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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2022, 08:58 AM
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Posted By RR
Well, yes...

and no. My B20B replacement cap had a recessed alignment notch, instead of a protruding alignment notch; aligning cap with distributor. I found this out after ordering what I thought was the correct...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2022, 03:46 PM
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Posted By RR
Thanks again

for your help here. Rick
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2022, 11:50 AM
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Posted By RR
Noted,

thanks again.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2022, 11:25 AM
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Views: 3,558
Posted By RR
Well...

When I started adjusting the valves, there was no clearance at all. I adjusted them all to spec.

The timing has been addressed, though found out I have a b20E distributor cap on my B20B; but...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2022, 11:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,558
Posted By RR
No oil leaks...

out of the bellhousing or anywhere else I can see. I feel like the head work is going to happen, and a cam plus the cam gear which I believe to be my restart problem....

RR
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2022, 10:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,558
Posted By RR
Thanks for the great info...

it is very helpful on this project...I have done several 240/740/940 rebuilds and this is my first 140 pushrod rebuild. I got the registration transferred here in CA, (lien sale, registration...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2022, 05:02 PM
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Posted By RR
Hello John, thanks for the help here; and you...

Hello John, thanks for the help here; and you were right about valve adjustments...couple videos and your help got them adjusted and compression test performed.

Verdict, every valve was out of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2022, 03:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,558
Posted By RR
Thanks again John, I will formulate a plan a...

Thanks again John, I will formulate a plan a little better once I get compression numbers.

Hey what would you do if you had this car and the gas had been sitting in it for several years. I made...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2022, 02:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,558
Posted By RR
Thanks again John

Thanks again John
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2022, 02:56 PM
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Views: 3,558
Posted By RR
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2022, 02:55 PM
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Posted By RR
Good point, thanks! Though if I change the cam...

Good point, thanks! Though if I change the cam gear I am probably going to drop in a hotter cam...then...

Cheers
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2022, 12:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,558
Posted By RR
Very good, will consider this. Will do the...

Very good, will consider this. Will do the compression test with all the plugs out, as my very busy sweetie will be turning the key.

Would static timing set at 16 degrees advance, (right side of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2022, 12:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,558
Posted By RR
That is great help here, and that is the next...

That is great help here, and that is the next step in the engine bay. As time is an issue, I may farm this out...maybe not. I have a buddy who has done some head work on my 240 and I miss seeing him...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2022, 11:50 AM
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Views: 3,558
Posted By RR
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2022, 11:50 AM
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Posted By RR
Yes, B20B...

Yes, B20B...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2022, 11:49 AM
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Posted By RR
Thanks again John...that all makes sense. ...

Thanks again John...that all makes sense.

Cheers
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2022, 11:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,558
Posted By RR
John, is it acceptable to do compression check...

John, is it acceptable to do compression check with the cabs off the engine? I will have the gas line off, of course and the coil wire pulled.

Whate are good compression numbers for a pushrod of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2022, 11:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,558
Posted By RR
Thank you for your thoughts. Rick

Thank you for your thoughts. Rick
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2022, 10:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,558
Posted By RR
Reconditioning a 142 to streetable...

condition.

I just acquired a solid 1970 142 with B20 and twin SU carbs with manual transmission.

I have rebuilt several 240/740/940's, but this is my first 142. I have replaced all the fluids...
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