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by bubba22349
Thu Apr 18, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: My Budget 250 build
Replies: 111
Views: 13388

Re: My Budget 250 Build Thread

Howdy Lavron and All: May I respectfully suggest that you start a new topic as your posts evolve. There is a section for "Suspension" where folks would love to see what you've done. Just a thought. Adios, David Is there a "Build Thread" forum on here? This would B 1 I'd luv 2C t...
by bubba22349
Wed Apr 17, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Brakes, Wheels, and Tires
Topic: Wheels for a 66 Coupe
Replies: 5
Views: 44

Re: Wheels for a 66 Coupe

Hi, this is an old wheel / tire chart I have for 1964 to 1966 Mustangs (Also have it for newer 1967 to 70's too) there are some wheels up to 18 inch that will fit the early V8 5 lug Mustangs. This info came from an old Halibrand Wheel chart (back when the Mustangs still were fairly new cars). You mi...
by bubba22349
Tue Apr 16, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Howdy from Texas!
Replies: 3
Views: 31

Re: Howdy from Texas!

Welcome to the Ford Six forums lots of info here on the 223 in the Vintage Six forum. Good luck on your pickup :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sun Apr 14, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Photo of small six with custom three 2-V manifold?
Replies: 16
Views: 319

Re: Photo of small six with custom three 2-V manifold?

It's all good Chad, I was just trying to steer the posts back on track to what I think Bob was asking about both in this post and an earlier one before. Seems like I also had seen that picture showing three Holley 2300's he was looking for yet can't remember where or when it was, in searching for it...
by bubba22349
Sun Apr 14, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Photo of small six with custom three 2-V manifold?
Replies: 16
Views: 319

Re: Photo of small six with custom three 2-V manifold?

:hmmm: Ok then, I'll just give up and say "Uncle"!

“What we have here is a failure to communicate”, just like in the old movie “Cool-Hand Luke” :rolflmao:
by bubba22349
Sun Apr 14, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Offy tri-power stalls when in gear
Replies: 155
Views: 4742

Re: Offy tri-power stalls when in gear

:beer: glad to hear your back working on it Grayghost! :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sun Apr 14, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Photo of small six with custom three 2-V manifold?
Replies: 16
Views: 319

Re: Photo of small six with custom three 2-V manifold?

Greetings Ford Six Fans, Somewhere on the forum I have previously seen a photo of a small six with a custom, three 2-V manifold - Holley (I think) or Autolite carbs, vertically oriented (completely separate from the Lynx/Australian/Weber trip manifolds). Would appreciate any help to find this photo...
by bubba22349
Sat Apr 13, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: EDIS-6, how does/did you attach your 36-1
Replies: 6
Views: 167

Re: EDIS-6, how does/did you attach your 36-1

Question. Is it a bad idea to use self tapping screws and attach the wheel To the outer ring? Yes it would be a bad idea, since to goal of going to a crank triggered ignistion wheel is to have more accurate ignistion timing events, mounting it to the outer rubber mounted ring would allow movement o...
by bubba22349
Sat Apr 13, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Newbee intro
Replies: 1
Views: 24

Re: Newbee intro

A big welcome Terry, to the Ford Six forums home of the largest collection of info and knowledgeable people on the 240 / 300 big Ford Six'es. Good luck with your 85 F150. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sat Apr 13, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Autolite 1100 carb help needed
Replies: 25
Views: 327

Re: Autolite 1100 carb help needed

Excessive fuel looks like fuel running out of the vent tube and dumping down the carb's Venturi. No amount of raw fuel should ever be coming out of that vent tube! At curb idle RPM there should only be a small amount of atomized fuel to mix in with the air that's going down the carb's Venturi. From ...
by bubba22349
Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Photo of small six with custom three 2-V manifold?
Replies: 16
Views: 319

Re: Photo of small six with custom three 2-V manifold?

Greetings Ford Six Fans, Somewhere on the forum I have previously seen a photo of a small six with a custom, three 2-V manifold - Holley (I think) or Autolite carbs, vertically oriented (completely separate from the Lynx/Australian/Weber trip manifolds). Would appreciate any help to find this photo...
by bubba22349
Fri Apr 12, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Operation Battery Relocation
Replies: 23
Views: 548

Re: Operation Battery Relocation

Looking great. Hard to see but it’s likely the horn relay. Also I have been thinking of ways to clean up the wiring so there isn't much showing under the hood my plan for this is to run a metal tube to route most of the wiring outside engine compartment (hidden under the fenders). Good luck :thumbup...
by bubba22349
Thu Apr 11, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Autolite 1100 carb help needed
Replies: 25
Views: 327

Re: Autolite 1100 carb help needed

Are you making any headway?
by bubba22349
Thu Apr 11, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: 1973 F100 "C" code 3 speed, what is it?
Replies: 12
Views: 209

Re: 1973 F100 "C" code 3 speed, what is it?

