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by Wesman07
Sun May 31, 2020 10:23 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Zero to 60
Replies: 20
Views: 594

Re: Zero to 60

How would you control the trans?
by Wesman07
Sat May 30, 2020 1:45 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Unknown Setup
Replies: 6
Views: 315

Re: Unknown Setup

Curts,

I think your right. $2350 sounds awful expensive for what I’m looking at.
by Wesman07
Fri Apr 24, 2020 7:51 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Lost compression in cylinder 3.
Replies: 14
Views: 946

Re: Lost compression in cylinder 3.

Can he bore past 60 over?
by Wesman07
Fri Apr 24, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 5 PSI, now severe blowby
Replies: 66
Views: 3332

Re: 5 PSI, now severe blowby

All 240 and 300 rods are forged. The design factor of safety was 2.6. But I do not know the upper stress limits that the rods were designed around. I think about this quite often. The two big areas they had to look at must have been tension and compression. Tension was probably measured with a give...
by Wesman07
Fri Apr 24, 2020 3:13 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 5 PSI, now severe blowby
Replies: 66
Views: 3332

Re: 5 PSI, now severe blowby

With those boost levels, you might break 500lb/tq.

I’d be more concerned with piston speed and weight than the amount of torque.
by Wesman07
Wed Apr 22, 2020 10:24 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Anyone have pictures of a power steering bracket for an E150?
Replies: 13
Views: 896

Re: Anyone have pictures of a power steering bracket for an E150?

Ah. The serp setup is a big honking cast aluminum bracket. Power steering pump is located on the top, and AC on the bottom. They are all over in my JYs. I pull the SBF ones because they sell. 4.9s sit forever. Are you implying that you own a few junk yards? If so I’d be willing to purchase one of t...
by Wesman07
Wed Apr 22, 2020 10:22 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Anyone have pictures of a power steering bracket for an E150?
Replies: 13
Views: 896

Re: Anyone have pictures of a power steering bracket for an E150?

I couldn’t upload the photos for some reason.

This link has a comparison on post #42

https://www.f150forum.com/f10/f150-gm-p ... 57/index6/
by Wesman07
Tue Apr 21, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Anyone have pictures of a power steering bracket for an E150?
Replies: 13
Views: 896

Re: Anyone have pictures of a power steering bracket for an E150?

That looks different from the serpentine belt version. I’ll try to snag a few photos of mine
by Wesman07
Sat Apr 18, 2020 10:30 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Ford 300 Turbo Planning / Prep
Replies: 25
Views: 1414

Re: Ford 300 Turbo Planning / Prep

Pmuller9

When you unshroud the valve with a 45 degree cut, did you notice a change in ignition timing needed?
by Wesman07
Wed Apr 15, 2020 12:33 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 5 PSI, now severe blowby
Replies: 66
Views: 3332

Re: 5 PSI, now severe blowby

Ah I was reading the chart wrong. I was looking at the low end of the KPA. My apologies.
by Wesman07
Wed Apr 15, 2020 8:51 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 5 PSI, now severe blowby
Replies: 66
Views: 3332

Re: 5 PSI, now severe blowby

Looking at your spark table, the advance still sounds high to me in the upper rpm range. 30 degrees rings a bell for total advance on the EFI motor. Can anyone double check me on that?
by Wesman07
Wed Apr 15, 2020 8:34 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 5 PSI, now severe blowby
Replies: 66
Views: 3332

Re: 5 PSI, now severe blowby

I think the idea behind a quick hone and relatively inexpensive pistons is to get you back up and running fast, with as “little skin in the game” to dial in your tune. The motor is still in. Get it going good first. Then pull it for a quantity rebuild at your convenience. What you have is a cheap an...
by Wesman07
Wed Apr 15, 2020 12:30 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Permanent 300 Six Cyl Head CFM solutions- A Work in Progress
Replies: 504
Views: 104286

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

We briefly touched base about a week ago. He’s doing good, just trying to play it safe like the rest of us.
by Wesman07
Thu Apr 02, 2020 10:44 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Started my build
Replies: 163
Views: 7808

Re: Started my build

Great comparison focal points PMuller, and excellent clarity.
by Wesman07
Sun Mar 29, 2020 12:08 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 240/300 Copper Head gasket
Replies: 15
Views: 1260

Re: 240/300 Copper Head gasket

What applications would you recommend this for?
by Wesman07
Tue Mar 17, 2020 8:31 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Next build phase-Intake and ignition
Replies: 72
Views: 6483

Re: Next build phase-Intake and ignition

Haha! Yeah he had it backwards, and he passed the union test. Maybe he got zapped one to many times at the power plant in Jersey?
by Wesman07
Mon Mar 16, 2020 8:39 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Next build phase-Intake and ignition
Replies: 72
Views: 6483

Re: Next build phase-Intake and ignition

My electrician buddy always says:

Electricity is like a garden hose.
The diameter of it is the voltage.
The pressure behind it is the amperage.
The amount of restriction is ohms.
by Wesman07
Wed Feb 05, 2020 9:19 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Intake manifolds
Replies: 62
Views: 6322

Re: Intake manifolds

There are two styles of the upper EFI manifolds. I believe the vans and trucks were different. The change is slight and you almost need to see them side by side.
by Wesman07
Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:05 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Picked up a Turbo
Replies: 58
Views: 5389

Re: Picked up a Turbo

Wow 12” per hour.... even I don’t have the patience for that.

