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by CZLN6
Fri Apr 05, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Autolite 1100 carb help needed
Replies: 25
Views: 335

Re: Autolite 1100 carb help needed

Howdy Jones: I couldn't quite tell from the photo but it appears the the vent rod hole is plugged and you don't need it the brass, angled vent tube in the top of the carb will adequately vent the fuel bowl. IT appears that your Autolite 1100 does not have a spark control valve which is an indication...
by CZLN6
Fri Mar 29, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Not Enough Carb?
Replies: 11
Views: 387

Re: Not Enough Carb?

Howdy Back Matt: Well the 1.08 4100 would be ideal, but the 1.12 is more easily available. The 1.08 is rated at 480 cfm. The 1.12s are more readily available and are rated a 600 cfm. Either would be a good starting place. Tuning main jets, accelerator pump stroke and air screw will be where you will...
by CZLN6
Thu Mar 28, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Not Enough Carb?
Replies: 11
Views: 387

Re: Not Enough Carb?

Howdy Back Matt: WOW!!! Cool build. I'd also want to know your engine rpm range for most of your driving. While the 1.23 would be ideal for most street driving situations the option of a 4100 would give you that with the primary barrels and then more for a stronger top end when the secondaries kick ...
by CZLN6
Wed Mar 27, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Best 2100 size to use
Replies: 29
Views: 504

Re: Best 2100 size to use

Howdy Star and All:

I vote for putting it on and giving it a try also. Worst is likely a stuck needle valve. let us know.

Adios, David
by CZLN6
Wed Mar 27, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Would a 70 250 head bolt on 67 200 block?
Replies: 14
Views: 347

Re: Would a 70 250 head bolt on 67 200 block?

Howdy Back Jones:

Did the builder mill the stock head to compensate for the thicker composite head gaskets available today? Did you get paper work that tells what they did? How is it running? Are you still using the Load-O-Matic distributor and stock type carb?

Keep it coming

Adios, David
by CZLN6
Mon Mar 25, 2019 11:53 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Best 2100 size to use
Replies: 29
Views: 504

Re: Best 2100 size to use

Howdy Back:

Yup, Mike's is a good ID source. In addition to the stamped foot all factory carbs came with a metal ID tag with a code for dating, application and other info. Unfortunately, the metal ID tag frequently disappears on the first rebuild.

Hey Star- how's your progress?

Adios, David
by CZLN6
Sun Mar 24, 2019 1:29 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Would a 70 250 head bolt on 67 200 block?
Replies: 14
Views: 347

Re: Would a 70 250 head bolt on 67 200 block?

Howdy Jones and All: You've got your question answered, so now, I have a question for you. You said that you've already done alot of work on your engine. What have you had done? Specifically, what on the head? The answer to that question would effect how I would respond to acquiring a 1970 250 head....
by CZLN6
Sun Mar 24, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Best 2100 size to use
Replies: 29
Views: 504

Re: Best 2100 size to use

Howdy Back Star and All: "Very strange, so its more or less luck with testing K clusters?" No. but you will need to know what the application of the 2100 was, from the factory. The 2100s are marked with a stamped code on the mounting foot of each carb. The K-clusters are not stamped but ha...
by CZLN6
Sun Mar 24, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 65 Fairlane, 200 cu. in. Inline 6 rebuild.
Replies: 14
Views: 443

Re: 65 Fairlane, 200 cu. in. Inline 6 rebuild.

Howdy Back Mike: Good information. Having sat that long is probably a good indication that it is somewhat gummed up inside. A good top lube oil additive in the oil and a good high detergent oil may help to loosen the rings and lifters up, along with some driving miles. But, start with a carb rebuild...
by CZLN6
Fri Mar 22, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 65 Fairlane, 200 cu. in. Inline 6 rebuild.
Replies: 14
Views: 443

Re: 65 Fairlane, 200 cu. in. Inline 6 rebuild.

