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by BillK
Wed Feb 26, 2020 10:55 am
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: 6.4 Diesel Webinar
Replies: 0
Views: 80

6.4 Diesel Webinar

Hey guys,
Here is a link to another of the AERA's free webinars. This one is on the 6.4 engine failures and fixes. All you have to do is register for it. You do not have to be a member.
https://register.gotowebinar.com/regist ... ?source=CC
by BillK
Tue Feb 25, 2020 12:04 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: holley high idle
Replies: 12
Views: 496

Re: holley high idle

What intake ?
by BillK
Sun Feb 16, 2020 6:29 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Tightwad at wallyworld
Replies: 62
Views: 2279

Re: Tightwad at wallyworld

How often do you change the oil in the bike ? Maybe once a year ? Is it worth taking a chance ? :)
by BillK
Sun Feb 16, 2020 4:16 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Reputable Machine shop in Southern California?
Replies: 16
Views: 1197

Re: Reputable Machine shop in Southern California?

not sure what the "626" area is. If you are close to him Mike Lewis will be good https://www.lewisracingengines.com/
by BillK
Fri Feb 14, 2020 4:07 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Inline Four Racing Crankshaft Balance
Replies: 12
Views: 645

Re: Inline Four Racing Crankshaft Balance

Cutting the od of the counterweight would seem to be most effective at removing weight and I suppose the same theory would be in effect since the counterweights are in pairs. Making them thinner would probably help windage but not sure what the trade off would be. Hopefully Dave will chime in, he ha...
by BillK
Fri Feb 14, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Inline Four Racing Crankshaft Balance
Replies: 12
Views: 645

Re: Inline Four Racing Crankshaft Balance

Unless you have another reason to cut the counterweights I would have it reground first and then checked. Cutting the counterweights is liable to require adding weight back to get it to balance. Unlike a V-8 crankshaft yours has two rods directly opposite of the other two so I don't think your modif...
by BillK
Fri Feb 14, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Main bearing clearance
Replies: 26
Views: 1008

Re: Main bearing clearance

tenxal wrote:
Fri Feb 14, 2020 7:56 am
If the bearings have sufficient crush, why not simply use a set of .001 or .002 under main bearings?
If the bearing bores measure what he stated then the bearings will definitely not have enough crush.
by BillK
Thu Feb 13, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Main bearing clearance
Replies: 26
Views: 1008

Re: Main bearing clearance

Yes I measured it and micd the crank journal how could I come up with the clearance without doing that ? Plastigage ? You would be amazed at how some people check it. I had to ask :) It was 2.6440 to 2.6450 after the machine work on every journal after machine work. That is pretty ugly :( :(
by BillK
Wed Feb 12, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Main bearing clearance
Replies: 26
Views: 1008

Re: Main bearing clearance

Outlaw383 wrote:
Wed Feb 12, 2020 7:09 pm
Dan I agree completely, the hack job the machine shop did was pretty ridiculous.
How do you know that ? Have you measured the main bearing bores with a bore gauge ? How about the crankshaft journal sizes ? How about the bearing thickness ?
by BillK
Wed Feb 05, 2020 2:21 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: SBC Connecting Rod Offset - Honda Rod Bearing Width
Replies: 12
Views: 518

Re: SBC Connecting Rod Offset - Honda Rod Bearing Width

ptuomov wrote:
Wed Feb 05, 2020 2:18 pm
Unless I misunderstood the original question, the answer is in the last column labeled "max length".
Correct :) Might be confusing if you dont do it all day long.
by BillK
Wed Feb 05, 2020 1:41 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: SBC Connecting Rod Offset - Honda Rod Bearing Width
Replies: 12
Views: 518

Re: SBC Connecting Rod Offset - Honda Rod Bearing Width

We need to know the amount of offset that SBC connecting rods have, and the width of an un-chamfered Clevite 1.889 Honda racing rod bearing. Have looked everywhere but both are hard to find. Thanks in advance for any help you can offer. I am pretty sure I am looking at the right one. CB1665HD .896 ...
by BillK
Fri Jan 24, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: Forum Help / Questions / Tips
Topic: Server times out
Replies: 56
Views: 1145

Re: Server times out

Locked out again :( Just a few minutes ago. Here is the tracert: Tracing route to www.speed-talk.com [37.34.62.24] over a maximum of 30 hops: 1 4 ms 1 ms 7 ms 192.168.0.1 2 238 ms 279 ms 269 ms 10.198.32.113 3 225 ms 279 ms 289 ms 10.0.155.1 4 242 ms 279 ms 279 ms 10.198.32.65 5 264 ms 270 ms 269 ms...
by BillK
Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:40 am
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Sealers and thread lockers for final assembly
Replies: 36
Views: 1322

Re: Sealers and thread lockers for final assembly

It did not cure at all...3 days after install it was still “liquid”. How do you know it didn't cure ? Did you take the bolts out and look ? It only cures where there is no oxygen. It will never cure out in the open. Put a few drops on something and let it sit out in the open. It will stay liquid fo...
by BillK
Thu Jan 16, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: Forum Help / Questions / Tips
Topic: Server times out
Replies: 56
Views: 1145

Re: Server times out

Just did it again to me. 3:50 pm approx Looked at two or three threads and then Bam, no more :( :( I attached another tracert
tracert 01-16-20.png
by BillK
Sun Jan 12, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Flexplate gap bbc
Replies: 12
Views: 469

Re: Flexplate gap bbc

Is .093 a problem ??? If you were using a stock type flex plate before there is a good chance it was not very straight anyway. I have always figured that as long as there was some clearance it was good to go.