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03-01-2014, 09:54 AM
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Posted By coloradoracerguy

I'd start at about 32* total and tune from there....

I'd start at about 32* total and tune from there. Likely will end up in the 34-38* range total, but every engine is different. Initial should be about 12-18 depending on how much advance your...
Forum: Engine Tech
02-22-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,325
Posted By coloradoracerguy

What shape are the decks in? Mine leaked a bit...

What shape are the decks in? Mine leaked a bit of water, and it was due to the decks overall condition. Here's what I'd do. Have a machine shop that's got the proper capability to o-ring blocks...
Forum: Engine Tech
02-18-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,719
Posted By coloradoracerguy

Colder air is more dense. Denser air means more...

Colder air is more dense. Denser air means more fuel is required to maintain the same a/f ratios. My truck is the same way. The computer is just compensating for what it sees as an increase in...
Forum: Engine Tech
02-15-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,584
Posted By coloradoracerguy

I have a hard time believing that a cam "just...

I have a hard time believing that a cam "just failed". I've ran some pretty cheaply made flat tappet cams and had virtually zero issues. Cam's just don't "fail"....

How did you check the heat...
Forum: Engine Tech
02-13-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,053
Posted By coloradoracerguy

Re: 4000 stall?

Is that your actual measured stall, or just advertised? No, it's not too much for the street, there are guy running much higher stall converters than that. Important thing is sufficient cooling. ...
Forum: Engine Tech
02-13-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,584
Posted By coloradoracerguy

Funny, I run Comp stuff and haven't had any...

Funny, I run Comp stuff and haven't had any issues......getting ready to order another one as well.....and these aren't mild street cams either.... .900+ lift rollers.........

Instead of bashing...
Forum: Engine Tech
01-27-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,653
Posted By coloradoracerguy

We broke a cam like that in our pro mod in...

We broke a cam like that in our pro mod in Alaska. Popped about half track. New Century block, 55 mm cam, Pro Mag 44 in an offset drive......racepack showed it let go at about 9100ish......broke...
Forum: Engine Tech
01-23-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,653
Posted By coloradoracerguy

Your other option is a rcd gear drive with front...

Your other option is a rcd gear drive with front mount dizzy setup. Jesel setup mandates use of a crank trigger and doesn't allow for much in the way of accessories. The question is, what do you...
Forum: Transmission
01-05-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,180
Posted By coloradoracerguy

yes, but why? If the motor is out already, not...

yes, but why? If the motor is out already, not much more effort to pull trans too.....It would be VERY difficult to put it back together as well, as things will be very hard to line up correctly in...
Forum: Transmission
01-01-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 18,693
Posted By coloradoracerguy

That's a very loaded question, as there are many...

That's a very loaded question, as there are many very good builders out there. ATI, FTI, Chance, Ultimate, Select, Coan.....just to name a few. Several of them can also cut your's open, freshen it,...
Forum: Transmission
01-01-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,576
Posted By coloradoracerguy

PPP. Best shifter money can buy, and nicely...

PPP. Best shifter money can buy, and nicely priced as well depending on features/model.......Not bulky either, so you can place it anywhere.....
12-30-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 33,364
Posted By coloradoracerguy

Ok, I guess the next question would be why do you...

Ok, I guess the next question would be why do you think it's fuel? Have you checked valve springs? Timing?

Lots of things can cause your problem, not just fuel. For something like what you...
12-29-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 33,364
Posted By coloradoracerguy

So I guess the next question is what makes you...

So I guess the next question is what makes you think you are running out of fuel?

Have you contacted Magna Fuel and talked to them about your setup?

Is the pump below the level of the tank? ...
12-29-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 33,364
Posted By coloradoracerguy

Is the tank sumped? Where is the pump? How...

Is the tank sumped? Where is the pump? How close to the tank? Why do you have a -12 on the bypass? What is your pressure set at running? Float levels? Jetting? What is your bypass pressure? ...
12-29-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 33,364
Posted By coloradoracerguy

How much actual HP are you making? That pump...

How much actual HP are you making? That pump should EASILY supply your motor, even on alcohol.....

Need more details of your fuel system, build, etc.....
Forum: Transmission
12-08-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 855
Posted By coloradoracerguy

Shouldn't take much to fix.....I have extra fluid...

Shouldn't take much to fix.....I have extra fluid and some duct tape if you need it!!!
Forum: Engine Tech
10-30-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,062
Posted By coloradoracerguy

Just more bs and snake oil. Save your...

Just more bs and snake oil. Save your money.........Total junk if you ask me. You WILL NOT GET MULTIPLE SPARKS FROM THIS PLUG!!! Multiple sparks are ignition driven, not a function of the plug. ...
Forum: Engine Tech
10-25-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,267
Posted By coloradoracerguy

It works fine.

It works fine.
10-19-2013, 05:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,093
Posted By coloradoracerguy

Best advice is to replace the lines with new, and...

Best advice is to replace the lines with new, and my preference would be for ptfe lined (teflon). It seems to hold up better, but is more expensive. Standard braided lines will be ok though as long...
Forum: Engine Tech
10-19-2013, 05:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,856
Posted By coloradoracerguy

I've priced out valves for my new heads, and I...

I've priced out valves for my new heads, and I hope your budget isn't made of stainless!! Mine are 2.475 int and 1.800 exhausts, and pricing starts at $110 for a basic valve all the way to about...
Forum: Engine Tech
09-17-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,957
Posted By coloradoracerguy

I can't say this happens in all applications, but...

I can't say this happens in all applications, but on the pro mod I used to work on we had to advance the cam approx 2* farther than our desired setting because we were getting that much stretch out...
Forum: Engine Tech
07-07-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,106
Posted By coloradoracerguy

Where are you at?

Where are you at?
Forum: Engine Tech
07-07-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,106
Posted By coloradoracerguy

Where are you at?

Where are you at?
Forum: Engine Tech
07-07-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,166
Posted By coloradoracerguy

Re: jasper

Gotta love the usage of grammar now. Text speak is turning people into idiots!!! Not much to say to this other than wow.........
Forum: Transmission
05-22-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,266
Posted By coloradoracerguy

Check your wiring. Make sure it has a good...

Check your wiring. Make sure it has a good ground and power supply is there.
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