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by wsa111
Sun Nov 11, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: engine performance manual fordsix
Replies: 8
Views: 143

Re: engine performance manual fordsix

Welcome aboard. There is a wealth of information on this forum.
Check out the tech section.
Look at the old classic inlines section.
I would advise get the Ford Six Performance Manual. Matt sells them at vintageinlines.com
I can help you with distributor mods & improvements. Bill
by wsa111
Fri Nov 09, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Cam for 200 I6
Replies: 8
Views: 203

Re: Cam for 200 I6

Call Jerry at Schneider cams. He is very knowledgeable with the small Ford Six.
by wsa111
Fri Nov 09, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Fuel line
Replies: 1
Views: 60

Re: Fuel line

Should be fine, thats like 5/16" steel tubing. Thats what i have from fuel pressure regulator to carb.
by wsa111
Wed Nov 07, 2018 10:18 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Stalling out in gear
Replies: 4
Views: 98

Re: Stalling out in gear

A lot depends on your camshaft specs. You need to get your DUI recurved anyway.
The $$$ you spent you could have a curved DS11 + coil & module.
My HEI's go for $225.00 recurved for your application.
Lets see what you have for a camshaft then we can go from there. Bill
by wsa111
Wed Nov 07, 2018 8:53 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Stalling out in gear
Replies: 4
Views: 98

Re: Stalling out in gear

We need specs on camshaft. 18 degrees initial with the DUI which has the wrong total advance total could destroy your engine. You have close to 42 degrees total advance which is too much. Depending on camshaft specs you may have to have a curb idle closer to 900 in park. You may have to install a lo...
by wsa111
Sun Nov 04, 2018 9:14 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from southern Ohio
Replies: 6
Views: 106

Re: Hello from southern Ohio

Welcome aboard Colin. You will bring with you a lot of experience on the small six.
Check out the tech section of the forum.
Also if you have some parts to sell the for sale section of the forum give you a captive audience.
by wsa111
Wed Oct 31, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello From Western MD
Replies: 2
Views: 37

Re: Hello From Western MD

Welcome aboard. You made a great decision to get the Ford truck with the 4.9 engine.
Don't be afraid to drive it as needed.
My daily driver is a 2003 Lightning so you are in the right forum for info on your ride.
I used to have a 1980 F-150, but my biggest mistake was not getting the 4.9 engine.
by wsa111
Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:14 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New guy
Replies: 3
Views: 462

Re: New guy

Welcome aboard. You can do many mods for power on your six. Check out vintageinlines.com
Matt has many great parts for some real HP gains. Bill
by wsa111
Mon Oct 29, 2018 10:31 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: 1993 F-150 XL
Replies: 3
Views: 203

Re: 1993 F-150 XL

Great trade. BMW means bring my wallet. Great car if its under warranty. My neighbor has 2 BMW's & they are always in the garage with a problem.
by wsa111
Sun Oct 28, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Wisconsin.
Replies: 2
Views: 491

Re: Hello from Wisconsin.

Welcome aboard. As Bubba stated need more info on your truck to be of any help.
by wsa111
Sat Oct 27, 2018 8:35 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Need a Carb
Replies: 35
Views: 781

Re: Need a Carb

69 250 carb. See your PM
by wsa111
Fri Oct 26, 2018 9:51 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Assess the health of my 200
Replies: 13
Views: 494

Re: Assess the health of my 200

There is a tech article on how to do the SCV delete on the forum.
If you are not sure i can do it for $50.00 + parts + shipping.
As of now do not hook up the vacuum advance cause the SCV carb will apply vacuum @ full throttle the the distributor causing too much advance. Bill
by wsa111
Thu Oct 25, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: distributor. final ignition time
Replies: 4
Views: 1912

Re: distributor. final ignition time

What are the specs on your camshaft??
What is your cranking compression. When doing this make sure the throttle is wide open.
by wsa111
Wed Oct 24, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Rebuilt Head, No Oil Flowing
Replies: 40
Views: 1081

Re: Rebuilt Head, No Oil Flowing

Great, light her up.
How does it perform?? Bill
by wsa111
Tue Oct 23, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, or Trade - Small Six
Topic: New HEI'S Recurved. No oil starvation on these Dist.
Replies: 2
Views: 805

New HEI'S Recurved. No oil starvation on these Dist.

