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by pmuller9
Thu Nov 26, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Engine is close to being ready.
Replies: 5
Views: 76

Re: Engine is close to being ready.

Do you have the timing tab that bolts to the cover on the passenger side?
The timing marks cast on the timing cover on the driver side are not the correct marks.
by pmuller9
Thu Nov 26, 2020 1:42 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 1989 F150, 4.9 Fuel system and Ignition do over.
Replies: 42
Views: 2156

Re: 1989 F150, 4.9 Fuel system and Ignition do over.

Question: In the many conversations on ignition here, why is the EDIS 6 not a fundamental part of these discussions? The problem for most of the distributorless ignition systems that can be adapted to the straight six is the installation of the trigger wheel along with the sensor for the wheel If t...
by pmuller9
Thu Nov 26, 2020 12:33 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Valve Spring Mayhem
Replies: 10
Views: 105

Re: Valve Spring Mayhem

Maybe??? https://www.competitionproducts.com/Manley-Super-7-Valve-Locks-5_16-050-Height/productinfo/MAN13085-16/ The Super -7 locks are thicker and will only work with the Super retainers. Costly. the only possibility is to is to use the Crane 5/16" multi fit retainer with the 7 degree offset ...
by pmuller9
Wed Nov 25, 2020 8:33 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Valve Spring Mayhem
Replies: 10
Views: 105

Re: Valve Spring Mayhem

I just went through every catalog I have which covers almost every brand of aftermarket springs. I've done this before but wanted to be sure I didn't miss anything previously. I couldn't find a "single coil" spring that came close to having a seat pressure in the 120 to 130 lb range at 1.6...
by pmuller9
Wed Nov 25, 2020 7:05 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Help with 300/4.9 upgrade
Replies: 20
Views: 315

Re: Help with 300/4.9 upgrade

That has been my difficult choice. I need a high 200s to keep Dynamic Compression low; I believed my idle would likely be between 650-750 RPM, 4,000 RPM Red-line. I would like to have 9.7 Static and 7.5 Dynamic, with low-end torque between 80 to 1200, as realistic my idle will be closer to 800, so ...
by pmuller9
Wed Nov 25, 2020 5:10 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Help with 300/4.9 upgrade
Replies: 20
Views: 315

Re: Help with 300/4.9 upgrade

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by pmuller9
Wed Nov 25, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Help with 300/4.9 upgrade
Replies: 20
Views: 315

Re: Help with 300/4.9 upgrade

Did you try B&B Automotive Machine Shop http://www.bbautomachine.com/index.html Are you assembling your engine? great I will reach to them. Do you know them personally? No I don't know them personally. They just looked like an up to date shop and they had good reviews. I'm originally from Patch...
by pmuller9
Wed Nov 25, 2020 4:52 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Valve Spring Mayhem
Replies: 10
Views: 105

Re: Valve Spring Mayhem

riley_smitty wrote:pmuller9 my install height is 1.59 inches. Have you used these springs from crane in your own build?

Not me. It is "lavron" that has them in his engine but his installed height was near 1.65"
by pmuller9
Wed Nov 25, 2020 4:48 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Any advice on building a 200ci for a turbo?
Replies: 78
Views: 7134

Re: Any advice on building a 200ci for a turbo?

The later head has 1.750" diameter intake valves and the same 1.380" exhaust.
Length and stem diameter are the same.

Looks like a good candidate.
by pmuller9
Wed Nov 25, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Valve Spring Mayhem
Replies: 10
Views: 105

Re: Valve Spring Mayhem

If your installed height is around 1.650" use the Crane 96803 single spring.

OD 1.437"
ID 1.035"
Seat pressure 123 lbs @ 1.65"
Spring rate 330 lbs/in
Coil Bind 1.037"

Same springs "lavron" is using
by pmuller9
Wed Nov 25, 2020 12:42 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Help with 300/4.9 upgrade
Replies: 20
Views: 315

Re: Help with 300/4.9 upgrade

Did you try B&B Automotive Machine Shop
http://www.bbautomachine.com/index.html

Are you assembling your engine?
by pmuller9
Tue Nov 24, 2020 11:43 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Help with 300/4.9 upgrade
Replies: 20
Views: 315

Re: Help with 300/4.9 upgrade

Thank you very much. Great. How will this loopier cam affect the low-end torque? We need to start this conversation all over again. I think it has gone off track. The reason I suggested that Crower cam is because you wanted to use a 9.5 to 9.7 compression ratio. That particular Crower cam makes pow...
by pmuller9
Tue Nov 24, 2020 2:42 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Cylinder heads valves and rockers
Replies: 71
Views: 11980

Re: Cylinder heads valves and rockers

Unless you are building a performance engine with open valve spring pressures over 300 lbs the .080" to .083" wall 5/16" pushrod is sufficient. I have used Manton's .120" wall 5/16" pushrods. You can machine the slots in the head to 3/8". Just be careful coming toward t...
by pmuller9
Tue Nov 24, 2020 12:57 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: turbo 200 build
Replies: 194
Views: 52993

Re: turbo 200 build

Have the new cam specs been sorted out?

