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by xctasy
Tue Jun 30, 2020 3:07 am
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: Bubba has 10,000 posts!
Replies: 7
Views: 125

Re: Bubba has 10,000 posts!

About time. Hes ama Zing.

The Grand old Duke of York.....
by xctasy
Fri Jun 26, 2020 3:29 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Building Fox-Body Header for Factory AC
Replies: 36
Views: 13641

Re: Building Fox-Body Header for Factory AC

Nice one. Im replacing my roof. US Fox next
by xctasy
Mon Jun 22, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: My Budget 250 build
Replies: 295
Views: 42301

Re: My Budget 250 build

Your reversion back to the YFA Carter knock -off is exactly like Frankenstang's https://fordsix.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t ... 27#p562727

and Asa's. https://fordsix.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=76871 and https://fordsix.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=76774
by xctasy
Sat Jun 13, 2020 7:35 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: How to tune air fuel ratio.
Replies: 2
Views: 144

Re: How to tune air fuel ratio.

AFR = lambda x stoich, always https://www.aa1car.com/library/air_fuel_ratio_chart.jpg "https://www.aa1car.com/library/air_fuel_ratio_chart.jpg" https://oi1215.photobucket.com/albums/cc501/xecute6/XCTASY/lambdaafrstoich_1.jpg https://www.theturboforums.com/attachments/lambda-jpg.512459/ &qu...
by xctasy
Mon Jun 08, 2020 11:35 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: 302 Flywheel - Problems?
Replies: 18
Views: 3204

Re: 302 Flywheel - Problems?

:nod: :thumbup: :wow: The T5 main shaft isnt held as well as the Super T10 and Top Loaders which were cared for by a different linkage. Im supprised how well an SR4 based 1974 Mustang transmission takes to a wild 408 stroker on a Fox Stang. I have a prime movers ticket. My instructot said remote lin...
by xctasy
Fri Jun 05, 2020 2:17 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Big Six Preferred
Replies: 3
Views: 126

Re: Big Six Preferred

Well, I've watched around this and a few forums more so dealing with older Ford's. I am looking at putting a 300 into my 67 LTD, and have one in my 79 F150. I like this powerplant more so than some of the other V8s. I don't do most other social media, I prefer forums like this, I feel it connects a...
by xctasy
Thu Jun 04, 2020 3:20 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: For those of you who were at Ford, when the boss 429...
Replies: 26
Views: 800

Re: For those of you who were at Ford, when the boss 429...

See https://fordsix.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=79799&p=631373#p631373 The Classic Hemi is the Chrysler's variants, actually five types of generic Hemi's with 5 different bore center spacings. I'm trying not to be sarcastic, and the Chrylser/Dodge 300 is essentially a recombination of time honor...
by xctasy
Wed Jun 03, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: Orphan Inlines
Topic: need some input
Replies: 14
Views: 444

Re: need some input

Rbohm, I have another engine swap for consideration in your Falcon, I think it makes even more sense than most of the others and that's the Austrailian Barra Six and its pure Ford too. I have been thinking about this swap for quite awhile, what a tuff bullet proof engine even with a Turbo, producin...
by xctasy
Wed Jun 03, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Does Krogdahl still produce a DOHC conversion for the 200?
Replies: 15
Views: 3603

Re: Does Krogdahl still produce a DOHC conversion for the 200?

US SOIL START. FIRST START! 1976 Ford Granada - Barra Swap - Part 5 Holley HP CPU, Custom Alloy Welding Australia intake Aussie Nugget Garage A/C bypass (A/C delete and minus 1-1/2" shorter serp drive belt, ) Fahler Speed & Performance intake to suit the tightest X shell shock towers of all...
by xctasy
Wed Jun 03, 2020 3:10 am
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: 302 Flywheel - Problems?
Replies: 18
Views: 3204

Re: 302 Flywheel - Problems?

Since this is a trans related question and shouldn't ruin the flow of your other turbo build post... Your running 678 mm tall, 26.6 inch tires with a 3.35 Ist 0.68 5th 1987 T5 gearbox, yeah? https://fordsix.com/viewtopic.php?f=76&t=73629&p=566015#p566015 This post should be called how to bre...
by xctasy
Wed Jun 03, 2020 3:00 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Building Fox-Body Header for Factory AC
Replies: 36
Views: 13641

Re: Building Fox-Body Header for Factory AC

Vive la liberté Stromin'Norman.

