Original Engine: 460 Cobra Jet – Ford Racing Technologies Crate Engine

Dynamic Updates: Today is Sunday, June 16, 2024, and she (C8DENCE) has been out of service for 1060 days and in the shop for 1042 days. It’s been 1084 days since purchase, and I still haven’t been able to “show and go!” as stated by Jay Grams from Volo Auto Sales. We have an estimated -54 days to completion of unexpected “AS-IS” repairs.

2023-06-21 – Test drive, 20 freeway miles (57N), water temp exceeded 210 degrees, flatbed back to Cambra. Inspect, address potential issue. Prepare for V’s dyno.

2023-06-29 – Discovered internal engine issues while on V’s dyno. Low oil pressure after engine warms up. Engine needs to be pulled (again).

2023-08-18 – Engine out and now at Jeff Ginter Racing Engines awaiting inspection. Engine debris discovered in oil filter. Estimated 2-3 weeks before inspection begins.

2023-09-14 – Engine needs to be replaced, damage throughout.

Engine Note: The original engine had internal issues that were misdiagnosed by Cambra Speed Shop over a period of 22 months (08/2021 to 06/2023). The engine needs to be rebuilt due to internal damage throughout, see JBA Speed Shop Engine Analysis.

2023-10-02 – Transfer from Cambra Speed Shop after 784 days. C8DENCE (Roller) via AMZ Towing to Auto Addiction OC.

2023-11-13 – Engine picked up from Jeff Ginter Racing Engines by JBA Speed Shop on 2023-11-11. JBA AntiCrate™ Blueprinted Engine build in progress. All new internal components. BBF 385 Series, 460, 509 CID (8.34 Liters), Kaase SR-71 Cylinder Heads, SCAT Custom 509 CID BBF Rotating Assembly with RaceTec 460 Dish Pistons.

2024-04-15 – All custom components received. JBA AntiCrate™ Blueprinted Engine build in progress.

2003
1955 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria Custom (Album: Engine Right)
2003
1955 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria Custom (Album: Engine Left)
2012
1955 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria Custom (Ford Racing SVT 460 BIG Block)
2012
1955 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria Custom (Engine)
2020
1955 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria Custom (Engine Front Right)
2020
1955 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria Custom (Engine Front Left)
09/2022
Holley Sniper/Weiand Stealth Installed 1
09/2022
Holley Sniper/Weiand Stealth Installed 2
12/2022
Final 2022-12-21: Engine Right Front Angle, Cambra Speed Shop Slapped Lipstick on a Pig
12/2022
Final 2022-12-21: Engine Right Front Angle, Cambra Speed Shop Slapped Lipstick on a Pig
10/2023
2023-10-03 - Leaving Cambra Speed Shop as a Roller after 784 Days in the Shop, Internal Engine Damage
11/2023
2023-11-11 - Transport from Jeff Ginter Racing Engines to JBA Speed Shop