I BELIEVE THIS IS A CRATE ENGINE

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 1968 Ford Mustang

I believe this is a crate engine. First I heard slight backfire, then something like tappet noise. What should I do to find problem. Oil pressure is good.

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 AT 2:16 PM

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  • Tiny
  • hmac300
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Check tappets for adjust ment first then start car up andsee if all teh atppets go up an ddown the same, it could be lifter collapsing or something more.

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Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 AT 2:45 PM

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