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by 64falconsix
Thu Dec 27, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Torque converter
Replies: 3
Views: 1048

Re: Torque converter

Sent mine to Champ torque converters in Evansville Indiana.....new stator , hardened input spline , new hub and 2,100 stall......just over $200.00 shipped.....had it back in 1 week
by 64falconsix
Thu Feb 01, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: C4 converter
Replies: 4
Views: 1249

Re: C4 converter

I had mine built by Champ converters In Evansville IN.....He said it would stall between 2,000 and 2,200.....
Stalls at 2,100 RPM......speak with Bob Stekler
by 64falconsix
Sat Aug 12, 2017 10:55 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: D.U.I. upgrade........
Replies: 4
Views: 1169

Re: D.U.I. upgrade........

Here's the link......

http://m.uprproducts.com/mustang-billet ... n-kit.html.

I picked up the stainless steel Allen head bolt at the local hardware store......
by 64falconsix
Fri Aug 11, 2017 12:45 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: D.U.I. upgrade........
Replies: 4
Views: 1169

D.U.I. upgrade........

Don't know if design has changed but I have 1 of the earlier DUI distributors....and had what seemed at the time the common (look up DUI leak thread ) o ring leak. I had performance distributors send me a new O ring which was way too small in thickness but found one at a local hardware store that wa...
by 64falconsix
Fri Jun 30, 2017 10:31 am
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: C/4 build review
Replies: 0
Views: 734

C/4 build review

Just posting for info.....after testing my c/4 build i will say the Champ converters 2,000/2,200 custom converter stalls at 2,100 rpm and really wakes up off the line performance......the Transgo stage 2 reprogramming kit eliminates the between shift flair up and shifts fast and firm......other mods...
by 64falconsix
Thu Jun 29, 2017 7:54 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Tri-Power N2O first test hit.......
Replies: 11
Views: 2794

Re: Tri-Power N2O first test hit.......

Vssman.......still running Progressive linkage....was at about 1/3 throttle till 3,000 rpm then went wide open......really pulls hard and never lets up.......working on a set of custom forged pistons with an updated nitrous ring pack.......plans are for a 105 or so HP shot ........plans are 100 MPH ...
by 64falconsix
Thu Jun 29, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Tri-Power N2O first test hit.......
Replies: 11
Views: 2794

Re: Tri-Power N2O first test hit.......

Link to first test run.......30HP shot...

https://youtu.be/R94v_n6sh-U
by 64falconsix
Tue Jun 20, 2017 1:26 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Torque Converter Questions
Replies: 13
Views: 2832

Re: Torque Converter Questions

Just tested the custom converter I had built by Champ converters In Evansville IN. After sending the Info on my build they asked for,.... Bob Steckler the owner called and said I would need a 2,000 to 2,200 stall speed.... they delivered with 2,100 stall ......the turnaround was 7 days and just over...
by 64falconsix
Sat Mar 25, 2017 5:48 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 distributor issue
Replies: 6
Views: 1374

Re: 300 distributor issue

Thankyou all for the quick responses. ........back on track .....my son will pull the side cover and check the drain hole......
by 64falconsix
Fri Mar 24, 2017 11:43 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 distributor issue
Replies: 6
Views: 1374

Re: 300 distributor issue

This is a pic my son sent me over a year ago.....of the engine in question.....I was unable to look at it because of time and distance...... he took it to a shade tree mechanic who tells him the oil galley feed the distributor is blocked.... not that familiar with the 300 but I know my 200 and 302 a...
by 64falconsix
Fri Mar 24, 2017 10:33 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 distributor issue
Replies: 6
Views: 1374

300 distributor issue

Screenshot_2017-03-24-21-24-27.png My son's f150 has had 2 distributors seize in the past 18 months..... does someone have a block that they could check and let me know about the hole circled in the pic.....does it open to the crank case or oil galley.....how deep is it does anyone have a bare bloc...
by 64falconsix
Wed Mar 01, 2017 10:18 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: C4 street performance build transmission questions
Replies: 6
Views: 1915

Re: C4 street performance build transmission questions

Which transgo kit...... stage 1 or stage 2 ? How do they shift ....looking for street performance firm and fast......not necessarily the absolute harshest bone jarring shifts......but also don't want to go too mild....
by 64falconsix
Mon Feb 20, 2017 3:26 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Tri-Power N2O first test hit.......
Replies: 11
Views: 2794

Re: Tri-Power N2O first test hit.......

