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by MarylandMustang
Thu May 03, 2012 1:48 am
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Muffler help
Replies: 2
Views: 1887

Muffler help

I have a few exhaust leaks and horrible rust problems with the stock exhaust setup and have decided rather than replace the manifold I am going to order the classic inlines headers. That is as far as I've gotten though. What do you all suggest for exhaust from there back that will have a nice mellow...
by MarylandMustang
Sun Apr 29, 2012 4:17 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: what's your Far Future Build/Dream?
Replies: 24
Views: 6890

Re: what's your Far Future Build/Dream?

Dream build: 1966 Mustang GT Convertible in Raven Black 200 ci with 3x1 Offi Intake. Autolite 1100 carbs Mild performance cam Duraspark Distributor 6-2 Clifford Exhaust headers to 2'' dual exhaust with h-pipe out to Arvinode mufflers. 5 lug conversion with front disks Styled steel wheels and redline...
by MarylandMustang
Sun Apr 29, 2012 3:46 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Help needed: right tires for vintage wheels
Replies: 13
Views: 3358

Re: Help needed: right tires for vintage wheels

Wheels are on...here are a few pictures! http://s1213.photobucket.com/albums/cc478/Milestone0425/?action=view&current=Appliance_1.jpg http://s1213.photobucket.com/albums/cc478/Milestone0425/?action=view&current=Appliance_1.jpg#!oZZ2QQcurrentZZhttp%3A%2F%2Fs1213.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fcc4...
by MarylandMustang
Wed Apr 25, 2012 10:27 am
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Help needed: right tires for vintage wheels
Replies: 13
Views: 3358

Re: Help needed: right tires for vintage wheels

I wish we still had drive-ins around us in Maryland...last I heard there is one left in the state! Thanks for the confirmation on the shank size- Just ordered a set today from Summit...should be here by the weekend. I finished one wheel last night...took me 3 hours but it turned out great...mirror f...
by MarylandMustang
Tue Apr 24, 2012 12:33 am
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Help needed: right tires for vintage wheels
Replies: 13
Views: 3358

Re: Help needed: right tires for vintage wheels

Were you ever able to confirm the shank size for those lugs? I'm going looking for them tomorrow. Do these look like the type you have? http://shop.advanceautoparts.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/product_Wheel-Nut-Chrome-Short-Shank-Mag-1-2-In--20,-Hex-13-16-In-,-Length-1-455-In--Dorman---Autograde_2...
by MarylandMustang
Wed Apr 18, 2012 11:50 am
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Help needed: right tires for vintage wheels
Replies: 13
Views: 3358

Re: Help needed: right tires for vintage wheels

Thanks for your help! I might check back with you this weekend for advice on the polishing...I'm gonna start on them this Saturday. Do you know if you can find the "shank style" lugnuts at auto parts stores or do they need to be specially ordered? I'm just hesitant to buy lug nuts without ...
by MarylandMustang
Tue Apr 17, 2012 10:20 am
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Help needed: right tires for vintage wheels
Replies: 13
Views: 3358

Re: Help needed: right tires for vintage wheels

Forgot one other thing...what lug nuts did you use?
by MarylandMustang
Tue Apr 17, 2012 10:17 am
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Help needed: right tires for vintage wheels
Replies: 13
Views: 3358

Re: Help needed: right tires for vintage wheels

I've thought about those...are you using the Eagle Caps? Those Appliance center caps are almost impossible to find in usable condition...I checked one place, AKH Vintage Wheels, and they want $100 a piece for them! Do you think this set from Eagle would work in the meantime?: http://www.summitracing...
by MarylandMustang
Tue Apr 17, 2012 12:00 am
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Help needed: right tires for vintage wheels
Replies: 13
Views: 3358

Help needed: right tires for vintage wheels

I found a set of pretty rare Appliance Wiremag Wheels that fit the bolt pattern for my 66 mustang (4 on 4.5) and I want to put BF Goodrich Radial TA Tires on them Wheel specs: 14x7 backspace 3.425 Here is a picture of another Mustang with them, and then one of just the wheels: http://mecum.com/aucti...
by MarylandMustang
Sat Feb 11, 2012 2:54 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Has anyone ever stroked a 200 ci?
Replies: 23
Views: 8989

Re: Has anyone ever stroked a 200 ci?

I'll keep that in mind...I've had my eye on a 65 falcon futura in my neighbor's backyard that needs a restoration. I have been thinking about making him an offer for a while but the car is going to take a lot of work as it has no engine right now. The 250 or even 300 might be a good candidate if I c...
by MarylandMustang
Sat Feb 11, 2012 12:31 am
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Has anyone ever stroked a 200 ci?
Replies: 23
Views: 8989

Re: Has anyone ever stroked a 200 ci?

