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by bubba22349
Sun Sep 02, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: introduction
Replies: 6
Views: 180

Re: introduction

Welcome to the best Ford Six Forum Bradford, good luck on the restoration of the 1961 Comet. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sat Sep 01, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: 1969 Falcon 200 Cobra Jet !!!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 217

Re: 1969 Falcon 200 Cobra Jet !!!!!

I also like those Troque Thrusts (big faveriotes of mine) you were considering and the 15's sure look good on the 1960's and 70's Fords, But a set of new wheels and tires can get real pricey too. Those 14 inch wheels look to be in really good shape so that they could be polished or powder coated and...
by bubba22349
Sat Sep 01, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from new 73 300ci owner!
Replies: 1
Views: 76

Re: Hello from new 73 300ci owner!

A big welcome to the Ford Six Community Hossrod! :beer: Congrats on the P400 they are getting hard to find. The 300 is a great engine to work with and there are many things that can be done to improve their performance and even the economy too. Good luck :thumbup: :rolflmao:
by bubba22349
Sat Sep 01, 2018 11:26 am
Forum: Gasoline Alley
Topic: Hot August Nights 2018 Pictures
Replies: 2
Views: 194

Re: Hot August Nights 2018 Pictures

Looks like some great looking cars and trucks that were there Marco! :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sat Sep 01, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: 1969 Falcon 200 Cobra Jet !!!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 217

Re: 1969 Falcon 200 Cobra Jet !!!!!

Hi falconcritter was just wondering what other plans you have for the Falcon? You and your wife are sure doing some excellent detail work on it good luck. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sat Sep 01, 2018 11:07 am
Forum: Econoline Corner
Topic: Break troubles.
Replies: 6
Views: 470

Re: Break troubles.

Hi FletcherSyntax, just wondering if you made any progress on getting your brakes to work better? :thumbup: :rolflmao:
by bubba22349
Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:58 am
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: Happy Labor Day!
Replies: 2
Views: 253

Re: Happy Labor Day!

Yes :beer: Happy Labor Day, Have some fun with your "car or truck" this weekend! :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: Brakes, Wheels, and Tires
Topic: Brake Line Complete Kits
Replies: 4
Views: 135

Re: Brake Line Complete Kits

In the past I have bought a couple brake line kits they were good, but most of the time I like too just make own. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: 254 Engine Troubles/Questions
Replies: 2
Views: 154

Re: 254 Engine Troubles/Questions

One area they can crack is from the exhaust valve seat to the intake seat or into the water jacket. These can be repaired using the pinning process. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:53 am
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: 67 Mustang Rear Springs
Replies: 16
Views: 365

Re: 67 Mustang Rear Springs

Yes the old bushing would have had a metal sleeve around it, that sleeve will need to be removed first. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Fri Aug 31, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: 1969 Falcon 200 Cobra Jet !!!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 217

Re: 1969 Falcon 200 Cobra Jet !!!!!

Looks great falconcritter! :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Wed Aug 29, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 67 Mustang - Help 1 Barrel to 2 Barrel Acc Linkage
Replies: 22
Views: 700

Re: 67 Mustang - Help 1 Barrel to 2 Barrel Acc Linkage

:hmmm: I would need to see some pictures too tell you though on the Holley the ported vacuum for distributor is on the side of the carb it’s about 3/16 inch. In the above picture the rear of the carb port about 3/8 inch is for your PCV. Good luck :thumbup: :nod: My PCV? is that the plug thats on th...
by bubba22349
Wed Aug 29, 2018 11:14 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New dude looking to stop being a lurker. Haha
Replies: 2
Views: 120

Re: New dude looking to stop being a lurker. Haha

A big welcome :beer: to the best Ford Six site for info and very knowledgeable people on the big Ford sixes! Looks like a great project truck and you picked a great engine for your first build up. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Tue Aug 28, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 67 Mustang - Help 1 Barrel to 2 Barrel Acc Linkage
Replies: 22
Views: 700

