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Forum: Engine Tech 07-23-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 134
Posted By 68xr7cat
A KB 460 piston would be very close to zero deck...

A KB 460 piston would be very close to zero deck on a stock early block as its CH is 1.77". If it is .020" out then the block has been cut. Early blocks (68-70) were 10.300" deck except for 2V...
Forum: Engine Tech 07-23-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 159
Posted By 68xr7cat
The pistons come with new pins, don't use the old...

The pistons come with new pins, don't use the old ones. These are press fit so best let the shop install them onto the rods. Usually heat up end of rod and slip the pin in.

Provided the weight of...
Forum: Engine Tech 07-23-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 159
Posted By 68xr7cat
That piston has been hammered pretty good. It is...

That piston has been hammered pretty good. It is the typical bathtub piston which are about 22cc. That piston in the link is not what you need. You need this one:
...
Forum: Engine Tech 07-22-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By 68xr7cat
They most certainly put a 429 in '71's. Don't...

They most certainly put a 429 in '71's. Don't expect much from your local parts stores.

Given you have D3VE heads if original would be out of an '73 to mid '80's. Casting numbers should be in the...
Forum: Engine Tech 07-22-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,262
Posted By 68xr7cat
I was taught a long time ago a lot to do with...

I was taught a long time ago a lot to do with building race engines is machine work and attention to detail. From what has been presented the 836 lifters Dave got have a problem at least in some...
Forum: Engine Tech 07-20-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By 68xr7cat
Man so many AFR haters here...

Man so many AFR haters here...
Forum: Engine Tech 07-20-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By 68xr7cat
So Charlie what do you not like about the AFR...

So Charlie what do you not like about the AFR head other than the rocker stud bosses?
Forum: Engine Tech 07-20-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 348
Posted By 68xr7cat
I've seen one done in the past and it still had...

I've seen one done in the past and it still had the air ride and ABS. They don't need the ECM to work. The stock Brake booster is real close on one I saw and don't believe it will clear anything...
Forum: Engine Tech 07-20-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 607
Posted By 68xr7cat
Yes the adapter in the link will work. The...

Yes the adapter in the link will work. The modification is not to use checking springs, which you will have to anyway. The modification is not setting it up with the rocker and pushrod reason being...
Forum: Engine Tech 07-20-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 607
Posted By 68xr7cat
Don't need a damper to degree cam. Just need a...

Don't need a damper to degree cam. Just need a degree wheel and crankshaft adapter.

Really valve reliefs or not either you have enough clearance or you do not. You can have reliefs not deep...
Forum: Engine Tech 07-19-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,262
Posted By 68xr7cat
Heck just get some Jesels

Heck just get some Jesels
Forum: Engine Tech 07-19-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 566
Posted By 68xr7cat
Oils like religion. Is such a thing as too much...

Oils like religion. Is such a thing as too much ZDDP and can cause damage too. Should not be adding stuff to oil after break in, much better to use the right oil for the application. Most of the...
Forum: Engine Tech 07-19-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,487
Posted By 68xr7cat
Time you did some diagnostics. Pull one plug at a...

Time you did some diagnostics. Pull one plug at a time. If noise quiets down now you have it down to which cylinder. If that don't get you anywhere get a stethoscope or put a piece of wood to your...
Forum: Engine Tech 07-18-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 817
Posted By 68xr7cat
PHR is being merged into the Hot Rog magazine....

PHR is being merged into the Hot Rog magazine. Don't know if they will carry that series over, but never know. EMC is supposed to continue.

Sorry I know nothing of whatever hacked up mess they...
Forum: Engine Tech 07-18-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 138
Posted By 68xr7cat
Unless you are going to take it to a shop and...

Unless you are going to take it to a shop and have it professionally honed just ball hone it.
Forum: Engine Tech 07-18-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,262
Posted By 68xr7cat
Nobody can answer that question with any...

Nobody can answer that question with any certainty. If you use the right oil, do not idle at 600 rpm for long periods, and have no other valvetrain issues have been guys gone 10,000 miles without...
Forum: Engine Tech 07-18-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By 68xr7cat
Have seen it done. Have seen cams eat a lobe too....

Have seen it done. Have seen cams eat a lobe too. One thing I can say for sure is if it goes wrong the debris can make a real mess out of an engine. If it was mine I'd sell off the old cam and...
Forum: Engine Tech 07-18-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 198
Posted By 68xr7cat
The anaerobic sealant see used a lot on OHC...

The anaerobic sealant see used a lot on OHC camshaft caps. Even then see it wash out. Seems surfaces have to be fairly flat and rigid.

On regular gaskets I use permatex high tack and if there is...
Forum: Engine Tech 07-18-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 331
Posted By 68xr7cat
460 was not put in passager cars after 1978 model...

460 was not put in passager cars after 1978 model year. If you found something on the net saying it is from a 1979 Lincoln then you found wrong information. A D3VE head casting may come up as Lincoln...
Forum: Engine Tech 07-17-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 769
Posted By 68xr7cat
Flow numbers are a great selling tool, but not...

Flow numbers are a great selling tool, but not much more. A flow bench is a development tool and can lie too. Up the cfm, put it on a dyno and loose power. Dyno is a development tool as well. What...
Forum: Engine Tech 07-16-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 769
Posted By 68xr7cat
I hear the Pro Comp's have their place, but are...

I hear the Pro Comp's have their place, but are not a racing head...
Forum: Engine Tech 07-15-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 769
Posted By 68xr7cat
You take same amount off the intake side of the...

You take same amount off the intake side of the head as the deck side in theory. Usually can go .030" - .040" without touching the intake side and be OK. Keep in mind as you lower the deck (head or...
Forum: Engine Tech 07-14-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 314
Posted By 68xr7cat
Guess should clarify. Ask ten people this...

Guess should clarify. Ask ten people this question and will get different answers. If something works it is good, if it don't it is bad. Usually find something done wrong in the break in or a...
Forum: Engine Tech 07-14-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 938
Posted By 68xr7cat
Superman

Superman
Forum: Engine Tech 07-14-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 242
Posted By 68xr7cat
Sounds like a 1970 or early 1971 engine. In those...

Sounds like a 1970 or early 1971 engine. In those years only the Lincoln came with a 460. If it is original and out of a Mercury it would be a 429. Now given the fact it has been around 44 years it...
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