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by Derangedfords90
Sat Feb 16, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Turbo J pipe suggested gauge / wall thickness?
Replies: 9
Views: 938

Re: Turbo J pipe suggested gauge / wall thickness?

Here are old pictures (and one current complete photo) of my current 351w setup. Its all together now, and as you can see, all the hotside is scrap exhaust pipe. Nothing special. Off that t4 flange hangs a big old 78mm turbo. No hard mount to the engine or anything. Haven't cracked yet and its got 3...
by Derangedfords90
Sat Feb 16, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Turbo J pipe suggested gauge / wall thickness?
Replies: 9
Views: 938

Re: Turbo J pipe suggested gauge / wall thickness?

Don't over think it. I used regular old exhaust pipe. If its gonna crack its gonna crack from heat expansion and changes, not because of weight. Vibration is a factor too, but again you cant plan to exactness for whatever frequency is going to make it crack. Just gotta trial and error it. Link to my...
by Derangedfords90
Wed Feb 06, 2019 2:21 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: A "run of the mill" 200 project.
Replies: 56
Views: 9203

Re: A "run of the mill" 200 project.

I certainly enjoyed your budget 200 turbo build as well as that of First Foxes, it's easy to do performance builds when there is a much bigger budget, not so when you are trying to hold to a very modest one. I will be interested in what you find out as the cause of the failure. Good luck :thumbup: ...
by Derangedfords90
Tue Feb 05, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: A "run of the mill" 200 project.
Replies: 56
Views: 9203

Re: A "run of the mill" 200 project.

As someone who has done this you are going to spend a lot more than 1k. I made a post called "just a little 200" where I outline my whole build. Feel free to message me if you have any questions. I have already proved that it was possible to do for under $1000. This is an old thread. I ju...
by Derangedfords90
Mon Feb 04, 2019 3:56 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: A "run of the mill" 200 project.
Replies: 56
Views: 9203

Re: A "run of the mill" 200 project.

So I promised I would post my results of a tear down on here, and I have not made good on that promise yet....better late than never. So I took the opportunity to teach my 6 year old daughter how to leak down test the 200 on the stand. Much to my surprise, the leak down test yielded no more than a 1...
by Derangedfords90
Mon Feb 04, 2019 2:30 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Port injection on big log manifold
Replies: 14
Views: 1328

Re: Port injection on big log manifold

After review of prior responses AFTER my response, I realize I have "foot in mouth" syndrome.

I suppose my question is really as follows.

What makes 3 CFI units different from 3 phased injectors?

Thanks in advance.
by Derangedfords90
Mon Feb 04, 2019 2:21 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Port injection on big log manifold
Replies: 14
Views: 1328

Re: Port injection on big log manifold

Wow, the response to this thread was pretty impressive. Yep, knew it had been done before, just didn't spend enough time in the search box of course. XFlow_Fairlane 's setup is precisely what I was talking about. I guess I'm not so crazy afterall. I will have to go snoop around to see how it worked....
by Derangedfords90
Sat Oct 20, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Port injection on big log manifold
Replies: 14
Views: 1328

Port injection on big log manifold

So I'm back messing with the 200 i-6. Been having fun messing with MegaSquirt on the turbo 351w that took place of the turbo 200 in my Fairmont written up here.... https://fordsix.com/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=75863&hilit=Derangedfords90#p584092 I'm wondering if anyone has successfully converted ...
by Derangedfords90
Sun Apr 16, 2017 3:31 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: A "run of the mill" 200 project.
Replies: 56
Views: 9203

Re: A "run of the mill" 200 project.

Small update, and a bit of a sad one at that. The engine has developed a noise. Without pulling it apart I can only speculate that I may have butted a ring. So, unfortunately I will be pulling it and swapping the 351w I have on the stand in it, only because I have it. I will be pulling it apart and ...
by Derangedfords90
Sun Apr 16, 2017 3:26 pm
Forum: 1320 Crowd & More
Topic: Drool over this
Replies: 10
Views: 3427

Re: Drool over this

Any video of it running to 9k? I would love to hear what 4.9L NA sounds like at that RPM.
by Derangedfords90
Sun Mar 26, 2017 6:21 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: A "run of the mill" 200 project.
Replies: 56
Views: 9203

Re: A "run of the mill" 200 project.

