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by bubba22349
Sat Jan 25, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Intermittent tapping on cold start.
Replies: 9
Views: 199

Re: Intermittent tapping on cold start.

Motorcraft, NAPA / Wix filters have the anti drain back check valve. Some low cost oil filters don't including the standard Fram their HP line dose I think. :nod: :thumbup:
by bubba22349
Fri Jan 24, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: ID on engine
Replies: 14
Views: 234

Re: ID on engine

It looks right in the picture, but wish I could see the other side to be sure there's no SCV. I like the Autolites a lot and that application could work good for you if it doesn't have a SCV. Sometimes the parts stores have the wrong picture on their parts listings. With a little reworking and weldi...
by bubba22349
Fri Jan 24, 2020 5:12 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: ID on engine
Replies: 14
Views: 234

Re: ID on engine

Your very welcome hope everything goes well on your swap. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Fri Jan 24, 2020 4:26 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: ID on engine
Replies: 14
Views: 234

Re: ID on engine

Hi Phil, having a mismatched carb and Distribitor is quite common on these Ford six'es and other early Ford V8 engines before 1957 too. The SCV carb's will work with the late style Distribitors since they are a duel advance type, but it's just not optimal for economy or engine performance as it won'...
by bubba22349
Thu Jan 23, 2020 8:16 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: ID on engine
Replies: 14
Views: 234

Re: ID on engine

Hi Phil, looks like I made quite a bad mistake on the ID of the Distribitor, in looking at it again on a larger computer screen have determined that it is indeed one of the great DuraSpark II units, it might then be orginal to the 1978 engine! Looks like someone has used an earlier 1967 to 1975 styl...
by bubba22349
Thu Jan 23, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: ID on engine
Replies: 14
Views: 234

Re: ID on engine

I brought what i thought was a 200ci engine from a guy that removed it from his 67 mustang, looking at the numbers, they don't seem to The numbers on head D7BE8080AB above that looks like 7F13 on the block its D8BE underneath 6015 GD . it has a hayes ignition and 1940 holly by the looks of it On th...
by bubba22349
Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:12 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Advice with carbs and distributor for engine swap
Replies: 23
Views: 318

Re: Advice with carbs and distributor for engine swap

Newport Enginering makes a 2 speed wiper kit for the Falcons see below link for the 1960 to 62 bolt in Falcon kit. If you are handy and can find a later model Falcon (1964 up or others) then you might be able swap that in too, I use to do it that way. https://newportwipers.com/product/1960-62-ford-f...
by bubba22349
Wed Jan 22, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Advice with carbs and distributor for engine swap
Replies: 23
Views: 318

Re: Advice with carbs and distributor for engine swap

The 1960 144 fuel pump will bolt on to the 200 and help in operating the vacuum wipers. You could add a small electric pump (pulse type) as a helper, though with a stock engine and carb it shouldn’t really be nessisary. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:18 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Degreeing a Cam
Replies: 9
Views: 262

Re: Degreeing a Cam

Yes 4 degree advance usally works very well for street use. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:03 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Advice with carbs and distributor for engine swap
Replies: 23
Views: 318

Re: Advice with carbs and distributor for engine swap

Looking through your pictures The 144 stock Load O Matic Distribitor won't fit in the 200 because the early engines used a different oil pump drive shaft that is 1/4 inch the later USA engines after 1964 all used a 5/16 inch oil pump drive. But it's not a worry as your 200 engine already has the way...
by bubba22349
Wed Jan 22, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Advice with carbs and distributor for engine swap
Replies: 23
Views: 318

Re: Advice with carbs and distributor for engine swap

HI Phil, I got all your posts moved over to the small six forum. Yes the Alternator swap is very easy to do bolt on using all stock Ford parts hopefully you got all of them with the 200 engine. Besides the Alternator you need it's wire loom it may also be still mounted on the back of the Alternator ...
by bubba22349
Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Advice with carbs and distributor for engine swap
Replies: 23
Views: 318

Re: Advice with carbs and distributor for engine swap

Hi all, I am currently replacing a 144ci in my 60 Ranchero with a 67 200ci mustang engine. Could I ask for some advice on carburetors and distributors required? A little background on the cars The 1960 ranchero has a 144 with manual column change and a manual choke, it has a rebuilt Autoline carbur...
by bubba22349
Tue Jan 21, 2020 12:58 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: High performance clutch
Replies: 5
Views: 141

