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Forum: Engine Tech 04-01-2015, 12:59 AM
Replies: 3
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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: 364
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: 358
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: 318
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: 607
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
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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: 607
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: 154
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: 476
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: 244
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: 268
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: 1,759
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: 195
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: 1,966
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: 1,661
Posted By TorinoStyle2
Bob Glidden??....Billy Glidden??

Bob Glidden??....Billy Glidden??
Forum: Car Buildup Forum 03-07-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,022
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: 319
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: 632
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: 19,973
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: 19,973
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: 1,093
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.
Forum: Engine Tech 03-02-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By TorinoStyle2
Zero deck means the pistons are dead even with...

Zero deck means the pistons are dead even with the blocks deck surface, the extra piston to valve clearance will be in the valve pockets in the pistons themselves. Sometimes they need to be cut a...
Forum: General Tech 03-02-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 501
Posted By TorinoStyle2
A 2 circuit setup is the best way to go in my...

A 2 circuit setup is the best way to go in my worthless opinion. Its easier to tune, and when you get the transfer between the idle / low speed, and high speed just right, it works awesome.
Forum: General Tech 02-28-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 501
Posted By TorinoStyle2
Is this carb new or something thats cobbled...

Is this carb new or something thats cobbled together?? Does it have a PV or is it PV delete??
Is it all stock or been upgraded by someone??
Forum: Engine Tech 02-28-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By TorinoStyle2
Also, a flat tappet camshaft is made of cast...

Also, a flat tappet camshaft is made of cast iron, and a roller cam is made of hardened steel. The roller lifters on a cast iron flat tappet cam would destroy it very quickly.
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