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by chad
Thu Jul 02, 2020 2:31 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: My Budget 250 build
Replies: 295
Views: 42301

My Budget 250 build

...crickets...
OK - I hoped to skip mine due to hood clearence but needed it, none w/the new motor.
Ya make the sand hot yet? Thats the build process I'd like 2 watch. :twisted:
by chad
Wed Jul 01, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Another engine ID question
Replies: 2
Views: 26

engine ID

W E L C O M E !!! to the 1) bronk community, 2) ford i6 world 3) older vehicles, and 4) one of the many sites for each of the last 3. Many here get up to speed on these 3 with a copy of "the Handbook" and while waiting for delivery peruse the tech archive @ above big blue box w/the crosse...
by chad
Wed Jul 01, 2020 5:40 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Mystery fuel pump for 200
Replies: 37
Views: 466

Re: Mystery fuel pump for 200

hummmm, may B I should not have suggested THAT one. It requires "a permission". When some of my consults have sent me pic I guess I already "had permission" as it just opened 4 me. :oops: Not too good on these processes altho w/puters (a terminal connected to MIT) since '66 and o...
by chad
Wed Jul 01, 2020 3:43 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Duraspark Distributor
Replies: 17
Views: 336

Duraspark Distributor

John Ha wrote: and found a happy place for that

make sure its by instrument rather than other means:
dwell, timing light and vac guage.
Sure sound, feel, etc are 'good'nuff' but these help make 'optimal'
:thumbup:
by chad
Wed Jul 01, 2020 3:40 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Oil Pump Clearance / ARP Main Studs
Replies: 6
Views: 138

Oil Pump Clearance / ARP Main Studs

putting a 400 crank in the 350 che**y we ground the block,
it's done all the time ("clearencing')...
to the 'rotating assemble' is less wise ie weight & RPMs...
by chad
Wed Jul 01, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Mystery fuel pump for 200
Replies: 37
Views: 466

Mystery fuel pump for 200

BoncStang-60s wrote:File size restrictions are to small. I reduced them to around 245k and I can't even attach one.

link to hosting site sorta as U did in post #18:
google docs, photobucket, etc
by chad
Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 67' Mustang cooling issues
Replies: 18
Views: 292

'67 Mustang cooling issues

yep, easy stuff 1st, & stuff where 1 lill change can contribute to many other benies. "...* radiator (sz, clean?, construction, materials - I like ol style copper)...." looks like "an 8 row radiator". :shock: One or 2 row is fine, oem is best. So, yeah, timing, thermostst, fl...
by chad
Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:12 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: I changed to HEI and now my carb is acting up.
Replies: 5
Views: 201

I changed to HEI and now my carb is acting up.

"I changed..."
There R several prts we call "HEI"...
What did U change?
Did U take it somewhere 4 wrk?
Did U do some wrk ur self?
What did U do?
by chad
Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:40 pm
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: Bubba has 10,000 posts!
Replies: 7
Views: 125

Bubba has 10,000 posts!

Yo ho ho ho Ho0OO ! :fume: :beer: :banana:
Congrats !
:party:
Best on Your Health
......(as well)
:nod:
by chad
Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:21 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Mystery fuel pump for 200
Replies: 37
Views: 466

Mystery fuel pump for 200

dip stick haha, just hafta laugh. I heard that used as a derogitory: "You;re a dip stick." Think it might have started w/a late 60s TV show? Anyway, when I purchsaed my bronk in '82 or 3 it had 2 dip sticks - "L" & "R". I saw one in the oil pan, one near the fuel p...
by chad
Sun Jun 28, 2020 1:45 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Mystery fuel pump for 200
Replies: 37
Views: 466

Re: Mystery fuel pump for 200

I've only seen 4 or 6 of these, they all look like the last link.
They can go on upside dwn or right side up.
The only difference I've seen is the arm on 1 or 2 hada diviot out of it for the cam.
Worse case? Drive out the lill pin holding the arm in each and slip ur ol arm onto the new...
by chad
Sun Jun 28, 2020 2:22 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Mystery fuel pump for 200
Replies: 37
Views: 466

Mystery fuel pump for 200

funny, I have the delphi (same model?) from the vid
bubba posted, they must make hundreds of millions?
by chad
Sun Jun 28, 2020 12:17 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 67' Mustang cooling issues
Replies: 18
Views: 292

67 Mustang cooling issues

lalogutierrez21 wrote:...Thanks again, updates soon to come as I install the fan shroud!

