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Forum: Engine Tech   07-11-2016, 08:57 PM
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Posted By RLS7201
I believe that vintage Ford dash uses a constant...

I believe that vintage Ford dash uses a constant voltage regulator for the dash gauges. It would be the common denominator for the gauges reading high. It normally fails to high voltage and can...
Forum: Engine Tech   06-11-2016, 10:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By RLS7201
Could it be that you have the exhaust hangers too...

Could it be that you have the exhaust hangers too close to the front and there is not enough flex to allow the engine to torque over?

Richard
Forum: Engine Tech   06-10-2016, 09:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By RLS7201
Thanks for your comments. Most hills on the...

Thanks for your comments.
Most hills on the interstate are now doable on OD. Not counting east bound Eisenhower Pass. GRIN. Those secondary roads that used to put me in 2nd are mostly doable in 3rd....
Forum: Engine Tech   06-09-2016, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By RLS7201
The Banks kit will make a big difference on your...

The Banks kit will make a big difference on your Mountain Aire. Our old Bounder would almost run with the 3V V10 & 8.1 chebys, with just the Power Pack. Now they get to see my tail light on those...
Forum: Engine Tech   06-06-2016, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By RLS7201
Just click on the link in my post for most of the...

Just click on the link in my post for most of the build specs.
The cam is a Lunati 10340260LK.
Exhaust is Banks Power Pack.
Wanted a 4.390 bore, but through miscommunication, it ended up being...
Forum: Engine Tech   06-06-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By RLS7201
My 95 528 SD EFI motorhome.

Last year I posted my intentions to build a 521 SD EFI for my 95 F53 motorhome.
http://www.460ford.com/forum/37-engine-tech/209730-521-my-class-motor-home.html#post1410554
Most responders indicated...
Forum: Engine Tech   01-16-2016, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 179
Posted By RLS7201
I believe it's possible to turn the compressor...

I believe it's possible to turn the compressor head and reed plate 180. New gaskets may be a issue.

Richard
Forum: Engine Tech   11-08-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,405
Posted By RLS7201
Because of the steep throttle angle and low...

Because of the steep throttle angle and low manifold vacuum at cruse, 460 F53 motorhomes spend most of their time in open loop. Relying on the fixed values in the EEC. This fanomanom has been well...
Forum: Engine Tech   11-07-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,405
Posted By RLS7201
Well Scotty, I didn't use a 180 stat. It seems...

Well Scotty, I didn't use a 180 stat. It seems like a step backwards. We RVs run from below sea level to over 11,000 feet. Any thing that would stand a chance of making the engine run richer at...
Forum: Engine Tech   11-07-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,405
Posted By RLS7201
Yup, engine temperature will change the operating...

Yup, engine temperature will change the operating perameters. Why else would Ford have installed sensors for engine temperature and incoming air temperature.
In fact, it has been stated on this...
Forum: Engine Tech   11-06-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,405
Posted By RLS7201
Steve, Stay with the 195 thermostat. You...

Steve,

Stay with the 195 thermostat. You EEV-IV engine management system is designed for 195. A colder thermostat will make the engine run richer and reduce fuel mileage.
No matter how well the...
Forum: Engine Tech   09-03-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,961
Posted By RLS7201
And then Chebby built a tall deck, long stroke...

And then Chebby built a tall deck, long stroke small bore 427 for trucks. Then Chrbby stroked the 454 to 496 for trucks and then made a big bore 502 for high performance. Go figure.

Richard
Forum: Engine Tech   08-25-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By RLS7201
OK. Thanks guys. I'll probably put it on Craig's...

OK. Thanks guys. I'll probably put it on Craig's list.

Richard
Forum: Engine Tech   08-19-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By RLS7201
What price to ask?

I just took my 95 460 block out of service. According to my bore gauge and micrometer It has maximum of 0.0015 taper. The cam and lifters look normal. There is no sludge and the cooling system is...
Forum: Engine Tech   08-04-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By RLS7201
After all the items that you have eliminated, I...

After all the items that you have eliminated, I would be suspicious of a bad valve guide.

Richard
Forum: Engine Tech   06-05-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,051
Posted By RLS7201
Why wouldn't it cool? The water pump looks to be...

Why wouldn't it cool? The water pump looks to be turning the way Ford intended.

http://www.marchperf.com/gallery_images/Ford_st_460_sm.jpg

Richard
Forum: Engine Tech   02-27-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,696
Posted By RLS7201
This keeps getting farther and farther off topic....

This keeps getting farther and farther off topic. I never said anything about modifying my speed density EFI other than an adjustable fuel pressure regulator. And I'm not sure what E8TE heads are....
Forum: Engine Tech   02-27-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,696
Posted By RLS7201
My intentions were to keep the OEM EFI, heads and...

My intentions were to keep the OEM EFI, heads and various components. So the fuel injection and software are OEM, as noted in my original post.
If engine failure occurs, a Ford truck shop could...
Forum: Engine Tech   02-27-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,696
Posted By RLS7201
Some interesting input. RVing is a life...

Some interesting input.

RVing is a life style and I got over the MPG issue a long time ago. Over the last 11 years the ol 460 Bounder has averaged 7MPG. If I don't put the $$ in the gas tank, my...
Forum: Engine Tech   02-26-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,696
Posted By RLS7201
521 for my class A motor home

I intend to build a 521 BBF for my 1995 F53 class A motor home.
I present this to the form for your thoughts and input on my build.

Coach weights 17,000lbs + 3500lb tow car.
5.13 rear end gear....
Forum: Engine Tech   02-22-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 936
Posted By RLS7201
I drive a 95 F53 460 33' class A motor home that...

I drive a 95 F53 460 33' class A motor home that typically runs down the road at 20,500lbs. When working properly the clutch fan assembly is more than enough. Ford did it right.
Can't comment on...
Forum: Engine Tech   01-16-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,863
Posted By RLS7201
And another opinion. ...

And another opinion.
http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/motor-oil-101/

Richard
Forum: Engine Tech   12-23-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,302
Posted By RLS7201
Back in the days of 428 FE highway patrol...

Back in the days of 428 FE highway patrol engines. Ford used an aluminum intake manifold with a restricted heat riser passage gasket. One of the mechanics in my shop did a valve job on for-mentioned...
Forum: Engine Tech   10-21-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,342
Posted By RLS7201
You may be opening another can of snakes if you...

You may be opening another can of snakes if you have a computer controlled E4OD transmission.

Richard
Forum: Engine Tech   10-03-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,225
Posted By RLS7201
Start at the exhaust. Follow the link to Banks...

Start at the exhaust. Follow the link to Banks Dyno chart for your truck. Click on the proof tab.

http://bankspower.com/products/show/139/46

That'll give you an idea of what exhaust mods will...
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