All I can say is I love my low range. When I go out snow wheeling it’s 4 low and 3rd and 4th gear every time. The 2.6:1 low range just gives you such nice options. 1st and 2nd in high range is a similar speed but it’s not even comparable.
by Wesman07
Sun Jan 26, 2020 8:49 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Rectangle to round exhaust manifold
Replies: 12
Views: 1626

Re: Rectangle to round exhaust manifold

I thought cast had less thermal expansion? Don’t you want thick walls for turbo applications?
by Wesman07
Sun Jan 26, 2020 3:08 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Rectangle to round exhaust manifold
Replies: 12
Views: 1626

Re: Rectangle to round exhaust manifold

To be honest I’ve never worked with stainless. I know you can’t bend cast steel.

Maybe you can form Sch 40 304 stainless pipe? Every metal guy I’ve talked to did not think it was a good idea.
by Wesman07
Sun Jan 26, 2020 2:10 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Rectangle to round exhaust manifold
Replies: 12
Views: 1626

Rectangle to round exhaust manifold

In the midst of planing a stainless steel turbo manifold, and realizing one of the biggest hurdles are the rectangular exhaust ports. With a standard header you can hammer form tubing, but that’s not so easy with thick stainless cast bends. I see lots of flange transitions for the cathedral port LS ...
by Wesman07
Sun Jan 26, 2020 1:22 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Intermittent tapping on cold start.
Replies: 10
Views: 1149

Re: Intermittent tapping on cold start.

Lucas oil stabilizer helps too.
by Wesman07
Sat Jan 18, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Old connector to new type fuelinjector adapter
Replies: 28
Views: 2099

Re: Old connector to new type fuelinjector adapter

Scratch that.

I’m wondering if you have an intake leak.
by Wesman07
Fri Jan 17, 2020 10:13 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Old connector to new type fuelinjector adapter
Replies: 28
Views: 2099

Re: Old connector to new type fuelinjector adapter

Your on to something but it shouldn’t run that bad with that much fuel pressure.

Is it a single cylinder misfire? Check all the plugs as they can be a good indicator.

If not, put a timing light on it. Your fuel and spark timing are connected.
by Wesman07
Fri Jan 17, 2020 5:57 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Old connector to new type fuelinjector adapter
Replies: 28
Views: 2099

Re: Old connector to new type fuelinjector adapter

Do you know your lean or think your lean?
by Wesman07
Fri Jan 17, 2020 12:46 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Low fuel pressure
Replies: 9
Views: 1003

Re: Low fuel pressure

50-55 psi but the battery wasn’t 100%. It turned out to be a bad PIP sensor in the distributor. That one really had me fooled. It would start and idle fine but stumble under a load. When it would stall it would do so slowly, not like a light switch. $100 for a spectra distributor with a TFI module f...
by Wesman07
Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:49 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Low fuel pressure
Replies: 9
Views: 1003

Re: Low fuel pressure

Never mind. I picked up a gauge and it’s not a fuel issue.
by Wesman07
Mon Jan 13, 2020 8:09 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Low fuel pressure
Replies: 9
Views: 1003

Re: Low fuel pressure

Anyone know how many amps the in-tank pump should draw?
by Wesman07
Sun Jan 12, 2020 9:35 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Low fuel pressure
Replies: 9
Views: 1003

Re: Low fuel pressure

Got it running again. It was really flooded, all the plugs were wet. It runs the same with the fuel pressure regulator vacuum line disconnected as it does connected. When it’s running it idles smooth 90% of the time, but stumbles under a load or quick rev. I tried listening to the injectors but I co...
by Wesman07
Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:43 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Low fuel pressure
Replies: 9
Views: 1003

Re: Low fuel pressure

That was my first thought FTF, as it’s been a problem before. It’s definitely not a vent issue. I pulled the line coming from the in tank pump. It moves plenty of fuel but I can barley feel pressure with my finger over the line. I know they aren’t meant to put out much, but I don’t know if it’s enou...
by Wesman07
Sun Jan 12, 2020 2:25 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Low fuel pressure
Replies: 9
Views: 1003

Re: Low fuel pressure

It’s dry but I haven’t looked at it after it was running. I couldn’t get it started this morning.
by Wesman07
Sat Jan 11, 2020 11:25 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Low fuel pressure
Replies: 9
Views: 1003

Low fuel pressure

I have an odd situation going on. My truck intermittently has low fuel pressure to the point it stalls and won’t restart for a few minutes. Both fuel pumps run and move fuel, fuel filter is new. Gas tank is about half full. I can see air in the return line. Am I wrong to suspect the problem is befor...
by Wesman07
Mon Jan 06, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Big cam small cam:
Replies: 5
Views: 934

Re: Big cam small cam:

Stall speed on the auto trans is a great point.
by Wesman07
Mon Jan 06, 2020 8:37 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Big cam small cam:
Replies: 5
Views: 934

Re: Big cam small cam:

Amongst many other things, that is a big cam change. Hopefully some of the pep can be brought back with some fine tuning.

