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by woodbutcher
Fri Feb 14, 2020 9:35 pm
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: On the road again
Replies: 0
Views: 56

On the road again

:thumbup: :D If this is in the wrong place or not appropriate,mods please move or remove. Once again I have to give a big shout out to Ronnie Inman at Inman`s Transmission Service here in LaFollette Tn for great service and great prices.Got my truck back on the road after being down since July 4th 2...
by woodbutcher
Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:26 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: mild rebuild of 200 - cam, lifters, piston questions
Replies: 52
Views: 3220

Re: mild rebuild of 200 - cam, lifters, piston questions

:beer: Hi timson.Sounds like a fun build going on.I`ll saddle up along for the ride.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe,
Leo
by woodbutcher
Mon Jan 13, 2020 4:29 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Major forum upgrade coming soon!
Replies: 56
Views: 51721

Re: Major forum upgrade coming soon!

:D Hi Perry.Don`t worry.As my Grandfather used to say"Slow and sure beats the heck out of quick and dead".
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Thu Jan 02, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Permanent 300 Six Cyl Head CFM solutions- A Work in Progress
Replies: 496
Views: 79414

Re: Permanent 300 Six Cyl Head CFM solutions- A Work in Progress

:D Hi WCG.Thanks for the reply.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Wed Jan 01, 2020 10:38 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Permanent 300 Six Cyl Head CFM solutions- A Work in Progress
Replies: 496
Views: 79414

Re: Permanent 300 Six Cyl Head CFM solutions- A Work in Progress

:bang:Hi WCG. There is an old saying"Into every life a little rain must fall".Seems like you have had a monsoon or two.Wishing you and yours a healthy,happy,safe and prosperous New Year.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Tue Dec 31, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Aluminum or chrome thermostat housing
Replies: 5
Views: 394

Re: Aluminum or chrome thermostat housing

:hmmm: The original housing on my 84 F150 finally had to be replaced about 3 or so years ago.
It was aluminum.So,if you get a quality one it should last a long time if you keep up with maintaning the cooling system.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe
Leo
by woodbutcher
Wed Dec 25, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: ...on Donner, Blitzen - on COMET...
Replies: 5
Views: 468

Re: ...on Donner, Blitzen - on COMET...

:D Merry Christmas and a healthy,happy,safe and prosperous New Year to all.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Thu Oct 03, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Intermittent miss
Replies: 16
Views: 1628

Re: Intermittent miss

:rolflmao: Yep.If ya ain`t got suck,squeeze,bang,blow ya ain`t going nowhere.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Wed Oct 02, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 170 keeps dropping a cylinder
Replies: 17
Views: 2236

Re: 170 keeps dropping a cylinder

:hmmm: There`s just one question that I have`nt seen mentioned yet.Is it the same cylinder every
time or are random cylinders dropping out.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Sat Sep 28, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Vacuum Line Help
Replies: 19
Views: 1903

Re: Vacuum Line Help

:D HHi Chad.There`s one on my 84 F150.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Fri Sep 27, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: EFI Manifolds
Replies: 10
Views: 1347

Re: EFI Manifolds

:hmmm: I think that he is referring to the exhaust manifolds.
Good luck.have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Fri Sep 27, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Vacuum Line Help
Replies: 19
Views: 1903

Re: Vacuum Line Help

:hmmm: I don`t know for sure on the small 6`s,but there is a threaded hole on the intake manifold of the big 6 that a vacuum manifold screws into.It will give anywhere from 5 to 8 hookup points for vacuum lines.If all are not needed,just cap them off.One of those hookup points is for the brake boost...
by woodbutcher
Mon Sep 23, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: THROTTLE SHAFT REBUSH - REBUILD, 2100 / 2150
Replies: 35
Views: 2931

Re: THROTTLE SHAFT REBUSH - REBUILD, 2100 / 2150

:D Hi FTF.Check in tech archives under misc for carb shaft bushings.Might be info that you can use.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Sun Sep 22, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Forum Issues Only
Topic: Was there a problem
Replies: 8
Views: 1759

Was there a problem

:hmmm: Here from Fri 20th PM to a few minutes ago?All I got when trying to get here was an SQL window that said too many connections(1040)IIRC.Thanks for any information.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Sat Sep 07, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 motor mounts for early mustang
Replies: 4
Views: 574

Re: 300 motor mounts for early mustang

:D Hi FTF those do look very familiar.Studebaker used a similar type in the early 50`s and later.The only difference is the Stude were a three piece.That is the two metal plates that had the mount studs were vulcanized to the rubber puck.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Sat Sep 07, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Holley 5200 carb
Replies: 106
Views: 7668

