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by bubba22349
Mon Jul 06, 2020 8:21 pm
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: 1962 Falcon and Fairlane front end
Replies: 5
Views: 58

Re: 1962 Falcon and Fairlane front end

Yes probally to find out how close they are, Measure the two spindles heights from ball joint to ball joint to see if it's the same. Also Check the two spindles steering arm height and lenght. Next try the ball joint size to see if they are the same. Check the upper and lower A Arms lengths to see i...
by bubba22349
Mon Jul 06, 2020 5:43 pm
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: 1962 Falcon and Fairlane front end
Replies: 5
Views: 58

Re: 1962 Falcon and Fairlane front end

Early cars 1960 to sometime in 1961 or early 1962 the ball joints were changed or upgraded, I E there was a three bolt and than a 4 bolt mounting on the upper ball joints. :nod:
by bubba22349
Mon Jul 06, 2020 5:20 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: T5 Swap Clutch won't engage
Replies: 18
Views: 232

Re: T5 Swap Clutch won't engage

HI Bill, not being there to examine the T5 I can't give an informed answer on if it's useable. While its out try turning the input shaft to see if it atleast turns freely, check that it shifts into each gear and that the out put shaft is also turning. Short of removing the top cover to visually insp...
by bubba22349
Mon Jul 06, 2020 2:39 am
Forum: Eye Candy
Topic: Image Posting How-to
Replies: 14
Views: 9952

Re: Image Posting How-to

:hmmm: Info on picture posting is in this link viewtopic.php?f=47&t=48863
by bubba22349
Mon Jul 06, 2020 2:04 am
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: T5 Swap Clutch won't engage
Replies: 18
Views: 232

Re: T5 Swap Clutch won't engage

Pictures are working and they help me a lot, :wow: that Z Bar was really mangled up that's so crazy that they did that. As far as block differances there is very little and is no need to mod the Z Bar in that way. All 144, 170, and 200 blocks are the exact same external measurements in width. The wa...
by bubba22349
Sun Jul 05, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Flexplates...
Replies: 5
Views: 103

Re: Flexplates...

X2 They look pretty standard issue to me. Though the engine is an internal balance the flex plate or flywheel also need to be a zero balance to maintain the engines balance. Due to manufacturing technic's used for a flex plate such as spot welding on the ring gear (different locations and or lenght ...
by bubba22349
Sun Jul 05, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: T5 Swap Clutch won't engage
Replies: 18
Views: 232

Re: T5 Swap Clutch won't engage

Link requires permission to access it, I think it will be a working link. I did send a request for access. :nod:
by bubba22349
Sun Jul 05, 2020 3:38 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Clifford 43-4502 4V 240/300 Intake Bolt Pattern ??????
Replies: 13
Views: 253

Re: Clifford 43-4502 4V 240/300 Intake Bolt Pattern ??????

Yes if the surfaces are nice an flat / true a good paper gasket is all you really need. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sun Jul 05, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: '62 Ranchero - 250 - Aluminum Head update
Replies: 155
Views: 8186

Re: '62 Ranchero - 250 - Aluminum Head update

Hi Bob, glad to hear your making some progress on the reassembly. Yes thats correct when trying to set zero lash the engine needs to be on TDC on compression stroke. This hard for many people and is so easy to go past the zero lash point. It takes developing a real precise feel to notice as the push...
by bubba22349
Sat Jul 04, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Clifford 43-4502 4V 240/300 Intake Bolt Pattern ??????
Replies: 13
Views: 253

Re: Clifford 43-4502 4V 240/300 Intake Bolt Pattern ??????

:hmmm: In using an RTV on an intake around fuel my experance has been that it doesn't work for very long. I have been using Permatex non hardening for many years. :nod:
by bubba22349
Sat Jul 04, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: T5 Swap Clutch won't engage
Replies: 18
Views: 232

Re: T5 Swap Clutch won't engage

Hi Bill, I haven't used drop box so don't know all the details off setting it up. Though because you can see your pictures when you click on your log in link I suspect that it's an access problem sometimes with other photo housing sites they can be set to privet or a closed group. Their maybe a way ...
by bubba22349
Sat Jul 04, 2020 1:06 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 250 Block Evaluation
Replies: 12
Views: 191

Re: 250 Block Evaluation

If Dans Machine gets back to you they probably can tell you most everything about your 250 such as the camshaft used, head CC's and pistion CC's, parts used, if it was balanced etc. This would save you a bunch of time having to do the detective work, if you could get a detailed build sheat! :thumbup...
by bubba22349
Fri Jul 03, 2020 11:28 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: '62 Ranchero - 250 - Aluminum Head update
Replies: 155
Views: 8186

