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    That certainly is a pack of gremlins, Charlie. A...

    That certainly is a pack of gremlins, Charlie. A couple of thoughts ...

    The ECU's ability to maintain proper fueling depends on a reliable and relatively consistent supply of power. The...
  2. Thats good. Depending on who manufactured it,...

    Thats good. Depending on who manufactured it, the scanner you are speaking of is likely the tool you will need to datalog.

    In the mean time, post up a pic of the wiring diagram you used to...
  3. You are shooting in the dark. This is not a...

    You are shooting in the dark. This is not a recommended way to fix the problem you are faced with.

    Just as an example, you have something called a fuel rail pressure sensor (FRPS) that is a...
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    The double gasket fix you have settled on Jan is...

    The double gasket fix you have settled on Jan is the time tested, best fix whenever a windage tray, oil scraper or other device is secured between the oil pan and the block. I doubt you will...
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    You might want to start by leak testing the...

    You might want to start by leak testing the engine.


    Ed
  6. Without data logging you are basically guessing,...

    Without data logging you are basically guessing, shooting in the dark if you will. You need to know what is happening to begin unraveling the ball of fishing line before you.

    If you are going...
  7. The OEM ECU looks for a differential pressure...

    The OEM ECU looks for a differential pressure across the injectors of 39.15 psi. At idle with normal idle vacuum the apparent rail pressure will look like less than 39.15 psi because of the engine's...
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    I could believe all of that, Scott. In the end...

    I could believe all of that, Scott.

    In the end there are only about three spring manufacturers, of any significance, that service the performance industry. One is Associated, one is PAC and the...
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    You need to be careful when you are dealing with...

    You need to be careful when you are dealing with vendor support personnel. It is not uncommon to discover that two weeks, or perhaps even two months months ago your support person was bagging...
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    Scott, I have attached three pages in pdf...

    Scott,

    I have attached three pages in pdf format from Ford's internal use Terminator Engine Assembly Manual, at the bottom of this post. The manual covers both the Terminator and Ford's two...
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    There are two problems with removing the shim,...

    There are two problems with removing the shim, Scott. The first is a loss of approximately 8lbs of seat pressure, probably not a show stopper. The second is the protection that a shim or spring cup...
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    The TrickFlow spec sheet for your springs shows...

    The TrickFlow spec sheet for your springs shows the seat pressure to be 125 lbs at a 1.570 installed height, see below;
    170017

    That spring is made for TrickFlow by PAC. Pac offers a similar...
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    The faster (with reason) that the piston moves...

    The faster (with reason) that the piston moves away from TDC the greater the pressure drop the intake port sees. Like any office, increasing the pressure drop across the office will increase the...
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    Interesting back story VR (BTW if you have a...

    Interesting back story VR (BTW if you have a first name you want to share, we'll use it). The transition from a MySpace $250 million acquisition in 2007 to a $60 million fire sale to Ontela in 2009...
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    Most forums used some version of vBulletin as...

    Most forums used some version of vBulletin as their Forum software engine. vBulletin, as luck would have it, allows forum members to save photos to a forum database that you can reference to display...
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    The Photobucket problem arises from the firm's...

    The Photobucket problem arises from the firm's decision to charge for what they had previously provided free. Photobucket unilaterally selected a drop dead date by which time you need to participate...
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    Interesting about the metals wear. I would...

    Interesting about the metals wear. I would expect to see diminished wear metrics going forward.

    Give me a shout next time you find your way to CA and we can get together again for some food and...
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    Russ, I buy mine at Amazon, click here =>...

    Russ,

    I buy mine at Amazon, click here => Prolong 1 Gal. they also have the 12 0z bottles, click here => Prolong 12 oz. The bottles are usually around $17 and the gallon jug is about $68, so...
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    Joe is spot on about fuel selection. As you go...

    Joe is spot on about fuel selection. As you go up the fuel selection hierarchy, fuels like the alcohols (ethanol and methanol) will require additional fuel volume to get to the optimum mixture for...
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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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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. ...
  28. No more than 9:1 with 91 octane fuel. Ed

    No more than 9:1 with 91 octane fuel.


    Ed
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  33. 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...
  37. 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
  38. 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...
  40. 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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