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by drag-200stang
Thu Dec 07, 2006 10:20 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Valve spring retainers
Replies: 17
Views: 1653

Titanium would be my preference also. I bought a used Racer Brown solid lifter, 266 deg cam, springs and stock adjustable rocker set up. The springs had aluminum retainers supplied with the cam by Racer Brown. I shortened a set of 3/8 chrome Molly FE pushrods a friend gave me. My racer friends said ...
by drag-200stang
Tue Nov 07, 2006 8:14 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Fastest times for a turbo inline 6 Street car or race car.
Replies: 62
Views: 5290

Will it be running w/EFI anytime soon? I've given up trying to get it done for this season. I have every intention on being ready in the Spring. Yea... I know I said that before. Just need to cut my internet time down. There will be only one power adder on my car. Thanks for the complement.
by drag-200stang
Tue Nov 07, 2006 8:03 pm
Forum: Fuel Injection - Mega Squirt
Topic: EFI modded log head...MORE PICS!!!
Replies: 17
Views: 6911

turbo Eeeee gadz :shock: I've seen fire hose nozzels smaller than that. Just kidding! Looks good!!! You probably have enough structural strength on your injector bungs now - how about sandblasting it and a couple layers of epoxy? A lot have been done without any welding at all. A perfect looking wel...
by drag-200stang
Sun Nov 05, 2006 6:08 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Fastest times for a turbo inline 6 Street car or race car.
Replies: 62
Views: 5290

OK - a picture is worth a thousand words... keep in mind I built this car 30 years ago.

http://fordsix.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=31654
by drag-200stang
Tue Oct 17, 2006 6:30 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: help turboing motor
Replies: 6
Views: 743

I would not recommend cutting off the log. That method was started with the early small port heads. The late model heads have larger, funnel ports with large radius port entries very similar to what prostocks are doing now. Cutting off the exhaust ports looks like it would improve flow but the port ...
by drag-200stang
Mon Oct 09, 2006 9:40 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: O-ring'd 250 block
Replies: 33
Views: 2693

Thanks for the information, Will. The felpro gaskets we're talking about, are we talking about the Printoseal? The ones that have a solid shim with gasket material on both sides with the metal fire ring pressed around at the bore. Or some other flimsy mesh deal. I had fair luck with the Printoseals ...
by drag-200stang
Mon Oct 09, 2006 9:08 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: pulley kit
Replies: 25
Views: 2014

do you have any reason for dampers being required on these motors? how many crank failures have you had? vibration issues? The double pulley was recommended by Ak Miller. He said it definately made a difference. The heavier weight of the double pulley dampens vibrations better than a single. I have...
by drag-200stang
Sat Oct 07, 2006 3:50 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Whats the limit?
Replies: 16
Views: 1564

Re: Whats the limit?

"Drag200 stang" car is NOT steetable at all. It is full race only. I'll take that as a complement, Linc. I was inquiring about a new release of an aluminum explosion-proof bell housing. Gave the man all the pertinent specs. He told me they were for race cars and it wouldn't fit. He apparently quit ...
by drag-200stang
Sat Oct 07, 2006 3:05 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: O-ring'd 250 block
Replies: 33
Views: 2693

Will,

I'm interested in the copper head gaskets you are using in your new build. Who made them and how long does it take to get them?

Can I assume that the O-ringed, composition gaskets gave you trouble?
by drag-200stang
Sat Oct 07, 2006 2:25 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: pulley kit
Replies: 25
Views: 2014

Here's how I feel about running a damper vs a hub on our engines to save weight. Steering shaft - 3/4" tubing, .062 wall Capri (European) rack & pinion steering - lightest production rack Magnesium engine mount Aluminum door hinges VW aluminum dual master cylinder Threw out single '66 pulley. Ra...
by drag-200stang
Sun Sep 17, 2006 10:57 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: roller rockers
Replies: 6
Views: 1049

