Great piece Kyle. I have a 36 Chevy, a 66 Cutlass Convertible, a 66 Ford Econoline Van and my daily, an '06 Magnum SRT8. Took the Chevy all the way on the Hot Rod Power Tour last year. The Cutlass is a 75% completed project. The Econo was sitting next to a guy's garage on the side of the road for at least three years. It needed a new home. My wife let me bring it home. It was showing it's 50+ years, but apparently somewhere in it's past it had run. One tire blew out on the way home and the tow truck driver had turn the van around and pull from the opposite direction. Time and money . . . the car sat with a little work here and there until after A LOT of work, it finally fired up, and after a little more work actually idled pretty well. Happy days! Air high fives! But then there was that clacking valve. Off came the valve cover. It looked surprisingly good under there, expect for the one rocker that was not quite right and it's pushrod that was not as perfectly as straight as it should be. Now the head has to come off (it's a Ford 300). I wrench on . . .
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