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Forum: Performance & General Engine Building 12-13-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 488
Posted By mark a.
Valvoline VR1 is about the best racing oil that...

Valvoline VR1 is about the best racing oil that is reasonably priced, no additive needed. Brad Penn, stay far away from that junk, it is the worst oil out there. One thing about additives, be careful...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-10-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 380
Posted By mark a.
They should have saw that before they did...

They should have saw that before they did anything to the heads.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-08-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By mark a.
Lots of different shifters for C6's. Make sure...

Lots of different shifters for C6's. Make sure you have the right one. Also make sure the case has the 2 bolt holes for the '79's neu/rev switch, some cases don't have them.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-08-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 545
Posted By mark a.
You always want to run as cold a plug as...

You always want to run as cold a plug as possible, not hot. In Motorcraft I'd try 42's
Forum: 335 Series- 5.8/351M, 6.6/400, 351 Cleveland 06-29-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 242
Posted By mark a.
Look for a 4x4 with a 335 series in it. You will...

Look for a 4x4 with a 335 series in it. You will also need the main bolt / stud & pick up tube.
Forum: Offroad & 4x4 06-25-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By mark a.
I wouldn't put any money in either of those...

I wouldn't put any money in either of those axles. At the least a '77.5-'79 open knuckle, high pinion, disc brake Dana 44 would be an upgrade & will have a much better drive shaft angle but I still...
Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 06-16-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By mark a.
What comp. ratio are you looking for ?

What comp. ratio are you looking for ?
Forum: 335 Series- 5.8/351M, 6.6/400, 351 Cleveland 05-25-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By mark a.
If you are close on retainer to guide clearance...

If you are close on retainer to guide clearance but the stock soft black rubber stem seals won't fit, get squashed, sometimes you can get away with using the old hard plastic stem seals from older sb...
Forum: Performance & General Engine Building 05-24-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By mark a.
Why on earth would you tell him to remove the...

Why on earth would you tell him to remove the trans to change the rear main seal ? No reason to even pull the engine to change a rear main seal in that.
Forum: Performance & General Engine Building 05-24-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By mark a.
Do yourself a favor and put a 400 crank in it. If...

Do yourself a favor and put a 400 crank in it. If your going to rebuild it anyways you are going to bore it and will have to buy pistons anyways, the rods are the same. Get a hold of TMI on here for...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-24-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,599
Posted By mark a.
Personally I wouldn't bother when I can buy a...

Personally I wouldn't bother when I can buy a rust free cab for $300 $400 without doors. You got to paint it anyways so I don't fix them anymore. Usually the rust starts down in the pillars once the...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-24-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 599
Posted By mark a.
Have you checked to make sure the axle's vent is...

Have you checked to make sure the axle's vent is clear ?
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-24-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By mark a.
If you don't have a radiator psi checker any...

If you don't have a radiator psi checker any radiator shop will put one on and pump it up for nothing, just takes a few minutes to see for sure if it holds psi. If it leaks slow and your sure it's a...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-24-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 299
Posted By mark a.
They are probably steering damper shocks.

They are probably steering damper shocks.
Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 05-24-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,370
Posted By mark a.
.065 deck clearance ? with 24cc dished ? With a...

.065 deck clearance ? with 24cc dished ? With a set of small chamber heads. Wow something needs to be done about that before building this engine. Your building a pinger. By the time you back enough...
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