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Forum: Engine Tech 12-18-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By MrScharfenberger
I appreciate the input. I'm obviously still...

I appreciate the input. I'm obviously still trying to figure it out so I'll do as you suggest and shoot for between 9 to 10 inches of vacuum under load.

I purchased this vacuum gauge:...
Forum: Engine Tech 12-18-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By MrScharfenberger
Star Vacuum Pump Vacuum Question?

I have a Star Machine standard vacuum pump on my 521. It has a built in regulator. I am going to try to set the regulator for about 12 inches of vacuum.

My questions are:

At what RPM should...
Forum: The Auction Block 12-17-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By MrScharfenberger
ttt

ttt
Forum: Car Buildup Forum 12-09-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 719
Views: 127,891
Posted By MrScharfenberger
That is the weight without the driver. Figure in...

That is the weight without the driver. Figure in another 270 pounds with the helmet, jacket and all. It should be a race weight of 3190 pounds.

I have been eyeballing the Harwood fiberglass...
Forum: Car Buildup Forum 12-08-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 719
Views: 127,891
Posted By MrScharfenberger
As it turns out the collectors cleared the...

As it turns out the collectors cleared the trailer easily. Both going on and coming off. A small yet rare miracle in the hot rodding hobby. It was something that could have gone wrong yet,...
Forum: The Auction Block 12-08-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By MrScharfenberger
TTT

TTT
Forum: Car Buildup Forum 12-07-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 719
Views: 127,891
Posted By MrScharfenberger
Guess my weight??

Well the car is done. But the season is over...

Today I loaded the car on a trailer and took it to a truck stop near me to put it on a CAT scale to see what it weighed in race trim. It has...
Forum: The Auction Block 12-02-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By MrScharfenberger
Would work great in a 1970's pickup truck!

Would work great in a 1970's pickup truck!
Forum: The Auction Block 11-28-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By MrScharfenberger
Exhaust Crankcase Evacuation System

The evacuation tubes and valves are already welded into the 3 inch turn downs. Just bolt the turn downs on your 3 inch header collectors and go. The breathers for the valve cover end have 1 inch...
Forum: Engine Tech 11-21-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By MrScharfenberger
If it is .030 over crate engine 460 short block...

If it is .030 over crate engine 460 short block it sounds like it could be one of the last years for the SVO 460 short block. They used .030 "seasoned" blocks for those because they quit making the...
Forum: Engine Tech 11-20-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,102
Posted By MrScharfenberger
5000 Horse Power On Methanol

I got the book today. Can you guess what I'll be doing over the Thanksgiving holiday??

http://www.MrScharfenberger.com/93Notch/Book.jpg
Forum: Car Buildup Forum 11-18-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 58,136
Posted By MrScharfenberger
Was she a blonde, brunette or redhead? :D ...

Was she a blonde, brunette or redhead? :D

Just kidding... WELCOME BACK!!

Glad to see you are back at it. Hopefully you won't be traveling for a while. Now you can sink that big pile of...
Forum: Car Buildup Forum 11-18-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 11,028
Posted By MrScharfenberger
Looks like you could move the battery box over to...

Looks like you could move the battery box over to the left a bit so it sits on the trunk floor a little better and then just bolt it all down.

I have an aluminium Summit battery box and my floor...
Forum: Engine Tech 11-17-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,102
Posted By MrScharfenberger
Well I love the sound of the alky motors so much...

Well I love the sound of the alky motors so much that I took your advice and bought the book. The motors just sound more crisp and I love that. I just hope I understand what the guy is trying to...
Forum: The Auction Block 11-17-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By MrScharfenberger
Sorry man but they sold this afternoon and the...

Sorry man but they sold this afternoon and the payment has already been received.
Forum: Engine Tech 11-17-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 697
Posted By MrScharfenberger
Give it a good checking and let us know. I...

Give it a good checking and let us know.

I will say that if your dipstick keeps creeping up you really need a better crank case evacuation system. What are you currently running for an evacuation...
Forum: General Tech 11-17-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By MrScharfenberger
I got a 24 inch long piece of 1 1/2 x 2 inch...

I got a 24 inch long piece of 1 1/2 x 2 inch aluminium from Metal Supermarket and made my own. Probably the easiest thing that I did on the whole car.
Forum: Engine Tech 11-17-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,102
Posted By MrScharfenberger
Would the Lunati 4.3 forged crank stand up to...

Would the Lunati 4.3 forged crank stand up to 1500 HP if everything is tuned correctly and using that A460 block?
Forum: Engine Tech 11-17-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,102
Posted By MrScharfenberger
Well I have thought about something like the F3...

Well I have thought about something like the F3 like 95 Cobra was talking about and is currently working on. I think that would be easier to plumb and would be a little cheaper in the end because I...
Forum: The Auction Block 11-16-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By MrScharfenberger
Ford Motorsport Valve Covers $100 Shipped

!! SOLD !!

I have for sale a set of Ford Motorsport valve covers. The breather cap in the picture does not come with them. That goes to an exhaust crank case evacuation system that I am going to...
Forum: Engine Tech 11-16-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,102
Posted By MrScharfenberger
I like the way you think. Pretty much right on...

I like the way you think. Pretty much right on what I've been thinking except I've been thinking bigger cubic inches. Simply because I could make the power but would not have to spin the motor as...
Forum: Car Buildup Forum 11-16-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 544
Posted By MrScharfenberger
Very nice score! Looks like a nice truck. I'm...

Very nice score! Looks like a nice truck. I'm really missing my 1974 F-100. I may have to search out another one.

And get that thing in the garage!! :D
Forum: Engine Tech 11-16-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 820
Posted By MrScharfenberger
You are getting hung up on something that you...

You are getting hung up on something that you don't need to be hung up on. Just use the 2 bolt main caps and put the money you would spend to fix this in other places. Those 4 bolt main caps are...
Forum: Engine Tech 11-15-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By MrScharfenberger
Look at this link from the vendor section. You...

Look at this link from the vendor section. You can't go wrong with one of these.

http://www.460ford.com/forum/showthread.php?t=97212
Forum: Engine Tech 11-15-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,102
Posted By MrScharfenberger
I'm thinking there is a reason they all have the...

I'm thinking there is a reason they all have the short snout. Is this due to keeping the motor compact or some type of strength or fatigue issue with the longer snout when you are getting into the...
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