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by xctasy
Tue Aug 14, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: New Carb and Ready for Tune
Replies: 34
Views: 670

Re: New Carb and Ready for Tune

UPDATE: The deep creep worked like a charm and now my distributor moves back and forth. After checking around and watching youtube videos and reading the tech articles, I do not believe I need to remove the distributor at all. I can properly set the timing with the distributor now that the deep cre...
by xctasy
Tue Aug 14, 2018 3:14 am
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: Mustang II isntall
Replies: 2
Views: 152

Re: Mustang II isntall

You will need a Fox sump for a 3.3 or one modified to fit your 250 like Mike1157 's For mounts, you'll have to compare the Fox IFS to the Mustang II one, and make up the right offset for your Falcon. The Falcon Six to Fox engine mounts are further forward 4". So all the Foxes used the stock Mus...
by xctasy
Mon Aug 13, 2018 2:48 am
Forum: Electrical, Audio, and Electronics
Topic: 2.5V at Knock Sensor connector (should be 5V)
Replies: 5
Views: 58

Re: 2.5V at Knock Sensor connector (should be 5V)

The 1990-ford-f-150-truck-electrical-vacuum-troubleshooting-wiring-manual is best. Ben Wolf from FSP and the Four Eyed Pride has a list of functional EECIV outputs, that's probably what Haynes copied. Older PC/ED manuals cover more of the EEC-IV era but sadly I don' have them on PDF. I can research ...
by xctasy
Sun Aug 12, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Turbo setup
Replies: 7
Views: 184

Re: Turbo setup

viewtopic.php?f=22&t=75514&p=587195#p587195

mike1157 wrote:Just a little snippet of me and the banger wasting some 315 rubber:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cGzdS4spUjA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QMgrsexz_2M

Enjoy. I know I had fun.
by xctasy
Sun Aug 12, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Turbo setup
Replies: 7
Views: 184

Re: Turbo setup

You gotta lot of reading to do! :mrgreen: See the famous Lincs 200 13.5 second 1984 Mustang with 83 X code LTD 3.3 conversion to see how simple it can be. One 92 hp six and one 20 psi turbo boost killed the old girl, but it shows you what you can do. http://fordsix.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=22&t...
by xctasy
Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Turbo setup
Replies: 7
Views: 184

Re: Turbo setup

fast64ranchero https://fordsix.com/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=52784&p=404389#p404389 Will I did that last saturday night, it was fun, the car looks like a beater really makes for a nice sleeper, Had lots of people looking at it and shaking there heads.... 82F100 not sure what pics you want, most ...
by xctasy
Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Tri Power Again
Replies: 92
Views: 3778

Re: Tri Power Again

.. So its got about 20 cc's of fuel drop per stroke. If its rated like Holley and Ford rate their accelerator pumps that would be 20 cc per ten strokes. Amen. Thats it! Generally, most guys avoid the trip power simultanoues three carb set up. Not because they can't make it work, but because in the ...
by xctasy
Sun Aug 12, 2018 6:27 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Ak Miller's 200 six Turbo Kit
Replies: 2
Views: 398

Re: Ak Miller's 200 six Turbo Kit

Fix the fuel bAlance problem FIRST. It exists because you need more points of dispersal, not a different kind of turbo kit. Add three YFA Carters on an Offenhauser adaptor, and put the air mix bewteen the carbs at two spots above cylinder 3 and 4. Problem solved. Ak Miller totally knew what he was d...
by xctasy
Sun Aug 12, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Turbo setup
Replies: 7
Views: 184

Re: Turbo setup

Does10s was able to make Silvolite 1189P cast aluminium pistons survive 424 rear wheel horsepower with just a little log had and 350 direct mount Holley carb at 16 to 18 pounds of boost. Everything he has done is worth copying. His fuel delivery system ingition, turbo manifold and his trust of Turb...
by xctasy
Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:01 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Tri Power Again
Replies: 92
Views: 3778

Re: Tri Power Again

I'd leave it as it is, and just focus on getting more good surveys. If you only wanna focus on jetting to suit the combo, then your gonna have to look at three reprofiled metering rods. Air cleaners can drop peak cfm, so you starve of air fuel ratio because of a lack of air cleaner flow. Step wise, ...
by xctasy
Sun Aug 12, 2018 6:17 am
Forum: Electrical, Audio, and Electronics
Topic: OBD1 location
Replies: 5
Views: 95

Re: OBD1 location

Yep, 10 to 12v range. EECIV pegged down the reference voltages to less than 5 volts on the ECM side, so they aint all the same. I was a GM guy from birth to about 1994, but worked in Ford Service since 1985 as a spotty 15 year old kid. There was sadly one Ford TSB that recomeded ATF fluid purging, a...
by xctasy
Sun Aug 12, 2018 5:55 am
Forum: Fuel Injection - Mega Squirt
Topic: Recommended MS for future upgrades?
Replies: 4
Views: 135

Re: Recommended MS for future upgrades?

