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post #721 of 1052 (permalink) Old 11-16-2016, 05:35 PM Thread Starter
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It's fun spending other peoples money on these engines. Lol

Well more parts showed up so we have more assembly to do.

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We picked up a high volume Schumann oil pump. Schumann starts with a stock high volume GM OEM pump and modifies it to his specs.

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Nice ARP 6 bolt head stud kit.

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This is a nice set of Harlan Sharp roller rockers. SLS17.

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Some of the head studs screw into the head. I shortened them about .030 to make it easier for us to install the nut between the lifters.

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I put some clay on top of the piston and cranked it over a few times to see what our piston valve pocket to valve looks like. Next I will remove this and measure piston to valve clearance using a dial indicator.

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The head gaskets showed up so we have more assembly to do.

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We picked up a high volume Schumann oil pump. Schumann starts with a stock high volume GM OEM pump and modifies it to his specs.

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Nice ARP 6 bolt head stud kit.

Attachment 376034
This is a nice set of Harlan Sharp roller rockers. SLS17.

Attachment 376042
Some of the head studs screw into the head. I shortened them about .030 to make it easier for us to install the nut between the lifters.

Attachment 376050
I put some clay on top of the piston and cranked it over a few times to see what our piston valve pocket to valve looks like. Next I will remove this and measure piston to valve clearance using a dial indicator.

That's it for now! Jerry
Still turning those wrenches I see. Big show in your town this weekend, are you heading out to "The Strip"?

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When you clay the top of the piston I assume the head is on. Do have head gaskets on?

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When you clay the top of the piston I assume the head is on. Do have head gaskets on?
Hi Bruce, yes sir the gasket, head, solid lifter, zero lash with adjustable push rods are install with six head bolts just snugged up and then turn it over a couple times. Pull it apart and examine the valve to piston valve pocket location with respect to radial and vertical clearance. I look at a couple manufactures web videos like Dart University to make sure I get the process correct for both the clay and dial indicator methods.

It takes time to check all these things but it takes less time to hurt the engine if its not correct.

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Still turning those wrenches I see. Big show in your town this weekend, are you heading out to "The Strip"?
Hey TopSpin, messing with these engines is just a hobby so it is fun and no time pressure to get them done so I can hopefully do it right. I have another one in the works for my buddy Jason Ayers RHS block, LSX DR heads, dry sump and big cube.

Yes I am going to the Street Car Super Nationals at the Strip her in Las Vegas. This is my favorite drag racing event of the year. Friday, Saturday and Sunday. My daughter Desiree gets out of School Friday at 11:00 so we are heading out for a nice afternoon of racing. She can't wait! We have a friend with a camper track side just past the 1/8 mile. So it a fun time had by all.

The ProMod shoot out is Thursday but I need to work a little today. But Bangshift is streaming live. We have cool clear weather so its going to be fantastic.

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Hey TopSpin, messing with these engines is just a hobby so it is fun and no time pressure to get them done so I can hopefully do it right. I have another one in the works for my buddy Jason Ayers RHS block, LSX DR heads, dry sump and big cube.

Yes I am going to the Street Car Super Nationals at the Strip her in Las Vegas. This is my favorite drag racing event of the year. Friday, Saturday and Sunday. My daughter Desiree gets out of School Friday at 11:00 so we are heading out for a nice afternoon of racing. She can't wait! We have a friend with a camper track side just past the 1/8 mile. So it a fun time had by all.

The ProMod shoot out is Thursday but I need to work a little today. But Bangshift is streaming live. We have cool clear weather so its going to be fantastic.

All the best! Jerry
Man, I'm super jealous that you're going to get to play with an RHS block! I imagine you went with the 9.750" version if you're building big cubes?

Yep, I'll be on the Bangshift feed whenever I have a minute, though their feed is poor compared to the Motormania stuff!