I want to sell out before import fees take hold. $225.00 plus shipping.
by wsa111
Tue Oct 23, 2018 8:20 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Happy with the 200
Replies: 10
Views: 831

Re: Happy with the 200

Great, i'm glad the engine performs as described. On your 350 Holley you could jet down to 60 or even 59 on the main jets.
by wsa111
Mon Oct 22, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Rejetted the Holley 2300
Replies: 1
Views: 207

Re: Rejetted the Holley 2300

Marco, if you have a flat spot on acceleration you could go up to a 6.5 power valve to cover the lean hole. What color accelerator pump cam do you have?
by wsa111
Sun Oct 21, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Rebuilt Head, No Oil Flowing
Replies: 40
Views: 1081

Re: Rebuilt Head, No Oil Flowing

Nothing to do with head bolts or studs. The oil to the head is right above the oil sender on the LR of the block. One thing you could do is remove the entire rocker arm assy. Remove the oil sender. Blow compressed air into the oil passage on the LS of the removed pedestal bolt removed & see if a...
by wsa111
Sun Oct 21, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Rebuilt Head, No Oil Flowing
Replies: 40
Views: 1081

Re: Rebuilt Head, No Oil Flowing

If the head was milled. There is an oil transfer slot in the head surface. It directs the oil from the lr oil galley right above the sender to the head surface. If the transfer slot is not wide enough you will get no oil to the rear rocker shaft pedestal. Did you install the correct bolt in the rear...
by wsa111
Sat Oct 20, 2018 10:55 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 200ci 1965 Mustang- Need some experienced help
Replies: 17
Views: 686

Re: 200ci 1965 Mustang- Need some experienced help

Do a volume test on the fuel pump. You are right you have a real challenge here.
Pull the fuel sender & see if the sock is collapsed on the fuel pickup line??
by wsa111
Sat Oct 20, 2018 9:47 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 200ci 1965 Mustang- Need some experienced help
Replies: 17
Views: 686

Re: 200ci 1965 Mustang- Need some experienced help

Aaron, so when it quits running, & you actuate the throttle does the accelerator pump shoot fuel into the venturi area?? If it shoots fuel & the fuel bowl is full I would replace the condenser & road test. Do you have voltage @ the coil??? Another way to check the coil is by heating it w...
by wsa111
Sat Oct 20, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 200ci 1965 Mustang- Need some experienced help
Replies: 17
Views: 686

Re: 200ci 1965 Mustang- Need some experienced help

Aaron, the fuel tank cap vent is clogged. That would cause the engine starving for fuel after driving??? Hook a fuel pressure gauge to the fuel pump outlet when driving & see what happens. Check the float in the carb & there should be a wire clip to pull the needle from the seat when the fue...
by wsa111
Sat Oct 20, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: New Distributor for 254 Flatty
Replies: 8
Views: 1284

Re: New Distributor for 254 Flatty

What is the best total advance on those engines??? I'm sure the compression ratio is very low, but the flatheads have poor flame travel in the chambers.
I'm sure i could curve one on my Sun Distributor Tester. But would need specs.
by wsa111
Fri Oct 19, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Need opinions on compression test: 66 Bronco 170 engine
Replies: 11
Views: 546

Re: Need opinions on compression test: 66 Bronco 170 engine

Agree, very nice Bronco. Its well worth the $$ to do a complete rebuild. Check with Matt at vintageinlines.com for some specialized componets. He stocks the full roller timing chain set which is well worth the money. Since its an original 170 engine, you would probably would not be interested in a 2...
by wsa111
Thu Oct 18, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: car jumping in gear
Replies: 78
Views: 2652

Re: car jumping in gear

I am going to lock this topic.
The reason this has gone from an engine deal now to a suspension conversation.
Post a topic in a section where it applies.
by wsa111
Thu Oct 18, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: Electrical, Audio, and Electronics
Topic: 1952 Ammeter not working
Replies: 3
Views: 2497

