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by chad
Wed Apr 01, 2020 1:40 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Prepping engine block for paint, in vehicle
Replies: 1
Views: 27

Prepping engine block for paint, in vehicle

Thnx 4 makin a seerate thread. Many do not & it becomes a mess (multi topics, tough on 'search' & other issues). I start w/a scrapper (puffy knife, anything). The stuff is so thick, it goes right into a news paper or 1 of my bake sheets frm the kitchen & out. Easy on clean up steps. Nxt ...
by chad
Wed Apr 01, 2020 1:11 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Double roller timing chain?
Replies: 4
Views: 82

double roller timing chain fora 250/4.2

...how to positively identify a double roller timing chain? Is the 69-72 250 timing chain on the Clay Smith Cams /Vintage Inlines web site a double roller?...Bob" "Yes" it is. C the multi 'columns' of double (side-by-side) "tubular steel cross links" Just like takin 2 regul...
by chad
Tue Mar 31, 2020 8:21 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: My 200 Project
Replies: 42
Views: 707

wide band O2 placement

"...awide band header bung..."
Up that hi? Not down past the 2 collectors in the "hook ups"? ( the two 3-inta-2s).
Or as in Oz lingo put it in the "pipes" ?
by chad
Mon Mar 30, 2020 10:22 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: What electric fuel pump?
Replies: 18
Views: 301

what electric fuel pump

WoW, no wonder all the warnings around them, I'm thinkin
THAT could harm a body good (bad)! (40, 60, 80 psi of petrol!)
by chad
Mon Mar 30, 2020 7:22 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: What electric fuel pump?
Replies: 18
Views: 301

What electric fuel pump?

"...not work with any EFI system..."
:nono:
thank you, sorry (I'm too hopful, hey?)
by chad
Mon Mar 30, 2020 6:58 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: My 200 Project
Replies: 42
Views: 707

project chero

...Next up is 3.25 gears from the 2.8. We'll see how that makes it even better. Yrs ago I saw a guy go 'all the way' w/1 of these. My Q is... When will U address 'the rest' - Your 'handeling package". Tires, suspension, breks? This guy hada R'nP steering may have got a package or assembled spr...
by chad
Mon Mar 30, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 250 OEM mechanical fuel pump - outlet fitting connector type
Replies: 4
Views: 95

mechanical fuel pump - outlet fitting - connector type

AN is AN...isn't it - no 'like' threads. If so U must match them or havea lill adapter,,, May B I don't getja. Gunna reread. Yep... just like course, fine, pipe. It's the "thread pitch", number per inch, etc (U no: quarter 20, etc). U think AN fittings R expensive, the lill adapters R even...
by chad
Mon Mar 30, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: What electric fuel pump?
Replies: 18
Views: 301

What electric fuel pump?

If you are never going to need a high pressure pump for an EFI system then use the Walbro GSL395 https://walbrofuelpumps.com/walbro-gsl395-fuel-pump.html It will do 20 psi max and handle up to 280 hp. Also...if ordered w/their sock filter U might B able to throw it in the tank (convert) when goin w...
by chad
Mon Mar 30, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Replacing the cam
Replies: 11
Views: 141

Fishin out a colapsed/sideways lifter

try to wrk that one. If U can't there's ur answ?

To the naysater. My info is:
Fella cut 3 sides to a sq in the grill. When done, bent it down, tiged it back. Invisable~
by chad
Mon Mar 30, 2020 9:12 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Replacing the cam
Replies: 11
Views: 141

replacing cam, motor in

I've heard remove stuff in the way (radiator, etc) cut a hole in the grill. Put it back when done.
But folks here said no.
:?:
by chad
Mon Mar 30, 2020 12:50 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 200 Deck Clearance
Replies: 5
Views: 77

measuring the i6 Deck accuratly

"...explain how this may be? ..."
incorrect method of determining? IDK...
by chad
Mon Mar 30, 2020 12:12 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Budget Rebuild / Rehab
Replies: 29
Views: 439

Re: Budget Rebuild / Rehab

ahahaha, that may NOT be the right Q to ask on a quick job like this, y'no? To me anyway. Like valve seals, did it smoke when ran? - well it never hada oil change so yeah it smoked... can't tell bout the seals w/that, Etc. Etc. Etc....no, again, 4 me, I'd just wrk that 1 cyl & Button Er Up ! kee...
by chad
Sun Mar 29, 2020 10:15 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Hays ignition wire help
Replies: 16
Views: 178