So, I'm still planning on messing around with the carb a little longer, just to say I did, but I just discovered this : http://www.ebay.com/itm/OEM-Motorcraft-CA3543-Complete-Throttle-Body-TBI-CFI-Assembly-86-88-Taurus-2-5L/182129138983?_trksid=p2047675.c100005.m1851&_trkparms=aid%3D222007%26alg...
by Derangedfords90
Sat Mar 25, 2017 3:10 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Factory C3 stall converter for 200t
Replies: 9
Views: 2044

Re: Factory C3 stall converter for 200t

Mine shifts very well behind the stock 200 on 7 psi. I am sure I am well below the threshold for maximum power, but your opinion of the C3 is definitely very different than the general consensus. Mainly I am considering slamming a converter in it since I will eventually be removing the trans to chan...
by Derangedfords90
Thu Mar 23, 2017 12:09 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Factory C3 stall converter for 200t
Replies: 9
Views: 2044

Re: Factory C3 stall converter for 200t

A couple of my buddies suggested that too. I manly try one local biz. I'm in hawaii on oahu, where the only racetrack has been closed for several years, so performance shops are starving or dead.
by Derangedfords90
Thu Mar 23, 2017 11:36 am
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Factory C3 stall converter for 200t
Replies: 9
Views: 2044

Re: Factory C3 stall converter for 200t

Xstacy, always a wealth of information. So basically, an NA 2.3 (lima) converter should get me a few RPM of stall, enough to take some lag out. Better than the 1650 factory. (I figured it was something low like that). Autozone here lists a few for under $100 with a core. A few of the bolt diameters ...
by Derangedfords90
Wed Mar 22, 2017 9:33 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Factory C3 stall converter for 200t
Replies: 9
Views: 2044

Factory C3 stall converter for 200t

Yes, yes "throw the c3 in the trash" is probably the best answer. Just curious.... 2.3ts and NA 2.3s had c3s behind them, their horsepower and torque curves were severely different between eachother and the 200. Wondering if anyone knows if there is a higher stall between those three and i...
by Derangedfords90
Tue Mar 21, 2017 4:33 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: A "run of the mill" 200 project.
Replies: 56
Views: 9203

Re: A "run of the mill" 200 project.

How did people convert the Holley type with the Weber type? The Holly type just looks like some plain rolled brass tubing where the Weber type looks like a turned piece of brass. I found some hobby brass tubing in 1/8" and 1/16" sizes (I am honestly unsure of the size of the original). Wha...
by Derangedfords90
Sun Mar 12, 2017 9:14 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: A "run of the mill" 200 project.
Replies: 56
Views: 9203

Re: A "run of the mill" 200 project.

Picture of said "Emulsion Tube". Labeled "Main Well Tube" in the picture. This is from a 1940 technical manual I found online, but the same concept. The top of the tube leads to the HSAB in the mouth of the carb. This picture shows it upside down. If I could get blank ones or rep...
by Derangedfords90
Sun Mar 12, 2017 8:57 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: A "run of the mill" 200 project.
Replies: 56
Views: 9203

Re: A "run of the mill" 200 project.

So the build has been doing well besides a few little issues. I have some oil leaks that have been exacerbated by crankcase pressure but thats not a huge deal, just annoying. The car is a pleasure to drive, has plenty of power on the highways and acts consistant. Also, since putting about 1000 miles...
by Derangedfords90
Mon Jan 30, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: A "run of the mill" 200 project.
Replies: 56
Views: 9203

Re: A "run of the mill" 200 project.

Also, I killed the diaphragm in the stock fuel pump. I tried to rig up a 135GPH pump I had lying with a boost ref bypass regulator under the hood. It moved way too much fuel and it would aerate the fuel, causing it to lose prime from the tank, so I'm going to try a replacement mechanical pump and se...
by Derangedfords90
Mon Jan 30, 2017 9:07 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: A "run of the mill" 200 project.
Replies: 56
Views: 9203

Re: A "run of the mill" 200 project.

Well, my cruise is sometimes up a very long hill, so around 50% load I can be just around 0psi. But part throttle 0in/hg to 15in/hg the AFR can be as low as 10.5:1 or lower. In that low RPM, low load I would like to be in the 13-14:1 range. For science sake, I have a T04E .57 trim. It spools pretty ...
by Derangedfords90
Sat Jan 28, 2017 3:10 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: 170 turbo draw threw build. Timing
Replies: 1
Views: 919

Re: 170 turbo draw threw build. Timing

Ok. I'm going to be petty, but it's driving me nuts. Draw "through" is how it's spelled. I honestly want to tell you so searching for it won't be so taxing on the Google machine. Sorry. Now I'll give you some productive information. First, to answer your questions, I would say that you hav...
by Derangedfords90
Fri Jan 27, 2017 9:23 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: A "run of the mill" 200 project.
Replies: 56
Views: 9203

Re: A "run of the mill" 200 project.

