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by wsa111
Fri May 24, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Ford 200 CI Front Seal Removal and Installation
Replies: 12
Views: 135

Re: Ford 200 CI Front Seal Removal and Installation

You have to remove the timing cover. The seal installs from the inside.
by wsa111
Wed May 22, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: My Budget 250 build
Replies: 171
Views: 14962

Re: My Budget 250 build

The chrome breather does not have enough air flow. If the crankcase pressure exceeds the flow of the PCV & the breathe cap, Get a Spectre breather cap, it has twice the flow of the chrome cap. As Bubba stated a hose from the valve cover to the air cleaner will also supply an adequate flow to the...
by wsa111
Wed May 22, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Noob greetings from San Diego
Replies: 2
Views: 28

Re: Noob greetings from San Diego

Glad to have you aboard.
Check out the Big Ford Six section of the forum.
Ask & they will respond.
by wsa111
Mon May 20, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Maximum Lift - Clearance
Replies: 11
Views: 182

Re: Maximum Lift - Clearance

Howdy Matt and All: My first thought is why not hold off on the 1.65 rocker arms and start with 1.5. You can alway add higher lift rocker arms later- if you think you still need more lift. You didn't say what the lift at the cam is? The extra lift from the 1.65 compared to 1.5 isn't much, but it ma...
by wsa111
Mon May 20, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hey from Central Alabama
Replies: 5
Views: 88

Re: Hey from Central Alabama

Welcome aboard Ben. What are your driving??? Bill
by wsa111
Mon May 20, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: Buy, Sell, or Trade - Small Six
Topic: Rebuilt DS11 Distributor Custom Recurved For Your Engine Combination
Replies: 0
Views: 61

Rebuilt DS11 Distributor Custom Recurved For Your Engine Combination

Rebuilt Distributor & custom recurved for a stock or modified engine 10.5 compression or below. Has a stock gear & lube sprayed coating. The vacuum advance will be set to the above engine. Cost is $165.00 + $16.00 shipping to the lower 48. I accept paypal & USPS money orders. PM me or em...
by wsa111
Fri May 17, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Autolite 2100 problems
Replies: 30
Views: 684

Re: Autolite 2100 problems

StarDiero75 wrote:
wsa111 wrote:Too rich, drop down 1-2 jet sizes.

Thats my thought but I'll do that when i get my 2V head on. I get a real bad stumble off idle. I think the carb might be too much for my small log head.

That & your distributor.
by wsa111
Thu May 16, 2019 10:53 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Cam or higher ratio rockers?
Replies: 33
Views: 408

Re: Cam or higher ratio rockers?

With the iron head you need 36-38 degrees total @ WOT.
by wsa111
Thu May 16, 2019 10:41 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Newbee
Replies: 4
Views: 66

Re: Newbee

Welcome aboard, you are in great company with your 66.
We have a ton of members with these classics. Bill
by wsa111
Thu May 16, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Autolite 2100 problems
Replies: 30
Views: 684

Re: Autolite 2100 problems

Too rich, drop down 1-2 jet sizes.
by wsa111
Thu May 16, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Autolite 2100 problems
Replies: 30
Views: 684

Re: Autolite 2100 problems

Your cruise A/F ratio should be 14.5-14.7. WOT should be 12.8-13.1
Show us a u-tube at each of the above.
by wsa111
Tue May 14, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Fuel pump leak grease?
Replies: 10
Views: 130

Re: Fuel pump leak grease?

Pressure wash that mess.
The inlet is held by a hose clamp.
The output is an inverted flare fitting.
by wsa111
Tue May 14, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Vapor lock prevention?
Replies: 14
Views: 332

Re: Vapor lock prevention?

If you are using an electric fuel pump, but routing it through the mechanical pump this can also cause vapor lock. The mechanical pump heats the fuel & aggravates the condition.
The best thing to do is delete the mechanical pump & run just the electric pump.
by wsa111
Mon May 13, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Cam or higher ratio rockers?
Replies: 33
Views: 408

Re: Cam or higher ratio rockers?

Neither, go with the intake 256 & the exhaust 260 @ 112 L/C & advance it 4 degrees.
by wsa111
Mon May 13, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Cam or higher ratio rockers?
Replies: 33
Views: 408

Re: Cam or higher ratio rockers?