Hays ignition wire help

Y put in anytime till U know "wassss up"?
U sure those R the same one?
:hmmm:
:lol:
by chad
Sun Mar 29, 2020 9:21 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: What electric fuel pump?
Replies: 18
Views: 301

shuve 1 in yer ol tank

yeah, I like the bronk one
23 gai & only $625. No wounder
they get so much for those vehicles now...
by chad
Sun Mar 29, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: My 200 Project
Replies: 42
Views: 707

My 200 Project

"...old NOS PCV went bad ..." hi heat smoked da oil? Maybe. The oil looks great, i just checked it. Looks like its brand new = = = = = = = = = = == = I don't know what to say. I usta do machinin and a lill 'artistry' black smithing too. We told temps by color: cherry red (bright like those...
by chad
Sun Mar 29, 2020 2:40 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Holley sniper efi
Replies: 5
Views: 151

Re: Holley sniper efi

I'm in home repair/carpenter mode right now though so it's going to be a while. Sounds only fair, eh? "Do U, then I do me, then I do U..." House, econo, house, econo... Meanwhile her job is pretty steady (shop, cook, clean, laundry, etc, etc). Sounds like MY house/agreements ! :nod: :thum...
by chad
Sun Mar 29, 2020 10:08 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Budget Rebuild / Rehab
Replies: 29
Views: 439

Budget Rebuild / Rehab

RePete, plez wear gloves, fella here died of
"auto mechanics" (ol school - hands constantaly in the hydrocarbons w/o nitril on -
oil chamges, lube jobs, etc) and I think it hada lot to do w/this.
by chad
Sat Mar 28, 2020 11:22 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: '62 Ranchero - 250 - Aluminum Head update
Replies: 39
Views: 484

'62 Ranchero - 250 - Aluminum Head update

bettin Matt at VI would B quick (summitt too by Y go that rout).
I am an 'essential' emloyee & everybody I C 'out there' is doin their thing & wantin business.

Doesn't it sit in a 'blind hole' so no chance of fallin out? wouldn't wanna use some 'threat set' ?
by chad
Sat Mar 28, 2020 11:17 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: What electric fuel pump?
Replies: 18
Views: 301

electric fuel pump w/sniper

yikes!
any 85 G/H would wrk, no?
by chad
Sat Mar 28, 2020 10:56 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: My 200 Project
Replies: 42
Views: 707

My 200 Project

"...old NOS PCV went bad ..."
hi heat smoked da oil?
by chad
Sat Mar 28, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Hays ignition wire help
Replies: 16
Views: 178

Hayes ignition wire help

Ahhhh, hayes !!!
GOOD~
I saw Haynes
:twisted:
by chad
Sat Mar 28, 2020 11:44 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Hays ignition wire help
Replies: 16
Views: 178

Hayes ignition wire help

how many posts for one issue?
by chad
Sat Mar 28, 2020 11:42 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Regulator to alternator 1960 ranchero hiring help
Replies: 6
Views: 86

Regulator to alternator 1960 ranchero hiring help

What pic? Duz he need more than 23 posts to put'em up? I think we have several threads on 'gen to alt' swaps. I'd reduce the confusion (not knowledgable w/auto ele) & look at that, study that & try'n copy 1. Some of the falcon sites have schematics to assist (or stang if that's ur model, go ...
by chad
Fri Mar 27, 2020 9:25 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Budget Rebuild / Rehab
Replies: 29
Views: 439

Budget Rebuild / Rehab

yep, as stated (I've seen this B4 more "back in the day") few oil changes. They usta believe the oil changes were just to steal their $... Glad the 'score' is old too as continues to add to the ID of original/whole problem. Cont to see if "wrk that 1 cyl" avoids what Seth sez (sc...
by chad
Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: '62 Ranchero - 250 - Aluminum Head update
Replies: 39
Views: 484

'62 (which)250 - Aluminum Head update

Bob da Builder?...
Sorry so late to the game.
Where's RichCrearions & rbohm on this cam?
I'd say U can do better w/Schinder on same $ custom ground...good
on da lift tho, bra.
by chad
Fri Mar 27, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Budget Rebuild / Rehab
Replies: 29
Views: 439

Budget Rebuild / Rehab

guy on another thread (look it up?) is thinkin of sleavin 1 cyl.
Never heard of doin that w/block in. Good luck on the cont. hand work.
by chad
Fri Mar 27, 2020 7:42 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Budget Rebuild / Rehab
Replies: 29
Views: 439

