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by bubba22349
Sat Nov 17, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from CT
Replies: 1
Views: 4

Re: Hello from CT

A big welcome to the Ford Six forums, the home of the largest amount of info and the most knowledgeable people on the 300 big six'es! Be sure to post your questions over in the 240 / 300 Big Ford Six forum (see the below link). There is also a suspension forum for your other questions too. Good luck...
by bubba22349
Sat Nov 17, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Hillborn Injection
Replies: 12
Views: 181

Re: Hillborn Injection

What threw me off on the manifold is that it’s flat. I did more reading and it seems another plate gets attached to the head Yes after the log intake was cut or machined off the Falcon head a flat plate was then fabricated and welded or braised onto the intake ports. Besides those Midgets I have se...
by bubba22349
Sat Nov 17, 2018 1:33 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Strange oil pressure problem
Replies: 6
Views: 53

Re: Strange oil pressure problem

When you pulled pan on the engine was there signs of heavy sluge inside? Very odd with such low oil presure using a Hy volume oil pump, bearing clearance much be excessive. X2 Did you remove and clean the oil pumps pressure relief valve? That's what I think is causing the erratic oil pressure loss. ...
by bubba22349
Sat Nov 17, 2018 1:26 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 torque build 85 Bronco
Replies: 98
Views: 5321

Re: 300 torque build 85 Bronco

Aye, so a good start would be smoothing out the runners in the head, then making a template and transferring that to my Clifford intake. I recieved a bent remflex intake gasket, so I was able to use it to compare the ports of the intake to the ports in the spare C8 head I have. The Clifford ports a...
by bubba22349
Sat Nov 17, 2018 11:57 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: 1966 F100 with a 300 I 6 looking for big power!
Replies: 4
Views: 10

Re: 1966 F100 with a 300 I 6 looking for big power!

A big welcome to the Ford Six forums Curits, home of the largest amount of info and the most knowledgeable people on the 300 big six'es! Be sure to post your questions over in the 240 / 300 Big Ford Six forum (see the below link). As to questions of bolt paterens of block and crank these are the sam...
by bubba22349
Sat Nov 17, 2018 11:40 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Southwest Missouri
Replies: 2
Views: 15

Re: Hello from Southwest Missouri

Welcome to the Ford Six forums 66MustangCoupe, and congrats on getting the Mustang Coupe. There is lots of info here on the mods that can be done to them, good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Fri Nov 16, 2018 8:03 am
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: Head gaskets and quench
Replies: 6
Views: 60

Re: Head gaskets and quench

X2 yes if the steel shim gasket is available I'd use it! Most times have used the spray copper coat on them in a pinch though have even used some Aluminun spray paint on them too. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Thu Nov 15, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Norcal I bring with me a 1966 Econoline
Replies: 2
Views: 19

Re: Hello from Norcal I bring with me a 1966 Econoline

Welcome to the Ford Six forums kneedragon76, congrats nice score, that 66 Econoline looks like the body is fairly good shape. It will make a great camper van, good luck on both your projects. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Thu Nov 15, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: Head gaskets and quench
Replies: 6
Views: 60

Re: Head gaskets and quench

Elsewhere, it has been mentioned that 0.035-0.050 is a desireable target for quench, and that the current head gasket offerings are currently at least 0.025” thicker than the originals. Fel-pro publishes its MLS gasket thickness at more than 0.050”, and I just measured one I took off of a rebuilt 2...
by bubba22349
Wed Nov 14, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: What’s a fair price for a stock C9 250 head (about 100k miles)
Replies: 11
Views: 174

Re: What’s a fair price for a stock C9 250 head (about 100k miles)

E0 heads can be found on the 1980 up to 1983 on some models 82 on Mustangs, Ford Fairmont & it’s Mercury version, Mustang and Mercury Capri, Granada, Mercury Monarch. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Mon Nov 12, 2018 8:26 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: engine performance manual fordsix
Replies: 16
Views: 268

Re: engine performance manual fordsix

Good evening first of all I thank you for answering me so fast .. and I'm honest I'm from Venezuela it takes a bit to understand the page since everything is in English and I have to translate to understand .. here in my country there are no mechanics or workshops that know how to work well these e...
by bubba22349
Sun Nov 11, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 1980's Inline Six
Replies: 3
Views: 113

