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by DannyG
Tue Apr 09, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: Interesting debate
Replies: 11
Views: 311

Re: Interesting debate

My best friend growing up had a '63 Monterey, with the 390 " Maurauder" engine. Man did that car have rust. His Uncle purchased it new in '63 with every option but air conditioning. If you get one , let me know as I'm pretty sure he saved the rear bumper when he finally junked it ( over 15...
by DannyG
Tue Apr 09, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, or Trade - Small Six
Topic: Adjustable rockerarm assembly for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 73

Adjustable rockerarm assembly for sale

Nice used OEM set of adjustable rockerarms.
Cold be run as is, no issues to be seen.
$50.00 plus actual shipping.
DannyREMOVEGunn@aol.com
Take out the word "REMOVE" to email me directly.
by DannyG
Tue Apr 09, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, or Trade - Small Six
Topic: CS 264 x 108 Cam for sale, brand new .
Replies: 0
Views: 51

CS 264 x 108 Cam for sale, brand new .

I've got a brand new Clay Smith camshaft that I didn't use for my engine build. 264 duration with 108 Lobe center. Asking $ 150.00 shipped. DannyREMOVEGunn@aol.com. Take out the word"remove" to email me directly. Adv Dur Duration @.050 Lift @ 1.6 Lift @ 1.65 L/C Range 264/264 214/214 lift ...
by DannyG
Thu Feb 14, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Problems with flexplate
Replies: 7
Views: 251

Re: Problems with flexplate

What about hardening the mounting hole areas on a new flexplate ? Heat each area till red, then quench ?
DannyG
by DannyG
Sat Jan 19, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Manual Choke Carter YF
Replies: 7
Views: 331

Re: Manual Choke Carter YF

496 CARBURETOR FORD REBUILT HOLLEY MERCURY 200 250 1946 1 BARREL | eBay


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Not sure if this is what you are looking for ?
by DannyG
Sat Jan 05, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, or Trade - Small Six
Topic: 200 Hi Po Decals
Replies: 0
Views: 236

200 Hi Po Decals

I created a custom air cleaner decal for the 200's, mimicking the Ford "High Performance" theme from the 60's. These are curved to fit the stock 200 small diameter air cleaner housings. High quality decals that look great and set your car apart. Special price for forum members @ $ 8.99 shi...
by DannyG
Sun Dec 16, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 62 Comet 170 Carb upgrade problem
Replies: 16
Views: 748

Re: 62 Comet 170 Carb upgrade problem

Might the larger carb be an 1101 model ?
by DannyG
Fri Dec 14, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, or Trade - Small Six
Topic: Offenhauser 5205
Replies: 5
Views: 618

Re: Offenhauser 5205

PM sent :o)
by DannyG
Mon Oct 29, 2018 9:28 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Trying to find a direction
Replies: 10
Views: 1791

Re: Trying to find a direction

Welcome aboard Georgia 200. My advice would be to DRIVE DRIVE DRIVE it ! Get what you have running in top shape and use the heck out of it. Your drum brakes will be fine if properly adjusted . I drove and beat the heck out out of a 68 Coupe/200 back in the eighties, it will get you going and the sto...
by DannyG
Wed Oct 24, 2018 12:58 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Happy with the 200
Replies: 12
Views: 1458

Re: Happy with the 200

Looks great and what a nice decal too ;o)
by DannyG
Thu Sep 27, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 144 vs 200
Replies: 8
Views: 874

Re: 144 vs 200

Hi, FWIW, I drove a '61 Falcon with completely rebuilt 144 and 2 speed automatic trans. S-L-O-W is what it was ! Could barely keep 45 mph uphill on the I-95 with two skinny bastards inside. No harm in upgrading to a 200 and just place a 144 decal on the aircleaner, instant nostalgia..... It was one ...
by DannyG
Tue Aug 28, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: IL6 manifold gasket
Replies: 7
Views: 600

Re: IL6 manifold gasket

I like to give the bolt head a good "WHACK" with a BFH ( um, large hammer...) before turning anything with a wrench.. Tends to shock things a bit loose .Also, work the bolt head back and forth a tiny bit in both directions. Another forum I'm on swears by the torch and wax method for loosen...
by DannyG
Thu Aug 02, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Re: Performance 200 engine update. Defective Engine from 1 Hot Vega
Replies: 9
Views: 1064

Re: Performance 200 engine update. Defective Engine from 1 Hot Vega

I purchased a large log head from him over a year ago. My machinist said the head was as advertised ( larger valves, valve guides etc...).
I don't have any updated contact information to help the OP.
Based on OP's claims, I'd suggest demanding a full refund .
DannyG
by DannyG
Fri Jun 15, 2018 9:23 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: New dual exhaust headers: choke heat riser tube?
Replies: 10
Views: 973

Re: New dual exhaust headers: choke heat riser tube?

