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Forum: Engine Tech 12-17-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By Paul Kane
Just look at the end of the heads: ...

Just look at the end of the heads:

M-6049-A429
http://www.460ford.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=42714&stc=1&d=1418867862





M-6049-SCJ
Forum: Engine Tech 12-17-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 483
Posted By Paul Kane
The straight-cut spur gear oil pumps are...

The straight-cut spur gear oil pumps are notorious for cavitation and oil aeration, which is why the chevrolet pumps bypass/dump their oil back to the oil pan (which allows the air bubbles to rise to...
Forum: Engine Tech 12-15-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,904
Posted By Paul Kane
I really do not care to be back in this thread...

I really do not care to be back in this thread since I normally just stay out after making my one, single statement as I did on Post #5. But once the subsequent posts became libelous, defamatory,...
Forum: Engine Tech 12-14-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 396
Posted By Paul Kane
The smallest A460 chamber volume of which I'm...

The smallest A460 chamber volume of which I'm aware is 83 ccs.
Forum: Engine Tech 12-13-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,904
Posted By Paul Kane
Some things that need to be understood about...

Some things that need to be understood about rocker arm manufacturing: Rocker bodies are produced in the tens of thousands. For example the larger companies, when manufacturing their biggest sellers...
Forum: Engine Tech 12-12-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By Paul Kane
The 1980's carburetted 460s are all pretty much...

The 1980's carburetted 460s are all pretty much the same. 1988 and later are fuel injected and you don't want that for a jet boat if you intend to make use of the heads.

1979 and up 460s are...
Forum: Engine Tech 12-10-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 572
Posted By Paul Kane
They are not the same bearings that came out of...

They are not the same bearings that came out of the engine. Remeasure everything. Incidentally, years ago I worked at a dealership and during an engine rebuild I removed bearing shell from a box...
Forum: Engine Tech 12-07-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By Paul Kane
The block is a virgin E8ZM SVO 10-bolt block and...

The block is a virgin E8ZM SVO 10-bolt block and was originally purchased in the late '80s, which means it is exactly as expected.

The proper approach of the machinist is to measure and then...
Forum: Vendor (FOR SALE) 12-05-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,055
Posted By Paul Kane
Cool P.M., Your rocker arm set is en route. ...

P.M.,

Your rocker arm set is en route.

R.C.,

Your rocker arm set is en route.


Thanks very much for your business, gentlemen. :cool:
Forum: Engine Tech 11-29-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 278
Posted By Paul Kane
I shoot for .006" to .007" S[/quote] Yeah but...

I shoot for .006" to .007"
S[/quote]
Yeah but why is it so far off[/QUOTE]
The end play specification that you were given is based on the cam, the thrust plate, and timing chain's camshaft gear...
Forum: Engine Tech 11-28-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By Paul Kane
For Ford Racing camshaft specifications, click...

For Ford Racing camshaft specifications, click HERE. (http://www.fordracingparts.com/download/charts/85.pdf)
Forum: Engine Tech 11-27-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 617
Posted By Paul Kane
http://www.460ford.com/forum/attachment.php?attach...

http://www.460ford.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=41417&d=1417107779

What's the brand and part number on these pistons?
Forum: Engine Tech 11-27-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 617
Posted By Paul Kane
Forget everything you read in those books, and...

Forget everything you read in those books, and just install the pistons to the rods with the big valve relief on the same side of the rod as the chamfer on the rod's big end, then install the rods...
Forum: Engine Tech 11-22-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 333
Posted By Paul Kane
If your engine is in a freshwater lake boat (open...

If your engine is in a freshwater lake boat (open or closed cooling system), then the standard automotive head gaskets are perfectly fine.

If your engine is in a sea-going vessel (salt water of...
Forum: Engine Tech 11-20-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 779
Posted By Paul Kane
A "pump gas" compression ratio and 7000 rpm peak...

A "pump gas" compression ratio and 7000 rpm peak rpm target will require some well thought engine planning. In regards to the current Weiand 460 T/R in your application, it does benefit from some...
Forum: Engine Tech 11-20-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,094
Posted By Paul Kane
I am the one who made the comment about the "125"...

I am the one who made the comment about the "125" year perspective that you mentioned, and so I'll assume you're pointing your finger at me.

I don't see my posts as beating anyone up, nor...
Forum: Engine Tech 11-19-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 628
Posted By Paul Kane
Maybe the confusion lies in that the factory...

Maybe the confusion lies in that the factory steel D9TE crankshafts are internally balanced and have smaller counterweights...that much is true (not to be confused with the external balance 3Y...
Forum: Engine Tech 11-18-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,094
Posted By Paul Kane
It's too bad your situation worsened. As soon as...

It's too bad your situation worsened. As soon as I read that you took the "easy way out" I knew--in detail--what I was about to read.

In your very first post you stated that you came here to ask...
Forum: Engine Tech 11-17-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 819
Posted By Paul Kane
^^^Agreed.^^^ Had I known you were building...

^^^Agreed.^^^

Had I known you were building for only 500 hp when you called I would have suggested you forgo the main cap conversion and save the caps (and the expense of the main cap conversion)...
Forum: Engine Tech 11-17-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,093
Posted By Paul Kane
You don't need an A460 block and A460 heads to...

You don't need an A460 block and A460 heads to approach 2000 hp on alcohol, but it sure makes getting there a lot easier...and less risky


Bob Szabo's books are well worth every penny he asks for...
Forum: Vendor (FOR SALE) 11-11-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,055
Posted By Paul Kane
M.V., Your rocker arm set is en route. ...

M.V.,

Your rocker arm set is en route.

Thanks very much for your business, :cool:

Paul
Forum: Engine Tech 11-06-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 559
Posted By Paul Kane
^^^This practice is one of the primary reasons...

^^^This practice is one of the primary reasons OEM Melling pumps get a bad name for "breaking," and take the blame when the real reason is due to pump/pickup setup error by the person assembling the...
Forum: Car Buildup Forum 11-02-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 56,087
Posted By Paul Kane
Yes, the dome top pistons have been acquired to...

Yes, the dome top pistons have been acquired to replace the incorrectly made (and resultingly low compression) flat-tops in the injected engine. And we have a piston pin that enables us to perfectly...
Forum: The Auction Block 11-02-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,065
Posted By Paul Kane
http://www.fordforums.com/images/smilies/bump.gif...

http://www.fordforums.com/images/smilies/bump.gif

Paul
Forum: The Auction Block 11-02-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,368
Posted By Paul Kane
Just an FYI: Payment via paypal may be in US...

Just an FYI: Payment via paypal may be in US dollars. Also, I just happen to know that shipping to Sweden shouldn't be more than about $80 via USPS Priority Mail's Large flat rate box, and as little...
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