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    WTB WTB BBC GEN 5 OIL FILTER BLOCK ADAPTER

    like the title says i am looking for a bbc gen 5 block adapter that uses the 2- 5/16" bolts in the block and has the ports out the side instead of out the bottom. i will accept the canton style that...
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    Re: challenger engine build in progress

    i have dealt with my fair share of german engineering marvels with my old beetle and i can tell you this these headers are far from german engineering. maybe chinese or mexican engineering no offense
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    Re: challenger engine build in progress

    well today i tried to bolt up the relentless headers and found yet another problem. the whole time i was bolting it up temporarely with just the two outside bolts not even knowing that all the other...
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    Re: dizzy tip

    i'm going to say its the tach if the engine is running fine or the wire running up to the tach. being a mercruiser mechanic for 20+ years we where trained when there is a ignition problem first thing...
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    Re: challenger engine build in progress

    ok well so i think i solved my header dillema i took some thick steel and traced the outer diameter of the header gasket so i knew it would be as wide as the header flange then i traced a known...
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    Re: challenger engine build in progress

    they bolt up with no issue its just the ports are very large and do not seem to cover the ports on the heads completely. i got some steel that i think im just gonna have cut and then just trace my...
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    Re: challenger engine build in progress

    these are the headers that where on ebay before what seems like everyone is now selling. the company i purschased from still is selling on ebay known as relentless tuning. i spoke directly to the guy...
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    Re: challenger engine build in progress

    it's weird that the 454 chevy headers have the same problem the 460 ford heads have. i think these headers or flanges on the headers are for a raised port head or just a very large port head. im...
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    Re: Removing seized dizzy

    why not bring it up to tdc on #1 pull all the plugs and put your finger on either cylinder 3 or 5 and see which one blows your finger immediately off that should determine whether its the 1-3-7...
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    Re: challenger engine build in progress

    shots with the cover on
    http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m135/marty_030/photo2-1_zps89b13888.jpg
    http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m135/marty_030/photo3-1_zps5c5c0a2f.jpg
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    Re: challenger engine build in progress

    made some more progress today with the box that is going to incorporate most of the electrical components. i had some spare parts that was going to make to the scrap pile due to the great hurricane...
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    Re: challenger engine build in progress

    no you are right they are built extremely well for the money. i was thinking the only thing i could do to solve quickly is to have some one run another small bead of weld around the top of those two...
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    Re: challenger engine build in progress

    i feel that shouldnt be. i should not have to shim, reweld,make spacers,or do anything other than bolt up. so i will see what they say first. the guy seems like a very nice guy when i spoke with...
  14. Re: Having problems with Accel HEI Corrected cap install

    make sure the rotor is seated completly all the way down. i have seen rotors on other brands of ignitions and especially with aftermarket parts not fit well. either they are to tight or way loose. if...
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    Re: challenger engine build in progress

    ok so a few more things i have been working on and lining up for installation. ran into a little issue with the relentless headers and sent a email to them about my issue. 2 pipes on each header do...
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    Re: Removing seized dizzy

    right now does the engine atleast run with it the way it is. if so maybe run it and get some temp in it if. if its made of aluminum it wil expand and a different rate then the block so then spray it....
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    Re: homemade oil cooler

    i always enjoy when someone thinks outside the box and can make something work and save himself some money.
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    Re: challenger engine build in progress

    now comes the expensive nickel and dime stuff like AN fittings and hose.
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    Re: another dopey plumbing question

    im not sure if they are for evac but i couldn't see how they would work being in water like that they are kinda short they seem to be surface mounted and about 3/4" thick. the only thing is the are...
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    Re: pulling my hair out! 455 olds!

    what distributor are you using points or electronic ignition. either one not sure what system maybe take a look inside to verify if the weights and springs are ok. maybe this is throwing the timing...
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    Re: need some interior opinions

    wow i really like how your interior looks.
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    Re: another dopey plumbing question

    ok so maybe i forgot to say the headers are thru the transom not over so instead of running the two lines from the t-stat hsg out the transom i wanna run them to the collector headers bungs. i...
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    Re: another dopey plumbing question

    all water jacketed headers dump the water out the tail of the headers so i highly doubt that would be a issue.
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    Re: another dopey plumbing question

    ok so my headers seem to have two bungs welded down by the collector and i am thinking of running the two 3/4" engine water dumps to each of them to keep the exhaust silicone coupler to the exhaust...
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    Re: challenger engine build in progress

    ok so just updating with some more pics. got the flywheel and bellhousing on today and the blower. just placed the belt and the one side header on for some pics....
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