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Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-17-2016, 02:20 PM
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Posted By trozei
Yeah I'm sure we could arrange something! I'm not...

Yeah I'm sure we could arrange something! I'm not bringing my guns across the border though. Not interested in having them seized.
Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-16-2016, 05:38 PM
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Posted By trozei
What city in WA or you in? I'm often in the...

What city in WA or you in? I'm often in the Seattle area for car shows.
Forum: Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300 07-14-2016, 01:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 463
Posted By trozei
Dropped the head off today to have the valves...

Dropped the head off today to have the valves ground and springs assembled. Excited!!



You wouldn't believe how difficult it was to source Cummins beige paint. I bought a case of the stuff...
Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-14-2016, 01:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,251
Posted By trozei
Probably why the last guy flipped my axle then.

Probably why the last guy flipped my axle then.
Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-14-2016, 01:20 AM
Replies: 1,293
Views: 130,778
Posted By trozei
So it turns out that within walking distance from...

So it turns out that within walking distance from my work is a machine shop with a good reputation, so I dropped off the head today at lunch. It's always hilarious how the more I talk about my engine...
Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-12-2016, 08:41 PM
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Posted By trozei
Mine has the clip but no pad. From...

Mine has the clip but no pad.



From what I can understand, it's an old school progressive rate spring. With enough weight and therefore enough spring compression, the compensator contacts the...
Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-12-2016, 08:37 PM
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Views: 130,778
Posted By trozei
Hello, everybody! My valves showed up today! I'll...

Hello, everybody! My valves showed up today! I'll drop off the head at the machine shop on Saturday and we'll go from there. :) Apparently these are the holy grail of the Ford 300. Well... besides...
Forum: Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300 07-12-2016, 08:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 463
Posted By trozei
Thank you guys so much for telling me they were...

Thank you guys so much for telling me they were available again! Off to the machine shop.

http://i.imgur.com/EnW2WhC.jpg
Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-07-2016, 11:33 PM
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Views: 130,778
Posted By trozei
The owner was an aircraft maintenance engineer...

The owner was an aircraft maintenance engineer and he used to work with my dad who is a pilot approximately ten years ago. The upholsterer also used to work in helicopters and worked with my dad at a...
Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-07-2016, 09:33 PM
Replies: 1,293
Views: 130,778
Posted By trozei
Ok ok, you guys want updates... So long...

Ok ok, you guys want updates...

So long story short Garrett is right BUT I have recently decided to get my **** together and get going on this thing, which is easier now that I'm making money...
Forum: Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300 07-07-2016, 08:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 463
Posted By trozei
Just phoned today. The guy said he'd send them...

Just phoned today. The guy said he'd send them today or tomorrow via UPS. Thanks so much for the heads up. This makes my life easier and my engine less hokey.

I gave the guy grief though for...
Forum: Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300 07-06-2016, 11:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 463
Posted By trozei
Seriously? Ok I'm going to contact them right...

Seriously? Ok I'm going to contact them right away.
Forum: Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300 06-13-2016, 03:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 463
Posted By trozei
I never had the seat itself machined. That's...

I never had the seat itself machined. That's original. But yes I see what you mean. Not much meat on the 300 head, which is why I didn't go crazy on the porting either.

Could you please define...
Forum: Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300 06-13-2016, 09:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 463
Posted By trozei
Thanks for your reply. I remember you saying...

Thanks for your reply. I remember you saying you've managed to make SBC valves work in the past. Unfortunately I'm not 100% understanding what you're suggesting. Are you saying I machine this portion...
Forum: Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300 06-13-2016, 03:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 463
Posted By trozei
Valve Spring Shimming

Hi, guys. Looking for suggestions on how to best approach shimming my valve springs.

The engine is a Ford 300 inline six. I have oversized valves in it but the only manufacturer of oversized...
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