Click Here -> Please Consider Making a PayPal Contribution to the FordSix Forum!
2018 Contributors:
StarDiero75, curts56, DannyG, B RON CO, wsa111, Captainslow42, falconcritter
Econoline, THE FRENCHTOWN FLYER, 95FordFleetside, turbo6, Max_Effort, WorldChampGramp
cr_bobcat, C.S.Designs, pmuller9, gus91326, rwbrooks50, rocklord, drag-200stang, Big64my79Effie, CNC-Dude, gb500

2019 Contributors:
NJwpod, 1strodeo, mightynorseman, maxtrux, 6d7coupe, broncr, Phase3, 68Flareside240, bmbm40,
mustang6, WorldChampGramp, justintendo, BigBlue94, ags290, motorsickle1130, Rooster, ousooner919, ethanperry

Unknown->> M.Ketterer, T.Smith, J.Myers, P.McIntire - Please PM me (1966Mustang) and lemme know who you are!

Search found 949 matches

by 64 200 ranchero
Fri Jun 21, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: Brakes, Wheels, and Tires
Topic: 8" rear longer wheel studs
Replies: 2
Views: 34

Re: 8" rear longer wheel studs

Thanks that helps a lot
by 64 200 ranchero
Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: Brakes, Wheels, and Tires
Topic: 8" rear longer wheel studs
Replies: 2
Views: 34

8" rear longer wheel studs

I just bought some 3/8" wheel spacers to fit my drag radials on to my 60 ranchero. I need longer wheel studs to compensate for the spacers. I know that I need 1/2 20 studs, but what size is the knurl diameter?
by 64 200 ranchero
Fri May 31, 2019 3:34 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Turbo US200 Crossflow
Replies: 35
Views: 738

Re: Turbo US200 Crossflow

Has there ever been a comparison of the crossflow vs the classic inlines head? Does the crossflow flow better?
by 64 200 ranchero
Sat May 25, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: 2 step with nitrous
Replies: 5
Views: 188

Re: 2 step with nitrous

Awesome
by 64 200 ranchero
Fri May 24, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: 2 step with nitrous
Replies: 5
Views: 188

Re: 2 step with nitrous

I have taken it to irwindale a few times, but It has been a while. I'll probably take it after I get it tuned. I'll let you know when I go.
by 64 200 ranchero
Thu May 23, 2019 1:56 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Which is better, a msd 6 or 7
Replies: 2
Views: 108

Re: Which is better, a msd 6 or 7

I did some reading on other forums and they said that they will work on the street as long as they are kept cool and a mild coil is used. I'm just going to go with the 6 for simplicity and as you said, the program for the original 7 might not be available. The 6 has everything I need, the data loggi...
by 64 200 ranchero
Wed May 22, 2019 11:52 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Which is better, a msd 6 or 7
Replies: 2
Views: 108

Which is better, a msd 6 or 7

I found a first generation msd programmable 7 7530 and the much newer 6al2 programmable for the same price. What is the better box? I will be using this with nitrous.
by 64 200 ranchero
Wed May 22, 2019 12:42 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: 2 step with nitrous
Replies: 5
Views: 188

2 step with nitrous

I'm about to upgrade my ignition to a programable msd 6 al2. It has a built in 2 step. I'm thinking of connecting it to my line lock switch and using a double throw relay to disengage the nitrous circuit while the line lock is on. I will have another switch connected to the line lock that will turn ...
by 64 200 ranchero
Wed May 22, 2019 12:27 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Anyone mess with snow performance's nitro boost?
Replies: 0
Views: 82

Anyone mess with snow performance's nitro boost?

The product description states that it will add add a bit of power just by mixing it into a water/meth system. I wonder how it would react with nitrous? https://www.snowperformance.net/Nitro-B ... -40007.htm
by 64 200 ranchero
Sun May 19, 2019 4:42 am
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: Possible to use Mustang leaves on Falcon?
Replies: 28
Views: 6410

Re: Possible to use Mustang leaves on Falcon?

I'm in the process of doing this to my 60 ranchero. It appears that the front leaf spring mount is about 3" wide. I like the idea of trimming down the bushing a little to compensate for the 1/2" difference. It seems like it would work. I have also found that leaf spring hangers from a Jeep...
by 64 200 ranchero
Mon May 13, 2019 3:11 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 250 LeMons Engine: Endless Rear Main Leaks
Replies: 30
Views: 571

Re: 250 LeMons Engine: Endless Rear Main Leaks

Run a vacuum pump, cannot leak if under negative pressure, if it is legal for your class. Yes, run a vacuum pump. I built a cheap but effective electric pump by using a BMW smog pump and a DC motor speed controller off of eBay. https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Ful...
by 64 200 ranchero
Fri May 10, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Photo of small six with custom three 2-V manifold?
Replies: 47
Views: 1313

Re: Photo of small six with custom three 2-V manifold?

