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by drag-200stang
Mon Jun 24, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 240 valve size?
Replies: 21
Views: 343

Re: 240 valve size?

Well, yes I do.
The younger guys laugh about a 3/4 cam missing part of the lobes.
They simply have not been there, done that or they would understand. :wink:
by drag-200stang
Sat Jun 22, 2019 12:35 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Rotor Phasing
Replies: 12
Views: 228

Re: Rotor Phasing

He is still using the distributor to distribute the spark...You still want the rotor to line up with the cap terminal the best you can at the middle of the road timing or something like that ..You do not want it sparking between the terminals . Oh I see ninja Paul beat me and did a better job of I t...
by drag-200stang
Fri Jun 21, 2019 9:13 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Rotor Phasing
Replies: 12
Views: 228

Re: Rotor Phasing

Not sure that it fits a DS2 ...Why not lock it down in the right spot ? Cheaper and less weight and cut off the vacuum mount ears..Ok that might be too extreme.
by drag-200stang
Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Valve train clatter
Replies: 37
Views: 733

Re: Valve train clatter

wsa111 wrote:I would put an oil pressure gauge in to see your oil pressure.
If low there maybe a front lifter galley plug that popped out????

X2 :thumbup: Could be temporary and taped where it can be seen.
by drag-200stang
Thu Jun 20, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Valve train clatter
Replies: 37
Views: 733

Re: Valve train clatter

Did you degree the cam ? Is the cam spacer on the cam behind the pin with the inside bevel toward the journal, not to be confused with the cam retainer ? Is it possible that the valves are closing and the the cam duration is making lower vacuum and rougher idle than you expected ? Loose lash will g...
by drag-200stang
Wed Jun 12, 2019 11:39 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Should I Use a Billet Flywheel?
Replies: 17
Views: 560

Re: Should I Use a Billet Flywheel?

Thats nuts man, thats why they invented the scatter shield lol. But no one makes one for our engines right? Modern driveline mentions one in the section on cable clutch conversions (Quicktime MD-401-8050) but I can't find it for sale. See Ya, Mike Its hard to find anything on their site, but someho...
by drag-200stang
Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:13 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: DSII headbanger
Replies: 15
Views: 452

Re: DSII headbanger

I am all for making improvements, but if a part is working as intended, I do not chance getting one that will not...I am cheap that way.
by drag-200stang
Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: DSII headbanger
Replies: 15
Views: 452

Re: DSII headbanger

Thanks all. I will check again on all suggestions, but battery terminals are clean, I've cut the infamous "pink" wire near ignition, and removed brown wire from solenoid, firing order is correct. I'll check TDC again, coil, and grounds. I didn't know that being out of time could impact en...
by drag-200stang
Sun Jun 09, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Driving my 200 at Streets of Willow track....
Replies: 5
Views: 229

Re: Driving my 200 at Streets of Willow track....

Looking good. :thumbup:
From the in car vid it seems like a turbo would work well on that course. :wink:
by drag-200stang
Sun Jun 09, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Valve train clatter
Replies: 37
Views: 733

Re: Valve train clatter

Did you degree the cam ? Is the cam spacer on the cam behind the pin with the inside bevel toward the journal, not to be confused with the cam retainer ? Is it possible that the valves are closing and the the cam duration is making lower vacuum and rougher idle than you expected ? Loose lash will ge...
by drag-200stang
Sat Jun 08, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Should I Use a Billet Flywheel?
Replies: 17
Views: 560

Re: Should I Use a Billet Flywheel?

I think that materials are better today, and with a hyd. cam it will not rev high enough to be a problem ... Rev limiters are cheap enough no reason not to have the added safety.
I think that you will be fine.
by drag-200stang
Fri Jun 07, 2019 9:15 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Should I Use a Billet Flywheel?
Replies: 17
Views: 560

Re: Should I Use a Billet Flywheel?

Looks good Star. Can you show us the back side ? I have not seen a 200 flywheel come apart, the billet it is a smart thing to do. I have typed about this before,I had two oem strong tuff man pressure plates come apart...No part of the pp or the bell housing found larger than 1'', blew off block and ...
by drag-200stang
Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Block swap questions
Replies: 34
Views: 904

Re: Block swap questions

Bubba on 2. The last '' with'' you meant without right. I remember someone that had to drill his own small pattern dowel pin hole.,but that was probably a manufacture glitch...I also have never seen a 66 up high mount starter not a duel pattern. I have a low mount block and it has a 164 tooth flex ...
by drag-200stang
Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Edit posts for accuracy.
Replies: 3
Views: 176

Re: Edit posts for accuracy.

We all make mistakes , I would like to urge people to go back and edit their posts for accuracy when they can. Misinformation is not helpful to people trying to work on these things. I made so many mistakes that I think that Perry had to put in a beefier pencil icon for me :wink: drag-200stang - I ...
by drag-200stang
Tue Jun 04, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: Eye Candy
Topic: E1ghtTrack's recent Block Swap
Replies: 2
Views: 133

Re: E1ghtTrack's recent Block Swap

Your engine looks very nice. :thumbup:
by drag-200stang
Tue Jun 04, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Edit posts for accuracy.
Replies: 3
Views: 176

Edit posts for accuracy.

