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by MPGmustang
Thu Apr 27, 2017 2:17 pm
Forum: Brakes, Wheels, and Tires
Topic: vintage look, new wheels
Replies: 8
Views: 2989

Re: vintage look, new wheels

sorry I sold my mustang in 2013
by MPGmustang
Sun Nov 20, 2016 7:19 pm
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: OEM Six steering components dangerous ?
Replies: 11
Views: 4827

Re: OEM Six steering components dangerous ?

In my opinion, I too had the spindle fail on me, OEM and After market 'scarebird' hubs... even had to replace a spindle. IF i did it again, I'd really contemplate on replacing EVERYTHING with brand new parts, oh wait I did with 6cyl parts... but I'd go 8cyl parts, get the 5 lug rims ($50 each for st...
by MPGmustang
Wed Oct 19, 2016 11:14 am
Forum: Gasoline Alley
Topic: 4wd 250/200 family vehicle
Replies: 36
Views: 6003

Re: 4wd 250/200 family vehicle

currently I'm enjoying the 4runner as my offroad/family/DD vehicle, just needs a supercharger :lol: https://c3.staticflickr.com/9/8059/28669644074_9f9553c93e_b.jpg it's build thread is here... LINK I still have a desire to build an alum head 250ci with AOD and dana20... have a 4bbl TBI setup from at...
by MPGmustang
Wed Oct 19, 2016 12:00 am
Forum: Gasoline Alley
Topic: 4wd 250/200 family vehicle
Replies: 36
Views: 6003

Re: 4wd 250/200 family vehicle

to be honest I was thinking bubble fenders like the 36 chevy trucks... my wife loves that style of fenders... well, I know it's on the back burner, and only if I do something about it... looks like I'm gonna have to practive welding before she allows me to take on such a project... lol.... in all ho...
by MPGmustang
Fri Oct 14, 2016 12:52 pm
Forum: Gasoline Alley
Topic: 4wd 250/200 family vehicle
Replies: 36
Views: 6003

Re: 4wd 250/200 family vehicle

I was thinking the same thing, I would like the older body placed on a semi-newer frame... what body's are out there with front+rear bubble fenders?
by MPGmustang
Fri Oct 14, 2016 12:12 pm
Forum: Gasoline Alley
Topic: 4wd 250/200 family vehicle
Replies: 36
Views: 6003

Re: 4wd 250/200 family vehicle

funny, a blazer... actually my family and I really like the 99 and 97 toyota 4runners that we have... but it's a bent 6... not really what I want to tinker on... yeah it's a great engine, and I'll add a supercharger to it... but I'm thinking of a project vehicle. the problem here in the USA is we ca...
by MPGmustang
Thu Oct 13, 2016 9:14 pm
Forum: Gasoline Alley
Topic: 4wd 250/200 family vehicle
Replies: 36
Views: 6003

4wd 250/200 family vehicle

Change is good... So I've been off with the new family for a bit, Mustang sold and 66 i6 bronco... And 75 bronco... Family first right? My question is out there... I'm sure it's searchable but it's been a while and I forget... What larger family vehicles are out there that had a stock inline 6 cylin...
by MPGmustang
Fri Oct 02, 2015 3:19 pm
Forum: Bronco Busters
Topic: I Sold my Bronco...
Replies: 3
Views: 2143

I Sold my Bronco...

Sadly life has happened, I sold everything... sold the 65 mustang due to marital issues, think the wife was jealous... sold the 66 bronco cause it was a rust bucket that I could NOT restore... at least on my income. and the 75 runnign/driving/wonderful bronco. reason... life needed the money and a r...
by MPGmustang
Fri Oct 02, 2015 2:54 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Building first inline
Replies: 8
Views: 1667

Re: Building first inline

@64-5mustang

I'll agree with others before me, 10.5 isn't 'better' for these older engines, I recommend 9.5 for street use, you won't like the tuning problems on a daily when you're running 10.5cr... trust me I know
by MPGmustang
Fri Oct 02, 2015 2:50 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: What mods should I do to the bottom end of a 250.
Replies: 47
Views: 7357

Re: What mods should I do to the bottom end of a 250.