Re: High performance clutch

Hahaha yes I'm,very familiar with that kind of lifestyle, with that being said I'm not expecting it to last forever but dont want it toast the first time it gets beat on, im not sure how much it will aid in reducing the firewall flex but i redid my pedal and linkage assembly to sit in bearings inst...
by bubba22349
Tue Jan 21, 2020 9:06 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Intrduction
Replies: 6
Views: 115

Re: Intrduction

Welcome to the Ford Six forums Phil, the 200 will be a big improvement over the little 144. Good luck on your Ranchero :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sun Jan 19, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: new clutch and bellhousing dowel is missing
Replies: 3
Views: 64

Re: new clutch and bellhousing dowel is missing

1983 F250 2wd manual. Bellhousing dowel is missing. Lots of searching and no luck. Does anyone know where I can get one or why can't I measure it and cut one from a piece of cold roll? I'm not a mechanic obviously, just an old parts changer. Thanks If you can't find one than yes you could make one ...
by bubba22349
Fri Jan 17, 2020 4:26 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Rear of Block: Oil Leak
Replies: 6
Views: 141

Re: Rear of Block: Oil Leak

The oil pan gasket and end seals is fairly easy job that could also be done in the car. :nod: Also, would I need to drain the oil before doing this? or will it be settled down on the bottom of the pan? I'm guessing it might be easier with it drained...? Thanks! Technically you could drop the pan wi...
by bubba22349
Fri Jan 17, 2020 12:20 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Rear of Block: Oil Leak
Replies: 6
Views: 141

Re: Rear of Block: Oil Leak

Howdy Y'all! I have a slow leak between the oil pan and the rear main (I think...?). Should it be fixed or is it not an issue as long as it's not pouring out? Is that just a new oil pan gasket or is it the rear main seal? Pic below. Thanks in advance! -Shawn https://i.postimg.cc/XvTb2sCn/Rear-Block...
by bubba22349
Fri Jan 17, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Intrduction
Replies: 6
Views: 115

Re: Intrduction

Welcome to the Ford Six forums yes there is lots of ways to mod these small six's and the info and people who have done it are listed some in great detail in the small six forum, Supercharged / Turbo, Fuel Injection, and Hard Core forums. Good luck on your 200 build up :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Fri Jan 17, 2020 11:53 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Old connector to new type fuelinjector adapter
Replies: 28
Views: 520

Re: Old connector to new type fuelinjector adapter

You can also use an analog volt / ohm meter by counting the long and short needle swings you get the code. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Wed Jan 15, 2020 11:21 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Old connector to new type fuelinjector adapter
Replies: 28
Views: 520

Re: Old connector to new type fuelinjector adapter

Have you done a compression test yet on your engine? Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Wed Jan 15, 2020 9:01 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: t5 swap 66 mustang 200
Replies: 75
Views: 2767

Re: t5 swap 66 mustang 200

Yes the gap is normal and this is how the presure plate has enough force to hold the clutch disk from slipping as the engines power is transferred through the transmission and continuing onto the rear wheels. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Mon Jan 13, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: new 4.9 owner!
Replies: 4
Views: 150

Re: new 4.9 owner!

Welcome to the Ford Six forums rogersbw, sounds like you have the later DuraSpark II (1977 up) Distribitor cap, rotor, and plug wires installed. These later parts are better than the 1976 DuraSpark I parts but if you wanted to you can also go back to those earlier parts as they will fit too. Good lu...
by bubba22349
Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:57 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Newbie
Replies: 2
Views: 58

Re: Newbie

Welcome to the Ford Six site lots of info on the Mustangs enjoy! :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:45 am
Forum: Gasoline Alley
Topic: ford EIGHT cylinder questions
Replies: 13
Views: 522

Re: ford EIGHT cylinder questions

Yes on the the upper EFI intake. :nod:
by bubba22349
Thu Jan 09, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: t5 swap 66 mustang 200
Replies: 75
Views: 2767

