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by enigma57
Sun Oct 04, 2020 5:18 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Plugs vs. 'the meter'
Replies: 15
Views: 840

Re: Plugs vs. 'the meter'

It always comes back to 'give your engine what it needs' and you have. Good tune! I'd stay with what you have. And don't go chasing some overly lean 'theoretical stoich' figure that wasn't necessarily a one size fits all value even before the newer, lighter, more volatile and seasonally changing fue...
by enigma57
Sat Oct 03, 2020 7:46 am
Forum: Offtopic Forum
Topic: A Rare Piece Of Racing History
Replies: 2
Views: 131

A Rare Piece Of Racing History

Ford Torino King Cobra......

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UYfqf30BFhw
by enigma57
Sat Oct 03, 2020 2:14 am
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Rear main seal leak sbc
Replies: 11
Views: 693

Re: Rear main seal leak sbc

Might look at crankcase ventilation & windage tray as well.

HB
by enigma57
Thu Oct 01, 2020 1:32 am
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Rear main seal leak sbc
Replies: 11
Views: 693

Re: Rear main seal leak sbc

That's a good break-in oil. Should be no problem there. I suppose its just a matter of checking the details...... Lip of rear main seal towards front of engine, etc. Some offset the seal parting lines. Others do not. I have done it both ways and have not had a problem. I do like to put a small bit o...
by enigma57
Wed Sep 30, 2020 4:21 am
Forum: Offtopic Forum
Topic: Notice To Veterans
Replies: 74
Views: 3949

Re: Notice To Veterans

Paul, if you are out in the open and have a clear field of fire for some distance, say 500 yards or more...... The 30.06 for 03 Springfield or M1 Garand and the 7.62mm NATO round used in M14s have similar ballistics and either would work for you. There is a new 650 Creedmoor round that is said to be...
by enigma57
Wed Sep 30, 2020 3:19 am
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Rear main seal leak sbc
Replies: 11
Views: 693

Re: Rear main seal leak sbc

What oil are you running in this engine? Have a friend who was ready to pull engine for 3rd time with rear main seal leaking. Recommended he try a different oil and that solved the problem.

HB
by enigma57
Tue Sep 29, 2020 12:33 am
Forum: Offtopic Forum
Topic: Notice To Veterans
Replies: 74
Views: 3949

Re: Notice To Veterans

That young man is clearly being railroaded. I sincerely hope President Trump steps in and puts and end to this nonsense before long.

Best regards,

Harry
by enigma57
Fri Sep 25, 2020 4:57 pm
Forum: Offtopic Forum
Topic: Notice To Veterans
Replies: 74
Views: 3949

Re: Notice To Veterans

Yes, very important to find the correct ammunition that will run (cycle) well in a semi-auto of any type, but especially a shotgun. Also...... Some semi-auto shotguns are sensitive to the point that what runs well when fired with the butt plate or pad firmly seated against your shoulder...... Will j...
by enigma57
Sat Sep 05, 2020 6:43 am
Forum: Offtopic Forum
Topic: Notice To Veterans
Replies: 74
Views: 3949

Re: Notice To Veterans

Harry, I never had to go to the military because as a 15-1/2 y/o kid, I made a crude table saw and ended up cutting my left hand thumb end and index finger off. NO trigger finger since I am left-handed. I listen to AND read guys that had to go in due to the draft back in the mid '60's when 'Nam was...
by enigma57
Fri Aug 28, 2020 3:09 pm
Forum: Chassis / Suspension / Body
Topic: Question - Improved Camber Curve
Replies: 20
Views: 446

Re: Question - Improved Camber Curve

Thanks, Bill and Danno! I will look into this further and educate myself on suspension mods more before making any hard and fast decisions on suspension mods.

Best regards,

Harry
by enigma57
Fri Aug 28, 2020 3:55 am
Forum: Chassis / Suspension / Body
Topic: Question - Improved Camber Curve
Replies: 20
Views: 446

Re: Question - Improved Camber Curve

P.S. >>> Bill, I dropped the ball in my earlier post. By increase in bump steer, I assume you mean increased toe-out from bump travel resulting from installation of either taller spindles or upper ball joints having 0.5" taller studs in an effort to increase negative camber gain?

Thanks,

Harry
by enigma57
Fri Aug 28, 2020 12:20 am
Forum: Chassis / Suspension / Body
Topic: Question - Improved Camber Curve
Replies: 20
Views: 446

Re: Question - Improved Camber Curve

I agree, Bill. Bump steer must be addressed any time front suspension and steering mods are proposed. However, when retaining the OEM steering gear and original locations of control arm pivot points and ball joints, I have not encountered bump steer on these '55 - '57 Chevys in years past. Initially...
by enigma57
Thu Aug 27, 2020 10:44 pm
Forum: Offtopic Forum
Topic: Notice To Veterans
Replies: 74
Views: 3949

Re: Notice To Veterans

Great to hear from you, Dwight! I thought it might be Hobbs from your description. We dodged the bullet here NW of Houston. Eye of the storm passed over Cameron, Louisiana in the wee hours of the morning. 150 MPH sustained winds with gusts to 175 MPH and pushing 10 - 15 ft. of storm surge water 40 m...
by enigma57
Wed Aug 26, 2020 11:23 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Rhoads Lifter On Solid Lifter Cam - Setting Lash
Replies: 20
Views: 1488

Re: Rhoads Lifter On Solid Lifter Cam - Setting Lash

Correction to post above - Hurricane Laura is presently a Cat. 4 storm which may intensify to Cat. 5 near landfall.

HB