aren't U the fella who overheats in traffic, totally different problem than this 3 hr one way trip, 3 back.
by chad
Sat Jun 27, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Mystery fuel pump for 200
Replies: 37
Views: 466

Mystery fuel pump for 200

Chad, the link you provided is for a Plymouth, dodge engine. its the one. These things are so simple, similar. One model fits all 4 i6 (may B even the 240/300). Here's a lill more wrk for ya: Fuel pump stock - FSP-200-MFP http://www.mustangandfords.com/how-to/engine/1811-six-appeal-building-a-200ci...
by chad
Sat Jun 27, 2020 3:00 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 67' Mustang cooling issues
Replies: 18
Views: 292

67 Mustang cooling issues

yeah, Mav hada bent8. Ppl may C where I'm goin w/this.

He could put the 'big motor' rad in the 'lill i6'. May B use both
oe hoses, cut in the middle, a muffler reducer and 2 hose clamps joining.
I think they might B 'wrong side' on the top though? Not sure what you mean
'block off' ?
:hmmm:
by chad
Sat Jun 27, 2020 3:54 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Mystery fuel pump for 200
Replies: 37
Views: 466

Mystery fuel pump for 200

ere's what most us use:
https://www.summitracing.com/parts/crt-m60514
See pic.
Cuz ada arm we simply turn it upside dwn to hook into the cam that operates it.
by chad
Sat Jun 27, 2020 2:44 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 67' Mustang cooling issues
Replies: 18
Views: 292

67' Mustang cooling issues

bubs: can U say if that Mav radiator is specific to the 3.3/4.1?
Did they use the bent8 radiator?
It's big...think it would fit w/o mods to the core support (no new bolt holes, enlargen 'opening')?
by chad
Fri Jun 26, 2020 1:04 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 67' Mustang cooling issues
Replies: 18
Views: 292

Re: 67' Mustang cooling issues

nother guy's runnin a thread on this just now. Problem is he asked a Q on a different item so we could not help till gettn to the correct Q "How can I pull my running temps down. Do I need to?" It a thread called "Help me select the right radiator fan". Ck it out for some ideas, ...
by chad
Thu Jun 25, 2020 1:26 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Oil Pump Clearance / ARP Main Studs
Replies: 6
Views: 138

Oil Pump Clearance / ARP Main Studs

can't help much there but... My understanding: * can it be clearance w/a bit of grinding/file? (not deep enuff to compromise a pump)? * APR is not a standard recommendation there ('rod bolts' is the recommendation); * if a gasket wuz placed there shimming it out, remove as ford6 fans don't use it......
by chad
Tue Jun 23, 2020 6:04 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Building My Aussie 250 2V
Replies: 37
Views: 912

Building My Aussie 250 2V

sending my best wishes to you as you go forward w/this engine work. 1 Suggestion if not done to-date: Reciently bubba brought in a member's (echo) vid series (uTube) showin what U wish to accomplish (cept 4 the alu or sorry, I see it's Oz head) on the block U wish to accomplish it on. If never sitti...
by chad
Tue Jun 23, 2020 5:29 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Radiator fan selection help
Replies: 17
Views: 343

Radiator fan selection help

one thing I mention now and then is: ask a Q stating the problem rather than something abt the solution. An auto is a system (ele sys: charging, ignit systems, lighting, etc; hydraulic, fuel systems, etc), do something to 1 part it effects many others. One problem usually does not have one solution....
by chad
Mon Jun 22, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Radiator fan selection help
Replies: 17
Views: 343

their all falcons: Mustang, Bronco, Maverick, etc

8546 can be tossed out or different lengths used. I problem solve, research, cost/benefit ratios, etc when a major problem surfaces. We pay the automotive engineers a pretty good salary for yrs of college, years of design and component/systems improvement, research, testing. They are smarter at this...
by chad
Sun Jun 21, 2020 10:09 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Radiator fan selection help
Replies: 17
Views: 343

