Here check this out. Ive been looking at these kits from Performance Automotive Warehouse. This particular kit is $1895. What do you think?
SHORT BLOCK KIT
BLOCK - New Ford Standard Bore Block with 1-piece rear main seal. Honed for moly rings. Block will accept either front dipstick or side dipstick. Block has tall lifter bores which will accept factory hydraulic roller lifters. Block will accept only clutch cable-activated clutch systems. Optional early 4-speed clutch pivot ball available - phone. Block clearanced for stroker crank.
CRANKSHAFT - New custom ground cast-steel crankshaft 3.250" stroke designed to run 1-piece rear main seal. Micropolished with oil holes chamfered.
RODS - New PAR-SR I-Beam forged 5140 steel connecting rods 5.400" long. New ARP 3/8" chrome moly rod bolts. Bushed for floating .927" wrist pins.
PISTONS - New Keith Black hypereutectic pistons. Pistons feature a 5/64 x 5/64 x 3/16 ring grooves.
KBP 355- Dish piston
Apx 9.7 w/60cc head
Apx 8.0 w/69cc head
Optional custom forged pistons available - phone.
RINGS - New Moly faced top compression ring w/premium stainless oil ring.
BEARINGS - New Clevite M77 Tri-metal bearings to match crankshaft.
CAMSHAFT - Your choice of a NEW PAW / SSI performance flat torquer hydraulic camshaft Specify if vehicle is computer-controlled, emissions-controlled vehicle with or without computer on a non-emissions controlled vehicle (off-road use only). New hydraulic H.O. roller cam available as an option.
TIMING CHAIN SET - New P.A.W. hi performance double roller timing chain set. Specify 1- or 2-pc fuel pump eccentric.
BALANCED - Complete rotation assembly is electronically balanced. Pistons come fitted to rods.
NOTE: '68-'80 - Requires 28 oz. damper & flexplate or flywheel. '81- Later - Requires 50 oz. damper & flexplate or flywheel. These parts are available as options. Phone for prices