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by XFlow_Fairlane
Tue Feb 04, 2020 12:47 pm
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: Looking at a 1965 falcon. Interchange?
Replies: 1
Views: 503

Looking at a 1965 falcon. Interchange?

So I might abandon my Fairlane shell to switch to a falcon. How much falcon is mustang? I know suspension is same but export brace isnt. Floor plans? Wheel tubs?

Looking to drop a crossflow and T5 into it.
by XFlow_Fairlane
Mon Dec 05, 2016 3:14 pm
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: Still kicking
Replies: 1
Views: 1985

Still kicking

So been a busy year...again.... Got laid off in Kansas and moved back to my house in TN. Spent the summer as a Democrat collecting my weekly checks. Put my V8 S10 together some more....got frustrated with the FAST XFI box and pushed it aside. So switched over to my 1982 Toyota. Swapped in the 4.3 ch...
by XFlow_Fairlane
Sat Mar 28, 2015 11:20 pm
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: R. I. P. AzCoupe
Replies: 42
Views: 14041

Re: R. I. P. AzCoupe

Heard about this just now.

I just wanted to pass on my condolences also. This is a great loss to the community.
by XFlow_Fairlane
Sun May 04, 2014 8:53 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: XFLOW for sale in USA
Replies: 3
Views: 2652

Re: XFLOW for sale in USA

I never finished this build...hence the sale....going 302 so I can drop in a running combo without having to reinvent the wheel. I am not parting out my spares as I would like to keep them complete....but yes I have a spare cast cover....comes with a core motor to build for it. no idea on headgasket...
by XFlow_Fairlane
Sun May 04, 2014 12:45 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: XFLOW for sale in USA
Replies: 3
Views: 2652

Re: XFLOW for sale in USA

updating to post some pics for a member that is interested. http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v701/purf_man/crossflow/th_IMG_0649.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v701/purf_man/crossflow/th_IMG_0649.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v701/purf_man/crossflow/th_DSCF0312.jpg http://img.photobu...
by XFlow_Fairlane
Fri Nov 15, 2013 10:23 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: xflow valve info?
Replies: 7
Views: 3066

Re: xflow valve info?

I bought a set of heads for my chevy and one ended up being cracked. was looking at bare casting or fully assembled heads for the replacement and was looking to maybe carrying over the leftovers to my bare head.
by XFlow_Fairlane
Fri Nov 15, 2013 3:10 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: xflow valve info?
Replies: 7
Views: 3066

Re: xflow valve info?

well crap.
by XFlow_Fairlane
Tue Nov 12, 2013 8:57 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: xflow valve info?
Replies: 7
Views: 3066

xflow valve info?

I have a bare 250 xflow head I need to complete (but it is 800 miles away)

does anyone know the stock valve size, common oversize for the valves and the stem length?

I have a couple sets of SBC valves and retainers I was looking use.
by XFlow_Fairlane
Thu Oct 24, 2013 12:17 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: XFlow EFI pinouts?
Replies: 19
Views: 6298

Re: XFlow EFI pinouts?

Been working out of state for the last year and still have another 2 years on this project.....car pretty much hasn't been worked on in that year.
by XFlow_Fairlane
Thu Sep 19, 2013 6:26 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: XFLOW for sale in USA
Replies: 3
Views: 2652

XFLOW for sale in USA

See the for sale section.... With me working ont he road so much and wanting to finish my car I am taking the easier traveled route and looking to go V8 in my Fairlane. Time is worth more than money right now to me so I am taking the path of least resistance to get my project completed. I am not loo...
by XFlow_Fairlane
Fri Sep 06, 2013 7:24 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: XFlow EFI pinouts?
Replies: 19
Views: 6298

Re: XFlow EFI pinouts?

wow digging up the old stuff!!!