Budget Rebuild: depth of socring, ridge

"...get fixed in that groove..." reviewing the pic again I think I now know. I C sompin new-to-me. One of the issues is the deep vertical score on the #1 wall is it passenger's side. (may B frm dragin the piston out w/broken ring projecting) Has that been reduced w/the resurfacing you've d...
by chad
Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:23 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Budget Rebuild / Rehab
Replies: 29
Views: 439

Budget Rebuild (quick & simple seems enuff)

"...broken during it use sometime before this 20 years of unuse..." and runa good while to form the ridge. "...the rings rotate or get fixed in that groove just waiting to snag forming a little bump?" I think that;s moot. Is re surfacing the cyl wall, cleaning the ring groove, re...
by chad
Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:46 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: My 200 Project
Replies: 42
Views: 707

Re: My 200 Project

WoW, that 'racer's' transmis is almost as good as my off rd/on rd truck transmis.& much different purposes~
Thinkin abt it I can now C Y. Hummm, unrealistic of me to imagine it'd B too different...
We'd go thru tham solwer'm quicker tho, no? :lol:
by chad
Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Holley sniper efi
Replies: 5
Views: 151

Holley sniper efi

what's Seth doin w/econoline on this forum (or dd he switch to the other for that as well)? May not B the sniper, but am bettin it is. He will take PMs & would like to compair notes I bet (esp if U use the BBD carb): Econoline (use the capitol "E") use big blue boxes above to search ou...
by chad
Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:10 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Budget Rebuild / Rehab
Replies: 29
Views: 439

Budget Rebuild / Rehab

"...way to know...(of)...an oil passage problem..." just 1 idea. Let's C if the experts have suggestions. I just never see 1 cyl go like that. Did that guy (OP) ever change the oil? Anyway, compressed air is my best friend. I use it every day (not just to power tools) to blow off stuff (af...
by chad
Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:49 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Budget Rebuild / Rehab
Replies: 29
Views: 439

Budget Rebuild / Rehab

for me 1782 is the only pic needed. I'd wrk that cyl (ring, ridge ream, hone, ID valve issue, etc). Nuttin else. I'm budget constrained as well. Ran my '68 170 33 yrs (woods wrk truck) that way. Much of it to get back to wrk not just $. Make $ insteda spend... As it is now, look 4 Y that 1 went bad....
by chad
Wed Mar 25, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: My 200 Project
Replies: 42
Views: 707

Final Drive Ratio:U can play w/it on-line 1st

here's one: http://www.grimmjeeper.com/gears.html another for "change' (to get U back to oem): https://www.rocky-road.com/calculator.html & what I wuz actually lookin 4 for U: https://www.strangeengineering.net/gear-ratio-calculator/ your T5 hasa final output of .68 or .79 ( ' T5-Z ' is the...
by chad
Wed Mar 25, 2020 11:25 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Holley 1946 full rebuild kit
Replies: 10
Views: 158

Holley 1946 full rebuild kit

most of us keep lauding "Mikes Carbs". Grab a 'tube' on line or at ur local hardware store. I just used a friend to hold 4 wooden finial I drilled so I could re-pin broken off bed post tops. Any vice woulda crushed the finish and wood fibers. Should B easier w/metal. BTW ask Mike, he has a...
by chad
Wed Mar 25, 2020 10:00 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Holley 1946 full rebuild kit
Replies: 10
Views: 158

Holley 1946 full rebuild kit

find similar tube, saw off at place it joins the case, get progressively larger drill, clean it out & press fit ina new tube? Don't crush case (carb top) in vice - line jaws w/copper, or have a friend hold ona bench, don't push hard, let drill do the wrk....) Gotta say it here: "You know th...
by chad
Wed Mar 25, 2020 9:30 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Smoke From Carb!
Replies: 84
Views: 3316

new thread: rebuild...

now THAT pic I can C.
(like ur shaggy supervisor) :lol:
I'd wrk that cyl, back together, and run it (esp ina low budget rehab).
Ck #6 too. Still wonder Y just the 1 went bad?
by chad
Wed Mar 25, 2020 9:18 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Holley 1946 full rebuild kit
Replies: 10
Views: 158

Holley 1946 full rebuild kit

"...spiky..." the fuel tube? The (IDK, ah...) 3/16th ID metal stub tube feeding the fuel into the carb? U can put another in, but if it's the top housing/case I think it's time 4 a new carb (well we take used round here). I must B 'off' cuz I can't imagine brass or alu caroading/rusting &a...
by chad
Wed Mar 25, 2020 9:04 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: My 200 Project
Replies: 42
Views: 707

My 200 Project

"...peels the tires..."
what rear gear?
U now have the T5?
14 inch tire?
(C where I'm goin?)
Some go for a few more MPGs...