I would love to make 135 hp with 166 tq and still get 20 mpg city! Do you think it is doable with the modifications I described or will I have to add anything extra?

Thanks for your help,



Miles
by MarylandMustang
Fri Feb 10, 2012 4:53 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Has anyone ever stroked a 200 ci?
Replies: 23
Views: 8989

Re: Has anyone ever stroked a 200 ci?

7.25" stock rear and C4 3 spd transmission...not sure I'd upgrade the tranny (even though everyone gives the C4 a hard time) but I've never thought about a gear swap. maybe if it were a good investment.
by MarylandMustang
Fri Feb 10, 2012 4:29 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Need help diagnosing this...
Replies: 3
Views: 1892

Re: Need help diagnosing this...

Figured it out! Replaced the regulator, and the alternator was loose so the belt wasn't turning it so I tightened it up...problem solved!
by MarylandMustang
Fri Feb 10, 2012 4:25 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Has anyone ever stroked a 200 ci?
Replies: 23
Views: 8989

Re: Has anyone ever stroked a 200 ci?

Here is what I am considering doing...I would be interested to hear thoughts/suggestions for the project. Have: Bone Stock 200 ci Autolite 1100 Pertronix Ignition Straight exhaust Planning to Add (in order) 1. 6-2 performance header from CI and 2in dual "Impostor" exhaust with x-pipe from ...
by MarylandMustang
Mon Feb 06, 2012 10:31 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Has anyone ever stroked a 200 ci?
Replies: 23
Views: 8989

Re: Has anyone ever stroked a 200 ci?

I'm planning on having it as a daily driver and originally wasn't going to change anything but lately I've been interested in ways I can improve low end/mid range torque (mostly for having fun at stop lights!). My goal is to try to maximize the torque I can get out of the six without losing any econ...
by MarylandMustang
Mon Feb 06, 2012 4:34 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Has anyone ever stroked a 200 ci?
Replies: 23
Views: 8989

Re: Has anyone ever stroked a 200 ci?

I'm considering it! I've been looking for a weekend project once it warms up...still deciding what to work on (exhaust, intake, carb, etc) and whether it would be a good investment for a daily driver. It seems like for the money though a stroked 200ci wouldn't add as much of a performance improvemen...
by MarylandMustang
Mon Feb 06, 2012 12:40 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Has anyone ever stroked a 200 ci?
Replies: 23
Views: 8989

Has anyone ever stroked a 200 ci?

I was just curious whether someone could increase the stroke on a 200 ci...and what potential problems this would cause?

Do they have stroker kits for the sixes like they do for the V8s?


Miles
by MarylandMustang
Fri Feb 03, 2012 9:14 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Need help diagnosing this...
Replies: 3
Views: 1892

Need help diagnosing this...

I have a 1966 200 ci that I have been restoring. About a week ago I went to turn it on, and it would crank but not start. I charged the battery and then it started up without any problem. Today I took the car out for a while and then brought it home to do a little work on it. I turned off the igniti...
by MarylandMustang
Wed Feb 01, 2012 4:40 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?
Replies: 64
Views: 19684

Re: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?

Thanks Paul,

If I don't replace my current autolite with a larger 2 bbl I might try to look for the 1100 with the dual dashpots...I wish the 1100s weren't getting so hard to find though.


Will there be any difference in economy/performance with the "anti-stall" 1100 btw?


Miles
by MarylandMustang
Wed Jan 18, 2012 2:21 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?
Replies: 64
Views: 19684

Re: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?

I have dual 2 inch, it's strong enough for a v8 but I like the lower sound. the bigger the diameter of the pipe the lower (deeper) the sound, with a 2.5 inch you'll really enjoy it, but it's harder to keep the tail pipe quiet. with smaller pipe you can keep it quieter more easily. listen to my exha...
by MarylandMustang
Wed Jan 18, 2012 12:21 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?
Replies: 64
Views: 19684

Re: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?

Do you think the 2.5 inch exhaust is overkill in terms of performance improvements for a six?
by MarylandMustang
Thu Jan 12, 2012 10:51 am
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Questions about Holley 2300 carb swap
Replies: 6
Views: 5070

Re: Questions about Holley 2300 carb swap

Most 65 6cyl Mustangs with the 2.77 three speed came with the 3.20 rear end. Should be relatively easy to find one from the people who "upgraded to a V8". Rocklord, What are the advantages of a gear swap for me...any ideas about price? I'd like to build my 200 ci in stages, and just wonde...
by MarylandMustang
Thu Jan 12, 2012 10:46 am
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Questions about Holley 2300 carb swap
Replies: 6
Views: 5070

