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This is a discussion on new motor within the Mechanical and Engine Tuning and Mods forums, part of the Tech Forums category; just rebuilt 390 motor.after motor gets hot it has a hard time restarting.been told timing maybe to advanced.timing is at ...

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Old 08-26-2012, 07:35 PM
 
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just rebuilt 390 motor.after motor gets hot it has a hard time restarting.been told timing maybe to advanced.timing is at 10 degrees. motor has a slight camm and bored out to 60.any ideas?
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Old 08-29-2012, 02:39 PM
 
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just heard from engine rebuilder and is having starter rebuilt
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Cost of rebuild?

Hey lovemybird, glad to hear you solved your starting issue. Do you mind sharing how much you spent on the rebuild?

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Old 09-23-2012, 07:12 PM
 
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Smile rebuild

if your talking the starter it wasn't much.the engine rebuild was 2000.00 we were able to use some of the parts.we put new rings,two new pistons,new bearings.running great now.
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