Second set complete and ready to install.......
by 64falconsix
Mon Feb 20, 2017 3:23 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Tri-Power N2O first test hit.......
Replies: 11
Views: 2794

Re: Tri-Power N2O first test hit.......

Had 3- 5/8" aluminum spacers water jetted slightly different size than the carb gaskets on the first mock up.....used NX piranha nozzles because of their compact size.....placement was crucial for nitrous line connection.........this was the first test plate which was cut slightly larger......s...
by 64falconsix
Sun Feb 19, 2017 9:21 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Tri-Power N2O first test hit.......
Replies: 11
Views: 2794

Re: Tri-Power N2O first test hit.......

Powerband .....I did use a PLX wideband AFR which showed 11.7 at WOT but when I pulled the plugs I may jet up 1 size... according to my research I should be able to get away with 75 HP but i am now thinking i will go with either 45 or 60 HP.....since this is RWHP i was wondering if I would even noti...
by 64falconsix
Sat Feb 18, 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: C4 street performance build transmission questions
Replies: 6
Views: 1915

C4 street performance build transmission questions

I currently have about 118 RWHP (according to calculating from time slips) in my 200 Tri Power build. Just added 3 NX piranha foggers at 30 rwhp now but plan to tune up to 60 or 75 HP plus another head upgrade to a larger exhaust valve and street/strip port and flow. head porter thinks he can get an...
by 64falconsix
Sat Feb 18, 2017 12:28 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Tri-Power N2O first test hit.......
Replies: 11
Views: 2794

Tri-Power N2O first test hit.......

First hit with 30 RWHP jetting netted excellent results. ......the shot hit hard and pulled strong....will be tuning for the 45 jets next ....I will eventually end up with a 60 or 75 HP tune.....
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by 64falconsix
Fri Jan 13, 2017 9:08 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Valve size/porting
Replies: 16
Views: 2404

Re: Valve size/porting

spoke with the guy that will be porting the head, seems he is familiar with the 200 head and has ported a few back in the day, 1 with the log cut off with a custom manifold; I told him the setup and was looking for ..... he will add a 1.50 exhaust ,new guides, port and flow...says he can pump up the...
by 64falconsix
Fri Jan 13, 2017 12:24 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Exhaust sound
Replies: 17
Views: 3282

Re: Exhaust sound

2" duals with Thrush turbo muffles.
https://youtu.be/efH42ssGlAo
by 64falconsix
Sun Jan 01, 2017 10:24 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Valve size/porting
Replies: 16
Views: 2404

Re: Valve size/porting

According to flow bench Data the ported large log continues to gain flow through .500 where it only gains 1 CFM at .600 on the intake and flows past .600 on the exhaust... the 1.6 will give right at .469 lift. .029 over the 1.5.... also previously asked I am currently running 12 initial and 36 degre...
by 64falconsix
Sat Dec 31, 2016 6:51 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Valve size/porting
Replies: 16
Views: 2404

Re: Valve size/porting

Bronco......I chickened out at around 115 mph .....too fast for where I was at.... it was still pulling good......
by 64falconsix
Sat Dec 31, 2016 4:37 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Valve size/porting
Replies: 16
Views: 2404

Re: Valve size/porting

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by 64falconsix
Sat Dec 31, 2016 4:30 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Valve size/porting
Replies: 16
Views: 2404

Re: Valve size/porting

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Plates are 5/8" aluminum water jetted with NX piranha nozzles activated by a WOT switch....

Carb and fuel solonoid regs in the background on the DS fender panel.
by 64falconsix
Sat Dec 31, 2016 4:18 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Valve size/porting
Replies: 16
Views: 2404

Re: Valve size/porting

Bronco...I have been to 5,400 in 1st ,2nd, and 4,800 in 3rd with 3.20 gears and 205/70/14s. It will rev more but seems be leveled off by around 5,200 to 5,400. CZLN6...will go with the 1.5 valve . May not fool with 1.6 rocker. Running a stock fuel pump with dual regulator. Calculations show enough f...
by 64falconsix
Thu Dec 29, 2016 9:18 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Valve size/porting
Replies: 16
Views: 2404

