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by 1966Mustang
Fri Sep 06, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Major forum upgrade coming soon!
Replies: 36
Views: 9679

Re: Major forum upgrade coming soon!

All, I owe you all an apology and some earnest communication about this forum migration to xenforo. I thought I would have had time Q4 last year... then Q1, Q2, and now Q3 of this year. Then a bunch of restructuring happened at work - which has been a PITA. And of course other real-life things, situ...
by 1966Mustang
Wed Jan 30, 2019 12:01 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Major forum upgrade coming soon!
Replies: 36
Views: 9679

Re: Major forum upgrade coming soon!

Well, I missed my deadline/goal... But, I did learn some things... so, I got that going for me. The upgrade is going to take 3 hours. Not really horrible - it's mostly waiting for things to finish. I may be able to speed that process up, but I'm OK with 3 hours. The big challenges I'm having are sec...
by 1966Mustang
Sun Jan 06, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Major forum upgrade coming soon!
Replies: 36
Views: 9679

UPDATE: Major forum upgrade coming soon!

Happy New Year! - A little update on what's going on with the new site. This is taking a little longer than I thought due to Holiday constraints and other unexpected chores. Married people know what I'm talking about... This week I am moving the test site to a different hosting provider - which shou...
by 1966Mustang
Wed Dec 26, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Major forum upgrade coming soon!
Replies: 36
Views: 9679

Re: Major forum upgrade coming soon!

Jan 1 might be the day, I am working on nailing that down.

Will be refreshing the dev.fordsix.com site tomorrow for another test.

Thanks,

Perry
by 1966Mustang
Wed Dec 26, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Major forum upgrade coming soon!
Replies: 36
Views: 9679

Re: Major forum upgrade coming soon!

chad wrote:I wuz on the puter in '66 B4 U


I will work on this for you. Here's a mockup.
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:beer:
by 1966Mustang
Wed Dec 26, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Major forum upgrade coming soon!
Replies: 36
Views: 9679

Re: major forum upgrade coming soon!

chad wrote:aaahaha
Grumpy ol man: "Who moved it?"

gulp: "I don't like change, fella!"
:roll:


Don't worry - I understand the demographic here :D
by 1966Mustang
Wed Dec 26, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Major forum upgrade coming soon!
Replies: 36
Views: 9679

Re: Major forum upgrade coming soon!

Chad: Good feedback - I'll try to not move the cheese too far. :D

Not planning on straying too far from the default out of the box forum styling - Asides from some color tweaks perhaps.

And Thanks

- Perry
by 1966Mustang
Sun Dec 23, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Major forum upgrade coming soon!
Replies: 36
Views: 9679

Re: Major forum upgrade coming soon!

The Garage Journal forum (part of the HAMB group) will go across to this format. Good move. :D Yup - I saw that. I figured they would start converting all of their properties over at some point to consolidate their development and management workloads. Hopefully our migration does not take as long ...
by 1966Mustang
Sun Dec 23, 2018 2:35 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Major forum upgrade coming soon!
Replies: 36
Views: 9679

Major forum upgrade coming soon!

Hi Folks, I am pleased to announce that we will be moving ahead with a major forum upgrade. The software that has been chosen is xenForo. Some popular sites that are using xenforo are: The H.A.M.B: https://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/ IH8MUD: https://forum.ih8mud.com AVForums: https://www.avforums.c...
by 1966Mustang
Sun May 06, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: Orphan Inlines
Topic: 1989 Toyota Land Cruiser LJ73
Replies: 9
Views: 2538

Re: 1989 Toyota Land Cruiser LJ73

HA! That's a cool Cruiser - Thought I was over on ih8mud for a second.
I have a 94 FZJ-80 - love it.

- Perry
by 1966Mustang
Wed Aug 02, 2017 9:13 am
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Rear frame rail replacement. Sanity Check...
Replies: 13
Views: 5446

Re: Rear frame rail replacement. Sanity Check...

This is basically what I built for installing/aligning my rear framerail sections. Seemed like a sound plan at the time.

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by 1966Mustang
Mon Jul 31, 2017 10:54 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Carb Education
Replies: 13
Views: 2378

Re: Carb Education

https://fordsix.com/styles/Subway/theme/nivo-slider/images/sayhello.png Are you referring to these carbs? The image I used for the graphic above was found in the CI Archives, I don't know if this actually exists anywhere. Has Matt has substantiated this is configuration is going to happen? https://...
by 1966Mustang
Sun Jul 30, 2017 4:19 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Rear frame rail replacement. Sanity Check...
Replies: 13
Views: 5446

Re: Rear frame rail replacement. Sanity Check...