"What carburetor are you running???? Certain carbs can be converted to an electric replacement."
Going with the Autolite 1101 and the stainless steel headers. I plan on wrapping the headers too, and wondered if I needed to let the end of the choke tube hang out in the atmosphere ?
by DannyG
Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: New dual exhaust headers: choke heat riser tube?
Replies: 10
Views: 973

Re: New dual exhaust headers: choke heat riser tube?

Question on that hot air choke tube, should the lower end be left open> Or should I pinch it closed ?
Vacuum leak if open versus doesn't flow hot air when closed ?
DannyG
by DannyG
Thu May 31, 2018 9:23 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Correct Hydraulic Lifters for 144
Replies: 12
Views: 959

Re: Correct Hydraulic Lifters for 144

Not true on Ford sixes. Hydraulic lifters and adjustable rockers. '63 170, '65 200, and my '72 250 ALL have hydraulic lifters and adjustable rockers. The OEM from Ford shop manual shows hydraulics with adjustables, and how to lash them. Frozen Rabbit, Thanks for the clarification and education ! Nev...
by DannyG
Wed May 30, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Correct Hydraulic Lifters for 144
Replies: 12
Views: 959

Re: Correct Hydraulic Lifters for 144

Honestly, solid lifters in this day and age are almost foolproof. I've got 'em in a straight six Dodge 230 engine and they are still smooth as silk 15 years after the rebuild. I haven't even checked or adjusted them once. Don't be afraid of solid lifters ! DannyG PS, Your rockerarms will tell the ta...
by DannyG
Wed May 30, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Correct Hydraulic Lifters for 144
Replies: 12
Views: 959

Re: Correct Hydraulic Lifters for 144

It is very likely that your 144 block cannot support enough oil flow to pump up the lifters ! Does your engine have adjustable rockerarms presently ? If so, I'd bet you need a solid lifter cam.... As somebody who rebuilt a 144 back in the 80's and who's machine shop did install a hydraulic camshaft,...
by DannyG
Thu May 10, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: New build won't start? Timing? Want to sell me a timing set??
Replies: 4
Views: 537

Re: New build won't start? Timing? Want to sell me a timing set??

Good job finding the issue and correcting it !
DannyG
by DannyG
Mon Apr 23, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Engine rebuild finally finished :o)
Replies: 9
Views: 808

Re: Engine rebuild finally finished :o)

That picture is a Dodge M-37. One of the toughest trucks around. Basically an upgraded WW2 truck, same 230 engine, synchro 4 speed, 2 sp transfer case, also 5:89's in the axles. They were built from IIRC 1952 till 1968, virtually unchanged in design. Waterproof ignition systems, capable of fording :...
by DannyG
Mon Apr 23, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Engine rebuild finally finished :o)
Replies: 9
Views: 808

Re: Engine rebuild finally finished :o)

The M715's are completely different trucks, nothing in common with the old Dodges. IIRC, they're rated at a " a ton and a quarter" while the 4x4 WW2 WC's are 3/4 ton rated.
My truck has the Dodge 230 straight six, 4 speed non synchro tranny and 5:89's in the axles, all stock :o)
DannyG
by DannyG
Mon Apr 23, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Engine rebuild finally finished :o)
Replies: 9
Views: 808

Re: Engine rebuild finally finished :o)

Half tractor, half truck !
by DannyG
Mon Apr 23, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Help Please - Rear main seal rotating
Replies: 11
Views: 1023

Re: Help Please - Rear main seal rotating

That's frustrating ! First thing I'd do is re-order the rear main seal and compare it to the one(s) that slipped, may be an out of spec batch of seals ? If the rear main cap is somehow out of spec in the seal area/surface,rope seals are not too terrible, you'd have to install the pin again but they ...
by DannyG
Mon Apr 23, 2018 11:27 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Engine rebuild finally finished :o)
Replies: 9
Views: 808

Engine rebuild finally finished :o)

Long story made really short, my first 200 engine was a good runner, but I wanted to freshen it up, put my cam in and "make it mine". Well, upon teardown, it wan't worth rebuilding, already .60 over, main caps out of round, crank cut and still worn. Apparently it had been overhauled by som...
by DannyG
Fri Apr 20, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Engine rebuild is Finally Done!
Replies: 13
Views: 1453

Re: Engine rebuild is Finally Done!

