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by BigBlue94
Sun Mar 22, 2020 5:54 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Forged crank from Rockauto?
Replies: 21
Views: 3932

Re: Forged crank from Rockauto?

... As well as the Clark adapter and the giant, belt driven air compressor off the 300. I'd like to see what that looks like. Ask and thou shalt recieve! https://i.imgur.com/KU59H83.jpg https://i.imgur.com/E0HCoEJ.jpg https://i.imgur.com/UNC8jzH.jpg Other side of said engine. Same one with the oil ...
by BigBlue94
Sun Mar 22, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Forged crank from Rockauto?
Replies: 21
Views: 3932

Re: Forged crank from Rockauto?

I misunderstood him, he pulled the crank anyways. But for 35 bucks, I think he got a good deal regardless. He is slowly gathering parts for a 300 build. Has the intake and HD exhaust off that truck, the crank, a 240 head, and a points dizzy. As well as the Clark adapter and the giant, belt driven ai...
by BigBlue94
Sun Mar 22, 2020 12:36 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Forged crank from Rockauto?
Replies: 21
Views: 3932

Re: Forged crank from Rockauto?

Thanks guys. I thought it looked different than the crank in my engine, but I've only seen a couple 300 cranks in person. I agree it looks very clean. I'll let him know. He did snag the adapter to mount a Clark 5 speed to any SBF bellhousing pattern.
by BigBlue94
Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Forged crank from Rockauto?
Replies: 21
Views: 3932

Re: Forged crank from Rockauto?

Can anyone tell if this is a forged crank by the picture? It's an online buddy who found a heavy truck (f650?) with a 300. It even had a huge industrial engine driven air compressor. He snagged the manifolds, and they now have the engine on the engine pile. If you cant tell, is there an easy way I c...
by BigBlue94
Fri Mar 20, 2020 12:24 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: I'm back
Replies: 9
Views: 2663

Re: I'm back

Welcome back, from a fellow 309 owner! Is that a cobra kit car? With a 300!? Fuggin awesome
by BigBlue94
Mon Mar 16, 2020 10:32 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Exhaust manifolds
Replies: 20
Views: 5885

Re: Exhaust manifolds

It is possible to get to the starter IIRC, but not very easy. It's been running the same large case ford starter for years with no issues. Even in moab when the engine was at 240° from the headers heatsoak, the starter had no issues. While reinstalling my Clifford headers yesterday, I took a gander...
by BigBlue94
Mon Mar 16, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: EFI on factory intake? Dependability?
Replies: 33
Views: 5178

Re: EFI on factory intake? Dependability?

The adapter can be made like an inverted Y-pipe for exhaust. Mount the proper flanges on and bolt it in. The offenhauser Dual Port manifold is optimal for low end torque, but due to design, the carb mounting can be tricky with something other than a 4bbl. The Offy C and Clifford are open style, so t...
by BigBlue94
Sat Mar 14, 2020 3:31 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Turbos and. Fords
Replies: 14
Views: 3288

Re: Turbos and. Fords

I have been told the Borg Warner T179079 off of International Navistar T466 diesel sixes will work, but would be on the large side. These can be found on school buses, reefer trucks, and armored trucks in junkyards for cheap, under $100. They are also easily pulled, as the hang off the side of the e...
by BigBlue94
Sat Mar 14, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: EFI on factory intake? Dependability?
Replies: 33
Views: 5178

Re: EFI on factory intake? Dependability?

You'll need an adapter to mate the Holley 2bbl Sniper efi to your current manifold. I would suggest finding an offenhauser C or Clifford intake manifold and bolt a sniper to that. You'll probably pick up 50 horses and ft/lbs, which you'll definitely want. But it will also improve drivability and pro...
by BigBlue94
Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:30 pm
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: Big Six Brother in need
Replies: 2
Views: 3877

Big Six Brother in need

Hello all, I have a request that hopefully someone can contribute to. Our fellow member, AbandonedBronco's wife has been battling cancer for over 2 years and she is nearly to the end. I doubt she will see April, let alone St. Patrick's day. Justin is off work taking care of her round the clock and f...
by BigBlue94
Tue Mar 10, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Starter fitment
Replies: 40
Views: 5069

Re: Starter fitment

Hi sdiesel, as far as I know only the aftermarket made starters are the gear reduction type you can tell the differance by there case shape plus a Solinoid mounted on the case like GM did see below lintk for an example. Over the years I have been inside to repair most of the Ford used starters from...
by BigBlue94
Tue Mar 10, 2020 10:56 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: New distributor available
Replies: 6
Views: 1515

Re: New distributor available

Whoa, and I thought the DUI HEI was expensive! That does look real nice though, and has lots of features
by BigBlue94
Sat Mar 07, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Starter fitment
Replies: 40
Views: 5069

Re: Starter fitment

I occurs to me that there is a tooth difference. Years ago I went through a pair of Napa starters due to the teeth not matching. This may be just my memory failing but it seems there were different tooth counts and somewhere on this forum that was discussed I thought the 300 and 351w had the same t...
by BigBlue94
Fri Mar 06, 2020 5:59 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Starter fitment
Replies: 40
Views: 5069

Re: Starter fitment

My 96 F350 had a 351 and c6 from the factory with a small starter. That's what I'd get to use.
by BigBlue94
Fri Mar 06, 2020 11:02 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Intake manifolds
Replies: 62
Views: 11389

Re: Intake manifolds

It's a 96, special order even...

