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  1. Hotrodding Basics
    Just installed my long tube headers and the driver's side collector is pointing outboard by about 2". I'm thinking there should be enough "give" in the tubes to pull it back to where it belongs. Making the adjustment in the exhaust pipes won't work because there's a radiused clearance in the...
  2. Engine
    Degreed the cam and checked piston to valve clearances for my 351W. With a dial indicator the closest the intake got was .156" at 20 degrees ATDC while the exhaust was .251" right at TDC. With clay the intake was .165" and .075" radially. The exhaust was .230" and .165" radially. I think the...
  3. Engine
    Hello all, i am quite obviously new to the forum, and I come here because I am in a pickle. Yes I realize it is all my fault and I should have never bought eBay heads to begin with. But I am stuck with them now and need to figure out how to make it work. My issue is this, I bought Scorpion...
  4. Hotrodding Basics
    Im just test fitting my main bearings to do clearance measurements on my chevy 350. When i noticed that my rear most bearing (the one with the end play built in) the oil hole does not line up with the hole in the bearing. It does have 85% of the hole showing but not 100% of it.. it is in...
  5. Engine
    Hello Rod Buddies. Well, here is my first post. I want to see if this is possible on hot motor build sbc 4" bore. Plan on running 480 lift solid cam and 110 petro and 3600-4200 stahl. Would like to use L98 aluminum heads (10088113) on my sbc with Wiseco dome pistons. .035 mls gasket and 3"...
  6. General Rodding Tech
    I have a 1984 Chevy C-10 and I'm dropping a 1989 350 in it and I bought some Hugger Headers and I was putting them on to see how they fit (while engine was on stand) and my drivers side wont clear the motor mount because the engine is like all engines where the driver side heads are moved about...
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