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by xctasy
Wed Jun 20, 2018 8:31 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Tri Power Again
Replies: 83
Views: 2556

Re: Tri Power Again

https://fordsix.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=74153 I took a few pics showing the size of the intake ports and the angle I cut the tops off; toward the valve cover. Plus with some studded head bolts inserted to provide an anchor for eyebolts to attach the new intake. I cut the angle because I want the...
by xctasy
Wed Jun 20, 2018 8:09 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Tri Power Again
Replies: 83
Views: 2556

Re: Tri Power Again

Focus on the basics. Cheap is good, and firewood scientifically doesn't heat any different bought or hunted out yourself, but I love falsely beliveing fire wood gathered yourself warms you up more. O2 schematics for the heated O2 sesnors Ford started using with the EFI 2.3, the last Mustang CFi 5.0 ...
by xctasy
Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:39 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Took the Mustang to the track....
Replies: 14
Views: 249

Re: Took the Mustang to the track....

Love the NACA hood duct, Ice Cream Soda pop lights and the stance.


:thumbup: :beer: :nod:
by xctasy
Sun Jun 17, 2018 7:21 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Tri Power Again
Replies: 83
Views: 2556

Re: Tri Power Again

Are you saying the correct thing to no is recurve the distributor or get the edsi6? I understand the lean condition and filing the rod. But is that the right way to fix it? Or is this about as good as it gets until I put a wide band on it? As good as it gets untill you get the wide band. The risk i...
by xctasy
Sat Jun 16, 2018 6:26 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Tri Power Again
Replies: 83
Views: 2556

Re: Tri Power Again

In my opinion, the igntion stresses out under lean conditions. The focus should be ignition, not carburation jetting unless you have evidence. But hey, its easy to change the middle section of the rods, or go to three 97 jet''s. Get baseline readings Although you can detect lean surge or gross richn...
by xctasy
Fri Jun 15, 2018 7:20 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Tri Power Again
Replies: 83
Views: 2556

Re: Tri Power Again

Use the stock ignition timing. The vacuum advance won't be as high due to less signal to the vacuum advance diaphram. Static advance is okay as it is, and you can bump up the base timing from the stock 9 degrees. Ford was very carefull to advoid over advancing these engines when they went to the Aut...
by xctasy
Sun Jun 10, 2018 2:06 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Tri Power Again
Replies: 83
Views: 2556

Re: Tri Power Again

If I understand correctly. When you say I need a needle with a .055 tip to start with my .101 jet. Am I thinking correctly when I say .101-.055=.046? So does that mean any combination of jet and needle that equals .046 is a good starting place? There are quite a few needles on ebay With a 100 thou ...
by xctasy
Fri Jun 08, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Carb ID
Replies: 12
Views: 287

Re: Carb ID

Its a mixture control solenoid, part of a feedback carb system which in your carb, requires a MCU control unit and an O2 sensor. Everything about it is different to the non feedback carbs...the metering rod, main jet and bowel vent are all calibrated to work with a duty cycle control to keep the air...
by xctasy
Thu Jun 07, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Tri Power Again
Replies: 83
Views: 2556

Re: Tri Power Again

Fix the front carb throttle body, first, and then just keep a tab on what metering rods you have. 75-2280 metering rods a just common in between the red line mixtures in the table above. I guess there's no point on buying them unless you need 'em. 101 jets lean the mixture out some. The goal is to g...
by xctasy
Mon Jun 04, 2018 2:14 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Tri Power Again
Replies: 83
Views: 2556

Re: Tri Power Again

When you get No 1 carb's throttle body straightened out, look at the trim of your stock metering rod with and approximate 100 thou jet. 98 to 102 thou, all the basic calculations are the same. This post is cut down from my SU/ Zenith~Stromberg/ Hitachi post. A YF Carter is just a reversed Constant D...
by xctasy
Sun Jun 03, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Triple Carbs?
Replies: 6
Views: 253

Re: some Triple'n multi Carb setups

last pic, Oz head? W/the Lynx intake? (no, must B home made) Ports look too far apart for 'ours'. Wonder what's on the 2nd bench (behind it). Nope. stock early log head with the log whopped off. Heated up and welded on plate, left to quench, then a Blatt Man or Lynx intake goes right on there. All ...
by xctasy
Sun Jun 03, 2018 9:27 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Tri Power Again
Replies: 83
Views: 2556

