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09-10-2011, 10:20 AM
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Posted By kod99

What's your Launch RPM

I was wondering what your two step is set at for launch with a transbrake?
I had mine set at 5200, but the last trip to the track, I reduced it every run by 200 RPM to 4600 and found my 60 foot...
Forum: Engine Tech
09-09-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 27,301
Posted By kod99

Re: ?

I THINK YOUR MISSING the POINT of a (VACUME PUMP)?IT Makes VAC.NOT Pressure!My Car will set For DAYS and Still have 6-10PSI.OF Vacume!
You OBVIOUSLY are Missing a INTERNAL Motor Issue,that Someone...
Forum: Engine Tech
09-08-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 27,301
Posted By kod99

And the saga ends! Not with a spectacular...

And the saga ends! Not with a spectacular solution either.

Ran the car last week with 39 nozzles and an 84 pill. I made sure I rolled into the water box at 180 degrees. No oil spray on the runs....
Forum: Engine Tech
08-29-2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 27,301
Posted By kod99

Thanks for the good advice David. It makes sense...

Thanks for the good advice David. It makes sense to me. I probably wasn't paying enough attention to the temps. I will now.
I talked to Ron's and they said that for each nozzle change (ie: 39 to 40)...
Forum: Engine Tech
08-29-2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 27,301
Posted By kod99

Leaked down the engine yesterday: Cold ...

Leaked down the engine yesterday:

Cold

Compression test: 195 to 218 psi

Leak down: one cylinder at 0% and one at 2%. All the others at 1%.


Hot - 160 degrees
Forum: Engine Tech
08-29-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 27,301
Posted By kod99

MSD 6AL, MSD crank trigger and a MSD Pro Power...

MSD 6AL, MSD crank trigger and a MSD Pro Power coil.
Forum: Engine Tech
08-29-2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 27,301
Posted By kod99

Leaked down the engine yesterday: Cold ...

Leaked down the engine yesterday:

Cold

Compression test: 195 to 218 psi

Leak down: one cylinder at 0% and one at 2%. All the others at 1%.


Hot - 160 degrees
Forum: Engine Tech
08-29-2011, 06:29 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 27,301
Posted By kod99

Leaked down the engine yesterday: Cold ...

Leaked down the engine yesterday:

Cold

Compression test: 195 to 218 psi

Leak down: one cylinder at 0% and one at 2%. All the others at 1%.


Hot - 160 degrees
Forum: Engine Tech
08-27-2011, 08:05 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 27,301
Posted By kod99

Re: Milky oil

The gapless are top land. I have wondered about the cylinder wall prep, as this may explaing the difference between what I see from the engine on gas as opposed to alcohol. Crankcase pressure on...
Forum: Engine Tech
08-27-2011, 08:02 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 27,301
Posted By kod99

I didn't get a chance to do the lead\k down...

I didn't get a chance to do the lead\k down yesterday. Work got in the way.
I plan on doing it today if I can find enough time.
Forum: Engine Tech
08-27-2011, 06:44 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 27,301
Posted By kod99

This is my first trip to this engine builder...

This is my first trip to this engine builder Hammer. He has been racing Super Stock cars and building engines for years. He came highly recommeded by some hard core racers in this area. I know guys...
Forum: Engine Tech
08-25-2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 27,301
Posted By kod99

Thanks guys for all the input. I have a lot of...

Thanks guys for all the input. I have a lot of good questions to ask the engine builder when I take the car to him tomorrow to do a leak down test. I will update you on Saturday after the test....
Forum: Engine Tech
08-24-2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 27,301
Posted By kod99

I never noticed that zipper. I will check with...

I never noticed that zipper. I will check with the builder and see what the piston to wall clearance was.
I don't have any sleeves in the block. It was a new Dart Big M block about 20 passes, and...
Forum: Engine Tech
08-24-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 27,301
Posted By kod99

You keep dumping this much fuel in the motor and...

You keep dumping this much fuel in the motor and you will end up washing a cylinder out. The fuel ends up in the pan traveling with the oil. This is why your oil is milked so bad.[/quote]

That's...
Forum: Engine Tech
08-24-2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 27,301
Posted By kod99

With a normal engine there should be only one way...

With a normal engine there should be only one way unburned fuel can get into the crankcase. It has to go past the rings / pistons / cylinder walls.
Unless there is a crack in the block which allows...
Forum: Engine Tech
08-24-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 27,301
Posted By kod99

WOW ... thats horrible, as I thought its way rich...

WOW ... thats horrible, as I thought its way rich and that oil proves it

I'm thinking you'll find a problem with either way to much cranking compression or a major leak down when hot.[/quote]
...
Forum: Engine Tech
08-24-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 27,301
Posted By kod99

Here are the pics of the oil after the second run...

Here are the pics of the oil after the second run last Sunday. It was changed before the run.
This was with 39 nozzles and 95 pill.
...
Forum: Engine Tech
08-24-2011, 05:59 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 27,301
Posted By kod99

Gonna do a compression test and a cold and hot...

Gonna do a compression test and a cold and hot leakdown test on Friday. I talked to my engine builder and he can't figure it out either. He has been building high HP drag race engines for a long time...
Forum: Engine Tech
08-23-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 27,301
Posted By kod99

Sorry I am a little late with updates. 2...

Sorry I am a little late with updates.

2 runs Sunday at 90 degrees F and 6000' DA.

Run #1
Nozzles: 39
Pill: 90

Left on the foot brake so ET was not great. 8.43
Forum: Engine Tech
08-23-2011, 07:03 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 27,301
Posted By kod99

Sorry I am a little late with updates. 2...

Sorry I am a little late with updates.

2 runs Sunday at 90 degrees F and 6000' DA.

Run #1
Nozzles: 39
Pill: 90

Left on the foot brake so ET was not great. 8.43
Forum: Engine Tech
08-20-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 27,301
Posted By kod99

I tore the vac pump apart last night and it was...

I tore the vac pump apart last night and it was full of oil. What a freaking mess! The vanes would hardly move in their slots. I cleaned the system completely with brake clean and everything is free...
Forum: Engine Tech
08-18-2011, 05:55 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 27,301
Posted By kod99

I changed the oil at the track after the first...

I changed the oil at the track after the first run on Sunday. There was no methanol in the oil. It was clean with no milking.
Forum: Engine Tech
08-18-2011, 05:49 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 27,301
Posted By kod99

I'll get some pics when I get home on Friday and...

I'll get some pics when I get home on Friday and post them.
I have the foam type filters on the injector nozzles.

When I topped off the tank after the last run, it took 2 gallons. That's about...
Forum: Engine Tech
08-17-2011, 09:40 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 27,301
Posted By kod99

On a normal run, I go into the box about 140 -...

On a normal run, I go into the box about 140 - 150 and am usually 180 - 190 at the stripe. The problem on that run was that I didn't turn on the water pump and fan like I usually do in the staging...
Forum: Engine Tech
08-17-2011, 08:28 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 27,301
Posted By kod99

Re: ?

still wondering the same ?

Only way he needs this much fuel is, there is a vacuum leak, barrel valve is screwed up and not getting full fuel, or the pump is weak.[/quote]

I'm thinking...
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