HA! I'm sure I couldn't fit 12 guys in my garage without encroaching on customary personal space norms. If they could get it done in 1 hour I would just excuse myself and watch with a beer in hand. Also - DannyG - inspect the frame rails you're installing and improve the welding around the rear bush...
by 1966Mustang
Sun Jul 30, 2017 12:10 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Rear frame rail replacement. Sanity Check...
Replies: 13
Views: 5446

Re: Rear frame rail replacement. Sanity Check...

I opted to screw in the tailight panel for now to have some adjustability options. Do NOT use self-tapping sheemetal screws. There are 1/8" sheetmetal screws that hold much better, but you have to drill a pilot. Or use Cleco's... like a professional. I use screws... 10897069_10205655817744541_3...
by 1966Mustang
Sun Jul 30, 2017 11:35 am
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Rear frame rail replacement. Sanity Check...
Replies: 13
Views: 5446

Re: Rear frame rail replacement. Sanity Check...

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by 1966Mustang
Sun Jul 30, 2017 11:26 am
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Rear frame rail replacement. Sanity Check...
Replies: 13
Views: 5446

Re: Rear frame rail replacement. Sanity Check...

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by 1966Mustang
Sun Jul 30, 2017 11:09 am
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Rear frame rail replacement. Sanity Check...
Replies: 13
Views: 5446

Re: Rear frame rail replacement. Sanity Check...

The neverseize was a good idea, too bad they didn't use any neverrust! :D I had to sawzall my front bolts.
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The rust was *REALLY* Bad... I think this was the good side.
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by 1966Mustang
Sat Jul 29, 2017 4:22 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Rear frame rail replacement. Sanity Check...
Replies: 13
Views: 5446

Re: Rear frame rail replacement. Sanity Check...

Hello, I thought this post looked familiar! I pretty much did what I said I was going to do, (and followed bubba's suggestions) although I'm sure there are better ways to do it. The Jig I made worked pretty well as far as keeping things in relation to the relevant points for the leaf springs. If I H...
by 1966Mustang
Sat Jul 29, 2017 12:43 am
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: Anybody know how rare Mike's AL heads are?
Replies: 8
Views: 3147

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

I've been thinking about creating a Registry Page here for the AL heads. What do ya think? Might be a good way to keep track of what's been done to them as they change hands (and paperwork goes missing and specs get forgotten).

- Perry
by 1966Mustang
Thu Jul 27, 2017 12:13 am
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: VI Cylinder Head Update from June 28, 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 3656

Re: VI Cylinder Head Update from June 28, 2017

Hello,

Matt just sent me this picture of the heads prepared for shipping to him:

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Please check your email and spam folders for any emails from vintageinlines.com. He would like to hear from you if you had placed a deposit.

Thanks,

Perry
by 1966Mustang
Wed Jul 26, 2017 10:48 pm
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: VI Cylinder Head Update from June 28, 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 3656

VI Cylinder Head Update from June 28, 2017

Here's an update on the cylinder heads. I have confirmation that the heads are in the machine shop at the foundry now. If work keeps progressing, they should be here for final assembly then shipping within a few weeks. I'm sorry I can't be more precise. Attached, please find a checklist for addition...
by 1966Mustang
Fri May 19, 2017 10:23 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Wire up ignition and choke
Replies: 6
Views: 1204

Re: Wire up ignition and choke

I believe if you have 12V from that wire you can use it. If not, you have to bypass it.
by 1966Mustang
Sun Apr 16, 2017 9:36 am
Forum: 1320 Crowd & More
Topic: Drool over this
Replies: 10
Views: 3633

Re: Drool over this

Like you said - these are awesome. Thanks for sharing!
by 1966Mustang
Sat Feb 25, 2017 12:06 am
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: VI Alloy Cylinder Head Update!
Replies: 6
Views: 3609

VI Alloy Cylinder Head Update!

I received permission from Matt Cox to post this to the forum. This is good news!!! - Perry Hello, Thank you for your interest in, and patience regarding, the alloy cylinder head. We are getting close to getting them. I received an update from the foundry last week. Due to the length of time since t...
by 1966Mustang
Thu Jan 19, 2017 4:47 pm
Forum: Body, Paint, & Interior
Topic: Bonding on Quarter Panel Skins
Replies: 6
Views: 3176

Re: Bonding on Quarter Panel Skins

Nope. I'm still over-thinking it... :hmmm: So my thoughts were that - in my case at least. a combination of welding and gluing would be the best route. Plus - I made my cut about 2-2.5" below the bodyline and flanged. I kept back from the door pillar about 2" - the thought there being to b...
by 1966Mustang
Fri Jan 13, 2017 5:20 pm
Forum: REGISTRATION TIPS, RULES & REGULATIONS, or HELP
Topic: 404 not found
Replies: 5
Views: 2930

Re: 404 not found

So the double slashes in index.php// for whatever reason are being appended and sending you to a 404 page... Not sure how/why those double slashes are appeneded, but... I think I've 'fixed' the behavior here. Basically it will go to the 404 page now, but it will redirect you to https://fordsix.com L...
by 1966Mustang
Wed Jan 04, 2017 9:04 pm
Forum: REGISTRATION TIPS, RULES & REGULATIONS, or HELP
Topic: 404 not found
Replies: 5
Views: 2930

Re: 404 not found

Wierd... will see if I can reproduce. I would suggest clearing cookies in your browsers see if that fixes it. What is the url in the address bar say when you get the 404 message?