Valve size/porting

finishing the new upgrades.... current setup 9 to1 , comp 260H/.. 212@.050 and .440 lift set at 106.5 ICL , DUI ,large log with mild port 1.75 Intake 1.38 exhaust upgraded valve train 302 short springs 1 piece retainers etc.,, Offy tri power, weber 34 ICHs, Clifford dual outlet header, 3 NX piranha ...
by 64falconsix
Tue Sep 27, 2016 9:21 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Top-end and Cam Build
Replies: 141
Views: 14873

Re: Top-end and Cam Build

Bobcat.....in the link about 1/2 way down is a pic of mine......also another member on the site lost an engine due to the double roller eating the slinger and the metal shavings made it to the bearings. Mine looked like it had clearance but pulled the cover just after break in to recheck cam timing ...
by 64falconsix
Mon Sep 26, 2016 9:35 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Top-end and Cam Build
Replies: 141
Views: 14873

Re: Top-end and Cam Build

Bobcat like posted earlier the oil slinger was discontinued on later models and not needed due to better seal material(found out too late) plus I used one in my first build with the double row chain and although there looked to be adequate clearance the chain flexed just enough for the rivets to cat...
by 64falconsix
Sun Feb 28, 2016 3:11 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: RAU ORDER SHIPPED
Replies: 25
Views: 5637

Re: RAU ORDER SHIPPED

Hate to hear that......I was waiting on the roller rockers..... hope it gets resolved.
by 64falconsix
Sun Jan 24, 2016 10:04 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: high ratio rocker arms
Replies: 138
Views: 23105

Re: high ratio rocker arms

Spoke with Hector at rocker arms unlimited Friday. .....he says he will have 1.6 and 1.7 ratio roller rockers ready in 6 to 8 weeks......no prices yet......
by 64falconsix
Mon Nov 09, 2015 2:12 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: What kind of oil are you guys using in the 200 engine?
Replies: 9
Views: 1907

Re: What kind of oil are you guys using in the 200 engine?

Valvoline 10w30 conventional with a bottle of comp cams break in additive at each oil change.....need the zinc for the flat tappet cam......
by 64falconsix
Mon Oct 19, 2015 9:11 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: What camshaft would be best with my setup?
Replies: 21
Views: 3362

Re: What camshaft would be best with my setup?

I see 2 that have posted are running a 2,200 stall converter......what are the details.....manufacturer.....do they actually stall close to 2,200?......much of a noticeable improvement.....thinking of doing this on my tri power with comp 260 cam...sorry to stray off the main subject........
by 64falconsix
Sun Aug 16, 2015 11:04 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Flexplate rubbing under load
Replies: 10
Views: 2101

Re: Flexplate rubbing under load

The ring actually goes between the bolts and flexplate as a reinforcement ring.had the same issue you had several years ago ..after much research I found an old ford technical service bulletin on this.Their Fix Was a starter Shim available now through dorman. Mine was hitting the starter drive and n...
by 64falconsix
Fri Aug 07, 2015 8:19 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Critique build please
Replies: 10
Views: 1966

Re: Critique build please

Good cam choice.....with the stick I would go with 110° lobe seperation.....I would be personally not go larger than an .040 oversize bore.....but I run mine pretty hard. If you have the cast rods I might look into the earlier forged rods...cast will work but the forged are a little stronger especia...
by 64falconsix
Wed Aug 05, 2015 1:55 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Need advice after failed rebuild
Replies: 9
Views: 1685

Re: Need advice after failed rebuild

I run the comp 260 in my 200 tri power engine. As far as size goes it is a performance cam but a mild one and will work with a stock automatic transmission/converter or standard and works decent with my 3.20 gears. It has a slightly lope at idle but I still manage 14 inches of vacuum. Who ever this ...
by 64falconsix
Tue Mar 17, 2015 8:52 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: **ATTENTION CLASSIC INLINES PATRONS**
Replies: 19
Views: 4822

Re: **ATTENTION CLASSIC INLINES PATRONS**

Prayers sent.......
by 64falconsix
Tue Mar 03, 2015 8:40 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Valve train pissing me off.
Replies: 33
Views: 5804

Re: Valve train pissing me off.

looks like something going on with that rocker adjuster or pushrod.......will not be able to tell without pulling it apart.... also need to get the cover on the front pedestal oil bleed.
by 64falconsix
Tue Mar 03, 2015 8:30 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Tri-power pedal
Replies: 8
Views: 2210