Re: 1952 Ammeter not working

Place an add for one in the wanted section of the forum. Check ebay. https://www.macsautoparts.com/ford_truck_late/1951-52-ford-pickup-ammeter-gauge.html?utm_source=google&utm_medium=paid_search&utm_campaign=paid_search_google_pla&adpos=1o1&scid=scplp48-394954-1&sc_intid=48-39495...
by wsa111
Tue Oct 16, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Driveshaft question 78 4x4 longbed
Replies: 11
Views: 1415

Re: Driveshaft question 78 4x4 longbed

If has a two piece driveshaft. Make sure the u-joints are in phase from the front shaft & rear shaft.
by wsa111
Mon Oct 15, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 250 with carter 2 brl air cleaner?
Replies: 3
Views: 374

Re: 250 with carter 2 brl air cleaner?

Mount a remote air cleaner via a hose toward the front of the engine compartment.
Check with Matt at vintageinlines & see what he has.
Summit also has many kits.
Other members could post a photo of their combo.
by wsa111
Sun Oct 14, 2018 9:24 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New to ford six.
Replies: 3
Views: 737

Re: New to ford six.

Welcome aboard. You are in good company since many of our new members are 300 six owners also.
Best of luck on your new toy.
by wsa111
Fri Oct 12, 2018 6:22 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Old truck enthusiast in Oregon
Replies: 2
Views: 215

Re: Old truck enthusiast in Oregon

Welcome aboard. Your project when finished will be a great vehicle. The big six is a work horse.
Best of luck getting it back in shape.
by wsa111
Thu Oct 11, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, or Trade - Small Six
Topic: New HEI'S Recurved. No oil starvation on these Dist.
Replies: 2
Views: 805

Re: New HEI'S Now In Stock-One Piece Housing-No Shaft Oiling Problems

I only have three left at this cost. Import fees may cause a higher cost in the future.
I have them in blue, red & black.
by wsa111
Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:52 am
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Driveshaft question 78 4x4 longbed
Replies: 11
Views: 1415

Re: Driveshaft question 78 4x4 longbed

Check the driveshaft for runout.
Make sure the bushing in the trans extension housing is not worn.
Get the shaft balanced.
by wsa111
Wed Oct 10, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Driveshaft question 78 4x4 longbed
Replies: 11
Views: 1415

Re: Driveshaft question 78 4x4 longbed

First check u-joints for play.
Balance driveshaft.
Make sure the trans output shaft is parallel to the angle of the pinion shaft u-joint flange.
Best of luck.
by wsa111
Tue Oct 09, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Pushrods - giving up on VI. Any other vendors?
Replies: 10
Views: 512

Re: Pushrods - giving up on VI. Any other vendors?

Clay Smith Cams also can make whatever you need in pushrods.
by wsa111
Mon Oct 08, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: REGISTRATION TIPS, RULES & REGULATIONS, or HELP
Topic: Introduction.
Replies: 1
Views: 2417

Re: Introduction.

Welcome aboard from down under.
You have a mate on this forum.
Xtasy is your man of great knowledge on all Aussi products. He is from Dunedin, New Zealand. His name is Dean Stevenson.
by wsa111
Mon Oct 08, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Introduction.
Replies: 2
Views: 247

Re: Introduction.

Welcome aboard from down under.
You have a mate on this forum.
Xtasy is your man of great knowledge on all Aussi products. He is from Dunedin, New Zealand. His name is Dean Stevenson.
by wsa111
Fri Oct 05, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: Forum Issues Only
Topic: Can't upload pictures
Replies: 6
Views: 2855

Re: Can't upload pictures

PhotoBucket is down.
by wsa111
Fri Oct 05, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: Fuel Injection - Mega Squirt
Topic: Fuel Injected 200 NA
Replies: 5
Views: 1829

Re: Fuel Injected 200 NA

On the Sniper you have to lock out the centrifugal advance.
I would recommend to get rid of the points & go with a DS11 distributor.
Use an MSD-6al & a Blaster 2 or 3 coil if you want the best. The DS11 will also need to have the advance locked out.
by wsa111
Wed Oct 03, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New to the forum
Replies: 3
Views: 176

Re: New to the forum

Welcome to both of you. Enjoy the forum, there is a lot of info here. Bill
by wsa111
Tue Oct 02, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Transmission ideas
Replies: 6
Views: 270

Re: Transmission ideas

What do you have in there now? C-4 or 3spd?
by wsa111
Mon Oct 01, 2018 7:01 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello everyone!!
Replies: 4
Views: 251

Re: Hello everyone!!