- Perry
by 1966Mustang
Fri Dec 30, 2016 1:13 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Headers
Replies: 8
Views: 1780

Re: Headers

I'm just going to make the suggestion that perhaps going with the dual outlet header now might be a good idea if you plan on doing other upgrades in the future. Just wye the outlets back together and connect to your single exhaust. Here are some more links to what this thread has mentioned... Vintag...
by 1966Mustang
Tue Dec 27, 2016 9:07 am
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: Removable shock tower cover (inside wheel well)
Replies: 3
Views: 1307

Re: Removable shock tower cover (inside wheel well)

I believe it is structural and one of its main purposes is to support the upper bump stop. I have seen aftermarket tubular 'open' style ones and even with my fancy coil overs I am using them. I hear what you're saying though. Possibly might help with nose dive and scraping something up in a hard bra...
by 1966Mustang
Sun Dec 25, 2016 9:36 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Mounting engine to tranny? Noise in drive but not at idle?
Replies: 4
Views: 1167

Re: Mounting engine to tranny? Noise in drive but not at idle?

Is this a new torque convertor or one in unknown condition? Kinda sounds like it's bad. http://etereman.com/blog/transmission-care/diagnosing-torque-converter-problems-procedures-for-all-vehicles Does it make this noise when when in gear, stepping on the brake and giving it some gas? If it isnt the ...
by 1966Mustang
Sat Dec 17, 2016 7:52 pm
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: Removing rust with electrolysis
Replies: 2
Views: 1158

Removing rust with electrolysis

This topic has been done to death and a google search will support that, but I thought I'd do a How-To anyway. My CSRP Spindles weren't painted when I first bought them, and had since rusted over the years and pairing them up with my new Street or Track Coil Overs just really diminished from the who...
by 1966Mustang
Sat Dec 17, 2016 7:28 pm
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: Happy New Year and New Suspension!!
Replies: 18
Views: 4873

Re: Happy New Year and New Suspension!!

Adding some images so I don't forget where this project is... It's currently buried in my garage... :bang:

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- Perry
by 1966Mustang
Sat Dec 03, 2016 5:03 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: '66 Mustang SIX OEM carb linkage PIC ?
Replies: 1
Views: 1406

Re: '66 Mustang SIX OEM carb linkage PIC ?

This is how my 65 is connected. The spring connects on the exhaust flange I think.

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-Perry
by 1966Mustang
Sat Dec 03, 2016 4:42 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Safety Mods "Travis Allen Smith"
Replies: 7
Views: 3079

Re: Safety Mods "Travis Allen Smith"

Yeah, that is an unfortunate article, but a topic that certainly should be on anyone's mind who is driving around in one of these cars. I believe that was written by our late great maintainer Mike Winterboer (AzCoupe). Brakes, suspension, are all good upgrades to make. I'm pretty sure all of the new...
by 1966Mustang
Wed Nov 30, 2016 1:33 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Spark plug suggestion for CI AL head
Replies: 4
Views: 1047

Re: Spark plug suggestion for CI AL head

Here's the link to the AL Head Spark Plug Recommendations for those who might be looking soon.

https://fordsix.com/ci/AlumSpecs-2.html
by 1966Mustang
Tue Nov 29, 2016 12:33 am
Forum: Orphan Inlines
Topic: Mercruiser 170 / 470 IO engine
Replies: 8
Views: 2472

Re: Mercruiser 170 / 470 IO engine

Through extensive sea-trials on about every sunday afternoon... I've learned quite a bit about this 170/470 mercruiser. Pushes 41 MPH and I looking forward to some 55+ degree weekend to see if I've got the final bugs worked out - Of course they always run great on the muffs! Last week's issue to cur...
by 1966Mustang
Tue Aug 16, 2016 12:23 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Break in oil recommendations.
Replies: 13
Views: 2249

Re: Break in oil recommendations.

I spoke with the Driven Sales Manager, Scott Diehl, several years ago. His background includes Car Chief for Joe Gibbs and was a mechanic for Roush. From what he explained, they only use one Blender for their commercially available engine oil production and their additive packages are all from Lubri...
by 1966Mustang
Thu Aug 11, 2016 8:42 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Break in oil recommendations.
Replies: 13
Views: 2249

Re: Break in oil recommendations.

