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Forum: Engine Tech 04-27-2015, 12:56 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By TorinoStyle2
It will be fine. I've used the same gaskets...

It will be fine. I've used the same gaskets before on a dozen different vehicles with Edelbrock intakes. No problems to speak of.
But be sure to re-torque the intake after it has cycled thru a few...
Forum: Engine Tech 04-26-2015, 01:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 486
Posted By TorinoStyle2
Sometimes, they have to be honed to fit on the...

Sometimes, they have to be honed to fit on the snout. Never beat on it with a hammer!!
Forum: Engine Tech 04-20-2015, 01:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 581
Posted By TorinoStyle2
Is the transmission mounted solid too?? AKA, has...

Is the transmission mounted solid too?? AKA, has no rubber mount??
Forum: Chilly's Garage 04-05-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 500
Posted By TorinoStyle2
They may be going for the LeMans win, and I sure...

They may be going for the LeMans win, and I sure hope they achieve their goal. But for the ones that are going to be for sale to the public, I think they screwed up by not offering up a bad azz twin...
Forum: Engine Tech 04-01-2015, 12:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By TorinoStyle2
It requires an aftermarket block to fit that kind...

It requires an aftermarket block to fit that kind of crank in there. The aftermarket blocks have areas that are machined or 'carved' out to make room for the crank counterweights and rods.
A factory...
Forum: Engine Tech 03-29-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By TorinoStyle2
I think the early A460 head had the SVO logo on...

I think the early A460 head had the SVO logo on them.
Forum: Engine Tech 03-28-2015, 04:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By TorinoStyle2
If going with a solid flat tappet, get the...

If going with a solid flat tappet, get the quality lifters (Comp, Isky, Crower, etc) that feature the EDM oiling hole on the face of the lifter for direct pressurized oiling to the lifter and cam...
Forum: Engine Tech 03-26-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By TorinoStyle2
Edelbrock Performer and Holley 850 carb.

Edelbrock Performer and Holley 850 carb.
Forum: Engine Tech 03-25-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 712
Posted By TorinoStyle2
My Grandmother had an old Falcon, 63 I think. It...

My Grandmother had an old Falcon, 63 I think. It had the 200 cu. in. 6 cylinder and "3 on the tree".
It would knock down 38-39 MPG's on the open highway.
Forum: The Auction Block 03-25-2015, 01:19 AM
Replies: 11
For Sale 500ci, boss,hemi
Views: 957
Posted By TorinoStyle2
Someone got a killer azz deal!!

Someone got a killer azz deal!!
Forum: Engine Tech 03-25-2015, 01:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 712
Posted By TorinoStyle2
Just in theory alone, it would seem that the...

Just in theory alone, it would seem that the earlier engines would get better MPG due to the fact that they were a bit more powerful, and thus more efficient.
The fact that cars kept getting heavier...
Forum: Engine Tech 03-22-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By TorinoStyle2
Start checking vacuum lines and the areas around...

Start checking vacuum lines and the areas around the throttle body, and the intake manifold gaskets between the manifold and cyl. heads.
Any kind of sensors that are in the air path (mass airflow...
Forum: Engine Tech 03-22-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By TorinoStyle2
Correct me if Im wrong, but I think the stock...

Correct me if Im wrong, but I think the stock length pushrods are in the 8.550" range or so.
Forum: General Race Tech 03-21-2015, 01:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 317
Posted By TorinoStyle2
I would say 'quite a bit'. You have strong parts,...

I would say 'quite a bit'. You have strong parts, but its things like ring gap and sealing force that will determine the threshold of living, and destruction!!
Are you using the 18 bolt heads?? Are...
Forum: Engine Tech 03-20-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By TorinoStyle2
Do you have pics of this situation??

Do you have pics of this situation??
Forum: Engine Tech 03-20-2015, 02:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,836
Posted By TorinoStyle2
They should re-name it to...

They should re-name it to "JunkMaster".....because thats what ProComp is....JUNK.
Forum: Engine Tech 03-18-2015, 12:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By TorinoStyle2
It sounds like accelerator pump adjustment to me....

It sounds like accelerator pump adjustment to me. When you rebuilt the carb, did you also happen to flush out the entire fuel system (tank, lines, filter, pump)?? Because if its sucking up dirt and...
Forum: General Race Tech 03-14-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,121
Posted By TorinoStyle2
Not a Fox body, but my 460 uses a Fox body Canton...

Not a Fox body, but my 460 uses a Fox body Canton oil pan in my Torino. I had a custom diaper made from Taylor Safety Products.
It was only $300.
Unfortunately, I put it to good use a few weeks...
Forum: Race Talk 03-10-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,931
Posted By TorinoStyle2
Bob Glidden??....Billy Glidden??

Bob Glidden??....Billy Glidden??
Forum: Car Buildup Forum 03-07-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,330
Posted By TorinoStyle2
What block are you using??

What block are you using??
Forum: Engine Tech 03-06-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By TorinoStyle2
Does the engine speed up when you spray carb...

Does the engine speed up when you spray carb cleaner around the intake and cylinder head mating areas??
If so, the leak may be on the 'outside' of the motor, in which case, you can always slop some...
Forum: Engine Tech 03-06-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 768
Posted By TorinoStyle2
You can get rebuild kits for the carbs you have....

You can get rebuild kits for the carbs you have. But it sounds like the throttle shafts are worn in the base plate, causing fuel and vacuum leaks. They may need to be bushed to restore the close...
Forum: Car Buildup Forum 03-06-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 20,505
Posted By TorinoStyle2
Yeah, its been a while. Life has taken some up's...

Yeah, its been a while. Life has taken some up's and down's in last few years. A couple of death's in the family, lay off from a good job, having to work out of state at another job, and just plain...
Forum: Car Buildup Forum 03-04-2015, 12:53 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 20,505
Posted By TorinoStyle2
Update: I decided to go with a built C6 from...

Update: I decided to go with a built C6 from Dynamic Racing Transmissions.
It is full of all the goodies....billet input shaft, full roller bearings, low gear 1st and 2nd set.
Billet drum,...
Forum: Engine Tech 03-03-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,160
Posted By TorinoStyle2
The small Buick 215 V8 was all aluminum...block,...

The small Buick 215 V8 was all aluminum...block, heads, manifold, water pump housing. That was in the 1961-62 era.
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