We all make mistakes.
I would like to urge people to go back and edit their posts for accuracy when they can.
Misinformation is not helpful to people trying to work on these things.
I made so many mistakes that I think that Perry had to put in a beefier pencil icon for me :wink:
by drag-200stang
Tue Jun 04, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Block swap questions
Replies: 34
Views: 904

Re: Block swap questions

Bubba on 2. The last '' with'' you meant without right. I remember someone that had to drill his own small pattern dowel pin hole.,but that was probably a manufacture glitch...I also have never seen a 66 up high mount starter not a duel pattern. I have a low mount block and it has a 164 tooth flex p...
by drag-200stang
Mon Jun 03, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Block swap questions
Replies: 34
Views: 904

Re: Block swap questions

I have never seen a single pattern block above 66....There may be some out there ,maybe a west coast thing but you cannot say for sure that a 78 is a single. Thank you drag-200stang! No, he's saying his block was a small pattern only 65 and he was trying to bolt a 9" clutch bell to it. This ki...
by drag-200stang
Mon Jun 03, 2019 10:44 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Block swap questions
Replies: 34
Views: 904

Re: Block swap questions

A '65 200 block is not dual pattern drilled, '65 blocks were still 8 1/2" clutch and smaller C4 bell. Dual bolt pattern started in '66. A '78 200 is not dual pattern either, A '78 block is 9" clutch, later C4 pattern only. '65 bell won't bolt to a '78 block. StarDiero75 can vouch for this...
by drag-200stang
Mon Jun 03, 2019 10:43 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Block swap questions
Replies: 34
Views: 904

Re: Block swap questions

Site malfunction.
by drag-200stang
Mon Jun 03, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Putting in a used Clutch
Replies: 13
Views: 375

Re: Putting in a used Clutch

Put a Time- Sert in it ,that would be best ..Maybe borrow the tools to do it.
by drag-200stang
Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:46 am
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: CI/VI head setup questions
Replies: 38
Views: 6538

Re: CI/VI head setup questions

How is it going, anything new?
by drag-200stang
Fri May 31, 2019 8:11 am
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Putting in a used Clutch
Replies: 13
Views: 375

Re: Putting in a used Clutch

I wish I could help, but at this point , I think that demons have taken possession of your bell housing.. :hmmm: ...Do you know any Priests?
by drag-200stang
Thu May 30, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Scatter shield
Replies: 1
Views: 93

Re: Scatter shield

Smart move :thumbup:
Sorry, I do not know the answer.
by drag-200stang
Wed May 29, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Turbo US200 Crossflow
Replies: 35
Views: 738

Re: Turbo US200 Crossflow

If your low mount block will cleaned up at 3.700, I would suggest a modern thin ring piston and the 1jz rod.
by drag-200stang
Sun May 26, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: something went wrong
Replies: 53
Views: 978

Re: something went wrong

Oil slinger is normal...I cannot tell for sure if the spacer is there or not in that pic...Can you take a pic that shows the pin , it should be right behind it.
by drag-200stang
Sun May 26, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: something went wrong
Replies: 53
Views: 978

Re: something went wrong

Something to check when you get the sprocket off, check to see if the cam spacer is behind the cam pin, it goes on with the inside bevel toward the cam journal , not to be confused with cam retainer plate...If that is not there it will cause problems.
by drag-200stang
Sat May 25, 2019 11:47 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Will this work for my 63 Falcon
Replies: 6
Views: 271

Re: Will this work for my 63 Falcon

The block looks like a 170 to me, better check that out.
The block looks just like a 1970 170 I have but cannot see the intake well enough to tell what the head is.
by drag-200stang
Thu May 23, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: turbo 200 build
Replies: 148
Views: 20507

Re: turbo 200 build

Do you have room to add a 2 barr map. sensor on your hp ?
It would be nice to log pan pressure and get an idea of what is happening and when.
I wonder if a suck to dry timer set to low on the vac pump would help on shut off, may not be necessary.
by drag-200stang
Mon May 20, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Maximum Lift - Clearance
Replies: 11
Views: 391

Re: Maximum Lift - Clearance

I also agree with Mr. Muller, you will not have a piston to valve issue...But always verify. The biggest issue on these engines is the short valves, that is where high lift can start to be a problem at about .500 ...The bottom of the retainer can contact the seal and guide...Easy to measure with the...
by drag-200stang
Thu May 16, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Milling Head for 2bbl
Replies: 74
Views: 1789

Re: Milling Head for 2bbl

You have done a very nice job! On the gasket thickness, the flatter the two surfaces are the thinner it can be , and the thicker you go the more distortion you can have when tightened down...How thick is the gasket between the carb base and the body of the carb...It should represent the adapter to ...
by drag-200stang
Thu May 16, 2019 8:39 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Milling Head for 2bbl
Replies: 74
Views: 1789

Re: Milling Head for 2bbl

X2 .... Make sure that you get a couple fittings to test your fit as you go, it is easy to go too deep and be loose.
Do you guys know how I know that your priority's are messed up...I never saw the cake :lol:
by drag-200stang
Wed May 15, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Milling Head for 2bbl
Replies: 74
Views: 1789

Re: Milling Head for 2bbl

You have done a very nice job! On the gasket thickness, the flatter the two surfaces are the thinner it can be , and the thicker you go the more distortion you can have when tightened down...How thick is the gasket between the carb base and the body of the carb...It should represent the adapter to m...
by drag-200stang
Wed May 15, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Cam or higher ratio rockers?
Replies: 33
Views: 746

Re: Cam or higher ratio rockers?

