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Forum: General Chit-Chat 10-03-2018, 05:20 AM
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Posted By SC/397
I found this in the interweb. It is from 1980. ...

I found this in the interweb. It is from 1980. Says nothing about adding a trailer brake controller dealer installed or otherwise. I assume it was a liability thing. I am sure that the dealer...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 10-02-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 245
Posted By SC/397
I thought that this was a interesting question...

I thought that this was a interesting question so, I did a little looking around and asked a fellow that was a parts manager back in the day. Here is what he said:


Ok... none of my data or...
Forum: Street & Performance 09-27-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,548
Posted By SC/397
All packed up and ready to go to...

All packed up and ready to go to Sweden!
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1935/31065583998_2035d28ccd_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/PkaePd)IMG_0765 (https://flic.kr/p/PkaePd) by Rick Jones...
Forum: Events 09-13-2018, 07:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 951
Posted By SC/397
There is a lot more info out there for this event...

There is a lot more info out there for this event in cyberspace.
https://jalopnik.com/this-incredible-jeep-wagoneer-exhibit-was-the-star-of-t-1828337066
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-27-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 518
Posted By SC/397
You could directly bolt up a late AMC V8 or even...

You could directly bolt up a late AMC V8 or even a AMC 4L with the factory adapter kit. I am about 99% positive that the bolt pattern to the transmission is the same between the 327 adapter and the...
Forum: Street & Performance 08-22-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 522
Posted By SC/397
[quote=440sixpack]I bet it's too much preload...

[quote=440sixpack]I bet it's too much preload then.

No. The base circle on the 268H is smaller than the stock base circle so the push rods will be short by .018" causing a little less pre-load.
Forum: For Sale: Parts and Pieces (To keep our rigs running) 08-21-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 387
Posted By SC/397
AMC 401 Build To Order

I had a fellow back out of a 401 build so I will offer it up for sale as a complete rebuilt and running engine here on the forum. This one is basically the same as I built for itselliot with Sealed...
Forum: Street & Performance 08-21-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 522
Posted By SC/397
The last time I measured the base circle radius...

The last time I measured the base circle radius on the 268H it was .7040".
The stock one was .7320"
So there is a difference of .028"
Assuming that the heads were milled .010", your current push rods...
Forum: Street & Performance 08-20-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 522
Posted By SC/397
Measure the base circle of your stock cam and...

Measure the base circle of your stock cam and compare it to your new cam. If there is much of a difference, you will need new push rods if you are using non-adjustable rocker arms.
Did you have the...
Forum: Street & Performance 08-15-2018, 05:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,394
Posted By SC/397
Yea, find a good arbor press to do it. It does...

Yea, find a good arbor press to do it. It does take a little finesse.
Forum: Events 08-13-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 951
Posted By SC/397
The Dog belongs to the fellow who owns the...

The Dog belongs to the fellow who owns the business. He actually has 2 of them plus a 3 smaller dog.
Forum: Events 08-13-2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 951
Posted By SC/397
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1793/30144253648_4e...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1793/30144253648_4ed22041e1_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/MVKbpb)IMG_0498 (https://flic.kr/p/MVKbpb) by Rick Jones (https://www.flickr.com/photos/149168736@N07/), on...
Forum: Events 08-10-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 951
Posted By SC/397
I was in T-Town today watching things get set up...

I was in T-Town today watching things get set up for tomorrow.
This is 15 N. Huron Street where the Jeep sinagage etc will be set up. They will have the Wagoneers parked out...
Forum: Events 08-06-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 951
Posted By SC/397
My Buddy who is organizing the FSJ display asked...

My Buddy who is organizing the FSJ display asked me to bring a engine down for a display. I plan to take the 383 stroker for Donzi on the starting stand to 15 N. Huron Street (Graphite Design+Build)...
Forum: Street & Performance 08-06-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 759
Posted By SC/397
Great question. If you have to replace them, the...

Great question. If you have to replace them, the machinist that I have used for the past 20some years prefers cast guides on a street engine. He is picky and also polishes some of the stainless...
Forum: Street & Performance 08-06-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 759
Posted By SC/397
Take it from a guy who has built a few of these...

Take it from a guy who has built a few of these engines.. LOL!
Seriously, In 160 cylinder heads I can only remember cutting and installing new exhaust seats in one pair of cylinder heads that had...
Forum: Street & Performance 08-04-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 759
Posted By SC/397
The valve seats were induction hardened from the...

The valve seats were induction hardened from the factory after about '72. Even in 1966 the heads and block were made out of casting with a higher nickel content. It would be rare if a seat or two...
Forum: Street & Performance 08-03-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 341
Posted By SC/397
I will take experience over assumptions any day! ...

I will take experience over assumptions any day! On a vehicle like yours Torque is where it is at. 300 HP from a 327 takes a lot of work, more so than people think. The 270 HP 327 only existed in...
Forum: Street & Performance 08-02-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 341
Posted By SC/397
My Cuz and I built a hypo 327 a few yeas ago now....

My Cuz and I built a hypo 327 a few yeas ago now. I did smooth out the runners and combustion chambers and blended them to a adapter plate for the later intake manifold. We installed SBC valves in...
Forum: Street & Performance 07-24-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,548
Posted By SC/397
It...

It runs!
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/937/41810686580_663ebeaec8_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/26GEGsy)IMG_0182 (https://flic.kr/p/26GEGsy) by Rick Jones (https://www.flickr.com/photos/149168736@N07/),...
Forum: Street & Performance 07-20-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,548
Posted By SC/397
Well this one is done now so I will be back on...

Well this one is done now so I will be back on the Stroker by Monday.


81. MM390: '69 390 +.030" over, '73 heads, 268H cam, Edelbrock Performer, and stupid Edelbrock carb. I can't get it adjusted...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-19-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 444
Posted By SC/397
I cut the section of header flange where the dip...

I cut the section of header flange where the dip stick is. Normally, it is a bear to pull the dip stick tube without breaking it off. If you break it then, you have another mess.
The aftermarket...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-19-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 356
Posted By SC/397
This is a Cloyes 9-1118 Position the gears so...

This is a Cloyes 9-1118

Position the gears so that the dots are across from each other.
The cam gear keyway should be at about 10 o-clock and the crank gear should be at about 2...
Forum: Street & Performance 07-17-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,548
Posted By SC/397
Next week I hope.:drivin:

Next week I hope.:drivin:
Forum: Street & Performance 07-16-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,548
Posted By SC/397
No problem! A few years ago I bought one of every...

No problem!
A few years ago I bought one of every kit at the time to do a comparison. I had pictures taken and all of that but never took the time to post it all up. Some of the others use some of...
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