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Old 08-30-2019, 04:16 PM   #1
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Default New B head first sample.

I just picked this up today at my new foundry. It looks better in person than in the pictures.


I have about a half dozen to make right off the bat. Probably going to be $600 the first run.



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Old 08-30-2019, 05:01 PM   #2
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Sweet
Great work
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Todd, very nice.
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Old 08-30-2019, 06:31 PM   #4
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Todd, very nice.
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Even better is that they are ready to start pouring blocks!!!!


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Old 08-30-2019, 06:32 PM   #5
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any more work done on the new v8 blocks? cheers Tony.
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Old 08-30-2019, 11:46 PM   #6
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What's the theory behind the combustion chamber design? Looks like a very nice casting.
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Old 08-31-2019, 10:31 AM   #7
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What's the theory behind the combustion chamber design? Looks like a very nice casting.
From what I see it might be a copy of the Model a high compression head for those running a B water pump.
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Old 08-31-2019, 05:22 PM   #8
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There is a V8 head that similar. I was wondering why the spark plug was recessed.
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Old 08-31-2019, 05:38 PM   #9
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Default Re: New B head first sample.

Unlike V8 cylinder heads, where the spark plugs opening were recessed on the outside, the four-cylinder spark plugs were not recessed in the heads. Perhaps they are trying to maintain the original exterior appearance or minimize the degree of modification to the original design.
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Old 09-01-2019, 08:09 AM   #10
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Thanks for the time, effort, and money that you have invested, I hope that you have enough buyers to at least recoup your investment
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Nice looking casting. It should be relatively easy to machine with surfaces that nice.
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There is a V8 head that similar. I was wondering why the spark plug was recessed.
I wonder too. At first glance, it would seem that a lot of extra spark advance would be needed, and that is not always a good thing.
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