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by M6ride
Sun Feb 09, 2020 10:54 am
Forum: Buy, Sell, or Trade - Vintage Six
Topic: FORD flathead 6 OIL PAN for sale; H- and M-series 226 ci or 254 ci)
Replies: 2
Views: 1408

Re: FORD flathead 6 OIL PAN for sale; H- and M-series 226 ci or 254 ci)

HELLO folks. Decided to list the OIL PAN on ebay, just now.

ilink=> https://www.ebay.com/itm/164074392567


Please check it out (THANKS)

oil pan for Ford flathead 6 cyl, H-series (226) or M-series (254)(Item ID: 164074392567

for 7 days, plus two renew's

Have a great day, folks
by M6ride
Thu Jan 30, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, or Trade - Vintage Six
Topic: FORD flathead 6 OIL PAN for sale; H- and M-series 226 ci or 254 ci)
Replies: 2
Views: 1408

FORD flathead 6 OIL PAN for sale; H- and M-series 226 ci or 254 ci)

Ford flathead six (6) OIL PAN in excellent condition: Believe it fits both the 226 (H-series- 1947-51) and the 254 (M-series 1949-53), cars and trucks ?? It has the large drain/cleanout port for inspecting the oil pickup screen. Location: Memphis, TN Will try to post photo later. Don't know how to d...
by M6ride
Mon Apr 24, 2017 3:25 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: Flathead 226 Headers
Replies: 6
Views: 2447

Here is a 226 split exhaust that I have for sale

$ 300 + actual shpg via Fed-Ex (just my preference as I have an acct with Fed-Ex)

Alternatively, accepting close offers.

I have 3 photos that I can e-mail to you, if interested.

JW

9 zero 1 -- 7 five 3 -- 1 one 3 0
by M6ride
Fri Apr 14, 2017 2:13 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: 226 (H) and 254 (M) flathead engine parts FOR SALE
Replies: 4
Views: 4651

Re: 226 (H) and 254 (M) flathead engine parts FOR SALE

I have one that has been converted to dual outlets (dual exhaust).

$225 + shpg

Have a photo somewhere too.

try to call me, ok

JW

nine 0 one -- 7 five 3 -- 1 one 3 zero
by M6ride
Sat Mar 11, 2017 2:25 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: 254 Flathead 6
Replies: 2
Views: 1343

Re: 254 Flathead 6

try Egge.com in CA
by M6ride
Sat Mar 11, 2017 2:21 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: Where can I get parts for a ford 226?
Replies: 4
Views: 1922

Re: Where can I get parts for a ford 226?

I'd try www.Rockauto.com; speedy delivery and best prices, I assure you.

JW
by M6ride
Sat Mar 11, 2017 2:18 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: 226 h flywheel
Replies: 4
Views: 1830

Re: 226 h flywheel

If you'll contact me, I think I may have one to sell you; I can photo it and e-mail it to you.

Make sure you provide the number of teeth on the ring gear required, plus any other details of importance.

(9 zero 1) 7 five 3 - 1 one 3 0

my ZIP, 38138; I prefer to ship Fed-Ex GROUND

JW
by M6ride
Fri Aug 29, 2014 10:00 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: 41-51 Ford six (6) carburetor Holley 8HA 4sale, ebay $135
Replies: 0
Views: 1465

41-51 Ford six (6) carburetor Holley 8HA 4sale, ebay $135

http://www.ebay.ca/itm/Reman-Holley-1-Barrel-Carburetor-8HA-1941-1942-1946-1947-1948-1949-1950-51-Ford/171386596359?_trksid=p2047675.c100011.m1850&_trkparms=aid%3D222007%26algo%3DSIC.MBE%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D20140620075055%26meid%3D742645910a1a4dec95ebc9d2a46affb5%26pid%3D100011%26prg%3D201406200750...
by M6ride
Fri Aug 29, 2014 9:51 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: water pump for a 215
Replies: 5
Views: 3072

Re: water pump for a 215

Here is one on ebay => http://www.ebay.com/itm/1952-53-FORD-215-6-CYLINDER-WATER-PUMP-NEW-514-/311065277578 1952-53 FORD 215 6 CYLINDER WATER PUMP NEW ? | Add to watch list Seller information washprotim (14823 ) 99.8% Positive feedback Follow this seller See other items Visit store: Rust-n-chrome au...
by M6ride
Wed Aug 27, 2014 2:26 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: water pump for a 215
Replies: 5
Views: 3072

