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  1. Timing on my 1986 Motor

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    Hello, I am looking for ways to give me more power on my motor. It's a 1986 5.0 HO that has been converted to carburated. I was told I could get a timing chain and gear set that can be advanced by 4 degrees... Is this gonna benefit me or just hurt my camshaft? I have a Ford Racing F303 hydraulic...
  2. 1970 Torino GT timing setup help?

    Torino Pages
    I've got a 1970 Ford Torino GT with a 351 Cleveland 4V paired with a FMX cuise-o-matic transmission. Over the winter I overhauled the whole drivetrain, re-did the brakes, removed, stripped and re-sealed the engine. Now I have it all back in the car, sealed, mounted, oiled and full of all...
  3. Ignition Help

    Maverick Pages
    Hi all. So I took my maverick down for the last test and tune of the season. Long story short ran one pass, it was popping and spitting and was hard pressed to climb above 5 grand. Pulled the valve covers off to make sure we didn't bend a push rod. Everything looked good put the valve covers on...
  4. Can't Start, Please Help

    Galaxie Pages
    Hi everyone, I have a 1965 Galaxie LTD with a 352 and Holley 4 barrel. I just picked her up last month, and I've been struggling to get her running right. Now she won't start. I replaced the plugs, wires, distrib cap, condensor, points, and she was running, but still not perfect. I adjusted the...
  5. 93 5.0 backfire, timing issue??

    Mustang Pages (1979-1995)
    Hello everyone, I have a 93 5.0 mustang that is almost bone stock. I was driving down the road the other day and I was driving it hard so I stomped on the gas and it backfired pretty loud and shut down. I pulled off the side of the road and checked the cap, rotor, plugs and wires but didn't see...
  6. Need to know .... Cam timing effects on 351 stroker

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    Hi ive read all that i could find on cam timing but its hard for me to see if it also makes a difference to my returning problem ..... I have a slight knock when i really floor it eigther down the track or when i pull a 3. gear burnout. After my own opinion ive build a pretty powerful engine...
  7. 400 miss now knock

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    78 400, only upgrades are Performer intake, Holley 670 card and headers. was running great with newly replaced alternator, dist cap, and plug wires. started missing at startup too bad to drive. tried to check time with light that I'm not sure I trust, couldn't get a consistent lighting on #1...
  8. 351 Windsor Build Help!!

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    So to start off Im new to building engines, and this is the first engine I have even attempted to rebuild. I have no mechanical background, no schooling, just what my grandpa and the internet has taught me. I took the engine all apart cleaned the block got an edelbrock top end kit, rotating...
  9. Ford 360 BB

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    Hello I have a few questions about timing. What should the initial timing be on a 360 BB? and what should the timing be at WOT? It is in my 1973 ford f100 custom. It is 100% stock. It is having a hard time starting with the occasional back fire in the carb. once its running it seems to...
  10. 390 timing chain chatter

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    just replaced the timing chain in my 68 galaxie 500 390. when i pulled the old top gear it was missing the nylon on 10 teeth! anyways.....i replaced the stock chain and gear with a double roller setup. when i started it up i was getting a horrible metal on metal noise. tore it back down , and...
  11. 1991 GT timing/ rev issue; sounds retarded

    Mustang Pages (1979-1995)
    hey guys, Wrap yer brains around this and lets figure it out....91 gt, 351, efi, all stock ignition except for a 140amp alt and a performance distributors tfi module. I have a comp cams extreme energy cam with a 532 lift/ 232 duration so it's fairly lumpy. When all is right the cam is very...
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