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by wsa111
Mon Jan 27, 2020 9:15 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: baffled PCV grommets anyone?
Replies: 11
Views: 177

Re: tall PCV grommets

how bout that 40 or 60$ adjustable one? The cast valve cover is a piece of junk. The factory valve covers are all precision die cast & weigh 25% the weight of the cast ones. They also have cast in oil dippers to control oil to the fulcrum of the rocker arm if the oil is from the pushrods. They ...
by wsa111
Sun Jan 26, 2020 7:15 pm
Forum: Body, Paint, & Interior
Topic: Mustang parts for falcons
Replies: 3
Views: 831

Re: Mustang parts for falcons

Too bad we are so far away, i have a rebuilt 65 200 6 that would bolt right in your falcon, i aquired it not knowing it would not bolt up to my manual 67 mustang 6cyl and the earlier bellhousing were different, and i also have a new full set of floor pans for a mustang, i dont know however if they ...
by wsa111
Sat Jan 25, 2020 9:44 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: baffled PCV grommets anyone?
Replies: 11
Views: 177

Re: baffled PCV grommets anyone?

Chad, if you have the junk cast aluminium valve cover, what i show in my photo is the only way other than an oil trap that is used on the Lightning supercharged engine.
I have been through both scenarios.
by wsa111
Sat Jan 25, 2020 7:36 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Grinding noise on acceration C-4 Trans
Replies: 2
Views: 55

Re: Grinding noise on acceration C-4 Trans

Chad, on acceleration the flexplate moves forward & if the starter nose on some starters are not machined the converter bolts contact that area.
I have seen it on Nippondenso starters & other gear reduction units.
by wsa111
Sat Jan 25, 2020 5:54 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: baffled PCV grommets anyone?
Replies: 11
Views: 177

Re: baffled PCV grommets anyone?

Use the baffled grommet for the pcv & raise the pcv position at least 3" above the grommet to prevent oil from entering the pcv valve. https://img.photobucket.com/albums/v293/wsa111/PCV-Carb002-1.jpg Those valve covers are just a good looking piece of junk. I got rid of mine & installed...
by wsa111
Fri Jan 24, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Grinding noise on acceration C-4 Trans
Replies: 2
Views: 55

Grinding noise on acceration C-4 Trans

The converter bolts are hitting the starter nose on a C-4 trans. Nose has to be relieved below pinion gear on starter.
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by wsa111
Fri Jan 24, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: drive train tech
Topic: Grinding noise on acceration C-4 Trans
Replies: 0
Views: 16

Grinding noise on acceration C-4 Trans

The converter bolts are hitting the starter nose on a C-4 trans. Nose has to be relieved below pinion gear on starter.
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by wsa111
Fri Jan 24, 2020 1:38 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Has anyone ever stroked a 200 ci?
Replies: 24
Views: 10438

Re: Has anyone ever stroked a 200 ci?

I believe a Honda rod has a 1.88 rod journal.
I don't know if the 200 crank would live with that small journal??
I don't remember the Honda application??
by wsa111
Wed Jan 22, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Advice with carbs and distributor for engine swap
Replies: 23
Views: 333

Re: Advice with carbs and distributor for engine swap

As a safety feature get electric wipers.
Yes you need to upgrade to an alternator.
Once that is done scrap the mechanical fuel pump & go electric.
Going electric eliminated all my vapor lock problems in hot weather & helped for a quick start.
by wsa111
Wed Jan 22, 2020 7:10 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Advice with carbs and distributor for engine swap
Replies: 23
Views: 333

Re: Advice with carbs and distributor for engine swap

Go with the DS11 with the MSD-6al ignition box & a coil with low primary resistance. MSD has them.
I can help you with the DS11. viewtopic.php?f=86&t=80657
There are other options with the DS11, but the MSD is the best. Bill wsa111
by wsa111
Tue Jan 21, 2020 7:05 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings from Devon UK
Replies: 2
Views: 54

Re: Greetings from Devon UK

Welcome aboard Phil. Wow, a 1960 Ranchero that is a rare ride.
When you get settled in, post a photo of this rare vehicle, Bill
by wsa111
Mon Jan 20, 2020 8:37 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: high ratio rocker arms
Replies: 143
Views: 24503

Re: high ratio rocker arms

@ Invectivus - Any updates on the rocker situation? Have you (or anyone else) found the "magic bullet" that will give all of us an inch of valve lift, using stock springs, pistons, heads, etc., and flow 400 CFM? :D :shock: :beer: Yeah... Anyway - I really would like to know what you found...
by wsa111
Fri Jan 17, 2020 3:39 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, or Trade - Small Six
Topic: Rebuilt Distributor & custom recurved for a stock or mild modified engine 9.5 compression or below.
Replies: 0
Views: 91

Rebuilt Distributor & custom recurved for a stock or mild modified engine 9.5 compression or below.

