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Old 06-28-2013, 08:19 PM
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That's more good news. You may just have a case of too much friction and a lack of oil on everything. The best thing you could do it remove the distributor and run the oil pump with a drive and a drill to build up oil pressure. Thats a little involved if you haven't done it before. You could try doing it just using the starter and keep turning it over while there is no pressure on the cam bearings from the valve train.
I would wipe down all the cylinder walls with a coat of oil first.
Take the valley cover off and pout oil all over the lifters.

Lube everything you can, rocker arms etc. before re-assembly
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1966 F250 390 4 spd

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