Re: water pump for a 215

from http://www.rockauto.com (inevitably ALMOST ALWAYS has the cheapest price) knowing the part number do a Category search on "water pump" and the Part # 58199 BINGO A-1 CARDONE Part # 58199 Reman. Includes Gasket - Return and Rebuild Service Only - You send your part to be rebuilt and re...
by M6ride
Tue Aug 26, 2014 8:54 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: oil filter 226 motor
Replies: 3
Views: 2218

Re: oil filter 226 motor

from http://www.rockauto.com: FRAM Part # C4 {Click Info Link for Alternate/OEM Part Numbers} Cartridge full flow w/standard mediaPart Image $6.17 WIX Part # 51006 {Click Info Link for Alternate/OEM Part Numbers} Part Image $9.91 FRAM Part # C4P {Click Info Link for Alternate/OEM Part Numbers} Cartr...
by M6ride
Thu Aug 14, 2014 8:55 am
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: lots of parts for six (flathead) must be moved out nlt Oct
Replies: 1
Views: 1615

lots of parts for six (flathead) must be moved out nlt Oct

1947-51 on the 226 (think, side distributor); 1950-53 on the 254, I think is correct ALL PARTS as priced, or MAKE OFFER, pls DUAL EXHAUST HEADER; asking $ 200 plus shpg I have a photo of HEADER but how to insert I tried the Img but got lost ????????????? I could put HEADER Img in as Avatar, BUT HOW ...
by M6ride
Mon Sep 10, 2012 9:59 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: 226-H (234 cu in) build, + T5 conversion semi-documentary
Replies: 7
Views: 7453

Re: 226-H (234 cu in) build, + T5 conversion semi-documentar

Well gang, I heard from the engine builder today; wanted some more paint. He had to hot tank block due to having to bore it, plus perhaps also due to the valve job. So, it should be ready fairly soon for me to make that long trip to Columbia, MO. to get the ~new~ (OLD) engine. :)
by M6ride
Mon Jul 30, 2012 6:19 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: 226-H (234 cu in) build, + T5 conversion semi-documentary
Replies: 7
Views: 7453

Re: 226-H (234 cu in) build, + T5 conversion semi-documentar

The intake manifold is stock; the exhaust is the 226 truck manifold modified to include the car outlet welded to the manifold, so it is a dual outlet.
by M6ride
Tue Apr 10, 2012 11:03 am
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: are the studs on 51 226 rods replaceable, OR
Replies: 2
Views: 2135

Re: are the studs on 51 226 rods replaceable, OR

THANKS; the 254 (flathead "M", 6 cyl) rods had bolts and nuts that were completely removable from the rods.
by M6ride
Mon Apr 09, 2012 6:30 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: are the studs on 51 226 rods replaceable, OR
Replies: 2
Views: 2135

are the studs on 51 226 rods replaceable, OR

are they forged together as a unit? I was wondering if they are threaded into the rod or what?

I have one rod that the threads are not in the best of shape.
by M6ride
Wed Apr 04, 2012 9:23 am
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: '52 - '56 ford wagon gas tanks
Replies: 2
Views: 2008

Re: '52 - '56 ford wagon gas tanks

Try rockauto.com; can search on their website; also call them and inquire as they may have some options to offer.

GOOD LUCK
by M6ride
Fri Feb 24, 2012 3:14 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: 226-H 6 cyl valve guide specs; removal & install?
Replies: 0
Views: 1881

226-H 6 cyl valve guide specs; removal & install?

I want to obtain the specs for 1951 226-H valve guides. I ordered the new guides and valve springs but was sent V8 springs and guides (computer data base had duplicate info stored in it). If you have the specifications on the 226-H valve guides, I'd appreciate a call or PM, and/or post on here too. ...
by M6ride
Fri Feb 24, 2012 1:04 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: 226-H crankshaft seals 1-pc front seal vs 2-pc rear
Replies: 0
Views: 2039

226-H crankshaft seals 1-pc front seal vs 2-pc rear

I was looking at something on a couple of website's that caught my attention concerning 1-pc crank seals, as follows FRONT (no trim): Fel-Pro 470543 National 450446--------Advance Auto Parts, try it ~ $8, OR order on the find.com Napa NOS19786 Napa NOS19785 REAR (no-trim): 1972 Ford Maverick 200 cid...
by M6ride
Sun Feb 05, 2012 3:46 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: Edmunds Flathead Ford 6 Intake
Replies: 3
Views: 2614