Howdy Mike: And welcome to The Forum. Without more specific infomation about your engine- number of miles, maintenance and symptoms it is impossible to give you good advice. The suggested compression test is always good information to have. "I drove the car 15 miles, but it stalled whenever I h...
by CZLN6
Wed Mar 20, 2019 1:25 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Best 2100 size to use
Replies: 29
Views: 504

Re: Best 2100 size to use

Howdy back Star and All: FYI- The K cluster is responsible for rich/lean of the idle curcuit, transition circuit, and accelerator pump volume. That leaves the low speed idle air screw and the accelerator pump linkage externally to tune. K clusters are marked with a coded stamp to a specific vehicle/...
by CZLN6
Tue Mar 19, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Best 2100 size to use
Replies: 29
Views: 504

Re: Best 2100 size to use

Howdy Star: Here are a couple more FYIs for you- 1.01 & 1.02 Were both used on 260 V8s *1.14 were used on 1964 - '67, 289s and 302s 1.08 were used on 1968 -'73, 302s *1.23 were used on 1967 to '70, 351s 1.21 were used on 1971 - '73, 351s The stars(*) denote the earlier version and have different...
by CZLN6
Wed Mar 13, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Torque plates for small block?
Replies: 17
Views: 449

Re: Torque plates for small block?

Howdy All: "How necessary is it to use one (Torque Plate) to just do a basic hone like only .030 just to clean up the bores." GIven your planned uses for this engine, I would say that a torque plate is not necessary. Nice, if you have one but not necessary. Here are a couple of variables- ...
by CZLN6
Thu Mar 07, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 144 double groove pulley?
Replies: 7
Views: 302

Re: 144 double groove pulley?

Howdy Jerod and All: The stock three bolt pulleys for all small sixes from '63 to '77 measure 5 7/8" across. IDK if the pre-'63 144s are the same. All will be short snout water pumps so alignment should not be a problem. Several of those years were outfitted with AC, so if pre-'63 pulleys are t...
by CZLN6
Sat Mar 02, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Piston Selection - Hypereutectic vs Cast
Replies: 18
Views: 436

Re: Piston Selection - Hypereutectic vs Cast

Howdy:

Yes Matt. The measurement from the topmost part of the piston to the deck of the block. This dimension varied from block to block. Be sure to check it out.

Adios, David
by CZLN6
Sat Mar 02, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Operation Battery Relocation
Replies: 23
Views: 570

Re: Operation Battery Relocation

Howdy All:

Chad- My Chero was a '65. I don't know about later Rancheros.

Adios, David
by CZLN6
Fri Mar 01, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: .159
Replies: 6
Views: 246

Re: .159

Howdy Georgia and All: "Should I believe his number or mock it up and check it myself?" Yes, and yes. As my Dad used to say, "Measure twice, cut once. And wear will make the tear down measurement even greater. Once you get new parts and clean, machined surfaces measurements will tight...
by CZLN6
Fri Mar 01, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Piston Selection - Hypereutectic vs Cast
Replies: 18
Views: 436

Re: Piston Selection - Hypereutectic vs Cast

Howdy Matt and All: A critical bit of info missing is the compression height of your stock block/piston. Without that you will be making a pretty big guess. Typical 200 blocks have about .030" compression height, but can vary for .025" to .035". The compression height of a stock pisto...
by CZLN6
Thu Feb 28, 2019 11:37 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Is this a LOM dizzy or a dual action dizzy?
Replies: 29
Views: 612

Re: Is this a LOM dizzy or a dual action dizzy?

Howdy Roland:

FYI- Holley 1940s came both with SCVs and without. They were a generic Service Replacement part sold through Ford Service Dept. They were refitted to fit any Ford vehicle that used to have an Autolite carb through to about 1970. So check it out carefully.

Adios, David
by CZLN6
Thu Feb 28, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Operation Battery Relocation
Replies: 23
Views: 570

Re: Operation Battery Relocation

Howdy All: FYI- The covered space behind the cab in a Ranchero bed is "foot wells". FoMoCo used the same sub structure from the station wagon- the foot wells are for the back seat passengers. I put my battery there too. I looked for a shorter battery and cut down the top of the marine batt...
by CZLN6
Sun Feb 17, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: RBS
Replies: 2
Views: 224

Re: RBS

Howdy Georgia:

I don't think that the Carter RBS was ever used on a 200 from FoMoCo. I hope that helps.