Radiator fan selection

geta flex fan, 4 get da plastic, 4get da worry ( "...a whole week... ") just dropa buck. If outta country try dis: https://www.summitracing.com/parts/flx-1317?seid=srese1&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIv-aWlqqU6gIVJoNaBR1tsQtZEAQYASABEgK_9PD_BwE i posted da 1 W/a color match 4 yer motor...pull the ...
by chad
Sun Jun 21, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Ok to run at 160-180 coolant temps?
Replies: 54
Views: 1143

thermostat options

may B a "Robert Shaw" product? https://www.wildhorses4x4.com/product/Robert-Shaw-Thermostat-195/Bronco_Cooling_Fans this is probably a bent 8 one. Don't know this co. Will search around... EDIT: FlowKooler co likes them, may B out of the automotive thermost business? Sure isa presicion/sci...
by chad
Sat Jun 20, 2020 4:50 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Ok to run at 160-180 coolant temps?
Replies: 54
Views: 1143

thermostat::1980 200 ci Fairmont (ford dealer#)

Part # is RT1139
thank you~
:thumbup:
by chad
Fri Jun 19, 2020 9:32 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Building My Aussie 250 2V
Replies: 37
Views: 912

installing an Oz 250 2V on a usa 200

Oh, OK, so it must B a 200? (the mount holes seem...)
Good, no engine bay fitment issues I guess...
Tally Ho, sorry 4 da interruptions !
:oops:
by chad
Fri Jun 19, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Building My Aussie 250 2V
Replies: 37
Views: 912

Building an Oz 250 2V::install in usa car

now I think a lill deeper, U have an Oz block, no? So my info aint useful. My block is usa... I did ck , oddly enuff I C in the Handbook (p 45) I crossed out the entry and put my own in: " GMB - 125 - 1380 " as the 1 there is for a usa 200/3.3L We have some measurments for Oz motors and us...
by chad
Fri Jun 19, 2020 7:37 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Building My Aussie 250 2V
Replies: 37
Views: 912

Building an Oz 250 2V - putting in a usa car

may B ck the snout length on the W.pump? I gota GMB for my (non-Oz) 250 ina bronk and it looks shorter.
If U want give me the number, meanwhile I may B able to find mine (part #) altho it's beena yr...
:?:
by chad
Fri Jun 19, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Carb Choice for CI Aluminum Head
Replies: 15
Views: 350

improved ignition

working on the DSII with MSD 6AL swap and getting rid of the cheap HEI I got from Amazon I don't want that 'big red box" in my engine bay, nor do I have that kind of $. Have U seen 'go fast for less" site to use a nice lill "HEI 4 pin"? It's a hybred dsII/HEI that is small, quit...
by chad
Fri Jun 19, 2020 12:41 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Duraspark Distributor
Replies: 17
Views: 336

Duraspark Distributor

"...suits my personality..." I can just C our ol friend bubs! burnin da midnite oil book propped up, a creased brow, finger upon the page - a wild light gleaming from his eye ! :twisted: I remember U from past months John. Some of the difficult may B w/things unseen. By twisting the gear o...
by chad
Thu Jun 18, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: What did you do to your car this weekend?
Replies: 64
Views: 16472

What did you do to your car this weekend?

Hi Wayne~ love to see you post some more of this on a dedicated thread esp if U can get us some pic. Sure sounds like something I'd wanna C & hear more abt. Wanna start one...here? https://fordsix.com/viewforum.php?f=74 or Here? https://fordsix.com/viewforum.php?f=1 At the Falcon FB site I was t...
by chad
Wed Jun 17, 2020 11:02 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Water Pump/Fan Pulley 1970 Maverick 170 ci
Replies: 1
Views: 94

Re: Water Pump/Fan Pulley 1970 Maverick 170 ci

stating accessories would help. (see below chart) C4GE & CODE look good 2 me... "...The stock three bolt pulleys for all small sixes from '63 to '77 measure 5 7/8" across. IDK if the pre-'63 144s are the same. All will be short snout water pumps so alignment should not be a problem. Se...
by chad
Wed Jun 17, 2020 10:27 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Lost Idle Speed Screw for Autolite 1100
Replies: 11
Views: 286

Idle Speed Screw

"...10-32, 10-24, or 8-32..."
better'n I coulda done
8^ )
by chad
Tue Jun 16, 2020 9:16 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Lost Idle Speed Screw for Autolite 1100
Replies: 11
Views: 286

Lost Idle Speed Screw for Autolite 1100

"...go along with that little nugget of wisdom you passed on?..." careful, he's exactly right in my book - C the lill piece in his "signature"? (abt fix it;s self). I think what he is saying is U may need to go to the store and get several single possibilities, return home (many ...
by chad
Mon Jun 15, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: How is my engine? Valve Cover off and Compression Results
Replies: 87
Views: 2757

futzin around more w/the motor

its kinda zen, the coffee will not help w/that. My provisio might ("slo dwn") come in here: ~Givin the brain time to click in one might look at the materieal in frnt of ones self, slo scan even B4 pickin ipa tool..steel block, steel screw, alu cover...hummm, "ahhh, U can break it w/th...
by chad
Sun Jun 14, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Lost Idle Speed Screw for Autolite 1100
Replies: 11
Views: 286

what is pitch/thread/lenght/etc Idle Speed Screw-Autolite 1100

I no, I thught U might search around that site to find it.
Mike's is pretty complete, when U C it look at the chart w/it - it will probably say,
just like the 1 I gave U...








