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Forum: Engine Tech
02-26-2009, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 470
Posted By jmech

Thanks. I've done a bit of reserch and it looks...

Thanks. I've done a bit of reserch and it looks like quality stuff. I'm not sure if its US made though. Probably off shore then final heat treat and machine in the US like most i would assume.
Forum: Engine Tech
02-26-2009, 08:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 470
Posted By jmech

K1 Technologies?

Has anyone run there crank? I found a good deal on a 4340 4" stroke big block chevy crank. I never heard of them till now.
08-24-2008, 08:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,959
Posted By jmech

I alway's thaght the whining noise came from the...

I alway's thaght the whining noise came from the belt. :?:
06-17-2008, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,475
Posted By jmech

I have a set of 35 spline MW axles that are...

I have a set of 35 spline MW axles that are twisted big time. Came out of a manual shift 9 second car with a Dana rear. I replaced them with Strange axles.
06-05-2008, 08:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,749
Posted By jmech

Sold my car here in a week. Buyer was very...

Sold my car here in a week. Buyer was very pleased with the car and said it was exactly what he expected and a bit more. A week later i baught a car off this cite. It wasn't what i hoped for but the...
Forum: Transmission
06-04-2008, 04:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,262
Posted By jmech

Thanks. One thing i can't check is the servo...

Thanks. One thing i can't check is the servo bolts because of the shield. I'll remove the shield and check that first. If it's coming from the vent, what would cause it?
Forum: Transmission
06-03-2008, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,262
Posted By jmech

I'v cracked a case before in a different car. It...

I'v cracked a case before in a different car. It had a huge leak compared to this. There is no huge leak on the starting line or the track officials would have told me. I get on the trans brake in...
Forum: Transmission
06-03-2008, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,262
Posted By jmech

I don't have a trans temp guage. I'm running a...

I don't have a trans temp guage. I'm running a big B&M Super cooler with fan.
Forum: Transmission
06-03-2008, 06:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,262
Posted By jmech

Leaky Glide?

I run a 176 glide with a Hipster pro brake and 8" Coan 6000 stall converter. I'm running a deep pan and big cooler. There is no leak at idle but after every run it drips on the passenger side. The...
Forum: In The Pits
05-30-2008, 04:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,409
Posted By jmech

I like pinks all out. I think its given the sport...

I like pinks all out. I think its given the sport a lot of recognition. We need to see a televised big bracket race with a veriaty of cars. I think that would be more interesting than watching the...
Forum: Engine Tech
05-26-2008, 02:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,110
Posted By jmech

9400 YIKES!! I love the sound of those cars. ...

9400 YIKES!! I love the sound of those cars.
I use Penzoil GT 25-50 in my race car and also use it as an assembly lube. Very slipery stuff.
Forum: Engine Tech
05-26-2008, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,291
Posted By jmech

I don't have a stretch guage. There's no number...

I don't have a stretch guage. There's no number on the bolts, just stamped ARP.
Forum: Engine Tech
05-26-2008, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,291
Posted By jmech

Manley Aluminum rod torque

I purchased a 468 with 10 year old Manley aluminum rods. The rods only have 20 passes on them. I'm going through the motor and can't find torque specs for the rods. They have 7/16 ARP 12 point bolts....
03-20-2008, 11:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,835
Posted By jmech

This is a molly car that i built myself after...

This is a molly car that i built myself after practicing about 40 hours with my tig. I have about 200 hours into design, fabrication and welding. Its not rocket science. It takes tons of patiance, a...
09-14-2007, 05:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,427
Posted By jmech

Tig is the way to go if your fussy with the welds...

Tig is the way to go if your fussy with the welds and you want a nice look and strength. Tig welding is very slow, and difficult in tight spots. If you don't have the time or patiance (spelling), A...
09-11-2007, 05:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,147
Posted By jmech

For the street a A-arm is the way to go for ride...

For the street a A-arm is the way to go for ride and handling. I was going to use struts for my project. The only strut i found thats good for the street is the Morrison street strut. They are pricy...
09-07-2007, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,736
Posted By jmech

Thanks, I'm going to order the rear wing strut...

Thanks, I'm going to order the rear wing strut kit and make the rest myself.
Forum: Engine Tech
09-07-2007, 12:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,315
Posted By jmech

I thaught about building a blower or turbo motor,...

I thaught about building a blower or turbo motor, and i may still do that if i can afford it. Personally i prefer the sound of a well tuned naturally asperated big block.
09-06-2007, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,131
Posted By jmech

You should be able to find a hole in the body on...

You should be able to find a hole in the body on both sides at the front to mesure from to get it square. Do a front to back measurement and a cross measurement. A front suspension mounting point is...
09-05-2007, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,736
Posted By jmech

I just installed my front end, doors, deck, and...

I just installed my front end, doors, deck, and rear bumper that i got from VFN. The hood needed a lot of trimming to fit on to the front end. The rear bumper will have to be cut and filled to fit on...
Forum: Engine Tech
09-05-2007, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,315
Posted By jmech

I guess i'll just build my headers and hope for...

I guess i'll just build my headers and hope for the best. It sounds like its a combination of cylinder head and header design. With the right combination you get the chirping. Or in my case it would...
Forum: Engine Tech
09-05-2007, 04:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,315
Posted By jmech

My buddies 598 is a 10.5-1 motor that runs on...

My buddies 598 is a 10.5-1 motor that runs on pump gas. I'm not sure if compression is the cause. One of the theory's he had is its the D shaped exhaust ports creating a negative pressure or...
Forum: Engine Tech
09-04-2007, 12:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,315
Posted By jmech

Exhaust whistle

I was in Brainerd at the national event and noticed a lot of the cars had a whistle at idle. Almost sounded like an old VW bug. Just yesterday my buddy fired up his 598 for me and the wistle was...
Forum: Show Off
08-26-2007, 05:42 PM
Replies: 901
Views: 162,253
Posted By jmech

http://i154.photobucket.com/albums/s274/jeffwiebe/...

http://i154.photobucket.com/albums/s274/jeffwiebe/chevelle003.jpg Just an update. The body work has begun. New 1/4's from goodmark, everything els is glass from VFN.[/img]
08-20-2007, 09:44 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 83,400
Posted By jmech

Well the car raced two day's without a problem....

Well the car raced two day's without a problem. It ran great the whole weekend. The owner was doing 8000 rpm burn outs. It all stayed together and ran great. I was working the burnout box. Standing 4...
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