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    It is too slippery for break-in use. It will...

    It is too slippery for break-in use. It will substantially extend the time required to seat the rings because it is so slippery. You should not use it until after you have seated the rings.

    In...
  2. The SBC journal has a much wider selection of...

    The SBC journal has a much wider selection of bearings available for it because it was the go to racing journal size for years before everyone settled in on the Honda journal size, Rob. Additionally...
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    Very nice results for a two year check up Joe. ...

    Very nice results for a two year check up Joe. That lab report makes the engine look like it is brand new! You are right about my feelings towards Prolong it just works although, like myself...
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    Can't explain their reasoning, Rob. I can...

    Can't explain their reasoning, Rob.

    I can tell you the engine uses a Haltech Elite ECU, a Pro-M 117 MAF, dual Bosch 2200 cc injectors per cylinder that are not staged and run concurrently with a...
  5. The two premier crank shops for any of the...

    The two premier crank shops for any of the professional cars (Nascar, T/F, F/C Pro-Mod etc) are Bryant and Winberg. When I was sourcing my billet Bryant was too busy with regular customers to do a...
  6. If the crank is a forged crank (8 bolt flywheel...

    If the crank is a forged crank (8 bolt flywheel and center counterweights) it is good for 3000+ turbocharged HP. With a PD blower like you are running Rob, the ceiling is going to be around 800-ish....
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    It is a handy little gizmo, Robert and it whisks...

    It is a handy little gizmo, Robert and it whisks away all the black magic, :)

    BTW when buying injectors buy big. If you just squeak by at an 80% duty cycle you are going to be in the market for...
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    Robert, Sizing injectors based on anticipated...

    Robert,

    Sizing injectors based on anticipated power levels can be misleading. The idea of BSFC provides a wholesale correction for parasitic drag, pumping losses, power to drive the blower etc. ...
  9. No more than 9:1 with 91 octane fuel. Ed

    No more than 9:1 with 91 octane fuel.


    Ed
  10. Matt, Just as a historical foot note, I...

    Matt,

    Just as a historical foot note, I believe the fully flanged #5 upper was something that Sean Hyland and John Mihovitz came up with to address a recurring thrust bearing failure with auto...
  11. Tony is right on both counts, Matt. The...

    Tony is right on both counts, Matt.

    The fully flanged bearing set (for our engines) has never been offered by King. Moreover the only fully flanged upper from anyone is in the 5219 bearing set...
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    You are correct. A little mental dyslexia here. ...

    You are correct. A little mental dyslexia here. I somehow, incorrectly, drew the inference you were using a Coyote engine. You are not. That does not alter the lack of availability of a non DBW TB...
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    To my knowledge all OEM (and therefore probably...

    To my knowledge all OEM (and therefore probably aftermarket) Coyote TBs are DBW.


    Ed

    p.s. you are going to need a Coyote ECU to run the engine. All the Coyote ECU's have DBW built in. Should...
  14. Probably the easiest route would be one of...

    Probably the easiest route would be one of Whipple's Coyote kits. They package a blower, intake manifold, intercooler, plumbing etc into one nicely configured kit. Here is a pic of the assembled...
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    See post#2

    See post#2
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    The problem is Photobucket not your s/w release....

    The problem is Photobucket not your s/w release.

    Ed
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    All kidding aside Robert, be sure to do a careful...

    All kidding aside Robert, be sure to do a careful inspection of the block by the main ol galley. The Coyote blocks have a boss cast into the oil galley just for machining the pad and anchor bolt...
  18. It would be cheaper to refurb a sun damaged...

    It would be cheaper to refurb a sun damaged Mustang than begin a conversion project like you are contemplating.


    Ed
  19. Russ my preferred two sources for the chains are...

    Russ my preferred two sources for the chains are L&M and Accufab.

    Read the article, Secondary Cam Drive Chains One More Time, in the TToC under Engines three lines from the bottom of the Engines...
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    Before we had IGN-1A and/or similar coils along...

    Before we had IGN-1A and/or similar coils along with ECU's that could drive them, there was some advantage to the retro ignition distributor style conversions. Today's high energy coils, coil on or...
  21. Nothing yet Russ. I would expect the L&M pieces...

