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by 1strodeo
Sun Jan 20, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread
Replies: 111
Views: 9923

Re: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread

Also does anyone know of a part number or where to get the proper O rings? I've read somewhere in this thread about superior quality O rings, thanks.
by 1strodeo
Sun Jan 20, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread
Replies: 111
Views: 9923

Re: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread

I got it running, but there were so many fuel leaks in the lines to the outer carbs I just removed the outers. It will run but only if I'm giving it gas, it will not idle. I have electric pump pulling fuel from a gas can on the ground. My question is, could vacuum leaks contribute to or cause this, ...
by 1strodeo
Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread
Replies: 111
Views: 9923

Re: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread

Thanks man, I ordered 3 of them and 3 air filters. I went to the Speedway website because eBay had some shady language about contacting Speedway to ensure shipping would not be charged on each item, but there was no contact info! lol
by 1strodeo
Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread
Replies: 111
Views: 9923

Re: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread

Here they are...thanks!
by 1strodeo
Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread
Replies: 111
Views: 9923

Re: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread

Thank you I will post my measurements tonight -jeff
by 1strodeo
Tue Jan 08, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread
Replies: 111
Views: 9923

Re: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread

Nice work. Someone makes an aluminum ring w/ a set screw to go from ford to the common chevy size air cleaner mouth, it's a lot nicer than the plastic ring adapters or otherwise if you need to find 3 that match http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/923/l37Aev.jpg Does anyone know where I can ...
by 1strodeo
Mon Jan 07, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread
Replies: 111
Views: 9923

Re: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread

Both the MSD Box & HEI Module run on 12V. Allows a higher coil output. Your DS11 distributor curve is a mystery. Yes the engine will run, but probably not to its peak potential. Bill This makes sense, but what is an MSD Box? Do I need one of those as well? And again how much to recurve a dizzy?...
by 1strodeo
Mon Jan 07, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread
Replies: 111
Views: 9923

Re: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread

Thanks all, so what is the advantage of switching my existing DSII to the HEI module, (maybe ?) new coil and recurved distributor? And what's the cost for distributor? I am getting better at your code Chad lol my Bronco is not from NV, it spent its first 35 years in FL then moved to OH/Michigan area...
by 1strodeo
Sun Jan 06, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread
Replies: 111
Views: 9923

Re: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread

Hey thanks, I'm not sure what an HEI module is, I have a Duraspark setup from a '78 Granada?
by 1strodeo
Sat Jan 05, 2019 11:47 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread
Replies: 111
Views: 9923

Re: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread

To be honest I cannot remember exactly what I ended up using, probably the biggest drill bit I could find and a grinder bit to get the hole to size. Then I ground and filed the top of the log where needed until I could no longer see light between the log and adapter on the end holes. As you probably...
by 1strodeo
Fri Jan 04, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: Buy, Sell, or Trade - Small Six
Topic: Offenhauser 5205
Replies: 3
Views: 305

Re: Offenhauser 5205

Decided to keep this setup and finish what I started, though the lack of interest makes me wonder what I may be getting myself into? :shock: :lol:
by 1strodeo
Fri Jan 04, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread
Replies: 111
Views: 9923

Re: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread

kinda funny (but not really) looking back at statements in this thread like "I hope I don't look at this thread a year from now with no progress" or "I can't do a valve job because I don't have the chassis for very long" LOL!! Now I have the chassis back - could've kept it all al...
by 1strodeo
Fri Jan 04, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Major forum upgrade coming soon!
Replies: 17
Views: 712

Re: Major forum upgrade coming soon!

