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  • About rjitreeman0909
    2 Letter State/Province (use "--" for outside USA/
    fl
    Country of Residence
    US
    Make
    Ford
    Model
    F-450/F-550
    Year
    1993
    Current Mileage
    150,000 - 199,999
    Miles per year
    5,000 - 9,999

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  • Last Activity: 01-19-2014 03:04 PM
  • Join Date: 12-27-2010
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  1. 01-09-2011 07:40 PM - permalink
    The one wet plug has seemed to clear up with some use and a good tune up. Sounded like the whole engine was pinging and not just one cylinder. Ended up with 53 jets and a 6.5 power valve. Plug color has changed from black to gray. I had #1 cyl at tdc to check stroke and it looked like the timing marks were good but I'm not sure if I was exactly at tdc. I will for sure check that at rebuild time. Manifold vacuum is at 18" so it may just be timed more than i think. Starter will crank a little slow sometimes when hot but not all the time. Anyway, having fun with it and using it for work right now cause it'll carry more load than my 2000 Chevy. Those Chevy's are more of a car but I sure like the fuel mileage when I don't need to carry so much. Thanks for the help...Jack
  2. 01-09-2011 07:39 PM - permalink
    No, not really but improved. I changed the reluctor to a 13L and can set the initial to 6 with no ping so gonna leave it at that. Vacuum advance brings back the ping. Not gonna worry about it anymore until the engine gets rebuilt. Runs great otherwise and has decent compression on all cylinders. Oil pressure is only 10 psi at idle but I think it'll last a while if I baby it.

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