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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-09-2020, 03:43 PM
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Posted By Yoyodyne
Re: Let's build a drag race 8BA engine

Are you limited to the 3-2s, or can you run injection, or a 4 bbl?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 154
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Posted By Yoyodyne
Re: Let's build a drag race 8BA engine

I had real hopes for this thread, that ship has sailed.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,653
Posted By Yoyodyne
Re: Let's build a drag race 8BA engine

Did Ford ever state a reason for the change to domed pistons and chambers, or announce a claimed benefit? I've wondered this since starting to investigate 21 stud engines.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-29-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,653
Posted By Yoyodyne
Re: Let's build a drag race 8BA engine

Oh I get it, the cap studs don't hold the bar, the bar is above and goes over top of the nuts. I assumed it would be all bolted together by the main studs/bolts. Nice.

I made cap supports sort of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,653
Posted By Yoyodyne
Re: Let's build a drag race 8BA engine

Very clever setup, I wouldn't have thought of going through the pan with fasteners.
Do you modify the main cap for a seat for the bar, or just have it bear on the spotface areas for the main bolts?...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-21-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 154
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Posted By Yoyodyne
Re: Let's build a drag race 8BA engine

How much higher can a comparable combination be with flat tops over domes? 1/2 point or more?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-20-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,653
Posted By Yoyodyne
Re: Let's build a drag race 8BA engine

Does this mean if you go flat top you can get a higher C/R?
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