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by BigBlue94
Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: New 300 build... questions
Replies: 12
Views: 322

Re: New 300 build... questions

I sure wish someone, would use a well prepared quadrajet carb on a 300.... I've been intending to but u know. I don't need it with a Fish carb, I just don't. But a q jet should deliver astounding performance on our engines Furthermore the ZF, is an astonishing upgrade. I always do it with the 300. ...
by BigBlue94
Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:32 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Y pipe gaskets?
Replies: 3
Views: 97

Re: Y pipe gaskets?

While recently reinstalling my long tube headers, I put one bolt in each collector to hold it in place. Made the whole "need 3 hands" thing a bit easier.
by BigBlue94
Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:00 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Intake manifolds
Replies: 26
Views: 1784

Re: Intake manifolds

Also Man-A-Fre had made an intake for the 300 at one time, It consisted of 3 seperate intakes much like some of the Inline Chevy intakes. I have a pic somewhere I'll see if I can find it and post it. Algon also made a fuel injection manifold and sometimes they show up on ebay. How ironic. I just le...
by BigBlue94
Tue Mar 24, 2020 7:32 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: New 300 build... questions
Replies: 12
Views: 322

Re: New 300 build... questions

If the exhaust manifold exits straight down and has 3 collector bolts, it's the famed HD manifold from a heavy truck. If it has 2 bolts and the exit curves slightly back, it's the standard log manifold. The HD truck manifold is excellent. For an 85, you'll need to completely rework the ignition. You...
by BigBlue94
Mon Mar 23, 2020 9:52 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Forged crank from Rockauto?
Replies: 19
Views: 1032

Re: Forged crank from Rockauto?

Wow, if the Lowrider crowd finds out about those it could spur a new batch of lowrider cars and trucks. It looks like it is coolant cooled. Thanks Haha yeah, no kidding. I looked it up, it's a bendix unit for air brakes. And yeah, I believe it is coolant cooled. He found a bigger V shaped compresso...
by BigBlue94
Sun Mar 22, 2020 7:14 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Holley 2300 carb direction on 2bbl adapter
Replies: 5
Views: 631

Re: Holley 2300 carb direction on 2bbl adapter

Mounting the bowl towards the fender would keep the fuel cooler, so that is what I'd do.
by BigBlue94
Sun Mar 22, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Ford headlight wiring upgraded
Replies: 20
Views: 351

Re: Ford headlight wiring upgraded

I used the kit available from BroncoGraveyard, along with an H4 conversion kit on my 85 bronco. Holy cow, the difference is night and day, literally. Its pretty much a plug n play ordeal with a pair of relays and the correct plugs for your model year.
by BigBlue94
Sun Mar 22, 2020 5:54 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Forged crank from Rockauto?
Replies: 19
Views: 1032

Re: Forged crank from Rockauto?

... As well as the Clark adapter and the giant, belt driven air compressor off the 300. I'd like to see what that looks like. Ask and thou shalt recieve! https://i.imgur.com/KU59H83.jpg https://i.imgur.com/E0HCoEJ.jpg https://i.imgur.com/UNC8jzH.jpg Other side of said engine. Same one with the oil ...
by BigBlue94
Sun Mar 22, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Forged crank from Rockauto?
Replies: 19
Views: 1032

Re: Forged crank from Rockauto?

I misunderstood him, he pulled the crank anyways. But for 35 bucks, I think he got a good deal regardless. He is slowly gathering parts for a 300 build. Has the intake and HD exhaust off that truck, the crank, a 240 head, and a points dizzy. As well as the Clark adapter and the giant, belt driven ai...
by BigBlue94
Sun Mar 22, 2020 12:36 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Forged crank from Rockauto?
Replies: 19
Views: 1032

Re: Forged crank from Rockauto?

Thanks guys. I thought it looked different than the crank in my engine, but I've only seen a couple 300 cranks in person. I agree it looks very clean. I'll let him know. He did snag the adapter to mount a Clark 5 speed to any SBF bellhousing pattern.
by BigBlue94
Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Forged crank from Rockauto?
Replies: 19
Views: 1032

Re: Forged crank from Rockauto?

Can anyone tell if this is a forged crank by the picture? It's an online buddy who found a heavy truck (f650?) with a 300. It even had a huge industrial engine driven air compressor. He snagged the manifolds, and they now have the engine on the engine pile. If you cant tell, is there an easy way I c...
by BigBlue94
Fri Mar 20, 2020 12:24 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: I'm back
Replies: 9
Views: 869

Re: I'm back

Welcome back, from a fellow 309 owner! Is that a cobra kit car? With a 300!? Fuggin awesome
by BigBlue94
Mon Mar 16, 2020 10:32 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Exhaust manifolds
Replies: 16
Views: 1381

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. While reinstalling my Clifford headers yesterday, I took a gander...
by BigBlue94
Mon Mar 16, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: EFI on factory intake? Dependability?
Replies: 13
Views: 490

Re: EFI on factory intake? Dependability?

The adapter can be made like an inverted Y-pipe for exhaust. Mount the proper flanges on and bolt it in. The offenhauser Dual Port manifold is optimal for low end torque, but due to design, the carb mounting can be tricky with something other than a 4bbl. The Offy C and Clifford are open style, so t...
by BigBlue94
Sat Mar 14, 2020 3:31 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Turbos and. Fords
Replies: 7
Views: 464

Re: Turbos and. Fords

I have been told the Borg Warner T179079 off of International Navistar T466 diesel sixes will work, but would be on the large side. These can be found on school buses, reefer trucks, and armored trucks in junkyards for cheap, under $100. They are also easily pulled, as the hang off the side of the e...
by BigBlue94
Sat Mar 14, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: EFI on factory intake? Dependability?
Replies: 13
Views: 490

Re: EFI on factory intake? Dependability?