The new Streetbeast is looking sharp. I see my friend's shop is prominently displayed on Doc's car. He has Bob's Profab right in the middle of the dash so the inside camera always shows it. Speaking of Bob Mandell, he built himself a gorgeous new Promod C7 Vette and promptly destroyed it in a horrifying crash. If you have a minute search "Bob Mandell crash" for an interesting read, as he was dead for 8 minutes, in the crash, and they brought him back!!
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Man, I'm super jealous that you're going to get to play with an RHS block! I imagine you went with the 9.750" version if you're building big cubes?

Yep, I'll be on the Bangshift feed whenever I have a minute, though their feed is poor compared to the Motormania stuff!

The new Streetbeast is looking sharp. I see my friend's shop is prominently displayed on Doc's car. He has Bob's Profab right in the middle of the dash so the inside camera always shows it. Speaking of Bob Mandell, he built himself a gorgeous new Promod C7 Vette and promptly destroyed it in a horrifying crash. If you have a minute search "Bob Mandell crash" for an interesting read, as he was dead for 8 minutes, in the crash, and they brought him back!!
Yes Sir it is a tall deck RHS. I wish you were here to help us put it together.

That Streetbeast looks real stable this year. That was one lucky Mr. Mandell.
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Did I forget to mention that this engine is going in another 04 SSR. Kev is also getting twin turbos, a 4L80E, Gear Vendor Promod overdrive as it is sporting 4.56:1 rear gears. I think he will be driving it with the GV in high.

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Here we are measuring vertical piston to valve clearance. The idea is to measure this after the camshaft is degreed and to do it on both the intake and exhaust. The dial indicator flex mount is OK to use but I am going to make a metal plate, for the magnetic base, that bolts to the head for my next project.

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This is my documentation for piston to valve clearance and degreeing the camshaft. Who said math was going to be used when assembling an engine. Lol

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Head studs installed. This LSX engine ARP kit has 4 different length studs.

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New set of LS7 lifters from Texas Speed.

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This is one handy new Snap-On torque wrench. It can be set to measure standard torque settings, torque angle and extensions used to reach bolts that are tucked under the head.

Well that's it for now. All the best! Jerry
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Torquing the last 4 bolts on an LSX 6 bolt heads calls for a smart torque wrench.

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You preset to 28 Ft-Lbs and add the length of the offset which was 4.750" and the torque wrench will apply the correct torque to the 12 point ARP nut.

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Here you can see where we had to reach in between the lifter to fasten the nut for the cylinder head.

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I started to install the rockers and the 7.450" push rods and I had to stop and go to the drag races.

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So I bagged the engine up for the next couple days to keep it nice and clean.
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Yes Sir it is a tall deck RHS. I wish you were here to help us put it together.

That Streetbeast looks real stable this year. That was one lucky Mr. Mandell.
Yep Jerry, I wish I was a bit closer to drop over and check out your progress. I don't like to brag, but I consider myself a world class parts washer/chaser, so possibly I could lend a hand.
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Torquing the last 4 bolts on an LSX 6 bolt heads calls for a smart torque wrench.

Attachment 376834
You preset to 28 Ft-Lbs and add the length of the offset which was 4.750" and the torque wrench will apply the correct torque to the 12 point ARP nut.

Attachment 376842
Here you can see where we had to reach in between the lifter to fasten the nut for the cylinder head.

Attachment 376850
I started to install the rockers and the 7.450" push rods and I had to stop and go to the drag races.

Attachment 376858
So I bagged the engine up for the next couple days to keep it nice and clean.
You can also use a conventional torque wrench with a little old fashioned math. I have an old Sunnen Products torque wrench that actually came with a real nice forged steel 8" extension that snaps on the 1/2" drive. With it in place the read value is 66% of the actual applied torque. Anyway the formula is TW = TA x L / LE, where TW is the wrench setting, TA is the actual torque applied, L is the normal torque wrench length, and LE is the extended wrench length.
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Yep Jerry, I wish I was a bit closer to drop over and check out your progress. I don't like to brag, but I consider myself a world class parts washer/chaser, so possibly I could lend a hand.
Topspin I think our roles would switch and I would be the parts washer and runner.

Personally I just get great enjoyment discussing and doing performance work with like minded people.

We had a picture perfect day at the Street Car Super Nationals. One more day and then back to work.
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Rockers on and oil pump.

