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by woodbutcher
Tue Aug 11, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 2V Sealing Issues
Replies: 5
Views: 107

Re: 2V Sealing Issues

:hmmm: And a little trick that I learned a while ago.If you don`t have any Dykem(R)you can use poor mans lay out fluid.Black or blue magic marker.Works just fine,and rubbing alcohol removes it just fine.Another little trick with the 400 grit wet/dry sandpaper.Use light oil such as 3 in1 for adding w...
by woodbutcher
Sat Aug 01, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: ISO TQ/HP/CFM Numbers...
Replies: 5
Views: 265

Re: ISO TQ/HP/CFM Numbers...

:hmmm: Hi warpony.Try using a different color lettering for your posts.Most difficult to read blue on blue.Thanks.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Thu Jul 02, 2020 9:29 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Issues with cooling-Fan clutch?
Replies: 13
Views: 598

Re: Issues with cooling-Fan clutch?

:hmmm: Also consider that your fan clutch is defective.Defective parts new in box is not an unusual occurance.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Mon Jun 15, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: How is my engine? Valve Cover off and Compression Results
Replies: 87
Views: 4454

Re: How is my engine? Valve Cover off and Compression Results

:hmmm: Sounds like the gasket just squeezed down a bit with the initial tightening.This is normal.Gently re tighten.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Sun Jun 14, 2020 12:17 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: what have i done? water pump oddity
Replies: 9
Views: 588

Re: what have i done? water pump oddity

:hmmm: Just a thought here.Use anti seize on the threads,and just"finger tight"the threads as they will tighten but not over tighten when you start the engine.Will make any future removal much easier.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Sun Jun 07, 2020 9:11 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Ok to run at 160-180 coolant temps?
Replies: 54
Views: 2318

Re: Ok to run at 160-180 coolant temps?

:hmmm: Hi Kerb12.Mostly the ones that I have seen done are mounted to the core support in front of the radiator. Usually,4 small bolts are used to secure the piece.The bolts are a permanent install.Either by welding or using a QUALITY epoxy.My personal preference for epoxy is Brownells "AcraGla...
by woodbutcher
Sat Jun 06, 2020 10:39 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Ok to run at 160-180 coolant temps?
Replies: 54
Views: 2318

Re: Ok to run at 160-180 coolant temps?

:hmmm: You can also do a FREE fix very easily.Just take a piece of cardboard to get a proper size to block off part of the radiator,and when you find a happy medium,make another one out of some water proof material for a permanent fix.And make it removable.Soooooooooooo easy. Diesel rigs do it all t...
by woodbutcher
Tue May 26, 2020 8:47 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: And to restate the obvious...
Replies: 12
Views: 625

Re: And to restate the obvious...

:hmmm: Just like with the DS2 ignition box.I ran an extra ground wire from one of the mounting screws to the firewall.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Sat May 23, 2020 12:33 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Question about a 200 with a Large Log Head
Replies: 12
Views: 651

Re: Question about a 200 with a Large Log Head

:hmmm: Do yourself a real big favor before you start drilling those cut off bolts/studs.Get a good set of LEFT HAND drill bits to work with.A lot of times the heat generated by drilling will break loose the remains of the bolts/studs and they will back out with the brill bit,Use the penetrating oil ...
by woodbutcher
Thu May 14, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 250 motor mounts
Replies: 4
Views: 324

Re: 250 motor mounts

:bang: Hi Chad.Sorry,I don`t know how to post a link.Might try to Google "Mustang360".
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Thu May 14, 2020 12:31 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 250 motor mounts
Replies: 4
Views: 324

250 motor mounts

:hmmm: In today`s Mustang360 edition,there is a pretty good picture of the motor mounts for installing a 250 into a Mustang.The article was in one of the issues of Hot Rod magazine.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Thu May 14, 2020 12:22 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Running Lean on Turns
Replies: 23
Views: 1011

Re: Running Lean on Turns

:hmmm: Hi Econoline.I agree with your post.There`s an old saying that goes:
"It`s what you learn after you know it all that counts".Harry S. Truman is alledged to have said it.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Wed Mar 25, 2020 11:35 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Y pipe gaskets?
Replies: 18
Views: 1637

Re: Y pipe gaskets?

