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Forum: performance & modifications 09-29-2022, 06:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,627
Posted By shoestring
That, and your timeslip. The 60' is pretty poor....

That, and your timeslip. The 60' is pretty poor. Additionally, when combined with a 3.73 gear, the MPH is well below the upper end of the rpm range I would expect with a K cam. Moving the power...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-24-2022, 12:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,526
Posted By shoestring
Gen III/IV Hemis use the same valve spring...

Gen III/IV Hemis use the same valve spring keepers as Redblocks. The spring retainers (pn 53021676AB) o.d. at 0.890 and i.d. at 0.640 and weigh 8.9g. They have a -0.060 installed height vs the Ford...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-22-2022, 10:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,627
Posted By shoestring
You need less camshaft duration.

You need less camshaft duration.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2022, 01:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 808
Posted By shoestring
I see that both he and Mike Jones are pretty...

I see that both he and Mike Jones are pretty active on Speed Talk. I'll check out Jones.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2022, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 808
Posted By shoestring
Thought you would have input, thank you. I'm...

Thought you would have input, thank you.

I'm considering it if I can find something that gives an improvement to the K that we currently run, but I'm not looking for a dyno queen kinda thing. 6-8...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2022, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 720
Posted By shoestring
Is it your fuel return line?

Is it your fuel return line?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2022, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 808
Posted By shoestring
Web Camshaft

Anybody ever use these guys before? I just got off the phone with them and they said that they have experience doing B21 cams, though it's not listed on the website or whatever.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2022, 06:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,334
Posted By shoestring
Who's the cam company? I'm always looking for...

Who's the cam company? I'm always looking for grinders that just may have EXACTLY what I'm looking for...

You MAY lose a couple hp in absolute numbers with the shorter duration but more than make...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2022, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,334
Posted By shoestring
I just learned something

I just learned something
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2022, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 758
Posted By shoestring
I don't know. Like I said, all my stuff is...

I don't know. Like I said, all my stuff is stock. Stock airbox, which the MAF clamps directly to, so there really isn't anywhere else for it to go. Maybe I'll do this tonight and you guys can be...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-13-2022, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 758
Posted By shoestring
Got it. I'll have to disassemble and show what's...

Got it. I'll have to disassemble and show what's up.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-13-2022, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 758
Posted By shoestring
ipd/STS A/C delete bracket difficulty

So I bought one of these for my '91 245, which has an absolutely standard engine compartment: nothing has been moved/relocated/etc, which the exception of the A/C compressor which was removed. If I...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-13-2022, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,334
Posted By shoestring
To answer your questions directly, yes it's on...

To answer your questions directly, yes it's on the extreme end, but no, it may not be better. It really depends on the opening and closing points of the valve. With a 10:1 compression ratio I...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2022, 03:38 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 181,402
Posted By shoestring
What's mid to high range? Kenny's dyno test...

What's mid to high range? Kenny's dyno test kinda highlights the rpm range that the IPD cam provides, with supporting mods. If that looks like what you're looking for, run it straight up. If...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2022, 04:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,796
Posted By shoestring
You're adjusting relative to crank degrees. All...

You're adjusting relative to crank degrees. All cam specs pertaining to valve events are relative to crank position.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2022, 12:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,796
Posted By shoestring
I have to politely offer that crank degrees are...

I have to politely offer that crank degrees are twice cam degrees. One combustion cycle is 720 crank degrees, and 360 cam degrees. That would make each mark 1 cam degrees as Culberro points out,...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-06-2022, 05:55 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 181,402
Posted By shoestring
Because all the Dodge guys go straight to the...

Because all the Dodge guys go straight to the bottom of the page.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-30-2022, 01:32 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 517,521
Posted By shoestring
I noticed the other day that this thread went...

I noticed the other day that this thread went over 500k views. I hope you've found it fun to look at, and maybe even useful.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-14-2022, 08:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,320
Posted By shoestring
The kid knows

The kid knows
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2022, 08:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,281
Posted By shoestring
What lash value are you using, and what's the cam?

What lash value are you using, and what's the cam?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-13-2022, 09:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,320
Posted By shoestring
Contact redblockpowered

Contact redblockpowered
Forum: performance & modifications 08-12-2022, 10:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,526
Posted By shoestring
You know I appreciate the facts.

You know I appreciate the facts.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-11-2022, 11:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,250
Posted By shoestring
Tools to either adjust out the clutch cable or a...

Tools to either adjust out the clutch cable or a BIG pair of Channellocks to collapse the clutch fork to separate the cable. Silicone grease to make slipping the cable through the rubber block...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2022, 10:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,526
Posted By shoestring
I used to use the Ford 4V 4.6 springs out of the...

I used to use the Ford 4V 4.6 springs out of the 02-03(?) Cobra in conjunction with the 6.2 Raptor spring retainers but the springs have become cost prohibitive. If I felt I needed an upgrade from...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2022, 01:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,029
Posted By shoestring
If the cam you're currently using has longer...

