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08-13-2017, 11:16 AM
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Posted By Vegas123

Got the head back in and torqued. Ran it and...

Got the head back in and torqued.

Ran it and got it up to temp and now waiting for it to cool and retorque.

It ran really nice!
08-13-2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,329
Posted By Vegas123

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08-05-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,329
Posted By Vegas123

Hello, I think that the head gasket was...

Hello,
I think that the head gasket was compromised due to the fact that I never re-torqued the head after I installed the motor. I basically installed the motor and put around 600 miles on it (I...
07-31-2017, 10:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,329
Posted By Vegas123

Well I was able to get the head off today. From...

Well I was able to get the head off today. From what is very obvious coolent has been getting in all over the place. Looks like the seal was compromised for sometime.
07-31-2017, 09:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,329
Posted By Vegas123

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07-30-2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,329
Posted By Vegas123

Thank You 3twinridges! I am getting started...

Thank You 3twinridges!

I am getting started on the project today.

Will keep you posted on my progress.

THANK YOU
07-29-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,329
Posted By Vegas123

Any one have any experience they can share using...

Any one have any experience they can share using a graphite gasket vs a copper one?
07-28-2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,329
Posted By Vegas123

Great! Sounds like a plan, thanks. I am...

Great!

Sounds like a plan, thanks.

I am going to start on it tomorrow!

Keep you posted.

By the way, is their a tool that can help me determine if the head is no longer flat?
07-27-2017, 10:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,329
Posted By Vegas123

38 Coupe: Thanks for the info! Should...

38 Coupe:

Thanks for the info!

Should I Torque the head to 60 pounds on the first go around?

After heating the motor and letting it cool should I torque to 60 again or 65?

What type of...
07-27-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,329
Posted By Vegas123

Yes I followed the pattern in the manual.

Yes I followed the pattern in the manual.
07-27-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,329
Posted By Vegas123

Ford Flathead 226 H 1951 Motor Head Gasket, HELP!

Hi Everyone,

Been sometime since I last posted but visit often.

I am in need of some advise and guidance. Just recently my flathead 6 started smoking. Its never done this in the past. The smoke...
04-23-2016, 05:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 921
Posted By Vegas123

That is to sweeeeeeet!

That is to sweeeeeeet!
04-03-2016, 07:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,853
Posted By Vegas123

Looks Great!

Looks Great!
12-26-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 505
Posted By Vegas123

All done!!!! Man thanks for all the great tips! ...

All done!!!! Man thanks for all the great tips!

Basically grounding the hood and installing carbon core spark plug wires took care of the problem!

With the new 1300.00 sound system pumping...
12-26-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,613
Posted By Vegas123

Ok Great! That answers my question. I...

Ok Great!

That answers my question. I always thought that the 226 also came stock with a ground strap at the back of the block.

Thank you!
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