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by allencr267
Thu Oct 29, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Motorcycle crankshaft specialty shops
Replies: 4
Views: 279

Re: Motorcycle crankshaft specialty shops

Engine Builder story from almost 2 years ago.

https://www.enginebuildermag.com/2018/1 ... omponents/
by allencr267
Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: SBC oil pan gasket help
Replies: 17
Views: 798

Re: SBC oil pan gasket help

Is it a 1 piece gasket, can you cut & paste a decent one, is the pan rail[block & sump] straight & smooth & clean?
by allencr267
Thu Oct 01, 2020 12:13 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Cleaning out the garage...
Replies: 23
Views: 1404

Re: Cleaning out the garage...

There must be a Salvation Army, Habitat for Humanity or Lighthouse for the Blind or charity second hand/thrift shop that could use/sell any tools or supplies.
I hate good stuff getting trashed/scrapped.
by allencr267
Mon Aug 31, 2020 5:39 am
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Ford mech fuelpump for Webers
Replies: 17
Views: 1007

Re: Ford mech fuelpump for Webers

A smaller needle & seat can handle higher pressure.
IDK if one is available.
by allencr267
Sun Aug 02, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Main Bearing Question
Replies: 17
Views: 682

Re: Main Bearing Question

Holding the crank up because you put in the pistons before it? Wouldn't it be hard to make that pattern from regular factory assembly line machining let alone local performance machine shop stuff? The cap looks cut, but not too pretty. Things were done intentional by old timers and some not so old i...
by allencr267
Tue Jul 28, 2020 9:13 am
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: motor mounts
Replies: 22
Views: 678

Re: motor mounts

and torsion - twist
Sorry, really wrong word
by allencr267
Mon Jul 27, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: rocker arm oiling problem
Replies: 11
Views: 893

Re: rocker arm oiling problem

spec .032 orifice means nearly unlimited bevel/chamfer/radius.
by allencr267
Mon Jul 27, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Rear gears
Replies: 14
Views: 674

Re: Rear gears

Is the best contact patch the best for power as well as quiet, different contact at the inside/bottom/root of the ring and any cryo snake oil testimony?
by allencr267
Mon Jul 27, 2020 8:25 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: motor mounts
Replies: 22
Views: 678

Re: motor mounts

...motor mounts can be taken out... [/u] Some might need the engine pushed a little sideways, besides up, to clear things, or cut new stud shorter. Mount/s installed with tension and compression? Slimy so called rubber oozing out? Visible active/fresh line between rubber and steel? Surface weather ...
by allencr267
Thu Jul 16, 2020 1:54 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Cheap SBC aluminum heads..
Replies: 64
Views: 3008

Re: Cheap SBC aluminum heads..

Please give description, I/we don't need a pic, and especially a Youtube, if the observer has some ounces of experience, 20/30 or so with enhancement vision, can wiggle a stem in the guide & marker on a seat, observe the stem, keeper, retainer & spring fit and take a guess if they've used intakes fo...
by allencr267
Wed Jul 15, 2020 5:34 am
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Opinions Of This Deck Finish???
Replies: 27
Views: 1502

Re: Opinions Of This Deck Finish???

I've seen worse, looked like a body file. It could only have been intentional & was, F'd over a customer on vacation with a blown HG. claimed it was a necessary rebuild, with a parting shot nasty head surface good enough to get'em home by not much. No gasket will seal that without a lot of goop & on...
by allencr267
Mon Jul 06, 2020 5:15 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Valve job with stones
Replies: 29
Views: 1296

Re: Valve job with stones

Will low RPM pound out the high spots lapping makes to destroy a mirror perfect finish that'll cut/crush through the combustion leftovers, or does it need some thrashing?
by allencr267
Sat Jul 04, 2020 3:36 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Valve job with stones
Replies: 29
Views: 1296

Re: Valve job with stones

Looks horrible, un-dressed or really coarse stone or dressed on the sidewalk?

I don't expect a mirror finish on some materials, but close to it on all.
by allencr267
Wed Jun 24, 2020 5:24 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: .120 vs.080 wall 3/8 pushrods sbc
Replies: 24
Views: 1435

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

Sure, it's a mech advantage pushing it back, doesn't warrant being wasteful[mass and/or $] about it.
by allencr267
Thu Jun 18, 2020 12:13 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: The funk...
Replies: 17
Views: 931

Re: The funk...

I believe that if the average person that had a vehicle that was normally parked for long periods that used the modern non vented system just filled the tank and left it for a year they would have no fuel issues even the current alcohol blended fuels which is every where today Yeah, exactly. Opened...