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Forum: Pontiac - Street 06-09-2021, 06:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,425
Posted By hurryinhoosier62
Do you X-ray vision? All an ultrasonic inspection...

Do you X-ray vision? All an ultrasonic inspection will do is confirm there is enough material in the primary thrust face to machine out. Blocks corrode internally; they also suffer from coolant...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 06-09-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,425
Posted By hurryinhoosier62
Align BORE and align HONE are two different...

Align BORE and align HONE are two different machine processes. If an engine machinist removes enough material from the main saddle through an align hone to reduce bearing crush and lower the main...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 06-08-2021, 08:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,204
Posted By hurryinhoosier62
5200 lbs gross weight. Yes, they are great road...

5200 lbs gross weight. Yes, they are great road cars. I put nearly 40,000 miles on mine before “tin worm” destroyed it. Back in ‘96 when I parted it out there were zero aftermarket replacement body...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 06-08-2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,204
Posted By hurryinhoosier62
Back in 1988, I built a new 400 for my ‘72 GP...

Back in 1988, I built a new 400 for my ‘72 GP when the original 400 spun a rod bearing at 64,000 miles. The block was out of a ‘72 Catalina my dad had owned(200hp 2 barrel YZ block). I had it bored...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 06-05-2021, 09:58 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,396
Posted By hurryinhoosier62
taff2, are you a machinist? I am. Cuts like this...

taff2, are you a machinist? I am. Cuts like this are used all the time and they don’t fail. Paul K stated that this oil pump drive shaft has seen hundreds of 1,000+ hp runs, yet it has not failed.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 06-03-2021, 10:50 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,396
Posted By hurryinhoosier62
Logic over emotion, Paul. Sometimes I am totally...

Logic over emotion, Paul. Sometimes I am totally dumbfounded by the lack of logic among people who claim to be “performance oriented”.
Forum: THE LOBBY 05-26-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,433
Posted By hurryinhoosier62
Tom got out of surgery about 15 minutes ago. Six...

Tom got out of surgery about 15 minutes ago. Six bypasses instead of four. The heart looks good; no damage from the heart attack he suffered on Sunday. The entire family is breathing easier, but he’s...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 05-20-2021, 11:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,551
Posted By hurryinhoosier62
NOPE. Useable 400 blocks are far more common than...

NOPE. Useable 400 blocks are far more common than 455s these days. ALL stroker cranks will fit in a 400 block with minimal grinding. What you will have is a 3” main 455 with far lower bearing speeds,...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 05-11-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,375
Posted By hurryinhoosier62
NOT really. Fuel dealers are audited by states on...

NOT really. Fuel dealers are audited by states on a regular basis; this is normally how people are caught. Well, that and Avgas has a unique smell when it burns. Got anybody that would turn you in to...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 05-11-2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,375
Posted By hurryinhoosier62
The LEGAL penalties of using Avgas in a street driven vehicle.

Over my 17 years here, I have noticed a lot of guys recommending the use of 100LL Avgas in street cars. While this IS legal in any off-road vehicle, it is ILLEGAL in a street driven vehicle per IRS,...
Forum: THE LOBBY 05-07-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 823
Posted By hurryinhoosier62
Why I am leaving PY forums...

I first logged onto this website of the first time in February, 2004. In the following 16 years(under two different screen names), I have watched what was sometimes a free for all turn into a system...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 05-02-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,087
Posted By hurryinhoosier62
Only Ohio Crankshaft ever had a 3” main 4.00...

Only Ohio Crankshaft ever had a 3” main 4.00 stroke crank for Pontiacs but they discontinued it some time ago. I have to agree with the suggestion of selling your 6.625 inch rods and acquiring 6.635...
Forum: THE LOBBY 04-30-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,167
Posted By hurryinhoosier62
Calipers aren’t the best method to measure a...

Calipers aren’t the best method to measure a crank journal. I have no problem with home builders using Plastigage. Using a mic accurately is an acquired skill that comes with use. It’s funny( odd,...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 04-14-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,223
Posted By hurryinhoosier62
I would respectfully disagree. Having machined as...

I would respectfully disagree. Having machined as many blocks as I have, I have personally seen the difference torque plate honing makes in regards to cylinder sealing in both gasoline and diesel...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 04-12-2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,223
Posted By hurryinhoosier62
Boring with a torque plate CAN be a good idea;...

Boring with a torque plate CAN be a good idea; honing with a torque plate is a requirement.
Forum: THE LOBBY 04-10-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,588
Posted By hurryinhoosier62
Definitely applies to me. I told my wife that...

Definitely applies to me. I told my wife that after finding all of my hand tools I shouldn’t have to buy any for the next 10 years. I discovered I own 5 10mm sockets.
Forum: THE LOBBY 04-10-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 41,558
Posted By hurryinhoosier62
The population of Lake Co., IN is 484,411. 2,653...

The population of Lake Co., IN is 484,411. 2,653 residents of Lake Co., IN have been tested for CV-19; 576 have been positive. That means that .1% of the total population of Lake Co., IN has tested...
Forum: THE LOBBY 04-07-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 41,558
Posted By hurryinhoosier62
Someone has a sense of humor in all this insanity.

Someone has a sense of humor in all this insanity.
Forum: THE LOBBY 03-31-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 41,558
Posted By hurryinhoosier62
Is it a “bio weapon” in the classic model of bio...

Is it a “bio weapon” in the classic model of bio weapons? No. A research project that escaped relatively undetected? Most plausible. The conscience is the virus came from consuming a bat. It would...
Forum: THE LOBBY 03-31-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 41,558
Posted By hurryinhoosier62
My point to EVERYONE is to look further than the...

My point to EVERYONE is to look further than the headlines. Dr Fauci’s comments on the worst case scenario total number of fatalities of this pandemic are being lauded by the MSM as “absolutes”, when...
Forum: THE LOBBY 03-30-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 546
Views: 41,558
Posted By hurryinhoosier62
Cliff, with all do respect I don’t need to read...

Cliff, with all do respect I don’t need to read about the Spanish flu of 1918-1919. My paternal grandfather was infected with it while stationed at Camp Knox(now Fort Knox) while preparing to deploy...
Forum: THE LOBBY 03-28-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 41,558
Posted By hurryinhoosier62
Instead of sounding hysterical why don’t you look...

Instead of sounding hysterical why don’t you look further than the headlines? WHY are U.S. case of COVID-19 increasing? More Americans are being tested. The current infection rate is running around...
Forum: THE LOBBY 03-28-2020, 10:11 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 41,558
Posted By hurryinhoosier62
BINGO!!

BINGO!!
Forum: THE LOBBY 03-27-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,248
Posted By hurryinhoosier62
Yep, using safety wire to secure the mag’s “p”...

Yep, using safety wire to secure the mag’s “p” lead isn’t exactly an approve repair method.
Forum: THE LOBBY 03-27-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 546
Views: 41,558
Posted By hurryinhoosier62
Heybuck, the reason our postive numbers are...

Heybuck, the reason our postive numbers are higher is because more people are being tested,
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