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    mayhugh1 replied to the thread Ford 300 Inline Six.
    George, Thanks. I've long wondered about adding color to an engine but so far have only experimented with the display stands. This one...
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    mayhugh1 reacted to Foketry's post in the thread Porsche 917 flat 12 engine with Like Like.
    To finish the caps, with the correct size so as not to deform the bearings or, on the contrary, leave gap, I measured the seats one by...
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    mayhugh1 reacted to Foketry's post in the thread Porsche 917 flat 12 engine with Like Like.
    Bearing alignment test to be sure that all bearings rotate well, therefore well aligned and not deformed by the caps I did this test ...
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    mayhugh1 reacted to Foketry's post in the thread Porsche 917 flat 12 engine with Like Like.
    A further test: transmission gears between crankshaft and camshafts, 15 gears in total :7 gears on the left, 7 on the right, one in the...
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    mayhugh1 replied to the thread Ford 300 Inline Six.
    I've been getting up to speed on helical gear machining since my last post, and so I don't have much show & tell. I've finally gotten...
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    mayhugh1 replied to the thread Ford 300 Inline Six.
    Jerry, I use my small heat treat oven, but a little toaster oven should be fine. There is a bit of odor and so my wife wouldn't allow it...
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    mayhugh1 replied to the thread Ford 300 Inline Six.
    Don, You're right. They're silicone plugs to keep the chips out of the internal passage during machining. I bought them from Amazon...
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    mayhugh1 replied to the thread Ford 300 Inline Six.
    Hi minh-thanh, I upload all my project photos using HMEM's photo posting/storage service. I find this technique most convenient and...
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    mayhugh1 replied to the thread Ford 300 Inline Six.
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    mayhugh1 replied to the thread Ford 300 Inline Six.
    The exhaust manifold's machining steps were similar to those used on the intake manifold. Differences in its size and shape, though...
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    mayhugh1 reacted to Foketry's post in the thread Porsche 917 flat 12 engine with Like Like.
    Valve tappets , qty 24 Are made of bronze and kept in axis by an external steel bushing. The ratio between tappet diameter and bushing...
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    mayhugh1 replied to the thread Ford 300 Inline Six.
    Aluminum...
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    mayhugh1 replied to the thread Ford 300 Inline Six.
    I decided on a stock-looking exhaust manifold rather than fabricating a tubular header. Although the full-size castings evolved over...
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    mayhugh1 replied to the thread Ford 300 Inline Six.
    Bob, It's just like kvom said. The Devcon keeps the already machined side of the part connected to the workpiece so the other side can...
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    mayhugh1 replied to the thread Ford 300 Inline Six.
    While continuing to procrastinate over the 90 degree helical gear set needed in the block for the distributor, I decided to start work...
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