Simple engines are so quick to go together, well done and looking great.
A bit late now but are there not kits to convert the block to a one piece rear seal like post '86 blocks?Picked up the crank from balancing today.
Dropped in and checked bearing to fillet radius clearance.
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Caps on and torqued
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And end float checked.
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These two piece rear seals give me the willies, I’m going to be worrying about whether it’ll leak for the next couple of months.
Crank is different too.A bit late now but are there not kits to convert the block to a one piece rear seal like post '86 blocks?
This block has an extra hole in between the centre bores to try and even the cooling out. Think it was standard on later Bow Tie blocksIs that a Kawasaki triple?
The SBC 400 has siamesed cylinders and the block and heads have steam holes drilled to help cooling. Many builders over here add them to 350's to make them run a little cooler on middle cylinders. One of the reasons Webers make more power is tuning for each cylinder, with a single carby, you have to set the mixture for the hottest running cylinders (rich) and give up some hp.
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Kinda but they’re getting round a problem that shouldn’t exist.nice rocker arms