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 Post subject: Is the el block the same as the old 250 x flow
Posted: Tue Feb 26, 2013 2:59 pm 
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I'm wanting to put a el motor and box into my td cortina as I blew the old 4 up,any thoughts would be nice :roll:
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 Post subject: Re: Is the el block the same as the old 250 x flow
Posted: Tue Feb 26, 2013 3:02 pm 
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From the little research I did its not a direct fit.

 

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 Post subject: Re: Is the el block the same as the old 250 x flow
Posted: Tue Feb 26, 2013 3:15 pm 
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its not the same. It is possible. xfalcon.com has a few corty's with 4.0's
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 Post subject: Re: Is the el block the same as the old 250 x flow
Posted: Tue Feb 26, 2013 3:26 pm 
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Nigel wrote:
its not the same. It is possible. xfalcon.com has a few corty's with 4.0's


Yeah it's not a direct bolt on but it looks possible

 

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 Post subject: Re: Is the el block the same as the old 250 x flow
Posted: Tue Feb 26, 2013 3:36 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Is the el block the same as the old 250 x flow
Posted: Tue Feb 26, 2013 4:11 pm 
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FordFairmont wrote:

Worked cross flows are apparently much better then worked sohcs.

 

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 Post subject: Re: Is the el block the same as the old 250 x flow
Posted: Fri Mar 01, 2013 10:48 am 
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this may assist you in making descion or not to drop a 4.0L in a TD.

http://spyderbyte.com.au/index3.htm

 

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 Post subject: Re: Is the el block the same as the old 250 x flow
Posted: Fri Mar 01, 2013 11:49 am 
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Nigel wrote:
its not the same. It is possible. xfalcon.com has a few corty's with 4.0's

Theres a few cortys with turbos and sohc 4.0ls :)

 

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 Post subject: Re: Is the el block the same as the old 250 x flow
Posted: Fri Mar 01, 2013 2:55 pm 
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bry40l wrote:
FordFairmont wrote:

Worked cross flows are apparently much better then worked sohcs.


That's only because people that 'work' SOHC's have little to no balls, and people that 'work' crossflows and big respectable man sized aggots.

seriously, if a crossflow can do 7000rpm with it's weak rods and s**t semi counter weighted crank, then there is no reason a SOHC can't do it.

 

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