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by clintonvillian
Thu Sep 03, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Another 4.9 turbo
Replies: 14
Views: 1839

Re: Another 4.9 turbo

What type of head gasket are you running?
by clintonvillian
Thu Sep 03, 2020 1:33 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Turbo 300
Replies: 13
Views: 1631

Re: Turbo 300

What happened to this build?
by clintonvillian
Thu Sep 03, 2020 11:24 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: M112 Air Temperatures and intercooler
Replies: 3
Views: 140

M112 Air Temperatures and intercooler

We have discussed this a few times in other threads, I wanted to try to "nail" down some numbers and what I would really be looking at. In multiple forums 8psi seems to be the magic number for when an intercooler needs to be added. My question is why 8 psi? What is the compressor doing at ...
by clintonvillian
Mon Aug 24, 2020 2:47 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Holley Sniper a finished supercharger build.....
Replies: 0
Views: 469

Holley Sniper a finished supercharger build.....

https://www.holley.com/garage/view/817-1984-toyota-pickup/

I thought thi concept was interesting, I know it's not ford, nor a six but the concept of using a Holley Sniper is the same.
by clintonvillian
Thu Aug 20, 2020 11:56 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Do you guys think slowing the waterpump pulley will cause problems?
Replies: 2
Views: 345

Do you guys think slowing the waterpump pulley will cause problems?

I was just doing some reading over on mustang site, and some guys were having cooling issues after using larger drive pulleys... That got me to thinking about mine. I am not sure what the stock diameter is on the water pump and balancer pulleys (Ill measure later), but swapping the drive pulley to 8...
by clintonvillian
Wed Aug 12, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Any experience with a 4180 Holley?
Replies: 1
Views: 345

Any experience with a 4180 Holley?

I know this it OT, but there are quite a few of these floating around. Hoped someone here has experience with one and can help? I picked up a 71 bronco that runs. It idles cold, but after it is ran, if you let off of the throttle it dies immediately. If I barely leave my foot on the throttle it idle...
by clintonvillian
Wed Aug 05, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!
Replies: 109
Views: 14468

Re: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!

Are any of you aware of plugs that can be placed in lieu of fuel injectors? Something removable and clean.
by clintonvillian
Mon Aug 03, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, or Trade - Big Six
Topic: Clifford Intake, Dynomax Headers, Eaton M112, 8 Rib Pulley Conversion
Replies: 0
Views: 459

Clifford Intake, Dynomax Headers, Eaton M112, 8 Rib Pulley Conversion

I'm throwing this back out there AGAIN to see if anyone has interest in it. You get: Clifford Intake Homemade intake Homemade Valve Cover Eaton M112 Supercharger w/mounting flange, intake, and throttle body. AC Compressor w/8 Rib Pulley HD Alternator w/8 Rib pulley Power Steering Pump w/8rib pulley ...
by clintonvillian
Fri Jul 31, 2020 11:45 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!
Replies: 109
Views: 14468

Re: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!

Got the motor sitting back in the truck checking clearances etc. Some of you mentioned pooling issues if a throttle body injection system was used. Any other issues with doing a draw through setup with the blower mounted right to the intake? I have seen some folks mention that the bearings may not b...
by clintonvillian
Wed Jul 29, 2020 11:09 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Engine angle?
Replies: 7
Views: 601

Re: Engine angle?

THE FRENCHTOWN FLYER wrote:I'd find a way to level the carb pad and address the air pocket in the back of the head.


If I run EFI will the plane matter?
by clintonvillian
Tue Jul 28, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Engine angle?
Replies: 7
Views: 601

Engine angle?

