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by AzCoupe
Sun Jun 08, 2014 1:51 am
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: Intake manifold gasket - use gasket sealer?
Replies: 3
Views: 1780

Re: Intake manifold gasket - use gasket sealer?

Just to let you know... we finally have intake gaskets. If you need any, just let me know and I'll ship a couple sets to you (no charge).
by AzCoupe
Sun Jun 08, 2014 1:48 am
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: Completed rebuild
Replies: 8
Views: 2877

Re: Completed rebuild

Sorry I didn't make it to Vegas when you were there. I was really looking forward to meeting you and checking out the new motor. :?

I'm curious.... which Autolite carb are you using? CFM rating?
by AzCoupe
Mon Mar 31, 2014 8:41 pm
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: Photos of intake manifold fastener details
Replies: 10
Views: 2388

Re: Photos of intake manifold fastener details

Sorry I didn't respond to this sooner..... to much going on and not enough time in the day. We use to supply the kits with eight bolts, but we recently switched to four bolts and four studs, which make the intake a little easier to install (studs support the intake while your getting the bolts start...
by AzCoupe
Mon Jun 10, 2013 7:47 pm
Forum: REGISTRATION TIPS, RULES & REGULATIONS, or HELP
Topic: Hacked again...
Replies: 17
Views: 23434

Re: Hacked again...

Like RANGER said, it's probably somebody that has a grudge against us. As for switching to vBulletin, I doubt the DB is interchangeable from one to the other, so we'd probably have to start over. I'm not willing to do that.... There's just to much good information that we've accumulated over the yea...
by AzCoupe
Sat Jun 08, 2013 11:14 pm
Forum: REGISTRATION TIPS, RULES & REGULATIONS, or HELP
Topic: Hacked again...
Replies: 17
Views: 23434

Hacked again...

This time they really screwed things up..... I spent nearly the entire day trying to restore the data base. The first time, I used a backup that was done yesterday. While I was able to get the topics back, the post were all jumbled and popping up all over the place. For example, when you clicked on ...
by AzCoupe
Fri Mar 01, 2013 10:41 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Big Six aluminum head update 9-14
Replies: 188
Views: 74364

Re: Big Six aluminum head update 9-14

The core boxes arrived safe and sound, so I'll be driving down to LA on Tuesday to have a meeting with my pattern maker and the owner of the foundry. It looks like a few modifications are needed before we can cast a head, but I'm hoping to have the first castings (two or three prototypes) in a coupl...
by AzCoupe
Fri Mar 01, 2013 9:48 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Holman Moody intake & 750 Dominator
Replies: 30
Views: 21582

Re: Holman Moody intake & 750 Dominator

From what I'm hearing.... you guys seem to be more interested in a high velocity intake for street use, rather than maximum horsepower, so that's the direction I'll take. I've got an idea for the intake, but I need to have some testing done to see if it will work. With that being said, Rich and I we...
by AzCoupe
Tue Feb 26, 2013 3:00 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Holman Moody intake & 750 Dominator
Replies: 30
Views: 21582

Re: Holman Moody intake & 750 Dominator

Couple of questions for you Big Six guys... Once we get the Big Six aluminum head done, we need to decide what to do for an intake? While the head is designed to use a stock/aftermarket intake, we want to make a high preformance 2V or 4V intake to match the capabilities of the head. With this in min...
by AzCoupe
Mon Nov 12, 2012 3:35 am
Forum: Brakes, Wheels, and Tires
Topic: 4x4.5 Wheels
Replies: 7
Views: 3971

Re: 4x4.5 Wheels

That's a new wheel that was just released... It won an award at SEMA for "Best New Product"
Personally, I like all three. 8)
by AzCoupe
Sun Nov 11, 2012 10:10 pm
Forum: Brakes, Wheels, and Tires
Topic: 4x4.5 Wheels
Replies: 7
Views: 3971

