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by bentvalves
Thu Sep 22, 2022 10:18 am
Forum: Shop Equipment - For Sale or Wanted
Topic: .375 ball head drivers
Replies: 2
Views: 291

Re: .375 ball head drivers

Bossman wrote: Fri Sep 16, 2022 11:55 am i have a few for the large valve seats 2 -2.5 dia.that i don't use anymore
so the tool holding "fork" is for the larger stuff. but the ball head driver is a ball head driver I assume?

could you send me some pics?

Interested.
by bentvalves
Wed Sep 21, 2022 8:08 pm
Forum: Shop Equipment - For Sale or Wanted
Topic: WTB: (donc) Lloyd's stone holder
Replies: 1
Views: 151

WTB: (donc) Lloyd's stone holder

anybody have a .375 top stone driver from Lloyd that they are looking to let go? did he even make them in that size?
by bentvalves
Wed Sep 21, 2022 7:51 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Rod Bolt Stretch
Replies: 5
Views: 405

Re: Rod Bolt Stretch

perhaps you torqued them to spec in the past, correct?

and now you are using the stretch method to reach the desired preload and are saying to yourself "wow, that's more torque than I would have imagined" to get the bolt stretched .006"
by bentvalves
Fri Sep 16, 2022 6:12 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: coated skirts (teflon?)
Replies: 1
Views: 298

coated skirts (teflon?)

when looking at modern coated skirt pistons, do you guys consider the coating "sacrificial" to a degree and therefore take extra care to not run the piston too "loose" when sizing the hole. Sometimes you have little windows on the skirt to MIC an uncoated portion of the piston, other times you do no...
by bentvalves
Wed Sep 14, 2022 6:04 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: offset head dowels
Replies: 9
Views: 758

Re: offset head dowels

are these offset pins sourced through mcmaster?
by bentvalves
Mon Sep 12, 2022 9:59 am
Forum: General Tech
Topic: eagle one mag wheel cleaner ETCHING
Replies: 14
Views: 454

Re: eagle one mag wheel cleaner ETCHING

dannobee wrote: Fri Sep 09, 2022 8:22 pm I use the cheap Meguires Hot Chrome Wheel Cleaner. The milder stuff for aluminum wheels doesn't clean as well.

post a picture of the bottle if you get a second brother.

did you pour the cleaner into an ultrasonic? that part cleaned up nice!
by bentvalves
Fri Sep 09, 2022 4:03 pm
Forum: General Tech
Topic: eagle one mag wheel cleaner ETCHING
Replies: 14
Views: 454

Re: eagle one mag wheel cleaner ETCHING

does anybody remember this stuff? Made for cleaning raw alloy wheels. so the bottle changed, and the formula changed and ontop of that all its difficult to find, anywhere. especially the etching version. this stuff would strip aluminum of oxides and turn it a bright "whitish" color. what product ca...
by bentvalves
Fri Sep 09, 2022 12:39 pm
Forum: General Tech
Topic: eagle one mag wheel cleaner ETCHING
Replies: 14
Views: 454

Re: eagle one mag wheel cleaner ETCHING

the inside of my aluminum radiator has been stripped of all kinds of junk and oxides due to hard water being poured into the system a few years back.

this stuff works equally well inside of old crusty intercoolers.
by bentvalves
Fri Sep 09, 2022 12:30 pm
Forum: General Tech
Topic: eagle one mag wheel cleaner ETCHING
Replies: 14
Views: 454

Re: eagle one mag wheel cleaner ETCHING

Screenshot 2022-09-08 at 09-26-34 Aluminum Brightener Cleaner 32 oz MAC Aluminum Brightener MAC 1458 Buy Online - NAPA Auto Parts.png This works well I just came here to post a picture of the NAPA aluminum brightener in a white bottle with blue label. It indeed does work well and I would consider i...
by bentvalves
Wed Sep 07, 2022 9:06 am
Forum: General Tech
Topic: eagle one mag wheel cleaner ETCHING
Replies: 14
Views: 454

Re: eagle one mag wheel cleaner ETCHING

I'll give that stuff a try, thanks Dave.
by bentvalves
Tue Sep 06, 2022 6:57 pm
Forum: General Tech
Topic: eagle one mag wheel cleaner ETCHING
Replies: 14
Views: 454

eagle one mag wheel cleaner ETCHING

does anybody remember this stuff? Made for cleaning raw alloy wheels. so the bottle changed, and the formula changed and ontop of that all its difficult to find, anywhere. especially the etching version. this stuff would strip aluminum of oxides and turn it a bright "whitish" color. what product can...
by bentvalves
Mon Sep 05, 2022 11:25 am
Forum: Shop Equipment - For Sale or Wanted
Topic: .375 ball head drivers
Replies: 2
Views: 291

.375 ball head drivers

anybody have anything, with or without the tool holding "forks" ?
by bentvalves
Tue Aug 02, 2022 3:50 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: is Valovoline VR-1 really hurting engines?
Replies: 23
Views: 1526

Re: is Valovoline VR-1 really hurting engines?

roller cam?
by bentvalves
Tue Aug 02, 2022 3:46 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: BBC Rear Main bearing damage mystery.
Replies: 29
Views: 1514

Re: BBC Rear Main bearing damage mystery.

what does it have for thrust clearance?

let's compare this with vertical clearance on the rear main.
by bentvalves
Thu Jul 28, 2022 2:47 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Bearing tangs
Replies: 25
Views: 1012

Re: Bearing tangs

if you decide to notch the rod and the cap, is the right diameter end mill the way to get it done?

how do you sweep the radius into this operation?