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Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-18-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 152
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Posted By mckoloum
Thanks Gatorfor88 Chassis dyno, that's it. Can...

Thanks Gatorfor88 Chassis dyno, that's it.
Can it be use to tune the engine as a regular dyno?
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-18-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,006
Posted By mckoloum
Thanks Blue04.5 for the kind word. ...

Thanks Blue04.5 for the kind word.


Rockittsled, no I don't think I will do the dyno tune, I am sure it will be a really good thing but I heard it is a bit pricey.
I am using a hydraulic roller...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-17-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,006
Posted By mckoloum
I wanted to wish everyone a happy and healthy new...

I wanted to wish everyone a happy and healthy new year.
Also I wanted to thanks everyone on this forum for sharing all the good stuff, I learned so much from you guys!


Now for the update, I...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-16-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,006
Posted By mckoloum
Well, finally got some luck. I receive the new...

Well, finally got some luck. I receive the new set of piston (L2291F+30) and their size is spot on with enough bore clearance. No need to re-bore the cylinder, that is great news! I just need the...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-08-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,006
Posted By mckoloum
HI John, Yes, looking at it this way, the...

HI John,

Yes, looking at it this way, the choice is obvious!

I just come back from the first machine shop, they told me they don't understand why Speed Pro advertise the 381NP for FE block...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-08-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,006
Posted By mckoloum
Going backward now! :-arrgh I am ready to...

Going backward now! :-arrgh

I am ready to bring the pistons back, the first machine sold me the 381NP030, they are too short, deck clearance is 0.130'', way too much the CR will be in the low 8:1!...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-06-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 246
Posted By mckoloum
Still trying to figure it out. My other...

Still trying to figure it out.
My other solution will be to use the KB150-030 it will bring my deck clearance to 0.01''
CR will be 9.09:1. They will be lighter in weight so I will have to redo the...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-06-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 246
Posted By mckoloum
Thanks Blue and White My deck clearance was...

Thanks Blue and White

My deck clearance was calculated with a rod length of 6.48, so I decided to use the filer gauge to get an accurate result. It appears that the clearance is only 0.130 with...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-04-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 246
Posted By mckoloum
Thanks Blue and White, I guess I won't be...

Thanks Blue and White,

I guess I won't be able to get the squesh at 0.040 unless i have some special order piston!
Can I get thinner gasket? Is the minimum thickness gasket is 0.040?
And if I...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-04-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 246
Posted By mckoloum
Thanks Somethingclever, I wasn't sure at...

Thanks Somethingclever,

I wasn't sure at first, even if I was a little sceptical.
But I contacted the machine shop who did the work on the block and sold me the pistons and they say they don't...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-04-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 246
Posted By mckoloum
CR, deck clearance, which piston?

Hi,
I know there is a lot on discussion on this topic, and I am quit lost now!
I just start the assembly of my 390 engine (stock crank and rods) and when installing the pistons, it looks like they...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-30-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,006
Posted By mckoloum
Well vacation are over, back to work now. I...

Well vacation are over, back to work now.

I had enough time to be able to put some part together. And since this is my first time putting an engine together, I check, re-check, and re re check...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-22-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,006
Posted By mckoloum
Hi guys, Yes I am still alive!!! i finally...

Hi guys,
Yes I am still alive!!!
i finally got my block back! ready for the reassembly... I did not gave up! I finally was able to work and see the progress...
The shop did a good job, they...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-11-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By mckoloum
Thanks for the help guys, It looks like I...

Thanks for the help guys,


It looks like I am going to have to forget the idea of using the duraspark!
I have a lot of different opinion concerning the distributor gear I should use with my...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-10-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By mckoloum
sorry I meant #12A096? And this part can...

sorry I meant #12A096?

And this part can have a different setting I will guess, depending on how many degree you want to the advance timing right?
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