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by BigBlue94
Wed Feb 19, 2020 3:31 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 6 swap 1964 Dodge W300 Former Military Truck
Replies: 25
Views: 230

Re: 300 6 swap 1964 Dodge W300 Former Military Truck

I'm an hour west of Kansas City, so not super far. It's from a 96 f350 dually dump truck, meaning balljoints, not kingpins. To convert to single wheel, you just need the brake rotors from a SRW axle, and to remove the dually spacer and rotor. I have the steering, trackbar and both brackets, and the ...
by BigBlue94
Wed Feb 19, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 6 swap 1964 Dodge W300 Former Military Truck
Replies: 25
Views: 230

Re: 300 6 swap 1964 Dodge W300 Former Military Truck

I have no idea I’d have to get a picture what does that mean btw? Well, there were two common oil pans for the 240/300. One is a rear sump and one is a middle sump. Applications vary. Yours looks like the industrial full sump, but then is deeper in the rear like a rear sump. Kinda hard to tell. I h...
by BigBlue94
Wed Feb 19, 2020 11:50 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 6 swap 1964 Dodge W300 Former Military Truck
Replies: 25
Views: 230

Re: 300 6 swap 1964 Dodge W300 Former Military Truck

Welcome!

Is it my eyes playing tricks on me or is this a ginormous oil pan?

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by BigBlue94
Wed Feb 19, 2020 10:44 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Exhaust manifolds
Replies: 7
Views: 455

Re: Exhaust manifolds

It is possible to get to the starter IIRC, but not very easy. It's been running the same large case ford starter for years with no issues. Even in moab when the engine was at 240° from the headers heatsoak, the starter had no issues.
by BigBlue94
Tue Feb 18, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: A question about aftermarket TBI?
Replies: 16
Views: 267

Re: A question about aftermarket TBI?

Dont fear the gear! I get 12mpg on the highway at 3000 rpms with my np435, 4.56 gears, and 37s. That's with a 4bbl and performance oriented build, also with the Schneider 140H. My bronco will creep at barely 2 mph. And has power as soon as I open the throttle. The np435 has the best low gear option ...
by BigBlue94
Thu Feb 13, 2020 8:45 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Mixed-use Carb Decision
Replies: 5
Views: 233

Re: Mixed-use Carb Decision

Quickfuel slayer 450. It's a Holley 4160 with adjustments galore. It has replaceable air bleeds and power valve restrictors. I made one modification to mine, removing the fuel bowl vent tube and replacing with a home built one like on the truck avenger. Works well on the street and in the rocks of ...
by BigBlue94
Wed Feb 12, 2020 12:09 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Mixed-use Carb Decision
Replies: 5
Views: 233

Re: Mixed-use Carb Decision

Quickfuel slayer 450. It's a Holley 4160 with adjustments galore. It has replaceable air bleeds and power valve restrictors. I made one modification to mine, removing the fuel bowl vent tube and replacing with a home built one like on the truck avenger. Works well on the street and in the rocks of M...
by BigBlue94
Wed Feb 12, 2020 10:48 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Exhaust manifolds
Replies: 7
Views: 455

Re: Exhaust manifolds

I'll add pics to supplement my previous post. Clifford truck headers, after 15 years. https://www.supermotors.net/getfile/1130947/fullsize/20180329_075317.jpg After a treatment of Jet-hot 2000° offroad coating. https://www.supermotors.net/getfile/1146572/fullsize/20190316_145245.jpg Close up of the ...
by BigBlue94
Fri Feb 07, 2020 11:58 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Picked up a Turbo
Replies: 58
Views: 1932

Re: Picked up a Turbo

I think you should read this thread and reconsider what's possible on a run of the mill Bridgeport. https://grassrootsmotorsports.com/forum/build-projects-and-project-cars/frankenferrari-v12-ferrari-308/148959/page1/ Ugh, if only I had a Bridgeport! That's what I learned on in school. My machine is...
by BigBlue94
Fri Feb 07, 2020 9:27 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Picked up a Turbo
Replies: 58
Views: 1932

