Pontiac GTO Cylinder Head Cleaning
See how John @ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine cleans a pair of Pontiac
GTO cylinder heads in the Sunnen TCS system. www.engine-machining.com
Tin Indian Performance 467 cid 635 horse engine ideling with Pro Systems 4150 carb.MPG
This is Larry Wetzel's 467 Pontiac engine built by Tin Indian Performance.
The engine uses a set of KRE Aluminum D ports that flow 340 cfm. A TIP
custom ground solid roller cam shaft is used with Scorpion rockers and
crower solid roller lifters. The valve covers are Tin Indian Performance
Billet-TEK pieces that are 3.700 tall to clear the KRE stud guirdle. This
video shows the KRE North Wind intake manifold topped with a Pro Systems HP
1000 4150 style carb. The engine is ideling at 800 rpm here and made 635
hp and 617 ft lbs of torque in this configuration.
Pontiac Performance Tips from Butler Performance V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - Certain engine builders specialize in specific
brands, and for Pontiac power, Butler Performance is in the forefront.
We visited Butler to get the lowdown on the latest in hi-po parts for
Pontiac V8s and to spec out a motor for project "Splitter." Here, David
Butler takes us through the shop and brings us up to speed on the latest in
Tin Indian Performance 440 cid Pontiac cf-71 freedom bird idel and timing check.MPG
This is the 440 cid Pontiac engine we build to Ty Ingle's CF-71 Freedom
Bird. The engine is based off a 400 cid pontiac block. Pro-Warrior 4"
stroke crank and Pro-Warrior 6.8 long rod were used on the bottom end along
with a set of KB forged pistons. A Tin Indian Performance custom ground
Comp Cams solid roller was also used with Crower solid roller lifters. The
engine is topped off with Kauffman Racing Equipments new North Wind intake
manifold and a custom Pro Systems carb. The combo pulled 11" of vac at 850
rpm! It made 590 hp and 550 ft lbs of torque. ALL ON PUMP GAS!!!
Mark Kauffman's 6.92 pass @ 202.3 mph
Mark Kauffman's blown Pro-Mod Firebird. It's debut was at the 2004 Pontiac
Nationals in Cordova, IL. With a 540 cid, 14-71 blown billet headed setup.
6.92 @ 202.30
MR-1 cast iron block with KRE Series 1 Billet Aluminum Pontiac Heads
Vince's 462 ci Pontiac
Vince's 462ci Pontiac on the warm-up stand at Machine Tech Racing Engines
in Oceanside, CA. System check before Dyno pulls. Thanks to David
Basham of BMS Racing Engines and Jeff Kauffman of Kauffman Racing
Final Dyno Results:
585 ft-lb@4000rpm; 528 bhp@5200rpm
Bad Medicince first run 10-18-09 Fuel altered
AA/FA fuel altered Bad Medicine @ Barano 8th mile. Today is a test and tune
day with newly replaced weakest link. We have replace the old school single
disc clutch automatic with a new Lenco 3 disc clutch CS1 3 speed
transmission able to handle up to 2500 HP. We can produce somewhere over
1000 hp con...sistently using the same dry 455 Pontiac big block engine
over and over without tearing it down each and every time we race. Are
challenge now is to get the science of our engine and transmission down pat
so we can get the most horse power to the ground as possible. This was not
the day, however we finally beat the best ET and speed at the 330ft mark
that the old 68 GTO had with the same engine. All most there...
This run had us dropping the trans for a minor repair and adjusting the
Vince said it was the first time it set him back in the seat on the shift
into second but we are still having a challenge getting it to hook up off