Yeah your dad probably wouldn't go for you borrowing the one out of the Packard. The big cars like Packards, Lincoln's, and trucks usally had the R11's? Maybe you better check with your friend to see if he's got an R11 left from what you brought him. I used to also have a friend that rebuilt all tho...
by bubba22349
Wed Apr 10, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: Gasoline Alley
Topic: 1985 F-150
Replies: 2
Views: 42

Re: 1985 F-150

Joe that pickup looks to be in very nice condistion at a very decent price, wish I had the money to grab it up. :nod: :thumbup:
by bubba22349
Wed Apr 10, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: 1973 F100 "C" code 3 speed, what is it?
Replies: 12
Views: 209

Re: 1973 F100 "C" code 3 speed, what is it?

Ideally it would be easiest to get one of the Ford pickup T85N with OverDrive transmissions this would be almost a direct bolt into your pickup plus some minor drive shaft Mod's and maybe also some work on the crossmember mount. The last year they were available was 1972 in F100 and F250's as well a...
by bubba22349
Tue Apr 09, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Autolite 1100 carb help needed
Replies: 25
Views: 327

Re: Autolite 1100 carb help needed

Yes the choke can open some in warmer weather the bimetallic spring is effected by heat and yours being electric is also controlled voltage too. Also until the throdle is opened to allow the choke to reset to the high point on the fast idle cam it can stay open. But its hard for me to speculate on a...
by bubba22349
Tue Apr 09, 2019 12:17 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Autolite 1100 carb help needed
Replies: 25
Views: 327

Re: Autolite 1100 carb help needed

:beer: congrats that's great that you got it to run. Did you run it long enough to get it warmed up good? If so did the choke open up fully? Ie the choke blade standing straight up. Once you can verify that the choke is operating correctly we can move on to the next thing. Some ways you can check if...
by bubba22349
Mon Apr 08, 2019 12:50 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Carter BBD
Replies: 35
Views: 522

Re: Carter BBD

:hmmm: what about turning the carb 180? This would also give a better flow for the throdle blades i.e. A more direct shot. :nod: :thumbup:
by bubba22349
Sun Apr 07, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 torque build 85 Bronco
Replies: 226
Views: 12132

Re: 300 torque build 85 Bronco

No need to go into the colum there should be a plug in block wire connection mounted on top of the colum about half way down. :nod: :thumbup:
by bubba22349
Sun Apr 07, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 torque build 85 Bronco
Replies: 226
Views: 12132

Re: 300 torque build 85 Bronco

:hmmm: did you pull out all the wiring and ECM for the stock 1985 electronic feedback Carter carb?
by bubba22349
Sun Apr 07, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 torque build 85 Bronco
Replies: 226
Views: 12132

Re: 300 torque build 85 Bronco

:beer: congrats on finding the problem :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sun Apr 07, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Autolite 1100 carb help needed
Replies: 25
Views: 327

Re: Autolite 1100 carb help needed

That is great, a clean fuel system up to carb us then checked off the list. The choke blade should be closed when the engine is cold, exception is in hot summer type weather were it would be slightly open as in your above picture. First you need to open the throdle to see if the choke will set itsel...
by bubba22349
Sat Apr 06, 2019 11:55 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Autolite 1100 carb help needed
Replies: 25
Views: 327

Re: Autolite 1100 carb help needed

Was the fuel tank cleaned and the fuel lines
by bubba22349
Sat Apr 06, 2019 11:49 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Autolite 1100 carb help needed
Replies: 25
Views: 327

Re: Autolite 1100 carb help needed

I appreciate all that. I'll get on it. Right now I can't even get it to start. The engine should be in great shape. I had guys working on it for like a year and the top end was rebuilt entirely, the cam was replaced, the carb and distributor were replaced. They did compression checks and all that, ...
by bubba22349
Sat Apr 06, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 torque build 85 Bronco
Replies: 226
Views: 12132

