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by bubba22349
Wed Oct 17, 2018 9:14 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Old setup pics of drag 200 stang
Replies: 25
Views: 2896

Re: pics of drag 200 stang

:thumbup: ok I moved it for you drag-200stang. :nod:
by bubba22349
Wed Oct 17, 2018 12:03 am
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: Trying to help out Father in Law
Replies: 9
Views: 106

Re: Trying to help out Father in Law

The trans casting ID numbers would be helpful along with the Overdrive units casting numbers. Plus Some pictures would also help :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Wed Oct 17, 2018 12:00 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: car jumping in gear
Replies: 78
Views: 2022

Re: car jumping in gear

Yes you could use those. :nod:
by bubba22349
Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: Trying to help out Father in Law
Replies: 9
Views: 106

Re: Trying to help out Father in Law

Three speeds with overdrive are somewhat harder to find but they are still out there. As Chero stated above you need to put the word out in different places, such as down at the bottom of the forums is a for sale and wanted sections. Also search eBay this is were I found my 3 speed with OD, then the...
by bubba22349
Tue Oct 16, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: car jumping in gear
Replies: 78
Views: 2022

Re: car jumping in gear

No that’s a custom front suspension kit based on the Pinto / Mustang II (1970 to 1977 years). The stock 1966 / 1967 Fairlane parts look like this. https://restorationpartssource.com/cgi-restorationpartssource/sb/ss_mb.cgi?storeid=*30a261df8748231895a5aeb4cd052c2cb61cc55deb7ad91f9db0&ss_parm=A5e5...
by bubba22349
Tue Oct 16, 2018 9:14 am
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: Trying to help out Father in Law
Replies: 9
Views: 106

Re: Trying to help out Father in Law

Quicksilver8907 wrote:I have had the hardest time finding one. Where should I look?


Which one do you want to find? :nod:
by bubba22349
Mon Oct 15, 2018 11:46 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: car jumping in gear
Replies: 78
Views: 2022

Re: car jumping in gear

Do you have another washer and rubber bushing under the upper shock mount in the top picture? Also the lower coil spring mount (that the shock also mounts too) has a rubber bushing in the center pivot point. This bushing maybe wornout causing some of the problem. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Mon Oct 15, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: car jumping in gear
Replies: 78
Views: 2022

Re: car jumping in gear

The shift collar isn’t too hard to replace involves removing the steering wheel and turn signal switch. The part is available from many sources see below for what it looks like. The dash light bulbs should be available at some auto parts stores like NAPA once you have the bulb number, if I remember ...
by bubba22349
Mon Oct 15, 2018 10:19 am
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: Trying to help out Father in Law
Replies: 9
Views: 106

Re: Trying to help out Father in Law

There are several choices for transmissions that would work. The stock three speed or four speed truck transmissions and you can also adapt a T5 5 speed with overdrive. For automatic’s the early Cruise O Matic and late FMX can be fitted in place of the old Ford O Matic almost a bolt in. Then also th...
by bubba22349
Sun Oct 14, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: car jumping in gear
Replies: 78
Views: 2022

Re: car jumping in gear

:hmmm: Do you have any pictures showing the shock mountings top and bottom? :nod:
by bubba22349
Sun Oct 14, 2018 11:47 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New to ford six.
Replies: 3
Views: 74

Re: New to ford six.

Welcome to the Ford Six forums Lgould, home of the most knowledgeable people and the largest amount of info on the 300 Ford Six's. Up until a couple years ago I had a 1994 F150 short bed (6.5 foot) miss that truck. I like your build plan, on the short bed conversion you would need to take about 12 i...
by bubba22349
Sun Oct 14, 2018 11:17 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Spares - DSII Ignition System
Replies: 16
Views: 316

Re: Spares - DSII Ignition System

I have to admit, I'm a bit lost when it comes to spark control options/measures. I have the stock diz on my '82, and the original DS module is still attached to the inner fender I bought an MSD6 control module & coil quite a while back & it appears to be wired/plugged into the stock harness...
by bubba22349
Sat Oct 13, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Old truck enthusiast in Oregon
Replies: 2
Views: 51