Re: Picked up a Turbo

I dont think I could, or would be able to do the valve seats on my mill. I think you should read this thread and reconsider what's possible on a run of the mill Bridgeport. https://grassrootsmotorsports.com/forum/build-projects-and-project-cars/frankenferrari-v12-ferrari-308/148959/page1/ Ugh, if o...
by BigBlue94
Thu Feb 06, 2020 10:12 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Picked up a Turbo
Replies: 58
Views: 1932

Re: Picked up a Turbo

That I am aware of. The coolant passages arent a problem, as i own a mill and can use it. You can use spacers to use a standard 351c intake, or they sell intakes for it. Again, not a big issue. For 400 bucks, the intake may be worth not having to make the spacers. Also, cheap considering the 351 efi...
by BigBlue94
Thu Feb 06, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Picked up a Turbo
Replies: 58
Views: 1932

Re: Picked up a Turbo

Well the budget build seems to have grown by two cylinders and they bent into a vee. I'm thinking in the sake of budget, of using the running 351w in the crawler truck. I found a set of D1AE-CB open chamber 2v Cleveland heads in the JY today. I'm assuming they have been at least gone over once befor...
by BigBlue94
Thu Feb 06, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Intake manifolds
Replies: 16
Views: 677

Re: Intake manifolds

As for efi uppers, I saw the same on both two a couple vans and 3 pickups today in the JY. It has something to do with the angles and radii of the runners iirc. I know 87 only had an almost carburetor style hot air choke. Not sure if it would coincide? The stock efi fuel rail would most certainly wo...
by BigBlue94
Wed Feb 05, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Oil pumps and oil pans
Replies: 6
Views: 243

Re: Oil pumps and oil pans

There were steel oil pan rail stiffening supports available. They fit in the lipped rail if the pan, and then the assembly was bolted down. It was a pair, one for each long side. They helped provide a better seal against leaks. I dont have any pics.
by BigBlue94
Wed Feb 05, 2020 12:12 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Intake manifolds
Replies: 16
Views: 677

Re: Intake manifolds

Arse, are the efi lowers the same? I'm aware of the upper height difference.

AbandonedBronco is running the Holley 2bbl Sniper on his 300 on an Offy-C manifold. I've ridden in it and the driveability and power is great.
by BigBlue94
Wed Feb 05, 2020 11:59 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Water pumps
Replies: 13
Views: 450

Re: Water pumps

I use supermotors to host my pics. 13 years and have lost nothing. They go down from time to time, but always come back.

I am running a Flowkooler WP on my E5TE block with no spacer or any clearance issues. The 85 style uses the thread-on fan clutch. I was very impressed by the construction quality.
by BigBlue94
Wed Feb 05, 2020 11:54 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: valve & lifter covers
Replies: 5
Views: 315

Re: valve & lifter covers

Just fyi, my PBF valve cover clears the HS roller rockers on an 85 head with 10.25" pushrods, with the marshall spacer. No baffle cutting required.
by BigBlue94
Tue Feb 04, 2020 12:09 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: valve & lifter covers
Replies: 5
Views: 315

Re: valve & lifter covers

The marshall spacer was available last year. I am running one, though it does have some quirks. It does not fit inside the lip of the 84 and back valve cover. You must use a doubled gasket or other method to seal it. I have not had any leaks with it. Also the "EFI" cover came out in 85 whe...
by BigBlue94
Tue Feb 04, 2020 11:19 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Cylinder heads valves and rockers
Replies: 6
Views: 343

Re: Cylinder heads valves and rockers

I see one of my pics in there! It's the oval pushrod hole example, and all I can say is it's a 300 head, from a 240 in a 74 e100.

