The time has come.... 

Decided this afternoon was a good time to pull the engine and tranny for resealing, cleaning, painting and a few upgrades. Hair full of ATF and garage is trashed but totally worth it! Will be posting the progress!

Side note: the drive shaft says "hold for (insert father-in-law's name)" Yet another confirmation that this is the car!

Total Cost: $0

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Tens!!

Tens!!

Engine
Stock bottom end, N/A 10. 96 @119 1. 48 60 ft
7.7 Liter

7.7 Liter

Engine
close up of the 7. 7 Liter V8
Spark plugs/motor swap!

Spark plugs/motor swap!

Engine
As any Triton motor owner knows these factory motors are known to spit plugs, I think the first one went around 170000ish #8cylinder and then...
One step closer...

One step closer...

Engine
The valve springs are now on.
A little bit more

A little bit more

Engine
Another productive Saturday. Cleaned, sandblasted and installed the oil pan. Pressure washed the engine bay to get ready for paint. ...
Little freshen up!

Little freshen up!

Engine
I pulled the heads for some port work and decided @109K miles it could probably use a new set of rings and some bearings so here we are.