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by super4ord
Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Pushrods - giving up on VI. Any other vendors?
Replies: 10
Views: 588

Re: Pushrods - giving up on VI. Any other vendors?

If no response, look on FleaBay for Comp Cams and order the length you need. I ordered 8.135, I think??? They have the hardened ones for about $100 IIRC.
by super4ord
Sun Jul 01, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Took the Mustang to the track....
Replies: 26
Views: 1419

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

Beautiful car gus!!!

Used to live near there in California City when I was in the USAF at Edwards AFB. Enjoyed the time I spent there. Lots of all kinds of classic cars around there.
by super4ord
Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:09 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: New plan. Does it make sense?
Replies: 12
Views: 750

Re: New plan. Does it make sense?

Just wondering??? Wouldn't you have to use custom pistons to put a 200 crank and rods in a 144/170 block??? or can you use the 144/170 pistons??? If you have to use custom pistons, what pistons would you use to make this 188 engine??? I'm interested!!! Hope I'm not stepping on anyone's toes asking t...
by super4ord
Tue Feb 06, 2018 7:52 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Piston identification
Replies: 8
Views: 918

Re: Piston identification

275P is a Sealed Power part number.
by super4ord
Tue Jan 02, 2018 7:43 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: engine specific stand info
Replies: 4
Views: 607

Re: engine specific stand info

Just use a furniture dolly. Stick a piece of 3/4" plywood in the center part of the dolly to fill it in and make a solid platform. Then sit the engine on the oil pan. Use a 2x4 or 4x4 under the other end of the oil pan to make it stable. I store long blocks and transmissions this way. Makes it ...
by super4ord
Fri Dec 22, 2017 3:57 pm
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: Greetings
Replies: 2
Views: 512

Re: Greetings

I wish everyone here, on the best forum on the internet, a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year also!!! What an awesome group!!!
by super4ord
Tue Dec 19, 2017 2:04 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Factory 6cyl T5 bellhousing.Does it exist?
Replies: 12
Views: 1859

Re: Factory 6cyl T5 bellhousing.Does it exist?

Sounds awesome! Glad you found the bell and trans. Getting the trans rebuilt is the easy stuff. Finding the bell was the tough hurdle. I found a new V8 T5 a few years; ago still has the Ford warranty sticker on the case and a reminder to add fluid. Glad I saved when I quit doing v8s. Found the bell ...
by super4ord
Tue Dec 19, 2017 11:00 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Main studs for 200
Replies: 2
Views: 602

Re: Main studs for 200

IIRC you can get them from Vintage Inlines, or if not, you can get them from Clay Smith Cams. Clay Smith usually has them on FleaBay also.
by super4ord
Mon Dec 18, 2017 1:15 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Factory 6cyl T5 bellhousing.Does it exist?
Replies: 12
Views: 1859

Re: Factory 6cyl T5 bellhousing.Does it exist?

The D9 bell is for the SROD 4 speed. The E1 bell is for a the T-4 4 speed. The T-5 was made by adding the overdrive rail to the T-4. The E1 bell will directly bolt up a T-5 behind the later model L6. My 1980 Mustang coupe currently has a 200 L6 with the SROD 4 speed. I would have to agree that it fe...
by super4ord
Wed Dec 06, 2017 9:49 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Stroking a 170 with a 200 4 main crank ???
Replies: 3
Views: 654

Stroking a 170 with a 200 4 main crank ???

Hi guys, I have found a 4 main bearing 200 crankshaft. I was trying to remember if I use the 200 crank with 170 rods and pistons in a 170 block, does it come up to a 188 CI? Do I need to have custom pistons? or can I just use the stock rods and pistons? I have a 4 main 170 block. I have checked, and...
by super4ord
Wed Dec 06, 2017 9:21 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from the UK
Replies: 3
Views: 448

Re: Hello from the UK

Hi Steve, Welcome to the forum. Will you guys be racing at Santa Pod Raceway? We used to go there when I was stationed at RAF Alconbury from January 1988 through February 1992. Lived in St Neots, then on RAF Wyton. Worked at RAF Alconbury. Have some wonderful memories from living there. Still have s...
by super4ord
Tue Nov 07, 2017 11:01 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Choosing a carb (again)
Replies: 5
Views: 817