$3 Chevy rockers??? That stamped steel studded pushrod rubbing guideplate monkey motion stuff is a joke. The Ford adjustable rockers are a performance rocker. All serious performance motors use shaft rockers. Sure the roller tip is nice but it costs more. If it's not in the budget, Mike offers some ...
by drag-200stang
Wed Jul 05, 2006 10:58 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Turbo'd 250 with milled off intake
Replies: 35
Views: 2790

fast64ranchero, Recommending a turbocharger is kinda like picking a cam shaft - your idea of daily driver and the way the car behaves may be different than mine. The recommendations you usually see are for stock engines using stock low rpm cams, no porting, restrictive exhaust. With the modification...
by drag-200stang
Tue Jul 04, 2006 12:43 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Turbo'd 250 with milled off intake
Replies: 35
Views: 2790

fast64ranchero, Looks nice! Can't wait to see engine up and running. I bought CP pistons just like yours with a shallower dish and shorter compression distance for my new 200 turbo. Just to ease your mind about the D-dish - some builders think that too much quench-squish on a turbocharged engine cre...
by drag-200stang
Sun Feb 19, 2006 9:32 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: turbo box 200 ci in production !!
Replies: 8
Views: 1380

My oil temp ran at 210 F ,a degree or two higher than water temp.
by drag-200stang
Sat Feb 04, 2006 2:27 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: new turbo engine start up tuning procedure
Replies: 8
Views: 870

Hi Kirk, Your set up looks nice. You may have this covered and I know you're not building a drag car, but a hung up throttle or a broken drive train at full throttle could lead to a clutch pressure plate explosion. Your hydralic cam may keep the revs down below 6500 but a rev limiter would be a good...
by drag-200stang
Mon Jan 02, 2006 11:50 am
Forum: Fuel Injection - Mega Squirt
Topic: EFI on the log... Discussing injector placement
Replies: 19
Views: 3998

Depending on how far you want his jaw to drop, most OEM style injectors on one TBI won't flow enough fuel to take care of any 302, at least not around here. A carb has better atomization characteristics than a TBI. There are truly wet flow issues with the log - not so much air flow issues. Wet flow ...
by drag-200stang
Fri Dec 30, 2005 8:40 pm
Forum: Fuel Injection - Mega Squirt
Topic: EFI on the log... Discussing injector placement
Replies: 19
Views: 3998

RacnJsn95, Welcome to the forum. The problem with the location that you drew is that there's no way to guarantee the fuel will go down the port you want it to. With the one hole long log air density and velocities under boosted conditions will push the fuel to the next port. High exhaust pressures w...
by drag-200stang
Sun Dec 18, 2005 11:55 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: SEMA UPDATE - hang on to your hats LOL
Replies: 41
Views: 7546

Mike, You can count me in on the cometic mls gaskets in whatever thickness is proven to seal combustion pressure the best. I hope you can get them to make us some head gaskets. Stock gaskets tend to burn out on cylinders 3 & 4 where the exhaust valves are next to each other when turbo'd to the m...
by drag-200stang
Sun Dec 18, 2005 11:28 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: 300 turbo exhaust manifold info. wanted
Replies: 5
Views: 1018

metalz & ncksvt, I did a search here on Ak Miller and I found these pictures - http://www.ckdesign-inc.com/images/Turbo/300.jpg. http://www.fordsixparts.com/Images/carscan-1a.jpg I posted this picture of my small 6 because I thought the exhaust manifold was easier to see. Ak Miller made 300 turb...
by drag-200stang
Sun Dec 04, 2005 11:54 pm
Forum: performance tech
Topic: Another Turbo 200 nears completion....
Replies: 334
Views: 77149

Linc's,

Hope you don't get too distracted with that bent 6 stuff. :wink:
We need you to get back inline.

My progress has been slow also.

P.S. I would use the O-wheel for your daily and the P-trim for your faster Saturday night special.

