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The nitty gritty lowdown on the Ford 289 V-8 Redline Rebuild


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We built this engine to go fast. But for now, it’s time to slow things down. We realize these time-lapse engine rebuilds go by in a blur, and some of you are hungry for more details on how they come together. Redline Rebuilds Explained is our way of diving into the nitty-gritty of each build and providing some context. Here, Hagerty mechanic extraordinaire Davin Reckow sits down with Hagerty video specialist Ben Woodworth to discuss the ins and outs of our high-performance Ford 289 V-8 rebuild.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/03/26/how-we-rebuilt-a-stock-ford-289-to-shelby-like-specs