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by Scuzzy_1250
Sat Oct 13, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Whos doing best fuel economy over power???
Replies: 17
Views: 1906

Re: Whos doing best fuel economy over power???

What do y'all think of the notion of a new carb being able to give an up on mpg with everything being in spec.?
by Scuzzy_1250
Sat Oct 13, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Whos doing best fuel economy over power???
Replies: 17
Views: 1906

Re: Whos doing best fuel economy over power???

So I popped my head under the truck and there was no axle tag and no data tag on the truck so I'm not sure what the gearing is. It's a 240 so I'd imagen it's 3.5s but who's to say cause the past owners did some work on the truck. I'd like to get a 4 or 5 speed under it. But we shall see what's up if...
by Scuzzy_1250
Sun Oct 07, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Whos doing best fuel economy over power???
Replies: 17
Views: 1906

Whos doing best fuel economy over power???

I've heard of dudes getting in the 20s mpg with their 300s Quick specs 69 f100 240, got a Holley 1940 that I rebuilt and took FOREVER to find a working power piston but got a good one. Finally got this thing running well, timed good, elec ig, behind a c4. I'm currently getting 11 mpg if I decide to ...
by Scuzzy_1250
Mon Sep 10, 2018 11:40 am
Forum: Body, Paint, & Interior
Topic: Need help getting my stock ac
Replies: 4
Views: 1811

Re: Need help getting my stock ac

I actually bdont have a data plate one of the previous owners took it off.

Maybe a dumb question but do they redistribute them or repop?
by Scuzzy_1250
Sat Sep 08, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: Body, Paint, & Interior
Topic: Need help getting my stock ac
Replies: 4
Views: 1811

Need help getting my stock ac

I'm missing a fitting, I'm not sure what it is or anything living in phx AZ I really want to get it working. Under dash passenger side I guess going into the heater core? Also I rewired my truck and now I the blower motor isn't working I don't have a diagram for the ac system. Can anyone help? Specs...
by Scuzzy_1250
Sat Aug 04, 2018 2:35 am
Forum: Electrical, Audio, and Electronics
Topic: Turn sigs dont blink
Replies: 6
Views: 1144

Re: Turn sigs dont blink

I got it fixed one wire switched hahaha like always something dumb hahaha
by Scuzzy_1250
Tue Jul 31, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: Electrical, Audio, and Electronics
Topic: Turn sigs dont blink
Replies: 6
Views: 1144

Re: Turn sigs dont blink

I did actually put in the new heavy duty one. But I guess I'll have to dive I to it once more. I bet it's something stupid like always.

One wire in the wrong spot or something
by Scuzzy_1250
Mon Jul 30, 2018 8:19 pm
Forum: Electrical, Audio, and Electronics
Topic: Turn sigs dont blink
Replies: 6
Views: 1144

Re: Turn sigs dont blink

1969 f100 240
by Scuzzy_1250
Mon Jul 30, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: Electrical, Audio, and Electronics
Topic: Turn sigs dont blink
Replies: 6
Views: 1144

Turn sigs dont blink

So when I first got my hands on the 69 f100 six. It had a messed up harness from 4 owners of bad choices. One of the main problems was the lights. Original I didn't have any rear brakes or turn signals. So fast forward to a few weeks ago. I got my hands on a different Ford harness and cut all the ba...
by Scuzzy_1250
Sun Jun 24, 2018 11:15 pm
Forum: Electrical, Audio, and Electronics
Topic: Help identify this dash plug???
Replies: 1
Views: 681

Help identify this dash plug???

Hey guys so I have a 69 f100 240 and I'm going through the wiring. And this was in my front dash it was cut and I have absolutely no idea what it's for. Pictures are in the link.

https://photos.app.goo.gl/v1VmPJVQL6YS6KJQ9
by Scuzzy_1250
Fri Jun 22, 2018 12:40 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Holley carb questions
Replies: 2
Views: 579

Holley carb questions

Hey y'all, back again with another question. I have a holley 1940 with a bad power piston and I'm having heck trying to find one. I seriously cannot find anyone who is holding. So I've been poking around the clist and found a guy that is selling a 1920 for 20 bucks. Do any of run a 1920 on a 240 if ...
by Scuzzy_1250
Mon May 28, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Rebuilding vacuum system
Replies: 3
Views: 692

Re: Rebuilding vacuum system

So I got to taking apart the hoses and such. Im gonna replace my pcv as brought up by B Ron co As I was taking stuff off I realized my dizzy was plugged straight into my intake manifold as opposed to my carb. Iv been fighting a rich condition. Would it be out of line to assume that has anything to d...
by Scuzzy_1250
Sat May 26, 2018 11:30 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Rebuilding vacuum system
Replies: 3
Views: 692

Rebuilding vacuum system

Is there a way to improve my vacuum or anything to help my along. Any suggestions as far as the tube. Iv hear people using silicone line vs regular vac line. Just looking for some tips from y'all who have done it already. I want to run new lines for my vacuum system it won't be a huge job I got one ...
by Scuzzy_1250
Mon May 14, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: What 3 speeds are there?
Replies: 2
Views: 675

Re: What 3 speeds are there?

