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by powerband
Sun Mar 15, 2020 8:54 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 200 to 250 Swap - Bell Housing
Replies: 48
Views: 1889

Re: 200 to 250 Swap - Bell Housing

a little more on HB ... Also many years ago when Jack Clifford (RIP) was still running his shop he had Fisher make some custom balancers for the 250's six'es, one of our site members has been running one for over ten years now. Also ... @ 15 years ago I acquired the Jack Clifford Shop-built TriPower...
by powerband
Fri Mar 13, 2020 1:23 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Is This A Crazy Idea?
Replies: 9
Views: 481

Re: Is This A Crazy Idea?

Is This A Crazy Idea? Mill a large log head flat, removing as little material as possible... Fabricate a 1/2in thick plate wide enough to accept the carb base. ...Bolt the plate to the log. .... Drill the plate to accept three of these: $85 on Amazon, $73 on eb "... great minds, think ' ... 'c...
by powerband
Wed Mar 11, 2020 12:02 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Carburetor Issues
Replies: 6
Views: 467

Re: Carburetor Issues

A suitable 2Bbl carb through a suitable adapter is fine for moderate performance improvement. Depending on the specific Carburetor and the setup, it can improve gas mileage and performance or cause terrible mileage and performance loss . Suitable 2Bbls are often a big improvement from the early Holl...
by powerband
Thu Mar 05, 2020 4:05 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: t5 swap 66 mustang 200
Replies: 104
Views: 6813

Re: t5 swap 66 mustang 200

The Tri-Power Comet 250 and the Maverick supercharged 250 use Centerforce clutch set . It's a diaphragm type clutch with weighted clamping - very effective with low geared rear and stout T5 ! . https://www.summitracing.com/parts/ctf-cf360030 . https://www.summitracing.com/parts/ctf-280490 have fun h...
by powerband
Thu Mar 05, 2020 9:25 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: t5 swap 66 mustang 200
Replies: 104
Views: 6813

Re: t5 swap 66 mustang 200

3? If any R the World Class I take it ... to note: Fox' T5's are ALL world class after @ 1984. ATF vs 90W internals. ... Many cheap broken 'core's available from exuberant drivers. Prices have come way down as Tremec sell and not suitable for modern extreme HP setups. Best T5's ' 'Z rated 'are more...
by powerband
Wed Mar 04, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Torino Wagon Turbo 250 build
Replies: 34
Views: 2071

Re: Torino Wagon Turbo 250 build

Build overall concept and the many details add up to lots of work , parts and research. , Next change will be to remove the mechanical fuel pump and install the holley pump and regulator. Turbo oil supply works tapped off oil sender port and Oil Return can simply be returned to blocked off mechanica...
by powerband
Tue Mar 03, 2020 3:49 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Torino Wagon Turbo 250 build
Replies: 34
Views: 2071

Re: Torino Wagon Turbo 250 build

Throttle lever wobbles a bit on the throttle shaft. ... do you mean the carb housing is loose fitting to the throttle shaft or lever for cable loose on shaft? . it will likely leak boost as well - 62COMETMAN .. Important detail for forced induction, with a few remedies . Carb shaft leakage options ...
by powerband
Sun Mar 01, 2020 8:20 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 200 to 250 Swap - Bell Housing
Replies: 48
Views: 1889

Re: 200 to 250 Swap - Bell Housing

Classic Inlines hasnt had 250 push rods in ages. I need ball and ball, any idea who else carries them? Rocker Arms Unlimited has made custom length adjustable rocker PR's for my 250 projects. ( 'nice guys too ,,,) http://www.rockerarms.com/ have fun https://i.postimg.cc/GTJpV8fD/CLIFFORD-250-TOP-RO...
by powerband
Wed Feb 26, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Bay Shore NY
Replies: 3
Views: 459

Re: Hello from Bay Shore NY

Welcome and great to hear of another 'Longroof" wagon. Sounds like a nice driveable ' car. Wayback my family had a '65 Wagon in Brentwood LI ... , yours' isn't NY Thruway Authority - Blue by any chance? have fun my ' 63 More-Door Long-Roof ' best at @ 50 feet https://i.postimg.cc/0z7phgyz/100-1...
by powerband
Sun Feb 23, 2020 9:57 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Which "weber" should I put on my car with a 2-into-1 adapter?
Replies: 4
Views: 830

Re: Which "weber" should I put on my car with a 2-into-1 adapter?

