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by HORSEPOWER CHEF
Wed Nov 20, 2013 1:21 pm
Forum: KA-T Tech. Advanced
Topic: How do you see these pistons?
Replies: 6
Views: 2174

Re: How do you see these pistons?

i believe you need to find a new block and new machine shop, because it looks as though you piston to bore clearance is too big.
by HORSEPOWER CHEF
Wed Nov 20, 2013 1:19 pm
Forum: KA-T Tech. Advanced
Topic: dead end of oil pump
Replies: 12
Views: 1778

Re: dead end of oil pump

if the oil pump checks out to be fine then this sounds like either an assembly error, or perhaps a blockage in the oil galley.
by HORSEPOWER CHEF
Wed Nov 20, 2013 1:16 pm
Forum: Welding/Fabrication
Topic: exhaust flange
Replies: 11
Views: 3640

Re: exhaust flange

what ive been meaning to do is market a exhaust flange with about an inch of runner machined onto it. inthat inch have the inside go from the ports shape to round. because most of hte flanges i see have that happening within a 1/2" or so...i figure it would not only flow better, but take away stress...
by HORSEPOWER CHEF
Wed Nov 20, 2013 1:11 pm
Forum: Welding/Fabrication
Topic: Zenki TSX retrofit with CS clear lenses. PICS
Replies: 19
Views: 8908

Re: Zenki TSX retrofit with CS clear lenses. PICS

I generally dont like projectors on zenkis, but i might have to try this. it looks much better that my tired old yellow lights...
by HORSEPOWER CHEF
Wed Nov 20, 2013 1:08 pm
Forum: Welding/Fabrication
Topic: Sheet Metal Plennum
Replies: 20
Views: 8033

Re: Sheet Metal Plennum

wow, looks great. the plenum might be on the large side, but the fabrication is great!
by HORSEPOWER CHEF
Sun Apr 06, 2008 12:35 pm
Forum: Dyno Results
Topic: freshly built motor break-in dyno results
Replies: 32
Views: 9560

updates?
by HORSEPOWER CHEF
Fri Mar 14, 2008 9:49 pm
Forum: Dyno Results
Topic: 507whp/451TQ SC61 at 29 psi
Replies: 6
Views: 6042

awsome number! whered you get the extra tq from since u made the other thread? what all is done to your head?
by HORSEPOWER CHEF
Wed Mar 12, 2008 6:36 pm
Forum: Dyno Results
Topic: freshly built motor break-in dyno results
Replies: 32
Views: 9560

hmmm ive seen other car with the same parts but still didnt carry tq so far....then again,it could be any number of things. where the cams were installed at,porting and or valve job.
by HORSEPOWER CHEF
Wed Mar 12, 2008 3:45 pm
Forum: Dyno Results
Topic: freshly built motor break-in dyno results
Replies: 32
Views: 9560

what intake manifold are you using? its just kind of odd that your car is carrying tq alot better than alot of other peoples
by HORSEPOWER CHEF
Mon Feb 25, 2008 11:35 pm
Forum: KA-T Tech. Advanced
Topic: improvements on KA oiling system?
Replies: 31
Views: 3641

never said i was trying to rev to the moon.just figure if im building it up i would this motor up im gonna try and over do it in the even that i do decide that i want more power.rather than increasing the MEP, use different stratagies to shift the torque band up higher in the rev range.yes i know th...
by HORSEPOWER CHEF
Mon Feb 25, 2008 10:52 pm
Forum: KA-T Tech. Advanced
Topic: improvements on KA oiling system?
Replies: 31
Views: 3641

damn,does ivan even still post on here?
by HORSEPOWER CHEF
Sun Feb 24, 2008 11:21 am
Forum: KA-T Tech. Advanced
Topic: improvements on KA oiling system?
Replies: 31
Views: 3641

interesting,ive never built a KA i just figured i would rather be safe than sorry in this case.its just normally whenever i see failures its usually rod bearings,so i figured i should over do the oiling system.are there any recommendations for a motor that can hold 700-800 at the crank (im aiming fo...
by HORSEPOWER CHEF
Sat Feb 23, 2008 5:18 pm
Forum: KA-T Tech. Advanced
Topic: improvements on KA oiling system?
Replies: 31
Views: 3641

a few other things i was thinking about doing was drilling the main bearing oiling holes out a bit larger,and drilling out the plugs in the main oil galley and doing the same.also instead of putting in more press in plugs threading in some steel plugs for easy access in the event of rebuild. i know ...
by HORSEPOWER CHEF
Sat Feb 23, 2008 8:39 am
Forum: KA-T Tech. Advanced
Topic: improvements on KA oiling system?
Replies: 31
Views: 3641

improvements on KA oiling system?

ive noticed that many other high horsepower motors have oil grooves cut into the main bearing saddles,even though some dont have extra oiling holes in the bearings.do u guys(engine builders/machinist) think there is any benifit to these groove being cut into a KA's main bearing saddles has anyone ev...