Thanks man I appreciate the response I just confirmed it is indeed a c4. So not I get to read up on them. Thanks dude much appreciated.
by Scuzzy_1250
Sun May 13, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: What 3 speeds are there?
Replies: 2
Views: 675

What 3 speeds are there?

So again I picked up a 69. 240 a few months ago. Now that I got it running Im sinking my teeth into the other stuff. One of the previous owners did an auto swap. So I have a b&m floor shifter with a 3 speed behind it. I went down there to clean the years of gunk off and found this looks to be a ...
by Scuzzy_1250
Sat May 12, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: Brakes, Wheels, and Tires
Topic: Can y'all help me identify these brakes
Replies: 1
Views: 804

Can y'all help me identify these brakes

So I picked up a 69 f100 a few months ago. Now that I have had a chance to put my teeth into it I found out somewhere down. The line the other owners had done some good mods on the thing. One of which is someone did the front desk conversion. I need to replace the rubber lines they are rotted to hec...
by Scuzzy_1250
Sat May 05, 2018 1:55 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 240 dies under load idles rough
Replies: 30
Views: 4379

Re: 240 dies under load idles rough

Good news gents after much delay and all I finally drop an electronic ig in and ditched the pos points and runs really nice now. I'm real happy with it thanks to all y'all for the help. Now to work on the trans.
by Scuzzy_1250
Wed Apr 04, 2018 1:42 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 240 dies under load idles rough
Replies: 30
Views: 4379

Re: 240 dies under load idles rough

Hey dudes just an update. I have not gotten around to the truck in a bit. I was finishing up my Harley now that I have that running pretty well. My focus will be back on the truck. I did check the shaft for play and there way at least not that I could pick up. As far as the 12v line to the coil when...
by Scuzzy_1250
Sat Mar 24, 2018 10:58 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 240 dies under load idles rough
Replies: 30
Views: 4379

Re: 240 dies under load idles rough

So I have the condenser screwed to the dizzy. The. I have the lead coming from the condenser going to the points lug. On that same lug is the ground wire out to the negative termanal to the coil. That's the way the previous owner had it that's the way I put it back. I'll see if I can sag a picture. ...
by Scuzzy_1250
Sat Mar 24, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 240 dies under load idles rough
Replies: 30
Views: 4379

Re: 240 dies under load idles rough

So today about in a new set of points and a condenser. Set my gap and not it doesn't want to start at all. So I'm checking my power. At my bat I have 12v Coming out from my key switch I have 12 v Once I connect to my coil I have 5v So I get a voltage drop. That's no good. I remove my ground from the...
by Scuzzy_1250
Sun Mar 18, 2018 11:49 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 240 dies under load idles rough
Replies: 30
Views: 4379

Re: 240 dies under load idles rough

It's something I started to read on. Is it all just plug and play I wad also reading that dome dude prefer duraspark over electric ig. What do y'all thing?
by Scuzzy_1250
Sun Mar 18, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 240 dies under load idles rough
Replies: 30
Views: 4379

Re: 240 dies under load idles rough

So I'm back at it yall. It ran fine for a day. Then it went right back to missing again. -_-


https://youtu.be/I3ObWVPwNqk


I really checked my points and it's missing and stumbling again. Dies under load....

Rebuild the carb again??? But actually chem dip it this time? Hmmmmm

Any input?
by Scuzzy_1250
Sun Mar 11, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 240 dies under load idles rough
Replies: 30
Views: 4379

Re: 240 dies under load idles rough

So I reset the points to .017 and it runs so much better. I have to dial it in but holy gezz it's such leap.

The compression test I did cold due it not running at the beginning of the day. A dry and cold test.
by Scuzzy_1250
Sun Mar 11, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 240 dies under load idles rough
Replies: 30
Views: 4379

Re: 240 dies under load idles rough

Is it possible for the dizzy to jump teeth with out braking,?
by Scuzzy_1250
Sun Mar 11, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 240 dies under load idles rough
Replies: 30
Views: 4379

Re: 240 dies under load idles rough

Ok so here is where I am with compression 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 130 125 120 120 130 110 So I got it at zero as best I could, but my timing marks is jumping around so I cant be sure. I can't get my base line. I do have 12v at coil. Here is the video of the timing mark jumping https://youtu.be/zV7uJOfRE4o
by Scuzzy_1250
Sat Mar 10, 2018 12:40 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 240 dies under load idles rough
Replies: 30
Views: 4379

Re: 240 dies under load idles rough

Sorry y'all i have not had time to get to the truck to continue trouble shooting. My in-laws are in town and i have to entertain them. But tomorrow, I'll be picking up a compression Gage and will move forward with trouble shooting. Do any of y'all know where i can find literature on the truck for ch...
by Scuzzy_1250
Mon Mar 05, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 240 dies under load idles rough
Replies: 30
Views: 4379

240 dies under load idles rough

So I'm the 4th owner of this 69 and it's been a pain in the but since it got it. The wiring was trash and i got it enough to get by. Now my issues is it's running like death. It drove fine for a little while. Then it got progressively worse. I rebuilt the carb Holley 1940 and at first it would flood...