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savar ranchero
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403 chev rings and gasket etc

Post by savar ranchero » Thu 26 Nov 2015, 19:01

Evening guys. I was able to do some home work seems the motor thats being given to me is an olds 403. I will post some images up. Need an engineer that knows his stuff here in durban.is this a entry level sort of 400 type block and any pionters as to where I may win trying to find rings ..bearings. .gaskets etc.any info will be much appreciated.
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Re: 403 chev rings and gasket etc

Post by RASSIE » Fri 27 Nov 2015, 07:06

You should not fit it in a Ranchero!! Ford want Ford!!
I had one before and they are very powerful engines!
Motown Auto in Cape Town will find you parts.
Your first problem is the sump in the rear!
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savar ranchero
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Re: 403 chev rings and gasket etc

Post by savar ranchero » Wed 02 Dec 2015, 19:02

Thank you Rassie.
YOU ARE A TREASURE TROVE OF KNOWLEDGE.
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Re: 403 chev rings and gasket etc

Post by Bearhawke » Thu 03 Dec 2015, 03:28

Olds 403 was a bored out Olds 350; def a good engine for its era (late 1970's).
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Re: 403 chev rings and gasket etc

Post by RASSIE » Thu 03 Dec 2015, 06:20

If you look on the side of the block it got a large 403 cast no.
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