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by DoctorC
Thu Oct 17, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Holley 5200 carb
Replies: 79
Views: 2256

Re: Holley 5200 carb

As i start on this journey myself with my new Weber, I'd just like some perspective...

Those numbers you achieved, are good, right? What are you shooting for? Cuz I was shooting for something similar to what you have =)
by DoctorC
Mon Oct 14, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Major forum upgrade coming soon!
Replies: 38
Views: 10620

Re: Major forum upgrade coming soon!

Cool, well, if you need/want some help on migrating such things, I'd be willing to give up some of my time.
by DoctorC
Sun Oct 13, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: Forum Issues Only
Topic: untrusted address
Replies: 3
Views: 91

Re: untrusted address

Yay back up and running
by DoctorC
Sat Oct 12, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: Forum Issues Only
Topic: untrusted address
Replies: 3
Views: 91

untrusted address

The forum keeps getting blocked on mobile because of an invalid cert date. Browser claims "connection not private "
On desktop I can create exceptions, but it still happens.
by DoctorC
Wed Oct 09, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, or Trade - Small Six
Topic: Now I'm in the water, parting out the engine
Replies: 11
Views: 517

Re: Now I'm in the water, parting out the engine

Yes, but you'll have to JB Weld in a something like a 1/4 by 1-1/4 by say 20-1/4 inch by square section plate and do some basic modifications. Then it'll fit fine. As a personal level, there isn't a guy I trust more to buy an alloy head off than the gentleman above. Thanks for the info Xctasy... th...
by DoctorC
Wed Oct 09, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Carb linkage pics needed
Replies: 16
Views: 541

Success pics

I still cant seem to post, lets see if I can use a link from my site: http://pics.calixto.ca/linkage1.jpg http://pics.calixto.ca/linkage2.jpg A few things I'll note: - The studs that came with the kit from VI are getting too short. I was barely able to bolt on the retention plate for the bell crank....
by DoctorC
Wed Oct 09, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: Forum Issues Only
Topic: Board Attachment Quota Has Been Reached
Replies: 1
Views: 192

Re: Board Attachment Quota Has Been Reached

I keep getting the same thing?
by DoctorC
Wed Oct 09, 2019 1:06 am
Forum: Buy, Sell, or Trade - Small Six
Topic: Now I'm in the water, parting out the engine
Replies: 11
Views: 517

Re: Now I'm in the water, parting out the engine

Before I bug you, it'll fit my 1967 200, yeah?
by DoctorC
Sat Oct 05, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, or Trade - Small Six
Topic: Now I'm in the water, parting out the engine
Replies: 11
Views: 517

Re: Now I'm in the water, parting out the engine

So still got that head?
I'm interested!
by DoctorC
Sat Oct 05, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: New carb or new dizzy???
Replies: 22
Views: 710

Re: New carb or new dizzy???

I did the electronic ignition upgrade recently, with a Weber carb. I spent about 500 bucks plus my time on the ignition. Plus whatever the Weber kit costs at VI (dont remember). Bill did the curve, Summit for the MSD box. VI for the carb. My threads on the debugging experience are here: https://ford...
by DoctorC
Sat Oct 05, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Carb linkage pics needed
Replies: 16
Views: 541

Success!

So I've installed the linkage kit for the Jeep and WOW I love it. I get a nice smooth movement and (finally!!) full throttle!! *happy dance*
I've been trying to post pics but i keep getting an error.
by DoctorC
Thu Oct 03, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Major forum upgrade coming soon!
Replies: 38
Views: 10620

Re: Major forum upgrade coming soon!

Fair enough. I didnt know ppl felt that way. I see Future Article and I thought we were supposed to fill those in.
And please dont get me wrong. The place is good just the way it is. Not knocking anything =)
Just suggestions for usability as times change.
by DoctorC
Wed Oct 02, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Major forum upgrade coming soon!
Replies: 38
Views: 10620

Re: doc's suggestions

Is this whats on the initial Index page under "General Tech, Read Only" OR on (for example) the index page for "our" forum: https://fordsix.com/viewforum.php?f=1 (the 1st 10 there?) ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ no sure Yes, that's what I mean. But, as opposed to the stickies already stuck, I assum...
by DoctorC
Wed Oct 02, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Major forum upgrade coming soon!
Replies: 38
Views: 10620

Re: Major forum upgrade coming soon!