Re: t5 swap 66 mustang 200

While I like Fords and love my Ranchero, anybody in charge of any part of the whole "connecting-engines-to-transmissions" part of Ford Engineering should have been drawn, quartered, shot, then burned at a stake. They make plumbing manufacturers look like a model of standardization. :evil:...
by bubba22349
Thu Jan 09, 2020 1:14 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: t5 swap 66 mustang 200
Replies: 75
Views: 2767

Re: t5 swap 66 mustang 200

:oopsie: :shock: That washer ring was installed wrong it doesn't go between the crankshaft flange and the flex plate! This would not give the starter drive gear it's full ring gear engagement. The tin block spacer plate is first installed against the block. Next the flex plate is suppose to be insta...
by bubba22349
Mon Jan 06, 2020 9:02 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: t5 swap 66 mustang 200
Replies: 75
Views: 2767

Re: t5 swap 66 mustang 200

Yes swapping from an Auto to Stick is harder than going from a Stick to Auto, requires finding lots of items. :bang: Well you should be in for even more fun and better performance once you get it installed. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Mon Jan 06, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: t5 swap 66 mustang 200
Replies: 75
Views: 2767

Re: t5 swap 66 mustang 200

Anyone change over to a wire clutch conversion kit? The fork is a push not a pull. Although NPD shows a MDL 65 to 66 clutch wire conversion, it doesnt make sense, do I have to get a new clutch fork? I purchased,.. I believe the last new 136 tooth flywheel on Earth, hahaha. Napa, autozone, rileys, N...
by bubba22349
Sun Jan 05, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Testing valve spring pressure
Replies: 10
Views: 598

Re: Testing valve spring pressure

With a stock cam and the stock six valve springs (54 lbs closed / 150 lbs open) you will get valve float at 4500 RPM or less, the 289 springs will rasie this to about 5000 RPM and the 302 springs can go to 5500 RPM and sometimes more. Normally with an iron six head the 302 valve springs should be se...
by bubba22349
Sat Jan 04, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Adjusting the choke on a 1940 - getting stuck
Replies: 1
Views: 1729

Re: Adjusting the choke on a 1940 - getting stuck

Yes the choke cover (thermostat) shouldn't be put Into carb cleaner though if it was rinsed off good after it only being in for a 20 min soak its probably not harmed. With the choke cover off dose the choke open and close freely without any binding? The choke cover should be set to 1 or 2 Rich past ...
by bubba22349
Mon Dec 30, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: G'day from New Jersey
Replies: 6
Views: 248

Re: G'day from New Jersey

Looks fairly straight and complete it should make a decent car with some rust repair. Plus those 1964 & 65 Futura body's are getting hard to find now at a decent price, so its well worth fixing it up. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Mon Dec 30, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 76 maverick 250 new cam
Replies: 32
Views: 1156

Re: 76 maverick 240-300 new cam

Ok it’s the 250. I ordered a comp cam for the 240-300 and thought I had messed up but come to find out the cam I ordered will fit all 10 inch deck height straight sixes. Yes he would be right that the deck height of a 240 / 300 six would be 10.00 inches centerline of the crankshaft to top of the bl...
by bubba22349
Sun Dec 29, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Photobucket Had a Major Crash 12-23
Replies: 6
Views: 379

Re: Photobucket Had a Major Crash 12-23

Photo bucket sure sucks, all of that time putting the Photos on many of my posts and now they are unseeable. :evil: I do still have most of the Photos on my old computer but it would sure be such a huge undertaking to try and fix them now. :bang: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sun Dec 29, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: G'day from New Jersey
Replies: 6
Views: 248

Re: G'day from New Jersey

Welcome to the Ford Six forums ozjello, the 1964 and 65 Falcons hardtop bodies ( Futura's / Sprints) are also my favorites though I wouldn't turn down the even rarer 1963 1/2 Hardtop either as they all share that great looking fast back roof line. Post some pictures of your build up and repairs of y...
by bubba22349
Fri Dec 27, 2019 11:06 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: t5 swap 66 mustang 200
Replies: 75
Views: 2767

Re: t5 swap 66 mustang 200

The ring gear should be available at just about any auto parts store like NAPA, Rock Auto, ect. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Fri Dec 27, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: t5 swap 66 mustang 200
Replies: 75
Views: 2767

