PaintingThe Small Block Ford 302 5.0 H.O. Red

Painting the small block ford red

After deciding on a color theme for the newly cleaned small block, I decided to run with a fire engine red paint color. This was a fairly simple process. Just make sure you have all of the oil removed from the block and you use a good degreaser. Allow 48 hours for the paint to […]

Engine Cleanup & Tear Down

This is the short block after all parts and heads were removed.

My engine build will be more of a classic setup. I am removing all of the fuel injection parts and everything down to the short-block. I did not photograph this process but I did document the cleanup process. When I started with this engine it was filthy, greasy, and smelly. The existing parts had to […]