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Track Boss Cleveland block ***Cast iron block update***

Very exciting news....
We have been visiting with a foundry that specializes in automotive castings, especially performance parts. They currently cast Ford block for a few other small companies. Best part is they will make room to cast some samples and make a run when we can get them the tooling.
http://www.jarvieperformance.com

Aluminum foundry said that they will be done with the tooling the first week of July, I will then personally deliver the tooling to them and they said they will try and get some samples cast within 1-2 weeks.
If all is well, we will cast 50 cast iron blocks. The tooling will then have to go back to the aluminum foundry mid- August for the next scheduled batch of aluminum.

At that point, the tooling will have been proven in iron and we will then move over to the iron foundry to cast CGI blocks.

Follow this link for more info on the Track Boss Cleveland block...

https://www.tmeyerinc.com/produ…/track-boss-cleveland-block/
 
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sounds awesome!
 
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Yes, it is finally happening!!!
I put 1900 miles on from the 4th – 8th to pick up the tooling for the Cleveland block and delivered it to
Jarvie Performance Castings in Niles, Ohio.
https://www.facebook.com/jarvieperformance/
Jarvie Performance Castings

Jarvie is a small foundry that is dedicated to performance automotive products.
They currently do blocks, heads or intakes for Dart, Ponds, All Pro Heads and a couple other names…that I forgot.

They have a capability to cast our blocks in grade 40 cast iron or 356-T6 aluminum.
They have ordered water jacket cores, which take about 2-3 weeks, then once they receive them they are scheduled to cast (10) blocks a week
until we say “enough”
At this point right now, counting warehouse in Australia & Canada, we have a little over 100 blocks spoken for.

For the CGI customers…we still want to cast them, but the CGI foundry is being a real pain about it.
Once we have produced a few dozen cast iron blocks, they may look more favorably to do CGI.

Current schedule….
Eck industries (C3A1) currently has 3 blocks cast & in heat treat this week.
Jarvie should be casting cast iron and a few aluminum (356-T6) starting in 2-3 weeks.
Eck Industries have (5) alloy casting scheduled for deliver Sept 1st and (9) casting scheduled for the end of September.
CGI blocks…while the tooling is at Eck industries, at this point we will get a “yea” or “nea” weather the CGI foundry want to cast the block.
Hopefully we will finally have an answer for our CGI customers by middle September.

Bottom line (in theory) is we will have a pile of blocks by the end of July, or beginning of August.

Here is the “theoretical” block line-up.
*(C3A1) Supracast Aluminum block W/ billet main caps & studs fasteners.
*(356-T6) Aluminum block, W/ductile main caps
*CGI iron Iron block W/ billet caps & studs fasteners
*Grade 40 cast iron Iron block W/ ductile iron caps.
You can see we are wanting to offer a high end & “economical” Aluminum & Iron version.

We really appreciate everybody’s patience
 
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