Re: Edmunds Flathead Ford 6 Intake

SOLD for $ 430 on 2/3/2012
by M6ride
Mon Dec 26, 2011 9:31 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: 226 flatheads (G & H) running on YouTube~NICE
Replies: 1
Views: 1712

226 flatheads (G & H) running on YouTube~NICE

1950 H (226 cu ") http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ACEGiO5ii24&feature=BFa&list=UL9nMYuVNk_ds&lf=mfu_in_order http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PRIsMVLj46I&feature=BFa&list=ULACEGiO5ii24&lf=mfu_in_order http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fxn-I-i4oeE&feature=BFa&list=ULFxn...
by M6ride
Sun Nov 27, 2011 12:25 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: 226-H (234 cu in) build, + T5 conversion semi-documentary
Replies: 7
Views: 7453

226-H (234 cu in) build, + T5 conversion semi-documentary

I have a collection of parts for two 226 engines..some 254 stuff... and .... After reconsideration, I am building a 226 + .060" (234 cu in), and I need a lot of these parts plus more to complete this engine and T5 conversion (John Mummert's T5 adapter $199 + 13 S&H ("John Mummert"...
by M6ride
Tue May 17, 2011 12:29 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: SOLD '50 flathead '6'-254-8MTH (F6) 4SALE, Bozeman, MT
Replies: 1
Views: 2194

SOLD '50 flathead '6'-254-8MTH (F6) 4SALE, Bozeman, MT

AD is also located at: http://fordsix.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=87&t=65555 254 (8MTH) flathead six, complete 4SALE, 39K mi, BOZEMAN, MT by M6ride » Sun May 22, 2011 12:01 pm LOCATION, Bozeman, MT PRICE: $ 995 + cost to pull it out by Tony; here is what Tony just wrote to me: "Regarding the ...
by M6ride
Sun Apr 18, 2010 12:13 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: aluminum flywheel
Replies: 3
Views: 1404

Re: aluminum flywheel

This is not 3012; it's 2010
by M6ride
Wed Feb 24, 2010 9:03 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: 1950 differential roar and leaks
Replies: 3
Views: 973

Re: 1950 differential roar and leaks

Thanks, Joe. I suspect the best thing to do is to put a 9" in there with disc brakes. hehe But maybe not; maybe pull the pumpkin and take it to my transmission folks (or the whole car) and have them reset it up properly and reseal it. I'm getting too old to tackle that project, I suspect. The e...
by M6ride
Mon Feb 22, 2010 8:13 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: 1950 differential roar and leaks
Replies: 3
Views: 973

1950 differential roar and leaks

Just bought a 1950 Ford Deluxe "Business coupe' "(no back seat from the factory) with only 34,454 miles on it. Black enamel, I believe; 16" wheels on the rear, and 15" on the front. Drove it home; 516 miles. I want to post a few pictures on here, but how to do that, anyone?? The ...
by M6ride
Mon Feb 22, 2010 6:48 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: 1950 differential roar; MOVED TO THE DRIVELINE section
Replies: 0
Views: 510

1950 differential roar; MOVED TO THE DRIVELINE section

thanks; Moderator please delete this post.
by M6ride
Mon Feb 22, 2010 6:35 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 786

Re: for sale

What is the address and telephone #, plus I need a photo or TWO??

Johnny G
by M6ride
Mon Feb 22, 2010 12:25 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: aluminum flywheel
Replies: 3
Views: 1404

Re: aluminum flywheel

Hey, Vinny G: We need a photo so we know that you still have it and the current condition of the contact face, OK? Also, please put an inch-scale across the middle so we can determine the diameter too. Would you remove everyone's curiousity, and please post an asking price? What is the total weight,...
by M6ride
Mon Feb 22, 2010 12:15 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: 226 (H) and 254 (M) flathead engine parts FOR SALE
Replies: 4
Views: 4651

226 (H) and 254 (M) flathead engine parts FOR SALE

I've TWO 226 flathead engines and ONE 254 w/rusty-pitted deck (unrebuildable-probably; maybe you need an anchor, hehe) and misc parts for sale in MEMPHIS, Tn. 2 crankshafts are already cleaned and machined. 1 crankshaft, unturned (226 and 254 cranks are the same); make offer One 226 block has been r...
by M6ride
Mon Oct 26, 2009 8:57 am
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: RING GAP POSITIONING: Piston thrust for flat 6 is?
Replies: 10
Views: 2922

Re: RING GAP POSITIONING: Piston thrust for flat 6 is?

