Wayne Cook
December 21, 2009

M&R Engines
M&R Engines is a full service machining facility dedicated to high-performance engine design and production. It offers complete engines as well as engine kits for your high-performance Ford project. It offers in-house engine dyno testing services for the precise tuning of your new engine as well.
Engine Name: M&R HTX 427 stroker
Displacement: 427
HP/TQ: 475/460
Block: Production Ford 351W
Cylinder Heads: Pro Comp 190
Crank: 4340 forged steel
Pistons/rods: Probe Forged aluminum/4340 Forged H-beam
Induction: Edelbrock Performer RPM/Holley 770cfm carb
Warranty: 2 years parts and workmanship
Price: $7,295
(818) 500-4990
www.mandrengines.com

Steve Schmitt Racing
Steve Schmitt Racing builds engines for the serious racer as well as a weekend warrior. SSR high performance engines and parts are designed to provide customers with the best possible competition engine for their budget.

Engine Name: 418 Windsor Ford Cobra Performance Engine
Displacement: 418
HP/TQ: 450/500
Block: Production Ford 351W
Cylinder Heads: Edelbrock Victor Jr
Crank: Eagle 4340
Pistons/rods: JE 10.5:1 forged aluminum/4340 forged steel H-beam
Induction: Edelbrock Victor Jr/Quick Fuel 750cfm carb
Warranty: 24-month/24,000 miles
Price: $10,250
(317) 898-1831
www.steveschmidtracing.com

Patriot Performance
The crew at Patriot Performance is very well known for its line of cylinder heads for small-block and modular Fords, and has added to its GM-based engine program with a new Ford engine series. The first engine is a 347 stroker-based beauty that's ready for your project. Just add front dress and some headers and you're ready to twist the key. Plenty of options are available too, including performance oil pans, induction, and more.
Engine Name: Patriot Performance 347 SBF
Displacement: 347
HP/TQ: 425/378
Block: Production Ford 5.0 roller
Cylinder Heads: Patriot Performance 185cc Freedom Series aluminum
Crank: Scat forged
Pistons/rods: Forged Scat/Scat I-beam
Induction: Edelbrock Victor Jr port matched
Warranty: 1 year unlimited miles
Price: $5,295
(888) 462-8276
www.patriot-performance.com

World Products
World Products offers engines that are an alternative to factory crate motors. It provides high-performance components that are reinforced in critical areas for excellent durability. World Products engines come completely balanced, dyno tested, and backed by a 2-year, 24,000-mile warranty.
Engine Name: Hard Core Small Block Ford 427
Displacement: 427
HP/TQ: Not rated
Block: World Man O' War 9.5-inch cast-iron
Cylinder Heads: World Windsor Senior
Crank: Eagle 4340 forged steel
Pistons/rods: Manley coated/Eagle 4340 H-beam
Induction: Victor Jr
Warranty: 2 years/24,000 miles
Price: $9,295
(631) 981-1918
www.worldcastings.com

Smeding Performance
Smeding Performance in Rancho Cordova, California, is a major player in the crate engine marketplace. A wide selection in displacement and options combined with expert assembly and good prices make Smeding one of the guys to beat. This 347 Extreme from Smeding is loaded with extras such as forged pistons and I-beam connecting rods. Hardware up top is all Edelbrock including an Air Gap aluminum intake manifold.
Engine Name: 347 Extreme
Displacement: 347
HP/TQ: 405/405
Block: Dart Iron Eagle Sportsman
Cylinder Heads: Edelbrock Performer RPM
Crank: Forged steel
Pistons/rods: Forged aluminum/4130 forged I-beam
Induction: Edelbrock Performer RPM Air Gap/Quick Fuel 650cfm carb
Warranty: 2 years unlimited mileage
Price: $7,895

Trans Am Racing
Trans Am Racing has been around for a long time now and it has always kept up with the latest innovations. It now offers both short-deck and 351 Windsor-based stroker engines. Here is a Trans Am Racing 347 Street Demon on the engine dyno.
Engine Name: 347 Street Demon
Displacement: 347
HP/TQ: 410/380
Block: Production Ford 5.0 roller
Cylinder Heads: T/A Racing
Crank: Forged steel
Pistons/rods: Forged aluminum/forged steel H-beam
Induction: Edelbrock Air Gap/650cfm Speed Demon
Warranty: 1 year/parts and labor
Price: $6,895

Panhandle Performance
Panhandle Performance builds custom engines to suit classic Ford lovers' needs. Windsor-based engines range from 357 inches to over 460 inches. Whatever your needs are Panhandle Performance can build it, dyno test it, tune it, and ship it to your door. Inside the engine you'll find hardware like a Scat crank and 4340 forged steel H-beam rods. Complete the reciprocating assembly with your choice of Ross, Diamond, or Probe pistons. The Canfield Stage II heads top off the package. Many upgrades are available from Panhandle Performance including the FRPP or Dart engine blocks.
Engine Name: 408 Super Street Carbureted package
Displacement: 408
HP/TQ: 510/495
Block: Ford Racing 351W Sportsman or Dart
Cylinder Heads: Canfield Stage II
Crank: Scat cast steel
Pistons/rods: Probe, Diamond or Ross/ Scat 4340 H-beam Induction: Victor Jr or Weiand Stealth/Holley HP carb
Warranty: Per case basis
Price: $8,495
(850) 265-9818
www.panhandleperformance.com