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by BOOT
Thu May 13, 2021 3:08 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: V2 Chevy
Replies: 7
Views: 360

Re: V2 Chevy

Cool! Not sure why they didn't weld the valvecovers? Would only need one head and one cover LOL
by BOOT
Thu May 13, 2021 4:54 am
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: SBC bearing question
Replies: 6
Views: 239

Re: SBC bearing question

You mean like +.001
by BOOT
Wed May 12, 2021 11:40 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Valve Springs too Much?
Replies: 28
Views: 1274

Re: Valve Springs too Much?

I have a set of good springs that floated at 7500. 180 seat and never again! Quickly looking again at the op post, he said for street and then in a more recent post... I don’t plan on wringing it out, wont be going above 6500rpm, so I was hoping I could sacrifice the 60lbs over the nose. I mean the...
by BOOT
Mon May 10, 2021 5:17 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Helping air around a curve?
Replies: 8
Views: 581

Re: Helping air around a curve?

Widening the SSR & making the runner taller/bigger could help some but it's much better to reduce the turn from a 180 into a 90, like the accel superram did by making the plenum larger, which is also undersized for the TPI since it was designed for a 305
by BOOT
Sun May 09, 2021 7:37 pm
Forum: Chassis / Suspension / Body
Topic: Drilled-Slotted Rotors & differential bore calipers
Replies: 5
Views: 169

Re: Drilled-Slotted Rotors & differential bore calipers

From my research Slots are safe and the rotor may last longer, holes are best for weight reduction but crack. Either help with gases or wiping the pad(staggered holes). Differential piston bore calipers never herd of em BUT I'm into acceleration more than de-acceleration. Anyways w/o knowing how the...
by BOOT
Sat May 08, 2021 12:59 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: 95 RON standardized as new high octane?
Replies: 38
Views: 992

Re: 95 RON standardized as new high octane?

Walter R. Malik wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 12:20 pm I remember in the 60's in school, everyone there was saying that the USA would be converting to the Metric system ... you bet.
Once we go electric then why not, maybe that's the plan it's all about the metric system LOL

This is not exactly the same thing
by BOOT
Sat May 08, 2021 12:18 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: 95 RON standardized as new high octane?
Replies: 38
Views: 992

Re: 95 RON standardized as new high octane?

This post however, was supposed to be about the fuel. I think it states E15 is the ingredient they are going to use. If it keeps me from having to buy electric. So be it. I'm sorry and I understand 90% of my post rarely go in the direction I wish LOL BUT to ad to the fuel discussion, I build my car...
by BOOT
Sat May 08, 2021 11:32 am
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: 95 RON standardized as new high octane?
Replies: 38
Views: 992

Re: 95 RON standardized as new high octane?

Walter R. Malik wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 11:19 am The big oil industry has a giant footprint upon society, no matter what people may want....
We saw how well that worked out for them this last election, the bigger they are...
by BOOT
Sat May 08, 2021 11:07 am
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: 95 RON standardized as new high octane?
Replies: 38
Views: 992

Re: 95 RON standardized as new high octane?

Their reasoning is flawed, it assumes that the greenies based their findings/efforts on facts/logic/science. 1) Their is A LOT of MONEY to be made in the great green change over, mostly off the government as it's been proven most green efforts are hardly GREEN. Many change-overs of all types have be...
by BOOT
Fri May 07, 2021 5:06 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Helping air around a curve?
Replies: 8
Views: 581

Re: Helping air around a curve?

Is there anything that can be done to help make air make such a "C" shaped turn like in a TPI runner and not end up with such huge losses? Push/force it, headers are worse but they have pressure working for them. There was a statement from David Redszus at the end of the 2nd page: "We also found th...
by BOOT
Thu May 06, 2021 10:34 am
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Cooling fan shootout - Engine Masters
Replies: 75
Views: 2203

Re: Cooling fan shootout - Engine Masters

You have to wonder what the parasitic loss is driving an alternator to run a powerful electric fan. I know your talking bout something else but I'm stealing your point to make another. Mechanical energy converted to electrical and then back to mechanical, there are losses at each step and no altern...
by BOOT
Thu May 06, 2021 10:17 am
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Cooling fan shootout - Engine Masters
Replies: 75
Views: 2203

Re: Cooling fan shootout - Engine Masters

My car got up to 170's with the old setup in summer, may have to adjust or even underdrive a bit more once I get the new setup going.
by BOOT
Thu May 06, 2021 9:57 am
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Cooling fan shootout - Engine Masters
Replies: 75
Views: 2203

Re: Cooling fan shootout - Engine Masters

Crazy to think the flex fan is supposed to be a gift from the cooling gods yet it’s literally the worst option next to a fixed fan of any type. Think of how many hot rods there are out there running these things, yet the data looks the same on every test. Flex fans are power hungry! They move a lot...
by BOOT
Wed May 05, 2021 9:55 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Cooling fan shootout - Engine Masters
Replies: 75
Views: 2203

Re: Cooling fan shootout - Engine Masters

Carcraft & I think another mag(other mag had more detailed dyno pulls if I rem right) did this test way back and the info is basically the same. Many of their shows are recycled mag test, some with a modern twist. I based my setup on the mag article I had and their current test backs it up. Basicall...
by BOOT
Wed May 05, 2021 9:36 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: 2" spacer....waste of time/$$??
Replies: 17
Views: 718

Re: 2" spacer....waste of time/$$??

Like many things results may vary