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by bubba22349
Fri Jan 19, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Jumble of questions
Replies: 11
Views: 190

Re: Jumble of questions

Thanks for the info everyone. Your right I need to go over everything before I order parts. I wanna keep the bench seats if possible because I love the look and that it can hold 3 people per bench but if I can't really make them safe I guess I'll have to go to bucket seats. Ive been practicing doub...
by bubba22349
Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:43 pm
Forum: The Truck Stop
Topic: Inherited one owner 1986 F150 300 inline 6, 3 speed
Replies: 2
Views: 21

Re: Inherited one owner 1986 F150 300 inline 6, 3 speed

Looks like a nice straight truck to work with, good luck on the rebuild. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:38 pm
Forum: The Truck Stop
Topic: 1986 F250 300 i6 efi conversion, SAS and more
Replies: 4
Views: 333

Re: 1986 F250 300 i6 efi conversion, SAS and more

:beer: congrats that looks like a real heavy duty rig! :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: Fuel Injection - Mega Squirt
Topic: Log Gets Injected
Replies: 40
Views: 6461

Re: Log Gets Injected

Free hosting they said, I wish I never heard of photo b...it. so pic's may take awhile. :bang: I got tied up on some home projects, so work on the car slowed down and it is not working yet...Just retired, so things arhe looking up, but now I have to convince my body not to do the same :) Ecu is on ...
by bubba22349
Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Jumble of questions
Replies: 11
Views: 190

Re: Jumble of questions

The 9 inch shoes like your last post is what your 65 has. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Wed Jan 17, 2018 7:05 am
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: New Distributor for 254 Flatty
Replies: 3
Views: 57

Re: New Distributor for 254 Flatty

If you want a point type then probably the flathead MoPar Distributor. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Tue Jan 16, 2018 7:30 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Poor gas mileage stock 300 six and C4
Replies: 20
Views: 391

Re: Poor gas mileage stock 300 six and C4

Thanks guys I did a little more digging after that post of the pics and found that it is indeed a Load A Matic, I ran through all the options that you came up with Bubba, and I am thinking that I may run with a later year points distributor. If I did this would I use the vacuum off of my current ca...
by bubba22349
Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:18 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Question about a rocker assembly for the I6 200
Replies: 14
Views: 111

Re: Question about a rocker assembly for the I6 200

:thumbup: good job on the front brakes :nod:
by bubba22349
Sun Jan 14, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Poor gas mileage stock 300 six and C4
Replies: 20
Views: 391

Re: Poor gas mileage stock 300 six and C4

Yes that is indeed a Load O Matic Distribitor! Since your carb doesn't have the SCV to operate the LOM this is a real problem. You best choice considering that the Distribitor needs work and the vaccum can is bad would be to upgrade to the later point Distribitor (ask for a 1968 to 1974 rebuilt unit...
by bubba22349
Sun Jan 14, 2018 2:00 am
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Question about a rocker assembly for the I6 200
Replies: 14
Views: 111

Re: Question about a rocker assembly for the I6 200

:beer: excellent and congrats it looks right to me! Did you verafy that the one towers oiling passage lines up with the heads oil port? Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sun Jan 14, 2018 1:26 am
Forum: Fuel Injection - Mega Squirt
Topic: Log Gets Injected
Replies: 40
Views: 6461

Re: Log Gets Injected

:hmmm: can't wait to see those pictures drag-stang200! I have though about how a person could to do a port injection system on a log head to be able to improve the fuel distribution. Did you get your system working? :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sun Jan 14, 2018 12:31 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Poor gas mileage stock 300 six and C4
Replies: 20
Views: 391

Re: Poor gas mileage stock 300 six and C4

The 49 state 1967's Distribitors should all have a centrivical and vacuum advance (first year was 1966 with Calif emissions) so no SCV needed on the carb. Some pictures would help though to confirm that since parts get changed over time. If the breaker plate dosent move easy it is time to pull the D...
by bubba22349
Sun Jan 14, 2018 12:20 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: HEI Distributor Installation
Replies: 10
Views: 273

Re: HEI Distributor Installation

:hmmm: it sounds like you may have a bad brake booster. As for the PCV is it hooked up correctly? Was the correct PCV valve used? If it's the right one then try hooking it back up without the brake booster this time and report how that goes. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sat Jan 13, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: Fuel Injection - Mega Squirt
Topic: Room for injectors in a log manifold?
Replies: 19
Views: 188

Re: Room for injectors in a log manifold?