All good advice here. Personally, I used a Castrol gtx oil, added 1qt of Joe Gibbs driven BR (break in) oil (which my builder supplied) . After about 600 miles I changed the oil, cut open my oil filter to see what was caught. Refilled with whatever oil and a small bottle of zddp additive and drove f...
by 1966Mustang
Mon Aug 08, 2016 2:28 pm
Forum: Orphan Inlines
Topic: Mercruiser 170 / 470 IO engine
Replies: 8
Views: 2472

Re: Mercruiser 170 / 470 IO engine

I got the boat a couple weeks ago and I am going through the engine and systems now. So far, so good... bought a good used used exhaust manifold and a new exhaust elbow. There is a place called 'Budget Boats' down the road and lemme tell ya... It. Is. Amazing. I think they have just about anything y...
by 1966Mustang
Tue Jul 19, 2016 1:09 pm
Forum: Orphan Inlines
Topic: Mercruiser 170 / 470 IO engine
Replies: 8
Views: 2472

Re: Mercruiser 170 / 470 IO engine

Were on salt and brackish around norfolk, va. Owner says it pushes it at 35-40.
by 1966Mustang
Tue Jul 19, 2016 8:31 am
Forum: Orphan Inlines
Topic: Mercruiser 170 / 470 IO engine
Replies: 8
Views: 2472

Mercruiser 170 / 470 IO engine

Hey All, So, I'm looking at boats, and I've come across a 1986 Wellcraft V20 with a Mercruiser 170. Evidently, it is 1/2 of a 460, with some mongrel block, Ford internals, and a 460 head. I've read a bit about them here and there, but they were some old threads and people seem to have mixed emotions...
by 1966Mustang
Sun Jul 10, 2016 5:50 pm
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: BritEx - exchange rate drop 20%
Replies: 13
Views: 2658

Re: BritEx - exchange rate drop 20%

Yes, made in USA would be my preference too. How about this... How about everyone on here that sells, services or makes something send me their username and email and what it is they do. Let's start talking up our businesses because I have no idea what you all might do or provide. Chad was referring...
by 1966Mustang
Wed Mar 30, 2016 10:26 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: 1946 Coupe - Barnyard 'Find'
Replies: 1
Views: 936

1946 Coupe - Barnyard 'Find'

This past sunday I took a wander round my brother's farm. This is what we 'found' - Rather... I was ambitious enough to take some pictures of it. According to my brother it is a 1946 Ford Coupe that he obtained from a gentleman down the road. It was driven up on the trailer at the time then it was s...
by 1966Mustang
Tue Mar 15, 2016 9:11 am
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: Electric Power Steering from a Saturn Vue
Replies: 10
Views: 3193

Electric Power Steering from a Saturn Vue

Has anyone attempted this? My brother just sent me this link, looks pretty cool! Although I'm loathe to install anything GM in my precious mustang... wait... who am I kidding... I have a HEI dizzy and a Corvette master cylinder... why not GM steering? Just stay away from GM door locks and ignition s...
by 1966Mustang
Thu Mar 03, 2016 4:19 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Ford 240 inline six supercharge build.
Replies: 51
Views: 8295

Re: Ford 240 inline six supercharge build.

Added a BBCode 'facebookpost' that can handle these.



We need a couple doses of Awsomeness through the winter! Keep em' coming! :beer:

Thanks!
by 1966Mustang
Fri Dec 18, 2015 7:19 pm
Forum: Body, Paint, & Interior
Topic: Bonding on Quarter Panel Skins
Replies: 6
Views: 3176

Re: Bonding on Quarter Panel Skins

Here's a good write up on the process I'm going to basically emulate.

Advice Installing Quarter Skins

The finished result looks like nothing happened - now I need to get to work on my outer wheel houses... but I guess I have to clean the garage to make some workspace first.

- Perry
by 1966Mustang
Sun Dec 13, 2015 1:00 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: the "what is this part" game
Replies: 12
Views: 1983

Re: the "what is this part" game

I saw you were having some issues uploading directly to the board. The limit was 2MB or 2400x2400 - I dropped the 2MB limitation. Let me know if that helps.

Thanks,

Perry
by 1966Mustang
Sun Dec 13, 2015 12:55 am
Forum: Body, Paint, & Interior
Topic: Bonding on Quarter Panel Skins
Replies: 6
Views: 3176

Re: Bonding on Quarter Panel Skins

Ahhh you make it sound easy-peasy, which is very encouraging. BTW, the temps here are in the 70s / 60s next week - I think it would be a great time for you to plan that getaway to Virginia Beach!!! Bring your tools! I got the beer. But in all seriousness, this really does seem like the way to go for...