32/36 Weber vs OEM's - offer better mileage , better performance and can tune to idle consistently . Here's the real poop on 32-36's / HW 5200's progressive 2bbl's. https://fordsix.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=79356&p=615531&hilit=5200#p615531 From a @2010 post: ... run the Holley / Weber ver...
by powerband
Fri Feb 21, 2020 4:27 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Torino Wagon Turbo 250 build
Replies: 34
Views: 2071

Re: Torino Wagon Turbo 250 build

... with a different carb hat the hood just closes. ..., the carb is nearly touching valve cover. I still need to figure out how to get this throttle cable mounted, ... ;; ;new carb hat looks promising once 'plumbing' from turbo is determined. With the smooth transition' 2X1 V.I . adapter and suita...
by powerband
Wed Feb 19, 2020 4:35 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Valvetrain sound after 2000 rpm.
Replies: 5
Views: 575

Re: Valvetrain sound after 2000 rpm.

... sloppy cam chain slapping around ? , tightening up at higher RPM ?. ... rock crank FW / BW with plugs out - listen and see how distrib or PR's move.
by powerband
Wed Feb 19, 2020 8:54 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Torino Wagon Turbo 250 build
Replies: 34
Views: 2071

Re: Torino Wagon Turbo 250 build

One simple option , cut a hole. ... actually I kept original grabber hood and used the parts' Comet GT 'front clip' for the teardrop. Comet GT has a nonfunctional scoop but wasn't tall enough to clear. : https://i.postimg.cc/bD7zTLTZ/100-5118.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/WtvCMQmM/100_5103.jpg https://i....
by powerband
Tue Feb 18, 2020 10:20 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Bombardier Muskeg repower with a 240.
Replies: 50
Views: 2053

Re: Bombardier Muskeg repower with a 240.

my previous post: In the mid 70's I worked as a maintenance mechanic at a the mountaintop Ski-Minne ski areas of the Lake Minnewaska Mountain House in the Shawangunk Mountains of NY's Hudson Valley. https://i.postimg.cc/kRMg7nZz/ch_aerial.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/dQpRzrMH/SNOWCAT2.jpg I was hired be...
by powerband
Mon Feb 10, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: Body, Paint, & Interior
Topic: Welding around undercoat
Replies: 1
Views: 837

Welding around undercoat

My current '66 project includes rear torque box and spring hanger repair. A problem involved is heavy tarry undercoat . Suggestions appreciated how anyone's dealt with it for panel/subframe repairs. I've used bonding as well as stitch welding for panel repairs and structural subframe/spring works be...
by powerband
Sun Feb 09, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Valve Spring Retainer Rotators?
Replies: 7
Views: 811

Re: Valve Spring Retainer Rotators?

.. are you talking split valve spring retainers or locks ? PICS please... I never saw the rotators on any other head than the D2DE Mav' 250. I have A 170 D0DE-6090A , 250 D6DE , 200 - D5DE but have not seen or maybe noticed there to be exhaust rotators. Current road ripping Maverick 250 with Vortech...
by powerband
Sat Feb 08, 2020 3:38 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Valve Spring Retainer Rotators?
Replies: 7
Views: 811

Re: Valve Spring Retainer Rotators?

thanks for replies Clay Smith and a few other vendors list the non-rotating spring retainers, different height spring cups and dual springs for small block six. I asked machinist to use the 302 springs for a little more pressure for the SC 250 . I'm building another forced induction small block six ...
by powerband
Sat Feb 08, 2020 10:54 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Valve Spring Retainer Rotators?
Replies: 7
Views: 811

Valve Spring Retainer Rotators?

Disassembling my 1974 Maverick 250 (D2DE) head, I found the Exhaust valves have rotator valve spring retainers on Exhaust valves.

I haven't seen them mentioned in cylinder head rebuild discussions. Are they standard for certain years ?.



thanks
by powerband
Thu Feb 06, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Econoline small 6 draw through turbo kit on eBay.
Replies: 9
Views: 874

Re: Econoline small 6 draw through turbo kit on eBay.

... in MacInnes' book, there are Dyno HP results for Log 250 bolt-on Draw-Thru turbo system that uses a thicker head gasket for reducing CR. At 4000 RPM the system claimed 88 HP NATURALLY ASPIRATED and 191 HP (@14lbs 1bar) with the T3 TC setup. .. here's the 'dyno' on similar vintage Draw-Through T...
by powerband
Wed Feb 05, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: How can one copy photos from Photobucket & transfer them to my pc?
Replies: 3
Views: 445

Re: How can one copy photos from Photobucket & transfer them to my pc?