:hmmm: this is quite interesting! I wonder how close the port layout of a 200 / 250 log head is in comparison to that sawed off 300 EFI manifold's base? :nod:
by bubba22349
Sat Jan 13, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Question about a rocker assembly for the I6 200
Replies: 14
Views: 111

Re: Question about a rocker assembly for the I6 200

I can't see your picture so not going to be able to tell for sure. But it just so happens that there is a new post in the for sale section at the bottom of the forums that shows quite a few pictures of the non adjustable rocker assembly looks like when mounted to the head shows the rocker arm contac...
by bubba22349
Sat Jan 13, 2018 12:55 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: New guy questions
Replies: 22
Views: 438

Re: New guy questions

Thanks everyone, I guess it comes down to how much power do I need? With the MGA weighing just over 2000lbs, I think 150hp and over 200ftlbs would serve me well. If I can reach that goal with head mods, camshaft and carburetion then maybe I don’t need to get too far into it. What say the experts? T...
by bubba22349
Sat Jan 13, 2018 12:18 am
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Question about a rocker assembly for the I6 200
Replies: 14
Views: 111

Re: Question about a rocker assembly for the I6 200

To the best of my knowledge there is only one shaft and one tower size made for all the small six'es. If you have a micrometer or a good dial type caliper you could measure the shaft and tower to see the size differance then compare that to the rocker arms to the shaft. You could always carefully ru...
by bubba22349
Fri Jan 12, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Who has the Offenhauser 3x1 aluminum intake?
Replies: 25
Views: 444

Re: Who has the Offenhauser 3x1 aluminum intake?

:beer: congrats, yes if the 1978 still has the stock head on it then yes it's the large log look for a D8 prefix on the log. This would use an Offy 3 X 1V manifold number 5970, (see below link). Good luck :thumbup: :nod: https://www.speedwaymotors.com/Offenhauser-5970-1970-Up-Ford-170-200-250-Inline...
by bubba22349
Fri Jan 12, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Questions on Replacing a 2.77 Transmission in a 65 Ranchero
Replies: 6
Views: 81

Re: Questions on Replacing a 2.77 Transmission in a 65 Ranchero

Yes the sellers trans is a 2.77 and it's also a Mustang application, same as the one I have. It will be a direct bolt into your dads 65 Ranchero with just the swapping of some small parts from your trans (shifter arms if you have the typical colum type shifter) or you could do a little more work cut...
by bubba22349
Fri Jan 12, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Question about a rocker assembly for the I6 200
Replies: 14
Views: 111

Re: Question about a rocker assembly for the I6 200

Thanks for that information. It corresponds to my thinking with the tightest spot being the bottom with the upward pressure of the pushrods and springs, but I could not find an image of one during the assembly process to confirm it. The towers I have are very tight, almost a press fit tightness, do...
by bubba22349
Fri Jan 12, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Questions on Replacing a 2.77 Transmission in a 65 Ranchero
Replies: 6
Views: 81

Re: Questions on Replacing a 2.77 Transmission in a 65 Ranchero

:hmmm: some pictures would help, but normally the 2.77 wasn't used after 1966 when the Ford six models then went to the better 3.03. So make sure the seller has pictures too so you can match it up. I have a nice 2.77 out of a 65 Mustang (with floor shifter) sitting in my shop I can take some picture...
by bubba22349
Fri Jan 12, 2018 12:06 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello From Northern California
Replies: 1
Views: 26

Re: Hello From Northern California

Welcome to the Ford Six site shorty73, Congrats to your Dad, those Ranchero's are a big favorite of mine. Good luck on the repairs :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Fri Jan 12, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Question about a rocker assembly for the I6 200
Replies: 14
Views: 111

Re: Question about a rocker assembly for the I6 200

I received the parts in bags to build the assembly with a car I bought and there are no instructions to assemble the rocker assembly itself. There was no assembly on the head in the car, just bags of new parts. My question is: Do the square oil ports for the rockers go facing up or down in the asse...
by bubba22349
Fri Jan 12, 2018 11:02 am
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: New Distributor for 254 Flatty
Replies: 3
Views: 57

