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by chad
Sat Aug 24, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: what's this? I-talian now? schucks...
Replies: 0
Views: 3

what's this? I-talian now? schucks...

nother 'good use' of 'our' 250/4.1. :shock:

https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1973- ... 2019-08-24

Drop a comment when visitin
:thumbup:
by chad
Fri Aug 23, 2019 11:27 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: NOS Metal head gaskets a good option?
Replies: 7
Views: 53

NOS Metal head gasket: need/install process

MS/OP: U gotta 250?
by chad
Fri Aug 23, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: NOS Metal head gaskets a good option?
Replies: 7
Views: 53

NOS Metal head gasket: need/process

",,,Deck and head prep and ,,," "...dry decking..." R U 3 ("Athena-SCE" is #2) sayin - not to copper spray it? or...what. I understand that one must B very careful on the part (144 v 170 v 200 v 250) but not the procedure. Last discussed I saw the tacky spray gasket rec...
by chad
Fri Aug 23, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: NOS Metal head gaskets a good option?
Replies: 7
Views: 53

NOS Metal head gaskets a good option

How many miles on the engine? have you seen it apart or have a bore-a-scope? what's the mating surfaces look like? have you ever used the copper spray? Sounds like you just wanna pull it apart to put this in? "...cardboard-y new ones..." I wouldn't say that myself... I will ask: Just like ...
by chad
Thu Aug 22, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Return spring placement on carb?
Replies: 11
Views: 205

T. return spring placement on other end from carb

this is not knuckle draggin. It is a technical, scientific endeavor. Get up to speed or continue to pay the costs. References have been made in ur own interest, here again: ' the Handbook " and the above tech archiv e at the big blue box, top of the page. Click on the crossed screwdriver/wrench...
by chad
Wed Aug 21, 2019 11:36 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 250 build thread for my 65 mustang.
Replies: 44
Views: 2746

250 ina 65 mustang 4 sale soon...

or weld'n cut like this guy. rubbers look like spring shackle bushins... U can pour ur own outta a can (2 part goop). Again, 'late Mav oem". Ck above tech archive or "the Handbook"... (No? pm 4 the other 1/2 doz "raise da hood" work-a-rounds). C below email in my signature.....
by chad
Wed Aug 21, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Valve cover off, now what?
Replies: 10
Views: 202

Valve cover off, now what?

"...check the mating flange..."
ona honest'n true flat surface likea piecea glass?
by chad
Tue Aug 20, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: yelle roller rocker install
Replies: 6
Views: 115

Yelle T. roller rocker mods

OK,
"...drivers side close at the back of the block..."
still #11 in our nomenclature. - last on the back (near fire wall) driver's side.

A npt allen headed screw can B fitted so as to remove later if going back to oem rockers.
by chad
Tue Aug 20, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: yelle roller rocker install
Replies: 6
Views: 115

yelle roller rocker install

there's an oil passage to block off. Do U have 'the Handbook'? It shows the pathway. We call the 1 to block: 'the kidney shaped nxt to the #11 head bolt'. Our ol rocker assmbly hada shaft the oil went thru. The YT? none, oil needs to flow back to sump still. I did the cam change rather than rockers ...
by chad
Tue Aug 20, 2019 10:45 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Valve cover off, now what?
Replies: 10
Views: 202

Valve cover off, now what? have fun, per usual !

U done alota wrk, now don't waste it. "...is there anything I should be doing..." ck everything by eye (passages, tightness of every prt, smell, color. Do the rockers land right? spin PR, pedistals loose? gotta tq wrench? etc, etc. Baffel looks after mrkt, C if it's OK too, decide ona frnt...
by chad
Sat Aug 17, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Best Dizzy to get
Replies: 2
Views: 101

top DD ignition w/ a lill race applicability

i would say "Yes", the DS II. use the blue strain relief ford box (it goes w/it), or the Hei 4 pin, a` la 'go fast 4 less': http://www.gofastforless.com (1/2 way dwn da page he shows the wiring, scout around the site 4 more). MSD, orange mopor module, or what U like. Double ck what coil. :...
by chad
Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 250 build thread for my 65 mustang.
Replies: 44
Views: 2746

