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Mustang 5.0 runs rough

I rebult top end of 86 mustang 5.0 car runs but runs rough car shakes real dad cuts off when i let off of gas pops and back fires out of tail pipes victer jr heads b3o3 cam 70 mm throdel body intake spacer headers gear drive 6al msd box distrubeter cap wires coil please help

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  • lintoncase Nov 11, 2008

    i twisted the push rods until theh were snug and then went half a turn put every thing back together and the engin wouldnt start valves were to tight so i lossened them up 1/4 of a turn



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Maybe check your spark plugs? sounds easy but if the firing order is out of order it will misfire quite bad....hope this helps!

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Well the first thing to check will be to make sure that the valves are adjusted properlyto me it sounds that the valves are not set right can you briefly explain whow you adjusted the valves in your engine?

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