Figured I should update:

Built a MegaSquirt 3x for this swap (using a 36-1 on the crank and a cam sensor with GM coils)

I also have a FAST XFI box I picked up for my S10 that might end up on this too
by XFlow_Fairlane
Sun Mar 24, 2013 8:49 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Turbo for 200/250 ?
Replies: 6
Views: 2543

Re: Turbo for 200/250 ?

forgot the crude pics (mind you this was a budget student build scrounging for parts bigtime) http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v701/purf_man/turboswap/th_DSCF0025.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v701/purf_man/turboswap/th_DSCF0008.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v701/purf_man/turboswap/...
by XFlow_Fairlane
Sun Mar 24, 2013 8:43 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Turbo for 200/250 ?
Replies: 6
Views: 2543

Re: Turbo for 200/250 ?

I street drove a 200 with a .60/.63 SVO mustang turbo for a few months. spooled plenty quick on a bone stock 200. Blew through a 350cfm holley. Ditch the mech pump and go with an electric wit a boost referenced regulator. IF I were building a US motor again I would prob go with my build as it were b...
by XFlow_Fairlane
Sat Mar 23, 2013 9:49 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Need a price check
Replies: 4
Views: 1099

Re: Need a price check

says it was from a 170. if it was an early 170 that won't fit a 200 or 250
by XFlow_Fairlane
Mon Dec 17, 2012 8:41 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Roller rockers
Replies: 6
Views: 2629

Re: Roller rockers

checked the website for crane and they still list them. They don't list the lower half of the stud size though (I assume the cleveland stud is 5/16"?) guess I will need to order up a set here and some rollers (prob just some cheapies for now until I build a real motor up) or should I get 35655-...
by XFlow_Fairlane
Sun Dec 16, 2012 12:23 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Roller rockers
Replies: 6
Views: 2629

Re: Roller rockers

I take it those are for a 315C Jack? (spying the part number on the box in the photo)
by XFlow_Fairlane
Mon Nov 19, 2012 4:00 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Roller rockers
Replies: 6
Views: 2629

Roller rockers

So I have this "parts/core" motor sitting here (200 crank and rods bare head and block) I was thinking of having this head and blocked worked over for when I build a high boost 250 (pretty much just swap rotating assemblies between the two motors) I know the BBC/Cleveland rockers will work...
by XFlow_Fairlane
Wed Nov 14, 2012 8:26 pm
Forum: Fuel Injection - Mega Squirt
Topic: Trying to get up to speed on EFI
Replies: 4
Views: 2016

Re: Trying to get up to speed on EFI

Early OBDI type systems were a pain. there was no eal time feedback so external loggers are required. This turns EFI tuning into pretty much carb tuning. then came OBDII systems with realtime feedback but no logging ability. At least this allowed tuners to see what the ECU was seeing. Now we have on...
by XFlow_Fairlane
Fri Nov 09, 2012 9:16 am
Forum: Fuel Injection - Mega Squirt
Topic: Diving in...
Replies: 25
Views: 5603

Re: Diving in...

well I guess it is time for another update... I got my 36-1 mount but still need to do the pickup mount. had a -8 fuel rail made up to replace my stock one. I still need to get the MS3x board and figure out the wiring. I had bought the weatherpack bulkheads but I think I might change over to amp sea...
by XFlow_Fairlane
Sun Sep 23, 2012 10:46 am
Forum: Fuel Injection - Mega Squirt
Topic: 89 f150 donor, what sensors do I need for MS?
Replies: 3
Views: 1632

Re: 89 f150 donor, what sensors do I need for MS?

throttle coolant map air temp that should be the bare minimum. you can get a kinda piggyback setup. you use a donor ECU for the case and plug. Jumpers are used so you can match the pinout to your stock harness. a cable will connect the donor ecu case to your MS box. this will let you swap back to a ...
by XFlow_Fairlane
Sun Sep 23, 2012 10:34 am
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: EFI Crossflow parts suggestions
Replies: 11
Views: 7847

Re: EFI Crossflow parts suggestions

if you could get him to grab a throw out bearing for me that would be great!!!

I would say the same as Jacks list there.

