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Forum: Engine Tech 11-18-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 639
Posted By TorinoStyle2
Do a compression check. Could possibly be a...

Do a compression check. Could possibly be a broken ring.
Forum: Engine Tech 11-17-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By TorinoStyle2
"Front exit"??...is this for a turbo setup?? or...

"Front exit"??...is this for a turbo setup?? or are you running the exhaust towards the front of the car??
Forum: Engine Tech 11-14-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 748
Posted By TorinoStyle2
You could have the shop offset ream the bolt...

You could have the shop offset ream the bolt holes in the Milodon caps and then use the pilot drill to make the outer bolt holes, then line bore the whole thing......but at "only" 500 horses, the...
Forum: Engine Tech 11-13-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By TorinoStyle2
I agree with MBBFORD. You would be time and money...

I agree with MBBFORD. You would be time and money ahead to build a big inch torquer gas motor.
That is, unless you get some killer deal on a Power Stroke setup for really cheap!!

I would build...
Forum: Engine Tech 11-13-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By TorinoStyle2
Need more info. Cam specs?? compression ratio??...

Need more info. Cam specs?? compression ratio?? what cyl. heads?? car weight?? final gearing??
Forum: Engine Tech 11-11-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By TorinoStyle2
Can you see inside the spark plug hole to see...

Can you see inside the spark plug hole to see what the piston top looks like??
Forum: Engine Tech 11-08-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,230
Posted By TorinoStyle2
An aluminum rod will grow or "stretch" by another...

An aluminum rod will grow or "stretch" by another .010"-.020" depending on total weight of piston assembly
Forum: Engine Tech 11-07-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,230
Posted By TorinoStyle2
Years ago, I used to have a set of "pre-Pro...

Years ago, I used to have a set of "pre-Pro Stock" heads from Dyno Don Nicholson....351C heads that were in the process of being prepared for racing, but were never fully finished before the NHRA...
Forum: Engine Tech 11-01-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By TorinoStyle2
CAT=Chinese Automotive Trash!! Why not get a...

CAT=Chinese Automotive Trash!!
Why not get a Ford Racing SFI unit??

I purchased a "Hughes" brand SFI flexplate, put everything together and it was crashing the starter some God awful way. Finally...
Forum: Engine Tech 11-01-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 463
Posted By TorinoStyle2
My understanding is that the main webbing in...

My understanding is that the main webbing in those blocks is not very thick, and is kind of fragile.
There was one on TurboFord.org a while back, guy had it in a tube chassis Pinto or Capri, it was...
Forum: General Tech 11-01-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 941
Posted By TorinoStyle2
After looking thru my Holley Performance book,...

After looking thru my Holley Performance book, yes you guy's are correct, and I am wrong. Apologies.
I do get mixed up sometimes on certain issues!! LOL
Definately go to a PV that stays closed...
Forum: Engine Tech 10-30-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 463
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 10-29-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,230
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 10-29-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 941
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, 11:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 941
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, 11:09 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,230
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, 10:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 941
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, 02:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 941
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, 02:13 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,230
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, 11:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 400
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, 01:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,399
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, 01:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 400
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, 01:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 577
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, 01:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,399
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, 02:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 577
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...
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