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by wsa111
Thu Oct 17, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hey from Oly Washington
Replies: 2
Views: 3

Re: Hey from Oly Washington

Welcome aboard. You just need the correct components to go with the DS11. Recurve, module &
a coil with low primary resistance.
by wsa111
Sat Oct 12, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: New Owner '65 Mustang - tune up help please
Replies: 26
Views: 721

Re: New Owner '65 Mustang - tune up help please

Problem solved. He is going with my DS11 & MSD-6al with Blaster coil.
by wsa111
Sat Oct 12, 2019 9:00 am
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: 62

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. The non-adjustable vacuum advance will be set to the above engine. Perfect for an engine with a cast iron head. Cost is $195.00 + insured shipping to your zip code in the lowe...
by wsa111
Fri Oct 11, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: E-Bay Finds
Topic: Tax is now being collected by using Paypal
Replies: 2
Views: 64

Tax is now being collected by using Paypal

Let the buyer beware, paypal is now collecting tax from buyers in many states.
I just purchased a part on ebay & the total was $176.00.
When i went to pay & without warning an additional $17.00 was added on when i paid.
Unless you don't mind paying tax stay away from Ebay.
by wsa111
Fri Oct 11, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Tax is now being collected by using Paypal
Replies: 0
Views: 60

Tax is now being collected by using Paypal

Let the buyer beware, paypal is now collecting tax from buyers in many states. I just purchased a part on ebay & the total was $176.00. When i went to pay & without warning an additional $17.00 was added on when i paid. The only way to avoid this is pay by purchasing an item from a trusted p...
by wsa111
Wed Oct 09, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: New Owner '65 Mustang - tune up help please
Replies: 26
Views: 721

Re: New Owner '65 Mustang - tune up help please

Hi Bubba, thanks for the update. So I've got one shortfall I hope you can help me out with... Current settings: 10 BTDC 17 Hg on the vacuum - I limited my idle to about 800 RPM...any lower than that and it starts getting rough. I've got a mismatched 1940/Load o magic (no SCV on the 1940). Can this ...
by wsa111
Mon Oct 07, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Hey from Oly Washington
Replies: 3
Views: 155

Re: Hey from Oly Washington

Welcome aboard. Always glad to have big block members.
Might want to post this in big six performance section of the forum.
by wsa111
Sun Oct 06, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: New carb or new dizzy???
Replies: 22
Views: 550

Re: New carb or new dizzy???

chad wrote:
wsa111 wrote:Yes, its a loadamatic. Sorry for the bad news.
Time for a DS11.
viewtopic.php?f=86&t=80184 This is the best of the best. Bill

did U wana show the loadamatic in ur link Bill?

Chad that is no loadmatic. Its just an old stock photo.
by wsa111
Sun Oct 06, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: New carb or new dizzy???
Replies: 22
Views: 550

Re: New carb or new dizzy???

Yes, its a loadamatic. Sorry for the bad news.
Time for a DS11.
https://fordsix.com/viewtopic.php?f=86&t=80184 This is the best of the best. Bill
by wsa111
Sat Oct 05, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: New carb or new dizzy???
Replies: 22
Views: 550

Re: New carb or new dizzy???

Its almost 2020, get with the times & at least get an ignition that runs on 12V not 8V. The HEI for the small six is an oil leaker & also needs to be recurved. It also has two major design defects. One is fixable the other is not. The newer DUI's have oil starvation to the shaft & bushin...
by wsa111
Fri Oct 04, 2019 10:23 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: New carb or new dizzy???
Replies: 22
Views: 550

Re: New carb or new dizzy???

Chad, you are not the buyer.
So let the member make that decision. Don't advise a member to purchase cheap junk.
Let the buyer decide.
by wsa111
Fri Oct 04, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: New carb or new dizzy???
Replies: 22
Views: 550

Re: New carb or new dizzy???