Re: Tri Power Again

http://i1215.photobucket.com/albums/cc501/xecute6/xecute6001/YFA%20Carter%20Ford%20200_240_250_300_rods.jpg Yup. :thumbup: :nod: 10 up from the bottom, page 241. 75-2079. Exactly it. http://www.troberg-larsen.priv.no/mopar/carter_bbd_metering_rods.jpg. Main jet should be 98. 120-398 Carter code. 60...
by xctasy
Sun Jun 03, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Tri Power Again
Replies: 83
Views: 2556

Re: Tri Power Again

Find another YFA with the same base that isn't worn. You got a 2060 carb body casting number for Carb No 2 , with some kinda 644x throttle body casting number. and 2138 carb body casting number for Carb No 3 , with some kinda 644x throttle body casting number. A 7115S throttle body might work. Find ...
by xctasy
Sun Jun 03, 2018 6:11 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Triple Carbs?
Replies: 6
Views: 253

Re: Triple Carbs?

Soldmy66 did it. Its easy. Welding isn't an issue, its about understanding root fusion, and what to use, and how to secure it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gFo1e9maQzI rwbrooks50 Rick found one good way to mate up a triple carb system some years back. http://i529.photobucket.com/albums/dd339/rwb...
by xctasy
Sat Jun 02, 2018 6:51 am
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: 7 1/4 rear end options.
Replies: 12
Views: 498

Re: 7 1/4 rear end options.

http://www.fordmuscleforums.com/mustang-pages-1965-1973/500968-limited-slip-7-25-rear-end.html "http://www.fordmuscleforums.com/mustang-pages-1965-1973/500968-limited-slip-7-25-rear-end.html" If you look around, the 7-1/4" axle has a 2.83 to 3.20 to 4.00 crown wheel and pinion for it,...
by xctasy
Sat Jun 02, 2018 6:10 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Tri Power Again
Replies: 83
Views: 2556

Re: Tri Power Again

Alright! 8)
by xctasy
Thu May 31, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: turbo 200 build
Replies: 117
Views: 10520

Re: turbo 200 build

Former Mazda and long time 308/304 Holden V8 man Bob Kotmel explained it better than I. IIRC, Eddy created an aligmighty lean condition with liitle advance that almost stalled the turbo, almost holed pistions. then dumped fuel in while it was just starting to explode. Then the timing got changed. Th...
by xctasy
Wed May 30, 2018 12:42 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: turbo 200 build
Replies: 117
Views: 10520

Re: turbo 200 build

Mazda and some of the Aussies have understood what the Millers brothers knew back in the 30's....combustion is controlled by Exhaust and intake overlap, and principally, the exhaust event and total boost. I'm sure Rotary guy's learn a lot more than us dancin knitting needle piston engine guys becaus...
by xctasy
Tue May 29, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Escort carbs
Replies: 3
Views: 251

Re: Escort carbs

The Holley 5740 or so called Carter Weber is just a European Escort carb made in the USA. :thumbup: Its an excellent carb, but a little too small to work as good as some other carbs. But thats splitting hairs. Free or Cheep is free or cheep, right? Knowledge just requires a few head bending thoughts...
by xctasy
Tue May 29, 2018 1:22 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 144 turbo candidate?
Replies: 6
Views: 253

Re: 144 turbo candidate?

CNC has seen what happens in sub 10 second long stroke in line sixes at competition lebel. https://fordsix.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=78154&p=602298#p602298 Having a short 2.5" stroke makes the little 144 esentially the most reliable under rev's. The 170, near to it. Four bearings are not ...
by xctasy
Tue May 22, 2018 6:38 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: ford 200 engine legnith
Replies: 3
Views: 197

Re: ford 200 engine legnith

The Ford 200 was 29.5, the 221 and 250, 30.5" see https://fordsix.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=77062&p=593124#p593124 ok here is a size comparison between a ford Australia barra 4.0L six and that well know other ford motor - windsor V8. very tall engine with the overhead cams and VVT stuff ...
by xctasy
Sat May 19, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 Tr4 annual update
Replies: 34
Views: 3677

