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Forum: Engine Tech   05-15-2016, 09:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,410
Posted By SPLUHAR
I have the exact same combination in my 4500lb...

I have the exact same combination in my 4500lb Torino, except I have tall tires, and a tuned junkyard Quadrajet on a modified spacer/adapter. I get almost 17 mpg on the high way @ 80 miles per hour....
Forum: Engine Tech   04-24-2016, 05:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,087
Posted By SPLUHAR
I have a center section from a 71 Mustang in the...

I have a center section from a 71 Mustang in the 77 Lincoln Mark V rear, that is located under my 76 Elite. It bolted right in, and the axles were the same spline count. You will probably need a...
Forum: Engine Tech   04-17-2016, 04:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 605
Posted By SPLUHAR
I have a 1975 chevy pick up truck q jet on a...

I have a 1975 chevy pick up truck q jet on a custom made spacer/ adapter on a performer manifold. It was $20 shipped off of ebay. Check w/ Cliff Ruggles, he can spec it out for you. Cliffs High...
Forum: Engine Tech   03-17-2016, 09:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 845
Posted By SPLUHAR
I have d0ve heads and flat top pistons, and a...

I have d0ve heads and flat top pistons, and a mild cam in a 4500lb car w/ stock converter and 3.25 gears & 28" tall tires. I ported my own heads (with a dremel), and added singh grooves to the...
Forum: Engine Tech   02-25-2016, 08:15 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,180
Posted By SPLUHAR
Could it be too much lift for umbrella seals?

Could it be too much lift for umbrella seals?
Forum: Engine Tech   02-22-2016, 02:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By SPLUHAR
Be careful with that thing!

Be careful with that thing!
Forum: Car Buildup Forum   01-22-2016, 10:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,335
Posted By SPLUHAR
1976-78 ish Lincoln Continental and Merc full...

1976-78 ish Lincoln Continental and Merc full size had 4 wheel disc brakes, and larger front rotors. It looks like a good time to upgrade. It looks like it should bolt right in. I installed Mark V...
Forum: Engine Tech   01-19-2016, 07:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 245
Posted By SPLUHAR
I tried a 1407 and had to richen primary and...

I tried a 1407 and had to richen primary and acceleration circuits up a lot. I drilled the primary jets out to 1/8", and the squirter out to .063 (I think). The largest squirter available is...
Forum: Engine Tech   01-04-2016, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 616
Posted By SPLUHAR
My junk ebay Quadrajet w/ homemade adapter and...

My junk ebay Quadrajet w/ homemade adapter and Cliff Ruggles parts is a blast and pulls down 17 mpg @ 80 mph & 3200 rpm on the highway (4500lb Elite, similar cam in stock '71 429 w/ ported heads, c6,...
Forum: Engine Tech   12-29-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 699
Posted By SPLUHAR
Just adding: a small cam for lower rpm...

Just adding: a small cam for lower rpm acceleration and progressively larger cam as the rpms rise. 7000 rpm power band. Super gas mileage combined with ridiculous power. etc.
Forum: Car Buildup Forum   12-04-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,051
Posted By SPLUHAR
Just a heads up, the Tbird rear has a different...

Just a heads up, the Tbird rear has a different bolt pattern for the wheels than the Crown Vic front (4.25" vs 4.5"). The track width for the Tbird is 3" narrower than the Crown Vic also.
Forum: Engine Tech   11-20-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,444
Posted By SPLUHAR
I was disappointed in my build when I first...

I was disappointed in my build when I first started driving it. '71 429, added Crane 272 cam, Edelbrock performer and Edelbrock 1407 750 carb, in a 1972 Mustang. It had less acceleration then the...
Forum: Engine Tech   11-04-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,413
Posted By SPLUHAR
http://www.460ford.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1993...

http://www.460ford.com/forum/showthread.php?t=199314
Forum: Engine Tech   10-29-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 766
Posted By SPLUHAR
I don't have an answer for you, but searching...

I don't have an answer for you, but searching around found some info for you to further your research. Block deck height should probably be checked.
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Forum: Engine Tech   10-29-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 766
Posted By SPLUHAR
http://www.460ford.com/forum/showthread.php?t=2053...

http://www.460ford.com/forum/showthread.php?t=205394
Forum: Engine Tech   10-27-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,604
Posted By SPLUHAR
Fuel pressure? Clogged filter?

Fuel pressure? Clogged filter?
Forum: Car Buildup Forum   09-02-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 18,297
Posted By SPLUHAR
Figured that you wouldn't cut a nice, rare,...

Figured that you wouldn't cut a nice, rare, freshly painted Montego GT hood.

I'd like to coat my hood w/ vaseline, lay fiber glass matt down on top of that and resin it, peel it, and do the same...
Forum: Car Buildup Forum   09-02-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 18,297
Posted By SPLUHAR
I'm cutting one on either side of center trim...

I'm cutting one on either side of center trim right in front of the air cleaner (about 13" wide x 8" front to back each) and a couple along the crease above exhaust manifolds (8" wide x about 20"...
Forum: Car Buildup Forum   09-01-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 18,297
Posted By SPLUHAR
I've been considering cutting vents into my hood...

I've been considering cutting vents into my hood to let out hot air, but it's just an Elite, std hood. Probably some ductwork to those vents, as well. Added benefit of venting hood is downforce.
Forum: Engine Tech   09-01-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,128
Posted By SPLUHAR
When I go under the car, I always bring a tire or...

When I go under the car, I always bring a tire or tires with me (inflated, on wheel), use extra jack stands, leave jack or jacks raised under chassis (that I originally jacked the car up with). I...
Forum: Engine Tech   07-24-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,427
Posted By SPLUHAR
The heads were off maybe 8 or 9 years ago. oops.

The heads were off maybe 8 or 9 years ago. oops.
Forum: Engine Tech   07-24-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,427
Posted By SPLUHAR
My pistons are completely flat top, no valve...

My pistons are completely flat top, no valve relief. I also didn't see "Plus 15 degrees" under intake closing, so I adjusted that. These are the numbers I put in: 76, 0, .039, 4.5, 4.36, .025,...
Forum: Engine Tech   07-23-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,427
Posted By SPLUHAR
stock 71 429 un-rebuilt, about .025 piston to...

stock 71 429 un-rebuilt, about .025 piston to deck, ported, polished chamber, stock (original) valve d0ve heads, crane H-272 cam (.518/.513 lift, 216/228 duration), performer w/ homemade...
Forum: Engine Tech   07-23-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,427
Posted By SPLUHAR
I just put my numbers in to the KB calculator:...

I just put my numbers in to the KB calculator: 9.8ish dcr (I didn't measure the chambers, but they're stock, polished w/ 2 singh grooves each) - 91 or 93 octane, 15/35 timing, iron heads, heavy car,...
Forum: Engine Tech   07-22-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By SPLUHAR
I used a "wood rasp" in an electric drill, to...

I used a "wood rasp" in an electric drill, to blend my spacer/adapter. I got it from home depot. It's about 1" diameter and has a domed top. I started with a 4-hole, and chewed it down to 2...
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