Re: '62 Ranchero - 250 - Aluminum Head update

Hi Bob, correct because people can have their faveriote rocker arm adjustments. Most people after getting to zero lash will use 1 full turn on their street cars this gives the quietest operation. Some use a 1/4 turn, half turn, or 3/4 turn too, I have tried them all in the past. For many decades now...
by bubba22349
Fri Jul 03, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: T5 Swap Clutch won't engage
Replies: 18
Views: 232

Re: T5 Swap Clutch won't engage

HI Bill, so without the pictures this will take a bit more time to figure it all out, I am wondering what some of the parts your working with and if everthing is compatible. Since your car is a 1965 the stock Clutch Z Bar should look like this one (see below link). This will be the best operation an...
by bubba22349
Fri Jul 03, 2020 11:59 am
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: 1962 Falcon and Fairlane front end
Replies: 5
Views: 58

Re: 1962 Falcon and Fairlane front end

The Fairlanes are a bit wider but you might be able to use the Spindels and Brake assembly's measure them and the A Arms to see if their the same, Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Fri Jul 03, 2020 11:50 am
Forum: Brakes, Wheels, and Tires
Topic: Power brake vacuum lines
Replies: 1
Views: 41

Re: Power brake vacuum line

The power brake booster vacuum line hook up is fairly straightforward. Looking at a typical Ford small six log head just below the carb mounting is a vacuum port with 3/8 NIP (standard US Pipe Threads). You might need to have a Vacuum Manifold or T fitting so that several other vacuum lines can also...
by bubba22349
Thu Jul 02, 2020 11:29 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 250 Block Evaluation
Replies: 12
Views: 191

Re: 250 Block Evaluation

Hi, google Dans machine shop. They are in California. Can you measure the bore and piston? How about some pictures of the head. Good luck I tried googling it earlier, and didn't get the results... But thanks to you, I tried again and found their website and emailed them with the description and pic...
by bubba22349
Thu Jul 02, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi! I'm from Canada. Sorry.
Replies: 2
Views: 64

Re: Hi!

Welcome to the Ford Six site Harbottle, yes your going to find lots of great info from our knowledgeable members to help with the rebuild of your 1995 F 150 4X4. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Thu Jul 02, 2020 12:24 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Newb from Utah
Replies: 5
Views: 30

Re: Newb from Utah

Welcome to the Ford Six site BigIron, :beer: Congrats on getting your 66 Econoline! X2 looks like you stumbled into a 200 block for sure in the Fairlane and likely in the Econoline too so the swap over couldn't be any easier. Yes with the duel pattern blocks you have the ability to either run the la...
by bubba22349
Thu Jul 02, 2020 11:50 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 250 Block Evaluation
Replies: 12
Views: 191

Re: 250 Block Evaluation

Number six cylinder looks fairly decent just a little surface rust and light piston scoring, but that surface rust could be from a bad head gasket or not compleately draining the block before disassembly. I can't make out anything that looks like a jagged rust line so it's probally not a cracked cyl...
by bubba22349
Thu Jul 02, 2020 11:29 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Clifford 43-4502 4V 240/300 Intake Bolt Pattern ??????
Replies: 13
Views: 253

Re: Clifford 43-4502 4V 240/300 Intake Bolt Pattern ??????

Clifford intakes used their own proprietary design / spacing so that only their carb adapters would fit them, though it wouldn't be that hard to make your own adapter plate. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Thu Jul 02, 2020 11:03 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Issues with cooling-Fan clutch?
Replies: 3
Views: 83

Re: Issues with cooling-Fan clutch?

The clutch fan may or may not be defective however the fan really has little to no effect at highway speeds, since you stated that the around town performance was good my best guess is the the clutch fan is working as it should. Sounds like you have the fan and shroud set up correctly and perfectly ...
by bubba22349
Thu Jul 02, 2020 10:08 am
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: 5 speed manual for 1965 300ci
Replies: 3
Views: 63

Re: 5 speed manual for 1965 300ci

I had a 1994 F150 short bed all stock with the EFI 4.9 (300) with 5 speed with a 3:08 rear gear and stock size tires. I really liked this combo it got good economy and the performance was also good for a light weight pickup I realy miss that truck now. X2 As was stated above by Shorty these are the ...
by bubba22349
Wed Jul 01, 2020 9:38 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Mystery fuel pump for 200
Replies: 45
Views: 601

Re: Mystery fuel pump for 200

Not going to be the cam only few different stock cams grinds through out all the years of the 200's production and the fuel pumps eccentric is made the same on all of them. Pictures help a lot thank you X2 I am with Frozenrabbit' that new pump looks odd the arm much longer and mounting flange looks ...
by bubba22349
Wed Jul 01, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 250 Block Evaluation
Replies: 12
Views: 191

