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by chad
Sun Feb 16, 2020 10:07 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Fuel pump confusion
Replies: 6
Views: 147

correct Fuel pump application

hate this co but have no pic, I googled Summit & it came up. As seen in pic - it is 1 of the many which will wrk ('as seen' - I mean in the upside dwn - correct view). https://www.cjponyparts.com/fuel-pump-6-cyl-w-o-filter-200-1966-1973/p/FP3/?year=1966&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI3bWwwcvX5wIVj5OzCh1g...
by chad
Wed Feb 12, 2020 10:37 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Inline 6 rebuild
Replies: 7
Views: 283

Inline 6 rebuild

no advantage to the 250, I'd use any 200 head. As said above there is to the '77 + lrg log). There's some tricks in the "2v direct mount" (@ above tech archive, click on the crossed screw driver/wrench or referr to the source many of us use * [/size] "the Handbook"). Pick the rig...
by chad
Tue Feb 11, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: VI aluminum valve cover woes
Replies: 14
Views: 739

oil leak

"...remove it(forgot the divider) and I'm pretty sure I didnt use loctite or sealer..." may B it. don't know myself 4 sure "...do the rear main..." there R some really good tricks on that here in a thread, suggest following them, 4 the latter I think they include a way to do so w...
by chad
Tue Feb 11, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: VI aluminum valve cover woes
Replies: 14
Views: 739

VI aluminum valve cover woes

"...the divider plate..."
would I call that a block plate?
by chad
Mon Feb 10, 2020 9:27 pm
Forum: Forum Issues Only
Topic: Sure would be nice to know my donation went to the forum!!
Replies: 7
Views: 1493

Sure would be nice to know my donation went to the forum!!

so sorry mah friend. Duz it not show on the red names at Index Page top? Thank U 4 contributing. Most do not. Every cent counts ! Has the 2020 list been made? (I think not). Again, no 1 here makes $, it's all volunteer, they R busy w/day jobs, survival, families... Hang in. Sometimes recognition tak...
by chad
Sun Feb 09, 2020 6:56 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: VI aluminum valve cover woes
Replies: 14
Views: 739

VI aluminum valve cover woes resolved?

Bump
Bump?
news frm ur part of Williamson Co & T5 mate up?
Work-a-round for the alu VC? (if so, look pretty good w/the matchin carb hat...
:twisted:
by chad
Sun Feb 09, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: mild rebuild of 200 - cam, lifters, piston questions
Replies: 52
Views: 3107

alternator brackets (list thread this way for best response)

I havea stash but move pretty slo.
Use email in my sig below.
Also car-part.com is bout the best I found...

http://www.car-part.com
by chad
Wed Feb 05, 2020 8:26 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Triple intake for Ford Six
Replies: 36
Views: 4287

Triple intake for Ford Six

nuttin slo on this 1, we hada vid on the track somewhere in here.
Also got one of the 6 Keihens ona stang in Cali.

(Back to the regularly scheduled program)
Lets C if we can get these 3 2v on his 200....
BBS, 32/26, Rochesters or whatever...
I'd put the webber in the middle.
by chad
Mon Feb 03, 2020 9:37 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Major forum upgrade coming soon!
Replies: 56
Views: 51452

2Xauthentication

aahhh, more interesting details (new 2 me, thnx!) :thumbup: Some of the bds R money makin for 1 guy (or more), the admin. Not so here. We got reg workin stiffs volunteering their (free) time. Being volunteer run I'd like to have the balance toward a reduced wrk load 4 them. We fail when they become ...
by chad
Wed Jan 29, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: mild rebuild of 200 - cam, lifters, piston questions
Replies: 52
Views: 3107

mild rebuild of 200 - cam, lifters, piston questions

kouwell!
I went there after I posted that.
¯\_(ツ)_/¯
left a msg 4 over as well as underdrives for my bronk.
May throw a post on "Bronco Busters".
Sorry~
"Now back 2 ur regularly scheduled programing":
by chad
Wed Jan 29, 2020 12:15 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: baffled PCV grommets anyone?
Replies: 13
Views: 482