:hmmm: Goes together nekkid :rolflmao: .
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Thu Mar 19, 2020 5:25 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: I'm back
Replies: 9
Views: 2415

Re: I'm back

:D :beer: Well now this looks like fun.I`ll saddle up and go along for the ride.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Mon Mar 16, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Starter fitment
Replies: 40
Views: 4038

Re: Starter fitment

:beer: Gentlemen.Thank you all for your replies.I have decided to go with the HiTorque type starter.NOW,to save up the long green for a new not rebuilt one.And please keep the replies coming,as there has been plenty of great info so far for others to access.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Sun Mar 15, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Starter fitment
Replies: 40
Views: 4038

Re: Starter fitment

:beer: Very nice Sir.Most likely a major reduction in weight too.Maybe about a 50% weight reduction?
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Sun Mar 15, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Chipped my cylinder bore
Replies: 25
Views: 2596

Re: Chipped my cylinder bore

:hmmm: Bubba,if you have his pictures,why don`t you post them for him?
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Wed Mar 11, 2020 11:56 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Starter fitment
Replies: 40
Views: 4038

Re: Starter fitment

:beer: To wallen and Bubba.Thank you both for the great information.Super simple vs what I thought.My wiring skills have gone South as I have`nt done much in several years.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Tue Mar 10, 2020 11:37 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Starter fitment
Replies: 40
Views: 4038

Re: Starter fitment

:hmmm: I noticed from Bubbas posts,that the hi torque starters are direct drive.Would there be any re-wiring required for those starters?Maybe Bubba could post a bit of a schematic for the re-wire?Again,thanks to all who have posted. The provided information has been most helpful. Good luck.Have fun...
by woodbutcher
Fri Mar 06, 2020 10:16 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Starter fitment
Replies: 40
Views: 4038

Re: Starter fitment

:D Hi Bubba.Thank you for the reply.You and the others who have replied have been a great help.If I have any more questions I WILL holler.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Fri Mar 06, 2020 12:26 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Starter fitment
Replies: 40
Views: 4038

Re: Starter fitment

:beer: Hi Bubba.Thank you for that info.Would there be any wiring differences?Or is the hookup the same for the large case and the small case starters(One wire).
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Thu Mar 05, 2020 10:47 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Starter fitment
Replies: 40
Views: 4038

Re: Starter fitment

:beer: Gentlemen.Thank you for the replies.Yesterday,I don`t think that I could have found the seat of my pants with both hands :lol: .What thickness shims or washers would be correct?Or does that vary as to vehicle?Differences in castings per chance?
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Wed Mar 04, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Starter fitment
Replies: 40
Views: 4038

Starter fitment

:bang: My search function sucks today.Looking for info on which small geared starter will work on my 300 ci with a C6(84 F150 2 WD).I really feel dumb today.I know the info is here,just can`t locate it.Thanks for your help.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Fri Feb 28, 2020 12:37 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Next build phase-Intake and ignition
Replies: 72
Views: 7079

Re: Next build phase-Intake and ignition

:lol: Yep.That`s what`s called"up the creek without a paddle in a chicken wire canoe".
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Leo
by woodbutcher
Fri Feb 14, 2020 9:35 pm
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: On the road again
Replies: 0
Views: 3262

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: 7022

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: 186585

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: 504
Views: 109734

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: 504
Views: 109734

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: 866

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: 2042

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: 18
Views: 3430

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: 3924

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: 3317

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: 2169

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: 3317

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: 5568

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: 3885

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: 1623

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: 13259

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: 3582

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: 1914

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: 1914

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: 12685

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: 1385

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: 6589

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: 6049

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: 6929

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: 6929

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: 3524

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

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