Welcome aboard. I bet every one on this forum wish they had a wife like yours.
Most say how come you never drive it.
Brouse the forum for info on new products for your gem. Bill
by wsa111
Sat Sep 29, 2018 8:10 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, or Trade - Small Six
Topic: New HEI'S Recurved. No oil starvation on these Dist.
Replies: 2
Views: 805

New HEI'S Recurved. No oil starvation on these Dist.

HEI Distributors for sale for your small six. I will custom curve it for you application. It also comes with an adjustable vacuum advance not only vacuum settings, but also ADVANCE TOTAL. I have 1 Blue Cap, 1 Black Cap & 1 Red Caps available. The housing is one piece, not the makeshift over pric...
by wsa111
Fri Sep 28, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Clearance Problem with Oval Air Cleaner
Replies: 3
Views: 376

Re: Clearance Problem with Oval Air Cleaner

Too many adapter to use the oval cleaner.
If it mounts a 2bbl carb it would sit lower.
by wsa111
Fri Sep 28, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Hot water plate questions
Replies: 6
Views: 394

Re: Hot water plate questions

Coolant connections in & out.
by wsa111
Fri Sep 28, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, or Trade - Small Six
Topic: DS11-Duraspark Distributor
Replies: 0
Views: 422

DS11-Duraspark Distributor

Rebuilt Distributor & custom recurved for a stock or modified engine 9.5 compression or below. Has a nitrided hardened gear & parkerized. The vacuum advance has had the total set to the above engine. The vacuum is not adjustable. Comes with new cap, rotor & adapter. Cost is $185.00 + $18...
by wsa111
Wed Sep 26, 2018 10:24 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Intro from MD
Replies: 5
Views: 432

Re: Intro from MD

A very welcome aboard to the forum. One plus is the non SCV distributor. However your carb does not flow as much as the earlier SCV carbs.
Emissions control lowered the cfm below 200 for your year.
One gain, one loss.
Lets see a photo of your ride when you get a chance. Bill
by wsa111
Mon Sep 24, 2018 6:21 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: DUI distributor install
Replies: 10
Views: 401

Re: DUI distributor install

65coupei6 wrote:A little off topic. But, which Ford TFI Coil do you recommend? Straight Ford Part # or aftermarket?

I do not know, i used an aftermarket MSD one when i had the DS11 & MSD-6al on my mustang.
Since i sell a lot of HEI's i installed one & so far has performed just like the DS11.
by wsa111
Mon Sep 24, 2018 9:48 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: DUI distributor install
Replies: 10
Views: 401

Re: DUI distributor install

Chad you also should use a coil with low primary resistance. MSD Blaster 2 or 3. Pertronix also just came out with a low resistance primary winding coil. Lower than .5 ohms
The Ford TCI coil has the lowest resistance of all .3 ohms.
by wsa111
Sun Sep 23, 2018 9:03 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: DUI distributor install
Replies: 10
Views: 401

Re: DUI distributor install

Well said Marco, whatever works. Be advised your DUI does not have the correct calibrations for our sixes. It is one of those one size fits all. You are loosing low & mid range HP & drive ability. Or if you advance it to gain back your low & mid range you could cause damage to your engin...
by wsa111
Sun Sep 23, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: 1st Post....this calls for a smilie!
Replies: 2
Views: 183

Re: 1st Post....this calls for a smilie!

Welcome aboard Jack. Your truck looks like it is in great condition if that's it in the avatar?
If not you will have a future project. Bill

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