How does your DCR compare between the two engines?
by Wesman07
Mon Jan 06, 2020 12:04 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Big cam small cam:
Replies: 5
Views: 934

Re: Big cam small cam:

I always like to hear feedback. Your fuel mileage says a lot. What are the specs of your custom cam?
by Wesman07
Thu Jan 02, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Permanent 300 Six Cyl Head CFM solutions- A Work in Progress
Replies: 504
Views: 104286

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

Sevensecondsuv You make some very valid points, but what you are suggesting to sacrifice is the REASON to buy Bruce’s head over “option B”. It’s not just CFM numbers, it’s smooth consistent and even flow. A motor with a bad port job will never run right. Bruce obviously takes a lot of pride in what ...
by Wesman07
Sun Dec 22, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Turbo 240 bit the dust. Hole in the block.
Replies: 47
Views: 3778

Re: Turbo 240 bit the dust. Hole in the block.

It looks like beam failure under compression to me. The bearing marks are a good indicator. I wonder what the combustion chamber and pistons look like? At 18psi you should be making 550-600lbtq? I’m wondering if some detonation pushed you over the threshold of what the rods can handle? I could be wr...
by Wesman07
Sun Dec 22, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Turbo 240 bit the dust. Hole in the block.
Replies: 47
Views: 3778

Re: Turbo 240 bit the dust. Hole in the block.

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by Wesman07
Thu Dec 19, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Turbo 240 bit the dust. Hole in the block.
Replies: 47
Views: 3778

Re: Turbo 240 bit the dust. Hole in the block.

Very interested to see what happened. Did you use stock rods?
by Wesman07
Thu Dec 12, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Coated pistons
Replies: 2
Views: 593

Re: Coated pistons

Many of the pistons I buy have coated skirts. I think it’s similar to Teflon? I cant say that if it helps. In theory, it should. Front and backs are always rubbed off when I open the motors back up. As far a break in requirements, I have heard so many conflicting techniques it’s not even funny. Some...
by Wesman07
Tue Dec 10, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Cylinder bore finish
Replies: 45
Views: 4794

Re: Cylinder bore finish

I guess not all engineers are created equal. Thanks for putting that one to bed.
by Wesman07
Mon Dec 09, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Ford should have done it
Replies: 43
Views: 4795

Re: Ford should have done it

Good thinking on the waste gate! I could not come up with a way around needing two waste gates.

I’ll have to make the alternator/ oil line call when I get to mock up.
by Wesman07
Mon Dec 09, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Ford should have done it
Replies: 43
Views: 4795

Re: Ford should have done it

Are you thinking the turbo would sit too low for the oil to drain back into the pan?
by Wesman07
Mon Dec 09, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Ford should have done it
Replies: 43
Views: 4795

Re: Ford should have done it

Yes but only by a few inches. If you look at the picture in post #30, it is taken about where the center of the turbo can live. It might be an inch or two lower than if I came right off an HD manifold.

Coming right off of cylinder #2 should put the compressor side under the alternator.
by Wesman07
Sun Dec 08, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Ford should have done it
Replies: 43
Views: 4795

Re: Ford should have done it

Id like to thank both of you for the input. This has been one of those things that I think about too often. My wife catches me "fake listening" all the time. She gives me that look, and says"Well Wes, is it turbos or suspensions?". Wrapping under and into the driver side would be...
by Wesman07
Sun Dec 08, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Ford should have done it
Replies: 43
Views: 4795

Re: Ford should have done it

I can fit it but it will be just about as close to the floor/fire wall, plastic heater box. I can come off of cylinder #3 and heat shroud the shock tower. The engine mount is right under that area so fitting the nice bends from primary to collector becomes almost impossible. The manifold would look ...
by Wesman07
Sun Dec 08, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Ford should have done it
Replies: 43
Views: 4795

Re: Ford should have done it

Do you see a place I can put it that won’t cause an issue?
by Wesman07
Sun Dec 08, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Ford should have done it
Replies: 43
Views: 4795

Re: Ford should have done it

I went through about six different designs and ended up on this one. It's still rough and without actually mocking it up I wont know if it works. The packaging limitations I have are about 8" vertical and 12" out off the block and the primary off of cylinder 1 must 90 down and 90 back hard...
by Wesman07
Tue Nov 26, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Ford should have done it
Replies: 43
Views: 4795

Re: Ford should have done it

Sdiesel Im definitely going to have a get a little creative. I’m trying to keep the plumping short for a quick response. I’m also trying to keep radiant heat to a minimum around the shocks and injectors. I’m working on some ideas using a 3D modeling program. I’ll post a screen shot when I think I fo...

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