If you need any parts, just holler.
by xctasy
Mon Jun 01, 2020 3:43 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Has anyone ever built something like this?
Replies: 63
Views: 8336

Re: Has anyone ever built something like this?

Care of Mr Hemi on facebook. "https://www.facebook.com/250153212151423/posts/265-hemi-6-engine-built-top-to-bottom-head-full-reconditionedwith-roller-rockers/598199517346789/" Chrysler Australia did it with the 1969 D series truck based engine, which used L canted valve and LA wedge bore s...
by xctasy
Mon Jun 01, 2020 8:47 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Modified 240/300 Log Intake Manifold
Replies: 7
Views: 354

Re: Modified 240/300 Log Intake Manifold

Its a Bit Ching idea well done x2. You all clever cookies. Arn nuuumb numb numb.

Two barrels on stock intakes....excellent ideas peps.
by xctasy
Sun May 31, 2020 9:45 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: turbo 200 build
Replies: 170
Views: 41474

Re: turbo 200 build

Pleased you avoided all the other work around's. I know you've had this talk before. I am delighted your turbo and cam selection has been proven right. I'd say the old Richard Holdener rules prove true. I really despise under-camming an in line six. David Vizard always said. When woking on a tiny St...
by xctasy
Wed May 27, 2020 3:11 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Xflow headed 200 camshaft
Replies: 7
Views: 329

Re: Xflow headed 200 camshaft

Hello everyone, can anyone help me with my build? 79 fox,200ci with a c4.Cracked head made me go xflow, block need to be sleeved also due to leakage from coolant passage to cylinder. What camshaft should I use if I'm not going for extreme build? Did anyone sleeved a 200? Can I sleeve 1 cyl only? Wh...
by xctasy
Fri May 22, 2020 10:21 pm
Forum: Orphan Inlines
Topic: need some input
Replies: 14
Views: 444

Re: need some input

Nissan L 2.8 liter. Again, gasoline or diesel versions on the same bore spacings


viewtopic.php?f=13&t=79779&p=617316&hilit=LD28#p617316

Jatco 3 or 4 speed overdrive

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=80316&p=623377&hilit=LD28#p623377
by xctasy
Fri May 22, 2020 10:05 pm
Forum: Orphan Inlines
Topic: need some input
Replies: 14
Views: 444

Re: need some input

volvo made their sixes for quite a number of years, though most of them went into front or all wheel drive cars, and the engine is transversely mounted. Volvo used the Audi based VW LT six cylinder engine in OHC Diesel form in the 264 and 760 diesels. It was AMC Pacer and 924 Porsche based from the...
by xctasy
Fri May 22, 2020 9:39 pm
Forum: Orphan Inlines
Topic: need some input
Replies: 14
Views: 444

Re: need some input

http://vb.foureyedpride.com/showthread.php?177242-Slow-Box-85-HP-back-on-the-road! http://i1215.photobucket.com/albums/cc501/xecute6/IMG_6459.jpg the T code engine has exactly the same 19.5 second 1/4 mile acceleration figures and torque curve as the L vin code BMW 115 hp 1985 Turbo Diesel 2.4 in th...
by xctasy
Fri May 22, 2020 9:23 pm
Forum: Orphan Inlines
Topic: need some input
Replies: 14
Views: 444

Re: need some input

i am considering swapping either a volvo inline six or bmw inline six into my falcon. both companies do have tied with ford, ford owned volvo for a while, and ford installed bmw inline diesels in some lincolns in the mid 80s. so advice, suggestions? it would be a fairly easy way to get 300hp in my ...
by xctasy
Wed May 20, 2020 1:25 am
Forum: Orphan Inlines
Topic: need some input
Replies: 14
Views: 444

Re: need some input

The other options are the uni-pitch 3.76/3.9375 Nissan L20/24/26/28 sixes (L series and Z series pitched on the outer cylinders, BMW 2.8/3/0/3.2/3.5 on the inner cylinders, average bore spacing same as the XKE, but heaps shallower with the exception of the 2.4 AND 2.8 liter twin cam engines. Holden ...
by xctasy
Wed May 20, 2020 12:57 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Adjusting screws on CI/VI adjustable rockers - 1/2"-20
Replies: 6
Views: 256

