The Jalopy Journal
Very sad - could you TIG fill that and file it back down? Or would that be too sketchy?
Good company there!
Strong is good but you don’t want one piece to be much more rigid than another, because then it just transfers the stress elsewhere and other...
Yep - good, I’ve seen them for Hondas and such; it seems like they would help this motor especially under boost.
From your name, I have a question - are you going to make a deck plate for your motor? That seems to be a performance limitation for these.
Wowzers. That motor with all the shiny stuff looks great. Does that “broken belt retainer” thing get extended, or is it the correct length?...
Do the sleeves have to come out for that relieving? And, will you be relieving the spare sleeves the same? Earlier you mentioned being able to...
Yeah, I used to watch top fuel pits as a kid and wonder what they were doing. You explain the reasons and tech well, keep it up please.
Can you explain the double drilled deck (what does this mean?) and blower positioning (where and why?)
Great job as always!
Looks good. How is the front grill and chrome? That’s my favorite part of this model.
For the low-speed street driving.... Can you make a graduated non-linear throttle gear for the first quarter of travel? Or a separate throttle...
Make sure the tach drive doesn’t interfere with other things at front of motor - fan, hoses, frame, etc. Electric drive seems easier but yes...
This is looking good, I think just some dimpling of the firewall to fit the head would be needed.
Why do you want a mechanical tach vs electric...
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