I bought the oversize valves from SI last year for my 85 head. I'll see what info I can dig up.
by BigBlue94
Mon Feb 03, 2020 5:29 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Exhaust manifolds
Replies: 7
Views: 455

Re: Exhaust manifolds

The Clifford truck headers fit well on an 85 bronco. They have 1.625" primaries and 2.5" collectors.
by BigBlue94
Mon Feb 03, 2020 5:15 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Intake manifolds
Replies: 16
Views: 677

Re: Intake manifolds

The Clifford single 4bbl intake is not exactly that. It is an open plenum and needs an adapter for whatever carb or throttle body you put on it. It does have bosses cast in for fuel injectors. No adapter https://www.supermotors.net/getfile/1134473/fullsize/20180604_164458.jpg Holley 4bbl adapter htt...
by BigBlue94
Fri Jan 31, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Picked up a Turbo
Replies: 58
Views: 1932

Re: Picked up a Turbo

Come to think of it, 12"/hr in a 8n sized tractor would be pretty useful for using the tractor as a big crowbar for pulling heavy objects. You could attach a tow strap/cable to the front, wind the tractor up until it's about to go over on the operator and then have the vehicle on the other end...
by BigBlue94
Fri Jan 31, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Picked up a Turbo
Replies: 58
Views: 1932

Re: Picked up a Turbo

Unless you have some serious wheelbase constraints (i.e. Bronco) there is no reason to seek out a 205 as your rear transfer case in this day and age. An NVG 271 will bolt right up and even after a 2:1 reduction it's seeing no more input torque from our 300s than it would be behind a turned up PSD o...
by BigBlue94
Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:30 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Picked up a Turbo
Replies: 58
Views: 1932

Re: Picked up a Turbo

Concerning transfer cases, in this shop I have a Rubicon case with 4,1 ratio it's drawback is it's circumference, and it's input shaft. Otherwise the box will bolt up to the back of the zf transmission with no issue. The drive shaft offset is , I believe a problem too with compound front shaft angl...
by BigBlue94
Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Picked up a Turbo
Replies: 58
Views: 1932

Re: Picked up a Turbo

For a rock crawler, you really need two things. A super low 1st gear (or a 4:1 box or a doubler), and if you intend to drive the thing on the highway, overdrive. Wide ratio transmissions work best. And for those who like math, there is a simple formula to calculate just how wide ratio a given trans...
by BigBlue94
Wed Jan 29, 2020 7:37 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Picked up a Turbo
Replies: 58
Views: 1932

Re: Picked up a Turbo

that 5.72 to 1 granny ratio is so nice Yes it is. I miss my Bronco once in a while. It's crawl ratio was 5.72 x 2.69 x 3.55 = 54.62. Not too shabby. With 5.13's it would have been 78.93. Typical torque converter multiplication is somewhere between 1.8-2.5:1 at stall. The math isn't precise, but a 2...
by BigBlue94
Wed Jan 29, 2020 12:57 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Breather
Replies: 8
Views: 451

Re: Breather

I have two, located in eastern Kansas. I'd be happy to ship. I'll PM you my phone number, as I'm not on here but once a say or so. This is one. Both about the same shape. https://www.supermotors.net/getfile/1154834/fullsize/20191027_175301.jpg The yards in KC dont rotate stock as fast. 3 are pick n ...
by BigBlue94
Wed Jan 29, 2020 12:16 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Picked up a Turbo
Replies: 58
Views: 1932

Re: Picked up a Turbo

But an e4od would require a new computer or standalone controller I did quite a bit of research on manually-shifting an E4OD. You can get 1st, 2nd, drive and reverse from the shifter. Overdrive and lockup are electronic and can be accomplished with switches. Line pressure is reduced when applying i...
by BigBlue94
Mon Jan 27, 2020 2:00 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Picked up a Turbo
Replies: 58
Views: 1932

Re: Picked up a Turbo

Loving all this info, thanks guys. The c6 was made all the way through 97, but was special order only after 91. Mine is a 96 model. I do have a ford np205 and the range box off a dodge np203 to make into a doubler. Kind of a shame there isn't a cheap/easy way to add a lockup TC to a C6. I sweat B&a...
by BigBlue94
Mon Jan 27, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Rectangle to round exhaust manifold
Replies: 12
Views: 522

Re: Rectangle to round exhaust manifold

Dont forget that stainless 'work hardens' so the more you work a piece, the harder it gets. Heat is one cause. This really becomes evident when machining stainless with a lowly HSS cutter.
by BigBlue94
Mon Jan 27, 2020 10:54 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Picked up a Turbo
Replies: 58
Views: 1932

Re: Picked up a Turbo

Loving all this info, thanks guys.

