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61 390 in a 63?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge Jul 11. 2 Replies

Just found a guy selling his 61 390 engine an tranny rebuilt an was wondering if it'll work in my 1963 without any modifications having to be done thanks!!

Water pump bolts....

Started this discussion. Last reply by Haris dizdarevic Jun 10. 2 Replies

Just wondering if I should use these bolts that I picked up from my local hardware store or should I go ahead an buy the ones listed on eBay these bolts from the hardware store are grade 5 and its…Continue

Gasket sealants?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 May 28. 6 Replies

Finally getting around to putting all the parts back on to the engine and I was wondering what kind of gasket sealers should I be using on different parts of the engine can I use the Gray gasket…Continue

Looking for 1963, 390 rebuilt engine

Started this discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin Apr 1. 11 Replies

Looking to buying a 63 390 engine that is rebuilt and ready to go does anyone have one that's done up?

 

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Jason Edge replied to Haris dizdarevic's discussion 61 390 in a 63?
"While it would physically fit, keep in mind the 63 390 was a completely redesigned engine.  The 1962 and prior 390 is a slightly taller and longer engine block so may seem a bit more cramped, and distributor is at the back making…"
Jul 11
Jason Edge replied to Haris dizdarevic's discussion 61 390 in a 63?
"While it would physically fit, keep in mind the 63 390 was a completely redesigned engine.  It is a slightly taller and longer engine block and distributor is at the back making maintenance more cumbersome.  If at all possible I would try…"
Jul 11
Russ Austin replied to Haris dizdarevic's discussion 61 390 in a 63?
"It will fit and bolt right up. I sold a 63 Coupe with a 62 engine in it."
Jul 11
Haris dizdarevic posted a discussion

61 390 in a 63?

Just found a guy selling his 61 390 engine an tranny rebuilt an was wondering if it'll work in my 1963 without any modifications having to be done thanks!!
Jul 10
Haris dizdarevic replied to Haris dizdarevic's discussion Water pump bolts....
"That's good news saves me 40 bucks! Thank you "
Jun 10
Russ Austin replied to Haris dizdarevic's discussion Water pump bolts....
"You're fine using the bolts from the hardware store. use flat washers where you can."
Jun 10
Haris dizdarevic posted a discussion

Water pump bolts....

Just wondering if I should use these bolts that I picked up from my local hardware store or should I go ahead an buy the ones listed on eBay these bolts from the hardware store are grade 5 and its the bolts that hold the timing cover on....  I attached a photo thanks!!See More
Jun 10
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Haris dizdarevic's discussion Gasket sealants?
"Kris Only on the stock Carter carb are you supposted to use a sealent on the metal gasket under that carb ( not required under the Edelbrock ) I have never used a sealent there and never a performance problem The metal gasket under the stock…"
May 28
Jason Edge replied to Haris dizdarevic's discussion Gasket sealants?
"I used very little gasket sealant on my engine rebuild in 2012. I think the spray copper gasket to coat each head gasket, and a bit of sealant on the rear main seal. I definitely didn't use any on the valve covers and oil pan. The main thing is…"
May 28
Kris Kusack replied to Haris dizdarevic's discussion Gasket sealants?
"Other then the water pump, and using it to hold gaskets, the only other place you NEED it is on the metal carb exuast plate to the underside of a carter or eddlebrock carb. That area has a very common vac leak. Remember only on a carter or…"
May 28
Haris dizdarevic replied to Haris dizdarevic's discussion Gasket sealants?
"So just use peratex to hold the gaskets in place so nothing special I need to use for the main places that leak like water pump oil pan?"
May 26
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Haris dizdarevic's discussion Gasket sealants?
"Permatex dries very fast which is a plus to get the job done more quickly Work clean with the stuff I think you use alcohol to clean the stuff off Enjoy"
May 26
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Haris dizdarevic's discussion Gasket sealants?
"On the WP going to the water cross over tube use two rubber O rings and Permatex to prevent it from leaking Use two gaskets on the thermostat housing and only sealent to hold them in place ( permatex ) The original gaskets were thicker ( metal in…"
May 26
Haris dizdarevic posted a discussion

Gasket sealants?

Finally getting around to putting all the parts back on to the engine and I was wondering what kind of gasket sealers should I be using on different parts of the engine can I use the Gray gasket sealer on everything or does some parts need different sealers to work better pulled it out just to fix the leaks and don't want it happening again just to be sure,  Water pump oil Pan Valve covers thermostat Valley Pan See More
May 26
Russ Austin replied to Haris dizdarevic's discussion Looking for 1963, 390 rebuilt engine
"Those heads are stupid expensive, AND.....63 heads are different than 64 heads. I have 63 heads and I can sell as a whole, or have the head inspected and serviced at a machine shop. On the cost of the engine, the rebuild kit is 1,400.00 as a…"
Apr 1
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Haris dizdarevic's discussion Looking for 1963, 390 rebuilt engine
"My only opinion is they are very expensive You may only need one and a good machine shop Enjoy"
Mar 31

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