You'll need an adapter to mate the Holley 2bbl Sniper efi to your current manifold. I would suggest finding an offenhauser C or Clifford intake manifold and bolt a sniper to that. You'll probably pick up 50 horses and ft/lbs, which you'll definitely want. But it will also improve drivability and pro...
by BigBlue94
Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:30 pm
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: Big Six Brother in need
Replies: 0
Views: 365

Big Six Brother in need

Hello all, I have a request that hopefully someone can contribute to. Our fellow member, AbandonedBronco's wife has been battling cancer for over 2 years and she is nearly to the end. I doubt she will see April, let alone St. Patrick's day. Justin is off work taking care of her round the clock and f...
by BigBlue94
Tue Mar 10, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Starter fitment
Replies: 39
Views: 1354

Re: Starter fitment

Hi sdiesel, as far as I know only the aftermarket made starters are the gear reduction type you can tell the differance by there case shape plus a Solinoid mounted on the case like GM did see below lintk for an example. Over the years I have been inside to repair most of the Ford used starters from...
by BigBlue94
Tue Mar 10, 2020 10:56 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: New distributor available
Replies: 6
Views: 486

Re: New distributor available

Whoa, and I thought the DUI HEI was expensive! That does look real nice though, and has lots of features
by BigBlue94
Sat Mar 07, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Starter fitment
Replies: 39
Views: 1354

Re: Starter fitment

I occurs to me that there is a tooth difference. Years ago I went through a pair of Napa starters due to the teeth not matching. This may be just my memory failing but it seems there were different tooth counts and somewhere on this forum that was discussed I thought the 300 and 351w had the same t...
by BigBlue94
Fri Mar 06, 2020 5:59 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Starter fitment
Replies: 39
Views: 1354

Re: Starter fitment

My 96 F350 had a 351 and c6 from the factory with a small starter. That's what I'd get to use.
by BigBlue94
Fri Mar 06, 2020 11:02 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Intake manifolds
Replies: 26
Views: 1784

Re: Intake manifolds

It's a 96, special order even...

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by BigBlue94
Thu Mar 05, 2020 4:57 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Intake manifolds
Replies: 26
Views: 1784

Re: Intake manifolds

This is the later EFI upper intake manifold. The clear difference is in the angle of the center two runners. On these late ones, they are all six angled the same. This one was MAF. The early ones have taller center runners with a sharper bend. https://www.supermotors.net/getfile/1157887/fullsize/202...
by BigBlue94
Mon Mar 02, 2020 5:36 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: My 142F is here.
Replies: 8
Views: 538

Re: My 142F is here.

I have nothing to add other than I love my Schneider 140H. Agreed that they were a pleasure to do business with.
by BigBlue94
Wed Feb 26, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Next build phase-Intake and ignition
Replies: 43
Views: 1867

Re: Next build phase-Intake and ignition

I'm running a DUI HEI on mine and love it. Only about 2500 miles though.

AbandonedBronco has a thread here recently about detonation destroying his engine. Theres pics in there about his DUI failing.
by BigBlue94
Sun Feb 23, 2020 2:00 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Oil pumps and oil pans
Replies: 9
Views: 892

Re: Oil pumps and oil pans

Oil pan stiffening rails, along with a set for a SBF v8. From what I can gather, these were found on the EFI engines.

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by BigBlue94
Sat Feb 22, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Rattle Can Blue Ford 1971 Engine Paint ????????????
Replies: 8
Views: 567

Re: Rattle Can Blue Ford 1971 Engine Paint ????????????

I used Old Ford Blue on my 85 300. Duplicolor engine enamel. https://www.supermotors.net/getfile/1148275/fullsize/20190429_185117.jpg https://www.supermotors.net/getfile/1152121/fullsize/20190731_182210.jpg https://www.supermotors.net/getfile/1145491/fullsize/20190206_143907.jpg
by BigBlue94
Fri Feb 21, 2020 3:56 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 6 swap 1964 Dodge W300 Former Military Truck
Replies: 50
Views: 1585

Re: 300 6 swap 1964 Dodge W300 Former Military Truck

So should I just run a stock rod and piston then I’m very confused lol. That would be perfectly fine for your build. The longer a piston skirt is, the more stable the piston will be in the bore. And while reducing rotating mass is beneficial for making power on the drag strip, a heavier rotating ma...
by BigBlue94
Fri Feb 21, 2020 12:58 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 6 swap 1964 Dodge W300 Former Military Truck
Replies: 50
Views: 1585

Re: 300 6 swap 1964 Dodge W300 Former Military Truck

I need to make sure I can run on cheap gas would that bring CR above what puller recommended? That would depend on cam choice, but yes, these pistons would bump CR slightly. They have a 15cc dish, vs the 22cc dish that paul pointed out. Mine will run on 87 octane, but does like the 91 better. My dy...
by BigBlue94
Fri Feb 21, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Oil pumps and oil pans
Replies: 9
Views: 892

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. They came on the efi trucks. Below is my best on ...
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: 50
Views: 1585

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: 50
Views: 1585

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: 50
Views: 1585

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: 16
Views: 1381

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: 22
Views: 1013

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: 615

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: 615

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: 16
Views: 1381

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: 2907

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: 2907

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: 2907

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: 2907

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: 26
Views: 1784

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: 9
Views: 892

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: 26
Views: 1784

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: 903

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: 9
Views: 947

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: 9
Views: 947

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: 11
Views: 1142

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.

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