Re: 250 Block Evaluation

Howdy, The pistons look to be custom; they say Dan's Machine on them with some numbers that probably have some sort of meaning unknown to me. The rods appear to be stock '69 250 rods (forged?). ARP studs/bolts. The pistons appear to come flush with or maybe a little above the deck of the block, so ...
by bubba22349
Wed Jul 01, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Another engine ID question
Replies: 2
Views: 58

Re: Another engine ID question

Yes you are correct that your Bronco would of orginaly had a aluminum tag on the engine for ID of the engine, sadly in many cases these get lost or are tossed when some types of work is being done. Yes that short block could have been swapped out to another over its many years of history. Here is ho...
by bubba22349
Wed Jul 01, 2020 1:57 pm
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: Bubba has 10,000 posts!
Replies: 7
Views: 166

Re: Bubba has 10,000 posts!

:D Thank you very much guys I feel honored by everyone's recognition. Xstascy well I have alway thought that your knowledge is quite ama Zing too. :rolflmao: I don't know about who this Old Grand Duke of York was, but severial years back, I discovered in my family tree the possibility of being relat...
by bubba22349
Wed Jul 01, 2020 1:42 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Duraspark Distributor
Replies: 23
Views: 472

Re: Duraspark Distributor

:beer: That's excellent news :nod:
by bubba22349
Wed Jul 01, 2020 12:05 am
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: T5 Swap Clutch won't engage
Replies: 18
Views: 232

Re: T5 Swap Clutch won't engage

Pictures aren't loaded. Since your clutch isn't disengageping you will need a longer clutch Rod or a way to be able to adjust the lenght. Did you try any adjusting on the other end of the Z bar pivot hooked to the clutch pedal? :nod:
by bubba22349
Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:32 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Mystery fuel pump for 200
Replies: 45
Views: 601

Re: Mystery fuel pump for 200

You could try Pumping some fuel into the new pump to prime it, but also as long as there is fuel still in the carb the engine should start right up and eventually the new fuel will also start pulling fuel from the tank and pumping fuel to the carb. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Exhaust Manifolds: Gasket or no Gasket? + Harmonic Dampers
Replies: 11
Views: 346

Re: Exhaust Manifolds: Gasket or no Gasket? + Harmonic Dampers

FTF did a great post (here on the Ford six site) with pictures somtime back on this problem when using the EFI Exhaust Manifolds with the Offy or Cliford Aluminun Intakes plus the FelPro intake / exhaust gasket. The thick washers will need to be stepped so that they can contact both of the intake an...
by bubba22349
Tue Jun 30, 2020 8:17 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 67' Mustang cooling issues
Replies: 18
Views: 320

Re: 67' Mustang cooling issues

That really sucks, your not doing anything wrong that aluminum radiators core must be quite a bit thicker than the stock 200 copper / brass radiator. With a 289 / 302 V8 it would only a 1/2 of an inch shorter in lenght than the 200 six. So unles you could slide the engine backwards by modding the en...
by bubba22349
Tue Jun 30, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: I changed to HEI and now my carb is acting up.
Replies: 5
Views: 215

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

Hi Tji65coupe, I edited the topic header to HEI from EFI for more charity of your posts. Did you make any progress on your 65 Coupe carb issues? :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Tue Jun 30, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Duraspark Distributor
Replies: 23
Views: 472

Re: Duraspark Distributor

HI John , so how are you doing on your Distribtor advance tuning? :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Tue Jun 30, 2020 4:14 pm
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: Reduced radius with power steering upgrade
Replies: 1
Views: 57

Re: Reduced radius with power steering upgrade

Hi niesienbrucel, rack n pinion steering would be a great improvement yet this is a common complaint with the rack n pinion swap kits I would think that they would offer a set of custom made Spindels to fix the problem if they wanted their customers to be happy. I agree with much of what they told y...
by bubba22349
Tue Jun 30, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: High Altitude Adjustments, Car Bucks/Jerks and Shakes
Replies: 48
Views: 2871

Re: High Altitude Adjustments, Car Bucks/Jerks and Shakes

Hi 63flcn, been wondering how your doing on the Falcon tuneing and if you made anymore improvements? Did you ever check out if you have the adjustable type rocker arms, find out if your engine has solid lifters in it, and or set the lash if it dose? How about the timing chain set did you check it ou...
by bubba22349
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:42 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Looking at starter options for a 200.
Replies: 25
Views: 1789

Re: Looking at starter options for a 200.

