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by BillK
Tue Aug 09, 2022 1:18 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: C10 350 eddlebrock 1826S won't run right
Replies: 8
Views: 251

Re: C10 350 eddlebrock 1826S won't run right

What year truck is it on ? Chevy ?
by BillK
Tue Aug 09, 2022 12:29 pm
Forum: Vintage/Classic/Historical Engine Tech
Topic: Options for 1920's engine design refurbish.
Replies: 7
Views: 144

Re: Options for 1920's engine design refurbish.

Not sure how you would resize the pistons. They are most likely a barrel skirt and you cant just turn them down. First thing I would do is get it apart and then get some very good measurements off the pistons. You might be surprised to find that there is something very close available that fits a di...
by BillK
Tue Aug 09, 2022 6:42 am
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: tips for valve seat freshen up - Methanol
Replies: 15
Views: 441

Re: tips for valve seat freshen up - Methanol

28BHKS wrote: Mon Aug 08, 2022 6:21 pmHe purchased it about 12 months ago as a rebuilt engine with dyno sheets after build.
Is the original builder or the shop that rebuilt it somewhat local to you ? Might be worth sending the heads to them and having them do them ?
by BillK
Mon Aug 08, 2022 8:54 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Crank part #
Replies: 3
Views: 160

Re: Crank part #

Any symbols or other markings anywhere on it ? How about a picture of it ? Some manufacturers have distinct appearance.
by BillK
Mon Aug 08, 2022 12:39 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Valve lock ok to use?
Replies: 6
Views: 346

Re: Valve lock ok to use?

I pretty much consider locks as a consumable item. If they come off an engine they go in the trash. Simply not worth taking the chance.
by BillK
Sun Aug 07, 2022 7:26 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Eagle connecting rod burnt cap
Replies: 9
Views: 504

Re: Eagle connecting rod burnt cap

I am sort of tempted to agree with CA but if you don't feel comfortable with it Eagle has always been very good at matching weights in single rods. If you torque it together and it is still round and on size I doubt that you hurt it :) Compare it to one of the other rods in the same set.
by BillK
Fri Aug 05, 2022 7:33 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Drilling holes in head gaskets = more flow = lower temps: Change My Mind!
Replies: 30
Views: 944

Re: Drilling holes in head gaskets = more flow = lower temps: Change My Mind!

But just LOOK at how tiny those holes are on the intake side; how can that be good for cooling / flow? cometic gasket drill.jpg Adam, If you did a little bit of thinking about how the coolant flows through this engine you would see that making those holes bigger would not increase flow. The coolant...
by BillK
Fri Aug 05, 2022 12:24 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Adnormal main bearing wear
Replies: 3
Views: 255

Re: Adnormal main bearing wear

How about a few more details ? Stock engine in a truck ? Supercharged in a boat ? RPM range.
by BillK
Fri Aug 05, 2022 6:45 am
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Head Studs
Replies: 26
Views: 763

Re: Head Studs

jc,
I am sure you already thought of this but have you looked through their individual stud listings to see if there is something close enough to work ?
by BillK
Thu Aug 04, 2022 9:04 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Head Studs
Replies: 26
Views: 763

Re: Head Studs

Does Milodon have anything ? I have had good luck with their main caps and studs.
by BillK
Thu Aug 04, 2022 1:14 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Melting 10550ST SBC Oil pump
Replies: 4
Views: 338

Re: Melting 10550ST SBC Oil pump

Here is a thread from a couple of months ago.

viewtopic.php?p=919814&sid=154d569a442e ... f8cf6da284
by BillK
Wed Aug 03, 2022 9:35 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Looking for some Help...SBC Oil fouling plug
Replies: 45
Views: 904

Re: Looking for some Help...SBC Oil fouling plug

Even so, I sprayed the carb cleaner down the tube... RPM dropped. Repeated 3 times. Dropped each time. A 5 second shot would stall the engine. Keeping in mind that the cylinder I am having trouble with is a straight shot to the oil fill tube. There you go. The carb cleaner is getting sucked into th...
by BillK
Wed Aug 03, 2022 12:55 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: 2017 Expedition 3.5 EB cam phasers
Replies: 7
Views: 215

Re: 2017 Expedition 3.5 EB cam phasers

I am sure the labor cost will vary depending on where you are located. The one thing I would suggest is making sure that only OEM Ford parts are used. Where are you located ? Might be a good independent shop nearby that can do the job.
by BillK
Wed Aug 03, 2022 11:10 am
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Looking for some Help...SBC Oil fouling plug
Replies: 45
Views: 904

Re: Looking for some Help...SBC Oil fouling plug

The engine is built as a clone of a 66 L79 Nova. The Z28 intake looks similar to the L79 but flows better. Thats why it was used instead, the PCV system is the stock looking system as used on the L79. It was referred to as a closed system The 1966 "closed" PCV system had a PCV valve that was thread...
by BillK
Wed Aug 03, 2022 10:58 am
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: egr tube repair
Replies: 6
Views: 199

Re: egr tube repair

Do you have a picture of the part ? I have a complete 2000 engine in my next door unit that might have it on it. I am going to be using the long block for a marine build so I wont need that part.