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Posted By rebel

pugsl Funny you should mention the T...

pugsl

Funny you should mention the T fitting, 'cause I had the same thought. Great minds run together.

Thanks,

rebel
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Posted By rebel

Right advice!!

Guys:

Thanks for the "fix it" suggestions. Its been awhile 'cause I went sailing.
I hooked up a oil pressure tester, started the 454 and the pressure held steady at over 65PSI. Today I ordered...
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Posted By rebel

I have owned this truck since new and the oil...

I have owned this truck since new and the oil pressure always pegged on the max 60psi. Since the engine got hot in conjunction with the oil pressure drop I will: flush the cooling system, check oil...
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Posted By rebel

GUYS: Thanks for the input. I have owned...

GUYS:

Thanks for the input. I have owned this truck since new and the oil psi always pegged on the 60 psi. Since the engine got hot and the oil pressure dropped I will flush the cooling system,...
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Posted By rebel

Guys: Thanks for the suggestions. First...

Guys:

Thanks for the suggestions. First heck will be the oil pressure sending unit and a confirmation with a manual gauge. I have owed this truck since new, however, and the oil pressure always...
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Posted By rebel

Oil level ok, 125,000, temp 'bout 200 but not...

Oil level ok, 125,000, temp 'bout 200 but not enough to overflow the reservoir.

Thanks for the reply.

rebel
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Posted By rebel

I looked at a video to replace the oil pump which...

I looked at a video to replace the oil pump which might be above my mechanical skill. Do you think the suggestion of light weight oil and transmission fluid has any merit?

Thanks for the input,...
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Posted By rebel

Question 454 Chevy/Sudden Oil Pressure Drop

Traveling on interstate, noticed engine temperature gauge creeping up. Checked oil pressure gauge which was slowly falling/normally the oil pressure has always pegged out @ 60psi while driving. ...
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Posted By rebel

pugsl/Rough Rooster: You guys earn a star! ...

pugsl/Rough Rooster:

You guys earn a star! The HEI rotor was burned and the mechanical advance springs are seriously worn. I will probably just buy a replacement distributor.

Thanks again.
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Posted By rebel

HEI Distribour

pugsl/Rough Rooster:

Thanks for the instruction on the HEI. Will follow the suggestions. Chevy only has 'bout 125k miles logged.

I will post my success or not. Thanks..

Its all fun.
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Posted By rebel

Pulpo /chandler/Larry Alright, year is 1991,...

Pulpo /chandler/Larry

Alright, year is 1991, so maybe the injector was a poor communication. My bad. So, how do I address the spark advance @ 65mph? I have a little analyzer to check if only...
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Posted By rebel

Cool 454 cid chevy engine

Its been a while, but I have a new problem. Chevy runs smooth up to 65mph, then it begins to misfire so bad the can shakes. Then increase speed to 70/80/90 it stops missing. Bad injector --or...
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Posted By rebel

Thanks/mowerdude

Mowerdude:

Appreciate your acvice.. Great follow up on your part. See you on the next "malfunction".

Thanks

Its all fun

rebel
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Posted By rebel

Guilty -- me bad

Soooo, I checked the head gasket and It looked fine and I did not buy a new one//cost $10.00. Cheese suggested a new head gasket. Sooooo, I installed a new head gasket, readjusted the valves,...
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Posted By rebel

Sprayed the head gasket

OK, so I sprayed the area around the head gasket with carb cleaner and got no improvement in engine running. I have used that trick on intake manifolds and around carbs with good results. Engine...
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Posted By rebel

Mowerdude

I agree on the B&S quality. I now lean to Kohler for dependable and repairable engines. Still not sure the head gasket will fix my problem because the compression checks within spec. I plan to...
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Posted By rebel

Cheese & Mowerdude

You caught me. When I adjusted the valves I pulled the head just to clean away the carbon, which was a bunch. I looked hard at the gasket and it did have a little separation in spots, but I took...
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Posted By rebel

First check was the oil and checked the carb...

First check was the oil and checked the carb needle--just to be safe installed a fuel cutoff switch. Changed and reinstalled exactly 48 ounces. The vent assembly under the flywheel may be the...
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Posted By rebel

Briggs & Stratton Intek 18.5 Oil Blowback Thru Oil Fill Tube

Need an expert on this one. Tried B&S Support -- no help. Problem is:
When engine starts it runs rough and after 'bout two minutes oil blows out of the oil refill tube in a steady stream. MORE: ...
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Posted By rebel

Don't fix it if it isn"t broke

Uh. Complete re-wiring a vehicle even with factory harnesses and diagrams can be a nightmare. I suggest you determine which is "broken" and repair by adding wiring fixes as required.

However, I...
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Posted By rebel

Shift selonoid location.

the_tow_guy

The shift selonoid(s) on a 4L80E are located rearward toward the driveshaft.
The selonoids are in the valve body held in by either a clip or a torx screw. Each has a connector from...
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Posted By rebel

The final answer!!!

After 'bout a year and five hundred bucks the transmission is fixed!! This answer is to all who, as I, look for the complicated "fix". I won't rehash all that I tried just to keep this short(I even...
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Posted By rebel

Update--Still Broke

Time for an update-spent so far $350.00. Truck has been parked for months. Talked to i6pwr who suggested that I remove the two speed sensors and clean surfaces to ensure that no metal...
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Posted By rebel

Will try

i6pwr I thought about trying that, but I was too busy limping home and the connectors are hard to reach since I reinstalled the ECU. I did "tap" on the ECU and wiggle the connectors, but no luck. ...
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Posted By rebel

Update--No Cigar

Update-removed ECU--found no corrosion or loose connectors. Reinstalled ECU and took test drive. Went 10 miles transmission shifted perfectly. Stopped at post office for five minutes, started...
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