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Old 02-12-2020, 09:30 PM
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Originally Posted by 78 WIDETRAC
I read the article yesterday. It was good, but seemed incomplete.

Quite a few out there still for them to be terrible. Upgrades are expensive unless you keep an eye at swap meets and the classifieds.

I was curious about the red paint they sprayed on the heads, I assume to help oil flow back down.

The red paint is called "Glyptal Red".
I actually used it on my 360, and 401. Yes! It is used to get oil back down into the pan. It is old technology, but not everything old is bad.

You can still buy it in lots of places, and I buy mine from
(Ristow) fram....that deserves a ratchet upside the head.
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