You need to completely update your ignition system.
I would suggest what i recommended before is go with my recurved DS11 & a MSD-6al ignition box with a MSD Blaster coil.
Questions? Bill
by wsa111
Fri Oct 04, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: New Owner '65 Mustang - tune up help please
Replies: 26
Views: 721

Re: New Owner '65 Mustang - tune up help please

Besides getting a better dist. you need to get the accelerator pump working on the carb, time for a rebuild. With the engine running & the vacuum port open on the carb. if you bring the engine off idle, check to see if you have vacuum at that port? If so then you have ported vacuum. Still need a...
by wsa111
Wed Oct 02, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: New Owner '65 Mustang - tune up help please
Replies: 26
Views: 721

Re: New Owner '65 Mustang - tune up help please

Welcome aboard. Dr. C covered all the basics. Might be the time to get rid of the load-o-matic. The best upgrade is a custom recurved DS11 for you engine combination. I highly recommend the MSD-6al with a MSD Blaster 2 coil & spiral wound plug wires. To run a decent ignition system you need to g...
by wsa111
Sat Sep 28, 2019 8:34 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 170 keeps dropping a cylinder
Replies: 16
Views: 425

Re: 170 keeps dropping a cylinder

Welcome aboard, there is a full explanation of the LOM-SCV in the old Classic Inlines tech section.
by wsa111
Fri Sep 27, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: No compression in one cylinder.. anything I can do before pulling head?
Replies: 41
Views: 1837

Re: No compression in one cylinder.. anything I can do before pulling head?

I feel your machine shop is at fault.
Too tight of valve guide clearance & possible valve seals that are starving the top end of oiling.
No one can convince me it is fuel related.
by wsa111
Fri Sep 27, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: The FNG from Indiana!
Replies: 5
Views: 149

Re: The FNG from Indiana!

Welcome aboard. Brouse the forum & there are many options for hopping up you six.
I can help you with the distributor, but Matt @ vintage inlines has a lot of options available. Bill
by wsa111
Fri Sep 27, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Vacuum Line Help
Replies: 19
Views: 468

Re: Vacuum Line Help

Unless you are unfortunate enough to live in a state with sniffer tests on even vehicles made before 1980 you are stuck with the controls for that year model. Most states on the older vehicles do not require all this BS. If they don't require it all you need is basic vacuum hookup to the pcv & v...
by wsa111
Mon Sep 23, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, or Trade - Small Six
Topic: Rebuilt curved Distributor & custom curved for a modified engine 10.5 compression or below.
Replies: 0
Views: 142

Rebuilt curved Distributor & custom curved for a modified engine 10.5 compression or below.

Rebuilt curved Distributor & custom curved for a modified engine 10.5 compression or below. Has a hardened gear. The adjustable vacuum advance will be set to the above engine. Perfect for an engine with a CI or VI head. Cost is $225.00 + insured shipping to your zip code in the lower 48. I will ...
by wsa111
Sun Sep 15, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: F100 caster pull
Replies: 9
Views: 152

Re: F100 caster pull

That is correct. More + on the right or less + positive caster on the left.
Remember it will always pull to the side with less caster.
Take it to a truck alignment shop, they should have the proper equipment to do the job.
by wsa111
Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: F100 caster pull
Replies: 9
Views: 152

Re: F100 caster pull

To fix your pull, you either need to put more positive caster on the RS or less on the Left side. Your vehicle will always pull to the most negative caster. If they are non directional tires swap both front tires & see if any change. I had a 74 Chevrolet Caprice Estate station wagon & it alw...
by wsa111
Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Cam Kits
Replies: 5
Views: 262

Re: Cam Kits

What ever cam you get degree it in.
Schneider comes close to straight up.
Clay Smith cams come straight up.
Comp Cams come 4 degrees advanced. The 250H & the 260H are an antiquated profile.
Stock Ford cams are antiquated junk.
by wsa111
Wed Sep 11, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Cam Kits
Replies: 5
Views: 262

Re: What Cam to Get ?

Y choose that one? What will ur compression B? What will 80% of the driving RPM be? What octane gas? WHat is the specific driving application/condition/need? Many of us get a '69 - '71 chain/gear for our 250 and retard 4* for low rev oomph... Chad to get more low end you advance the camshaft. Call ...
by wsa111
Tue Sep 10, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings and salutations MT Holly NC
Replies: 3
Views: 110

Re: Greetings and salutations MT Holly NC

Roscoe, welcome aboard. This forum will help you decide on any mods on either vehicle.
Mt. Holly, NC is a beautiful town in NC. Bill
by wsa111
Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Long-time lurker from Oklahoma
Replies: 2
Views: 87

Re: Long-time lurker from Oklahoma

Brad welcome aboard.
The 200 six will be a great engine to use for a light roadster.
Brouse the forum & you will pick up a lot of info how to hop up the six. Bill
by wsa111
Mon Sep 09, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello, from Arizona
Replies: 5
Views: 144

Re: Hello, from Arizona

Welcome aboard, Stuart. Wish you smooth sailing on your project. Bill
by wsa111
Sun Sep 08, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Major forum upgrade coming soon!
Replies: 38
Views: 9895

Re: Major forum upgrade coming soon!

