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Nassau County Machine shops

PostPosted: Mon Dec 05, 2016 1:17 pm
by B MAN
Looking for a machine shop to install cylinders and deck @ the correct height ~.004

anyone know of a good machinist on the island?

Re: Nassau County Machine shops

PostPosted: Mon Dec 05, 2016 1:53 pm
by Raj
Is this a bone stock motor for your ghia?

Re: Nassau County Machine shops

PostPosted: Mon Dec 05, 2016 2:58 pm
by B MAN
Stock-ish lol
SVDA distributor, dual 34s


Going up a couple cc's to 1641

Re: Nassau County Machine shops

PostPosted: Mon Dec 05, 2016 3:02 pm
by Glenn
Those are stock size and will drop right in.

What sort of machining do you think it needs?

Re: Nassau County Machine shops

PostPosted: Mon Dec 05, 2016 3:07 pm
by B MAN
Not machining, measuring the deck height is thousandths of an inch & counting cc's to make an accurate compression ratio

I bought a tool that can measure that small but upon further review I'd rather have a professional do it :?

Re: Nassau County Machine shops

PostPosted: Mon Dec 05, 2016 4:44 pm
by Raj
Dude... save your money that slated for the machine shop for the next motor. Slap on the P&Cs and go with it as is.

If you have an few extra hunny or so, crack the case and get a CW crank and smooth out the bottom end. Or get some nicer flowing heads.

Re: Nassau County Machine shops

PostPosted: Mon Dec 05, 2016 4:53 pm
by B MAN
that's the plan, need someone to slap the P&C's on correctly

any suggestions?

Re: Nassau County Machine shops

PostPosted: Mon Dec 05, 2016 5:17 pm
by Raj
B MAN wrote:that's the plan, need someone to slap the P&C's on correctly

any suggestions?


Is it already torn down to a short block? Lets see where your at ( pics!)


If you swing by one night with some ice cold corona lights, I'd be more than happy to help.

Re: Nassau County Machine shops

PostPosted: Mon Dec 05, 2016 5:30 pm
by B MAN
yep it's all torn down, any further would be splitting the case open


I'd really appreciate that what days are good for u? I don't have cylinder shims, wasn't sure which/how many to order

Re: Nassau County Machine shops

PostPosted: Mon Dec 05, 2016 5:56 pm
by Raj
did it have shims?
Did it has paper gaskets or silicon bw the case and bottom of barrel?

Did you clean up the heads at all?

lets see some pics pls.


I can only meet at night.... after 830 ish.

Re: Nassau County Machine shops

PostPosted: Mon Dec 05, 2016 6:17 pm
by Tom
Raj's new motto " Will work for beer"


I'm Tom and I approve this message.

Re: Nassau County Machine shops

PostPosted: Mon Dec 05, 2016 6:46 pm
by Glenn
Tom wrote:Raj's new motto " Will work for beer"

Problem is, the long the job, the more quality slips.

Re: Nassau County Machine shops

PostPosted: Mon Dec 05, 2016 7:05 pm
by B MAN
"how well put together is your motor?"

corona light

Re: Nassau County Machine shops

PostPosted: Mon Dec 05, 2016 8:37 pm
by Glenn
B MAN wrote:"how well put together is your motor?"

corona light

Mine?

Re: Nassau County Machine shops

PostPosted: Mon Dec 05, 2016 9:02 pm
by B MAN
:roll:

Re: Nassau County Machine shops

PostPosted: Mon Dec 05, 2016 9:27 pm
by Glenn
B MAN wrote::roll:

Rookie....

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Re: Nassau County Machine shops

PostPosted: Tue Dec 06, 2016 12:47 pm
by B MAN
found an engine builder in Jamaica queens who says he can do it, I told him I need shims & he asked me why :oops:


back to the drawing board

Re: Nassau County Machine shops

PostPosted: Tue Dec 06, 2016 1:46 pm
by Tom
B MAN wrote:found an engine builder in Jamaica queens who says he can do it, I told him I need shims & he asked me why :oops:


back to the drawing board



If you are using stock P&C's why would you need shims ?

Re: Nassau County Machine shops

PostPosted: Tue Dec 06, 2016 4:31 pm
by Glenn
It's always a good idea to check the deck height. But when using 85.5, 87 or 88 cylinders and the case has not been machined, there's no need to do it.

When you cut the case for 90.6, 92 or 94 cylinders, you should check CR.

A 1641 is barely more than stock, so don't expect to do any wheelies.

Re: Nassau County Machine shops

PostPosted: Tue Dec 06, 2016 5:12 pm
by Raj
I spoke to big B today.... the plan/ story is as follows.

His stock motor needed a clutch so he yanked the motor. It also has a rear main seal leaking. He was bored and had some green to spend so we wanted to do the P&Cs. Upon inspection, the heads had the usual valve seat cracks. He knows that crack kills.... so his plan is to get some new heads and reassemble the motor.

We are planning on doing this @ my place one night. If anyone is interested, tech session at my place....

On tap will be going from short block to possibly turnkey ( to the extend he brings the needed parts); we will at least do;
- P&C install
- install new heads
- initial valve adjust
- rear main seal
- install new flywheel and adjust end play.
- clutch/ PP

Depending on the turn out, maybe we can do some other things.

Re: Nassau County Machine shops

PostPosted: Tue Dec 06, 2016 9:47 pm
by Big_kid
Sounds like a good tech session!

Re: Nassau County Machine shops

PostPosted: Tue Dec 06, 2016 10:57 pm
by B MAN
Raj wrote:I spoke to big B today.... the plan/ story is as follows.

His stock motor needed a clutch so he yanked the motor. It also has a rear main seal leaking. He was bored and had some green to spend so we wanted to do the P&Cs. Upon inspection, the heads had the usual valve seat cracks. He knows that crack kills.... so his plan is to get some new heads and reassemble the motor.


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lol I want to do it correctly


We are planning on doing this @ my place one night. If anyone is interested, tech session at my place....

On tap will be going from short block to possibly turnkey ( to the extend he brings the needed parts); we will at least do;
- P&C install
- install new heads
- initial valve adjust
- rear main seal
- install new flywheel and adjust end play.
- clutch/ PP

Depending on the turn out, maybe we can do some other things.


if we get that done i'll be in a good place to bring it back to my place n dress up the rest of it,

thanks again for the advice earlier

Tom wrote:
If you are using stock P&C's why would you need shims ?


not sure if 1641 are "stock P&Cs" i think they're stock but slightly bored out

Glenn wrote:It's always a good idea to check the deck height. But when using 85.5, 87 or 88 cylinders and the case has not been machined, there's no need to do it.

When you cut the case for 90.6, 92 or 94 cylinders, you should check CR.


i guess peace of mind, i know the case has been split before me, not sure whats been done

guy im ordering my heads from said he needs my deck height to finesse my heads, what should I tell him?

TS says 8.5:1?


A 1641 is barely more than stock, so don't expect to do any wheelies.


understood, theres not a noticeable difference

Re: Nassau County Machine shops

PostPosted: Wed Dec 07, 2016 12:30 pm
by B MAN
deck height

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Re: Nassau County Machine shops

PostPosted: Wed Dec 07, 2016 12:37 pm
by Brown
Let me know when the Tech Session will be I'll stop by!

Re: Nassau County Machine shops

PostPosted: Wed Dec 07, 2016 12:54 pm
by Glenn
B MAN wrote:deck height

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You also need to know the cc's of the heads to calculate compression ratio.

You'll need 46cc heads to get 8.5:1 cr