This weekends accomplishments:
Got the pistons back from the machinist -- (balancing job)
Got the ring end gaps set and rings on pistons.
Got # 6 installed and torqued to crankshaft.
Not happy with #8 rod bearing, so a new one is on the way.
Installed passenge side head, complete -- all torqued down.
Also ordered a set of spark plug tube "O" rings.
Next weekends agenda:
Install # 8 to crank and button up bottom end. -- (oil pan, windage tray, drag link and tie rod ends)
Install rocker gear on engine and set valves.
Install intake and carbs.
One more weekend left before the first cruise in. That is when I will hook up the header and exhaust, add fluids, double check everything and light her off. Then plenty of clean up before the first show.....