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Forum: Engine Tech   01-16-2016, 08:04 PM
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Posted By RLS7201
I believe it's possible to turn the compressor...

I believe it's possible to turn the compressor head and reed plate 180. New gaskets may be a issue.

Richard
Forum: Engine Tech   11-08-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,068
Posted By RLS7201
Because of the steep throttle angle and low...

Because of the steep throttle angle and low manifold vacuum at cruse, 460 F53 motorhomes spend most of their time in open loop. Relying on the fixed values in the EEC. This fanomanom has been well...
Forum: Engine Tech   11-07-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,068
Posted By RLS7201
Well Scotty, I didn't use a 180 stat. It seems...

Well Scotty, I didn't use a 180 stat. It seems like a step backwards. We RVs run from below sea level to over 11,000 feet. Any thing that would stand a chance of making the engine run richer at...
Forum: Engine Tech   11-07-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,068
Posted By RLS7201
Yup, engine temperature will change the operating...

Yup, engine temperature will change the operating perameters. Why else would Ford have installed sensors for engine temperature and incoming air temperature.
In fact, it has been stated on this...
Forum: Engine Tech   11-06-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,068
Posted By RLS7201
Steve, Stay with the 195 thermostat. You...

Steve,

Stay with the 195 thermostat. You EEV-IV engine management system is designed for 195. A colder thermostat will make the engine run richer and reduce fuel mileage.
No matter how well the...
Forum: Engine Tech   09-03-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,509
Posted By RLS7201
And then Chebby built a tall deck, long stroke...

And then Chebby built a tall deck, long stroke small bore 427 for trucks. Then Chrbby stroked the 454 to 496 for trucks and then made a big bore 502 for high performance. Go figure.

Richard
Forum: Engine Tech   08-25-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 462
Posted By RLS7201
OK. Thanks guys. I'll probably put it on Craig's...

OK. Thanks guys. I'll probably put it on Craig's list.

Richard
Forum: Engine Tech   08-19-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 462
Posted By RLS7201
What price to ask?

I just took my 95 460 block out of service. According to my bore gauge and micrometer It has maximum of 0.0015 taper. The cam and lifters look normal. There is no sludge and the cooling system is...
Forum: Engine Tech   08-04-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By RLS7201
After all the items that you have eliminated, I...

After all the items that you have eliminated, I would be suspicious of a bad valve guide.

Richard
Forum: Engine Tech   06-05-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 909
Posted By RLS7201
Why wouldn't it cool? The water pump looks to be...

Why wouldn't it cool? The water pump looks to be turning the way Ford intended.

http://www.marchperf.com/gallery_images/Ford_st_460_sm.jpg

Richard
Forum: Engine Tech   02-27-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,454
Posted By RLS7201
This keeps getting farther and farther off topic....

This keeps getting farther and farther off topic. I never said anything about modifying my speed density EFI other than an adjustable fuel pressure regulator. And I'm not sure what E8TE heads are....
Forum: Engine Tech   02-27-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,454
Posted By RLS7201
My intentions were to keep the OEM EFI, heads and...

My intentions were to keep the OEM EFI, heads and various components. So the fuel injection and software are OEM, as noted in my original post.
If engine failure occurs, a Ford truck shop could...
Forum: Engine Tech   02-27-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,454
Posted By RLS7201
Some interesting input. RVing is a life...

Some interesting input.

RVing is a life style and I got over the MPG issue a long time ago. Over the last 11 years the ol 460 Bounder has averaged 7MPG. If I don't put the $$ in the gas tank, my...
Forum: Engine Tech   02-26-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,454
Posted By RLS7201
521 for my class A motor home

I intend to build a 521 BBF for my 1995 F53 class A motor home.
I present this to the form for your thoughts and input on my build.

Coach weights 17,000lbs + 3500lb tow car.
5.13 rear end gear....
Forum: Engine Tech   02-22-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 854
Posted By RLS7201
I drive a 95 F53 460 33' class A motor home that...

I drive a 95 F53 460 33' class A motor home that typically runs down the road at 20,500lbs. When working properly the clutch fan assembly is more than enough. Ford did it right.
Can't comment on...
Forum: Engine Tech   01-16-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,541
Posted By RLS7201
And another opinion. ...

And another opinion.
http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/motor-oil-101/

Richard
Forum: Engine Tech   12-23-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,863
Posted By RLS7201
Back in the days of 428 FE highway patrol...

Back in the days of 428 FE highway patrol engines. Ford used an aluminum intake manifold with a restricted heat riser passage gasket. One of the mechanics in my shop did a valve job on for-mentioned...
Forum: Engine Tech   10-21-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,255
Posted By RLS7201
You may be opening another can of snakes if you...

You may be opening another can of snakes if you have a computer controlled E4OD transmission.

Richard
Forum: Engine Tech   10-03-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,121
Posted By RLS7201
Start at the exhaust. Follow the link to Banks...

Start at the exhaust. Follow the link to Banks Dyno chart for your truck. Click on the proof tab.

http://bankspower.com/products/show/139/46

That'll give you an idea of what exhaust mods will...
Forum: Engine Tech   04-28-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 930
Posted By RLS7201
If you still have the OEM EFI, then tampering...

If you still have the OEM EFI, then tampering with the EGR valve will be of no benefit. The computer tune is designed for EGR. There is a EGR feed back potentiometer mounted on the valve that the...
Forum: Engine Tech   04-09-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 840
Posted By RLS7201
Delete

Delete
Forum: Engine Tech   02-14-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 973
Posted By RLS7201
Yup, the deep thunk is what I was experiencing....

Yup, the deep thunk is what I was experiencing. The mains were showing copper. The rod bearings looked good and I broke out my micrometers to check every thing. Left the rod bearings alone. In my...
Forum: Engine Tech   02-14-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 973
Posted By RLS7201
I suspect you're experiencing main bearing...

I suspect you're experiencing main bearing rattle. Loose mains can rattle on start up, until they get some oil flow. A bad rod bearing will not normally come and go like a main bearing. My 302 F150...
Forum: Engine Tech   02-10-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 649
Posted By RLS7201
Back in that era, Ford had problems with the...

Back in that era, Ford had problems with the primary ignition circuit connectors. Un-plug the connector to the distributer and give those flat pin connectors a little twist. (gently!) Then do the...
Forum: Engine Tech   11-28-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,602
Posted By RLS7201
Here is a little something I did to my 95 F53...

Here is a little something I did to my 95 F53 class A motorhome, to firm up the E4OD shifts. The tranny had held up well for 125,000 miles, while moving 20,000 lbs. down the road. Only takes 2 Radio...
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