When I setup my F100 it had really stiff springs up front. I set the motor level, and the pinion angles to match. After I got all of the sheet metal, the front of the truck needed to drop a few inches to get the stance correct. Now my motor slopes downhill toward the front of the truck. Close to 3/8...
by clintonvillian
Thu Jul 02, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Another 4.9 turbo
Replies: 14
Views: 1839

Re: Another 4.9 turbo

Also are you drilling the Aussie intake for injectors?
by clintonvillian
Thu Jul 02, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Another 4.9 turbo
Replies: 14
Views: 1839

Re: Another 4.9 turbo

Okay man, give us the run down on this motor.... So, I bought a 1994 donor truck for $700 to get an engine for my project. As the truck was a runner, I could test drive and evaluate the engine before buying it. The seller admitted that the rad had a leak that he addressed with Bar's Leaks. Okay, so...
by clintonvillian
Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:26 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Another 4.9 turbo
Replies: 14
Views: 1839

Re: Another 4.9 turbo

[quote="jgregg13"]Here's mine.
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Okay man, give us the run down on this motor....
by clintonvillian
Thu Apr 23, 2020 9:05 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Anyone have pictures of a power steering bracket for an E150?
Replies: 13
Views: 1296

Re: Anyone have pictures of a power steering bracket for an E150?

Ah. The serp setup is a big honking cast aluminum bracket. Power steering pump is located on the top, and AC on the bottom. They are all over in my JYs. I pull the SBF ones because they sell. 4.9s sit forever. Are you implying that you own a few junk yards? If so I’d be willing to purchase one of t...
by clintonvillian
Sun Apr 19, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Anyone purchased an alternator lately?
Replies: 11
Views: 1117

Anyone purchased an alternator lately?

Anyone purchased an alternator lately?

Mine had a HD tag on it, I think it was a 100 amp alternator but I'm not seeing a replacement....
by clintonvillian
Sun Apr 19, 2020 6:27 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!
Replies: 109
Views: 14468

Re: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!

Do you all know of a good over the counter coil?

Maybe something from an LS? I was looking at the ign1a but if you ever have one go out your screwed.
by clintonvillian
Sun Apr 19, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Anyone have pictures of a power steering bracket for an E150?
Replies: 13
Views: 1296

Anyone have pictures of a power steering bracket for an E150?

Anyone have pictures of the bracket for the Saginaw pump?
by clintonvillian
Sun Apr 19, 2020 12:31 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Valve and side cover gaskets and leakage.
Replies: 4
Views: 658

Re: Valve and side cover gaskets and leakage.

The reason I was asking was because the ones that I made have flat flanges from 7ga steel. The side cover is flat. The valve cover has a slight now in the middle of it. About 1/16" or so from welding. It will draw down when I tighten it but it is putting more pressure on the middle of the gaske...
by clintonvillian
Sun Apr 19, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Valve and side cover gaskets and leakage.
Replies: 4
Views: 658

Valve and side cover gaskets and leakage.

I've seen quite a few posts about leaky side covers. My question is how finicky are they. If your valve cover is warped or twisted, if you just torque it down tight to the head are you good to go? The gaskets have metal spacers at the bolt holes, so I wouldn't think you could over tighten them? I've...
by clintonvillian
Sun Apr 19, 2020 10:37 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Intake manifolds
Replies: 62
Views: 10177

Re: Intake manifolds

Here is a short version for tight van engine compartments. https://fordsix.com/viewtopic.php?p=595689#p595689 https://fordsix.com/download/file.php?id=1649&mode=view I was kicking around the idea of something similar. My question is where can you get fittings to tie into the stock fuel rail fit...
by clintonvillian
Sun Apr 19, 2020 10:30 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Valve cover spacer
Replies: 19
Views: 2675

Re: Valve cover spacer

pmuller9 wrote:Image


Wonder what Distributor/Cap that is?

NEVERMIND I see it, a vertex Magneto, wonder what he did to make it fit?
by clintonvillian
Sun Apr 19, 2020 10:23 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!
Replies: 109
Views: 14468

Re: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!

I guess next question is, which route is most practical?

Keeping a DS11, with coil. Or going to a direct drive COP system. I'd like to have something reliable and easy to replace (auto parts store vs custom order and waiting days for it).
by clintonvillian
Sun Apr 19, 2020 10:08 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!
Replies: 109
Views: 14468

Re: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!