Re: Choosing a carb (again)

IIRC, Drive an Edelbrock----Race a Holley. I am partial to Holley's or even better to me are the old Autolites.
by super4ord
Sat Oct 28, 2017 11:54 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Xflow Head for US Swap - Any Interest
Replies: 10
Views: 1994

Re: Xflow Head for US Swap - Any Interest

Hi Rocklord,

Back from church camp. Sent you a PM

Darrell
by super4ord
Wed Oct 04, 2017 8:08 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 200cid carb alternates? D2Pf-EA?
Replies: 23
Views: 2662

Re: 200cid carb alternates? D2Pf-EA?

Well, I've driven the 1980 Mustang with the chinese knockoff YF for a couple of days now. I have the hot air choke adjusted all the way off. It is definitely cold natured that way. After it warms up, it runs pretty good. I still need to do some tweaking though. It doesn't have quite as much get up a...
by super4ord
Thu Sep 28, 2017 7:25 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 200cid carb alternates? D2Pf-EA?
Replies: 23
Views: 2662

Re: 200cid carb alternates? D2Pf-EA?

The $77.00 YF was from sunway108 on FleaBay. They have a best offer when you open their listing. This was a counter offer from them after I had offered $65 for 2 each. They countered with $77 for 2 ea, then I countered with $77 for 1 ea. This did not include shipping. It was $15.99 shipped from KY o...
by super4ord
Wed Sep 27, 2017 10:41 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 200cid carb alternates? D2Pf-EA?
Replies: 23
Views: 2662

Re: 200cid carb alternates? D2Pf-EA?

Seth: The FleaBay listing says YF.

Rafaelb: The shiny and new was what caught my eye too, especially after thinking about all of the rebuilt carbs available that have been rebuilt no telling how many times already.

Darrell
by super4ord
Wed Sep 27, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 200cid carb alternates? D2Pf-EA?
Replies: 23
Views: 2662

Re: 200cid carb alternates? D2Pf-EA?

Hi Rafaelb, I just purchased a Carter YF1 knockoff from SunWay108 on FleaBay, a Chinese manufactured product. I have installed it on my 1980 Mustang, but have not started it yet. I figured for $77.00, it was worth a try. It is a little taller than the Holley 1946 that I took off of the car. I averag...
by super4ord
Thu Sep 14, 2017 6:02 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 32/36 adapter
Replies: 3
Views: 596

Re: 32/36 adapter

Vintage Inlines has a much sturdier and nicer two piece adapter available. It costs more, but has an insert that smoothes and increases the airflow through it. Matt has it listed under the carb adapters. It's for a 240/300 1 bbl to Weber 2 bbl. This is just my opinion, but the Vintage Inlines adapte...
by super4ord
Tue Sep 05, 2017 10:07 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: First timer, be gentle...
Replies: 15
Views: 1901

Re: First timer, be gentle...

Hey Mongo, Welcome to the forum! I have a 1980 Mustang coupe with a 200/3.3 & SROD 4 speed manual trans. It has A/C and power steering also. Ford made the Mustang & Capri for over a year with the 200 L6, because Cologne couldn't make enough of the 2.8L V6s to meet both the American & Eur...
by super4ord
Sun Apr 30, 2017 6:12 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Planning a 1967 200ci Project Performance Build, Help needed
Replies: 15
Views: 2047

Re: Planning a 1967 200ci Project Performance Build, Help needed

Hi Andy,

I replied to your email about the D7BE head. I didn't see your post here about your buildup before I replied to the email. I can give you a phone call, or PM you, which ever that you would prefer. Thank you for your interest.

Darrell
by super4ord
Wed Apr 19, 2017 10:38 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 144 Progress
Replies: 36
Views: 4086

Re: 144 Progress

Sure would like to hear that 144 fire up the first time and run. I love the sound of these little sixes just purring along, going down the road! (I just filled up the gas tank on my Mustang this morning and got 23.989 MPG this last time!) I can daydream about it though!