I would propose a series of "Gotta have" threads from the members that have been around a while. These can be either turned into articles, or be focused on making sure they're properly migrated. Like a list of stickies from each board. Alternatively, if you have the analytics data, the top...
by DoctorC
Wed Oct 02, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: New Owner '65 Mustang - tune up help please
Replies: 30
Views: 893

Re: New Owner '65 Mustang - tune up help please

Welcome to the forum! I would check for fuel flow, which may be fixed by the fuel filter replacement. I picked mine up at the local parts store for like 5 bucks. As a debugger I also installed a transparent filter between the engine and the carb to eliminate any future suspicions of vapor lock / flo...
by DoctorC
Wed Oct 02, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Carb linkage pics needed
Replies: 16
Views: 541

Re: Carb linkage pics needed

Weel, I've already ordered a Redline Bell Crank off carbs unlimited that should do the trick. Due in by EOW. It's for a Jeep with a weber. 551 is the reference: http://www.carburetion.com/Products/ProductDetails.aspx?Part=99007.551 Then today I came across this little beauty: https://www.speedwaymot...
by DoctorC
Mon Sep 30, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Carb linkage pics needed
Replies: 16
Views: 541

Re: Carb linkage pics needed

Thanks all for the ideas and pics. That pic of KC12's linkage is very nice. I'm curious tho how it's linked up at the pedal lever. My pedal goes from about 50° to about 90° in its sweep to WOT, in a lifting backward motion. This linkage shown must have a different motion, because a backward lifting ...
by DoctorC
Sun Sep 29, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Carb linkage pics needed
Replies: 16
Views: 541

Re: Weber linkage pics needed

So here's where i sit today. I got a couple heim joints to see if I can get this to work. So far, no. Failed attempt 4: 90degree fail-small.jpg The top is my current working ~90% WOT solution. Slight bind on first 5% throttle. Bottom is failed design #3. linkage bars-small.jpg Well, at least I learn...
by DoctorC
Sun Sep 29, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Carb linkage pics needed
Replies: 16
Views: 541

Carb linkage pics needed

Hi everybody, Inspired by xtasy picture in the other thread that shows a very nice linkage, I'm looking for more. that setup looks great, do you have a picture of how the throttle lever links up, next to the firewall? I've been working on this Weber throttle linkage hook up now for over a month and ...
by DoctorC
Tue Sep 24, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, or Trade - Small Six
Topic: Now I'm in the water, parting out the engine
Replies: 11
Views: 517

Re: Now I'm in the water, parting out the engine

Sorry to hear about the blown gasket. Will the head fit my stock 200? I was gonna wait for a VI head ...
I'm in Socal, you?
by DoctorC
Mon Sep 23, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Vacuum Line Help
Replies: 19
Views: 493

Re: Vacuum Line Help

Fair enough Chad, Alu head is quite different!
But from the sounds of it, this guy's not sure what goes where. So I was hoping a stock overview would help, then i threw in my experience for reference.
by DoctorC
Mon Sep 23, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Vacuum Line Help
Replies: 19
Views: 493

Re: Vacuum Line Help

I have upgraded mu carb setup with a Weber 32/36, for which I removed the stock carb spacer. Therefore My Vac setup all changed, so I had to learn what I can put where. Here's what came stock for me: Distributor Vac to Carb Port vac PCV to Carb spacer (manifold vac) Tranny (if auto) to Manifold Vac ...
by DoctorC
Fri Sep 13, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Can I swap 2.83 for 3.20?
Replies: 12
Views: 701

Re: Can I swap 2.83 for 3.20?

