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Forum: General Q & A 05-02-2017, 04:12 PM
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Posted By Rage
Any luck?

Any luck?
Forum: General Q & A 04-30-2017, 06:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,439
Posted By Rage
No rotators under valve springs. Valve springs...

No rotators under valve springs. Valve springs are PAC1255X Beehive springs with PAC retainers and keepers which seem to lock onto the valve stem and make assembly rigid. Previous setup was Comp...
Forum: General Q & A 04-29-2017, 09:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,439
Posted By Rage
Well I checked the valve stem tips after about 5...

Well I checked the valve stem tips after about 5 hours running. Most of it lower rpm. The witness mark on the valve stem tip is narrow and in the center. However there are lots of them not just...
Forum: General Q & A 04-29-2017, 09:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,439
Posted By Rage
So the push rods should never touch the push rod...

So the push rods should never touch the push rod guide plates?
Forum: General Q & A 04-23-2017, 09:38 AM
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Posted By Rage
GM 10456288 10.5 khz Knock Sensor Sensitivity Setting

Anyone using GM 10456288 10.5 kHz knock sensors with Holley EFI? What is the sensitivity setting being used?
Forum: General Q & A 03-20-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,439
Posted By Rage
I have one of those and have used it over the...

I have one of those and have used it over the years as you suggest. Thanks.
Forum: General Q & A 03-20-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,439
Posted By Rage
Raylar parts in the engine are the intake and...

Raylar parts in the engine are the intake and stroker kit only. In my mind a fully engineered Raylar engine upgrade package would be one of the safest routes since it is just that...fully engineered...
Forum: General Q & A 03-20-2017, 03:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,439
Posted By Rage
Were you able to determine what was wrong with...

Were you able to determine what was wrong with the engine valve train configuration that caused this damage?
Forum: General Q & A 03-09-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 873
Posted By Rage
WOW Bob....Awesome! Thank you!!!!! Can I get a...

WOW Bob....Awesome! Thank you!!!!! Can I get a copy of the 'long version' with all the measurements (scan or photo of the work sheet or what ever is easiest)? That is what I really need for lobe...
Forum: General Q & A 03-09-2017, 09:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 873
Posted By Rage
Is there anyone out there that will...

Is there anyone out there that will electronically measure a cam lobe vs degrees rotation (360 degrees) and provide an electronic file of the measurements in Cam Dr, Cam Pro Plus, S96, Andrews, Comp...
Forum: General Q & A 03-09-2017, 09:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 873
Posted By Rage
Correction>>>>>CamMotion: 242*/240* @ 0.050",...

Correction>>>>>CamMotion: 242*/240* @ 0.050", .370"/.370" lift
Forum: General Q & A 03-09-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 873
Posted By Rage
Yes to all in general. If everything...

Yes to all in general.



If everything else in the valve train stays the same and the lobe base circle and duration stays the same then yes the max rpm w/o valve toss over the nose (do to...
Forum: General Q & A 03-09-2017, 12:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 873
Posted By Rage
Sorry for the late response. I was traveling. ...

Sorry for the late response. I was traveling. Thanks for the interesting cam info Bob. What I am looking for is the measured lobe lift from the lobe base circle on BBC cams at every 2 degrees...
Forum: General Q & A 03-07-2017, 09:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 873
Posted By Rage
Cam Dr files or similar from anywhere will never...

Cam Dr files or similar from anywhere will never be provided to anyone outside the company that generated them. I been that route. Engine block, degree wheel and dial indicator readings are what I...
Forum: General Q & A 03-07-2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,439
Posted By Rage
OK. Thanks again.

OK. Thanks again.
Forum: General Q & A 03-07-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,439
Posted By Rage
Excellent! Thank you. I saw some cross marks on...

Excellent! Thank you. I saw some cross marks on valve stem ends from the previous engine that I mentioned earlier that had valve float issues.

First I have heard a 'side load' issue mentioned....
Forum: General Q & A 03-07-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 873
Posted By Rage
Manually Degreed Cam Lobes

Looking for manually recorded cam lobe lift vs degrees rotation for any cam lobes. Any idea where to look for this?
Forum: General Q & A 03-07-2017, 09:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,439
Posted By Rage
Still looking for more things to look for that...

Still looking for more things to look for that would indicate that a valve train has instability issues (before an engine/component failure). Parts condition symptomatic of value train instability...
Forum: General Q & A 03-06-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,439
Posted By Rage
Base engine is a GM Gen7 BBC, hydraulic roller...

Base engine is a GM Gen7 BBC, hydraulic roller lifters, stud mounted aluminum roller rockers, iron heads, wet exhaust.
Forum: General Q & A 03-06-2017, 06:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,439
Posted By Rage
The engine is a new build still in the tuning...

The engine is a new build still in the tuning stage. I am planning ahead for season to learn what to look for as to running clues or parts condition that indicate valve train instability before any...
Forum: General Q & A 03-05-2017, 09:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,439
Posted By Rage
I understand the use proven parts and proven...

I understand the use proven parts and proven engine builder to minimize possibility of valve train instability in an engine.

The question is after the engine is built and running. Is there any...
Forum: General Q & A 03-04-2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,439
Posted By Rage
How to Detect Valve Train Instability

What are things to look for that would indicate that a valve train has instability issues (before an engine/component failure)? Parts inspection? A unique symptom from the way the engine is...
Forum: General Q & A 01-02-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 32,421
Posted By Rage
Bravo X1 is the water pick up which has the extra...

Bravo X1 is the water pick up which has the extra water inlet ports on the nose of the gear case. Above 5100 rpm the water pump pressure exceeds max Diacom pressure scale of 43.5 psi. I typically...
Forum: General Q & A 01-02-2017, 08:24 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 32,421
Posted By Rage
What power does it take to be competitive in the...

What power does it take to be competitive in the SVL these days. Just curious.
Forum: General Q & A 01-02-2017, 08:16 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 32,421
Posted By Rage
I built it and 1-4 mains were 0.0017 to 0.0026,...

I built it and 1-4 mains were 0.0017 to 0.0026, #5 was 0.0031 and rods all 0.0023 based on nominal clearance.
Current build 1-4 mains are 0.0027-0.0030, @5 is 0.0035 and rods are 0.0023-0.0025 based...
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