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Forum: General Q & A
01-06-2008, 11:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,072
Posted By Dave F

Stay with a large oval port. No need to go more...

Stay with a large oval port. No need to go more than a 290cc, but don't go less than around 270.
GM and Edelbrock make a 290, Dart makes some great pieces too.
A 100cc or so, combustion chamber...
Forum: General Q & A
01-03-2008, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,625
Posted By Dave F

I have to agree. running an extra .002 isn't...

I have to agree. running an extra .002 isn't gonna hurt a thing. reguardless of type cooling.
With the likely hood JE is calling for .005, going to .007 is actually ideal in my book.

DAVE
01-03-2008, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 743
Posted By Dave F

A set of nicely ported ovals, a 226/234 112 .600...

A set of nicely ported ovals, a 226/234 112 .600 hydro roller, 800 Holley and about 9.6:1 should get you there no problem

Get good exhaust since you're gonna replace.

DAVE
Forum: General Q & A
12-12-2007, 05:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,992
Posted By Dave F

whats the matter????

whats the matter????
Forum: General Q & A
12-11-2007, 05:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,992
Posted By Dave F

It can be done. Heads would need to be fully...

It can be done.
Heads would need to be fully ported
850 - 900 Carb
cam would need to be around a 250 intake 260 exhaust set on a 114 lobe center and separation.
That combo would make 650 hp...
Forum: General Q & A
12-10-2007, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 717
Posted By Dave F

This is within my range. Here's the casting...

This is within my range. Here's the casting number 14088548. Make an offer, but you ship.
P.S. One piece crank

Heads are a 462624. Supposed to be a good head if you're interested.
Forum: General Q & A
12-10-2007, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 541
Posted By Dave F

My CMI's are 5" tails (on Big E tops) that go...

My CMI's are 5" tails (on Big E tops) that go right through the transom. CMI provided stainless rings and rubber gaskets for in the engine bay and outside on the transom, for the pipes to fit through...
Forum: General Q & A
12-09-2007, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 717
Posted By Dave F

I have one I'd sell cheap. It's an 86. Has heads...

I have one I'd sell cheap. It's an 86. Has heads too if you're interested.
DAVE
Forum: General Q & A
12-01-2007, 10:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,832
Posted By Dave F

with a 741 and 315's, both too big, with 8.75:1...

with a 741 and 315's, both too big, with 8.75:1 that's why I'm saying dual plane.
Forum: General Q & A
12-01-2007, 10:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 14,041
Posted By Dave F

The remote filter is the easiest. The place it...

The remote filter is the easiest. The place it belongs is after the cooler, before it goes back into the engine.
You need to know temp of oil to the bearing. Thats the purpose of knowing oil temp....
Forum: General Q & A
12-01-2007, 10:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 13,736
Posted By Dave F

Piston to wall at .006 is perfect .008 is fine...

Piston to wall at .006 is perfect .008 is fine too when using a forged piston.
I also read where testing was done with hyper pistons from .003 to around .008 (if I remember right) and there was no...
Forum: General Q & A
12-01-2007, 10:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,832
Posted By Dave F

My opinion is Edlebrock air gap or a Dart

My opinion is Edlebrock air gap or a Dart
Forum: General Q & A
11-03-2007, 05:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 767
Posted By Dave F

on a Mk 4 style yes. The Gen 6 has a special...

on a Mk 4 style yes. The Gen 6 has a special plate on the front to keep the cam in place and locks for the lifters.

Depends on cam. If you have a radical cam that requires heavy spring press or...
10-04-2007, 09:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,448
Posted By Dave F

If I remember correctly that ferry sunk too.

If I remember correctly that ferry sunk too.
Forum: General Q & A
08-06-2007, 08:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,397
Posted By Dave F

the HP500 carb cam was a hyd roller, 222/230 110...

the HP500 carb cam was a hyd roller, 222/230 110 .576/.598
Forum: General Q & A
08-06-2007, 07:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,263
Posted By Dave F

The reason you don't measure water temp after the...

The reason you don't measure water temp after the radiator is because the job of the water is being done in the motor. The control valve is the T-stat. That example is totally different. Also with a...
Forum: General Q & A
08-05-2007, 07:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,263
Posted By Dave F

Why does it not make sense to you to measure oil...

Why does it not make sense to you to measure oil temp to the bearing? The oil is not doing much of any job in the pan. It's getting reading to do it's job going to the bearing.
Your oil doesn't go...
Forum: General Q & A
08-05-2007, 02:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,263
Posted By Dave F

I believe the sender should be in the remote...

I believe the sender should be in the remote filter block as well. It's easy since there are usually 4 ports. 2 in 2 out. Put it in the other out port.
There are alot of guys who will say put it in...
Forum: General Q & A
07-10-2007, 08:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,589
Posted By Dave F

CJ, If you have a transom mounted p/u for the...

CJ,
If you have a transom mounted p/u for the motor, how do you get water in/out of the motor while still or idle? Is that hooked up to another water pump?

I was thinking of doing the same thing,...
Forum: General Q & A
07-10-2007, 11:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,492
Posted By Dave F

on the oil filter pad. Where the filter would...

on the oil filter pad. Where the filter would normally screw on if you didn't have a remote set up.
Forum: General Q & A
07-09-2007, 09:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,492
Posted By Dave F

I have mine in the 1/2" npt port of the oil...

I have mine in the 1/2" npt port of the oil filter pad on the block.
That is oil going to the bearings, after the cooler, which is where you should measure oil temp.

Alot of guys like to measure...
Forum: General Q & A
06-23-2007, 08:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,862
Posted By Dave F

Pro Charger motors make alot of power and will...

Pro Charger motors make alot of power and will give many hrs of reliable fun. The key is to set them up properly.
On computer controlled engines, in my opinionthey're alittle more difficult to set...
Forum: General Q & A
06-23-2007, 07:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,336
Posted By Dave F

the true way to adjust your timing is to start at...

the true way to adjust your timing is to start at a point. In this case I believe we can all agree that 32 is totally safe. check speed,rpm and overall performance.
Move it up 2*. If...
Forum: General Q & A
06-22-2007, 09:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,336
Posted By Dave F

Ah! Now it makes sense. As far as calculationg...

Ah! Now it makes sense. As far as calculationg CR your piston card should have the amount of cc's it is at TDC. In your case it may be a negative number.
your head gasket will say the same on the...
Forum: General Q & A
06-22-2007, 03:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,336
Posted By Dave F

unless you have modified your pistons or deck...

unless you have modified your pistons or deck height you're not at 10:1 and definatly not 10.7:1 on a 454.

with a 110cc combustion chamber and a stock pistion that still sits .020 in the hole...
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