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  1. 289 Firing Back through carb

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    I have a 67 Ford 289 with a mild cam and 1.72 lifters. Put an 83 4bbl intake on it with a mechanical dist (and petronix ignition) and a Edelbrock carb. Car was running rich and I decided it was from not getting it our and with the choke on it (short stops...move it..etc...). I put the new...
  2. 289 clanking under the valve covers

    Engine
    Hey I'm working on my buddy's Ford 289 and it makes a horrible clanking noise at idle. Once it gets up to about 2000 rpm it goes away but it sound like s**t at idle. This condition does not change when it warms up either. Is it possible that the valve is hitting the piston or do you guys...
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