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Forum: performance & modifications 01-15-2016, 05:18 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 17,335
Posted By Gralin
So how did these ports turn out? I know I'm not...

So how did these ports turn out? I know I'm not the only 1 who is interested.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-03-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 1,531
Views: 208,782
Posted By Gralin
Now this is about to get real!! Going for 25-30#...

Now this is about to get real!! Going for 25-30# boost on this one?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-12-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 43,981
Posted By Gralin
No-till may have the cornfields flat...

No-till may have the cornfields flat now.......but back in the day of plowing, I wouldn't want to be going 60 across a cornfield!......:rofl:
Forum: performance & modifications 04-12-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,134
Posted By Gralin
When you figure in the cams to work the valves in...

When you figure in the cams to work the valves in the proper timing.....$3000 for a bolt on kit would be cheap. :nod:
Forum: projects & restorations 04-03-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 1,531
Views: 208,782
Posted By Gralin
I think that was what the sawdust was used to...

I think that was what the sawdust was used to "cure" back in the early part of last century.....
Forum: projects & restorations 03-15-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 2,995
Views: 351,234
Posted By Gralin
PMed back

PMed back
Forum: projects & restorations 03-14-2014, 05:42 AM
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Views: 351,234
Posted By Gralin
I think they cut a little too much when the plate...

I think they cut a little too much when the plate was faced and the converter is not bottoming against it just before the converter bolts are tight. .010 to .020 " would keep the converter from...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-31-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,000
Posted By Gralin
Once you get the primary problems out of the way...

Once you get the primary problems out of the way and find you get that need for "MORE POWER" then spend the $2000 for a stroker kit from http://www.440source.com/strokerkits.htm and take it out to...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-17-2013, 01:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,367
Posted By Gralin
Who did the metal add to extend the head? Does...

Who did the metal add to extend the head? Does the oiling need to be changed on these heads like with a 16V? I have had 3-4 people want me to mod a volvo head for them to install on a 2300 Ford...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-06-2012, 01:09 AM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 242,831
Posted By Gralin
+1 :) :nod:

+1 :) :nod:
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2012, 03:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,859
Posted By Gralin
where in tennessee are you?

where in tennessee are you?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-26-2012, 03:21 AM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 242,831
Posted By Gralin
Is it just me or does the factory intake seem a...

Is it just me or does the factory intake seem a bit small for the rest:-P.....This is going to get really good!!:-D Time for the "Nathan Touch"
Forum: projects & restorations 05-25-2012, 03:37 AM
Replies: 1,531
Views: 208,782
Posted By Gralin
hahaha :nod:

hahaha :nod:
Forum: performance & modifications 05-10-2012, 01:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,349
Posted By Gralin
free bump

free bump
Forum: projects & restorations 05-05-2012, 03:30 AM
Replies: 3,409
Views: 402,013
Posted By Gralin
Did U run a ground all the way to the motor? We...

Did U run a ground all the way to the motor? We learned years ago in running demo-durby cars that when the motor gets hotter than hell there is no replacement for having a good sized copper ground to...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-04-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 3,409
Views: 402,013
Posted By Gralin
647hp and tons of torque

647hp and tons of torque
Forum: performance & modifications 04-19-2012, 02:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,349
Posted By Gralin
must log in to see Very worthwhile to do!!!

must log in to see

Very worthwhile to do!!!
Forum: showroom 04-12-2012, 04:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 638
Posted By Gralin
Love that Pantera at 1:15 .......that Gold...

Love that Pantera at 1:15 .......that Gold explosion at 1:58
Almost looks like a Nathan's intake on the Volvo at 3:45
Looks like Atom D&D's Fast-built car at 3:55
tons a good lookin cars there
Forum: projects & restorations 04-12-2012, 03:57 AM
Replies: 3,409
Views: 402,013
Posted By Gralin
After U coated the hot side like that....How are...

After U coated the hot side like that....How are we going to tell them apart?:-D
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2012, 02:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,347
Posted By Gralin
Any updates?

Any updates?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-08-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,790
Posted By Gralin
Well when adding a hi volume pump and leaving...

Well when adding a hi volume pump and leaving everything else stock, the oil pressure goes up because there is nowhere for the extra to go. Swapping to 16V should be like doubling the head loss. I...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-08-2012, 01:39 AM
Replies: 473
Views: 123,325
Posted By Gralin
Dang! where are the brakes going to go?...in the...

Dang! where are the brakes going to go?...in the back?:-D
Forum: performance & modifications 04-08-2012, 01:17 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,790
Posted By Gralin
While U have this setup and testing, try and put...

While U have this setup and testing, try and put a thin, flat washer to shim the spring up and see how much it raises pressure. On the old Ford motors I worked on mostly, I would use a stock pump and...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-06-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 139,771
Posted By Gralin
Hmmmmm...that will still ship in 1...

Hmmmmm...that will still ship in 1 piece.:oogle:.....and will make more HP per pound than the engine it goes on.:nod:
Forum: performance & modifications 04-06-2012, 01:22 AM
Replies: 648
Views: 139,771
Posted By Gralin
Have U weighed this little puppy yet?:)

Have U weighed this little puppy yet?:)
Forum: performance & modifications 04-01-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 10,322
Posted By Gralin
Where did all the trash talkers go? Couple days...

Where did all the trash talkers go? Couple days ago they sounded like this was a bad idea........Guess they were shown the door! This thing looks AWSOME!! Keep it coming:cool:
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2012, 11:32 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 139,771
Posted By Gralin
Winning the lottery would help give more time for...