Keep rolling Perry.
Posting photos on this forum chases a lot of potential members away from this forum.
It would be a pleasure to dump photobucket.
Bravo Perry.
by wsa111
Fri Sep 06, 2019 12:01 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: "Something always leaking"
Replies: 17
Views: 791

Re: "Something always leaking"

Make sure you have your pcv system operative, & make sure your breather cap is free flowing.
Spectre make a nice one. Bill
by wsa111
Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New to the forum
Replies: 3
Views: 138

Re: New to the forum

John, glad to have you aboard.
Yes the 300 six is a torque monster. It will be ideal for your purposes.
Have a cold one & enjoy the forum. Bill
by wsa111
Wed Sep 04, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: bent8 v 6 cyl spindles
Replies: 3
Views: 199

Re: bent8 v 6 cyl spindles

Very informative. Good info Chad.
I myself would like to see press fit sleeves, rather than just a slip on.
Or use Loctite sleeve lock.
Maybe i'm trying to over-engineer the slip on sleeve, i would think you would want to apply lube between the sleeve & spindle.
by wsa111
Wed Sep 04, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: bent8 v 6 cyl spindles
Replies: 3
Views: 199

Re: bent8 v 6 cyl spindles

To my knowledge on a 67 mustang both the 6 & the 8 cylinder spindles are the same.
On 66 & below the spindles are different.
by wsa111
Tue Sep 03, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Hydraulic lifter conversion for a 1965 170 Bronco (66 MY) engine with solid Ls
Replies: 2
Views: 183

Re: Hydraulic lifter conversion for a 1965 170 Bronco (66 MY) engine with solid Ls

Tony, should be a easy install. See what camshaft the shop supplied. I would suggest to get the double roller timing chain from Matt at vintageinlines.com Also you need to degree the camshaft to make sure the timing events are as specified. You can use your old pushrods & adjustable rocker assy....
by wsa111
Sun Sep 01, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Advance curve
Replies: 12
Views: 584

Re: Advance curve

You need to address your centrifugal advance first. Once that is what i described then its time to go to the vacuum advance. You only have control of the vacuum sector. There is still the total advance of the vacuum canister. I have the proper diagnostic testing equipment, that being able to use my ...
by wsa111
Sat Aug 31, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Oil pressure drops at idle
Replies: 5
Views: 295

Re: Oil pressure drops at idle

Put a real oil pressure gauge on your engine & let us know the readings.
If your idle oil pressure goes below 10 psi when hot.
As Bubba stated go with a heavier oil or overhaul the engine with tighter tolerances.
by wsa111
Sat Aug 31, 2019 8:46 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Advance curve
Replies: 12
Views: 584

Re: Advance curve

I use mid grade fuel. I can use low grade, but the engine will run on once in a while. Does anyone have useful tips on how to set the vacuum advance, what v. it should come in at, etc. Without knowing all the specs on your engine & what you have in the vacuum canister now would just be a guess....
by wsa111
Fri Aug 30, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, or Trade - Misc Parts
Topic: C4 Secondary Governor Spring for higher full throttle shifts in drive
Replies: 0
Views: 150

C4 Secondary Governor Spring for higher full throttle shifts in drive

https://img.photobucket.com/albums/v293/wsa111/DSC_00030001.jpg https://img.photobucket.com/albums/v293/wsa111/DSC_00020001_1.jpg Secondary piston also lightened. C4 Secondary Governor Spring for higher shifts in drive. Average 500-1000 rpms. $25.00 includes shipping. I accept paypal. amblerrace@li...
by wsa111
Fri Aug 30, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: C4 Secondary Spring for higher full throttle shifts in drive
Replies: 0
Views: 177

C4 Secondary Spring for higher full throttle shifts in drive

https://img.photobucket.com/albums/v293/wsa111/DSC_00030001.jpg https://img.photobucket.com/albums/v293/wsa111/DSC_00020001_1.jpg Secondary piston lightened. C4 Secondary Governor Spring for higher full throttle shifts in drive. Average 500-1000 rpms. $25.00 includes shipping. I accept paypal. ambl...
by wsa111
Wed Aug 28, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Best Dizzy to get
Replies: 10
Views: 553