What valve springs are on the head?
by pmuller9
Mon Nov 23, 2020 9:42 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: M112 - 300 Build for the '56
Replies: 15
Views: 221

Re: M112 - 300 Build for the '56

clintonvillian wrote:Question, the MAF sensor typically goes in the intake prior to the throttle body. I have 10" to get a cone style air filter on....see the dilemma...


Instead of a MAF sensor why not use a MAP sensor in the intake manifold?
by pmuller9
Mon Nov 23, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: turbo 200 build
Replies: 194
Views: 52993

Re: turbo 200 build

I read the Colins article several times and the conditions are not the same. A turbo cam was installed that was a close match to the desired power band. The turbo was marginally small not a gross mismatch and the fix seemed to address the turbo's fall off of efficiency at the upper end of the power ...
by pmuller9
Mon Nov 23, 2020 7:44 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Next build phase-Intake and ignition
Replies: 88
Views: 23775

Re: Next build phase-Intake and ignition

Thanks for checking.
I purchased my last 6AL directly from MSD and the actual owner has not had any problems is several years as a daily driver.
by pmuller9
Mon Nov 23, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: M112 - 300 Build for the '56
Replies: 15
Views: 221

Re: M112 - 300 Build for the '56

Why not use a MAP censor in the intake manifold instead?

A 3 inch pipe is fine.
How many square inches in the intake manifold inlet?
by pmuller9
Mon Nov 23, 2020 5:12 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: M112 - 300 Build for the '56
Replies: 15
Views: 221

Re: M112 - 300 Build for the '56

It is supposed to be there. Looking good!
It there room to put a trigger wheel behind the harmonic balancer?
by pmuller9
Mon Nov 23, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Next build phase-Intake and ignition
Replies: 88
Views: 23775

Re: Next build phase-Intake and ignition

Did you get chance to check it's authenticity against the bulletin I posted?
I would really like to know.
https://thecounterfeitreport.com/product/244/
by pmuller9
Mon Nov 23, 2020 1:45 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: turbo 200 build
Replies: 194
Views: 52993

Re: turbo 200 build

It's been a while so I looked back to post 101 where the compressor map is and there is no problem running the engine rpm out to 5500 rpm and going as high as 6000 rpm. https://fordsix.com/viewtopic.php?p=604272#p604272 The new cam can have an intake duration anywhere between 214 and 220 degrees dep...
by pmuller9
Mon Nov 23, 2020 1:23 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Any advice on building a 200ci for a turbo?
Replies: 78
Views: 7134

Re: Any advice on building a 200ci for a turbo?

The stock exhaust manifold is very restrictive for turbocharging. A turbo exhaust manifold with individual tubes gives much better results. I'm sure you've seen this great set-up on 67Straightsix 200 six. https://fordsix.com/viewtopic.php?p=571912#p571912 https://imageshack.com/i/p311VtSBj https://i...
by pmuller9
Mon Nov 23, 2020 11:09 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Any advice on building a 200ci for a turbo?
Replies: 78
Views: 7134

Re: Any advice on building a 200ci for a turbo?

It will need to be a custom cam.
I'm assuming you will use the stock exhaust manifold?

The cam profile should look close to this one that is used on the 300 six.

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by pmuller9
Mon Nov 23, 2020 10:33 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Any advice on building a 200ci for a turbo?
Replies: 78
Views: 7134

Re: Any advice on building a 200ci for a turbo?

Timmy66 wrote:No but I take it that’s the profile the machinist is figuring for

I am not familiar with what "cam profile 32" means.
Will you be the one ordering the camshaft?
by pmuller9
Mon Nov 23, 2020 10:28 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Any advice on building a 200ci for a turbo?
Replies: 78
Views: 7134

Re: Any advice on building a 200ci for a turbo?

Are you saying you have a camshaft?
by pmuller9
Mon Nov 23, 2020 10:16 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Any advice on building a 200ci for a turbo?
Replies: 78
Views: 7134

Re: Any advice on building a 200ci for a turbo?