    Nothing yet Russ. I would expect the L&M pieces to be the first available but no new news yet.


    Ed
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    If you are installing them on an iron block you...

    If you are installing them on an iron block you may not have enough material around the oil galley to fit the squirters properly. If you use an aluminum block you have a better chance of having...
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    Oil squirters are used to cool the underside of...

    Oil squirters are used to cool the underside of the piston crown. Because the application is a splash style of cooling they will also contribute to wrist pin lubrication.

    The only reason not to...
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    Nice job, Tommy! Your attention to detail...

    Nice job, Tommy!

    Your attention to detail along with the fit and finish of your work is impressive. I like the way you did the coil wires, very robust.

    The coils are a bit like lightning...
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    If you want a simple strong drag race unit choose...

    If you want a simple strong drag race unit choose a TH400 with an ATI or Reid case. The TH400 transmissions are pretty much as good as it gets.

    If you need the overdrive option, you will want the...
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    This thread is over a decade old ... Ed

    This thread is over a decade old ...


    Ed
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    The 9/16 and ⅝ inch head studs are primarily a...

    The 9/16 and ⅝ inch head studs are primarily a fixture from the blown alcohol and nitro classes, Robert. Our OEM head stud diameter of 11mm is essentially 7/16 in SAE speak. While there is likely...
  28. Thread: Engine mods

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    Many service parts for 23 year old cars, like an...

    Many service parts for 23 year old cars, like an evap canister purge valve, will be difficult to find because the market for them has come and gone. The reman firms begin to phase out the replacement...
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    Maverick, PM me you info including old email...

    Maverick,

    PM me you info including old email and new email you want to use and let me see if I can fix it for you.


    Ed
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    You need one of these => CobraEngineering...

    You need one of these => CobraEngineering


    Ed
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    Very impressive, Mike. The pan savers should...

    Very impressive, Mike.

    The pan savers should be a mandatory addition for all these cars. Once the front end starts to come up it is really hard to control what is happening and the driver's...
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    More air, more fuel to match the increased air...

    More air, more fuel to match the increased air and more engine speed.

    The Roush supercharger is based on a 2.3L Eaton TVS. Going to a larger blower (a 2.9L Whipple or a 2.65L VMP TVS) will give...
  33. Thread: Crank Tech

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    If you use a fastener to pull the damper down you...

    If you use a fastener to pull the damper down you will progressively add washers to the fastener to complete the job. A long stud or threaded rod like Eric suggested is a better route. If you use...
  34. Probably just not a lot of folks with your...

    Probably just not a lot of folks with your particular components combination.

    Your initial assessment about dropping back to the original ECU or upgrading to the later dash are the correct if not...
  35. If you didn't remove the ring gear from the diff...

    If you didn't remove the ring gear from the diff and just disassembled the diff to replace the clutches you may have introduced contaminants at the differential housing parting lines which would have...
  36. Although it is difficult to positively anchor the...

    Although it is difficult to positively anchor the upper control arms without adding an additional link at the top to restrain them, what you are experiencing is fairly significant movement even at...
  37. Thread: Crank Tech

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    Good practice approach that Eric is suggesting,...

    Good practice approach that Eric is suggesting, Dave.


    Ed


    p.s. If you are using an aftermarket (Non-Ford) manufactured damper try to shoot for 0.001" to 0.0015" press fit. Your local...
  38. Possible a little bit of both, Chris. That...

    Possible a little bit of both, Chris.

    That said, this new brave world provides plentiful opportunity to spoof the guys that are giving us the hard time either with refreshes just for emissions...
  39. Thread: Crank Tech

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    There is not, that I am aware of, Dave. If...

    There is not, that I am aware of, Dave.

    If I remember correctly I used an ARP super washer and a long 9/16 bolt to pull the damper onto the crank snout.


    Ed
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    Chris, For most of the last century the ICE...

    Chris,

    For most of the last century the ICE engineers in Detroit chose to design all the new engines with a slight offset of the connecting rod beam to help accommodate the bore center offsets...
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