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  1. Thread: 7br?

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    Amen, George. Don't get me started on the...

    Amen, George.

    Don't get me started on the .338 twisted 1:21.......:eek: ;)

    Good shootin'. :) -Al
  2. That was for fitting the new aluminum catch pan...

    That was for fitting the new aluminum catch pan under the engine. The old one was a carbon fiber unit that ended up thrashed and splintered beyond repair.The interim fix was an engine diaper which...
  3. Finished the cam break in with no drama...no...

    Finished the cam break in with no drama...no small task on these flat tappet race engines. It's all 'instrumented up' and ready to test some ideas on giving up less power in the oil pan. Nothin' to...
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    Wally, for the Snake Gun (and another that I did...

    Wally, for the Snake Gun (and another that I did for Randy's 20BR in a prairie camo), I used Hydro-Dip. They are really, really good at it.

    http://www.hydrodip.com/

    I've used a local guy...
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    I've had several done. Durability is good when...

    I've had several done. Durability is good when coated with an automotive clear.

    RFD 'Snake Gun' aka the Red Hammer gun. Maybe Randy Robinett will chime in about the long term durability. He...
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    Here's a better view of a counter bored pillar. A...

    Here's a better view of a counter bored pillar. A flanged button head screw gives plenty of contact between the under head of the screw and the pillar. The hole in the pillar is 5/16 and a flanged...
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    I hate angled mating surfaces of standard action...

    I hate angled mating surfaces of standard action screws. There is precious little contact and if the pillar isn't in there correctly, the screw goes wonky until the angles finally match up....
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    I use a piloted counterbore with a 5/16 pilot...

    I use a piloted counterbore with a 5/16 pilot (assuming .250 action screws). - Al
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    A thickness of bedding material above the pillars...

    A thickness of bedding material above the pillars is effective and durable. With the bedding material I use, .035 is the minimum. As far as too thick.....I've used it right to the top of the action...
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    If the bedding compound doesn't move after it...

    If the bedding compound doesn't move after it sets up, why do the pillars need to be in direct contact with the action?

    Good shootin'. -Al
  11. Well, that's worthy of another whole thread. -Al

    Well, that's worthy of another whole thread. -Al
  12. Having tried it several ways, the only thing I'm...

    Having tried it several ways, the only thing I'm certain of is that I don't want any pillar in direct contact with the action. I like to see a minimum of .030-ish of bedding material on top of the...
  13. Yes, it's a solution in search of a problem. ...

    Yes, it's a solution in search of a problem.

    While there is rotational momentum, the 'lever' applying the momentum is only the radius of the bullet.

    Archimedes had it figured out...
  14. Back on the dyno. Time to test some 'round about'...

    Back on the dyno. Time to test some 'round about' ways to take some dynamic load off the oil rings while staying within the stringent NHRA rules for Stock Eliminator. I need to find out where the...
  15. Thread: Silly Puddy

    by Al Nyhus
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    Yes....those I've done for you have all been Play...

    Yes....those I've done for you have all been Play Doh'd! :eek:

    Now in a handy travel size!:cool:

    https://i.imgur.com/fiQIcGUl.jpg?2
  16. Thread: Silly Puddy

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    You're correct. Like most do (I assume), all the...

    You're correct. Like most do (I assume), all the metal gets a good coat of mold release agent including any metal the Play Doh is in contact with. The longest it's in contact with any metal is 24hrs...
  17. Thread: Silly Puddy

    by Al Nyhus
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    Original Play Doh, here...better than anything....

    Original Play Doh, here...better than anything. -Al
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    Just because they were 'done' doesn't mean they...

    Just because they were 'done' doesn't mean they were done correctly. Many 700's from the early days have the extraction camming and bolt timing all messed up. :( Fortunately, most of that can be...
  19. Great car and a pretty lady....you're a lucky...

    Great car and a pretty lady....you're a lucky man, my friend. :) -Al
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    Gene, The D.A.P. tool :D is basically a counter...

    Gene, The D.A.P. tool :D is basically a counter bored 'cap' that fits over the round stock that holds the case....like what a Wilson Case Holder would look like if it was shortened to expose the...
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    Absolutely. A reamed neck can also provide a...

    Absolutely. A reamed neck can also provide a beautiful finish. In my day job, I had access to fairly high resolution microscopes. The finish on even the best single point bored case neck I.D. we did...
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    Gene, that's exactly the issue. Standard chucking...

    Gene, that's exactly the issue. Standard chucking reamers more than up to the job, as are some of the micro boring bars. Stan Ware made what he termed the D.A.P. tool (Dumb Azz Proof ;)) to support...
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    Well, therein lies the problem for most. There's...

    Well, therein lies the problem for most. There's no commercially available inside neck tools that do an adequate job. In fact, with one exception, most of them will make things worse.

    And...
  24. Jackie, that one is on the Boss 302 non-Coyote...

    Jackie, that one is on the Boss 302 non-Coyote block.
  25. Gene, here's a video to get the blood pumping on...

    Gene, here's a video to get the blood pumping on a cold Sunday morning. This car is very similar to my pals Cobalt that I crew on. Enjoy! -Al

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MfP9k_d2Mg8
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