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by Kevin Johnson
Mon Sep 16, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Nickel Fix
Replies: 7
Views: 678

Re: Nickel Fix

I seem to recall dimes being used in hydraulic lifters to convert them...?
by Kevin Johnson
Sat Sep 14, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Low speed (1500-1800 RPM) driveability issue
Replies: 115
Views: 2673

Re: Low speed (1500-1800 RPM) driveability issue

http://www.leg.state.fl.us/statutes/ind ... 6.191.html

Now, none of that "exhibition of speed" tomfoolery... :lol:
by Kevin Johnson
Sat Sep 14, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Low speed (1500-1800 RPM) driveability issue
Replies: 115
Views: 2673

Re: Low speed (1500-1800 RPM) driveability issue

Still running those hotter plugs? :wink:
by Kevin Johnson
Sat Sep 14, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Pan vacuum issue
Replies: 7
Views: 421

Re: Pan vacuum issue

I just looked through your posting history and you have a lot of experience with dry sumps. Have you run this same engine/system using a different setup?
by Kevin Johnson
Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:15 am
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Torque To Yield
Replies: 30
Views: 848

Re: Torque To Yield

Karpanan, Kumarswamy. (2019). Experimental and numerical analysis of structures with bolted joints subjected to impact load.
Force-diagram-for-a-typical-bolted-joint_Q320.jpg
by Kevin Johnson
Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:05 am
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Torque To Yield
Replies: 30
Views: 848

Re: Torque To Yield

... A few clarifications: "Safety Factor" is a term that is not used in an engineering environment nor in reports or emails or anything that can be called into litigation. The term has been changed to "Design Factor," at least that's what's I've been taught over the years. always, annihilate, apoca...
by Kevin Johnson
Wed Sep 11, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Low speed (1500-1800 RPM) driveability issue
Replies: 115
Views: 2673

Re: Low speed (1500-1800 RPM) driveability issue

Maybe FR4 is a wiser choice?
by Kevin Johnson
Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Low speed (1500-1800 RPM) driveability issue
Replies: 115
Views: 2673

Re: Low speed (1500-1800 RPM) driveability issue

Just a thought: It was common before the modern era of computerized fuel injection to specify at least a couple of different heat ranges for plugs for an automobile engine; a hotter plug for cars which were mostly driven mildly around the city, and a colder plug for sustained high speed highway use....
by Kevin Johnson
Mon Sep 09, 2019 5:44 am
Forum: Offtopic Forum
Topic: This morning...
Replies: 35
Views: 1741

Re: This morning...

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-49624138 I am glad your family is safe. I talked to my folks today in eastern Canada (PEI) and the storm has passed by them. Power was out for about 12 hrs and a few branches etc blowing around but its OK now. I'm assuming you're still safe and sound with no...
by Kevin Johnson
Mon Sep 09, 2019 5:39 am
Forum: Offtopic Forum
Topic: This morning...
Replies: 35
Views: 1741

Re: This morning...

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-49624138 I am glad your family is safe. I talked to my folks today in eastern Canada (PEI) and the storm has passed by them. Power was out for about 12 hrs and a few branches etc blowing around but its OK now. I'm assuming you're still safe and sound with not...
by Kevin Johnson
Sat Sep 07, 2019 2:14 am
Forum: General Tech
Topic: This can be dangerous
Replies: 9
Views: 384

Re: This can be dangerous

Nowhere near this but several times I have been near our loaded trailer when suddenly a sidewall will explode -- about as loud as a shotgun blast. The tires have little wear but tire rot sets in.