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by Mustang_Geezer
Mon Jul 24, 2017 7:35 pm
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: Anybody know how rare Mike's AL heads are?
Replies: 8
Views: 1890

Re: Anybody know how rare Mike's AL heads are?

I know mine was one of the pre production heads because I did the drag tests for Mike. Where is the seriel number? Never noticed it on mine.
by Mustang_Geezer
Wed Dec 23, 2015 3:08 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Stall convertor question?
Replies: 1
Views: 573

Stall convertor question?

Just trying to figure out why I have to replace/rebuild my stall convertor every 2 to 3 years? Hard to explain but it seems like after a while the convertor loosens WAY up but doesn't want to multiply the torque, so my 60' times take quite a hit as does my 1/8 mile and 1/4 mile times. Right now my 6...
by Mustang_Geezer
Wed Nov 18, 2015 9:07 pm
Forum: 1320 Crowd & More
Topic: Drag race during the Inliners International 2016 Convention
Replies: 32
Views: 5414

Re: Drag race during the Inliners International 2016 Convent

Its a ways out yet but I will put it on my calendar and see what happens :)
by Mustang_Geezer
Fri Nov 13, 2015 10:07 pm
Forum: 1320 Crowd & More
Topic: Drag race during the Inliners International 2016 Convention
Replies: 32
Views: 5414

Re: Drag race during the Inliners International 2016 Convent

Any idea what track it's going to be held at?
by Mustang_Geezer
Thu Apr 23, 2015 2:11 pm
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: R. I. P. AzCoupe
Replies: 42
Views: 8938

Re: R. I. P. AzCoupe

I'm really sorry to hear about this.... I met Mike, Kukm66, Will, Anlushac11 and Rich @ the Falcon Nationals in Indy a few years back and really enjoyed talking and meeting Mike in person after talking to him on the phone on several occasions and chatting with him numerous times on the forum. I kind...
by Mustang_Geezer
Sun Mar 01, 2015 7:38 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Rod Bolts
Replies: 3
Views: 737

Re: Rod Bolts

I would like to have ARP rod bolts added to my rods at reconditioning. I've read somewhere that the rods or the bolts need slight modifications to work. Is this still the case with the rod bolts from Classic Inlines? I don't see a listing on ARP's website for 200/250 Ford sixes. Is this a custom ki...
by Mustang_Geezer
Fri Feb 13, 2015 8:19 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Aluminum head spring question?
Replies: 27
Views: 2559

Re: Aluminum head spring question?

Yep, the springs have pads they set on, no worries there! Faron, Not getting in a pissing match but my machinist is well known in the Indiana and Michigan area for high performance stuff and I trust him and his opinion. As you well know I have done a lot more then just "dabble" with inline...
by Mustang_Geezer
Thu Feb 12, 2015 9:09 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Aluminum head spring question?
Replies: 27
Views: 2559

Re: Aluminum head spring question?

Nope, no typo! This is the cam I bought from Bill 3 years ago when I put my new (current) engine together. My engine builder is happy with it and so am I! There is no break in...I freshened up the head NOT the engine. I have 2 carbs I'm going to try on it a aluminum 600 cfm Holley and a 465 cfm Holl...
by Mustang_Geezer
Tue Feb 10, 2015 4:02 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Aluminum head spring question?
Replies: 27
Views: 2559

Re: Aluminum head spring question?

The Clifford double valve springs worked perfectly and are now installed in my head. I looked all over there website and it appears that the don't make them any more. Glad I had some NOS ones in my shop! We also used their hardened valve locks and retainer. IIRC they are 130 on the seat and 260 at l...
by Mustang_Geezer
Tue Jan 27, 2015 7:36 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Aluminum head spring question?
Replies: 27
Views: 2559

Re: Aluminum head spring question?

Doug, Clifford uses the Pioneer line of springs. Years ago it used to be a dual spring, a couple of years ago he went to a single spring with damper. Bill, They are double springs from the early 2000's? I bought the aluminum head in 06 IIRC so they have to be from 03 or 04. They are definitely doub...
by Mustang_Geezer
Tue Jan 27, 2015 3:40 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Aluminum head spring question?
Replies: 27
Views: 2559

Re: Aluminum head spring question?

