If the cam doesn't have a "rough" finish (torn up), leave it alone.
And the spring rate will not change with cutting them - the ride will be harsh as all get out. Sorry, I don't see any other realistic way to fix...
How about a middle (wide) box from a snap-on/matco type of set? Probably find something at harborfright (with a coupon) fairly reasonable.
Yup, it works just fine.
Thanks for a great place to hang out.:D
Spend the time with your Mom, as much as you can. This place will be here for you when you're ready.
Both of my parents are gone now, I tried the...
Hey, look at it this way - freeze plugs are cheap !! :rolleyes:
With the front end as high as it is, I wouldn't try to heat the springs to lower them - it's probably too much to correct. It sounds...
Are you just checking to see if anyone is paying attention? How did your 460 head bolts get under the manifolds? Was the boat upside down? :D
The terminals need to be heavy enough to transfer the amperage load from terminal to fuse, and the wire has to be "thick" enough also to carry the...
Andy, typically hydraulic lifters will have .110 - .120 piston travel when dry, but need some preload to keep the lifter in contact with the cam...
Holler if you're gonna come down - I'm only about 20 minutes south of Hartford
craigslist hartford has a complete set for $350, FYI
Think the P.O. was a carpenter wannabe? :eek:
Yeah, looks way too high. Can you put the old ones back in?
There's also a tool called "cleco's" - it's a pair of specialized pliers and temporary (unlimited re-use) "rivets" that are used to position sheet...
You could always put a baseball bat in the header and, along with some heat, move the header over a bit if you wanted it centered.
Sorry, it's been 12 years since I did mine, and memory ain't what it used to be. :oops::( I don't friggin remember.
Never heard of a "FMX" block, only FMX I've seen is an automatic transmission. They are the only ones that used a cast iron case for the trans.
The advantage here in CT is the taxable value (for our wonderful yearly property taxes) is limited to $500 if it's registered with a classic plate.
Back the mixture screws out another turn or so
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