For future reference I was able to pick one up from http://www.neperformancemustang.com for 100 bucks.
They are pretty active over at VMF and had one laying around.
One more thing to put on my To Do list =)
by DoctorC
Thu Sep 12, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: Banner Ad
Replies: 5
Views: 680

Re: Banner Ad

I heard back yesterday!! Thanks Matt for the reply!! Hi Roger, Here's what I've been telling people: This is a form response, so I may not be answering other questions you had, but, regarding the aluminum cylinder head: I have added you to the list to get notified when I can take your order. At the ...
by DoctorC
Tue Sep 10, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: VI Head or Large log head
Replies: 6
Views: 362

Re: VI Head or Large log head

Yeah. Them things are heavy!
There is one up in northern California for 100 bucks. Plus 150 shipping. I'm considering a road trip =)

Never know the condition tho. At least from here I'll get a very good chance its in great condition =)
by DoctorC
Tue Sep 10, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: E-Bay Finds
Topic: Clifford 2 X 4 intake manifold
Replies: 1
Views: 210

Re: Clifford 2 X 4 intake manifold

Ohh! Perty!
Wish i could bolt one onto the 200!
by DoctorC
Tue Sep 10, 2019 3:35 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: "Something always leaking"
Replies: 17
Views: 817

Re: "Something always leaking"

Well I fell for it! I was gonna order 3 and just went with 1, cuz 1 left! Do these rubber ones need replacing like cork? Or is it a forever gasket? From your other post on valve cover leak did you take any pictures of the valve cover flange area after you cleaned off the old gasket? :nod: No I didn'...
by DoctorC
Sun Sep 08, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: "Something always leaking"
Replies: 17
Views: 817

Re: "Something always leaking"

The part number was very helpful. Turns out I can't find them because they're being discontinued, at least that's what the Rock Auto page says. I got their last one.
by DoctorC
Sun Sep 08, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Electric Fuel Pump
Replies: 9
Views: 241

Re: Electric Fuel Pump

If the only reason your going to do it is to control the pressure, I highly recommend you just install a pressure regulator. The reason I chickened out was because I read to many complaints and woes of people that can't stand the nose it makes. Since it's mounted to the frame... I'm super happy with...
by DoctorC
Fri Sep 06, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Electric Fuel Pump
Replies: 9
Views: 241

Re: Electric Fuel Pump

Vintage inline sells them. I bought it with my Weber upgrade then chickened out.

Support those who support you!

-DrC
by DoctorC
Fri Sep 06, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: "Something always leaking"
Replies: 17
Views: 817

Re: "Something always leaking"

I can't seem to find the rubber/silicone ones anywhere online. Only cork.
Anyone got a pointer?
by DoctorC
Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: "Something always leaking"
Replies: 17
Views: 817

Re: "Something always leaking"

I just put on last week a new valve cover gasket. It's definetly leaking. I hammered it flat and used a cork gasket but looks like I'm gonna have to do more than that. I did notice that it's leaking ALSO from the back and dripping down to the tranny. I smelled the oil on the tranny and it's not tran...
by DoctorC
Wed Sep 04, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: VI Head or Large log head
Replies: 6
Views: 362

Re: VI Head or Large log head

Nobody has a large log head sittin around?
One can always hope =)
by DoctorC
Tue Sep 03, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: VI Head or Large log head
Replies: 6
Views: 362

Re: VI Head or Large log head

Socal, northern tip of LA.
by DoctorC
Sun Sep 01, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Gasoline Alley
Topic: Stroker 6 build house
Replies: 1
Views: 221

Stroker 6 build house

Hi all,
I came across this shop in NC that builds straight 6 strokers.
The video is about a Jeep 4L6cyl but it was still great to watch.

He builds em and sells em!
https://youtu.be/WlHrqhwojf0

Thought I'd share =)
by DoctorC
Sun Sep 01, 2019 2:50 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: VI Head or Large log head
Replies: 6
Views: 362

VI Head or Large log head

I'm looking for a large log head for a 200, or an aluminum head if anyone has one...
Matt hasnt been replying to inquiries on new Alu Heads =(

So, sell me that one you have laying around! =)
by DoctorC
Sat Aug 31, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: to keep ur calm an' cool...cabin insulation
Replies: 7
Views: 419

Re: to keep ur calm an' cool...cabin insulation

Cool. First I'm hearing of it. My Stang gets bloody hot here in the desert. I had to buy the wood bead cover to stop arriving to work wet from shoulders to knees...
by DoctorC
Sat Aug 31, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Oil pressure drops at idle
Replies: 5
Views: 310

Re: Oil pressure drops at idle

It's the idiot gauge. Standard 67 mustang stuff. All the gauges are guess gauges :bang: The engine has been rebuilt, and from the looks of the cylinder head, recently. When I bought it I had a mechanic drop the pan and he said there was no sludge and that it looked very clean. I only did the sea foa...
by DoctorC
Fri Aug 30, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Valve cover off, now what?
Replies: 17
Views: 791

Re: Valve cover off, now what?

