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by Does10s
Mon Jan 26, 2009 9:34 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: As seen in Mustang Monthly!!!
Replies: 19
Views: 2159

Jeezzz.....My Brother-in-law gets a picture in the article and I don't!
What's up with that? :?

Later,
Will
by Does10s
Wed Jan 21, 2009 5:26 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Homemade Turbo Log Manifold
Replies: 12
Views: 1832

No, you gotta increase the log size.
If you're running twins (3 into one turbo, 3 into the other turbo) you can probably use the 2".

If you're running a single then a 2.5" would be better.

Will
by Does10s
Tue Jan 20, 2009 7:12 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Homemade Turbo Log Manifold
Replies: 12
Views: 1832

1.5" primaries will work fine! Our original header had that size.
I did end up going to 1 5/8" on our latest header.

Will
by Does10s
Mon Jan 19, 2009 9:15 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Mod-Log Turbo'd 250 Build
Replies: 64
Views: 15948

JGTurbo,
Looks good to me! It should clear the shock tower just fine!

I have to tell you.....I don't think I've ever seen a motor painted white before! Kinda cool!

Later,
Will
by Does10s
Fri Jan 09, 2009 9:15 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Oil leak lr cylinder head to block with yella-terra 1.65
Replies: 7
Views: 1179

No problem Mike! I'll send a couple of pics of two different blocks (grenaded and new) :D

Later,
Will
by Does10s
Fri Jan 09, 2009 9:09 am
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Diaphram Pressure plate rubbing on inside of 67 Bellhousing
Replies: 2
Views: 588

I'd just clearance the bellhousing a bit. So long as it's not to much material that needs to be removed.

As far as the clearance between the bell and the PP, so long as it doesn't touch you should be OK.

Will
by Does10s
Thu Jan 08, 2009 8:56 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Oil leak lr cylinder head to block with yella-terra 1.65
Replies: 7
Views: 1179

Bill, Very simple fix...... Tap the block and install a plug in the passage. Works great! I've done it on two of Kelly's blocks and we've never had a leak. I can take a pic of two and send them to ya if needed. It's real easy to do. However you do need to be careful about the metal shavings that com...
by Does10s
Thu Jan 08, 2009 8:45 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Black Alloy Air Cleaner
Replies: 20
Views: 2672

The only thing in the pic that I didn't make, is the carb. :wink: Well...not yet! I'm thinking a 4100 clone, spreadbore design, with changeable venturi sleeves, changeable emulsifier tubes and a huge array of jets and tuneable air bleeds, dual feed lines, double-pumper configuration and sealed bear...
by Does10s
Tue Dec 30, 2008 10:21 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Best head gasket for boost
Replies: 39
Views: 4532

We never had any luck with the copper spray on a Fel-Pro or Corteco gasket. It seemed to make it worse by allowing the gasket to slide (ie pushout ) easier. If you using 1/2" studs, then 100ft/lbs. works just fine, but for a 7/16" head bolt or stud that's to much. I think absolute max. for a 7/16" i...
by Does10s
Tue Dec 23, 2008 9:43 am
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Source for 250 and manual tranny? What years? What car?
Replies: 4
Views: 976

Just about any small or midsize car from '69 to '81 or so might have them.
All of these also came with the 200 so you gotta check'um!

Will
by Does10s
Thu Dec 18, 2008 9:08 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 2.3 vs straight six for my build
Replies: 20
Views: 2735

.....and you need a nuclear warhead to kill one,... Hmmmm....I guess Kelly's right foot is a ICBM! :D Anyway Sefus, Both engines are very good. We have them both. Although the 2.3 isn't quite running yet. And both of our's are turbo'd. Personally, every vehicle should be turbo'd! :thumbup: So it'll...
by Does10s
Tue Dec 16, 2008 1:36 pm
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: coilovers for early stang?
Replies: 5
Views: 1372

Ya the Ron Morris deal is pretty nice! I put those in Kelly's Falcon. I had to modify the upper control arm to make them work in the Falcon. The shock towers are different. About 2" difference in height. http://memimage.cardomain.com/member_images/2/web/686000-686999/686815_22_full.jpg
by Does10s
Fri Dec 12, 2008 9:24 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Drag Week - Quickest Six
Replies: 7
Views: 1128

That was for DragWeek wasn't it? It was probably the only 6 cyl! If they publish that as a catagory then the heavy hitter GNs and GNXs will show up! Athough we'd probably still make the magazine just because we'd be the only Inline 6 (unless a bunch of our Inliner buddies here crash the party!) :win...
by Does10s
Tue Nov 25, 2008 9:27 am
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: spark plugs sticking out into chamber
Replies: 4
Views: 1095

On our head they came out flush.