Re: Holley 5200 carb

:D Hi Racer.Wishing you the best for a speedy and complete recovery.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Sat Sep 07, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: "Something always leaking"
Replies: 17
Views: 2193

Re: "Something always leaking"

:D Fel-Pro also makes a"rubber"vc Gasket.Started using that brand way back in the mid 60`s.Have always been most satisfied.Your local parts house should stock them.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Mon Aug 12, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Woodruff key availability
Replies: 13
Views: 1145

Re: Woodruff key availability

:hmmm: Hi FTF.Is that the half round type key?I was thinking square profile.That`s what I get for thinking :bang: :rolflmao: .However,if the square profile is whats needed,the places I mentioned are good places to inquire.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Sun Aug 11, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Woodruff key availability
Replies: 13
Views: 1145

Re: Woodruff key availability

:hmmm: You can also buy key stock of the needed size and cut it to proper length.IIRC,it comes in 6" or 12" lengths.Any machine shop supply company should be able to supply it with no problem. One outfit I used to work for purchased it in 3 ft lengths,as the used a great deal of it.Almost ...
by woodbutcher
Fri Aug 09, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Engine is back
Replies: 91
Views: 7210

Re: Engine is back

:hmmm: Sounds like a fella named"Murphy"has come to live at your house.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Thu Aug 08, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Header Coating
Replies: 8
Views: 777

Re: Header Coating

:hmmm: It might also be wise to inquire about coating the interior of the headers also.Just a little extra insurance for a longer life of the piece.
Good luck.have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Thu Jul 25, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 68 Mustang Throttle Return Spring
Replies: 34
Views: 3895

Re: 68 Mustang Throttle Return Spring

:hmmm: For springs of all kinds try Ace Hardware.They have the biggest selection of springs in my area.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Wed May 22, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: C5AE rods
Replies: 54
Views: 4430

Re: C5AE rods

:D Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh boy.Now the fun begins.Congrats.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Fri May 10, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Do we really need a modern ignition?
Replies: 44
Views: 4521

Re: Do we really need a modern ignition?

:D Yep.Eichlin is still a good product.Although the older stuff is much better quality than the current production.I think Elgin is a watch and clock company :wink: .
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Thu May 09, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Do we really need a modern ignition?
Replies: 44
Views: 4521

Re: Do we really need a modern ignition?

:hmmm: Also,you have to consider that a large amount of points and condensers are being made in China,and are for the largest part pure junk.Example.About two weeks ago a friend went to purchase new points for his Falcon and Camero.The first three sets that he looked at before leaving the NAPA store...
by woodbutcher
Mon May 06, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: Gasoline Alley
Topic: How many site members name their Cars ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1628

Re: How many site members name their Cars ?

:rolflmao: I call my 84 F150"Casper".Among other things,depending on the situation.It`s all white.
Good luck.haver fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Always something...Leaking Radiator
Replies: 10
Views: 1036

Re: Always something...Leaking Radiator

:hmmm: Stick with a copper/brass radiator.It weighs a bit more than aluminum construction but it will cool much better than aluminum.However,any decent radiator shop will be able to repair it(copper/brass) if it becomes necessary. Also, you could just have your present radiator re-cored very easily....
by woodbutcher
Sat Mar 30, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Rear main seal 300 6
Replies: 2
Views: 632

Re: Rear main seal 300 6

:D Hi Wallen7.Thanks for the reply.
Good luck.have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Sat Mar 30, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: wore out threads
Replies: 6
Views: 1700

Re: wore out threads

:D Well,got the old beast back on the road.Starter is working just fine.Took it to the local trans shop,and the owner did the through bolt fix.Was very reasonable too.Thank you Ronnie Inman at Inmans Transmission repair.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Sat Mar 30, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Rear main seal 300 6
Replies: 2
Views: 632

Rear main seal 300 6

:hmmm: I know that I have seen the answer to the following question.But I can`t remember where.My search skills just suck lately.Bad case of the CRS syndrome :lol: .
What year did Ford start with the one piece round rear main seal?Thanks.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Thu Mar 21, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Rebuilding 240
Replies: 42
Views: 4046

Re: Rebuilding 240

:hmmm: Yep.Sounds like IRAN time."Inspect and Repair as Necessary".
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Thu Feb 28, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 1984 300 won't run
Replies: 57
Views: 4530

Re: 1984 300 won't run

:hmmm: On my 1984 F150 all of the DS2 hookups were already in the trucks wiring harness.It was truly a plug and play install.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Tue Feb 26, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: wore out threads
Replies: 6
Views: 1700

Re: wore out threads

:D Thank you all for your replies.I am considering several.Tried the through bolt and nut.Did`nt work too good.Will revisit that fix.As to the HeliCoil,the trans might have to come out to do that,and I just am not able health wise able to manage that.Might have to see how much the local trans shop w...
by woodbutcher
Tue Feb 26, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: wore out threads
Replies: 6
Views: 1700

wore out threads

:( The starter mount threads are toast in the upper bolt hole,to the point that they are useless. What would be the best long term fix?Heli Coil or something else?Drillfor the next oversize and retherad?There is a Fastenal store locally, and they do have HeliCoil and other type thread repair items.I...
by woodbutcher
Fri Feb 22, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Ford 300 rebuild on YouTube - Enjoy!
Replies: 3
Views: 1040

Re: Ford 300 rebuild on YouTube - Enjoy!