250 build thread for my 65 mustang.

most the guys here say: the "late Mav mounts"
which isa mount/tower riveted together at the mating faces oem.
There's bout 1/2 doz ways to 'raise the hood'. I can PM w/interest~
Let's hear more bout post 41...?
by chad
Thu Aug 15, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 68 Mustang Throttle Return Spring
Replies: 26
Views: 645

Throttle Return Spring

6 ppl & 20 posts...for this?
C'mon, look around'n slap it ona bolt or getta scrapa metal & make a 'tab'...
Not happy? pick nother spring. Adapt the current...I don't think sependin $ will get THIS 1 done.
:beer:
by chad
Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:27 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 68 Mustang Throttle Return Spring
Replies: 26
Views: 645

Throttle Return Spring

there's a buncha brackets "on flee bay", which do U mean?
"A pic's wortha thousand..."
by chad
Wed Aug 14, 2019 12:08 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Keith Black Pistons
Replies: 21
Views: 534

Keith Black Pistons

that what the big box stores sell, nuttin special, Y not KB?
by chad
Tue Aug 13, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Holley 5200 carb
Replies: 28
Views: 531

Holley 5200 carb v Webber 32/36

that's the theory, good luck on the execution.
Try what the brothers have said, get back to us.
We all need more info on these carbs~
:thumbup:
by chad
Tue Aug 13, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Keith Black Pistons
Replies: 21
Views: 534

Keith Black Pistons

C which of KB's "Explorer" used in the Grey Fox (bronk) if U wanna short cut or an example...
There wuz a 200 ina bronk 2. 3 yrs only, he kicked his upa notch~
by chad
Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Keith Black Pistons
Replies: 21
Views: 534

Keith Black Pistons

like the 'work-a-round' tho.
New 1 on me, thanks~
by chad
Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Return spring placement on carb?
Replies: 11
Views: 205

Return spring placement on carb?

1 or the other of the 2 exh bolts below might wrk, can't C tho cuz the spring is not held up there.
I C 2 different holes on the linkage, don't wrk? U can also adj (shorten, bend new hook) the spring.
by chad
Mon Aug 12, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Holley 5200 carb
Replies: 28
Views: 531

Holley 5200 carb

...I’m currently running a Holley 5200. My question is..... has anyone installed a sync kit? It would convert the carb to a standard 2 barrel... Just wondering if anyone has done this and how did it perform. Yes, and got assembly of jets, swapped around it still was not right. Didn't mess w/other p...
by chad
Sun Aug 11, 2019 7:54 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Holley 5200 carb
Replies: 28
Views: 531

Holley 5200 carb ona truck

Chad , do you know if the pinto webber 32/36 is rejetted or stock when used? https://fordsix.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=79610 stoped my search over there on page 4 or 5 w/the above (but just scrolled thru index pages). Not the right thread~ Search w/the Search Function'n carb name... as stated he ...
by chad
Sat Aug 10, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Holley 5200 carb
Replies: 28
Views: 531

Holley 5200 carb & potential MPGs ?(?on what?)?

I don't C ur specifications in ur sig (truck? which one? rear gear/transmis?). And think even if ona 240/300 ci - mi would B in the hi teens to low 20s? but can't say. For the very low mileage U quote I'd say U have other issues than wrong carb match to motor/weight. Some of us call that carb the Pi...
by chad
Sat Aug 10, 2019 1:08 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Head Work
Replies: 14
Views: 331

Re: Head Work

StarDiero75 wrote:Any...ideas about the valves...?

what diameter did U have them machined to?
by chad
Sat Aug 10, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Part Interchangeability
Replies: 9
Views: 287

H20 Pump snout length

"...short and long version...." snout .
Again - see p 45, Handbook.
:nod:
by chad
Thu Aug 08, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Sleeving a 200
Replies: 3
Views: 153

