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by Sick6Turbo
Fri Aug 03, 2018 12:50 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Permanent 300 Six Cyl Head CFM solutions- A Work in Progress
Replies: 453
Views: 53028

Re: Permanent 300 Six Cyl Head CFM solutions- A Work in Progress

My calculations say the Sr./Max flow u head will put down 500whp (600fhp) at 20psi with a lunati 277 or Paul's Jones cam....only time will tell. That is about what I figure also but the Lunati cam specs can be improved to be more turbo compatable. I would invite you to continue this discussion in t...
by Sick6Turbo
Thu Aug 02, 2018 10:04 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Permanent 300 Six Cyl Head CFM solutions- A Work in Progress
Replies: 453
Views: 53028

Re: Permanent 300 Six Cyl Head CFM solutions- A Work in Progress

... Not a single person believed me that I had 2.75 gears in the sleeper when they went for a ride. It was a beast with those gears because the stall converter put me into a usable powerband right now, and the gears loaded the engine and put me in boost right now. Sick6, My 11 second RPU drag truck...
by Sick6Turbo
Thu Aug 02, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Permanent 300 Six Cyl Head CFM solutions- A Work in Progress
Replies: 453
Views: 53028

Re: Permanent 300 Six Cyl Head CFM solutions- A Work in Progress

With the 300 we always had the foundation/bottom end, and with the help of these fine folks here, will have the heads to suit all. :beer: My calculations say the Sr./Max flow u head will put down 500whp (600fhp) at 20psi with a lunati 277 or Paul's Jones cam....only time will tell. A little off topi...
by Sick6Turbo
Thu Aug 02, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Permanent 300 Six Cyl Head CFM solutions- A Work in Progress
Replies: 453
Views: 53028

Re: Permanent 300 Six Cyl Head CFM solutions- A Work in Progress

Very nice Paul :thumbup: . It's also reassuring to know the Lunati 277/232/.533 intake lobe that I love so much will perform down low as well. I couldn't give people accurate information about street ability, only having used it with a 3000 rpm stall converter. Is the Clifford intake a 4502WH with f...
by Sick6Turbo
Thu Jul 26, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Permanent 300 Six Cyl Head CFM solutions- A Work in Progress
Replies: 453
Views: 53028

Re: Permanent 300 Six Cyl Head CFM solutions- A Work in Progress

http://www.428cobrajet.org/forum/index. ... #msg171406


Bruce, you dirty dog you lol! Awesome read.

Glad to see your still looking to give the little guy (with 6 instead of 8 cylinders) a boost.
by Sick6Turbo
Wed Jul 25, 2018 8:01 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Permanent 300 Six Cyl Head CFM solutions- A Work in Progress
Replies: 453
Views: 53028

Re: Permanent 300 Six Cyl Head CFM solutions- A Work in Progress

Very nice gains in the sweet street spot. Great job. :thumbup:
by Sick6Turbo
Mon Jul 16, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Permanent 300 Six Cyl Head CFM solutions- A Work in Progress
Replies: 453
Views: 53028

Re: Permanent 300 Six Cyl Head CFM solutions- A Work in Progress

Just received a text from Riley in regards to possibly installing a field engine into the sleeper he said: "ABSO-FREAKIN'-LUTELY!"

Well, that makes 3 of us in our little corner of the world ready to jump in with both feet.
by Sick6Turbo
Mon Jul 16, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Permanent 300 Six Cyl Head CFM solutions- A Work in Progress
Replies: 453
Views: 53028

Re: Permanent 300 Six Cyl Head CFM solutions- A Work in Progress

The Pinto deal sounds awesome! My interest is peaked. Since my 38 Ford is a loooong way off, I contacted Nitrous Nick (his sweet n2o BBF lowered/shaved 77 F100 is currently in my shop) and he is all over the detail. He is the one that has been hounding me forever about a 600+hp 300. He said he would...
by Sick6Turbo
Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:05 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Permanent 300 Six Cyl Head CFM solutions- A Work in Progress
Replies: 453
Views: 53028