Probably lower rpm I want a street strip car and I don’t think these motors gain much after 5k do they Not with the early stock head like yours. That's why I was thinking full boost between 2000 and 5500 rpm. The turbo will let you push the rpm some. The reason for asking is for the camshaft profil...
by pmuller9
Mon Nov 23, 2020 9:53 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Any advice on building a 200ci for a turbo?
Replies: 78
Views: 7134

Re: Any advice on building a 200ci for a turbo?

Timmy66 wrote:I haven’t picked out a turbo yet I thought sizing might tie into everything that’s done to the motor

What rpm range do you want for power?
by pmuller9
Sun Nov 22, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Help with 300/4.9 upgrade
Replies: 20
Views: 315

Re: Help with 300/4.9 upgrade

I'm the one that used the COMP Cams Ultra Pro Magnum XD Roller Rocker Arms for 2 reasons. They were the only BBC 1.6 ratio rocker arm made of steel and I wanted to see what the geometry looked like. The rocker is .050" longer than the Ford 300 six valve stem to rocker stud spacing. In order to ...
by pmuller9
Sun Nov 22, 2020 1:40 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Any advice on building a 200ci for a turbo?
Replies: 78
Views: 7134

Re: Any advice on building a 200ci for a turbo?

You need to know the cam specs before you can really know what the compression ratio needs to be. You should talk to Schneider about a cam. Make sure you tell them that this is a turbocharged engine and you want power from 2000 rpm up to 5500 rpm and no higher. Be prepared to tell them about modific...
by pmuller9
Sat Nov 21, 2020 11:34 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Any advice on building a 200ci for a turbo?
Replies: 78
Views: 7134

Re: Any advice on building a 200ci for a turbo?

That's a tough one. You don't want to come across as telling your machinist what to do as if he doesn't know what he is doing but you also don't want a finished product that doesn't work the way you want it to. The best thing to do is have discussions with him by asking questions about a potential p...
by pmuller9
Sat Nov 21, 2020 11:01 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Any advice on building a 200ci for a turbo?
Replies: 78
Views: 7134

Re: Any advice on building a 200ci for a turbo?

drag-200stang wrote:Best to listen to P Muller he knows what he is talking about.

Not always. I can't count the times I went back to edit something stupid I just posted. LOL
by pmuller9
Sat Nov 21, 2020 9:38 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Help with 300/4.9 upgrade
Replies: 20
Views: 315

Re: Help with 300/4.9 upgrade

You didn't understand what I recommended so I'll try to do a better job explaining. The 300 six will operate with 87 to 93 octane pump gas with a Dynamic Compression Ratio (DCR) between 7.0 and 7.5 respectively without detonation. If you push the DCR above those limits the ignition timing and air fu...
by pmuller9
Sat Nov 21, 2020 1:56 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: turbo 200 build
Replies: 194
Views: 52993

Re: turbo 200 build

xctasy You're fighting 3 things here. Very late closing intake valve, excessive valve overlap and a very low DCR (5.6) If you were to go open loop you would find very little help with torque above idle since the manifold vacuum is very low under any load anyway. Secondly the engine requires manifold...
by pmuller9
Sat Nov 21, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: M112 - 300 Build for the '56
Replies: 15
Views: 221

Re: M112 - 300 Build for the '56

Since the engine will spend most of it's time cruising with low to no boost you can skip the intercooler. It would be important that the engine DCR not exceed 6.5. If you run the water/meth injection into the inlet of the supercharger it will help cool it along with the incoming air. I'm assuming yo...
by pmuller9
Sat Nov 21, 2020 12:12 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: turbo 200 build
Replies: 194
Views: 52993

Re: turbo 200 build

Bottom line!
You can't have low rpm torque or turbo response on a 200 cid engine when the intake valve doesn't close until somewhere after 81 degrees ABDC when the piston is almost half way up the cylinder no matter what the external components are doing or the tune-up.
by pmuller9
Fri Nov 20, 2020 10:56 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: M112 - 300 Build for the '56
Replies: 15
Views: 221

Re: M112 - 300 Build for the '56

As you know there has been one broken 240 rod that destroyed a turbocharged engine. There was detonation at 20 lbs of boost. Rod failed sometime afterwards. A turbocharger is much easier on connecting rods than a supercharger. A turbocharger doesn't take power from the engine by way of the connectin...
by pmuller9
Fri Nov 20, 2020 9:07 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Help with 300/4.9 upgrade
Replies: 20
Views: 315

Re: Help with 300/4.9 upgrade

The best roller rockers are the Harland sharp. They are the only roller rockers that will gave you the correct rocker arm geometry. No Comp cams. They are detonation prone and require a lower compression ratio to work They are low lift and will not produce as much torque as a higher lift cam. Since ...
by pmuller9
Fri Nov 20, 2020 5:11 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: LS chevy connecting rods.
Replies: 23
Views: 398

Re: LS chevy connecting rods.