Before Photobucket changed to pay-only, I had attempted to 'download' my pic files but it did not work . Hope you have better luck. Now using "Postimage.org' with workable results but pics have been disappearing and then reappearing so I don't know how long it's going to be working. Also I have...
by powerband
Fri Jan 31, 2020 8:24 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Picked up a Turbo
Replies: 58
Views: 2907

Re: Picked up a Turbo

neighbor died about 3 years ago from a ford "cow pusher" as we call em, flipped over backwards on him while pulling a stump out. called here ; Walking the ring gear' only a draw bar should be used for any pulling but an old tractor is not forgiving ... https://i.postimg.cc/216rLMpJ/100-43...
by powerband
Fri Jan 31, 2020 8:17 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Ignition Control with Boost
Replies: 6
Views: 536

Re: Ignition Control with Boost

I am usually hesitant to buy used ignition system components.

,,, 8762 and retard controller cost make 6BTM the simple choice. I thought a few similar dashboard control advance devices would be available.

thanks
by powerband
Fri Jan 31, 2020 12:27 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Ignition Control with Boost
Replies: 6
Views: 536

Re: Ignition Control with Boost

How much boost are you looking at running? : > Stock 250 with Vortech V2 can easily push more boost than currently can handle. DS-II is 'locked out' at @ 26 BTDC which kept safe through @ 5-8 PSI. With SC pulley ratio change, need better ignition advance control as engine components are also upgrad...
by powerband
Thu Jan 30, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Ignition Control with Boost
Replies: 6
Views: 536

Ignition Control with Boost

On a parallel post, the MSD 6BTM box was recommended for an adjustable ignition retard - boost referenced system. Info appreciated on 250 / 200 6BTM applications. With a DS-II distributor what else is needed ?. Any viable small six alternatives to MSD box ( @ $ 500.oo . ) thanks https://i.postimg.cc...
by powerband
Thu Jan 30, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Econoline small 6 draw through turbo kit on eBay.
Replies: 9
Views: 874

Re: Econoline small 6 draw through turbo kit on eBay.

The Buick - Olds - Pontiac Division of GM along with a few Chevys offered OEM Factory Draw-Thru turbocharged cars and the BOP V6 was continually performance upgraded through the Grand National T-Type terrors in the 80's. The BOP V6 is another 60's pushrod six with a devoted fan base. ... in MacInnes...
by powerband
Sun Jan 26, 2020 12:27 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: baffled PCV grommets anyone?
Replies: 13
Views: 870

Re: baffled PCV grommets anyone?

Most later non-adj. Valve Cover's, have to remove baffle or 'formed' with a BFH to not interfere with the Adjustable rockers. The cheap chrome ones seem to have sufficient clearance for adjustable rockers.. . Some poor fitting cast alum VC's never will seal and odd angled fastener lugs don't help. I...
by powerband
Thu Jan 23, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Econoline small 6 draw through turbo kit on eBay.
Replies: 9
Views: 874

Re: Econoline small 6 draw through turbo kit on eBay.

Looks very well layed out turbo conversion with quality components for the cost. Many 50's/ 60's aftermarket Carb'd - Draw-Through conversion 'Kits' claimed bolt-on 2+ X stock HP, just like current bolt-on E-Bay turbo's'. MacInnes in archive "TURBOCHARGERS" does not favor Blow-Through over...
by powerband
Mon Jan 20, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: Photo Hosting Site - ANY free ?
Replies: 3
Views: 1371

Re: Photo Hosting Site - ANY free ?

Photobux seems to be restoring my acct?

test


nope same blurred out image if no payment
by powerband
Fri Jan 17, 2020 8:42 am
Forum: Buy, Sell, or Trade - Small Six
Topic: 144 cid Small BLock Six - $1.oo
Replies: 0
Views: 867

144 cid Small BLock Six - $1.oo

'saw this listed previously for a few hundred $' ... https://hudsonvalley.craigslist.org/pts/d/chester-1962-ford-falcon-144-and/7057657478.html 'not much demand for a 144 or any early small block six', I gave up trying to give away a C5DE 200 block . https://i.postimg.cc/LqbSjsSy/c5-RIP2.jpg have fun
by powerband
Sun Jan 12, 2020 7:04 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: B&M 144 Roots Blower 200 Planning
Replies: 9
Views: 1242

