JBA Speed Shop AntiCrate™ Engine – 385/460/509 BBF

Dynamic Updates: Today is Wednesday, February 21, 2024, and she (C8DENCE) has been out of service for 944 days and in the shop for 926 days. It’s been 968 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 -40 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.

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, Kaase SR-71 Cylinder Heads, SCAT Custom 509 CID BBF Rotating Assembly with RaceTec 460 Dish Pistons.

12/2022
1955 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria Custom (Final 2022-12-21: Engine Right Front Angle)
12/2022
1955 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria Custom (Final 2022-12-21: Engine Left Front Angle)
11/2022
1955 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria Custom (Restoration 2022-11-22: Engine Right Front Angle)
11/2022
1955 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria Custom (Restoration 2022-11-22: Engine Left Front Angle)
08/2022
Holley Sniper Installed
09/2022
Holley Sniper/Weiand Stealth Installed 1
09/2022
Holley Sniper/Weiand Stealth Installed 2
Weiand Stealth™ Dual Plane Intake Manifold
Holley Sniper EFI 550-510

  • 460 CI/7.5L 385/Lima Series (Long Block M-6007-E460)
  • High performance engine for bracket race cars, late-model short track racers, and marine applications.
  • 10.5:1 Compression Ratio (Nominal)
  • “Performer RPM” Dual Plane Intake Manifold

    2003 Note: Replaced with Blue Thunder Dual Intake Manifold and Holley Dual Quads (600 CFM)

    2021/2022 Note: Replaced with Weiand Stealth™ Dual Plane Intake Manifold and Holley Sniper EFI 550-510

  • Ford Racing “Cobra Jet” Aluminum Heads with Ford Racing Valve Train (M-6049-A429)

  • Ford Racing High-Torque Hydraulic Flat Tappet Camshaft (M-6250-A443) .562’ intake, .588’ exhaust lift, 234 degree intake, 244 degree exhaust duration at .050’ lobe lift.
  • Long Block Engine Assembly (M-6007-E460), Short Block Engine Assembly (M-6009-D460): Custom built with the same quality controls as a new production engine that includes crank, rods, pistons, timing chain, roller rocker arms, hydraulic flat tappets, push rods, oil pump and pickup, oil pan, valve covers (M-6582-C460), front cover, water pump, damper, flywheel, spark plugs, related long block engine parts and remanufactured block .030’ overbore – to which Ford Racing engineers have added:
    • Ford Racing “Cobra Jet” aluminum cylinder heads. They flow significantly more than production 460 heads and feature a Jon Kaase port design. Combustion chamber volume is 72cc (Nominal).
    • Ford Racing “Cobra Jet” valve train includes springs, retainers, keepers, seals and premium stainless steel swirl polished valves. Intake valve diameter is 2.20’ and exhaust valve diameter is 1.76’.
    • Ford Racing high performance hydraulic camshaft (M-6250-A443) provides significant horsepower increases above 1500 RPM and good low end torque. Valve lift is .562’ intake and .588’ exhaust. Duration at .050’ is 234 degrees intake and 244 degrees exhaust.
    • Remanufactured blocks have a clean-up cut to the cylinder head deck, align honed main bearing bore, bottom tapped holes (no heli-coils), new freeze plugs and cam bearings.
  • Packaged Dimensions: 36.0 x 38.0 x 55.75
  • Packaged Weight: 669 Pounds
  • UPC Code: 756122686195
2020
1955 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria Custom (Engine Front Right)
2020
1955 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria Custom (Engine Front Left)
2012
1955 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria Custom (Ford Racing SVT 460 BIG Block)
2012
1955 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria Custom (Engine)
2003
1955 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria Custom (Album: Engine Right)
2003
1955 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria Custom (Album: Engine Left)
2003
1955 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria Custom (Album: Engine Right Front, Valve Covers Off)

  • 460 CI/7.5L 385 Series (Short Block M-6009-D460, Block Casting Number: D9TE-AB)
  • Remanufactured .030’ Overbore Block
  • Federal Mogul Hypereutectic Pistons (16cc Dish 10.5:1 Compression Ratio with CJ Heads)
  • Heavy Duty Forged Steel Connecting Rods
  • Nodular Iron Crankshaft
  • Ford Racing High Performance Hydraulic Camshaft (M-6250-A443)
  • Roller Timing Chain
  • Pistons Notched for CJ Heads
  • Engine is Externally Balanced
  • Same Short Block used to build the 535 Horsepower Crate Engine (M-6007-B460)
  • Packaged Dimensions: 31.0 x 22.0 x 25.0
  • Packaged Weight: 375 Pounds
  • UPC Code: 756122685662