Re: 67 Mustang - Help 1 Barrel to 2 Barrel Acc Linkage

:hmmm: I would need to see some pictures too tell you though on the Holley the ported vacuum for distributor is on the side of the carb it’s about 3/16 inch. In the above picture the rear of the carb port about 3/8 inch is for your PCV. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:06 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hellow from KC with a 65 Mustang 200ci
Replies: 1
Views: 102

Re: Hellow from KC with a 65 Mustang 200ci

Welcome to the Ford Six community Miles, good luck on the Mustang repairs, it shouldn't take much time to get everthing back in order so you will be back cruseing. Check you wiring conections there might be some damage to them from the engine movement :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sun Aug 26, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 67 Mustang - Help 1 Barrel to 2 Barrel Acc Linkage
Replies: 22
Views: 700

Re: 67 Mustang - Help 1 Barrel to 2 Barrel Acc Linkage

There should be a vaccum port right on your new carb for the Distribitor, Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Fri Aug 24, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Thanks for the add !
Replies: 2
Views: 103

Re: Thanks for the add !

Welcome to the Ford Six forum Kiko-6cyl! :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Fri Aug 24, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: 250-2V Intake Torque Specs and Pattern
Replies: 3
Views: 109

Re: 250-2V Intake Torque Specs and Pattern

For a 3/8 - 16 the max torque would be 33 FT. LB's good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Fri Aug 24, 2018 12:26 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: 250-2V Intake Torque Specs and Pattern
Replies: 3
Views: 109

Re: 250-2V Intake Torque Specs and Pattern

On a 3/8 24 (US Fine thread) that Ford used, these studs that were a grade 5 torque was 24 to 27 FT LB's. If you used a corse thread or a grade 8 than the torque will be different. Ie a grade 5 corse thread stud would be a max of 23 ft lb. I don't have access to the bolt torque pattern but if you st...
by bubba22349
Fri Aug 24, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Holley 1909 carb
Replies: 3
Views: 161

Re: Holley 1909 carb

Vintage Inlines . com usally has a new universal 1V replacement carb for those Holley's. Good luck in the hunt :thumbup: :nod:

https://www.vintageinlines.com/product- ... t-carb-new
by bubba22349
Wed Aug 22, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Sixes
Topic: 200 vs 223 vs Ford Zephyr 6
Replies: 10
Views: 641

Re: 200 vs 223 vs Ford Zephyr 6

:beer: That's a great score, congrats on finding a Ford Zephyr Mark II 2.6L Six engine! Looks like this first Company (the top link) carries all the stock Ford Zephyr Mark II engine rebuild parts. Second link shows lots of Company's dealing in Ford pats in many different Countries. Third link lists ...
by bubba22349
Tue Aug 21, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: A new forum member.. with a 1947 Ford, 226 c.i. L6 motor (G series)
Replies: 5
Views: 175

Re: A new forum member.. with a 1947 Ford, 226 c.i. L6 motor (G series)

A big welcome to the Ford Six site Walt, sounds like a nice car. Post some pictures of when you can, good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Tue Aug 21, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Holley 1945 Question
Replies: 17
Views: 622

Re: Holley 1945 Question

Hi Joe the one I used to maintain had the Chrysler Industrial slant six. It had a govener that only let it operate at lower rpms to about a max of 2600 rpm. The tune up specs were also a bit different from the cars or pickups too. I.E. had less base timing . Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Tue Aug 21, 2018 9:10 am
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Need HELP to identify the correct throwout bearing to use for my 66 Mustang
Replies: 9
Views: 332

Re: Need HELP to identify the correct throwout bearing to use for my 66 Mustang

X2 Ok the new throw out bearing will work with that arm, just clip it on. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Mon Aug 20, 2018 11:23 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: 66 Mustang in NorCal
Replies: 2
Views: 124

Re: 66 Mustang in NorCal

A big welcome to the Ford Six forum BobSled, :beer: congrats on getting your first car and that's a great one to have. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Mon Aug 20, 2018 11:20 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Need HELP to identify the correct throwout bearing to use for my 66 Mustang
Replies: 9
Views: 332

