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    I wouldn't say the 240/300 were the best engine...

    I wouldn't say the 240/300 were the best engine ever. Notorious for breaking ring lands from detonation. Takes some tweaking of vacuum advance to reduce tendency.
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    I'm not sure what you mean by "today" as I don't...

    I'm not sure what you mean by "today" as I don't think Ford has a straight 6. The 240 was stroked to make 300. Metricfied to 4.9L Phased out in 1996. There are jillions of them still out in the...
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    No, no. 240, 3 on the tree. 289 was not...

    No, no. 240, 3 on the tree. 289 was not available in trucks then.. Only 240 and 352.
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    I am of the same vintage. State Farm: $1070.00...

    I am of the same vintage.

    State Farm: $1070.00 annually for 2 vehicles. 2012 Fusion-full coverage, '66 F100-liability and towing only.
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