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  Topic: Bridgeport Mill - Breaking it in....... Tips?
Art Thraen

Replies: 73
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Sep 23, 2016 7:51 pm   Subject: Re: Bridgeport Mill - Breaking it in....... Tips?
Whats so crazy!!! is that mill has been a great machine.. I Like the RONG color..... so funny! Love this stuff
  Topic: Bridgeport Mill - Breaking it in....... Tips?
Art Thraen

Replies: 73
Views: 8200

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Sep 12, 2016 6:47 am   Subject: Re: Bridgeport Mill - Breaking it in....... Tips?
That is a beautiful Brigeport!!! If I may, send you a few PICs and tricks on the ACE method of how we hold down cases and heads..

I will get some PICs. Maybe I have some in my PIC gallery here o ...
  Topic: Snap-ring tool?
Art Thraen

Replies: 16
Views: 1058

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Aug 11, 2016 10:48 pm   Subject: Re: Snap-ring tool?
Dang Art. Yes it has been a while!

Yes, I will probably wind up on MSCs site.

The too truck doesn't come by my house. Wink

Max


Ya too trucks are cool... so are tool trucks
  Topic: Snap-ring tool?
Art Thraen

Replies: 16
Views: 1058

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Aug 10, 2016 10:23 pm   Subject: Re: Snap-ring tool?
Max... have not been on here for a bit,, my 2 cents... Buy the exact snap ring tool for the job off a too truck. or may MSC supply.. good tools are worth there$
  Topic: Setting float level on Weber IDA carbs.
Art Thraen

Replies: 27
Views: 15970

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Jul 22, 2016 12:01 am   Subject: Setting float level on Weber IDA carbs.
Should i measure with or without gasket?
You set them without the gasket.

Two points for guessing how thick the gasket is supposed to be:

The distance is set by changing the thickness of the ga ...
  Topic: Say good bye to 09 001 and 09 004 Bosch parts
Art Thraen

Replies: 34
Views: 2983

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Feb 18, 2016 8:05 am   Subject: Re: Say good bye to 09 001 and 09 004
Glenn, I was looking at the post. several years ago I discovered the plug wires from AUTOZONE, there Type 1 Wire sets are great.. They are "nice" flexible wire cord, they did have BREU e ...
  Topic: Zenith Carb w/Doghouse Cooler?
Art Thraen

Replies: 13
Views: 2224

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Oct 11, 2015 8:12 am   Subject: Zenith Carb w/Doghouse Cooler?
This SP manifold had a angle and was a bit closer to the Alt/Gen.. allowed for the stock cable tube.

On most applications its best to use a no-Doghouse, Wide Fan type shroud and make the throttle ...
  Topic: Zenith Carb w/Doghouse Cooler?
Art Thraen

Replies: 13
Views: 2224

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Oct 11, 2015 8:07 am   Subject: Zenith Carb w/Doghouse Cooler?
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  Topic: Clutch Kit - What brand?
Art Thraen

Replies: 9
Views: 796

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Oct 03, 2015 7:02 am   Subject: Clutch Kit - What brand?
Take your flywheel and send to a quality shop like DPR../ RIMCO, ETC, Have yours restored and install a new glad nut (grease It) and drop of loc-tite on threads. TQ it. the success of the clutch job ...
  Topic: Engine dyno
Art Thraen

Replies: 42
Views: 5489

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Sep 20, 2015 1:57 am   Subject: Engine dyno
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  Topic: Engine dyno
Art Thraen

Replies: 42
Views: 5489

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Sep 20, 2015 1:51 am   Subject: Engine dyno
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  Topic: Oil Relief spot face tool
Art Thraen

Replies: 14
Views: 1112

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Sep 20, 2015 1:46 am   Subject: Oil Relief spot face tool
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  Topic: tuning zenith 32
Art Thraen

Replies: 4
Views: 616

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Apr 22, 2015 6:10 am   Subject: tuning zenith 32
because the carb sets to the left of center its just hard to run a oil cooler in the shroud because the cable tube needs to be moved over to the left about 1 1/4in.

also the carb sets really high a ...
  Topic: tuning zenith 32
Art Thraen

Replies: 4
Views: 616

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Apr 22, 2015 1:54 am   Subject: tuning zenith 32
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an be fun carbs on BAJAs just have to get the Throttle cable right.


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  Topic: Brian Holcomb R.I.P.
Art Thraen

Replies: 47
Views: 12243

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Apr 15, 2015 6:20 am   Subject: Brian Holcomb R.I.P.
R.I.P. Brian, I will always remember you and your funny way, My deepest sympathy to the Holcomb family.

Like Jim above I met Brian on the 1997 Berg cruse.. such a great family.

Then again at Ke ...
  Topic: new engine build
Art Thraen

Replies: 6
Views: 672

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed May 14, 2014 2:15 am   Subject: new engine build
Painters grinding is a good shop.. Trust them and follow their advise..

They have great machine work and great employees.

I would have them do the build... EXPERENCE !
  Topic: IDA accelerator dripping
Art Thraen

Replies: 21
Views: 2739

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Apr 25, 2014 3:15 pm   Subject: IDA accelerator dripping
I'm curious to know if a worn accelerator pump push rod bushing may be a contributor to my dripping...? Could the slop allow the rod to actuate the piston to cause the dripping on the one carb that i ...
  Topic: IDA accelerator dripping
Art Thraen

Replies: 21
Views: 2739

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Apr 21, 2014 2:17 pm   Subject: IDA accelerator dripping
If it turns out to be a carburetor issue, Blackline Racing here in SLC can solve it. Dave is stil there doing carbs. He was the man doing the carbs for Art Threan of ACE for many, many years. Same equ ...
  Topic: IDA accelerator dripping
Art Thraen

Replies: 21
Views: 2739

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Apr 21, 2014 6:14 am   Subject: Dripping IDA
Do as Bruce sugeest and as Eric suggest.. also look into these return spring kits.
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Get them at 801-747-3342 Blackline (old ACE Phone#)
  Topic: Baseline Settings for 2180
Art Thraen

Replies: 7
Views: 784

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Apr 10, 2014 2:09 am   Subject: Baseline Settings for 2180
.55 idles, 1,35 to1,45 mains.... 200 airs (maybe 190 air)

FLOAT CHECK,,,

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