Oh also my cruise AFR (around 0- 10in/hg) is now around 11:1, so I'm getting 11.5 MPG (plus the lead-foot turbo noise symptom). I think I'm definitely going to have to mess more with the PVCR. I was thinking, what if I completely removed the piston return spring? I know someone mentioned cutting the...
by Derangedfords90
Fri Jan 27, 2017 9:11 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: A "run of the mill" 200 project.
Replies: 56
Views: 9203

Re: A "run of the mill" 200 project.

New update. I'm losing fuel after I do some full boost 3rd gear runs. I don't think the mechanical pump is cutting it. I'm going to run an electric pump I have and boost ref a bypass regulator
by Derangedfords90
Thu Jan 26, 2017 11:43 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: A "run of the mill" 200 project.
Replies: 56
Views: 9203

Re: A "run of the mill" 200 project.

I had an epiphany.... the reason the car was bucking and trying to shut off at idle was the timing. 24 degrees advance of base + 22 degrees of vacuum advance? WAYYY too much at idle. So I moved the vacuum advance feed over to the ported vacuum port and she runs like she was factory. Only bad thing i...
by Derangedfords90
Wed Jan 25, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: A "run of the mill" 200 project.
Replies: 56
Views: 9203

Re: A "run of the mill" 200 project.

Also, I put a clear fuel filter pre-carb, and am curious as to why the thing seems mostly empty most of the time(at idle). I am thinking it is due to the lack of flow and high heat. I think this may be attributing to my low speed running issues. I am not positive. I think I am going to start with th...
by Derangedfords90
Wed Jan 25, 2017 12:56 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: A "run of the mill" 200 project.
Replies: 56
Views: 9203

Re: A "run of the mill" 200 project.

I plugged the HSAB with a paperclip and folded it around the top of the carb rim. Choke stops on it but that's ok. I'll find a more permanent solution. I'm at around 11.4:1 max under boost. Only issue I have now is a tip-in stumble. I assume because the booster dumps fuel and the accelerator pump ad...
by Derangedfords90
Tue Jan 24, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: A "run of the mill" 200 project.
Replies: 56
Views: 9203

Re: A "run of the mill" 200 project.

Thanks again for the info. TBH, I am essentially using this carb as a learning experience. I have an autolite 2100 that I could (and seemingly should) use for the application. But then I am nearly certain I would have to cut the hood, and I don't want that. I am considering plugging the High Speed A...
by Derangedfords90
Sun Jan 22, 2017 1:14 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: A "run of the mill" 200 project.
Replies: 56
Views: 9203

Re: A "run of the mill" 200 project.

First fox, now I see that you had written that. Ntp pipe plug it is. Did you eventually seal it up when you got into your AFR range?.
by Derangedfords90
Sun Jan 22, 2017 4:55 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: A "run of the mill" 200 project.
Replies: 56
Views: 9203

Re: A "run of the mill" 200 project.

So I drilled the powervalve holes up one size in the brass fitting. I hoped it would help my AFR. it did not. I guess I'll have to drill the PV to emulsion tube circuit. My emulsion tube only has 3 levels (two holes on either side) so that is ok I suppose. Access to the PVCR is through a plugged hol...
by Derangedfords90
Wed Jan 18, 2017 12:13 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: A "run of the mill" 200 project.
Replies: 56
Views: 9203

Re: A "run of the mill" 200 project.

Moving the vent tube in the choke point of the carb hat did not do anything. I will be moving to drill the power valve circuit and/or jetting up.
by Derangedfords90
Wed Jan 18, 2017 3:38 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: A "run of the mill" 200 project.
Replies: 56
Views: 9203

Re: A "run of the mill" 200 project.

Xstacy, wow. That was a lot of great info. I've had to read and re-read it about 3 times. Since the efficiency of the cylinders is so different, what should my target AFR be? I've been trying for 11.5:1 at peak boost/RPM. When I extended the vent tube to the charge pipe I got down to 12:1ish @5psi w...
by Derangedfords90
Fri Jan 13, 2017 10:40 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: A "run of the mill" 200 project.
Replies: 56
Views: 9203

Re: A "run of the mill" 200 project.

I made a vent extention to the charge pipe and my AFR @ 3psi is 12:1 I guess I got lucky it dropped that much. I'm going to step up a few jets and see where it is at, then mess with the timing.
by Derangedfords90
Mon Jan 09, 2017 10:11 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: A "run of the mill" 200 project.
Replies: 56
Views: 9203

Re: A "run of the mill" 200 project.

