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Forum: General FSJ Discussion 05-13-2022, 05:42 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By SC/397
From HeepJ4000: Did run the 360 engine in my 73'...

From HeepJ4000:
Did run the 360 engine in my 73' j4000 on propane with a impco kit as a daily for thirteen years.
And also run on highway speeds on hot days.
Did run it a couple times overheated when...
Forum: Street & Performance 05-05-2022, 06:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By SC/397
Like Mr. Parkman says, It is hard to beat the AMC...

Like Mr. Parkman says, It is hard to beat the AMC cylinder head out of the box for the times.
I wish that Edelbrock would have done a better job so that we didn't have to grind on them to be better...
Forum: Street & Performance 05-03-2022, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By SC/397
AMC Cylinder head Flow data

With the number of cracked 360/401 cylinder heads that I have been finding lately, I thought I would try to use 304 heads with bigger valves in them for the full size Jeep 360's that I build.
The...
Forum: Off-Road FSJ Tech 04-28-2022, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 168
Posted By SC/397
No and that is the curious thing about it to...

No and that is the curious thing about it to me.
I stumbled on to this looking for information in regard to a AM forged connecting rod that is not listed anywhere. I can only assume it was for NASCAR...
Forum: Off-Road FSJ Tech 04-27-2022, 12:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 168
Posted By SC/397
Roger Mears Budweiser J-10

Stumbled on to this today.
https://www.race-dezert.com/forum/threads/roger-mears-budweiser-jeep-j-10-honcho-restoration.126357/
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-25-2022, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By SC/397
The distributor should drop right in without...

The distributor should drop right in without taking the timing cover off.
Good Luck.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-11-2022, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By SC/397
I won't use a after market timing cover unless I...

I won't use a after market timing cover unless I have to. You are better off using a used one. Why did you change it out?
Also, did you correct the oil passages through the new timing set?
Forum: Street & Performance 04-02-2022, 10:31 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 41,164
Posted By SC/397
UPDATES: 97. SC397: 360 bored and stroked to 397....

UPDATES:
97. SC397: 360 bored and stroked to 397. At the Machine Shop
108. Marlin327Kit: Going to Germany. Still rounding up parts. Need Main Bearings.
110. Blue68AMX401: Ready to assemble
111....
Forum: Street & Performance 03-09-2022, 07:12 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 41,164
Posted By SC/397
Updates: 97. SC397: 360 bored and stroked to 397....

Updates:
97. SC397: 360 bored and stroked to 397. At the Machine Shop.
108. Marlin327Kit: Going to Germany. Still rounding up parts
110. AMX401: At the Machine shop.
111. Alex401: Jeep Wagoneer...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-30-2022, 11:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 752
Posted By SC/397
This is a really good How-to vid for...

This is a really good How-to vid for you.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oFX_Xq9WHTI
Forum: General Chit-Chat 01-28-2022, 07:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,709
Posted By SC/397
I am glad that you made out all right on this. No...

I am glad that you made out all right on this.
No doubt that having a prostate biopsy is literally a pain in the ass but at least you know for sure that you don't have cancer. I was very skeptical...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-23-2022, 06:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 752
Posted By SC/397
Those specs look about right. 1.800"...

Those specs look about right. 1.800" installed height and around 100# on the seat. I think the lighter ones may have been around 80# on the seat.
Forum: General Chit-Chat 01-22-2022, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 928
Posted By SC/397
It pains me to see what it has become. Very...

It pains me to see what it has become. Very sad.
I can't remember when it was but these pictures were taken on the last day of major operation at the facility except for the engine dynos and a couple...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-20-2022, 03:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 752
Posted By SC/397
I guess the main reasons I eliminate the rotocaps...

I guess the main reasons I eliminate the rotocaps is because the early engines didn't have them and because it is harder to find the shorter springs.
Also, there is less of a problem with coil bind...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-20-2022, 08:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 752
Posted By SC/397
You might be able to find it faster if you looked...

You might be able to find it faster if you looked up valve springs for a 360.
The 360 and 401 use the same cylinder heads.
For a stock application, I usually buy these and eliminate the...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-18-2022, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By SC/397
Those might be kinda handy. I coat both sides of...

Those might be kinda handy. I coat both sides of the gasket with RTV so that might help hold it in place a little better. The difficult part is sticking the rubber end seals up on the engine and...
Forum: Street & Performance 01-06-2022, 07:39 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 41,164
Posted By SC/397
LOL! I highly doubt it. Regardless, the list is...

LOL! I highly doubt it. Regardless, the list is never ending so I will probably do it as long as I can as long as I can still play with some of my own toys along the way. Right now I have hired my...
Forum: Street & Performance 01-03-2022, 06:56 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 41,164
Posted By SC/397
Dude, I retired in 2018 from Monroe. Now I am...

Dude, I retired in 2018 from Monroe.
Now I am trying to at least semi-retire from engine building.
Forum: Street & Performance 01-02-2022, 08:13 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 41,164
Posted By SC/397
Well it has been a while since I last posted up...

Well it has been a while since I last posted up on this thread so I figured I would give a status report on the engine builds for the year.
Updates:
56. CD418Stroker: Done!
97. SC397: 360 bored and...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-02-2022, 10:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 697
Posted By SC/397
The upper hose is 105 The lower hose is...

The upper hose is 105
The lower hose is 64
Rhetorical question but If the thermostat doesn't open until 190, how can the upper hose be only 105?
Can you see coolant flow when the radiator cap is...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-01-2022, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,343
Posted By SC/397
Not in the Dodge line up. Starting in 1988 the...

Not in the Dodge line up. Starting in 1988 the A500 with the V6 and small V8 in the pickups a etc. were not lock up. I just don't know which year they changed to the lock-up version.

Come to find...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-01-2022, 04:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 697
Posted By SC/397
Did you bench test the new thermostat before you...

Did you bench test the new thermostat before you installed it? (Cook it on the stove and check it with a candy thermometer) I have bad brand new ones before.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-23-2021, 04:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,343
Posted By SC/397
I know that this a really old thread but maybe...

I know that this a really old thread but maybe someone has some info that I am looking for.
Q: Does anyone know what years and applications that Dodge used the A500 WITHOUT a lock-up Torque...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 12-06-2021, 07:26 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 20,587
Posted By SC/397
My Uncle and I make a little wine. This is our...

My Uncle and I make a little wine. This is our new record of 336 bottles for the year.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51728043255_5943ae9aef_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2mP2K5K)wine2021...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 11-09-2021, 06:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,622
Posted By SC/397
Long but a good...

Long but a good watch.
https://www.:o:o:o:o:oute.com/video/AWrxbWYaarw1/
https://www.:o:o:o:o:oute.com/video/AWrxbWYaarw1/
Censored. And I am not...
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