Building the Glen-L HOT ROD
Building a Chevrolet 355 CID performance marine engine - Page 2
 
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Valves are lightweight 8mm 2.020 intake and 1.600 exhaust with AFRís hardened ductile iron interlocking valve seats.

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(15-MAR-2010)

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Pistons are TRW .030" over flat top forged units.

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Checking camshaft end play with a dial gauge. 

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We had to fabricate an .048" shim to slip under the cam drive water pump drive plate in order to get the required .005" - .010" camshaft end play clearance.

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A Comp Cams degree wheel kit was used to ensure that the camshaft was installed according to specifications.  (16-MAR-2010)

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We fabricated a Top Dead Center pointer from a piece of 1/4" threaded rod, an aluminum block and a steel welding rod.

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A solid lifter was inserted into the lifter bore to determine maximum valve lift and cam timing.

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The stock head bolts were upgraded with an ARP head stud kit.   (31-MAR-2010)

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Comp Cams Magnum aluminum roller rockers, roller lifters and pushrods complete the valvetrain.  

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If you click the image to enlarge it, you'll see the drive cog for the cam drive water pump.  The plate is bolted to the end of the camshaft.  The timing chain cover is another Glenwood item.

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355 Chevy engine.

 

 

A Holley 600 CFM Marine performance calibrated four barrel carburetor is mounted to an Edelbrock RPM Air-Gap intake manifold.

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