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”
I am going to be running a 256 Y – Block in the Merc. The motor is locked up and I am going to go through the whole assembly. I will be replacing the 256 heads and manifold with a 292 set of heads and the manifold on a 57 Y- Block.