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I used some plus .050 keepers on my BBC, Later when I went to adjust the lash I found a couple of the keepers broke. Any longer and I would of sucked a valve. Ask my engine guy and he said that the plus .050's had a tendency to break.
many years ago (47) I had a 340 mopar with 13. to 1 compression. blew both head gaskets, bought some keith black copper head gaskets and a can of gaskasynch. put them in without Oringing the block, ran it that way for 3 years. leaked a little water the first time I started it, until the engine heate...
- Fri Feb 28, 2020 12:16 pm
- Forum: Engine Tech
- Topic: Just made a sump. How do I seal the weld leaks?
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i had a pin hole in an oil pan, I painted it with por 15 that stopped it. pan was off when I painted it.
- Thu Oct 24, 2019 12:39 am
- Forum: Engine Tech
- Topic: Timing tape- printable....
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since I have more time than money,I take a paper bag or something and cut a strip of paper, then wrap it around the balancer and cut it the length (circumference) of the balancer. then quarter it (90 degrees) than one section in half (45 degrees) than divide that in thirds and so on for 5 degrees an...
I've always liked 289's, as far as hp what did the old 289 super stock engine make? (like Kip Martin) I know they had a big roller cam but small 470 cfm carb and ported heads. Just curious, how big was your carb? Your build is ford viagra.
I never check TDC in relation to the piston at TDC and harmonic balancer, but started at 35 degrees 397.1 hp and 379.2 @ 5500. Then changed to 32 degrees and that pull went 383.3 tq and 401.4 hp @ 5500. It was 3-4 hp and tq more all the way up from 3000 at 32
I used the f4b intake, removed divider with a 1" open spacer. The cam was the bottom of the page elgin hydro roller in comp prods, 224/232 .542/563 112lc. the heads were untouched 9175s. Never tried the performer 289 on the dyno. The dyno carb was a 600 holley dp (not 4776), My 750 made a couple mor...
The engine that I've got that were froze up, I would get a 4 inch wire wheel and put it in a electric drill and wire wheel the rust out the best I could. It required a lot of muscle sometime, but generally it will clean alot of rust out of the cylinder. It is a real dirty job, but later a little wd ...