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Well the project continues and today I hit one hell of a snag. Thanks to Dick Rugge for all the help so far, but I found out that the balance of my problems boils down to a total lack of compression on #2 and #4. I still don't know why, because I can't seem to get the heads to budge. I have the rocker arms off and all six head bolts out, and I'm working on the driver's side right now. I got the brace bracket off the back of the head (one 12mm bolt, 1 13mm...smh) and the exhaust pipe dropped, but the head is staying put like it's glued there. Any direction here? Is there some weird, Ford thing that I'm missing?
I'm hoping that the compression issue is valve-related, but I've seen some scary videos on YouTube of Sonetts with holes in the pistons. Fingers crossed it isn't that. I don't think it is though, because there was no oil burning before. I'm still shocked that it ran on 2 cylinders. Anyway, let me know if there's a good strategy for getting the heads off please and thank you!
"The sky's the limit, this time I'm switching to glide."
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- Pulling heads, Trogdor42 , Sun, 10 Mar 2019 15:04:37 <-- Viewing This Message
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