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Forum: Engine Tech 09-29-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By 68xr7cat
Can always notch the cylinder if need be. I've...

Can always notch the cylinder if need be. I've seen C heads made to work on a 4.36" bore.
Forum: Engine Tech 09-29-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 127
Posted By 68xr7cat
You have something hitting big time! You can take...

You have something hitting big time! You can take the flexplate and have the weights moved to the other side and rebalanced. Not a big deal. Have to wonder if a flywheel be better for what you are...
Forum: Driveline 09-28-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 465
Posted By 68xr7cat
The C-6 with the odd shaped bell was used in the...

The C-6 with the odd shaped bell was used in the 68-69 Lincolns because of the firewall/plenum. When they got rid of the unibody lincolns so went the odd ball bell. If you look on the rear of any...
Forum: Engine Tech 09-20-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 459
Posted By 68xr7cat
Problem may be a combination of what starter you...

Problem may be a combination of what starter you are using and if they rotated the mounting holes. If you use an old starter from the 70's and it works then that is what the issue is.
Forum: Engine Tech 09-20-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 192
Posted By 68xr7cat
What rocker studs do you have? Measure from the...

What rocker studs do you have? Measure from the guide plate to the end of the stud and post up the result.
Forum: Driveline 09-15-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 576
Posted By 68xr7cat
What I am wondering about the direct piston is if...

What I am wondering about the direct piston is if it is working correctly to not let fluid be trapped in the drum when not applied and the centrifugal force start applying the piston. That is what...
Forum: Driveline 09-14-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 576
Posted By 68xr7cat
Based on what you said most likely the direct is...

Based on what you said most likely the direct is applying when you shift to 2nd. I'd be looking at the piston real close.
Forum: Engine Tech 09-14-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,029
Posted By 68xr7cat
Sorry to hear of all the problems you are having....

Sorry to hear of all the problems you are having. If I was closer I'd come up to help. Is good that there is no metal in the oil and filter. What kind of oil pressure gauge do you have on it? Two...
Forum: Engine Tech 09-14-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,029
Posted By 68xr7cat
I measured valve spring in an engine that was not...

I measured valve spring in an engine that was not run and sat better part of 10 years and was same as when it was assembled so would not say it is always that case. Most problems with valve springs...
Forum: Engine Tech 09-14-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By 68xr7cat
Sounds like GM had a better idea after all... LOL

Sounds like GM had a better idea after all... LOL
Forum: Engine Tech 09-14-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 445
Posted By 68xr7cat
If your over the nose spring force is under 400...

If your over the nose spring force is under 400 lbs you do not need a stud girdle. Stud girdle is to keep the rocker stud from deflecting. Not much if any deflection until you get over 400. You can...
Forum: Engine Tech 09-13-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,743
Posted By 68xr7cat
My post had nothing to do with you so please do...

My post had nothing to do with you so please do not misunderstand. The fact that you were happy with what Paul sold you and his service why not post your experience.

My post was a reply to his...
Forum: Engine Tech 09-13-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,743
Posted By 68xr7cat
I have to say Mr. Kane post is a great read in...

I have to say Mr. Kane post is a great read in useless information. A lot of what he posts you have no or little control over unless you plan to make your own rocker arms. In addition some points...
Forum: Engine Tech 09-10-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,445
Posted By 68xr7cat
Reason MSD does not drop the same cylinder in...

Reason MSD does not drop the same cylinder in each cycle has to do with not gas washing that cylinder. Has been a long time since I looked at an MSD rev limiter, but I don't recall it being random....
Forum: Engine Tech 09-07-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 763
Posted By 68xr7cat
True for tuning where you pull the plugs a lot...

True for tuning where you pull the plugs a lot anti seize is a good idea and in that type of deal I do just as you. Also on some older aftermarket heads do as well as some just seem extra soft and...
Forum: Engine Tech 09-07-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,002
Posted By 68xr7cat
Have used the Crites II kit. No issues with the...

Have used the Crites II kit. No issues with the mounts or headers other than they needed some clean up. Is easier to drop the engine in and then put the transmission in. If you cut the top core...
Forum: Engine Tech 09-07-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,029
Posted By 68xr7cat
Neither is pump gas and neither is the engine it...

Neither is pump gas and neither is the engine it is going into.
Forum: Engine Tech 09-07-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,029
Posted By 68xr7cat
Congrats on getting it back together. Heli coils...

Congrats on getting it back together. Heli coils are a great addition to threads in Aluminum. As far as threads in aluminum always good idea use some anti seize to not gall the threads.

I would...
Forum: Engine Tech 09-07-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By 68xr7cat
Can tell you right now most shops will remove the...

Can tell you right now most shops will remove the rear cam plug and drive it out the front from the back. Small sledge and a large metal rod.
Forum: Engine Tech 09-07-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 763
Posted By 68xr7cat
Just be honest here the Mod motors had a problem...

Just be honest here the Mod motors had a problem spitting spark plugs out on some years as a result of Ford not putting enough threads in the head. Later with the 3 valve they went the other way and...
Forum: Engine Tech 09-06-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 924
Posted By 68xr7cat
Where it matters is if you do not have an...

Where it matters is if you do not have an adjustable valve train. Ford offered pushrods in std, -.060", and +.060. This was intended to be how you adjusted for variations caused by head and deck...
Forum: Engine Tech 09-06-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 763
Posted By 68xr7cat
Has been so many times have a bolt break that...

Has been so many times have a bolt break that would have not if anti seize was used. Anything that sees heat or salt spray or will be together a long time is a good application for anti seize. Any...
Forum: Engine Tech 09-06-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 924
Posted By 68xr7cat
To be clear a lot depends on what you are doing....

To be clear a lot depends on what you are doing. What parts you use should depend on what you are doing as well. Most here are building mild engines and end up wasting a bunch of time because of all...
Forum: Engine Tech 09-06-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 924
Posted By 68xr7cat
No half truths or misinformation Rob. What I...

No half truths or misinformation Rob.

What I am trying to get across is it depends on the application just how anal you need to be about things.

Miller is not always right and not everyone...
Forum: Engine Tech 09-06-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 521
Posted By 68xr7cat
The simple and smart solution would be to use the...

The simple and smart solution would be to use the 3Y crank that is part of the core engine and have the flywheel rebalanced to external. The damper is the same regardless, all you have to do is add ...
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