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Forum: Engine Tech 04-16-2015, 11:43 AM
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Posted By cstraub
I doubt it....Mr. Morels FE runs to damn good...

I doubt it....Mr. Morels FE runs to damn good with my camshaft!!!
Forum: Engine Tech 04-15-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,993
Posted By cstraub
If you paid him with a CC or Paypal then after...

If you paid him with a CC or Paypal then after the % fee he made $1.20 in GP base on today cost of Morel lifters. Factor in most companies need to make at least 15% GP to cover operating...
Forum: Engine Tech 04-14-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,993
Posted By cstraub
1. Do not wash in any solvent. Wipe the parts off...

1. Do not wash in any solvent. Wipe the parts off with a lint free towel.

First rule on morels installation.
Forum: Engine Tech 04-14-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,993
Posted By cstraub
Doug was appreciative of the heads up as he was...

Doug was appreciative of the heads up as he was loosing money.
Forum: Engine Tech 04-14-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,993
Posted By cstraub
You should never use a solvent on a morel lifter....

You should never use a solvent on a morel lifter. The lifters are shipped with a high pressure grease for initial start up and break in. Only soak the lifters in clean oil.
Forum: Engine Tech 04-14-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,993
Posted By cstraub
They had roller cams in the 80's I'm sure.

They had roller cams in the 80's I'm sure.
Forum: Engine Tech 04-14-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,993
Posted By cstraub
Oil is a HP robber and those guys are mad...

Oil is a HP robber and those guys are mad scientist when it comes to what why where and how. I know works with on of the top teams and has for decades since roller lifters are run in the Trucks and...
Forum: Engine Tech 04-07-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,993
Posted By cstraub
I know nothing....NOTHING....

I know nothing....NOTHING....
Forum: Engine Tech 04-07-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,993
Posted By cstraub
Someone who understands the fight of a Small...

Someone who understands the fight of a Small Business. Thank you.
Forum: Engine Tech 04-07-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,993
Posted By cstraub
Morel is a Tier II supplier and has been in...

Morel is a Tier II supplier and has been in business since 1908. In house they do their own machining, centerless grinding, and heat treat. Their ability to produce quality parts is well...
Forum: Engine Tech 04-07-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,993
Posted By cstraub
Load bearing capacity of the bushing is 300X what...

Load bearing capacity of the bushing is 300X what the needles will take.
Forum: Engine Tech 04-07-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,993
Posted By cstraub
Your welcome sir. Another note about...

Your welcome sir.

Another note about these. Some people market these as set them and forget them. The bushing lifter is not meant to be a forever part. They need maintenance and rebuilding...
Forum: Engine Tech 04-06-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,993
Posted By cstraub
I think the engine builders on here do appreciate...

I think the engine builders on here do appreciate that mfgs do care that they are able to make money on product and that 3 step distribution is still appreciated and done even in this world of the...
Forum: Engine Tech 04-06-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,993
Posted By cstraub
The bushing lifter is designed to be a warning...

The bushing lifter is designed to be a warning siren. Once it begins to fail your lash will slowly get louder and louder. This tells you it needs to be replaced, it doesn't spit needle bearings out...
Forum: Engine Tech 04-06-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,993
Posted By cstraub
So the engine builders on here that buy from any...

So the engine builders on here that buy from any mfg and turn around and mark it up to the racer should not do it? They are not entitled to do this? I don't know if Amazon has Hines balancer or...
Forum: Engine Tech 04-06-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,993
Posted By cstraub
The product has set selling prices. This allows...

The product has set selling prices. This allows profit margin for wholesalers and dealers to distribute the product. Herbert can't honor those prices as he will go out of business.

Some of us...
Forum: Engine Tech 04-06-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,993
Posted By cstraub
http://johncalliesinc.com/pdf/NPA2013_UFRS_Bushing...

http://johncalliesinc.com/pdf/NPA2013_UFRS_BushingLifters.pdf
Forum: Engine Tech 04-06-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,993
Posted By cstraub
It worked well in Buick then Indy collapsed. ...

It worked well in Buick then Indy collapsed. John and Morel went after the cup stuff but could not get the engine shops to stop restricting the oil. The lifters seized without the proper amount of...
Forum: Engine Tech 04-06-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,993
Posted By cstraub
He won't be able to honor the price, that is...

He won't be able to honor the price, that is cost. Thank you. I have sent the link to Morel.
Forum: Engine Tech 04-06-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,993
Posted By cstraub
Morel Bushing lifters are north of $900 a set. ...

Morel Bushing lifters are north of $900 a set. The std needle bearing lifter is around $800.

Morel developed the bushing lifter in the late 80's for the Buick Indy engine program. OEM money was...
Forum: Engine Tech 04-01-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By cstraub
The Gen5/6 when it was designed GM moved the oil...

The Gen5/6 when it was designed GM moved the oil galley and spread the pan rails out some. These OEM blocks GM rates for up to 4.600" stroke without having to be clearanced. I would not recommend a...
Forum: Engine Tech 03-31-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,135
Posted By cstraub
We have a Thor headed BBf 600+ going together. ...

We have a Thor headed BBf 600+ going together. I'll let you know what it makes!
Forum: Engine Tech 03-31-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,135
Posted By cstraub
The 788#ft is killer. It picked up 50# over the...

The 788#ft is killer. It picked up 50# over the old one....5200 to 6800 she is within 7% of peak....that's awsome.

It think if she had a tad more primary 2 3/8" she would be very close to the...
Forum: Engine Tech 03-30-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,135
Posted By cstraub
If he says it is ok to share I will.

If he says it is ok to share I will.
Forum: Engine Tech 03-30-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,135
Posted By cstraub
I'll ask him if he wants me to talk about this. ...

I'll ask him if he wants me to talk about this. What is customer loves is the truck as the original steering wheel and original bench seat. True sleeper!!!
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