Rebuilt Distributor & custom recurved for a stock or mild modified engine 9.5 compression or below. Has a hardened gear. Non adjustable vacuum advance is also an option, depending on your engine combo $205.00 + shipping to your zip code. The adjustable vacuum advance is adjustable for vacuum set...
by wsa111
Fri Jan 17, 2020 3:31 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Rear of Block: Oil Leak
Replies: 6
Views: 143

Re: Rear of Block: Oil Leak

Don't forget to put sealer on your flywheel bolts. They are open to oil at the rear main area.
by wsa111
Thu Jan 16, 2020 3:33 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Intrduction
Replies: 6
Views: 119

Re: Intrduction

Welcome aboard Wayne.I also have a 67 Coupe with a modified six.
Check out the tech posts for some extra information.
If you need any distributor mods i can help you. Bill wsa111
by wsa111
Wed Jan 15, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Mustang Monthly is going digital.
Replies: 1
Views: 146

Mustang Monthly is going digital.

You will be notified if you want a refund or just receive a digital copy.
Very sad.
by wsa111
Wed Jan 15, 2020 7:12 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: which mechanical fuel pump?
Replies: 5
Views: 152

Re: which mechanical fuel pump?

Go electric. I got rid of my mechanical pump this summer after constant vapor lock after heat soak & while driving. It also eliminates the fuel pressure after shutdown. Also get an oil pressure safety switch so if you loose oil pressure the pump shuts off. I have never seen a fuel pump eccentric...
by wsa111
Wed Jan 15, 2020 1:54 pm
Forum: engine tech
Topic: How To Adjust Valves
Replies: 0
Views: 82

How To Adjust Valves

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by wsa111
Tue Jan 14, 2020 3:28 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: mild rebuild of 200 - cam, lifters, piston questions
Replies: 40
Views: 2163

Re: mild rebuild of 200 - cam, lifters, piston questions

Tim, go with this front rocker stand. the rocker assy. from the 61 engine: the front-most shaft support has an extra doo-dad, possibly for oil drainage, that the 200 doesn´t. Should I use it or stick to the original supports? That front rocker stand uses the drainage for oil to drip down in the lift...
by wsa111
Mon Jan 13, 2020 3:44 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: new 4.9 owner!
Replies: 4
Views: 152

Re: new 4.9 owner!

Roger welcome aboard.
We have many big six owners which will be glad to assist you if nec. Bill
by wsa111
Mon Jan 13, 2020 3:44 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: new 4.9 owner!
Replies: 11
Views: 467

Re: new 4.9 owner!

Roger welcome aboard.
We have many big six owners which will be glad to assist you if nec. Bill
by wsa111
Sun Jan 12, 2020 8:31 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hey there from Warm Springs GA
Replies: 2
Views: 117

Re: Hey there from Warm Springs GA

Glad to have you aboard. Bill wsa111
by wsa111
Sun Jan 12, 2020 8:30 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Newbie
Replies: 2
Views: 59

Re: Newbie

Welcome aboard.
Is your 65 an early production or late??
Where are you located??
Check out the forum, especially the tech section. Bill wsa111
by wsa111
Sat Jan 11, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, or Trade - Small Six
Topic: Rebuild Custom Recurved for a Stock or Light Mod. Engine 9.5 compression or below. $175.00 + Shipping.
Replies: 0
Views: 236

Rebuild Custom Recurved for a Stock or Light Mod. Engine 9.5 compression or below. $175.00 + Shipping.