Maybe just a minor machining flaw.

But your fix should work just fine!

Will
by Does10s
Tue Nov 18, 2008 8:30 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: 25 psi in a 300
Replies: 7
Views: 1139

Sure it can....for how long is the question! We've run 18lbs. just fine in a 250. But we've also destroyed two motors too. You're going to need to make a bunch of power to get a full size trunk into the 10's with a 300. Doable? Yes. Durable and cheap? Who knows! But give it a try, post lots of pics ...
by Does10s
Tue Nov 11, 2008 9:11 am
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: Aluminum head availability?
Replies: 6
Views: 2188

I'm pretty sure Mike has some. Most of which are at the porter.
I'll see him on Friday if he doesn't chime in! I'll ask!

The sidedraft intake on the other hand isn't done yet. I have three of them being welded together. Two of them go to Mike, one for the ICE motor.

Will
by Does10s
Tue Nov 11, 2008 9:03 am
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: 4bbl for blow through turbo 250 XFlow
Replies: 9
Views: 2208

what do you say Will? 525 or 650 too much carb for a mostly stock 250 running a 57 trim hybrid on 10-12 psi? the XFlow prob has pretty close to the same VE I would think as Mikes head. (IE way better than a log head on a 250) I've tired a Double Pump 600 on Kelly's car and it'll work. I say that be...
by Does10s
Sat Nov 08, 2008 7:32 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: 4bbl for blow through turbo 250 XFlow
Replies: 9
Views: 2208

lyonsy wrote:in my experience and what ive seen blow through setup's dont work.


You've got to be kidding!

Later,
Will
by Does10s
Thu Nov 06, 2008 2:39 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Fuel Pressure regulator
Replies: 16
Views: 1402

So i already know the vacuum line for the fuel regulator requires the regulator to be somewhat near the vacuum source, so should i just run a long return tube all the way back? Also it is probably best to mount the fuel pump near the gas tank as well i'm assuming (running stock tank) as electrics a...
by Does10s
Tue Nov 04, 2008 5:22 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Fuel Pressure regulator
Replies: 16
Views: 1402

ronmaster2, An easy way to do the return fuel line is to put it into the filler neck. You can remove the metal portion of the neck and drill/tap/JB Weld or weld a bung on there. Then just route the fuel line to it. As for the regulator we're using a Mallory 4309. It can regulate down to carb levels ...
by Does10s
Mon Nov 03, 2008 9:51 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: A few more carnage pics of Kelly's boat anchor
Replies: 12
Views: 1687

time to give Cunningham Rods a call 8) I tried them....way to expensive! Off the shelf H-beam Manley's or Scat's are cheaper. All that needs to be done is resize the rod journal. Looks like we're going with a 271 cid strocker shortblock. Just need to get the math finished so I can order some new pi...
by Does10s
Thu Oct 30, 2008 9:56 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: A few more carnage pics of Kelly's boat anchor
Replies: 12
Views: 1687

I emailed a photo of the parts to a friend that does engine machine work... he says it looks like the rods that are still in one piece are all distorted like they were about to fail any way... hard to tell from a photo though. Yup....both #2 & #5 are bent. If you go to the CarDomain link and bl...
by Does10s
Sun Oct 26, 2008 10:57 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: A few more carnage pics of Kelly's boat anchor
Replies: 12
Views: 1687

A few more carnage pics of Kelly's boat anchor

Here's a couple more. You'll notice piston #6 is missing....it's permantly stuck in it's cylinder. I could probably get it out with a slegehammer, but why bother. What I can tell you is that there are a few rings on #6 that are out of place and are wedged between the piston and the cyl. wall. So thi...
by Does10s
Fri Oct 24, 2008 5:32 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Kelly's engine...serious carnage! PICS
Replies: 40
Views: 7622

Yes there is one piston (#1 I think) with the wrist pin ripped out. The entire bottom of the piston is in the pan....in many pieces.