So I googled anatomy of a cylinder head :roll: I meant rocker shaft. I was expecting oil to come out of the end of the rocker shaft. But it came outta the rocker arm, so I didn't time how long it took. Anywho, all's well I think. Except my issue of low oil pressure at idle. I started a new thread on...
by DoctorC
Fri Aug 30, 2019 3:06 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Valve cover off, now what?
Replies: 17
Views: 791

Re: Valve cover off, now what?

Update: So I tried to figure out how long it takes the oil to make its way forward, but I failed. I was expecting the oil to come out of the end of the shaft thingy, over cyl 1. I ran for 1 minute with the cover off. Then, when nothing came out, I shut it off and noticed there was oil coming out of ...
by DoctorC
Fri Aug 30, 2019 2:57 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Oil pressure drops at idle
Replies: 5
Views: 310

Oil pressure drops at idle

Hi all, So a couple hundred miles ago I put in ~40% of a can of seafoam in the oil and ran the engine for about 100 miles over a week. Then i changed the oil. During that week I noticed that, once the car warmed up, the oil pressure would slowly drop to the min on the gauge when at a stoplight. The ...
by DoctorC
Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:19 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Valve cover off, now what?
Replies: 17
Views: 791

Re: Valve cover off, now what?

How did the oil flow w/it off? I haven't run it yet. I plan to this weekend. I torqued all the bolts. I messed up the rod torque, but I think it'll be OK. I didn't double check before starting and thought it was 40lbs so I started with 30. They all were under 30. So then i thought I must be wrong a...
by DoctorC
Tue Aug 27, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Valve cover off, now what?
Replies: 17
Views: 791

Re: Valve cover off, now what?

Update and question. So I finally started stripping the old cork gasket and scraping off the silicone from the valve cover. I've found that the silicone is thick on the outside edge of the gasket and thin at the inner edge. Therefore, the pressure of the cover on the gasket is inconsistent and the m...
by DoctorC
Tue Aug 27, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Southern California!
Replies: 2
Views: 216

Re: Hello from Southern California!

Welcome!
Buy the manual from vintage inlines! Best 20 bucks you'll spend!
-Roger
by DoctorC
Tue Aug 27, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Best Dizzy to get
Replies: 10
Views: 571

Re: Best Dizzy to get

I went from stock to a DS2 curved from Bill (WSA11). I'm super happy.
by DoctorC
Mon Aug 26, 2019 10:41 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: what's this? I-talian now? schucks...
Replies: 5
Views: 330

Re: what's this? I-talian now? schucks...

talk about good times, eh! Tell me a story! Heres one-a mine. We were on Interlagos (the Formula 1 track), in Sao Paulo, about 10 F4 cars doin a race. 5th lap my guy comes in with only 1/2 the front wing. Guess he rubbed with another fighting for a spot. Well, they had to red flag the race while I w...
by DoctorC
Mon Aug 26, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: what's this? I-talian now? schucks...
Replies: 5
Views: 330

Re: what's this? I-talian now? schucks...

aint that the truth.
I, once upon a time, had the chance to be part of a formula 4 team. Them was 2L engines, flew outta the boxes like a bat outta heck.
quite melodic too.
good times.
by DoctorC
Mon Aug 26, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, or Trade - Small Six
Topic: Testing the water..selling my aussie crossflow headed roller cammed 250
Replies: 10
Views: 610

Re: Testing the water..selling my aussie crossflow headed roller cammed 250

damn that's a looker. And powerful too!
So, I'm jealous, but broke =)