4x4.5 Wheels

While we were at SEMA, we found a few wheels. While they don't come with the correct bolt pattern the manufacturer said they will custom drill if I order a few sets of each style. All three are available in 15x7 and 15x8. Not sure on the back spacing, but they were pretty close to zero. Prices vary ...
by AzCoupe
Fri Nov 02, 2012 12:55 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Sneak Peek - CI Roller Tip Rockers
Replies: 18
Views: 1985

Re: Sneak Peek C/IRoller tip Rocker

We plan to offer two kits.....one with rockers only, the other with rockers and a new shaft, or fully assembled and ready to bolt on. You can also mix the ratio's when ordering. For example, you could use 1.5 on the intake and 1.6 on the exhaust, or vice versa. The best part about making our own lin...
by AzCoupe
Sat Oct 27, 2012 10:17 pm
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: Project: Black Hole (1969 Mustang, 250CID)
Replies: 28
Views: 9112

Re: Project: Black Hole (1969 Mustang, 250CID)

Nice car&engine :) what kind off idle you have? i have Ford Six Performance Parts 274-SDS cam (by Clay Smith Cams) duration 274/274 advertised, 224/224 @ .050 lift and very very boor idle! HG 5-7. You have CSC 264-12 DHS. What your idle HG? and throttle responding? My stang homepage ----> http:...
by AzCoupe
Mon Oct 08, 2012 3:18 am
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: CI aluminum head - had anyone enlarged combustion chambers?
Replies: 6
Views: 2263

Re: CI aluminum head - had anyone enlarged combustion chambe

When we made the first proto types, the chambers were around 50cc. However, when they started running the production heads I asked them to leave as much meat on the head as possible, which got us up to 56cc. That seem to work out really well, so that's where we left it. Unfortunately when we move th...
by AzCoupe
Tue Aug 07, 2012 11:36 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: bucking at speed
Replies: 14
Views: 1579

Re: bucking at speed

Which carb are you using?
What is the vacuum line hook up to (manifold, carb, or other)?
Have you check the fuel pressure, at idle and at higher rpms?
Have you checked the fuel filter, float level, and the needle & seat?
Does it surge when it's cold, only when it's warmed up, or both?
by AzCoupe
Fri Aug 03, 2012 3:23 pm
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: Project: Black Hole (1969 Mustang, 250CID)
Replies: 28
Views: 9112

Re: Project: Black Hole (1969 Mustang, 250CID)

Thanks Grendi.... I'll let them know.
by AzCoupe
Tue Jul 24, 2012 12:22 pm
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: Project: Black Hole (1969 Mustang, 250CID)
Replies: 28
Views: 9112

Re: Project: Black Hole (1969 Mustang, 250CID)

Your kit was one of the first ones made for a 69 Mustang. Unfortunately they didn't have a car to do an actual install on, so they had to use measurements from a V8 and guess at the modifications needed for the six. We rarely get any feedback from customers, so we have no idea what modifications are...
by AzCoupe
Tue May 15, 2012 11:57 pm
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: CI Alum Cyl Head, Stock Rockers and Push Rods Work?
Replies: 4
Views: 1909

Re: CI Alum Cyl Head, Stock Rockers and Push Rods Work?

Keith, you can exchange the pushrods for Ball and Ball. Just send them back with a note...
by AzCoupe
Fri May 11, 2012 3:20 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Is Classic Inlines Ever Going to Actually Do this Stuff?
Replies: 20
Views: 4644

Re: Is Classic Inlines Ever Going to Actually Do this Stuff?

