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by 67Straightsix
Thu Jul 19, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Fuel Injection - Mega Squirt
Topic: Home made 36-1 trigger wheel
Replies: 4
Views: 43

Re: Home made 36-1 trigger wheel

x2 what bubba said. :nod:
by 67Straightsix
Thu Jul 19, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: VINTAGE CHAMP CAR REPLICA BUILD
Replies: 19
Views: 1070

Re: VINTAGE CHAMP CAR REPLICA BUILD

Looking good :thumbup:
by 67Straightsix
Wed Jul 18, 2018 10:35 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: turbo 200 build
Replies: 122
Views: 11001

Re: turbo 200 build

Did you run any boost during the short trip? I did get it into boost briefly - about 4psi - not long enough to tell how the car runs. My tuning session did not go well - the guy that's helping me tune the car is on a tight schedule so we didn't have a lot of time. Right off the bat my fuel pressure...
by 67Straightsix
Mon Jul 16, 2018 10:46 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: turbo 200 build
Replies: 122
Views: 11001

Re: turbo 200 build

Quick update. Took the Mustang on its first test drive to the gas station and back :D It ran a little rich - need to do some real world tuning - that will be tomorrow. So far, so good :thumbup:
by 67Straightsix
Sat Jun 23, 2018 11:30 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Worst FUBAR I've done. Help!!
Replies: 9
Views: 338

Re: Worst FUBAR I've done. Help!!

If the part isn't weighed in to tight you can try a shop vac.
by 67Straightsix
Wed Jun 20, 2018 1:45 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Took the Mustang to the track....
Replies: 26
Views: 772

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

The car looks good in the corner. ( very little body roll). Did the 911 driver know he was chasing a little six. I know from experience Porsche drivers do not like to be pasted by a mustang much less a six cylinder. Nice job :thumbup:
by 67Straightsix
Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: turbo 200 build
Replies: 122
Views: 11001

Re: turbo 200 build

Updates? Did you get the car running on the road? Not yet. Once I got the engine running in the car I felt like the car should be just about finished! When I focused on the rest of the car I realized there was a lot more to do than I'd thought! Since I posted the video, I've installed the brakes - ...
by 67Straightsix
Sun May 20, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: Fuel Injection - Mega Squirt
Topic: Log Gets Injected
Replies: 43
Views: 8041

Re: Log Gets Injected

"It's taking longer than I thought" Isn't that the official motto of the hot rod world? :lol: Can you give some details on what you're doing to crank and connecting rods? Or is this proprietary information. :wink: One more question - are you going coil on plug? Can''t what to see what time...
by 67Straightsix
Sun May 20, 2018 1:54 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: turbo 200 build
Replies: 122
Views: 11001

Re: turbo 200 build

You are planing on supplementing that 93 with a water meth kit? Most likely yes. It's one of the things that will be installed if needed after the car has been run on the road.Been going between controlling it with the Holley or a stand alone system. I'm also trying to decide where to place the oil...
by 67Straightsix
Fri May 18, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: turbo 200 build
Replies: 122
Views: 11001

Re: turbo 200 build

I'm curious: The reason I went with 8-1 compression is because the fuel octane available is 93 - I didn't want to have to buy race gas. I always thought with a turbo you want a low compression engine, but after reading these last posts, could I have gone with a higher compression ratio and been ok? ...
by 67Straightsix
Wed May 16, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 Tr4 annual update
Replies: 34
Views: 3823

Re: 300 Tr4 annual update

looks and sounds good. great job :thumbup:
by 67Straightsix
Wed May 16, 2018 12:32 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: turbo 200 build
Replies: 122
Views: 11001

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
by 67Straightsix
Tue May 15, 2018 12:19 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: turbo 200 build
Replies: 122
Views: 11001

Re: turbo 200 build

I've enjoyed reading and rereading all the posts after the cam info was posted. It's obvious that you guys are much more knowledgeable about all this than I am, so I'm digesting all the information and will try to make the best decisions I can. I've learned a lot from all your posts and appreciate a...
by 67Straightsix
Sun May 13, 2018 10:58 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: turbo 200 build
Replies: 122
Views: 11001