Re: Permanent 300 Six Cyl Head CFM solutions- A Work in Progress

Bruce, Wes, Paul, I can't tell you how excited I am about the work on the heads that you are doing. I have a customer that I am currently building a 500hp turbo 300 for, he passed on a twin turbo bbf for the coolness factor of a 6. Another customer (who's BBF N2O truck is in my shop now) has been ho...
by Sick6Turbo
Sun Jul 01, 2018 11:35 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Permanent 300 Six Cyl Head CFM solutions- A Work in Progress
Replies: 453
Views: 53028

Re: Permanent 300 Six Cyl Head CFM solutions- A Work in Progress

Awesome work! To have that kind of flow with the u head architecture and not have to worry about thin ported walls especially in boosted applications is priceless. Now the 300 will be able to run with a stock 351w the whole distance...not just off the line...and better mpg. Recently porting a 240 he...
by Sick6Turbo
Mon Feb 05, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: clifford research and offy dual port intake comparison
Replies: 68
Views: 15010

Re: clifford research and offy dual port intake comparison

Manifold Performance Comparison PS, after a year of driving, I decided to perform an ignition tune-up. In my motor, all 6 spark plugs read nearly identical. Rpeviously, the 6 months of usage with the Offy Dual Port, I always had very wet plugs cylinders 5 and 6. the carb was mounted per the DP desi...
by Sick6Turbo
Sun Jan 21, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Big Six aluminum head update 9-14
Replies: 198
Views: 93320

Re: Big Six aluminum head update 9-14

Would it be possible to build a 2 piece billet aluminum head....upper and lower? Machine the lower piece with chambers, lower half of intake and exhaust ports and coolant passages, and the upper piece with valve guides, upper half of intake and exhaust ports, coolant passages and rocker provisions. ...
by Sick6Turbo
Tue Jan 09, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Power Valve discussion - Forced Induction carbs
Replies: 1
Views: 756

Re: Power Valve discussion - Forced Induction carbs

:thumbup: All good stuff. Have a brpv from scs in an e85 600 build I did last summer and will be installing another in a similar build. Will use the vent tube extensions also. Should be testing one this summer, the other down the road. "The Cure" has been excellent and rock solid dependabl...
by Sick6Turbo
Tue Jan 09, 2018 9:03 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Automatic Trans and Brake Booster with Turbo
Replies: 3
Views: 883

Re: Automatic Trans and Brake Booster with Turbo

I will add that most n.a. engines will develop some vacuum at red line due to carb sizing so disconnecting and plugging the vacuum line to the modulator is a must to test. There can also be some venturi action (same way a carb delivers fuel under boost) depending on where the modulator line is conne...
by Sick6Turbo
Tue Jan 09, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Automatic Trans and Brake Booster with Turbo
Replies: 3
Views: 883

Re: Automatic Trans and Brake Booster with Turbo

Manual valve body is the way to go, it will increase line pressure so the trans can take more abuse as well. I recommend Broader Performance. Stay away from TCI valve bodies. The T/check valve in the modulator line basically just saves the modulator from seeing boost and being damaged. Depending on ...
by Sick6Turbo
Sun Jan 07, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: max mpg from 300 in a lightweight vehicle.
Replies: 32
Views: 4136

Re: max mpg from 300 in a lightweight vehicle.

FWIW, the stockish carbed intake 460 (peak hp around 3500) in my 89 F350 4x4 (fun ton) got 8.11 mpg on 87 gas at 60 mph according to the live liter per hour reading on the FiTech throttle body efi. After installing a bed mount turbo and switching to e85, the milage or lph was the same at 60 mph. The...
by Sick6Turbo
Sun Nov 27, 2016 9:53 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Twin Turbo Blow Through 300
Replies: 20
Views: 3414

Re: Twin Turbo Blow Through 300

Very cool build by the way! Nice job taking an unbalanced scheme with the 300 layout and giving it balance.

Keep up the good work, these turbo torque monsters are a blast. 8)
by Sick6Turbo
Sat Nov 26, 2016 2:23 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Twin Turbo Blow Through 300
Replies: 20
Views: 3414

Re: Twin Turbo Blow Through 300

This calc is what I use, seems very accurate. It estimated 488hp flywheel for the v6 tbird, and it wheel dynoed at 452hp the next week. http://www.wallaceracing.com/hpcalculatorquarter.php My F100 sleeper (sold to my brother Will) still has a stock wore out locker that one wheel peeled all the time....
by Sick6Turbo
Fri Nov 25, 2016 10:40 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Twin Turbo Blow Through 300
Replies: 20
Views: 3414

Re: Twin Turbo Blow Through 300

guhfluh wrote:Yes, it's very lean in boost. Shoot for no higher than high 11s AFR. The 13's and even 14+AFR you have in boost now is good for N/A, but dangerous in boost.