Ryan, if you want a smooth idle you best call Jerry @ Schneider cams. He will advise a cam with shorter intake duration & higher lift, with at least a 112 L/C. Make sure you get the valve springs & retainers from him. Don't use the stock ford junk. How many cc's are in the combustion chambe...
by wsa111
Mon May 13, 2019 8:48 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Cam or higher ratio rockers?
Replies: 33
Views: 408

Re: Cam or higher ratio rockers?

Ryan, if you want a smooth idle you best call Jerry @ Schneider cams. He will advise a cam with shorter intake duration & higher lift, with at least a 112 L/C. Make sure you get the valve springs & retainers from him. Don't use the stock ford junk. How many cc's are in the combustion chamber...
by wsa111
Sat May 11, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Newbee intro
Replies: 3
Views: 131

Re: Newbee intro

Paul, welcome from down under. We have a lot of great folks from AU & NZ.
by wsa111
Sat May 11, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Final Dynamic Compression Ration Check Assistance
Replies: 33
Views: 309

Re: Final Dynamic Compression Ration Check Assistance

Make sure you degree the cam. In your usage i would advance it at least 2 degrees.
by wsa111
Fri May 10, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Final Dynamic Compression Ration Check Assistance
Replies: 33
Views: 309

Re: Final Dynamic Compression Ration Check Assistance

pmuller9 wrote:Take advantage of the heads breathing capability and run a larger cam.
Move up to the Schneider 270-80H
It will also drop the DCR to just under 8.2

I agree & get the chamber cc's closer to 50.
by wsa111
Fri May 10, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Final Dynamic Compression Ration Check Assistance
Replies: 33
Views: 309

Re: Final Dynamic Compression Ration Check Assistance

Steve - THANK YOU! Looks like we’re spot on. In terms of the aluminum head, does the DCR ranges still apply as linked for the iron heads? Or do the ranges shift (up, I would assume)? https://fordsix.com/ci/CompressionR.html The aluminium head can handle 1/2 higher compression than an iron head. The...
by wsa111
Fri May 10, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 250 LeMons Engine: Endless Rear Main Leaks
Replies: 30
Views: 317

Re: 250 LeMons Engine: Endless Rear Main Leaks

What kind of breather are you running on the valve cover?? Are you installing the RMO seal with parting lines @ 10:00 & 4:00??? Are you putting sealant on the flywheel or flexplate bolts where they hold them to the crankshaft flange.?? Are you sealing the rear main bearing cap & putting seal...
by wsa111
Wed May 08, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Do we really need a modern ignition?
Replies: 15
Views: 333

Re: Do we really need a modern ignition?

Modern electronics are far superior to points.
Higher voltage coils allow plug gaps in the .045"-.048" range that is the ideal gap.
MSD & the new Pertronix ignition boxes with the right coil produce several sparks each time. This prevents any misfires.
by wsa111
Tue May 07, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: mild rebuild of 200 - cam, lifters, piston questions
Replies: 21
Views: 401

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

Tim, welcome aboard. I would go with the dished pistons to keep your compression close the 9-1. If you are using low octane fuel that would be a wise choice. The 264-264-112LC is fine. That cam has a rough idle. I would call Jerry @ Schneider cams & get his recommendation for his camshafts. What...
by wsa111
Mon May 06, 2019 9:18 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Howdy from the Heartland!
Replies: 4
Views: 57

Re: Howdy from the Heartland!

Tim, welcome aboard. Seems like you are familiar with the forum.
Just ask & one of us will respond. Bill
by wsa111
Sun May 05, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Hooking up a dual advance dizzy
Replies: 5
Views: 171

Re: Hooking up a dual advance dizzy

What ever distributor you use, without the proper amount of total advance & the rate of advance & when the advance starts will awake an engine. Anyone who just installs any distributor for their engine are loosing power, economy & drive ability. An engine with a non stock camshaft can so...
by wsa111
Thu May 02, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Milling Head for 2bbl
Replies: 74
Views: 1331

Re: Milling Head for 2bbl

Nice job so far. My only concern is loosing cross sectional area of the log, vs brazing the low spots & then milling at a higher point.
Anyway you do it will require spacers to get the carb higher & get as close as you can to keep the carb at the same angle as the one barrel mounting pad.
by wsa111
Wed May 01, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Milling Head for 2bbl
Replies: 74
Views: 1331

