Recent Posts

Pages: [1] 2 3 ... 10
1
FE Technical Forum / Re: Need a name for the FE Power Cylinder Heads...
« Last post by C8OZ on Today at 02:35:14 PM »
I'm sure you're on it, but beyond the marketing aspects of a "common name," I think there's value in nostalgic part numbers. These are going to be exclusively in the hands of FE folks anyway, so something like C*JB-6090-* would mean a lot, especially as your designs evolve.

That said, I lean toward something like J482. There's your J, and if current trends hold, I bet a LOT of your potential customers are in the 4.25" club or wouldn't mind the association.
2
VelociRaptor FE

 My father recommended this name, I like it
3
FE Technical Forum / Re: H pipe and electric cut-outs
« Last post by jholmes217 on Today at 02:02:42 PM »
If you want to take full potential of open headers, which is the sole reason for cut-outs, then before the H pipe. Besides, putting them after the H pipe would put you underneath the main area of the floorpans, and that's the lowest point of the car, so they would be sticking down quite a bit.

Good point about the floorpans.  I hadn't thought about that.  Thanks!
4
i still think JB40 heads is a good enough name let their performance speak for its self.it wouldn't matter if you called them DUDS if there good enough heads a catchy name wont mean squat.
5
FE Technical Forum / Re: Need a name for the FE Power Cylinder Heads...
« Last post by FElony on Today at 12:43:15 PM »
Thanks for all the ideas.  Even FElony's  :o 

I never posted my idea, but I'm glad you think of me anyway.  ;D
6
FE Technical Forum / Re: Need a name for the FE Power Cylinder Heads...
« Last post by jayb on Today at 12:32:01 PM »
Thanks for all the ideas.  Even FElony's  :o  I like Doug's idea for FEnix heads, with a bird logo.  I'm going to have to work on that one.  My friend the drunk monkey wanted me to call them FElix heads, as in Felix the Cat and his bag of tricks.

What a lot of you guys are saying is true though, to paraphrase Carroll Shelby and his thoughts on naming the GT-350, "If its a good car, the name won't matter.  And if its not a good car, the name won't matter".
7
Django Heads  - "FE heads unchained"
8
FE Technical Forum / Re: HOLLEY QUESTION
« Last post by gt350hr on Today at 11:38:36 AM »
You could plug them with lead shot. I have seen them closed by Holley engineers that way.
9
FE Technical Forum / Re: Quench Help please
« Last post by Falcon67 on Today at 11:21:26 AM »
Just gotta watch about the finish.   I've seen Cometics leak with a broach-mill surface.  Most shops do not employ that kind of milling machine anymore.   If your shop uses an insert mill, I'm sure it will be fine.  I use Cometics and Felpro MLS head gaskets on a lot of engines and don't have issues.  I'd rather have the .048" quench distance than the .060" and I would aim for that if possible.

I used Cometic on my first go with AL heads on an iron block.  Had the shop finish specifically for the Cometic items.  Leaked like hell.  Switched to Felpro Performance - no issues. 
10
FE Technical Forum / Re: 67 Mustang with headers and power steering
« Last post by Falcon67 on Today at 11:19:06 AM »
Leny, the brackets always had to be purchased separately. I have one that I don't need, if you want it. Only problem is I need to find it..lol  If you're not in a huge hurry, give me this weekend and I'll see if I can find it.

Same - IIRC on the other Mustang it was welded to the frame on the driver's side rail.  On the 70 I ripped all the PS junk off the car.  No no issues with the Hookers. 
Pages: [1] 2 3 ... 10