Any 1 know what carbs would fit w/o interference?...starting to look pretty crowded ?!? .. that's the question, mockups I've done have linkage and parts interference issues not to mention synchronizing. Adding a plenum can add some real estate for carb choices . Removable plenum could offer differe...
by 64 200 ranchero
Tue May 07, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 600 hp on a 300
Replies: 42
Views: 5023

Re: 600 hp on a 300

What bell housing would work to fit a 300 to a 65 c4 transmission? Did the pattern change at all throughout the years? My c4 is supposed to be able to handle 700hp according to the rebuilder.
by 64 200 ranchero
Tue May 07, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 600 hp on a 300
Replies: 42
Views: 5023

Re: 600 hp on a 300

I would use nitrous to help spool a turbo. I'd probably go with a fuel injection setup to make it easier.
by 64 200 ranchero
Mon May 06, 2019 11:19 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Just a little 200 with a turbo (specs, videos, etc)
Replies: 18
Views: 2034

Re: Just a little 200 with a turbo (specs, videos, etc)

Sounds like it is well sorted now, as you increase boost if you have any questions let us know. PS my milled off intake setup made 444 whp and 501 ft lbs. It was also blow through carb setup a lot like yours is. WAIT WHAT. youre telling me u made 444 and 501 that would be a dream. how much boost di...
by 64 200 ranchero
Mon May 06, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 600 hp on a 300
Replies: 42
Views: 5023

Re: 600 hp on a 300

I was making over 400 with a log head and less than 16 psi, yes I know that it does not make sense...I have put up time slips that reflects the hp claim. After market pistons and rods. I have been a fan of your engine for a long time. I believe that my engine could get to that level with a multi st...
by 64 200 ranchero
Mon May 06, 2019 3:47 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 600 hp on a 300
Replies: 42
Views: 5023

Re: 600 hp on a 300

Thanks frenchtown flyer for your input. I will take your advice and go with a 300 when the time comes. Is there a way to find out if a 300 has a forged crank?
by 64 200 ranchero
Fri May 03, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 600 hp on a 300
Replies: 42
Views: 5023

Re: 600 hp on a 300

THE FRENCHTOWN FLYER wrote:
64 200 ranchero wrote:I have seen someone on here who used epoxy to join 2 ls heads together. I was thinking of doing the same with 2 Edelbrock ls heads.

Have you seen it run?

I have only seen pictures, it was a tri-power 2v Holley setup and custom header. It would be nice to see a video of it making a pass.
by 64 200 ranchero
Fri May 03, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 600 hp on a 300
Replies: 42
Views: 5023

Re: 600 hp on a 300

Is the 300 block better than the 240, or is it the same exact thing?
by 64 200 ranchero
Fri May 03, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 600 hp on a 300
Replies: 42
Views: 5023

Re: 600 hp on a 300

I have seen someone on here who used epoxy to join 2 ls heads together. I was thinking of doing the same with 2 Edelbrock ls heads.
by 64 200 ranchero
Fri May 03, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 600 hp on a 300
Replies: 42
Views: 5023

Re: 600 hp on a 300

The 240 crank probably wasn't available as an industrial forged steel unit as the 300 though. Would a forged crank be needed?
by 64 200 ranchero
Fri May 03, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 600 hp on a 300
Replies: 42
Views: 5023

Re: 600 hp on a 300

I'm actually thinking about building one. I believe that I'm near the limit of streetable power with my 200. I'm looking at industrial 300's at the moment. If a 300 was destroked to a 240, would it be able to handle more rpm?
by 64 200 ranchero
Fri May 03, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 600 hp on a 300
Replies: 42
Views: 5023

Re: 600 hp on a 300

How is it that Kelly's car (does 10's) makes over 400hp with a 250 and people are saying that the 300 could not handle 600? Isn't the 300 way tougher than a 250?
by 64 200 ranchero
Wed May 01, 2019 1:19 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Trigger for water meth
Replies: 14
Views: 257

Re: Trigger for water meth

I'm definitely going to look into it, but I'm still going to upgrade to the programmable box. I did an experiment on the distributor when I was locking out the vacuum advance. I already have a 3stage retard that I use to pull timing for when the nitrous is active. I locked out the distributor and tr...
by 64 200 ranchero
Wed May 01, 2019 1:00 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Trigger for water meth
Replies: 14
Views: 257

