[tcb] Re: What size engine for the '59?

Dual Port.
Dual ICT Weber carbs.
[Modified gearing] Big Nut tranny.
Balanced bottom end.
Counterweighted crank.
Webcam 119 grind cam.

It gets up and GOES.


wuzmop@xxxxxxx wrote:
> You have a single port, Eric? 1641? I was thinking about going that
> route for a stock look on mine.
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Eric Woodall <eric@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Sent: Wed, Sep 9, 2009 11:08 am
> Subject: [tcb] Re: What size engine for the '59?
>
> That's what I have.  It rocks!
>
> James Dwan wrote:
>> So big nut tranny with a single port 1600 or 1641 with new redux boxes?
>>
>> --- On *Wed, 9/9/09, w.wood /<evil.scientist.boo@xxxxxxxxx>/* wrote:
>>
>>
>>     From: w.wood <evil.scientist.boo@xxxxxxxxx>
>>     Subject: [tcb] Re: What size engine for the '59?
>>     To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>     Date: Wednesday, September 9, 2009, 10:28 AM
>>
>>     I disagree.  I'll take disc brakes any day, especially in Dallas
>>     traffic.
>>
>>
>>
>>     On Wed, Sep 9, 2009 at 10:54 AM, sammie smith
>>     <bugcollections@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>
>>         You're not gonna fast enough to need discs.  The drums on the
>>         early bus are great for the speed of a stock bus.
>>
>>
>>         --- On *Wed, 9/9/09, James Dwan
>>         /<james_dwan_2000@xxxxxxxxx>/* wrote:
>>
>>
>>             From: James Dwan <james_dwan_2000@xxxxxxxxx>
>>             Subject: [tcb] Re: What size engine for the '59?
>>             To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>             Date: Wednesday, September 9, 2009, 9:09 AM
>>
>>
>>             Paul, did you upgrade your Bus from stock or was it done
>>             by the PO? Do you get points taken off at shows for not
>>             being stock? This Bus is so close to being all original
>>             I'd hate to change anything I don't have to but saftey is
>>             more important - that's why I am going with discs for the
>>             front
>>
>>             --- On *Tue, 9/8/09, singlecabboy
>>             /<sealingwaxred@xxxxxxxxx>/* wrote:
>>
>>
>>                 From: singlecabboy <sealingwaxred@xxxxxxxxx>
>>                 Subject: [tcb] Re: What size engine for the '59?
>>                 To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>                 Date: Tuesday, September 8, 2009, 9:24 PM
>>
>>                 James ,I run a 1641 in my single cab,dual kadrons,110
>>                 engle cam .I don't believe in high compression street
>>                 engines , and no reduction gears , 3600 is about what
>>                 I run all day long.70,75,even 80mph is not a
>>                 problem,but not recommended.It,s duel port. Sammie
>>                 says stock lol, Sammie I had to ans were for you.
>>                 Paul Smith
>>
>>                   2009 Zone Tour 1999-2009 ,10 years of Trucking
>>                  
>>                 H.B.B
>>                 T.C.B
>>                 Transporters at the Point 6  October 9,10,and 11,
>>                 2009"Love all,trust a few,Do wrong to none"
>>
>>
>>                 --- On Tue, 9/8/09, James Dwan
>>                 <james_dwan_2000@xxxxxxxxx
>>                 
>> <http://us.mc537.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=james_dwan_2000@xxxxxxxxx>>
>>                 wrote:
>>
>>                 > From: James Dwan <james_dwan_2000@xxxxxxxxx
>>                 
>> <http://us.mc537.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=james_dwan_2000@xxxxxxxxx>>
>>                 > Subject: [tcb] What size engine for the '59?
>>                 > To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>                 
>> <http://us.mc537.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>                 > Date: Tuesday, September 8, 2009, 7:46 PM
>>                 > I just
>>                 > got off the phone with Ronnie in AZ. I ordered my
>>                 belly pans
>>                 > and bumpers and we discussed the kind of engine I'd be
>>                 > putting in the Bus. I told him I'd like to stay as
>>                 close
>>                 > to stock as possible. I plan on using the split
>>                 case tranny
>>                 > and was thinking of rebuilding the engine that came
>>                 with it
>>                 > (not original).
>>                 > He said that a 36 horse with counter weighted crank and
>>                 > increased compression ratio could be a nice runner.
>>                 3600 RPM
>>                 > all day long.
>>                 > The one in there now is a single port but that's all I
>>                 > know about it. Even though I have a "Slow Moving
>>                 > Vehicle" magnetic sticker for the back, the thought of
>>                 > only going 50mph scares me.
>>                 > Thoughts?
>>                 > Thanks!
>>                 >
>>                 >
>>                 >
>>                 >
>>                 >
>>                 >       
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