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by Patrick66
Tue Oct 26, 2010 12:35 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: new triple carb.200cui.
Replies: 164
Views: 30457

Re: new triple carb.200cui.

very nice, i like the fuel 'rail'.
by Patrick66
Mon Oct 25, 2010 2:35 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Home Built Tri-power
Replies: 22
Views: 4465

Re: Home Built Tri-power

yes, stock fuel pump. its doing its job so far.
by Patrick66
Mon Oct 18, 2010 11:18 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Home Built Tri-power
Replies: 22
Views: 4465

Re: Home Built Tri-power

thanks guys, im gonna take some pics tommorow and advance the timing. i'm only at 7-8* btdc so i figure theres some room to play with it still.


BTW an injected 3x1 setup sounds like a lot of fun to me, you should go for it.


but yeah, ill make sure i get a more recent pic up soon.
by Patrick66
Sun Oct 17, 2010 11:08 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Home Built Tri-power
Replies: 22
Views: 4465

Re: Home Built Tri-power

btw, no hood clearance issues at all, and it was done in my garage. ;)



there was a write up on here, but it got lost in a crash. i need to get some new pics of the engine bay up, it looks better now.
by Patrick66
Sun Oct 17, 2010 11:07 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Home Built Tri-power
Replies: 22
Views: 4465

Re: Home Built Tri-power

first time i've been on here in a long time and i saw this, what a coincidince. :) I built that setup about 2 years ago iirc, and as bad as it sounds the car has just become driveable about 2 months ago. still has no tag on it and im not driving it a lot so its not tuned in 100%, but its getting the...
by Patrick66
Wed Aug 05, 2009 12:05 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Header questions?
Replies: 15
Views: 1723

Re: Header questions?

http://www.ponikorjaamo.com/ti80/gen1.htm

his name on here is "80stang", pm him to see what needs to be done to fit the headers.
by Patrick66
Sat Aug 01, 2009 4:50 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Header questions?
Replies: 15
Views: 1723

Re: Header questions?

it wont sound like a v8. the firing order, and the fact that a v8 has 2 banks of cylinders makes it sound different than a straight 6, but it will be throatier if thats what your going for. i love the sound of mine, and a lot of people would think i have a v8, but i can tell the difference. it also ...
by Patrick66
Mon Jul 20, 2009 10:13 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: I got my head back from the machinist, now...
Replies: 3
Views: 770

Re: I got my head back from the machinist, now...

thanks for the reply, im planning on doing it tommorow.
by Patrick66
Mon Jul 20, 2009 2:37 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: I got my head back from the machinist, now...
Replies: 3
Views: 770

Re: I got my head back from the machinist, now...

Image

sorry for the low quality pics.
by Patrick66
Mon Jul 20, 2009 2:36 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: I got my head back from the machinist, now...
Replies: 3
Views: 770

I got my head back from the machinist, now...

...do i need to de-shroud the valves? http://i237.photobucket.com/albums/ff192/patrickL727/valvejo006.jpg http://i237.photobucket.com/albums/ff192/patrickL727/valvejo008.jpg they are oversized valves from classicinlines, 1.75/1.50. just looking for opinions and any advice is appreciated. http://i237...
by Patrick66
Sun Jul 19, 2009 12:47 am
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: lower coil springs for a 6 cylinder
Replies: 5
Views: 1517

Re: lower coil springs for a 6 cylinder

heres a pic of the 480 1" lowering springs i bought from NPD installed on my car http://i237.photobucket.com/albums/ff192/patrickL727/lowered003.jpg then i cut 1/4 coil off those, and this is what it looked like http://s237.photobucket.com/albums/ff192/patrickL727/?action=view&current=lower...
by Patrick66
Sun Jul 19, 2009 12:41 am
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: Lowering RearEnd without reverse eye spring or lowering bloc
Replies: 7
Views: 1673

Re: Lowering RearEnd without reverse eye spring or lowering bloc

i started on this today, i still need to go to the junk yard and get some extra leaves.

where did you get the squared U-bolts?
by Patrick66
Thu Jul 16, 2009 1:08 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: trying to decide on a carburetor for my project
Replies: 14
Views: 2325

Re: trying to decide on a carburetor for my project

cool, i hope it works well for you
by Patrick66
Mon Jul 13, 2009 9:24 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Offy carb & head Q's
Replies: 9
Views: 1409

Re: Offy carb & head Q's

that will depend on what else is done to your engine (compression ratio, cam, etc. ), and the environment your going to be running it in. i tried to get a reference chart going a while ago, but it never really got going. i only had a few people send me their specs, and it never got stickied either. ...
by Patrick66
Thu Jul 09, 2009 12:51 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Offy carb & head Q's
Replies: 9
Views: 1409