tall PCV grommet use

OK, Marco, thnx. I can't spend that AND it sez 'use w/catch can". (well, different wrds/prts). I like what Mike developed (fined alu frm Oz esp w/the carb hat to match). Am doin fine w/oem scraps currently. Will try'n develop an AC housing like oem (don;t have 1, but want the breather line 2 go...
by chad
Mon Jan 27, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: mild rebuild of 200 - cam, lifters, piston questions
Replies: 52
Views: 3107

mild rebuild of 200 - cam, lifters, piston questions

"...get a gear vendor..."
no longer manafactured?

Can't find a web site...

Used them in ol 4WD trucks (what model 4 lght car like ours)?
by chad
Mon Jan 27, 2020 5:31 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Major forum upgrade coming soon!
Replies: 56
Views: 51452

2 xx authentication

cept it keeps the hackers down?
by chad
Mon Jan 27, 2020 5:30 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: baffled PCV grommets anyone?
Replies: 13
Views: 482

tall PCV grommets

how bout that 40 or 60$ adjustable one? EDIT sorry, $130.00 one the guys posted abt afew months back. I don't think it'd wrk ("Use w/air oil separator."). On to read abt it again... http://mewagner.com/?p=444 https://www.classicindustries.com/product/all-years/pontiac/firebird/parts/df1700...
by chad
Mon Jan 27, 2020 11:00 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Major forum upgrade coming soon!
Replies: 56
Views: 51452

2 xx authentication

Thnx,
Perry sent us a msg abt 2_authentication. Y do U think some use / some not?
Is it helping when done? How can U tell.

Some bds I'm on R way too content heavy for me & I kinda stay off (BBS, vBulletin, Internet Brands, pHBsomerdaodder).
Ur right, this 1 stays right sized...
by chad
Sun Jan 26, 2020 11:21 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: baffled PCV grommets anyone?
Replies: 13
Views: 482

used the tall PCV grommets anyone?

Marco sez "Yes, not enuff" adds: https://www.summitracing.com/parts/mor- ... gJ_OfD_BwE

8 bucks, plus, hassel, plus, plus, plus...I got my own tabs but...
still gotta adapt an AC housing
by chad
Sat Jan 25, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: baffled PCV grommets anyone?
Replies: 13
Views: 482

using the tall PCV grommets anyone?

wsa111 wrote:Chad, if you have the junk cast aluminium valve cover, what i show in my photo is the only way other than an oil trap that is used on the Lightning supercharged engine.
I have been through both scenarios.

KOUWELL, I C U got a pic 4 both !
by chad
Sat Jan 25, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: baffled PCV grommets anyone?
Replies: 13
Views: 482

long PCV grommets used by anyone?

looks like they might B good, cheep enuff to try. I say : "Show me, I'll consider!" Need to get goin on my 'closed system' (a 2 holer 'powered by ford' w/a plastic cap/nipple for frnt, this would wrk in the back w/pcv valve). Need to get the AC housing to take the hose from the frnt "...
by chad
Sat Jan 25, 2020 1:26 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Carb Linkage question for Weber 32/36 on 250 (76 Maverick)
Replies: 9
Views: 379

Carb Linkage for Weber 32/36

yeah, those 'over the VC brackets" R great. If not usin urs sell er to me ! :twisted: I assume ur gunna use a short rod, 4 nuts (2 so as to 'lock') & 2 mini heim joints, more handi items in the carb faber's tool kit ? :thumbup: :nod: Now let's get it set up right (jet change?). U gota A/F g...
by chad
Fri Jan 24, 2020 9:36 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: ID on engine
Replies: 15
Views: 574

ID engine, carb, transmis, rear gear, ignition, breaks, sterr link, suspension an

"...what are your thoughts on these as an option?..." U may not want MY answ: good 4 U, keep up ur 'Handbook' search...it answ all these Q U have been askin, the 'tech archive' above too, if U would just skim the whole thing... Last, rather than 'buy stuff', after some good research/unders...
by chad
Fri Jan 24, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Grinding noise on acceration C-4 Trans
Replies: 2
Views: 149

