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Re: Nassau County Machine shops

Postby B MAN » Wed Dec 07, 2016 12:58 pm

is 8.5:1 advisable for what im building? or let the shop figure out what CR i should go with
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Re: Nassau County Machine shops

Postby B MAN » Wed Dec 07, 2016 12:58 pm

Brown wrote:Let me know when the Tech Session will be I'll stop by!



i keep forgetting to get that light holder off of you also

see u there!
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Re: Nassau County Machine shops

Postby Glenn » Wed Dec 07, 2016 2:39 pm

B MAN wrote:is 8.5:1 advisable for what im building?

What are you building?

Is it a stock engine with 87mm cylinders?
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Re: Nassau County Machine shops

Postby B MAN » Wed Dec 07, 2016 11:28 pm

8.5:1 it is!
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Re: Nassau County Machine shops

Postby B MAN » Mon Jan 02, 2017 3:05 pm

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Re: Nassau County Machine shops

Postby Raj » Tue Jan 03, 2017 8:17 am

all done?
Glenn wrote:I have to say, this "gruppe" is so much more than just a car club.


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Re: Nassau County Machine shops

Postby Brown » Wed Jan 04, 2017 11:10 am

Raj wrote:all done?


I want to hear that baby running!
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Re: Nassau County Machine shops

Postby B MAN » Wed Jan 04, 2017 12:57 pm

one of the rocker arm shims was broken and being held together by the tension on the assembly..


i made a phone call, there might be two waiting for me in deer park, waiting to hear back from the guy.

im hoping to get it running by spring, im changing the mounts to rhino before i put the motor back
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Re: Nassau County Machine shops

Postby Glenn » Wed Jan 04, 2017 4:06 pm

B MAN wrote:i made a phone call, there might be two waiting for me in deer park, waiting to hear back from the guy.

Is that the same guy that did a sh!t job on your floor pans and charged you a small fortune?
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Re: Nassau County Machine shops

Postby B MAN » Wed Jan 04, 2017 8:04 pm

Rocker arms on 1 side are really tight up against the valve springs, i don't even have the adjusters in yet


torquing everything to spec, had a long day gonna go for a drink n head to bed
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