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Forum: General Q & A
01-19-2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By Smitty275

Yes, the larger the filter, the better off you...

Yes, the larger the filter, the better off you are. Just be sure to use a good filter like Wix, Napa Gold, Fram Racing, etc.
Forum: General Q & A
12-24-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,337
Posted By Smitty275

There's another way around this. You need more...

There's another way around this. You need more initial timing. Depending on your ignition system this can be easy to do and keep your total timing as is or it can be a pia. But it would solve the...
Forum: General Q & A
12-04-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,584
Posted By Smitty275

The A-1000 leaves room to grow. If returning the...

The A-1000 leaves room to grow. If returning the fuel to the tank the pump nor the fuel is going to build any significant heat.
11-25-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,554
Posted By Smitty275

Glad you got it working.

Glad you got it working.
Forum: General Q & A
11-23-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,766
Posted By Smitty275

Hate to bust your bubble there bucky but you...

Hate to bust your bubble there bucky but you won't make an ounce more HP with EFI than with a properly set up carb. (Provided you know how to tune a carb.)
EFI will usually start easier and there...
11-16-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,501
Posted By Smitty275

Had a drag car. Part of winning a race at...

Had a drag car. Part of winning a race at Englishtown was a case of Royal Purple. Lost motor (bearings to be exact) first race after pouring it in. Ground the crank and new bearings. Back to VR1 and...
11-12-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,501
Posted By Smitty275

I run the Mobil Delvac 1300 for $11/gallon at...

I run the Mobil Delvac 1300 for $11/gallon at Wally world. It's semi synthetic. Holds up exceptionally well in over the road turbo diesels. My 2000 F350 uses less of it than it did on Amsoil. Does...
11-10-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,330
Posted By Smitty275

There's a pad machined into the block to make...

There's a pad machined into the block to make room for the dog bones and the spider retainer to bolt in place. Tie bar is easiest way around it. Nothing at all wrong with tie bar lifters.
11-01-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,330
Posted By Smitty275

Not really. It's all about building cylinder...

Not really. It's all about building cylinder pressure. Starting with a little high compression ratio just means a little less boost to reach a give HP goal.
10-25-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 519
Posted By Smitty275

Mystery solved. Mud daubers had crawled in the...

Mystery solved. Mud daubers had crawled in the water holes and built nests in the water passage.

Plus I'll address the sea pump since it's all apart. Was planning on another few outings. But...
10-22-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 636
Posted By Smitty275

Jumping on the "way back" machine, I worked for...

Jumping on the "way back" machine, I worked for American Hot Rod when it was part of the RH Little company in '85/'86. Made little 10 & 15cui racing outboard engines. They were definitely faster with...
Forum: Prop Talk
10-10-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By Smitty275

Check your tach accuracy first. 4600-5000rpm is...

Check your tach accuracy first. 4600-5000rpm is suggested operating range. Assuming the tach is correct you might go a little faster with a notch less pitch of same prop model which will bring the...
Forum: General Q & A
08-15-2020, 01:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 954
Posted By Smitty275

I'm in Lafollette. About an hour and a half...

I'm in Lafollette. About an hour and a half drive. If you need a hand let me know.
08-05-2020, 01:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,196
Posted By Smitty275

Pull the drive shaft out if the destroyed unit....

Pull the drive shaft out if the destroyed unit. Use it to see if you can turn the coupler spline. Or use a mirror and look at it from inside. If it's torn you'll be able to see it.
07-15-2020, 12:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,412
Posted By Smitty275

It could have been caused by glazed cylinder...

It could have been caused by glazed cylinder walls. Running a motor on a stand for longer than it takes to set timing and look for leaks is just not good for them. It takes load to build cylinder...
06-15-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,273
Posted By Smitty275

Yes, Ron's is a better bolt than stock or what is...

Yes, Ron's is a better bolt than stock or what is sold as stock replacement. For the nayser Ron may be the only one selling a bolt of better material. Ron's full kit is a home run deal.
Be mindful...
05-23-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,238
Posted By Smitty275

Won't hurt a thing. I used to run Amsoil in...

Won't hurt a thing. I used to run Amsoil in everything. Moved to Tennessee and have to pay excise tax on top of cost to have it sent here. So I did my homework. Switched to the Delvac 1300 Super. The...
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