If you have missed the last few post that I have written, Then I don't know what to say at this point LOL! Just get yourself up to speed will ya. LOL
Now for those that are up to speed. Hang on, this is a good one!
I never did tell you guys this until now. We torque the mains before we got started on this whole project and mic them. Now since we have done all the hogging out, shove in sleeves & decked the block. We took our measurements to see if we have created some kind of core shift in the mains (or distortion)?
BB are you read for this??? From what we can tell, we couldnt find a problem with the measurements that we took from before we started this whole thing to now! WOW, Is that COOL OR WHAT?
So today we wanted to hone out the mains on this bad boy. Normally we would have done this first but we wanted to see what would happen to the block after shoving in a 8 sleeves before we went further on this.
Here we are making sure there is no high spots in the mains by blocking it out.
Here you can see that we are knocking off the edge on the corners.
We are doing the same thing to the main caps after we ran them across the cap machine to true them up.
Here is a pic of the main in the block after all the high spots have been knocked down.
Here we are setting up the boring bar. You use these pins on either side to help you adjust the diameter of the bar to fit in the mains. The pins should touch the mains.
My Uncle torque down the mains to 105 foot pounds.
Bill is setting up the mic for the mains. You may be asking how big did we go? Well its 2.9420. We like to run our engines loose if you know what I mean LOL.
We mic it out to see how much we had to take out before we started boring.
We mic out the mains to see how its coming along.
This is the #3 main that I'm showing you I do believe and its dead on Nuts if you can see that!
I think this one is the #4 main~
Now all the holes where dead on if you could of seen it. WOW!
This I didn't get the cap in the pic but I wanted to show the mains on how they look afterwards
We broke for lunch and came back to put the block in the Hot tank for some cleaning
Right afterwards we clean the soap off with water and blow it off & it gets some oil applied to it.
Please stay tuned for some more action in this shop. If you have some Q's please ask!!! You can even email me or call! firstname.lastname@example.org Home(541)882-5177, Cell (541)331-1484
I would like to thank you all for your support on this and wanted to say "What a great place this is, you guys are the best & I mean that". Thank You
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