Please post your intentions before you order , maybe we could catch a problem...Cannot hurt. I thought I said what my intentions are with the car. But I'll repost them since they're hiding in a paragraph This is a street driven, daily car that I'm looking to get the most power from, but keep or inc...
by drag-200stang
Wed May 15, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Cam or higher ratio rockers?
Replies: 33
Views: 746

Re: Cam or higher ratio rockers?

Please post your intentions before you order , maybe we could catch a problem...Cannot hurt.
by drag-200stang
Tue May 14, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Exhaust manifold fastener broken
Replies: 9
Views: 315

Re: Exhaust manifold fastener broken

Well it now looks like you have two reasons to ditch the early dog log head, and go with the late model high flo funnel port log head.
by drag-200stang
Tue May 14, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: My Budget 250 build
Replies: 171
Views: 15999

Re: My Budget 250 build

X2 :thumbup:
by drag-200stang
Mon May 13, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Cam or higher ratio rockers?
Replies: 33
Views: 746

Re: Cam or higher ratio rockers?

Cam, and then down the road you could always change the rockers to fine tune how you felt it would work best.
by drag-200stang
Fri May 10, 2019 6:11 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Stainless steel headers - eBay
Replies: 12
Views: 500

Re: Stainless steel headers - eBay

If not a typo and it is 1.5 OD is that not a little small for a 50 ci cylinder ...Probably ok on a low rpm high torque engine.
by drag-200stang
Fri May 10, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 250 LeMons Engine: Endless Rear Main Leaks
Replies: 30
Views: 571

Re: 250 LeMons Engine: Endless Rear Main Leaks

Run a vacuum pump, cannot leak if under negative pressure, if it is legal for your class.
by drag-200stang
Fri May 10, 2019 8:55 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Gasket Complete List
Replies: 8
Views: 239

Re: Gasket Complete List

Chad, he is typing about the one that is not used from the factory, oil pump to block. The factory thought not to use one, it should be fine. I like no gasket with a smear of oil resistant silicone...I bolt it down soft and then remove, wipe off the excess around the oil port with all removed for a ...
by drag-200stang
Thu May 09, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Turbo mechanical seals
Replies: 4
Views: 827

Re: Turbo mechanical seals

The turbocharger for the 62-66 Corvair is a draw-thru and is sealed. It can be and has been used in a blow-thru system. A turbocharger for a blow-thru system usually can't be used in a draw-thru setup because of the lack of seals for gasoline. Hope this helps. Thanks , Dan I thought it would be OK.
by drag-200stang
Thu May 09, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Turbo mechanical seals
Replies: 4
Views: 827

Re: Turbo mechanical seals

TTT
by drag-200stang
Wed May 08, 2019 11:34 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Turbo cam question
Replies: 16
Views: 302

Re: Turbo cam question

64-5mustang wrote:It's from the buick grand national 3.8 my father had he was going to put in a jeep but never happened. And it's supposed to have the carbon seal.

Good :thumbup: I wondered because it is not done much anymore.
by drag-200stang
Wed May 08, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Turbo cam question
Replies: 16
Views: 302

Re: Turbo cam question

If the carb is before the turbo you need a mechanical seal on the compressor side or you will suck oil from the center section and that can cause detonation ... What turbo did you get and do you know if it has the right seal?
by drag-200stang
Mon May 06, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 600 hp on a 300
Replies: 42
Views: 5020

Re: 600 hp on a 300

I was making over 400 with a log head and less than 16 psi, yes I know that it does not make sense...I have put up time slips that reflects the hp claim. After market pistons and rods. I have been a fan of your engine for a long time. I believe that my engine could get to that level with a multi st...
by drag-200stang
Mon May 06, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 600 hp on a 300
Replies: 42
Views: 5020

Re: 600 hp on a 300

I was making over 400 with a log head and less than 16 psi, yes I know that it does not make sense...I have put up time slips that reflects the hp claim.
After market pistons and rods.
by drag-200stang
Sat May 04, 2019 9:13 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 250 build advise
Replies: 40
Views: 846

Re: 250 build advise

I think that the putty is for the quick and dirty group...rated at 800 psi if my wife stepped on it with her high heels it would fail ..(.I heard that crack) she weighs about 130 :wink: I think that the 2 part at 3960 psi would be better.

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