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Post  1951 ford on June 16th 2013, 6:24 pm

Hey guys just looking for some best guess's on hp on my build
429 bored .30 over with Keith black flat tops.
Stock rods
dove-c heads with cj valving
comp cams roller rockers 1.72
comp cams ex274h
Edelbrock performer rpm intake
edelbrock 750cfm
rear sump high volume oil pump
Saunderson block hugger headers
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Post  69F100 on June 16th 2013, 6:29 pm

estimating, on my 460 with dove heads with the same cam it made around 400 to 425 hp
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Post  1951 ford on June 16th 2013, 6:50 pm

what compression was your build
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Post  69F100 on June 16th 2013, 7:09 pm

9.5 I had dish factory pistons.
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Post  Dave C. on June 16th 2013, 7:12 pm

Lets see some pics of the 51 !

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Post  1951 ford on June 16th 2013, 7:28 pm

alright tried to add as my avatar. its in the middle of being put back to gether. also im running 11:1 compression
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Post  1951 ford on June 16th 2013, 7:38 pm

But i guess it didnt work
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Post  dirt_worker on June 16th 2013, 9:02 pm

My first car was a1950 f1 pickup....i drove it clear thru highschool.
when i finally got rid of it it had a bbf and ran mid 11's in the 1/4.
Im gonna have to get another one some day too.


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Post  1951 ford on June 16th 2013, 11:20 pm

Should be fun. haven't had a chance to drive it with the engine being rebuilt. it had low compression pistons in it and bearings were gone and i thought it went ok .So with flat tops and and fresh bottom end hope it goes alot better.
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Post  Dave C. on June 16th 2013, 11:36 pm

Brings back memories . My first was a 51 . I put a flat head in it with aluminum heads , aluminum three duece manifold and a " 3/4 race" cam in it.

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Post  1951 ford on June 16th 2013, 11:44 pm

Flat head would have been nice but i kinda wanted a little more power
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Post  dfree383 on June 17th 2013, 12:56 am

Thats a sweet truck
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Post  1951 ford on June 17th 2013, 12:27 pm

ya its commin. it used to be a 1ton long box but we made it a short box instead looks better that way. And with that 429 in there she should scoot right along
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Post  maverick532 on June 17th 2013, 1:02 pm

Sweet truck !
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Post  1951 ford on June 18th 2013, 9:40 pm

There updated photo. So any more hp guesses or thoughts
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