Re: B&M 144 Roots Blower 200 Planning

I run a Maverick 250 with a centrifugal supercharger in Blow-Thru Carb config', been reliable for @ 2 yrs (2K m ?) . Working on boost vs RPM curves with pulley 'gearing' and pressure relief 'Blow Off' valve. Has stock pistons, cam, ARP head bolts, 302 springs 2X1 adapter and Holley 2300 . AFR's are ...
by powerband
Mon Jan 06, 2020 2:56 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: t5 swap 66 mustang 200
Replies: 104
Views: 6813

Re: t5 swap 66 mustang 200

clutch plate and pressure plate from AutoZone for a 78 Fairmont 3.3 L, seems to fit. .. Having issues finding a good throwout bearing that works.. Any suggestions?.. <> ...does the factory zbar work for the clutch and pressure plate that I have purchased? I assume it does. Fairmont Diaphragm clutch...
by powerband
Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: '70-'71 Marverick 170 3 speed toploader
Replies: 8
Views: 936

Re: '70-'71 Marverick 170 3 speed toploader

Hey Frozen' :
seen this new post?

viewtopic.php?f=88&t=80618&p=626002#p626002

wonder if he's keeping the Toploader?.

H F
by powerband
Wed Dec 25, 2019 8:43 am
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: ...on Donner, Blitzen - on COMET...
Replies: 5
Views: 794

...on Donner, Blitzen - on COMET...

Merry Christmas , Happy New Year etc...

Image

Have Fun
by powerband
Tue Dec 24, 2019 8:37 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: '70-'71 Marverick 170 3 speed toploader
Replies: 8
Views: 936

Re: '70-'71 Marverick 170 3 speed toploader

I suggest visiting the Maverick-Comet Forums for the early Maverick 3.03 tranny quest, the Maverick forums are filled with dubious V8 conversion dolts who don't value the SIX parts . http://mmb.maverick.to/ have fun https://i.postimg.cc/k29HG8d1/100-7441.jpg - https://i.postimg.cc/rDgtGvPL/IMG_0471....
by powerband
Sun Dec 22, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: '70-'71 Marverick 170 3 speed toploader
Replies: 8
Views: 936

Re: '70-'71 Marverick 170 3 speed toploader

To what purpose - vehicle is the short-shaft/CJ ? transplant Only the 170 and truck shrt/sft has the lower gearing or are you changing the ratio? , and Is there a list somewhere of 3.03 gear numbers?. - What's 1st ratio in this early 'Stang 3.03? https://i.postimg.cc/hfRyZxhD/100-7508.jpg have fun
by powerband
Sat Dec 21, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: '70-'71 Marverick 170 3 speed toploader
Replies: 8
Views: 936

Re: '70-'71 Marverick 170 3 speed toploader

'believe I have a '71 170 3 spd , where are you located? . '71 Maverick 3-OTT 170 3.03 has no floor shift bosses on alum tailshaft housing, Mustangs etc typically have floor shifter booses' . 3.03 'Toploader' was used from the 170 up thru big block V8's with only minor differences. https://i.postimg...
by powerband
Wed Dec 18, 2019 9:52 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: B&M 144 Roots Blower 200 Planning
Replies: 9
Views: 1242

Re: B&M 144 Roots Blower 200 Planning

' Always interested in Forced Induction projects for small block six, any specific reasons for building a 200 cid vs a 250 cid small block six for the SC ?.

thanx
by powerband
Sat Dec 14, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: E-Bay Finds
Topic: Ak Miller 300 Draw Thru Turbo Setup
Replies: 1
Views: 1156

Re: Ak Miller 300 Draw Thru Turbo Setup

Most early turbo setups were draw-through . Until real-time computer Fuel Injection, and real-time AFR mangement became standard equipment, manufacturer and home-brew turbo's typically were carbureted draw through with fuel and ignition schemes for boost conditions. It wasn't for lack of power, but ...
by powerband
Tue Dec 03, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: E-Bay Finds
Topic: Offy Tri-Power Intake with Glass Bowl Holley Carbs
Replies: 3
Views: 724

Re: Offy Tri-Power Intake with Glass Bowl Holley Carbs

=== ... always good for forum to keep up with Craigs List, Epay etc for Ford six related items. Often sellers are totally clueless to the value which can often be a good thing or priced for no-deal. I check Local CL posting daily here in Hudson Valley NY : - A 144 with no head and air cooled automat...
by powerband
Mon Dec 02, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: E-Bay Finds
Topic: Offy Tri-Power Intake with Glass Bowl Holley Carbs
Replies: 3
Views: 724

Re: Offy Tri-Power Intake with Glass Bowl Holley Carbs

I really like Tri-Power sixes and encourage more enthusiasts, but : ... sadly looks more like a conversation piece than reasonably rebuildable . Fits early logs, missing most linkage, carbs look poor at best and all fasteners are crusty. https://i.postimg.cc/R6XcjFqG/1904s-OFFY-SIX.jpg https://i.pos...
by powerband
Fri Nov 22, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 250 Rods OEM and aftermarket?
Replies: 12
Views: 1204

Re: 250 Rods OEM and aftermarket?

