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Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) Today, 03:25 PM
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Posted By cbakker
How many miles are on it? Do you have any blow...

How many miles are on it? Do you have any blow by?

Did it jump ignition timing or cam timing? I wouldnt rebuild the motor unless you have blow by or a bearing problem.

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Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) Today, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By cbakker
I assume it is EFI, but can't make out any...

I assume it is EFI, but can't make out any injectors in the pic. Is it carbed? Try getting a pic of the face of the plug, and one of where the wires connect to the harness.

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Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) Yesterday, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By cbakker
Figure it out yet? My first guess was alternator...

Figure it out yet? My first guess was alternator but I'll have to look.
Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) Yesterday, 11:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 110
Posted By cbakker
Is your starter engaging the pinion gear? Is it...

Is your starter engaging the pinion gear? Is it just grinding on the flywheel?

Put a 15/16" deep well on a breaker bar or a long ratchet, and turn the front pulley bolt clockwise. See if you can...
Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 02-28-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 110
Posted By cbakker
? What blew? It won't turn over at all, or...

?

What blew? It won't turn over at all, or the starter won't turn it over?

Here's the first few things I would try;
-Pressure test the cooling system to find any leaks
-Pull the plugs and try...
Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 02-28-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By cbakker
Aftermarket EFI heads will be fine as long as...

Aftermarket EFI heads will be fine as long as they are specified for an EFI intake. I slightly ported my F3TE's and decked the block a little, instead of spending the bucks on aftermarket heads.
...
Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 02-28-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 108
Posted By cbakker
Depends on his goal for power. That motor is...

Depends on his goal for power. That motor is going to have about 230 hp/390tq in its stock form. Good for a big houseboat but not for making high speed runs from Havana to Miami. As I said, depends...
Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 02-28-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 108
Posted By cbakker
It wouldn't be that hard to keep the EFI...

It wouldn't be that hard to keep the EFI equipment and have a much easier starting, more efficient boat...
Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 12-29-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,351
Posted By cbakker
Thanks Logan. I might try that, but I don't know...

Thanks Logan. I might try that, but I don't know how reliable able it will be with no oil flow past the sensor. It might have to wait. I need to focus on the main goal of this project so I can for...
Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 12-19-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,351
Posted By cbakker
Potentially a good solution. Where is this...

Potentially a good solution. Where is this pressure port?
Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 12-19-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By cbakker
You don't need to pull the motor to replace them....

You don't need to pull the motor to replace them. It is easier, but not at all necessary. Consider having the heads looked at by somebody who regularly does headwork. The fuelie heads are pretty...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-18-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 605
Posted By cbakker
The E4OD is pretty tough. You should be fine as...

The E4OD is pretty tough. You should be fine as long as you match the towing application with the right vehicle. Trans isn't the only thing you should consider. Rear diff. ratio makes a big...
Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 12-17-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,351
Posted By cbakker
Yeah, I am not so sure I want mine in the Long...

Yeah, I am not so sure I want mine in the Long cooler, as I will probably replace it with a radiator kit at some point. Not sure about tapping the pan though... If I do a remote mount filter kit,...
Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 12-17-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 271
Posted By cbakker
Welcome to FTE and the Big block thread! ...

Welcome to FTE and the Big block thread!

Stuck injector, or maybe a bad O2 sensor. Not burning oil right? Sent from my iPad using IB AutoGroup
Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 12-17-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By cbakker
Yes you will need to get the older rods. You...

Yes you will need to get the older rods. You should measure the deck height. Get the casting number off of the block to verify. There were a couple different deck heights in the pre-D9TE...
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