Rebuild Custom Recurved for a Stock or Light Mod. Engine 9.5 compression or below. $175.00 + Shipping. Distributor has a stock gear. no guarantee for wear. Vacuum advance is not adjustable. https://i.imgur.com/Rgf52Mc.jpg?1 [url=https://postimages.org/] https://i.postimg.cc/MKr5rp0J/Relay-Terminatio...
by wsa111
Sat Jan 04, 2020 6:38 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Bronco Carb Options
Replies: 28
Views: 1273

Re: Bronco Carb Options

"...new head on isn’t an option right now..." yes, sorry, not a clear writer. I meant "...in the (distant) future." There have been re-bush kits to stop that leak in fleebay. How bout a new acc. pump same time? Check out this link. It pertains for the autolite 2100, but its an o...
by wsa111
Sat Jan 04, 2020 1:44 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Testing valve spring pressure
Replies: 10
Views: 628

Re: Testing valve spring pressure

Use the springs recommended by your camshaft grinder.
For hi performance i either like the dual spring combo or a spring with a damper inside the spring.
Go with what your grinder says.
by wsa111
Sat Jan 04, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Tuning help
Replies: 10
Views: 456

Re: Tuning help

Gene, you are not that far off. You could try .031". With your engine i would not go with .030" Yes they are the two ones close to the top. I have been in contact with many of the top dogs on the position of the idle jet & all of them place then at the bottom just like the stock Holley...
by wsa111
Fri Jan 03, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Tuning help
Replies: 10
Views: 456

Re: Tuning help

High cruise mixture is dependent on the main jet size. Cruising around the neighborhood @ 15-20 mph is the transaction A/F which is controlled by setting the idle A/F mixture on the lean edge & or the size of the idle jet. 14-14.4 is fine if you have no hesitation on slight acceleration. If you ...
by wsa111
Fri Jan 03, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Tuning help
Replies: 10
Views: 456

Re: Tuning help

What size jet is in the idle circuit??
by wsa111
Fri Jan 03, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Tuning help
Replies: 10
Views: 456

Re: Tuning help

Gene, screw the idle mixture screws at idle on the lean edge. If still rich in the transition mode if you have screw in idle jets drop from say .034 to .032. That will lean out that mixture just cruising around the neighborhood. 13.9-14.1 area is fine. Make sure you reset the idle mixture first afte...
by wsa111
Fri Jan 03, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Chassis Dyno #2 - Five Years Later
Replies: 9
Views: 628

Re: Chassis Dyno #2 - Five Years Later

Gene, with some ethanol in the fuel, 12.5-12.9. If pure gas, 12.8-13.1.
by wsa111
Mon Dec 30, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Photobucket Had a Major Crash 12-23
Replies: 6
Views: 383

Re: Photobucket Had a Major Crash 12-23

Anybody that was screwed by Photobucket make sure you cut your payment to them. On paypal make photobucket automatic payments inactive. If you pay by credit card contact them & tell them to stop automatic payments. I lost over 450 images. I am f'ing pissed off. I hope everyone on this forum canc...
by wsa111
Mon Dec 30, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 76 maverick 250 new cam
Replies: 32
Views: 1168

Re: 76 maverick 250 new cam

Great news. Chad, just shoot me a PM when you are ready. David-CZLN6 thanks for confirming my findings on the difference between the early 250's gear & the later 250 camshaft gear. It would be expensive, but an offset ground crankshaft from a 200 using a 1.88 Honda rod & custom piston might ...
by wsa111
Sat Dec 28, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Photobucket Had a Major Crash 12-23
Replies: 6
Views: 383

Photobucket Had a Major Crash 12-23

Photobucket as of 12-28 has lost almost many of my photos. You will probable see no image available on all mine & many other forum members. I have since found some of the originals on my PC & i am using imgur or postimage.org I photobucket finds my missing photos i will drop them. If they do...
by wsa111
Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:03 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: G'day from New Jersey
Replies: 6
Views: 251

Re: G'day from New Jersey

Tim, welcome aboard.
You just opened up a site with a bunch of info for your ride. Bill wsa11
by wsa111
Fri Dec 27, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 76 maverick 250 new cam
Replies: 32
Views: 1168

Re: 76 maverick 250 new cam

Chad Sorry for the lack of response. Not real good at this forum stuff. I have been taking your advise. And getting my ducks in a row. Can’t find a way to respond to just you if you even can. Still learning. Wsa111 Thanks for the advise. So to be clear you are telling me to have the intake valves c...
by wsa111
Fri Dec 27, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 76 maverick 250 new cam
Replies: 32
Views: 1168