Thank you all, i just couldn't decide. :nod: Feature creep is a dangreous IT disease. When I was doing remote site data downloads, having someone you could call and do a Ghost Session was more iportant than having the lastest 64 bit data logger. The Space Shuttle might have had its problems, but th...
by xctasy
Sun Aug 12, 2018 5:10 am
Forum: Electrical, Audio, and Electronics
Topic: 2.5V at Knock Sensor connector (should be 5V)
Replies: 5
Views: 58

Re: 2.5V at Knock Sensor connector (should be 5V)

I love Fords, and FoMoCo thankfully opened its wallet right up at the worst times during recessions to employ Really Smart People to fix electrics, plant logistics and electronics. 1929 with the Model A Electrics, 1945 with the Whizz Kids, The 1958 18 month crash course to get the Falcon compact int...
by xctasy
Sat Aug 11, 2018 7:40 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Turbo setup
Replies: 7
Views: 184

Re: Turbo setup

https://fordsix.com/viewforum.php?f=22 On FordSix, FirstFox , Derangedfords90 , Lincs200 all blew up there 1-bbl 3.3 turbos after getting brilliant results for acceleration. If you gonna turbo, swap in a nice big two barrel direct mount carb like Crosley's Falcon Tu door 200 race car...a simple 2300...
by xctasy
Sat Aug 11, 2018 6:24 am
Forum: Electrical, Audio, and Electronics
Topic: 2.5V at Knock Sensor connector (should be 5V)
Replies: 5
Views: 58

Re: 2.5V at Knock Sensor connector (should be 5V)

The Haynes manual states the voltage should be 5V, but I am consistently measuring half that @ 2.5V. I'm surprised how little information I was able to find online about my situation, but I am wondering if someone has a suggestion. My PCM (an EEC-IV) is a newly re-manufactured unit I installed abou...
by xctasy
Fri Aug 10, 2018 7:04 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New guy
Replies: 5
Views: 70

Re: New guy

Welcome! I love the gutts and brains of the work that went into making the YFA Carter a feedback carb...all that started in 1980 with California and High Altitude 250's and 300's and 255's (Apparently, the 1980 Granada first, then the 1980 CA and HA F trucks and E Vans). The 1985 EECIV with its new ...
by xctasy
Fri Aug 10, 2018 6:33 am
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: 223 "performance" expectation management
Replies: 22
Views: 2816

Re: 223 "performance" expectation management

Torque converter slip isn't the same as a fixed ratio from a numerically lower first gear. Its like using a clutch that slips, so the power loss is not just a factor of 1.25 from the engine to the tires like a manual gearbox is. An automatic, no matter what the gear ratios, is loosing the noraml 1.2...
by xctasy
Mon Jul 30, 2018 8:34 am
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Intech 4.0 or Barra 4.0?
Replies: 6
Views: 126

Re: Intech 4.0 or Barra 4.0?

The blow ups are oil surge and cam guide issues, along with those low rent con rods. Head gaskets aren't too flash. For the size of both the 4.0 SOHc in line six, you could have a 430 hp 5 liter V8 with alloy heads, and tip in at 400 pounds. The Windsor is tiny but very well supported. The Intech Au...
by xctasy
Mon Jul 30, 2018 5:15 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Turbo a stock 200
Replies: 10
Views: 239

Re: Turbo a stock 200

https://fordsix.com/viewtopic.php?t=77315 Without an arm swap, 31 bux gets you this. https://www.carpartkings.com/carter-mechanical-fuel-pump-m4013.html Advice is here on your options. Written By: Ford Six forum member: hasa68mustang https://fordsix.com/viewtopic.php?t=73586 The SB GM/ Chevy one cou...
by xctasy
Mon Jul 30, 2018 5:09 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Turbo a stock 200
Replies: 10
Views: 239

Re: Turbo a stock 200

cr_bobcat http://i1215.photobucket.com/albums/cc501/xecute6/xecute6199/Motorcraft_2150_cr_bobcat_.jpg and Jhearne have done 2100 Autolite or 2150 Motorcraftcarb swaps which fit where a direct mount 2-bbl Holley 500 4412 goes. http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e318/jahearne/Ranchero/IMAG0127.jpg The...
by xctasy
Mon Jul 30, 2018 4:55 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Turbo a stock 200
Replies: 10
Views: 239

