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by Elroy
Mon Dec 02, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Hemi vs Chevy wager...
Replies: 25
Views: 976

Re: Hemi vs Chevy wager...

Hemis are most definitely niche. Especially when looking at efficiency/dollar. But to be fair most of all this stuff is. Hemi is just a more extreme example. If a big chevy is the more efficient option that says a bunch.
by Elroy
Mon Dec 02, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: LS3 Carbed build
Replies: 330
Views: 31769

Re: LS3 Carbed build

The // seem to be an odd source of hostility amongst some. No problem. A bad habit picked up from text messaging I suppose. Say no more. Not the first time offending people online with keyboard habits. I recently learned elsewhere on the web about the use of all caps being frowned upon.
by Elroy
Fri Nov 29, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Dart 180 cc alloy head as cast
Replies: 230
Views: 6313

Re: Dart 180 cc alloy head as cast

speierracing i was only trying to help///it would seem obvious that something can't average 2.3 when their is no area smaller than 2.3 but plenty of areas larger//common sense//it does not matter//im pretty sure nobody would be trying to copy that result anyway///and thanks for sending me a 75yr old...
by Elroy
Fri Nov 29, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: LS3 Carbed build
Replies: 330
Views: 31769

Re: LS3 Carbed build

Very nice!///wired up to learn//some people already know everything and cant learn//good luck hopefully you post future results theyre are definitely a variety of levels here on speedtak
by Elroy
Fri Nov 29, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Vacuum for vac u pan
Replies: 16
Views: 840

Re: Vacuum for vac u pan

In his BBC book, David Vizard wrote about and showed a system he said was by far the best pan vac. he's ever seen. I forget the builder's name, but I believe he is/was a Speed-Talker. The system used a square cut ~ 5/8" tube angled in through the side of the merge collector and bending to run down ...
by Elroy
Fri Nov 29, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Dart 180 cc alloy head as cast
Replies: 230
Views: 6313

Re: Dart 180 cc alloy head as cast

Well this is all new to me but.//information is good///its free information on the internet from what im seeing at my age but be careful what you absorb and attempt to transfer to your project//use to be word of mouth///its your job to decipher and take from the results given to you////examples giv...
by Elroy
Thu Nov 28, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Dart 180 cc alloy head as cast
Replies: 230
Views: 6313

Re: Dart 180 cc alloy head as cast

Well this is all new to me but.//information is good///its free information on the internet from what im seeing at my age but be careful what you absorb and attempt to transfer to your project//use to be word of mouth///its your job to decipher and take from the results given to you////examples give...
by Elroy
Thu Nov 28, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: LS3 Carbed build
Replies: 330
Views: 31769

Re: LS3 Carbed build

Ok looks like stuska dyno///not my favorite but can be good//been reading through posts of yours and others Randy///sounds like you have spent some quality time on the dyno//how do you like the stuska?//dont foresee them being around much longer///corporate has scooped everyone up///recently noticed...
by Elroy
Wed Nov 27, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: LS3 Carbed build
Replies: 330
Views: 31769

Re: LS3 Carbed build

How did I miss this///a dyno thread my favorite//have you used this dyno before??
by Elroy
Mon Nov 25, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: what happened to race engine thread????
Replies: 26
Views: 956

Re: what happened to race engine thread????

Stan Weiss wrote:
Mon Nov 25, 2019 2:55 pm
I get 108 points.
you better start filling them in with numbers that are less than 2.3
by Elroy
Mon Nov 25, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: what happened to race engine thread????
Replies: 26
Views: 956

Re: what happened to race engine thread????

Elroy wrote:
Mon Nov 25, 2019 12:17 pm
Now this obviously isn't taking in consideration any area's in between these points///but if none of the area in between goes below 2.3////how do you end up with 2.3 average?///what am I missing?///Weiss? can you math this for us to see?//interpolate between points possibly?/
by Elroy
Mon Nov 25, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: what happened to race engine thread????
Replies: 26
Views: 956

Re: what happened to race engine thread????

Elroy, I don't see any resolution here. We can not even agree on the same valve stem area. ► (((11 / 32) / 2)^ 2 * pi) = 0.09281 Stan 8mm ls valve is what was mentioned being used //hell figure it up with a 3/8 stem///still doesn't come out Elroy, I don't remember seeing that. Maybe Chad can tell u...
by Elroy
Mon Nov 25, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: what happened to race engine thread????
Replies: 26
Views: 956

Re: what happened to race engine thread????

oh well no biggie///maybe its this new common core math im not sure :P ////I am getting the sense their are politics involved. I learned 50yrs ago to stay away from those :D ///was just interested in how the numbers were derived///I will move on
by Elroy
Mon Nov 25, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: what happened to race engine thread????
Replies: 26
Views: 956

Re: what happened to race engine thread????

I don't know about the other 3 number you are using as I have not asked about them. But I have about the throat and the 2.78 throat is without the valve stem area removed. Yet you keep using that number. :shock: GIGO Stan Subtract .078 ftom that then/still not seeing it/can you explaimnn what is mi...
by Elroy
Mon Nov 25, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: what happened to race engine thread????
Replies: 26
Views: 956

Re: what happened to race engine thread????

2.90 CNC 2.90 as-cast 2.30 CNC choke 2.20 as-cast 2.85 CNC apex 2.75 as-cast 2.78 CNC throat 2.70 as-cast 2.9+2.3+2.85+2.78=10.83/4=2.71 Now this obviously isn't taking in consideration any area's in between these points///but if none of the area in between goes below 2.3////how do you end up with ...