Re: 1980's Inline Six

That's a great looking Fairlane, it sounds like your 170 engine needs valve guides and or guide seals. As far as the 1980's reman. 200 six and AOD they would be a great improvement over your 170 and Ford O Matic! This should be a fairly easy bolt in swap but you will need to change the oil pan and o...
by bubba22349
Sun Nov 11, 2018 10:58 am
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: Koni Adjustable Shock Setting
Replies: 3
Views: 72

Re: Koni Adjustable Shock Settin

You didn't state which engine your 66 Mustang has, so I am assuming it's a 200 six. The 144 to 200 six's are very light weight compared to the V8's, the 3/4 inch front sway bar works better or you can also a stock V8 Mustang GT front sway bar and are a much better chooice over the 1 inch bar along w...
by bubba22349
Sun Nov 11, 2018 10:26 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Hillborn Injection
Replies: 12
Views: 181

Re: Hillborn Injection

That set up is made for the early small Ford six'es 144, 170, 200, (fits the heads made from 1960 to roughly 1968). These six'es all have a log intake that is part of the head, than that would have been cut off to use that Hillborn intake. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Fri Nov 09, 2018 7:13 am
Forum: Orphan Inlines
Topic: Farmall inline Six
Replies: 3
Views: 105

Re: Farmall inline Six

:beer: nice how dose it run? :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Fri Nov 09, 2018 7:03 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Need a Carb
Replies: 35
Views: 842

Re: Need a Carb

Bubba, that is my engine in the second pic. Is that the only spacer I should have? There is room for the 3/4in spacer in the first pic and still use my air cleaner. Seems like I should get the carb as far from the exhaust manifold as possible. Great yes that's the spacer you should have. If you hav...
by bubba22349
Thu Nov 08, 2018 12:55 pm
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: Upper A-arm SHAFT bushings
Replies: 4
Views: 142

Re: Upper A-arm SHAFT bushings

X 2 it depends on your use! But if you were to tighten the bushings to 100 to 125 ft.lb. :shock: that would lock up them up so tight they wouldn't even move! Drag and other racers would set them a little loser than stock (sung) so that there is as little resistance as possable (then spot weld them i...
by bubba22349
Thu Nov 08, 2018 12:39 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Does this bear further investigation?
Replies: 10
Views: 247

Re: Does this bear further investigation?

Looks like a 250 six to me! Finding the block and head casting numbers would help in IDing it further. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Thu Nov 08, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Need a Carb
Replies: 35
Views: 842

Re: Need a Carb

:hmmm: do you have that spacer shown in the above second picture? It's the one you need to use to work with your stock throdle linkage. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: 250 Maverick Mounts
Replies: 6
Views: 135

Re: 250 Maverick Mounts

Frozenrabbit that's some great fabricating work on fitting the 250 in the 63 Falcon! :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: 250 Maverick Mounts
Replies: 6
Views: 135

Re: 250 Maverick Mounts

If 250 engine mounts are used in a Mustang when installing a 250 doesnt that change the angle of the drivetrain? It lowers the front of the engine, tilting the back of the engine up. Did the Maverick use a different transmission crossmember that lowered the transmission to correct for the lower eng...
by bubba22349
Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: How much power can it handle?
Replies: 14
Views: 918

Re: How much power can it handle?

I haven't tried to use the Crown Vic rims so not sure on the fit. :nod:
by bubba22349
Tue Nov 06, 2018 8:30 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from the very south of the Netherlands.
Replies: 2
Views: 48

Re: Hello from the very south of the Netherlands.

