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10-22-2010, 05:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,217
Posted By billhendren

Be sure to modify your carbs for below the blower...

Be sure to modify your carbs for below the blower boost reference before you try to race it. if you dont it will run lean under boost. If you have been running it without below the blower reference...
10-20-2010, 03:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,217
Posted By billhendren

If you are using 23 deg non fast burn heads lock...

If you are using 23 deg non fast burn heads lock the timing and set it at 36 deg. buy a MSD boost retard to back the timing off as boost comes up. the power valve circuit must be referenced to the...
05-19-2010, 03:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,965
Posted By billhendren

Ran one on my dyno 15 years ago,with tap water...

Ran one on my dyno 15 years ago,with tap water running through the cooler it gained 85 H.P.and cooled the charge from 330 deg down to 90 deg. Bill
01-25-2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 726
Posted By billhendren

I would check the airline rates,last two we sent...

I would check the airline rates,last two we sent it was less expensive. call around don't just get one quote.Bill
08-29-2009, 10:38 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,496
Posted By billhendren

Last year I shipped a brand new fully machined...

Last year I shipped a brand new fully machined Brodix block to a customer. I insured it or so i thought for $4000.00. the block arrived with the front valley portion missing. the Brodix shipping...
07-04-2009, 07:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,802
Posted By billhendren

Get an acetylene and oxygen torch,light it and...

Get an acetylene and oxygen torch,light it and get the mixture just as you would to cut or weld,put the flame out by sticking the tip in the dirt,bury the tip in the mole hole & let the gas & oxygen...
05-29-2009, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 541
Posted By billhendren

Re: E85 PROS & CONS

We have been running E-90 in a crate circle track engine and a couple of drag race engines.
The only drawback is the fuel if purchased at service stations is all over the map on ethanol content.
...
01-22-2009, 03:15 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 26,534
Posted By billhendren

What state allows lawyers in small claims court?...

What state allows lawyers in small claims court? did you have the filter as evidence? Bill
12-26-2008, 08:04 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 23,776
Posted By billhendren

My shop handles problems on a case by case basis....

My shop handles problems on a case by case basis. as an example if we dyno an engine and the customer is satisfied with it,but comes back a week or two later with a burned piston because of a plugged...
12-18-2008, 07:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,074
Posted By billhendren

We have had the best luck with copper gaskets,O...

We have had the best luck with copper gaskets,O ringed block with receiver grooves in the heads.for us the cometic didn't work as well.
I assume you have water in the heads,if so install a shrader...
11-20-2008, 01:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,602
Posted By billhendren

So you drove the car from Ohio to New York with...

So you drove the car from Ohio to New York with no problems,you sure didn't have a spun bearing when you picked up the car or it wouldn't have made it a mile.
If it didn't have a spun bearing at...
11-20-2008, 01:02 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 26,534
Posted By billhendren

Be glad to help you out. 828-286-0780 Bill

Be glad to help you out. 828-286-0780 Bill
11-19-2008, 12:13 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 26,534
Posted By billhendren

My fram failure was on a completely stock...

My fram failure was on a completely stock Silverado with less than 100,000 miles.
I've always used Wix and nothing else on my racing motors. Too scared and really no reason to change. ( that i know...
10-17-2008, 06:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,092
Posted By billhendren

May be racing related

Here is something my son put on facebook yesterday regarding our business,it kind of makes you stop and think why anyone would vote for Obama.

Steve wishes someone could tell him why he and Joe...
09-24-2008, 06:14 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 26,534
Posted By billhendren

I have had that happen twice to my customers even...

I have had that happen twice to my customers even though i tell everyone of them NOT to use fram filters. the first one I filled out the forms and sent the filter in.[ BIG MISTAKE] same results as...
Forum: Engine Tech
05-22-2008, 08:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 590
Posted By billhendren

Most dynos can be set up to sample every...

Most dynos can be set up to sample every 100/250/500 rpms so the numbers that flash on the digital readout or computer may have been in between the point of sampling. you may also be looking at raw...
Forum: Engine Tech
05-22-2008, 05:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 964
Posted By billhendren

If your Dart heads are 23 deg set the timing at...

If your Dart heads are 23 deg set the timing at 36 deg and put the stock jets back in the carb.most universal carbs are rich by one or two sizes. running your timing retarded as much as you have will...
Forum: Engine Tech
05-10-2008, 06:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,964
Posted By billhendren

The amount of timing you need is determined by...

The amount of timing you need is determined by the combustion chamber design. most 23 deg heads with a conventional chamber like Dart will make peak power @36 deg. vortec or other 23 deg fast burn...
Forum: Engine Tech
05-08-2008, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,204
Posted By billhendren

If the tech man does the job exactly as it is...

If the tech man does the job exactly as it is suppose to be done it will be accurate within 2 CU.IN. The engine must have all the spark plugs out and the rockers removed from the cylinder in...
Forum: Engine Tech
05-08-2008, 06:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 954
Posted By billhendren

That doesn't make sense,there is essentially no...

That doesn't make sense,there is essentially no pressure above the piston on every single ex stroke the rod must stop the piston.when the rev limiter kills the spark if anything you have slightly...
Forum: Engine Tech
05-07-2008, 02:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 954
Posted By billhendren

You could stay on the rev limiter for far more...

You could stay on the rev limiter for far more than 5 seconds without hurting the engine. you would need to ask your transmission supplier how high he wants the temp.Bill
Forum: Engine Tech
05-05-2008, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,648
Posted By billhendren

Re: whats the deal with brodix's advertising?

Which Brodix head are you talking about? Bill
Forum: Engine Tech
05-01-2008, 05:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,367
Posted By billhendren

I don't know how much you could get away with,we...

I don't know how much you could get away with,we don't allow any. If its more than .0002 I would have it ground.Bill
Forum: Engine Tech
04-30-2008, 05:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,367
Posted By billhendren

The most common problem when you find taper in...

The most common problem when you find taper in the block is foreign material like chips under the cap when it was align honed. Taper in the crank journal is far more common with the crank you have...
Forum: Engine Tech
04-28-2008, 01:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 484
Posted By billhendren

Did your drive shaft have the steel collar on it...

Did your drive shaft have the steel collar on it that supports the pump ears?Bill
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