The Jalopy Journal
You know what your right I think I will just bit the bullet and pull it. It might be awhile before another update as I have to pull the truck...
I don't mind hard. I mind cost I'm going to be 15,000 into this project and the wife is looking like she's about to take the kids and go (just...
I 100% agree that pulling the engine is the right thing to do, I really want to and probably will eventually when I have the truck closer to...
I checked the block for warpage and it appears perfect. I also turned the engine over a few times by hand and with each stroke more oil drops...
Not sure of the ratio
Great advise thanks for all the help from everyone I will update when I get it back together.
Probably not the best choice for a photo shoot
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I want to use a thicker gasket, what's the thickest I can safely use.
I'm going to do that today
When I get the heads back what is the best procedure for reassembling and what gaskets should I be looking for
I always look for the best in people but I'm starting to see shit a little differently after this.
The machine shop said they were definitely milled I'm going to have them measure the cc's of the head to see how much they were milled. The...
And it had felpro .039 blue gaskets.
Pulling the motor isn't really an option, I would have to pull the body off my truck so it'll have to go till she blows, if it runs when I put it...
I just called the shop and they said the heads are warped .008 they also said the valves were fine but they are going to grind them anyways.
Ok so it was bored at some point then.
That' Not a crack it where the head gasket sat.
At this point I want an engine that goes 0 to 60 eventually. I'm building this truck as a driver...
I just went to look and the camera isn' catching it but there is light crosshatching and number 6 does have a mark but there isnt any texture to...
Would 30 over pistons fit in an unbored cylinder or are you suggesting they were bored awhle ago and just had new pistons and rings installed
I' going to do that tomorrow then bring them to the machine shop Monday morning
Finally had good weather. Nothing looked out of sorts other then the 15 dollar head gaskets and the red rtv used between intake and block.
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It has a 700r4 and they were clean before I ran it and that' what they look like after
Most heads I looked at were 500 to 600 apiece for something worth buying so unless mine are cracked or warped I'll let the machine shop do there...
I should have them off tomorrow so I will update with pictures
Oh yea now I see it that turned out to be a stupid question.
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