Re: Milling Head for 2bbl

Without brazing up the low areas you will have to make up the difference with some adapters. Then you can contour the lower radius of the lower adapter to gain the lost area of the log. I wish you the best.
by wsa111
Wed May 01, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Distributor Recurving Service
Replies: 0
Views: 88

Distributor Recurving Service

I am doing distributor recurving again.
DS11's $85.00 plus parts & shipping.
DUI's $75.00 plus parts & shipping. I will fix the under oiling condition.
HEI's $110.00 plus parts & shipping. I will also perform the over oiling modification.
PM me or email billythedistributorman@live.com
by wsa111
Tue Apr 30, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: ‘64 build advice
Replies: 27
Views: 360

Re: ‘64 build advice

You are in luck. You can now upgrade to a DS11 or i offer a DUI for your engine if you don't have power steering. Brouse the for sale section of the forum. I do not recommend the HEI.
What carb do you have? Is it the original with a SCV??? Bill
by wsa111
Tue Apr 30, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: ‘64 build advice
Replies: 27
Views: 360

Re: ‘64 build advice

Your distributor upgrade is limited cause you probable have a 1/4" oil pump shaft. All later engines have the 5/16" oil pump drive. A machine shop can bore out the pilot hole in the block where the distributor engages the oil pump to .517"-.518" then you get a later oil pump with...
by wsa111
Tue Apr 30, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: ‘64 build advice
Replies: 27
Views: 360

Re: ‘64 build advice

Welcome aboard.
What your 200 engine do you have?
Easy mods are a decent distributor with the proper advance curve. Ford DS11 is a great distributor. Check the small six for sale section of the forum.
When you advise us of what year engine it is then you might want to make a carburetor change?? Bill
by wsa111
Fri Apr 26, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Oil Collecting in HEI's
Replies: 4
Views: 240

Re: Oil Collecting in HEI's

Chad, its sad these suppliers do not care about what they market. That why Ford has no problems with the DS11, cause it was designed by professional engineers. Sometime they are not perfect. Just look at the recalls on most of the newer vehicles. Working in dealerships for many years the public only...
by wsa111
Fri Apr 26, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Oil Collecting in HEI's
Replies: 4
Views: 240

Oil Collecting in HEI's

I have had several complaints of oil collecting in the upper part of the HEI Distributors. Apparently the manufacturer of the HEI does not have a Mechanical Engineer employed. This also applies probably to Performance Distributors. Their problem is under oiling. Having being a mechanical engineer my...
by wsa111
Wed Apr 24, 2019 9:36 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Order of execution on a build
Replies: 37
Views: 1592

Re: Order of execution on a build

I glanced right past the 2V conversion article in the tech archives. It looks like I’ll have them mill it for the Autolite 2 bbl bracket and install a spacer to help the carb clear the VC. The only change from now is that it seems like I’ll be using 3 gasket instead of 2 (between bracket/head,brack...
by wsa111
Wed Apr 24, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, or Trade - Small Six
Topic: FS: hooker super comp 6602
Replies: 9
Views: 390

Re: FS: hooker super comp 6602

I'll stick with the Hookers. The primary pipes are welded on the engine side of the flange, thus seal better. I don't know if the flanges are as thick as the on the MSDS headers. The primary pipes on the hooker are longer. If i had a CI or VI head & a 250" engine i would prefer 1 5/8" ...
by wsa111
Tue Apr 23, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from SoCal!
Replies: 8
Views: 140

Re: Hello from SoCal!