Re: New Distributor for 254 Flat

Many people in the past have swapped in a six cylinder MoPar, 200 Ford six, or GM Distribitor essentially modding the shaft and Distribitor body as needed to fit in your 254 flathead six (226's too). In general any six cylinder Distribitor that turns the same direction as the Ford and has a citrific...
by bubba22349
Thu Jan 11, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: 223 performance build...questions!
Replies: 15
Views: 1206

Re: 223 performance build...questions!

:beer: Congrats the 223 looks great! Good luck on the tuning. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Thu Jan 11, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Poor gas mileage stock 300 six and C4
Replies: 20
Views: 391

Re: Poor gas mileage stock 300 six and C4

I will check the heat riser, also just put a new exhaust system on it, 2" all the way back with a free flowing 30 inch glass pack. The distributor is a single advance unit. I not sure about the info that I was given earlier on the point gap/plug gap. I checked the timing and it is right on 10 ...
by bubba22349
Wed Jan 10, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: TwoFiddy Build KS 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 290

Re: TwoFiddy Build KS 2018

:beer: congrats your off to a great start! :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Wed Jan 10, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Engine Rattle Under Load
Replies: 8
Views: 171

Re: Engine Rattle Under Load

X3 on the pistons, also if your using a mechanical fuel pump somtimes they can be worn so badly on the pump arm pivot that it causes quite a loud knock. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Wed Jan 10, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Clifford dual Weber 38 set up
Replies: 19
Views: 1051

Re: Clifford dual Weber 38 set up

Your welcome! If you can still buy just the manafold without the adapters might be your best way to go. Then buy a piece of 1/4 to 3/8 inch aluminum plate and make your own adapters should be simple enough using a hack saw, file, drill, and hole saw. Somtimes you can also find the Clifford Autolite ...
by bubba22349
Wed Jan 10, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Clifford dual Weber 38 set up
Replies: 19
Views: 1051

Re: Clifford dual Weber 38 set up

Anyone try the Clifford weber manifold with two Autolites? Yes there are many that have used the Autolite / Motorcraft carb's on the Clifford Duel Quad intakes, FTF is one of our members that runs a couple of these set ups. I've looked at other threads and have found what I think I need to know, bu...
by bubba22349
Wed Jan 10, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi from the land of oz
Replies: 4
Views: 71

Re: Hi from the land of oz

Welcome to the Ford Six site Thom, looks like a fun project and it's great to hear what is being done in other countries with the Ford six's too. Good luck on the build :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Tue Jan 09, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Power saving options
Replies: 9
Views: 171

Re: Power saving options

One of the best power savers is a clutch type fan (Thermostic type) it will turn the fan on only when you need it (at its set temperature) the rest of the time it is off and free wheels. This will save gas and give back some lost horse power they are fairly easy to install, highly reliable, and can ...
by bubba22349
Mon Jan 08, 2018 11:05 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New from Illinois
Replies: 3
Views: 41

Re: New from Illinois

Welcome to the Ford Six site George, good luck on your project 6 :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Mon Jan 08, 2018 11:02 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: 68 F-100 4x4 with AK-miller Turbo
Replies: 1
Views: 32

Re: 68 F-100 4x4 with AK-miller Turbo

A big welcome to the best Ford Six site Jay_p_cowan, :wow: that is a great offer, hope I can take you up on it. Currently I have a nice 465 CFM Holley 4 barrel. Good luck on your 68 f100. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sun Jan 07, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Engine Mounts Torque
Replies: 17
Views: 250

Re: Engine Mounts Torque

Thanks guys. I was hoping there was a numerical answer but if there isnt oh well. I have them tight now, i just wondered if there was a certain torque. My dads 390 in his 69 F-250 doesnt vibrate as much, nor feel the engine shut off/startup so i was thinking the motor mounts werent tight enough. Ma...
by bubba22349
Sun Jan 07, 2018 10:43 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Ontario
Replies: 6
Views: 62