Darrell
by super4ord
Wed Apr 19, 2017 12:58 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 144 Progress
Replies: 36
Views: 4086

Re: 144 Progress

Thank you Bubba, I didn't know that about the early bells and motors. I was just worried that he might have starter problems down the road. Come to think of it, I have 8 manual bell housings and all are aluminum. I know there are cast iron bells, but I have never owned one of them, even on the two d...
by super4ord
Tue Apr 18, 2017 10:08 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 144 Progress
Replies: 36
Views: 4086

Re: 144 Progress

Maybe I just can't see it in the pics you posted, but do you not have a steel block plate behind the flywheel to go between the block and bell housing? Usually they are there to ensure correct alignment of the starter for engaging the flywheel teeth. I know that some are one piece and some are two p...
by super4ord
Thu Apr 06, 2017 12:37 pm
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: Anybody know how rare Mike's AL heads are?
Replies: 8
Views: 2377

Re: Anybody know how rare Mike's AL heads are?

I have serial number 009. It is fully ported with the big stainless valves.

Darrell
by super4ord
Thu Apr 06, 2017 12:29 pm
Forum: Electrical, Audio, and Electronics
Topic: Replacing the Mustang Turn Signal Switch...Again
Replies: 3
Views: 902

Re: Replacing the Mustang Turn Signal Switch...Again

On any of the old Fords I have worked on restoring, including the current 1980 Mustang, it is worth the extra money to replace the electrical parts with NOS Ford parts. I know they normally cost a good bit more, but the original Ford quality and design are usually superior to after market replacemen...
by super4ord
Sat Mar 04, 2017 11:46 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 200 issue
Replies: 33
Views: 3081

Re: 200 issue

I'm in total agreement with the others on here. Just drive it for a while and then check it out. I did a compression check on the 200 in my 1980 Mustang and the pressure was between 70 & 80 PSI on all cylinders. I thought WOW, that's not good. I went ahead & put in new plugs gapped at .045&q...
by super4ord
Mon Jan 16, 2017 2:59 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 8.5" Dog Dish Flywheel and Ring Gear
Replies: 12
Views: 1346

Re: 8.5" Dog Dish Flywheel and Ring Gear

Hi Pete,

I responded to your email. It should show up from super4ords@cox.net

Darrell
by super4ord
Sun Jan 15, 2017 9:26 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 8.5" Dog Dish Flywheel and Ring Gear
Replies: 12
Views: 1346

Re: 8.5" Dog Dish Flywheel and Ring Gear

Hi Pete, I dug out the 2 recessed 8 1/2" flywheels and the 3 ring gears. Unfortunately the ring gears are 136 tooth, in other words for the 9" flywheels. I tested a clutch disc in each 8 1/2" flywheel and set the 3 finger pressure plate on top of it. I then measured the distance betwe...
by super4ord
Sat Jan 14, 2017 6:40 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 8.5" Dog Dish Flywheel and Ring Gear
Replies: 12
Views: 1346

Re: 8.5" Dog Dish Flywheel and Ring Gear

Varilux, I 'm sure that I have 2 of the flywheels. I will go to the garage tomorrow and dig them out. I think that I have 3 new ring gears also. I know that I have 1 stock small bell housing & 1 powder coated one with a T-5 adapter attached. I will check tomorrow. I got them to go behind a 1964 ...
by super4ord
Thu Dec 22, 2016 8:37 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: FordSix Graphic
Replies: 47
Views: 8490

Re: FordSix Graphic

That's pretty cool looking!!! I like all of the little subtleties in the graphic.
by super4ord
Wed Dec 21, 2016 7:40 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: '81 200 Stick Shift?
Replies: 21
Views: 2442

Re: '81 200 Stick Shift?