Re: 76 maverick 250 new cam

Was lapping the valves today and noticed small Annular groves as I did them. I am using the lapping hand tool. And permatex valve grinding compound. Is this going to be ok. Not sure this is the first time I have lapped valves After you lap the valves in. Take the intakes to a machine shop & hav...
by wsa111
Fri Dec 27, 2019 10:02 am
Forum: small six
Topic: Extra Oil Supply To Distributor Gear
Replies: 2
Views: 224

Re: Extra Oil Supply To Distributor Gear

Its for the 144-250 small six. The cut is about .020" wide.
by wsa111
Thu Dec 26, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: small six
Topic: Extra Oil Supply To Distributor Gear
Replies: 2
Views: 224

Extra Oil Supply To Distributor Gear

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This mod will supply the distributor gear extra oiling.
This mod applies only to the second & third lifters only.
This allows more oil to the orifice in the block over the distributor & camshaft gears.
by wsa111
Thu Dec 26, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Chassis Dyno #2 - Five Years Later
Replies: 9
Views: 628

Re: Chassis Dyno #2 - Five Years Later

You need to lean it out a lot. Guessing you will pick up another 5-10% by just leaning it out to 13.5 AFR Not with ethanol possibly in ???? amount. Don't go over 13.1 & that is with pure gas. Bob needs more carburetor to supply his engine. 13.5 leaves a possible detonation condition which will ...
by wsa111
Thu Dec 26, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 76 maverick 250 new cam
Replies: 32
Views: 1168

Re: 76 maverick 250 new cam

Before you purchase another cam list all the specs on your engine?? If it is a 250 are you doing any carb. swaps?? Any exhaust mods?? If you are going to leave it stock you need a camshaft in the mid 250 degree to 260 degree area. The 250 can absorb a little more duration than a 200. I can supply yo...
by wsa111
Wed Dec 25, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: New Member
Replies: 13
Views: 451

Re: New Member

Try using postimages.org
Photobucket charges for photo storage.
As of now they had a major breakdown due to a power failure. 99% of my images are on photobucket.
I hope they resolve the problem soon.
by wsa111
Tue Dec 24, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: 1981 F100 Columbus GA
Replies: 6
Views: 285

Re: 1981 F100 Columbus GA

Welcome aboard. Cruise the forum & enjoy the knowledge. Bill
by wsa111
Mon Dec 23, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Performance oil pan
Replies: 6
Views: 390

Re: Performance oil pan

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This is just as good as the CI pan with only 5 QT capacity with the big oil filter.
by wsa111
Sun Dec 22, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello fellow six cyl. enthusiasts,
Replies: 3
Views: 163

Re: Hello fellow six cyl. enthusiasts,

Welcome aboard Pete. The big six is a work horse. Enjoy the forum.
by wsa111
Sat Dec 21, 2019 10:59 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Performance oil pan
Replies: 6
Views: 390

Re: Performance oil pan

Mike imported them from Australia. VI is trying to find a vendor in the US to make them.
by wsa111
Sat Dec 14, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Cam selection and stall converter for I6-200 stage 3
Replies: 1
Views: 303

Re: Cam selection and stall converter for I6-200 stage 3

What is your compression ratio?? What is the lobe center of the cam?? Get rid of that cam. Call Jerry @ Schneider Cams & give him all the specs. You will need a 112 L/C cam. A 2300-2500 stall converter would help. Get you DUI recurved & fix the under oiling problem with that distributor. I c...
by wsa111
Thu Dec 12, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Casting and date code confusion
Replies: 12
Views: 786

Re: Casting and date code confusion

Welcome aboard. I'm sure you will get your question answered.
by wsa111
Wed Dec 11, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: HELP!!! carb issues
Replies: 5
Views: 433

Re: HELP!!! carb issues

Welcome aboard, i'm sure you will get a response from one of the Big Six Experts.
by wsa111
Tue Dec 10, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello From Southern California
Replies: 3
Views: 277

Re: Hello From Southern California

Welcome aboard. You learned to drive on a manual trans. vehicle.
Most of the younger kids only know one trans an automatic.
Does California still require all the emissions even on the older vehicles?? Sorry about that.
Enjoy the forum, check out the tech section it contains a lot of great info.

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