Re: Offy carb & head Q's

i think the thread got deleted, theres a link to my cardomain account in my sig, i have pictures of it up there.

http://www.photobucket.com/PatrickL727
by Patrick66
Wed Jul 08, 2009 3:19 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Offy carb & head Q's
Replies: 9
Views: 1409

Re: Offy carb & head Q's

you can use either head, offy makes adapters for both. however its pretty hard to find the early round-log style, so it may be easier to get a flat top and get the adapter for it. then again making your own is so simple and easy, you could go that route and save a couple hundred bucks. if you want t...
by Patrick66
Wed Jul 08, 2009 11:28 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: trying to decide on a carburetor for my project
Replies: 14
Views: 2325

Re: trying to decide on a carburetor for my project

I have a new holley/weber 5200 (identcal to weber 32/36 dfv) for sale right now. its a remanned carb, i bought it 3 weeks ago for my toyota, but it turned out to be the wrong one. i believe it flows 350 cfm (somebody correct me if im wrong) and its a really common conversion for near stock 200ci's. ...
by Patrick66
Wed Feb 18, 2009 4:50 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 3x1 jetting table
Replies: 7
Views: 1780

reviving this thread! send me your info so i can add to the chart.
by Patrick66
Tue Feb 10, 2009 4:23 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: weber problems
Replies: 28
Views: 4302

no i dont have a gauge, if i need to i will buy one.
by Patrick66
Mon Feb 09, 2009 9:48 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: weber problems
Replies: 28
Views: 4302

powerband wrote:
Keep it simple - are you using correct carb gasket :?



its a brand new carburetor, so that shouldnt be a problem. i appreciate all the sugggestions because i dont know what else it could be. thanks.
by Patrick66
Sun Feb 08, 2009 3:56 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: weber problems
Replies: 28
Views: 4302

so, i got my new carb and ran the motor today. same problem. maybe my fuel pressure regulator isnt working? does this seem like a good theory? it would explain why nothing changed when i adjusted the pressure down, even to 1 PSI. how would i test it to see?
by Patrick66
Wed Jan 28, 2009 2:11 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: weber problems
Replies: 28
Views: 4302

i have a spectre, i got it from jegs, but i cant comment on how well it works because of the problems ive been having. im sure its not the cause, but i just havent had any time to play with it or have my car running correctly.

its adjustable from 1-5psi.
by Patrick66
Wed Jan 28, 2009 2:08 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Not running right.
Replies: 15
Views: 1552

so the carb was rebuilt 8 years ago and has not had fuel in it since? i would still open it up to see whats going on. i think the first thing you should do is a compression test. i had a similar problem with a car i recently bought. it would get smoother as i went up in the rpm range, but the car wo...
by Patrick66
Wed Jan 28, 2009 2:07 pm
Forum: Brakes, Wheels, and Tires
Topic: Anybody use this brake conversion?
Replies: 14
Views: 1964

i spent about $400 on my scarebird brakes, including master cylinder. that kit looks like its essentially the same thing as the scarebird setup, the only noticeable difference from the pictures is the caliper brackets. the scarebird brackets are one piece, those look like a 2 piece design for some r...
by Patrick66
Tue Jan 27, 2009 10:49 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: weber problems
Replies: 28
Views: 4302

thanks junk-falcon, im putting in the order for a new one tommorow. i cant wait for the car to be running right! :lol:

Gene, yes you need a regulator. i have mine set for 3psi, thats the setting i kept seeing reccomended for these carbs.
by Patrick66
Tue Jan 27, 2009 6:20 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: weber problems
Replies: 28
Views: 4302

i thought that too, ive had it apart and didnt see anything, but it could be that i just couldnt see it. im going to take it to a carb place near my school, to see what they say. ill probably end up buying a new carburetor, after all i did get this one from ebay, and the other one that i got from th...
by Patrick66
Tue Jan 27, 2009 5:43 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: weber problems
Replies: 28
Views: 4302

well it still did not work, still way rich.
by Patrick66
Wed Jan 14, 2009 3:11 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: weber problems
Replies: 28
Views: 4302

its gas, no oil or water being burnt, that was my first thought too. ok, i've changed out the needle valve (i had some extras). im about to go start it up and see if it helps. i have the float level set to webers reccommendations, and a 170 main jet. i really wish i had a known good carb for the run...
by Patrick66
Wed Jan 14, 2009 1:07 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: weber problems
Replies: 28
Views: 4302

thanks for all the replies! Is this recent 3X1 conversion or complete engine build? Could try each carb on the center position to see how each one performs individually. The different sizes shouldn't much matter for initial testing. The '61 has a built 250 with an Offy 3X1 bbl adapter. On initial st...
by Patrick66
Tue Jan 13, 2009 7:13 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: weber problems
Replies: 28
Views: 4302

