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Re: 1955 Major water getting into engine oil

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02-06-2018 14:41:15

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\the super major engine doesnt have the flame ring on the top that I noticed when I pulled one, looked like it was just put in, no rust and in great shape...all 4 sit about 4 thou proud of the block which I read they are supposed to, the crank in the 55 Major is in good shape and all the numbers read right except for the last letter which is supposed to end in an F and mine in the 55 ends in a D ??? trying for hours to get my 3rd liner out of the 55 and it don't want to budge...the other 2 came out not to bad but this one %$&%#@#. Just weighing my options on what way to go...so fare the super major is winning....If my 55 grank fits then all I need is a super major rod and the we are underway with all the big parts and we will go from there.

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02-07-2018 08:50:03

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 Re: 1955 Major water getting into engine oil in reply to Gord1955, 02-06-2018 14:41:15  
Hi Gord these old majors start getting complicated with ford updates and mix and match parts over the last years of swapping stuff to keep them going( like you are thinking of doing). the later sleeves flame ring is a raised ring round the sleeve about 1/4 wide and a 1/16 tall thats on the top face of the sleeve. do you have that raised ring or just a smooth top with the flange that stops the liner falling through the block. There are several types of diesel cranks, they will all fit in the block but the timing gears or crank structure where altered, and some had different sized pegs for locating the flywheel. To be honest pictures would start to help some, I'm not working with these things like I used to and having to dig through my memory as to whats what to figure out what you might have that I can't see or remember the exact change years. Things like head porting changed in production( needing different intake/exhaust manifolds) and the pump mountings did to, with vacuum and mechanical governed pumps( also different intake again) on the supers/5000 diesel so you might have the old style head on the 55 and the new style head/ manifolds on the super that don't fit if they are not on the motor you are going to use. pump mounting bolts could be different to, again I can't remember whats what there,for bolt holes on one to the other. oh by the way the oil pan on a super and 55 is different to. I think 55 is the short oil pump with no pressure relief on it thats located in the timing case, and the super is the pump with a relief valve built in to the pump. your sump won't fit the super as the part where the pump fits isn't deep enough to bolt on over the oil pump with the relief valve on. Also the pin size for the wishbone is not the same either a supers bigger. Regards Robert

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