@65-Coupe

the 250ci is a stout engine... if street use, even light racing, you'll never stress the components... I recommend keeping it simple and easy.
by MPGmustang
Fri Oct 02, 2015 2:46 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: What camshaft would be best with my setup?
Replies: 21
Views: 3159

Re: What camshaft would be best with my setup?

my experience with a 264/274 110LC .450Lift it was too much on exhaust... and the loob was agressive... what helped the MOST tuning wise was a re-curve... WORLDS different...and I was running a t5. IF i was to do it again... I'd go either 260/260 110 .450 or 258/258 112 .450 for more low end and bet...
by MPGmustang
Wed Apr 01, 2015 10:31 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: New to big six... want to build v8+ power...
Replies: 19
Views: 3471

Re: New to big six... want to build v8+ power...

the bronco requires a rear sump pan... I believe the 95/96 bronco had the perfect engine for what I want to use... I'm looking up carb head for EFI setup, but am coming up blank... what will it take to get the better flowing carb head with a EFI setup. I want to make power in all the right places......
by MPGmustang
Wed Apr 01, 2015 6:24 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: New to big six... want to build v8+ power...
Replies: 19
Views: 3471

Re: New to big six... want to build v8+ power...

@motzingg: Thank you, I appreciate the time you took to write it all up... I am most definitely now considering the newer block, too many pros for what I want the engine to do... I will be run the following. Serp (must! was even going to create a setup for 200/250 build that I wanted) PS alt A/C yor...
by MPGmustang
Wed Apr 01, 2015 2:18 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: New to big six... want to build v8+ power...
Replies: 19
Views: 3471

Re: New to big six... want to build v8+ power...

Can I run 1.8 rocker ratio? that .504 lift... what is the clearance on valve to piston clearance
by MPGmustang
Wed Apr 01, 2015 12:54 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: New to big six... want to build v8+ power...
Replies: 19
Views: 3471

Re: New to big six... want to build v8+ power...

http://fordsix.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=425575#p425575 I found my flow numbers from when I had my head work done. Valves are SI 1.90 & 1.60 IIRC, ported to match a Offy dual port intake and MAC 1 5/8 primaries. Intake Exhaust .200-149 122 .300-198 149 .400-219 168 .500-226 182 .550-227 187 * no...
by MPGmustang
Wed Apr 01, 2015 12:40 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: New to big six... want to build v8+ power...
Replies: 19
Views: 3471

Re: New to big six... want to build v8+ power...

I like the sound of 'fine tuning' the engine, but at the same time, I'm sure I'll be fed up and just want it to tune itself... I might do a TBI setup from FAST or atomic, possibly AFI like before if it's tame... I will go for a 70's 300, best traits so far.... I've read around I want to stick to a 2...
by MPGmustang
Tue Mar 31, 2015 10:42 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: New to big six... want to build v8+ power...
Replies: 19
Views: 3471

Re: New to big six... want to build v8+ power...

It's going to be in a stretched bronco... see attached. and picture a rear cover for the 'truck' part (camper shell) it will pull a trailer, mostly gear, guestimate 2k lbs hull the family (4 people and 3+ dogs) and gear to camping spots. take easy lvl2 trails off road with the family, with the AC on...
by MPGmustang
Tue Mar 31, 2015 7:27 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: New to big six... want to build v8+ power...
Replies: 19
Views: 3471

Re: New to big six... want to build v8+ power...

So the engine build so far would look like this... 300 block forged pistons (flat top or valve relief?) new gear set, straight up 262 cam (the 200/250 I was planning on a isky 258 cam 204@.050 .450 112LSA, ) 240 head (read somewhere it's the best for air flow with least mod) Chevy high ratio roller ...
by MPGmustang
Tue Mar 31, 2015 12:45 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: New to big six... want to build v8+ power...
Replies: 19
Views: 3471

New to big six... want to build v8+ power...

I know about the small six, I understand what it takes, the best years etc... But new to the big six. There there a history read and fact sheet of the better parts and power output. I want to make a 300ci for my bronco. I want to make 200+hp and 300+++ torque... More the better. What do I need to kn...
by MPGmustang
Sat Mar 28, 2015 10:25 pm
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: R. I. P. AzCoupe
Replies: 42
Views: 12971

Re: R. I. P. AzCoupe

Rest in Peace Mike. Mike and I met in 2009, after a year of owning my mustang he helped pointed me in the right direction. We spent many hours on the dyno, learning what was to be learned. how it all worked together and improving what knowledge we knew. but not just in the car world, Mike in person ...
by MPGmustang
Sat Mar 28, 2015 1:25 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Best Build for Early Bronco
Replies: 44
Views: 11510

