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horsepower

hi i have a 1989 f-150 with a 185 horsepower 302 in it.it has some good torgue to it also.how can i add 300 horsepower to it and a little more torgue?

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  • okko1okko1 Posts: 327
    the best way is to buy a crate motor. it will come with a pretty good warranty and all you do is swap. :shades:
  • Mr_ShiftrightMr_Shiftright Sonoma, CaliforniaPosts: 61,682
    Here's a nice 302 crate motor.

    http://www.proformanceunlimited.com/specs/302_300drop.html

    You aren't going to get 485 reliable horsepower out of a 302. I don't think you can even do that with a 347 stroker motor. That is radical horsepower for a 302. You'd need supercharger + nitrous + some mighty expensive internal parts.

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  • okko1okko1 Posts: 327
    i think maybe they want a total of 300 hp. 485 is a lot to ask. ;)
  • Mr_ShiftrightMr_Shiftright Sonoma, CaliforniaPosts: 61,682
    Yeah but it would be fun.

    300HP No problemo. Just drop in that crate motor and you're done. Cheapest way to high HP. AND a warranty!!

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  • thanks guy for your help.that is a very nice motor.i will keep that in mind.it is the easyest way to do it i see.not a bad price either.
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