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by wsa111
Thu Jul 02, 2020 11:58 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Newb from Utah
Replies: 3
Views: 9

Re: Newb from Utah

Welcome aboard. Sounds like you have a real project.
The 5 freeze plugs are a 200.
You should get the Ford Six Handbook from Matt @ vintageinlines.com
That will give you all the info on the engines you have & much more. Bill
by wsa111
Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:01 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Nebraska
Replies: 2
Views: 57

Re: Hello from Nebraska

Welcome aboard. We have many members from your state.
When you get your 66 let us on some of the details on your new ride.
Cruise around the forum for much valuable information. Bill
by wsa111
Fri Jun 26, 2020 11:10 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: '62 Ranchero - 250 - Aluminum Head update
Replies: 150
Views: 7890

Re: '62 Ranchero - 250 - Aluminum Head update

Bob, you could also call Summit.
Comp Cams is on the East Coast & either one could supply them faster.
by wsa111
Fri Jun 26, 2020 11:02 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Mystery fuel pump for 200
Replies: 2
Views: 33

Re: Mystery fuel pump for 200

Carter M60387 is the one it lists on Rock Auto for a 66 or 67. You may try Advance, Autozone or O'Reillys & check other brands. I have run several Carters & they have plenty of fuel pressure, but they heat up the fuel so much i was getting vapor lock just driving down the road. I suggest goi...
by wsa111
Fri Jun 26, 2020 11:02 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Mystery fuel pump for 200
Replies: 37
Views: 465

Re: Mystery fuel pump for 200

Carter M60387 is the one it lists on Rock Auto for a 66 or 67. You may try Advance, Autozone or O'Reillys & check other brands. I have run several Carters & they have plenty of fuel pressure, but they heat up the fuel so much i was getting vapor lock just driving down the road. I suggest goi...
by wsa111
Sun Jun 21, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Radiator fan selection help
Replies: 17
Views: 343

Re: Radiator fan selection help

Welcome aboard.
5 blade clutch fan with a shroud.
Better yet since you have a 100 amp alt. go electric room permitting.
by wsa111
Sat Jun 20, 2020 5:30 pm
Forum: Electrical, Audio, and Electronics
Topic: Generator to Alternator conversion on 64½ Mustang
Replies: 7
Views: 127

Re: Generator to Alternator conversion on 64½ Mustang

Welcome aboard Mike.
One of our experts will help you on this conversion.
by wsa111
Thu Jun 18, 2020 8:08 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Duraspark Distributor
Replies: 17
Views: 336

Re: Duraspark Distributor

If you want it done by a professional contact me.
viewtopic.php?f=46&t=79901
I will custom curve your DS11 for best performance & economy.
I use a Sun Distributor Tester to fine tune my mods. Bill
by wsa111
Tue Jun 16, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello all from Uruguay!
Replies: 10
Views: 157

Re: Hello all from Uruguay!

Ignacio, welcome aboard.
I am sure that vehicle has many memories.
Cruise the forum & ask if you are not sure.
by wsa111
Tue Jun 16, 2020 11:57 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: I changed to HEI and now my carb is acting up.
Replies: 5
Views: 201

Re: I changed to HEI and now my carb is acting up.

I believe you have a HEI distributor. You need a full 12V power to it. If your carb. has a SCV valve, you cannot connect the vacuum advance to it. Need to rebuild your carb. or get one from a 68 & later engine so you can hook up the vacuum advance. The HEI is not curved for your engine & soo...
by wsa111
Mon Jun 15, 2020 8:39 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: How did you hear about FordSix
Replies: 120
Views: 44355

Re: How did you hear about FordSix

WOW, welcome aboard. You & your dad have some nice rides.
by wsa111
Wed Jun 10, 2020 12:15 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Help with new carb please
Replies: 34
Views: 925

Re: Help with new carb please

When oil starts dripping from the housing. I can fix that & recurve it at the same time. Bill
by wsa111
Mon Jun 08, 2020 8:42 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Ok to run at 160-180 coolant temps?
Replies: 54
Views: 1141

Re:

10 inch Dereal can push or pull $70. Room in frnt? (is it 2 5/8th inch @ fatest?) U just take 1/2 the tarus (is a 2 fan dealie, 2nd on when extra hot). OK, back of head...I'm not lookin right now...is there a nock-out-plug or sompin there? The IR U can point every where'n C da hottest... :thumbup: ...
by wsa111
Mon Jun 08, 2020 1:22 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New From Canada New-brunswick
Replies: 2
Views: 77

