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by woodbutcher
Sat Sep 07, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 motor mounts for early mustang
Replies: 3
Views: 147

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: 43
Views: 1178

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: 593

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: 538

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: 538

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: 47
Views: 1857

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: 301

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: 1011

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: 2913

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: 2316

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: 2316

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: 559

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: 539

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: 382

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: 608

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: 382

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: 2713

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: 2891

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: 608

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: 608

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: 779

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: 1288

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: 2858

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: 2858

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: 1732

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: 562

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: 562

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: 1643

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: 1643

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: 1643

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: 1643

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: 1643

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: 11100

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: 505

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: 1375

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: 849

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 ...
by woodbutcher
Thu Dec 27, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Autolite 2100 mixture screw snapped
Replies: 12
Views: 918

Re: Autolite 2100 mixture screw snapped

:hmmm: If you try the drill it out route,you might be well served to get a set of LEFT HAND drill bits.They might be a bit spendy,but can save a lot of headaches down the road.Any quality tool supplier should be able to supply them.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Fri Dec 14, 2018 9:19 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Offy tri-power stalls when in gear
Replies: 163
Views: 8717

Re: Offy tri-power stalls when in gear

:hmmm: Works just fine for me this AM 12-14-18 at 9:17 local time.Worked fine yesterday,too.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Thu Dec 13, 2018 12:03 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Offy tri-power stalls when in gear
Replies: 163
Views: 8717

Re: Offy tri-power stalls when in gear

:D Like your Heathkit tester.A friend of mine that I went to school with built one when he was in high school.in 63 or 4.He is still using it today.He is one year younger than me.I`m 73.Trying to tune multipul carbs can be enough to make a feller want to pull his hair out if you`ve never done it bef...
by woodbutcher
Thu Dec 13, 2018 11:49 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Engine Lugging with 3 spd ?
Replies: 11
Views: 764

Re: Engine Lugging with 3 spd ?

:hmmm: Hi Falcon_master.Ya need to learn the art of double clutching,or how to drop into neutral release the clutch,blip the throttle and press the clutch pedal down and shift into first gear.It`s real easy to do.I learned how when my Dad taught me how to drive when I was 12 years old in a 1949 Chev...
by woodbutcher
Wed Dec 12, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Winter tune questions?
Replies: 9
Views: 705

Re: Winter tune questions?

:D Hi Chad.It`s never taken more that about 25 minutes for stabilization of temp to do a through
mix.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Tue Dec 11, 2018 2:24 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Winter tune questions?
Replies: 9
Views: 705

Re: Winter tune questions?

:hmmm: I learned a little trick when changing coolant many years ago(about 60 to be exact).Nose down to drain.Nose up to fill.With nose up,any air in the system will work it`s way out when you start the engine,as air rises.As for refilling the cooling system,the coolant will reach the block through ...
by woodbutcher
Sat Dec 08, 2018 9:48 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Normal for condensation around the carb?
Replies: 12
Views: 808

Re: Normal for condensation around the carb?

:D Hi David.You`re welcome.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Fri Dec 07, 2018 11:48 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Normal for condensation around the carb?
Replies: 12
Views: 808

Re: Normal for condensation around the carb?

:hmmm: RE:Carb icing.As the air is drawn in through the top of the carb and enters the venturi, The air flow accelerates because of the smaller diameter of the venturi.The higher the speed of the air the cooler it seems,and that is when icing occurs.That is why aircraft have a carb heat control on t...
by woodbutcher
Mon Nov 12, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Searching for Builds / Combos
Replies: 50
Views: 4847

Re: Searching for Builds / Combos

:D Yep.And they are still building and flying Pietenpol(?)home builts that are Model T and A powered too.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Sat Nov 03, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Henry Yunicks Red Hot Vapor Engine Re-Creation
Replies: 110
Views: 8441

Re: Henry Yunicks Red Hot Vapor Engine Re-Creation

:D Very interesting thread.Thanks for posting.I`ll saddle up and go along for the ride.Delta V.Thanks for your service.God bless ya.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Thu Nov 01, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Video of engine stumbling - ideas?
Replies: 12
Views: 1426

Re: Video of engine stumbling - ideas?

:hmmm: Hi FTF.Something that would be a little easier on your finger would be to use an eye dropper with some water in it :lol: .
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Sun Oct 28, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Mysterious Radical Race Engine
Replies: 10
Views: 1709

Re: Mysterious Radical Race Engine

:shock: What a build.Would love to have one.However,funding is in the toilet :( .
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Sun Oct 28, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Road draft tube lots of blow bye
Replies: 16
Views: 1951

Re: Road draft tube lots of blow bye

:hmmm: That is a VERY early version of the PCV system.Dates back to IIRC about the 1920`s or earlier.It vents crankcase pressure to the atmosphere to prevent gasket blow outs.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo

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