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by BigBlue94
Thu Mar 05, 2020 4:57 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Intake manifolds
Replies: 62
Views: 11389

Re: Intake manifolds

This is the later EFI upper intake manifold. The clear difference is in the angle of the center two runners. On these late ones, they are all six angled the same. This one was MAF. The early ones have taller center runners with a sharper bend. https://www.supermotors.net/getfile/1157887/fullsize/202...
by BigBlue94
Mon Mar 02, 2020 5:36 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: My 142F is here.
Replies: 9
Views: 1769

Re: My 142F is here.

I have nothing to add other than I love my Schneider 140H. Agreed that they were a pleasure to do business with.
by BigBlue94
Wed Feb 26, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Next build phase-Intake and ignition
Replies: 76
Views: 8832

Re: Next build phase-Intake and ignition

I'm running a DUI HEI on mine and love it. Only about 2500 miles though.

AbandonedBronco has a thread here recently about detonation destroying his engine. Theres pics in there about his DUI failing.
by BigBlue94
Sun Feb 23, 2020 2:00 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Oil pumps and oil pans
Replies: 11
Views: 4127

Re: Oil pumps and oil pans

Oil pan stiffening rails, along with a set for a SBF v8. From what I can gather, these were found on the EFI engines.

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by BigBlue94
Sat Feb 22, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Rattle Can Blue Ford 1971 Engine Paint ????????????
Replies: 8
Views: 1781

Re: Rattle Can Blue Ford 1971 Engine Paint ????????????

I used Old Ford Blue on my 85 300. Duplicolor engine enamel. https://www.supermotors.net/getfile/1148275/fullsize/20190429_185117.jpg https://www.supermotors.net/getfile/1152121/fullsize/20190731_182210.jpg https://www.supermotors.net/getfile/1145491/fullsize/20190206_143907.jpg
by BigBlue94
Fri Feb 21, 2020 3:56 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 6 swap 1964 Dodge W300 Former Military Truck
Replies: 50
Views: 4821

Re: 300 6 swap 1964 Dodge W300 Former Military Truck

So should I just run a stock rod and piston then I’m very confused lol. That would be perfectly fine for your build. The longer a piston skirt is, the more stable the piston will be in the bore. And while reducing rotating mass is beneficial for making power on the drag strip, a heavier rotating ma...
by BigBlue94
Fri Feb 21, 2020 12:58 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 6 swap 1964 Dodge W300 Former Military Truck
Replies: 50
Views: 4821

Re: 300 6 swap 1964 Dodge W300 Former Military Truck

I need to make sure I can run on cheap gas would that bring CR above what puller recommended? That would depend on cam choice, but yes, these pistons would bump CR slightly. They have a 15cc dish, vs the 22cc dish that paul pointed out. Mine will run on 87 octane, but does like the 91 better. My dy...
by BigBlue94
Fri Feb 21, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Oil pumps and oil pans
Replies: 11
Views: 4127

Re: Oil pumps and oil pans

There were steel oil pan rail stiffening supports available. They fit in the lipped rail if the pan, and then the assembly was bolted down. It was a pair, one for each long side. They helped provide a better seal against leaks. I dont have any pics. They came on the efi trucks. Below is my best on ...
by BigBlue94
Wed Feb 19, 2020 3:31 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 6 swap 1964 Dodge W300 Former Military Truck
Replies: 50
Views: 4821

Re: 300 6 swap 1964 Dodge W300 Former Military Truck

I'm an hour west of Kansas City, so not super far. It's from a 96 f350 dually dump truck, meaning balljoints, not kingpins. To convert to single wheel, you just need the brake rotors from a SRW axle, and to remove the dually spacer and rotor. I have the steering, trackbar and both brackets, and the ...
by BigBlue94
Wed Feb 19, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 6 swap 1964 Dodge W300 Former Military Truck
Replies: 50
Views: 4821

Re: 300 6 swap 1964 Dodge W300 Former Military Truck

I have no idea I’d have to get a picture what does that mean btw? Well, there were two common oil pans for the 240/300. One is a rear sump and one is a middle sump. Applications vary. Yours looks like the industrial full sump, but then is deeper in the rear like a rear sump. Kinda hard to tell. I h...
by BigBlue94
Wed Feb 19, 2020 11:50 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 6 swap 1964 Dodge W300 Former Military Truck
Replies: 50
Views: 4821

Re: 300 6 swap 1964 Dodge W300 Former Military Truck

Welcome!

