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by swampbuggy
Wed Jul 08, 2020 10:16 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Installing damper with hammer
Replies: 61
Views: 1936

Re: Installing damper with hammer

Lizardracing, you got me LMAO..Mark H.
by swampbuggy
Wed Jul 08, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Piston ring side (axial) clearance - higher than spec?
Replies: 10
Views: 395

Re: Piston ring side (axial) clearance - higher than spec?

There was a song in the 70's........everybody plays the fool sometimes, theres no exception to the rule. And this is true, we are human beings and make mistakes. Mark H.
by swampbuggy
Wed Jul 08, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Gen 1 SBC oil filter bypass
Replies: 22
Views: 684

Re: Gen 1 SBC oil filter bypass

So how much pressure can a normal cam driven oil pump wet sump type produce if it dead heads so to speak. I wonder if it has ever been tested ? Mark H. :?:
by swampbuggy
Fri Jul 03, 2020 8:34 am
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Oil pressure vs volume
Replies: 106
Views: 4529

Re: Oil pressure vs volume

Steve, are you saying that the same two rockers on different cylinders is giving different lift numbers ?? Please expand. Mark H.
by swampbuggy
Thu Jul 02, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: A Victor vs a 300-36
Replies: 4
Views: 237

Re: A Victor vs a 300-36

PDQ 67...In have a brand new set of 18 Degree Brodix C heads and a highly modified single plane Edelbrock intake that would make your 301 "Carry The Mail" :D I will sell the package at a great price ? Mark H.
by swampbuggy
Wed Jul 01, 2020 10:04 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: SAM's SB2 At The EMC And The REC
Replies: 48
Views: 2040

Re: SAM's SB2 At The EMC And The REC

Because 11.9 Static compression is a whole lot closer to a sensible compression ratio for a street driven Engine, 10-4 P.D.Q. 67. ? Mark H.
by swampbuggy
Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:14 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: SAM's SB2 At The EMC And The REC
Replies: 48
Views: 2040

Re: SAM's SB2 At The EMC And The REC

Gregory, i thought as well that the rule/s change/s would have taken "more" Torque/Horsepower out of the engine. Mark H. :-k
by swampbuggy
Mon Jun 29, 2020 6:53 am
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: SAM's SB2 At The EMC And The REC
Replies: 48
Views: 2040

Re: SAM's SB2 At The EMC And The REC

Going back to Gregs opening question. You folks who have been on both of these dynos more than once must have some opinion as to if they read high OR low, moreover, is calibration of the dyno at hand not valid for making them really close, one to the other ? This question is partially to learn from,...
by swampbuggy
Thu Jun 25, 2020 10:12 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: .120 vs.080 wall 3/8 pushrods sbc
Replies: 24
Views: 1116

Re: .120 vs.080 wall 3/8 pushrods sbc

Don't want or mean to make your stuff seem small Adam, but mine will be 9/16 x .156 on the intake side and 5/8 x .165 on the exhaust side, appx. 9 to 9.300 long. Mark H.
by swampbuggy
Thu Jun 25, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Painted Connecting Rods?
Replies: 20
Views: 1230

Re: Painted Connecting Rods?

Kevin, i was thinking hand sanding w/ 320-400-600. If you look at a Carrillo, Oliver, Crower, or Pankl that has been shot peened the surface is really not very rough. It is most likely a waste of time anyway ?? Mark H.
by swampbuggy
Thu Jun 25, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Painted Connecting Rods?
Replies: 20
Views: 1230

Re: Painted Connecting Rods?

Here is a question i have.....Is it OK to polish a steel piece such as the sides of a shot peened steel H-Beam Con-Rod :?: Mark H
by swampbuggy
Thu Jun 25, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: predicting cranking compression
Replies: 31
Views: 1009

Re: predicting cranking compression

OK Mark G. now tell us how many Degrees After Bottom Dead Center the Intake Valve Seats ? with normal running lash of course. Mark H.
by swampbuggy
Wed Jun 24, 2020 10:23 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Painted Connecting Rods?
Replies: 20
Views: 1230

Re: Painted Connecting Rods?

Yes Gunt, smoothing surfaces and polishing has proven to lessen the possibility of cracking and failure of stressed engine parts. Mark H.
by swampbuggy
Wed Jun 24, 2020 10:12 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: predicting cranking compression
Replies: 31
Views: 1009

Re: predicting cranking compression

David, i have got to ask you this, do you have a Degree in Mechanical Engineering ? You always add deep complex ( but interesting no doubt ) information to our discussions. Thanks Mark H. :D
by swampbuggy
Wed Jun 17, 2020 6:23 am
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Carb too small?
Replies: 23
Views: 965

Re: Carb too small?

This is another example of the importance of giving "All" of the information about the deal being discussed. Mark H.