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Forum: Engine Tech
11-07-2013, 04:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,750
Posted By wmeabates

Steve, If You have .050 or more of shims under...

Steve, If You have .050 or more of shims under the springs You can get .050 less height locks to lower the retainer and readj.the spring. Bill.
Forum: Engine Tech
07-09-2013, 04:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,506
Posted By wmeabates

If You have some extra pulleys try a smaller one...

If You have some extra pulleys try a smaller one on the pump,or a bigger one on the crank.That will speed the pump up.Maybe both but don't exceed the rpm limit of the fan blade,very important. ...
05-31-2013, 03:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,362
Posted By wmeabates

4 inch back spacing might hit the lower ball...

4 inch back spacing might hit the lower ball joint.See how much room you have now.You should be able to leave the spring in place to do that swap if your not changing them.Bill.
Forum: Engine Tech
05-15-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,974
Posted By wmeabates

Scoot,Yes You said what I think might be the...

Scoot,Yes You said what I think might be the reason for the ping,much better than I could get it in writing also.Now about the cam being advanced.The dist.is driven by the cam but adjusted to the...
Forum: Engine Tech
05-14-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,974
Posted By wmeabates

Scoot,Part throttle is when the vacuum will...

Scoot,Part throttle is when the vacuum will advance the timing the most when connected to the vacumm port above the throttle plate.Throttle closed little or no vacuum,part throttle high vacuum,full...
Forum: Engine Tech
05-13-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,974
Posted By wmeabates

Ping.

Scoot,If the other suggestions don,t fix You up try it with the advance line off and pluged.If the ping goes away, an adjustable vacuum advance or a homemade limiter should take care of it.Bill.
Forum: Transmission
12-17-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,103
Posted By wmeabates

That't a crazy deal there.A motor blows up...

That't a crazy deal there.A motor blows up warming up with no one around.Good luck with your repair.Bill.
Forum: Transmission
12-17-2012, 04:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,103
Posted By wmeabates

If you can turn it enough to get the converter...

If you can turn it enough to get the converter bolts out you will know for sure.Bill.
Forum: Transmission
12-16-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,103
Posted By wmeabates

If the trans pump is locked up, moving the trans...

If the trans pump is locked up, moving the trans away from the motor about 1/2 inch should free up the motor.The planetary will usually lock the output.How's your new race motor coming along?Bill.
Forum: Transmission
12-16-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,103
Posted By wmeabates

Fast Vega,Try turning the motor backwards,maybe...

Fast Vega,Try turning the motor backwards,maybe something will brake loose.Bill.
Forum: Transmission
12-16-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,103
Posted By wmeabates

I see what you're saying Y.B.Even getting the...

I see what you're saying Y.B.Even getting the trans out with the converter on the motor might be tight.Bill.
Forum: Transmission
12-16-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,103
Posted By wmeabates

Remove the converter/flexplate bolts,then see if...

Remove the converter/flexplate bolts,then see if the motor or the converter will turn.Bill.
Forum: Transmission
12-08-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,941
Posted By wmeabates

If you are still using the electric kick down it...

If you are still using the electric kick down it could be in that circuit.Bill.
12-02-2012, 05:19 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 33,736
Posted By wmeabates

Chris,Some of the 400's have an o ring on the...

Chris,Some of the 400's have an o ring on the output shaft in past the yoke bushing,they use a yoke that the splines are resessed to let it slide over the o ring when going into the trans.If your's...
Forum: Show Off
11-21-2012, 04:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,270
Posted By wmeabates

I've seen comp eliminator cars with liberty 5...

I've seen comp eliminator cars with liberty 5 speeds that air shift them 1 gear at a time with 1 button on the steering wheel.I thought you might have that setup.Bill.
Forum: Show Off
11-19-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,270
Posted By wmeabates

Do you have an air shift on the Liberty?Bill.

Do you have an air shift on the Liberty?Bill.
Forum: Show Off
10-30-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,614
Posted By wmeabates

I looking to get there early next year also.I'll...

I looking to get there early next year also.I'll watch for your car.Bill.
Forum: Show Off
10-30-2012, 04:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,614
Posted By wmeabates

Nice car.Are you planing any trips to Pgh.raceway...

Nice car.Are you planing any trips to Pgh.raceway with it next year?Bill.
Forum: Engine Tech
10-28-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 13,789
Posted By wmeabates

Doug,The 18c is a better head than the...

Doug,The 18c is a better head than the 18x,especially on a big motor.I have a 412 motor with 10 yr old edelbrock victor 18 heads done by Chapman.I never tried any of the other 18 heads but at 3100...
09-14-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,584
Posted By wmeabates

Roadkill,I looked at that carb when I first heard...

Roadkill,I looked at that carb when I first heard of them.Looked trick but scared me.You are the only one I've heard give first hand info about one.Sounds like it did a good job for you on several...
09-14-2012, 04:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,584
Posted By wmeabates

Holley's ultra carbs come with a notched float...

Holley's ultra carbs come with a notched float instaled in the rear and extensions in the box.The power valve feeds to the main well are lowered to help keep them in the fuel.So just maybe even the...
09-13-2012, 04:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,584
Posted By wmeabates

Look at a metering block with a power valve.The...

Look at a metering block with a power valve.The power valve will be the first thing to get air when the fuel is forced to the rear.If thats not the case everyone could quit wasting money on notched...
Forum: Engine Tech
09-12-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,296
Posted By wmeabates

Sometimes my dad would call me simple.Bill.

Sometimes my dad would call me simple.Bill.
Forum: Engine Tech
09-12-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,296
Posted By wmeabates

The 4/7 swap is to help with fuel air seperation...

The 4/7 swap is to help with fuel air seperation for #2 cyl. When the car is moving forward and everything in the intake is going to the left rear for 5&7 then has to change and go to the right...
09-12-2012, 03:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,584
Posted By wmeabates

I would not use a power valve in the rear for a...

I would not use a power valve in the rear for a drag carb.Hard accelaration may let the power valve ports suck air making the jet extensions just about useless.Bill.
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