Re: Turbo a stock 200

Exhaust? You can just use your 68 iron header if its not cracked. The later B and X code ones don't crack, and are around. They work because they have good free flow capabilities thast don't hurt torque or back pressure. You cna't kill them. The 68 era header is pretty much a log head as an exhaust....
by xctasy
Mon Jul 30, 2018 4:30 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Turbo a stock 200
Replies: 10
Views: 239

Re: Turbo a stock 200

Fuel pump? hasa68mustang & kirkallen143 They nailed it back in the early 00's. I've copied that as an In line turbo Ford six solution. Not SBF I worked it out a few years ago, although I had the info way before that. They always say"Never run a turbo out of fuel". I'm a luddite, I don'...
by xctasy
Sun Jul 29, 2018 2:07 am
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Intech 4.0 or Barra 4.0?
Replies: 6
Views: 126

Re: Intech 4.0 or Barra 4.0?

To that I say. Load of crud. I got 28 US mpg in my 205 hp 4200 pound Explorer XLT, 16.6 second quarter mile, and its got parts back up and isn't an orphan. The Cologne 4.0 SOHC V6 with the 207 hp engine is faster than the 215 hp Explorer XLT engine, and the basic OHV 4.0 EFi is a very light and stro...
by xctasy
Sun Jul 29, 2018 12:59 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Turbo a stock 200
Replies: 10
Views: 239

Re: Turbo a stock 200

Ok so i want to get this straight since that was a lot •1. Ditch my HEI and put on a Duraspark ii or one of the ones you listed •2. Keep my 68' exhaust manifold on it and dont use the headers •3. Use a close ratio T5 with not so tall gears in first and not so short gears in the rear, so like 2.some...
by xctasy
Sat Jul 28, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: Electrical, Audio, and Electronics
Topic: OBD1 location
Replies: 5
Views: 95

Re: OBD1 location

Ford is different to GM. Unlike GM, cost is very important, the most important thing. For GM, its like Chrysler...it is an Engineering First company, full of technocrats. Ford is supposed to out last all other companies, so they downgrade stuff, and fix it where it breaks. Its not over-engineered li...
by xctasy
Sat Jul 28, 2018 10:31 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Turbo a stock 200
Replies: 10
Views: 239

Re: Turbo a stock 200

https://fordsix.com//viewtopic.php?t=38301&highlight= Yes,the T5 is a V8 unit. I've been shifting about 2500 rpm just cruising around.....drops the rpm to just under 2000 after the shift and the car loves it. I drove about 50 miles this morning and still am amazed how well it pulls 5th gear at 1...
by xctasy
Sat Jul 28, 2018 9:13 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Turbo a stock 200
Replies: 10
Views: 239

Re: Turbo a stock 200

FirstFox got 32 mpg and sub 14 second 1/4 miles and true on road excellence. because 1978 to 1983 3.3'S were downgraded to cast iron rod econo engines, as from 1969 on wards, the castings and reliabity was downgraded due to cost cutbacks. Heads improved, ignition, emissions, induction, cam profiles...
by xctasy
Sat Jul 28, 2018 9:13 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Turbo a stock 200
Replies: 10
Views: 239

Re: Turbo a stock 200

Howdy Guys, So im looking at getting a little more power from my 66' 200 as i have a 2.8 8" in the back and a 3 speed 3.03, weber 32/36, and a CRT Performance HEI. In the future i plan to put a 4.11 rear gear and a T5 with a .63 OD. Also id like to put on a 77'+ head later too. Is there a smal...
by xctasy
Sat Jul 28, 2018 7:57 am
Forum: Electrical, Audio, and Electronics
Topic: OBD1 location
Replies: 5
Views: 95

Re: OBD1 location

Yep. Paper clip or specially formed wire jumper gets it ready to perform the Key On tests http://i1215.photobucket.com/albums/cc501/xecute6/xecute6002/bb_obd1_002.jpg http://i1215.photobucket.com/albums/cc501/xecute6/xecute6002/bb_obd1_001.jpg Find the plug, and your good to go. As for reading the f...
by xctasy
Fri Jul 27, 2018 6:19 am
Forum: Gasoline Alley
Topic: Needed Duraspark Ignition wiring diagram or info
Replies: 10
Views: 267

Re: Needed Duraspark Ignition wiring diagram or info

Just confirming from gr79 and m81mclaren that no carb turbo 2.3 Fords were feedback, so no need for MCU to trim air fuel ratio. So your free to experiment as discussed. ...... Module: My 79 2.3T uses a Motorcraft DY-237-A or D9AZ-12A199C module assy. Two yellow strain reliefs on side. One has 2 wire...
by xctasy
Thu Jul 26, 2018 10:50 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Changing gears/rearend on a '64 Ranchero 3-speed
Replies: 8
Views: 443

Re: Changing gears/rearend on a '64 Ranchero 3-speed

WallytheShark

Good pick-up. Thought of you when I saw the Ring and Pinions from Renton.