Finally found some springs that would fit my head and I had them in my shop at home! After many hours of searching for a match on the internet I was cleaning my shop up and noticed my old set of Clifford Performance valve springs I had ordered for my old iron log head a few years ago. Dropped them o...
by Mustang_Geezer
Thu Jan 22, 2015 4:05 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Aluminum head spring question?
Replies: 27
Views: 2559

Re: Aluminum head spring question?

I was at the machine shop today and he showed me that it is 1.55 a 1.60 or 1.65 will not work because of coil spring bind. I PM'd Mike to see if he had any info. The springs I have are not small block Ford springs and they have a 2 piece retainer. Its not a big deal. I (we) just thought it would be ...
by Mustang_Geezer
Wed Jan 21, 2015 5:23 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Aluminum head spring question?
Replies: 27
Views: 2559

Re: Aluminum head spring question?

We spent more time at work today and have come to the conclusion that no domestic spring will fit this either stock or hi-po without changing the valves out to a longer stem length. HOWEVER I did figure out on the Classic Inlines website that the springs I need are CSC 200 STY (single w/damper) or t...
by Mustang_Geezer
Tue Jan 20, 2015 7:37 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Aluminum head spring question?
Replies: 27
Views: 2559

Re: Aluminum head spring question?

Dean & Bill, Those springs don't fit MY aluminum head. Heres my specs my machinist gave me for the springs, OD 1.250 ID w/damper .880 ID w/o damper .930 Installed height 1.550 I spent several hours today looking through the Comp & Crane websites and there is nothing that has that installed h...
by Mustang_Geezer
Tue Jan 20, 2015 7:31 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Aluminum head spring question?
Replies: 27
Views: 2559

Re: Aluminum head spring question?

Any idea why the head warped Doug, has it been running hot or anything like that? What head gaskets have you been using? He said it was more of a twist in the head and not so much a warp. He said the big problem (and not a real big problem) was that the head gasket fire rings had ate into the head ...
by Mustang_Geezer
Tue Jan 20, 2015 6:39 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Aluminum head spring question?
Replies: 27
Views: 2559

Re: Aluminum head spring question?

Guys, not replacing anything but the springs! :D No new cam valves or anything like that. The head is warped and it blew the number 2 cylinder on the headgasket for the 2nd time so it was time to take it and have it checked out. I'll do some looking on the links you gave me and try to compare it at ...
by Mustang_Geezer
Mon Jan 19, 2015 8:59 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Aluminum head spring question?
Replies: 27
Views: 2559

Re: Aluminum head spring question?

Actually I was on the Classic Inlines website and it doesn't really show a difference between the stock cast head and the aluminum head spring part numbers. Now I'm really confused.
by Mustang_Geezer
Mon Jan 19, 2015 7:59 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Aluminum head spring question?
Replies: 27
Views: 2559

Re: Aluminum head spring question?

I was hoping that they weren't custom made and interchanged with something like a stock 289 302 4.6 litre 460 ci something like that. I would rather order them trough work (I work at a auto parts store) being I can have them overnite with free shipping and put them on my account at work. Thanks, Doug
by Mustang_Geezer
Mon Jan 19, 2015 5:01 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Aluminum head spring question?
Replies: 27
Views: 2559

Aluminum head spring question?

Anyone know what the application is for the valve springs for the aluminum head? I work at a CARQUEST store and I need to order me some ASAP!

Thanks,

Doug
by Mustang_Geezer
Sun Jan 18, 2015 5:02 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: [250 CI AL] Holley 4160 465 CFM carb experiences?
Replies: 6
Views: 942

Re: [250 CI AL] Holley 4160 465 CFM carb experiences?

