Well the day has finally gotten here the Merc will fire on it own and stay running! Had a chance to drop through the gears and to my delight the transmission works wonderfully. The brakes are still a little tough, so I need to bleed them again. We have the wiring to finish up andContinue reading “The Merc Is Up & Running.”
The Rust Revival ‘10 is set for May 21st and 22nd , in Wayland, MO. The Kropdusters Car Club (www.kropdusters.com) are hosting the event with help and advice from friends, family, and car clubs from all over the Midwest, including the Vagabonds (from 7 states), The Rod Dippers (Missouri), Kerosene Kings (Iowa), Opossum Benders (Missouri), andContinue reading “Rust Revival 2010 – Wayland, MO”
As you know, we had a lot of problems with the Hunnert Car Pileup last year. The problems were a long time coming and we’re lucky they didn’t happen sooner and no one was seriously hurt. These events forced us to think long and hard about what the Pileup is, where it’s going, and where itsContinue reading “Hunnert Car Pileup 2010 in Decatur, IL!”
Here is the 256 as it looked when we pulled it out of the merc. Here is the motor now as it will go into the merc when she’s ready.
Since we have a balancer in house (Cemb Digital Machine) it was a no brainier to go ahead and dynamic balance my assemble. There are many benefits that go with balancing your assemble such as less wear on the main bearings and reducing stress on the crankshaft. Our bob-weight for this motor is allot heaver thenContinue reading “Balancing the Y-Block”
256 Y-Block 4 Barrel Intake part # “EBY-9425-D” $75.00 SOLD I have a set of single Exhaust manifolds part #’s “EBU 9451-C & EBU-9430-B” $ 75.00. SOLD Both the Intake and Exhaust manifolds have been cleaned in acid and run through a steelabrator, everything has been magnfluxed and no cracks were found. There are noContinue reading “For Sale”
Its been a busy week here. I have decked the block from the deck height of 9.770″ to 9.734″ a difference of .036″ I am going to be placing the piston .002″ in the hole. The block was not very square from the factory at all the CNC machine really straightened out the block.Continue reading “Decking The Y- Block”