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I’m not disputing anything that is said,,,,or being an old fuddy,,duddy,,,,,,,.
But,,,,there Is absolutely nothing wrong with points and a...
Seems like a nice concept.
Have you considered double checking your readings on a real balancer,,,just to verify the findings .
43 grams is a fair...
Man I feel better now,,,,,,I knew what it was,,,,I thought he was just messing with him .
I guess it was an honest mistake .
Great articles,,,,,,,on the 34 Coupe ,,,,,what about the engine power ?
The factory rated 54 Desoto had 170 HP,,,from 276 cubic inches,,,,,but the...
Why not using it,,,,,,.040 over scare you ?
It’ll go a lot more than .040 .
Good video Mart ,
I especially liked Gavins new ride,,,,,very nice !
That is a real hot rod,,,,it justifies all the hard work you put in .
Well,,,,,,,you have to trust the centerline,,,,,,,that is where it is machined .
The centerline can’t change,,,,unless you change it .
Danny that is as slick as I have ever seen,,,,,,,just beautiful .
If you move it one tooth,,,,,wouldn’t the centerline be wrong then ?
The centerline shows the reference point of the cam to the crank .
Really nice score,,,,,it should work great !
Very nice Hemi in it as well .
That is a cool looking intake you picked up there Mark !
Exactly what is that anyway,,,,,,I’ve never seen one like it ?
LoL,,,,,,you lucky dog !...
I’m with rustydusty,,,I never did see what he did to fix it !
Just,,,,nope,,,nope,,,nope,,,,,did I miss the explanation?
Nothing against the shop,,,,anyone can miss something ,,,,or even a bad part .
Sometimes new parts are not what they should be .
At least they...
Looks like a really nice engine,,,,and hot rod,,,,good job .
Yes,,,,, the crack between the bolt hole is nothing to be worried about .
The crack from the valve seat aiming to the cylinder needs attention.
If Cummins tried it but discontinued its use,,,,you can bet there was a problem with it .
Flow is very important,,,,especially for a coolant...
What’s the difference between a hydro stick and a torque flite ?
There are tons of parts available for the 727 .
And a properly rebuilt 727 will...
Looks great,,,,,,should really haul !
Short block looks really good .
I thought it was 7 . 6 2. Millimeter,,Joker ?
Sorry,,,I had a flashback to Full Metal Jacket ,,,LoL.
Yes ,,,,,all cats are not created equal .
Some will tear up more than they are worth .
That is why you must shop around,,,,get the right kind of...
Cat Scratch Fever,,,,,,yeah,,,,,,Ted Nugent had an anthem about that back in the 70 s .
The Motor City Mad Man,,,,,,
A Man A Fre that is right ,,,,,and in a light chassis should go like a bullet .
Looks like a million too,,,you lucky dog !
Lol,,,,,a cat is a Killing machine !
They can smell if anything has been roaming around and can see a twitch from a long way off .
It’s amazing to...
Good job Mart .
Isn’t the pressure relief valve under the intake on these earlier Flatheads ?
In the main oil galley at the front .
It might be worth a check ....
Hey Billy,,,,that’s what I got for mine as well,,,,,ARP .
Haven’t got it bored yet though,,,,,maybe early next Spring ,,,,,,been backed up all...
Where is Moriarity when you need him,,,,,,,sounds much more street rod than traditional.
Actually,,,,it reminded me of my OT Honda Accord ....
Take a close look at that break .
The color of the metal is a100 % fresh break .
Usually the metal will show signs of a crack first ....
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