Congratulations, it looks great !
by DannyG
Wed Apr 11, 2018 9:20 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Crank Scraper ????
Replies: 14
Views: 1868

Re: Crank Scraper ????

I haven't heard from Kevin ( Crank-Scrapers.com) in a long while.
He was recovering from a surgery and this got put on the back burner.
My engine is almost finished , so it looks like I won't be taking the pan off to add this when it's finally ready..
DannyG
by DannyG
Thu Mar 29, 2018 9:37 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 67 stang 200 rebuild
Replies: 14
Views: 1043

Re: 67 stang 200 rebuild

Just curious, what happens if you switch the two spark plug wires from the two cylinders that are missing ( firing order again).
Also, what brand of sparkplugs ( I'll never use Champion brand again !).
Keep us posted,
DannyG
by DannyG
Sun Jan 28, 2018 9:11 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Knock
Replies: 15
Views: 1270

Re: Knock

Hi, One clue you mentioned was that you felt it in the clutch pedal. That linage goes from the side of the engine block to the chassis. If you've got a broken drivers side motor mount, the engine could be hopping when you give it gas, makes "thunking" sounds and also pulls the clutch linag...
by DannyG
Sun Jan 28, 2018 10:07 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Knock
Replies: 15
Views: 1270

Re: Knock

Check the motormounts, especially if you feel it in the clutch pedal.
Sway bar end links, also check the swaybar for shiny spots indicating rubbing/knocking.
Keep us updated.
DannyG
by DannyG
Thu Jan 04, 2018 9:53 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Custom Forged Pistons
Replies: 19
Views: 2330

Re: Custom Forged Pistons

I think Racetec/Autotec pistons in CA is less $ by a few hundred ?
My 200 rebuild is finally progressing and I know my machinist just got my pistons from them, but I don't know the cost off hand. Might be worth checking/comparing costs ?
They were fast too, 1.5 weeks to ship them...
DannyG
by DannyG
Fri Dec 01, 2017 8:52 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: C4 converter
Replies: 4
Views: 875

Re: C4 converter

Many transmission shops send the converters out for rebuild, and they can tell you who "that guy" is. I sent my converter to the local pro and he was able to add about 200 rpms to my stock stall speed. My car is still down to a shell so I can't give you results yet though... HTH, DannyG BT...
by DannyG
Fri Nov 03, 2017 5:09 pm
Forum: Machine Shops & Engine Builders
Topic: Hello Fellow Six'ers!
Replies: 3
Views: 1200

Re: Hello Fellow Six'ers!

Hey Josh, Welcome aboard ! I'm in Nassau County/Oceanside and just found a machine shop that I'm going to use for my build. He can do most anything from racing engines to stock rebuilds and really enjoys these 6's. I was watching him work on a straight 8 Pontiac engine this morning. Contact info is:...
by DannyG
Sat Jul 29, 2017 11:05 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Rear frame rail replacement. Sanity Check...
Replies: 13
Views: 4591

Re: Rear frame rail replacement. Sanity Check...

Thanks Perry. I just leveled the car today, and pulled the springs and rearend. All the nuts and bolts had neversieze on them, some previous owner must have done work back there. Every bolt came out with no trouble at all. Even the front spring hangar bolts came out by hand after loosening them ! I'...
by DannyG
Fri Jul 21, 2017 9:55 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Redrilling 5 lug axle for 4 lug
Replies: 6
Views: 1404

Re: Redrilling 5 lug axle for 4 lug

I had this done to my front brakes.
I'll be putting V8 spindles and disc brakes onto my '65 Mustang. I also want to keep the 4 lugs "look" and had them drilled from five lug to four. Easy peasy !
DannyG
by DannyG
Fri Jul 07, 2017 10:25 am
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Rear frame rail replacement. Sanity Check...
Replies: 13
Views: 4591

Re: Rear frame rail replacement. Sanity Check...

Dragging this back from the past, how did that frame rail job go for you ?
Any advice or lessons learned along the way ?
DannyG
by DannyG
Wed Mar 22, 2017 3:29 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Storing a 65 coupe outside?
Replies: 3
Views: 1278

Re: Storing a 65 coupe outside?

A concern I would have is MICE !
My car was off the road for over 18 years, it had mouse nests in the front frame rails ( both sides), and beneath the rear seat.
Know any friendly/hungry cats ?
DannyG
by DannyG
Wed Mar 15, 2017 4:23 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Any interest in a Torque Plate for the Small 6?
Replies: 21
Views: 2577

Re: Any interest in a Torque Plate for the Small 6?

