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Forum: Engine Tech 01-27-2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,345
Posted By Paul Kane
The small block Windsor engines have a priority...

The small block Windsor engines have a priority mains-style oiling passage layout, which offers some advantage over the 385 Series oiling design under such circumstances.
Forum: Engine Tech 01-23-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 424
Posted By Paul Kane
I've never heard of anyone not warranting an...

I've never heard of anyone not warranting an engine because of a particular pickup tube, but I have seen threads on forums where people have unusual oil pressure behavior that is later attributed to...
Forum: Engine Tech 01-22-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,345
Posted By Paul Kane
The path the roller takes across the tip of the...

The path the roller takes across the tip of the valve is not directly indicative of good/bad valve train geometry. Using the witness mark on the stem tip will actually give various geometric results...
Forum: Engine Tech 01-17-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By Paul Kane
7.8:1 9.0:1

7.8:1

9.0:1
Forum: Engine Tech 01-16-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,644
Posted By Paul Kane
Exotic engine parts are certainly nice and can...

Exotic engine parts are certainly nice and can give room to grow power-wise, and if money is not an issue then why not? And while I'm not knocking them in general, all this talk about A460 heads...
Forum: Engine Tech 01-12-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 466
Posted By Paul Kane
Scat H-beams have been subjected to more than...

Scat H-beams have been subjected to more than double the horsepower of your cousin's engine and lived to tell about it, not that I think abusing them like that is a good idea.
Forum: Engine Tech 01-12-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,345
Posted By Paul Kane
Generally, 3/8" studs really shouldn't be an...

Generally, 3/8" studs really shouldn't be an issue with your engine combination--I have customers with engine combos asking much, much more from their 3/8" studs than a build combo likes yours...
Forum: Engine Tech 01-12-2015, 12:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,345
Posted By Paul Kane
A little bit difficult to diagnose over the...

A little bit difficult to diagnose over the internet with the info provided; one can only suggest several possibilities (or combination thereof) as the culprit.

For example, you may have a set of...
Forum: Engine Tech 01-11-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By Paul Kane
If you're securing at 6 points (2 engine block...

If you're securing at 6 points (2 engine block mount points, 2 front cylinder head mount points, and 2 rear cylinder head mount points) it looks good, won't hurt the heads, and will be very...
Forum: Engine Tech 01-08-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 580
Posted By Paul Kane
Scott, I wasn't criticizing. :) I was...

Scott, I wasn't criticizing. :) I was elaborating to torino501 why a fancy Ford adapter wasn't created instead (ie, that's easy enough for anybody to make).

-P
Forum: Engine Tech 01-08-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 580
Posted By Paul Kane
Nice, now there are adapters for both the intake...

Nice, now there are adapters for both the intake and exhaust side for the FI heads. http://www.fordforums.com/images/smilies/thumbsup.gif



Just a thought about Ford headers: a Ford carb header...
Forum: Engine Tech 01-01-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By Paul Kane
http://home.earthlink.net/~highflowdynamics/sitebu...

http://home.earthlink.net/~highflowdynamics/sitebuildercontent/sitebuilderpictures/714car.jpg
When the above car was together, it ran quarter-mile times at 180+ mph, pass-after-pass. It had big...
Forum: The Auction Block 12-22-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By Paul Kane
I'm, looking, too. If you pass on this one...

I'm, looking, too. If you pass on this one Toney460, I'm interested. In my case it doesn't matter how new or how old the head is, nor how smashed up it is.
Forum: Engine Tech 12-22-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 266
Posted By Paul Kane
Non-issue.

Non-issue.
Forum: Engine Tech 12-20-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 634
Posted By Paul Kane
By mentioning that you are using top end...

By mentioning that you are using top end restrictors, I assume you have an aftermarket engine block with priority mains oiling which is restricted and diverts the majority of the oil to the engine...
Forum: Engine Tech 12-20-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 634
Posted By Paul Kane
It's pretty hard to say without knowing all the...

It's pretty hard to say without knowing all the nitty-gritty details of your supercharged engine build. Generally, if you want to work with what you have then you might be able to use a performance...
Forum: Engine Tech 12-17-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By Paul Kane
Just look at the end of the heads: ...

Just look at the end of the heads:

M-6049-A429
http://www.460ford.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=42714&stc=1&d=1418867862





M-6049-SCJ
Forum: Engine Tech 12-17-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 668
Posted By Paul Kane
The straight-cut spur gear oil pumps are...

The straight-cut spur gear oil pumps are notorious for cavitation and oil aeration, which is why the chevrolet pumps bypass/dump their oil back to the oil pan (which allows the air bubbles to rise to...
Forum: Engine Tech 12-14-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 501
Posted By Paul Kane
The smallest A460 chamber volume of which I'm...

The smallest A460 chamber volume of which I'm aware is 83 ccs.
Forum: Engine Tech 12-12-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By Paul Kane
The 1980's carburetted 460s are all pretty much...

The 1980's carburetted 460s are all pretty much the same. 1988 and later are fuel injected and you don't want that for a jet boat if you intend to make use of the heads.

1979 and up 460s are...
Forum: Engine Tech 12-10-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 674
Posted By Paul Kane
They are not the same bearings that came out of...

They are not the same bearings that came out of the engine. Remeasure everything. Incidentally, years ago I worked at a dealership and during an engine rebuild I removed bearing shell from a box...
Forum: Engine Tech 12-07-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By Paul Kane
The block is a virgin E8ZM SVO 10-bolt block and...

The block is a virgin E8ZM SVO 10-bolt block and was originally purchased in the late '80s, which means it is exactly as expected.

The proper approach of the machinist is to measure and then...
Forum: Vendor (FOR SALE) 12-05-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,566
Posted By Paul Kane
Cool P.M., Your rocker arm set is en route. ...

P.M.,

Your rocker arm set is en route.

R.C.,

Your rocker arm set is en route.


Thanks very much for your business, gentlemen. :cool:
Forum: Engine Tech 11-29-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 302
Posted By Paul Kane
I shoot for .006" to .007" S[/quote] Yeah but...

I shoot for .006" to .007"
S[/quote]
Yeah but why is it so far off[/QUOTE]
The end play specification that you were given is based on the cam, the thrust plate, and timing chain's camshaft gear...
Forum: Engine Tech 11-28-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By Paul Kane
For Ford Racing camshaft specifications, click...

For Ford Racing camshaft specifications, click HERE. (http://www.fordracingparts.com/download/charts/85.pdf)
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