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#2452440 - 02/16/18 12:44 AM Ritter Block
Biginchmopar Offline
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Registered: 11/22/10
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Loc: Carson City, Nevada
I received two new Ritter Blocks today. From what I can tell these blocks look really good. The casting is real good, even inside the water jacket. All the machine work looks good. It will need the be finish bored and honed, deck surface, and line honed.


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#2452441 - 02/16/18 12:46 AM Re: Ritter Block [Re: Biginchmopar]
Biginchmopar Offline
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Registered: 11/22/10
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Loc: Carson City, Nevada
More pics


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#2452442 - 02/16/18 12:47 AM Re: Ritter Block [Re: Biginchmopar]
Biginchmopar Offline
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Registered: 11/22/10
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Loc: Carson City, Nevada
Lifter Valley


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#2452443 - 02/16/18 12:55 AM Re: Ritter Block [Re: Biginchmopar]
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Loc: CA.
How much was it

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#2452444 - 02/16/18 01:00 AM Re: Ritter Block [Re: Biginchmopar]
Biginchmopar Offline
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Loc: Carson City, Nevada
Right around $3000.00

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#2452445 - 02/16/18 01:01 AM Re: Ritter Block [Re: Biginchmopar]
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Loc: CA.
How much do you anticipate the machine work to cost ???

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#2452456 - 02/16/18 05:59 AM Re: Ritter Block [Re: Biginchmopar]
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Where does the oil return from the cam/lifter area?

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#2452457 - 02/16/18 06:21 AM Re: Ritter Block [Re: Biginchmopar]
ric3xrt Offline
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Loc: Trumbauersville PA
That looks real nice, what kind of power do you think it could handle?

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#2452463 - 02/16/18 08:19 AM Re: Ritter Block [Re: Biginchmopar]
racerx Offline
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Those look nice up 3000. bucks make it look even better.

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#2452489 - 02/16/18 09:26 AM Re: Ritter Block [Re: racerx]
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Loc: Tulsa, Oklahoma
That's good news!

I have wanted him to succeed with this project.

Please keep us posted on these builds.

Bill

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#2452492 - 02/16/18 09:29 AM Re: Ritter Block [Re: Biginchmopar]
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That's good news!

I have wanted him to succeed with this project.

Please keep us posted on these builds.

Bill

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#2452535 - 02/16/18 10:38 AM Re: Ritter Block [Re: 340Cuda]
WHITEDART Online   laugh2
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Definitely appear to be nice castings.. I can see several things that have changed for the good just in the photos that you've shown... what are your plans for these motors what cylinder heads.. and will you be Machining these yourself.. also I wish you the best of luck and if I can help you in any way give me a shout
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#2452539 - 02/16/18 10:58 AM Re: Ritter Block [Re: Biginchmopar]
Biginchmopar Offline
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Registered: 11/22/10
Posts: 1278
Loc: Carson City, Nevada
Whitedart,
Thanks for the offer on help, I’m going to need it.

Anyway these are both going to be stroker W9 deals
1.) 468cid, Brett Miller W9’s, 4.250” Stroke x 4.185” Bore
2.) 451cid, Brett Miller W9’s, 4.100” Stroke x 4.185” Bore

I’m going to have a Shop do the machine work (Bore, hone, Line hone, deck) and I have no idea what it will cost.

Power-I believe by looking these over that they can handle whatever you want to throw at them. ProCharger, Turbo, Supercharger, Nitrous you name it.

The two I’m building are N/A 48* carburated.

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#2452540 - 02/16/18 11:01 AM Re: Ritter Block [Re: Biginchmopar]
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What is the lifter angle and deck height on these?

Woops, you beat me to it, 48*.


Edited by RMCHRGR (02/16/18 11:02 AM)
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#2452545 - 02/16/18 11:11 AM Re: Ritter Block [Re: Biginchmopar]
onig Offline
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Registered: 07/09/08
Posts: 348
Loc: Canada
What are the three holes beside the oil pump mounting on the rear main cap?
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#2452548 - 02/16/18 11:15 AM Re: Ritter Block [Re: onig]
BradH Offline
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Registered: 01/30/03
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Loc: Valhalla... eventually
I haven't seen the phrase "pressure test" used, yet. Given the Ritter block's history, wouldn't that be a must-do operation before doing any machine work to one?

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#2452562 - 02/16/18 11:35 AM Re: Ritter Block [Re: justinp61]
Biginchmopar Offline
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Registered: 11/22/10
Posts: 1278
Loc: Carson City, Nevada
Originally Posted By justinp61
Where does the oil return from the cam/lifter area?


It returns the front bay through a drilled hole that goes to the timing chain area and the other bays by a hole in the rear that returns to the oil pan area. What I mean by bays is the cam bearing saddles kind of create a bay in between each cam bearing saddle.

#2 through #5 have a channel that directs flow to the rear.

I'll try and take a picture this weekend.

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#2452565 - 02/16/18 11:37 AM Re: Ritter Block [Re: BradH]
Biginchmopar Offline
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Registered: 11/22/10
Posts: 1278
Loc: Carson City, Nevada
Originally Posted By BradH
I haven't seen the phrase "pressure test" used, yet. Given the Ritter block's history, wouldn't that be a must-do operation before doing any machine work to one?


That is the very first step. iagree

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#2452566 - 02/16/18 11:37 AM Re: Ritter Block [Re: RMCHRGR]
Biginchmopar Offline
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Registered: 11/22/10
Posts: 1278
Loc: Carson City, Nevada
Originally Posted By RMCHRGR
What is the lifter angle and deck height on these?

Woops, you beat me to it, 48*.


9.600" Deck height up

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#2452569 - 02/16/18 11:39 AM Re: Ritter Block [Re: BradH]
Biginchmopar Offline
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Registered: 11/22/10
Posts: 1278
Loc: Carson City, Nevada
Originally Posted By BradH
I haven't seen the phrase "pressure test" used, yet. Given the Ritter block's history, wouldn't that be a must-do operation before doing any machine work to one?


Where did the older ones have problems? What should I be looking for, any idea?

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