Welcome to the Ford Six forums Robbie1962, be sure to post your questions over in the Big Ford 240 / 300 Six forum. We have many knownageable people here on these engines (see below link). Good luck :thumbup: :nod:

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by bubba22349
Sun Nov 04, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Need a Carb
Replies: 35
Views: 842

Re: Need a Carb

The 67 & 68 Mustangs are nice cars a real big faveriote of mine as over the years I have had the pleasure of owning 6 or 7 Coupe's, two Fastback's plus also a 67 Cougar, this was back in the 1970's to 1990's when they weren't so expensive. I am with you they are keepers if only I had hung onto o...
by bubba22349
Sun Nov 04, 2018 11:26 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from southern Ohio
Replies: 7
Views: 144

Re: Hello from southern Ohio

A big welcome to the Ford Six forums Colin, it's great to have another long time Ford inline six enthusiast. Good luck on your 76 Comet 250! :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Fri Nov 02, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: The Truck Stop
Topic: tired engine and transmission in 1992 f250 ext cab
Replies: 1
Views: 47

Re: tired engine and transmission in 1992 f250 ext cab

Your right the 300 / 4.9 six is going to be much cheaper then finding a 7.3. If your up to the work and time of doing the swap I say go for it. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Fri Nov 02, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Need a Carb
Replies: 35
Views: 842

Re: Need a Carb

67 200/C4 My 1100 SCV doesnt match my non LOM dizzy. I was working on figuring out the high idle problem Im having and tripped and broke the hot air choke off. I think I will just buy a new carb since I was going to anyway. I have a C6 block that needs to be freshened up and a C9 head with 1.75 car...
by bubba22349
Fri Nov 02, 2018 9:20 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: How much power can it handle?
Replies: 14
Views: 918

Re: How much power can it handle?

That much tire should make quite a difference. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Wed Oct 31, 2018 1:19 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Trying to find a direction
Replies: 7
Views: 1214

Re: Trying to find a direction

Looks like your 200 Six compression is fair so a good valve job would very likely balance the compression of all the cylinders to get some decent performance. You cold also tear down the short block and freshen it up further with rings, bearings, fresh camshaft, and lifters, oil pump etc., if you wa...
by bubba22349
Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New guy
Replies: 3
Views: 477

Re: New guy

Welcome to the Ford Six Forums Keepmy6, Comets are such great cars and so easy to work on. There are many improvements that can be made a little at a time. Good luck on your 73. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:43 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: How much power can it handle?
Replies: 14
Views: 918

Re: How much power can it handle?

Used a pair of N50 X 15 on the street and switched to a set of old M & H slicks (about 8 inch wide) on strip. :nod:
by bubba22349
Mon Oct 29, 2018 6:24 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: 1993 F-150 XL
Replies: 3
Views: 211

Re: 1993 F-150 XL

Welcome to the Ford Six Forums Phrygian, :beer: congrats looks like you made a great trade! Good luck with your F 150. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sun Oct 28, 2018 10:53 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Wisconsin.
Replies: 2
Views: 500

Re: Hello from Wisconsin.

Welcome to the site you will need to post your question in the correct forum according to the engine family, you will need to give more of its details or info on the problem too. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sat Oct 27, 2018 11:07 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: How much power can it handle?
Replies: 14
Views: 918

Re: How much power can it handle?

:shock: oh yeah I forgot that your in the 60 Ranchero now! Well a 7 inch tire certainty help some. I had some GT wheels (Fairlane Torino) made wider and the wheel centers moved so I could fit wide tires on my 63 Fairline it had a 67 to 70 9 inch under it. Moving the rear springs inboard isn't too ha...
by bubba22349
Sat Oct 27, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: 1st thread, 2nd
Replies: 2
Views: 111

Re: 1st thread, 2nd

:beer: welcome to the Ford Six forums motorsickle1130, your in the right place for 300 build info. Good luck on the 78 F 250 :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sat Oct 27, 2018 2:01 pm
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: Ford 8.8 disc brake conversion, limited slip, and fixing wheel hop
Replies: 3
Views: 1605

Re: Ford 8.8 disc brake conversion, limited slip, and fixing wheel hop

You can make some spring clamps out of 3/16 or 1/4 inch thick bar stock (1/2 to 5/8 inch wide) drill a 1/4 inch hole on each end to bolt a pair togeather. Install two or three of these clamps on the front part of the rear leaf springs. This will help control the spring wrap up on acceleration. Next ...
by bubba22349
Sat Oct 27, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: How much power can it handle?
Replies: 14
Views: 918

Re: How much power can it handle?

