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by clintonvillian
Fri Nov 08, 2019 7:40 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Valve cover spacer
Replies: 12
Views: 399

Re: Valve cover spacer

Pmuller, whose 300 is that?
by clintonvillian
Thu Nov 07, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, or Trade - Big Six
Topic: 300/240 - 8 rib serpentine pulley, Supercharger, Clifford Intake, Etc.....
Replies: 0
Views: 61

300/240 - 8 rib serpentine pulley, Supercharger, Clifford Intake, Etc.....

Throwing this back out there to see if there is anyone interested in taking it and running with it: -Custom ASP 8 rib Drive Pulley with SBF zero dampener (been cut to fit crank). -Eaton M112 Supercharger (It isn't pretty, needs cleaned and rotors stripped. includes intake and throttle body). Also in...
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: 161

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: 94
Views: 3684

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: 94
Views: 3684

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: 94
Views: 3684

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: 94
Views: 3684

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: 13
Views: 851

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: 13
Views: 851

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: 163
Views: 26727

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: 94
Views: 3684

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: 94
Views: 3684

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: 94
Views: 3684

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: 94
Views: 3684

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: 94
Views: 3684

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: 94
Views: 3684

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: 94
Views: 3684

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: 94
Views: 3684

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: 94
Views: 3684

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: 94
Views: 3684

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: 94
Views: 3684

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.
by clintonvillian
Sat Sep 07, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!
Replies: 94
Views: 3684

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

Pmuller, would a head for a turbo be setup the same as mine?

If so, the turbo would push the torque and HP up the room curve some correct?

And lastly which turbo should I be looking at?
by clintonvillian
Tue Sep 03, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!
Replies: 94
Views: 3684

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

Are the 1.71 valves a hinderance then in a N/A setup, or is it just a larger valve that just won't be taken full advantage of?
by clintonvillian
Mon Sep 02, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!
Replies: 94
Views: 3684

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

Okay, NOW LETS TAKE THIS THREAD IN THE N/A DIRECTION FOR A BIT. I spent some time measuring and mocking up the supercharger today on the left side of the motor, over the dizzy. It is going to be cumbersome to say the least. Doable, but cumbersome. I started going back through notes from Arnie, and t...
by clintonvillian
Sun Aug 25, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!
Replies: 94
Views: 3684

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

Am I correct in my thinking, that when the throttle closes there will be pressure on the intake side of the throttle plate, and vacuum on the exit of the throttle plate?

I will definitely run a blow off, it's cheap insurance.
by clintonvillian
Sat Aug 24, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!
Replies: 94
Views: 3684

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

:hmmm: I wonder if there is enough of a benifit in even using an inter cooler and all that extra pipping? On the stock Ford built supercharged engines that used the M90 like a 1989 to mid 90's Thunderbird Super Coupe operating at 12 PSI it didn't use one and I don't think the M112 Ford early versio...
by clintonvillian
Sat Aug 24, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!
Replies: 94
Views: 3684

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NOWFECDUxEw

Here is more about the build, he is running a bypass and blow off valve.
by clintonvillian
Sat Aug 24, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!
Replies: 94
Views: 3684

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

https://www.garagejournal.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=4232&pictureid=96234 https://www.garagejournal.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=4232&pictureid=96309 PMuller: I understand what you are saying to an extent. Above is my configuration and a typical procharger configuration. I understand th...
by clintonvillian
Thu Aug 22, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!
Replies: 94
Views: 3684

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

I just don't want to have to rely on water/meth if I'm driving for 2000 miles non stop....
by clintonvillian
Mon Aug 19, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!
Replies: 94
Views: 3684

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

https://www.procharger.com/procharger-bypass-valves It looks like this is exactly for the problem you described. The M112 has a valve built in that operates off of vacuum, when you let off of the throttle and it closes, there should be negative pressure below the throttle body. Above the throttle bo...
by clintonvillian
Mon Aug 19, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!
Replies: 94
Views: 3684

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

Would a controlled blow off valve work?

The read the negative ohms from the throttle position and open the valve? I am assuming of course the sniper would be able to control that....
by clintonvillian
Sun Aug 18, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!
Replies: 94
Views: 3684

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

How do these guys get away with running the huge superchargers without intercoolers? Almost all "hotrods" with drawthrough carbs don't have intercoolers....
by clintonvillian
Sun Aug 18, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!
Replies: 94
Views: 3684

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

I thought someone else said that wouldn't be an issue? That within an revolution or two it would suck any excess through the system.... But I don't know.

You couldn't place the SNIPER prior to the supercharger and intercooler???
by clintonvillian
Sun Aug 18, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!
Replies: 94
Views: 3684

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

It would be...

