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Forum: Vendor Talk
Yesterday, 10:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,578
Posted By mike tkach

Question looks like the op is awol,maybe he did not get...

looks like the op is awol,maybe he did not get the response he was looking for.
Forum: Vendor Talk
Yesterday, 10:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,578
Posted By mike tkach

never heard of that before,clevite bearings have...

never heard of that before,clevite bearings have a date stamp indicating when they were made.
Forum: Vendor Talk
11-08-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,578
Posted By mike tkach

looking at those bearings i would suspect that...

looking at those bearings i would suspect that the oil cooler&lines were full of trash from a previous engine failure.i don,t see how that could be the engine builders fault.if this is the case it...
11-06-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 454
Posted By mike tkach

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11-06-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 454
Posted By mike tkach

i just reread your post.a 97 gen 6 should have...

i just reread your post.a 97 gen 6 should have come with vortec heads.
11-06-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 454
Posted By mike tkach

i would not go to the vortec heads,do a little...

i would not go to the vortec heads,do a little searching and i am sure you can find some peanut port heads.
11-06-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 454
Posted By mike tkach

check heads for craks before you put any money in...

check heads for craks before you put any money in them,peanut port heads are a dime a dozen if you need to replace them ,also replacing the exhaust manifolds&risers is a must.don,t waste your money...
Forum: General Q & A
11-04-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 777
Posted By mike tkach

i have a couple of these,dont remember what they...

i have a couple of these,dont remember what they cost but they work well.
Forum: General Q & A
10-30-2019, 11:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By mike tkach

i also use ducktape.works great.

i also use ducktape.works great.
Forum: General Q & A
10-30-2019, 11:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 744
Posted By mike tkach

a set of eq heads the right camshaft and a good...

a set of eq heads the right camshaft and a good properly sized carb and you will surpass your speed goal.
10-16-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By mike tkach

i would give crane cams a call but i use a...

i would give crane cams a call but i use a melonized gear with crane hyd roller cams.
Forum: General Q & A
10-01-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,425
Posted By mike tkach

100 % agree,the circulating pump will reduce the...

100 % agree,the circulating pump will reduce the speed the water enters thus cools the engine.i have seen a lot of issues with running a t stat with a crossover,one of these issues it to much water...
Forum: General Q & A
10-01-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By mike tkach

i agree,conformation with a mechanical gauge...

i agree,conformation with a mechanical gauge needs to be done before any type of repair s made.
Forum: General Q & A
09-28-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 766
Posted By mike tkach

totally agree,i no longer use the eagle cranks...

totally agree,i no longer use the eagle cranks because the journal size is all over the place.look into scat.
09-21-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By mike tkach

it is in the adapter that the oil filter screws...

it is in the adapter that the oil filter screws on.
09-20-2019, 12:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,701
Posted By mike tkach

Rest in peace mr buzzi.

Rest in peace mr buzzi.
Forum: General Q & A
09-18-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,754
Posted By mike tkach

did you check float levels both front&rear?

did you check float levels both front&rear?
Forum: General Q & A
09-10-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By mike tkach

bingo.another concern with braided stainless is...

bingo.another concern with braided stainless is if your ground cable goes bad the current will travel through the braided stainless hose.that could cause a fire mixed with gasoline,not something i...
Forum: General Q & A
09-04-2019, 12:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By mike tkach

take a look at mellings 10778 pump,only one i use.

take a look at mellings 10778 pump,only one i use.
Forum: General Q & A
08-29-2019, 12:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 777
Posted By mike tkach

a few months back i sent a 4.375 stroke bbc...

a few months back i sent a 4.375 stroke bbc callies crank to shafteck to get welded,reground and re hardened,1100 bucks.still way cheeper than a new one but for a 4 inch stroke gm crank it would not...
Forum: General Q & A
08-28-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 777
Posted By mike tkach

once the crank is ground .020 the case hardening...

once the crank is ground .020 the case hardening is gone,by the time you send a stock stroke crank out for re hardening you will spend more than just buying a new crank.
08-28-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,471
Posted By mike tkach

i just remove one of the top bowl screws and...

i just remove one of the top bowl screws and squirt some fuel through the hole into the bowl,then pump the accelerator pump arm until the squirter if moving fuel.
08-28-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,471
Posted By mike tkach

the power valve ads fuel when the vacuum signal...

the power valve ads fuel when the vacuum signal is low due to throttle blades opening,the engine does not need extra fuel at crusing speed but does need the extra fuel when the throttle blades are...
08-20-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,232
Posted By mike tkach

times 2

times 2
Forum: General Q & A
08-19-2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,989
Posted By mike tkach

first thing i would do is hook up a fuel...

first thing i would do is hook up a fuel pressure gauge and monitor it while running it,i will bet a dollar to a donut it,s a pump going south.
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