Re: Need HELP to identify the correct throwout bearing to use for my 66 Mustang

To answer your question would need to see a picture of the throwout bearing arm. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Mon Aug 20, 2018 11:15 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Holley 1945 Question
Replies: 17
Views: 622

Re: Holley 1945 Question

Turning the idle mixture screw in leans it. Is there a governor on it? :nod:
by bubba22349
Mon Aug 20, 2018 10:52 pm
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: 67 Mustang Rear Springs
Replies: 16
Views: 365

Re: 67 Mustang Rear Springs

pic of spring Looking at your above picture, there isn't any evidence that your car ever had those parts! Besides you would need a lot of extra parts (plus all the mounting hardware) to be able to use those rubber insulators. In my opinion it wouldn't be worth it to change to them, good luck :thumb...
by bubba22349
Sun Aug 19, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New Member from Nebraska
Replies: 2
Views: 117

Re: New Member from Nebraska

Welcome to the best site for Ford 300 / 4.9 Six info Doublebarrel727, be sure to post your questions over in the 240 / 300 big six forum were are treasure trove of info and knownageable people will see it. https://fordsix.com/viewforum.php?f=2 Good luck on your mud truck project :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sun Aug 19, 2018 10:04 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New old guy from New York
Replies: 5
Views: 168

Re: New old guy from New York

Welcome into the Ford Six Community Driverdan, and :beer: congrats on your family Falcon Futura! That is wonderful that you are able to keep it in your family and restore it back to orginal. Good luck :nod: :thumbup:
by bubba22349
Sun Aug 19, 2018 9:13 am
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: Weekend Work on the Falcon
Replies: 4
Views: 308

Re: Weekend Work on the Falcon

:beer: looking really great falconcritter, :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Fri Aug 17, 2018 11:50 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Intake to Head Bolt Size
Replies: 3
Views: 162

Re: Intake to Head Bolt Size

The 3/8 X 16 UNC studs should be right I don't know the correct length, my best guess is that they would be about 1 3/4 inches long. But to figure it all out you would only need to know the depth of the stud holes in the head, the thickness of the intake manifold flange, the intake gasket thickness,...
by bubba22349
Thu Aug 16, 2018 10:23 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Thar she blows!
Replies: 4
Views: 207

Re: Thar she blows!

Welcome to the Ford Six site and congrats on getting the P400 moroza, they are really getting hard to find them. Good luck your truck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Mon Aug 13, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: The Truck Stop
Topic: My first 300. Could use some insight.
Replies: 11
Views: 382

Re: My first 300. Could use some insight.

You can check what gear ratio your truck was built with by decoding the door tag info (Warntee or ID tag). Once you have that you can compare what the rear axle ratio that's installed. Sure sounds like it's not geared properly, changing the rear gears to what is normally used with that trans will he...
by bubba22349
Mon Aug 13, 2018 11:06 am
Forum: The Truck Stop
Topic: My first 300. Could use some insight.
Replies: 11
Views: 382

Re: My first 300. Could use some insight.

Welcome to the site KorunRaa, yes the 300 six can get some decent economy (MPG) when everthing is in good condition. With the discription of the symptoms I suspect that the number 5 cylinder has no or very low compression. You need to do a compression check of all the cylinders to be able to analyze...
by bubba22349
Sat Aug 11, 2018 2:50 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Vegas
Replies: 2
Views: 145

Re: Hello from Vegas

Welcome to the Ford Six forum Vegas6, hope your able to keep that 1991 F150 4.9 L going for many more miles. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sat Aug 11, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: VINTAGE CHAMP CAR REPLICA BUILD
Replies: 45
Views: 2873

Re: VINTAGE CHAMP CAR REPLICA BUILD

Looking good FTF! Who is making those timing sets? And thank you for showing the detail differences of the 300 cross flow engines, it seems like these would have been a great evolution of the 300 engine for use in the Ford trucks. California had labeled the 300's U flows as gross polluters, did the ...
by bubba22349
Sat Aug 11, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: New Carb and Ready for Tune
Replies: 34
Views: 1190