Re: 300 torque build 85 Bronco

X2 Basic setting on Holleys is with the fuel bowl off and turned up side down. The floats top is set level to fuel bowls top with only the weight of the float against the needle when it is seated. If after you check that setting and it's still leaking fuel out the vent tube then you might need to ge...
by bubba22349
Sat Apr 06, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Autolite 1100 carb help needed
Replies: 25
Views: 327

Re: Autolite 1100 carb help needed

So now looking at a few of your statements I am focusing on the possable causes of your engine running Rich. 1. First is that the float level is set to high causing it to flood. 2. Could be be a Vacuum leak or leaks. 3. Bad or incorrect PCV valve. 4. Power valve not operating correctly. Below is vid...
by bubba22349
Sat Apr 06, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Autolite 1100 carb help needed
Replies: 25
Views: 327

Re: Autolite 1100 carb help needed

Alajones wrote:snug as a bug

So you are saying I have the correct carb/distributor combo and I don't need a vent rod or spark control valve on the carb.


:beer: That's excellent news. Yes they are a good match and should work well together. :nod: :thumbup:
by bubba22349
Sat Apr 06, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Autolite 1100 carb help needed
Replies: 25
Views: 327

Re: Autolite 1100 carb help needed

First the carb adjustments is the very last step of a good tune up done in this order. You did state a 1967 year and the car model as a Mustang, I am guessing that it is all stock or does it have has some mods? So here are some of the base timing settings will be general info customized to your comb...
by bubba22349
Sat Apr 06, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Autolite 1100 carb help needed
Replies: 25
Views: 327

Re: Autolite 1100 carb help needed

:beer: Very good you have the late style point Distribitor 1967 Calif or 1968 to 74 Fed. these are the best of the Ford point type units, with the addition of the Pertronix makes for a decent ignition. So this Distribitor is the right match for the Autolite 1100 you have now with out the SCV. Could ...
by bubba22349
Sat Apr 06, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Autolite 1100 carb help needed
Replies: 25
Views: 327

Re: Autolite 1100 carb help needed

First step is to ID the Distribitor you have pull the cap so we can see inside. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Fri Apr 05, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: my build
Replies: 2
Views: 71

Re: my build

:beer: your chassis looks great did you build it from plans or design it as you went? :nod: :thumbup:
by bubba22349
Fri Apr 05, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Oklahoma
Replies: 4
Views: 65

Re: Hello from Oklahoma

Welcome to the Ford Six Forums Chris, you will fit right in here with the great wealth of info on these six'es and knowledgeable people. Congrats on finding that 1965 Falcon too they are one of my big favorites. Good luck with your plans and goals for the Falcon. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Thu Apr 04, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: compression
Replies: 154
Views: 4577

Re: compression

I would like to use the stock lighter pin but I realized I turned two of them down to a light fit like a floating pin so I could mock up the pistons in the block to do my clearance check for deck height.I should have turned down 2 of the 352 pins because I have 8 of them.The 352 pistons will be a l...
by bubba22349
Mon Apr 01, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Morgantown, WV!!
Replies: 4
Views: 85

Re: Hello from Morgantown, WV!!

A big welcome to the Ford Six site Brian, your in the right place lots of 240, 300, & 4.9 info and knowledgeable people here so you will fit right in. Sounds like you well on the way to having a great truck. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Mon Apr 01, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: 1973 F100 "C" code 3 speed, what is it?
Replies: 12
Views: 209

Re: 1973 F100 "C" code 3 speed, what is it?

Did they make one hooked to an R11? I haven't been able to find reference to that so far. A friend might have some R10 or R11s that we brought him a few years ago, he turned at least one into a divorced unit for his '30s Buick. Would an R11 hold up to towing in 2nd gear? Normally towing in overdriv...
by bubba22349
Mon Apr 01, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: 1973 F100 "C" code 3 speed, what is it?
Replies: 12
Views: 209

Re: 1973 F100 "C" code 3 speed, what is it?