Jim
by drag-200stang
Sun Oct 30, 2005 1:20 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: My newest creation, for the SEMA show.
Replies: 40
Views: 5567

Oops! :oops: I was dazzled by the brilliance of your set-up. On closer inspection, I see the answer to my question is in the pictures.
by drag-200stang
Sun Oct 30, 2005 11:59 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: My newest creation, for the SEMA show.
Replies: 40
Views: 5567

FRIGGIN AWESOME DUDE!!!!! :lol: :lol: :lol: 8) 8) 8) Mike, My guess on HP is more than you can use. Unless you're taking the back seat out and installing 17" x 36" promod tires - better stick to 3.00 gears - turbo'd torque with that stroke will be unreal. I'm curious as to how the MAP sensor hooks ...
by drag-200stang
Mon Oct 17, 2005 1:34 am
Forum: performance tech
Topic: Another Turbo 200 nears completion....
Replies: 334
Views: 77149

Hi Linc's, I've been told about a way to cut down your 60 ft times besides a 2 step. I guess the import guys are holding a blow off valve open at the line and slamming it shut at the launch. Just the right amount of restriction at the blow off valve would keep the turbo from overspeeding. That way t...
by drag-200stang
Wed Oct 12, 2005 9:00 pm
Forum: Fuel Injection - Mega Squirt
Topic: Log Gets Injected
Replies: 43
Views: 11263

Linc's, What I meant was the picture I posted is unaltered. http://www.fordsix.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=20620&highlight= http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v623/drag-200stang/Img_0412.jpg Finally got the stubby injectors. Hard to believe they're rated at 60 lbs/hr. Clearance for the valve cover ...
by drag-200stang
Sat Sep 17, 2005 8:52 pm
Forum: Fuel Injection - Mega Squirt
Topic: Log Gets Injected
Replies: 43
Views: 11263

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v623/drag-200stang/IMG_0410A.jpg Injected log is delayed by the stubby injectors I ordered. They sent me the same ones I already have. For some reason they thought they knew what I wanted better than me and changed the order. :x I'll start working on the injector f...
by drag-200stang
Tue Sep 13, 2005 1:18 am
Forum: Fuel Injection - Mega Squirt
Topic: Log Gets Injected
Replies: 43
Views: 11263

Linc's, The turbo I have is a Turbonetics T66 ballbearing with a TO4P trim turbine wheel with a tangential .81AR set up for a 3.5" downpipe and a T66 compressor wheel. I truthfully think this is a bit too large. If it doesn't work, I'll downsize. I don't think our 6's need a lot of ignition timing. ...
by drag-200stang
Sun Sep 11, 2005 11:26 pm
Forum: Fuel Injection - Mega Squirt
Topic: Log Gets Injected
Replies: 43
Views: 11263

62 Fairlane, I have a lot of things to do to get this car race ready, so the ECU will be the last thing I install since new units keep coming out all the time. The 60 lb injectors are actually only good for between 540-680hp depending on the duty cycle and how you figure hp. Emerald 74 4 x 4, I hope...
by drag-200stang
Sat Sep 10, 2005 10:17 pm
Forum: Fuel Injection - Mega Squirt
Topic: Log Gets Injected
Replies: 43
Views: 11263

Image
I hope this is better...darn computers! Maybe I'm in over my head with this EFI stuff!
by drag-200stang
Sat Sep 10, 2005 10:08 pm
Forum: Fuel Injection - Mega Squirt
Topic: Log Gets Injected
Replies: 43
Views: 11263

Oh-Oh! :o It wasn't like that a second ago --- I'll see if I can fix it.
by drag-200stang
Sat Sep 10, 2005 9:53 pm
Forum: Fuel Injection - Mega Squirt
Topic: Log Gets Injected
Replies: 43
Views: 11263

Log Gets Injected

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v623/drag-200stang/injectors.jpg Here's a couple pics of the fuel injection system I'm working on for my new drag 200 turbo. I have ordered 1" shorter injectors that should make the fuel rail easier to package. As you can see in the pictures I used JB Weld on the i...
by drag-200stang
Fri Aug 19, 2005 11:01 pm
Forum: performance tech
Topic: Another Turbo 200 nears completion....
Replies: 334
Views: 77149