Re: Tri-power pedal

I used a modified maverick pedal with a mr gasket universal cable throttle kit..... set me back a total of $40.00 for everything.
by 64falconsix
Sun Mar 01, 2015 8:00 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Rod Bolts
Replies: 3
Views: 1132

Re: Rod Bolts

the ARPs are a direct swap. both bolt shanks are 5/16"..... besides the standard rod resize the radius under the head needs a little relief.... a simple chamfer to the hole under the head fixes this.....this applies to all hi po rod bolts........
by 64falconsix
Mon Feb 02, 2015 12:13 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: is that nitrous on this 6
Replies: 14
Views: 2469

Re: is that nitrous on this 6

I have already spoken with a tech at Nitrous Express. ....will be going with a 75 hp shot on the C.I. headed 200 thats on the drawing board. Still alot of life left in the tri power motor though.
by 64falconsix
Wed Sep 24, 2014 9:29 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Weber Tri-Power questions
Replies: 8
Views: 2209

Re: Weber Tri-Power questions

.65 idles in all 3....had to add a little stiffer return spring to the end carbs......
by 64falconsix
Sun Sep 21, 2014 10:41 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Weber Tri-Power questions
Replies: 8
Views: 2209

Re: Weber Tri-Power questions

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. The AFR looks good with this jetting. I also idle off the center carb.....i use the...
by 64falconsix
Wed Sep 17, 2014 4:32 pm
Forum: small six
Topic: DUI Distributor Shaft & Bushings Binding From Lack 0f Lub.
Replies: 2
Views: 2764

Re: DUI Distributor Shaft & Bushings Binding From Lack 0f Lu

Bill... what info do you need to recurve and what is the charge.... i might as well get mine done while its down for bodywork.also lube mod.....
by 64falconsix
Fri Jul 04, 2014 3:56 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 200 i6 Oil Slinger
Replies: 5
Views: 1284

Re: 200 i6 Oil Slinger

Like already said ...no need for the oil slinger... they were used when the seals were still made from leather. On Later models motors they were deleted.
by 64falconsix
Sun May 18, 2014 10:40 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 144 head on 200, comp ratio?
Replies: 5
Views: 1290

Re: 144 head on 200, comp ratio?

the small increase in power from compression is way cancelled out by the small valves in the 144 head on a 200 cube engine. The increase would be at least a point in compression, 144 is 1.46 intake and 1.26 exhaust vs 1.75 intake and 1.38 exhaust for the 74 and up 200/250 also the 144 has the smalle...
by 64falconsix
Sat May 17, 2014 4:06 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 170 dual Exhaust
Replies: 4
Views: 997

Re: 170 dual Exhaust

1 3/4 if thats all you plan to do..... if not 2" max... you will lose a little bottom end... if sound is the factor go 2". Here is a vid of mine with dual 2".Tri power inline six: http://youtu.be/efH42ssGlAo
by 64falconsix
Mon Mar 31, 2014 8:42 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: DUI - flat gasket to block or o-ring?
Replies: 2
Views: 648

Re: DUI - flat gasket to block or o-ring?

O ring.... the one that came with mine was too thick.... pick up another at ace hardware. 3,000 leak free moles so far.
by 64falconsix
Tue Oct 15, 2013 5:09 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: can studs be used to install main bearing caps?
Replies: 5
Views: 1015

Re: can studs be used to install main bearing caps?

That is a bolt with an attachment point for the oil pickup tube on the later rear sump engines. Fairmont/fox body mustangs. I would leave it alone.. always a risk changing main/rod bolts without resizeing or lineboring is what I have been told....if you can't pull the tube out drive it out from the ...
by 64falconsix
Sat May 18, 2013 7:58 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Exhaust Valves
Replies: 4
Views: 839

Re: Exhaust Valves

No problem.... Just let the machine shop know so they can check clearance
and ream the guides to fit.
by 64falconsix
Fri May 17, 2013 9:24 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: cam questions
Replies: 19
Views: 1609

Re: cam questions

when advanceing or retarding cam timing Lobe seperation angle does not change but intake centerline does , changing the intake centerline on a cam does effect dynamic compression ratio a little by allowing the intake valve to close (for example advanced 4 degrees from 110 to 106 ) earlier on the com...