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Offline bvillercr

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Re: Getting ready for Bonneville(rebuild)
« Reply #2490 on: July 27, 2019, 08:11:20 PM »
The car is back at AMS for a little distributor modification and then hopefully on the dyno by Monday.



My PPG counter part in the automotive division helping us out on repainting our front end.



Had to do a primer filler coat on the repaired area first.



A few red primer coats.



And a few red paint coats.



And finally a few clear coats.






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Re: Getting ready for Bonneville(rebuild)
« Reply #2491 on: July 27, 2019, 08:49:01 PM »
Nice!

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Re: Getting ready for Bonneville(rebuild)
« Reply #2492 on: August 01, 2019, 12:17:10 PM »
Any progress updates to share?
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Re: Getting ready for Bonneville(rebuild)
« Reply #2493 on: August 02, 2019, 09:50:22 AM »
  Yeah... the #1 cyl was pumping oil so we brought the car home took off the head and #1 piston looked brand new [which it was] head and piston was clean, Not firing, no soot. pulled the pan, took out the piston everything looked like new. Checked the ring gap and OK. Put on new rings and put engine together.
 The most time consuming was the intake manifold with 16 injector wires threaded up between the ports.

 The cause, I think it was a fouled plug. I wasn't there to check and change but plug was fouled when we took it out at home :roll: But for some reason #1 spark plug hole was hard to turn all the way in and could have been to far out of chamber to light. Chasing the treads at AMS today.

 We also replaced our #2 ground and hot wires with new #2. 25 ft rolls of black and red with not much left over. Troy crimped, soldered and shrink wrapped the new connectors.

 started wed afternoon and finished up last night. Just a couple connections this morning and back
to AMS.

 We new something was wrong because we wern't  thrashing.

               JL222
« Last Edit: August 02, 2019, 09:54:11 AM by jl222 »

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Re: Getting ready for Bonneville(rebuild)
« Reply #2494 on: August 02, 2019, 10:00:18 AM »
John and Troy,
Some once said " Work expands to fill the time allotted." He must have been a salt racer!

Doing the same at the Schimmer shop but we will be there and looking forward to seeing you guys!

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Re: Getting ready for Bonneville(rebuild)
« Reply #2495 on: August 02, 2019, 10:48:58 AM »
John and Troy,
Some once said " Work expands to fill the time allotted." He must have been a salt racer!

Doing the same at the Schimmer shop but we will be there and looking forward to seeing you guys!

Rex

Actually I think a salt racer would say work expands to exceed the time allotted  :?  :roll:
Looking good guys...  :cheers:
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Re: Getting ready for Bonneville(rebuild)
« Reply #2496 on: August 02, 2019, 11:03:21 AM »
John and Troy,
Some once said " Work expands to fill the time allotted." He must have been a salt racer!

Doing the same at the Schimmer shop but we will be there and looking forward to seeing you guys!

Rex

Actually I think a salt racer would say work expands to exceed the time allotted  :?  :roll:
Looking good guys...  :cheers:
What he said!! :cry:
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Re: Getting ready for Bonneville(rebuild)
« Reply #2497 on: August 02, 2019, 11:48:30 AM »
...and salt expands the metal allotted...
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Re: Getting ready for Bonneville(rebuild)
« Reply #2498 on: August 03, 2019, 11:39:59 PM »
I have a bunch of photos to catch up on and a few bitchen videos on the dyno.  I will post these tomorrow morning.

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Re: Getting ready for Bonneville(rebuild)
« Reply #2499 on: August 04, 2019, 10:07:41 AM »
You have heard most of the story so I will add new info when needed.  These few photos I have are of our disassembly of our motor.



 

Showing cylinder one, no problems there.



The initial thought for the oil getting by the rings would be that the top two rings had the ring gap in the same position.  The photos shows that it wasn't.  We changed the rings anyway and made sure they were 180* from each other.



You can clearly see the one cylinder not firing.



Back together.



Once we got the engine assembled we worked on some new battery cables.




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Re: Getting ready for Bonneville(rebuild)
« Reply #2500 on: August 04, 2019, 10:28:01 AM »
We brought the car back to AMS and we had some problems starting the engine so Steve wanted to rotate the magnetic wheel so we could get the timing closer.  In order to do that we had to take the blower assembly out of the car.  Luckily AMS had a rotating automatic hoist  so we could lift the blower plate out.  Brandon Carter from the Got Salt crew stopped by and helped us get it out.  Thanks for the help Brandon!  Once we got the wheel changed we started it up un blown so we could get the timing correct. Then the car was strapped to the dyno.



We did a few base tune low boost runs first

https://youtu.be/vf8vUSbcCcQ

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Re: Getting ready for Bonneville(rebuild)
« Reply #2501 on: August 04, 2019, 10:45:10 AM »
Still taking small steps in the tune and boost level. This next video was 24lbs of boost.

https://youtu.be/41mVzi-6JaE

This next video was a little more boost but a little rich.

https://youtu.be/jWTQzNe8l-w

This last videos we got close to 34lbs I'd boost and the computer shut down so we didn't get any numbers on our last run.  We did get data from the Dominator and we are satisfied with our tune and will tune for the salt when we get there.  By the way, my dad did a great job taking videos on my phone, on this last one, someone responded to one of my Facebook post just when he started to video so the very beginning was cut off, but you still get to see the best part.

https://youtu.be/tKxwjGVIEu4
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Re: Getting ready for Bonneville(rebuild)
« Reply #2502 on: August 04, 2019, 11:31:35 AM »
 You can see by videos of the floor that I need some tuning on videoing.

 The 2nd run was 2042 rear wheel hp at a little less than 50% throttle :-D

  I think Troy has a video of the printout.

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Re: Getting ready for Bonneville(rebuild)
« Reply #2503 on: August 04, 2019, 11:55:10 AM »
Here's the Dyno #s for that pull.


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Re: Getting ready for Bonneville(rebuild)
« Reply #2504 on: August 06, 2019, 05:34:05 PM »
 
  Steve wanted one last dyno run Monday for more data. And it was scary loud. Never seen it go up in rpms so fast. Everyone was wide eyed. Like shaking the house down.
 Hopefully Troy has time to post the video before we leave tomorrow morning

 Truck, trailer and car all loaded and ready to go, By 5:30 am.

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