:nod: ... More power when richer as well.
by Sick6Turbo
Sat Jul 09, 2016 10:16 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: EFI to Carb
Replies: 15
Views: 3312

Re: EFI to Carb

The cheapest way to convert... Drop the fuel tank, remove fuel pump, add a piece of fuel hose in it's place to draw fuel 1/4" from the bottom of the tank. Remove the in tank rubber check valve from the return line, as the return line will now be the vent. The tank is now the same as a carb vehi...
by Sick6Turbo
Wed Jul 06, 2016 4:15 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: 79 F-100 Turbo 300-6 Sleeper
Replies: 23
Views: 5245

Re: 79 F-100 Turbo 300-6 Sleeper

Wallace Racing track calculator put the Sleeper at 424 hp with the Crower 284, t72 turbo, 20 psi, loose converter for the 1/8 mile e.t. of 7.86@87mph and 3920 lbs. I like the track calculator because of cost, and it's true to the combo. The quarter mile times showed less power, which makes sense wit...
by Sick6Turbo
Fri Apr 22, 2016 10:30 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Any proven turbo combinations out their for the 300?
Replies: 28
Views: 6297

Re: Any proven turbo combinations out their for the 300?

Also, I am not familiar with higher boost draw through setups and issues they may or may not have.
by Sick6Turbo
Fri Apr 22, 2016 10:23 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Any proven turbo combinations out their for the 300?
Replies: 28
Views: 6297

Re: Any proven turbo combinations out their for the 300?

When the turbo is cool, the boost only comes up to about 14psi with the current boost controller setting. It dawned on me about 2 months ago that the meth switch is set at 15psi, so I was actually running 87 octane and 14psi a few times last fall...no issues, I've pulled the 300 apart since then. Wh...
by Sick6Turbo
Thu Apr 21, 2016 7:11 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: 79 F-100 Turbo 300-6 Sleeper
Replies: 23
Views: 5245

Re: 79 F-100 Turbo 300-6 Sleeper

pmuller9: Go for it! Not sure if it's enough area for e85, will try it and if not will stay on gas(or mixture) and next year will expand to cover all the plenum area like some of the Clifford's I've seen on the net.

deere114: :D
by Sick6Turbo
Wed Feb 17, 2016 2:53 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Any proven turbo combinations out their for the 300?
Replies: 28
Views: 6297

Re: Any proven turbo combinations out their for the 300?

FuzzySix: On the mud bogger 300 we ran 11.0-11.2 afr's. When he would shift into 4th it would lean to 12.0+ afr's and ping(no Cure). The extra fuel is how we got away with 87 octane and no inter cooler. The extra fuel does hurt power however, but more boost is the frosting on the cake. I have pushed...
by Sick6Turbo
Tue Feb 16, 2016 4:12 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Any proven turbo combinations out their for the 300?
Replies: 28
Views: 6297

Re: Any proven turbo combinations out their for the 300?

pmuller9: I agree, the log is doing zip for scavenging. The long 2.5" pipe downstream is the real aid, not sure if a 2.5" pipe that is shorter (ie front mount) would have as good of velocity, may have to be tapered down to a smaller pipe. I would like your thoughts on header size and lengt...
by Sick6Turbo
Sun Feb 07, 2016 9:58 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Heads up on 240 rods
Replies: 6
Views: 1370

Re: Heads up on 240 rods

Just an fyi, I purchased a set of these and 4 were good, 2 had nicks in the beams. Some have a black coating on them and some don't. https://www.facebook.com/134184776925062/photos/pb.134184776925062.-2207520000.1454856523./221692401507632/?type=3&theater I will be returning my set of six, so th...
by Sick6Turbo
Fri Jan 08, 2016 11:51 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: 79 F-100 Turbo 300-6 Sleeper
Replies: 23
Views: 5245

Re: 79 F-100 Turbo 300-6 Sleeper

Well, it's time to say goodbye. I have decided to take a break from forums.
Good luck with all your builds and take care.
by Sick6Turbo
Thu Jan 07, 2016 6:44 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Any proven turbo combinations out their for the 300?
Replies: 28
Views: 6297

Re: Any proven turbo combinations out their for the 300?