Re: Best Build for Early Bronco

here are some pictures of what I am really thinking of tackling... and hence the bigger engine.
by MPGmustang
Fri Mar 27, 2015 8:25 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Best Build for Early Bronco
Replies: 44
Views: 11510

Re: Best Build for Early Bronco

X Weight might be a heck lot more... I'm figuring a 5k lbs when finished, and towing a 2k lbs trailer... the 5 speed would be nice, but I'm going auto.. that torque converter is going to work for me... but it opens some options for the trans, like a eAOD or at least the AOD... gearing can change may...
by MPGmustang
Fri Mar 27, 2015 6:55 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Best Build for Early Bronco
Replies: 44
Views: 11510

Re: Best Build for Early Bronco

I'm going back and forth but have been coming to the reality that the 200ci or the 250ci just isn't proper for the use I want to put it to... the stress the engine will be under with an 'extended' bronco PLUS trailer, seems to be too much for the small block engines. they aren't the proper setup. I'...
by MPGmustang
Fri Mar 27, 2015 12:50 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Best Build for Early Bronco
Replies: 44
Views: 11510

Re: Best Build for Early Bronco

So X, If i wanted a 'bronco' build, which is torque and enough power for a 'medium-heavy' bronco with trailer, what is the power range I should look for?? I want to travel up to 70mph with lots of room on the pedal to keep going if needed (don't want to 100% the engine just to 'be' at speed, but wan...
by MPGmustang
Thu Mar 26, 2015 3:44 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Best Build for Early Bronco
Replies: 44
Views: 11510

Re: Best Build for Early Bronco

okay, I've been thinking about the vehicle... and now I'm asking again about the power... theoretically... the alum head on a 200ci with a c4... with a 248/248194@.050 .415 lift and 112 LSA... with 2bbl gm TBI setup (probably 400cfm range with a plate between TBI and intake for ~320cfm) running 9.2 ...
by MPGmustang
Thu Mar 26, 2015 1:56 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Best Family 4x4 Platform for 200ci & Alum head
Replies: 19
Views: 5209

Re: Best Family 4x4 Platform for 200ci & Alum head

I'm honestly thinking the bronco is the best platform... just leave the dogs behind lol... another thought would be, front bench seat, 3 ppl, and rear area has plenty for all 3 dogs or more. and pull the trailer along with gear... http://www.expeditionportal.com/forum/threads/125378-4Door-Bronco-bui...
by MPGmustang
Wed Mar 25, 2015 12:00 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Best Family 4x4 Platform for 200ci & Alum head
Replies: 19
Views: 5209

Re: Best Family 4x4 Platform for 200ci & Alum head

I went on a bronco run, was very fun... took my 5.0 HO 75 bronco and it was a champ... but I didn't really need much 'pedal' so to speak... and if I had bigger radiator with elec fans, I bet AC could have been turn on the whole time... I'm very much considering stretching the bronco body... 15 inche...
by MPGmustang
Fri Mar 20, 2015 4:13 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Best Family 4x4 Platform for 200ci & Alum head
Replies: 19
Views: 5209

Re: Best Family 4x4 Platform for 200ci & Alum head

oh man... I think I found a platform... http://thewagonway.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/FJ62_specs1.pdf This one is the fj62, the fj60 is close to the same thing... it's 'smaller' than a full size, and still fits the family... I'm not too thrilled on the front solid axle on leaf springs... prefer ...
by MPGmustang
Fri Mar 20, 2015 11:28 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Best Family 4x4 Platform for 200ci & Alum head
Replies: 19
Views: 5209

Re: Best Family 4x4 Platform for 200ci & Alum head

okay, looked at the falcon station wagons, none really catch the eye... except one, it almost looked like it could 'use' the bronco grill, and bolt right up. would be kinda cool to do that... X, I'm following now. that would make it a really nice to ride in, I'll have to look more into that. especia...
by MPGmustang
Thu Mar 19, 2015 4:45 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Best Family 4x4 Platform for 200ci & Alum head
Replies: 19
Views: 5209

Re: Best Family 4x4 Platform for 200ci & Alum head

hehe... look what I found... http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y40/Roz31573/0810clt_24_z30th_ford_f100_supernationals1969_vintage_ford_bronco.jpg X what do you mean any 'pre-clean air act' 96-02'... wouldn't a 97 toyota 4runner fall under that category?? I thought If i remove the emissions crap, it w...
by MPGmustang
Wed Mar 18, 2015 11:05 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Best Family 4x4 Platform for 200ci & Alum head
Replies: 19
Views: 5209