I am testing a new 465cfm Holley and there is a couple of issues I had. 1st was it was jetted to lean in the primaries and it has no vacuum provision for the pcv valve. I had to remove the C.I. carb adapter so I could drill & tap it for a vacuum nipple. I also had to lengthen the part of the car...
by Mustang_Geezer
Wed Dec 10, 2014 9:51 pm
Forum: 1320 Crowd & More
Topic: Drag race during the Inliners International 2016 Convention
Replies: 32
Views: 5414

Re: Drag race during the Inliners International 2016 Convent

Too far out to make definite plans but yes I would be interested being its 3 hours from me.

Where would they have the race at? Indy, National trails, Norwalk??

Later,

Doug
by Mustang_Geezer
Wed Oct 29, 2014 9:23 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: New Engine Build
Replies: 167
Views: 15629

Re: New Engine Build

Havent done a lot on it lately. I overpowered the Goodyear eagle drag radials so I bought some new M/T drag radials for it then decided I wanted to put it back on the street, so I put the full interior back in it (except the back seat) and put probably 3,000 miles on it this past summer. Its running...
by Mustang_Geezer
Sun Dec 29, 2013 7:25 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Finally put together a youtube channel
Replies: 7
Views: 793

Re: Finally put together a youtube channel

bubba22349 wrote:Very nice! :beer: Was wondering how much does your Mustang weight now?


Thanks! 2638 with me in it last time I weighed it this past fall.

Later,

Doug
by Mustang_Geezer
Wed Dec 25, 2013 7:23 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Finally put together a youtube channel
Replies: 7
Views: 793

Re: Finally put together a youtube channel

82F100 wrote:Doug, went and watched all the vids, thanks for posting them. Rich


Thanks Rich!! :D
by Mustang_Geezer
Tue Dec 24, 2013 2:53 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Finally put together a youtube channel
Replies: 7
Views: 793

Re: Finally put together a youtube channel

Thanks!! Been wanting to record video for years and finally got a camera (last Christmas) that takes good video! Made a mount so I could take some in car video but never tried it out. Always this coming year! The Neon was a turbo car and the F-150 was a Lighting. Smoked the Vette in the 1/8th mile b...
by Mustang_Geezer
Sat Dec 21, 2013 11:04 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Finally put together a youtube channel
Replies: 7
Views: 793

Finally put together a youtube channel

Fast 6 banger beating up on some V8's! :mrgreen: :lol: :lol: Since everyone always wants to know how to make your exhaust sound like a V8 mine has the dual out header, X pipe with 2.25" pipes, dual 40 series Flowmasters that exit at the rear axle. Thanks for watching!! http://www.youtube.com/us...
by Mustang_Geezer
Sat Oct 19, 2013 11:52 pm
Forum: aluminum head
Topic: Test Results - Mustang Geezer (track)
Replies: 52
Views: 10948

Re: Test Results - Mustang Geezer (track)

Thought I would update this with some newer video of my car at the track a few years later... :D Its went 13.60's in the cold and its went 13.90's in the heat of the summer. Heres the video, https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=344763628998423 This is also a new motor I put together a couple of year...
by Mustang_Geezer
Tue Apr 09, 2013 7:14 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Finally, Went into the 13's!!
Replies: 28
Views: 1621

Re: Finally, Went into the 13's!!

Crosley wrote:The rear tires in the photos do look a little 'full'


Tony,

That picture I was running 25 lbs in them. I'm going to run 20 lbs in them next time out at the end of the month.

Plus I'll have my new camera mounted in the car so I can take some in car video next time! :D

Later,

Doug
by Mustang_Geezer
Mon Apr 08, 2013 9:08 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Finally, Went into the 13's!!
Replies: 28
Views: 1621

Re: Finally, Went into the 13's!!

Thanks guys!

Working on it somemore in the next couple of weeks then going back again at the end of the month so we'll see what happens then!

I agree, that is a nice picture! :D

Later,

Doug
by Mustang_Geezer
Sun Apr 07, 2013 8:46 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Finally, Went into the 13's!!
Replies: 28
Views: 1621

Re: Finally, Went into the 13's!!

