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Alexander Feiman
01-20-2007, 03:42 PM
i have a 1954 - 232ci i plan on putting on a set of 1963 289 ci heads intake and exhaust manifolds is this a direct swap or do mods have to be done to block are 232 pushrods ok or do i have to use others are there any other issues to consider one other thing i like to find out are later model distriuers compatible with the 53 & 54 232ci blocks thanks for any info - alf

JDP
01-20-2007, 03:59 PM
If you use the 232 rockers, you can use the 232 push rods.


64 Commander 2 dr.
63 R2 4 speed GT Hawk (Black) #2
63 Avanti R1
63 Daytona convert
63 Lark 2 door
63 Lark 2 door #2
62 Daytona HT/ 4 speed
62 Lark 2 door
62 GT Hawk 4 speed
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52 Starliner
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JDP
01-20-2007, 07:14 PM
Only with R3 intake valves.


64 Commander 2 dr.
63 R2 4 speed GT Hawk (Black) #2
63 Avanti R1
63 Daytona convert
63 Lark 2 door
63 Lark 2 door #2
62 Daytona HT/ 4 speed
62 Lark 2 door
62 GT Hawk 4 speed
60 Lark HT
60 Hawk
59 3E truck
52 Starliner
51 Commander

John Kirchhoff
01-20-2007, 07:55 PM
I don't know anything about swapping heads, but I though the larger valves on the 259-289 heads necessitates notching the cylinder block a bit so they clear the block. Is that true or is that something I must have dreamed?