Adios, David
by CZLN6
Sat Feb 16, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Autolite 1100 Venturi Mod
Replies: 46
Views: 1280

Re: Autolite 1100 Venturi Mod

Howdy Back Creech: Good going. I love your adventurous spirit. Good progress. I've reread this post and I am aware that your 170 is running and that you don't want to disturb that. Good plan. I got thinking back on the early day of The Handbook and recalled a couple of items that may help your quest...
by CZLN6
Wed Feb 13, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Autolite 1100 Venturi Mod
Replies: 46
Views: 1280

Re: Autolite 1100 Venturi Mod

Howdy Creechin: I like the way you think. I can tell you that I have tried to remove the plastic venturi insert from a '65 200 1100 carb. No success. I destroyed the insert in removing it. I couldn't figure how the insert was installed and secured. If it was glued in I found no evidence. So, I wish ...
by CZLN6
Mon Feb 11, 2019 1:03 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Exhaust Heat Shield
Replies: 15
Views: 678

Re: Exhaust Heat Shield

Howdy: Chad- The latest editionis copyright dated 2011. There have been several grammatical edits since then but no big changes. When my brother, Dennis, passed in 2017 it has taken all the energy to keep at it. Matt has asked for revisions that would include his business and products but it hasn't ...
by CZLN6
Sat Feb 09, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: engine rebuilding
Replies: 20
Views: 693

Re: engine rebuilding

HOwdy Back Michal: It will depend greatly on what your engine needs to be brought back, and what you want as an end project. Do you have a end plan for this engine? Prices will also vary depending on location. IIWIYS, I'd spend some time visiting machine shops in your area and I'd be looking for an ...
by CZLN6
Sat Feb 09, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Exhaust Heat Shield
Replies: 15
Views: 678

Re: Exhaust Heat Shield

Howdy Back Jeff: Q- "will my FP handbook tell me how to check the initial advance? A- Yes. On about page 72 on the newer edition on the Handbook will give you a brief description of how to adjust the initial advance on your engine. If you have an owners guide of Manual that might help too. Whil...
by CZLN6
Thu Feb 07, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 1.75 carb inlet
Replies: 12
Views: 420

Re: 1.75 carb inlet

Howdy Back: Georgia- what adapter are you talking about? A two barrel to one, or a two barrel plate to mount to a modified log? The two into one will add too much height. What did you decide on enlarging the carb inlet hole? The RBS was the stock carb on 250 engines starting in 1970 I believe- follo...
by CZLN6
Thu Feb 07, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Should I get an MSD 6A?
Replies: 9
Views: 355

Re: Should I get an MSD 6A?

Howdy Back Just_Fare and All: I've forgotten what your planned use is for this engine. Please remind me. The MSD best claim to fame is a Multi Spark Discharge for more complete combustion. Is that something you need to achieve your goals? I would go for a distributor mechanical advance recurve to ma...
by CZLN6
Thu Feb 07, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Exhaust Heat Shield
Replies: 15
Views: 678

Re: Exhaust Heat Shield

Howdy All:

1st Rodeo- you might want to check your initial advance setting. To much initial advance can generate alot more heat in your engine. Just a thought.

Adios, David
by CZLN6
Wed Feb 06, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 1.75 carb inlet
Replies: 12
Views: 420

Re: 1.75 carb inlet

Howdy Back: I can tell you that I put a 2100,1.14 on my 250 in my '65 Ranchero. I did a direct mount with a thinned phenolic spacer and it was very close for hood clearance. No adapter. Direct to a modified D8xx head. Used an air cleaner from an early 80s LTD with a V8. Prior to that and since we di...
by CZLN6
Wed Feb 06, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 1.75 carb inlet
Replies: 12
Views: 420

Re: 1.75 carb inlet

Howdy Georgia and All: Which C9xx head casting are you using? I'm assuming one with a "M" suffix. If so, then "yes". Also note that the increase in area is a very positive effect when designing exhaust pipes. To take full advantage of the larger diameter inlet hole spend some tim...
by CZLN6
Sat Feb 02, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Exhaust Heat Shield
Replies: 15
Views: 678

Re: Exhaust Heat Shield

Howdy: Another option to minimize underhood heat is header coating. I used a company called HSC. They coat both the inside and outside of the header(s). The coating also minimizes rust and corrosion. They have a location just south of Salt Lake City which was close for me. In my case, a single outle...
by CZLN6
Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Are the Clifford Cam & Weber 38 kits worth the money?
Replies: 11
Views: 501

Re: Are the Clifford Cam & Weber 38 kits worth the money?

