that contacts the camshaft-driven eccentric for signs of excessive wear and the body of the pump for any signs of leakage. Lee 2-28-05 I have a 26' motor home Ford 460 bought last year. Surges then stalls out starts rightback up??? Other Lima series engines have a rail-style rocker arm assembly that bolts directly to the head.
Step-28: Remove Lifters Accumulated sludge may make it difficult to remove some hydraulic lifters from their bores, but penetrating oil will help loosen them. The output for the 460 starting in 1972 is 212 horsepower at 4,400 rpm and 342 pound-feet of torque at 2,600 rpm. Make Ford Truck Model Year 1992 Engine V8-460 7. For the most part, the max horsepower stayed between 205 and 275 hp for any factory built motor with max torque ratings between usually being between 345 and 375 lbs. Can you tell me anything about the motor. Thanks in advance, Al jeff 12-2-07 I have a 1978 mecury 460, it was in a car with a 2 core radiator, i pulled the engine and put in a ford f-250 with a new c6 transmission, and the truck has 9 inches of lift, 411 posi rear end a limited slip front end. Step-8: Remove Stubborn Bolts Special Tool Years of moist debris being allowed to collect on this intake manifold has caused several of the vertical bolts to deteriorate to a point where a conventional wrench or socket will no longer grip their heads.
All Postings that advertise items for sale will be deleted from the Discussion Forum. The pistons removed from this engine leave little doubt as to which application they were intended for. Looks like maybe a quarter or half a quart drained out in a pretty good stream and then quit before I shut down the engine. I have also found that a pair of duckbill pliers to be helpful in removing stubborn lifters. The endplay is equal to the thickness of the feeler gauges s.