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Forum: Engine Tech 02-23-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 210
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Posted By 68xr7cat
http://www.enginelabs.com/news/new-products/afrs-n...

http://www.enginelabs.com/news/new-products/afrs-new-big-block-ford-bullitt-cnc-ported-cylinder-heads/
Forum: Engine Tech 02-09-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,785
Posted By 68xr7cat
That engine stock has too much compression for...

That engine stock has too much compression for pump gas and what you want to do. You be better off rebuilding the engine in your truck. D0VE block is of no value in a build like yours. Sell it to...
Forum: Engine Tech 01-23-2015, 02:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,493
Posted By 68xr7cat
I'd say this picture tells the story. Most of the...

I'd say this picture tells the story. Most of the trunnion is riding against the threaded part of the stud and stud breaking at end of the poly lock engagement. First thing is what are you torquing...
Forum: Engine Tech 12-01-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,395
Posted By 68xr7cat
Then just have to spot face them. Very easy in a...

Then just have to spot face them. Very easy in a mill, can even do it in a drill press if your careful. If you are real good can do it freehand with a dremel. All I can say is have to check...
Forum: Engine Tech 11-30-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 224
Posted By 68xr7cat
Just because it has mallory in the counterweights...

Just because it has mallory in the counterweights does not mean automatically it is zero balanced. It could be or it could need both or one of the external balance weights. Best be find out from...
Forum: Engine Tech 11-30-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,395
Posted By 68xr7cat
X2

X2
Forum: Engine Tech 11-30-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 788
Posted By 68xr7cat
Bulk lifters? Thought they were solid roller...

Bulk lifters? Thought they were solid roller lifters.
Forum: Engine Tech 11-22-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,609
Posted By 68xr7cat
If you measure from the retainer to the spring...

If you measure from the retainer to the spring cup on a loose spring and one that tight are the measurements the same?

Should never just throw money at something, diagnoses is always way to go....
Forum: Engine Tech 11-21-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,609
Posted By 68xr7cat
You should have at least 80 lbs seat pressure....

You should have at least 80 lbs seat pressure. You either have the wrong spring or wrong valve train parts resulting in wrong installed height for the spring. Valve spring force has to be measured...
Forum: Engine Tech 11-19-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,609
Posted By 68xr7cat
Top notch or not mistakes happen and things can...

Top notch or not mistakes happen and things can be off. Only sure way to know if the TDC is true TDC is to check it. Like Colt said adjust the distributor and see if the engine responds. Old friend...
Forum: Engine Tech 11-18-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,609
Posted By 68xr7cat
Your problems will be found in the carb and/or...

Your problems will be found in the carb and/or ignition. Retarded ign. timing will give low vacuum, screwed up carb can too. I'd start by verifying the timing marks are correct. Slipped damper or...
Forum: Engine Tech 11-09-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 750
Posted By 68xr7cat
1,300 HP N/A? Suggest you get an A460 block,...

1,300 HP N/A? Suggest you get an A460 block, 4.60" bore and a C head or better.

I know of nobody that has made an honest 1,300 hp N/A with an A head.
Forum: Engine Tech 10-22-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,803
Posted By 68xr7cat
You can forget about it being a Cougar as besides...

You can forget about it being a Cougar as besides being the wrong production plant they only made 62,864 Cougars in 1971 and all the 429's ones were made early in the production run. Your block...
Forum: Engine Tech 10-22-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,786
Posted By 68xr7cat
So very true! LOL

So very true! LOL
Forum: Engine Tech 10-22-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,786
Posted By 68xr7cat
In the late '60's a good friend put a '68 T-bird...

In the late '60's a good friend put a '68 T-bird 429 in a 58 Edsel. That thing was heavy and eventually was in the 11's. Had a home made tunnel ram. He would change the cam at the track. Had a...
Forum: Engine Tech 10-22-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,803
Posted By 68xr7cat
As stated Z is the St. Louis factory. In '71 that...

As stated Z is the St. Louis factory. In '71 that block was used in CJ and SCJ Mustang and Cougars, as well as Torino's and Montego's. They were also used in Full size Fords that came with the PI...
Forum: Engine Tech 10-21-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,070
Posted By 68xr7cat
Most race engines get honed out .001 - .002 on...

Most race engines get honed out .001 - .002 on freshen up. Usually can reuse pistons one or two freshens if everything is good. Can get pistons in .001" increments too (custom). That gives you a lot...
Forum: Engine Tech 10-18-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By 68xr7cat
If you will need the other gaskets (intake, valve...

If you will need the other gaskets (intake, valve cover, front cover, oil pan, etc...) may want to buy the FRPP full gasket set M-6003-A429. Includes the head gaskets and both std and CJ intake...
Forum: Engine Tech 10-18-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By 68xr7cat
Looking at the gasket and that you say it was the...

Looking at the gasket and that you say it was the left (drivers side) looks like the gasket was backwards... as RM already said that would cause this problem.

Block usually can be welded and...
Forum: Engine Tech 10-18-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 742
Posted By 68xr7cat
Core plugs can come out for many reasons with...

Core plugs can come out for many reasons with fatal results. This is why converting to screw in core plugs is a good idea and it is not hard to do.

I'd convert over to the thermostat/bypass setup...
Forum: Engine Tech 10-18-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By 68xr7cat
and don't like KB hypers either. If your machine...

and don't like KB hypers either. If your machine work is correct you do not need zero gap rings and better off without them. KB hypers had an place 20 or so years ago when forged pistons cost a lot...
Forum: Engine Tech 10-01-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 375
Posted By 68xr7cat
Learned years ago from old time differential guy...

Learned years ago from old time differential guy is better to have more pre load than less as bearings need to roll not slide. Same with roller lifters.

If I was not going to use a break in oil...
Forum: Engine Tech 09-29-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 602
Posted By 68xr7cat
Can always notch the cylinder if need be. I've...

Can always notch the cylinder if need be. I've seen C heads made to work on a 4.36" bore.
Forum: Engine Tech 09-29-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 523
Posted By 68xr7cat
You have something hitting big time! You can take...

You have something hitting big time! You can take the flexplate and have the weights moved to the other side and rebalanced. Not a big deal. Have to wonder if a flywheel be better for what you are...
Forum: Driveline 09-28-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,341
Posted By 68xr7cat
The C-6 with the odd shaped bell was used in the...

The C-6 with the odd shaped bell was used in the 68-69 Lincolns because of the firewall/plenum. When they got rid of the unibody lincolns so went the odd ball bell. If you look on the rear of any...
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