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  Topic: Galvanized Exhaust
Quokka42

Replies: 21
Views: 1593

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Jun 06, 2015 4:29 am   Subject: Galvanized Exhaust
My experience with galvanised exhausts is that they eventually rust badly. You've got to think of where the exhaust is located and the temperatures and other abuse it is exposed to. Galvanised under ...
  Topic: What is ideal engine oil temp and where to measure it?
Quokka42

Replies: 24
Views: 3923

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Jun 06, 2015 4:24 am   Subject: What is ideal engine oil temp and where to measure it?
Yes, 85-100C is a good range, but a sensor off a tee won't have a constant flow of oil over it and will give dodgy readings. Ideally you want to be measuring where the oil is constantly flowing over ...
  Topic: Official "What oil / additives should I use" topic
Quokka42

Replies: 4579
Views: 964323

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Jun 06, 2015 4:17 am   Subject: Official "What oil / additives should I use" topic
What oil should I use in 100+ desert climates to keep my motor cool and still lubricated?

Wrong place to ask a question like this...

I ran 15W40 quite successfully in the desert here, as did my ...
  Topic: Questionable machine work by a reputable shop.
Quokka42

Replies: 55
Views: 4050

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Jun 06, 2015 4:08 am   Subject: Questionable machine work by a reputable shop.
oh so roy does not know what hes talking about when he says there junk mmm inexperienced you must be talking about your self .did you not see the big hole on the one head or are you blind too hes run ...
  Topic: balancing crank
Quokka42

Replies: 13
Views: 1278

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Jun 03, 2015 1:54 am   Subject: balancing crank
Have you ever seen a pulley or gear out by that much?
  Topic: Questionable machine work by a reputable shop.
Quokka42

Replies: 55
Views: 4050

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Jun 01, 2015 4:37 am   Subject: Questionable machine work by a reputable shop.
oh so roy does not know what hes talking about when he says there junk mmm inexperienced you must be talking about your self .did you not see the big hole on the one head or are you blind too hes run ...
  Topic: Oil pressure fluctuating
Quokka42

Replies: 4
Views: 374

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun May 31, 2015 4:06 am   Subject: Oil pressure fluctuating
Crank turning with the oil holes regularly lining up, tappets moving up and down, things are occasionally going to find a period of oscillation. Couple of pounds is nothing to think about, especially ...
  Topic: Questionable machine work by a reputable shop.
Quokka42

Replies: 55
Views: 4050

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun May 31, 2015 3:52 am   Subject: Questionable machine work by a reputable shop.
They look like they are cut for E85 or race fuel above 100 octane.
  Topic: Type 1 and 3 header differences
Quokka42

Replies: 4
Views: 991

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun May 31, 2015 3:46 am   Subject: Type 1 and 3 header differences
I've seen type 3 exhausts done like the type 1 but pushed down and forward to clear the fan as well.
  Topic: balancing crank
Quokka42

Replies: 13
Views: 1278

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun May 31, 2015 3:42 am   Subject: balancing crank
Balancing is done g-cm, so the timing gears and pulley matter sweet FA unless you are turning very high revs and/or have a heavier "equaliser" style pulley.
  Topic: Questionable machine work by a reputable shop.
Quokka42

Replies: 55
Views: 4050

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat May 30, 2015 6:48 pm   Subject: Questionable machine work by a reputable shop.
Yes, I hope you are shooting for high compression. They will be fine, the guys saying they won't seal are either inexperienced or in the business of selling new heads. Little holes on the outer edges ...
  Topic: Oil pressure fluctuating
Quokka42

Replies: 4
Views: 374

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat May 30, 2015 6:31 pm   Subject: Oil pressure fluctuating
Yes.
  Topic: Con rod balancing !! Help
Quokka42

Replies: 21
Views: 2218

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat May 30, 2015 7:14 am   Subject: Con rod balancing !! Help
Nice Mnemonic Dr - shame you have it ass-backwards. An engineer by any chance?
  Topic: Straight cut or helical?
Quokka42

Replies: 48
Views: 4140

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat May 30, 2015 7:08 am   Subject: Straight cut or helical?
If you have a loud exhaust, and you are young and inexperienced in mechanical matters, get the straight cuts. They won't give your engine any benefits other than bragging rights, but they might impres ...
  Topic: Turbo questions that I can't find answers to....
Quokka42

Replies: 13
Views: 2040

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat May 30, 2015 6:42 am   Subject: Turbo questions that I can't find answers to....
Yes and yes. Pop over to shoptalkform where there is a sticky that covers all this.
  Topic: Stage 3 Ported Mofoco 050's with flow numbers
Quokka42

Replies: 32
Views: 3502

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri May 29, 2015 6:17 am   Subject: Stage 3 Ported Mofoco 050's with flow numbers
Mark you got some good time on a flow bench? I bet you learned alot of interesting stuff especialy from those small block mopar heads. If you can learn how to make those two center exhaust ports flow ...
  Topic: Professional opinion on cylinder heads?
Quokka42

Replies: 44
Views: 2844

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri May 29, 2015 6:02 am   Subject: Professional opinion on cylinder heads?
Apart from the "I am a professional" and an irrelevant post from another "professional" you have a bunch of advice from people with a lot of experience that says provided the the g ...
  Topic: An apology and thank you to all
Quokka42

Replies: 26
Views: 1837

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu May 28, 2015 4:21 am   Subject: An apology and thank you to all
Kudos for the humility, bro, but Sambas can also be assholes at times. It wasn't all you. shoptalkforums are a bit more technical, but the site is not well administered...
  Topic: Oil galley plug leak ?
Quokka42

Replies: 11
Views: 3779

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed May 27, 2015 4:04 am   Subject: Oil galley plug leak ?
The pipe plugs and threads are tapered, so you can have a problem if you tap too deep. There is a pipe sealant from Loctite that will cover a range of such errors. but I seem to recall it being grey.. ...
  Topic: Con rod balancing !! Help
Quokka42

Replies: 21
Views: 2218

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed May 27, 2015 3:47 am   Subject: Con rod balancing !! Help
How are you supporting the bushing. I would replace the contraption at the big end with a knife edge. Make up a mount for a snap-off or stanley blade and it might make your measurements more repeatabl ...
 
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