In response to Mr Mud Bay I put 120,000 on my 235 after the last rebuild.No hard seats, no lead additive, nothing, just drive it.
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But then I also deburred everything, cleaned up the runner passages, semi-matched the ports and installed Viton seals. I also race balanced the whole reciprocating assembly, which isn't really necessary...
Installing hardened seats is an easy enough operation while the heads are being machined anyway. I run my cars ('52 Sedan Delivery and '57 wagon) on today's fuels and the '52 has 200K miles on a used engine and is still running well (although it is starting to breath a bit heavily out the breather cap due to the high milage) and don't run any of the add-in stuff to "protect" the valves.
The Company, as early as 1930 operated a Chevrolet dealership located at 728 Bullock Avenue in the City, and was still in business as late as 1953 selling Oldsmobiles.
I'm looking for a Tri-Five with original or rebuilt original running gear (265 or 283 V8 and Powerglide).
These cars (the Tri-Fives) often ran on unleaded when they were new.