Re: Old truck enthusiast in Oregon

Welcome to the Ford Six forums Spirit of 76, home of the most knowledgeable people and info on the 300 Ford Six's. I like your plan and have been a fan of the 240 / 300 big Ford six since I drove my first one decades ago a 1965 F350. Be sure to make a post over in the big six forum where it will be ...
by bubba22349
Sat Oct 13, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: 1962 Falcon road trip
Replies: 3
Views: 61

Re: 1962 Falcon road trip

:beer: the Falcon sounds great Crosley! :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sat Oct 13, 2018 2:50 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Carb Rebuild/Cleaning (200)
Replies: 5
Views: 151

Re: Carb Rebuild/Cleaning (200)

X2 you should use a tubing wrench to loosen these parts (somtimes also called a flare nut or a line wrench) to prevent damage to parts. See the below link for an example of what they look like. Good luck :thumbup: :nod: https://www.homedepot.com/p/Husky-SAE-MM-Flare-Nut-Wrench-Set-6-Piece-HFNW6PC/20...
by bubba22349
Fri Oct 12, 2018 8:18 am
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Driveshaft question 78 4x4 longbed
Replies: 9
Views: 147

Re: Driveshaft question 78 4x4 longbed

:hmmm: Have you checked the condition of the driveshafts center support bearing? A worn out or damaged one is a common cause of driveshaft vibration. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Wed Oct 10, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: 7 1/4 rear end options.
Replies: 22
Views: 1100

Re: 7 1/4 rear end options.

Since your 1964 Ranchero has a three manual trans in It, this makes it a good candidate for the real easy T5 Trans swap. And since 5th is overdrive then your 3.55 rear gears would be the perfect ratio for that combo of parts. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Wed Oct 10, 2018 8:10 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Leaking plug on rear of 200ci from 1966 Mustang
Replies: 5
Views: 150

Re: Leaking plug on rear of 200ci from 1966 Mustang

X2 it's the cam plug along with the smal pipe plug above it for the Hydrolic Lifter oil galley and yes these would only leak engine oil. The other upper center soft / freeze plug (above the crankshaft) seals the cooling system passage. The cam plug you have circled in red are replaced with a standar...
by bubba22349
Mon Oct 08, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Introduction.
Replies: 2
Views: 56

Re: Introduction.

Welcome to the Ford Six forums Sickpuppy, you have come to the right place in your search for knowledge. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Mon Oct 08, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Gryfen intro
Replies: 1
Views: 24

Re: Gryfen intro

Welcome Gryfen, to the Ford Six Forums he of the most knowledgeable people and largest source of 240, 300, 4.9 big six info. Good luck on your 95 F150. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Mon Oct 08, 2018 1:29 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Harland Sharp Rollers on EFI
Replies: 6
Views: 455

Re: Harland Sharp Rollers on EFI

:D your very welcome. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Mon Oct 08, 2018 1:18 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: cannot leave well enough alone-Fords Y pipe
Replies: 16
Views: 305

Re: cannot leave well enough alone-Fords Y pipe

I looked at the walker pipe for my 351w... the head pipes joined at a 90° angle! That just won't do. So I made my own, which lead to me making one for my 300 powered bronco with long tubes as well. It (300 system) has 2.5 inch "downpipes" merging into a single 3" pipe by way of a flo...
by bubba22349
Sun Oct 07, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Just a little 200 with a turbo (specs, videos, etc)
Replies: 14
Views: 186

Re: Just a little 200 with a turbo (specs, videos, etc)

Nice build looks like a lot of fun too! :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sun Oct 07, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Harland Sharp Rollers on EFI
Replies: 6
Views: 455

Re: Harland Sharp Rollers on EFI

Yes these new roller rockers have been discussed on a few posts recently by pmuller9 in the Turbo forum at least one of these current 300 builds have already bought and are going to use them. Ok so here you go on the link https://www.summitracing.com/oh/parts/scc-scp1059/applications/make/ford?prefi...
by bubba22349
Sun Oct 07, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Bit of guidance.
Replies: 15
Views: 1024

Re: Bit of guidance.

