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Forum: Engine Tech 09-09-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,403
Posted By SPLUHAR
I help a friend out with his lightning sprint...

I help a friend out with his lightning sprint car. It has a GSXR1000 engine. The first race day, at hot laps (5 laps, 1/4 mile dirt), he had it in 1st gear instead of 2nd. He was hitting rev...
Forum: Engine Tech 07-31-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,977
Posted By SPLUHAR
My 400 would run hot on the highway, fairly...

My 400 would run hot on the highway, fairly quickly. I tried different rad & different thermosat but no fix. I put a 1990something ford f250 351 radiator (plastic ends and aluminum core, 2x as...
Forum: Car Buildup Forum 07-10-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By SPLUHAR
My radiator was not enough to cool my 429. I got...

My radiator was not enough to cool my 429. I got one from a mid-90's f250. it's aluminum w/ plastic ends. I had to trim some of the little arms down/off to make the radiator fit the car, but it...
Forum: Car Buildup Forum 07-09-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By SPLUHAR
I have a 76 Elite. Same chassis. Look for 1...

I have a 76 Elite. Same chassis. Look for 1 1/8" front sway bar out of the junk yard, as well as 5/8" rear bar. They can be found in Lincoln Mark IV or V, Ranchero, as well as some of the 72-76...
Forum: Engine Tech 07-08-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By SPLUHAR
I actually did call Esslinger. Seats are 165...

I actually did call Esslinger. Seats are 165 each + install. They have specific measurements that they take to set them properly. Thanks a bunch for the reply.
Forum: Engine Tech 07-07-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By SPLUHAR
Esslinger Midget cylinder head questions.

Hoping for some info. An acquaintance has an Esslinger Midget engine. He bought it used, and was supposed to be in good working order. It is the previous generation head. I was listening in on a...
Forum: Engine Tech 06-25-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,677
Posted By SPLUHAR
nvermind

nvermind
Forum: Engine Tech 06-19-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 577
Posted By SPLUHAR
Try fuel filter 1st.

Try fuel filter 1st.
Forum: Engine Tech 06-13-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By SPLUHAR
http://www.460ford.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1455...

http://www.460ford.com/forum/showthread.php?t=145510

In depth test and tune of a 460 powered dually tow rig, mostly mpg driven.
Forum: Engine Tech 05-27-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 719
Posted By SPLUHAR
X2. Did some pretty good damage to a Dodge 360...

X2. Did some pretty good damage to a Dodge 360 when I was 17, doing that. It still ran, but only on 7 cylinders, blowing blue smoke like crazy.
Forum: Engine Tech 05-20-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 980
Posted By SPLUHAR
Just fyi, the header (Hooker 6126) in that pic...

Just fyi, the header (Hooker 6126) in that pic was modified to clear the clutch z bar, etc. That's a pic from Ron Earp's '72 Torino.
Forum: Engine Tech 05-13-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 414
Posted By SPLUHAR
Probably Buick GN turbos would be closer (3.8...

Probably Buick GN turbos would be closer (3.8 liters x 2 = 7.6 liters)

Too big of a turbo won't spool until a higher rpm. Too small will choke and create a lot of heat at higher rpm.

Google :...
Forum: Engine Tech 05-13-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,106
Posted By SPLUHAR
I'd suggest a tuning kit to get the most out of...

I'd suggest a tuning kit to get the most out of that carb. I had to richen my 1407 up a lot. I have a 429 w/ ported d0ve heads and mild cam, edelbrock performer intake.
Forum: Engine Tech 04-25-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 587
Posted By SPLUHAR
I've had my run ins with a 1407. Floats need to...

I've had my run ins with a 1407. Floats need to be set properly or it will run very rich. Mine had fuel pouring out the boosters too, until I got the floats right. I used a 7/16" drill bit to...
Forum: Engine Tech 04-15-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 753
Posted By SPLUHAR
Some threads which may help. ...

Some threads which may help.
http://www.460ford.com/forum/showthread.php?t=163576&highlight=injection
http://www.460ford.com/forum/showthread.php?t=162861&highlight=injection...
Forum: Engine Tech 04-10-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By SPLUHAR
Which head made the +50 torque?

Which head made the +50 torque?
Forum: Engine Tech 04-09-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By SPLUHAR
can you give more details on that engine?

can you give more details on that engine?
Forum: Engine Tech 04-08-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By SPLUHAR
Horsepower and torque calculations

I've read this in CarCraft magazine, for approximate numbers. Additional input is welcome.

Peak torque is engine displacement x 1.1-1.2 (depending on how good the cyl heads are), and the rpm that...
Forum: Engine Tech 03-19-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 700
Posted By SPLUHAR
Stock rear axles for what you have, as well as 77...

Stock rear axles for what you have, as well as 77 ish Lincoln disc brake rear, are 28 spline. 31 spline center section won't work.
Forum: Engine Tech 03-17-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 364
Posted By SPLUHAR
Crossover? X or H?

Crossover? X or H?
Forum: Engine Tech 03-14-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,962
Posted By SPLUHAR
Any idea of the drill bit size I should use to...

Any idea of the drill bit size I should use to open the idle feed restriction up with?
Forum: Engine Tech 02-25-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 587
Posted By SPLUHAR
http://www.460ford.com/forum/showpost.php?p=120304...

http://www.460ford.com/forum/showpost.php?p=1203049&postcount=14

Link to links w/ my experience.

Btw, my eddy happens to be one of the porous ones that leak down every night and is difficult to...
Forum: Engine Tech 02-24-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 703
Posted By SPLUHAR
http://www.460ford.com/forum/showpost.php?p=119262...

http://www.460ford.com/forum/showpost.php?p=1192625&postcount=11

I have since drilled out my accelerator pump nozzles to 1/16", and it whales! There's still a slight lean bog at the off idle...
Forum: Engine Tech 02-12-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,962
Posted By SPLUHAR
In the spring, I'm replacing the edelbrock w/ a...

In the spring, I'm replacing the edelbrock w/ a quadrajet. It was $25 shipped off ebay, and I spent $100 on a kit put together by Cliff Ruggles. I also have a 650 double pumper that I got in a...
Forum: Engine Tech 02-11-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,962
Posted By SPLUHAR
Mine's been apart so many times, that I can't...

Mine's been apart so many times, that I can't remember. It takes less than an hour to pull it apart, make changes, put it back together.
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