I'll have more pics posted this weekend after a full teardown.
Should be entertaining for everyone! :shock:

Later,
Will
by Does10s
Fri Oct 24, 2008 10:03 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Kelly's engine...serious carnage! PICS
Replies: 40
Views: 7622

Drag200, That's a strong possibility. We have had troubles with the wrist pins galling and rocking the piston in the cyl. The last motor showed signs of that. We do have one wrist pin on this motor that is broken and it's in the pan still attached the top half of the rod. The pins are from JE and ca...
by Does10s
Thu Oct 23, 2008 10:15 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Kelly's engine...serious carnage! PICS
Replies: 40
Views: 7622

NitrousNick, Yes we have thought about Hardblock. Acutally we were thinking about it on this last motor, but the machine shop already had most of the machining done so we just kinda blew it off. We'll look at it pretty hard again. We have to keep it streetable so that's a concern. We may also sleeve...
by Does10s
Thu Oct 23, 2008 9:59 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Kelly's engine...serious carnage! PICS
Replies: 40
Views: 7622

You guys think you are sorry, try being in my shoes. Since they have Classic Inlines plastered all over the car, I always get a long parts list whenever they blow one up. :cry: However, in return they have sent a lot of business my way. Most companies would love to sponsor a car that's been feature...
by Does10s
Tue Oct 21, 2008 2:54 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 250 Cam timing.
Replies: 16
Views: 2087

Just make sure the machine shop doesn't break the gear!

I had a shop break one when they tried to broach it.

After buying another gear, they used the mill and make the groove. I just have to use a hand file to square it up.

Will
by Does10s
Mon Oct 20, 2008 10:52 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Kelly's engine...serious carnage! PICS
Replies: 40
Views: 7622

Will, possibly massive hydrostatic lock. Several of the rods are twisted at the point of breakage, like one side of the piston-wrist pin jambed in the bores. Did a rod break one of the oil pump bolts where it goes into the block casting?? Was the bolt hole where the oil pump bolts to still in tact ...
by Does10s
Mon Oct 20, 2008 10:21 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Kelly's engine...serious carnage! PICS
Replies: 40
Views: 7622

Mike, The first thing I obviously thought was that I missed something with the new oil pump. But the pump was still in place and the one bolt that was holding it was tight. The other bolt was in the pan without much damage at all. If it did fall out and jam up something the bolt would've had some so...
by Does10s
Sun Oct 19, 2008 10:46 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Kelly's engine...serious carnage! PICS
Replies: 40
Views: 7622

Kelly's engine...serious carnage! PICS

Well.....something went very bad. Not sure what yet, but we have 4 broken connecting rods. The other two are bent. Two of the rods went through the block. One of the wrist pins with a piece of rod attached was in the pan. It ripped the wrist pin right out of the piston. The piston is wedged in the c...
by Does10s
Tue Oct 14, 2008 6:46 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: HYBRID LSX FORD 300 *PIX*
Replies: 45
Views: 20360

I Love it!

I'm digging the water pump location!

Are you turbo'ing it or going N/A?
Later,
Will
by Does10s
Fri Oct 10, 2008 3:01 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: block height
Replies: 6
Views: 812

Greg, The Total Control kit has a lower steering column support. Very nice I might add....all billet! I think you can order just that piece and maybe a new U-joint and "D-bar" (the shaft between the two U-joints). Did you have to shorten the column with the Steeroids rack? You do for the Total Contr...
by Does10s
Wed Sep 24, 2008 9:53 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: How did you hear about FordSix
Replies: 112
Views: 31015

Our buddy 82F100! :D

Later,
Will
by Does10s
Tue Sep 16, 2008 9:42 am
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: Good Place to find Falcons?
Replies: 6
Views: 1297

Slade,
I've always looked at http://www.racingjunck.com

Just put "falcon" in the search window. Every now and then there's some good stuff on there!

Good luck!
Will
by Does10s
Thu Sep 11, 2008 10:46 am
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: '62 front tire clearance problen SOLVED!
Replies: 10
Views: 2010

Very nice! I had to do a similar thing to my Wife's Falcon, but just the lower arm. We had an average of 1/2" worth of shims in the upper arm. So i cut the lower arm and reduced the length by 3/8". It gave us just enough clearance to reduce the ride height by another 1/2". Sits pretty good now! http...
by Does10s
Wed Sep 10, 2008 9:56 am
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: six cylinder driveshaft strength
Replies: 5
Views: 1027

Seems to me that if you have a 8" rear, with a T5 tranny in a '65 Falcon, then a V8 driveshaft should bolt right in! Maybe without shortening it.