Ford aced this, but it is very difficult to get a clear view of exactly how smartly they did it, because Ford had Push Start modules, IDM control, and a very strange roll out of speed density MAP systems, with constant, bank fire and sequential and MAF systems, as well as the VAM unit on the 2.3 Tu...
by clintonvillian
Fri Jan 31, 2020 7:04 am
Forum: Fuel Injection - Mega Squirt
Topic: A Datsun 280Z EFI Conversion Kit For Our Inline
Replies: 2
Views: 4238

Re: A Datsun 280Z EFI Conversion Kit For Our Inline

Very interesting.

I don't know anything about these Datsun motors, how is timing controlled?
by clintonvillian
Fri Jan 31, 2020 6:59 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Turbo 4.9 ranger
Replies: 23
Views: 4703

Re: Turbo 4.9 ranger

What transmission were you running when you twisted the output shaft???
by clintonvillian
Thu Jan 09, 2020 6:27 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Stock Cruise Control - F150
Replies: 5
Views: 774

Re: Stock Cruise Control - F150

It's an 87.

When I stripped the donor truck, I kept EVERYTHING. However I will not be able to retain the stock ECM because I don't think it is tunable.

What controls the actual mechanicals of it? Is it the TPS on the throttle body?
by clintonvillian
Thu Jan 09, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Stock Cruise Control - F150
Replies: 5
Views: 774

Stock Cruise Control - F150

Do any of you know much about the stock cruise control on the F150's and can offer some insight?

How does it work? Does it involve the computer? Is it a separate module? Can it be used with an aftermarket EFI system?
by clintonvillian
Wed Dec 11, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: LEGOHEADS!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 1206

Re: LEGOHEADS!!!

Have you built and ran the EFI heads before?
by clintonvillian
Fri Nov 08, 2019 7:40 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Valve cover spacer
Replies: 19
Views: 2675

Re: Valve cover spacer

Pmuller, whose 300 is that?
by clintonvillian
Tue Nov 05, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Dows anyone have pictures of the V-Belt setup with AC?
Replies: 4
Views: 943

Dows anyone have pictures of the V-Belt setup with AC?

Do any of you have any pictures of the V-Belt setup?

Specifically pictures of the AC and Alternator Brackets.

Anyone have a set they want to part with???
by clintonvillian
Sun Oct 27, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!
Replies: 109
Views: 14468

Re: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!

How do you calculate the 4 percent?
by clintonvillian
Sun Oct 27, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!
Replies: 109
Views: 14468

Re: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!

It looks like the general consensus I that a 9.3:1 static compression ratio is the max one one could be on 91 octane from various posts. If I am using 9.3:1 and my max numbers are around 350tq/300hp, what would the power drop be if I ran naturally aspirated at the 8.0:1 for the supercharger? I'm thi...
by clintonvillian
Fri Oct 25, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!
Replies: 109
Views: 14468

Re: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!

It came from a stock 99 lightening. The pulley is 3". My crank pulley is 8".
by clintonvillian
Thu Oct 24, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!
Replies: 109
Views: 14468

Re: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!

Since you are going to run less than 8 lbs of boost would you consider running without an intercooler like "Old School" Still kicking the can around with this thing. If one was to eliminate the I/C, what would be the maximum PSI one could run prior to detonation? At that given pressure wh...
by clintonvillian
Thu Oct 24, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Aussie speed intake manifold and valve cover.
Replies: 37
Views: 4543

Re: Aussie speed intake manifold and valve cover.

The Injector bosses on the Aussie Intake are inline with the port. The Stock fuel rail "cups" are on an angle, I don't think it would work. As for the end connections, what type of connections are those called? If using the stock lines, it will connect, but if you are using custom or after...
by clintonvillian
Wed Oct 09, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Aussie speed intake manifold and valve cover.
Replies: 37
Views: 4543

Re: Aussie speed intake manifold and valve cover.