Re: turbo 200 build

This build as been an experiment - I wanted to try some things that I haven't seen done and it basically has taken on a life of it's own. I have to admit this car has turned more into a track car than street car - so some of the parameters have changed. I'll put the car on a dyno and see what the hp...
by 67Straightsix
Thu May 10, 2018 11:00 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: turbo 200 build
Replies: 122
Views: 11001

Re: turbo 200 build

Thanks for the comments and critiques - much appreciated. Yeah, I screwed up my cam choice :roll: I was going to buy a Comp Cam but the tech got irritated at my many questions and stopped communicating with me - which rubbed me the wrong way. So I contacted Clay Smith and talked with their rep - ass...
by 67Straightsix
Thu May 10, 2018 12:39 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: turbo 200 build
Replies: 122
Views: 11001

Re: turbo 200 build

Thanks for the compliments - always appreciate any feedback :) About the exhaust - I'm trying to walk a fine line between race car and every day driver, so I'm willing to sacrifice a little performance to keep the decibel level down. I think I'm going to split the exhaust and run it out the back wit...
by 67Straightsix
Wed May 09, 2018 1:07 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: turbo 200 build
Replies: 122
Views: 11001

Re: turbo 200 build

Latest update - finally have most of the wiring finished - I would recommend spending a the extra money and getting a quality wiring kit - it will save you a lot of time and frustration. Fabricated a transmission bracket because my the engine and trany sits 1 1/2 inches back from stock - that was su...
by 67Straightsix
Mon Feb 19, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: Borgeson Power Steering
Replies: 7
Views: 618

Re: Borgeson Power Steering

I have one,but the car hasn't been driven yet. I choose it on the recommendation of a friend who has installed quite a few of them in the old
mustangs. I know the owners of a couple cars with borgeson power steering , and they are pleased with the way the steering feels.
by 67Straightsix
Sat Feb 17, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Alternative 200 six connecting rod
Replies: 14
Views: 1076

Re: Alternative 200 six connecting rod

pmuller9 wrote:Does someone know the big end width of the stock 200 rod?


The big end width measures .992".
by 67Straightsix
Sun Jan 21, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Turbo 200 build
Replies: 8
Views: 819

Re: Turbo 200 build

I've been checking out your build - since you cut the log off are you also going to port the heads? What are your plans for exhaust -are you going to fabricate a header to go with the intake?
by 67Straightsix
Sun Jan 14, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: turbo 200 build
Replies: 122
Views: 11001

Re: turbo 200 build

Hurry up, I just ordered a Dom with the 7" dash and I am going to need some help :D ... All kidding aside you are doing a great job and it takes whatever it takes. :thumbup: Thanks, I'm in Northern California and I'm freezing my butt off - I don't think I want to go to Michigan! :lol: The engi...
by 67Straightsix
Sat Jan 13, 2018 10:57 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Importing a 4.0L Engine into the USA
Replies: 8
Views: 2154

Re: Importing a 4.0L Engine into the USA

Based on what was said, I would think so. Myself, I wouldn't hesitate to install one in an older hot rod like a Mustang or Maverick. If the car is already registered and titled, i've never had anyone ever ask me at the tag office if the engine is original or not, and most state don't do inspections...
by 67Straightsix
Mon Jan 01, 2018 9:17 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: turbo 200 build
Replies: 122
Views: 11001

Re: turbo 200 build

Started working on the car again over the holidays. Had a heck of a time figuring out where to put the wastegate on the header. The places I planned on installing it did not pan out - not enough room. I kept postponing the decision (always a bad idea) mostly because I couldn't access the header to w...
by 67Straightsix
Thu Nov 30, 2017 4:25 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Rocker Arms
Replies: 20
Views: 1944

Re: Rocker Arms

There is a thread on this subject that goes into a lot of detail on different rocker arms for the little six. The FE rockers are wider and if I remember correctly longer. Some machining will be required and rocker to push rod geometry will be off. Can't remember which thread it is, but there are pic...
by 67Straightsix
Sat Nov 11, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Turbo 240 or 300
Replies: 325
Views: 19673

Re: Turbo 240 or 300

Think triangles parallel bars don"t have much resistance to flexing.
by 67Straightsix
Sat Nov 04, 2017 11:21 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Turbo 240 or 300
Replies: 325
Views: 19673