Your efforts are most appreciated Perry, thanks! -jeff
by 1strodeo
Sat Dec 15, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Offy tri-power stalls when in gear
Replies: 145
Views: 2864

Re: Offy tri-power stalls when in gear

yes should be a hex weight...did you by chance turn the carb upside down when you removed the top?

edit: nevermind, there wouldn't be fuel in the bowl if you turned it upside down :oops:
by 1strodeo
Sat Dec 15, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, or Trade - Small Six
Topic: Offenhauser 5205
Replies: 3
Views: 305

Re: Offenhauser 5205

Update: the throttle body on one of the carbs has a broken off idle mix screw :cry: still for sale
by 1strodeo
Wed Dec 12, 2018 9:27 am
Forum: Buy, Sell, or Trade - Small Six
Topic: Offenhauser 5205
Replies: 3
Views: 305

Offenhauser 5205

Just throwing this out there to see if any interest, Offy 5205 adapter, fuel lines, linkage and 3 freshly rebuilt Holley 1940 carbs with brass floats, $400 Will sell with complete 170 engine that runs like a top, new head gasket, intake log 'milled' (by me) for adapter and 3/4 exhaust port adapter i...
by 1strodeo
Fri Dec 07, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Ford Six HotRod Articles
Replies: 24
Views: 2688

Re: Ford Six HotRod Articles

Wow this is a great thread, thanks for all the scans, especially to bubba for the 3x1 article very good info. Being in the Bronco community I've heard plenty of praise for Bill Stroppe, but had no idea he was in on this stuff. So if Stroppe sold his 3x1 configuration to Ford, and H&M and Edelbro...
by 1strodeo
Thu Dec 06, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Holley 1940
Replies: 3
Views: 165

Re: Holley 1940

Found one on eBay for $40 that was parts/rebuild quality, offered $30 and was accepted, hopefully the bushing(s) in the throttle body are OK, thanks.
by 1strodeo
Thu Dec 06, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Holley 1940
Replies: 3
Views: 165

Re: Holley 1940

HOLY CRAP :shock: looked on eBay and the cheapest 1940 is 400 bucks!?!? that can't be right...right?

If so I guess I got a smoking deal on my Offy adapter, linkage and 3 1940's for $250 :beer:
by 1strodeo
Wed Dec 05, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Holley 1940
Replies: 3
Views: 165

Holley 1940

Really only need the throttle body, but will buy the whole carb. I have a carb (and most everything else) off a 66 Mustang 200 as a possible trade??

Jeff
jnsmassey@gmail.com
907-351-454three
by 1strodeo
Mon Dec 03, 2018 9:47 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Offy tri-power stalls when in gear
Replies: 145
Views: 2864

Re: Offy tri-power stalls when in gear

following this thread as I like to get all the Offy 3x1 info I can! :beer:
by 1strodeo
Wed Aug 09, 2017 7:16 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: broken ear at back of cylinder head and recommendations for AC
Replies: 13
Views: 2017

Re: broken ear at back of cylinder head and recommendations for AC

My 66 Bronco 170 has had a broken ear on #6 since I've owned it, but the leak always came from the 3/4 ports. I recently removed the head to install an Offy adapter and a clifford port divider, and while I had it off I filed the ear some metal to make it seat a nut better, if that makes sense. up un...
by 1strodeo
Thu Jul 13, 2017 8:56 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread
Replies: 111
Views: 9923

Re: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread

Did some more metal work to avoid gooping up the o rings, ran outta time so capped off the outer carb holes with license plate metal and diy gasket material. Taking chassis back to my guy tomorrow because 1) anticipating the tub back from blaster any day and 2) I'm leaving town Saturday morning for ...
by 1strodeo
Wed Jul 12, 2017 12:57 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Just bought my dream car
Replies: 8
Views: 1155

Re: Just bought my dream car

Lucky dog!! Congrats! :beer:
by 1strodeo
Tue Jul 11, 2017 1:16 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Duel exhaust with headers
Replies: 4
Views: 978

Re: Duel exhaust with headers

On what vehicle?
by 1strodeo
Sat Jul 08, 2017 11:03 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread
Replies: 111
Views: 9923

Re: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread

Reached a stopping point, just wanted to update post, got port divider installed and adapter mounted, head installed obviously, found some fat o-rings for adapter but still may need to apply some rtv to seal completely.
by 1strodeo
Sat Jul 08, 2017 9:06 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread
Replies: 111
Views: 9923

