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Forum: Y-Block V8 (239, 272, 292, 312, 317, 341, 368) 08-19-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 591
Posted By 46yblock
Sorry, I misunderstood the issue. On hand are...

Sorry, I misunderstood the issue. On hand are many seal retainers. I can get one to you for not much, and within 3 days via priority mail. Mike
Forum: Y-Block V8 (239, 272, 292, 312, 317, 341, 368) 08-19-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 591
Posted By 46yblock
That is a MAJOR bummer. Visit your local machine...

That is a MAJOR bummer. Visit your local machine shop guy and see if he has any suggestions.
Forum: Y-Block V8 (239, 272, 292, 312, 317, 341, 368) 08-05-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By 46yblock
The pump that failed prematurely was likely made...

The pump that failed prematurely was likely made in China. I have been using a Carter electric and it has worked well.
Forum: Y-Block V8 (239, 272, 292, 312, 317, 341, 368) 07-19-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 694
Posted By 46yblock
Be careful with the long head bolts. The bolts...

Be careful with the long head bolts. The bolts on each end of the heads
are slightly longer than the three inner bolts. Mixing them up would be an assembly error with consequences.

Good Job!
Forum: Y-Block V8 (239, 272, 292, 312, 317, 341, 368) 06-08-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 694
Posted By 46yblock
As you suspect, if it cant be turned manually,...

As you suspect, if it cant be turned manually, the starter shouldnt be used.

I have heard and read of accounts where guys did an initial upper cylinder lube, and then went out each day, manually...
Forum: Y-Block V8 (239, 272, 292, 312, 317, 341, 368) 06-03-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 914
Posted By 46yblock
Yes, though it will work. The 390-460 cfm...

Yes, though it will work. The 390-460 cfm mentioned above would be better.
Big valves or small, the displacement is small.
Forum: Y-Block V8 (239, 272, 292, 312, 317, 341, 368) 05-07-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 468
Posted By 46yblock
Outlaw, I made an edit to my post above. Nothing...

Outlaw, I made an edit to my post above. Nothing wrong with the jamb nuts. I've found they hold adjustment well. My '54 Ford Model 600 tractor uses jamb nuts. It hasnt needed adjustment since I...
Forum: Y-Block V8 (239, 272, 292, 312, 317, 341, 368) 05-07-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 468
Posted By 46yblock
I should have many. Will check length to make...

I should have many. Will check length to make sure they are what you want, but they are the adjusters that use the jamb nut on Y's.
Nope, these are the shorter approx. 1.44 in. long adjusters. I...
Forum: 1947 and Older Ford Trucks 04-06-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,774
Posted By 46yblock
Actually it was a big hassle I would not...

Actually it was a big hassle I would not recommend. You have to find an old 1954 Hurst front motor mount adapter, and then adapt it. Dual exhaust on the narrow frame is trouble unless you install a...
Forum: Y-Block V8 (239, 272, 292, 312, 317, 341, 368) 12-13-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 591
Posted By 46yblock
Like I said, I went through the exercise to find...

Like I said, I went through the exercise to find a set of 16 rocker arms that were as close to the spec as possible. I guess the reason as to why the rockers were or werent close to spec wasnt...
Forum: Y-Block V8 (239, 272, 292, 312, 317, 341, 368) 12-13-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 591
Posted By 46yblock
When you check the rocker ratio of 50 or so...

When you check the rocker ratio of 50 or so rockers, using the same valve, the various variables dont exist.
Forum: Y-Block V8 (239, 272, 292, 312, 317, 341, 368) 12-13-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 591
Posted By 46yblock
My main point is informational only, that there...

My main point is informational only, that there is a surprising variation from one rocker's ratio to another. Call it trivia.

More trivia and more variances: measure the ball end of your...
Forum: Y-Block V8 (239, 272, 292, 312, 317, 341, 368) 12-13-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 591
Posted By 46yblock
I agree. The end numbers can serve to ID...

I agree. The end numbers can serve to ID individual rockers if something special is being done.

Once when I had too little to do, I went through about 3 sets of rockers, checking each one on a...
Forum: Y-Block V8 (239, 272, 292, 312, 317, 341, 368) 11-13-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 485
Posted By 46yblock
Where do you live?

Where do you live?
Forum: Y-Block V8 (239, 272, 292, 312, 317, 341, 368) 11-12-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,306
Posted By 46yblock
I would be interested in the carburetor. ...

I would be interested in the carburetor.

Mike
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