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Forum: Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300 08-06-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 539
Posted By hermancm
I have a decent oil air compressor but I've...

I have a decent oil air compressor but I've always wanted a bigger two stage but this one isn't bad. And I got a deal on a Reelcraft air hose reel for it too which is so nice not having to deal with...
Forum: Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300 08-06-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 539
Posted By hermancm
I'll forget about the Chevy rocker arms. I'm sure...

I'll forget about the Chevy rocker arms. I'm sure my rockers would be bolt down. Sometimes I can find a good deal on auto tools on Amazon that are open box items. Take my me OTC compression tester...
Forum: Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300 08-05-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 539
Posted By hermancm
I talked to the local small town mechanic and he...

I talked to the local small town mechanic and he said to,just drive it and not to worry about it. Speaking of help for these heads did you see the tip in the sticky about using Chevy S10 rocker arms...
Forum: Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300 08-05-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 539
Posted By hermancm
I think the plug is firing. I hooked my inline...

I think the plug is firing. I hooked my inline spark tester between the plug and the wire and it shows spark. I then unplugged the wire while the engine was idling and there was a noticeable change...
Forum: Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300 08-04-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 539
Posted By hermancm
Ok, I'll check that and get back to ya. Thanks...

Ok, I'll check that and get back to ya. Thanks for the help!
Forum: Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300 08-04-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 539
Posted By hermancm
No clicking or clacking but I can get a valve...

No clicking or clacking but I can get a valve cover gasket and take a look under the cover. Any ideas what I should look for while the cover is off besides the obvious? I of course can clean up the...
Forum: Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300 08-04-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 539
Posted By hermancm
So, I did a compression test and the sesults are...

So, I did a compression test and the sesults are 120 psi for the first and the sixth cylinder and 130 psi for the rest. Looking at the plugs tells me something is going on with that first cylinder....
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-31-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 569
Posted By hermancm
Hmm... I've heard of worse finds than old...

Hmm... I've heard of worse finds than old Columbian Gold that's been long forgotten about!:-jammin
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-31-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 156
Posted By hermancm
Since no one else has chimed in I will take a...

Since no one else has chimed in I will take a stab at this even though I'm no expert... On my 78 f150 with a B/W T-18 I changed the fluid soon after I bought the truck. I used 80W90 in my...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-31-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 7,591
Posted By hermancm
At my last real job I worked for a large school...

At my last real job I worked for a large school district maintaining and troubleshooting low pressure hydronic and steam boilers and also steam absorption/centrifugal chillers anywhere from 500 to...
Forum: Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300 07-30-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 539
Posted By hermancm
I'm sure the oil is coming from the cylinder as...

I'm sure the oil is coming from the cylinder as it's dry under the valve cover and wet with oil all around the spark plug and under it. I just ordered a OTC aka Owatonna Tool Co. tester last night...
Forum: Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300 07-29-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 539
Posted By hermancm
78 300/4.9 has oil coming from 1st/front spark plug

I have oil coming out of the front cylinder spark plug on my 1978 300 2WD. I would imagine that's not a good sign and no I haven't ever done a compression test on the engine yet but am looking to buy...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-24-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By hermancm
Thanks Mike! You are a huge help to us also!...

Thanks Mike! You are a huge help to us also! Kudos!
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-24-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By hermancm
Thumbs up Number Dummy are you out there? help.... :)

Hi ND,I need a favor finding a part for a heat shroud that you helped me find last year for my truck. It's a bracket that looks like it helps attach it to the engine. It's in the 1978 Ford truck...
Forum: Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300 07-24-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 380
Posted By hermancm
I put a National YF on my 300 and it was good to...

I put a National YF on my 300 and it was good to go, just bolt it on and get a stove pipe like you said but there was a stripped screw on the piece in the barrel where the filter housing screws onto....
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