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  Topic: Recommendation for engine machining/rebuilder in NE TN or NW NC?
mxracer

Replies: 23
Views: 770

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Jul 14, 2021 10:11 am   Subject: Re: Recommendation for engine machining/rebuilder in NE TN or NW NC?
I no longer do builds but I can help with the machine work if you find a builder. I'm in Statesville, NC. Still about 2 hours from Mountain CIty.
  Topic: Scat Boring/Fly Cutter Tool
mxracer

Replies: 3
Views: 2432

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Mar 29, 2014 9:11 am   Subject: Scat Boring/Fly Cutter Tool
Thanks for the reply but it's a bit late... Very Happy

I already had the machines and was just looking for info on the cutter. I just went the conventional route.
  Topic: Gland Nut Threads Destroyed on Crank
mxracer

Replies: 38
Views: 4343

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Feb 26, 2014 7:44 pm   Subject: Gland Nut Threads Destroyed on Crank
Happened to me as well with a brand new CB gland nut and brand new CB crank. No impact, no overtorque, was using a torque wrench.

Luckily I was able to clean up the threads in the crank with a tap ...
  Topic: 2021 Engine build with mxracer!
mxracer

Replies: 66
Views: 14170

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Dec 22, 2013 8:33 am   Subject: 2021 Engine build with mxracer!
Hello you two! Is this your first time to clear a case from stroker for either of you??

One, the rod bolts only need notch work. You don't need to grind all over the underside of the spigot. You ...
  Topic: 2021 Engine build with mxracer!
mxracer

Replies: 66
Views: 14170

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Dec 21, 2013 7:25 am   Subject: 2021 Engine build with mxracer!
Oh come on man. DON'T CLAMP THE DAMN MICROMETER IN A VISE!! Hold the mic on your hand and offer the dialbore gauge to it. Cradle the mic. If you need to secure it, they make a holder for it and cl ...
  Topic: To EMPI or not to EMPI... (34 EPC)
mxracer

Replies: 65
Views: 20511

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Dec 04, 2013 7:09 am   Subject: To EMPI or not to EMPI... (34 EPC)
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Oh, and BTW - don't bother with the balance tube. It's not usually used on these, you will have to rejet and it won't add any great benefits.

Huh?... a balance tube is always used o ...
  Topic: Teflon wrist pin bushings...
mxracer

Replies: 18
Views: 2665

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Nov 07, 2013 8:12 pm   Subject: Teflon wrist pin bushings...
Actually, the buttons aren't much good for anything apart from lightening your wallet by a few dollars - they certainly aren't meant for slipper skirt pistons, though I can't tell if that's the case f ...
  Topic: Herbsflat4 - Spatz Dune Buggy Build
mxracer

Replies: 102
Views: 53306

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Sat Oct 19, 2013 4:14 pm   Subject: Herbsflat4 - Spatz Dune Buggy Build
Hey... nice to see the pics and the progress.

Get that TIG machine and weld those bungs in, they will look SWEET. Very Happy

Seriously though.. nice work.
  Topic: Bosch 010 and cylinder 1?
mxracer

Replies: 12
Views: 1390

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Sep 16, 2013 7:45 am   Subject: Bosch 010 and cylinder 1?
At (or about depending on timing) the small scribe line in the distributor body.

Like the one at the 4 o'clock position in this pic (courtesy of Glenn Ring)

http://www.glenn-ring.com/bosch/010_3 ...
  Topic: Degree Wheel
mxracer

Replies: 5
Views: 707

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Sep 13, 2013 5:13 am   Subject: Degree Wheel
Not that particular brand but...yes every time I install an aftermarket cam.
  Topic: Trans removal question
mxracer

Replies: 3
Views: 541

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Sep 05, 2013 5:04 am   Subject: Trans removal question
No you can't assuming it has all the correct parts up at the shifter.

There is a bushing and collar at the shifter end that support the front of the shaft and you wouldn't be able to pull the shaf ...
  Topic: Help finding service in Myrtle Beach SC
mxracer

Replies: 4
Views: 1047

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Sep 02, 2013 5:37 am   Subject: Help finding service in Myrtle Beach SC
Don't know if it will help but found this in an old thread...


http://www.roadhaus.com/shops.php

Sorry can't help much more.. not my area. Good luck.
  Topic: can a normal run of the mill machine shop charlotte nc
mxracer

Replies: 2
Views: 621

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Aug 28, 2013 5:51 am   Subject: can a normal run of the mill machine shop charlotte nc
Sent you a PM.... I'm 30 min outside of Clt
  Topic: Machining case for larger bore cylinders :Acceptable methods
mxracer

Replies: 59
Views: 10500

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Aug 10, 2013 6:30 pm   Subject: Machining case for larger bore cylinders :Acceptable methods
For what? Using the exhaust port as a golf tee? Confused
  Topic: Here's my 2332cc
mxracer

Replies: 7
Views: 1629

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Aug 09, 2013 10:50 am   Subject: Here's my 2332cc
...and which is it.. post above says L7 heads... add says L6

just an observation but a poor/sneaky way of advertising maybe Question
  Topic: Machining case for larger bore cylinders :Acceptable methods
mxracer

Replies: 59
Views: 10500

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Aug 08, 2013 12:46 pm   Subject: Machining case for larger bore cylinders :Acceptable methods
Real machinists turn dials Very Happy

I'm joking of course....I'd love to pick up a CNC machine and to me it's just another tool to work with... but I couldn't resist.
  Topic: Machining case for larger bore cylinders :Acceptable methods
mxracer

Replies: 59
Views: 10500

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Aug 08, 2013 5:40 am   Subject: Machining case for larger bore cylinders :Acceptable methods
If you're going to send it out I'd be happy to take care of it for you.
  Topic: measuring rocker arm travel
mxracer

Replies: 6
Views: 1089

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Aug 08, 2013 5:36 am   Subject: measuring rocker arm travel
Like Quokka said a piece of angle with holes in it for the exhaust studs is easy to make and very stable once bolted down.

(For clarification the pic is NOT an actual act of measuring lift, it is f ...
  Topic: Please! I need help from real engine builders.
mxracer

Replies: 49
Views: 6759

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Aug 08, 2013 5:24 am   Subject: Please! I need help from real engine builders.
I personally drive a 1904 in a "heavy" squareback with a 110 cam and dual dell 40's.

I get 28-29mph on the highway, proven, hand calculated, real world, etc. etc.

The guys that are t ...
  Topic: Machining case for larger bore cylinders :Acceptable methods
mxracer

Replies: 59
Views: 10500

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Aug 06, 2013 5:26 pm   Subject: Machining case for larger bore cylinders :Acceptable methods
You're gonna need to remove the studs or have "your favorite machinist" make a fixture. Like this as an example https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/898992.jpg
Or send it out to someone ...
 
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