Is it my eyes playing tricks on me or is this a ginormous oil pan?

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by BigBlue94
Wed Feb 19, 2020 10:44 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Exhaust manifolds
Replies: 20
Views: 5885

Re: Exhaust manifolds

It is possible to get to the starter IIRC, but not very easy. It's been running the same large case ford starter for years with no issues. Even in moab when the engine was at 240° from the headers heatsoak, the starter had no issues.
by BigBlue94
Tue Feb 18, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: A question about aftermarket TBI?
Replies: 29
Views: 4042

Re: A question about aftermarket TBI?

Dont fear the gear! I get 12mpg on the highway at 3000 rpms with my np435, 4.56 gears, and 37s. That's with a 4bbl and performance oriented build, also with the Schneider 140H. My bronco will creep at barely 2 mph. And has power as soon as I open the throttle. The np435 has the best low gear option ...
by BigBlue94
Thu Feb 13, 2020 8:45 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Mixed-use Carb Decision
Replies: 5
Views: 1488

Re: Mixed-use Carb Decision

Quickfuel slayer 450. It's a Holley 4160 with adjustments galore. It has replaceable air bleeds and power valve restrictors. I made one modification to mine, removing the fuel bowl vent tube and replacing with a home built one like on the truck avenger. Works well on the street and in the rocks of ...
by BigBlue94
Wed Feb 12, 2020 12:09 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Mixed-use Carb Decision
Replies: 5
Views: 1488

Re: Mixed-use Carb Decision

Quickfuel slayer 450. It's a Holley 4160 with adjustments galore. It has replaceable air bleeds and power valve restrictors. I made one modification to mine, removing the fuel bowl vent tube and replacing with a home built one like on the truck avenger. Works well on the street and in the rocks of M...
by BigBlue94
Wed Feb 12, 2020 10:48 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Exhaust manifolds
Replies: 20
Views: 5885

Re: Exhaust manifolds

I'll add pics to supplement my previous post. Clifford truck headers, after 15 years. https://www.supermotors.net/getfile/1130947/fullsize/20180329_075317.jpg After a treatment of Jet-hot 2000° offroad coating. https://www.supermotors.net/getfile/1146572/fullsize/20190316_145245.jpg Close up of the ...
by BigBlue94
Fri Feb 07, 2020 11:58 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Picked up a Turbo
Replies: 58
Views: 6913

Re: Picked up a Turbo

I think you should read this thread and reconsider what's possible on a run of the mill Bridgeport. https://grassrootsmotorsports.com/forum/build-projects-and-project-cars/frankenferrari-v12-ferrari-308/148959/page1/ Ugh, if only I had a Bridgeport! That's what I learned on in school. My machine is...
by BigBlue94
Fri Feb 07, 2020 9:27 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Picked up a Turbo
Replies: 58
Views: 6913

Re: Picked up a Turbo

I dont think I could, or would be able to do the valve seats on my mill. I think you should read this thread and reconsider what's possible on a run of the mill Bridgeport. https://grassrootsmotorsports.com/forum/build-projects-and-project-cars/frankenferrari-v12-ferrari-308/148959/page1/ Ugh, if o...
by BigBlue94
Thu Feb 06, 2020 10:12 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Picked up a Turbo
Replies: 58
Views: 6913

Re: Picked up a Turbo

That I am aware of. The coolant passages arent a problem, as i own a mill and can use it. You can use spacers to use a standard 351c intake, or they sell intakes for it. Again, not a big issue. For 400 bucks, the intake may be worth not having to make the spacers. Also, cheap considering the 351 efi...
by BigBlue94
Thu Feb 06, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Picked up a Turbo
Replies: 58
Views: 6913

Re: Picked up a Turbo

Well the budget build seems to have grown by two cylinders and they bent into a vee. I'm thinking in the sake of budget, of using the running 351w in the crawler truck. I found a set of D1AE-CB open chamber 2v Cleveland heads in the JY today. I'm assuming they have been at least gone over once befor...
by BigBlue94
Thu Feb 06, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Intake manifolds
Replies: 62
Views: 11389

Re: Intake manifolds

As for efi uppers, I saw the same on both two a couple vans and 3 pickups today in the JY. It has something to do with the angles and radii of the runners iirc. I know 87 only had an almost carburetor style hot air choke. Not sure if it would coincide? The stock efi fuel rail would most certainly wo...
by BigBlue94
Wed Feb 05, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Oil pumps and oil pans
Replies: 11
Views: 4127

Re: Oil pumps and oil pans

There were steel oil pan rail stiffening supports available. They fit in the lipped rail if the pan, and then the assembly was bolted down. It was a pair, one for each long side. They helped provide a better seal against leaks. I dont have any pics.
by BigBlue94
Wed Feb 05, 2020 12:12 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Intake manifolds
Replies: 62
Views: 11389

Re: Intake manifolds

Arse, are the efi lowers the same? I'm aware of the upper height difference.

