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Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 12-09-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 797
Posted By Stinky1
That test somewhat verifies that you are already...

That test somewhat verifies that you are already getting gas.

That tends to point you to no spark.

Check to see if you are lined up correctly at TDC compression, on cyl #1, w/your rotor...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 12-08-2013, 10:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 797
Posted By Stinky1
That is the correct alignment. What xlt4...

That is the correct alignment.

What xlt4 said...you could test that w/an inline spark testor. One that goes on the end of the plug-wire and on the plug.

Did you adjust the valves?

I'd...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 12-08-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 797
Posted By Stinky1
When you put the T-chain on...were both keyways...

When you put the T-chain on...were both keyways (the crank and the cams) at 12 O'Clock or was the crank at 12 and the cam at 6?
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 12-05-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 672
Posted By Stinky1
Well said...I second the motion.

Well said...I second the motion.
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 12-04-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 797
Posted By Stinky1
You may have all three, but they aren't in the...

You may have all three, but they aren't in the right combo...
You are either too rich or too lean or
your compression is not correct due to a jumped cam chain or etc
your spark is not in the...
Forum: Performance & General Engine Building 12-01-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By Stinky1
Anybody seen this before?

Has anybody seen this sort of rebuild before?

I once saw (about 20 years ago) my next-door neighbor do an in the car rebuild. The guy was pretty poor and he was an old-timer. He left the motor...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 12-01-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 672
Posted By Stinky1
On an American motor, .030 is pretty much a...

On an American motor, .030 is pretty much a standard overbore. I would not go any farther than that.

On grinding the crank....I'm not a Ford guy and I don't know the answer to this. But, on...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 11-19-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,648
Posted By Stinky1
OOOPs, sorry about that, I know that there is not...

OOOPs, sorry about that, I know that there is not a crank nut. There is a bolt.

I didn't say that it would get loose on its own. I said that if you put it toegther loose you'll have problems....
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 11-17-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,648
Posted By Stinky1
Baddad gave excellent advice. For further...

Baddad gave excellent advice.

For further reference...

If you can hardly turn it before the rotor starts to turn...excellent, 1/8 turn, or less slack is good...1/4 turn slack is barely OK, if...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 10-17-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By Stinky1
Pull your distributor cap and crank it, does it...

Pull your distributor cap and crank it, does it turn? My guess is, that as mentioned, the cam and distributor are not in the correct time.

Has your timing belt ever been changed? Was it changed...
Forum: Bed Covers, Tonneau covers, Toppers/Canopies & Bed liners 10-08-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By Stinky1
20 years ago, I rattle canned a complete '76...

20 years ago, I rattle canned a complete '76 Celica w/Rustoleum "Sand" colored paint. It was three colors prior to this (the fenders were dif, and neither, and the hood matched one of the fenders). ...
Forum: 4 Cylinder Engines 10-02-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 940
Posted By Stinky1
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/822012-2-3l-will...

http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/822012-2-3l-will-not-start.html

Notice what Radioflyer had to say.

There are 2 people in the thread that have had their cam jump time. If you put fuel into...
Forum: 4 Cylinder Engines 10-02-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By Stinky1
Have you checked your fuel pressure? If you...

Have you checked your fuel pressure?

If you have pressure, then your injectors ain't working...like Thunder said.

"Something" tells the injectors to get with it, get working, NOW!!! It could...
Forum: 4 Cylinder Engines 10-02-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,226
Posted By Stinky1
Two things here...many guys (not you) have a bear...

Two things here...many guys (not you) have a bear of a time getting the nut loose. When they put the thing back together they don't want to have that problem again so they don't worry about torquing...
Forum: 4 Cylinder Engines 09-26-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 940
Posted By Stinky1
Weellllll, if the cam was turning, your belt is...

Weellllll, if the cam was turning, your belt is probably OK. It could have jumped, but not likely. Has the belt ever been changed?

I am leaning towards no fuel or weak/bad spark.

Before this...
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