I'd be in to purchase an iron head style.
My ETA for machining is in the next few months though.
DannyG
by DannyG
Thu Feb 16, 2017 9:35 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Throttle arm w/headers ?
Replies: 0
Views: 560

Throttle arm w/headers ?

HI Everyone.
I'm getting ready to paint the gas pedal/ throttle arm for my '65 Mustang. I'll be installing the SS (chinese ?)headers and I wonder if the throttle arm will clear ?
If it needs to be bent, I'd rather do it now before I paint it.
Any experience ?
Thanks,
DannyG
by DannyG
Wed Jan 11, 2017 10:44 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Oil pump pickup
Replies: 8
Views: 977

Re: Oil pump pickup

A couple of thoughts, The hole if it's dead center is supplied from the factory. I once lost a freshly rebuilt 289 smallblock when a small piece of metal got sucked in and locked up the oil pump ( End of a snap ring broke off from the Crane Roller Rocker arm). Since then I've removed the factory scr...
by DannyG
Fri Dec 30, 2016 8:54 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Valve size/porting
Replies: 16
Views: 1800

Re: Valve size/porting

I'd love to now more about that nitrous set up !!!
DannyG
by DannyG
Thu Dec 29, 2016 8:16 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: 2016 FordSix Performance Stats
Replies: 2
Views: 1165

Re: 2016 FordSix Performance Stats

I'd just like to throw a big "Thank You" out to everyone that not only keeps this site going ( and growing) but to everyone who participates and shares their knowledge/wisdom/experience for these great engines.
Happy New Year to everyone too,
DannyG
by DannyG
Tue Dec 20, 2016 4:15 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 250 build
Replies: 274
Views: 32709

Re: 250 build

69stang_250, Any idea why the rockerarm broke ? Was it orignal/old/ rebuilt/NOS ? I know how you feel when something breaks, my first rebuilt 289 ( ca 1982...) didn't last the night when I bent a valve on it. In my case, I had way too large of a cam on stock valvesprings and I didn't really have the...
by DannyG
Tue Dec 13, 2016 9:49 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Crankcase ventilation solutions?
Replies: 14
Views: 2358

Re: Crankcase ventilation solutions?

My C8 block is at the machinist so I can't compare it right away.
Next time I stop by I will doublecheck that.
DannyG
by DannyG
Mon Dec 12, 2016 9:07 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Crankcase ventilation solutions?
Replies: 14
Views: 2358

Re: Crankcase ventilation solutions?

Just following along on this discussion. Why not use the old "Road Draft Tube" mounting location to add some kind of scavenging pump ? I just pulled the "not a freeze out" plug out of my C6 200 block ( very front drivers side corner of the engine block) and the block casting is s...
by DannyG
Tue Nov 29, 2016 4:23 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Adjustable rockers/push rod question
Replies: 16
Views: 2606

Re: Adjustable rockers/push rod question

Rockerarms.com ! These guys are great and know what they're talking about.
by DannyG
Sat Nov 12, 2016 8:05 am
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: Aluminum Heads
Replies: 1
Views: 1457

Re: Aluminum Heads

I just got an email from Matt at Vintage Inlines, he's accepting deposits on a new batch of heads.

http://www.vintageinlines.com/product-p ... 7db2560180
by DannyG
Sun Nov 06, 2016 10:59 am
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: New guy looking for advice
Replies: 6
Views: 1930

Re: New guy looking for advice

For a quick & free upgrade, try advancing your static timing a little bit,maybe 2 to 4 degrees more than stock.Tthat should give your engine a little more umph.
DannyG
by DannyG
Sat Nov 05, 2016 10:52 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Crank Scraper ????
Replies: 14
Views: 1868

Re: Crank Scraper ????

So in the quest for "cool things" on my upcoming build, do you guys think the scraper would be detrimental to a street driven car ?
DannyG
by DannyG
Fri Nov 04, 2016 4:20 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Crank Scraper ????
Replies: 14
Views: 1868

Re: Crank Scraper ????

That is an interesting point as my car will be 99.99% street driving.
Would it keep more oil in the sump, while oil still runs down from the head ?
by DannyG
Fri Nov 04, 2016 9:36 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Crank Scraper ????
Replies: 14
Views: 1868

Re: Crank Scraper ????

It's like a windage try, mounted near the crankshaft , actually close enough that when the crank swings past, the excess motor oil that is hanging on it gets wiped off. Keeps more oil in the crankcase where the oil pump needs it. This version mounts on the block, in between the oil pan and the block...