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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 10-18-05, 03:40 AM Thread Starter
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Block hole???

Man oh man,

I pulled my manifold for a clean and found this! Anyone seen a hole in their block like this before? The engine still runs great and has good oil pressure. I know no history of the engine.

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post #2 of 12 (permalink) Old 10-18-05, 03:59 AM
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That's a factory hole. Gotta lubricate the dizzy gear somehow....
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yup definately normal.

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yeah.. it sure looks bad but its the way they are.

Ford must have been saving money on drill bits.

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What a crappy way to go about it at least they could have made it look like it was meant to be there
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That's why I'll be deburring my block, especially around galleries & drain-back passages.
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Truely!!! That hole with the jagged edges is normal. Oh my god. How rough were they when they orig designed the things??
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Truely!!! That hole with the jagged edges is normal. Oh my god. How rough were they when they orig designed the things??
Thanks for the speedy replies.
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Now you will have to pull the manifold again and remove the plastic metal you bogged the hole up with!!

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Don't laugh Shaynet, I did wonder??!! Need to pull my manifold again anyway to change my ticking lifters.
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post #10 of 12 (permalink) Old 10-19-05, 05:53 AM
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That's a factory hole. Gotta lubricate the dizzy gear somehow....
Yes...UGLY...factory hole. Here is what the hole looks like cleaned up (not the best photo of it):




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