Some guys are telling me to put an extension on the air bleed to help richen it under boost/ get a better signal. If you choked it down, were you leaving it in the stook position? Or are these guys sending me on a goose chase?
by Derangedfords90
Sun Jan 08, 2017 1:17 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: A "run of the mill" 200 project.
Replies: 56
Views: 9203

Re: A "run of the mill" 200 project.

I don't remember where I got the idea to boost reference the fuel pump like that, but it might have been looking at your 250 write-up. I don't know. No I haven't gotten to messing with the carb yet. I just wanted to get a base line first so I knew where to go. I probably should have put a gauge on t...
by Derangedfords90
Sun Jan 08, 2017 1:54 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: A "run of the mill" 200 project.
Replies: 56
Views: 9203

Re: A "run of the mill" 200 project.

Pics of the car. It's ugly and I love it.... also I forgot to mention, the AC still works. That was my goal. Now to get it fine tuned.
by Derangedfords90
Sun Jan 08, 2017 1:51 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: A "run of the mill" 200 project.
Replies: 56
Views: 9203

Re: A "run of the mill" 200 project.

I am now realizing that the pictures get posted in the order you add them. So I apologize for them being in the incorrect order.
by Derangedfords90
Sun Jan 08, 2017 1:50 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: A "run of the mill" 200 project.
Replies: 56
Views: 9203

Re: A "run of the mill" 200 project.

So I finished the engineering portion on the turbo project. Nowe it's going to be the fine tuning portion. Stuff I got done today was building my downpipe/boost referenced dump valve, and boost referencing the fuel pump. Also I hooked up my wideband and boost gauge. Took the car out to get a base li...
by Derangedfords90
Fri Jan 06, 2017 11:38 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: A "run of the mill" 200 project.
Replies: 56
Views: 9203

Re: A "run of the mill" 200 project.

Thanks for the support! Yeah, I still have the 2 barrel autolite in case I can't get the 1946 to function. I figure learning on the 1946 will be a good experience.
by Derangedfords90
Thu Jan 05, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: A "run of the mill" 200 project.
Replies: 56
Views: 9203

Re: A "run of the mill" 200 project.

Okay I know now what was confusing. In the first post that you wrote you said that I had a "13" slot. I didn't recognize that because I was literally reading the numbers stamped on the top of the distributor plate. If it is truly a "13" distributor then yes it should be 26 degree...
by Derangedfords90
Thu Jan 05, 2017 7:26 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: A "run of the mill" 200 project.
Replies: 56
Views: 9203

Re: A "run of the mill" 200 project.

Powerband, I'm admittedly confused at your last post. I decided to use a "boost rule of thumb" which is 2 degrees or retard for every psi of boost (IIRC). So factory centrifugal is 18+ 13 + 10 base(I had 18R on one side and 13R on the other). Which is 41 degrees max centrifugal advance. I ...
by Derangedfords90
Thu Jan 05, 2017 11:41 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: A "run of the mill" 200 project.
Replies: 56
Views: 9203

Re: A "run of the mill" 200 project.

Some pictures. Go ahead and judge the welding. I know I'm bad.
by Derangedfords90
Thu Jan 05, 2017 11:36 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: A "run of the mill" 200 project.
Replies: 56
Views: 9203

Re: A "run of the mill" 200 project.

I was over complicating the build. Decided to not use the 2 barrel. I'm almost done. Here's what I have done so far. -used the stock exhaust manifold, cut the cat and rotated so the u-pipe was perpendicular to the engine. -made a carb hat out of a 2 1/2 OD exhaust pipe reducer and some 3/16 plate fo...
by Derangedfords90
Mon Nov 14, 2016 11:41 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: A "run of the mill" 200 project.
Replies: 56
Views: 9203

Re: A "run of the mill" 200 project.

Ok, So I picked up some plywood because I'm going to make an adapter for the autolite 2100. I know they make $50 adapters, but I kinda want to do this old school and see how it works. I picked up a transgo shift kit for the c3....it's probably the simplest shift kit I have ever seen. Just a few Spri...
by Derangedfords90
Mon Nov 07, 2016 2:05 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: A "run of the mill" 200 project.
Replies: 56
Views: 9203

A "run of the mill" 200 project.

Hey all, So I just introduced myself a week ago here and have been doing some research before I post. My goals are: 150whp minimum Same fuel mileage (around 17 mpg) Under $1000 budget What I have: 1980 fairmont wagon 200ci i6 (appears original, no mods) C3 (appears to be reman. Shifts well) What I p...