... Are you willing to use a custom piston? Thanks for the interest and replies: Pistons for the build are TRW 200/250 FORGED 2217F's with stock dimensions (comp height etc ... ) no longer available (AFAIK). I had my favorite machinist take a look at them for usability, measure for rings and give hi...
by powerband
Wed Nov 20, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Torino Wagon Turbo 250 build
Replies: 34
Views: 2071

Re: Torino Wagon Turbo 250 build

'
'
Hoping to reuse some parts from it if I can.

The Blow-Off valve on my 250 is re-purposed Subaru WRX item ...

Image
by powerband
Wed Nov 20, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Torino Wagon Turbo 250 build
Replies: 34
Views: 2071

Re: Torino Wagon Turbo 250 build

:: Good when possible to get the new carb running well NA before the blower conversion.The Blow Thru mods wont eliminate NA operation, just not optimized. Referencing the OEM mechanical pump is ambitious, of course vintage Draw-Thru turbo setups don't need boost referenced fuel pressure ... The DS-I...
by powerband
Wed Nov 20, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 250 Rods OEM and aftermarket?
Replies: 12
Views: 1204

Re: 250 Rods OEM and aftermarket?

I C no 'parting line" as all R set on the flat, assume the 'line' is on the 'edge'. How could I tell 'forged' from viewing that 'line' 1 frm anyother? ... sounds like all C9xx 250 5.88" rods should be forged, I would like to know how to visually identify forged rods ? thanks ... in an ear...
by powerband
Tue Nov 19, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 250 Rods OEM and aftermarket?
Replies: 12
Views: 1204

250 Rods OEM and aftermarket?

... appreciate help pointing to info on 250 connecting rods.

Which OEM rods are forged, I'm confused which of the 250 OEM rods are confirmed forged . Current build can use stock 5.880" / 1.50 CH - or close aftermarket rods.

Thanks
by powerband
Tue Nov 19, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Cast Head welding ?
Replies: 10
Views: 870

Re: Cast Head welding ?

... thanks for the responses. I've actually already shown my machinist the pictures of the milled 2Bbl conversions with 'adapter' bolted to manifold. I was confirming the obvious that there are no simple answers. I've been mocking-up milled head 2bbl adapters using plasma cut steel flanges in a hi-h...
by powerband
Tue Nov 19, 2019 9:06 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Torino Wagon Turbo 250 build
Replies: 34
Views: 2071

Re: Torino Wagon Turbo 250 build

My goal is to make it work with the low quality parts ... .. as opposed to high price - low quality parts? - You're off to a great start with the basics for the 250 turbo conversion. I'll be following, 'been working on my (low cost) forced induction 250 Maverick for a few years and I'm at least hal...
by powerband
Mon Nov 18, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Cast Head welding ?
Replies: 10
Views: 870

Cast Head welding ?

Interested in a successful Log head 2Bbl conversion method accomplished - preferably by welding without cooking head needed for brazing. Is Epoxy filler or any other method thought stable enough for manifold Vac to pressurization cycles?. Considering various 2Bbl conversions on D0xx , D5xx or D7xx h...
by powerband
Tue Nov 12, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: 200 or 250 for Forced Induction - WHAT DO YOU THINK' ?
Replies: 5
Views: 762

Re: 200 or 250 for Forced Induction - WHAT DO YOU THINK' ?

thanks for the response: ... currently plan on turbo although basic build is same. ... AFAIK the (early ?) 200 rods are forged but appreciate info on suitable/available rods. .. 250 OEM rod/deck height is odd but preserves lower CR (@ .120). ... 'have two good 250 blocks and a 200 on a run stand - i...
by powerband
Tue Nov 12, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: 200 or 250 for Forced Induction - WHAT DO YOU THINK' ?
Replies: 5
Views: 762

Re: 200 or 250 for Forced Induction - WHAT DO YOU THINK' ?

Broken 250 had a Buick draw-through turbo. AFR's were still good but increased boost (@15lbs) led to cracked off ring lands. I have three 'virgin' heads - two mid 70's 62 cc heads and a DOxx with 54 cc closed chambers. (also three in cars with built heads) The 250 basically is the stroked version of...

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