Re: Turbo 240 or 300

As far as the sensors are concerned: Map and fuel pressure sensors are Holley specific. You can use stock Ford TPS and IAC sensors, they're easy to wire into the harness and they're readily available from a parts store. I believe the rest of the sensors Holley uses are GM parts (you'll have to do so...
by 67Straightsix
Sat Nov 04, 2017 1:58 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Turbo 240 or 300
Replies: 325
Views: 19673

Re: Turbo 240 or 300

The Holley HP EFI has an optional cable that plugs directly into that distributor. The Holley HP also has a self learning mode. The universal wiring kit comes with all the cables already terminated with plugs for sensors, injectors..ect with all the sensors included. You can also get the unterminat...
by 67Straightsix
Tue Sep 26, 2017 10:12 pm
Forum: 1320 Crowd & More
Topic: Nostalgia Comp Eliminator
Replies: 9
Views: 1657

Re: Nostalgia Comp Eliminator

Congratulations :beer:
by 67Straightsix
Sun Sep 17, 2017 12:24 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: turbo 200 build
Replies: 122
Views: 11001

Re: turbo 200 build

Bump for a super build. How is it going ? :thanks: I have not been able to work on it sense July( Been putting in too many hours at work.) I'm not going to be able to touch it till November :arg: The car is close to being drive able. still need to finish wiring, make transmission mount and finish e...
by 67Straightsix
Sun Aug 27, 2017 10:54 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 61 falcon "rusty bob"
Replies: 50
Views: 4184

Re: 61 falcon "rusty bob"

On the '67 200 the carburetor and distributor must be used together. If you change one and not the other your going to have a hard time tuning the thing. There are a lot knowledgeable people on this site keep asking questions.
by 67Straightsix
Fri Aug 04, 2017 7:02 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: HP Crisis
Replies: 30
Views: 2970

Re: HP Crisis

If you really want to replace the i6. How about 2.3 eco boost, 310hp. It would be different and reliable. It's available from ford as a crate motor. The down side its pricey $$$.
by 67Straightsix
Wed Jul 12, 2017 11:33 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: 66sprint6's Boosted Inline still alive and doin well!
Replies: 131
Views: 17511

Re: 66sprint6's Boosted Inline still alive and doin well!

Just curious how the car is running - have you got it sorted out yet?
by 67Straightsix
Wed Jul 12, 2017 11:27 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: turbo 200 build
Replies: 122
Views: 11001

Re: turbo 200 build

Thanks for all the suggestions - I appreciate the ideas (even learned a new word; nacelle). My original plan was to use the Ford dash and use aftermarket gauges, but the factory dash only fits five gauges and I have eight - I want the gauges specifically placed so they can all be seen at a glance - ...
by 67Straightsix
Mon Jul 10, 2017 6:49 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: turbo 200 build
Replies: 122
Views: 11001

Re: turbo 200 build

I'm in the process of building the dash panel - I'm mocking it up in the car now. It's looking flat to me -not happy with the way the bottom edges below the speed-o and tack are looking. I want to keep it simple, but I think it needs some detail. Any ideas? https://imageshack.com/i/pnP1nXiGj
by 67Straightsix
Mon Jul 10, 2017 6:15 pm
Forum: Eye Candy
Topic: 65 falcon wagon 300-6 supercharger
Replies: 3
Views: 734

Re: 65 falcon wagon 300-6 supercharger

That's one wicked looking wagon :thumbup: Have you run it yet?
by 67Straightsix
Wed Jun 28, 2017 10:45 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: turbo 200 build
Replies: 122
Views: 11001

Re: turbo 200 build

Thanks, everyone, for all the support - it really helps me to stay motivated! xctasy - I've been following Mike1157's build from the beginning - I'd love to see him get that car all sorted out to it's full potential. I trolled the turbo section of this forum for a long time - think I read every thre...
by 67Straightsix
Wed Jun 21, 2017 12:42 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: turbo 200 build
Replies: 122
Views: 11001

Re: turbo 200 build

What oil pump are you using to get 60 psi? . I'm using a melding pump. The oil pressure will probably be a little lower once the engine has some miles on it. Will you coat the header pipes later? I was planning on coating them, but now that the engine is in the car, I don't really want to take it o...
by 67Straightsix
Mon Jun 19, 2017 9:48 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: turbo 200 build
Replies: 122
Views: 11001

