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Forum: Chassis and Suspension 05-17-2010, 10:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,152
Large post deleted... not pertinent to the thread...

Large post deleted... not pertinent to the thread at hand.
Please keep arguments to PMs or email.
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Forum: Ford Engine Setups 05-14-2010, 01:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,876
Cool deal. You are making a move in the right...

Cool deal. You are making a move in the right direction with the better block, I am sure we will all agree on that. Last minute advice? Yes, choose a builder or someone you feel confident in that...
Forum: Chassis and Suspension 05-14-2010, 01:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,152
I think we will agree that you should always set...

I think we will agree that you should always set the car up, regardless of what you are doing, on level flat ground. Doing it on an incline or decline would be pointless when trying to adjust...
Forum: Chassis and Suspension 05-13-2010, 03:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,152
That's fine, but why reference it to something...

That's fine, but why reference it to something that is influenced by the pinion? The angle of the driveshaft is just going move up with the pinion when the car launches. Referenced to the ground at...
Forum: Chassis and Suspension 05-13-2010, 02:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,152
I know I will catch flack for this, but I don't...

I know I will catch flack for this, but I don't agree with any of it. How I measure pinion angle, and have for many years is this. Remove the driveshaft and measure the angle at the yoke, just on the...
Forum: Ford Engine Setups 05-13-2010, 01:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,876
It's always best to go with a Dart block, but if...

It's always best to go with a Dart block, but if the budget isn't there, you will be fine with a stock block n/a. Do it all the time. I wouldn't recommend spray while at the limits of a stock block...
Forum: Chevy Engine Setups 05-13-2010, 01:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,597
The head boltS can go 75 ft lbs with sealant on...

The head boltS can go 75 ft lbs with sealant on the threads. A 3/8 bolt can go 45 ft lbs no problem, also using sealer on the intake threads. Personally, I like to use studs, especially on factory...
Forum: Chevy Engine Setups 05-09-2010, 05:36 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,325
The 3924 is perfect for a basic pump fuel street...

The 3924 is perfect for a basic pump fuel street engine at .040"-.045" gap. I would roll with it. It is what I run..
Forum: Chevy Engine Setups 05-08-2010, 08:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,005
I am wondering if he actually meant .025"...To...

I am wondering if he actually meant .025"...To have a 1/4" end play means you have to have blown out the thrust bearing or something,,As for .20"..I guess that is his choice. I had a cust with a...
Forum: Chevy Engine Setups 05-08-2010, 06:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,418
Completely understandable. Squabbling over the...

Completely understandable. Squabbling over the combination is not something I do when a question that is asked has nothiing to do with it... I have done many different types of combinations, and...
Forum: Chevy Engine Setups 05-07-2010, 06:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,592
Gotcha...good luck hope it works out for you.

Gotcha...good luck hope it works out for you.
Forum: Chevy Engine Setups 05-07-2010, 06:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,418
My response was not to insinuate that you didn't...

My response was not to insinuate that you didn't know anything or that you were a kid. I try to stick to the question at hand, and the engine builder in me takes over sometimes when people ask...
Forum: Chevy Engine Setups 05-07-2010, 06:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,147
Which csa are you meaning? Pushrod pinch or short...

Which csa are you meaning? Pushrod pinch or short turn?
Forum: Chevy Engine Setups 05-07-2010, 06:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,667
Where is it hitting?

Where is it hitting?
Forum: Chevy Engine Setups 05-07-2010, 06:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,005
I aim for .004"-.007". A 1/4", as in...

I aim for .004"-.007". A 1/4", as in .250"????:confused: Seriously? Was the thrust bearing even in it?? Ouch..:rolleyes:
Forum: Chevy Engine Setups 05-05-2010, 07:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,592
Tom- You are correct. When I compare runner cc's...

Tom- You are correct. When I compare runner cc's it is basing it off of each type of casting..not just the number. In other words, I would compare say a 200cc Dart to a 230cc Dart std runners, not a...
Forum: Chevy Engine Setups 05-05-2010, 07:26 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 29,584
:eek: Whoa guys ...I kinda get the feeling you...

:eek: Whoa guys ...I kinda get the feeling you thought I was refferring to the fact that you were just networking with each other about his progress and socializing as friends do...That was NOT what...
Forum: Chevy Engine Setups 05-05-2010, 07:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,418
What makes me lean towards the tunnel ram is...

What makes me lean towards the tunnel ram is mainly because of the rpm.9k may even be on the low side with that b/s combination. Cylinder head and camshaft will tell me for sure, but so far I am...
Forum: Chevy Engine Setups 05-04-2010, 11:24 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 29,584
Uhh, not for nothin guys, but can we let this...

Uhh, not for nothin guys, but can we let this horse R.I.P please?:rolleyes: I just feel bickering over Vacuum assisted carbs and mechanical assisted carbs is pointless and is taking up way too much...
Forum: Chevy Engine Setups 05-04-2010, 11:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,592
Butch- Yea, the camshaft I selected...

Butch-
Yea, the camshaft I selected was from alot of testing for a given combination, which was in fact for the bracket engines I do at 388-406 inches. 13.5 compression, Super Vic or...
Forum: Chevy Engine Setups 05-04-2010, 06:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,418
The operating range will depend on the rest of...

The operating range will depend on the rest of the application and there are way too many variables to consider. I wouldn't go by any rated or advertised rpm range, like with camshafts. Why not tell...
Forum: Ford Engine Setups 05-04-2010, 06:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,313
The operating range will depend on the rest of...

The operating range will depend on the rest of the application and there are way too many variables to consider. I wouldn't go by any rated or advertised rpm range, like with camshafts. Why not tell...
Forum: Chevy Engine Setups 05-03-2010, 07:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,592
I have already tried the larger duration...

I have already tried the larger duration camshafts years ago when doing my testing for a good reliable low rpm brackeet engine. They didn't pull up real high past 7,500 and didn't make anymore power...
Forum: Chevy Engine Setups 05-03-2010, 07:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,592
If I may ask, why? I hope it wasn't based solely...

If I may ask, why? I hope it wasn't based solely on pricing.
Forum: Chevy Engine Setups 05-03-2010, 08:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,592
With your cubic inch, 4.200"x.039" gasket, .005"...

With your cubic inch, 4.200"x.039" gasket, .005" in the hole, your 8cc dome pistons, 64cc chambers, and a 4.165" bore, your actual compression is 13.7-1 which is perfect. If you mill the heads down...
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