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Forum: General Race Tech   02-03-2016, 07:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 687
Posted By Paul Kane
I built an engine for my 1985 F250 to tow my...

I built an engine for my 1985 F250 to tow my 32-ft race trailer so I built a combo with improved low speed power in mind.

But since it is more often driven by itself (ie, not towing) and I like to...
Forum: Engine Tech   01-26-2016, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By Paul Kane
This idea of "overheating thin cylinders" comes...

This idea of "overheating thin cylinders" comes from the Ford Flathead V8 and has absolutely nothing to do with overheating engine coolant in today's V8 engines. In the Ford Flathead V8, the exhaust...
Forum: Engine Tech   01-04-2016, 12:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,089
Posted By Paul Kane
I have seen standard-webbed blocks with the...

I have seen standard-webbed blocks with the number as described. Therefore this is not a tell-tale sign that a D1VE block is thick-webbed.

...I can't say as I've ever seen a D1VE block with the...
Forum: Engine Tech   12-24-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By Paul Kane
I don't know what stroke and rod journal diameter...

I don't know what stroke and rod journal diameter your crankshaft will be after machining, but a mere "1000+" hp for a factory forged 429 steel crankshaft is a walk in the park, while picking...
Forum: Engine Tech   11-30-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 237
Posted By Paul Kane
Cam plug bore is 2.5", on the 385 Series the dome...

Cam plug bore is 2.5", on the 385 Series the dome faces inward (not outward), you may add a thin film of sealer if you want but it shouldn't be necessary.
Forum: Vendor (FOR SALE)   11-30-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,439
Posted By Paul Kane
C.S.L, Your standard valve layout rocker arm...

C.S.L,

Your standard valve layout rocker arm set is en route.

Thanks very much for your (repeat) business, :cool:

Paul
Forum: Engine Tech   11-26-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,806
Posted By Paul Kane
Hot boat power plants usually have the engine...

Hot boat power plants usually have the engine block above the horizontal plane of the vessel's stringers, whereas hot rod power plants usually have the engine block between the horizontal plane of...
Forum: Engine Tech   11-05-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By Paul Kane
1968-1969 460s use a crank-driven power steering...

1968-1969 460s use a crank-driven power steering pump and all the belt-driven accessory drives hug block closely ("short" accessory drive setup).
1968-1969 429s use a belt-driven power steering...
Forum: Engine Tech   10-15-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 573
Posted By Paul Kane
I'm a big supporter of using the OEM parts and...

I'm a big supporter of using the OEM parts and know that when the passenger car blocks are carefully selected and prepped they can take more abuse than most people would tend to believe. And I can...
Forum: Vendor (FOR SALE)   10-12-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,439
Posted By Paul Kane
Restocked

F.D.,

Your standard valve layout rocker arm set is en route.

Thanks very much for your business, :cool:

Paul
Forum: Engine Tech   09-23-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,333
Posted By Paul Kane
On big valve 385 Series wedge head pistons, the...

On big valve 385 Series wedge head pistons, the area where your piston crown broke off is where the crown gets its hottest, especially with lean A/F conditions. Get too lean, and the crown heats,...
Forum: Engine Tech   09-19-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By Paul Kane
While there may be aftermarket alternatives, the...

While there may be aftermarket alternatives, the OEM D0OE-9425-C SCJ intake can work on a stock-stroke 429 SCJ build that is "capable of reaching" 7000 rpm. How well the manifold suits the engine...
Forum: Engine Tech   09-16-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,066
Posted By Paul Kane
Same answer if TFS heads.

Same answer if TFS heads.
Forum: Engine Tech   09-16-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,066
Posted By Paul Kane
That looks to be an A429 Cobra Jet head which has...

That looks to be an A429 Cobra Jet head which has had its exhaust port shaped for an old-school blown alcohol application and zoomie-type headers with the large rectangular exhaust header flanges,...
Forum: Engine Tech   09-15-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 244
Posted By Paul Kane
If I understand your question correctly: ...

If I understand your question correctly:

Many round-dished pistons can still have enough quench effect, via their round band circling the dish in the crown, to generate adequate mixture-motion and...
Forum: Engine Tech   09-15-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,356
Posted By Paul Kane
6T6mustang, I am not talking down to you, I am...

6T6mustang, I am not talking down to you, I am offering you straight-ahead, no-nonsense help and insight, even breaking your posts down to the specifics and answering each point independently. ...
Forum: Engine Tech   09-15-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,356
Posted By Paul Kane
10 degrees less camshaft will not get you into...

10 degrees less camshaft will not get you into the "sweet spot." Also, it's not just the camshaft it's pretty much the entire engine combination: heads, cam, induction, exhaust, etc.

You have not...
Forum: Engine Tech   09-14-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,356
Posted By Paul Kane
If you are trying to spin a Berkeley A impeller...

If you are trying to spin a Berkeley A impeller or Dominator A (<---same as Berk AA) then you have a poorly planned engine combination. The heads and cam are way too big for your 10:1, +0.030" 460. ...
Forum: Engine Tech   09-07-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,736
Posted By Paul Kane
Cool The pump body in the Stage 2 Kit has a 9/16" exit...

The pump body in the Stage 2 Kit has a 9/16" exit gallery (all M84DHV pumps do) and so it would be very beneficial to open up ("port match") that pump-to-filter pad gallery to 9/16" like the pump and...
Forum: Engine Tech   09-07-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,736
Posted By Paul Kane
If using an external pump or a dry sump, you're...

If using an external pump or a dry sump, you're good to go. If using an internal oil pump, then I'd suggest enlarging the pump-to-filter gallery from 1/2-inch to 9/16-inch.
Forum: Engine Tech   08-29-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,420
Posted By Paul Kane
Again generally, any of the blocks you are...

Again generally, any of the blocks you are considering are up to the job if prepped properly the application.

With that in mind, you might consider which block is the most practical option. In...
Forum: Engine Tech   08-25-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,420
Posted By Paul Kane
http://www.460ford.com/forum/attachment.php?attach...

http://www.460ford.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=55761&d=1440513359

1) That might be an Arias-Root block.
2) Are you certain the deck height is 10.200" and not 10.300? If it's 10.200"...
Forum: Engine Tech   08-25-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,043
Posted By Paul Kane
You really need to mic the cam bearing ID and the...

You really need to mic the cam bearing ID and the camshaft journal OD with some precision measuring equipment, but based on your preliminary numbers its blatantly obvious what the problem is. If you...
Forum: Engine Tech   08-25-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By Paul Kane
The B429 chain you noted above is an excellent...

The B429 chain you noted above is an excellent option, mostly because of the 9-position keyways on the crank gear.
Forum: Engine Tech   08-22-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 669
Posted By Paul Kane
The passenger car block's cam-to-crank centerline...

The passenger car block's cam-to-crank centerline spec is 6.078". If you feel you need to inspect the cam and crank bearing bores for being parallel to one another, then I suppose you may check by...
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