Educate me a little bit on the stock fuel rail.... What type of connections are on the end of it? Is it something you can connect a non stock fuel line to? Is there a way to get adapted to AN fittings? I had just assumed that you would need a custom fuel rail, can the stock be made to work with litt...
by clintonvillian
Thu Oct 03, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: turbo 200 build
Replies: 171
Views: 48185

Re: turbo 200 build

Well this is a little alarming. I wonder if I will run into the same heat issue......

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by clintonvillian
Sun Sep 22, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!
Replies: 109
Views: 14468

Re: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!

With this you still need a signal for camshaft position, correct? For SEFI, yes. But you can run a waste spark system firing two coils at once and bank injection with just a crank wheel. If I ever run COP ignition, I would select coils that have the ignition driver transistor built in. Newer Toyota...
by clintonvillian
Sun Sep 22, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!
Replies: 109
Views: 14468

Re: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!

I plan on running a 36-1 or 60-2 crank wheel. With this you still need a signal for camshaft position, correct? Also keep in mind that If I am running the supercharger, I will be running individual coil packs, probably from a Chevy....not an edis type system. With the supercharger mounted on that si...
by clintonvillian
Fri Sep 20, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!
Replies: 109
Views: 14468

Re: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!

The cam sync pulse signal happens only once in TWO crankshaft revolutions. It doesn't matter how many cylinders the engine has. You time the pulse signal by loosing up the clamp and turning the unit the same as if you were timing an ignition signal with a distributor. The Cam Sync signal tells the ...
by clintonvillian
Thu Sep 19, 2019 7:43 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!
Replies: 109
Views: 14468

Re: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!

https://www.garagejournal.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=2038&pictureid=87201 I had posted this in another thread, out of curiosity how to synchronize the signal coming from this, there is not any cap adjustment? Those above are for six cylinder cars, does it matter whether they are for a 4 -6-8...
by clintonvillian
Sat Sep 14, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!
Replies: 109
Views: 14468

Re: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!

Pmuller, The new covers were just to dress it up. My valve cover doesn't sit quite flat. It warped when I welded it. It's not bad, when I put it on the head it torques down and straightens out. Not sure how that will affect the seal..... What size exhaust should I run? My collectors are 2.5". I...
by clintonvillian
Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!
Replies: 109
Views: 14468

Re: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!

So: NA: 300 HP 350 FT-lbs S/C: 350HP 450 FT-lbs That's a gain of 50 HP an 100 FT-lbs (Would there be parasitic loss on the torque as well, or is that number as quoted considering it?) Cost wise, I am looking at an additional $1100 to gain that power. More if I use Holley HP.... https://www.garagejou...
by clintonvillian
Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:41 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!
Replies: 109
Views: 14468

Re: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!

Where is that going to put the torque at?
by clintonvillian
Mon Sep 09, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!
Replies: 109
Views: 14468

Re: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!

If you had to guess.....

How far could you comfortably push this build in HP and torque?

What is going to be the limiting factor? The 240 rods? The head gasket? Or does the Eaton Run out of umph before the other two are encountered?
by clintonvillian
Mon Sep 09, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!
Replies: 109
Views: 14468

Re: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!

https://www.garagejournal.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=4232&pictureid=96914 https://www.garagejournal.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=4232&pictureid=96913 Here is how and roughly where I want to mount the supercharger. IF I run megasquirt or Holley HP, I can run individual coils mounted to t...
by clintonvillian
Mon Sep 09, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!
Replies: 109
Views: 14468

Re: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!

Pmuller, With a straight edge front to back I had no more than 0.008" variance across the top of the stems. Spring Height from top of shim to bottom of keeper. (I only measure the valves at the front and rear of head). 1.903 Intake 1.920 Exhaust I have not measured the volume of the head. I don...
by clintonvillian
Sun Sep 08, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!
Replies: 109
Views: 14468

Re: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!

Okay while we are at it....

What are your thoughts on a vortech/procharger style supercharger?

Of the three options this would probably be the easiest to mount and plumb.

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