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Corwin Malot - Cam Failure #1191 - Spokane - 1996

new  3/23/10

Tim, this is a response I got on a listing for a 96 SHO block in the Spokane, Washington area. Lucien

From: corwinmalott@hotmail.com
To: lucienjr2@msn.com
Subject: RE: fred436 has sent a question about item #200448506979, ending on Mar-15-10 05:00:00 PDT - FORD TAURUS SHO V8 CYLINDER BLOCK
Date: Sat, 13 Mar 2010 11:08:08 -0800

Hi Lucien,

Thanks for the note. Yes it was a cam failure, or rather a cam sprocket failure on the front
head intake cam. The sprocket fell off of the cam. It had not been welded. It was a 1996
SHO. With some considerable effort I can find the VIN number, if you need it.
I was going to use this engine for a hotrod project, but gave up on the idea when I
found that there were absolutely no part available. Ford is a real source of disapointment
with there attitude on supplying parts. I though it was general practice to supply parts
for at least 10 years, but not in this case. It looks like the supply of parts dried up a long time

Corwin Malott

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