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Forum: Engine Tech 07-29-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 281
Posted By White Lightning
Man, that's getting up there for cranking...

Man, that's getting up there for cranking compression for the cat pee pump gas we've got today.....especially with the engine temps that you're running.
If it imediately starts puking coolant out on...
Forum: Engine Tech 07-29-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 145
Posted By White Lightning
I put a 6-AL and MSD coil on my '73 F-600 with a...

I put a 6-AL and MSD coil on my '73 F-600 with a 359" and it's a whole new engine. It fires almost instantly in the cold of winter and I've passed, to date, 17 cars on the high way with it! lol
Rob
Forum: Engine Tech 07-29-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 387
Posted By White Lightning
First off, a PCV system is designed to 1: vent...

First off, a PCV system is designed to
1: vent the crankcase in a NON performance application and
2: meet crankcase emission standards.
A properly working PCV valve (read one that is balanced...
Forum: Engine Build Archive 07-29-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 551
Posted By White Lightning
I don't care what Summit's carb calculator...

I don't care what Summit's carb calculator suggests (and it's a generic suggestion at best) These big Fords like lots of carb and cam. My little 466" in my boat is running a 290* .634" cam and 1,500...
Forum: Vendor (FOR SALE) 07-28-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,396
Posted By White Lightning
I bought a pair of the long bolt covers last time...

I bought a pair of the long bolt covers last time around and they are great covers.
Rob
Forum: The Auction Block 07-28-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By White Lightning
What size crank journal? Rob

What size crank journal?
Rob
Forum: Engine Tech 07-28-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 777
Posted By White Lightning
X2. Rob

X2.
Rob
Forum: Engine Tech 07-28-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By White Lightning
Given the choice, I'd always go with a belt. Rob

Given the choice, I'd always go with a belt.
Rob
Forum: Engine Tech 07-28-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 711
Posted By White Lightning
The popped head gasket came from overheating...

The popped head gasket came from overheating everything and it warped the mating surfaces. Usually the head warpes first because it's the smallest piece of metal but the block must be checked too....
Forum: Chilly's Garage 07-28-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 155
Posted By White Lightning
Big thumbs up Rich!! Good job! Rob

Big thumbs up Rich!! Good job!
Rob
Forum: Engine Tech 07-27-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 231
Posted By White Lightning
Nope, no problems with it. Of course it doesn't...

Nope, no problems with it. Of course it doesn't get as hot up here as it does elsewhere. We had it set up with a thermostatic switch to turn on after the thermostat opened @ ~ 165*ish. We ran it all...
Forum: Engine Tech 07-26-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 342
Posted By White Lightning
Gather 'round the 'ol engine compartment fire and...

Gather 'round the 'ol engine compartment fire and roast up some Smores! lolol
(Mmmmm, tastes like Texaco!)
Rob
Forum: Engine Tech 07-26-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 231
Posted By White Lightning
I've used a Moroso (?) high volume aluminum crank...

I've used a Moroso (?) high volume aluminum crank driven pump with a Holley (?) electric drive on a 466" that we drove on the street during the week and drag raced on the weekends. Stock T stat and...
Forum: Engine Tech 07-26-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 342
Posted By White Lightning
I did a big Chevy years ago and the owner...

I did a big Chevy years ago and the owner installed it and fired it without finalizing the timing. He called me up complaining about the bright red cast iron manifolds lol. So I went to see it. Shur...
Forum: Engine Tech 07-25-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 777
Posted By White Lightning
The percentages go down the farther up you go but...

The percentages go down the farther up you go but there is definately appreciable gains to be made with more cylinder pressures.
Rob
Forum: Engine Tech 07-25-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By White Lightning
That's what breaks down. It has Molybdenum Di...

That's what breaks down. It has Molybdenum Di sulfate in it. (and I probably spelled it wrong lol)
Rob
Forum: Engine Tech 07-25-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 342
Posted By White Lightning
Well THERE'S yur problem! lol 20* is no where...

Well THERE'S yur problem! lol
20* is no where near enough total. Get about 36* in it and your hot headers will go away.
Rob
Forum: Engine Tech 07-25-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,660
Posted By White Lightning
Well, you see, WE didn't build your specific...

Well, you see, WE didn't build your specific engine so WE have only a GENERALIZED idea of what might be in it. Does it have intake heat riser block offs in it that may be vibrating back and forth??...
Forum: Engine Tech 07-25-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By White Lightning
And don't run the break in oil past the 1/2 hour...

And don't run the break in oil past the 1/2 hour mark. The additives break down quickly. Actually the more hi idle time you give the lobe and lifter with low spring pressure the more polished it will...
Forum: Engine Tech 07-25-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By White Lightning
The link didn't work. Rob

The link didn't work.
Rob
Forum: Car Buildup Forum 07-25-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 689
Views: 113,008
Posted By White Lightning
[quote=MrScharfenberger;1284097]I forgot a couple...

[quote=MrScharfenberger;1284097]I forgot a couple of pictures. These pictures kind of suck. I'll try to get better ones later. When preparing the doors I decided that all the rubber molding and...
Forum: Driveline 07-23-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 246
Posted By White Lightning
Well by golly I learn something new every day!...

Well by golly I learn something new every day! lol
So, what do they do, use 400 pieces inside?
Rob
Forum: Driveline 07-23-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 84
Posted By White Lightning
X2. A 35 spline axle will hold up as well as a...

X2. A 35 spline axle will hold up as well as a properly preped stock style narrowed factory truck housing will handle.
Rob
Forum: Chilly's Garage 07-23-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By White Lightning
Right off the top, unless you're planning on...

Right off the top, unless you're planning on running 1/8th mile or you're going to run some 44" sized tires or spin that motor to 9K, your tail gears will be way low for a 550 horse low RPM motor....
Forum: Driveline 07-23-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 246
Posted By White Lightning
The TH 400's are 3 speeds :D. But you probably...

The TH 400's are 3 speeds :D. But you probably knew that. IMO the C-6 is every bit as good as the TH 400's. In a BBF usage scenario you're way ahead by using the C-6 price wise by the time you buy a...
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