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  1. 331 Stroker Tick (or rattle) when engine is cold

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    I found another video on YouTube that sounds exactly like the sound I'm hearing from my engine. This is not my engine but the sound is the same. Thoughts?
  2. 331 Stroker Tick (or rattle) when engine is cold

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    Not an exhaust leak this time. I've had plenty of those. : )
  3. 331 Stroker Tick (or rattle) when engine is cold

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    A video of the sound can be found here:
  4. 331 Stroker Tick (or rattle) when engine is cold

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    Any help is greatly appreciated! I've got a 65 mustang with a 331 stroker that has developed an odd tick or rattle that only occurs when the engine is warming up. It sounds pretty much identical to a lifter tick, except a bit louder. The odd part is that it will only rattle at 1200 rpms...
  5. 331 Stroker Misfire / Stall

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    Thanks for the reply! I'll try adjusting the choke cap to keep it closed off longer when cold started. Good advice on the PCV valve. I figured if they weren't gunked up and stuck open / closed that they worked. Cant hurt to just replace it anyways.
  6. 331 Stroker Misfire / Stall

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    Things I've done to try to fix the issue: Sprayed starter fluid all over exposed intake seams, carb base, and PCV hose / Fitting. checked PCV Valve (it shakes around like its supposed to) Sucked air through PCV hose (it holds pressure) Checked all vacuum ports on carb to confirm they're...
  7. 331 Stroker Misfire / Stall

    Stroker Engines
    Hello everyone, I'm new to this forum as a poster, but have read countless topics over the years. You all are a huge help. I've been having a really annoying issue lately since the weather has turned colder. Recently, I've developed a misfire / stall when the engine is relatively cold...
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