Re: 300 Tr4 annual update

https://fordsix.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=55514&p=433836#p433836 .....Just bought a used set of Triple 45DCOE sidedrafts (36 chokes). .... If you can find some 40 mm chokes.Are yours Model 13 45DCOE's? Then you'll get a power peak at about 5000 rpm, and it'll make 295 hp easily (net at the fly...
by xctasy
Wed May 16, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: turbo 200 build
Replies: 117
Views: 10520

Re: turbo 200 build

pmuller The rocker arms are adjustable 1.6 ratio. x you are close on the plenum dimensions. 3.5 x 3 3.5x4.5 22 long Oh yeah, transition from top 3 x 3.5 to bottom 3.5 by 4.5. I guess about 500 cc's off those totals might be bang on. I'm sorry if the comparisons seam pure speculation. But it goes li...
by xctasy
Tue May 15, 2018 1:57 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: turbo 200 build
Replies: 117
Views: 10520

Re: turbo 200 build

As Sam Blumstein from Chevy Offroad and Marine said "There are no wrong cams...only wrong engine combinations." The key part is making sure your air speed is high, your port and runner area and volumes are the minium to get the job done. What pmuller9 says about idle vacuum and low end tor...
by xctasy
Mon May 14, 2018 6:50 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: turbo 200 build
Replies: 117
Views: 10520

Re: turbo 200 build

I'm on the same page and with you all. On big turbos, the critical surge zone is where the cam and the engines exhaust fails to give enough excitation to the turbo off idle to 2500rpm, and the turbo 200 becomes a dangerous combination if the cam is too large as well. Sixes don't do that like OHC Fou...
by xctasy
Sun May 13, 2018 12:53 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: turbo 200 build
Replies: 117
Views: 10520

Re: turbo 200 build

I assure you about 244 thou is just right if its manual and the head doesn't flow as well as an Aussie cross flow or worked CNC ported Bathurst 3300 Holden 9 or 12 port head. Camminess is due to other things....as you port the head, you loose air speed, and when its sub crtical, it then screws up id...
by xctasy
Sun May 13, 2018 6:01 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: turbo 200 build
Replies: 117
Views: 10520

Re: turbo 200 build

I think you all good. Its the injector sequencing and fuel tables you need to experiement with first. If your cam is installed straight up and set at the correct lash figures. The head has been ported - I'm using 1.46 ex. and 1.75 int. - have forged pistons and a.r.p. bolts I'm using Holley HP for m...
by xctasy
Sat May 12, 2018 5:40 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: turbo 200 build
Replies: 117
Views: 10520

Re: turbo 200 build

Another conservative cam choice. But the recomendation is on the right track. So Jerry clearly makes his recommendations to suit his clients. https://fordsix.com/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=75914&p=592310#p592310 "Turbo 200 in 1967 MGB" Hi Guys, Some of you may have seen that a couple of ...
by xctasy
Sat May 12, 2018 5:26 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Turbo 200 in 1967 MGB
Replies: 8
Views: 1230

Re: Turbo 200 in 1967 MGB

Hope your still around.

Four bearing 144-170 and 200 365 pounds.

Seven bearing 200, 385 pounds.

The engine weights with alternator are less than these quoted figures...these are with generators fitted.


The last low mount blocks used on some 1981-1983's were most likely heavier than 385 pounds.
by xctasy
Sat May 12, 2018 4:41 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: turbo 200 build
Replies: 117
Views: 10520

Re: turbo 200 build

The drone is resonance frm your exceptionally well made, large diameter primary exhaust system and induction system. The rest you can control by slapping a dual pipe final exhaust with conventional mufflers. George Striegel at Clay Smith has been the man to get cams from in the past.....vast experie...
by xctasy
Thu May 10, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Tri Power Again
Replies: 83
Views: 2556

Re: Tri Power Again

Have fun with what you doing! 161henry. Very coool! Once you've decided what your actually gonna do, then PM me. I like YFA Carters http://i1215.photobucket.com/albums/cc501/xecute6/ColtonAndersonsTripowerCarterYFAF100Pict1.jpg The 1.08 carbs are IMHO too small, the ideal carb size by formula size ...
by xctasy
Tue May 08, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Stock carb to Holley 94 swap
Replies: 16
Views: 546

