thinking of cams and 2FEs (1 Viewer)

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ive been planning a 2fe build with a cam (as per some write ups that ive seen here) to be done at the same time as i fix a compression issue (still to be determined what the exact issue there is...), but its lookin like cash will be coming up short.

my questions is: will i see an improvement with the cam installed, but an otherwise stock motor (desmogged though)? the cam seems to be much easier (if not only possible) to do while the engine is out being worked on, and the 2fe conversion seems like it could be done with the motor in the car at a later date after some more money saving. the cam im considering is the delta one that tonkota refers to, or something similar...
 

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I have a cam out of my blown 2F Man A Fre Hi-Performance engine. Buy my 3FE front cut and I'll give you the Cam.
 
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why is it harder into a 60 than a 62? just the extra wiring?

and im workin on it d'animal! been workin demolition and tryin to save some pay checks...
 

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It is easier to slide a 2F block under a 3FE in a rig that has a blown 3FE.

Also the fuel lines, pump and possibly the tank need to be upgraded to an EFI appropriate system. EFI tanks usually have a sump to try and keep the outlet covered with fuel at all times. You can run an external electric pump to get the required fuel pressure and you can upgrade your rubber lines to high pressure rubber lines and fittings. You can probably scavange most if not all of this from a 62.

Nothing rocket science to any of this but it does all add up to more work than just dropping one in a 62, fabbing the accessory brackets and dealing with the heater hoses, 2F water pump to 3FE thermostat housing and fan shroud and then driving away.
 
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Also the fuel lines, pump and possibly the tank need to be upgraded to an EFI appropriate system. EFI tanks usually have a sump to try and keep the outlet covered with fuel at all times. You can run an external electric pump to get the required fuel pressure and you can upgrade your rubber lines to high pressure rubber lines and fittings. You can probably scavange most if not all of this from a 62.

Nothing rocket science to any of this but it does all add up to more work than just dropping one in a 62, fabbing the accessory brackets and dealing with the heater hoses, 2F water pump to 3FE thermostat housing and fan shroud and then driving away.

Well said.
 

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