Re: New From Canada New-brunswick

Welcome aboard. I love your home province, very beautiful.
Best of luck on your venture. Bill
by wsa111
Sun Jun 07, 2020 7:32 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Carb Choice for CI Aluminum Head
Replies: 15
Views: 350

Re: Carb Choice for CI Aluminum Head

If you want to try a highly modified 2bbl this flows close to 400 CFM.
viewtopic.php?f=86&t=81081
by wsa111
Fri Jun 05, 2020 12:11 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Damaged Aluminum Head & Cylinder
Replies: 20
Views: 507

Re: Damaged Aluminum Head & Cylinder

Hi, it looks like the ring land broke and the Piston hammered it onto the head. One of the causes of broken ring lands is detonation. So maybe they have a high compression ratio, or too much ignition timing. I think you need to inspect all the pistons, and check the pistons for an oversize stamp. I...
by wsa111
Tue Jun 02, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Help with new carb please
Replies: 34
Views: 925

Re: Help with new carb please

I believe the bolt spacing & the throttle bore size in larger than your 66 log. If you purchased a HEI probably you will have over oiling which results in oil dripping from the upper housing. Also you need to get the HEI recurved for your engine & my over oiling mod. done. PM me or email me ...
by wsa111
Mon Jun 01, 2020 3:16 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Autolite 2100 "lean condition"?
Replies: 60
Views: 1063

Re: Autolite 2100 "lean condition"?

Too much pressure would cause flooding, cause the needle & seat cannot hold the pressure.
If you don't has access to a wideband A/F tester, install one size larger main jet & see if that helps your condition.
by wsa111
Sun May 31, 2020 9:15 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Autolite 2100 "lean condition"?
Replies: 60
Views: 1063

Re: Autolite 2100 "lean condition"?

With a mickey mouse rebuild carb. you have no idea what was done during the rebuild.
Make sure you are using spiral wound spark wires.
Gap your spark plugs to .045"- .048".
by wsa111
Sun May 31, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Autolite 2100 "lean condition"?
Replies: 60
Views: 1063

Re: Autolite 2100 "lean condition"?

You need to check the A/F ratio with a wideband tester. That way you can see what your cruising ratio is & when accelerating. Then check ratio at WOT.
Otherwise you are just guessing.
by wsa111
Sat May 30, 2020 7:15 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Newb from VA
Replies: 2
Views: 117

Re: Newb from VA

Welcome aboard. I wish you the best on your future engine work.
There are many big block members that will help.
by wsa111
Fri May 29, 2020 12:43 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Building My Aussie 250 2V
Replies: 37
Views: 912

Re: Building My Aussie 250 2V

Looks good Critter. Make sure you turn the engine over. A fresh overbore & new rings will cause a lot more drag than an old engine.
You don't need the oil splash shield on the crank snout in front of the timing gear.
by wsa111
Fri May 29, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: DS II distributor shaft wobble
Replies: 8
Views: 307

Re: DS II distributor shaft wobble

Thanks Bill for your reply. Just wondering what driving issues would I expect to experience with a wobbly shaft. Any type of vibration at idle, maybe? You might have timing jump around if reluctor is hitting the pickup coil. Time for another DS11. Keep me in mind, it will be recurved for your build...
by wsa111
Thu May 28, 2020 9:00 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: DS II distributor shaft wobble
Replies: 8
Views: 307

Re: DS II distributor shaft wobble

Most likely the upper shaft is worn. Even if you install a new bushing, since the shaft is worn you will still have a wobble.
Need a DS11 see my listings in the small six for sale section of the forum. Bill
by wsa111
Thu May 28, 2020 1:33 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, or Trade - Small Six
Topic: New HEI Will Be Recurved For A Stock or 9.5 Comp. Engine
Replies: 0
Views: 305

New HEI Will Be Recurved For A Stock or 9.5 Comp. Engine

New HEI Will Be Recurved For A Stock or 9.5 Comp. Engine. Available with Blue or Red cap & rotor. Adjustable vacuum advance. Over oiling modification done. +++++++ Cost is $225.00 + $15.00 for the power & tach connector + shipping to your zip code. I accept USPS money order or Paypal. https:...
by wsa111
Wed May 27, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Xflow headed 200 camshaft
Replies: 7
Views: 329