I happen to have 2 of the LQ9 (LS) water pumps; one used and one new. However, these pumps are designed for 2 heads, not one, which presents another problem. It's been a while since I looked at the LQ9 water pumps; need to take a double take, but that option of incorporation is a long way down my li...
by M6ride
Sun Oct 25, 2009 10:05 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: Help with 254 Flathead
Replies: 5
Views: 1574

Re: Help with 254 Flathead

The 254 has 3.5" dia pistons, whereas the 226 has 3.3" dia pistons. There are subtle other differences such as the Ex manifolds for 254 may be slightly larger, port-wise. Physically they are the same externally. The 1951-53 254 has E-valve stem caps to ? void/enhance ? valve stem rotation,...
by M6ride
Sun Oct 25, 2009 7:36 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: RING GAP POSITIONING: Piston thrust for flat 6 is?
Replies: 10
Views: 2922

Re: RING GAP POSITIONING: Piston thrust for flat 6 is?

CNC-Dude, I have lots of performance-enhancing plans: one thing that I want to do is pursue the LT1 concept called reverse- flow cooling technology, and I believe it can be adapted to the six's. It'll cost bucks but can be done. http://www.fierolt1.com/technical_documents_main.htm Let's think about ...
by M6ride
Sun Oct 25, 2009 6:56 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: 51 flatty 6 valve train design w/valve stem caps
Replies: 4
Views: 1271

Re: 51 flatty 6 valve train design w/valve stem caps

Well, I have verified it from page 31, the "Ford Industrial Engines and Power Units book (Parts Catalog), 1951-1953", part # 6550, stem caps, for the E valves; looking at pages 31 & 32, only the Exhaust valves had the caps (6). This drawing showed it for the "254" so I don't ...
by M6ride
Sun Oct 25, 2009 2:53 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: 51 flatty 6 valve train design w/valve stem caps
Replies: 4
Views: 1271

51 flatty 6 valve train design w/valve stem caps

Well, I bought this M-254 engine, but was too busy to tear it down so I took it to a machine shop (my sledge hammer was too light). haha!! Recently, after hearing a friend say that in 1951 Ford design engineers went to upgrade the valves train to allow the valves to roate, it came to my recollection...
by M6ride
Sat Oct 24, 2009 8:02 am
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: distributor slop
Replies: 2
Views: 915

Re: distributor slop

Might want to consider installing a crank trigger system or some other system to eliminate the distributor; I plan to go this route.

http://www.diyautotune.com/tech_article ... _index.htm
by M6ride
Sat Oct 24, 2009 7:38 am
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: RING GAP POSITIONING: Piston thrust for flat 6 is?
Replies: 10
Views: 2922

Re: RING GAP POSITIONING: Piston thrust for flat 6 is?

I heard it one time from an engine builder that the rings "move around", but no one has ever explained rationally just what dynamic force (s) there are that would cause it to "move around". Almost every engine I have ever torn down has vertical scoring in the cylnder walls, locat...
by M6ride
Fri Oct 23, 2009 6:32 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: RING GAP POSITIONING: Piston thrust for flat 6 is?
Replies: 10
Views: 2922

RING GAP POSITIONING: Piston thrust for flat 6 is?

My interest lies in the H-226 series and M-254 engines, and redeveloping them including state-of-the-art concepts; just sent my valve train parts to Ferrea Racing Components; finally getting into the buildup; utilizing the '51 226 first, and holding on the 254 for later. "RING GAP POSITIONING: ...
by M6ride
Thu Sep 24, 2009 6:04 am
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: TIP: engine builders of G, H and M series
Replies: 0
Views: 780

TIP: engine builders of G, H and M series

On the OIL pickup tube, where it connects to the circular cannister with oil-filtering screen, I read some where to braze it all the way around so that it can't fall apart, or LEAK AIR thus loosing OIL PRESSURE, and possibly destroy all of those new bearings and crankshaft, burn up an engine, etc. C...
by M6ride
Thu Sep 24, 2009 5:35 am
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: FOUND flat Ford 6 (H) with stud bolts and nuts
Replies: 4
Views: 1243

