ReinCarNation

Visit our community sponsor

Tab Content
  • mike223's Avatar
    Today, 08:26 PM
    I never found anything to like about "double hump" oil pans. I am not proud to admit that I am on my third 351w oil pan - trying to keep up oil...
    26 replies | 389 view(s)
  • mike223's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:48 AM
    It means with most any street tire you're pretty much traction limited through fourth gear. How fast do you want to be going + still spin the...
    26 replies | 389 view(s)
  • mike223's Avatar
    12-09-2018, 12:03 AM
    mike223 replied to a thread FRPP 427W tuning problems in Roadster
    Ok, so you haven't said if you're running vacuum advance or not - doesn't matter. If you do have vacuum advance - plug it off for now. Assuming...
    15 replies | 342 view(s)
  • mike223's Avatar
    12-08-2018, 03:49 PM
    mike223 replied to a thread FRPP 427W tuning problems in Roadster
    Location "the hills of TN"? I built mine with the backup carb plan of "I know people with similar carbs / engines that work right - if I can't get...
    15 replies | 342 view(s)
  • mike223's Avatar
    12-06-2018, 08:26 AM
    mike223 replied to a thread Engine Builder questions in Roadster
    I started with a 3.55 gear + rev limiter set for 6500. Currently at 3.15 gear + 6000. It was literally prone to spinning tires at half...
    28 replies | 751 view(s)
  • mike223's Avatar
    12-05-2018, 09:27 PM
    mike223 replied to a thread Engine Builder questions in Roadster
    lol, looks like a near perfect match - 393 vs 383 - solid roller vs. hydraulic. Rpm range 2200-6200. I got lucky and didn't have to fool with...
    28 replies | 751 view(s)
  • mike223's Avatar
    12-04-2018, 10:21 PM
    mike223 replied to a thread Engine Builder questions in Roadster
    Cam is Comp Cams 35-770-8 solid roller. I was worried it might be a bit too much but in 393 it works really well (for me). I would probably...
    28 replies | 751 view(s)
  • mike223's Avatar
    12-04-2018, 09:51 PM
    mike223 replied to a thread Engine Builder questions in Roadster
    Funny you should ask that because I read this comment with interest: Far as I knew at the time I built my engine, all 347 pistons had the...
    28 replies | 751 view(s)
  • mike223's Avatar
    12-04-2018, 09:21 PM
    mike223 replied to a thread Engine Builder questions in Roadster
    Correction: My Speedhut oil temp gauge starts just under 140F. So anywhere I said ~100F regarding oil temp - I meant ~140F. I was thinking...
    28 replies | 751 view(s)
  • mike223's Avatar
    12-04-2018, 02:11 PM
    mike223 replied to a thread Engine Builder questions in Roadster
    One more vote for 10-30 / 10-40 in old school engines. My 393w runs 55psi cold to 180F water temp. Reviewed your build thread and it doesn't...
    28 replies | 751 view(s)
  • mike223's Avatar
    11-28-2018, 04:21 PM
    mike223 replied to a thread Fuel Return Line question in Roadster
    I don't know that aeration is a problem, but I do know one thing that definitely can show up here. If the returned fuel is not going directly in...
    9 replies | 313 view(s)
  • mike223's Avatar
    11-16-2018, 11:03 AM
    mike223 replied to a thread Driveshaft Loop in Roadster
    +1. +1. Another thought - driveshafts are most likely to fail at launch or on the shift to 2nd.
    53 replies | 1854 view(s)
No More Results
About mike223

Basic Information

About mike223
Biography:
FFR Mk4 393w

Statistics


Total Posts
Total Posts
246
Posts Per Day
0.60
General Information
Last Activity
Today 10:02 PM
Join Date
11-03-2017
Referrals
0

12-15-2018


12-05-2018


12-04-2018


Clever Turn Signal

Visit our community sponsor