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Forum: Engine Tech 10-30-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By TorinoStyle2
The "A" heads date back to the mid 1980's when...

The "A" heads date back to the mid 1980's when "Ford Motorsports" sold them as a 'Pro Stock wedge head'......man how times have changed!!
Smaller physically??....dont think so....how would they fit...
Forum: Engine Tech 10-28-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,352
Posted By TorinoStyle2
Its best to find out for sure what the rules will...

Its best to find out for sure what the rules will be. Dont spend a dime until they have this all hashed out!!
If small block, then the 351C and the stroker 302 with Cleve heads are you only option....
Forum: General Tech 10-28-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 441
Posted By TorinoStyle2
No, the PV will not open at idle, regardless of...

No, the PV will not open at idle, regardless of what its rated at. It opens under a load (vacuum being pulled thru the main or high speed circuit).
Yes, for a race engine, you can block off the PV...
Forum: General Tech 10-27-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 441
Posted By TorinoStyle2
PV does not open at idle, but like Boss 429 said,...

PV does not open at idle, but like Boss 429 said, if its bad (ruptured from a backfire), then it will allow extra fuel to get past it that should not be.
Idle feed restrictors can be tailored to...
Forum: Engine Tech 10-26-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,352
Posted By TorinoStyle2
I bet they already have the Boss 429 and 426 Hemi...

I bet they already have the Boss 429 and 426 Hemi outlawed!!
Forum: General Tech 10-26-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 441
Posted By TorinoStyle2
Power valves and main jetting do not affect the...

Power valves and main jetting do not affect the idle. Your carb should have 4 corner idle screws. You can adjust them in a little, maybe 1/4 turn on each, that will clean it up some.
The idle...
Forum: General Tech 10-26-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 441
Posted By TorinoStyle2
You may need to go in and reduce the size of the...

You may need to go in and reduce the size of the T-slot passages in the main body.
How rich is it??...do you have a wideband A/F meter on board to see??

Does your carb have holes in the...
Forum: Engine Tech 10-26-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,352
Posted By TorinoStyle2
Can the factory heads be extensively...

Can the factory heads be extensively modified??....such as cutting off the exhaust ports and putting on a high port plate .....a la Cleveland pro stock??

If so, then the iron CJ's would be killer...
Forum: Engine Tech 10-23-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By TorinoStyle2
This is true!! I was thinking old school. The...

This is true!! I was thinking old school. The older Speed Pro pistons were heavy, they had a lot of material in them.....they sure did take a beating!! LOL, but yes, todays Probe pistons are far...
Forum: Engine Tech 10-23-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,301
Posted By TorinoStyle2
I would have grabbed those Clevelands too if they...

I would have grabbed those Clevelands too if they were standard bore!! The block and caps are the same as the 4 bolts....they were just not drilled.
351C blocks are hard to find nowdays!!
Forum: Engine Tech 10-22-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By TorinoStyle2
The heavier piston would be fine if the RPM's are...

The heavier piston would be fine if the RPM's are not crazy, but what you need to look at is piston top thickness and overall structural integrity. Boost can wreck things real quick if its not up to...
Forum: Engine Tech 10-22-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 540
Posted By TorinoStyle2
Sounds good. Do yourself a favor....be SURE that...

Sounds good. Do yourself a favor....be SURE that the shop doing the work knows about Ford engines and all their little quirks.
Having a Chevy guy rebuild a Ford is sure path to disaster!!
Forum: Engine Tech 10-22-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,301
Posted By TorinoStyle2
Sorry to burst your bubble there 71429scj....but...

Sorry to burst your bubble there 71429scj....but it is NOT a Boss block!
Forum: Engine Tech 10-19-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 540
Posted By TorinoStyle2
I think you're on the right path. Inspect the...

I think you're on the right path. Inspect the block and cylinders for wear, scratches, gouging, etc.
Run a medium grit ball hone thru the cylinders for a few quick passes (up and down...
Forum: Engine Tech 10-19-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By TorinoStyle2
Very hard to tell just from a video. It kinda...

Very hard to tell just from a video. It kinda sounds like an exhaust gasket leak (common with headers).
Its easy enough to pull the valvecovers off and inspect for anything loose.
Forum: Jon Kaase Racing Engines 10-19-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By TorinoStyle2
I thought his entry this year was something like...

I thought his entry this year was something like a 3.695" bore with a long 4.7" inch stroke to make like 404 (or 409) cubic inches.
Or did he enter two Boss'es??
Forum: The Auction Block 10-17-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 7
For Sale 500" Short Block
Views: 1,030
Posted By TorinoStyle2
You are the guy with the back halfed Mach 1 dark...

You are the guy with the back halfed Mach 1 dark blue?? Used to go to Farmer Boys cruise nite on Bear Valley??
Forum: General Race Tech 10-16-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,620
Posted By TorinoStyle2
Its the 'shock' of a clutch/4 speed (or...

Its the 'shock' of a clutch/4 speed (or transbrake automatic) that kills these parts.
I was running 10.00's in a heavy 3700lbs Torino on stock 28 spline axles, stock case, and a cheap "Lock-Right"...
Forum: Engine Tech 10-13-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,241
Posted By TorinoStyle2
Got any pics of your truck?? Sounds like sweet...

Got any pics of your truck?? Sounds like sweet old rig!!
I have an 84 F-350 dually (2 wheel drive), unfortunately, its plagued with that POS 6.9L diesel engine. Going to swap it out for a stroker...
Forum: Engine Tech 10-11-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 419
Posted By TorinoStyle2
Forged pistons are a must!! You should also look...

Forged pistons are a must!! You should also look into setting up the block and heads for O-ring/receiver grooves and turbo/blower specific head gaskets.

A turbo specific camshaft will go a long...
Forum: Engine Tech 10-02-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By TorinoStyle2
Pro Comp=Junk

Pro Comp=Junk
Forum: Chilly's Garage 09-25-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 500
Posted By TorinoStyle2
Has'nt the River Rogue plant been converted into...

Has'nt the River Rogue plant been converted into a "Mega" Islamic mosque yet?
Forum: Car Buildup Forum 09-25-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 814
Posted By TorinoStyle2
Heck yeah!! This is what needs to be done to...

Heck yeah!!
This is what needs to be done to more Chevy's.
Payback is long overdue for the Chevy boys!!
Forum: Engine Tech 09-24-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 648
Posted By TorinoStyle2
Well, if those are the rules, then you need to...

Well, if those are the rules, then you need to dump the 78 model year truck, and step "up" to a 1970 model.

That way you can run a 1970 460 engine factory rated at 365 horses and 510 ft. lbs of...
Forum: Race Talk 09-23-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 861
Posted By TorinoStyle2
Its more enjoyable to race on the street nowdays,...

Its more enjoyable to race on the street nowdays, instead of giving money to the NHRA!
They could care less about the little guy anymore.....its all the John Force show.
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