Best Family 4x4 Platform for 200ci & Alum head

okay... this might take some explaining... I posted the 'best build for bronco' thread and came to a conclusion on the engine... with the drive train setup... i6+c4+transfer case+4.56 gears on 35/36inch tires (or 4.88 on 37's) that will 'stay the same'... what is changing is really the vehicle itsel...
by MPGmustang
Mon Mar 16, 2015 3:28 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Best Build for Early Bronco
Replies: 44
Views: 11510

Re: Best Build for Early Bronco

so what exhaust would you do X?
the cast iron or header?

it's the TBI induction... 2bbl gm tbi... with obd1 IIRC.

DS2 with custom curve for cam
by MPGmustang
Sat Mar 14, 2015 9:57 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Best Build for Early Bronco
Replies: 44
Views: 11510

Re: Best Build for Early Bronco

Point 1: the gist I got was, less duration, bigger ramp, more lift.... the 256 has that, being a 202 @.050 with a .450 lift... But I'm also sensing you like the 248 with the 194@.050 and .415 lift (using stock rockers) but I feel you think I should go higher ratio for more lift on this cam.. what ab...
by MPGmustang
Sat Mar 14, 2015 11:20 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Best Build for Early Bronco
Replies: 44
Views: 11510

Re: Best Build for Early Bronco

you have experienced the low speed torque on your log head 200 in C4 and T5 form, so you'll have an idea of what cam you'd like from what you had in the Mustang. The Classic Inlines head will like less cam than your Iron direct log 2v did. ISKY Racing Cam 248: 248/248 - 194/194 - .415/.415 - 109* -...
by MPGmustang
Fri Mar 13, 2015 9:38 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Best Build for Early Bronco
Replies: 44
Views: 11510

Re: Best Build for Early Bronco

gosh that really opens up so many possibilities... I'm really excited thinking about this now, as I am hesitant with doing the oil pan and pickup... The best part is using a 200 from a bronco will have all that ready to go... so much easier!!! and bronco guy's GIVE them away all the time. the access...
by MPGmustang
Fri Mar 13, 2015 5:18 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Best Build for Early Bronco
Replies: 44
Views: 11510

Re: Best Build for 250 Bronco

whoa!!!! hang on.... hang with me here... hypothetically I could use a my current v8 bronco, take out the v8... swap just the BH and TC, and plug in a 200ci i6???!!! and retain most of my linkages... and I wouldn't have to tear apart my C4 to swap shafts or anything... I thought the c4's were differ...
by MPGmustang
Fri Mar 13, 2015 2:16 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Best Build for Early Bronco
Replies: 44
Views: 11510

Re: Best Build for 250 Bronco

correct me if I'm wrong.... C4's have remove able bell housing. the i6 mustang C4 can remove it's BH. the v8 in bronco's can remove it's BH... would the input shafts be swapped??? then keep the i6 input shaft, BH, and plug up to a v8 c4.... it sounds like it should work... that adapter plate you mad...
by MPGmustang
Fri Mar 13, 2015 1:36 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Best Build for Early Bronco
Replies: 44
Views: 11510

Re: Best Build for 250 Bronco

X, I can't follow that. I pick out pieces and think you're speaking other car term to me... no offense, it's me. In the end, I want an engine with the alum head, headers, and c4 pushing a barn door down the road @ 70MPH... at roughly 3-3.1k rpm on 35's or 36's, possible 37's. I will have a low range...
by MPGmustang
Thu Mar 12, 2015 10:48 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Best Build for Early Bronco
Replies: 44
Views: 11510

Re: Best Build for 250 Bronco

oh X, you always make it technical... yes I was thinking close to stock, maybe little extra, I like the 258, and 264 range, or 204-212 @.50, 1.5 rr is all I want, nothing fancy, don't even want the roller tip. on all your LSA's, that seems too agressive, I thought 112 was more torque and smoothness,...
by MPGmustang
Wed Mar 11, 2015 8:09 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Best Build for Early Bronco
Replies: 44
Views: 11510

Re: Best Build for 250 Bronco

correct, already sold the 66... that was a rust bucket... my 75 has been rust free from PO's PO... it's solid...