The R11 is the strongest OD unit you can get.i wouldn't use a R 10 for towing they are quite weak compared to an R11. The R10 in my opinion should only be used in a stock 1930, early 1940,s, or 1954 or older car / pickup they are also usually only used in the six volts electrical systems too. Good l...
by bubba22349
Sun Mar 31, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 torque build 85 Bronco
Replies: 226
Views: 12132

Re: 300 torque build 85 Bronco

Your very first step should be to set the wet fuel level right, you may even be turning that float adjustment in the wrong direction at 1 1/2 turns my guess is the fuel level must be going higher instead of lower. Without getting the fuel level set correctly you also won't know if the fuel pressure ...
by bubba22349
Sun Mar 31, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 torque build 85 Bronco
Replies: 226
Views: 12132

Re: 300 torque build 85 Bronco

On a Holley I set the wet fuel level to just trickle out the bottom of the bowl sight hole. In any case if your fuel level is more then half way up in the glass sight hole then the floats are for sure set too high. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sun Mar 31, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello From Germany
Replies: 6
Views: 80

Re: Hello From Germany

:beer: Carsten, that's a good looking Comet and nicely detailed, good luck on the mods. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sat Mar 30, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Fresh Rebuilt 240
Replies: 107
Views: 1640

Re: Fresh Rebuilt 240

Yes that wouldn't be so good I did find several sets of Hydrolic Rollers available at $120.99 though. https://www.ebay.com/itm/8-Pairs-Hydraulic-Roller-Lifters-For-Ford-Thunderbird-Big-Block-385-429-460-New/401242129976?fits=Make%3AFord&epid=18020661843&hash=item5d6be50638:g:zf0AAOSwjNZbavy8...
by bubba22349
Sat Mar 30, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: 3 on the tree modifications
Replies: 12
Views: 354

Re: 3 on the tree modifications

:hmmm: thought of one more option for keeping your column shifted 3.03. There were some 3.03 units made with the Brog Warner style R11 overdrive unit. I used to have one that was going to go into my 1958 Ranchero if you could find one of them it would allow you to go lower gearing to help you in sta...
by bubba22349
Sat Mar 30, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Fresh Rebuilt 240
Replies: 107
Views: 1640

Re: Fresh Rebuilt 240

:bang: yep chock up that above statement to my bad memory there weren't any stock roller cam 460's Fords built. So it would have to be a retrofit roller lifter (of which there are many available see below link) and cam. I have searched through "Thads" posts couldn't find the info on his 30...
by bubba22349
Sat Mar 30, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Fresh Rebuilt 240
Replies: 107
Views: 1640

Re: Fresh Rebuilt 240

I think the larger issue is getting a viable retention device to position the hydraulic lifters. I believe he said that he used the stock Ford 460 Hydrolic Rollers as to the retention device that's what I can't rember. :nod: Edited in checking this out some more found out I was wrong as there weren...
by bubba22349
Sat Mar 30, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello From Germany
Replies: 6
Views: 80

Re: Hello From Germany

Welcome to the Ford Six site Carsten, your 62 Comet with 200 C4 sounds like a great combo to start from. Good luck and post some pictures of that Comet when you can. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sat Mar 30, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: 1973 F100 "C" code 3 speed, what is it?
Replies: 12
Views: 209

Re: 1973 F100 "C" code 3 speed, what is it?

Yes there was a 3.03 with the R11 overdrive unit made, I had one up until a few years ago. They aren't so easy to find now days but it's a great combo having the best 3 speed with all sincrows gears mated to one of the best O D units ever made the R11. If you can locate one it will be about the best...
by bubba22349
Fri Mar 29, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Fresh Rebuilt 240
Replies: 107
Views: 1640

Re: Fresh Rebuilt 240

Am I missing something here? I have yet to see a hydraulic roller cam in a 300. Has somebody done this? Link? In talking with "Thad a site Mod" a number of years back he had said that he had engineered a Hydraulic Roller Cam set up for his 300 and that he might be able to lend it to me to...
by bubba22349
Fri Mar 29, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Not Enough Carb?
Replies: 11
Views: 368

Re: Not Enough Carb?

X2 the Autolite / Motorcraft 4100 would be a great combo for your street car! :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Fri Mar 29, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 1.5" exhaust values?
Replies: 8
Views: 218

Re: 1.5" exhaust values?

Actually, 1.380" to 1.500" is just shy of an 1/8", or .120" which would be .060" per side. Also the bowl area will need to be enlarged as well for the larger valve or you won't really gain much even with going to the larger valves. Yep your right CNC-Dude, I must have still...
by bubba22349
Fri Mar 29, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Is this a LOM dizzy or a dual action dizzy?
Replies: 29
Views: 577

Re: Is this a LOM dizzy or a dual action dizzy?

Can't tell or see inside the port for sure, but Your Holley 1940 looks like it is for a later model engine and didn't have the SCV so you should be good to go. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:

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