AbandonedBronco is running the Holley 2bbl Sniper on his 300 on an Offy-C manifold. I've ridden in it and the driveability and power is great.
by BigBlue94
Wed Feb 05, 2020 11:59 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Water pumps
Replies: 17
Views: 4364

Re: Water pumps

I use supermotors to host my pics. 13 years and have lost nothing. They go down from time to time, but always come back.

I am running a Flowkooler WP on my E5TE block with no spacer or any clearance issues. The 85 style uses the thread-on fan clutch. I was very impressed by the construction quality.
by BigBlue94
Wed Feb 05, 2020 11:54 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: valve & lifter covers
Replies: 11
Views: 3944

Re: valve & lifter covers

Just fyi, my PBF valve cover clears the HS roller rockers on an 85 head with 10.25" pushrods, with the marshall spacer. No baffle cutting required.
by BigBlue94
Tue Feb 04, 2020 12:09 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: valve & lifter covers
Replies: 11
Views: 3944

Re: valve & lifter covers

The marshall spacer was available last year. I am running one, though it does have some quirks. It does not fit inside the lip of the 84 and back valve cover. You must use a doubled gasket or other method to seal it. I have not had any leaks with it. Also the "EFI" cover came out in 85 whe...
by BigBlue94
Tue Feb 04, 2020 11:19 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Cylinder heads valves and rockers
Replies: 66
Views: 9915

Re: Cylinder heads valves and rockers

I see one of my pics in there! It's the oval pushrod hole example, and all I can say is it's a 300 head, from a 240 in a 74 e100.

I bought the oversize valves from SI last year for my 85 head. I'll see what info I can dig up.
by BigBlue94
Mon Feb 03, 2020 5:29 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Exhaust manifolds
Replies: 20
Views: 5885

Re: Exhaust manifolds

The Clifford truck headers fit well on an 85 bronco. They have 1.625" primaries and 2.5" collectors.
by BigBlue94
Mon Feb 03, 2020 5:15 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Intake manifolds
Replies: 62
Views: 11389

Re: Intake manifolds

The Clifford single 4bbl intake is not exactly that. It is an open plenum and needs an adapter for whatever carb or throttle body you put on it. It does have bosses cast in for fuel injectors. No adapter https://www.supermotors.net/getfile/1134473/fullsize/20180604_164458.jpg Holley 4bbl adapter htt...
by BigBlue94
Fri Jan 31, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Picked up a Turbo
Replies: 58
Views: 6913

Re: Picked up a Turbo

Come to think of it, 12"/hr in a 8n sized tractor would be pretty useful for using the tractor as a big crowbar for pulling heavy objects. You could attach a tow strap/cable to the front, wind the tractor up until it's about to go over on the operator and then have the vehicle on the other end...
by BigBlue94
Fri Jan 31, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Picked up a Turbo
Replies: 58
Views: 6913

Re: Picked up a Turbo

Unless you have some serious wheelbase constraints (i.e. Bronco) there is no reason to seek out a 205 as your rear transfer case in this day and age. An NVG 271 will bolt right up and even after a 2:1 reduction it's seeing no more input torque from our 300s than it would be behind a turned up PSD o...
by BigBlue94
Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:30 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Picked up a Turbo
Replies: 58
Views: 6913

Re: Picked up a Turbo

Concerning transfer cases, in this shop I have a Rubicon case with 4,1 ratio it's drawback is it's circumference, and it's input shaft. Otherwise the box will bolt up to the back of the zf transmission with no issue. The drive shaft offset is , I believe a problem too with compound front shaft angl...
by BigBlue94
Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Picked up a Turbo
Replies: 58
Views: 6913

Re: Picked up a Turbo

For a rock crawler, you really need two things. A super low 1st gear (or a 4:1 box or a doubler), and if you intend to drive the thing on the highway, overdrive. Wide ratio transmissions work best. And for those who like math, there is a simple formula to calculate just how wide ratio a given trans...
by BigBlue94
Wed Jan 29, 2020 7:37 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Picked up a Turbo
Replies: 58
Views: 6913

Re: Picked up a Turbo

that 5.72 to 1 granny ratio is so nice Yes it is. I miss my Bronco once in a while. It's crawl ratio was 5.72 x 2.69 x 3.55 = 54.62. Not too shabby. With 5.13's it would have been 78.93. Typical torque converter multiplication is somewhere between 1.8-2.5:1 at stall. The math isn't precise, but a 2...

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