Howdy Back OakR and All; "Current setup is stock 1966 Mustang 200 with a 1940 carb with a DUI." A- First, which 1940 are you using? Does it have a Spark Control Valve (SCV)? Which DUI are you using? If the carb has a SCV it is sending a mismatch vacuum signal to the DUI distributor. Which ...
by CZLN6
Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Are the Clifford Cam & Weber 38 kits worth the money?
Replies: 11
Views: 501

Re: Are the Clifford Cam & Weber 38 kits worth the money?

Howdy Oaker: My first thought is did you consider the likelyhood of having hood clearance problems? If that is not a problem, then tuning a Weber to your engine will be a bit of a challenge. Many here have done this upgrade and tuning the Weber, but it will not be a simple bolt-on. Moving up from a ...
by CZLN6
Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: exhaust size suggestions
Replies: 4
Views: 298

Re: exhaust size suggestions

Howdy dawhite64: First a few questions, what is the diameter of the exhaust pipe that leaves the turbo? What is the inner diameter of the turbo outlet? I'd match that dimension for head and tailpipe. Adding a Y pipe to simulate dual exhaust at the rear bumper will only add weight. There is the appea...
by CZLN6
Thu Jan 17, 2019 1:51 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 250 Build in 67 Mustang
Replies: 45
Views: 1626

Re: 250 Build in 67 Mustang

Howdy All: My computor died. Sorry for the delay in responding. Pmuller- I don't disagree with you in most cases. The getting a zero deck height on a 250 is either or both complicated and/or expensive. Having built a street performance 250, I've been there. I choose to deck the block .070", use...
by CZLN6
Sat Jan 12, 2019 11:47 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 250 Build in 67 Mustang
Replies: 45
Views: 1626

Re: 250 Build in 67 Mustang

Howdy Back Georgia and All: Aah, good memories. My 250 build was a few years ago now, but still remember the stress of juggling all of the variables. I ended up with a 9.75:1 CR because I'm at 5,000 ft elevation. I used stock rods, with the beams polished and ARP rod bolts. I had the crank assembly ...
by CZLN6
Sat Jan 12, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: HEI ignition
Replies: 23
Views: 988

Re: HEI ignition

Howdy Charlie and all: I sure like your setup from your description. I don't know if your rewiring will give you a hotter/stronger spark or not. I think not. To get a stronger spark you will need a hotter coil. I used the "Blaster" coil from MDS on my build with a DS II and standard FoMoCo...
by CZLN6
Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:15 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 62 Comet 170 Carb upgrade problem
Replies: 16
Views: 752

Re: 62 Comet 170 Carb upgrade problem

Howdy All:

C Adams- Which #1940 version do you have? Is it rebuilt? Who rebuilt it?

Also since this is Chapa's thread, you may want to start your own thread and relate your experiences there. Just a thought, to keep it simple.

Adios, David
by CZLN6
Fri Jan 04, 2019 10:08 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Found an engine
Replies: 22
Views: 799

Re: Found an engine

Howdy Back: One more question- What is the diameter of the intake valves faces. They could measure 1.68" (early) or 1.75" (later). The change to 1.75" valve happened sometime in 1974/75. 1.75" valves measured across the faces would be ideal. Since the engine still had a steel shi...
by CZLN6
Thu Jan 03, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Holley 1940 to replace Autolite 1100???
Replies: 2
Views: 253

Re: Holley 1940 to replace Autolite 1100???

