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  Topic: low oil pressure
jpaull

Replies: 11
Views: 210

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Yesterday 4:51 pm   Subject: Re: low oil pressure
Johns Post......great point.

I got a "rebuilt" engine with same exact symptoms. Turned out the builder installed standard bearings on a 10 under crank. Before I found out what it was, I ...
  Topic: 1776 1302 vs a 08 charger???
jpaull

Replies: 22
Views: 694

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Sep 22, 2018 11:40 pm   Subject: Re: 1776 1302 vs a 08 charger???
You havent given any details except the bad ones. All you said was 1776 and ICTs. Do you have some really nice heads and close ratio gears? What cam? Please dont say its all stock.

The charger wi ...
  Topic: Supercharging: realistic costs?
jpaull

Replies: 16
Views: 590

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Sep 22, 2018 4:43 pm   Subject: Re: Supercharging: realistic costs?
DirtyDYT, good choice. ACVW are fun too build. Its good to actually building a engine before adding boost anyhow. Non boosted engines may be "SLOW" like Krochus said, but for some runni ...
  Topic: First stroker build 92X82
jpaull

Replies: 378
Views: 21076

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Sep 21, 2018 11:39 pm   Subject: Re: First stroker build 92X82
Glad its moving along!

I used to use aviation on the pushrod seals also. It works, but the only thing I dont like is the aviation does harden in spots and makes cleanup a pain later. I use Curil ...
  Topic: Engine and transmission for higher speed, high millage DD?
jpaull

Replies: 21
Views: 680

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Sep 21, 2018 9:07 pm   Subject: Re: Engine and transmission for higher speed, high millage DD?
15k for a subie setup? My gosh. You can get a EJ20 50k mile Japan engine delivered for $750, then get a donor car with 5 speed for $500-$1000. Get a subaru gears kit and all your odds and ends and ...
  Topic: What's your set up and 1/4 time
jpaull

Replies: 8
Views: 441

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Sep 21, 2018 4:53 pm   Subject: Re: What's your set up and 1/4 time
Full weight 67, even have extra sound deadening material, correct bumpers ect.
2387, 10:1 fk87 ac910 heads, 48Ida's, 2" exhaust.
3:88, 3.75, 2.25, 1.56, 1.19
12.25 at 110
Runs consistant 1 ...
  Topic: Different deck height between pistons
jpaull

Replies: 9
Views: 308

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Sep 21, 2018 4:14 am   Subject: Re: Different deck height between pistons
Is your cylinder bolted down with a deck height tool when you measure?
  Topic: "AJ" Engine cases without fuel pump provisions?
jpaull

Replies: 22
Views: 660

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Sep 20, 2018 4:11 am   Subject: Re: "AJ" Engine cases without fuel pump provisions?
I would be very skeptical of the type of work coming from someone who paints a engine like that and then takes a picture advertising it for sale.

Its like they decided to sell it 2 hours ago, hos ...
  Topic: valve train flex artickle...
jpaull

Replies: 13
Views: 632

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Sep 20, 2018 3:49 am   Subject: Re: valve train flex artickle...
My old HP alum PRs are really good but if I take um out and look, you can see the marks it has from flex rubbing. Now I get Dans super nice alum PRs and no more marks so I can say first hand that at h ...
  Topic: 1679 stock short block
jpaull

Replies: 14
Views: 1452

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Sep 19, 2018 9:45 pm   Subject: Re: 1679 stock short block
With the 40x35 heads the torque has not been impressive. When I changed to a 2236 cam that helped some, but the engine simply needs more cc's to match the heads down low. Its been my daily 40 mile pe ...
  Topic: valve train flex artickle...
jpaull

Replies: 13
Views: 632

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Sep 19, 2018 4:24 pm   Subject: Re: valve train flex artickle...
That's a really good article.

Trend Performances finding's measuring pushrod deflection on their Spintron does make me second guess some pushrod choices that are routinely advised.

Your right, ...
  Topic: Upgraded ignition Spark Comparison + Plasma/PCD info
jpaull

Replies: 105
Views: 4383

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Sep 18, 2018 10:55 am   Subject: Re: Upgraded ignition Spark Comparison + Plasma/PCD info
I am just guessing, but there might be a few that feel they are reading Greek.

Alstrup is showing that using 3 capacitors gives a more powerful short spark, and actually in groups of 3.

Alstrup ...
  Topic: 1915cc Engine Combo?
jpaull

Replies: 10
Views: 459

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Sep 16, 2018 11:05 am   Subject: Re: 1915cc Engine Combo?
I would use stock gears before using empi straight cuts. The 2515s with the big peanut shaped holes are just scary. There have been reports of many of these Magnum copies not being straight and hole ...
  Topic: Why black paint?
jpaull

Replies: 121
Views: 4824

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Sep 11, 2018 3:52 pm   Subject: Re: Why black paint?
Does anyone else hear the Rolling Stones when they see this subject?

I see a chrome tin and I want it painted black……
No colors anymore I want them to turn black……
I see the bugs drive by dressed ...
  Topic: VJU 4 BR 8/ 0 231 115 040 Cast Iron SVDA Distributor
jpaull

Replies: 32
Views: 1180

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Sep 11, 2018 10:19 am   Subject: Re: VJU 4 BR 8/ 0 231 115 040 Cast Iron SVDA Distributor
Mondshine, that is impressive work! I love it! Nice pictures and write up too!

I also like the black wrinkle finish on the distributor. Looks like it came from the factory like that. All those de ...
  Topic: It seems facet cube gas pumps never stop clicking-after max psi
jpaull

Replies: 17
Views: 537

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Sep 10, 2018 5:11 pm   Subject: Re: It seems facet cube gas pumps never stop clicking-after max psi
It should click loud when it needs fuel, and click soft when its reached pressure. If you want quieter clicking, get a Holley 12-426. Similar as Facet but quieter.

https://www.summitracing.com/par ...
  Topic: VJU 4 BR 8/ 0 231 115 040 Cast Iron SVDA Distributor
jpaull

Replies: 32
Views: 1180

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Sep 09, 2018 10:20 pm   Subject: Re: VJU 4 BR 8/ 0 231 115 040 Cast Iron SVDA Distributor
I've had good luck getting cores for $30-35 with good vacuum cans.

I have a hell of a time finding mechanical only cores for less than $150, and they're usually stripped and missing bits at that pr ...
  Topic: VJU 4 BR 8/ 0 231 115 040 Cast Iron SVDA Distributor
jpaull

Replies: 32
Views: 1180

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Sep 09, 2018 10:16 pm   Subject: Re: VJU 4 BR 8/ 0 231 115 040 Cast Iron SVDA Distributor

Total advance is different, cam is different, springs are different and weights are different. You can not make a 019 work like a 010.


Glenn, I totally agree with you. You cannot make a 019 int ...
  Topic: VJU 4 BR 8/ 0 231 115 040 Cast Iron SVDA Distributor
jpaull

Replies: 32
Views: 1180

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Sep 09, 2018 3:31 pm   Subject: Re: VJU 4 BR 8/ 0 231 115 040 Cast Iron SVDA Distributor
Awesome topic ! Man thats alot of info in your first post!

Since there are alot of cores out there still for cheap, these are such a cool option for the guy who wants quality and may not have $5 ...
  Topic: Pertronix (all points replacements) vs Points
jpaull

Replies: 623
Views: 124203

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Sep 09, 2018 10:23 am   Subject: Re: Pertronix (all points replacements) vs Points
Glen, thanks for the info, thats very interesting!

Linhwindel, are you using vacuum from above or below the throttle plates?

This would be a great thread for the topic alone of using these distr ...
 
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