Re: Adjusting screws on CI/VI adjustable rockers - 1/2"-20

Greetings Ford Six Fans, I have a set of 1.6:1 stamped steel adjustable rocker arms from Classic Inlines/Vintage Inlines. The adjusting screw thread is 1/2"-20. It's a ball type adjusting screw for use with ball and cup pushrods. I was considering buying longer adjusting screws, but I can't fi...
by xctasy
Sat May 16, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Inspection Plate for xflow with C4
Replies: 4
Views: 169

Re: Inspection Plate for xflow with C4

Yeah, two piece. I m not sure on the lower. I suspect the US Fairlane part will be the same as all he other C4s including the Aussie ones used on the high mount starter in line small sixes.

The starter motor was in a different spot though.
by xctasy
Thu May 14, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Autolite 2100/2150 Fuel Bowl Vent Line
Replies: 2
Views: 200

Re: Autolite 2100/2150 Fuel Bowl Vent Line

My in line six is Australian, and has the US emission style F fitting. The F connector is damn near impossible to find. A post from FEP. nothing about the purge system should have anything to do with pressure build-up in the tank, so you need to figure out where the blockage is. I had this same prob...
by xctasy
Wed May 13, 2020 10:21 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Inspection Plate for xflow with C4
Replies: 4
Views: 169

Re: Inspection Plate for xflow with C4

Yes, the 260/289 pre 1965 C4 might have the same one. These had the 160 teeth flex-plates, and were the same as the US C4 used in the Australian Falcon, which is essentially a C8 casting dating back to the 1968 Australian 221 in line six Fairlane. 1964–1965 Select Shift, 24/24 spline, castings: C4, ...
by xctasy
Sun May 10, 2020 11:44 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Motor mounts for Xflow into 65 Mustang
Replies: 7
Views: 328

Re: Motor mounts for Xflow into 65 Mustang

The Aussie I6 never, ever moved to 69-70 center percussion engine mounts that the Big I6 uses as well as the Fox I6's and all X-shells. The 250 log, 2V and X-flow in Cortina, Falcon or Bronco, it always used the rearward isolator engine mount. http://i1215.photobucket.com/albums/cc501/xecute6/Aussie...
by xctasy
Sun May 10, 2020 11:42 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Motor mounts for Xflow into 65 Mustang
Replies: 7
Views: 328

Re: Motor mounts for Xflow into 65 Mustang

https://fordsix.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=74637&p=575078&hilit=ENGINE+MOUNTS#p575078 Whats really crazy is that the whole plan was probably to update the whole engine mount system to the normal F100 Big Six frame insulator. What never changed was the line up with number two frost/welch plu...
by xctasy
Sun May 10, 2020 11:34 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Motor mounts for Xflow into 65 Mustang
Replies: 7
Views: 328

Re: Motor mounts for Xflow into 65 Mustang

Can you be a bit more specific about the Mustang side of the motor mount. I have looked in several catalogs and don't see anything I would call round. Round body is the 1960 to 1965 Falcon based Mustang. Everything was the same as the early Falcon Round body stuff. The Aussie engine engine has extr...
by xctasy
Sun May 10, 2020 3:24 am
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Motor mounts for Xflow into 65 Mustang
Replies: 7
Views: 328

Re: Motor mounts for Xflow into 65 Mustang

Just use the 65 round body mounts on the two bolt 250 x flow engine. Ford Australia just added provisikn for anothef bolt.
by xctasy
Sat May 09, 2020 6:19 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: MSD Pro Billet-style distributor for use with EFI?
Replies: 23
Views: 1194

Re: MSD Pro Billet-style distributor for use with EFI?

I'm using a Delphi TFI coil since I switched up the ignition a couple years ago and it hasn't given me any trouble. It lives in an oven that is the doghouse zip tied to the fuel line. I think alot of the aftermarket ignition stuff, esp coils, is 80% hype 90% crap. Me too. However, when the free mar...
by xctasy
Wed May 06, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Which carburator is better?
Replies: 19
Views: 1085

Re: Which carburator is better?