Re: Questions about Holley 2300 carb swap

@xstacy,-first off, appreciate the link to the dyno test, that's really helpful to see them all side by side. few questions for you... If I use Mike Ralley's build as a model and go with a 264-10 cam, which one should I consider from classic inlines' catalogue? Also, what does the "10" sta...
by MarylandMustang
Mon Jan 09, 2012 12:39 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Questions about Holley 2300 carb swap
Replies: 6
Views: 5070

Questions about Holley 2300 carb swap

Hi FSP, I think I found a Holley 2 bbl carb that will finally replace my problematic autolite- I just have a few questions. Here are the specifications from Holley Carbs Holley 2300, 350 cfm (off a '69 351 Fairlane) automatic choke throttle plate bores are 1.585" each. LIST-4643-1 2796 It has a...
by MarylandMustang
Sun Jan 08, 2012 2:00 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?
Replies: 64
Views: 19684

Re: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?

Based on everything I've described about the car does anybody have a guess about what the value might be? I have seen everything have $5000 to $10,000 for comparable cars. I paid $7,900. Wondering if I paid too much in hindsight. Again, here are the details on the car: 200 ci c4 automatic autolite 1...
by MarylandMustang
Thu Jan 05, 2012 6:51 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Anyone have experience with installing headliners?
Replies: 8
Views: 2726

Re: Anyone have experience with installing headliners?

Thats pretty clever! I'll look at my policy tomorrow to see if they cover windshields. You sure you havn't done that before? hah


Miles
by MarylandMustang
Thu Jan 05, 2012 6:13 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Anyone have experience with installing headliners?
Replies: 8
Views: 2726

Re: Anyone have experience with installing headliners?

Sent you a message-would be happy to drive there this spring/summer
by MarylandMustang
Thu Jan 05, 2012 6:06 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?
Replies: 64
Views: 19684

Re: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?

@Jackfish-I don't think I am going to have a stock exhaust so I dont know if its a good idea for my exhaust setup Another question I had for you all... I am interested in getting a 2 bbl Holley 350cfm and there is a guy selling a couple of Holley 2300s but he doesnt know the cfm rating. Can you all ...
by MarylandMustang
Thu Jan 05, 2012 12:11 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?
Replies: 64
Views: 19684

Re: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?

BaMustang do you remember the parts supplier? It would be great to save a few bucks on this project I havn't heard an example of the setup, but this is what I'm thinking: Port divider between #3 and 4# to smooth out exhaust flow attached to dual out header to y pipe to 2.5 aluminum single exhaust (i...
by MarylandMustang
Wed Jan 04, 2012 2:56 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?
Replies: 64
Views: 19684

Re: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?

MPGMustang-


What do you think I can get a Holley 350 for? I've seen them on ebay from anywhere between $175-$400. I'd love to get one for cheap if I can but not if its gonna be a problem. Any ideas about other places to try? Things to look out for?


Miles
by MarylandMustang
Mon Jan 02, 2012 11:42 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?
Replies: 64
Views: 19684

Re: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?

Question I had: Will switching to a larger carb lower fuel economy? I am thinking about buying a Holley 350cfm this week. Is there any advantage of the Holley over an autolite 2 barrel? Here is one of the Holley's I had my eye on: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Holley-350-cfm-7448-2-barrel-circle-track-car...
by MarylandMustang
Mon Jan 02, 2012 10:06 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?
Replies: 64
Views: 19684

Re: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?

Would you be interested in selling a set of headers? I might try to find a used set that fit a six.

Also, do you know of any companies that make a single out header for the 200ci? Would it be a big drop in performance from the dual headers?
by MarylandMustang
Mon Jan 02, 2012 2:54 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Anyone have experience with installing headliners?
Replies: 8
Views: 2726

Anyone have experience with installing headliners?

Hi FordSix I have a 66 coupe I would like to finish restoring, and the next step is replacing the old headliner. Has anyone done this on their own before, and if so would you be willing to help me do it sometime this spring? I would be glad to pay you for your time and will drive to you. I live in H...
by MarylandMustang
Mon Jan 02, 2012 2:40 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?
Replies: 64
Views: 19684

Re: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?

Thanks Bubba, I'm thinking about the OEM single exhaust but I also like the aluminized "impostor" or "avinode" single exhausts that connect to the dual out headers through a y pipe. Are you familiar with these at all? Here's a picture of the set up on classic inlines http://www.c...
by MarylandMustang
Mon Jan 02, 2012 12:29 am
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?
Replies: 64
Views: 19684

Re: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?

Another question I had...can someone recommend a good exhaust header for the 200ci? I'd like something reasonably priced. Also, do you know if you can still get good performance gains from attaching the headers to a single pipe out or should it ideally be a dual exhaust? I am thinking about keeping ...
by MarylandMustang
Sun Jan 01, 2012 11:26 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?
Replies: 64
Views: 19684

Re: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?

I'll get a picture of the other side of the carb so you can help me ID it.

also..

