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by wcol
Tue May 10, 2016 12:31 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Waldron Exhaust x and y pipes classic inline carried
Replies: 1
Views: 555

Waldron Exhaust x and y pipes classic inline carried

I got an email from John from Waldron Exhaust who manufactured X pipes and Y pipes starter and full exhaust kits for classic inline. He told me a Matt Cox from vintage inlines is now carrying the same design exhaust parts classic inline had. I guess he bought rights to patent. Maybe to other stuff c...
by wcol
Sat Mar 26, 2016 6:06 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: RAU ORDER SHIPPED
Replies: 25
Views: 5313

Re: RAU ORDER SHIPPED

RAU just sent me an email about roller tip rockers almost ready for sell. 1.65 ratio. Chrome plated shaft, alum rockers. Price is $699 plus shipping and handling.
wcol
by wcol
Fri Mar 25, 2016 11:40 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Rau rockers are ready soon.
Replies: 12
Views: 1875

Rau rockers are ready soon.

RAU just sent me an email about roller tip rockers almost ready for sell. 1.65 ratio. Chrome plated shaft, alum rockers. Price is $699 plus shipping and handling.
by wcol
Tue Nov 17, 2015 11:34 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Mustang c4 to 4 or 5 speed swap
Replies: 4
Views: 1145

Re: Mustang c4 to 4 or 5 speed swap

You need to know if you have a dual pattern block. Is that block a 66 or a 65... If it is a 65 block, you will have to use the 8.5 inch clutch and flywheel. If it is a 66 or later block, that is a plus. You can use the 9 inch flywheel. It is a diaphragm multi finger clutch. It is easier to push clut...
by wcol
Tue Nov 17, 2015 11:17 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: T5 gear ratio?
Replies: 26
Views: 4033

Re: T5 gear ratio?

I ran a 4 cylinder t-5 on stock inline six cylinder for a couple of years, with a 3.2 rear axle ratio. The 4 cyl t-5 had a .79 overdrive ratio. I hated 1st gear 3.97 with this setup. The od gear .79 was perfect for highway and fast speeds with stock inline six setup. I only used 1st gear 3.97 when g...
by wcol
Tue Dec 09, 2014 7:43 pm
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: Valve cover gasket - any tips for better sealing /w AL head?
Replies: 3
Views: 2149

Re: Valve cover gasket - any tips for better sealing /w AL h

I have the same problem at first, now after 4 years of driving 9000 miles on alum head, it is leaking more where it is running down the back of block and leaving a very small puddle. I mean small. Like a rear main seal leaking. But oil is leaking down from back of valve cover. The back of head to bl...
by wcol
Tue Jun 10, 2014 12:15 pm
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: Intake manifold gasket - use gasket sealer?
Replies: 3
Views: 2575

Re: Intake manifold gasket - use gasket sealer?

Mike are they the gaskets that are metal to take heat..
by wcol
Wed Mar 19, 2014 6:19 am
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: 66 mustang spindle swap to 67 spindle
Replies: 4
Views: 2489

Re: 66 mustang spindle swap to 67 spindle

Another thing on this subject, it looks like from advanced auto and other auto part websites, that the wheel bearing part numbers are the same for the 1966 v8 mustang and 67 6 cylinder mustang. So if I were to install 66 v-8 spindles on my 66 mustang, and use 67 mustang 4 lug wheel bearing hubs.. Ju...
by wcol
Mon Mar 17, 2014 10:48 pm
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: 66 mustang spindle swap to 67 spindle
Replies: 4
Views: 2489

Re: 66 mustang spindle swap to 67 spindle

It was just a thought about people saying how 6 cylinder spindles from 66 and eariler years were weak smaller spindles and some people saw them break. Or knew someone that had problems with the smaller spindles breaking. I don't think it is a major problem. You don't hear much about it. Some people ...
by wcol
Mon Mar 17, 2014 10:07 am
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: 66 mustang spindle swap to 67 spindle
Replies: 4
Views: 2489

66 mustang spindle swap to 67 spindle

Quick question on this board. Can it be done by using 1966 v8, or1967-68 mustang spindles with 67-68 wheel bearing hubs 4 lug drum setup on front of car. I have 66 mustang with 4 lug setup with alum wheels. drum brakes everything new. Wanting to keep 4 lug setup. Just wanting the beefier 67-68 spind...
by wcol
Sat Apr 14, 2012 6:12 pm
Forum: Brakes, Wheels, and Tires
Topic: 4lug mustang II 4x4.5 front end?
Replies: 18
Views: 5819

Re: 4lug mustang II 4x4.5 front end?

