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  1. Engine
    Hey ive been battling a weird starter issue and not sure where to go now...Its a 1980 454 motor in a 59 chevy truck. Im using a high torque mini starter part number 25001 from autozone. Its got the shims installed between the motor and mount (came that way). My issue is most of the time when I...
  2. Engine
    Hey everybody. I've got a strange light knock.. sounds a lot like a rod knock, but it goes away when I'm over around 1500 RPM or so. I checked my oil, and cut open the filter and found bearing babbit.. so my first thought is it was a rod knock, so about 2 months ago (after I found bearing...
  3. Engine
    Hey everybody. I just did a rebuild on my 350. 30 over, flat top pistons, new crank/rods/bearings/flexplate etc. Anyway.. compression is now .75 higher than before (10.25:1) and the motor is definitely harder to turn over with the fresh hone and rings. I got the engine in the car and got ready...
  4. Engine
    Hey ive got a 1980 454 motor with the stock style starter, one of the bolts came loose and I didnt notice and when I started it the starter twisted and broke a chunk off the block where the outer starter bolt goes, I had a welder weld the piece back on and grind it down, seems almost perfectly...
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