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by FrankBoss
Thu Jan 20, 2011 7:49 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: CARB ADAPTER
Replies: 2
Views: 990

Re: CARB ADAPTER

that is so cool!
Now I want one! After you work out the kinks first. :)

FrabkBoss
by FrankBoss
Mon Jan 11, 2010 3:32 pm
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: Leaf Springs
Replies: 8
Views: 2046

Re: Leaf Springs

yah I was going with Mc viehs... I'm needing the rear up and not saggin while pulling my little trailer.

Good call
Frank
by FrankBoss
Mon Jan 04, 2010 1:32 pm
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: Leaf Springs
Replies: 8
Views: 2046

Re: Leaf Springs

Thanks guys...

Frank
by FrankBoss
Sat Dec 12, 2009 2:55 pm
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: Leaf Springs
Replies: 8
Views: 2046

Leaf Springs

I post this every once in a while ..Looking for options.. I need new Leafs for the back of my 60 wagon.
I want it up in the air a little.
Espo and Jc Whttney told me they are no longer available.

Thanks
Frank
by FrankBoss
Sat Apr 04, 2009 6:27 pm
Forum: Body, Paint, & Interior
Topic: Flat Black again
Replies: 3
Views: 1050

Flat Black again

Hello gang...it's come time to paint my shop truck.. I'm wanting to paint it flat black but not Primer black. the old truck never get tuck inside so it will be in the elements all the time. I was kicking around Tractor paint but I'm not sure how tough it is. Might need to do a Mat finish instead of ...
by FrankBoss
Tue Aug 19, 2008 2:39 pm
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: 1976 200ci to 1965 4-bolt small bell?
Replies: 8
Views: 1411

Done it not long ago myself..you'll need to relocate the alignment pens for the bell housing to the other set of holes and that all...

Frank
by FrankBoss
Wed Apr 16, 2008 7:47 pm
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: Time to buy springs
Replies: 4
Views: 879

isn't there a place in Tulsa?

Last time I called ESPO they said not for wagons...

Frank
by FrankBoss
Wed Apr 16, 2008 3:34 pm
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: Time to buy springs
Replies: 4
Views: 879

Time to buy springs

ok guys I've been saving for a while now I need to buy some leaf springs for my falcon wagon. I dont have a sorce anymore.
Where and how much?
The last time I called JC Whitney they didn't have springs for my car.
1960 falcon 2 door wagon.

Thanks
Frank

www.PintoWorks.com
by FrankBoss
Tue Mar 25, 2008 6:06 pm
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: White wall tires.
Replies: 10
Views: 2827

man I would love to have some done.. I just can't afford Cokers...

I can't wait to see them on the cars guys...

FrankBoss

www.PintoWorks.com
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by FrankBoss
Tue Mar 11, 2008 9:16 am
Forum: Body, Paint, & Interior
Topic: Another look at Engine Paint
Replies: 4
Views: 852

cool..I thought it was to smooth the cast to increase flow...there you go. I learned sumtin...

Thanks Guys.
FrankBoss

www.PintoWorks.com
by FrankBoss
Tue Mar 04, 2008 10:45 am
Forum: Body, Paint, & Interior
Topic: Another look at Engine Paint
Replies: 4
Views: 852

Another look at Engine Paint

In the Old Days the speed shops would offer what we call now days a crate engine or short block they would use standard engine color on the out side but advertise the OIL or Lifter valleys painted with Rustolium.
Any old timers have input on this?

FrankBoss

www.PintoWorks.com
by FrankBoss
Tue Feb 19, 2008 9:11 am
Forum: Maverick Roundup
Topic: whos making after market parts for Mav's
Replies: 1
Views: 3749

whos making after market parts for Mav's

hey guys I'm looking for Manufactures of simple parts like armrest, sun visors switch handles...

So why don't we start a reference thread of vendors.