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We use a shim style oil pump centering set for installing the oil pump to the block.

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Random photo inside the shop. My SSR looking over KevInPhx engine build.

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Ready for the front cover installation.

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Rockers installed and ready for valve covers.

That's it for now. Jerry
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The oil pump comes with 4 springs we removed the purple one and installed the red one. We should have a higher oil pressure even with 230 degree 10W30 oil.

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I always take photos after torquing bolts and plugs. Helps me double check my work when I get home. I also provide a complete set of photos to the owner so they can see exactly what parts were installed and the process of assembling the engine.

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Beautiful weather at the 2016 Street Car Super National.

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Rockers on and oil pump.

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We use a shim style oil pump centering set for installing the oil pump to the block.

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Random photo inside the shop. My SSR looking over KevInPhx engine build.

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Ready for the front cover installation.

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Rockers installed and ready for valve covers.

That's it for now. Jerry

Wow looks like jewelry. You do really nice work Jerry. I envy your patience, diligence and skills.
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Getting started on an RHS tall deck twin 88 mm turbo engine for my buddy Jason Ayers. It is going into a 2013 Shelby GT500. We are mocking up and checking clearances. This engine will run on alcohol. Will have a Dailey Engineering dry sump oil pan and pump. Jesel belt drive camshaft. Engine should make some good power using the Haltech fuel management system.

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Aluminum RHS (Racing Head Solutions) 6 bolt head design.

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Jesel belt drive camshaft system.

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Belt drive cover cam seal and thrust cover.

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Belt drive cover mock up.

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LS camshaft with over .950 intake lift. I better double check piston to valve clearances with the cam spot on.

More to come soon. Jerry
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Rockers on and oil pump.

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We use a shim style oil pump centering set for installing the oil pump to the block.

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Random photo inside the shop. My SSR looking over KevInPhx engine build.

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Ready for the front cover installation.

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Rockers installed and ready for valve covers.

That's it for now. Jerry
Looks nice and clean - also DRY! I know all the books and videos emphasize clean, clean , clean. But, they never seem to mention that after severe cleaning lube needs to be re-introduced into the build.

As has been mentioned for a long time now, 70-90% (depending on who is writing the article) of engine wear comes from cold startups. So, imagine a cold and dry start?! I know that you will pressure prime the engine before starting it, but that does limited lubrication to primarily bearing surfaces. I see a bone dry timing chain and possibly a poorly lubed oil pump. Also, lifters and rockers should be heavily lubed prior to firing.

I keep some coffee cans filled with engine oil, and after final cleaning of the rockers, lifters, and timing set, they all get immersed in oil and left there until final assembly. I'll remove them, let them drip dry for a while, wipe off excessive external oil, then install them. They will have good internal lubrication instead of dry pins and rollers! It would take a lot of run time for them to receive lubrication otherwise!
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The oil pump comes with 4 springs we removed the purple one and installed the red one. We should have a higher oil pressure even with 230 degree 10W30 oil.

Attachment 377914
I always take photos after torquing bolts and plugs. Helps me double check my work when I get home. I also provide a complete set of photos to the owner so they can see exactly what parts were installed and the process of assembling the engine.

Attachment 377922
Beautiful weather at the 2016 Street Car Super National.

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That's it for now! Jerry
I watched some of the live feed and the sunsets were amazing! Didn't look like much of a crowd on any day?! Pro Mod show was great - 270 mph for the Jeg's car! I was awfully disappointed in the small tire racing, as the west coast doesn't really seem to be into it.
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Getting started on an RHS tall deck twin 88 mm turbo engine for my buddy Jason Ayers. It is going into a 2013 Shelby GT500. We are mocking up and checking clearances. This engine will run on alcohol. Will have a Dailey Engineering dry sump oil pan and pump. Jesel belt drive camshaft. Engine should make some good power using the Haltech fuel management system.

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Aluminum RHS (Racing Head Solutions) 6 bolt head design.

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Jesel belt drive camshaft system.

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Belt drive cover cam seal and thrust cover.

