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by Wesman07
Tue Mar 13, 2018 10:09 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Contemplating turbo build
Replies: 10
Views: 1825

Re: Contemplating turbo build

Mid engine mustang sounds cool. I bet the 300 valve cover would make a nice arm rest... maybe mount some cup holders to it
by Wesman07
Tue Mar 13, 2018 5:33 am
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Quick question about turbo maps
Replies: 5
Views: 1130

Quick question about turbo maps

What happens if you limit boost to say 3-5psi? Most of the time your plots would fall off the map, but you would not be into surge or choke.
by Wesman07
Sat Mar 10, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Low-End Torque Upgrades
Replies: 49
Views: 4840

Re: Low-End Torque Upgrades

THE FRENCHTOWN FLYER wrote:
woodbutcher wrote::hmmm: Yep.Body lifts are a huge waste of money,time and labor.As nothing is gained except the increased danger of a roll over.

I wouldn't say that. You DO get to look eye-to-eye with the milkshakes driving motor homes passing by.



... milkshakes hahaha
by Wesman07
Fri Mar 09, 2018 10:02 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Low-End Torque Upgrades
Replies: 49
Views: 4840

Re: Low-End Torque Upgrades

Shorty is right. I would not recommend a lift.
by Wesman07
Fri Mar 09, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 torque build 85 Bronco
Replies: 313
Views: 22184

Re: 300 torque build 85 Bronco

Wow. I didn’t think it would be that different. Good info.
by Wesman07
Fri Mar 09, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Low-End Torque Upgrades
Replies: 49
Views: 4840

Re: Low-End Torque Upgrades

33” would be good for a stock 300. If you making a significant amount of power and your foot is heavy... 31”s are safe. I prefer my drive shaft be the weak link. It’s the easiest to get to. Personally, I like to keep my truck as low as reasonably possible. 5-6” of up wheel travel is all you need fro...
by Wesman07
Fri Mar 09, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Low-End Torque Upgrades
Replies: 49
Views: 4840

Re: Low-End Torque Upgrades

Your absolutely right shorty. What I have noticed is 35” tires are the absolute edge of what a half ton drivetrain can support. If and only if it is just a show truck or you baby it, and you don’t see speeds over 45mph... you can get away with it. The truth is, you want a Dana 50-60 for 35s. Dana60 ...
by Wesman07
Wed Mar 07, 2018 7:01 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Fly wheel weight
Replies: 5
Views: 1828

Re: Fly wheel weight

I’m not looking for a solution myself. I’m just wondering if this was a change on the HD and industrial motors.
by Wesman07
Mon Mar 05, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Ford 300 in a SW 48 Snowcat
Replies: 23
Views: 4555

Re: Ford 300 in a SW 48 Snowcat

Huh.... well I’m at a loss. My motor has a bracket that yours does not. It bolts on at the two bolts below the water pump housing.

Maybe yours is missing?
by Wesman07
Mon Mar 05, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Ford 300 in a SW 48 Snowcat
Replies: 23
Views: 4555

Re: Ford 300 in a SW 48 Snowcat

Yep you want to look at the passenger side. Should be a line on the balancer. I sand the surface rust off to find the mark
by Wesman07
Mon Mar 05, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: DIY Crossflow Head
Replies: 8
Views: 1573

Re: DIY Crossflow Head

So many legends... such a small forum
by Wesman07
Mon Mar 05, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Fly wheel weight
Replies: 5
Views: 1828

Fly wheel weight

This might be a silly post, but I’m curious... There are quite a few people coming here looking to increase bottom end power. The go to solution is always advancing the cam. Pmuller9 ran some numbers on his engine simulator and noted that there is enough port velocity for complete cylinder fill.... ...
by Wesman07
Sat Mar 03, 2018 8:10 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Permanent 300 Six Cyl Head CFM solutions- A Work in Progress
Replies: 481
Views: 61300

Re: Permanent 300 Six Cyl Head CFM solutions- A Work in Progress

Wonderful. I’m ecstatic on thought of head options.
by Wesman07
Sat Mar 03, 2018 1:26 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Permanent 300 Six Cyl Head CFM solutions- A Work in Progress
Replies: 481
Views: 61300