Re: turbo 200 build

We got the engine as tuned as we can get on the engine stand. Runs well. Put the engine in the car and got the computer wired in- working on hooking up the turbo and all the rest of the wiring. I've neglected the car getting the engine running so now we're concentrating on getting the car back toget...
by 67Straightsix
Tue May 30, 2017 1:02 am
Forum: engine tech
Topic: The new OLD FTF gets a "Duesenberg DOHC 4-valve"
Replies: 230
Views: 81601

Re: The new OLD FTF gets a "Duesenberg DOHC 4-valve"

That's way to pretty to cover in bondo. It sure would look good polished. :lol: Nice work :thumbup:
by 67Straightsix
Fri May 19, 2017 11:53 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Increasing boost.
Replies: 13
Views: 1995

Re: Increasing boost.

Looks good. :thumbup:
by 67Straightsix
Tue May 16, 2017 10:47 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Increasing boost.
Replies: 13
Views: 1995

Re: Increasing boost.

Sounds like a nice set up, have any pictures ? You need to be careful about the harmonic balancer if you go much bigger in diameter it will interfere with the water pump pulley. Are you using the same belt to run blower, alt, and water pump?
by 67Straightsix
Sun Apr 23, 2017 9:34 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: turbo 200 build
Replies: 122
Views: 11001

Re: turbo 200 build

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-I1eOpdTcEg&feature=youtu.be It's been a long week - tore the engine down, rechecked everything and put it back together. Ran a drill on the oil pump, got good oil pressure - and re-test started it (had 60psi). In this video the engine is running very rich, but y...
by 67Straightsix
Mon Apr 17, 2017 1:47 am
Forum: 1320 Crowd & More
Topic: Drool over this
Replies: 10
Views: 1982

Re: Drool over this

WOW, I drooled :lol:
by 67Straightsix
Mon Apr 17, 2017 1:44 am
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: Watts Link Question
Replies: 17
Views: 4120

Re: Watts Link Question

The mumford system looks interesting - I haven't looked at it before. The problem i see is fitting the pivot points in the space available, and still have room for fuel tank ,and exhaust. The watts link causes enough problems with one pivot. Now there's two pivots to build brackets for. Do you think...
by 67Straightsix
Fri Apr 14, 2017 10:42 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: turbo 200 build
Replies: 122
Views: 11001

Re: turbo 200 build

:thumbup: What did you have to do to get the 3.8 to fit? I believe they say to set the program to hall effect and falling edge is best? Also what cam shaft are you using? One thing I would like to caution you on is bad spark timing under boost will destroy things, you will make good power and think...
by 67Straightsix
Sun Apr 09, 2017 1:23 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: turbo 200 build
Replies: 122
Views: 11001

Re: turbo 200 build

Have not been able to work on the engine for over a week, but I did get the right cam sync parts. Went to the pick and pull, and found a '97 mustang 3.8 - got the three wire connector, and sensor. Yesterday installed the parts, checked ignition, and injector timing - turned the key... (long pause fo...
by 67Straightsix
Fri Mar 31, 2017 11:26 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Turbo 240 or 300
Replies: 325
Views: 19673

Re: Turbo 240 or 300

Didn't mean to confuse things, the aeromotive 200 is a very good system, I was just giving an alternative. Thinking if you wanted to stay with a stock OEM pump, you could cut the filter off the end of your existing suction line and replace it with an electric pump. If you have a return line then you...
by 67Straightsix
Thu Mar 30, 2017 1:23 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Turbo 240 or 300
Replies: 325
Views: 19673

Re: Turbo 240 or 300

I would recommend you take pmullers advice and use an in tank fuel pump. I have built many fuel tanks using internal and external pumps. I have had many more problems with the external fuel pumps failing. The only internal pump I have had problems with was bad placement in the tank. Mounted the suct...
by 67Straightsix
Sun Mar 26, 2017 9:25 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: turbo 200 build
Replies: 122
Views: 11001

Re: turbo 200 build

Have you checked the cam sensor coil resistance with an Ohm Meter? I believe it should read several hundred ohms. I would also check continuity from the cam sensor plug all the back to pins A22 and A14 on the main harness that plugs into the ECU. I've tried two sensors - the ohms read 0.741. Checke...