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Belt drive cover mock up.

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LS camshaft with over .950 intake lift. I better double check piston to valve clearances with the cam spot on.

More to come soon. Jerry
Wow, that is SWEEEET!
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Truck Wars III Bakersfield CA Sunday Dec 4, 2016

This week I was working on the SSR for an upcoming event called Truck Was III.

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One think I had to fix is that fuel filler neck leak at the tank. My new recall tank has been on order for 12 months with no production date set yet. So I tried to plastic weld it, plastic sealer and nothing held so I removed the hose adapter and pipe tapped the plastic tank with 1.50 NPT and a hose barb adapter and so far it is holding up very well.

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We added a fuel pressure gauge with data logging to HPTuners. It works well so far.

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I wanted to finish up the tail pipes. We installed the 5" 45's each side and it looks OK for an old work truck.

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This was a mock up stage photo of the exhaust. Measure twice cut once. At least that's the idea.

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Truck is loaded and ready for Truck Wars III. We made some test hits last night at the Strip in Las Vegas and the new tires netted us a 1.413 60'. We are running a 29.5/10.5-15 ET Street Drag Radial Pro. I still can't believe the data but I backed it up with a 1.512. This was with a dry burnout box. We will see if we can stay in the 1.5 range tomorrow. My best pass was 11.014 at 113.15MPH I lifted early for some reason.

Well that's it for now. Jerry
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We made it to Bakersfield for Truck Wars III. Had a great time.

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Waiting in the staging lanes for our turn.

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This is an old really cool race track. Lots of history at this place.

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We did some work and ended up with a personal best pass of 10.684 at 127.15

We turned it up for the next pass and we broke an exhaust manifold so we called it a day and watched the racing in the stands. It was on a good run but we lifted because it was making a funny noise. Oh well, back to the drawing board.

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Yeah WOW! 4900 lbs covering the quarter in the 10s!
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We made it to Bakersfield for Truck Wars III. Had a great time.

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Waiting in the staging lanes for our turn.

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This is an old really cool race track. Lots of history at this place.

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We did some work and ended up with a personal best pass of 10.684 at 127.15

We turned it up for the next pass and we broke an exhaust manifold so we called it a day and watched the racing in the stands. It was on a good run but we lifted because it was making a funny noise. Oh well, back to the drawing board.

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Impressive! The incrementals on your last run suggest that you have a, at the minimum, 10.20 machine on your hands! Time to start planning the roll cage!!
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Impressive! The incrementals on your last run suggest that you have a, at the minimum, 10.20 machine on your hands! Time to start planning the roll cage!!
Topspin, Thanks!. I don't know how to figure all that projected incremental times but I know you know your stuff. At 5500 pounds it drives like a Sunday cruiser down track. The other day we had a 1.41 60' but it must have been a bad reading because we can't seen to get much better then the 1.68 leaving on 7.8 PSI. It dead hooks so we need to mess with the tune and see if we can leave on 12-14 pounds of boost. With the stock computer we need to employ some tuning trickery to get it really spooled up and pissed off on the hit.

About safely. Yes we need to consider the next step if we plan on driving this at this power level.

I will try and link some videos this week. I have them on my Facebook wall at this time.

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Topspin, Thanks!. I don't know how to figure all that projected incremental times but I know you know your stuff. At 5500 pounds it drives like a Sunday cruiser down track. The other day we had a 1.41 60' but it must have been a bad reading because we can't seen to get much better then the 1.68 leaving on 7.8 PSI. It dead hooks so we need to mess with the tune and see if we can leave on 12-14 pounds of boost. With the stock computer we need to employ some tuning trickery to get it really spooled up and pissed off on the hit.

About safely. Yes we need to consider the next step if we plan on driving this at this power level.

I will try and link some videos this week. I have them on my Facebook wall at this time.

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Whoops, I looked at the wrong side of the 2nd time slip, so the 10.20 prediction is a little ambitious! But, you've still got a 10.50 machine for certain and most tracks will want you to have a roll bar at that level. Until you can come close to replicating the 1.41 short time, I'd discount it.
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