Good advice from CNC-Dude concerning the steel crank. I believe you mentioned using an iron crank for this project which would be good seeing that no one here has managed to break one in street use. I would like to see you do this project so here is a quick summary. The small and big Chevy V8s use a...
by pmuller9
Fri Nov 20, 2020 5:06 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Any advice on building a 200ci for a turbo?
Replies: 78
Views: 7134

Re: Any advice on building a 200ci for a turbo?

A 9.3 compression ratio is what I figured also.
A thin cleanup cut off the head would be good.
by pmuller9
Fri Nov 20, 2020 11:14 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: LS chevy connecting rods.
Replies: 23
Views: 398

Re: LS chevy connecting rods.

He was eluding to the fact that they were stock OEM rods. Plus the BBC rods you mentioned in another thread that has the SBC journal size would be a better fit. I agree that the small journal BBC rods are a better fit with more resistance to bending in all directions. A lot of this stems from the d...
by pmuller9
Fri Nov 20, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Any advice on building a 200ci for a turbo?
Replies: 78
Views: 7134

Re: Any advice on building a 200ci for a turbo?

The adaptor is a bottle neck to flow.
You will get better results if you open up the manifold to fit the two barrel.
Here is the thread posted again for your convenience.
viewtopic.php?f=1&t=79809
by pmuller9
Fri Nov 20, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Piston & connecting rods
Replies: 40
Views: 6349

Re: Piston & connecting rods

Other than turning down the Crank to 2.100, are there any other modifications necessary for the compstar rods? Since it is a V8 rod the one side of the big end has a larger bevel than the other. You can bevel the one side so it matches or check the clearance against the radius at the crank journals...
by pmuller9
Fri Nov 20, 2020 9:58 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: LS chevy connecting rods.
Replies: 23
Views: 398

Re: LS chevy connecting rods.

These LS rods are longer than stock with a choice 6.46" or 6.56" and will allow the use of the many SBC 350 pistons that have a CH to work with the 300 six.
by pmuller9
Fri Nov 20, 2020 12:35 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: turbo 200 build
Replies: 194
Views: 52993

Re: turbo 200 build

when you shift into 4th at 60 mph the rpm goes up and the cam is making more torque at that rpm and doesn't need boost to maintain 60 mph. So yes the turbo is compensating for the lack of power at low rpm. The fuel mileage increased because at higher rpm the large overlap period has less time to thr...
by pmuller9
Fri Nov 20, 2020 12:00 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: turbo 200 build
Replies: 194
Views: 52993

Re: turbo 200 build

The cam that is in there will make power beyond 7000 rpm but the head flow will be the restriction at that point. If you stay with 15 lbs of boost you are somewhere around 450 hp. If you push it to 20 lbs of boost the power should exceed 500 hp. You would need the aftermarket connecting rods and cus...
by pmuller9
Thu Nov 19, 2020 11:35 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: turbo 200 build
Replies: 194
Views: 52993

Re: turbo 200 build

If the turbine A/R or piping diameter is reduced then low rpm response in increased at the expense of high rpm power. The smaller A/R or exhaust plumbing becomes a choke point later on. The problem here is there is no exhaust to work with at all below 2500 rpm period. There is no substitute to sizin...
by pmuller9
Thu Nov 19, 2020 11:00 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: turbo 200 build
Replies: 194
Views: 52993

Re: turbo 200 build

I beg to differ. The original plan was to make big boost from 1500 to 5000 rpm and that is how the turbocharger is sized. Right now the wastegate is closed shut until full boost at 4000 rpm. You can't make significant boost at 1500 rpm if there is very little exhaust volume to spin the turbine. I ca...
by pmuller9
Thu Nov 19, 2020 10:36 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Next build phase-Intake and ignition
Replies: 88
Views: 23775

Re: Next build phase-Intake and ignition

Where did you buy the MSD 6AL from?
Just out of curiosity check to make sure it is not a counterfeit unit.
https://thecounterfeitreport.com/product/244/

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