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Forum: Engine Tech 06-29-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By SPLUHAR
Too large for my 4500 lb Torino Elite w/...

Too large for my 4500 lb Torino Elite w/ un-rebuilt stock bottom end 71 429, home ported original valve heads, junkyard qjet on a performer, stock stall, 3.25 rear, 17mpg daily driver.

Too large...
Forum: Engine Tech 06-29-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By SPLUHAR
Custom cam question

Is it worth it to send my too-large cam to be re-ground? (hydraulic flat tappet, btw) The cam I have (uninstalled) is this one:

http://www.summitracing.com/parts/crn-354561/overview/make/ford
...
Forum: Engine Tech 06-15-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,057
Posted By SPLUHAR
How about a 3" collector into 3" x pipe? Thanks...

How about a 3" collector into 3" x pipe? Thanks for the info btw. There may be a 219/230 cam in my future btw.
Forum: Engine Tech 06-12-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,183
Posted By SPLUHAR
http://www.reincarnation-automotive.com/Duraspark_...

http://www.reincarnation-automotive.com/Duraspark_distributor_recurve_instructions_index.html
Forum: Engine Tech 06-11-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,057
Posted By SPLUHAR
I appreciate the info, but I already own 2"...

I appreciate the info, but I already own 2" headers right now. I don't own $6-700 for new headers. It's an either/or (manifolds or existing headers). I have a long list of stuff that'll need to...
Forum: Engine Tech 06-11-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,057
Posted By SPLUHAR
Which should I use? My only choices are stock...

Which should I use? My only choices are stock manifolds or 2" headers. (mild 429, ported d0ves, 76 Ford Elite, 4500lbs, 3.25 rear.)
Forum: Engine Tech 06-05-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,183
Posted By SPLUHAR
Here is a list of posts by AndyMarkV. He built...

Here is a list of posts by AndyMarkV. He built up a Lincoln for his father-in-law, with good results.

http://www.460ford.com/forum/search.php?searchid=7309354
Forum: Car Buildup Forum 05-26-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 408
Posted By SPLUHAR
Posted: 06-December-2010 at 3:30AM ...

Posted: 06-December-2010 at 3:30AM
http://forum.grantorinosport.org/psquares-78-mercuy-cougar-xr7_topic4664_page1.html
Forum: Engine Tech 05-07-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,392
Posted By SPLUHAR
http://www.modelly.com/modelcars/members/stingraym...

http://www.modelly.com/modelcars/members/stingrayman/highway-61/plymouth-belvedere-gtx-silver-bullet-5jx/
Forum: Engine Tech 05-06-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 405
Posted By SPLUHAR
You may not have enough fan there. Big engine,...

You may not have enough fan there. Big engine, low speed, higher rpms all require a lot of air. You have all of the above. Only 2600 cfm, I've heard that that isn't enough in a lot of...
Forum: Engine Tech 05-05-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 405
Posted By SPLUHAR
I thought they were labeled "FRONT", not...

I thought they were labeled "FRONT", not "TOP".
Forum: Engine Tech 04-30-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,568
Posted By SPLUHAR
Like 7/8's of a Qjet.

Like 7/8's of a Qjet.
Forum: Engine Tech 04-29-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,568
Posted By SPLUHAR
Never! I love it. 17 mpg and it blows my 1407...

Never! I love it. 17 mpg and it blows my 1407 away! Pick one up off of ebay for $20 and rebuild it w/ a Cliff Ruggles kit.
Forum: Engine Tech 04-29-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,568
Posted By SPLUHAR
I still have the noisy lifter, still randomly...

I still have the noisy lifter, still randomly noisy. If I shut the engine off and start it again, there's no noise. I may fix it soon and I may never fix it, depending on time/money.

Is it worth...
Forum: Engine Tech 04-09-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,166
Posted By SPLUHAR
My 429 had 35k on it (so I'm told). I put in a...

My 429 had 35k on it (so I'm told). I put in a new cam & lifters. I pulled the heads, disassembled them, ported them, polished the chambers and re-assembled them (no valve job). I measured the...
Forum: Engine Tech 04-09-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,201
Posted By SPLUHAR
Did you put a vacuum gauge on it yet?

Did you put a vacuum gauge on it yet?
Forum: Engine Tech 04-08-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,201
Posted By SPLUHAR
I was disappointed by the performance of my 1407....

I was disappointed by the performance of my 1407. It turned out to be extremely lean, would back fire through the carb when cold (no choke). Everything I did to richen up the mixture everywhere,...
Forum: Engine Tech 03-30-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 503
Posted By SPLUHAR
I had a rod knock in a Mitsubishi 4cyl that...

I had a rod knock in a Mitsubishi 4cyl that eventually exploded the piston and put a hole in the block. The sound of it was much quicker then, for example, a lifter tick, because it would "knock"...
Forum: Engine Tech 03-25-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 840
Posted By SPLUHAR
I own a 1976 Ford Elite. It came stock w/ a low...

I own a 1976 Ford Elite. It came stock w/ a low compression 400, 2bbl carb, single exhaust. The best I got was 14 on the highway @ 70 mph, with the stock 2.75 rear.

Now it has a 71 429, ported...
Forum: General Tech 03-20-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 857
Posted By SPLUHAR
Any kind of quick wear is from the tire dragging...

Any kind of quick wear is from the tire dragging on the road, weather going straight or going around a curve or turn. Camber isn't going to cause quick noticeable wear unless the camber is...
Forum: General Tech 03-20-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 857
Posted By SPLUHAR
What parts were used for the disc brake swap?

What parts were used for the disc brake swap?
Forum: General Tech 03-19-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 857
Posted By SPLUHAR
Check your own alignment. Use a framing square...

Check your own alignment. Use a framing square and a tape measure. Park on a flat surface. Measure out to out of front and rear of front tires. The difference is your toe in or toe out. To check...
Forum: Engine Tech 03-06-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 856
Posted By SPLUHAR
I will be installing windstar fans - 2 speed...

I will be installing windstar fans - 2 speed primary and a single speed secondary fan (for when ac is on). I'll probably put the secondary on a toggle switch.

...
Forum: Engine Tech 02-28-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By SPLUHAR
I cut them into my d0ve's with a hacksaw (short...

I cut them into my d0ve's with a hacksaw (short strokes) and a hand file. I put 2 per chamber, pointed at the spark plug. I also polished the chambers (w/ a dremel). Stock 429 un-machined short...
Forum: Engine Tech 02-25-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,744
Posted By SPLUHAR
Carefully check what you ordered. If they are...

Carefully check what you ordered. If they are listed for Ltd or Galaxie as well, they will not fit the Torino/T bird/Montego frame. These mounts are not available new anymore, although Crites has...
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