1. FilmGuy

    "Optional" Oil Filter

    So, I have read that the oil filter was optional on the early P/U truck like my '47. I may be old fashioned, but I hate the idea of not having one. Has anyone added the Oil canister to a vehicle which didn't have one? Just looking for some thoughts and advice before I undertake this...
  2. rbowman

    226 rebuild help

    I have completely taken apart my truck and I am putting the engine back together now. Question: how does the timing chain get oiled? Does the oil galley plug have a hole? Or Does the little hole into the valve spring area not get covered with the gasket for the timing chain cover? Please help if...