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  1. Stuff - FOR SALE
    Bought these in the States a few years back but never had a chance to fit them. Engine went in my '86 Camaro and we fitted an '88 engine with centre-bolted valve covers so these have just sat in a cupboard gathering dust. One of them got separated from it's packaging and has picked up a couple...
  2. Tech Discussion
    Has anyone else had problems with these ? My pintos hate running with them even with a mild cam , real hard to set the carb up and get a decent tickover unless it's disconnected . I'm thinking of reducing the pipe bore to it to see if that'll work for normal aspiration but what do you do with...
  3. Stuff - WANTED
    Hi Anybody in my area (Maidstone, Kent) got a 'pickle fork' flathead valve spring compressor I could buy or just borrow? Thanks
  4. Stuff - FOR SALE
    Hi i am selling a 1955 ford prefect 1172cc side valve engine with gear box, carb, manifold basically a complete drop it straight in job. I will be putting a video on youtube shortly of the engine running when it was in the car last week. The engine is listed on ebay and is the more powerful...
  5. Stuff - FOR SALE
    linear conchord valve guitar amplifier 40w .excellent warm valve vintage sound.mullard output tubes .these are worth £70-£80 alone,was going to make it into a fender tweed clone but decided against it.only want what i paid .£100 plus p&p. or pick up from central scotland,
  6. On Topic
    ...installing Teflon valve stem seals? Getting these friggin' tight little bastards on without damaging anything must be the worst job in the world! Does anyone do this for a living? Do you enjoy it? I only had to do four of 'em this time (V-twin motor) but that stupid little plastic guide...
  7. Stuff - WANTED
    Need a pair of BBC gold anodised Moroso valve covers,Pm Me Bry
  8. Tech Discussion
    How not to set valve lash .......... 101:shocked: Hello i've seen these methods on setting valve lash in 30 + years in print & posted 1,000,000+ times.. Do your self a huge favour and never set valve lash with this methods.. Method # 1 ............ On setting valve lash. Turn engine to #1...
  9. On Topic
    Needed a valve spring compressor to whip the valve soutta my 460 heads so I bought one. In a nut shell it's a pile of wank, nowhere near meaty enough, not enough leverage, and just generally shit. Can anyone recommend one or if they are going to the westside meet at F and B's on thursday, could...
  10. Tech Discussion
    Hmm, bit of a stupid question now... How would you go about setting valve clearences if you have put on some new heads??? I have put on the new unleaded heads onto the Essex in the Pop, but now want to set the clearences so I can make it go brum... TDC on number one, have the two rockers...
  11. Stuff - WANTED
    in desperate need of 1 inlet and 1 exhaust valve for a 365 / 390 cadillac v8 so i can finish putting my engine back together . anyone help ???
  12. Stuff - FOR SALE
    one duratec 2.5 v6 mondeo engine £250 - manual clutch one bob cosworth ultima automatic transmission £100 one go faster super chip for the 2.5 v6 £100 - will sling in the ecu stuff is based london sw6 7rp 0774 858 2044 -note they don't bolt together!!!!
  13. Stuff - FOR SALE
    Mothers mini powerballs £25 Cal Custom SBC Valve covers £80 ea Small Block Ford valve covers £120 Small Block Ford Polished Oil Pans £120 Brookville 1932 Steel grill shell £250 Ford 1935 16" wire wheels £60 each Ford 1940 dash with glovebox £220 Chrysler Hemi Exhaust gaskets £25 pair...
  14. Stuff - WANTED
    does any one have any of the above lying around ? maybe you have removed for some after market ones .. raise platform in the middle little v valley either side .. thanks again..
  15. Tech Discussion
    I am new to these V8 and auto transmissions so could someone please explain what the above is all about and the benifits of such a mod
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