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by Ericnova
Sun Jul 05, 2020 1:33 am
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: BBC connecting rods
Replies: 1
Views: 50

Re: BBC connecting rods

Normal for a factory balance. Actually pretty close if only 11 grams spread between the whole set, I've seen 30+ difference in factory stuff. They didn't balance stuff to the high tolerance performance shops do. Sounds like your machinist is too used to modern parts and aftermarket parts, which are ...
by Ericnova
Sat Jul 04, 2020 5:29 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: 302 Clevo 2V Heads with undersized valve guides
Replies: 3
Views: 147

Re: 302 Clevo 2V Heads with undersized valve guides

I'd sleeve the guide to take a smaller 5/16" or 8mm stem valve, just for availability of part reasons combined with the benefit of lighter valve weights . If you have to keep cost down, ream to 11/32"/.343" for parts availability, that cuts of the cost of replacing or sleeving the guide. if you've g...
by Ericnova
Sat Jul 04, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Smokey Yunick SY-1 Intake
Replies: 45
Views: 8458

Re: Smokey Yunick SY-1 Intake

This was Fords answer to the X ram problem. I wish they would have continued to make those carbs. Bill-C, do you ever see this setup used today? Is it still legal? Barry Grant put out something very much like that, just shortly before his company imploded. Called it the "Badman", it was basically h...
by Ericnova
Sat Jul 04, 2020 5:11 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Steel Main cap material
Replies: 15
Views: 319

Re: Steel Main cap material

I am wondering if EN19 may be over speced, believe its equivelant of US Spec 4140 https://www.smithmetal.com/pdf/engineering/en19.pdf Way overspec'd....EN3B would be plenty, EN8 if you want to go overkill. You certainly don't need a hardenable tool steel alloy for main caps. Block will fail long be...
by Ericnova
Wed Jul 01, 2020 3:00 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Need to run EDM solid lifters?
Replies: 15
Views: 1384

Re: Need to run EDM solid lifters?

https://www.tdotperformance.ca/comp-cams-5011-lifter-bore-grooving-tool-kit.html?utm_source=google_shopping&gclid=CjwKCAjwxev3BRBBEiwAiB_PWH4yS3vy0j0K3DW1XXnYgvd2WsgoBBjve9nANB4ssFKSw4qkb1e_txoC4tYQAvD_BwE Says it’s for .842/.875 lifters. Doesn’t say if you can get it for .904 lifters. That is a sc...
by Ericnova
Wed Jul 01, 2020 12:37 am
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Copper Head Gasket Question
Replies: 4
Views: 400

Re: Copper Head Gasket Question

Scratch and the dent aren't anywhere close to a water passage or bolt hole, nothing but solid metal all around it....it'll seal up just fine.
by Ericnova
Thu Jun 25, 2020 11:24 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: 400 SBC build
Replies: 74
Views: 2524

Re: 400 SBC build

My 406 with Stock 906 Vortec's went the best of 11.49 last night with the Elgin 1165P hyd cam. That’s really impressive. What’s the rest of the combo ? Sounds mild enough to be a great street/strip deal Thanks. It's 2nd gen Camaro with a flat top piston .030 speed pro's, 5.7 rod, scat crank that ba...
by Ericnova
Sat Jun 20, 2020 12:37 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: low buck 454
Replies: 40
Views: 1089

Re: low buck 454

if we use your number, .0255" for the piston to deck, and your 5cc valve relief, then the calculator I'm using(Wallace Racing) says 8.82:1. If we figure it with 5cc relief and use the given 1.625" piston compression height and an undecked block, then it drops to 8.60:1. 1.625" height and undecked bl...
by Ericnova
Fri Jun 19, 2020 10:37 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: low buck 454
Replies: 40
Views: 1089

Re: low buck 454

I think you need to run your compression ratio calculation again. I don't know what dish you have, but putting these number in for a flat top piston - 4.280"bore x 4.0" stroke, 100cc head, 2cc dual valve relief flat top, piston to deck .040"(undecked stock block w/rebuilder piston), .041" x 4.370" h...
by Ericnova
Wed Jun 17, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: sbc heads Jeg's Canfield 215 sold new in 2004
Replies: 5
Views: 450

Re: sbc heads Jeg's Canfield 215 sold new in 2004

There is a bunch of flow data for the Canfield heads on Stan Weiss Cylinder Head Database if you were wondering about thoer flow capability.

The 215 wasn't bad for the day when it was new.
by Ericnova
Wed Jun 17, 2020 8:30 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: sbc heads Jeg's Canfield 215 sold new in 2004
Replies: 5
Views: 450

Re: sbc heads Jeg's Canfield 215 sold new in 2004

I've got a set of CNC'd 220's, and I remember well when these were available as I flipped back and forth several times over which to buy.. The 215cc was a bigger port version of the 197cc standard location valvetrain head. Everything the same as the 197cc except bigger intake port volume. Use the sa...
by Ericnova
Sun Jun 07, 2020 11:19 am
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: ARE ALL sbc 010 BLOCKS HIGH NICKEL????
Replies: 106
Views: 27687

Re: ARE ALL sbc 010 BLOCKS HIGH NICKEL????

RT Machine wrote:
Sun Jun 07, 2020 5:18 am
Bob Hollinshead wrote:
Thu Feb 14, 2013 11:59 pm
I've heard a lot of the 010/020 2482 cap blocks were used in heavy trucks, industrial, and military applications.
How do 2482 caps differ from other 4 bolt caps ?
They are nodular iron instead of just plain grey iron.
by Ericnova
Sat Jun 06, 2020 3:23 am
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: AFR Enforcer SBC heads
Replies: 33
Views: 3280

Re: AFR Enforcer SBC heads

AFAIK, roller lifters in the 8.2" deck SBF's won't come out with the heads on. Maybe factory dogbone hydro rollers will, I don't know, but link bar rollers definitely won't.
Flat tappets will.
by Ericnova
Sat Jun 06, 2020 2:49 am
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: SBC timing issue
Replies: 30
Views: 1357

Re: SBC timing issue

Downloadable and printable degree wheel link below. Print it out, cut it out and glue it to anything round and stiff enough to put a crank bolt hoke through the middle and survive....plastic picnic plate, disposable pie tin, pizza pan, cookie sheet, cheap frisbee, a single 12" square vinyl floor til...
by Ericnova
Fri Jun 05, 2020 12:17 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: SBC timing issue
Replies: 30
Views: 1357

Re: SBC timing issue

I can't restrain myself and just have to ask...Why THAT cam choice?? You got what appears to be a really nice short block, with a pretty darn good cylinder head on it, picked a cam with 241° @.050 duration...but a paltry .470 lift?? You are leaving so much of those heads potential out of the picture...