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Replacing valve seals - dropped a pushrod on the cement


BigAssTim

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So, I am not inclined to re-use the pushrod as the end was buggered up a bit. I was thinking of replacing the pushrods and maybe the rockers as there is a bit of wear on the ends. Two of them have ugly grooves cut in the metal, the others are polished.

Is there any specific brand you guys recommend, or is it whatever I get works good enough? Rock auto has brands like 'Sealed Power, 'Melling' and 'Enginetech'

Should I also think about the lifters too?

My onion isn't getting any sweeter as I peel back her layers.....


Tim
 


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Personally I would use Ford OEM parts but Melling is a good name. If you're gonna change the rods and rockers, I'd replace the lifers as well so it all wears in evenly.
 

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Personally I would use Ford OEM parts but Melling is a good name. If you're gonna change the rods and rockers, I'd replace the lifers as well so it all wears in evenly.

Thanks! I’ve. It not been able to find OEM. They are showing discontinued everywhere I go.

I grabbed the Melling brand instead. I hope I’m not disappointed!

Tim
 


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