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Forum: Engine Tech   07-22-2016, 08:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 748
Posted By DanE
Get in a right place, duplicate the conditions...

Get in a right place, duplicate the conditions where the engine falls off, and immediately shut the engine and fuel pump off. Then see if there is gas in the float bowls.
Forum: Engine Tech   07-12-2016, 02:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,115
Posted By DanE
Which crank, rods, and pistons are you using?

Which crank, rods, and pistons are you using?
Forum: Engine Tech   07-07-2016, 04:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,115
Posted By DanE
In 1973, a friend of mine came to me with his new...

In 1973, a friend of mine came to me with his new 360 powered Ford pickup and said it was a total dog. 9 to 11 MPG and would not go 100 MPH.

I took the heads off and had the machine shop do to...
Forum: Engine Tech   07-07-2016, 03:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By DanE
Google "Aces 4" and then talk to Brain at "Aces...

Google "Aces 4" and then talk to Brain at "Aces 4".
Forum: New Member Introductions   06-29-2016, 06:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By DanE
Question Welcome to this site. And how is it that you...

Welcome to this site.
And how is it that you have been challenged?
Forum: Engine Tech   06-29-2016, 06:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 533
Posted By DanE
Use the search function on this site and you will...

Use the search function on this site and you will have your answer.
Forum: Engine Tech   06-27-2016, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By DanE
Set timing at 12-14* initial and 34-36* total....

Set timing at 12-14* initial and 34-36* total. Use premium and watch for detonation.
Forum: Engine Tech   06-25-2016, 06:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By DanE
EMC rules

Bob;

Go to Engine Masters Challenge

scroll down to rules
scroll down to big block rules
Forum: Engine Tech   06-24-2016, 08:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By DanE
Are you going to 4.40 bore and a 3.85 stroke or a...

Are you going to 4.40 bore and a 3.85 stroke or a 4.56 bore and a 3.59 stroke or____?____

This should be an interesting thread!
Forum: Engine Tech   06-15-2016, 08:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,409
Posted By DanE
You would be better off if you got a custom cam...

You would be better off if you got a custom cam from one of the vendors on this site.
Forum: Engine Tech   06-13-2016, 02:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 724
Posted By DanE
AGAIN, the main girdle and studs are not needed...

AGAIN, the main girdle and studs are not needed for this engine.

Something to pay attention too is the rear main seal crush. Do a search on this site. If you do not get this right, the engine...
Forum: Chilly's Garage   06-10-2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By DanE
I bought front brake rotors and pads for my...

I bought front brake rotors and pads for my wife's 2011 Raptor from CARiD. Better quality and lower price than the OEM parts. I'm happy.
Forum: Engine Tech   06-08-2016, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3
  Timing
Views: 303
Posted By DanE
If it is a stock 77 460 with it's less than 8 to...

If it is a stock 77 460 with it's less than 8 to 1 compression ratio, the engine would probably run best in the 38 to 40 degrees total timing area. You did not state what you are using the engine...
Forum: Engine Tech   04-30-2016, 07:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By DanE
What is your version of "ported" Dove...

What is your version of "ported" Dove heads?
Forum: Engine Tech   04-12-2016, 07:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 601
Posted By DanE
In 1970, my brother used the Holly replacement QJ...

In 1970, my brother used the Holly replacement QJ on his 70 Torino CJ and liked it better than the original QJ.
Forum: The Auction Block   04-06-2016, 07:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,425
Posted By DanE
I bought a Blue Thunder, standard port, dual...

I bought a Blue Thunder, standard port, dual plane, dual quad intake and promptly sent it to The Mad Porter. It flowed around 260 cfm with uneven port flows. After he ported it, The manifold flowed...
Forum: Engine Tech   04-04-2016, 07:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,750
Posted By DanE
Intake manifold "H" pipe

Intake manifold
"H" pipe
Forum: Engine Tech   04-03-2016, 07:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,750
Posted By DanE
I doubt that your engine has 9.5to 1 compression....

I doubt that your engine has 9.5to 1 compression. More like high 8's. That's figuring 74 cc combustion chambers (?), .041" head gaskets (?), 22cc dish pistons, .015" in the hole.

First off, drop...
Forum: Engine Tech Archive   04-02-2016, 06:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 502
Posted By DanE
As to camshaft selection, valve events and static...

As to camshaft selection, valve events and static compression go hand in hand so as to end up with a dynamic compression that is compatible with the octane rating of the gasoline to be used and many...
Forum: Engine Tech   03-31-2016, 04:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,296
Posted By DanE
The exhaust port flow is not in good balance with...

The exhaust port flow is not in good balance with the intake port flow on the stock 385 series engines. The exhaust port flow is too low. Therefore, the exhaust valve needs to be held open longer to...
Forum: Engine Tech   03-06-2016, 09:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,556
Posted By DanE
Do a search on using a HR camshaft in the 385...

Do a search on using a HR camshaft in the 385 series engine.
Forum: General Tech   02-24-2016, 04:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By DanE
3.08

3.08
Forum: Engine Build Archive   02-23-2016, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,177
Posted By DanE
Cory; , 1. Velocity and volume go hand in...

Cory;
,
1.
Velocity and volume go hand in hand. Experience plays a strong hand here. For your stated engine and vehicle usage, the Edelbrock Performer RPM intake manifold would probably serve you...
Forum: General Tech   02-23-2016, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By DanE
Quickshift; I cannot answer your question...

Quickshift;

I cannot answer your question directly, but you are on the right path with lower gears. A friend and I were a jaunt with a new 454 chevy pickup and a 28' fifthwheel. After about a...
Forum: The Auction Block   02-21-2016, 06:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,197
Posted By DanE
Vandy KNOWS which way is up, and he offered you...

Vandy KNOWS which way is up, and he offered you the polished tunnel ram and dedicated tunnel ram carburetors. He obviously is not going to take the time to take pictures. You know what a tunnel ram...
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