Again, A emissions gear, B ignition, C carb/induction, is only what we will work on Ken Question 1 . Do you have an air-cleaner to go with your Weber ADM 34 carb? Question 2 . Are you able to find a Fox body four eyed Zephyr/Fairmont/Mustang/Capri or 1982 Ford Courier 2.3 carb throttle cable and lin...
by xctasy
Tue May 05, 2020 5:10 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Degreeing the cam
Replies: 4
Views: 438

Re: Degreeing the cam

Just sharing some of my recent experiences on degreeing a cam on a small six: Doing this accurately is one of the most difficult things I have ever done. Head on or head off - from what I've seen, it's essentially no difference: at least with high lift cams, for me it was not possible to get an acc...
by xctasy
Sun May 03, 2020 5:14 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: MSD Pro Billet-style distributor for use with EFI?
Replies: 23
Views: 1194

Re: MSD Pro Billet-style distributor for use with EFI?

To get a clean signal, any prox sensor or Hall Effect system will require a uniform iron magnetic signal for each magnet. Inductance spoils the signal. Back in 1980-1984, Ford did all that TFi stuff with ECA Crank Position Sensor C1963, 3 years ahead of its advent on the 2.3 Turbo EFi and YFA equipe...
by xctasy
Sun May 03, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Holley 2300 carb direction on 2bbl adapter
Replies: 15
Views: 2131

Re: Holley 2300 carb direction on 2bbl adapter

10 horsepower at the flywheel is exactly 42.2 ccs per minute more fuel. Without a power valve, One 298 cc/min or 60 thou nominal, 61 call size jet can make 92 HP. One 429 cc/min or 70 thou nominal, 69 call size jet can make 132 HP. One 448 cc/min or 73 thou nominal, 70 call size jet can make 138 hp....
by xctasy
Sun May 03, 2020 1:21 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Small Six for Towing
Replies: 14
Views: 765

Re: Small Six for Towing

Yeah, in light weight rig's like ours it works well. I don't know about an F100 though, seem like the big six is a no-brainer there. Although they did drop the 250 in those big ol lead sled land yachts of the early 70's lol The US 250 had gross hp ratings of 5 hp more than the 240 engine used in Ga...
by xctasy
Sun May 03, 2020 4:26 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Holley 2300 carb direction on 2bbl adapter
Replies: 15
Views: 2131

Re: Holley 2300 carb direction on 2bbl adapter

Old28racer, both you and I have done similar things. The answer is from Australia in 1981 where Ray Hall Turbocharging sold a Holley 350 carb manifold replacement for a 1 bbl 250 cube small six. That year, Ford improved the 62 mph mpg 13% from 27.2 to about 32 mpg with sluminum head and transistoris...
by xctasy
Sat May 02, 2020 5:25 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Coils especially Thick film aftermarket replacements
Replies: 25
Views: 1200

Re: Coils especially Thick film aftermarket replacements

Exactly what happenrd in my matès one ton Holden pickup. He had an HQ 350 Chev with 400 heads and an 8.5 corporate Pontiac axle with some crazy 2.56 gears and a 400 THM. Traction limited, it had the dreaded first gear lockout so the truck was always doing nothing rpm wise...probably 1600 rpm and not...
by xctasy
Sat May 02, 2020 12:26 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Coils especially Thick film aftermarket replacements
Replies: 25
Views: 1200

Re: Coils especially Thick film aftermarket replacements

"Hate" is the wack term from a fanatic, but having dealt with the failure ridden processes of Toyotas in line ignitions and the truley awfull RB series Nissan and Holden systems, EDIS is really reliable. I wish the RB25ET and RB20E/30E used Fords TFi. The Falcon used Nissans Pathfinder/Ter...
by xctasy
Thu Apr 30, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Which carburator is better?
Replies: 19
Views: 1085

Re: Which carburator is better?

First, lets have a look at the parts on your Weber ADM 34. It has an Electronic Coolant temperature sensor input. And a combined red wire circiut of A fuel flow sensor, an idle stop solenoid and an anti-dieseling solenoid. https://oi1215.photobucket.com/albums/cc501/xecute6/XCTASY/20200501_054446.jp...
by xctasy
Wed Apr 29, 2020 11:32 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Which carburator is better?
Replies: 19
Views: 1085

Re: Which carburator is better?