Re: Trigger for water meth

It is a non progressive setup. Through the whole RPM range, it is now about 12.5 at idle, 13-13.5 part throttle and 12.5 crusing, slightly leaner at full throttle at about 12.5-13. it drops to about 11 for a sec if I gas it.
by 64 200 ranchero
Wed May 01, 2019 12:43 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Trigger for water meth
Replies: 14
Views: 257

Re: Trigger for water meth

Now I'm running a larger carburetor in the center img/_data/i/upload/2019/03/12/20190312231332-2ad19529-sm.jpg
by 64 200 ranchero
Wed May 01, 2019 12:30 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Trigger for water meth
Replies: 14
Views: 257

Re: Trigger for water meth

I do not have a cold air intake. I have been trying to think of a way to get cooler air to the carbs. Maybe a set of ram air scoops.
http://www.critesperformanceparts.com/
I'd love to do something like the crites 64 comet hood on my 60 ranchero.
by 64 200 ranchero
Wed May 01, 2019 12:18 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Trigger for water meth
Replies: 14
Views: 257

Re: Trigger for water meth

Thanks, you saved me some money
by 64 200 ranchero
Tue Apr 30, 2019 11:55 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Trigger for water meth
Replies: 14
Views: 257

Re: Trigger for water meth

Do you think this could just be fixed with tuning? I have always been told that 10.5 is the maximum compression for a cast iron head. I believe that the programmable msd has an input for use with a map sensor for boosted applications. I found this on eBay, it has a 0-5v output. Maybe it can be used ...
by 64 200 ranchero
Tue Apr 30, 2019 11:23 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Trigger for water meth
Replies: 14
Views: 257

Re: Trigger for water meth

I'm not running vacuum advance. My total advance is set at 36* initial is 16. My distributor was giving me inconsistent readings of slightly over 40*, I found that the vacuum advance lever was loose on the plate and it was moving around. I permeantly locked the vacuum advance. I'm going to lock the ...
by 64 200 ranchero
Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:45 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Trigger for water meth
Replies: 14
Views: 257

Trigger for water meth

I'm trying to come up with a solution for my detonation issue with my nitrous 200. When the nitrous system is on, my water meth system is triggered by the full throttle switch and it doesn't detonate. While running on just the motor while crusing at lower rpms, it starts pinging. I was thinking that...
by 64 200 ranchero
Wed Apr 24, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Barra 4.0 to a c4 transmission?
Replies: 26
Views: 4421

Re: Barra 4.0 to a c4 transmission?

Now you have given me more to think about. A 300 would definitely be a way easier swap and I wouldn't have to deal with all the computer junk. I could probably do the ls head swap, but maybe go a step further and get a set of performance heads to combine. My new goal is to keep up with the Japanese ...
by 64 200 ranchero
Sun Apr 21, 2019 3:35 am
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Barra 4.0 to a c4 transmission?
Replies: 26
Views: 4421

Re: Barra 4.0 to a c4 transmission?

I'm at a crossroads. Should I further build my nitrous 200 tri-power by installing an msd programmable 7 or stop and start working on something else. I have found a complete intech for pretty cheap. I'm wondering if these might help to stuff it in my 60 ranchero. http://musclegarage.com.au/index.php...
by 64 200 ranchero
Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Draw through with nitrous
Replies: 15
Views: 473

Re: Draw through with nitrous

I will have to get a cheap tachometer to find out the rpm, I'm just pulling the carb lever till it stops advancing. I tried to set an initial advance of 16 and the timing jumped to about 49 without vac advance hooked up. I was able to set it to 10* initial and was able to get it to about 36 after me...
by 64 200 ranchero
Mon Apr 15, 2019 9:40 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Draw through with nitrous
Replies: 15
Views: 473

Re: Draw through with nitrous

I have noticed that if I open the throttle too fast while not at a higher rpm, it will start pinging and not accelerate as fast as it would if I was in a lower gear with a higher rpm. You didn't previously mention having detonation. That will harm the piston and rings. You need to know how fast the...
by 64 200 ranchero
Mon Apr 15, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Draw through with nitrous
Replies: 15
Views: 473

Re: Draw through with nitrous

Looks like I broke another ds2... I was messing around with my timing and I found that after I established 36* with my dialback timing light, the initial advance dropped to less than zero. This tells me that the advance limiter in the distributor broke. I have done this 2 other times with other ds2 ...
by 64 200 ranchero
Tue Mar 26, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Ford 200 Dyno Results
Replies: 20
Views: 885