Sleeving a 200

2X the 2 above ( smarter move, cheepest now) BUT... get all the info U can & keep safe. ie how thick is the sleeve, how much bored to insert, what co, differences in hone or pistons, etc? I hada Subie in late 70s I heard wuz OEM an alu block w/steel sleeves, nuttin wrong wid da design ! or may B...
by chad
Thu Aug 08, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Header Coating
Replies: 8
Views: 230

Header Coating

hope OP has what he needs...
I've heard of ceramic. There is 'chrome-lookin" in that material (like ur long tubes)?
R those coated similarly inside or does the inside havea different look?

Wish I hada set like that but probably would need major mods to fit the bronk...
by chad
Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Header Coating
Replies: 8
Views: 230

Header Coating

...mmmphy...?
Wonder Y the 'pipes' on my bike have lasted 40 yrs. SS, nice'n blue up by the heads, beautiful rainbow as they come down, that shinny SS back to the muffs? Can't tell U bout the inside as I haven't been off in a decade...
:?:
by chad
Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 200 Cylinder Head Machining Opinions
Replies: 31
Views: 660

200 Cylinder Head (LOG) Machining Opinions

if there's enuff 'meat' (area frm 'hole' up to newly milled surface for carb/adapter) obviously go fer a plug system. Plenty of cutting fluid'n a nice tap, back'n frth rather than just straight powerin thru, make straight enuff to put sompin in that will not B crooked'n hit adapter. Plan the 4 or 6 ...
by chad
Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Keith Black Pistons
Replies: 21
Views: 534

which Keith Black Pistons 4 a 200?

look 4 posts frm "Explorer" (frm Commonwealth of VA) abt 10 yrs ago (give or take).
He did the Grey Ghost w/ones frm KB.
I think he's gota whole build on here...
by chad
Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:03 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Part Interchangeability
Replies: 9
Views: 287

which water pump to use

there's a lill help frm the Handbook too. I grabbed the alu from Summit that's suggested frm there: prt # GMB-125-1380 for my '69 250, w/o realizin it was the recommended (better impeller to move more H2O in an AC car). I forget but the last number (1380) may change for the 200 if U have that (12xx?...
by chad
Wed Aug 07, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Blow by?
Replies: 42
Views: 876

Re: Blow by?

car-parts dot com
plug in Y/M/M and if U want geo location
by chad
Tue Aug 06, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Flexplate Bolts
Replies: 9
Views: 278

Flexplate Bolts

K, U try it?
by chad
Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Flexplate Bolts
Replies: 9
Views: 278

Re: Flexplate Bolts

1st search, not read:

viewtopic.php?t=73814

all beddah?
by chad
Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Blow by?
Replies: 42
Views: 876

more on PVC system

"...The specifics of that system is the rocker cover baffle and the rear filler and front under carb PCV tee. It does a similar job to the Pinto closed PCV system with its spring loadef crankcase baffle...." any diagrams? I thought the 32/36 "could not B a closed system" due to e...
by chad
Tue Aug 06, 2019 6:57 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Blow by?
Replies: 42
Views: 876

Blow by

now he tells us, :roll:
how come it won't work on this one?
by chad
Mon Aug 05, 2019 11:52 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Flexplate Bolts
Replies: 9
Views: 278

Flexplate Bolts

"... What have others done?..."
walked into local big box auto store, dwn aisle to "Help" section, found then on a green, red, yellow blister pack 'hang card'.
Or ordered by Y/M/M across the 'desk'.
by chad
Mon Aug 05, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 68 Mustang Throttle Return Spring
Replies: 26
Views: 645

sample Throttle Return Spring

"...$30 bucks seems like a lot..."
agreed !!!
but U can 'copy"
what I believe U asked 4 initially anyway...
by chad
Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 68 Mustang Throttle Return Spring
Replies: 26
Views: 645

68 Mustang Throttle Return Spring

ya wanna shorten it up to inside the 2 hoses/wires?
no matter~
:thumbup:
by chad
Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:00 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Smoke From Carb!
Replies: 14
Views: 301

No Smoke From Carb!