Howdy Back Creechin: The simple answer is "Yes". But. Doncha love a big but? FYI- the Holley 1940 was a generic Service replacement carb after the close of the Autolite factory. It was designed to fit a variety of Ford vehicles and engines. Assuming that the 1940 you are looking at was a f...
by CZLN6
Tue Jan 01, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Found an engine
Replies: 22
Views: 799

Re: Found an engine

Howdy All: Georgia- Take a look at the suffix after the 4 digit head code. If it is an "M", you are good. If it is any other code you have an earlier head with a 52cc chamber. Check it out. On the 1.5" exhaust the diameter is only .012" larger than the stock 1.38" exhaust va...
by CZLN6
Tue Dec 25, 2018 11:40 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Autolite 2100 mixture screw snapped
Replies: 12
Views: 555

Re: Autolite 2100 mixture screw snapped

Howdy Ryan: Merry Christmas. That's a new one on me. I've looked at lots of mixture screws from both 1100s and 2100s individually as I rebuild each carb. I have never done a comparison. My first guess is probably not. I'm not at home now or I'd go do a comparison. FYI- there is a stamped code on the...
by CZLN6
Fri Dec 21, 2018 11:40 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Getting an E0 head
Replies: 25
Views: 1047

Re: Getting an E0 head

Howdy All: Hey Ryan- it's time to start another topic. If you hope to get info and opinions on cam selection, specifications and other information you nee to start a new thread with cam selection in the topic title. While deciding on a cam for your project is critical it is a different topic than yo...
by CZLN6
Wed Dec 19, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 62 Comet 170 Carb upgrade problem
Replies: 16
Views: 752

Re: 62 Comet 170 Carb upgrade problem

Howdy Back: WOW!! you got a Christmas present early. Don't send it back. I don't know what you paid for it but someone on this forum will want it- badly. You may be able to trade it to someone that wants to upgrade their 1100 that still has a LoM ignition. Good to hear your upgrade to a PetroniX wor...
by CZLN6
Tue Dec 18, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Getting an E0 head
Replies: 25
Views: 1047

Re: Getting an E0 head

Howdy Back Ryan: Yes, 9:1 is a good goal for 87 octane gas. Other factors like the elevation where you are, peak temperature, gearing of your car, transmission type, and a well tuned carb and a distributor advance curve that complements the carb. All could effect the likely hood of engine knock. On ...
by CZLN6
Tue Dec 18, 2018 11:22 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Getting an E0 head
Replies: 25
Views: 1047

Re: Getting an E0 head

Howdy Back Ryan and All: Congrats on the EOxx head find. If I recall the "B" indicates the Fox Fords and later Granadas of the early 80s. You have recieved good advice on your plans. On the inspection be sure to ask for a cc measurement of several chambers so you can plan accurately when d...
by CZLN6
Mon Dec 17, 2018 1:31 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 62 Comet 170 Carb upgrade problem
Replies: 16
Views: 752

Re: 62 Comet 170 Carb upgrade problem

Howdy Juan and All: Juan- let's start with the throttle bores. All 1100s had a T-bore of 1 7/16" and a bolt spacing of 2 5/8". The difference between a 144, a 170 and a 200 1100 carb was the inner diameter of the venturi, the plastic throat on the inside just above the butterfly valve. The...
by CZLN6
Sat Dec 15, 2018 11:38 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Billet water pump pulley hole small for 250
Replies: 7
Views: 906

Re: Billet water pump pulley hole small for 250

Howdy All: 65-coupe- You might try "Damper Doctor", (http://www.damperdoctor.com) 530-246-2984. I know you are asking about a water pump pulley but this guy is knowledgeable. Yes, there are differences between pre '78 and '78-'83 water pumps, pulleys and dampers. A 250 damper is larger in ...
by CZLN6
Tue Dec 11, 2018 11:08 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Winter tune questions?
Replies: 9
Views: 430

Re: Winter tune questions?

Howdy All: "2. I have a 195° thermo ready to plop I'm with some actual antifreeze. Also if I drain the block how do I refill it. Like just put the hoses back on and pour it in but will the pump suck it into the block in time. Do I leave the rad cap off to bleed air" A- How old is your cool...

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