Re: Stock carb to Holley 94 swap

If its an SCA Autolite 1100, then do this. https://fordsix.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=69701&p=563569#p563569 "Idle quality on 200 inch six" I finally got around to doing the autolite 1100 SCV mod. I just used JB Weld marine epoxy to plug indicated vac holes. I now idle below 500 rpms ...
by xctasy
Mon May 07, 2018 3:54 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 4 main crank vs 7 main crank (just curious)
Replies: 34
Views: 1152

Re: 4 main crank vs 7 main crank (just curious)

As CNC Dude says, even with a seven bearing steel crank, eventually, as you go up in capacity and past 2 hp per cube in particular, it starts to fail with severity within a short timespan, and in an in line six, its failure is pretty dramatic. V6's and V8's are much easier to beaf up in the crank de...
by xctasy
Sun May 06, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Clutch Shudder
Replies: 64
Views: 1658

Re: Clutch Shudder

Ye gods. FoMoCo has been making factory adaptors the world over to fit better transmissions on to the EAO and Cologne V6's. https://fordsix.com/viewtopic.php?t=74319 I just used the longer 7/16 Caterpiller bolts for the 11/16 " adaptor I used. As long as the bolts don''t hit the rope seal, your...
by xctasy
Sun May 06, 2018 3:59 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Triple weber jet questions
Replies: 4
Views: 267

Re: Triple weber jet questions

See your earlier posts. 64falconsix, kevinl1058, 64 200 ranchero et al :mrgreen: Here is the number for the carb arms.. http://www.piercemanifolds.com/product_p/99005.316.htm. i am about 50' above sealevel and currently run a .180 mains in the center and 165 in the outers. .65 idle jets on all 3. Th...
by xctasy
Sun May 06, 2018 3:41 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 4 main crank vs 7 main crank (just curious)
Replies: 34
Views: 1152

Re: 4 main crank vs 7 main crank (just curious)

Brett has shown a full picture show and tell on the Aussie made, US 170 style block without the special seven bolt mains and a wide block adaptor to suit the 9.25" clutch or the Borg Warner 35 or modified bellhousing used to suit the imported TopLoader or C4 gearboxes. Various rare US market 17...
by xctasy
Sat May 05, 2018 12:39 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 4 main crank vs 7 main crank (just curious)
Replies: 34
Views: 1152

Re: 4 main crank vs 7 main crank (just curious)

gb500 has shared all the pictures in the past. A really good contributor. All I've done is "stolen" his photo links and reproduced them in the past. Shamelessly.


PS.

Back in the Hood Chad.

Thanks to You, Perry and rbohm


:mrgreen: :thumbup:
by xctasy
Thu Nov 02, 2017 4:12 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Opinions?
Replies: 11
Views: 994

Re: Opinions?

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by xctasy
Wed Nov 01, 2017 11:43 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: FiTech 2bb EFI coming
Replies: 9
Views: 1059

Re: FiTech 2bb EFI coming

On the 1985 CFi Mustang and Capris with the 180 hp 5.0 HO engine, the intake gained a new design, and a new flow dam to redistribute the air fuel mix. CFi and TBi cars have an exceptionally poor "Roosters Tail" and it means the cylinder to cylinder air fuel distribution is totally out of s...
by xctasy
Wed Nov 01, 2017 10:49 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: FiTech 2bb EFI coming
Replies: 9
Views: 1059

Re: FiTech 2bb EFI coming

Not very easy, but at 25 bucks a throw for one complete set-up, certainly doable. The offy is too tall and too small in porting to work well, so your better off making a low deck welded intake like on rwbrooks50's website http://s529.photobucket.com/albums/dd339/rwbrooks50/1963%20Ranchero/ The TBi i...
by xctasy
Wed Nov 01, 2017 9:36 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: FiTech 2bb EFI coming
Replies: 9
Views: 1059

Re: FiTech 2bb EFI coming

Hopefully I can rework my tone a little. Its not based on what I do, but what you can see yourself doing. Based on the expert work I've experienced first hand with the Corvette multiple point Crossram and Crossfire, there is no way I'd "personally" use FiTech stuff in a 2-bbl situation due...
by xctasy
Wed Nov 01, 2017 9:07 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 170 ac questions
Replies: 14
Views: 1212