Re: Xflow headed 200 camshaft

Welcome aboard. I think you would be better off to find another block. If you just plan to use the vehicle for street driving naturally aspired just get a set of sealed power pistons & plasma moly rings. The stock design piston is dished & with the block zero decked & close to 50cc's com...
by wsa111
Wed May 27, 2020 1:57 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Introducing "Walt" - 1965 F100 240ci
Replies: 2
Views: 133

Re: Introducing "Walt" - 1965 F100 240ci

Welcome aboard. There are many members that can advise you on your truck. Bill
by wsa111
Tue May 26, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: replacing head gasket few questions
Replies: 15
Views: 455

Re: replacing head gasket few questions

A Victor head gasket is .044" compressed, FelPro is .048" compressed.
by wsa111
Tue May 26, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, or Trade - Big Six
Topic: New Custom Holley 4412-500 Carb. Many Mods, Annular Discharge Nozzles+++
Replies: 0
Views: 106

New Custom Holley 4412-500 Carb. Many Mods, Annular Discharge Nozzles+++

The is a new Holley 4412-500 carb. with the following modifications. Chrome Float Bowl with removable plugs, so jets can be changed without removing float bowl. Comes with tool to remove jets-not shown. Has Braswell road race float & needle & seat which discharges fuel below fuel level to pr...
by wsa111
Tue May 26, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, or Trade - Small Six
Topic: New Custom Holley 4412-500 Carb. Many Mods, Annular Discharge Nozzles+++
Replies: 0
Views: 181

New Custom Holley 4412-500 Carb. Many Mods, Annular Discharge Nozzles+++

The is a new Holley 4412-500 carb. with the following modifications. Chrome Float Bowl with removable plugs, so jets can be changed without removing float bowl. Comes with tool to remove jets-not shown. Has Braswell road race float & needle & seat which discharges fuel below fuel level to pr...
by wsa111
Mon May 25, 2020 10:27 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, or Trade - Small Six
Topic: Rebuilt Distributor & will be custom re-curved for an engine from stock to heavy mods & higher compression.
Replies: 0
Views: 161

Rebuilt Distributor & will be custom re-curved for an engine from stock to heavy mods & higher compression.

Rebuilt Distributor & custom re-curved for stock or modified engine. 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 $255.00 + insured shipping to your zip code in the lower 48. I will ship it to Europe &...
by wsa111
Sun May 24, 2020 10:36 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: RPM dip at initial/light accelerator depression.
Replies: 12
Views: 453

Re: RPM dip at initial/light accelerator depression.

Welcome aboard. Do you have a check engine light on??
Possible throttle position sensor, maybe clean the mass air flow sensor??
by wsa111
Thu May 21, 2020 7:22 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Adjustable vacuum advance and total timing
Replies: 5
Views: 192

Re: Adjustable vacuum advance and total timing

What mods have you done to your 200 engine. Cam, Cylinder Head & any other mods??
by wsa111
Thu May 21, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Adjustable vacuum advance and total timing
Replies: 5
Views: 192

Re: Adjustable vacuum advance and total timing

Eric, centrifugal & initial have nothing to do with vacuum advance at this time. You want 36-38 total initial + centrifugal. The vacuum advance just adds advance under light load for part throttle drivability & fuel mileage. Shoot me a PM with your phone # & i will call you at your best ...
by wsa111
Wed May 20, 2020 6:06 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: Distributor curve for 223
Replies: 2
Views: 197

Re: Distributor curve for 223

PM sent. You supply a clean distributor & i can recurve it for you. This is from an old post. However, you can mod a 74- 85 DSII distributor from a ford 300. Either adapt the oil pump drive, or change oil pump to match dizzy. I just finished this in my 61 223, I changed out the oil pump to a 64 ...
by wsa111
Tue May 19, 2020 4:01 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Clifford Performance
Replies: 10
Views: 440

Re: Clifford Performance

All i can say they aint what they used to be. The one cam they have for the small ford six is not impressive.
Shop Vintage Inlines.
by wsa111
Mon May 18, 2020 9:33 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: How is my engine? Valve Cover off and Compression Results
Replies: 87
Views: 2756