Grinding noise on acceration C-4 Trans

need more info:
for instance
what bout very hrd breaking,
rounding corners
can U say "scraping? (hi pitched) or lower pitched
smell,
any feeling like "shudder" (vehicle lerches, drive train catch/release/catch, etc)
sound,
and more...
Thnx~
by chad
Fri Jan 24, 2020 9:49 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Advice with carbs and distributor for engine swap
Replies: 24
Views: 884

Advice with carbs and distributor for engine swap

C='60s, D=70s for decade; the nxt #=yr if that decade do '77 & 78...
means the block can have a DSII dizzy and head is a lrg volumn etc. Was it thread that the owner got the big cudos on scoring?
by chad
Fri Jan 24, 2020 12:00 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: ID on engine
Replies: 15
Views: 574

ID on engine

Did U get the Handbook yet? Read ! U may C the top row of Ltrs/numbers near (behind) dwn tube of exhaust begining D7xx (or 8xx). the head may say same "D?xx- C='60s, D=70s. The nxt Number is yr of that decade... the best carb may B a 2100/direct mount depending on what U wanna do... Every autom...
by chad
Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:13 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Advice with carbs and distributor for engine swap
Replies: 24
Views: 884

Advice with carbs and distributor for engine swap

obviously a junk yd ford product would B ideal.
Let's start another thread as this is so different frm "carb/dizzy":

https://www.tbirdforum.com/forums/squar ... sions.html
by chad
Wed Jan 22, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Advice with carbs and distributor for engine swap
Replies: 24
Views: 884

Advice with carbs and distributor for engine swap

I din't know Y but a guy on here just complained abt finding a mechanical fuel pump. I like'em better than ele. I think mine's a Delphi frm a big box store (NAPA or AutoZone) but 1 for any of the 200's yrs would wrk (most likely all 4 'sm blocks'). Bring urs in, take their's outta da bx & compai...
by chad
Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:22 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Advice with carbs and distributor for engine swap
Replies: 24
Views: 884

Advice with carbs and distributor for engine swap

OK, over here now - we can all have adja ! :twisted: ##Q 1: we use Matt over at vintage inlines dot com for "The Ford...6 Cyl Performance Handbook" (20, 25 bucks?). He also 'caters to us' w/the 6 different i6 'falcon' (or Thriftpower) engines (adapter is there too, scroll all his prts). In...
by chad
Wed Jan 22, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Firebolt's EFI 200 build
Replies: 22
Views: 4299

Firebolt's EFI 200 build

coupla sites sometimes havea '30s usa or european: https://barnfinds.com/genre/wagons/ https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1965-fiat-1500-berlina/?utm_source=dailymail&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2020-01-22 I'm lookin 4 one like the BF - a fox waggy "83/6 but raw (not done yet) - I don'...
by chad
Tue Jan 21, 2020 9:17 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Variable Venturi Sidedraft Carburetors
Replies: 9
Views: 461

6 Keihins

this may B a thread https://fordsix.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=12675&hilit=6+motorcycle+carbs just skimmed it, don't know. But there's guys on here (a la AK Miller) done it. Check the Index page under the ' hot rod magazines' scanned in here, yeah post #6: https://fordsix.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&...
by chad
Tue Jan 21, 2020 1:32 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Degreeing a Cam
Replies: 9
Views: 428

Degreeing a Cam

"...He said 4° advance the cam, would you all do it straight up or..."
that's Y I degree the cam - to tell me.
Some have advance ground in, all ways degree a cam @ instal, every 1 (read #s as U go)...
:thumbup:
by chad
Mon Jan 20, 2020 12:59 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: high ratio rocker arms
Replies: 143
Views: 25516

our member's changes

the guy's had some health issues Joe...
not sure where things R @ right now
:arrow:
by chad
Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Carb Linkage question for Weber 32/36 on 250 (76 Maverick)
Replies: 9
Views: 379

carb link DGV direct mount

1st one's a classic & this guy's gott'em in his own archive (don't needa search app).
Need another thread on "adapter DGV direct mount"?
Need another thread on "C4 kick down cable w/DGV"?