EDIT:
spelling
by chad
Sun Jun 14, 2020 10:43 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Ford 200 with Aussie crossflow
Replies: 3
Views: 145

usa Ford 200 with Aussie crossflow

rather than a 10Thous mi trip I'm wondering if some 1 'right there at home' mght not B of help? On my search for 'one carb per cylinder' I found several Brits doing so on UK motors: http://www.triumphspitfire.com/carbchoices.html. http://www.altiss.com/ThrottleBodies.html http://www.turbosport.co.uk...
by chad
Sat Jun 13, 2020 9:04 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: What did you do to your car this weekend?
Replies: 64
Views: 16472

last poster

RagMan~ No Pic: "...It looks like there aren't any great matches for your search Tip: Try using words that might appear on the page you’re looking for. For example, "cake recipes" instead of "how to make a cake." Need help? Check out other tips for searching on Google. You c...
by chad
Sat Jun 13, 2020 1:19 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Should I be looking at more carb?
Replies: 5
Views: 183

what's my ROI on a 2v direct mount ?

"...to know if estimated dollar per gain would be worth it. Not just hp, but drivability and economy...." you have to answ that. There are gains there. See the tech archive to compare. What will the work cost - what you yourself say abt that v results. (AND BTW: who does it, let us know if...
by chad
Wed Jun 10, 2020 1:55 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: My Budget 250 build
Replies: 295
Views: 42301

My Budget 250 build

UR great Mike thank you~
My email is below for any1's use
by chad
Wed Jun 10, 2020 1:54 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Help with new carb please
Replies: 34
Views: 925

new carb choice

PopPops wrote:Thanks. I’ll keep these as a backup. Incase I eventually go that route

just need 1 more & the correct offie (3, 4 hundred bucks).
~PM sent~
by chad
Wed Jun 10, 2020 1:48 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Help with new carb please
Replies: 34
Views: 925

carb?

not sure this will come out. I need the upfate Perry's workin on for our site. Haven't learned the system yet, he may B makin it easier (suposed to be a pic of an offie pre '70, post'70 for our sm 6 heads).
by chad
Wed Jun 10, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Help with new carb please
Replies: 34
Views: 925

new carb?

pretty collectable, we'd use only if having an Offie trip intake to go w/2 more....
:thumbup:
(sorry, should replace "we" with "I").
:nono:
by chad
Wed Jun 10, 2020 12:25 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Help with new carb please
Replies: 34
Views: 925

Re: Help with new carb please

...I’m not sure if it’s worth rebuilding or not. Holley 6R 1833B... Not sure what that is. We go by model, those #s kinda refine it for re-build kit once carb is IDed. Could B a 1920, a 1940, 4150, 4150G, 4160, 5200C, etc, etc... Here, try this, it should be identified 1st : https://www.carburetor-...
by chad
Wed Jun 10, 2020 2:45 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: My Budget 250 build
Replies: 295
Views: 42301

My Budget 250 build

If interested I'd love it if I could geta tracing of both those 'lift eyes'.
Several have said here the'd sell me a set, a CAD, etc. Nothing has transpired.
I think I could make some up from something here if U sent that along.
Let me know what you think~
by chad
Wed Jun 10, 2020 2:25 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Ok to run at 160-180 coolant temps?
Replies: 54
Views: 1143

warming up low coolant temps

our guys like it when crossing water courses,
no waves to push around,
pretty heavy!
LOL !
by chad
Tue Jun 09, 2020 11:11 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: My Budget 250 build
Replies: 295
Views: 42301

My Budget 250 build

that block hada draft tube?
Looks like some frame extentions
made up? I C a lill lip there?
Good Luck as U go onto this
nxt step ! Thanks for sharin.
by chad
Tue Jun 09, 2020 11:02 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Ok to run at 160-180 coolant temps?
Replies: 54
Views: 1143

Ok to run at 160-180 coolant temps?

thnx for the offer James

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