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jkleyla
09-14-2008, 07:19 PM
Just recently purchased a 1979 Stars and Stripes with a Ford 351 cubic inch motor with approximately 1100 hours. How long do these motors normally run before needing major mainenance or overhaul?

Thanks,
John

Kell
09-14-2008, 07:49 PM
Just recently purchased a 1979 Stars and Stripes with a Ford 351 cubic inch motor with approximately 1100 hours. How long do these motors normally run before needing major mainenance or overhaul?

Thanks,
John
1101 hours! :D Just josh'in ya John. I would think that if the motor has been maintained through the 1100 hours, you will get many more hours of good use of your S&S. I was told around 2000 hours before majory overhaul, but I don't know if that is accurate or not. I'm sure others will be able to provide better feedback. Be sure to post some pics of your beauty!

ShamrockIV
09-14-2008, 07:57 PM
ride her till she bucks you!!!!!!!!!!

keep up with the tune ups and keep running her!!!

M-Funf
09-14-2008, 08:23 PM
ride her till she bucks you!!!!!!!!!!

keep up with the tune ups and keep running her!!!

What Sham said.

denverd1
09-20-2008, 10:59 AM
lot of life left if she's been taken care of.

jkleyla
09-21-2008, 09:13 AM
Thanks for the responses. I'll let you know when she bucks me! :-)

John