Holy Cow Chris! That could (should) have been TERRIBLE. Grenading a lower end in a boat can really "sink" your pride
! Time for a 460 block...I agree. In Puyallup, on Fruitland Ave and 86th is Ford Powertrain Applications (FPA). Stan Johnson is the owner/machinist. He'd be a great one to talk to about reinforced blocks. If I'm down that way I'll get the phone # &/or address.