Actually, I have a couple flanges sitting in the shop. I just don't remember if they are stainless or mild steel? I'll check them out and get back to you....
by AzCoupe
Fri May 04, 2012 12:15 am
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: Thinking of ditching the iron
Replies: 12
Views: 3173

Re: Thinking of ditching the iron

When the time comes, we'll help you with the order, making sure everything is correct for your application (such as the compression ratio). You just need to tell us the deck height and bore size, and we'll do the rest. We can also help with the cam selection, carb, and so on, to make sure you get th...
by AzCoupe
Mon Apr 30, 2012 10:40 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Copper head gaskets
Replies: 14
Views: 1536

Re: Copper head gaskets

I think they went out of business? I tried contacting them a few months ago but didn't have any luck. Guess it's time for me to see about getting MLS head gaskets done.
by AzCoupe
Mon Apr 30, 2012 10:36 am
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: Thinking of ditching the iron
Replies: 12
Views: 3173

Re: Thinking of ditching the iron

On a stock motor with headers, your probably looking at 40 HP or so. Not really sure, as no one has dyno'd their motor before and after the head swap? At least, not that I am aware of....
by AzCoupe
Mon Mar 26, 2012 9:29 pm
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: Photos of two motors using the aluminum head
Replies: 16
Views: 6257

Photos of two motors using the aluminum head

Just thought I'd post these.... as both builds look great. This motor was just installed last week, so I haven't heard how it runs yet. To my knowledge this is the first aluminum head build using a Weber carb, so I'm very curious how it works out. I recommended a larger carb (Holley or Autolite), bu...
by AzCoupe
Wed Mar 14, 2012 6:21 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Which is better: Dish a taller piston, or deck the block?
Replies: 13
Views: 1234

Re: Which is better: Dish a taller piston, or deck the block?

Why don't you use stock Tempo pistons? They have the same specs as the stock dished pistons, only they're flat tops. Then deck the block accordingly. If I don't have the right size in stock, I can get them in a few days.
by AzCoupe
Thu Mar 01, 2012 4:22 pm
Forum: small six
Topic: Flow testing the "log" heads
Replies: 47
Views: 13834

Re: Flow testing the "log" heads

We recently added 1.46" exhaust valves to our inventory. Not only are they easier to install, recent flow testing showed that the 1.46" valves actually flowed better than the 1.50" valves, but only if the shrouding issues are not addressed. Deshrouding the 1.50" valves also incre...
by AzCoupe
Wed Feb 15, 2012 12:00 am
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: EFI for the Aluminum Head
Replies: 23
Views: 9022

Re: EFI for the Aluminum Head

Sorry, no updates. Unfortunately this darn'd economy has severely limited funds for reseach and development of new products. We're chipping away at it little by little and are close to getting the manifolds done, but we still need to make the plenum chamber. Haven't decided if we wll cast them up, o...
by AzCoupe
Mon Dec 19, 2011 7:01 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Differences btwn Ford and Fordsix.com Valve Adjustment Proc.
Replies: 20
Views: 2178

Re: Differences btwn Ford and Fordsix.com Valve Adjustment Proc.

I've been doing a little digging and according to my Master Parts Catalog, lifter type depends not only on the year, but the model as well. For example..... The '64 Falcon 170ci came with hydraulic lifters and non-adjustable rockers, while the '64 Ranchero 170ci came with solid lifters and adjustabl...
by AzCoupe
Mon Dec 19, 2011 1:37 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: New Web SIte for Ford Falcon 6 Cylinder Perf. Handbook
Replies: 24
Views: 2634

Re: New Web SIte for Ford Falcon 6 Cylinder Perf. Handbook

Invectivus wrote:FYI, the CI site says they're selling the 2009 version, not 2011. Is that a typo?
UPDATED.... thanks
by AzCoupe
Mon Dec 19, 2011 1:12 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Differences btwn Ford and Fordsix.com Valve Adjustment Proc.
Replies: 20
Views: 2178

Re: Differences btwn Ford and Fordsix.com Valve Adjustment Proc.