The c6 was made all the way through 97, but was special order only after 91. Mine is a 96 model.

I do have a ford np205 and the range box off a dodge np203 to make into a doubler.
by BigBlue94
Mon Jan 27, 2020 10:23 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Major forum upgrade coming soon!
Replies: 56
Views: 51588

Re: Major forum upgrade coming soon!

Fullsize bronco .com has been on Xenforo for about 6 months now. It's a disaster. Not because of xenforo, but because of the company that owns FSB doesnt care about us because they have 1000s of auto forums. Our participation is down at least 50%. Many site functions are gone. It's a cluster fkkk. M...
by BigBlue94
Sat Jan 25, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Valve length
Replies: 15
Views: 643

Re: Valve length

I'm running the SI enlarged valves on a 309" 9.75 CR 300 with the HS rockers and a Schneider 140H cam. Smith bros 3/8" pushrods. On two occasions it has been run at 3000-3500 rpms for 12 hrs and 700 miles, with just a couple stops at the gas station. Those trips varied in altitude from 900...
by BigBlue94
Sat Jan 25, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Picked up a Turbo
Replies: 58
Views: 1932

Re: Picked up a Turbo

For some reason I lost this paragraph in the previous post. I was thinking that you could use the complete EFI intake and exhaust system but use an aftermarket EFI system like the Megasquirt with speed density. Trying to stay with the budget concept but wanting you to have something that works well...
by BigBlue94
Fri Jan 24, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Picked up a Turbo
Replies: 58
Views: 1932

Re: Picked up a Turbo

You are correct that the lower the torque is in the rpms, the better for the rocks. Very often I'll be in 4low and granny gear, so as soon as I let off the clutch, it moves. I have a zf5, but I'd rather swap that into the bronco to have OD, and use that NP435. My c6 is in good shape internally, but ...
by BigBlue94
Fri Jan 24, 2020 1:26 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Picked up a Turbo
Replies: 58
Views: 1932

Re: Picked up a Turbo

Thanks for the explanation of what you want to do. I assuming you will be using a manual transmission with a 4.90 1st gear ratio. That will require the use of a smaller turbo so here is what I'm am thinking. For crawling with good traction it would be good if the engine had a heavy flywheel and idl...
by BigBlue94
Wed Jan 22, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Picked up a Turbo
Replies: 58
Views: 1932

Re: Picked up a Turbo

Powerband really needs to be just off idle to 4000 rpms. I do 4lo rock crawing and muddy trails here in KS that need wheel speed. Mostly though itll be slow speed stuff. This truck wont be fully street legal. It's going to get beat on. My bronco is too nice to be really hammering the rocks with, so ...
by BigBlue94
Wed Jan 22, 2020 10:50 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Picked up a Turbo
Replies: 58
Views: 1932

Re: Picked up a Turbo

That clears things up a bit. I could always "stroke" that 240 to a 300... I assumed since the 240 revs higher, it would like the boost better. The compressor wheel is about 2.5" dia. with a 4" inlet. By your example, it seems a 55mm turbo would be in the sweet spot, making boost ...
by BigBlue94
Tue Jan 21, 2020 8:15 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: HELP I Think I Blew up my 300!!
Replies: 5
Views: 339

Re: HELP I Think I Blew up my 300!!

Well the 0 psi compression can only come from a hole somewhere. So a bad valve, bad head gasket, bad rings, or a crack or hole in the piston, head, or cylinder wall. 300s are known for broken pistons. Is the number 1 injector firing? You can pull the rail and injectors, and test them with water for ...
by BigBlue94
Tue Jan 21, 2020 11:07 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Picked up a Turbo
Replies: 58
Views: 1932

Re: Picked up a Turbo

why would you use a 240 head if you want to lower the compression ratio? Last time I looked you had 15cc KB pistons with a big valve 300 head? What are you thinking about for a "Crawler" engine? I have some questions. No no, I pulled the head from a 240 before I started my current engine ...
by BigBlue94
Mon Jan 20, 2020 12:34 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Picked up a Turbo
Replies: 58
Views: 1932