I think this link will work.... Its a pic of it coming off the line yesterday! Theres some other pictures of it in that album too.

http://www.alanholbenphoto.com/2013Spri ... &lb=1&s=XL

Later,

Doug
by Mustang_Geezer
Sun Apr 07, 2013 6:45 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Finally, Went into the 13's!!
Replies: 28
Views: 1621

Re: Finally, Went into the 13's!!

Very cool , its all in the 60ft ( for ET gains ) and you still have almost a 1/2 second to find 98.00 is 13.20's in a stock eliminator car , but a 13.67 is dam good , My Moroso power speed calculator ( which makes most cry ) say's just shy of 200HP , that's great !!I ran 15 in my Drag radials and n...
by Mustang_Geezer
Sun Apr 07, 2013 8:25 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Finally, Went into the 13's!!
Replies: 28
Views: 1621

Re: Finally, Went into the 13's!!

Congrats on the passes, that was with a pretty cold track too! You guys were spared the slush down there at 131 then? Didnt do anything @ 131 yesterday. I was there from 1:30 till around 4:00 Wasnt bad at all actually! It was around 50 degrees I'd say? Took a picture of this time slip per Asa's gui...
by Mustang_Geezer
Sun Apr 07, 2013 7:42 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Finally, Went into the 13's!!
Replies: 28
Views: 1621

Re: Finally, Went into the 13's!!

Thanks guys! I knew on the very 1st pass that it was really going compared to last summer but I was shocked when I seen that 1st time slip! :shock: Deano, The fastest 2 passes was when I foot braked it up to 3400 rpms, then when you stood on it you could shock the converter to 4000 rpms. The last pa...
by Mustang_Geezer
Sat Apr 06, 2013 11:23 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Finally, Went into the 13's!!
Replies: 28
Views: 1621

Re: Finally, Went into the 13's!!

The difference between Science and screwing around is keeping track of data. I'm always amazed at how much you can get from a vehicle if you are meticulous about keeping track of results, and your car is one of the best examples of that. Lay the slips under a sheet of plexi or glass or something wi...
by Mustang_Geezer
Sat Apr 06, 2013 11:01 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Finally, Went into the 13's!!
Replies: 28
Views: 1621

Re: Finally, Went into the 13's!!

Bill, Yep, and the carb/carb plate/and hood scoop mods helped too. Oh and my new stall converter! And my new drag radials..Cant tell my wife how much this all cost!! :lol: :lol: Bubba, Havent marked anything yet. 1st time Ive had it out this year. Asa, Dont want to be greedy but 13.50's?? :D The hea...
by Mustang_Geezer
Sat Apr 06, 2013 8:21 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Finally, Went into the 13's!!
Replies: 28
Views: 1621

Re: Finally, Went into the 13's!!

Thanks! Lots of fun today and the happiest I've been with my car in a long time!! Hopefully these thumbs work... http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v242/Mustang_Geezer/th_2013timeslip10012_zps1248a93b.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v242/Mustang_Geezer/th_timeslip3001_zpsa8feca5f.jpg It still w...
by Mustang_Geezer
Sat Apr 06, 2013 7:19 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Finally, Went into the 13's!!
Replies: 28
Views: 1621

Finally, Went into the 13's!!

Been trying for 5 years now and it finally happened today! 8)

I'll scan and post my time slips later tonite, but here is my SLOWEST time.

60' 1.90 1/8 mile 8.78 @ 78.40 1/4 mile 13.82 @ 97.32 mph.


Later,

Doug
by Mustang_Geezer
Fri Mar 15, 2013 11:28 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: New Engine Build
Replies: 167
Views: 15629

Re: New Engine Build

Trying to get several projects finished up because the track opens around the 5th of April weather permitting... Electric water pump is working again and I got my new Moroso 5" diameter alternator pulley on. http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v242/Mustang_Geezer/th_DSCN0046_zps34615db1.jpg Right...
by Mustang_Geezer
Sun Mar 03, 2013 7:39 pm
Forum: 1320 Crowd & More
Topic: Post your best times
Replies: 166
Views: 50578

Re: Post your best times

Heres my best timeslip from last August that I was finally able to scan and post!

It was in the high 80's when i made this pass.