Update on the starter issue, little bit more work. The starter mounting holes to the block and clocked differently relative to the nose. 6- holes are at 12/6. 8- holes are at 12/5. Might be able to drill and tap a new hole. The starter housing index is the correct size to match up. But bolt holes c...
by bubba22349
Mon Jun 29, 2020 6:03 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Nebraska
Replies: 2
Views: 69

Re: Hello from Nebraska

Welcome to the Ford Six forums Pdandy68, glad you found the site. Best of luck on your 1966 Mustang. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sun Jun 28, 2020 10:59 pm
Forum: Bronco Busters
Topic: I've come to reclaim my dignity...
Replies: 4
Views: 261

Re: I've come to reclaim my dignity...

:beer: Welcome back 66WarPony, yes that 96 engine is going to be great combo in the Bronco. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sun Jun 28, 2020 1:50 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Mystery fuel pump for 200
Replies: 45
Views: 601

Re: Mystery fuel pump for 200

Hi Tom, you could use a mirror to see when the fuel pump lobe is at its lowest point. Also with a new pump there isn't any wear yet so the eccentric arm and pivot pin, the arms return spring, and Diafram, everything is much tighter than a well used pump, making it harder to install. :wow: :rolflmao:...
by bubba22349
Sun Jun 28, 2020 1:28 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Mystery fuel pump for 200
Replies: 45
Views: 601

Re: Mystery fuel pump for 200

Tom I am rooting for you good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sun Jun 28, 2020 1:18 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 67' Mustang cooling issues
Replies: 18
Views: 320

Re: 67' Mustang cooling issues

Here are the compleate tune up setting for a stock 1967 Mustang 200 six. With a stock point type Ignistion system 1. Spark Plugs are gapped at .034 2. Point gap is set at .024 to .026 for the base generic setting you would want a end up with Dwell setting of 36 Degrees for best results. With any of ...
by bubba22349
Sat Jun 27, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 240/300 Log Intake 1bbl to 2bbl Modification
Replies: 7
Views: 263

Re: 240/300 Log Intake 1bbl to 2bbl Modification

Old28racer looks to be a nicely made adapter plate mount on the modded stock intake. Going to be a real clean install. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sat Jun 27, 2020 7:56 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Oil Pump Clearance / ARP Main Studs
Replies: 6
Views: 154

Re: Oil Pump Clearance / ARP Main Studs

X3 you could do a combo of the two, by cutting the stud length down some like "B Ron Co" said and also grinding that area of oil pump housing a little bit as Chad said. One other way is to make a simple spacer plate out of steel or aluminum to go under the oil pump to raise it up enough to...
by bubba22349
Sat Jun 27, 2020 7:35 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: '62 Ranchero - 250 - Aluminum Head update
Replies: 155
Views: 8186

Re: '62 Ranchero - 250 - Aluminum Head update

Yes Bob you are correct those push rods are way too short and the rocker arm adjuster screws are at the bottom of their adjustment travel too. Getting the adjuster screws back towards the top, so they are at least in the middle 1/2 of adjustment plus a couple full turns will then center the push rod...
by bubba22349
Sat Jun 27, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: '62 Ranchero - 250 - Aluminum Head update
Replies: 155
Views: 8186

Re: '62 Ranchero - 250 - Aluminum Head update

:beer: That's excellent Bob, soon your Ranchero will be back running again! :nod:
by bubba22349
Sat Jun 27, 2020 5:31 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Mystery fuel pump for 200
Replies: 45
Views: 601

Re: Mystery fuel pump for 200

So did a quick search of "you tube" didn't find much on a fuel pump change out on AC 1967 Mustang 200 six there is one for a 1966 Mustang 200 the fuel pump is seemular and the principal work involved will be same too, (see first link). In the video you can see the removal of old pump and r...
by bubba22349
Sat Jun 27, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Mystery fuel pump for 200
Replies: 45
Views: 601

Re: Mystery fuel pump for 200

bubba22349, thanks. I may be an idiot but I'm ok with that. Saturday is another day, so I'll try again. I thought the casting number on my block indicated 66 Falcon, although the pump for a falcon 66 may be the same as the 67. I don't think that at all, first times at doing anything new can take lo...
by bubba22349
Sat Jun 27, 2020 3:40 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 67' Mustang cooling issues
Replies: 18
Views: 320

Re: 67' Mustang cooling issues

I would remove the larger top radiator hose outlet on the V8 radiators then block that hole off with a piece of flat brass soldered over it. Then make a new hole in the right location for the smaller 6 cylinder radiator hose outlet. On one of my 1967 Mustang projects long ago "a GT fastback&quo...

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