Re: [GFS] WOOOHOOO!!! I've done it! (sorta long)
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Re: [GFS] WOOOHOOO!!! I've done it! (sorta long)



If you install hardened exhaust valve seats during your valve job you
don't
need leaded gas.

Richard


----- Original Message -----
From: "Brian Wittling" <o2cooled@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: <goldenfin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, October 19, 2001 11:44 AM
Subject: Re: [GFS] WOOOHOOO!!! I've done it! (sorta long)


> --- In goldenfin@xxxx, Steph Burlew <sb57fury@xxxx> wrote:
> > > When you start driving the car my advice is use a a
> > gasoline with aditives like clean system 3 (Texaco gas
> > ) but use the hightest which is 93 octane.  When I
> > burned that type of fuel in a 68 fury convertible the
> > 383 under the hood  started to run alot smoother that
> > it did. Use the Halvoline oil also but use 20w50  or
> > what weight you choose to use but the 1 I mentioned is
> > the thickest. If you need to locate parts check out
> > Andy Bernbaum  Auto  he should have a webpage on the
> > internet . He also advertises in Hemmings.
>
>
> OH crap!  You've mentioned octane and oil on an internet newsgroup!
> Now you've REALLY done it!  ;-)
>
> But seriously, something I hadn't thought of before... I'm guessing
> these engines were built to run on LEADED gasoline.. true? What do
> y'all reccomend for addatives, if anything?
>
> *93* octane?  You'd be hard-pressed to find 92 around here - about
> 95% of the stations here the highest grade is 91, and here in St.
> Louis we're forced to use that oxygenated crap too.  Had to totally
> re-jet the carb in the Westy last summer to get it to run right.
>
> As for oil, I favor synthetic in NEW, run-in motors, and single
> weight oils in older, used-up type of motors, and air-cooled motors.
>
> That's all I got to say about that.
>
> Brian
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