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  1. Thread: 1990 1500

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    will do and thanks again

    will do and thanks again
  2. Thread: 1990 1500

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    hey Just finished the adjustment and the tick is...

    hey Just finished the adjustment and the tick is gone the truck is running really good, thanks for all the help staying with me answering my questions i really apreciate it. hey one last question I...
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    yea sorry I did it the first time I put the head...

    yea sorry I did it the first time I put the head on but I only turned it 1/2 of a turn tho so mybe that was why they were still chatering . But I guess I should of known to do it this time instead of...
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    Ok will do , I just dont get why they are ticking...

    Ok will do , I just dont get why they are ticking now and not before. Do you think I should let it warm u and adjust them while its running?
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    hey So I took off the intake and there was water...

    hey So I took off the intake and there was water inside the engine so I flushed out the engine and redid the rtv seal, but i was wondering the rockers I adjusted them to zero lash and then 3/4 a turn...
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    yea I had to add some but I have a external leak...

    yea I had to add some but I have a external leak also somewhere and yea all the oil coming out the rockers was really oily

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    ok mybe i will do that and the i changed the oil...

    ok mybe i will do that and the i changed the oil when I got the truck so last week and it had no water in it
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    hey so I got it fired up but when I was watching...

    hey so I got it fired up but when I was watching my rockers oil up my oil was very milky, so I think iam getting water into the oil my question is do you have to put a sealant on the gasket around...
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    I had oil pressure and I put a screw driver down...

    I had oil pressure and I put a screw driver down the diss hole and turned the oil shaft I was just wondering if it was at all possible ( if nothing was broken ) that the diss shaft could miss the oil...
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    Thanks, I was pretty happy when I took the head...

    Thanks, I was pretty happy when I took the head off and saw the valve, and the cylinder and piston where still good , Hey I was going to ask I had it at TDC on the compression stroke and I pulled off...
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    Hey guys just giving you guys a folow up I ripped...

    Hey guys just giving you guys a folow up I ripped off the heads and it was a burnt valve on the #8 cylinder, so I got a valve job and checked the heads out and put them back on. Now when iam setting...
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    ok so I would just drop in the newer motor and...

    ok so I would just drop in the newer motor and bolt my TBI onto it? the engine is a 1998 350, so what about all the other sensors, will they still be in the same locations?
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    hey so the springs looked good no damage and they...

    hey so the springs looked good no damage and they felt a stiff as the others I squirted some oil down the cylinder and still no compression, I took it to a shop today and they had a listen to it...
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    yea that was what I was scared of, i am goin to...

    yea that was what I was scared of, i am goin to go check the springs in just a little bit today also i will try and squirt a little oil down the cylinder to see if the compressio jumps up any, but i...
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    ok i will do that in the morning and then post...

    ok i will do that in the morning and then post resaults , thanks again
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    ok I will try the springs in the morning and post...

    ok I will try the springs in the morning and post up resualts hey do you think the valves could just be gummed up or stuck because the oil was really old the top of the valve covers were caked with...
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    hey I had the valve cover off while it was...

    hey I had the valve cover off while it was running , both rockers seemed to be moving same as all the other rockers , how else do you tell if the springs are bad
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    hey I just ran a compression test and all the...

    hey I just ran a compression test and all the cylinders were between 145-147 the number 8 cylinder was 30 any sugestions
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    ok i will do a compression check when I get home...

    ok i will do a compression check when I get home tomorow night and post up the resualts, thanks again for all the help
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    yea on # 8 cylinder I pulled the new plug and it...

    yea on # 8 cylinder I pulled the new plug and it was a little wet with what looked like a little oil so thats kinda got me worried, the engine only has about 160xxx kms on it but thats all I got left...
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    hey guys thanks for the info and I love the site,...

    hey guys thanks for the info and I love the site, yea long story short I bought the truck off of a farmer that I dont think has ever done any tune ups on the truck, the plugs where beyond fouled same...
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    ya I just did a whole tune up last night iam goin...

    ya I just did a whole tune up last night iam goin to check the timming today there seems to be a miss at idle
  23. Thread: 1990 1500

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    1990 1500

    Hey all Just wanted to say Hi , Iam new here my name is Corey, and i live in lethbridge alberta. I just bought a 1990 gmc 1500 4x4 for $750. it runs and drives . Iam just wondering the exhuast is cut...
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