FrankBoss

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by FrankBoss
Wed Feb 06, 2008 9:23 am
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: 8" swap (w/pics)
Replies: 11
Views: 1771

if you use the 2.3L Turbo T5 the 2.79 wont kill you...since the first gear is so short...but lucked out with the 3:00 and it seems just right.

Frank

www.PintoWorks.com
by FrankBoss
Thu Aug 30, 2007 9:56 am
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: Intakes were cast today
Replies: 24
Views: 3991

YES!!!YES!!!Yessssssss.......

I'll have what she having!

I want one for my Oz 2v Head. I dont need no stinking addapter!!!!

Looks awesome Mike.

Frank
by FrankBoss
Sun Aug 26, 2007 9:16 pm
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: Intake update 7-23-07 & 8-23-07
Replies: 52
Views: 8674

I'm too old a grumpy to screw with tube headers..I've been looking for cast versions for some time... Now I dont have to look any more just wait and give Classic Inlines my money. I just rebuilt my 2V OZ head so I'm waiting for the 4V intake. It will make a good combo in the end... Just my Two Cents...
by FrankBoss
Sun Aug 26, 2007 8:57 pm
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: Intake update 7-23-07 & 8-23-07
Replies: 52
Views: 8674

I've been waiting for one of these intakes....Now I will wait for a damn Cast exhaust too...to me that beats the heck out of a tube header.

Frank
by FrankBoss
Mon Aug 20, 2007 10:06 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: smoke on decceleration only
Replies: 10
Views: 1328

I bet you have valve guide wear on #5 or #6.. when you let off the gas its drawing the oil through the guide.... Mine has the same issue after I knurrled these guides.

Frank
by FrankBoss
Mon Aug 20, 2007 9:50 am
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Strength of a 2.77
Replies: 4
Views: 1466

I have babied one for 7 years...gas milage wise its a good tranny but its just not made to handle any horseplay. I drove mine with out 1st and 2nd gear for a month.... I think hiway driving at 70+ mph really killed it.. I would check it once a year replacing seals fluids and parts. if you can keep o...
by FrankBoss
Mon Aug 20, 2007 9:38 am
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: 400
Replies: 16
Views: 2397

I built a 400 for one of my Pintos and it was very reliable. if I recall right those motors are more toque and perform stable at lower RPMs. I used 2 barrel cleveland heads on mine and a large bell C4. I drove the car all over the midwest with no issues and I would waist a set of Pro-trac M50s in 3 ...
by FrankBoss
Fri Jul 27, 2007 8:47 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: replacing piston rings
Replies: 6
Views: 971

what did you have done on the head.. Mine heads seeps like this threw the valve guide I knurled....One of these days I'll get to fixxing it.

Frank
by FrankBoss
Fri Jul 27, 2007 8:32 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Vibration in the van
Replies: 5
Views: 1104

I have had other people in the van with me with better hearing,it's a harsh vibration. when you let of the gas and get back into it goes away... Reminds me of a exhaust rubbing or a broken motor mount. since I cant pinpoint the direction the vibration is coming from. I'll check the timing again and ...
by FrankBoss
Thu Jul 26, 2007 9:00 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Vibration in the van
Replies: 5
Views: 1104

I think its a E4OD... I might check the flex plate with weekend see what up.

But the Vibrations is rather harsh and random.

Frank
by FrankBoss
Wed Jul 25, 2007 11:20 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Vibration in the van
Replies: 5
Views: 1104

Vibration in the van

OK.. I got a 95 3/4 Van with EFI 300 Auto ..runs nice but it has a vibration with excelleration. It happens more when its cold than hot and it happens at any speed. When you get out of the gas it stops and you can continue. Th vibration sounds like it coming from the floor. but thats all I can say s...
by FrankBoss
Tue Jul 24, 2007 4:41 pm
Forum: Body, Paint, & Interior
Topic: New shop final inspection!
Replies: 12
Views: 1579

Phill

Since you've had a little time to get over the last inspector, what are you r going to do now?