Re: Hello from Ontario

A zf5 will be a great swap for your F150, :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sat Jan 06, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Ontario
Replies: 6
Views: 62

Re: Hello from Ontario

No but it was Black! Was an XLT regular cab, short bed 4.9, with 5 speed and a two wheel drive. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sat Jan 06, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: Drag link geomerty
Replies: 3
Views: 79

Re: Drag link geomerty

Does the center link on a 1966 mustang with power steering have a bow to the rear of the car or should it be straight. Right where the slave cylinder connects to center link it bows to the rear of the car. I don't know if it is bent there or made that way. If some one could measure from the the swa...
by bubba22349
Sat Jan 06, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Ontario
Replies: 6
Views: 62

Re: Hello from Ontario

Welcome to the Ford Six site Josh, up until a couple years ago I had my 1994 F150 short bed was a great truck. Good luck on your 94 pickup. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sat Jan 06, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Street 300 L6 Motor
Replies: 121
Views: 8731

Re: Street 300 L6 Motor

Also do you think porting a standard one piece carb exhaust manifold would work out close to a stock EFI dual manifold in the flow department? I really like the look of the single log manifold. Does anyone out there have a set of EFI exhaust manifolds that will fit my 1992 EFI head you would sell? ...
by bubba22349
Sat Jan 06, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi from Iowa
Replies: 2
Views: 34

Re: Hi from Iowa

Happy New Year and a big welcome to the Ford Six site 300cidguy. The 1965 project is one I will enjoy hearing about its one of my favorite trucks I had and used a 65 F350 for many years. Good luck on your build up and post lots of pictures of your 65. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Fri Jan 05, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Newbie here
Replies: 7
Views: 87

Re: Newbie here

I'll be 71 in a month. That's the oldest I've ever been. ;-). It is just a little 200, but it has been rebuilt, came with a transmission, and was reasonably priced. What I really want to get eventually is a 300. If you're a purist, please don't hate me...I am doing what I can afford to do. LOL yes ...
by bubba22349
Thu Jan 04, 2018 7:35 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Newbie here
Replies: 7
Views: 87

Re: Newbie here

A big welcome to the site Dave, well you will be right at home here lots of old guys! Good luck on the 56 Wagon. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Thu Jan 04, 2018 7:33 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Oklahoma!
Replies: 1
Views: 38

Re: Hello from Oklahoma!

Welcome to the best Ford Six site for big six engine info! Good luck with that 70 pickup! :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Thu Jan 04, 2018 7:31 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: My second one
Replies: 1
Views: 39

Re: My second one

Welcome to the Ford Six site Desert guy, be sure to post your questions in the big six forum their is a great deal of knowledgeable people there. Good luck on your build :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Thu Jan 04, 2018 7:25 am
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: 223 distributor cap
Replies: 1
Views: 45

Re: 223 distributor cap

I think JC Whitney used to sell them a long time ago, supposedly if you can find an old catalog part number you might still be able to get a part. I haven't ordered from them in many years though. Good luck in the hunt :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Wed Jan 03, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: New guy questions
Replies: 22
Views: 438

Re: New guy questions

C6DE-6015-B these Casting / Design numbers Decode like this C = Stands for the Decade Ford designed the part (1960) 6 = The Year added to above decade (1966) D = The Ford car model part was designed for (Falcon) E = The Ford Department the part was designed for (Engine) 6015 = Fords Generic Part Num...
by bubba22349
Tue Jan 02, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: My '63 Merc Comet build.
Replies: 4
Views: 65

Re: My '63 Merc Comet build.

Welcome to the site an_drew_1, you have most of the right parts! They just need a little more work to get the full potential out of them, like milling the head some more to get the chombustion chamber size smaller shoot for a compression ratio in the 9.0 to 9.4 range. There are a couple ways to get...
by bubba22349
Tue Jan 02, 2018 7:39 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Good morning, Happy new year! ('66 Mustang)
Replies: 4
Views: 68

Re: Good morning, Happy new year! ('66 Mustang)

Happy New Year and welcome to the Ford Six site Andrew, that's a great story! That's also great that you were able to hang onto your Mustang since you were 17 very few people can say that they still have their first car. Be sure to post some pictures of the Mustang as it progresses during the build,...

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