I have a 5.0 out of an 84 Lincoln town car that was running real shitty, when i pulled out the plugs to do a compression check one of my cylinders was hosing out gas out of the spark plug hole. we checked the compression and it was at 50 while all the others were at 100. in late fall some water...
The sticky thread at the beginning of this forum does not provide the nominal compression for this engine.
Just tested mine with the following results
Cyl = PSI
Cyl = PSI
I need some specs to tell me if these are in range...
So I am trying to think of my options here. Just figuring on either throwing supercharger on my 4.0OHV or leaving it NA with a cam(putting a cam in regardless).
MY trucks engine is a 95TM block with the larger piston dishes, and I have 93TM heads right now.
As far as compression I read a post...
I just put a set of rebuilt heads on my truck. I decided to check for leaks befroe putting the intake and exhaust on the engine. I put 80 psi of air into the cylinder through the spark plag hole. I can hear air and barely feel air in the intake and exhaust ports. The bleeds down from 80 psi to...
1996, 2.3 liter ford ranger with 207k miles on her. I recently replaced the head gasket and repaired a handful of vacuum leaks.
rough start while cold
impossible to start while warm
smell of gas after second attempt, however it could be I'm flooding it trying so much...
ok well i just bought an 86 ranger for $550.00. it runs but not very well. I did a compression check (engine wasnt warmed up)
#1 150 psi
#2 0 psi
#3 130 psi
#4 130 psi
#5 130 psi
#6 125 psi
i added some oil to number 2 and retested multiple times. no change. also my battery was starting to...
The mechanic at Ford forgot to put my air filter cover back on after servicing my vehicle. On the drive home my engine ingested enough water to cause the engine to lurch to a stop. Because I was doing 60 km/h down the road with the transmission engaged it forced the engine to push out the water...