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Old 12-20-2009, 07:50 PM
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Good luck with those junk heads man... You'll need it..
P.S. When you buy new valve cover gaskets, spend a little more and buy the all blue rubber ones with the metal core. Felpro I think. They're worth every penny.. Re-usable too.
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What makes you say the heads are junk?

I already got my valve cover gasket. I know not to get the cork ones. I never use those
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Old 12-20-2009, 07:53 PM
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Because a larger percentage of Ford 2.9 heads are junk than good usable units..

I've replaced 5 heads with new head bolts every time. Had the block decked. Everything. If they're gonna crack then nothings gonna stop them..


I was just wishing you luck dude.



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Old 12-21-2009, 12:24 AM
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if your looking to do satin blacks still i know summit racing is selling a gallon of satin black urethane acryllic paint for 80 bucks but you gotta use a 20 dollar activator
http://www.summitracing.com/parts/SUM-UP312/
ive been thinking about doing either a two tone or satin for my 90 ranger extended cab havent figured out which to do yet
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Old 12-21-2009, 04:48 PM
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Because a larger percentage of Ford 2.9 heads are junk than good usable units..
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Found what you were talking about.


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Old 12-21-2009, 05:28 PM
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Default That looks sweet!!!!

there is a guy in seattle on craigslist selling the original front spoiler and side skirts and roll pan for the rear, they used to come on the mid eightys trucks. i think its still on there. the look your going for is pretty cool!
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Old 12-21-2009, 11:48 PM
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It was a MAJOR FAIL on Fords part.. World products makes replacement heads that are cast different, like you posted.. I think that's the name of the company anyway.. Pricey indeed, but worth every penny in the end.. At least if you've replaced heads as often as I have.. I wish I would've ordered from them in the beginning.. Think about it on your build....


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Old 08-23-2010, 07:50 AM
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Any updates?
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if im not mistaken, this thing went to the crusher
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Old 08-23-2010, 08:03 AM
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Why?!?!?!?!??!?
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what happend to this project truck?
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Old 04-13-2011, 06:04 PM
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it looks like its on its way.
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Old 04-13-2011, 06:11 PM
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it hasnt been upated in 1 1/2 years
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Old 04-13-2011, 06:15 PM
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oh i didnt see that. hahah
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Old 04-14-2011, 01:48 AM
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Truck went to the crusher as Scott said above.

Frame up front was pretty screwed. Once we pulled the engine you could see it all bowed in.
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Old 04-14-2011, 05:09 AM
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Truck went to the crusher as Scott said above.

Frame up front was pretty screwed. Once we pulled the engine you could see it all bowed in.
bummer man! any plans for another one?
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