The cylinders were in excellent condition and everything was within spec (a touch closer to tolerance than I'd like but it should be fine).
Im still planning on doing a hone and new factory size rings/bore. If the machine shop finds something I didn't find, Ill address it.
It’s an identical clone of the ManaFre rear tank. It drops down below the frame for sure, but it shouldn’t hit anything unless you drop off of a perfectly vertical ledge that’s more than 2.5 feet tall.
I’m planning to weld some brackets to the side and mount it to the rear and both sides of the...
With the power steering done, the next project is the custom rear fuel tank! Stay tuned for that one.
If people are interested, I might start selling the plasma cut plates as a "weld it yourself" aux fuel tank kit!
Hey guys, just a question today.
Im building an aux fuel tank for the back of the 40. I wasnt planning on doing an in-tank fuel pump, and just using the factory 12HT pump.
My plan is to have an electric valve that switches between the front and rear tank.
Do you guys think I need an in-tank...
Some shots of the engine teardown. Everything looked really great. It was very reassuring to see the inside of the motor so clean. The plan is to just do a quick cylinder hone, boil the block, check the head and if needed give it a deck and valve job. Finally just install all new bearings...
I just finished a rebuild on my 1980's ford 6.9 diesel. Its naturally aspirated.
I did a full rebuild, and the engine runs and drives. It smokes a lot more than it used to, but its got less than two miles on it.
When the truck is running, there is a LOUD hissing from the tailpipe...