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08-25-2017, 03:20 PM
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Posted By gnx547

Pip And Spout Problem

On my Mustang 5.0, I replaced the PIP sensor and the car runs a little rough. When I hook my scope the wave pattern isn't nice and squared, its not steady and jumping all over. When I disconnect the...
05-19-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 693
Posted By gnx547

Here are some pics. As you can see in the pic,...

Here are some pics. As you can see in the pic, the cam sprocket won't go in any further. The cam pin is lined up properly and I put some light force on it and it won't in any further. The old chain...
05-19-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 693
Posted By gnx547

Need help with the timing chain

I have a crane cam and I need to know which timing chain is the correct one? I bought the Cloyes 9145 and that did not fit, the teeth pitch is 1/4 and not 3/8. So I bought the Cloyes C163 and the...
05-10-2013, 11:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By gnx547

A few months ago I bought a Cloyes timing chain...

A few months ago I bought a Cloyes timing chain (part number 9145) and today I tried putting it on and it does not fit. The teeth won't go into the chain nice and even. What timing chain should I buy...
05-09-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By gnx547

Camshaft movement

I installed the cam and thrust plate. The cam moves in and out a little bit. Should there be no movement at all?
05-09-2013, 12:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 695
Posted By gnx547

I have stock pistons and both compression rings...

I have stock pistons and both compression rings have dots on them, should both dots of the rings be facing up when they are installed?
05-04-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 695
Posted By gnx547

The car is just a weekend street cruiser and it...

The car is just a weekend street cruiser and it will have a Crane cam, Edlebrock heads, Cobra intake and a Vortech pushing 6lb.

For the main cap bolts do I install them dry? Or do I coat the...
05-04-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 695
Posted By gnx547

I checked the bearing clearance and it is .002 is...

I checked the bearing clearance and it is .002 is that in specs?

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05-04-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 695
Posted By gnx547

It is all smooth and I can't feel anything with...

It is all smooth and I can't feel anything with my finger nail. Is brake cleaner about the same as acetone? I tried brake cleaner and the stain won't come off. Yes it is just on one side of the...
05-04-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 695
Posted By gnx547

What do you think of this bearing?

I found this bearing with a haze or stain on it and it won't come off. I'm not sure how that happened? The bearing has never been used and I kept it in a plastic bag and it was coated with oil. All...
01-22-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By gnx547

What cam are you using with 1.7 rockers?

For those with 1.7 rockers what cam are you using?
01-13-2013, 05:15 PM
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Views: 4,170
Posted By gnx547

Is emery cloth the same as crocus cloth?

Is emery cloth the same as crocus cloth?
01-12-2013, 08:38 PM
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Views: 4,170
Posted By gnx547

I have steel wool, can I use that? Or is that to...

I have steel wool, can I use that? Or is that to rough to use? And where can I buy grey Scotch Brite pads at? I was at Home Depot and Lowes and they do not have them.
01-12-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,170
Posted By gnx547

Why? Not even wet sand paper?

Why? Not even wet sand paper?
01-12-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,170
Posted By gnx547

Can I wet sand a cam bearing?

Can I wet sand a cam beaing? The end cam bearing has a small knick and I can feel it with my finger. I was wondering if I can wet sand the knick on the cam bearing smooth?
01-12-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,000
Posted By gnx547

Yes, the block was machined.

Yes, the block was machined.
01-11-2013, 10:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,000
Posted By gnx547

Do the cam bearing oil holes need to line up perfectly?

Do the cam bearing oil holes need to line up perfectly to the oil holes? I notice the cam bearings in the middle are not lined up perfectly flush to the oil holes but the oil holes are open a little...
01-11-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,828
Posted By gnx547

Do I sand both thrust bearings? The one in the...

Do I sand both thrust bearings? The one in the block and in the main cap? And sand both sides?
01-11-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 661
Posted By gnx547

Small knicks at the end of the cylinder bore.

I bought a rebuilt short block and I'm tearing it apart to check the ring gaps. I removed all the pistions and 2 of the cylinders at the end have small knicks in them. They are not sharp and they...
01-10-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,919
Posted By gnx547

Trick Flow Stage 1 cam with 1.7 rockers & stock pistons

With a stock block with stock pistons, can I use a Trick Flow Stage 1 cam with 1.7 rockers and a Edlebrock Performer 60cc head? Will the PTV clearance be ok?
01-10-2013, 12:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,828
Posted By gnx547

What grit sand paper do I use?

What grit sand paper do I use?
01-09-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,828
Posted By gnx547

I borrowed my friends dial indicator and I only...

I borrowed my friends dial indicator and I only have .002 of crankshaft end play. What can I do to increase the end play?
01-08-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,828
Posted By gnx547

Checking crankshaft end play

I want to check crankshaft end play and wondering which area in the crank do I insert the feeler gauge? And what size feeler gauge should go in?
01-07-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,201
Posted By gnx547

Piston ring gap spec

Does anyone know what the piston ring gap spec is for stock pistons?
01-01-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,007
Posted By gnx547

Yes, the cam spins but the bearing oil hole is...

Yes, the cam spins but the bearing oil hole is not lined up with the oil hole on the block
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