Re: Permanent 300 Six Cyl Head CFM solutions- A Work in Progress

Ah... Beggars can’t be choosers. Speaking of starting from scratch though... these new heads will most likely require a much different cam than than the “off the shelf” cams we have been using. For instance, it wouldn’t be hard to over cam these motors now if the heads flowed 250+ Is there any plan ...
by Wesman07
Tue Feb 27, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Permanent 300 Six Cyl Head CFM solutions- A Work in Progress
Replies: 481
Views: 61300

Re: Permanent 300 Six Cyl Head CFM solutions- A Work in Progress

Something with injector bungs and fits a 60ish mm throttle body.... like the Jeep 4.0 throttle body
by Wesman07
Mon Feb 26, 2018 10:42 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Permanent 300 Six Cyl Head CFM solutions- A Work in Progress
Replies: 481
Views: 61300

Re: Permanent 300 Six Cyl Head CFM solutions- A Work in Progress

Is there a ball park price? Pics of a prototype?
by Wesman07
Mon Feb 26, 2018 5:30 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Permanent 300 Six Cyl Head CFM solutions- A Work in Progress
Replies: 481
Views: 61300

Re: Permanent 300 Six Cyl Head CFM solutions- A Work in Progress

That’s one small step for man. One giant leap for mankind.
by Wesman07
Sun Feb 11, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Banks sidewinder kit for Jeep 4.0
Replies: 4
Views: 1228

Re: Banks sidewinder kit for Jeep 4.0

Well that’s sounds like a perfect size to compliment the 300. Do you recommend one in that size?
by Wesman07
Sun Feb 11, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Banks sidewinder kit for Jeep 4.0
Replies: 4
Views: 1228

Re: Banks sidewinder kit for Jeep 4.0

Ok well that makes sense... so what your paying for is their research. That makes the intercooled kit at $3,800 sound a little more reasonable. I have not been able to find a turbo sold by it self. I would think it would be too small for a 300, but I guess I won’t know until I measure one or find ou...
by Wesman07
Sat Feb 10, 2018 10:23 pm
Forum: The Truck Stop
Topic: 1986 F250 300 i6 efi conversion, SAS and more
Replies: 14
Views: 2943

Re: 1986 F250 300 i6 efi conversion, SAS and more

I do, but I’m not sure if I can post them. I used an 86 kingpin axle/ 10.25.
by Wesman07
Sat Feb 10, 2018 10:17 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Banks sidewinder kit for Jeep 4.0
Replies: 4
Views: 1228

Banks sidewinder kit for Jeep 4.0

While I was reasearching parts online, I stumbled accross this kit. Does anyone know what turbo this comes with? They are do not mention specs anywhere. I did see 6psi of boost max. Power out put looks stout. http://www.fourwheeler.com/how-to/engine/1506-1999-to-2006-jeep-sidewinder-turbocharger-ins...
by Wesman07
Sat Feb 10, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 I6 EFI performance upgrades
Replies: 277
Views: 53506

Re: 300 I6 EFI performance upgrades

I like to thread them back in the hole they came out of whenever i can. It really helps when bolts vary in length.
by Wesman07
Sat Feb 03, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Throttle body sizing question
Replies: 5
Views: 1038

Re: Throttle body sizing question

Thank you for clarifying.
by Wesman07
Sat Feb 03, 2018 8:20 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Throttle body sizing question
Replies: 5
Views: 1038

Re: Throttle body sizing question

Ok that makes sense. On a fuel injected motor: Stock head flows around 150cfm x 6 cylinders = 900 CFM. So this is absolute max? This calculator suggests a 60mm throttle body for a 300 six seeing 4,000 rpm max. http://www.hipermath.com/math_center/racing_calculations A 60mm throttle body should be in...
by Wesman07
Fri Feb 02, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Throttle body sizing question
Replies: 5
Views: 1038