WKL :thumbup:
by xctasy
Thu Jul 26, 2018 5:52 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: HP Crisis
Replies: 31
Views: 3284

Re: HP Crisis

62Cometman , you are concerned by many things, but only One thing is important. As always X i appreciate your honesty and info, though i don't fully agree with you its nice to see a varying perspective, if i knew anyone in the area that would take on the project of chopping off the log intake and w...
by xctasy
Mon Jul 23, 2018 4:53 am
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Why me? 7.25 diff questions
Replies: 6
Views: 144

Re: Why me? 7.25 diff questions

2.83 is a common ratio, used in cars with automatic transmissions. Mustangs with a 6 used 2.83 with auto, 3.20 with manual. Seriously, don't try and re-use your existing pinion with a different ring gear, consider them a matched set. :thumbup: And forth time is a charm. http://falconfaq.dyndns.org/...
by xctasy
Sun Jul 22, 2018 9:48 am
Forum: Gasoline Alley
Topic: Needed Duraspark Ignition wiring diagram or info
Replies: 10
Views: 267

Re: Needed Duraspark Ignition wiring diagram or info

Very importantly, the Three Pin Plug wires have been changed after the 1979 model year; D8 and D9 color codes vary. The module is listed as a Feedback carb option for 1980 250 YFA equiped Granada passenger cars, as well as many others, 10 pages long in fact. http://i1215.photobucket.com/albums/cc501...
by xctasy
Sun Jul 22, 2018 9:27 am
Forum: Gasoline Alley
Topic: Needed Duraspark Ignition wiring diagram or info
Replies: 10
Views: 267

Re: Needed Duraspark Ignition wiring diagram or info

As far is i can figure, control assy pictured controls timing, red engine light,flasher and buzzer, green turbo light. The dash lights are triggered by pre-set boost values sensed by the manifold pressure switches thru vacuum connections. I believe the top pair of switches are for the lights,etc , ...
by xctasy
Sun Jul 22, 2018 8:37 am
Forum: Gasoline Alley
Topic: Needed Duraspark Ignition wiring diagram or info
Replies: 10
Views: 267

Re: Needed Duraspark Ignition wiring diagram or info

Confirming that the Yellow Strain Relief Durasaprk II module also controls the inputs from some of the five potential Solendoids; it operates from the five Null Knobs, or potentailly Six (6) sensor controlls that might present on a 2.3 Turbo carb engine. Specifically, the 2.3 Carb Turbo is not a Fee...
by xctasy
Thu Jul 19, 2018 3:44 am
Forum: Gasoline Alley
Topic: Needed Duraspark Ignition wiring diagram or info
Replies: 10
Views: 267

Re: Needed Duraspark Ignition wiring diagram or info

the baseline EVTM and VECI diagram (what gr79 listed is in fact post #14& #15 combined; it's great advice!). http://vb.foureyedpride.com/showthread.php?92600-Carb-Turbo-M81-Mclaren-ready-to-start-after-15-years!/page8 Before 1981, the car was the EVTM and VECI diagram The 1979 Mustang/Capri EVTM...
by xctasy
Thu Jul 19, 2018 3:07 am
Forum: Gasoline Alley
Topic: Needed Duraspark Ignition wiring diagram or info
Replies: 10
Views: 267

Re: Needed Duraspark Ignition wiring diagram or info

Carb Turbo 79 and 80 wise, see this "For-reference-79-and-80-Turbo-Carburetor-Jet-Sizes-ID-numbers-etc" The visual guts of the yellow grommet Duraspark ii for 1980 Feedback CA model is here. "http://vb.foureyedpride.com/showthread.php?92600-Carb-Turbo-M81-Mclaren-ready-to-start-after-...
by xctasy
Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Gasoline Alley
Topic: Needed Duraspark Ignition wiring diagram or info
Replies: 10
Views: 267

Re: Needed Duraspark Ignition wiring diagram or info

MCU controlls some of the system, the Duraspark II with Yellow Grommet is self correcting from the ignition on start up, then the advance under boost and DMV [QUOTE=Dean_T;1737543] Just for reference, this is what the ECU looked like in a 3.8L V6 '82 Cougar wagon: http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/...
by xctasy
Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Gasoline Alley
Topic: Needed Duraspark Ignition wiring diagram or info
Replies: 10
Views: 267