Welcome aboard Roger.
Wish you luck on finding a solid vehicle.
Being from CA. that should be a plus with out a rusted out cowl & flooring. Bill
by wsa111
Mon Apr 22, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Autolite 2100 problems
Replies: 30
Views: 684

Re: Autolite 2100 problems

Ryan, you have 2 choices, take the carb & have a machine shop resurface the base plate. If there is play in the throttle shaft to body, you can install bushings. The lean condition is not enough accelerator pump shot & maybe too lean main jets. Are the PVCR under the power valve clogged?? Mi...
by wsa111
Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hey from Central Alabama
Replies: 5
Views: 88

Re: Hey from Central Alabama

Welcome aboard. Your truck with the 300 six is a stump puller.
When you get a chance post some photos of your pride & joy.
I also like your 2007 Rousch rocket.
by wsa111
Sat Apr 20, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Power steering compatible distributors
Replies: 7
Views: 200

Re: Power steering compatible distributors

Bill, the gentleman selling the distributor put a 68 250 ci engine in his comet and ran it with that. I have no idea as to what the donor car was. To be frank, the distributor looks kinda rough, no major dents or things like that but it does seem well worn. I'm assuming it'd probably be faster and ...
by wsa111
Sat Apr 20, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Power steering compatible distributors
Replies: 7
Views: 200

Re: Power steering compatible distributors

Your 67 has a 5/16" oil pump drive shaft.
What year engine was in the 63 Comet. If its the original engine it has a 1/4" oil pump shaft.
I sell the DS1 & DS11 distributors listed in the small six for sale section. I will custom curve it for your engine. Bill
by wsa111
Sat Apr 20, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Northern California
Replies: 6
Views: 124

Re: Hello from Northern California

Welcome aboard the forum.
I also own a 67 Mustang with many mods.
Brouse the tech section of the forum & the link to Classic Inlines tech area. Bill
by wsa111
Thu Apr 18, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, or Trade - Small Six
Topic: FS: hooker super comp 6602
Replies: 9
Views: 390

Re: FS: hooker super comp 6602

https://www.msdsinc.com/exhaust.html Check out this website if you're interested in reasonable priced American made headers for our inline six engines. Martin D. Schneider in California makes them, and for other makes of vehicles. I purchased the single outlet long tube headers from MSDS a couple y...
by wsa111
Wed Apr 17, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 68 Mustang Holley 2300 Air Cleaner
Replies: 8
Views: 170

Re: 68 Mustang Holley 2300 Air Cleaner

Tyler, welcome aboard. I assume your carburetor choice is the 350 Holley 2bbl. Matt @ Vintage Inlines may have an air cleaner for your installation. I have a 67 200 with a 4412-500 Holley on my engine. However it is a direct mount installation. I use a 14" air cleaner with a drop base & hav...
by wsa111
Tue Apr 16, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Howdy from Texas!
Replies: 3
Views: 118

Re: Howdy from Texas!

Welcome aboard. You have a real classic project there.
Where in Texas are you from??
There are many members with classic trucks like your on the forum.
Questions. Just give a shout.
by wsa111
Thu Apr 11, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Overheating after Distributor swap
Replies: 15
Views: 319

Re: Overheating after Distributor swap

Hello all, after the past months i have been working on some small engine updates. Those updates include a full exhaust from header to knockoff flowmaster muffler, new timing chain, new HEI style distributor. I swapped the LOM due to the advance not working at all after several tests and the timing...
by wsa111
Wed Apr 10, 2019 2:46 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Carter BBD
Replies: 37
Views: 862

Re: Carter BBD

Where's the fun in that Bill? ;) Next thing you know I'll be putting a sbc crate engine in lol. Kidding aside I know what you're saying. For me half the fun is macgyvering these things and another 75-100 cfms is good step up in flow over the YFA for $70 and little work. I'm sure it's hit and miss b...
by wsa111
Tue Apr 09, 2019 11:07 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Carter BBD
Replies: 37
Views: 862

Re: Carter BBD

Good luck another piece of chinese junk. Where would you get parts for this thing?? Do it right and install a Holley 350 on there. Parts are no problem & an automatic choke is available. The Autolite is also an excellent choice. Again parts are readily available. Another plus is the help from ou...
by wsa111
Sat Apr 06, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Oklahoma
Replies: 5
Views: 143

Re: Hello from Oklahoma

Welcome aboard, questions, just ask. Bill
by wsa111
Thu Apr 04, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: Banner Ad
Replies: 3
Views: 209

Re: Banner Ad

Get in touch with Matt at vintageinlines.com
Be patient he will get back to you asap.
by wsa111
Thu Apr 04, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Moly vs. Plasma-Moly Rings
Replies: 7
Views: 270

Re: Moly vs. Plasma-Moly Rings

Less friction with the moly rings & slick cylinder wals.

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