Throttle body sizing question

There seems to be a wide range of throttle sizing on these motors. I’m getting lost in it all. Factory efi is a dual 43mm (I think) ... which should be around 350 cfm each? Offenhauser recommends a 390-500cfm carb Some people are using the fitec TBI units which flow 1,000 cfm and up Can a throttle b...
by Wesman07
Wed Jan 31, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: "Opening Up" The 300 i6
Replies: 8
Views: 1897

Re: "Opening Up" The 300 i6

Yep, the exhaust will really wake it up. Headers “should” do even more. With the stock computer and injectors, you are limited to 170hp..... but you Can build a significant amount of torque. Exhaust and headers should break the 300ft/lb Mark. We ran some lab top dynos and explored the possiblities o...
by Wesman07
Sat Jan 27, 2018 10:59 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Smart carb
Replies: 35
Views: 3228

Re: Smart carb

FTF , that is a pretty cool carb. I found a great artical on them. http://www.sw-em.com/su_carbs.htm It said they adjust for air mass but not density. So this carb would not self adjust for altitude and temperature change? I'm in search for the simplest fuel delivery system that will compensate for ...
by Wesman07
Fri Jan 26, 2018 5:50 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Smart carb
Replies: 35
Views: 3228

Re: Smart carb

hmm... maybe draw through with a silverback is the only option. I thought for sure I could find something in the aviation world, but no luck. Any issues with the Ak millers draw through set up? Obviously it is more detonation prone and fuel mixing with oil is always a concern. Anyone know where to f...
by Wesman07
Thu Jan 25, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Smart carb
Replies: 35
Views: 3228

Re: Smart carb

FTF: that's a pretty wild design. Do you remember what the benifit of it was?

.... would a lectron carb work if just the slide was removed and a buttfly throttle was before of after it?
by Wesman07
Wed Jan 24, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Smart carb
Replies: 35
Views: 3228

Re: Smart carb

Does this sound right?

Pmuller, did you have an idea for the lectron carbs? I would not want to use 6 carbs at 5-700 a piece.
by Wesman07
Wed Jan 24, 2018 7:02 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Smart carb
Replies: 35
Views: 3228

Re: Smart carb

The guy actually just called me back and we had about a 20 minute discussion. He said " because it is meant to be under vacuum, blow through just creates a mess of everything.... but it works in draw through without an issue. When I set up guys for draw through, I never get a call back." I...
by Wesman07
Wed Jan 24, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Smart carb
Replies: 35
Views: 3228

Re: Smart carb

I'm sorry, I was not clear. The company I called was Silverbackcarbs.
by Wesman07
Wed Jan 24, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Smart carb
Replies: 35
Views: 3228

Re: Smart carb

They make down draft carbs for automibles?
by Wesman07
Wed Jan 24, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Smart carb
Replies: 35
Views: 3228

Re: Smart carb

Exactly. Do you think this is a good idea? I would tune with a wide band. The only electronics would be spark control and maybe a fuel pump
by Wesman07
Wed Jan 24, 2018 9:58 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Smart carb
Replies: 35
Views: 3228

Re: Smart carb

Ah well that makes sense.

Is there anything in particular I should ask him? The needle exchange program was a good one.
by Wesman07
Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Smart carb
Replies: 35
Views: 3228

Re: Smart carb

So I've been searching the Internet for someone who has one. I haven't found a single personal experience. Just a ton of skepticism. If I didn't know for a fact that the design works, I wouldn't even consider them from what I read on the Internet. So I called the company to find out more. The guy wh...
by Wesman07
Tue Jan 23, 2018 11:06 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Smart carb
Replies: 35
Views: 3228

Re: Smart carb

These European bikes come with an adjustable exhaust valve, it's a game changer! That reminds me of the time a Yamaha 400EXUP road bike was shipped to the Engine Engineering Building for evaluation. It was a non-U.S. certified vehicle equipped with a throttle in the exhaust pipe. The group that ord...
by Wesman07
Tue Jan 23, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Smart carb
Replies: 35
Views: 3228