Re: New Carb and Ready for Tune

X2 yes use some spray penetrate at the Distribitors base. You could also use a little bit of pressure too on the Distribitor body by using a pry bar or big screwdriver between the oil filter housing i.e. Looking at you 5 th picture above. Then keep working the Distribitor body back and forth a littl...
by bubba22349
Fri Aug 10, 2018 9:58 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 66 falcon wagon
Replies: 6
Views: 426

Re: 66 falcon wagon

One difference is that the Mustang C4’s used a floor shifter. So you might want to check the trans shifter arm (some will have both types) is able to be used with a column shifter if you need to keep that feature. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Thu Aug 09, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: CI/VI head setup questions
Replies: 35
Views: 1300

Re: CI/VI head setup questions

:beer: that's going to be a nice flowing head with the better longer lenght valves. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Thu Aug 09, 2018 12:01 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New guy
Replies: 5
Views: 238

Re: New guy

:beer: welcome to the Ford Six site Blacksheep, lots of those 85 and 86 feedback carb's have been changed over to the 84 down carb and DuraSpark II system to simplify them. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Wed Aug 08, 2018 10:48 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: New Carb and Ready for Tune
Replies: 34
Views: 1190

Re: New Carb and Ready for Tune

Thanks Bubba! After doing some more research I want to make sure I have this right in my mind before I do it this weekend. 1.Set Engine to TDC on Compression Stroke by using 1/2 wrench on the crankshaft pulley. Question: do I need to remove the fan and/or radiator in order to do this. 1.A. No You s...
by bubba22349
Tue Aug 07, 2018 10:19 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: crossflows from queensland
Replies: 4
Views: 210

Re: crossflows from queensland

A big welcome to the Ford Six site xbcoupe73, post some pictures of your car when you can good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Tue Aug 07, 2018 10:14 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New member from Ohio
Replies: 3
Views: 162

Re: New member from Ohio

Hi Titanracing6, welcome to the Ford Six forum. Post some pictures of your 1961 Falcon when you can, good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Mon Aug 06, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: New Carb and Ready for Tune
Replies: 34
Views: 1190

Re: New Carb and Ready for Tune

The body of the Distribitor should be installed so that vacuum advance canister is pointing towards the fuel pump, you can see a good picture of this orientation in Xtancy's post # 5 in the below link. The rest of the info on installing a Distribitor is in my above post. Good luck :thumbup: :nod: Fo...
by bubba22349
Sun Aug 05, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Cracked 300 6 block
Replies: 4
Views: 606

Re: Cracked 300 6 block

I'm hoping the sealer does it. No funds for anything major. I know about the stitching, but trying to understand with 12 or 16 lbs of pressure how much larger the crack can get. Also, with stitching, you'd get shavings inside the water jacket. Would drilling, tapping and installing a plug at each e...
by bubba22349
Sat Aug 04, 2018 8:30 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: I'm waffleing!
Replies: 13
Views: 523

Re: I'm waffleing!

Doh... I do have this 1975 302 to rebuild...I'm just wondering what parts to put into it to make it better. I'm not looking for a race car, just a bit of a sleeper. Regards, Alex Though I could give you a recipe for a 302 it’s Not really the scope of the Ford Six site! Besides 302’s don’t have much...
by bubba22349
Sat Aug 04, 2018 8:25 am
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Price of a used tranny
Replies: 4
Views: 277

Re: Price of a used tranny

:beer: congrats sounds like you got a great deal at 500.00. Best of luck on the trans repair or replacement. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sat Aug 04, 2018 8:23 am
Forum: Electrical, Audio, and Electronics
Topic: Turn sigs dont blink
Replies: 6
Views: 232

Re: Turn sigs dont blink

:beer: yep many times it's so simple, congrats on finding and fixing it. :thumbup: :nod:

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