I picked up a 1980 Mustang coupe with a 200 6 cyl/SROD/7.5 rear with 3.08 gears in Irving Texas a couple of months ago. This is the first time I have found a coupe with this setup. It is a low mount starter, blue engine with power steering, power brakes & air conditioning. I enjoy driving it to ...
by super4ord
Tue Nov 22, 2016 1:43 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Alternative Piston For 250 Other than the 255 V8
Replies: 24
Views: 2182

Re: Alternative Piston For 250 Other than the 255 V8

I will look in the garage when I get home, but I think I still have one set of Silvolite .030 over 4.2L 255 V8 pistons & 3 sets of Ford E0SE .040 over pistons. IIRC the ring sets are Hastings or Sealed Power. I'd be willing to sell the pistons sets for $155 and a ring set for an additional $25. ...
by super4ord
Tue Nov 08, 2016 8:23 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Calif Emissions
Replies: 21
Views: 1767

Re: Calif Emissions

I just bought a Bright Bittersweet Orange 1980 Mustang coupe from a man in Irving Texas about 3 weeks ago. I drove it 194 miles back home to Oklahoma City. I really enjoy driving it! It has the 200 6 cyl with the catalytic exhaust manifold, and the secondary lines to the manifold. A previous owner r...
by super4ord
Tue Nov 08, 2016 7:42 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 68 200 - Carb, distributor help needed
Replies: 20
Views: 2373

Re: 68 200 - Carb, distributor help needed

Sefus,

Glad to see that you are learning and progressing! Keep at it and things will work out.

Darrell
by super4ord
Tue Aug 16, 2016 6:00 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: Old Budd Wheels
Replies: 6
Views: 1292

Re: Old Budd Wheels

Are you looking for the old split rims? Six lug on an 8.75" dia. circle? Don't know what diameter you are looking for, but the military deuce and a half trucks had 20" dia. wheels with that lug bolt pattern. If that's what you are looking for, then you could find them at one of the militar...
by super4ord
Thu Aug 04, 2016 12:43 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Trouble in Maverick City
Replies: 40
Views: 3922

Re: Trouble in Maverick City

Timray87, I am sorry I haven't posted pics yet. I'm having trouble with my internet service and the computer at home. Hopefully I will get it straightened out in the next day or so (today hopefully). I am posting this from work during lunch break. I know that when you are working on a project, time ...
by super4ord
Tue Aug 02, 2016 3:04 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Trouble in Maverick City
Replies: 40
Views: 3922

Re: Trouble in Maverick City

timray87, I have one of the sidedraft triple Weber intake manifolds that Will welded up when Mike had some flanges laser cut for the Aluminum head. I will measure the runner length (flange to flange) & try to take some pics tonight when I get home after work. The runners are pretty stubby. The s...
by super4ord
Mon Aug 01, 2016 7:37 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Turbo Mystery
Replies: 24
Views: 2691

Re: Turbo Mystery

If there is one thing that I have learned about working on many Fords over the years, it is that there is no telling what they might have done, or that you might find they did right from the factory. Remember their, "use all of the parts left in the bin policy" before starting to use the n...
by super4ord
Fri Jul 01, 2016 9:49 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 170 CI Distributor Measurment Question
Replies: 13
Views: 1219

Re: 170 CI Distributor Measurment Question

Hey Chad, The oil pickup screen/tube mount tab is on bearing cap #3 and the screen/pickup goes into the rear sump. The part number on the pickup screen is D9BE-6622-AA, so I guess this means it was from my 1979 Fairmont. The 1978 I had was a Mercury Zephyr. The front sump of the pan is really just t...
by super4ord
Fri Jul 01, 2016 8:27 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 170 CI Distributor Measurment Question
Replies: 13
Views: 1219

Re: 170 CI Distributor Measurment Question

I test fitted a late model 1978 Ford Fairmont Duraspark electronic distributor, a 5/16" oil pump driveshaft, a 1965 oil pump, a 1978 Ford Fairmont dual sump oil pickup and dual sump pan to a C4DE 170 cid 4 main bearing block date coded 3L12 (Nov 12, 1963). All fit together nicely. I was surpris...
by super4ord
Mon Jun 27, 2016 7:08 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: 250 2v OR 250 triple carb OR ??
Replies: 6
Views: 1760

Re: 250 2v OR 250 triple carb OR ??

