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I learned a great lesson yesterday.My old chevy46 truck has a '54 235 straight 6.Being a low compression,1 barrel carb,I never really thought much about the power or lack of.Sure I put in plugs,points the normal things.Its not real quick.It always cranks right up acts cold by poping and such underlaod until warm,doesn't rev very quick.Yesterday I decided it was time to adjust the valves.DAMN!!The cold nature is gone,it has more power than it ever has.If you told me the motor had been rebuilt I would have believed you.I've always known that the correct valve setting was important but,I had no idea until yesterday.What a great surprise!!So often overlooked yet such a critical power maker!!

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