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Forum: General FSJ Discussion Yesterday, 07:48 AM
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Posted By SC/397
Could be a leaking timing cover gasket.

Could be a leaking timing cover gasket.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-16-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 289
Posted By SC/397
I seriously wish I had one on the shelf ready to...

I seriously wish I had one on the shelf ready to go for you right now.. Someday.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-15-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 399
Posted By SC/397
I am not a fan of the mid plate. Just have the...

I am not a fan of the mid plate. Just have the oil pump cover lapped to get a nice finish.

No matter who's name is on the box, there is only one oil pump kit for the AMC V8 which is the K85...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-15-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 399
Posted By SC/397
Agreed, It is a little lower that I would like it...

Agreed, It is a little lower that I would like it for a new engine. Not a fix but, I would run 20w50 in the summer months and see if it stays a little higher. If it starts going lower then you...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-15-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 399
Posted By SC/397
Which weight oil are you using?

Which weight oil are you using?
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-14-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 289
Posted By SC/397
Oil pumps don't fail. If the vacuum advance is...

Oil pumps don't fail.
If the vacuum advance is not working, it could cause overheating.
Not cleaning out the block good enough could cause overheating.
Bad water pump.."
What do you mean by "turned a...
Forum: Street & Performance 07-14-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,492
Posted By SC/397
Here is one that I am finishing up for a Jeep...

Here is one that I am finishing up for a Jeep SCRAMBLER. It is a 8.5:1 360 with a 268H cam and Torker intake manifold. The 268H is really not a big cam compared to a stock 401 cam. It has more...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-13-2019, 06:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,068
Posted By SC/397
It sounds better to me. The bent push rod is...

It sounds better to me. The bent push rod is troublesome. My thought is that by being too short, it jumped out of it's pocket and maybe got bent on from the guide area in the head trying to hold...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-08-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 399
Posted By SC/397
Like you noted - install a mechanical gauge on it...

Like you noted - install a mechanical gauge on it and monitor it again.
A stuck Oil Pressure Relief Valve can cause a spike but I wouldn't think that it could cause fluctuations like that unless the...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-08-2019, 04:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 283
Posted By SC/397
I buy just about all of my bolts through McMaster...

I buy just about all of my bolts through McMaster Carr. I am sure that you cold find the bolts that you need as well. Ships right to your door.
https://www.mcmaster.com/#
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-29-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 403
Posted By SC/397
We had to limit the mechanical by taking the...

We had to limit the mechanical by taking the distributor completely apart and welding a limiter slot smaller. That probably doesn't make sense but I will try to get a picture of what I am tying to...
Forum: Street & Performance 06-29-2019, 06:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,492
Posted By SC/397
I can't remember but I think so. The idle was...

I can't remember but I think so. The idle was set pretty low and the mufflers are straight through which is why it might sound a little more aggressive.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-28-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 403
Posted By SC/397
Do you have a Duraspark ignition system? Every...

Do you have a Duraspark ignition system?
Every Duraspark distributor that we have dyno tested had to be mechanically modified to keep the timing from going to infinity.
Forum: Street & Performance 06-28-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,492
Posted By SC/397
:D:drivin:

:D:drivin:
Forum: Build Threads 06-25-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 16,192
Posted By SC/397
Hey Mr. Rang-a-stang... we to talk about that...

Hey Mr. Rang-a-stang... we to talk about that Javelin in the yard..
Forum: Street & Performance 06-24-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,519
Posted By SC/397
Nice to have some kind words and nice to see the...

Nice to have some kind words and nice to see the finished product!:drivin:


Hi Rick,
Great Engine!
Since 2 weeks the AMC 360 is installed.
And every time I'm starting the engine I've a big smile...
Forum: Events 06-05-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,770
Posted By SC/397
Here is Jeff Nelson's talk about his displays at...

Here is Jeff Nelson's talk about his displays at the Willys Reunion Spring 2019
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v1MTn1980vE&feature=youtu.be
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-27-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,068
Posted By SC/397
I just listened to the video a few times and it...

I just listened to the video a few times and it does sound like valve train to me. I also went through all of the pictures and vid of the build and there is nothing obvious there that I can see that...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-22-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 202
Posted By SC/397
The flex plate has two torque converter bolt...

The flex plate has two torque converter bolt patters for both the 904 and 727. AMC used the same flex plate base for all of the engines with different weights weights welded on for balancing to each...
Forum: Street & Performance 05-21-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,519
Posted By SC/397
It is very similar to the first one in this Dyno...

It is very similar to the first one in this Dyno Test thread. I would put it close to 300 hp and 370 #/ft of torque.
http://rebsamcandjeep.proboards.com/thread/144/dyno-time?page=1
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-20-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,696
Posted By SC/397
This is what I did to your timing cover to help...

This is what I did to your timing cover to help with the so-called hydro relief idea. https://www.pirate4x4.com/forum/jeep-hardcore-tech/515224-amc-v8-oil-pump-gear-modification-hydro-relief.html
I...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-20-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,696
Posted By SC/397
Did you have this aluminum block-off plate seated...

Did you have this aluminum block-off plate seated all the way tight?
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47103450184_f28e726867_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2eLnuFs)IMG_1648 (https://flic.kr/p/2eLnuFs)...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 05-15-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,443
Posted By SC/397
That was awesome!:D

That was awesome!:D
Forum: Great Lakes 05-13-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By SC/397
We had Jeep owners but no Jeeps this year! A...

We had Jeep owners but no Jeeps this year! A good time nonetheless!
http://theamcforum.com/forum/riga-mi-dustoff-may-11-2019_topic99834.html
Forum: Street & Performance 05-09-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,519
Posted By SC/397
- Have you used new bolts on the rebuild or did...

- Have you used new bolts on the rebuild or did you re-use the old ones?
I use the old stock main bearing cap screws and head bolts after inspecting and cleaning. I replace all of the rest of the...
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