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by norm
Wed Oct 09, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: tall deck and intake spacer plates
Replies: 10
Views: 482

Re: tall deck and intake spacer plates

Whatever you decide make sure it will hold up to fuel. From the last line of the instructions-- "NOTE: Not recommended for use on head gaskets or on parts in contact with gasoline." https://www.permatex.com/products/gasketing/ultra-series-gasket-makers/permatex-ultra-grey-rigid-high-torque-rtv-silic...
by norm
Sat Mar 09, 2019 9:02 am
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Strange (to me) wear pattern on valve stem tip
Replies: 6
Views: 961

Re: Strange (to me) wear pattern on valve stem tip

Might be just the picture but are the guide plates correct for pushrod?

Looks like a fair amount of space on the side of the pushrod
by norm
Sun Oct 14, 2018 9:29 am
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Steel on steel - bearing
Replies: 39
Views: 3362

Re: Steel on steel - bearing

I say you would want dissimilar materials . Steel on steel would gall in my opinion
by norm
Tue Sep 04, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Taper Honing
Replies: 16
Views: 2219

Re: Taper Honing

A brand of pistons.
by norm
Sat Jul 07, 2018 10:33 am
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Header Bolts
Replies: 16
Views: 1409

Re: Header Bolts

Use as long a bolt as possible, the more thread engagement the less chance of stripping.

A lot of times i see the bolts that are shipped with the headers and they are barely 1X the diameter engagement.

Also i just use RTV no gasket
by norm
Mon Jul 02, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Trying to determine skirt scuff failure
Replies: 28
Views: 2280

Re: Trying to determine skirt scuff failure

Piston to wall clearance was two and a half thousandths?
by norm
Fri Oct 20, 2017 10:45 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Remflex header gaskets ??
Replies: 9
Views: 1061

Re: Remflex header gaskets ??

Copper permatex rtv.

The best gaskets i ever used prior to rtv were victor nitro seals, they are very sturdy and hold up well but i won't ever go back to gaskets.

RTV- never leaks and any time i check the bolts they are tight whereas with gaskets seemed like i snugged them up often.
by norm
Fri Jun 23, 2017 8:47 am
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Sealing rocker stud into runner
Replies: 34
Views: 4361

Re: Sealing rocker stud into runner

I've used no2 and a RTV that holds up to oil. Both seemed to work fine,torque the studs.

I could see blue loctite working but i wouldn't be able to allow myself to use red in an aluminum head.
by norm
Mon Jun 29, 2015 7:46 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: bbc oil pressure
Replies: 54
Views: 6016

Re: bbc oil pressure

i'd try a different gauge first. if the 2nd gauge reads the same then i'd start checking into it more deeply.
by norm
Tue Nov 19, 2013 7:29 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Street Mufflers
Replies: 21
Views: 1277

Re: Street Mufflers

I went from hooker aero chambers to dynatechs. The dynatechs are substantially louder. Then put some round XR1'S on and I am very happy with them. Quieter than the hookers but have a nice deep sound. Only changes were the mufflers. Rest of the exhaust was the same 3.5" mandrel bent.
by norm
Sun Feb 24, 2013 3:27 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Engine performance data
Replies: 19
Views: 1271

Re: Engine performance data

598 ford

4.5" stroke
883 HP at 6600
821 tq at 4600
by norm
Sun Aug 02, 2009 1:31 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Red carb gaskets
Replies: 12
Views: 2003

i always just shoot em with wd40 and they come apart good. so far.
by norm
Fri Jul 17, 2009 1:55 am
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: who has a 14 by 3.5 air filter?
Replies: 3
Views: 664

Re: who has a 14 by 3.5 air filter?

sanfordandson wrote:i'm looking for a 14 by 3.5 paper air filter, wix or delco preferably. anybody know of a part number for something like this?
i use this one.

http://www.allstarperformance.com/product.htm?prod=275
by norm
Fri Jul 10, 2009 5:02 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: carburetor size
Replies: 27
Views: 2744

i would say yes, but with that little info,who knows? is it 8 to 1? 13 to 1? got 305 heads? if it is a decently built engine,yes.just may need some tuning..
by norm
Wed Jul 01, 2009 4:56 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Lunati roller lifters?
Replies: 10
Views: 3485

I am running the lunati pressure fed solids. They are Morel, at least that is what Steve told me. These are the lifters that I have, I think they were like 550-600, cant remember. I just took them out of the block yesterday to look everything over after a 2000mile trip in 6days with the Power tour....