Wishing you the best
Frank
by FrankBoss
Tue Jul 24, 2007 4:37 pm
Forum: Body, Paint, & Interior
Topic: headliner bows–install in what order?
Replies: 8
Views: 963

stock head liners are lame..I rather have fake fir or rust....Awesome!JK

I just pulled mine out as well....I'm doing sound deadener and then and Only then I will pull the hoops out...I'm afrade of messing up the order.

Frank
by FrankBoss
Tue Jul 24, 2007 8:54 am
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: Intake update 7-23-07 & 8-23-07
Replies: 52
Views: 8674

Oh Mike I thaught those were Bungs for Nitrous injectors.

Frank
by FrankBoss
Mon Jul 23, 2007 11:00 pm
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: Intake update 7-23-07 & 8-23-07
Replies: 52
Views: 8674

Man I cant wait.... I have a Fogger and carb to mount to that intake...Just let us know when to drop the money...:)

Frank
by FrankBoss
Sun Jul 22, 2007 8:29 am
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: brake issue please helllppp
Replies: 14
Views: 1758

bendix two speed kick back hub....funny I never thought of them being the same company..

Frank
by FrankBoss
Sun Jul 22, 2007 8:21 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Who has put a port divider into an OZ head?
Replies: 9
Views: 1418

I'm just lost for words....dam
by FrankBoss
Sat Jul 21, 2007 6:04 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Who has put a port divider into an OZ head?
Replies: 9
Views: 1418

does anyone have pics of a OZ 2 V Exhauste manifold?

Frank
by FrankBoss
Sat Jul 21, 2007 3:50 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Who has put a port divider into an OZ head?
Replies: 9
Views: 1418

I'm working on that same thing...the port divider that most are buying is very large compaired to the Oz head port its going to take a lot of grinding.

Frank
by FrankBoss
Fri Jul 20, 2007 3:43 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: How can I get more MPGs ?!?!?
Replies: 23
Views: 2435

I have to say a free flowing exhaust cost me some major MPG I ended up going back to a quality truck sized muffler and pipe only a half inch larger than stock. And I have a stock manifold. gained a few more Hiway MPG and total performance I think I read this same thing in a old Ford bulletin. the ba...
by FrankBoss
Fri Jul 20, 2007 8:49 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: FORD FE ROCKERS ON A 250?
Replies: 25
Views: 3201

I think I have seen a post on the net were a statement was 390 rockers will work on the 200 head but that was all it said... It was when I was doing research on the OZ 2V head(which I bought) that might be the fuel of the question. I often wondered why I never seen anything about 390 rockers till th...
by FrankBoss
Thu Jul 19, 2007 9:36 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: ever have one of those days??
Replies: 8
Views: 1214

I threaded the center plug holes on my 289... make the block more ridged.
Would suck if you needed the relief of that hole to save the block....

Frank
by FrankBoss
Thu Jul 19, 2007 1:47 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: ever have one of those days??
Replies: 8
Views: 1214

I coat all my freeze plugs with Permitex #3 to make sure the old surfaces seal....

Frank
by FrankBoss
Thu Jul 19, 2007 12:55 pm
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: I'm still working on her
Replies: 1
Views: 469

I'm still working on her

I've got some cool stuff going on with my 1960 2 door wagon... First its rusty....I know it...but I love driving this car. So I have the 5 speed sitting in it going to build the tranny mount this weekend, after that I will install my 8 inch rearend, Mustang II sway bar and Hopefully rearch leaf spri...
by FrankBoss
Thu Jul 19, 2007 11:54 am
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: Running out of adjustment
Replies: 9
Views: 1487

I think TurboFailane is on the money...I took some measurements and it seems my old rod is about 2 inchs too shorts to get full travel of the fork...
so I'll take my spare and section it and add some more leigth to it...well see how it works.

Thanks Frank
by FrankBoss
Wed Jul 18, 2007 9:16 am
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: Running out of adjustment
Replies: 9
Views: 1487

since this is a swap I don't know where to start on finding a deeper throwout bearing for a T5....I know others are planning this same type of swap , I just never read of this problem before.