I would grab a couple sets of gaskets since they pack flat....they are long though.
by XFlow_Fairlane
Sun Aug 26, 2012 5:08 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: would this turbo work?
Replies: 10
Views: 2133

Re: would this turbo work?

that is what I am planning to run on my 250 Crossflow at first....mine is a turbonetics though. New they are about $700 FYI. I will prob have to upgrade to something bigger I am guessing. I had purchased it for my second generation turbo 200 US motor (was getting a small cam, roller rockers, larger ...
by XFlow_Fairlane
Thu Aug 16, 2012 4:35 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 250ci+
Replies: 13
Views: 2688

Re: 250ci+

Exactly.... I figured with the cost of the aluminum head and the custom parts needed to convert it to FI I could just grab a 250 Xflow.....did it. Tossing a turbo on it for more power. I am not looking to make more than Does10s ...just looking to do it cheaper and easier (hopefully). The part killin...
by XFlow_Fairlane
Mon Aug 13, 2012 6:32 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: New guy with turbo 200 question
Replies: 26
Views: 5032

Re: New guy with turbo 200 question

I am pretty much going ot be running the same turbo on my Aussie 250.

TO4E .50 trim compressor with a .63 stage II exhaust side. Shoudl flow aorund the 350hp mark which will be a good start I think for getting the car going....left room to step up in size (hopefully)
by XFlow_Fairlane
Mon Aug 06, 2012 10:32 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: What's easiest, Carb or EFI Super Charger?
Replies: 9
Views: 2230

Re: What's easiest, Carb or EFI Super Charger?

I have my MS assembled and have communicated with the PC with it (first try)

I am still having some stuff build for my motor.....might have it running in a year as I am mostly working on getting the car restored right now.
by XFlow_Fairlane
Mon Aug 06, 2012 10:28 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Swapping compressor housing and compatibilty.
Replies: 4
Views: 1659

Re: Swapping compressor housing and compatibilty.

as long as there was no contact the housings should ok.... Exhaust housings (T3 at least) all interchange on the stock housings. Stage II and Stage III housings need the correct shaft to go with them. If you want I have a .48 exhaust housing that might have had a little contact damage (worn a little...
by XFlow_Fairlane
Mon Aug 06, 2012 9:50 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Swapping compressor housing and compatibilty.
Replies: 4
Views: 1659

Re: Swapping compressor housing and compatibilty.

looks like a volvo turbo. does it have a rectangular inlet or is it kinda round inside the bolt pattern? really you are better off trying to sell it and find another. that turbine housing is way small for a 200 and will need swapped out too (you can get a .82 or other housing to run with that shaft....
by XFlow_Fairlane
Sun Aug 05, 2012 1:08 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: New guy with turbo 200 question
Replies: 26
Views: 5032

Re: New guy with turbo 200 question

I guess I will toss in my turbo 200 comments too having built one. 1. EFI style pump with a return line and decent regulator (return style) -6 or 3/8" lines will be enough. people have gotten stock mechanical pumps to work but I don't think they work well. I was chasing an off idle dead spot on...
by XFlow_Fairlane
Mon Jul 30, 2012 6:02 pm
Forum: Fuel Injection - Mega Squirt
Topic: return line... which one?
Replies: 16
Views: 3856

Re: return line... which one?

fragola hose runs $3 per foot and -6 straight ends are $4 each from summit. So 8 hose ends and 3' of hose would only run you about $35. you would need some money for the adaptor fittings though. If the TBI unit uses saginaw style fittings you can get steel ones from places like Speedway motors for o...
by XFlow_Fairlane
Mon Jul 30, 2012 4:08 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: What ever happened to "Linc's 200"?
Replies: 4
Views: 2172

Re: What ever happened to "Linc's 200"?

what do you need to know? I hate to say it but alot of that info is just BASIC blow through stuff (well except for him modding the carb with an extra fuel inlet) I did a blow through on my 200 and drove it for a couple thousand miles (including a 250 miles trip from school to home after graduation) ...
by XFlow_Fairlane
Mon Jul 30, 2012 4:02 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Choke removal for blowthrough?
Replies: 16
Views: 4398

Re: Choke removal for blowthrough?

it comes down to a linkage sealing issue plain and simple. I don't think the choke horn is any more of a restriction with a carb hat than a stock aircleaner lid would be. every choke I have seen opens once you get some ariflow going. it will never really see a differential pressure (no more than a N...
by XFlow_Fairlane
Mon Jul 30, 2012 3:13 pm
Forum: Fuel Injection - Mega Squirt
Topic: return line... which one?
Replies: 16
Views: 3856

Re: return line... which one?