Re: Needed Duraspark Ignition wiring diagram or info

You can apply power to the white wire and watch your timing step back on any Duraspark II, Blue, Yellow or Duraspark III Brown Yellow Strain is both Duraspark II just makes it easier to externally and additionally pull out spark advance via the Distributor Modulation Valve (DMV) or the altitude-comp...
by xctasy
Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 69 mustang motor mounts
Replies: 5
Views: 270

Re: 69 mustang motor mounts

User 66shelby2007 http://i1215.photobucket.com/albums/cc501/xecute6/DEAN-PC/Pictures/78Granada250inbeige1968Mustangbutcalled66shelby2007_05110003-1.jpg http://i1215.photobucket.com/albums/cc501/xecute6/DEAN-PC/Pictures/78Granada250inbeige1968Mustang2007_05110002-1.jpg He used the stock V8 68 cross m...
by xctasy
Sun Jul 15, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: 223 "performance" expectation management
Replies: 22
Views: 2816

Re: 223 "performance" expectation management

peeeot , this ones for you, and it confirms the grunt out of corners anecdotals of the others in the above posts. Great advice is about the poor mans overdrve automatics and especially the T18 over drive manual gearbox. And I haven't ever seen an in line six overcarburated yet... Like I said to dkp...
by xctasy
Sat Jul 14, 2018 10:50 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: 223 performance build...questions!
Replies: 27
Views: 2613

Re: 223 performance build...questions!

Here's a cold start video from this morning before I went to work :) https://youtu.be/X94rKacBXVY The rated cfm for one Weber 38 DGES with 29 mm venturis is 298 cfm at 1.5" Hg. That is 421 cfm at 3.0" Hg Same flow per barrel as the 34 ICT/ICH with the 29 mm venturi, 156 cfm each at 1.5&qu...
by xctasy
Fri Jul 13, 2018 2:01 am
Forum: E-Bay Finds
Topic: expensive hopped up falcon six
Replies: 7
Views: 512

Re: expensive hopped up falcon six

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by xctasy
Fri Jul 13, 2018 12:24 am
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: 200 vs 223 vs Ford Zephyr 6
Replies: 6
Views: 293

Re: 200 vs 223 vs Ford Zephyr 6

If its on questions in a public format, then that is a much better way....that way you get more feedback, and sometimes one person isn't always right. Mike1157 , asked the question of which Ford Six cylinder engine has the most potential already...that discussion might answer some of your basic ques...
by xctasy
Sun Jul 01, 2018 4:29 am
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: 200 vs 223 vs Ford Zephyr 6
Replies: 6
Views: 293

Re: 200 vs 223 vs Ford Zephyr 6

dkp, your work is sensational. BE646 is in as good hands as AK 1029 was! You full rebuild of both the tube frame, ash wood and aluminum pannelling is exceptional. https://s19.postimg.cc/mqifcahrn/IMGP4840.jpg Man this could go anywhere! I'd seriously think it'd be a good idea to use your skills on f...
by xctasy
Sat Jun 30, 2018 6:37 am
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Changing gears/rearend on a '64 Ranchero 3-speed
Replies: 8
Views: 443

Re: Changing gears/rearend on a '64 Ranchero 3-speed

Thanks for the info- I've got a shop here in Nooksack, WA, and the guy says he can change either the rear gears or gears in the trans. I want to keep the three on the tree and the four lug wheels- took a long (and somewhat expensive) search to find four 14" four-lug wheels. Didn't have that pr...
by xctasy
Sat Jun 30, 2018 4:54 am
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: 7 1/4 rear end options.
Replies: 16
Views: 769

Re: 7 1/4 rear end options.

x2 if you have found a ring and pinion set only that actually is for the 7.25 ford rears let me know ill definitely be interested 3.50 while performs excellent does not like going much faster than 60-65 Re-read ALL of https://www.fordmuscleforums.com/mustang-pages-1965-1973/500968-limited-slip-7-25...
by xctasy
Fri Jun 29, 2018 6:59 am
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: 7 1/4 rear end options.
Replies: 16
Views: 769

Re: 7 1/4 rear end options.

I'm restoring a '64 Ranchero- I've scrapped the dead 170 ci it came with and put in a 200 ci. The Ranchero has 3 on-the-tree manual. I want to use the vehicle as a part-time freeway commuter and want to know what rear gear to put in it to keep the engine from screaming at 70 mph. The rear is stock ...

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