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Forum: Engine Tech 04-20-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 14
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Posted By CarsByCarl
Procomps would be a slam dunk on a deal like...

Procomps would be a slam dunk on a deal like this.


:cool:
Forum: Chilly's Garage 04-19-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 296
Posted By CarsByCarl
Just make some bolt-on shock tower simulators to...

Just make some bolt-on shock tower simulators to get through tech.
Forum: Chilly's Garage 04-18-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 296
Posted By CarsByCarl
How about some non-NHRA events? Pinks All Out is...

How about some non-NHRA events? Pinks All Out is starting back up. There's a company doing some 1/2 mile roll-racing around the country. All very grass roots with run what ya brung type rules.
Forum: Engine Tech 04-18-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,514
Posted By CarsByCarl
Step 1: ...

Step 1:

http://static4.businessinsider.com/image/51e43eac69bedd8f41000001-480/poker-money-cash.jpg


:D
Forum: Engine Tech 04-18-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,514
Posted By CarsByCarl
I'm not the guy to make this happen. Instigate...

I'm not the guy to make this happen. Instigate maybe, but it would take somebody who already has the connections and resources.

I screwed around with having an intake made a while back, and long...
Forum: Engine Tech 04-17-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,514
Posted By CarsByCarl
The A460 blocks are fantastic, but they're not...

The A460 blocks are fantastic, but they're not delivered in a finished state ready to plug-n-play. They need to be treated the same as any core block and machined to spec.

Somehow we've gone from...
Forum: Engine Tech 04-17-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,514
Posted By CarsByCarl
Not trying to get a $2000.00 block for cheap,...

Not trying to get a $2000.00 block for cheap, just want a good stock replacement block.....a block that is the Procomp head of blocks. Comparable in cost to factory parts, but superior in every way....
Forum: Engine Tech 04-17-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By CarsByCarl
Any block will work. There's only a .022...

Any block will work. There's only a .022 variation in the different castings. Pick whatever piston you want for the compression desired, mock it up, measure your piston/deck, mill the block as...
Forum: Engine Tech 04-17-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,514
Posted By CarsByCarl
Kids these days......:) Yes the engines are...

Kids these days......:)

Yes the engines are getting old, but they're still growing in popularity as evidenced by the continued growth in aftermarket parts availability....pistons, heads, rockers,...
Forum: Engine Build Archive 04-17-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 764
Posted By CarsByCarl
I know that 28 figure gets tossed around a lot,...

I know that 28 figure gets tossed around a lot, but it's just not true. Ideal timing depends on a myriad of variables. Some engines need more timing that others, even when using the same cylinder...
Forum: Engine Tech 04-17-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,514
Posted By CarsByCarl
Gonna have to get more info on that Eliminator...

Gonna have to get more info on that Eliminator block. I'd rather support a company that has a history with the BBF.
Forum: Engine Tech 04-17-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 435
Posted By CarsByCarl
Virgins are always more desirable than the ones...

Virgins are always more desirable than the ones somebody has already had their way with.


;)
Forum: Engine Tech 04-16-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,514
Posted By CarsByCarl
Bahhh, you guys are no fun. $250.00 cast...

Bahhh, you guys are no fun.

$250.00 cast crankshafts fly out of China like popcorn. A cast block is going to be about twice the weight....so only twice the price, right? :p Roughly machined...
Forum: Engine Tech 04-16-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,514
Posted By CarsByCarl
Anyone else want a cheap 429/460 aftermarket block?

So I'm currently in the midst of tearing down a bunch of core engines, and really wish somebody would start having a direct copy of a 1970 4-bolt block made overseas and selling it for $500-$750.
...
Forum: Engine Tech 04-16-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 157
Posted By CarsByCarl
There are several heads with altered valve...

There are several heads with altered valve locations, and pistons with reliefs to match. As long as the pistons are made for OEM configuration you'll be fine. That being said, radial clearance is...
Forum: Engine Tech 04-16-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 157
Posted By CarsByCarl
Assuming both the dish and flat top pistons have...

Assuming both the dish and flat top pistons have valve reliefs in the correct locations, there will be no (significant) difference in V/P clearance.


;)
Forum: The Auction Block 04-16-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By CarsByCarl
429/460 based engines only.

429/460 based engines only.
Forum: The Auction Block 04-16-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By CarsByCarl
We can supply those too. Just need to know what...

We can supply those too. Just need to know what you want.

Feel free to call, email or PM.
Forum: Engine Tech 04-15-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 347
Posted By CarsByCarl
-with the above cam and associated components,...

-with the above cam and associated components, should i expect any valve to piston clearance issues?
No, but be sure to check the retainer/seal clearance

-I am expecting around 9.5 compression...
Forum: The Auction Block 04-15-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By CarsByCarl
Street Hustler Crate Engine: $4995.00 -472...

Street Hustler Crate Engine: $4995.00

-472 Cubic Inches
-Weiand Stealth intake manifold
-Reconditioned factory connecting rods
-Reconditioned factory crankshaft
-Probe forged pistons...
Forum: Engine Tech 04-10-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By CarsByCarl
Depends on the cam and several other factors. ...

Depends on the cam and several other factors. Static compression is only one part of the equation.
Forum: Engine Tech 04-10-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By CarsByCarl
I've used hundreds of them....no problems. ...

I've used hundreds of them....no problems.


;)
Forum: Chilly's Garage 04-09-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,070
Posted By CarsByCarl
I played the cello, piano, and washtub bass as a...

I played the cello, piano, and washtub bass as a kid, does that count?

Planning to teach myself how to play the ukelele and/or 4-string banjo here when I get some time, maybe this fall.
Forum: Engine Tech 04-08-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,206
Posted By CarsByCarl
Not to derail the tread, but here's a link to a...

Not to derail the tread, but here's a link to a thread with more detail: http://www.460ford.com/forum/showthread.php?t=166689

The reason I posted that graph here is that there seems to be a common...
Forum: Engine Tech 04-08-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,206
Posted By CarsByCarl
The image below is the reason I'm building a...

The image below is the reason I'm building a stroker. Notice the old 429 actually makes more low end power.


http://www.460ford.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=18274&d=1381617276
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