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Forum: General Tech 12-16-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 851
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: 325
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: 68
Views: 3,535
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: 578
Posted By SPLUHAR
Wheel adapters/spacers? ...

Wheel adapters/spacers?
...
Forum: Engine Tech 09-30-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 571
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: 1,333
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: 1,007
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: 273
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: 1,714
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: 68
Views: 3,535
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: 8
Views: 776
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: 8
Views: 776
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: 390
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: 390
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: 2,896
Posted By SPLUHAR
nvermind

nvermind
Forum: Engine Tech 06-19-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 641
Posted By SPLUHAR
Try fuel filter 1st.

Try fuel filter 1st.
Forum: Engine Tech 06-13-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
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: 806
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.
Forum: Engine Tech 05-20-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,129
Posted By SPLUHAR
Just fyi, the header (Hooker 6126) in that pic...

Just fyi, the header (Hooker 6126) in that pic was modified to clear the clutch z bar, etc. That's a pic from Ron Earp's '72 Torino.
Forum: Engine Tech 05-13-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By SPLUHAR
Probably Buick GN turbos would be closer (3.8...

Probably Buick GN turbos would be closer (3.8 liters x 2 = 7.6 liters)

Too big of a turbo won't spool until a higher rpm. Too small will choke and create a lot of heat at higher rpm.

Google :...
Forum: Engine Tech 05-13-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,204
Posted By SPLUHAR
I'd suggest a tuning kit to get the most out of...

I'd suggest a tuning kit to get the most out of that carb. I had to richen my 1407 up a lot. I have a 429 w/ ported d0ve heads and mild cam, edelbrock performer intake.
Forum: Engine Tech 04-25-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 672
Posted By SPLUHAR
I've had my run ins with a 1407. Floats need to...

I've had my run ins with a 1407. Floats need to be set properly or it will run very rich. Mine had fuel pouring out the boosters too, until I got the floats right. I used a 7/16" drill bit to...
Forum: Engine Tech 04-15-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 811
Posted By SPLUHAR
Some threads which may help. ...

Some threads which may help.
http://www.460ford.com/forum/showthread.php?t=163576&highlight=injection
http://www.460ford.com/forum/showthread.php?t=162861&highlight=injection...
Forum: Engine Tech 04-10-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 704
Posted By SPLUHAR
Which head made the +50 torque?

Which head made the +50 torque?
Forum: Engine Tech 04-09-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 704
Posted By SPLUHAR
can you give more details on that engine?

can you give more details on that engine?
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