Winning the lottery would help give more time for car work......
Forum: performance & modifications 03-23-2012, 01:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,103
Posted By Gralin
COOL:nod:

COOL:nod:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2012, 01:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,347
Posted By Gralin
Around here those darn dirt dobbers will fix U up...

Around here those darn dirt dobbers will fix U up quick. If an exhaust valve was open and a dobber hauls mud into the cylinder, just cleaning it up will be fine...Look for traces of muddy tracks...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-06-2012, 11:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,758
Posted By Gralin
Have U thought about closing the back water holes...

Have U thought about closing the back water holes on the FORD block instead of welding the block on the head? I have been looking at this deal for a while now and there are a few that have bored the...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-06-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 26,165
Posted By Gralin
WOW!! Nice tall ceilings...one could stack them 2...

WOW!! Nice tall ceilings...one could stack them 2 or even 3 deep in that kinda space!! How many Volvos can U put in that shop?.....:cool:
Forum: performance & modifications 02-27-2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 139,771
Posted By Gralin
They look in parallel to me....:roll:

They look in parallel to me....:roll:
Forum: performance & modifications 02-23-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,816
Posted By Gralin
Where did all the FORD Haters go?

Where did all the FORD Haters go?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-23-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,816
Posted By Gralin
Yea, I wonder if the dry natural gas fuel has...

Yea, I wonder if the dry natural gas fuel has beat the sealing angles up in these. They would interesting to check into though.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-23-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,816
Posted By Gralin
Nathan is running 2100's in his......so not...

Nathan is running 2100's in his......so not really too big at all

I would have snagged that MAF and looked into the throttle body also
Forum: performance & modifications 02-19-2012, 12:10 AM
Replies: 648
Views: 139,771
Posted By Gralin
I was looking at the pics in the car and it hit...

I was looking at the pics in the car and it hit me...How much pressure can that factory blow off diafram handle in the high pressure turbo? I guess putting a bigger spring will help keep it...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-17-2012, 01:02 AM
Replies: 3,409
Views: 402,013
Posted By Gralin
yea, it's just money.....:)

yea, it's just money.....:)
Forum: projects & restorations 02-16-2012, 02:07 AM
Replies: 3,409
Views: 402,013
Posted By Gralin
Are U shooting for around 18" - 24" primary tube...

Are U shooting for around 18" - 24" primary tube length...the bends add a little more than straight tube...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-08-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 3,409
Views: 402,013
Posted By Gralin
The alternator is not the only thing that will be...

The alternator is not the only thing that will be needing MO TRACTION!!:-P
Forum: projects & restorations 02-05-2012, 10:55 PM
Replies: 3,409
Views: 402,013
Posted By Gralin
When I get all my ducks in a row I'm going to...

When I get all my ducks in a row I'm going to shoot at a header similar to these...
http://www.buyimportperformance.com/v/vspfiles/photos/BRMS-B-RAM-HORN-2.jpg
...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-03-2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 3,409
Views: 402,013
Posted By Gralin
Now that's looking GREAT!! I wonder what is going...

Now that's looking GREAT!! I wonder what is going to happen when U have a front seal leak with those 2 slots on each side of the head? Would be easy to do a mid-plate mount with this adapter....Keep...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-29-2012, 02:39 AM
Replies: 3,409
Views: 402,013
Posted By Gralin
On the router, That sounds alot like my...

On the router, That sounds alot like my troubles...I thought it was my cheap e-Bay cnc electronics. I noticed with mine running Windows 2000 it had times when it would be in like a daydream state and...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-28-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,827
Posted By Gralin
+100 very good to know

+100 very good to know
Forum: projects & restorations 01-28-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3,409
Views: 402,013
Posted By Gralin
I scratch built a small router with small motors...

I scratch built a small router with small motors that I make light parts with. I read about placing a ink pen in the spindle and draw the path on a piece of paper as a check so I did this when I...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-28-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3,409
Views: 402,013
Posted By Gralin
Was the center part cutout and the outline all...

Was the center part cutout and the outline all done at the same time, or were they worked out at different times? Does it run correct when U run it on the computer without the cutter? Bet slowing the...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,827
Posted By Gralin
Now let me get this right...1 bar = 15psi So 6...

Now let me get this right...1 bar = 15psi So 6 bar *15psi = 90psi oil pressure at idle cold! I used a high volume oil pump in the last 302 Ford I built and shimmed the spring and it had 90 - 100 psi...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-09-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,827
Posted By Gralin
Is the oil flowing free from the turbo? If a kink...

Is the oil flowing free from the turbo? If a kink in the line blocks it the pressure will build to the pump pressure....
Forum: performance & modifications 01-09-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,827
Posted By Gralin
Does it have an internal waste gate? If the flow...

Does it have an internal waste gate? If the flow can take a less restrictive route.....
Forum: article composition 10-23-2011, 12:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 13,800
Posted By Gralin
Why not just order one (Pulse Width Modulated...

Why not just order one (Pulse Width Modulated (PWM)) from ebay... they use them for busting the hydrogen and oxygen up for fuel cells.
Forum: article composition 10-23-2011, 12:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 13,800
Posted By Gralin
Why not just order one (Pulse Width Modulated...

Why not just order one (Pulse Width Modulated (PWM)) from ebay... they use them for busting the hydrogen and oxygen up for fuel cells.
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