Re: Ford 200 Dyno Results

How much was the dyno? I live in long Beach.
by 64 200 ranchero
Sat Mar 16, 2019 1:58 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Draw through with nitrous
Replies: 15
Views: 473

Re: Draw through with nitrous

Yes, I selected this cam for higher rpm use. I figured that the nitrous would help get it out of the hole. It does have a high stall converter that really helps. I'm really just trying to figure out if more flow would increase the natural power of the engine, that way the nitrous can be used as an a...
by 64 200 ranchero
Wed Mar 13, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Draw through with nitrous
Replies: 15
Views: 473

Re: Draw through with nitrous

It has forged pistons and a Schneider 280 cam 110 lobe separation. I will get more info on where I have the wot and full timing. Initial timing is at 16 degrees and I have the vacuum advance blocked.
by 64 200 ranchero
Wed Mar 13, 2019 2:23 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Draw through with nitrous
Replies: 15
Views: 473

Re: Draw through with nitrous

I have the fuel pressure set to around 3.5 for my carb regulator and around 10 at my nitrous system fuel regulator, it does run richer at around 10.5-1 while I'm running nitrous
by 64 200 ranchero
Wed Mar 13, 2019 2:15 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Draw through with nitrous
Replies: 15
Views: 473

Re: Draw through with nitrous

Yes, I have a wideband a/f. It stays around 12.5- 13.5 while crusing at 3500 rpm. It briefly shoots down to 9 for a second when I stomp the throttle and idles around 13.5- 14.5 . I have installed a high stall converter, 2800 n/a and 3000 stall with the nitrous shot at 2800 rpm. Don't get me wrong, t...
by 64 200 ranchero
Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:46 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Draw through with nitrous
Replies: 15
Views: 473

Re: Draw through with nitrous

The nitrous works great to get it moving down the line, but I can still feel the engine struggling to breathe. I especially notice this when I do not use the nitrous while in 3rd gear. The car takes off good, then it seems to have a flat spot, then starts building power again. It feels as if the int...
by 64 200 ranchero
Tue Mar 12, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Draw through with nitrous
Replies: 15
Views: 473

Draw through with nitrous

I'm kicking around a few ideas to get a little more power out of my 100 shot nitrous tri-power 200. I'm thinking of either cutting the log off and run 3 2v carbs, run 6 motorcycle carbs, or run a draw through turbo set up with 5#. I'd still be using the 100 shot with whatever setup I go with. If I w...
by 64 200 ranchero
Fri Feb 15, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Problems with flexplate
Replies: 7
Views: 424

Re: Problems with flexplate

I'm thinking that I Will buy a new plate and will open the holes up and press on some hardened inserts. I have been using new converter nuts, same style. I ended up jb welding my current plate just to make it work for now. I can just heat it with a torch to remove it later.
by 64 200 ranchero
Wed Feb 13, 2019 1:41 am
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: 1960 Ranchero leaf spring interchange
Replies: 1
Views: 298

1960 Ranchero leaf spring interchange

I recently went with larger wheels and tires and now have a tire rubbing issue. I'm currently on stock springs with 1.5" lowering blocks and believe that it is rubbing due to the sloppy side movement caused by the blocks. I would like to find some springs that will drop the rear without using b...
by 64 200 ranchero
Mon Feb 11, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Problems with flexplate
Replies: 7
Views: 424

Re: Problems with flexplate

It doesn't seem like the nuts are loosening up but rather that the plate is slipping and becoming thinner at the holes. Safety wire would work if the tolerance of the holes were tighter. It looks like the holes are oblong. I'm thinking of having a custom plate built if possible, I have had this prob...
by 64 200 ranchero
Sat Feb 09, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Problems with flexplate
Replies: 7
Views: 424

Problems with flexplate

I have been having nonstop problems with my flexplate getting loose since I started using nitrous. I have tried using red locktite on the mating surface between the flexplate and converter as well as the converter studs and nuts. It still comes loose and starts knocking. What have you all done to fi...
by 64 200 ranchero
Mon Feb 04, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: DIY electric vacuum pump
Replies: 9
Views: 596

Re: DIY electric vacuum pump

A separation tank would be nice. A lot of oil vapor condisates inside of the pump. It doesn't seem to be a problem though.
by 64 200 ranchero
Sun Jan 27, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Alternative 200 six connecting rod
Replies: 37
Views: 4822

Re: Alternative 200 six connecting rod

How much can the stock forged rods handle anyway? I figure that my 200 Probobly makes somewhere around 300hp on spray and probably higher torque since I spray at 2800 rpm. I have already cracked pistons, but so far the rods are holding up. I'd like to get my engine up to 2 hp per cube on the spray, ...

Go to advanced search