:D Boy.That young fella sure does work fast :rolflmao: .
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Fri Feb 22, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: engine rebuilding
Replies: 20
Views: 1999

Re: engine rebuilding

:shock: Sounds like someone`s machinist is trying to get the mine,while the customer gets the shaft.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Mon Feb 04, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 250 Build in 67 Mustang
Replies: 45
Views: 4306

Re: 250 Build in 67 Mustang

:bang: Hi Georgia200.I screwed up.It`s on South Beach.Sorry.Most anyone should be able to give directions.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Fri Feb 01, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 250 Build in 67 Mustang
Replies: 45
Views: 4306

Re: 250 Build in 67 Mustang

:hmmm: If you are going to be in Ft Pierce,you might want to check out the UDT meuseum(?) on North Beach if you have time.I grew up just up the road in Vero Beach.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Fri Jan 18, 2019 9:55 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: E0xxx head 2bbl Conversion
Replies: 27
Views: 2696

Re: E0xxx head 2bbl Conversion

:hmmm: Just taking a real WAG on the inline 4 bbl,I`m thinking in the real high four figure to low five figure price range.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Wed Jan 16, 2019 11:49 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: leaky freeze plug
Replies: 7
Views: 887

Re: leaky freeze plug

:beer: You`re welcome.
Good luck.Have fun. Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: leaky freeze plug
Replies: 7
Views: 887

Re: leaky freeze plug

:hmmm: You could also do what a friend of mine and I too have done.Figure out where to line things up,and use a hole saw to cut a hole in the firewall and access it that way.Then just make a simple plate to secure over the hole with a piece of old inner tube glued to it for a seal.Really easy. Good ...
by woodbutcher
Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: HEI ignition
Replies: 23
Views: 2638

Re: HEI ignition

:D Hi wsa111.Thanks for the heads up.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: HEI ignition
Replies: 23
Views: 2638

Re: HEI ignition

:hmmm: If someone is charging $100.00 for the 4 pin module,I sure hope they carry a bucket of KY around with them.The $22.00 that I mentioned was at the local Auto Zone.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Sun Jan 13, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: HEI ignition
Replies: 23
Views: 2638

Re: HEI ignition

:shock: Dang.Those are some expensive little buggers.$22.00 plus tax around here NIB.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: HEI ignition
Replies: 23
Views: 2638

Re: HEI ignition

:D Hi Chad.Thanks for your efforts.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Sat Jan 12, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: HEI ignition
Replies: 23
Views: 2638

Re: HEI ignition

:bang: I know that I have read what year/years the GM 4 pin modules were on,but I just don`t remember.Could someone please refresh my memory?Thanks.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Tue Jan 08, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Power by Ford Studebaker truck
Replies: 66
Views: 12578

Re: Power by Ford Studebaker truck

:D Hi stik70.Real nice truck.Maybe one of these days I can come up with the long green to get a nice Stude truck or a nice 53/55 Champion to play with.300 6 cyl for power of course.Thanks for posting a great build.Please keep us updated as you are able.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Mon Dec 31, 2018 1:09 pm
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: Happy New Year
Replies: 2
Views: 1302

Happy New Year

:beer: Here`s wishing everybody at Ford Six a healthy,happy,safe and prosperous New Year.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Sun Dec 30, 2018 11:29 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 82 F150 Parasitic Draw Electrical Question
Replies: 17
Views: 2087

Re: 82 F150 Parasitic Draw Electrical Question

:hmmm: I have an 84 F150,and had similar problems.Finally got fed up with the electronic carb and all the junk that went with it.Swapped the whole mess out for the DS2 setup and was very satisfied.My cost for the DS2 was ZERO.It was given to me.No cutting or splicing of wires was required,as all of ...
by woodbutcher
Thu Dec 27, 2018 1:20 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Fuel issues
Replies: 9
Views: 1222

Re: Fuel issues

:hmmm: Another little trick that I learned many years ago with a dry carb after the fuel evaporated from a long period of non use.Fill the float bowl through the bowl vent.That will give enough fuel to let the fuel pump do it`s thing. I luckily have an old metal funnel that came with an old Coleman ...

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