What I have going so far is this.... Where my Z-Bar was bolted I made a plate with two pipe unions/couplers on it. one side will have a -8 fitting (what I setup my rails to take as it was easiest) and the other will have a -6 fitting (both steel hydraulic fittings as they are cheap) I will do someth...
by XFlow_Fairlane
Sat Jul 14, 2012 5:31 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 1966 mustang 200 t5 exhaust ideas?
Replies: 1
Views: 746

Re: 1966 mustang 200 t5 exhaust ideas?

best advice I can give is exit behind the car. Dumping sooner can create a drone.

I think mike offers some nice exhaust kits from CI
by XFlow_Fairlane
Wed Jun 27, 2012 10:03 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: T9 5speed instal [ pic ]
Replies: 19
Views: 5395

Re: T9 5speed instal [ pic ]

looks like he just used a 10mm plate to bolt it in.....really if you drop off a 3speed bell and trans and the T9 with any decent machinist he will be able to make it work for you. I had a kinda local guy make up a spacer plate for the T5 in the fairlane. cost was a little high (he cut me a break on ...
by XFlow_Fairlane
Wed Jun 27, 2012 9:49 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Alfa pressure plate update
Replies: 8
Views: 1955

Re: Alfa pressure plate update

I always wondered how that came out....
by XFlow_Fairlane
Wed Jun 27, 2012 9:44 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: t-5 granada
Replies: 10
Views: 2170

Re: t-5 granada

you might want to look at the pedal hanger out of a fox car. you will need to redrill for the different brake booster patern and might need to get creative at the column drop area but would be a possible swap. $$$ option would be a wilwood or similar triple pedal setup.... I don't know if there are ...
by XFlow_Fairlane
Wed Jun 27, 2012 3:41 pm
Forum: misc
Topic: Ford EDIS
Replies: 60
Views: 28618

Re: Ford EDIS

yet again I point out the easy and cheap fix.... cam sensor from a 2.3L OHC ford.....they are about $50 new press off the 2.3L pump drive gear and press on a 200 gear and drill for the pin. done. or if you want a locked dizzy.... 2.3L OHC dizzy swap gears as above install a reluctor of a batch fire ...
by XFlow_Fairlane
Mon Jun 25, 2012 9:38 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Fuel pump block-off - does anyone make...
Replies: 13
Views: 2101

Re: Fuel pump block-off - does anyone make...

the BBC plate will kinda work...they are drilled for a 3/8" bolt instead of a 5/16" though why not mount the coils to the shock tower? what are your plans for firing them? using the FULL EDIS system?? I am currently going with a 36-1 wheel and GM truck coils and a ford cam sensor with my m...
by XFlow_Fairlane
Mon Jun 25, 2012 2:45 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Fuel pump block-off - does anyone make...
Replies: 13
Views: 2101

Re: Fuel pump block-off - does anyone make...

look for a EFI 2.3L ford OHC motor in a ranger or fox. I know the earlier ones had them.

if you are making a mounting bracket from it why not just cut some plate and drill two holes?
by XFlow_Fairlane
Wed Jun 13, 2012 12:04 pm
Forum: Fuel Injection - Mega Squirt
Topic: Diving in...
Replies: 25
Views: 5603

Re: Diving in...

well figured it owuld be time for an update.... WOW I have had this MS3 box for like a year and STILL is not in the car.... I had a change of plans and to pick up some room under my intake I am going to the cam sensor and GM coil packs. I will be having my guy makeup a mount for a 36-1 on the crank ...
by XFlow_Fairlane
Mon Jun 11, 2012 8:23 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: OZ 250 XFLOW rad hoses
Replies: 13
Views: 2118