I finally got all wheels and tires on. Makes the whole car look different then the old factory hub caps.. It's not my favorite wheel out there (If I had five lug set up), but I really really like them for the 4 lug mustang, I think it is one of the better looking 4 lug 4x4.5 15 inch wheels........ A...
by wcol
Thu Mar 01, 2012 10:28 am
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Which T-5
Replies: 9
Views: 1671

Re: Which T-5

I ran the 4 cyl. t-5 with 3:20 gears and 195/70r14 tires, and did not like 1st gear at all... The 1st gear to me was very steep with my set up. The .79 od was great on hwy... I did not use 1st gear much, only on a steep hill, in crawling traffic it was great... To me comparing gear ratio by calculat...
by wcol
Tue Feb 28, 2012 2:31 pm
Forum: Brakes, Wheels, and Tires
Topic: 4lug mustang II 4x4.5 front end?
Replies: 18
Views: 5819

Re: 4lug mustang II 4x4.5 front end?

Thanks pal. Thanks for info
by wcol
Sun Feb 26, 2012 12:29 am
Forum: Brakes, Wheels, and Tires
Topic: 4lug mustang II 4x4.5 front end?
Replies: 18
Views: 5819

Re: 4lug mustang II 4x4.5 front end?

http://i279.photobucket.com/albums/kk125/wcol/2012-02-2411_04_14-3.jpg http://i279.photobucket.com/albums/kk125/wcol/2012-02-2518_55_23-4.jpg http://i279.photobucket.com/albums/kk125/wcol/2012-04-1314_26_01-1.jpg http://i279.photobucket.com/albums/kk125/wcol/2012-04-1314_25_53.jpg I just bought 1 wh...
by wcol
Tue Nov 15, 2011 9:32 pm
Forum: Brakes, Wheels, and Tires
Topic: 4lug mustang II 4x4.5 front end?
Replies: 18
Views: 5819

Re: 4lug mustang II 4x4.5 front end?

I've been posting about peoples opinions on these wheels and saw your coversation on the 4x4.25 and 4x4.5 setups... Here is the link from summit and a link from a 66 mustang with them installed. They will fit both setups... Give me youre opinion on them. I think they look cool and still capture that...
by wcol
Tue Nov 15, 2011 1:00 pm
Forum: Brakes, Wheels, and Tires
Topic: 4 lug wheel selections
Replies: 12
Views: 7508

Re: 4 lug wheel selections

Those wheels are cool. What are your guys opinions on these 4 lug weld rodlite wheels that will bolt right up to the 60's ford cars with proper back spacing of 3.5 inches and are 15 inch rims... I like the looks of these and are wanting other opinions on them... I have a 66 mustang also , and here a...
by wcol
Thu Nov 10, 2011 2:11 pm
Forum: Brakes, Wheels, and Tires
Topic: 4 lug wheel selections
Replies: 12
Views: 7508

Re: 4 lug wheel selections

Thanks for the web site. A lot of info but it does not give me wheel types that would fit that 4 by 4.5 set up to cross reference that wheel that I'm looking for in the photo I linked above..Do you think That Is a factory Wheel that I can cross reference it to another car.
by wcol
Thu Nov 10, 2011 12:01 pm
Forum: Brakes, Wheels, and Tires
Topic: 4 lug wheel selections
Replies: 12
Views: 7508