You bet! Hx35 and stock 300 seem to be a good fit, with the turbo being relatively transparent in normal driving until called upon. :thumbup: I should also add, that going from the t72 to the bigger gt45 honestly only increased power by 5-10hp. Nothing to write home about. The engine did feel much s...
by Sick6Turbo
Thu Jan 07, 2016 5:40 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Any proven turbo combinations out their for the 300?
Replies: 28
Views: 6297

Re: Any proven turbo combinations out their for the 300?

With the gt45 turbo and Crower 284, on the transbrake, I had 1psi@3100, 2psi@3200, 3psi@3300 ect... It's a 3000-3100 stall and as boost rose, increasing tq, the stall rose with it. The turbo spools or really takes off at 3800. There is so much tq that the rpms and boost shoot up to 5000 and 20psi re...
by Sick6Turbo
Tue Jan 05, 2016 5:54 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 24 years old , my first rebuild of a 240. Burning oil ?
Replies: 27
Views: 2596

Re: 24 years old , my first rebuild of a 240. Burning oil ?

Should be .060 the skirts should measure 4.058-4.059 if a cast piston.
by Sick6Turbo
Tue Jan 05, 2016 10:39 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 24 years old , my first rebuild of a 240. Burning oil ?
Replies: 27
Views: 2596

Re: 24 years old , my first rebuild of a 240. Burning oil ?

Also, I use VR-1 Racing valvoline conventional oil in the Sleeper and recommend it with flat tappet camshafts. It outperforms synthetic oils in pressure tests and has a very good zinc and zddp counts. It doesn't have too much zinc and zddp (like some racing oils) that required more frequent oil chan...
by Sick6Turbo
Tue Jan 05, 2016 10:23 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 24 years old , my first rebuild of a 240. Burning oil ?
Replies: 27
Views: 2596

Re: 24 years old , my first rebuild of a 240. Burning oil ?

Best way: Bore and hone, install oversized pistons and rings. Smallest oversize as possible. Economical way: Ridge ream ridge if any on top of cylinders, hone cylinders, install standard rings(if standard bore) with proper gaps and correct side up. Also making sure piston skirt to cylinder wall clea...
by Sick6Turbo
Tue Jan 05, 2016 9:22 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: aluminum side covers
Replies: 13
Views: 2762

Re: aluminum side covers

Sweeet! :nod:
by Sick6Turbo
Tue Jan 05, 2016 9:17 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Ak Miller Turbo Setup
Replies: 15
Views: 8983

Re: Ak Miller Turbo Setup

Both very cool! :thumbup:
by Sick6Turbo
Mon Jan 04, 2016 9:42 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Any proven turbo combinations out their for the 300?
Replies: 28
Views: 6297

Re: Any proven turbo combinations out their for the 300?

Hey sick6turbo, what did exact Holley did you use? Was it modified? I don't understand the tuning that goes into turbo carbs. Would a high volume electric feed too a single feed 600cfm accomodate a lower psi like 15? Holley 4776 Mods: Machine all surfaces. Holleys are very crooked. Don't worry abou...
by Sick6Turbo
Sun Jan 03, 2016 9:02 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: broke all bolt tabs on the upper side of an EFI lower intake
Replies: 2
Views: 737

Re: broke all bolt tabs on the upper side of an EFI lower in

I'm betting on the thickness change with the added exhaust gasket. I had the same issue when I surfaced efi mani's, took quite a bit off to make them straight. On the last sequence I thought I heard something not right, 2 or 3 broken tabs on the lower intake. Picked up another lower and matched up m...
by Sick6Turbo
Sat Jan 02, 2016 9:23 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 2 barrel on a Dual Port Offy intake
Replies: 6
Views: 1499

Re: 2 barrel on a Dual Port Offy intake

:thumbup: Best of both worlds with the dp! It looks like restrictor rings have been installed to in increase booster signal on the primary and secondaries to reduce cfm. Should really help the secondaries pull fuel, as it has been as issue with the 600/625 in mild and stock builds 400 cubic inch and...
by Sick6Turbo
Fri Jan 01, 2016 6:43 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: At my wits end!!! 24 years old / rebuilt my first inline
Replies: 19
Views: 1853