Can anybody recommend an upholstery shop around MD/VA/DC? I'd like to get my headliner redone. Or if anybody has experience with installing them and wants to help me I'd be glad to pay you.


Miles
by MarylandMustang
Fri Dec 30, 2011 4:24 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?
Replies: 64
Views: 19684

Re: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?

Here are some pictures of the exhaust manifold, carburetor, and cleaner setup. I will post a picture of the chrome dress up kit for the sprint soon...it looks great! http://i1213.photobucket.com/albums/cc478/Milestone0425/ExhaustManifold.jpg http://i1213.photobucket.com/albums/cc478/Milestone0425/Ca...
by MarylandMustang
Thu Dec 29, 2011 1:26 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?
Replies: 64
Views: 19684

Re: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?

Exhaust question for you all...


Is it a worthwhile investment in terms of performance to bolt on headers, and what are some common exhaust setups you have seen with the 200ci?


I would like my 66 to be a little quieter but also sound good at idle. Thoughts?


Miles
by MarylandMustang
Wed Dec 28, 2011 12:52 am
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?
Replies: 64
Views: 19684

Re: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?

Yes for sure you need it; there are some ways to route it so it hardly shows I am confused because most of the oil caps I've seen are without the breather hose attachment. Is it necessary to drive or just recommended to have a closed system? If I have to have it, what is another way to route it so ...
by MarylandMustang
Tue Dec 27, 2011 5:02 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?
Replies: 64
Views: 19684

Re: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?

Can't tell you how helpful this is, thanks. David-the tires are 15in and I've got 60 psi in the air shocks. They are a single line instead of a double. Do you think I should have a separate valve for each one? Also, do you think I should keep the hose to the air cleaner? I have a 14" chrome ope...
by MarylandMustang
Tue Dec 27, 2011 3:48 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?
Replies: 64
Views: 19684

Re: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?

Hey MPGmustang/Bamustang, I looked and they are 4 to 5 lug adapters unfortunately. Is there any way to keep the tires from rubbing with these? I don't think I can afford to get new 4 lug wheels. Maybe smaller tires or low profile but they aren't the most comfortable ride. Anyway, I'll take a picture...
by MarylandMustang
Tue Dec 27, 2011 2:11 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?
Replies: 64
Views: 19684

Re: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?

Hey David, I started thinking that it didn't sound quite right with the vacuum advance so I started looking around the engine bay and realized I dont have a Duraspark like the seller told me, rather a pertronix. Maybe he got confused or I remembered wrong. So that answers that. Another question I ha...
by MarylandMustang
Mon Dec 26, 2011 1:49 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?
Replies: 64
Views: 19684

Re: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?

Hey David, I appreciate your advice on the 1 barrel- I'm still a bit unfamiliar with my current setup so I'll wait until I get through my first rebuild before I start shopping for performance upgrades. Here's everything I know about the car... 200ci Cruise-o-matic auto trans 1 bbl autolite with open...
by MarylandMustang
Mon Dec 26, 2011 2:06 am
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?
Replies: 64
Views: 19684

Re: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?

@rbohm- If I have the head machined for a direct mount 2 barrel will I be able to replace it with the stock autolite ever again, or will 1 barrels no longer fit? Any problems with the adapter besides the cost? Also, In terms of oil, lube, etc. what do you recommend? @MPGmustang- Do you know of any p...
by MarylandMustang
Sun Dec 25, 2011 11:51 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?
Replies: 64
Views: 19684

Re: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?

Sorry its been over a month since responses-I just got a new assignment and had to put the car on hold for awhile. @ Rbohm / Rocklord- Good advice on the washers, and I'll make sure I don't over inflate the shocks. @David- I think the problem with the tires rubbing is that the guy I bought the car f...
by MarylandMustang
Sat Oct 15, 2011 10:30 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?
Replies: 64
Views: 19684

Re: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?

Thanks for the advice. I also wanted to you know what anyone thought about air shocks- My tires were skidding on the wheel wells whenever I had a passenger, and this seemed like the best fix for the time being. I have heard a few people tell me to get rid of them though. Thoughts?
by MarylandMustang
Fri Oct 14, 2011 11:03 am
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?
Replies: 64
Views: 19684

Re: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?

Is this the same as switching to an electric ignition system? Also, any idea why the engine quits when I first shift to reverse or drive after starting up?
by MarylandMustang
Fri Oct 14, 2011 1:27 am
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Any advice for a new 200ci owner?
Replies: 64
Views: 19684

Any advice for a new 200ci owner?

Hi all, I just purchased my neighbor's 1966 Sprint 200, and was hoping to get some insight/tips from classic mustang owners. The car itself is in great shape, has a rebuilt carb, new alternator, air shocks, and breaks, and everything else is a pretty sympathetic restoration. I have not had any probl...