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2002 Ford Harley-Davidson F-150

Instead of being disappointed, Sam saw this as an opportunity to improve the 5,000-pound beast. She pulled the engine and enlisted Jim Richmond of Richmond Engines (Surrey, British Columbia, Canada) to hone the cylinders and balance the rotating assembly. Maintaining the stock forged crankshaft, Sam opted for a set of JE forged pistons and Eagle H-beam connecting rods, lowering the compression ratio to a boost-friendly 8.1:1. Sam turned to Patriot Performance for a pair of its Stage II aluminum heads, and topped them off with a set of cams from Comp Cams. She swapped the stock fuel pump for a pair of Walbro 255-lph pumps and upgraded to 60-lb/hr injectors. She also ditched the stock exhaust for Edelbrock shorties and a 2.5-inch custom exhaust system.

2002 Ford Harley-Davidson F-150