Re: 4 lug wheel selections

Here is a set of photos of a 65- 66 mustang that have two different 4 lug wheels on them and is labeled inline six cylinder...The first set of the photos I'm real interested in. They are the steel chrome ones. They look like 15 inch rims. Just curious if anyone knows what kind of wheels they are.......
by wcol
Fri Sep 09, 2011 9:12 pm
Forum: Brakes, Wheels, and Tires
Topic: 4 lug wheel selections
Replies: 12
Views: 7508

4 lug wheel selections

Don't get me wrong, I think the 4 lug wheels that people have (aspen wheels and outlaw2 wheels) look good. But If some company would come up with a different style wheel, other then the aspen slots and outlaw 2 to fit our 4 lug vintage cars, they will do quite well on the sell of them.... A style th...
by wcol
Sun Jul 10, 2011 5:18 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Fuel Pump Options Mechanical
Replies: 33
Views: 3610

Re: Fuel Pump Options Mechanical

Hey wsa111 great to see you back... Bill, is an excellent mechanic and a great guy to get advice from for our inline six cylinders. Wsa111 knows his stuff. Helped me out tremondously with my engine problems and tuning to max performance... That is why I like this forum for guys like Bill (wsa111) an...
by wcol
Sun Feb 07, 2010 7:52 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: NEED HELP DEGREEING CAMSHAFT
Replies: 29
Views: 2512

Re: NEED HELP DEGREEING CAMSHAFT

If wsa111 (BILL) was still able to post on the forum, the problem would be solved. The guy helped me and numerous amounts of people on this forum with problems like this. He was a big help to Mike from classic inline also... I wish the guy was still around... Anyone give this poor guy any info to em...
by wcol
Wed Oct 07, 2009 12:03 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Small Block 6 Valve Train
Replies: 11
Views: 1870

Re: Small Block 6 Valve Train

Any body hear or talk to WSA111 (willam). I have not seen any replies by him in a while. That guy is a great support on this forum and probably good support for Classic Inline's company..., He is willing to help anyone on the forum about discussions like this and other hard tech questions on our inl...
by wcol
Wed Sep 30, 2009 11:42 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Small Block 6 Valve Train
Replies: 11
Views: 1870

Re: Small Block 6 Valve Train

For what it is worth, my machinist told me that the 302 springs would not be sufficient enough with the cam that I chose, when I was installing my engine last year with the alum head, (that I bought from Mike...) Just some info that I heard from another professional machinist....


Wcol
by wcol
Fri Mar 27, 2009 10:02 pm
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: Wcol Engine photos
Replies: 8
Views: 2066

engine

Got a 100 miles on the new engine. All I can say is wow. This car gets up to speed in a hurry. I wish I had numbers to prove what I am feeling with this car. This engine is operating at a whole different level then before. I am very happy with this engine. Hopefully I will get this dyno'ed when it i...
by wcol
Fri Mar 20, 2009 5:54 pm
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: temp switch/ gage
Replies: 9
Views: 1643

National Parts Depot #10884-1 temp sending unit works perfect. The gauge is now reading like it used to. I finally got the sending unit in and fired it up... Not all 1/8 npt sending units work...

Thanks
Wcol
by wcol
Sun Mar 01, 2009 12:01 pm
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: temp switch/ gage
Replies: 9
Views: 1643

temp

I pulled out the one that was on the cylinder head before. It has a number 8 and a 0 on it. That is on the sensor side that is in the coolant path when installed... Just some numbers if that will be any info to provide.

I might just try the npd part and see if it will work...
by wcol
Sun Mar 01, 2009 9:19 am
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: temp switch/ gage
Replies: 9
Views: 1643

temp

Okay, thanks. Is there much difference in your 69 ford then my 66 mustang temp gauge. I seen people posting what temp sending unit do we use on alum head. The answer to these people were to buy 1/8 npt temp sending unit, and it will work. Also on Mikes web site it has this info. I buy one and it doe...
by wcol
Sat Feb 28, 2009 6:09 pm
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: Aluminum head owners speak up!
Replies: 12
Views: 3378

speak up

66 mustang 200 cid , thunder series Avs 4bbl 500 cfm edelbrock carburetor. Totally for the street.....
So far drived around the block. very very pleased how it takes off..


Wcol
by wcol
Sat Feb 28, 2009 5:23 pm
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: Water temp
Replies: 2
Views: 923

temp sending unit

My questions is the water temp sending unit. I installed a 1/8 npt sending unit. I got it from advanced auto. It is a borg and warner. I am not getting a reading. I installed all new wiring in the dash and engine compartment. Gauge was fine from the start. I thought it was my wiring. I pulled plug o...
by wcol
Sat Feb 28, 2009 5:20 pm
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: temp switch/ gage
Replies: 9
Views: 1643

temp sending unit

My questions is the water temp sending unit. I installed a 1/8 npt sending unit. I got it from advanced auto. It is a borg and warner. I am not getting a reading. I installed all new wiring in the dash and engine compartment. Gauge was fine from the start. I thought it was my wiring. I pulled plug o...
by wcol
Sat Feb 14, 2009 11:04 am
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: Wcol Engine photos
Replies: 8
Views: 2066

Wcol Engine photos

Today, just fired up engine and broke cam in. A lot of little thing to finish off wiring, a/c hoses, and get custom made exhaust.. Have to get it Inspected and go from there. My intention, when I get 1000 plus miles on engine, will have it Dyno'ed to post numbers for Mike and the members on forum......
by wcol
Wed Feb 04, 2009 7:32 pm
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: 4V install clearance issues.
Replies: 11
Views: 3487

I am real close to firing it up and breaking it in. This cold winter is hard to work out in the Garage with no insulation and a kerosene heater.

1-2 weeks I should be ready to fire it up. I hope.

I will keep you posted

Thanks Doug

wcol
by wcol
Wed Feb 04, 2009 12:29 pm
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: 4V install clearance issues.
Replies: 11
Views: 3487

reply

Installing it 180 degrees would put the primaries toward the valve cover... Like I said in the post before, My opinion, I am not in favor of that position. I think there is plenty of room to install vaccum hoses at the ports... in the position it is in now.(primaries toward the shock tower side) Als...
by wcol
Tue Feb 03, 2009 7:58 pm
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: 4V install clearance issues.
Replies: 11
Views: 3487

edelbrock clearance 4 bbl

Here is a few photos of an edelbrock 4 bbl 500 cfm manual choke my buddy gave me to try on a 66 mustang with the alum. head., instead of the holley 465 cfm 4 bbl I bought a few months back. ( I will be trying an auto choke soon. It looks like it would fit with no problems but I will make sure later ...
by wcol
Sat Nov 15, 2008 9:40 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: freeze plug kit help
Replies: 7
Views: 1410

Thanks Bill I will do that

Thanks again.

What is this cap for. Why do they have a cap there?
by wcol
Sat Nov 15, 2008 7:56 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: freeze plug kit help
Replies: 7
Views: 1410

Thanks, I just beat it in. I figured it was in there from the start, It will be alright... Not a bad idea, tapping it. I have the crank mounted in, and do not want to get metal chips in there. I just blown everything out and cleaned it. What is that plug for. It is in front of the #1 lifter, and it ...
by wcol
Sat Nov 15, 2008 7:31 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: freeze plug kit help
Replies: 7
Views: 1410

There is two small threaded plugs in kit. One is installed on the side and one is installed on the back near the cam bearing cap. I do not see any other holes left for the small cap. It is not a threaded cap it is a plain cap, and very small. Unless I am missing something...
Thanks
by wcol
Sat Nov 15, 2008 7:25 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: freeze plug kit help
Replies: 7
Views: 1410

freeze plug kit help

I installed all freeze plugs from freeze plug kit in a 1966 200 cid block. Installed all but one very small shiny one. Can anyone tell me where this is located at...
by wcol
Mon Nov 03, 2008 12:27 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Choke coolant line?
Replies: 12
Views: 1380

hot air tube for choke

That is the hot air tube for the choke, It connects to the hole in the factory exhauct manifold that has a circle around it in the photos above. It is on top of manifold... It slides in the hole. The white wrapping around tube is a heat resistant wrapping. Since you have headers, they have an adapte...
by wcol
Wed Jul 09, 2008 1:04 pm
Forum: aluminum head
Topic: Test Results - Mustang Geezer (track)
Replies: 52
Views: 15346

times

Doug,
What would those numbers be in horse power gains... Great times I must say...
by wcol
Thu Jul 03, 2008 7:01 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Problem with classic inlines web site
Replies: 11
Views: 1370

web site

Thanks guys, I am able to get back on it now. Thought it was just me.
by wcol
Thu Jul 03, 2008 3:42 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Problem with classic inlines web site
Replies: 11
Views: 1370

Problem with classic inlines web site

Is there anybody out there having trouble getting on classic inlines web site. It is asking me for a authentication requried user name and password. No user name and password works for me...

Just curious

Thanks
by wcol
Mon Apr 07, 2008 2:44 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: tires & wheels for 4 lug 66 mustang how big can I go
Replies: 19
Views: 7636

That is a pretty good point. What is your opinion on this subject of mine. What size tires do you recommend on this early mustang with the upgrades of the engine and 8 inch rear axle. I have on there now 195/70/r14 tires on stock wheels. I have been running that size for almost 15 years that I own t...
by wcol
Mon Apr 07, 2008 10:21 am
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: tires & wheels for 4 lug 66 mustang how big can I go
Replies: 19
Views: 7636

The reason I asked this question, Is I am not ready to do anything yet to the tires. Before I started this project, In the years I rebuilt the front suspension to everything brand new with new springs and upgraded poly ...bushings. I was able to locate and buy a 8 inch 4 lug rear axle plus the shock...
by wcol
Mon Apr 07, 2008 2:56 am
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: tires & wheels for 4 lug 66 mustang how big can I go
Replies: 19
Views: 7636

You said_____Based on personal/anecdotal experience, the Falcon's 3.5 diff ratio with a 200 is a bit marginal for speeds over 60MPH. People here found the optional 3.20:1 gears a more palatable choice if freeway speeds are desired over longer hauls. Most T-5 overdrives are a BIG percentage jump from...
by wcol
Fri Apr 04, 2008 7:00 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: tires & wheels for 4 lug 66 mustang how big can I go
Replies: 19
Views: 7636

ADDO info

Thanks ADDO for your info. Your sure helped me out.
by wcol
Thu Apr 03, 2008 9:34 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: tires & wheels for 4 lug 66 mustang how big can I go
Replies: 19
Views: 7636

ADDO

Explain more in detail on your opinion. That is why I posted on the forum.
Thanks RBOHM for your info on your last post.
by wcol
Thu Apr 03, 2008 7:15 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: tires & wheels for 4 lug 66 mustang how big can I go
Replies: 19
Views: 7636

tires

I will soon have a 4 lug 8 inch rear axle installed in the 66 mustang. I still have the stock wheels 14 inch. I want to change the wheels to a set of chrome wheels. Either 14 inch or 15 inch. I was just wanting to know if I would have a problem with clearance. The 8 inch rear axle 4 lug is a sure bo...
by wcol
Wed Apr 02, 2008 9:38 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: tires & wheels for 4 lug 66 mustang how big can I go
Replies: 19
Views: 7636

tires & wheels for 4 lug 66 mustang how big can I go

I have a 1966 mustang. It is a 200 cid engine. I do have the alum. cylinder head and intake. The engine is going to the machine shop soon for a rebuild. I have a t-5 tremec and a soon to be converted 4 lug 8 inch rear axle . Undecided about the gear ratio for the axle that I should go with. My quest...
by wcol
Sat Feb 02, 2008 8:28 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: help 1966 mustang speedometer cable
Replies: 1
Views: 505

help 1966 mustang speedometer cable

Quick question, I was pulling out the cable out of the speedometer housing. The metal flexiable cable out of the black tube that is also flexable . I was inspecting it and wanted to lube it with some lithum grease, before I put it back in the black tube . I got a phone call. I came back and can not ...