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by gb500
Wed Feb 05, 2020 8:00 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Triple intake for Ford Six
Replies: 36
Views: 5996

Re: Triple intake for Ford Six

slow hoon - no not sure why he did it . and don't know the results ….
by gb500
Tue Jan 21, 2020 10:30 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Does Krogdahl still produce a DOHC conversion for the 200?
Replies: 13
Views: 3340

Re: Does Krogdahl still produce a DOHC conversion for the 200?

the barra engine is now in a few of the aussie 60-65 falcons (XK/XL/XM/XP) . hadn't seen it before but a number of companies doing the conversion kits : ie https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Muscle-Garage-Barra-Engine-Conversion-Kit-to-Suit-XM-XP-Ford-Falcon-/263992106320 the tuff mounts one is reputedly t...
by gb500
Mon Jan 20, 2020 4:56 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Triple intake for Ford Six
Replies: 36
Views: 5996

Re: Triple intake for Ford Six

and this 1960/61 falcon (XK) racer in Australia : cut off log , some hose and clamps to the orig circular inlet stubs left and triple webers . no trouble with hitting the suspension tower ... but also no underbonnet reinforcing sections left this guy is in the Victorian early falcon club and races ...
by gb500
Sat Jan 04, 2020 8:27 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 76 maverick 250 new cam
Replies: 32
Views: 3146

Re: 76 maverick 250 new cam

gb500 wrote:These 1.88" honda rods - what model / engine are they from? And what's the c-c distance?.
Tried a search here. - but 1.88" is too small for the search function


anyone know the model /engine type for thse rods ?
by gb500
Wed Jan 01, 2020 4:25 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 76 maverick 250 new cam
Replies: 32
Views: 3146

Re: 76 maverick 250 new cam

These 1.88" honda rods - what model / engine are they from? And what's the c-c distance?.
Tried a search here. - but 1.88" is too small for the search function
by gb500
Tue Dec 17, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: B&M 144 Roots Blower 200 Planning
Replies: 11
Views: 2241

Re: B&M 144 Roots Blower 200 Planning

do a search for ' xkno1 falcon ' on the web - aussie guy did a 250 2v supercharged xk falcon (1961 model in Australia )- may be able to give you some tips on pulleys and pistons http://www.boostedfalcon.net/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=16278 http://www.fordmods.com/ford-turbo-supercharger-f22/supercharge...
by gb500
Wed Oct 16, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Log modification / removal
Replies: 8
Views: 2627

Re: Log modification / removal

read this thread -and give tdlund a PM - looks like he has done some significant milling on the head . should able to advise on tools

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=80316&p=623994&sid=8daec1c850d08af189d8cc3c05267663#p623994
by gb500
Mon Sep 16, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: distributor swap
Replies: 5
Views: 2578

Re: distributor swap

you can convert a later ford1100 carb from scv/loadomatic to 'normal' ported vacuum for use with a mech advance distributer (and vac ). so I assume that following the same investigation / principles you could do the same to a holley 1904 article here : http://www.63fordfalcon.com/articles/autolite-1...
by gb500
Fri Jun 28, 2019 6:15 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: aussie speed twin outlet cast iron exhaust manifolds
Replies: 5
Views: 1145

aussie speed twin outlet cast iron exhaust manifolds

Saw this on book of faces: just released in Australia by Aussiespeed: a copy of the original 60's Speco cast iron twin outlet exhaust manifold. looks period - a hefty $700 AUD -$559USD do 1 model for 144-221ci twin 1/ 1/2" outlets and another for aussie 2v heads https://www.aussiespeedshop.com/...
by gb500
Thu Jun 06, 2019 6:11 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Should I Use a Billet Flywheel?
Replies: 17
Views: 2164

Re: Should I Use a Billet Flywheel?

StarDiero75 wrote:
CNC-Dude wrote:Since its already balanced, there isn't any reason you shouldn't go ahead and use it.

Thats what i figured. Just got it today and it looks great. Can't wait to slap it on


A picture is worth a thousand words and all that ….:)
by gb500
Sun May 12, 2019 7:44 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: mild rebuild of 200 - cam, lifters, piston questions
Replies: 52
Views: 6148

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

timson wrote:Howdy, GB,

I went with the 248-56H, as detailed here: http://schneidercams.com/24856HfordI6hydraulic.aspx.


