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Post  GFPRACING on January 30th 2019, 4:57 pm

Any One Have This done .
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What Did They Gain 0r Lose .
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Would you get it Again for What it Cost .
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Can it Be Done to a Set of Heads That is all  Ready Ported to the Max .
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Post  Carl on January 31st 2019, 4:09 pm

Waste of time. If you need more flow, buy better heads.

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Post  rmcomprandy on January 31st 2019, 7:26 pm

GFPRACING wrote:Any One Have This done .
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What Did They Gain 0r Lose .
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Would you get it Again for What it Cost .
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Can it Be Done to a Set of Heads That is all  Ready Ported to the Max .
Thanks Every One
George

It can keep the port laminar air flow closer to the surfaces; if THAT helps, is a personal preference.

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Post  Doug Rahn on February 1st 2019, 7:52 pm

rmcomprandy wrote:
GFPRACING wrote:Any One Have This done .
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What Did They Gain 0r Lose .
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Would you get it Again for What it Cost .
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Can it Be Done to a Set of Heads That is all  Ready Ported to the Max .
Thanks Every One
George

It can keep the port laminar air flow closer to the surfaces; if THAT helps, is a personal preference.

Bingo! Same reason a golf ball will fly further than a smooth ball Wink
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Post  DaveMcLain on February 2nd 2019, 9:43 am

Read some of the information that Larry Meaux has posted on his experiments with this surface finish it is quite interesting.

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Post  GFPRACING on February 2nd 2019, 12:00 pm

About 30 , 35  years ago .
I had a friend that ported his own heads .
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he made his own flow bench .
him , His Brother & Brother n Law  .
All Started Porting heads for people ! .
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Got Very Very Good at it! .
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they Dimpled 1 set of there Own Heads .
I don't know how they did it back then ! .
But they looked like they were did with a cnc machine ! .
I remember the computer use a  a Floppy Disk ! .
I don't know what they flowed .
67 Camaro Back 1/2 ca r.
327 Motor , power glide 9" ,557 gear , ladder bar .
it ran in a heads up class ! .
7 lbs per cube !
it best time back then was a 6.03 1/8 mile all Motor .
but ran in the low teens all the time .
i Know the Motor was Very hard to Beat at the track .

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Post  GFPRACING on February 4th 2019, 5:23 pm

I could not find any


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Post  GFPRACING on February 4th 2019, 5:24 pm

DaveMcLain wrote:Read some of the information that Larry Meaux has posted on his experiments with this surface finish it is quite interesting.

I could not find any

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Post  DaveMcLain on February 5th 2019, 4:18 pm

GFPRACING wrote:
DaveMcLain wrote:Read some of the information that Larry Meaux has posted on his experiments with this surface finish it is quite interesting.

I could not find any

https://hotrodenginetech.com/pipemax-creator-larry-meaux-on-race-engine-head-porting/

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Post  GFPRACING on February 5th 2019, 10:48 pm

DaveMcLain wrote:
GFPRACING wrote:
DaveMcLain wrote:Read some of the information that Larry Meaux has posted on his experiments with this surface finish it is quite interesting.

Found it thanks

https://hotrodenginetech.com/pipemax-creator-larry-meaux-on-race-engine-head-porting/

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Post  Carl on February 6th 2019, 9:39 am

"My Dyno tests so far show around a maximum gain of .018% times Peak HP as the typical HP gain from a rough carbide finish everywhere including the Intake Manifold."

I think they meant to say 1.8%, but still, total waste of time for anyone who isn't racing at a national level. The good news is that a rough finish doesn't HURT performance, and polishing to a mirror finish is an even bigger waste of time.....which several of us have been saying for years.

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Post  stanger68 on February 6th 2019, 2:15 pm

25-30 years ago I read an article of an interview with jack rouche. He stated that polishing intake ports would actually lose hp due to the fuel puddling and running in the floor. He preferred a rough intake port even way back then. I don’t have any input on the dimpling.

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Post  Albert Clark on February 7th 2019, 11:42 am

GFPRACING wrote:Any One Have This done .
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What Did They Gain 0r Lose .
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Would you get it Again for What it Cost .
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Can it Be Done to a Set of Heads That is all  Ready Ported to the Max .
Thanks Every One
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George with you being on Government assistance How can you afford it any way?

is that your best price?


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Post  GFPRACING on February 7th 2019, 2:20 pm

Info is Free .
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I Am Disabled! .
But ! .
I am Not on Government Assistance ! ! !

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Post  BBFTorino on February 7th 2019, 4:59 pm

Seems like this treatment to the ports and surfaces is mostly for engines that are already max'ed out and the builder is looking for another few horsepower that cannot be found very easily in other areas.

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Post  GFPRACING on February 7th 2019, 6:40 pm

I guess . My Thinking is . is if it works ? ? ?. Then Why is it Not Included . In All of the Top Porters . Poet Work ? ? ? . . . It Seems That All the Top Porter's Would at Least Offer It ! ! ! . . .

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Post  cletus66 on February 7th 2019, 7:23 pm

GFPRACING wrote:I guess . My Thinking is . is if it works  ? ? ?. Then Why is it Not Included  . In All of the Top Porters .  Poet Work ? ? ?  . . .  It Seems That All the Top Porter's Would at Least Offer It  ! ! !   . . .

Maybe a rough finish is just as effective. I'm making shit up here... scratch
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