Re: t5 swap 66 mustang 200

Another " quick " question. Apparently my flywheel 136 tooth for a 9-inch clutch has some teeth missing. I could pay the $45 to have it resurfaced and cross my fingers that the starter doesn't get locked up on the missing teeth. So I'm trying to find a new flywheel. Yes I can purchase one...
by bubba22349
Wed Dec 25, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: New Member
Replies: 13
Views: 440

Re: New Member

:beer: Bob that's one great looking 1955 Fairlane! :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Wed Dec 25, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: 1981 F100 Columbus GA
Replies: 6
Views: 277

Re: 1981 F100 Columbus GA

:beer: welcome to the Ford Six forums in my opinion it's the best inline six site. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Wed Dec 25, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hey there from Warm Springs GA
Replies: 2
Views: 114

Re: Hey there from Warm Springs GA

Welcome to the Ford Six forums gald you joined this group of inline six fanatics! :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Wed Dec 25, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Merry Christmas all!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 348

Re: Merry Christmas all!!!

:beer: Thank you! I also want to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas plus a Happy and Prosperous New Year! :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Wed Dec 25, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: ...on Donner, Blitzen - on COMET...
Replies: 5
Views: 395

Re: ...on Donner, Blitzen - on COMET...

:beer: Thank you! I am also wishing a very Merry Christmas plus a Happy and Prosperous New Year to all! :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Tue Dec 24, 2019 7:49 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from France
Replies: 3
Views: 132

Re: Hello from France

HI Mayeul, and welcome to the Ford a Six forums, it's good to hear from those in other countries with semular interests. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Mon Dec 23, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 76 maverick 250 new cam
Replies: 32
Views: 1156

Re: 76 maverick 240-300 new cam

Thanks for the info guys! I have attached a quick pic of the car and the engine. If this helps to I’d the motor. The guy from comp cams measured from the crank to the head and he said that would tell him which cam I needed. Is that true? Ford offered a chooice of three diffent engines for the 1976 ...
by bubba22349
Mon Dec 23, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: t5 swap 66 mustang 200
Replies: 75
Views: 2767

Re: t5 swap 66 mustang 200

The base number for this Ford starter application is 3157 this is for the old style large case starter used from the early 1960's through to 1983 (end of production of the small block six). With this number you can cross referance it over to the Mini Starters, here is a listing showing all the appli...
by bubba22349
Mon Dec 23, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: t5 swap 66 mustang 200
Replies: 75
Views: 2767

Re: t5 swap 66 mustang 200

Yes depending on condition of your flywheel a light cut is a good idea. I like the newer hi torque starters as they are smaller (especially if you plan or have headers), lighter, and spin the motor faster for quicker start ups. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sun Dec 22, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 76 maverick 250 new cam
Replies: 32
Views: 1156

Re: 76 maverick 240-300 new cam

Many beginners confuse the 240 with the 250 but they are different engine family’s. If your car is orginal with only 76,000 miles it will have 250 cu. in. small block Straight Six, the 240 / 300 are the big sixes and were never offered in the Mavericks stock. Of corse there have been a few Maverick ...
by bubba22349
Sun Dec 22, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello fellow six cyl. enthusiasts,
Replies: 3
Views: 159

Re: Hello fellow six cyl. enthusiasts,

A big Welcome to the Ford Six forums Pete, sounds like you have some great history with your 1965 F100! I am a big fan of those trucks too had a 1965 F350 for many years. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sun Dec 22, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: New Member
Replies: 13
Views: 440

Re: New Member

:beer: welcome to the site Bob, sounds like a fun build up on the 1955 Fairlane and will be a great tribute to your Uncle Lou. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sun Dec 22, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: '70-'71 Marverick 170 3 speed toploader
Replies: 8
Views: 446

Re: '70-'71 Marverick 170 3 speed toploader

Some other 3.03 Ford top loaders that used the 3.41 1st, 1.86 2nd, 1.00 3rd gear set are the 1963 to 67 Econolines having a 144 or 170 six, plus the 1966 & 67 Bronco's with a 170 six. Good luck in the hunt. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sat Dec 21, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: VI aluminum valve cover woes
Replies: 8
Views: 359

Re: VI aluminum valve cover woes

:beer: that’s great news will be looking forward to hear how you like it! Good luck on the break in. :thumbup: :nod:

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