Image

Hopefully the thumbnail and link works!


Doug
by Mustang_Geezer
Sun Mar 03, 2013 6:56 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Holley 2bbl throttle cable bracket question
Replies: 4
Views: 700

Re: Holley 2bbl throttle cable bracket question

Thats what Im using on my 4 bbl the past several years. Been wanting to upgrade to a Lokar setup but havent got around to it yet.

This is what I used on my 2bbl log setup,

Image

Later,

Doug
by Mustang_Geezer
Sun Mar 03, 2013 9:37 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Dyno Run 3-2-13
Replies: 20
Views: 2097

Re: Dyno Run 3-2-13

Good run!!
by Mustang_Geezer
Fri Mar 01, 2013 7:32 am
Forum: Body, Paint, & Interior
Topic: This summers project
Replies: 18
Views: 2876

Re: This summers project

I can take a picture of my street/strip car interior tonite as Im going out to work on it again. Right now I'm finishing gutting the interior and I'm pulling my rear and side glass to replace it all with Lexan. Last summer I sanded down the floor pans and epoxy primered everything black. You will no...
by Mustang_Geezer
Sun Feb 24, 2013 5:55 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Mustang Six Association
Replies: 22
Views: 4590

Re: Mustang Six Association

It was posted on this site I lost the link to which part of the forum it was posted in. He wasnt met with much enthusiasm here IIRC.

I joined and submitted my story. It was pretty cool while it lasted.

Later,

Doug
by Mustang_Geezer
Mon Feb 18, 2013 7:28 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: New Engine Build
Replies: 167
Views: 15629

Re: New Engine Build

I have missed a lot since I stopped coming here regularly. Post a week or two in advance of going to 131. I might drag my oldest (5 yrs old in april) down and see you run. It's a drive from TC, but it's not too bad. It is looking great, here's to 13's in '13. We'll be racing @ 131 Friday night 5/10...
by Mustang_Geezer
Thu Feb 07, 2013 6:27 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: New Engine Build
Replies: 167
Views: 15629

Re: New Engine Build

What Radiator are you running? Have you noticed any cooling issues? Do you think there is any value to going with an Alum radiator with the mods you have done? Its a Ford generic replacement radiator from Allstar Performance. It made a HUGE differance in cooling. Before I could not run my electric ...
by Mustang_Geezer
Wed Feb 06, 2013 6:35 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: New Engine Build
Replies: 167
Views: 15629

Re: New Engine Build

Thanks!! Nothing to do but work on my car untill spring and warm weather.... :wink: :mrgreen: Hoping the gears and the tires will pick up a couple of tenths. I only went too 1 show last year and was mistakenly entered in the street driven class instead of the 65-66 Mustang class so i didnt win nuthi...
by Mustang_Geezer
Tue Feb 05, 2013 7:23 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: New Engine Build
Replies: 167
Views: 15629

Re: New Engine Build

Been working on some other go fast projects in the past few weeks. 1st I swapped my 3:80 gears out for some 4:11's http://www.facebook.com/doug.leach.311?success=1#!/photo.php?fbid=202598909881563&set=a.145790888895699.33170.100003943674184&type=1&theater Hopefully the links work!! After...
by Mustang_Geezer
Fri Jan 18, 2013 8:45 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Quest for 14 second ets
Replies: 80
Views: 4894

Re: Quest for 14 second ets

Thanks Gene!
by Mustang_Geezer
Tue Jan 15, 2013 7:02 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Quest for 14 second ets
Replies: 80
Views: 4894

Re: Quest for 14 second ets

Gene,

Your 5" pulley for your alternator. Was it a power steering pump pulley or a aftermarket one like a Mr Gasket or Moroso. If it was a stock pulley what was the application?

Thanks!

Again, congrats on entering the 14's!! :lol: :lol:
by Mustang_Geezer
Sun Jan 13, 2013 12:10 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Quest for 14 second ets
Replies: 80
Views: 4894

Re: Quest for 14 second ets

Congrats and welcome to the 14 second club!!!! :beer: :beer: