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by 67chrrybucket
Mon Jan 18, 2016 4:57 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: aluminum side covers
Replies: 13
Views: 3575

Re: aluminum side covers

What would be the chance of getting these made so that you could run the link bar type lifters for a roller cam conversion? If it's not too much trouble might be easier than having the stock ones modified
by 67chrrybucket
Tue Dec 08, 2015 11:42 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 Help And Advice
Replies: 9
Views: 2157

Re: 300 Help And Advice

I believe Clifford performance makes shorty headers but if yours is fuel injection you probably have some of the best factory shorties as it is, most people will tell you to keep them so you don't have issues when changing the starter. Magnaflow makes a high flow resonator but it resembles a muffler...
by 67chrrybucket
Sun Nov 22, 2015 5:07 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Grooving the lifter bores
Replies: 3
Views: 1285

Re: Grooving the lifter bores

Have you used these before? And thanks for the tip.
by 67chrrybucket
Sun Nov 22, 2015 6:35 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Grooving the lifter bores
Replies: 3
Views: 1285

Grooving the lifter bores

In an effort to prolong flat tappet cams has anyone grooved the lifter bores in the 240/300 is the expense worth it and does anyone know a rough cost of doing it? Thanks guy's
by 67chrrybucket
Sun Nov 22, 2015 5:51 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 4 barrel carb orientation
Replies: 2
Views: 1214

4 barrel carb orientation

Im sure this has been asked and probably answered so sorry if it has but i was wondering if i decided to go to an offy c intake and 4 barrel carb could i turn the carb so the primaries are closest to the passenger side fender i figured this would help with throttle cable install and better feeding o...
by 67chrrybucket
Sat Oct 24, 2015 11:27 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Upper end performance
Replies: 8
Views: 2800

Re: Upper end performance

If you got a dyno run your big carb and a smaller one if you can borrow it the results may surprise you. Pay attention to average horsepower and torque. When testing both.
by 67chrrybucket
Mon Oct 19, 2015 5:30 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Opinions on flywheel
Replies: 3
Views: 1227

Re: Opinions on flywheel

I found a lightened steel one to go with the T-5 and mustang bellhousing its 14lbs vs 25lbs im trying to save every pound i can especially rotating mass trying to get my 67comet to weigh 3000lbs with driver
by 67chrrybucket
Sun Oct 18, 2015 10:32 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Upper end performance
Replies: 8
Views: 2800

Re: Upper end performance

There are some pics of a cut up head courtesy of french town flyer so i would search that. What rpm range and what are you using the engine for? From what others have said on this forum the efi headers are really going to do you fine ftf advised probably only a 5hp gain on a completely open exhaust ...
by 67chrrybucket
Sun Oct 11, 2015 6:13 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Roller cams for 300 big six thread
Replies: 55
Views: 11660

Re: Roller cams for 300 big six thread

Thanks cnc dude i really appreciate anyone going to all that trouble to help get more parts and performance for an engine i feel is very overlooked and has potential. Keep us posted i for one am very excited like a kid at Christmas
by 67chrrybucket
Thu Oct 08, 2015 11:45 am
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Flywheel for a 300 with a T-5
Replies: 5
Views: 1080

Re: Flywheel for a 300 with a T-5

So a 89 mustang 5.0 is what it came out of so use a 157 tooth with a mustang starter im assuming also?
by 67chrrybucket
Wed Oct 07, 2015 3:21 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Flywheel for a 300 with a T-5
Replies: 5
Views: 1080

Re: Flywheel for a 300 with a T-5

Im just looking to see which one i can use for the 300 i6 i didn't know if it matters i know i have to get neutral balanced but there are aftermarket ones for sbf in 164 and 157 can i use either one and what starter to use
by 67chrrybucket
Mon Oct 05, 2015 12:53 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Flywheel for a 300 with a T-5
Replies: 5
Views: 1080

Flywheel for a 300 with a T-5

Im using a mustang bellhousing from a fox body and the pedals and block plate would i use a neutral balanced mustang flywheel with 157 tooth or a 300 flywheel with a 164 tooth? Definitely more options on the 157 just not sure about the starter thanks guys.
by 67chrrybucket
Sun Sep 20, 2015 6:58 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Roller cams for 300 big six thread
Replies: 55
Views: 11660

Re: Roller cams for 300 big six thread

Wow im sure many people and myself would be very interested in that besides the gain in horsepower and torque think if the weight savings
by 67chrrybucket
Sun Sep 20, 2015 12:06 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Roller cams for 300 big six thread
Replies: 55
Views: 11660

Re: Roller cams for 300 big six thread

Does this mean there's still a possibility for an aluminum head for the 300? Or am i reading too much into this?
by 67chrrybucket
Fri Sep 11, 2015 10:57 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Best factory mechanical fuel pump
Replies: 24
Views: 6756

Re: Best factory mechanical fuel pump

Im sorry i must have been working to hard or too tired when i typed that now i feel sheepish. I found another pump that was 35 gph would it be the smarter option or just run 40gph for insurance
by 67chrrybucket
Thu Sep 10, 2015 6:23 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Best factory mechanical fuel pump
Replies: 24
Views: 6756

Re: Best factory mechanical fuel pump

Im more or less worried about over fueling having a pump that exceeds my needs by so much.
by 67chrrybucket
Thu Sep 10, 2015 5:04 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Best factory mechanical fuel pump
Replies: 24
Views: 6756

Re: Best factory mechanical fuel pump

Its probably the fuel pump used in dump trucks running in the upper rpms all day. Would running this much of a fuel pump through a street car hopefully 350hp be overkill or safe bet to keep it fueled correctly?
by 67chrrybucket
Wed Sep 09, 2015 2:15 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Roller cams for 300 big six thread
Replies: 55
Views: 11660

Re: Roller cams for 300 big six thread

So do the head first port and polish flow test it bigger valves make sure i get all my head measurments then order cam once i have those specs order pistons with a goal of 7.5 dcr if i read that post right. That is great advice thanks for helping me reach my goal of a bad street straight six :beer:
by 67chrrybucket
Wed Sep 09, 2015 2:12 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 pistons for the 240 rod
Replies: 43
Views: 9836

Re: 300 pistons for the 240 rod

Im looking for mostly street and occasionally road course for fun not sure on drag racing the car maybe once or twice to get some times. In my application. .600 lift sounds like alot but im still learning. Im really hoping for a strong pulling engine that leaves people at the stop light wondering wh...
by 67chrrybucket
Tue Sep 08, 2015 8:43 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 pistons for the 240 rod
Replies: 43
Views: 9836

Re: 300 pistons for the 240 rod

Pmuller9 out of curiosity what is the usable rpm range on that particular cam?
by 67chrrybucket
Tue Sep 08, 2015 8:40 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Roller cams for 300 big six thread
Replies: 55
Views: 11660

Re: Roller cams for 300 big six thread

On my build i had already planned for screw in studs roller rockers top quality valves and push rods.my head is a 77 so i assume i will still need guide plates? 81 how long did it take to make the cam? Trying to make sure i had it in time. Since i was looking at a 232/232 duration. 524/.524 lift 112...
by 67chrrybucket
Tue Sep 08, 2015 2:06 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 pistons for the 240 rod
Replies: 43
Views: 9836

Re: 300 pistons for the 240 rod

I like the specs on your particular cam cant wait for your results post when you can and thanks for the advice
by 67chrrybucket
Mon Sep 07, 2015 9:08 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Roller cams for 300 big six thread
Replies: 55
Views: 11660

Re: Roller cams for 300 big six thread

When you order the cam from comp they will know what you need? Does the base circle get modified? How much is the distrubuter gear?
by 67chrrybucket
Mon Sep 07, 2015 8:56 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Roller cams for 300 big six thread
Replies: 55
Views: 11660

Re: Roller cams for 300 big six thread

81 what year heads have the pill shaped holes for push rods? And on a solid roller lifter is there still the need for periodic lash adjustments? And i was curious about some specs on your particular build just like to see what others are doing
by 67chrrybucket
Mon Sep 07, 2015 8:45 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 pistons for the 240 rod
Replies: 43
Views: 9836

Re: 300 pistons for the 240 rod

I'm not sure about solid lifter yet but since ftf mentioned id probably have to spin it to 6500 rpm i figured that was into solid lifter territory. Im more interested in doing a custom roller cam for various reasons one being a more aggressive cam and cam life
by 67chrrybucket
Sun Sep 06, 2015 10:29 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 pistons for the 240 rod
Replies: 43
Views: 9836

Re: 300 pistons for the 240 rod

And it normally does not show the beauty of the 300 six its extremely flat brutal torque curve.
by 67chrrybucket
Sun Sep 06, 2015 10:27 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 pistons for the 240 rod
Replies: 43
Views: 9836

Re: 300 pistons for the 240 rod

Mostly the software shows too little torque its anywhere from 25-50tq off
by 67chrrybucket
Sun Sep 06, 2015 9:47 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 pistons for the 240 rod
Replies: 43
Views: 9836

Re: 300 pistons for the 240 rod

I will be having the head ported to hopefully same cam flow as yours pmuller9 also 1.9/1.6 valves im waiting on having a custom cam made after i get head measure,d so i can also order custom pistons and i will be using 240 rods so if i have to ill spin it to 6500 rpm but id probably use a solid lift...
by 67chrrybucket
Sun Sep 06, 2015 9:41 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 pistons for the 240 rod
Replies: 43
Views: 9836

Re: 300 pistons for the 240 rod

Mine is going into a 67 comet a bit lighter than the truck yours is going in. Does that simulater also take into account the 120 degrees of crank rotation vs a bent 8? Most of the ones ive seen don't and they are off when it comes to torque
by 67chrrybucket
Sat Sep 05, 2015 5:55 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 exhaust question
Replies: 7
Views: 2243

Re: 300 exhaust question

And im assuming h pipe would be better than x pipe or negligible impact?
by 67chrrybucket
Sat Sep 05, 2015 5:54 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 exhaust question
Replies: 7
Views: 2243

Re: 300 exhaust question

By raspy do you mean buzzing sound they make? Im trying to keep that down as well would resonators help?
by 67chrrybucket
Fri Sep 04, 2015 6:36 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 exhaust question
Replies: 7
Views: 2243

Re: 300 exhaust question

Ftf in your opinion is 5 hp worth the added weight? Just trying to keep a good power to weight i know its ridiculous but since im trying for good n/a street horsepower out of the big six i figured less weight would help
by 67chrrybucket
Thu Sep 03, 2015 5:37 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 pistons for the 240 rod
Replies: 43
Views: 9836

Re: 300 pistons for the 240 rod

My horsepower goal is 325hp to 350hp i know i will sacrifice some low end torque but im running this in a lighter vehicle than most. Being that its mostly street driven im looking for a 4500-5500 as the horsepower peak rpm
by 67chrrybucket
Thu Sep 03, 2015 5:33 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Roller cams for 300 big six thread
Replies: 55
Views: 11660

Re: Roller cams for 300 big six thread

Am i right in thinking you will also need a steel distrubuter gear vs a cast if you go roller? Who would still make a quality lifter for flat tappet?
by 67chrrybucket
Thu Sep 03, 2015 3:26 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 exhaust question
Replies: 7
Views: 2243

300 exhaust question

300 six in a 67 comet i will be using efi manifolds i was planning on doing a 2 1/2 y pipe with resonator and a single thrush muffler to save weight. My question is am i leaving any horsepower on the table by not doing dual exhaust with a h or x pipe i would think it would be negligible but looking ...
by 67chrrybucket
Thu Sep 03, 2015 3:05 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Roller cams for 300 big six thread
Replies: 55
Views: 11660

Re: Roller cams for 300 big six thread

So can you buy the 460 link bars separate to put with the 302 lifters or will you have to buy two sets?
by 67chrrybucket
Wed Sep 02, 2015 11:00 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Roller cams for 300 big six thread
Replies: 55
Views: 11660

Roller cams for 300 big six thread

Im trying to find out all i can about doing a hydraulic roller camshaft in the 300 ive seen bits and pieces in different threads but can we make a how to cost and source for good parts and if anyone has done this maybe can chime in with there thoughts on advantages disadvantages etc maybe we can mak...
by 67chrrybucket
Wed Sep 02, 2015 10:23 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 pistons for the 240 rod
Replies: 43
Views: 9836

Re: 300 pistons for the 240 rod

Wouldn't 6500 rpms be a bit high for the stock crank? And would you be able to port the head enough to take advantage of that rpm range. My car will mostly be street driven so i probably won't need that much. But im curious
by 67chrrybucket
Mon Aug 24, 2015 6:49 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Australia intake manifold for 300
Replies: 9
Views: 2623

Australia intake manifold for 300

So apparently Aussiespeed.com is going to make supercharger intake manifold for the 300 to mount a weiand 144 or 142 now to figure out best pulley size and how to adapt the pulley system to the 300 ought to be a site to see cant wait. Just wanted to let everyone know :beer:
by 67chrrybucket
Fri Aug 07, 2015 9:50 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Best factory mechanical fuel pump
Replies: 24
Views: 6756

Re: Best factory mechanical fuel pump

The 300 fuel pump in your listing is able to do 40gph which should be enough to support 400hp? Unless my math and thinking are wrong if anyone knows?
by 67chrrybucket
Fri Aug 07, 2015 1:07 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Best factory mechanical fuel pump
Replies: 24
Views: 6756

Re: Best factory mechanical fuel pump

Andy do you happen to have the Carter part number for the NASCAR pump i would be very interested in this swap
by 67chrrybucket
Tue Aug 04, 2015 8:40 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Best factory mechanical fuel pump
Replies: 24
Views: 6756

Re: Best factory mechanical fuel pump

Mott is that summit one for a 350 Chevy also?
by 67chrrybucket
Mon Aug 03, 2015 7:57 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Best factory mechanical fuel pump
Replies: 24
Views: 6756

Re: Best factory mechanical fuel pump

After some research i found a Carter fuel pump that will push 35gph which according to the old math should support 350hp? Or am i wrong.
by 67chrrybucket
Sun Aug 02, 2015 5:07 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Best factory mechanical fuel pump
Replies: 24
Views: 6756

Re: Best factory mechanical fuel pump

If building a n/a street engine will i need to combine the unholy fuel pump with mine my goal is and its lofty is 300-325hp and 350-400tq. And hopefully running a 2x2 carb setup. And if so how hard is that to do?
by 67chrrybucket
Sat Aug 01, 2015 4:58 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Best factory mechanical fuel pump
Replies: 24
Views: 6756

Best factory mechanical fuel pump

As the 300 was used in many applications is there any of the mechanical fuel pumps from certain years application's that offer any more performance or reliability or are they all pretty much the same?
by 67chrrybucket
Tue Jul 28, 2015 11:16 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Roller rocker valve cover clearance
Replies: 34
Views: 6739

Re: Roller rocker valve cover clearance

Ebay sells tall chrome ones but as far as how much taller i dont know but for around 40$ you could give it a shot let us know if you do. I am going to try it also but my motor is far from complete
by 67chrrybucket
Mon Jul 27, 2015 6:55 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Opinions on flywheel
Replies: 3
Views: 1227

Opinions on flywheel

Im planning on using a T-5 transmission with my high performance 300 six in a 67 comet im going with the aftermarket ford T-5z rated for higher torque. Anyway looking at flywheel would you guys recommend and aluminum light weight for quicker revs and less rotational weight i believe that loses some ...
by 67chrrybucket
Fri Jul 24, 2015 6:22 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 pistons for the 240 rod
Replies: 43
Views: 9836

Re: 300 pistons for the 240 rod

Thats who i got them from 8) and according to my engine builder here should give a 1.71 rod ratio a 240 rod 300 crankshaft. :beer:
by 67chrrybucket
Wed Jul 22, 2015 5:07 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 pistons for the 240 rod
Replies: 43
Views: 9836

Re: 300 pistons for the 240 rod

Not really well luckily i just found a set on eBay no oil hole about 225$ but worth it

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