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    If you use the TFS two piece crank gear you need...

    If you use the TFS two piece crank gear you need to machine the crank for a full length square key. The OEM woodruff key is inadequate. The key has unsupported "wings" that turn out to be...
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    I think you have a very good argument for the...

    I think you have a very good argument for the return, Tony. Their literature shows a billet steel part you received a powdered metal part. The reason you selected the Cloyes part was because they...
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    This phenomena above and in the two posts below...

    This phenomena above and in the two posts below will repeat itself until someone in the aftermarket sees the business opportunity. Ford has strong armed a lot of the larger aftermarket firms to...
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    The Diamond Like Carbon (DLC) coatings are very...

    The Diamond Like Carbon (DLC) coatings are very attractive in sustained high temperature / high load environments, Brandon. It does not hurt in other environments but there is little benefit over...
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    Actually a couple of the other nice "benefits"...

    Actually a couple of the other nice "benefits" that accrue to those using the SBC journal diameter is the easy over the counter access to the trick higher tech race bearings, Brandon. Another nice...
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    The Saleen package used a 5 liter version of the...

    The Saleen package used a 5 liter version of the Modmotor. Ford has had several ways to achieve what they call a 5 liter Modmotor. One of the earliest was the FR500C road race Mustang engines. ...
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    Good to hear things worked out well for you. ...

    Good to hear things worked out well for you.


    Ed
  8. If you have a one time use you will have more...

    If you have a one time use you will have more use. This will not be your last rodeo. More significantly this is only one of many specialized tools and components you will need to properly complete...
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    Lots of people use two steps, Matt. I tend to...

    Lots of people use two steps, Matt. I tend to dislike them because of the abuse they put on the valve train. With the stacatto on/off/on engine behavior that two steps impart to the engine you beat...
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    You can put almost any cap anywhere if it...

    You can put almost any cap anywhere if it dimensionally fits the cap saddle in the block and you align bore / align hone the finished assembly.


    Ed
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    Not really, Rob. These will work in Teksid or...

    Not really, Rob.

    These will work in Teksid or Aluminator blocks. I personally prefer the Aluminator blocks but the Teksid has been a long standing go to block for the high power applications. ...
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    James does very nice work. As is so typical of...

    James does very nice work. As is so typical of his product offerings these are like jewelry. It is a shame they are hidden inside where they become invisible.

    These are great upgrades for Teksid...
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    blklighting1, Unless you are a experienced CE...

    blklighting1,

    Unless you are a experienced CE for automotive or personal electronics and familiar with the particular Intel CPU architecture, I would recommend not attempting the removal or...
  14. While Jan's (Cobraracer46) assessment of the...

    While Jan's (Cobraracer46) assessment of the tuning community has more than a bit of a negative tinge to it, the point he is try ing to make is none the less a valid one.

    In any field of endeavor...
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    I think you will find 18 to 20 psi of boost will...

    I think you will find 18 to 20 psi of boost will be a mind expanding experience, Matt. A you already know, the power that is lost to belt driven blowers in that boost range goes directly to the...
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    Sometimes a less sophisticated manual approach...

    Sometimes a less sophisticated manual approach like Kevin is suggesting not only works better but is easier to work with.


    Ed
  17. You can force open loop in the tune which might...

    You can force open loop in the tune which might be what your tuner did. Other than disconnecting the sensor I think the switch to force open loop is the only way to ignore fuel trims.

    Ignoring...
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    More boost ... Ed

    More boost ...


    Ed
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    Originally you were describing the phenomena as;...

    Originally you were describing the phenomena as;




    Later in Post #30 you describe it as,
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    I suspect the data log will not show the engine...

    I suspect the data log will not show the engine loosing rpm. More likely it will show the engine laboring around launch rpm for a second or so and then ramping up the rpm scale as the car moves down...
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    A good portion of your problem is likely ECU...

    A good portion of your problem is likely ECU related. The OEM ECU was not designed to properly launch the car with turbos at the track. It was designed to meet EPA mandated emissions. When you...
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    No. Absolutely none to the oil until the...

    No.




