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    Cylinder heads

    Thank´s Kevin!
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    Cylinder heads

    A friend of mine is up to start an engine rebuild (351C) and he is looking for advise/"recomondation" about cylinder heads. We booth have AFD heads on our engines but it seems that it is difficult to get in contact with them, they do not respond to email. So if you guys have any information...
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    Stud bolt got loose

    Street driven (hard)
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    Stud bolt got loose

    Cam spec. Bullet solid flat tapped 292/300, lash hot I/E .026, dur.050 I 259 E 267, lift 1.7 I .636 E .661 lobe seperation 108
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    Stud bolt got loose

    Follow up This is what I have come up with 1 When I set up the valve spring and checked for coilbind I have to change springs and go for offset locks. This would result in less open spring preassure... 2 I have probably set the lash hot on cold. Since I have an engine with both the block and...
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    Stud bolt got loose

    I will check the lash and inform you later on Thank's so far! Anders
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    Stud bolt got loose

    Kelly, The lash is set to .022" cold on both
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    Stud bolt got loose

    The heads are equipped with insert threads, helicoil. I have to go through them all. Maybe I go for shaft mounted rockers and skip the guideplates, one problem less, I hope...
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    Stud bolt got loose

    To answer you; yes I used thread lock but I don't remember brand. When I removed the rocker stud there was some stiff leftovers on the threads. There is no coilbind, measured during assembly. Thank you so far
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    Stud bolt got loose

    Rocker stud bolt got loose. This is the second time it hapened. first time it was an "intake" stud and now it was an "exhaust". Any ideas why this occurred? AFD heads, solid flat tapped cam.650 lift, very, very low milage on engine. Anyone out there knowing if there is any shaft mounted...
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    Running warm

    Guys That photo was taken on the car when it had a fibre glass hood, without vents. The car has a hood with vents today. The coolant fluid is a 50/50 water and anti freeze(Glycol) and a bottle of water wetter. Yes it's a Fontana block with AFD heads from "Down Under" as mentioned...
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    Running warm

    Right, this is not a GT40. It´s a Pantera. Since the two manufactures had Ford engines, Ford did own the De Tomaso for a coupple of years, and that I have had a lot of help on this forum I hope for your understanding and still let me join your forum. Anders
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    Running warm

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    Running warm

    Bob It has a direct ignition system controlled by the ecu Anders
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    Running warm

    Idle 900-1000 rpm 9 degr advance, drive the A/C compressor strong. So you mean in a clevlandthe thermostat with neck and that plate in the block close the water feed to the pump for in engine cirkulation !? And if I put a restrictor in that hose between the thermostatic house and the...
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    Running warm

    It is a 408 clevor Fontana 11:1 soon 2000 km, efi solid flat cam .630 lift. Running between 80 - 90C on high way(today it was 16C out door temp). Stock radiator electric puller fan no air in the cooling system Weiand water pump 160F thermostat. Anders
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    Running warm

    Engine is running warm/hot in stop and go traffic, it has reach 108C. What will hapen if I disconect the bypass hose? Would the engine run cooler??? Some of the remote croosover thermostatic houses do not have this bypass fitting. Anders
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    Roush 353IR with Accel DFI .ecm-file needed

    Maybe something that might help while wating on PC files... If you run with a distributor retard the advance a little and have moore throttle to keep it at idle. Sometimes it is good to run with less advance at idle and more throttle angel. Especially when you have both timing and fuel...
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    Valvetrain issue

    New parts received and valve train assembled, Progress. Push rod dance the way round and round. Then it fired up and it draw air equally and the AFR looked the same. Thank you all!:thumbsup: Anders
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    Valvetrain issue

    Such power in that sneezing. Probably the push rod came out of its seats...? Can you imaging that I have been driven almost 50 km with this. Could this even have affected the oil pressure, a little low? Thank you, I will be back when the motor is assembled Anders
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