Re: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread

Got the log ready for the Offy adapter, my mig welder had no gas and couldnt get my arc welder to join the two so I found this stuff we'll see how it works
by 1strodeo
Sat Jul 08, 2017 10:08 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread
Replies: 111
Views: 9923

Re: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread

None of the seals look bad, but some are not seated. Can they just be popped back on?
by 1strodeo
Fri Jul 07, 2017 8:33 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread
Replies: 111
Views: 9923

Re: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread

Thanks Bubba, thats what I was hoping to hear, really appreciate it. I would have a valve job done if not for 2 things; 1) time, I only have the chassis until the body comes back from blasting, which could be any time and head work will take a week 2) head has a broken 'ear' for the rearmost exhaust...
by 1strodeo
Fri Jul 07, 2017 7:57 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread
Replies: 111
Views: 9923

Re: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread

Thanks Bubba, yeah it ran like a top, didn't smoke or run hot.

By the way disregard the coolant in the lifter valley, it was just fresh oil that resembled coolant (I'm super-color blind)
by 1strodeo
Fri Jul 07, 2017 6:42 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread
Replies: 111
Views: 9923

Is this engine SHOT?!

i guess don't go digging if you don't wanna find something...holy crap!! Pretty sure there's coolant on top of the lifters at #5 and #6, head gasket was intact, where else would it come from? Rust on #6 cylinder wall, caked oil on top of pistons, just some clues. Cylinders all appear to be sleeved, ...
by 1strodeo
Fri Jul 07, 2017 2:58 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread
Replies: 111
Views: 9923

Re: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread

Right Chad I know better! keep em comin I appreciate the feedback! but when y'all start speaking in code I just kinda skip that part :? :lol: :D
by 1strodeo
Fri Jul 07, 2017 11:15 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread
Replies: 111
Views: 9923

Re: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread

Thanks for the history Dean, and for the pics and thanks to those that took the pics! Really sheds light on these log heads. Much of yours and Chad's posts I won't try and decipher further...I'm just glad I realized what I was about to do before I broke through the log!! and I'll be careful with the...
by 1strodeo
Thu Jul 06, 2017 7:30 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread
Replies: 111
Views: 9923

Re: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread

Thanks Gene, I will definitely look into that adhesive. So I started drilling into the log for the rear carb, and I guess I never noticed before but all the intake ports flow downward to the valves. Like #1 intake is about 30 degrees and #6 is I'm guessing nearly 60 degrees downward. I guess I alway...
by 1strodeo
Wed Jul 05, 2017 3:01 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread
Replies: 111
Views: 9923

Re: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread

Hey Chad, yep just a 170 replacement starter from the local parts house, but it does have headers I just took them off the other day to do this work. Glad Dean answered cuz I wouldn't have known what you were talkin about :duh: :? Hey do you guys know what epoxy folks use for these port dividers? Th...
by 1strodeo
Tue Jul 04, 2017 8:17 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread
Replies: 111
Views: 9923

Re: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread

So I've had my chassis the past week, got it all cleaned up, 2 coats of POR-15, drivetrain painted, now I've got some time to play, thinking about installing the Offy adapter and the 3/4 exhaust port divider...will keep you posted. (Pic is just adapter bolted on)
by 1strodeo
Fri Apr 14, 2017 12:03 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 200 Specs
Replies: 3
Views: 773

Re: 200 Specs

Thanks Kevin, you must be a better googler than me :thumbup:
by 1strodeo
Thu Apr 13, 2017 11:25 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 200 Specs
Replies: 3
Views: 773

200 Specs

Hi, anyone have a page or two out of a 66 Shop Manual with the engine specifications that they could share? I had a 66 Shop Manual but gave it to the guy that bought my Mustang last summer. I have a 66 Bronco manual but of course the 200 was not an option for the Bronco at that time. Mainly need acc...
by 1strodeo
Wed Apr 12, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Folks dig the 3x1...
Replies: 27
Views: 3133

Re: Folks dig the 3x1...

chad wrote:I think Perry lists him w/our preferred vendors.