Re: 170 ac questions

I love the York A/C unit. A 351C or 351W or 351M or 400 Ford York will work JUST fine. They suck up a lot of power, but guess what the old 74-79 Ford 2.8 V6's ran? York or Tecumsah twin piston A/C unit. And the 2.8 136 hp Mercedes Benze 280E. A four bearing 171 cubic inch 2793 cc "2.8 V6" ...
by xctasy
Wed Nov 01, 2017 8:46 pm
Forum: Fuel Injection - Mega Squirt
Topic: Moats Quarter horse
Replies: 10
Views: 1030

Re: Moats Quarter horse

Speed Density and Ford In line sixes have an issue with falling off line when the Speed Density Alpha N system falls out of range. EECIV stalls in a natural course have always been common because of earthing, sensor and ECM age in the Capacitors. The KOEO, KEOR, and DTC codes via the pre OBD port ar...
by xctasy
Wed Nov 01, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: Fuel Injection - Mega Squirt
Topic: Moats Quarter horse
Replies: 10
Views: 1030

Re: Moats Quarter horse

I cope with either, although I'm not a devotee of EFI per see. I've dealt with data logging and pulling info out of US ECM's and computers since 1987, so its all very easy for me. The MeqaSquirt, Ford EECIV or EECV dabate, or Haltech or whatever, its all just protocols and language, and people who d...
by xctasy
Wed Nov 01, 2017 5:59 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: FiTech 2bb EFI coming
Replies: 9
Views: 1059

Re: FiTech 2bb EFI coming

Sounds like two of them would be nice ... with the right spacing on the log. No, same issue is that spiltting a system is impossible the way they've got it set up. That's what really irks me about a downgraded 2-bbl Throttle body EFI. Why even bother if you can't split it? I just shake my head. Why...
by xctasy
Wed Nov 01, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: FiTech 2bb EFI coming
Replies: 9
Views: 1059

Re: FiTech 2bb EFI coming

I wish good fortunes for the guys. Well done on having a crack at the 2-bbl side of things. A boon to a lot of folks that have been wanting to upgrade? I seriously doubt it. Good efffort guys, but I saw that the system has been previewed in part before on a Jeep I6. What it suffers from is the typic...
by xctasy
Tue Oct 31, 2017 6:25 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Wideband O2 and lean burn possibilities?
Replies: 5
Views: 565

Re: Wideband O2 and lean burn possibilities?

I used ScanCode on my Explorer. ODBII cars are easy. The voltage polling at the O2 sensors (there are two) can be slewed (not legally, but it can be done) and the air fuel mixtures trimmed. http://i1215.photobucket.com/albums/cc501/xecute6/IMG_1892.jpg http://i1215.photobucket.com/albums/cc501/xecut...
by xctasy
Tue Oct 31, 2017 6:14 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 2V Conversion question
Replies: 3
Views: 504

Re: 2V Conversion question

https://fordsix.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=77388 Hand made adaptor for 1963 head found on my 1966 Falcon engine. http://i1215.photobucket.com/albums/cc501/xecute6/IMG_7038.jpg http://i1215.photobucket.com/albums/cc501/xecute6/IMG_7148.jpg ..... http://i1215.photobucket.com/albums/cc501/xecute6/IMG_...
by xctasy
Mon Oct 30, 2017 9:46 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Carb upgrade - PCV hookup
Replies: 23
Views: 1823

Re: Carb upgrade - PCV hookup

The sound is because the primary venturi is very small, and the secondary is partly open, and the top of the 32/36 carb is knife edged to send the air into the emulsion tubes. You can't fix any of that, only suppress the noise. http://i1215.photobucket.com/albums/cc501/xecute6/xecute6001/dvp623236_w...
by xctasy
Mon Oct 30, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Despite all, it can tow!
Replies: 13
Views: 1447

Re: Despite all, it can tow!

https://fordsix.com/viewtopic.php?t=63922 ..ZF... 1st 5.72 2nd 2.94 3rd 1.61 4th 1.00 5th 0.76 Overall top 2.47 0.76 = 1.88:1 Perfect gearing! Its is a granny low gearbox. Sorry guys..... :oops: I guess its the EWP/ Davis craig Electric Assist water pump. One of the worlds best systems per dollar sp...

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