i checked it by submerging it underwater, there was no leak.
by Patrick66
Tue Jan 13, 2009 4:26 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: weber problems
Replies: 28
Views: 4302

weber problems

i've got a 3x1 setup with weber 34's, 1 ICH and 2 ICT's. i set them up on the intake, and started the car. after about 20 seconds the area was very smokey, not oil or coolant, but gasoline. my wideband was reading 10.18 (max rich). I've removed the ICT's and just have the ICH in the center, the symp...
by Patrick66
Fri Nov 07, 2008 1:15 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: brake master cylinder
Replies: 16
Views: 3448

yep, a 74 maverick master cylinder is what scarebird recommends. you will have to use the 66's rod, but other than that it bolts right in.
by Patrick66
Fri Nov 07, 2008 1:03 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Mod-Log Turbo'd 250 Build
Replies: 64
Views: 16706

looks like a fun project. have you started on the manifolds yet?
by Patrick66
Mon Nov 03, 2008 9:07 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: DS II Springs
Replies: 9
Views: 1728

Not much help since I am not finding it now but I recall one article that stated only one of the springs in the kit is used/necessary to satisfactorily recurve the DSII. I think it stated not to use the heavy spring in the kit but which position is used I don't recall. both springs in the kit are t...
by Patrick66
Thu Oct 30, 2008 1:34 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: In need of electrical help
Replies: 3
Views: 871

could be a short (to +), check to make sure the insulation hasn't rubbed off or melted on any wires. i would start looking under the dash and at the firewall. check continuity with a multimeter through the pink wire to the coil, and the wires to your gauges. that should tell you which wires are touc...
by Patrick66
Wed Oct 15, 2008 12:59 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: DuraSpark or DUI?
Replies: 24
Views: 2441

If you find the price of the DUI unattractive but yearn for its potential in terms of function. How about a duraspark II distributor, gm module, tfi coil? Can find the DYI on a search. About the same thing, less increased dwell and doesnt have the billet shaft, although alot cheaper and the durspar...
by Patrick66
Tue Oct 14, 2008 9:10 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: DuraSpark or DUI?
Replies: 24
Views: 2441

not again.... :cry:

if you can afford the DUI go for it
by Patrick66
Sun Oct 12, 2008 7:54 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: offy tri
Replies: 11
Views: 1641

hard to say... clifford occasionally has them, offyparts.com might have them. I know vintagespeed has them like jackfish said.
by Patrick66
Sat Oct 11, 2008 8:47 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 3x1 1100's
Replies: 4
Views: 953

i've seen a couple setup with 1100's. PM "60s Refugee", he had an 1100 and two holleys on his. and he's working on getting 3 1100's on it right now.

different flow ratings shouldnt be an issue as long as the outboards are identical, the center can be whatever it wants.
by Patrick66
Fri Oct 10, 2008 10:11 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Missing Exhaust Donut
Replies: 12
Views: 2025

yeah, its ok to drive with an exhaust leak. it'll just be loud.
by Patrick66
Fri Oct 10, 2008 4:11 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: How much power would this setup produce???
Replies: 10
Views: 1867

what did you find out about the cam
by Patrick66
Fri Oct 10, 2008 3:36 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Do I need to rebuild my engine
Replies: 13
Views: 1596

You can indeed replace rings with the engine still in the car. You are going to have to figure out how to get the steering linkage and the 'belly bar' out of the way so you can slide the pan out. You might be able to raise the front of the motor for clearance (while still attached to the transmissi...
by Patrick66
Wed Oct 08, 2008 3:35 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Mill'd head Time Slip
Replies: 37
Views: 6093

what exactly are you mounting on there? it looks awesome.
by Patrick66
Mon Oct 06, 2008 4:15 pm
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: Roller UCA
Replies: 26
Views: 4833

CoupeBoy wrote:
rmousir wrote:I got the details from a friend of mine so I can't take credit for them but I think they will work pretty good.
I'm interested can you email me a copy?

I also look forward to seeing how these roller UCAs turn out.

Thanks,
-ron


better yet, post it up here. im interested too...
by Patrick66
Sun Oct 05, 2008 12:52 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Two questions...
Replies: 3
Views: 1007

splash guard?

what year?
by Patrick66
Sun Oct 05, 2008 11:17 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: vintage speed
Replies: 12
Views: 1902

that must be new. i bought a bunch of stuff from them not too long ago and i didn't see any manifolds.

has any one done business with these guys.


they shipped the stuff out to me quickly, and everything was exactly what i was expecting. go for it :P

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