Thanks
by gb500
Fri May 10, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: mild rebuild of 200 - cam, lifters, piston questions
Replies: 52
Views: 6148

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

timson wrote:Update:

A conversation with Jerry at Schneiders was helpful, and I went with his recommendation, a milder cam for 1000-4000 rpm powerband with no need to advance the cam. !


what was his recommendation ?
by gb500
Thu May 02, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Barra 4.0 to a c4 transmission?
Replies: 26
Views: 11089

Re: Barra 4.0 to a c4 transmission?

and a 4.0 ohc in an Australian 65/66 xp falcon . the guy recessed the firewall about 1-2 inches and used an electric water pump(located under the expansion tank with green fluid) off to the side feeding into the normal water pump hole to shorten the engine length. the orig water pump was gutted -so ...
by gb500
Thu May 02, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Barra 4.0 to a c4 transmission?
Replies: 26
Views: 11089

Re: Barra 4.0 to a c4 transmission?

and second one
by gb500
Thu May 02, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Barra 4.0 to a c4 transmission?
Replies: 26
Views: 11089

Re: Barra 4.0 to a c4 transmission?

I know intech 4.0 falcons make about 220hp stock. Is that to the wheels or crank? How much power can the stock internals handle? I would use my nitrous setup on it. Is there a way that I can have new holes drilled into the intech flexplate to use my stall converter? i'm not up on the later ford mot...
by gb500
Wed May 01, 2019 11:23 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Milling Head for 2bbl
Replies: 77
Views: 8968

Re: Milling Head for 2bbl

fit rocker cover before drilling the holes -so you know you can get it past the adapter if you need to remove the rocker cover.
by gb500
Wed May 01, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Milling Head for 2bbl
Replies: 77
Views: 8968

Re: Direct Mount Milling - choices

chad wrote:…..
Some R beddah den odders ….


Like reading a 16 year olds phonetic spelling.

Chad - your posts are so hard to read, please try - or use spellchecker
by gb500
Tue Feb 12, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 200 pre-crossflow advice
Replies: 6
Views: 947

Re: 200 pre-crossflow advice

the post 1971 aust 200ci and 250 ci were the same blocks -same bore and height . just different cranks , rods and pistons . buy a 250 engine and transfer the crank +rods and re bore/hone it for some new 250 ci pistons- or hone and reuse the 250 pistons s if no ring ridge. add better ignition extract...
by gb500
Sat Dec 22, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 68 Mustang Timing/Vacuum Gauge
Replies: 11
Views: 1779

Re: 68 Mustang Timing/Vacuum Gauge

to know which way to adjust
remember :
dwell too small = point gap too big

and vica versa
by gb500
Tue Dec 11, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Weber 32/36 on early 170
Replies: 12
Views: 1733

Re: Weber 32/36 on early 170

these are on Australian ebay : $79 AUD = $50USD . yeah Chinese and get what you pay for etc - people here replace the ignition module with a bosch one. https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/FORD-FALCON-PRE-CROSS-FLOW-144-170-ELECTRONIC-DISTRIBUTOR-1-4-OIL-DRIVE/263285494281?hash=item3d4d09d209:g:XykAAOSw3ydV6...
by gb500
Sun Dec 02, 2018 6:22 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Wideband Air/Gas sensor
Replies: 12
Views: 1506

Re: Wideband Air/Gas sensor

look at this guys website - tuning an 1100 with a wideband

www.63fordfalcon.com/articles/autolite- ... -1100.html
by gb500
Wed Sep 26, 2018 6:27 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: SAE paper on log intake geometry underneath the carb
Replies: 3
Views: 1153

Re: SAE paper on log intake geometry underneath the carb

I reckon this is it : by AMC: but its only a link. so max internet points to you if you can find a full copy https://saemobilus.sae.org/content/720214/ Design Refinement of Induction and Exhaust Systems Using Steady-State Flow Bench Techniques American Motors Corp.-G. F. Leydorf, R. G. Minty, M. Fin...
by gb500
Mon Sep 24, 2018 9:21 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: SAE paper on log intake geometry underneath the carb
Replies: 3
Views: 1153

SAE paper on log intake geometry underneath the carb

well not the whole paper - not sure how to find that- but an excerpt from an 1972 SAE paper by AMC .
showing various combinations for the form of the entry to the log intake under the carb .

http://www.speedtalk.com/forum/download ... &mode=view
if anyone knows the full paper....
by gb500
Thu Aug 30, 2018 2:53 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 144 way to check bottom end condition without dropping oil pan and electrical question
Replies: 7
Views: 1285

