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Forum: Engine Tech 12-18-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 44
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Posted By TorinoStyle2
I have Crower stainless steel rockers on my race...

I have Crower stainless steel rockers on my race car. They had nicks and scratches on them right out of the box....but they work perfect!!
Forum: Engine Tech 12-16-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,023
Posted By TorinoStyle2
Dutter....have you run these rockers yet?? In all...

Dutter....have you run these rockers yet?? In all fairness, why not run them, put them to the test!!
If they break or malfunction in any way, then you can document the whole issue, and post the...
Forum: Engine Tech 12-15-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 277
Posted By TorinoStyle2
Nice!!

Nice!!
Forum: Engine Tech 12-15-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 277
Posted By TorinoStyle2
Pics of car and engine please!!

Pics of car and engine please!!
Forum: Engine Tech 12-14-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 484
Posted By TorinoStyle2
Are you sure its a valvetrain noise, and not a...

Are you sure its a valvetrain noise, and not a cracked exhaust manifold or header leak??
Assuming its a valvetrain issue, what kind of rocker arms?? Non-adjustable stockers?? Adjustable rollers??...
Forum: Engine Tech 12-14-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,023
Posted By TorinoStyle2
I see a few nicks and scratches, but nothing that...

I see a few nicks and scratches, but nothing that stands out as being defective, broken, cracked, or flawed.
Run em.
Forum: Engine Tech 12-14-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 444
Posted By TorinoStyle2
Going off this, I would lean towards building for...

Going off this, I would lean towards building for pump gas, and use a water/methanol injection kit that comes on when boost comes on...at a preset level.
Forum: Engine Tech 12-12-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By TorinoStyle2
I personally dont care for Mallory products, as...

I personally dont care for Mallory products, as they are not very reliable. However, assuming its in good working order, its always best to start off on a conservative setup.

Idle or base timing...
Forum: Engine Tech 12-11-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 444
Posted By TorinoStyle2
Dont forget forged pistons!

Dont forget forged pistons!
Forum: Engine Tech 12-08-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 576
Posted By TorinoStyle2
Pressure relief valve sticking? Fram oil filter?...

Pressure relief valve sticking? Fram oil filter? Debris clogging up the pick up screen?
Forum: Engine Tech 12-04-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,029
Posted By TorinoStyle2
I agree with what Dave said. Its not so much that...

I agree with what Dave said. Its not so much that the Ford engine is the culprit of roller failures, as it is with individual components.....specifically the roller lifter itself.

Like Dave says,...
Forum: Engine Tech 12-02-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By TorinoStyle2
Was the engine running when you pulled it??...

Was the engine running when you pulled it?? Generally, that plate needs to be there as it properly locates the starter in relation to the ring gear.
But if your setup has some kind of aftermarket...
Forum: Engine Tech 12-01-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By TorinoStyle2
When you punch it, does it pop or stumble?? A...

When you punch it, does it pop or stumble??
A pop indicates the float level may be too high, or the accelerator pump has too much squirt.
A stumble will indicate theres not enough accelerator pump...
Forum: Engine Tech 12-01-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 658
Posted By TorinoStyle2
Not having a bunch of small needle bearings...

Not having a bunch of small needle bearings destroy your motor, IS the point!!
Never seen the alloy bushing type fail....not saying it cant, just never seen it firsthand.
But I've seen many many...
Forum: Engine Tech 11-29-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 658
Posted By TorinoStyle2
If you're going thru the expense of setting up a...

If you're going thru the expense of setting up a roller cam, dont go cheap on the lifters!! For it is the lifter that will be the first part to fail.
Without seeing what lifters you are referring...
Forum: Engine Tech 11-28-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 479
Posted By TorinoStyle2
If you have replaced everything except the key...

If you have replaced everything except the key ignition switch, I'd look into that. After 40+ years, they tend to wear thin on the contact surface. I've ran into this several times. They seem like...
Forum: Engine Tech 11-28-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,234
Posted By TorinoStyle2
Take the manifold off, thread the bolts into the...

Take the manifold off, thread the bolts into the heads and check to see if they are 90 degrees to the mating surface. If not, they need corrective machining.
It is also possible that the holes in...
Forum: Engine Tech 11-28-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 479
Posted By TorinoStyle2
NAPA

NAPA
Forum: Engine Tech 11-27-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By TorinoStyle2
The 600 will work. I prefer at least a 750...

The 600 will work. I prefer at least a 750 though....460 cubes is a lot to feed. Fuel miliage between the two will be barely noticable.
Forum: Engine Tech 11-18-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 687
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: 215
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: 819
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: 320
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: 296
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: 438
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??
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