Re: Picked up a Turbo

The turbo is the right size for a 300 six if you are looking at making a lot of upper rpm power. Did you look at the link to MatchBot that was in my post? At the bottom you will see the points on the compressor map for your turbocharger that represent where the engine would be operating at 12 lbs o...
by BigBlue94
Mon Jan 20, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Picked up a Turbo
Replies: 58
Views: 1932

Re: Picked up a Turbo

I'm a complete noob at forced induction so much of this is foreign to me at the moment. What I'm gathering is this turbo is a bit too big for my specific engine. Or is my engine just not set up right for really any boost? The diesel it came off was big, but had less power than my dads ol 04 6.0 psd....
by BigBlue94
Sun Jan 19, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: HELP WITH a 70s 4.9 300 upgrade
Replies: 5
Views: 465

Re: HELP WITH a 70s 4.9 300 upgrade

Mine is definitely not set up for highway use. At 80mph I'm at 3200 rpms. Ive done 90 in it. But it will do 75mph all day, and has. I've done 700 miles in 12 hours, over the Rockies, and changing carb jets. Drove it to the Bronco Safari last year from the KC area to Moab, UT. Wheeled it for a few da...
by BigBlue94
Sat Jan 18, 2020 1:42 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: HELP WITH a 70s 4.9 300 upgrade
Replies: 5
Views: 465

Re: 70s Ford 4.9 300 upgrades

That cam would not be my first choice. I'm running a Schneider 140H cam in mine. The offenhauser kit is nice, but for offroad purposes, the longtubes are terrible. Mine heated a 85 bronco engine up to 240° out in Moab last year, even with jet-hot coating on em. I'm wrapping them this year. The 300 i...
by BigBlue94
Sat Jan 18, 2020 11:58 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Picked up a Turbo
Replies: 58
Views: 1932

Picked up a Turbo

As stated, I pulled a turbo off an armored truck in the JY recently. I would eventually like to put it on my 300. Turbo is a Borg Warner 179079. Came off an International 466 inline 6 diesel. My 300 is freshly rebuilt at 309" with 9.75 SCR and 7.47 DCR with a Schneider 140H cam. Head has factor...
by BigBlue94
Tue Jan 14, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: new 4.9 owner!
Replies: 13
Views: 812

Re: new 4.9 owner!

Welcome!

I was gonna say it sounds like an efi distributor. Is the body, directly below the cap plastic? Does it have Male terminals with exposed tips?
by BigBlue94
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:13 pm
Forum: Gasoline Alley
Topic: ford EIGHT cylinder questions
Replies: 13
Views: 686

Re: ford EIGHT cylinder questions

Yes, removing the SPOUT reverts the engine to base timing. It is with the SPOUT removed, that you set your timing.

And yeah, I had my 5.0L/5.8L intake port ahapes reversed... oops.
by BigBlue94
Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:24 am
Forum: Gasoline Alley
Topic: ford EIGHT cylinder questions
Replies: 13
Views: 686

Re: ford EIGHT cylinder questions

No, both lower and upper intakes are different between 5.0 and 5.8. The ONLY 351 upper that will bolt to 302 lower (or vise versa) is the GT40 lightling tubular intake. The 5.0 lower is too narrow to fit a 351 block. Even the fuel rails are a bit different. Normal 5.0s had the oval runners and 351 h...
by BigBlue94
Wed Jan 08, 2020 4:44 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 truck headers
Replies: 13
Views: 874

Re: 300 truck headers

Fyi, 2000° offroad coating on these headers was about 500 bucks. They do look fantastic, and the color I chose matches the Ford Gray sold in rattle cans. If my carb spacer, heat shields, and maybe some header wrap font lower my temps while crawling in 4low, I'll be pulling them off and going efi man...
by BigBlue94
Tue Jan 07, 2020 2:12 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 truck headers
Replies: 13
Views: 874

Re: 300 truck headers

Here's my set. They are for an 85 bronco/f150. Pre-coating https://www.supermotors.net/getfile/1130947/fullsize/20180329_075317.jpg Installed, after jet-hot. https://www.supermotors.net/getfile/1145489/fullsize/20190206_142551.jpg https://www.supermotors.net/getfile/1146572/fullsize/20190316_145245....

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