Re: At my wits end!!! 24 years old / rebuilt my first inline

Mark the distributor base and block in a straight line with a paint pen. Loosen the distributor and rotate it counterclockwise about an 1/8 inch and tighten distributor. Report back how it runs.
by Sick6Turbo
Fri Jan 01, 2016 10:55 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: At my wits end!!! 24 years old / rebuilt my first inline
Replies: 19
Views: 1853

Re: At my wits end!!! 24 years old / rebuilt my first inline

You mentioned 4" lift. What tire size and rear/front differential gears? I had a long box same as yours with a fresh 351m and with 33" tires and 3.00 gears, it was a pooch in 4th. With the 33's, I ran it up to 55 mph in 3rd and 4th gear was overdrive. There is a good size jump between 3rd ...
by Sick6Turbo
Thu Dec 31, 2015 11:43 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: EFI to Carb
Replies: 15
Views: 3312

Re: EFI to Carb

I did a Cummins swap in a 99 Super Duty that had a v10 manual trans. Adapted all the v10 sensors to the engine. (easy except tach) 99 v10 tach requires 2 pulses per revolution. It's mounted by the camshaft sprocket (turning half engine speed of course) with 4 triggers on the sprocket. Took the Cummi...
by Sick6Turbo
Thu Dec 31, 2015 10:39 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Any proven turbo combinations out their for the 300?
Replies: 28
Views: 6297

Re: Any proven turbo combinations out their for the 300?

:nod: Stock 300+hx35= 2500 rpm spool, 3000 rpm grinometer pegged.
by Sick6Turbo
Thu Dec 31, 2015 9:35 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 2 barrel on a Dual Port Offy intake
Replies: 6
Views: 1499

Re: 2 barrel on a Dual Port Offy intake

A friend ran an open spacer with a 350 holley 2v and the dp, ran good and didn't have any intake heat issues in the summer. I Turbo'd it and it still worked good.

If isolating 2 of the barrels, I would think using the 2 closest to the head would yield a warmer floor for fuel in cold weather.
by Sick6Turbo
Wed Dec 30, 2015 2:50 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: "The Cure" External Power Valve Control
Replies: 9
Views: 2147

Re: "The Cure" External Power Valve Control

Thanks deere114! Just got 11" of snow so things are hold lol. Working on getting a camera in the truck and should get some launch and go's in the spring. Also may install a 1/4 mile timer that I have to save from going to the track as much. It's a $100 bill each time with gas, entry and eats, I...
by Sick6Turbo
Wed Dec 30, 2015 2:08 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: EFI to Carb
Replies: 15
Views: 3312

Re: EFI to Carb

Almost forgot...the computer will need the tach input to keep the electric fuel pump running. Google search should show the wire that is needed from the tfi module connector. Not sure if the computer will accept the duraspark tach signal. However, the ignition switch provides positive power to the f...
by Sick6Turbo
Wed Dec 30, 2015 12:57 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: EFI to Carb
Replies: 15
Views: 3312

Re: EFI to Carb

Malory 4309 regulator have worked fantastic for me over the years. They can be used with turbo's and n.a. Can be had used on ebay. Duraspark2 wiring link: http://handymandanonline.com/ford_duraspark_2.html Instrument sensors should not be an issue, Not sure if the tach will work with tach output on ...
by Sick6Turbo
Wed Dec 30, 2015 12:41 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: EFI to Carb
Replies: 15
Views: 3312

Re: EFI to Carb

Malory 4309 regulators have worked fantastic for me over the years. They can be used with turbo's and n.a. Can be had used on ebay. Duraspark2 requires only 1 hot wire to run the whole system. It has 2 hot wires that go into the cab, one is energized on the crank circuit (I believe to up the voltage...
by Sick6Turbo
Wed Dec 30, 2015 9:58 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Beehive valve spring
Replies: 5
Views: 1176

Re: Beehive valve spring

Good point. The beehives show great stability in the upper rpm's especially with a hydraulic roller cams.

Duals are still a great choice for flat tappet cams. Weight isn't much of a concern for me at 5200-5600, but if I go more radical in the future, beehives will be an option.