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Old 12-01-2010, 08:33 PM   #1
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The Ford 460 gas motors are very powerful,but the millage is very high. If ya get serious, do a compression test and check the oil pressure cold and warm.
The engine must have been changed or lots of repair/maintainence has been done. Try to discover the previous owner and any repair history. Do some homework and check it carefully. In many cases a real cheap bus means many dollars spent later. Frank
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Old 12-01-2010, 09:30 PM   #2
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Re: 93 Ford El Dorado 460 Engine Life

yup take it to a shop for a check out. compression test and undercarriage inspection.
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Old 12-05-2010, 04:52 PM   #3
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Re: 93 Ford El Dorado 460 Engine Life

this is a very strong motor, but they are very hard on gas, at that high milage, its soon at its end of its life. I had one in a tow truck that blew, at 90000kms, it was hard to find a replacement for it, so keep that in mind if you do get this (how hard to get a used or reman engine) the thing that I rember the most about the 460 was the gas milage, ouch!!

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