Linc's, As you fab up different induction set ups, think of your air/fuel mixture with air being the roadrunner and fuel being Wiley coyote. When the roadrunner takes off and gets to the end of the road, he stops and turns. The coyote catches up but can't stop and turn and goes off the cliff. They n...
by drag-200stang
Wed Aug 17, 2005 11:52 pm
Forum: performance tech
Topic: Another Turbo 200 nears completion....
Replies: 334
Views: 77149

Linc's, I looked at your 2 barrel manifold drawing. I have 2 concerns. One, I think it will pick up additional heat from your turbo manifold and second, the reason why blow through's work better than draw through's is that the carb is in the original factory-designed location for good fuel distribut...
by drag-200stang
Wed Aug 17, 2005 10:57 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: what should i have to run this cam?
Replies: 8
Views: 1166

64xm, I know that a 200 U.S. log engine and your 221 2V are different but I would think the rev range would be similar. I ran a Racer Brown solid lifter cam with 296 deg 500 lift. Very similar specs to what you show. I ran this on a tri-power Carter YF 10:1 compression (normally aspirated). Top load...
by drag-200stang
Sat Aug 06, 2005 2:59 pm
Forum: performance tech
Topic: Another Turbo 200 nears completion....
Replies: 334
Views: 77149

Linc's, Good luck at the track today. I know you said your engine was stock. Are you concerned about the weak valve springs hindering performance? Have they been shimmed or replaced? I favor solid lifter cams - to me they're simpler to set up - no pump up. I may be too old school. I know you mention...
by drag-200stang
Sat Aug 06, 2005 2:45 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Another Overheating Question.....A long Post
Replies: 22
Views: 2600

mraley, Nice car!!! I ran .060 over on a YF tri-power, over 11:1 compression (this is when you could get good gas), headers, 266 duration solid lifter cam, with a 4-speed top loader. This was a daily driver. Stock cooling system except for after market fan with no overheating issues. Your automatic ...
by drag-200stang
Sun Jul 31, 2005 12:28 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Strong 200 rods
Replies: 41
Views: 4155

I think there may be some differences between the U.S. and Aussie 170 engines. I came across a forged 170 rod that came out of a C8 block casting that I believe was a 1970 engine that measured identical to a 200 rod. The rod casting letters/numbers are the same as a 200 forged rod. This may be a sou...
by drag-200stang
Mon Jun 13, 2005 11:26 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Engine build up continued - and more questions :)
Replies: 5
Views: 879

Greg, Sorry I don't have the proper torque specs for you but I just thought of a hint for others like me that sometimes rush into things. The cam bearing housings are all a different size and the bearings have to go in the correct order. First time I did it I thought they were all the same like - ro...
by drag-200stang
Sat May 28, 2005 1:30 pm
Forum: performance tech
Topic: Another Turbo 200 nears completion....
Replies: 334
Views: 77149

Linc's, Can't wait to hear how it runs when you get it done. Looks good! Although I'm sure you know not to load the engine heavily without the compressor hooked up to the manifold - a word of caution to others building their turbo setup - many a turbo has been damaged by overspeed. There's no compre...
by drag-200stang
Sat May 28, 2005 1:14 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Clifford divider with stock log and turbo
Replies: 8
Views: 1220

Linc's, Sorry for not replying sooner - trying to spend more time in the garage and less on the net. Never tried lower hp levels just went straight to the drag strip with the original set up. Had ignition and boost control problems. On the first run boost went to 26 lbs because of too small of a tur...
by drag-200stang
Mon May 16, 2005 9:22 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Clifford divider with stock log and turbo
Replies: 8
Views: 1220