M112
Intercooler
Sniper
by clintonvillian
Sun Aug 18, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!
Replies: 94
Views: 3684

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

So, it sounds like for simplicity, the M112 with the SNIPER Kit is where I want to be. The SNIPER can also be tuned which would make it nicer down the road. But would get me up and running pretty quick. I have not touched the head. I have to pull the hood to finish metal work on it. When I do I plan...
by clintonvillian
Thu Aug 15, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!
Replies: 94
Views: 3684

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

Some additional food for thought..... I was looking over some of my old notes from talking to Arnie at CTech, and he gave me these Dyno numbers from a recent build of his: 220 Crower Cam 9:1 compression 2.02 int, 1.6 exhaust 390 Holley It was making 360 ft-lbs at 3000, and 300HP at 5000 rpms. When t...
by clintonvillian
Thu Aug 15, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!
Replies: 94
Views: 3684

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

If life will allow it, I plan to travel the country in this truck. So reliability is a MUST. I also plan to drive it regularly. I want to keep it on pump gas. I plan to run some type of efi. But I have NO experience with it. I would LOVE to run FAST, FiTech, or Sniper setup. It keeps it looking old ...
by clintonvillian
Thu Aug 15, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Progress on the '56. Help decide on this motor!
Replies: 94
Views: 3684

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

I have been pretty absent from here....sorry. I have focused all of my time into the body work, and stepped back from the drivetrain for awhile. Plus life threw a few other hurdles at me. Here are some pics of the '56: https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.ford-trucks.com-vbulletin/2000x2000/80-img_20190...
by clintonvillian
Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: Fuel Injection - Mega Squirt
Topic: Anyone here successfully running an aftermarket EFI System, Megasquirt, Holley Hp, Sniper, Atomic, FITech?
Replies: 22
Views: 2899

Re: Anyone here successfully running an aftermarket EFI System, Megasquirt, Holley Hp, Sniper, Atomic, FITech?

How hard are the fuel tables to setup?

Anyone running a TFI distributor with the "kits" (Atomic, Holley Sniper, FAST, ETC)?
by clintonvillian
Fri Jun 07, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: Fuel Injection - Mega Squirt
Topic: Anyone here successfully running an aftermarket EFI System, Megasquirt, Holley Hp, Sniper, Atomic, FITech?
Replies: 22
Views: 2899

Re: Anyone here successfully running an aftermarket EFI System, Megasquirt, Holley Hp, Sniper, Atomic, FITech?

I'm using MegaSquirt on my build. Been operational for a few months now. Somewhat steep learning curve but doable. I removed the original carb, intake and exhaust and hand-built my own intake and fuel injection system to fit inside the engine compartment of my Econoline pickup. Runs great! https://...
by clintonvillian
Wed Apr 17, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: Fuel Injection - Mega Squirt
Topic: Anyone here successfully running an aftermarket EFI System, Megasquirt, Holley Hp, Sniper, Atomic, FITech?
Replies: 22
Views: 2899

Re: Anyone here successfully running an aftermarket EFI System, Megasquirt, Holley Hp, Sniper, Atomic, FITech?

Twinturbor wrote:I'm using ms2 extra on my turbo 300. Pretty easy to use and very easy to wire up


How far along are you?
by clintonvillian
Sun Apr 14, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Ellison Machine Shop 351 Head - 300 Rebuild.
Replies: 1
Views: 520

Ellison Machine Shop 351 Head - 300 Rebuild.

https://www.facebook.com/pg/Ellisons-Machine-Shop-157130251058147/videos/?ref=page_internal Not sure if all of you have facebook, but for the ones that do, he has posted a couple of videos going through an older 300 build. It is pretty interesting. So far I have seen: 351 heads epoxied intake ports ...
by clintonvillian
Tue Feb 12, 2019 9:16 am
Forum: Fuel Injection - Mega Squirt
Topic: Anyone here successfully running an aftermarket EFI System, Megasquirt, Holley Hp, Sniper, Atomic, FITech?
Replies: 22
Views: 2899

Anyone here successfully running an aftermarket EFI System, Megasquirt, Holley Hp, Sniper, Atomic, FITech?

Just curious if anyone is running any of the above.

I can't imagine that someone hasn't put one of the new self learning systems on a six, but I am not seeing anything.
by clintonvillian
Fri Feb 01, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: How much should machine work cost?
Replies: 14
Views: 1132

Re: How much should machine work cost?

I'm from ...... Clintonville, WV. I'm just trying to get together some prices. This is blasphemy here, but I'm debating ditching my 300 project. It is for my 56 f100. I can buy a complete coyote 5.0, transmission, ecu, turnkey pallet swap for 10k. With less than 20k miles on it. All toll I'm going t...
by clintonvillian
Thu Jan 31, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: How much should machine work cost?
Replies: 14
Views: 1132

Re: How much should machine work cost?

I've already purchased reconditioned 240 rods, and it appears I'll skip the line hone based on FTF's argument.

So it looks like $1500 should be a reasonable base amount.
by clintonvillian
Wed Jan 30, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: How much should machine work cost?
Replies: 14
Views: 1132

How much should machine work cost?

Just curious what a ballpark figure would be to have a short block machined? Here is what I'm thinking I would need: Cleaned and Magnafluxed Bored 10 to 30 thousandths over Decked Line bored Cam bearings installed And separately from that, what would ballpark be if I needed the crank ground? And pis...
by clintonvillian
Sun Nov 18, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: Fuel Injection - Mega Squirt
Topic: Home made 36-1 trigger wheel
Replies: 16
Views: 2817

Re: Home made 36-1 trigger wheel

Does it matter which tooth is missing or where its location is?

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