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    The gear moves on the shaft. It is just pressed...

    The gear moves on the shaft. It is just pressed on. It can "walk away" from the super charger clutch and you have not boost or spin on the shaft.

    Robert
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    I just checked my crank and the starter gear...

    I just checked my crank and the starter gear moves back and forth as you turn it on the sprag. This is normal.

    Robert
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    Yes, this is a safe setup as long as you have...

    Yes, this is a safe setup as long as you have done real tuning and data logging with a good tuner and use a consistent fuel. You need to be on top of this setup or you will be disappointed if you...
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    That is normal for a dead head setup when the...

    That is normal for a dead head setup when the rail is disconnected. You can remove the plugs next time and let the rail fill up. Do not go overboard as you can flood motor also.

    Mine does this...
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    4-Stroke I am going to measure it this week. Its easy to...

    I am going to measure it this week. Its easy to measure. Just measure the lobe to base and base circle by itself. Lift is the difference.

    Robert
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    4-Stroke Head is ready to be picked up. We are going to...

    Head is ready to be picked up. We are going to check spring pressures and probably adjust. I need to get the lift from the RC-3 cams vs stock SVHO cams. He made lots of small improvements in the...
  7. Let the motor dry and blow it out with compressed...

    Let the motor dry and blow it out with compressed air. Remove as many easy coolant lines, anode, temp senders as possible. Warning the salt will blow out all over and you should flush the bottom of...
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    4-Stroke Once I get the head back we will assemble the...

    Once I get the head back we will assemble the long block and do a smoke test for oil leaks. As received from the first builder the engine leaked oil. I think it was coming from the bottom of the...
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    4-Stroke Here are the clearances: rod oil clearance...

    Here are the clearances:

    rod oil clearance .002
    main oil clearance .001
    rod side clearance .006
    crankshaft end clearance .005

    The rod clearance was .003 (excessive) as received from other...
  10. I would avoid the 2015 and older skis. The 16s...

    I would avoid the 2015 and older skis. The 16s are old enough to get a good deal. A simple stage 3 setup will go 90 in FX or FZR.

    I would replace the fuel pump due to age. You will need a...
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    4-Stroke Short block is done.

    Short block is done.
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    The clutch is not a wet clutch it is a simple...

    The clutch is not a wet clutch it is a simple sprag. It does not need to be pre soaked.

    Robert
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    My crank is out on my motor I can check when I...

    My crank is out on my motor I can check when I get it back shortly. This motor has a few hours on it so it should be a good indicator.

    Robert
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    Sprags are common in transmissions. Your hang is...

    Sprags are common in transmissions. Your hang is called "rolling a sprag". It happens in Lenco racing transmissions. All it takes is for one sprag to stay stuck upright. A good sprag will lock in...
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    4-Stroke Just dropped off head and we disassembled it. ...

    Just dropped off head and we disassembled it. There is minor blending in the ports to do and the combustion chamber has sharp edges around the valves. These will be blended also. The valve job...
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    4-Stroke Short block going back together. Robert

    Short block going back together.

    Robert
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    I would be careful to watch the balance of the...

    I would be careful to watch the balance of the parts you cut.

    Robert
  18. I do not believe the stock bore is. The ductile...

    I do not believe the stock bore is. The ductile iron sleeves are not. You do not hone coated liners or bores.

    Bullet proof is a relative term. The iron sleeves will hold there shape better...
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    I would save the labor $$ and just do a SC wheel...

    I would save the labor $$ and just do a SC wheel or IC upgrade. I am sure your mechanic would like the extra $$. But you can spend less and get more performance with other mods.

    Robert
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    4-Stroke I am not sure what he is looking for, but I can...

    I am not sure what he is looking for, but I can find out what it ends up at.

    Robert
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    4-Stroke I got oil clearance info from my machinist. The...

    I got oil clearance info from my machinist. The mains are too tight, the ARP studs clamp better and a hone is not required by different color bearings are. This motor has like 9 hours and blue...
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    4-Stroke I use a some guys I have known for 25 years. ...

    I use a some guys I have known for 25 years. Burtonsville Performance Machine Shop. In general, they do not do much porting to the SVHO heads as they are cast and you have to be careful how much...
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    4-Stroke This is what a proper hone should look like. I...

    This is what a proper hone should look like. I am getting really excited about this motor again. Can not wait to get it running.

    Have not heard back on bearings yet. Dropping head off at...
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    You missed the point of the lower rpm tune up. ...

    You missed the point of the lower rpm tune up. It is for romping around the bay not max speed. Ripping and cruising no real heat build up. I wanted a setup that had tons of low end and went a...
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    I am running Stage 3 with 19 wheel and RC-2 cams...

    I am running Stage 3 with 19 wheel and RC-2 cams and Deans clutch. I am running maptuner/logger, 93 octane and octane boost. I have run as much 24.5 pounds of boost at 8650 rpm with a tight cam...
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