If the cam you're currently using has longer duration than the T (it's hard to imagine it doesn't), I would keep it to reduce the dynamic compression ratio and therefore detonation sensitivity.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-26-2022, 02:50 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,351
Posted By shoestring
With regard to the VX having less exhaust than...

With regard to the VX having less exhaust than intake lift and duration, you have to consider it's original application, which I think is the B230FX? If you take the intake tract as a whole and...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2022, 09:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 77,076
Posted By shoestring
How are you compensating for that much lift on...

How are you compensating for that much lift on your valve guides? Are you cutting them down or using longer valves or...?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-23-2022, 09:08 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 159,359
Posted By shoestring
The difference in cam timing is the blue and...

The difference in cam timing is the blue and green lines, correct?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2022, 02:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,240
Posted By shoestring
This discussion is like the "2 piece driveshafts...

This discussion is like the "2 piece driveshafts are balanced as an assembly" argument. If someone could explain to me how or why, as a manufacturer mass-producing this stuff, you'd balance a CHRA...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2022, 01:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,943
Posted By shoestring
What cam is in this? Sounds a little to me like...

What cam is in this? Sounds a little to me like cam timing was off on reassembly and you smacked a bunch of valves and that's all she wrote.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-15-2022, 03:35 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 181,402
Posted By shoestring
Color me more than curious

Color me more than curious
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2022, 10:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,488
Posted By shoestring
Doesn't E85 run cooler than gasoline? Does that...

Doesn't E85 run cooler than gasoline? Does that translate to lower exhaust temps, which might compromise cat converter performance?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-23-2022, 06:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,855
Posted By shoestring
We've got a Miller 211, so that's not the...

We've got a Miller 211, so that's not the bottleneck.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-23-2022, 02:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,855
Posted By shoestring
We might have an appropriate application for this.

We might have an appropriate application for this.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-23-2022, 02:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,855
Posted By shoestring
If I had tig skills and a tig, this would be a...

If I had tig skills and a tig, this would be a done deal. Also, the projects we have going now require OE reliability: Cam's got to be able to drive his 944 daily, and my buddy's 244 has to have...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-23-2022, 12:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,855
Posted By shoestring
Dude I wish I could tell you that we have the...

Dude I wish I could tell you that we have the means to do that. Unfortunately we would have to send the head out to have that done. It's now extremely clear to me that it's the intake side, not the...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-22-2022, 03:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,855
Posted By shoestring
Oh man is it ever

Oh man is it ever
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2022, 10:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,855
Posted By shoestring
This is a wicked idea, but you would have to know...

This is a wicked idea, but you would have to know the exact relationship of air mass to voltage, which I do not. Maybe Cam does.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2022, 10:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,855
Posted By shoestring
It's more than the 14.99 I spent building this...

It's more than the 14.99 I spent building this one? Honestly if I were to get to the point where I was really trying to port heads rather than just kind of a "let's see if this actually works"...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2022, 05:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,855
Posted By shoestring
Sure. I've had both a completely stock 530 head...

Sure. I've had both a completely stock 530 head and then the above head professionally flowed. Same shop, same machine. The above head has an oversized 38mm exhaust valve as compared to the stock...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2022, 02:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,855
Posted By shoestring
Post Cam and I built one of these David Vizard budget flow benches

So the way these benches work is that you hook up a shop vac (the nuttiest one you have) to a "cylinder" that the head sits on, and there's a capillary tube that feeds a manometer. Ours has 80...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2022, 07:47 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,322
Posted By shoestring
Dude we had 3 B class wins, a crapload of top 5's...

Dude we had 3 B class wins, a crapload of top 5's overall, best finish was a 2nd at New Jersey Motorsports Park. In fact we finished 3rd the year before that, and 3rd the year before that. We raced...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2022, 10:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,818
Posted By shoestring
These are labeled in reverse. The tipoff is how...

These are labeled in reverse. The tipoff is how much the exhaust is shrouded.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-10-2022, 12:11 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,322
Posted By shoestring
We would get better than 24 hours out of a set of...

We would get better than 24 hours out of a set of Hawk 9012s.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-05-2022, 10:05 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,322
Posted By shoestring
Trollvo.

Trollvo.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2022, 12:33 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,322
Posted By shoestring
Given how nasty 240 brake systems are to bleed, I...

Given how nasty 240 brake systems are to bleed, I think you need to start with getting calipers with bleed nipples that work. My guess is that you have a bit of air/old fluid/Cookie Monster furr in...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-31-2022, 11:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,472
Posted By shoestring
'^^^good advice. I'd also put aftermarket rods...

'^^^good advice. I'd also put aftermarket rods in it for a bottom end that you could only mess up on purpose. An N/A engine is probably going to have a compression ratio in the very low 9's, an...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-21-2022, 04:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,394
Posted By shoestring
any more

any more
Forum: performance & modifications 05-18-2022, 12:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,965
Posted By shoestring
I use 4R Customs Wire out of Salisbury, MA,...

I use 4R Customs Wire out of Salisbury, MA, because I'm a homer.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2022, 10:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,212
Posted By shoestring
I also think retensioning was part of 5000 mile...

I also think retensioning was part of 5000 mile service?
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