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Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 11-10-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By 9550
thanks project i have one shim kit already...

thanks project

i have one shim kit already was anticipating using it before this trouble all started.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 11-10-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 354
Posted By 9550
thanks for the help!! actually, i just...

thanks for the help!!

actually, i just noticed i will need to adjust the length checker as well. this is gonna be fun

plus im sure im doing some other things wrong...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 11-10-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 354
Posted By 9550
thanks my distributor is out, but i guess i...

thanks
my distributor is out, but i guess i could put it back in as a guide.
so any spinning is bad. thats good to know.

i ordered the length checker already
heres my new plan:

remove all 16...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 11-10-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 354
Posted By 9550
thanks i get nervous and im like, is this...

thanks
i get nervous and im like, is this enough tension now or is now enough or now? i go to far probably. end result though is even after i torque it down i can still spin the pushrod pretty...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 11-09-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 354
Posted By 9550
probably something i need to understand better: ...

probably something i need to understand better:

when i am slowly tightening the rocker bolt and checking the pushrod, is my goal to stop when there is no more up and down play in the rod, or do i...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 11-09-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 354
Posted By 9550
should say 'there shouldnt be any place i could...

should say 'there shouldnt be any place i could position the crank and not be able to get 0 lash'

what im assuming is if the lifter is anywhere on the lobe other than the base, then i wouldnt be...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 11-09-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 354
Posted By 9550
worst case if they werent seated closed, then it...

worst case if they werent seated closed, then it would be even easier to get to 0 lash,right? if the valve was opened there it would be easy to get 0 lash and then torquing it would make the pushrod...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 11-08-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 354
Posted By 9550
so i followed what i believe to be the correct...

so i followed what i believe to be the correct rocker install procedure, and the exhaust pushrod on cylinder 1 never stops spinning freely, even after i torqued the rocker down to 20lbs. this seems...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 11-06-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 354
Posted By 9550
see so i watch two different videos, one guy says...

see so i watch two different videos, one guy says to open the intake valve and then as soon as it starts to close you work on the exhaust rocker. another guy says open the intake valve and then start...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 11-06-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 354
Posted By 9550
rocker install procedure

i asked this in another thread but i think its buried.

anyway:
i read some things about rocker install.
basically tighten down the rocker to 0 lash (pushrod stops moving freely, right?) then...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 11-01-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 406
Posted By 9550
regarding the rockers: when i installed them, i...

regarding the rockers:
when i installed them, i simply torqued them down.
i have the valve covers open again and have been reading a bit and when i installed them, i didnt do any type of lash...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 11-01-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 406
Posted By 9550
on a side note, i picked up new valve cover...

on a side note, i picked up new valve cover gaskets. cork. have to double them up.
whats the best way?
spray adhesive?
thin film of that ultra black stuff?
last time i used a thin film of the...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 11-01-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 406
Posted By 9550
do they make adapters for this? if not, not sure...

do they make adapters for this? if not, not sure how i can force the air into the radiator to get a decent test
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 11-01-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 406
Posted By 9550
so i took the valve cover off and saw the problem...

so i took the valve cover off and saw the problem immediately. one of the rockers was crazy loose. wasnt even sitting on the push rod correctly. so it was just flopping around in there. im pretty...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-31-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 406
Posted By 9550
thanks i will take a look tomorrow. seems i...

thanks
i will take a look tomorrow.
seems i gotta take out the upper intake and thats it?


also, any thoughts on the coolant situation? its flowing to the radiator. its flowing to the heater...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-31-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 406
Posted By 9550
well, felt the cover again, still nothing. felt...

well, felt the cover again, still nothing. felt right where the valves would be for #5. nothing
im really dying to find out what this is

theres no noise when the car is cranking only once it...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-31-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 406
Posted By 9550
i think i have an idea what the banging noise is....

i think i have an idea what the banging noise is. i think the valve may be hitting the valve cover. i didnt feel anything when i felt the cover, but will try again in that area.
i remember when i...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-31-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 406
Posted By 9550
so, i pulled spark plug wires one at a time to...

so, i pulled spark plug wires one at a time to see if the noise would go away.
pulled #5 and the noise was gone.
so, nosie is coming from cylinder 5 only when firing.
loose valves?
this is me...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-31-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 406
Posted By 9550
engine sounds terrible i think engine is a...

engine sounds terrible i think
engine is a little smoky. something on passenger side. im just attributing it to be run for the first time since put back together.
will check if everything is tight...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-31-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 406
Posted By 9550
somebody tell me, can we even post videos here? ...

somebody tell me, can we even post videos here?
any special format if so?
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-31-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 406
Posted By 9550
still trying to get some vids loaded here, but...

still trying to get some vids loaded here, but was thinking about this more. approx 1000 rpm and the noise is about once a second. 1000rpm /8 cylinders = 125, 125/2 valves = 60ish per minute, which...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-31-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 406
Posted By 9550
bad noises from engine? radiator issue

hi all
so, my long has completed, and a new one has begun
i took the top half of my engine apart and spent a couple/few years getting around to putting it back together.
part of my efforts was...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-27-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 170
Posted By 9550
wheres the tfi module?

wheres the tfi module?
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-27-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By 9550
i checked lmr for new and they didnt have it....

i checked lmr for new and they didnt have it. will look elsewhere i guess.
they had a straight tube, but thats not whats on my car.

will post a pic of the end when i get a chance
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-27-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 170
Posted By 9550
is this an easy thing or difficult? what parts...

is this an easy thing or difficult?
what parts do i need?
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