:shock: 6 inch tires! :hmmm: Sounds like you need some wider tires 8 inch minimum. I used to run 10:50 x15 M&H slicks on my old 64 Ranchero. Good luck. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sat Oct 27, 2018 1:20 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Mysterious Radical Race Engine
Replies: 10
Views: 835

Re: Mysterious Radical Race Engine

:shock: :wow: that sure is a beaut, :hmmm: it would be fun to see it make a few passes! :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:13 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: First vehicle 15 years ago
Replies: 1
Views: 251

Re: First vehicle 15 years ago

Welcome to the Ford Six Forums home of the most knowledgeable people and the largest amount of 240 / 300 big six info. Good luck with your 68 bump side pickup they are great trucks. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Fri Oct 26, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Assess the health of my 200
Replies: 13
Views: 503

Re: Assess the health of my 200

Well one thing I see right now is that you need is to change or mod the carb from the SCV so it will match up correctly with the better Distribitor you have. Looks like a nice 67 Mustang, good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Thu Oct 25, 2018 8:49 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 4-bbl carburetor orientation to the motor - 300/6
Replies: 1
Views: 238

Re: 4-bbl carburetor orientation to the motor - 300/6

Because of the way your Offy duel port intake is made / split ports, you would need to have the carb installed as its in your picture. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Thu Oct 25, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: What to do with Exhaust
Replies: 2
Views: 1719

Re: What to do with Exhaust

I would go with a 2 1/4 inch system for a single exhaust or you want a duel system then a pair of 1 3/4 to 2 inch would be good. You could port the exhaust manifold to get it closer to 2 inch or you could make a tappered transition piece to help flow, also if you can find a big truck 223 or 262 (F50...
by bubba22349
Thu Oct 25, 2018 8:54 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi all
Replies: 2
Views: 528

Re: Hi all

Welcome to the Ford Six forums distressman, home of the most knowledgeable people and info on the 240 / 300 big Ford Six'es. Good luck with your 86 pickup :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Wed Oct 24, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Happy with the 200
Replies: 10
Views: 844

Re: Happy with the 200

:beer: congrats B RON CO, looks great and that 1930's Ford pickup looks like it's coming allow too! As to how high you can rev a 200 yes it will be dependent on the parts used in the build, as a generation a stock cast pistion block can go safely go to 5000 to 5500 RPM depending on which Pistions ar...
by bubba22349
Tue Oct 23, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Whats Next
Replies: 28
Views: 1055

Re: Whats Next

Right now my truck has the front wheels axles and gears out waiting on the carrier to come in. I don't really want to start it and rev it up to 3000 to check where the timing is with it being on jack stands. This weekend weather permitting I will have it back together. I will check and see where it...
by bubba22349
Sun Oct 21, 2018 10:59 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Driveshaft question 78 4x4 longbed
Replies: 11
Views: 1429

Re: Driveshaft question 78 4x4 longbed

Have you checked the pinion and drive shaft angles are within specs? :nod:
by bubba22349
Sun Oct 21, 2018 10:30 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 200ci 1965 Mustang- Need some experienced help
Replies: 17
Views: 709

Re: 200ci 1965 Mustang- Need some experienced help

Thanks for the response. The mechanical pump doesn't work. I probably should make Napa replace it under warranty, as it DID work, but only for a very short time. Since then, the fuel tank, pickup, etc, has been replaced with new. The fuel that comes from the tank is fresh, in fact, a clear filter h...
by bubba22349
Sun Oct 21, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 200ci 1965 Mustang- Need some experienced help
Replies: 17
Views: 709

Re: 200ci 1965 Mustang- Need some experienced help

Thanks again for the replies. I have not actually measured volume, as I didn't expect it to be a problem, but it has crossed my mind. Do you know what the specification is offhand? If not, I'll try to find it. Thanks, Aaron On doing a fuel volume test, disconnect the coil wire and fuel line at the ...
by bubba22349
Sat Oct 20, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: New Distributor for 254 Flatty
Replies: 8
Views: 1306

Re: New Distributor for 254 Flatty

The advance cruve used on the stock Mopar flathead six Distribitor is near to the ideal for a Ford flathead 226 or 254 six. :nod:
by bubba22349
Sat Oct 20, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: How to deal with AIR injection ports in head?
Replies: 7
Views: 306

Re: How to deal with AIR injection ports in head?

To the best of my knowledge the A.I.R. Ports in Ford heads are a Tubing Thread (Fine Threads) so a NPT plug isn't going fit right. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:

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