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pre61-list Digest Tue, 30 Jan 2001 Volume: 2001  Issue: 024

In This Issue:
Re: Lifter/pushrods
Re: Lifter/pushrods
Re: Lifter/pushrods
Lifters/pushrods
Re: A/C units
Re: Lifters/pushrods
engine painting

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From: "fugate51" <fugate51 ford-trucks.com>
Subject: Re: Lifter/pushrods
Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2001 19:54:52 -0500


Adjustable, I have a tool I'll send for free If you'll py the postage
Sam
52 F1 chopped
2000 350 Dually Quad Cab
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From: Bill Hendrickson <billjhs bellatlantic.net>
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Date: Tuesday, January 30, 2001 8:46 PM
Subject: [pre61-list] Lifter/pushrods


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>Does anyone know if the lifter/pushrod on the 53 Mercury/Ford V8 flathead
is
>hydraulic, or adjustable?
>Thanks
>Bill
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From: Flathead52 aol.com
Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2001 19:57:55 EST
Subject: Re: Lifter/pushrods

Sam
      Do you have any pics of the chopped 52 F-1?

      Tom



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From: "Bill Hendrickson" <billjhs bellatlantic.net>
Subject: Re: Lifter/pushrods
Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2001 19:55:05 -0800


Sam,
Sure, let me know what the postage is and I will send you the money.
Bill
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> Adjustable, I have a tool I'll send for free If you'll py the postage
> Sam
> 52 F1 chopped
> 2000 350 Dually Quad Cab
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> From: Bill Hendrickson <billjhs bellatlantic.net>
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> Date: Tuesday, January 30, 2001 8:46 PM
> Subject: [pre61-list] Lifter/pushrods
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> >Hello to all,
> >Does anyone know if the lifter/pushrod on the 53 Mercury/Ford V8 flathead
> is
> >hydraulic, or adjustable?
> >Thanks
> >Bill
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Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2001 20:06:03 -0500
From: Edward Sedgwick <esedgwick snet.net>
Subject: Lifters/pushrods


Lifters on flathead V-8s are solid, not hydraulic, and nonadjustable.
Adjustment on stock lifters is done by grinding the end of the valve
stem. Adjustable lifters are available as a "hot rod" accessory, have a
threaded adjustment screw on the top.

Ed Sedgwick


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Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2001 19:29:37 -0800 (PST)
From: Dan Lee <danlee_58 yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: A/C units


I have an Old Air unit in my '53. It keeps the windows
defoged on these chilly mornings here in Northern Ca.
It won't cook me out of the truck, but if my morning
commute is all the way to work, instead of just to the
train, it will be comfortable in the truck. I just got
my air conditioning working, so I don't know how well
that will work on a hot day.

Dan Lee
'53 F100
400C-4V


>
> Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2001 13:38:42 -0500 (EST)
> From: Winford Rister <fordf100 usa.com>
> Subject: Re: A/C units
>
>
> Don, if you have your recent copies, go back a few
> days.  I expressed my
> dis-satisfaction with Old Air a few days ago here.
> I am still unable to
> heat my truck. Don't expect the a/c to be any
> better.
>
>
> Contact me off-line if you want more details.
>
> Winford Rister
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From: "fugate51" <fugate51 ford-trucks.com>
Subject: Re: Lifters/pushrods
Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2001 08:01:52 -0500


Ed is absolutely right, Since I am a HOT ROD GUY I just naturally assume
every one is,

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From: "Edward Sedgwick" <esedgwick snet.net>
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Sent: Tuesday, January 30, 2001 8:06 PM
Subject: [pre61-list] Lifters/pushrods


> ----------------------------------------------------------
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> http://www.motorhaven.com/
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> Lifters on flathead V-8s are solid, not hydraulic, and nonadjustable.
> Adjustment on stock lifters is done by grinding the end of the valve
> stem. Adjustable lifters are available as a "hot rod" accessory, have a
> threaded adjustment screw on the top.
>
> Ed Sedgwick
>
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Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2001 10:50:11 -0500
From: "Abram H. Stauffer" <astauffe oak.kcsd.k12.pa.us>
Subject: engine painting


OK guys and gals, I need some advice.
What are the pros and cons on painting your truck engine while still
in the truck, and pros and cons of lifting the engine out and painting
it.    Mine needs a lot of cleaning of grease, grime, and crud.  Can I
paint with brush or spray can? what parts would have to be removed or
covered.  I want to paint the '54 239 Y-block the original red, with
argent valve covers, and black accessories.
         Suggestions, tips, and experience welcomed.   Thanks,     Abe

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