Glad U got those exh temps down ! Looked dangerous~
Mentioned "carb work" & timing - what carb is it anyway?
by chad
Tue Mar 24, 2020 7:56 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Smoke From Carb!
Replies: 84
Views: 3316

new thread, what's nxt?

'e sez "40K on this motor" - sound like that 2 U? I'd get the Handbook'n follow /or/ do a #2 offa the above 'tech archive' ~ then go TURBO, TURBO ! aaahahahaaaa I'd luv to get my hands on onea these (as U might tell). That /or/ place the 6 Keihns on'em: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YPbt...
by chad
Tue Mar 24, 2020 1:49 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Smoke From Carb!
Replies: 84
Views: 3316

Rebuild Guidelines /or/ not

yeah, I'd agree, new thread... Stuck cuz these things will run forever. #1 cyl wall will B like an hour glass at the top (opposite? U know what I mean) RIDGE B nice to see Y, as U disassemble look close to C Y. I'd expect #3'n 4. May B U can see... 1st Q fix in or out of car, go to different engine ...
by chad
Sun Mar 22, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: My 200 Project
Replies: 42
Views: 707

Re: My 200 Project

the pipes ran cherry red ? How long?
by chad
Sun Mar 22, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: My 200 Project
Replies: 42
Views: 707

200 Break-In

2K, 20 min = break in.
Did I C ur pipes get red hot? Timing
Too advanced?
by chad
Sun Mar 22, 2020 11:24 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: ‘74 250 - timing chain - how much slack is acceptable?
Replies: 3
Views: 133

timing chain - how much slack is acceptable?

"... how much slack is acceptable?..."
my eye & fingers say 'none'. Sorry don't
have a 'deflection measurment' ona dial
indicator. If I could move it a 1/2 inch I'd
start over...look at other 'looseness'.
by chad
Sat Mar 21, 2020 11:04 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: ‘74 250 - camshaft gear bolt
Replies: 4
Views: 137

cam bolt sz

"...11 mm head..."
no mm ona USA in dat yr - rusty...rounded over...?
by chad
Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:48 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Ford 200 bellhousing bolts
Replies: 3
Views: 129

Ford 200 bellhousing bolts

didn't know ya could see from Dunedin ta Indianapolis dude....

Wasssss up wid da Corona (I perfer Bud) in yer necka da woods?
NYC is just communicatin so well w/a jump from 800 upto 7,500 cases
by chad
Sat Mar 21, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Autolite 1100 bogging on throttle blip
Replies: 36
Views: 732

my own adventure 1/2 a century ago

"...Ford...Shop Manual..." o0OO, nice. I only had the co. shop man. once (Kawaski). It wuz expensive. I looked at all the pic'n got to wrk... Trouble was I got the bike from a repair shop. Guy wuz hot roddin it thru his neighborhood so the lill kids poured sand in his cranckase, dusted it ...
by chad
Sat Mar 21, 2020 11:20 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Autolite 1100 bogging on throttle blip
Replies: 36
Views: 732

Autolite 1100 bogging on throttle blip

"...Shop Manual..." just curious, by who? Don't forget our own 'tech archive' above @ the big blue box w/the crossed screwdriver/wrench & 'the Handbook" which is a treatise on just about what you appear to B planning...It's available from Matt at vintage inlines dot com (?$20?, 25...
by chad
Fri Mar 20, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Looking at starter options for a 200.
Replies: 7
Views: 343

starter options for a 200

bubba22349 wrote:...1996 up such as a 3.8L...

that 1 just placed on my new instal as its a fit w/headers (see sig, below)...
by chad
Wed Mar 18, 2020 12:39 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Autolite 1100 bogging on throttle blip
Replies: 36
Views: 732

Autolite 1100 bogging on throttle blip

no, U use them, a 'weight' too, I believe.
Mike's is the 1 to follow !
by chad
Wed Mar 18, 2020 11:27 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Autolite 1100 bogging on throttle blip
Replies: 36
Views: 732

Autolite 1100 bogging on throttle blip

thanks for sharin ur puzzle w/me. I love'em. I'd wrk on the ign (all ways 1st) a lill more. Points should B replaced when doing condenser (don't C that in ur write-up). bubs has posted a nice ck-list to follow. Is dizzy's prts free'n smooth sliding? Tube to carb OK? Was vehicle running B4 U replaced...

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