    Absolutely none to the oil until the rings are seated. At assembly use TotalSeal's QuickSeat ring seating secret sauce.


    Ed
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    When I last spoke with Tom, about 6 months ago,...

    When I last spoke with Tom, about 6 months ago, just before he started offering cranks as I recall, in the course of our discussion he had indicated to me the engineering, design and manufacturing...
  24. I've been in that maze before, Hendri. I know...

    I've been in that maze before, Hendri. I know that lost feeling, so well. :)

    Congrats on finding your way out with your sanity.


    Ed
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    In fairness I have to admit I am prejudiced,...

    In fairness I have to admit I am prejudiced, Hendri. I like all of Tom Molnar's products. He does an excellent job of conceiving, designing and implementing his products and then he hits price...
  26. The ECU reads oxygen in the exhaust off the O2...

    The ECU reads oxygen in the exhaust off the O2 sensor and based on that reading adjusts fueling to bring the mix to whatever the tuner commanded in the tune. If the mix does not get there then the...
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    The Peterson remote with the built in lube pump...

    The Peterson remote with the built in lube pump is excellent for preluding an engine that has set for a while prior to starting it.


    Ed
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    Brandon, Years ago when I came to the Modmotor...

    Brandon,

    Years ago when I came to the Modmotor from blown alcohol Hemi's the first thing that caught my eye was the diminutive 0.866" pin diameter the engine used. We used taper walled 1.094"...
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    I went back and re-read your post (here is the...

    I went back and re-read your post (here is the link=> https://www.modularfords.com/threads/259311-Turbo-Engine-Re-Build/page5?p=2262567&viewfull=1#post2262567 I had forgotten that you did the phasing...
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    You might want to check out where the cams were...

    You might want to check out where the cams were actually installed, Matt.

    In one location, the cam card indicates the cams are installed straight up (0˚ Adv/Ret) which would imply a 2˚ overlap...
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    It is possible to install the cams to 'lay down'...

    It is possible to install the cams to 'lay down' somewhere north of 7000 rpm, but you have to intentionally take that step, Kevin. My bet is it is a tuning and potentially an ECU issue. Most people...
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    The IGN-1 and IGN-1A coils are Mercury Marine and...

    The IGN-1 and IGN-1A coils are Mercury Marine and GM use coils. They are commercially available through an number of different outlets. The one I would suggest is DIYAUTOTUNE <=clickable.


    Ed
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    I suspect you are right but like an old carpenter...

    I suspect you are right but like an old carpenter somewhere once said, 'always measure twice and cut once'.





    Not a good idea at all! The overall ratio at launch will be decreased and your...
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    7500 is a walk in the park for these engines...

    7500 is a walk in the park for these engines mechanically.





    Valve float should not be a problem at 7500 rpm. More significant will be fuel supply which is a two dimensional problem. ...
  35. Hendri, Don't forget that when you use...

    Hendri,

    Don't forget that when you use cylinder #6 and cylinder #1 that their ignition events (and everything else) are 360˚ out of phase with cylinder #1. It is an easy mistake to use the same...
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    That is low rpm for the engine. You should...

    That is low rpm for the engine. You should target a 7500 rpm engine speed in the traps. Don't worry about MPH, worry about launch, 60 feet, and shift points / engine speed in the lights. You should...
  37. You may be OK, Hendri. When you check the cam...

    You may be OK, Hendri. When you check the cam phasing you need to re-establish TDC for each bank. If you do not one bank will be off by 90 degrees. In your case that would put the misbehaving...
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    That is because a few years ago Photoshop decided...

    That is because a few years ago Photoshop decided to be a dick and stop offering their "free" service. They wanted everyone to pay. A lot of photographic information was lost at that time unless it...
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    Because of the block deck height and the engine...

    Because of the block deck height and the engine stroke there is little or no wiggle room for rod length changes. If you increase the rod length you run the wrist pin into the ring package's oil ring...
  40. What are the cam specs and where are the cams...

    What are the cam specs and where are the cams right now?

    BTW, your issue not withstanding, you would do yourself a big favor in the cam phasing process if you get rid of the OEM sprockets and got...
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