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Old August 23rd, 2009, 04:55 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by insaneoffroader View Post
correct flywheel, clutch and pressure plate for the 460. '79 was the first year for the externally balanced 460
I helped my neighbor convert his a long time ago then convert it back...

Motor mount stands(frame side)
Bigger Radiator.
power steering brackets

as for the engine thats kinda your choice. the 429's are interanlly ballenced and rev a bit higher. the 460's before `72 had 11:1 compression and ran premium fuel. the later 460's had open chamber heads so they run regular. and last I knew ALL 460's are externally balenced. they did change deck heights on blocks around `78 or so. about the only thing in your favor at this point is the bellhousing pattern is correct.
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