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Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-26-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 159
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Posted By mckoloum
So I asked Turbohunter about his rocker assembly...

So I asked Turbohunter about his rocker assembly and yes Rockittsled, he is using PRW but the stainless steel version, he also replace some part like the spacers if I am correct by some other.
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Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-24-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 159
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Posted By mckoloum
Thanks Rockittsled for the precision. That make...

Thanks Rockittsled for the precision.
That make sense concerning the valve and spring pressure.

Yeah concerning the rocker, I think they are a bit pricey, it will be a good choice if was trying...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-23-2015, 12:23 PM
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Posted By mckoloum
1974 f100 cab mounting bushing stubborn!!!

Hello all,

I got my 1974 F100 last year at the same period, what an adventure flying to Georgia, rent a U-haul truck and bring the F100 here, driving all night!
Soon after, I started to fix the...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-23-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,926
Posted By mckoloum
HI all, time for a little update. I receive...

HI all,
time for a little update.
I receive my cylinder head, Danny was able to fix the bad seat, it hold pressure now. I also had to buy new set of spring, cup and retainer from Lunati to match...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-10-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,926
Posted By mckoloum
HI All, I had some time to do some...

HI All,


I had some time to do some progress on the truck, yeah season is here in S. Florida and I have been busy with work.
I started to look at the release bar assembly, and here is what I...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-18-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,926
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: 159
Views: 8,926
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: 159
Views: 8,926
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: 159
Views: 8,926
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: 159
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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: 159
Views: 8,926
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: 290
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: 290
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: 290
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: 290
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...
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