I don't know where the preferred vendors are listed...and I looked around too :?
by 1strodeo
Wed Apr 12, 2017 3:32 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Folks dig the 3x1...
Replies: 27
Views: 3133

Re: Folks dig the 3x1...

cr_bobcat wrote:If memory serves me correctly, I think he's cleverly hidden as "1hotvega" on here. :beer:


Well of course he is... :duh: :beer: :thanks:
by 1strodeo
Wed Apr 12, 2017 8:58 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Folks dig the 3x1...
Replies: 27
Views: 3133

Re: Folks dig the 3x1...

Hello Pete, As mentioned thanks so very much for all the pics. You've certainly been a big help and inspiration to me thus far. Well deserved award, and your boy is one lucky kid! My 3x1 is on hold while the tub gets redone, but I've decided to use the time to build this 200 block I have. I need to ...
by 1strodeo
Fri Apr 07, 2017 11:22 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread
Replies: 111
Views: 9923

Re: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread

Yeah but what'll I do for 3 months?!? Guess I'll work on my kids' Hondas
by 1strodeo
Thu Apr 06, 2017 6:28 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread
Replies: 111
Views: 9923

Re: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread

I'd really like to keep at it, but not much I can do while its gone. I thought about bringing the frame/drivetrain home while the body was being blasted, but the body and frame will only be apart for like a week, and at least three of the body mounts on the frame need repaired, so I'm just gonna lea...
by 1strodeo
Thu Apr 06, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread
Replies: 111
Views: 9923

Re: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread

This project is on hold for a few months while the body is being removed, blasted, patched and painted.

Hopefully I wont look back on this thread in a year with no progress!

Jeff
by 1strodeo
Tue Mar 14, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: FordSix Graphic
Replies: 47
Views: 9000

Re: FordSix Graphic

Got my vote!!!
by 1strodeo
Mon Mar 13, 2017 9:44 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread
Replies: 111
Views: 9923

Re: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread

Thanks for the tip gb500, may look into that, I should probably check the fitment of the 1100 on the Offy adapter before I do anything else. I know the middle hole is a bit larger than the outers Bubba i'll see how they look cleaned up and polished first. Besides, if I paint the carbs, then ill have...
by 1strodeo
Sat Mar 11, 2017 9:48 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread
Replies: 111
Views: 9923

Re: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread

Road test complete, seems more responsive but top end on highway is still less than before I installed headers (kinda juggling 2 threads here) so it dawned on me that since it was maxing out 60-65 mph at high RPM I should run the vacuum advance and sure enough I could tell an improvement, got up to ...
by 1strodeo
Thu Mar 09, 2017 9:40 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: New headers, lower top end
Replies: 37
Views: 4175

Re: New headers, lower top end

Jeff, My 68 has a 170, and has solid lifters. I'm reasonably certain, after doing a little research, that Ford never put hydraulic lifters in Bronco 170s. My block wasn't coded for a truck, it was coded for a Falcon, I believe, and the the oil gallery is there for hydraulic lifters, but it doesn't ...
by 1strodeo
Thu Mar 09, 2017 7:39 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread
Replies: 111
Views: 9923

Re: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread

That chem-dip is some powerful stuff! Don't do much for gasket removal though :cry:

Once I get them all tuned in I'll polish them up like David said, or try to at least with Brasso or something...there I go again stick with the plan thanks Seth!
by 1strodeo
Wed Mar 08, 2017 9:52 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread
Replies: 111
Views: 9923

Re: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread

Got the first 1940 built and installed, good news is it actually works (never doubted my carb rebuild skills til that last 1100) though haven't road tested yet. Also haven't really tuned it as i spent most of my limited time working on the linkage because the 1940 throttle connection (to the cable l...