HI psa1sonic, just curious how your 300 engine build is coming? :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sun Oct 07, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Harland Sharp Rollers on EFI
Replies: 6
Views: 455

Re: Harland Sharp Rollers on EFI

I think most people at least need to add a second valve cover gasket and or use a 1/4 spacer to raise the valve cover up for the roller rocker clearance. If your still keeping the EFI system then you might also need to use a spacer between the upper and lower intakes. By the way recently Scorpion ca...
by bubba22349
Sun Oct 07, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Question about distributor installation
Replies: 2
Views: 111

Re: Question about distributor installation

The EFI engines have two sets of timing marks! One is a gun site type that's located on the passenger side this Mark I think is a wider square cut and deeper, the other Mark is the one you need it's a regular type of V grove. Keep looking! Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sun Oct 07, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Gasoline Alley
Topic: Latest project swapping a 351c into my 67 Mustang
Replies: 2
Views: 261

Re: Latest project swapping a 351c into my 67 Mustang

:hmmm: Well I think there maybe some confuseion going on here. :shock: Do you not realize this site is all about promoting, discussing, and working on the Ford Six'es?
by bubba22349
Sun Oct 07, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Rear gears
Replies: 1
Views: 191

Re: Rear gears

:hmmm: not enough info for me to answer much, your not looseing any torque but maybe your not using the torque you have very well. Depending on how you use your truck, tire size ect. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sun Oct 07, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Dual outlet headers
Replies: 1
Views: 98

Re: Dual outlet headers

Contact Vintage Inlines LLC. (VintageInlines.com) they have two duel exhaust systems designed for our Inline six'es. One that was based on the factory Hi Performace 289 duel exhaust that might work for you. They also have a duel outlet header that fits with this kit too. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sun Oct 07, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: car jumping in gear
Replies: 78
Views: 2022

Re: car jumping in gear

:hmmm: Yes replacing the piñon seal is doable, though most times this job it's not done correctly so it doesn't fix the real problem. :shock: If you don't replace the old crush sleeve with the new seal and make sure the bearing preload & gear patern are both set right, it likely won't last and o...
by bubba22349
Sat Oct 06, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: This might be a silly question....
Replies: 25
Views: 1154

Re: This might be a silly question....

:beer: Congrats on finding and fixing the problem! :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sat Oct 06, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: The fine points of pointless (Duraspark) distributors
Replies: 15
Views: 373

Re: The fine points of pointless (Duraspark) distributors

The major differences between the DSI and DSII are the ICM used (control box) and the Distribitor Cap size the DSI used a small cap the DSII used and wider cap, the caps and ICM can be interchanged.Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sat Oct 06, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Oil Pressure
Replies: 43
Views: 661

Re: Oil Pressure

:rolflmao: Yes and a bad water pump can sound like a good water pump even if it's only 2 or 3 months old! I had replaced the water pump on my 1977 Maverick in summer of 77 with a rebuilt cast iron water pump. :shock: This pump didn't leak or have any bearing noise but within a short amount of time t...
by bubba22349
Fri Oct 05, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Engine temps are still going higher than I would like.
Replies: 19
Views: 333

Re: Engine temps are still going higher than I would like.

FTF, I think the T Stat starts to open at 8 to 10 degrees before its rating. :shock: but I could also be wrong since its been a long time since I tested one in a pan of heated water with a thermometer. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Fri Oct 05, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Engine vibration (torque bars)
Replies: 7
Views: 105

Re: Engine vibration (torque bars)

A quick down and dirty way to do a strap for the engine is to use a piece of cable or chain. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Fri Oct 05, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Engine temps are still going higher than I would like.
Replies: 19
Views: 333

Re: Engine temps are still going higher than I would like.