Re: FOUND flat Ford 6 with stud bolts and nuts

Correct; another source sent me a private e-mail,

As to the studs on the 226, maybe it is an early H, and the studs used as a holdover from the G series (41-47), all of which apparently had studs. Ford was good about using up parts supplies when changing models.
by M6ride
Wed Sep 23, 2009 9:59 am
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: FOUND flat Ford 6 (H) with stud bolts and nuts
Replies: 4
Views: 1243

Re: FOUND flat Ford 6 with stud bolts and nuts

If you look at the following photo's of mainline331's two 254 (M) engine's and his 226 (H) engine, you will see that they all have the distributor on the drvr's side and the head is held down with HEAD BOLTS. http://s639.photobucket.com/albums/uu115/mainline254/?albumview=slideshow The one 226 I saw...
by M6ride
Tue Sep 22, 2009 1:14 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: FOUND flat Ford 6 (H) with stud bolts and nuts
Replies: 4
Views: 1243

FOUND flat Ford 6 (H) with stud bolts and nuts

to hold the head onto the block. This past week I was visiting a friend in sunny CA and he was showing me his vast collection of 226 and 254 L6 flathead engines. One was a 226 (H), I believe, and it had studs sticking up through the head with nuts holding down the head. First one I have ever seen. A...
by M6ride
Thu Jul 09, 2009 11:45 am
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: Just got 2 254 engines
Replies: 1
Views: 783

Re: Just got 2 254 engines

Congratulations: Just sent you a PM; you made a quick trip to AR, apparently! You have a strong truck; those engines are HEAVY! I'd get a 55 gallon drum and soak em in kerosene (or is it diesel?) for 3-4 wks before attempting to turn a nut/bolt. My 1st 254 (F6) has the T-shaped oil pan too (18 #'s)....
by M6ride
Tue Apr 28, 2009 12:19 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: Interest?, for Ford flathead 6 a Fluidampr harmonic balancer
Replies: 1
Views: 1020

Interest?, for Ford flathead 6 a Fluidampr harmonic balancer

QUESTION; I want to know how many of you Ford flat-6 lover's would like to buy a new crank balancer, one like the high-tech Fluidampr is already making for the Ford flathead V8's; it uses silicone fluid to control the torsional harmonic vibrations created by your Flathead Ford. This type is far supe...
by M6ride
Mon Apr 27, 2009 8:41 am
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: Looking for a flathead 6 HEAD, M-series, 254 cu in
Replies: 0
Views: 541

Looking for a flathead 6 HEAD, M-series, 254 cu in

Thanks

John
901 753 1130
by M6ride
Thu Jun 05, 2008 7:30 am
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: H (226) vs. M (254), front view-which is the 254 and why??
Replies: 15
Views: 5112

I had stopped by there about 10 days ago and picked up the 51 H-motor, passenger (stuck), as the last H-motor (50 truck) that I bought was NOT stuck, thinking it might be a better rebuild candidate. 51 is still riding in the back of my truck; better get it out tomorrow. The M looked like it had been...
by M6ride
Wed Jun 04, 2008 9:57 am
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: H (226) vs. M (254), front view-which is the 254 and why??
Replies: 15
Views: 5112

Well, I stopped by the machine shop yesterday, and the M-head has a crack (found via magna-flux), spark plug #5, I think it is. I had also taken a H-head in and it has been shaved slightly.; it will be substituted for the M, to increase compression from ~ 6.8 (original) to ~ 7.6. Will get a photo of...
by M6ride
Tue May 27, 2008 1:12 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: H (226) vs. M (254), front view-which is the 254 and why??
Replies: 15
Views: 5112

OIL FILTER ADAPTOR for SPIN-ON OIL FILTERs

NAPA, part # 7354351 , $ 12.49 ea NAPA spin-on filters #'s => 21060 or 21515 May be that this adapter is for a Chevy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! IT IS! NOTE: this may NOT work; I am on my way over to find out now. Murphy's Law! If anything can go wrong, it will! it uses NAPA oil filter #'s, as follows: NAPA...
by M6ride
Tue May 27, 2008 1:08 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: H (226) vs. M (254), front view-which is the 254 and why??
Replies: 15
Views: 5112

flat 6 timing change allows for cooler-running exhaust valve

I was just speaking with a gentleman in a CA machine shop; he was telling me that a few years ago they were experimenting with changing the original Ford timing and they got the "6" exhaust valves to running cooler. Have any of you fellows run across this idea before? He told me that he would see if...