First…. all hydraulic lifter engines came with non-adjustable rockers, so there was no adjustment, short of using different length pushrods. Adjustable rocker arms were only used on solid lifter cams, which only came in the early 144/170c engines. Therefore, I’m not quite sure why the Official Ford ...
by AzCoupe
Mon Dec 05, 2011 2:53 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Balancer troubles
Replies: 5
Views: 918

Re: Balancer troubles

Bill, if you ordered the balancer from us (Classic Inliines), you can return it for the right one. Sounds like you have a 78-83 balancer, which has the larger diameter, but need a 63-77 balancer. The later balancers were also four bolt, while the earlier ones are three bolt. I have both rebuilt and ...
by AzCoupe
Tue Oct 18, 2011 2:31 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 200 power steering pump bracket
Replies: 18
Views: 1772

Re: 200 power steering pump bracket

If you can't find a used one, try BC Broncos. Make sure you order all three parts. Bracket ($40): http://www.bcbroncos.com/store/product_info.php?cPath=37_144&products_id=655 Engine Mount ($40): http://www.bcbroncos.com/store/product_info.php?cPath=37_144&products_id=332 Adjuster ($10): http...
by AzCoupe
Sat Oct 15, 2011 5:57 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Autolite 1.02 info
Replies: 9
Views: 1280

Re: Autolite 1.02 info

Richard, I'll see if I can get one already set up with an electric choke. If not, I have three or four used carbs (manual chokes) that are in good condition, if you want to try one of them? I also see if I can get a used or rebuilt 108, as I think it might work nicely, based on your recent dyno runs...
by AzCoupe
Tue Aug 23, 2011 4:45 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: valve seals
Replies: 8
Views: 1124

Re: valve seals

rocklord wrote:Mike, will the 530 seals work on Aussie 250 2V heads without modification?
yes
by AzCoupe
Tue Aug 23, 2011 1:47 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: valve seals
Replies: 8
Views: 1124

Re: valve seals

merccomet wrote:....how many do u get for 10 bucks? it doesnt really say, thanks

includes 12 seals
by AzCoupe
Tue Aug 23, 2011 1:31 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: valve seals
Replies: 8
Views: 1124

Re: valve seals

Viton seals are much better than the old umbrella type.
For a stock application (cast iron head), you'll need the 530's.
http://classicinlines.com/products.asp?cat=134
by AzCoupe
Wed Aug 03, 2011 10:47 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Is Classic Inlines Ever Going to Actually Do this Stuff?
Replies: 20
Views: 4644

Re: Is Classic Inlines Ever Going to Actually Do this Stuff?

Thanks for all the support guys. Unfortunately I don't get much time to surf the forum like I use to, so I didn't see this until tonight. Guess I need to spend a little time and update the website..... :oops: There are several reasons we're (me) slow in getting new parts developed. First and foremos...
by AzCoupe
Tue Aug 02, 2011 7:18 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Camshaft Degree Confirmation
Replies: 54
Views: 4893

Re: Camshaft Degree Confirmation

:rolflmao: IT'S ALL GOOD.

Bottom line, this has been a great topic, with a lot of guys learning the importance of degreeing the cam properly.

:beer: :beer: :beer:
by AzCoupe
Tue Aug 02, 2011 7:00 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Camshaft Degree Confirmation
Replies: 54
Views: 4893

Re: Camshaft Degree Confirmation

There's nothing wrong with the timing set, he just has the crank gear installed on the wrong key-way. I didn't want to say anything earlier, as I didn't want to confuse him anymore than he already was. My only concern was to make sure he got the cam degree'd properly, which he did. Think about it......
by AzCoupe
Mon Aug 01, 2011 1:32 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Camshaft Degree Confirmation
Replies: 54
Views: 4893

Re: Camshaft Degree Confirmation

It pays to be patient.... good job. :wink: Can't wait to see the dyno numbers now. Wonder if/how it will change the carb requirements? This seems to be a huge problem. These so call engine builders keep saying they've degreed the cam, when in fact, they haven't. I have another customer going through...
by AzCoupe
Fri Jul 29, 2011 12:11 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Camshaft Degree Confirmation
Replies: 54
Views: 4893

Re: Camshaft Degree Confirmation

Richard, give me a call tomorrow and I'll come over and help you out. You need to be sure it's right.... this time. :wink: That explains all the crud Elmo (head porter) found in the intake runners, and confirms what I thought all along. I called Elmo and told him what you found.... he just chuckled....
by AzCoupe
Sun Jul 17, 2011 4:09 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Rod hits camshaft
Replies: 41
Views: 3735

