1976 Ford Ranchero 505 Cu In 575 HP 505 engine.
This is a California car; kept in garage. No rust. Used only for
The engine is running Carillo rods and forged pistons.
Crank pins were offset ground to 2.20" dia to utilize BB Chevy rods (4.150" stroke), resulting in 505 cu. in. displacement.
Blue Thunder aluminum heads (numbers available) and aluminum intake manifold.
Crane Hydraulic Roller Cam (intake and exhaust numbers available).
Cobrajet/Super Cobrajet oil pan with 7 quart capacity.
Engine runs at 10.27:1 compression with 33-deg total advance.
Holley carburetor double pumper now flows 930 cfm.
Transmission A4OD with Baumann controller.
Ford 9" rear end with 4.11 Posi-traction, 28 spline axles and N pig.
Wheels are 15x7 front with 255/60-15, and 15x10 rear with 295/50-15 BFG Comp T/A.
Performance in 1/4 mile; the car ran 12.92 E.T. @ 108.85 MPH with street tires and 1200 rpm stall converter.
The actual mileage on this engine is unknown.
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