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by gb500
Mon Sep 16, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: distributor swap
Replies: 4
Views: 48

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: 498

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: 1028

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: 21
Views: 1144

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: 21
Views: 1144

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: 5443

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: 5443

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: 5443

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: 74
Views: 2979

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: 74
Views: 2979

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: 520

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: 1079

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: 971

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: 872

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: 823

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: 823

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: 726

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: 1288

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: 1975

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: 1161

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: 1626

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: 3320

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: 3320

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: 3320

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

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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: 3320

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: 1409

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: 4197

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: 4197

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: 940

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: 3070

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


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by gb500
Mon Aug 28, 2017 3:08 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 61 falcon "rusty bob"
Replies: 50
Views: 7211

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: 6062

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: 2438

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: 2438

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: 4623

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: 13437

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: 3884

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: 6509

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: 977

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
by gb500
Tue Jul 19, 2016 11:03 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Triple intake for Ford Six
Replies: 32
Views: 3395

Re: triple or 6 intake for Ford Six

I’m interested in THAT 1st head's welded on intake. There seems to B another view of it in the same group –of-six pic, the third in that series, but painted and at a side view. Is it part or welded on? )? I see what you mean now . the plate is welded on - just looks like a crappy mismatch where it ...
by gb500
Tue Jul 19, 2016 10:40 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Triple intake for Ford Six
Replies: 32
Views: 3395

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 s...
by gb500
Tue Jul 19, 2016 10:14 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Triple intake for Ford Six
Replies: 32
Views: 3395

Re: Triple intake for Ford Six

the welded on plate I have (that is a loose item at the moment) is about 1/2" thick and shaped like the manifold - ie all curvy. its one piece for cyl 1-6 and you need to mill off the log and then weld it on to the stubs remaining. the above pics of the aust falcon head with the triple su's the...
by gb500
Tue Jul 19, 2016 12:20 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Triple intake for Ford Six
Replies: 32
Views: 3395

Re: Triple intake for Ford Six

or this - only twin SU's - only 66 % cred at the car meet but reduced tuning difficulties by 33%



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by gb500
Mon Jul 18, 2016 11:45 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Triple intake for Ford Six
Replies: 32
Views: 3395

Re: Triple intake for Ford Six

my lynx falcon manifold for tripple webers - 40 dcoe inlet hole size is 40mm at carb and 35mm where bolts to head SU manifold in background http://i686.photobucket.com/albums/vv224/9triton/coco%20and%20oscar/ford%20engines/190720163281_zps1dkdgos8.jpg http://i686.photobucket.com/albums/vv224/9triton...
by gb500
Mon Jul 18, 2016 5:35 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Triple intake for Ford Six
Replies: 32
Views: 3395

Re: Triple intake for Ford Six

note the manifold shown below in colour 'redline' is a crossflow one . blatmans is a pre crossflow/log manifold. magazine not understanding the difference -when printing the stuff The Bob Blattman XL FALCON 200 TRIPLE h4 SU CARB KIT, CIRCA 1965 http://i1215.photobucket.com/albums/cc501/xecute6/xecut...
by gb500
Sat Jul 16, 2016 9:09 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Triple intake for Ford Six
Replies: 32
Views: 3395

Re: Triple intake for Ford Six

australian tripple SU carbs on a 250 australian lynx manifold and welded plate to atrimmed log. log cut away leaving the std exhaust ports/runners no longer cast - probably since the 70's not mine http://i875.photobucket.com/albums/ab318/ooooops0/xb/DSC_2153%20Medium.jpg http://i875.photobucket.com/...
by gb500
Fri Jun 24, 2016 8:06 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: log head exhaust manifold flange - new laser cut
Replies: 3
Views: 854

Re: log head exhaust manifold flange - new laser cut

chad wrote:"...done them as though divided exhaust on centre ports..."
I didn't quite understand that. Meaning an option is available for where an exh. port divider is installed?
...


ha - just reread and yeah - realised they have to that way to attach tubes to the plate . deleted it now .. :)