No "X" has'em on his puter dwn in OZ (well, away frm fire on NZ!!!)
:nod:
by chad
Sun Jan 19, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Carb Linkage question for Weber 32/36 on 250 (76 Maverick)
Replies: 9
Views: 379

linkage & adapter for direct mount DGV

I think U may get more response (on "Search" and in this index) w/: "linkage for Direct mount DGV w/cross VC bracket" That thing is the best (bracket) ! R U mounting the carb backwards? Did U visit Matt at vintage inlines dot com yet (he caters to us) for the right adapter or wil...
by chad
Sun Jan 19, 2020 12:17 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Carb Linkage question for Weber 32/36 on 250 (76 Maverick)
Replies: 9
Views: 379

new throttle link, Weber 32/36 on 250 (76 Maverick)

so lill info here it makes it hard for me to picture in my mind what U got ('s ok, most the connections up there R burned out anyway). Do U have the system figured out all the way from the peddle to the fire wall? (sounds so). Do U have a cable from that point? I clicked the link but did not read, n...
by chad
Fri Jan 17, 2020 11:13 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Variable Venturi Sidedraft Carburetors
Replies: 9
Views: 461

Re: Variable Venturi Sidedraft Carburetors

no: ====== Keihin and Mikuni http://www.triumphspitfire.com/carbchoices.html. http://www.altiss.com/ThrottleBodies.html http://www.turbosport.co.uk/showthread.php?t=103402 http://www.danstengineering.co.uk/ ttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rWM5-xZ1q0M https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JIeh3Bf_8sQ ttps:/...
by chad
Fri Jan 17, 2020 7:22 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Variable Venturi Sidedraft Carburetors
Replies: 9
Views: 461

Re: Variable Venturi Sidedraft Carburetors

that one's run on here B4 (link), lots more if interested
by chad
Fri Jan 17, 2020 3:36 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: which mechanical fuel pump?
Replies: 5
Views: 250

which mechanical fuel pump?

- is it a Delphi? just crushed up the package, I remember the pic & name on it... I shop NAPA, Summit & AutoZone. I use mechanical rather than ele for several reasons, it IS a choice... Take the old one to AZ'n Napa, C if they have a Delphi, ask Matt at VI (by skimming the site) same w/Summ...
by chad
Wed Jan 15, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: mild rebuild of 200 - cam, lifters, piston questions
Replies: 52
Views: 3107

mild rebuild of 200 - cam, lifters, piston questions

sounds too late for the port divider? (headers in da future U say?) "...comes out to 3.2. What does it mean!? ... lower #s - better MPGs, higher can = more tq (don't 4get the whole 'final drive' formula: engine, tranny gear(s), rear, tire sz). There's a nice on-line caculator or 3 we truckers u...
by chad
Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: which mechanical fuel pump?
Replies: 5
Views: 250

which mechanical fuel pump?

sorry, can't remember mine - is it a Delphi?
go '64 plus due to vac wipers (powered by same pump)
Wouldn't want the Carter/Stromburg?:

ci/FuelPump.html

the streetStrip pumps a lill more...grab ur wrkin arm & put it on the other? or the St/Strip?
by chad
Wed Jan 15, 2020 7:15 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: mild rebuild of 200 - cam, lifters, piston questions
Replies: 52
Views: 3107

mild rebuild of 200 - cam, lifters, piston questions

I'd get stud s https://www.vintageinlines.com/exhaust We shop 'our' folks (Matt owns VI) cuz they cater to us (give'n get's what community is all bout) and the better gasket . Some swear by the stainless due to the threads not rustin, ability to get off on easier later. Matt also has the headers (sh...
by chad
Wed Jan 15, 2020 4:34 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: t5 swap 66 mustang 200
Replies: 86
Views: 3976