but the Bronco I want the 250 in won't be this bronco... I wanna get another one and start from the ground up my way. I would love to keep the 75, but it's wrong timing.
by MPGmustang
Wed Mar 11, 2015 7:05 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Best Build for Early Bronco
Replies: 44
Views: 11510

Re: Best Build for 250 Bronco

not a rock crawler, a snow-lizard.... an Arizona snow truck, some camping, toy, I'm not a rock crawler. so the range doesn't matter too much for me. it's all about floating ontop of the snow and that's dependent on shoes.. oh and I do have 'low' for snow too so that helps. but no rock crawling. it h...
by MPGmustang
Wed Mar 11, 2015 6:23 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Best Build for Early Bronco
Replies: 44
Views: 11510

Re: Best Build for 250 Bronco

no not listed, just 'for sale' on the windows....
by MPGmustang
Wed Mar 11, 2015 4:44 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Best Build for Early Bronco
Replies: 44
Views: 11510

Re: Best Build for 250 Bronco

is it too much to have power in the lower band too?? in the end, it's a beat-up-wash-off toy, the engine I want enough power where I'm not stuck going grandpa slow everywhere, I know these engines have the power, and the head will unlock that potential, i've seen it. so as a toy, I want to build the...
by MPGmustang
Wed Mar 11, 2015 4:36 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Best Build for Early Bronco
Replies: 44
Views: 11510

Re: Best Build for 250 Bronco

sadly I'm dead set on the alum head, the intake can be a 2bbl, that's fine... but the alum head, as it's a toy and eye candy, is required... lol :twisted: I would like a 9-9.5 CR... I think that is ideal. I'll be going gm TBI, probably the 2bbl with a restrictor plate under it to lower the cfm... th...
by MPGmustang
Wed Mar 11, 2015 3:22 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Best Build for Early Bronco
Replies: 44
Views: 11510

Best Build for Early Bronco

So, just a future reference for me... getting my research together... In the future I would like to build a Early Bronco (66-77) with a 250 and Alum head... 250 block - because I can put the v8 c4 behind it alum head - I've always wanted one, but never did get one (might have to put one on the self)...
by MPGmustang
Wed Oct 29, 2014 2:10 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Converting to a Carter YF and Throttle Cable
Replies: 39
Views: 15471

Re: Converting to a Carter YF and Throttle Cable

I loved the Carter YF on my mustang, it went from 94hp with the pony to 114 running the carter YF... the pony is really restrictive, I've calculated that it's roughly 167cfm pony and 220cfm Carter YF. I even have a Dyno Post high lighting the results of the different runs, even with High ratio rocke...
by MPGmustang
Wed Jul 23, 2014 7:18 pm
Forum: Fuel Injection - Mega Squirt
Topic: Building triple tbi
Replies: 1
Views: 1937

Re: Building triple tbi

Lastly, being new to tbi, what will this do for me? (Power and mpg wise) This would be a street car, with some show time. I don't even know where the closest track is. '67 mustang, 200. that much air, it would be an all strip car, you'll probably want to aim for 350cfm max, even the 500cfm carbs ar...
by MPGmustang
Tue Jul 22, 2014 5:12 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Ordered parts, almost ready to build!
Replies: 7
Views: 1335

Re: Ordered parts, almost ready to build!

you're go power sounds great, the SSBC front disks are great, are you going power brakes? what about suspension? how old is your rubber? and springs? what about your steering box and links's... I ask these questions because I replaced did the drive train first too, but it was the wheels that needed ...
by MPGmustang
Wed Apr 23, 2014 9:30 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Starting my build very soon
Replies: 59
Views: 6979

Re: Starting my build very soon

I know it's late to talk about it but thought I'd ask... the motor mounts, why no rubber? how does the car feel with no rubber engine mounts, extra shakes/rattles? IIRC - I believe when swapping to a t-5 one has to replace the trans bracket to move the trans back, I'm sure that a t5 bracket should w...
by MPGmustang
Wed Apr 23, 2014 8:34 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: lifter or cam is messed up
Replies: 5
Views: 1331

Re: lifter or cam is messed up

IIWIYS... push rod bent? compared to others lifter scored? compare to others rocker shaft scored? compare to other spots rocker bent/cracked? inspection that's what I would do, but if all checks good, i would just replace lifter for a test. but if scored or dmg'd, cam+lifters if the new lifter test ...

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