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Forum: 430 MEL Engine 07-10-2010, 05:31 PM
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Posted By vernz
I actually wasn't looking for racing oil, but one...

I actually wasn't looking for racing oil, but one of the posts last year on what oil to use concluded that modern 20W50 oil came closest to the viscosity of the straight 30W oil that the engine was...
Forum: 430 MEL Engine 07-10-2010, 11:02 AM
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Posted By vernz
The vacuum wipers on my '60 work great, so I'm...

The vacuum wipers on my '60 work great, so I'm sure it's in there. Your picture reminded me of another question - In the past I've seen recommendations to replace the oil pump drive shaft with one...
Forum: 430 MEL Engine 07-10-2010, 08:21 AM
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Posted By vernz
After reading the string on oil and the need for...

After reading the string on oil and the need for zinc last year I switched to 20W-50. I found Valvoline VR-1 racing oil that has an added label that says "High Zinc, Great for push-rod & flat tappet...
Forum: 430 MEL Engine 07-09-2010, 05:25 PM
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Posted By vernz
Tips on droppng 430 pan while on my back?

Before I run my '60 430 much more I want to drop the oil pan and make sure the screen is clear. I need to do this with the car on the ground and I'm not looking forward to that. I know I need to...
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