Re: t5 swap 66 mustang 200

Waiting for the hydraulic clutch slave and master cyclnder to come in from rock auto, (89 f150 master and clutch slave) I'm going to make a bracket and cross fingers and hope it all works LOL. Again any comments, suggestions or critical constructive criticism is accepted. Thanks guys. How will u ha...
by chad
Wed Jan 15, 2020 11:02 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Variable Venturi Sidedraft Carburetors
Replies: 9
Views: 461

Variable Venturi Sidedraft Carburetors on falcon motor

not sure abt all this but the 'falcon' motor is a passenger side intake/exhaust. The shock tower is tight for side drafts. I lub me some carter YH (the 'vette) and even more - the 6 cycle or bike carbs on there but it's tight & throttle comes frm entire other side... then we got some wet blanket...
by chad
Wed Jan 15, 2020 9:41 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: t5 swap 66 mustang 200
Replies: 86
Views: 3976

T5 swap::66 mustang w/a200(yr?) motor

Well, I had my neighbor look at this disc set this morning, he is a master mechanic, and said that was normal. What do u guys think? I've never installed a manual transmission before,.. so I didn't know. Hey, isnt that what this forum is for? To help the uknowledgable guys like myself through the p...
by chad
Tue Jan 14, 2020 11:45 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Major forum upgrade coming soon!
Replies: 56
Views: 51452

Re: Major forum upgrade coming soon!

"... decide after ..."
godja ~
by chad
Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:34 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Major forum upgrade coming soon!
Replies: 56
Views: 51452

as the new site is put into place...

Oh Boy.
I guess I can't have whar I want:
* to disallow the sobs from hacking us collectively or individually,
* to continue to log in easily...
by chad
Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: mild rebuild of 200 - cam, lifters, piston questions
Replies: 52
Views: 3107

mild rebuild of 200 - cam, lifters, piston questions

Hopefully the shaft can be reused... ck 2 C if the rocker slides or binds up on the shaft, any shinny circles all the way around. I hada take a lill emery paper 2 mine. Cleaned out the inside (of the shaft, is an oil passage all along) w/long gun brush (been 6 yrs now)... No ridge at the top of the...
by chad
Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:32 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Major forum upgrade coming soon!
Replies: 56
Views: 51452

Re: Major forum upgrade coming soon!

woodbutcher wrote::D Hi Perry.Don`t worry.As my Grandfather used to say"Slow and sure beats the heck out of quick and dead".

Sounds like my kitchen (a reaction to Fast Foods): "Low'n Slo"
(is beddah den "fast'n fresh")
:thumbup:
:nod:
Perry the 5Star Chief
by chad
Sun Jan 12, 2020 8:54 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Major forum upgrade coming soon!
Replies: 56
Views: 51452

Major forum upgrade here, Plez practice~

WoW beautiful detail, color - hansome cat, orange punkin, etc
from our bro out in "god's country OR"...
Seemed to B consistant over on the new site too,
U Go Perry !
:thumbup:
:nod:
by chad
Sun Jan 05, 2020 3:13 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Bronco Carb Options
Replies: 28
Views: 1605

170 Carb Options

oneada rules of thumb we use here is - the bigger the 1v, the more tq (I don't seek HP). Some (inc Econo above) have got into the ford BBD (a 3.8L or 233ci made) carb. Chevy made a big'un for their 250, the Monojet (Camaro i6 carb.). I think the Carter may B too hi (from a Ford 300/4.9 - YF, YAF) fo...
by chad
Sat Jan 04, 2020 8:41 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Bronco Carb Options
Replies: 28
Views: 1605

Bronco Carb Options

Thnx Bill,
FF, our bud from the 300/4.9 crowd is right on top of it (inc a vendor) but would leave off the 'stone the plates' step.
by chad
Sat Jan 04, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Bronco Carb Options
Replies: 28
Views: 1605

Bronco Carb Options

"...new head on isn’t an option right now..."
yes, sorry, not a clear writer. I meant
"...in the (distant) future."
There have been re-bush kits to stop that leak in fleebay.

How bout a new acc. pump same time?

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