Re: OZ 250 XFLOW rad hoses

the problem with fitting a wider radiator is that the strut rod boxes stick up between the frame rails. I only have about 20" between them. I could cut them out and reduce the strength of the front end to fit a wider core in there (I could fit about 27" core then) there isn't enough height...
by XFlow_Fairlane
Mon Jun 11, 2012 12:38 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: OZ 250 XFLOW rad hoses
Replies: 13
Views: 2118

Re: OZ 250 XFLOW rad hoses

well the upper hose was a no go. it was for a housing with a angled outlet instead of horizontal....bends going all the wrong ways. lower hose looks to be a winner (enought to spend the $20 on it at least) it will end up being up against my PS pump bracket but I think as long it is not on a hard edg...
by XFlow_Fairlane
Mon Jun 11, 2012 10:02 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Hard starting after a week or two sitting.
Replies: 6
Views: 1076

Re: Hard starting after a week or two sitting.

I wonder if there is a connection to EFI and closed fuel systems with regards to the the fuel formulation used? Sorta how the oils reduced the ammount of zinc over the years to clean up emissions with the addition of roller cams and rockers being in most engines. Maybe the formulation has changed to...
by XFlow_Fairlane
Mon Jun 11, 2012 7:40 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Resurrected Build
Replies: 9
Views: 1599

Re: Resurrected Build

where are you located? I have a T5 sitting here I could part with for pretty reasonable. I just went through it and put in new bearings and syncros. it is a world class 2.3L box. If you already have a 3.03 setup all you will need is an adaptor plate and driveshaft to make it work. you will need to t...
by XFlow_Fairlane
Wed May 30, 2012 8:58 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: OZ 250 XFLOW rad hoses
Replies: 13
Views: 2118

Re: OZ 250 XFLOW rad hoses

well I will be picking up some 74 250 falcon hoses frmo teh store on friday....will see what I end up with..
by XFlow_Fairlane
Sat May 26, 2012 7:58 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: OZ 250 XFLOW rad hoses
Replies: 13
Views: 2118

Re: OZ 250 XFLOW rad hoses

well on the compact fairlane chassis there is no room for a wider downflow and unless I trim my frame rails and strut rod mounts I can't fit a crossflow radiator since the common core sizes are too tall.

So for an upper I might be ok with a stock fairlane upper hose if I go to a 200 t-stat housing?
by XFlow_Fairlane
Fri May 25, 2012 7:33 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: electric fan?
Replies: 7
Views: 1314

Re: electric fan?

Just get a GM one wire fan switch (look them up inthe books as some come on REAL late like 230F.....some lower like 205F.....check the ford ones too....I would look at a 2.3L mustang application) the GM switch is self grounding so you can just run a power lead to a relay and ground the coresponding ...
by XFlow_Fairlane
Thu May 24, 2012 3:55 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: OZ 250 XFLOW rad hoses
Replies: 13
Views: 2118

OZ 250 XFLOW rad hoses

Since I pretty much am dealing with a 250 externally here will the upper hose for a 200 interchange with a 250? I have a stock radiator and am not sure on the outlet size of the 250 cars. Also will a lower hose even come close to working with PS? I need a hose that will wrap behind the pump bracket ...
by XFlow_Fairlane
Tue Apr 10, 2012 12:19 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Planned build steps. Advice needed.
Replies: 10
Views: 1469

Re: Planned build steps. Advice needed.

I have a smaller Autolite 2v I could let go real cheap. it is a .90 bore or something. Will flow more than the 1100 carb will and be a good stepping stone for moving up to a larger carb with upgrades. 1. I would start with a bolt on adaptor on your existing head for a 2v. 2. Then move on to a header...
by XFlow_Fairlane
Tue Apr 10, 2012 12:19 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Planned build steps. Advice needed.
Replies: 10
Views: 1469

Re: Planned build steps. Advice needed.

I have a smaller Autolite 2v I could let go real cheap. it is a .90 bore or something. Will flow more than the 1100 carb will and be a good stepping stone for moving up to a larger carb with upgrades. 1. I would start with a bolt on adaptor on your existing head for a 2v. 2. Then move on to a header...

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