1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series TrucksDiscuss the Early Eighties Bullnose Ford Truck
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As I think about it, all the engines I've worked on have had the heads close to the block. Actually, .049" away from the block in many cases. Wow! A 302 with W-shaped valve covers? And a 302 with the valve cover held on by stove bolts? And a V6 as well as a 4 cylinder 302? And even an air-cooled 302!
Don't understand what you're saying Gary, this is stuff you've worked on?
Just giving you a hard time. If you identify an engine as a 302 by the "heads being close to the block" all engines would be 302's.
__________________ Rusty: '81 F150 Ranger XLT 4x4 w/a 351M, RV cam, Performer carb & intake, C6, & 3.50's Dad's: '81 F150 Ranger XLT 4x4: Down for restomod: Full-roller "stroked 351M" w/Trick Flow heads, Weiand intake, Street Demon 750/ZF5/3.50 gears w/Kevlar clutches Worst fear: I die and my wife sells my trucks for what I've told her I have in them.
THANK YOU Brigette! PO messed up the firing order on my '93 F150 XLT 5.0 (302).
Changed 2nd and 5th plug wires and she fired right up.
She's now making that beautiful V8 sound that i was missing..
Picked up about 30 to 50 HP too!
Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460)
08-29-1999 01:19 PM
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