Frank

PS: OKC isnt that far from Norman, we should have a Inline meet.
by FrankBoss
Wed Jul 18, 2007 8:58 am
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: Vacuum to electric wiper ?
Replies: 5
Views: 1987

I bought a few used motors off ebag and they all died in one way or another. they do just bolt up. the best dam thing I ever did to this car really, I drive 500 miles a week too and from work in all weather. so I ended up buying a new motor swap from Obsolete and Classic Auto Parts (http://www.class...
by FrankBoss
Wed Jul 18, 2007 8:52 am
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: Sons first car show
Replies: 5
Views: 911

Nice Car....Smart kid...:)

Frank
by FrankBoss
Wed Jul 18, 2007 8:48 am
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: Running out of adjustment
Replies: 9
Views: 1487

I think the big difference is the diaphram pressure plate... I think they make a piece that is adjustable to lieghten the piece than touches the fork..I looked at RickWrenchs site and I think he's using one. If not I'll have to go back to the 3 fingered pressure plate. Get this old wagon back on the...
by FrankBoss
Wed Jul 18, 2007 8:36 am
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Clutch Return spring
Replies: 6
Views: 984

What kind of pressure plate did you get? Diaphram or the three finger stock type?
yes the adjustment for the clutch is the long bolt in the engine bay.
the clutch assist return spring is under the dash, 9 times out of 10 its not the return spring.

Frank
by FrankBoss
Tue Jul 17, 2007 7:29 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Clutch Return spring
Replies: 6
Views: 984

Mine did that as well...all you need to do is adjust the clutch...the fingers on the pressure plate might be showing their age as well..

Frank
by FrankBoss
Tue Jul 17, 2007 12:43 pm
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: Running out of adjustment
Replies: 9
Views: 1487

Running out of adjustment

OK this is the Deal... I am in the middle of my 5 speed swap in my 60 falcon. My parts list is this. 1966 bell housing and trans adapter, 1988 trans out of a Turbo Coupe. 66 flywheel ( 9inch clutch) 1988 turbo coup pressure plate and clutch disc. every thing went together nicely but I dont have enou...
by FrankBoss
Tue Jul 17, 2007 12:27 pm
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: Source for rear springs
Replies: 5
Views: 962

I've been looking too... I have a 60 wagon needing both sides... looks like some places list them but if you call them they are not Available.

And it seems the good spring shops are almost all gone.. so we might be S.O.L...

Frank
by FrankBoss
Fri Jul 13, 2007 10:15 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Another "Running Hot / Overheating" thread...
Replies: 37
Views: 5631

I had ditched my 13 # rad cap and put a 7# one on..fixxed all my issues.

Frank

www.PintoWorks.com
by FrankBoss
Mon Jul 09, 2007 11:34 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: where is the oil going....
Replies: 29
Views: 3559

I just got done fighting a leaking Fuel pumps...the ones I bought had a seep hole in it for some reason...spraying just a little oil on the side of the motors when driving the hiways.

Frank
by FrankBoss
Thu Jul 05, 2007 9:46 am
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: 2V valve
Replies: 3
Views: 1043

I was thinking of a 100ld single wound spring like they use to call a Z28 spring. But I'm going to one of the autoparts stores that are not really good with looking stuff up... its not really the store just the service. I'm sure theres not a kits in the Autozone or Oriellys for a Oz 2v...aren't the ...
by FrankBoss
Thu Jul 05, 2007 8:59 am
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: 2V valve
Replies: 3
Views: 1043

2V valve

what are you US guys using for valve seals in your 2V heads?
I'm working on freshing up mine and I need seals.

Also what is the spring sujjestions for a mild build. I would like a little heavier spring.

Frank
by FrankBoss
Thu Jul 05, 2007 8:43 am
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: Wagon Rear Side Window Seals
Replies: 10
Views: 1299

I bought mine from FalconParts.com Ron Willson... their prices have been a little cheaper. As for the tail gate seals. I don't see a difference in the repair manual.

Frank

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