Re: Best Dizzy to get

Chad, with a properly curved distributor, the MSD-6al box with a low primary resistance coil & coil wound plug wires is the best of the best. They run on a 12V input along with the DUI or a GM module. Any system that runs on 8 volts is antiquated. The Ford DS11 module is very reliable. But techn...
by wsa111
Wed Aug 28, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Advance curve
Replies: 12
Views: 584

Re: Advance curve

You need the centrifugal to start 1100-1200 rpms & all be in around 2500-2750. By doing this you may be able to run more vacuum advance which will improve fuel mileage & part throttle drive-ability. Run a cranking compression test on a warm engine & then go from there. What octane fuel a...
by wsa111
Wed Aug 28, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Best Dizzy to get
Replies: 10
Views: 553

Re: Best Dizzy to get

MSD Makes a harness which will connect the MSD-6al box via a MSD 8869 harness to the DS11 distributor. Also get the MSD Blaster coil which has low primary resistance. Get coil wound spark plug wires for the 78 Ford Fairmount with the 200 & they fit perfectly. https://www.fordsix.com/viewtopic.ph...
by wsa111
Mon Aug 26, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Best Dizzy to get
Replies: 10
Views: 553

Re: Best Dizzy to get

I'll second the above comments. I've been using a DS1 distributor triggering a GM HEI module for years now, with zero issues. As important as the type of distributor is getting the ignition timing curve set up properly - that's huge. As long as i recurved it you are good to go. If not i have DS1-DS...
by wsa111
Sun Aug 25, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: What is your favorite Street/Strip plug for the inline 3.3L 200 ?
Replies: 6
Views: 384

Re: What is your favorite Street/Strip plug for the inline 3.3L 200 ?

NGK 7510 iridium tip plug.
If you have a decent ignition system like MSD gap at .045-.048"
by wsa111
Fri Aug 23, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from MI
Replies: 2
Views: 185

Re: Hello from MI

Welcome aboard.
With some mods you can get close to the performance of your 289.
However the cost to get to that level will be close to $2000.00. You fuel mileage will be much better, but there is no free lunch.
Your choice. Bill
by wsa111
Thu Aug 22, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Return spring placement on carb?
Replies: 11
Views: 477

Re: Return spring placement on carb?

The accelerator pedal maybe binding from the carpet or linkage problems on the inside of the cabin??
I have seen the rubber grommet at the firewall also cause this condition.
by wsa111
Tue Aug 20, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: yelle roller rocker install
Replies: 6
Views: 350

Re: yelle roller rocker install

OK so you tap that hole for a plug right, Also I saw something about making a grove in the lifter so the dis gets enough oil is this true with the flow through lifter. Thank Don Don, since you limit the oil from the left front of the head. That orifice leads to the area between #2-#3 lifters. You p...
by wsa111
Tue Aug 20, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: yelle roller rocker install
Replies: 6
Views: 350

Re: yelle roller rocker install

No the oil passage on the drivers side close at the back of the block is the one thats needed to be blocked by a 1/8" pipe plug. The reason you plug the block passage in the block is because the headgasket cannot withstand full line oil pressure. https://img.photobucket.com/albums/v293/wsa111/F...
by wsa111
Tue Aug 20, 2019 9:50 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Valve cover off, now what?
Replies: 17
Views: 763

Re: Valve cover off, now what?

It looks like you have the stock Ford stamped valve cover. Great Ford already has baffles in the valve cover.
Thus you don't need a baffled pcv grommet.
Only the junk cast aluminium valve covers need the baffled pcv grommet.
by wsa111
Sun Aug 18, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Chebby rockers and comp cam?
Replies: 21
Views: 791

Re: Chebby rockers and comp cam?

Welcome aboard. All your mods will really wake up your truck.
You will plenty of feedback on your 300 from many of our members.
by wsa111
Sat Aug 17, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: WOT falling flat
Replies: 8
Views: 473

Re: WOT falling flat

I would get rid of the Weber & install a small Holley 4 barrel or an Autolite 4100.
If you go that route you will need 6-7# fuel pressure.
You need to run manifold vacuum to the vacuum advance. Email me so i can more info & talk with you.
billythedistributorman@live.com

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