Re: 144 way to check bottom end condition without dropping oil pan and electrical question

Well thanks everyone. I have brand new tires bigger than stock to lower rpms. Also reading my VIN and looking at the rear I'm pretty sure I have a 3:10:1 final drive ratio and doing the math that means I'll turn 2800-2900 for 70mph and 2600-2700 for 65 mph. How's that seem rpm wise. Maybe do like 7...
by gb500
Mon Apr 23, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 4 Bent Push Rods. What the?
Replies: 9
Views: 1887

Re: 4 Bent Push Rods. What the?

heres my effort : had a 200ci engine sitting for some time in the shed put in car connect up and turned it over : ran- but very badly - ruh roh (in Scooby Doo voice) . so started comp test all seemed ok . then took rocker cover off and noted one valve - inlet wasn't opening : closer look and pushrod...
by gb500
Thu Apr 19, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: Video & Article(Mustang360): April 2018 Vintage Inline Performance Aluminum Cylinder Head
Replies: 10
Views: 4801

Re: Triple side-draft Weber manifold for aluminum head

@ray6966, That was a nice article! Although, it gave the impression that the aluminum head just became available, when actually the first heads were shipped at least 5 1/2 years ago (I received mine from Classic Inlines in late winter 2012 or early spring 2013). My aluminum head is installed on a 2...
by gb500
Sun Apr 15, 2018 11:00 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Looking for 250 2v intake
Replies: 4
Views: 3493

Re: Looking for 250 2v intake

heres one on aussie ebay :

$200 AUD = approx $150 USD

https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/FORD-FALCON ... Sw7btazAkn.

could ask him if he would post to usa .
by gb500
Wed Apr 11, 2018 10:55 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Good news and bad news
Replies: 15
Views: 2570

Re: Good news and bad news

Those little 144s were used in hydroplanes and rev'ed through the roof. There's a lot of hidden potential there if one has the patience to tease it out. There are little known toys out there like this https://bangshift.com/bangshift1320/cool-parts-we-found-this-old-ford-inline-six-hilborn-injector-...
by gb500
Tue Apr 10, 2018 4:37 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 4 main crank vs 7 main crank (just curious)
Replies: 34
Views: 4909

Re: 4 main crank vs 7 main crank (just curious)

ok now channelling xtasy , but on a roll with info.. pic of Australian 2.77 3 speed manual box - bottom - can see gear shift levers on right hand side of box -as Australia is a right hand drive and the linkages would only get to the right hand side. so good old ford recast the lever mechanism- and p...
by gb500
Tue Apr 10, 2018 3:59 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 4 main crank vs 7 main crank (just curious)
Replies: 34
Views: 4909

Re: 4 main crank vs 7 main crank (just curious)

an Australian story : C4 date casting 200ci : (not cast in Australia- see below) 5 welch(freeze )plugs : PS the silver tag is a stainless steel 'reconditioned engine by Ford Australia'- spot welded on to the block used to send them back to Ford Australia for reconditioning . practice probably died o...
by gb500
Wed Apr 04, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 4 main crank vs 7 main crank (just curious)
Replies: 34
Views: 4909

Re: 4 main crank vs 7 main crank (just curious)

actually posted Too soon :

think this is it : not as laid over as I thought

Image
by gb500
Wed Apr 04, 2018 9:09 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 4 main crank vs 7 main crank (just curious)
Replies: 34
Views: 4909

Re: 4 main crank vs 7 main crank (just curious)

Seems non-intuitive but I was at a sports car - track car garage recently and the main mechanic was explaining the physics behind additional friction losses with 3 more bearings and reason for four main sixes revving higher than seven main. I was there consulting on front suspension mods for a 65 M...
by gb500
Tue Feb 20, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Highway prep for 170
Replies: 12
Views: 2031

Re: Highway prep for 170

check the engine oil level regularly when interstating it -till you get a feel for how much its burning /using and check oil level in the gearbox and axle at start - don't assume they are full when you start gearbox will have a square head fill plug on side - squirt the gear oil in till it runs out ...
by gb500
Sun Jan 28, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Weber DCOE?
Replies: 26
Views: 5548

Re: Weber DCOE?

following on from my post here https://fordsix.com/viewtopic.php?p=599047#p599047 about paul knotts falcon 170 with triple DCOE here are the pics of the most recent manifold - has changed out the blue flex hose connectors for bent shiny manifold inlets . two photos from different times : note bellmo...
by gb500
Sat Jan 13, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Weber DCOE?
Replies: 26
Views: 5548