Its okay. A emissions gear,  B ignition,  C carb/induction, is what we will work on The go forward is to not spend 700 bucks on your ignition, and to make your High Compression 9.4 to 1 compression engine work for you. If you try to change the carb, then you'll have five other things to change. For ...
by xctasy
Wed Apr 29, 2020 11:30 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Which carburator is better?
Replies: 19
Views: 1085

Re: Which carburator is better?

See below Ken. We can fix this with ease.
by xctasy
Wed Apr 29, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Which carburator is better?
Replies: 19
Views: 1085

Re: Which carburator is better?

Ive done a Holley 2300 500 cfm 4412 swap before, with a Hemi 265 BW 35 kickdown cable. It was a Propane install, with no electric choke https://www.stangnet.com/mustang-forums/attachments/a0dce746-a8c5-49c2-82aa-d7015d1ce68f-jpg.597400/ https://www.stangnet.com/mustang-forums/attachments/xflow_intak...
by xctasy
Wed Apr 29, 2020 2:08 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Which carburator is better?
Replies: 19
Views: 1085

Re: Which carburator is better?

Now the question I asked. #13 by xctasy » Wed Oct 19, 2016 https://fordsix.com/viewtopic.php?t=75528 CODE#? on the distrubitor? Yeah, behind the plastic cover! Bosch made the distributor with a Motorcraft name, and Ford called it Duraspark, but its actually a 61 Bosch points distributor with new 64 ...
by xctasy
Wed Apr 29, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Which carburator is better?
Replies: 19
Views: 1085

Re: Which carburator is better?

You have a few options on carbs. https://oi1215.photobucket.com/albums/cc501/xecute6/XCTASY/20200430_053415.jpg Holley Series 2300/Auotlie 2100/Motorcraft 2150. https://oi1215.photobucket.com/albums/cc501/xecute6/XCTASY/20200430_053329.jpg 32/36 Dg series Weber with Right Hand Primary Barrel Actuati...
by xctasy
Tue Apr 28, 2020 11:54 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Coils especially Thick film aftermarket replacements
Replies: 25
Views: 1200

Re: Coils especially Thick film aftermarket replacements

Yes, the limit is coil saturation and rev range for V12s. For V8s it can go to well over 9 grand. Ford limited it to 6250 rpm generally. The thing it pushed was incorporating Crank Sensor fuel duties in the timing duties. It mopped up or roped in a lot of complicated ideas into one package. MSD has ...
by xctasy
Tue Apr 28, 2020 9:35 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Which carburator is better?
Replies: 19
Views: 1085

Re: Which carburator is better?

Type F or Dexron 3. https://fordsix.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=80766&p=627489#p627489 All XF Falcons with carbs used an EST distributor with the last three numbers #602. If you could please have your son check and answer the question I asked back in 2016, then I can help you. Just the Motorcraf...
by xctasy
Tue Apr 28, 2020 2:08 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Which carburator is better?
Replies: 19
Views: 1085

Re: Which carburator is better?

are the parts for kick down easy to find. what about changing to a C-4. Lots of questions lots to learn!!! Thanks! Yes. Keep the stock BW 40 trans. All the parts are easy to get. Im busy since Im back to work after the Level 4 lockdown here. I see your accelerator cabke issue as well. I think your ...
by xctasy
Mon Apr 27, 2020 11:54 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Which carburator is better?
Replies: 19
Views: 1085

Re: Which carburator is better?

Yep: rocklord is right. Are you stuck budget wise on doing the very least to getting this car running? What are you and your sons goals? Ok, I think your 9.35:1 compression ratio will demand Hi test Unleaded at all times. That is 93 octane with a shot of 103Plus or similar octane booster every tank ...
by xctasy
Mon Apr 27, 2020 5:04 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Coils especially Thick film aftermarket replacements
Replies: 25
Views: 1200

Re: Coils especially Thick film aftermarket replacements

The problem is Dynamic dwell control and how the engineer maps the coil to dwell interface. It gets complicated real quick!.The coil has to be in perfect cahoots with the Engineering teams requirements. Even back in the ThunderJet 429 days of 1968, Ford employed sub-contractors to make Dynamic Dwell...

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