Yes I do have a temp gun. When it was over 100* down here the temp was going to 210*. It should hold what ever temp is selected with the thermostat. I had a160* t-stat in it when it was going over 200*. I measured the radiator temp split and it was over 40*. And yes it's a shroud so it pulls air th...
by bubba22349
Fri Oct 05, 2018 12:23 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Engine temps are still going higher than I would like.
Replies: 19
Views: 333

Re: Engine temps are still going higher than I would like.

:hmmm: sounds like your engine is operating at normal Temps to me! Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Thu Oct 04, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Set the points gap or dwell angle?
Replies: 5
Views: 126

Re: Set the points gap or dwell angle?

Setting the points with a feeler gauge is only a ball park setting to get the engine running. Using a Tach / Dwell meter to set the Dwell Angle will give the best tune up. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Wed Oct 03, 2018 8:10 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Progressive 2 barrel orientation
Replies: 22
Views: 613

Re: Progressive 2 barrel orientation

The bottom of the plenum is cast with ridges. I think this was done for a reason. Should I machine some ridges in the dome shaped turtle? I think the ridges in the plentum Floor are to help keep fuel suspended in the air / fuel mix (by some turbulence). Nice work on those parts! Good luck :thumbup:...
by bubba22349
Wed Oct 03, 2018 12:11 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New to the forum
Replies: 3
Views: 62

Re: New to the forum

Welcome to the Ford Six forums home of a treasure trove of knowledgeable people and info on the Big Six! Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Wed Oct 03, 2018 12:05 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: car jumping in gear
Replies: 78
Views: 2022

Re: car jumping in gear

I followed "how to install neutral safety switch" guidance I found on net. There's small hole on switch cover which should be lined up with hole inside. I did line up, but than the holes on switch for screws were off (not lined up) with holes on switch. I couldn't screw the switch on tran...
by bubba22349
Tue Oct 02, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: car jumping in gear
Replies: 78
Views: 2022

Re: car jumping in gear

Sounds like the NS switch needs some slight adjustment so it starts correctly. The switch has slots to allow it to turn a little, when it’s rigjt it will start in park and neutral. On the lights could be several things start by cleaning all the wire conections, then also test the dimmer and headligh...
by bubba22349
Tue Oct 02, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: The fine points of pointless (Duraspark) distributors
Replies: 15
Views: 373

Re: The fine points of pointless (Duraspark) distributors

Yes the advance rate can be modded the distributors have two different advance rates built in then the springs can be changed. There is a man over on the Ford-trucks.com site called the number dummy (tetired Ford parts) that has manuals and can likely tell you about those two distributors. Good luck...
by bubba22349
Tue Oct 02, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: My First Car is an '83 Fairmont
Replies: 6
Views: 73

Re: My First Car is an '83 Fairmont

A big welcome to the Ford Six Forums and :beer: congrats on getting your first car. Good luck on the maintenance items should be ready and back on the road in short order. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Tue Oct 02, 2018 9:37 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: The fine points of pointless (Duraspark) distributors
Replies: 15
Views: 373

Re: The fine points of pointless (Duraspark) distributors

The two above linked DuraSpark II distributors are basically the same, the advance curves (total amount of advance and rpm it comes in may differ some). If you can find out more info of there stock use then you can pick which one matches your trucks needs. Correct on the LOD distributors with this e...
by bubba22349
Tue Oct 02, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: information about cylinder heads. SP and max econo (argentina)
Replies: 17
Views: 515

Re: information about cylinder heads. SP and max econo (argentina)

:beer: those are really nice looking heads sure would like to try one on a build. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Tue Oct 02, 2018 9:11 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: hello from Argentina
Replies: 15
Views: 217

Re: hello from Argentina

:beer: WOW those Falcons are screaming around the track! It looks like a lot of fun. Thank you for posting those :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Tue Oct 02, 2018 12:53 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 1 barell adapter with 2 barrel carb
Replies: 15
Views: 393

Re: 1 barell adapter with 2 barrel carb

bubba22349 ---After reading a little more it looks like the chrome unit will will work fine for a basic stock street motor. The only changes to my 300 motor are Headman headers, Dual exhaust system, 2x1 intake adapter with Holley two barrel carb (soon to be a 2150 Autolite two barrel). Am I underst...

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