Re: Rod hits camshaft

First things first.... stock cams are automatically ground with 4 degrees of advance. Clay Smith cams are ground straight up, hence the reason they need to be advanced 4 degrees. This is probably why they look different in the photos. Next, I'd be willing to bet the cam is not degreed properly. When...
by AzCoupe
Sun Jul 17, 2011 2:10 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 200 rocker assembly questions
Replies: 7
Views: 816

Re: 200 rocker assembly questions

Ford actually used three different pedestals. Early rocker assemblies used the same pedestal up front. At some point in time they changed the design of the front pedestal, which had a oval shaped cover with a small hole. This version was only used for a very short time, so you don't see them very of...
by AzCoupe
Wed Jul 06, 2011 2:50 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Headers...
Replies: 8
Views: 999

Re: Headers...

Yea..... why don't you buy a header from us. :wink: Actually our headers are currently sold out, however the next batch should be here around the middle of the month (10-15 days). We offer stainless steel, as well as mild steel, and we guarantee fitment. Our headers also have features you won't find...
by AzCoupe
Sun Jul 03, 2011 6:21 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: New air cleaner base for the 1100's
Replies: 17
Views: 2834

Re: New air cleaner base for the 1100's

yodabiri wrote:Any progress in regard to making the carter RBS or YF adapter plates?

Not yet, my machinist was on vacation for two weeks. Now, I've got him busy making up parts I was running low on. Maybe in a couple weeks?
by AzCoupe
Sat Jul 02, 2011 11:33 pm
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: Triple TBI Intake?
Replies: 5
Views: 2400

Re: Triple TBI Intake?

We're actually developing a three part manifold. The fisrt part (intake runners and manifold) will support triple DCOE Webers and/or throttle boddies. The second part will be a removable plenum chamber (with a removable top plate), that will bolt up to the manifold instead of carbs or throttle boddi...
by AzCoupe
Sat Jul 02, 2011 11:04 pm
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: Spark plugs for the aluminum head?
Replies: 11
Views: 3540

Re: Spark plugs for the aluminum head?

I had a couple questions I needed answered, so I called Autolite and talked to their in-house spark plug expert for nearly an hour. I was surprised that he took that much time to talk with me, but he was very helpful. At any rate, here's the plugs he recommended for an average performance build with...
by AzCoupe
Mon Jun 27, 2011 1:32 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: MORE POWER
Replies: 124
Views: 11907

Re: MORE POWER

Like Richard said, we went back to the dyno shop yesterday..... If you recall, after our dyno session last Saturday, we came to the conclusion that the current 1V carb was way to small for this motor (200ci with a warmed up cylinder head, mild cam, headers, and electronic ignition). At WOT (wide ope...
by AzCoupe
Sun Jun 19, 2011 11:59 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: MORE POWER
Replies: 124
Views: 11907

Re: MORE POWER

64 200 ranchero wrote:how much are you going to sell these for when they come out?
We're not sure, as our original quote for the rockers is more than a year old. However we should have an answer by the end of the week, as the manufacturer is working up a new quote based on current material cost.
by AzCoupe
Sun Jun 19, 2011 8:32 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: MORE POWER
Replies: 124
Views: 11907

Re: MORE POWER

Very interesting Mike... At the very least your rockers were bolted to a running engine, just think of how long it took to get to that point! That's an accomplishment in itself. Luke I think your the only one that knows what I've gone through to get these new rockers developed. It took several mont...
by AzCoupe
Sun Jun 19, 2011 6:25 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: MORE POWER
Replies: 124
Views: 11907

Re: MORE POWER

The 1V carb is definitely the choke point...... Richard and I met at the dyno shop Saturday morning to test our new 1.65 roller tipped rockers. To my surprise, the high ratio rockers didn't make any difference. The runs looked identical. Then when we were just about to wrap things up, Richard commen...

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