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Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 07-25-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Beanscoot
Engine progress

Looks good Lagniappe!

The engine will start to look more like a good old Windsor as you remove bracketry and accessories. You will need a steel distributor gear to use with the replacement...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 07-21-2015, 12:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 277
Posted By Beanscoot
You must tell your wife that it is your duty to...

You must tell your wife that it is your duty to preserve this bit of American manufacturing history. They only made the roller 351 engines for four years and only in trucks, so there can't be that...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 07-20-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 277
Posted By Beanscoot
That's pretty reasonable for a roller 351. ...

That's pretty reasonable for a roller 351.
Check the spark plugs and turn the engine over with a breaker bar to see if there's any obvious clunks or the like.

I'd take the whole motor, no point...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 07-03-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By Beanscoot
Fuel injector repair kits are available on ebay...

Fuel injector repair kits are available on ebay for $5 to $10 which include the two O-rings, filter screen basket and the parts you need, pintle cap.
I think Napa also might have them.

If you got...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 07-03-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By Beanscoot
You can use Jim's technique without a degree...

You can use Jim's technique without a degree wheel. Mark the damper at the stop point either side of TDC. The point midway between these points is TDC.
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 07-03-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,306
Posted By Beanscoot
No problem. One of the six attaching bolts is...

No problem. One of the six attaching bolts is offset so that the flywheel can only be installed in the correct orientation and have all the bolts align.
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 03-06-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,667
Posted By Beanscoot
...or, if the engine is fairly low mileage...

...or, if the engine is fairly low mileage (nowadays fuel injected engines last a long time), you can just run it, leaving the insides alone.
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 03-05-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,667
Posted By Beanscoot
Another idea is to search out a good Exploder...

Another idea is to search out a good Exploder engine, 1996 and up and use the long block from it. These are roller cam engines, put out good power, have hardened exhaust seats and come with GT40 or...
Forum: 2.6, 2.8, 2.9, 4.0 & SOHC 4.0 V6 02-25-2015, 12:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By Beanscoot
I concur with XLT. I had a fuel pressure...

I concur with XLT.
I had a fuel pressure regulator fail about a year ago. Same story- I couldn't get the car to start and discovered that one of the cylinders was filling up with gasoline.
An easy...
Forum: 2.6, 2.8, 2.9, 4.0 & SOHC 4.0 V6 02-25-2015, 12:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By Beanscoot
About two years ago I installed a Pacesetter...

About two years ago I installed a Pacesetter header on my B2200. It seems to be very well made with nice bends, a thick head flange and fit very snugly to the block.
It did come with a low temp...
Forum: 2.6, 2.8, 2.9, 4.0 & SOHC 4.0 V6 02-25-2015, 12:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By Beanscoot
Actually that oil pickup doesn't look too bad. I...

Actually that oil pickup doesn't look too bad. I did have a clogged one on my Escort, it was jammed with "coffee grounds" so no holes in the screen were visible, even after soaking in solvent.
It...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 01-14-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 736
Posted By Beanscoot
351W-4V intake manifolds

For stock height 351W-4V intake manifolds, try to get one of these:

D5JE-9425-FA (http://www.mustangtek.com/Intake/D5JE-9425-FA_000.html)
...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 01-14-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By Beanscoot
Attaching engine to stand

Using soft (brass) washers between the stand "fingers" and the engine block will prevent marring the bellhousing mating surface. If a .005" burr is raised on the block, the bellhousing will placed...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 01-14-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By Beanscoot
Mystery hole

Could it have been a defect in the casting discovered at the factory, where it was then repaired by boring to a standard size and a cup plug put in?
Considering it held fine with just a rust plug, I...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 01-01-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By Beanscoot
Casting marks

The 3K30 is a date code signifying that the cylinder block was cast on 1993-October-30.
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