Progress Thread Project Copper Can

Discussion in '1979 - 1995 (Fox, SN95.0, & 2.3L) -General/Talk-' started by MikeH686, May 29, 2012.


  1. Noobz347

    Noobz347 Stangnet Facilities Maint Tech... Er... Janitor Admin Dude

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    Yep... Government's shut down. They don't even have someone available to come talk to you about it. :shrug:
     
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  2. MikeH686

    MikeH686 Mine is only two inches though.

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    Yeah i went tax exempt on my paycheck i mean govt. Shutdown whats the point of having taxes
     
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    MikeH686 Mine is only two inches though.

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    I do believe my car is upset with me right now 2013-10-10_17-57-09_570.jpg
     
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    MikeH686 Mine is only two inches though.

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    Got a front end alignment done on the car. Now just gotta do some last minute tighten ups and a headliner and i will be golden! 2013-10-17_19-35-06_445.jpg 2013-10-17_19-35-21_917.jpg
     
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    RacEoHolic330 I like to dress like a pretty girl SN Certified Technician

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    Love those drag radials in the rear. Looks killer.
     
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  6. MikeH686

    MikeH686 Mine is only two inches though.

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    RacEoHolic330 I like to dress like a pretty girl SN Certified Technician

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    Not yet. I'm holding off on getting my wheels widened right now. Leaning towards the toyo drag radials. Let me know how yours handle the corners when you get some miles on them
     
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    MikeH686 Mine is only two inches though.

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    I mean i took a corner at about 70
     
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    MikeH686 Mine is only two inches though.

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    It didnt feel sloppy to me
     
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    MikeH686 Mine is only two inches though.

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    Fml!
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    so im driving along went to my machinist and had him re adjust some rocker arms on my way back had some stalling issues started it up again and heard a loud bang then this! Man i cant win
     
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    Holy fawk dude. That there is the suxxorz. :notnice:
     
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    MikeH686 Mine is only two inches though.

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    Yeah anyone know if adjusting about 4to rockers could cause erratic idle issues? Every stop light i went to it stalled out and it never did it before i went to the machinist... @84Ttop @Sharad @RacEoHolic330
     
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  13. 84Ttop

    84Ttop They make new pistons every day, so why worry? SN Certified Technician Mod Dude

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    If they aren't adjusted properly then all sorts of bad things could happen. Just checking compression could tell you if you have some rocker adjusted too tight. What else did the guy change and why did he only bad just a few of them?
     
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  14. MikeH686

    MikeH686 Mine is only two inches though.

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    I told him i kept hearing a tapping coming from the valve covee he took it off and found four rockers loose ... im gonna have him do it all now .. he built the motor and all
     
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    I'm running 17x9 03/04 chrome Terminator wheels, 255/40/17 up front and 275/40/17 out back. No rubbing.

    Just a thought
     
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    MikeH686 Mine is only two inches though.

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    Mike ever get the motor right ?
     
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    MikeH686 Mine is only two inches though.

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    Uhm it's been on the trailer because I've been to lazy I found I definitely have a bad lifter though and that's where the ticking is coming from it just sucks because I read after I had the machinist re do the rockers and he never used a torque wrench so I'm kinda upset about the situation now but I need to get that one lifter replaced but I'm gonna go ahead and replace all of them
     
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    You read... ? Do tell , id be ****ed
     
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  20. MikeH686

    MikeH686 Mine is only two inches though.

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    Yeah I read not none to good really but I'm livid about it but he's not doing anything about it typical with an engine builder he blamed me on it saying that I didn't break it in right but I remember him telling me he did that prior to handing it over to me
     
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