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Old August 20th, 2019, 07:29 AM   #18
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Originally Posted by Zjman View Post
Huge bronco fan, Iíve owned several and always wanted a centurion but never could justify it. They are cool for sure. So why ya gotta pull the heads? I suspect a broken manifold bolt. Thereís a lot easier ways to get em out without pulling heads if In fact thatís the issue.
Broken stud flush in the back hole. Tried welding nuts to it: no dice. Tried Drilling: couldn't get a straight line on it, broken bits. Tried torching: messed up outer few threads before calling it. Figure it's not a huge deal to pull a head off and get a better idea.

I did realize yesterday that the truck has F3TE heads and my replacements are E7TE's. I'll try to salvage the F3, but not going to hold out much hope.


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This thing's pretty cool!
I miss going to the races at bark river and crandon.... it's been too long
It's not too late to go again! The 50th is going to be good. Top will be coming off the bronco for the trail ride on the original 1969 Brush Run 101 course!
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