Re: How is my engine? Valve Cover off and Compression Results

So far so good, lets hope no leaks.
If so just pull the engine & do it from the top side.
by wsa111
Sun May 17, 2020 10:31 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 144/170/200 Valve Cover Gaskets
Replies: 1
Views: 168

Re: 144/170/200 Valve Cover Gaskets

The cork, seals better than the rubber. Install bolt on tabs which distribute the sealing over a wider area.
Also make sure your valve cover is not deformed by over tightening previously.
Install a valve cover oil fill breather that is not restricted.
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by wsa111
Sat May 16, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Vacuumed line removal and carb change
Replies: 7
Views: 288

Re: Vacuumed line removal and carb change

Welcome aboard, i'm sure you will receive some info on this project. Bill
by wsa111
Fri May 15, 2020 9:08 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Help with new carb please
Replies: 34
Views: 925

Re: Help with new carb please

bmbm40 wrote: important would be a DSII dist and wsa111 can do a custom curve for you.

When you are ready, i have several for your. Bill
by wsa111
Thu May 14, 2020 7:13 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: '62 Ranchero - 250 - Aluminum Head update
Replies: 150
Views: 7890

Re: '62 Ranchero - 250 - Aluminum Head update

What I meant was while you have the degree wheel at tdc 0 for #1 ,6 should also be tdc 0, so do piston stop deal and see if it is the same...I just find it interesting to see if the crank is indexed ok...And then see if #6 valve events match #1 as they should. Your dial indicator must be very ridge...
by wsa111
Wed May 13, 2020 9:32 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: '62 Ranchero - 250 - Aluminum Head update
Replies: 150
Views: 7890

Re: '62 Ranchero - 250 - Aluminum Head update

Bob, you lucked out by advancing the cam one tooth. 3 degrees is perfect. However thats a black mark on Clay Smith Cams, that being one tooth off. If you look at the cam i bet the lobe is not centered on the billet. Their grinder head is way off. I went through this with Schneider & they found t...
by wsa111
Wed May 13, 2020 11:36 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Help with new carb please
Replies: 34
Views: 925

Re: Help with new carb please

Check out vintageinlines.com
Matt may have a carb. for your application.
You would be better off getting rid of the loadamatic & get a 68 distributor & a carb without the loadamatic.
The best is get a DS11 & a ignition box & coil to top it off. Bill
by wsa111
Mon May 11, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Thanks for the add new to the ford 6
Replies: 2
Views: 233

Re: Thanks for the add new to the ford 6

Welcome aboard, you came to the right place for help with the ignition system. Bill
by wsa111
Mon May 11, 2020 10:08 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New to the site
Replies: 2
Views: 167

Re: New to the site

Welcome aboard, i wish i had a uncle like yours.
The engine looks great.
Now is the time to get to work on the body & make it a showpiece.
by wsa111
Sun May 10, 2020 8:42 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Where to get modified head
Replies: 13
Views: 659

Re: Where to get modified head

Milling the log is also going to need to braze the low or hollow areas so when milled there is sufficient mounting surface. Lets back up & have the head magnafluxed for any cracks before proceeding. Now is the time to install the exhaust port divider. Does the shop have an oven to preheat the he...
by wsa111
Sun May 10, 2020 7:18 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Running Lean on Turns
Replies: 23
Views: 770

Re: Running Lean on Turns

One nice thing about a Holley is the many types of float designs available.
On my Holley i run a Braswell road race float & have no problems on turns.
I will have to check their website to see if they offer any floats for an Autolite.
by wsa111
Sat May 09, 2020 10:03 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Selecting correct size exhaust and mufflers
Replies: 13
Views: 666

Re: Selecting correct size exhaust and mufflers

My 67 Mustang 205 has Hooker headers going into dual 2" exhaust.
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I would use Dynomax Turbo mufflers to keep the exhaust level at a decent level.
The mufflers i have are Flowmaster style & are loud.
by wsa111
Sat May 09, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Where to get modified head
Replies: 13
Views: 659

Re: Where to get modified head

The cost to purchase a direct mount late model head with all new oversized SI valves & the porting involved would be in the $1700.00-$1800.00 area.
You would be better to get the aluminium head from Vintage inlines.
by wsa111
Mon May 04, 2020 10:11 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Coolant in Exhaust
Replies: 6
Views: 514

Re: Coolant in Exhaust

Pull the head & have it magnafluxed for a crack in that area. I would start looking for another head.

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