Chefkeg and CNC-Dude,

Lynx did make a triple sidedraft Weber intake manifold for the Aussie 250-2V. I purchased one from a gentleman in Australia on EBay. They are available periodically, if you keep watch for them.

Darrell
by super4ord
Thu May 26, 2016 10:09 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Supercharged 200 i6 with C4
Replies: 3
Views: 747

Re: Supercharged 200 i6 with C4

The 1962 Falcons had a flat firewall and a smaller opening for the 2.77 3 speed manual or Fordomatic transmission. In mid-year 1963 Ford changed the Falcon to a slantback firewall with a larger opening to accommodate the 260 Cid small block v-8 and bellhousing. Remember, the early 1963 models had th...
by super4ord
Thu May 26, 2016 9:28 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: mini starter 250
Replies: 4
Views: 796

Re: mini starter 250

If you have a late Ford 5.0 V8 T-5 bellhousing, a 164 tooth flywheel will not fit inside of it. You'll have to use a 157 tooth flywheel. It will need to be a zero balance for the 250. The available v8 flywheels were either 28.2 ounce-inches of unbalance(early 289/302) or 50 ounce-inches (late model ...
by super4ord
Sun May 22, 2016 1:40 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: How much effictive axle ratio change from larger tires?
Replies: 3
Views: 708

Re: How much effictive axle ratio change from larger tires?

So that would be like having about a 5.36:1 ratio now? I guess that's why it will do about 63 mph now, when it would only do 55 mph before. This is going by what a friends speedo says while driving beside me. I know the truck speedometer is off because of the non-stock tire size. Thank you Bubba!
by super4ord
Sat May 21, 2016 10:09 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: How much effictive axle ratio change from larger tires?
Replies: 3
Views: 708

How much effictive axle ratio change from larger tires?

This is on my 1971 deuce and a half. The axles are 6.72:1 ratio. I changed from 9.00 X 20 Titan Military non-directional tread tires to Michelin XZL 395/85R20 radials. The Titans are listed as being 39" tall and the Michelins are listed as 46.9" tall. Could anyone help me figure the effect...
by super4ord
Fri May 06, 2016 11:16 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Ford 250 headers
Replies: 7
Views: 1007

Re: Ford 250 headers

Hi Andy,

Sorry to change the subject, but I just wondered if you still have that turbo/head setup you made and had for sale about 5 years ago? You can PM me if you would rather talk about it there. Thank you.

Darrell
by super4ord
Thu Mar 31, 2016 7:29 am
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: Triple Mikuni 45 intakes
Replies: 2
Views: 1473

Re: Triple Mikuni 45 intakes

Does 10's has been working on a triple sidedraft weber intake for me in his spare time. AFAIK there were none ever cast, but flanges can be cut for the head side and the carburetor side, then can be welded up. I believe the power capability plus the looks definitely make it a worthwhile pursuit.
by super4ord
Wed Dec 30, 2015 9:25 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: high ratio rocker arms
Replies: 138
Views: 11675

Re: high ratio rocker arms

At $30 to $50 per rocker arm X 12 equals $360 to $600.
by super4ord
Thu Dec 03, 2015 9:23 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: The Best 250 Header!
Replies: 10
Views: 1391

Re: The Best 250 Header!

If you're leaning towards the Hooker headers, the Hooker 6601 part number is for a 200 high mount starter application. You will need a Hooker 6602 part number for a 250 low mount starter application. I haven't seen the 6602 available new and they are near impossible to find used also. The 6601 is av...
by super4ord
Thu Sep 24, 2015 7:46 pm
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: I'm gonnnnnnnnnnnnnnneee!!!!
Replies: 38
Views: 7210

Re: I'm gonnnnnnnnnnnnnnneee!!!!

Man, I don't know what to say! I always look forward to your posts, your answers & your explanations. We will pray for you & your family. I sure hope things turn to the better for you. I have many of your posts marked and saved as favorites on my browser. Don't stay away too long. Best of Lu...