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Forum: Engine Tech 02-28-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
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, 03:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 698
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...
Forum: Engine Tech 02-24-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 525
Posted By SPLUHAR
Are you sure it's not leaning out (fuel related)?...

Are you sure it's not leaning out (fuel related)? Bad filter or wrong secondary jet size? Not enough fuel pressure?
Forum: Engine Tech 02-19-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 813
Posted By SPLUHAR
I absolutely love my quadrajet. It beats the...

I absolutely love my quadrajet. It beats the krap out of my edelbrock 1407, which I had to richen up a lot on primary and accel circuits, in all out performance, driveability and mileage.

I paid...
Forum: Engine Tech 01-09-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 395
Posted By SPLUHAR
Make sure that you don't have a fuel leak!

Make sure that you don't have a fuel leak!
Forum: Engine Tech 12-26-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,455
Posted By SPLUHAR
http://www.460ford.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1619...

http://www.460ford.com/forum/showthread.php?t=161906
Forum: General Tech 12-17-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,164
Posted By SPLUHAR
Around town I get between 6 and 8 lol. ...

Around town I get between 6 and 8 lol.
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Forum: General Tech 12-16-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,164
Posted By SPLUHAR
Finally got my Cliff Ruggles spec'd Quadrajet...

Finally got my Cliff Ruggles spec'd Quadrajet carb on, and dialed in. 71 429, home-ported stock valve d0ve's, performer intake, custom spacer/adapter (1 1/2" tall), Crane Powermax 272 cam, stock...
Forum: Engine Tech 11-20-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By SPLUHAR
add hardened seats to those d0ve's

add hardened seats to those d0ve's
Forum: Engine Tech 11-20-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,624
Posted By SPLUHAR
it should probably take at least 20 or 30 lbs...

it should probably take at least 20 or 30 lbs just to budge them, and go up from there. seat pressure should be up over 70 per inch and all the way open should be close to 200 (assuming old springs,...
Forum: General Tech 11-06-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 622
Posted By SPLUHAR
Wheel adapters/spacers? ...

Wheel adapters/spacers?
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Forum: Engine Tech 09-30-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By SPLUHAR
X2. With a very mild cam and home ported stock...

X2. With a very mild cam and home ported stock valve heads, I had to richen my 1407 up a lot, everywhere, to get it in the ball park.
Forum: Engine Tech 09-26-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,434
Posted By SPLUHAR
Or settle on what you can find as you can find it...

Or settle on what you can find as you can find it and as you can afford it. Be prepared to spend quite a few years tracking down pieces at the price you're willing to pay. Be prepared to rebuild...
Forum: Engine Tech 09-25-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,122
Posted By SPLUHAR
I run d0ve heads w/ stock 429 flat tops. I...

I run d0ve heads w/ stock 429 flat tops. I smoothed out the chambers with a dremmel and cut in 2 singh grooves into each quench pad with a hacksaw blade and a file. no pinging any where at 4500...
Forum: Engine Tech 09-24-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 363
Posted By SPLUHAR
http://www.460ford.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1455...

http://www.460ford.com/forum/showthread.php?t=145510
Forum: Engine Tech 09-09-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,829
Posted By SPLUHAR
I help a friend out with his lightning sprint...

I help a friend out with his lightning sprint car. It has a GSXR1000 engine. The first race day, at hot laps (5 laps, 1/4 mile dirt), he had it in 1st gear instead of 2nd. He was hitting rev...
Forum: Engine Tech 07-31-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,624
Posted By SPLUHAR
My 400 would run hot on the highway, fairly...

My 400 would run hot on the highway, fairly quickly. I tried different rad & different thermosat but no fix. I put a 1990something ford f250 351 radiator (plastic ends and aluminum core, 2x as...
Forum: Car Buildup Forum 07-10-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 912
Posted By SPLUHAR
My radiator was not enough to cool my 429. I got...

My radiator was not enough to cool my 429. I got one from a mid-90's f250. it's aluminum w/ plastic ends. I had to trim some of the little arms down/off to make the radiator fit the car, but it...
Forum: Car Buildup Forum 07-09-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 912
Posted By SPLUHAR
I have a 76 Elite. Same chassis. Look for 1...

I have a 76 Elite. Same chassis. Look for 1 1/8" front sway bar out of the junk yard, as well as 5/8" rear bar. They can be found in Lincoln Mark IV or V, Ranchero, as well as some of the 72-76...
Forum: Engine Tech 07-08-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By SPLUHAR
I actually did call Esslinger. Seats are 165...

I actually did call Esslinger. Seats are 165 each + install. They have specific measurements that they take to set them properly. Thanks a bunch for the reply.
Forum: Engine Tech 07-07-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By SPLUHAR
Esslinger Midget cylinder head questions.

Hoping for some info. An acquaintance has an Esslinger Midget engine. He bought it used, and was supposed to be in good working order. It is the previous generation head. I was listening in on a...
Forum: Engine Tech 06-25-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,009
Posted By SPLUHAR
nvermind

nvermind
Forum: Engine Tech 06-19-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 698
Posted By SPLUHAR
Try fuel filter 1st.

Try fuel filter 1st.
Forum: Engine Tech 06-13-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By SPLUHAR
http://www.460ford.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1455...

http://www.460ford.com/forum/showthread.php?t=145510

In depth test and tune of a 460 powered dually tow rig, mostly mpg driven.
Forum: Engine Tech 05-27-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 881
Posted By SPLUHAR
X2. Did some pretty good damage to a Dodge 360...

X2. Did some pretty good damage to a Dodge 360 when I was 17, doing that. It still ran, but only on 7 cylinders, blowing blue smoke like crazy.
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