Re: Weber DCOE?

search 'knott' on this forum. heres his youtube vid. full race + triple webers -reputedly 280 hp from a 170.in australia paul knott was the original owner in New south wales, Australia. now sold on to another Victoria , Australia dude. paul knotts youtube vid: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4QTgb4k...
by gb500
Tue Jan 09, 2018 6:20 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Power saving options
Replies: 9
Views: 1375

Re: Power saving options

a guy in Australia put an electric water pump on -when he put a crossflow austalian 6 in . just used one of those davies craig water pumps - mounted it to the side of the engine bay . ie http://daviescraig.com.au/media/971/500x500-thumbnail-1434696121.8025SmallFile.jpg the clever bit was he 'gutted'...
by gb500
Thu Jan 04, 2018 6:50 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: New guy questions
Replies: 25
Views: 4160

Re: New guy questions

ford six with twin SU's : about page 6
from a classic hot rod magazine article :
archive/www.classicinlines.com/HA1.html


Image
by gb500
Mon Aug 28, 2017 3:08 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 61 falcon "rusty bob"
Replies: 50
Views: 9138

Re: 61 falcon "rusty bob"

you can use the loadomatic carb - by converting it to venturi vaccum only- then can use it with a normal mechanical advance distributer .like DSII but have to check the dist shaft sizes google 'drop a loadomatic' actually here :also explains aot of the acronyms http://www.63fordfalcon.com/articles/a...
by gb500
Mon Aug 07, 2017 6:58 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: HP Crisis
Replies: 31
Views: 7650

Re: HP Crisis

ok here is a size comparison between a ford Australia barra 4.0L six and that well know other ford motor - windsor V8. very tall engine with the overhead cams and VVT stuff on the top i know of NO conversions into the small engine bay falcons ie 60 to 66.in australia there are a few into the wider e...
by gb500
Mon May 15, 2017 8:41 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Load o matic help
Replies: 18
Views: 3169

Re: Load o matic help

another thing - you could disconnect the vac line , set the loadmatic to say 25 deg /30 advance and go for a drive - will see if it pulls past 25 mph.

loadomatic wont advance with no vac line and can then eliminate-or confirm its the advance .
by gb500
Mon May 15, 2017 8:30 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Load o matic help
Replies: 18
Views: 3169

Re: Load o matic help

There seems to be a good flow of exhaust coming out of the tail pipe, but I will try undoing the pipe at the manifold and see what happens. The vacuum advance diaphragm is a new Standard Motor Products piece and it seemed to hold vacuum when I tested it prior to installing it. After doing some read...
by gb500
Sun Apr 23, 2017 6:53 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 144 vs 170 Head dimensions
Replies: 30
Views: 5983

Re: 144 vs 170 Head dimensions

I knew you'd have all the interesting bits...the engine was bored out to 156 cubes and used to 8500 rpm back in the day. ] i make this approx 150 thou overbore on the 144 ci 3.5" bore does anybody know if the 144 blocks can take this as standard ?- or do you need to do a bit of selective searc...
by gb500
Sun Mar 12, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread
Replies: 111
Views: 17565

Re: Offenhauser 3x1 Build Thread

Road test complete, seems more responsive but top end on highway is still less than before I installed headers (kinda juggling 2 threads here) so it dawned on me that since it was maxing out 60-65 mph at high RPM I should run the vacuum advance and sure enough I could tell an improvement, got up to...
by gb500
Mon Mar 06, 2017 8:25 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 200 issue
Replies: 33
Views: 4944

Re: 200 issue

:beer: Yes so there you have a perfect example of the two different types of fuel pumps! One that will mount facing up and the other one that's mounts facing down . And when they are mounted right the pump arms are going to be in the same position. Good luck :nod: my understanding is that the arm o...
by gb500
Thu Mar 02, 2017 4:29 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: one carb per cyl - various falcon motors
Replies: 42
Views: 8060

Re: one carb per cyl - various falcon motors

thats a good looking set up -

any more photos of your manifold?

and this is an Australian 250 2V head ?
by gb500
Tue Feb 21, 2017 7:11 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: looking for the link to the 170 cubic inch falcon nostalgic class racer
Replies: 4
Views: 1254

Re: looking for the link to the 170 cubic inch falcon nostalgic class racer

paul knott was the original owner in New south wales, Australia. now sold on to another Victoria , Australia dude.

paul knotts youtube vid:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4QTgb4knAuI