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      Jayro replied to the thread 351c issues MAYBE.
      Mate she runs cold not hot even in the peak of our summer the thermos cycle le nicely. High temps and head issues are not an issue at...
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      Jayro replied to the thread 351c issues MAYBE.
      Yeh I think my issue is that the boys that tune it and got the ICE ignition etc all sorted......they just basically do race engines and...
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      Jayro replied to the thread 351c issues MAYBE.
      Yeh new balancer when we had engine built. I took it out again next day. Ran great again. Idled around 900rpm at traffic lights etc...
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      Jayro reacted to AcesArneson's post in the thread 351c issues MAYBE with Like Like.
      Did you replace your harmonic balancer during the rebuild? Sounds like maybe it is old and the rubber between rings has dried to the...
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      Jayro reacted to Bill Kanode's post in the thread 351c issues MAYBE with Like Like.
      Here is a trick that I learned as a diesel mechanic instructor in the Army. Back then I felt the exhaust manifold for the cold port but...
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      Jayro reacted to Don C's post in the thread 351c issues MAYBE with Like Like.
      Probably two issues. I would pull the spark plugs, see what they look like and make sure the gaps are correct. After the engine is...
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      Jayro reacted to giantpune's post in the thread 351c issues MAYBE with Like Like.
      Thats what I thought, too. Detonation during load/acceleration. My guess is too much timing at that RPM+vacuum+load combination.
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      Jayro reacted to Steve McMahan's post in the thread 351c issues MAYBE with Like Like.
      The first thing sounds like detonation. What is your initial and all in timing? Also, what is your compression ratio? Since the engine...
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      Hey all, To be honest not 100% sure I've got a problem but just wasn't right tonight. So engine is a relatively fresh build 351c...
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