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    I can not, will not, argue the powerful virtues...

    I can not, will not, argue the powerful virtues of EFI. It is my opinion that ignition control is even more powerful than fuel metering.
    But the fact remains, EFI does not "make" power. It just...
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    Exactly. My G'pa used to go after the ports with...

    Exactly. My G'pa used to go after the ports with a needle-scaler before he cut for new seats.
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    In these times the info is out there. This guy...

    In these times the info is out there. This guy knows his shit! Holley Carb Secrets... Get the most out of your Holley! - YouTube
    He also happens to work with David Vizard a lot. And he (David) is...
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    Damn straight B/RB motors are still a thing! Some...

    Damn straight B/RB motors are still a thing! Some of the best muscle-car era heads ever. Basically the big-brother version of a SBC head.
    Max Wedge heads were pretty damn serious power makers. None...
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    Never "polish" intake ports. You can not make the...

    Never "polish" intake ports. You can not make the exhaust ports too smooth. But the intakes need to remain rough.
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    In red ^^^^^ Bullshit! WRONG WRONG WRONG Yes...

    In red ^^^^^ Bullshit! WRONG WRONG WRONG
    Yes newer engines make gobs of power in comparison to yesteryear.
    But, it is NOT because of the fuel injection. It is 100% because of engine architecture,...
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    Huh what?! Nobody ports heads to tune a lean...

    Huh what?! Nobody ports heads to tune a lean spot. WTF does FI have to do with head porting.
    People port heads for one reason, and one reason only: more power. And the fuel delivery method has...
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    Your hankerin for smarts is admirable! But don't...

    Your hankerin for smarts is admirable! But don't feel bad, lots of us rely on the magic pixie thinking boxes for this stuff. I know I do!
    I was a straight A student in math and geo/trig in...
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    I have had two big pours done at my place since I...

    I have had two big pours done at my place since I took the reins. Two of the most exciting days I've had.
    Ironic how a complete hillbilly can get so excited about city stuff, LOL.
  10. This was going to be my recommendation if nobody...

    This was going to be my recommendation if nobody had made it yet. Fantastic on a drill-press.
    Since I don't have a real drill-press, I keep mine sitting on the side of the mill table. And use it as...
  11. I get this all the time. It basically refers to...

    I get this all the time. It basically refers to how the dimension is called on the print if it has no specified tolerance.
    One place decimal = +/- .050", two place decimal = +/- .015", three place...
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    eggfuckingzactky!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...

    eggfuckingzactky!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Sounds like heaven! Wish you were local!

    Sounds like heaven! Wish you were local!
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    *** sold ***

    *** sold ***
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    This right here ^^^^^^ makes this whole thread...

    This right here ^^^^^^ makes this whole thread stink of BULLSHIT!

    If you are not on the hook personally? You (or a smart person) would just run away.
    So, I am calling either bullshit. Or you are...
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    Just stating what machines you have, and typical...

    Just stating what machines you have, and typical work-piece materials would give guys something to base a response to your question on.
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    NICE! I'm in the middle of the exact same...

    NICE! I'm in the middle of the exact same project. But, with steel and a welder. The results will be identical though.
  18. Just in case anybody is not aware: Zoro =...

    Just in case anybody is not aware: Zoro = Grainger.
    It is just their way of offering two different pricing tiers.
    Zoro is for the guys that shop for the best deal.
    Grainger is for the guys with a...
  19. The Namco is similar. Dead man brake on left....

    The Namco is similar. Dead man brake on left. "Speeder" pedal on right (increases speed hydraulically, not engine RPM).
    While I agree, this is an awkward arrangement at first. You get used to it....
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    Old post, but worth quoting!

    Old post, but worth quoting!
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    There are a few links in this thread for PDF's....

    There are a few links in this thread for PDF's. There isn't a whole lot of info out there. And you will not find any parts.
    It is a sad shame as these machines are so perfect for the small shop...
  22. I was thinking more like its sights are aimed...

    I was thinking more like its sights are aimed dead nuts on the haas vf2ss.
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    Yea, it had the triple-mast. And was a factory...

    Yea, it had the triple-mast. And was a factory gasoline powered unit. I wanted it pretty bad. Just couldn't pull the logistics off swiftly enough.
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    No, Spring Valley I think? Price was $1600

    No, Spring Valley I think? Price was $1600
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    NICE! I was trying to figure out how to go get...

    NICE! I was trying to figure out how to go get another one that was in TN a couple weeks ago. Somebody beat me to it.



    Ohh, I like that one as well!
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