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Old 07-16-2011, 08:48 PM
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rocker arm assembly rebuild ..help!

so i tore down my tbird 390 rocker assemblies , wow were they gooped up , i found one surprise a broken spacer spring . i founda guy on ebay selling new ones so i ordered one.
here's where i need help i removed the end plugs on the shafts for cleaning , used the sheet metal screw and thick washer method . then pushed the other side out with a long 3/8 rod . so i need to find 2 end plugs anyone know where to get these ?
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Old 07-16-2011, 11:39 PM
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I see a missing rocker arm in the "after" pic.....
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Old 07-17-2011, 09:34 AM
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Dorman #P7C.
NAPA part # CEP 2192098
Original Ford # EAA-6572-A

Not sure the NAPA # is still good but maybe?? You'd have to check and the Dorman # should be correct. I'm also not sure if the Ford and aftermaket Sealed Power shafts use the same plugs. For such a simple plug it can be a real pia to find the right ones. Let us know how you make out and what you use. Good info for the future.
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I found mine at the local hardware, but any good parts store, NAPA, etc. should have them.
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THANKS, i left the rocker arm off to remind me about broken spring , didn't think i was going to find them . i'll be hitting lowes today
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Old 07-22-2011, 04:34 PM
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as for the plugs i found copper end caps that are a hair big, going to size them down to fit.
all auto /hardware stores having nothing around here
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