Linc's 200, For some insight to my old combo see my posts on the following: http://fordsix.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=13469&highlight= http://fordsix.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=19981&highlight= The new combo is not really that extreme - just more than most 200 drivers are used to. The short bl...
by drag-200stang
Sat May 14, 2005 10:10 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Clifford divider with stock log and turbo
Replies: 8
Views: 1220

Linc's 200, Welcome to the forum. I have a port divider on my turbo 200 on an Ak Miller modified stock exhaust manifold. Basically, a stock manifold shortened and a T4 flange welded on with nickel rod. I feel the gain in using a port divider is mostly isolating the exhaust heat from the intake manif...
by drag-200stang
Sun Apr 03, 2005 3:01 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Starter and Flexplate
Replies: 6
Views: 1002

A useful thing I found out is that most early Ford starters (not sure about late model) - the nose that bolts to the engine can be taken off easily and swapped onto another starter with the wrong bolt pattern. Just don't let the armature slide out of the brushes. This may help people with a bad 6 st...
by drag-200stang
Thu Dec 30, 2004 12:36 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Case for the turd head?
Replies: 31
Views: 3630

hasa68mustang, Not a 66 log, they are a dog - a 74 large log with standard 1.6X intakes with larger 1.5" exhaust valves. I extended the ends of the log with pipe to add more plenum volume to keep air flow from slamming into the end of the log and bouncing back. Don't know if it helped or hurt. I hav...
by drag-200stang
Mon Dec 27, 2004 10:12 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Case for the turd head?
Replies: 31
Views: 3630

Fingers,

Wet race weight is 2200 lbs. including driver. Car went 139mph when I didn't lift due to car drifting on top end, adding spoiler.

Jim
by drag-200stang
Sun Dec 26, 2004 8:45 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Case for the turd head?
Replies: 31
Views: 3630

Mustang Geezer - this is what you get when you turn up the rpm. :thumbup: Inliner - run these numbers through your analyzer :wink: - 8 lbs boost progressing to 15 in high gear (average would be about 12). Car is 300 lbs lighter than stock. http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v623/drag-200stang/timesli...
by drag-200stang
Sun Oct 10, 2004 10:42 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Starter location question for turbo header???
Replies: 15
Views: 1428

Will, would it be too much to ask people to change to an indexable ministarter like Jack has, so one design could be used on both starter locations and flow would not be compromised? The 9-pounds lighter starter and less current draw would be of some benefit. Don't know if this would work ... just a...
by drag-200stang
Thu Aug 26, 2004 10:29 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Bottom End Buildup For Nitrous???
Replies: 9
Views: 1101

So you're talking 150 hp plus 180 - that's 330 hp. No problem. For a full 1/4 mile loosen the end gaps on the rings. I have never had a crank shaft break and I have abused it severly. The rods will bend - but not break. You're fine with these horsepower levels. .030 would be better than .040.
by drag-200stang
Sat Jul 24, 2004 11:43 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Welding Port Divider; Please Read
Replies: 36
Views: 3907

Williboy, I like your idea of epoxy and pins. Addo's idea of interference fit together should work. I've just tack welded mine cold top and bottom. Top weld cracked - lower held & never came loose. I assume this is a US head. The object is not to weld the divider completely. You want an air gap. For...
by drag-200stang
Sat Jul 17, 2004 12:16 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Airflow calcs under boost
Replies: 7
Views: 920

Mikey, What I think you're missing in your calculations is you have to multiply pressure ratio X density ratio. I have not found an easy to understand calculation but basically its a reduction in corrected, boosted airflow due to compressing of the air and the efficiency of the compressor heating th...
by drag-200stang
Sun May 09, 2004 10:13 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Old setup pics of drag 200 stang
Replies: 28
Views: 5008

Johnny Ray - progress is slow - being a hobby I work on it when I can. Still hope to get out before the end of the season. I'll keep everybody posted. Xecute - I think the 2 carb set-up would work well. I thought of blowing through my tripower YF Carters but, at the time it was generally viewed that...

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