Re: Smart carb

Man a 1976 Bultaco is a good looking bike! The suspensions have really improved from the dampener rod forks, but the motors aren't all that different. I bet peak power if your Bultaco was very close to today's two stroke. They just became more user friendly. It took a real man to ride those bikes. Y...
by Wesman07
Mon Jan 22, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Smart carb
Replies: 35
Views: 3228

Re: Smart carb

Ktm 300 xcw. Wonderful trail bike, smooth yet more power than you will ever need. These European bikes come with an adjustable exhaust valve, it's a game changer! Two strokes have made a big come back in the off-road racing world.... I hope I have the opertunity to swing my leg over a bultaco some d...
by Wesman07
Mon Jan 22, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Smart carb
Replies: 35
Views: 3228

Re: Smart carb

It's not the shiny parts, it's the simplicity of it. This past weekend I went dirt biking in a coal mine with a few buddy's. What we ride is basically goat trail, with sheer cliffs all over... and four inches of snow to complicate things. One of the bikes broke down about ten miles in... of course i...
by Wesman07
Mon Jan 22, 2018 2:01 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Smart carb
Replies: 35
Views: 3228

Re: Smart carb

Whoa...... http://www.silverbackcarbs.com

I think I'm in love
by Wesman07
Mon Jan 22, 2018 5:03 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Smart carb
Replies: 35
Views: 3228

Smart carb

A new product hit the market in the bike world a few years ago, they are known as a smart carb. From what I've been told, there is no main, needle or pilot jet... just a metering needle and a ball and spring that works off of atmospheric pressure. Once you set the carb, you never have to re adjust i...
by Wesman07
Wed Jan 17, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: Fuel Injection - Mega Squirt
Topic: Room for injectors in a log manifold?
Replies: 19
Views: 3588

Re: Room for injectors in a log manifold?

On second thought, it might not be possible. It's hard to take a measurement with the motor together but the fuel rail is 4-5" off of the cylinder head. I think that would be real tight.
by Wesman07
Tue Jan 16, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: EFI swap
Replies: 27
Views: 3287

Re: EFI swap

I stand corrected. Good info!

I do not have a blower on mine.... but I do have an electric fan that runs off a thermostat that receaves constant power. It often kicks on after I shut down... I bet that's saving my butt
by Wesman07
Tue Jan 16, 2018 5:35 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: EFI swap
Replies: 27
Views: 3287

Re: EFI swap

Your truck probably uses a mechanical cable that goes into the tail shaft and not a speed sensor. I think the air pump you are taking about feed air into the cylinder head at the exhaust port. The fresh air feeds oxygen into the exhaust gas so the cat can burn what excaped the combustion camber. You...
by Wesman07
Mon Jan 15, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: Fuel Injection - Mega Squirt
Topic: Room for injectors in a log manifold?
Replies: 19
Views: 3588

Re: Room for injectors in a log manifold?

As always, thank you for your knowledge. I will have to pick up a log manifold and compare it to the injectors in the efi manifold. I think I can make something work well, without making it look like a hack job.
by Wesman07
Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: Fuel Injection - Mega Squirt
Topic: Room for injectors in a log manifold?
Replies: 19
Views: 3588

Re: Room for injectors in a log manifold?

Is there a noticeable difference in tbi to mpi?
by Wesman07
Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: Fuel Injection - Mega Squirt
Topic: Moats Quarter horse
Replies: 10
Views: 2944

Re: Moats Quarter horse

You may want to consider this
http://www.stinger-performance.com/universalparts.html

You'll end up spending about the same, You can do more with it and it has an auto tune feature.
by Wesman07
Sun Jan 14, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: Fuel Injection - Mega Squirt
Topic: Room for injectors in a log manifold?
Replies: 19
Views: 3588

Re: Room for injectors in a log manifold?

I've heard that, but didn't see any in the pictures that I looked up.

Would prefer a stock manifold though. Is there much of a loss if the injectors are sitting more up right? I would imagine fuel puddling would be less of an issue with sequencial injection.
by Wesman07
Sun Jan 14, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: Fuel Injection - Mega Squirt
Topic: Moats Quarter horse
Replies: 10
Views: 2944

Re: Moats Quarter horse

Did you buy all the stuff?

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