Will
by Does10s
Wed Sep 10, 2008 9:47 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Attn; Gene Fiore
Replies: 3
Views: 725

Gene,
Are you coming out to race on Sept. 27-28 with the PSCA at Firebird?

Kelly, Rich and myself will be there!

Later,
Will
by Does10s
Fri Sep 05, 2008 9:48 am
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: Carb Orientation?
Replies: 11
Views: 1882

wsa111 wrote:Will, Doug has the side mounted float bowls.


Ummm....I guess I should've looked at the pic a little more!

Then there shouldn't be much of a problem with this then.

Will
by Does10s
Thu Sep 04, 2008 9:59 am
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: Carb Orientation?
Replies: 11
Views: 1882

Doug, If you do decide to mount the carb sideways, get some Braswell Circle track floats. They have bevels on them so when the fuel sloshes toward the rear of the car, the bevel will allow the float to drop so you won't starve the motor. Personally I don't think turning the carb would make any perfo...
by Does10s
Mon Aug 25, 2008 10:02 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Dyno numbers on my mill'd intake motor
Replies: 22
Views: 3556

I will say the cam I run and the single plane style intake makes it run crappy at low rpm's, at 10lbs boost the motor was piggy till 3300rpm, now that I'm running 18lbs it runs much better, the whole combo seems to come alive at 2700rpm and drives much better Fast64, Pull that cam out of there and ...
by Does10s
Mon Aug 25, 2008 9:55 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Dyno numbers on my mill'd intake motor
Replies: 22
Views: 3556

Bort62 wrote:I don't think anyone is questioning your #'s dude - everything adds up.

250 CI @ 18 PSI should make that kinda power.



If I recall he's up around 273 inches. His crankshaft has a 4.125 stroke.

Will
by Does10s
Fri Aug 22, 2008 2:56 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Dyno numbers on my mill'd intake motor
Replies: 22
Views: 3556

Very nice! Good to see I'm not the only turbo crazy person on here!

I guess I'll need to stroke Kelly's motor to keep up! :D

(I already have the crank!) :wink:

Congrats!
Now get out there and beat up on some Big Block Chevys!

Will
by Does10s
Fri Aug 22, 2008 9:56 am
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: roundbody pics please
Replies: 29
Views: 5012

Here's Kelly's Falcon
Image

Rears = 15x8s with 235/60/15 M/T drag radials
Front = 15x4 24x4.5 M/T ET Fronts

No tubs, just rolled lips.

Later,
Will
by Does10s
Thu Jul 24, 2008 10:09 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Starter Interchange help please!
Replies: 8
Views: 1107

It's the same starter for either 157 or 164 tooth flywheel. The only difference between the starters that I know of, is that an automatic has a different reach then the manual. However....I don't recall which is which! If I had to guess......short snout = manual, long snout = automatic. But don't ho...
by Does10s
Thu Jul 24, 2008 10:04 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: head gasket not round?
Replies: 2
Views: 644

If you look at the gasket mounted on the head, you'll see that the oblonged area is always around the intake valve. This is designed in there to give a bit more valve clearance. If the gasket was round like the cyl. then there would be gasket material exposed on the head side and it would burn past ...
by Does10s
Wed Jul 23, 2008 8:15 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: How many of you turbo/super guys using stock driveshaft?
Replies: 5
Views: 557

Our's isn't even stock. The C4 and 9" dictated a new one!

One of these days I'll put in an aluminum one!
Will
by Does10s
Wed Jul 23, 2008 7:29 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Starter Interchange help please!
Replies: 8
Views: 1107

Matthew,
It should be the same as a SBF with a manual tranny.
So any of the super-hootie ones for a 5.0 should work!

Will
by Does10s
Wed Jul 23, 2008 9:59 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Jet Extension and Power Valve questions
Replies: 2
Views: 345

If you're running a Holley 350 then you probably don't need extensions. Unless you have the float bowl facing to the rear of the car! If it's in the normal position or the bowl facing the shock tower then you won't need them. We have them only in the secondaries on our Holley 450 4bbl. A high flow o...

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