"...not sure if that's two low to let it run..."
its abt being w/in % of each other too.

"... are sayin its ignition ..."
yes/no. Ign should be squared away 1st in sequence of operation...
by chad
Sun Aug 04, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 250 PCV valve ?
Replies: 14
Views: 271

Re: 250 PCV valve ?

papawsfalcons wrote:i guess I will take the carb and adapter plate off and see how thick it is and drill and tap. Top of intake would be great but metal shavings in motor not good!


remove plug either end log, stuff rag, drill/tap, drag rag back out, insert new plug, place on nipple...
by chad
Sun Aug 04, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 250 PCV valve ?
Replies: 14
Views: 271

250 PCV valve

Heloooo'n WELCOME !!! "...keep trying to correct problems after problems...." many of us use "the Handbook" as a great chero specific i6 engine guide (but its so much more). Some run a rubber grommet in that back VC hole, place the yr/make/model specific PCV valve in there & ...
by chad
Sun Aug 04, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Smoke From Carb!
Replies: 14
Views: 301

gas vapor From Carb, no air cleaner

hafta look, not read
he's not crackin
by chad
Sun Aug 04, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Smoke From Carb!
Replies: 14
Views: 301

Re: Smoke From Carb!

Ok so i feel silly but the only numbers i see on the block by the exhaust is a "12". info from door tag comes out to...Here is a google link with a lot of pictures I'll say alota pic. Will try'n weed my way thru "... Clean w/brush & solvent if the lill guy aint seen no lub in age...
by chad
Sun Aug 04, 2019 6:47 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 250CID Custom Adjustable Timing Gear Danger?
Replies: 9
Views: 313

250 ci Custom Adjustable Timing Gear

others usea offset woodruff key to advance a few degrees (4*)
by chad
Sun Aug 04, 2019 6:39 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Head swap
Replies: 13
Views: 354

identical Head swap ?

"...too fix the air flow problem..."
how will one B different than the other?
by chad
Sun Aug 04, 2019 6:36 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 200 Cylinder Head Machining Opinions
Replies: 31
Views: 660

Further Head Machining Opinions

prt of the job is dissasembly, reassembly (negotiate).
If U have no valve spring tool - local big box stores 'rent for free' or loan.
by chad
Sat Aug 03, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 200 Cylinder Head Machining Opinions
Replies: 31
Views: 660

Head Machining Opinions

You can do a mill pass after mill pass w/o a cutter touching the valves (as if truing the mating surface) (Mine, on a different note , had a 6 piece vertical miller (like 6 bridgeports) that did "averaging'. All the CC's were milled at once to the same depth)... cc the head to see where your is...
by chad
Sat Aug 03, 2019 1:51 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Head swap
Replies: 13
Views: 354

Freshen Up My Head

"...Handbook to learn how..."
most pick one up frm Matt @ vintage inlines dot com (?$25?). WHile waiting 4 delivery C the 'tech archive' by clicking on above big blue box.

"..I want too gain the extra ccs
Would any milling be required, and if so how much."
Where will U gain then?
by chad
Sat Aug 03, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Smoke From Carb!
Replies: 14
Views: 301

runnin beddah

"...don't know how to confirm its got the ...." that's Y I mention "the Handbook", I would think "yr" would B 1st. Loook on pass side of block, to rear of the dwn tube of exhaust. 2 or 3 rows of #/ltrs. Report back numbers/ltrs. C= 60s D= 70s 2nd position = yr of manufa...
by chad
Sat Aug 03, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Smoke From Carb!
Replies: 14
Views: 301

Smoke From Carb could B "vaporized/mist" of gasoline

2 X ^^^^^ "...Ford Falcon Performance Handbook..."
many of us patronize Matt at vintage inlines dot com
(@ about $25 I believe) as he caters to our 6 "Falcon" - Thrift Power motors (1960 - '96).

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