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by bubba22349
Mon Oct 08, 2018 1:29 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Harland Sharp Rollers on EFI
Replies: 6
Views: 674

Re: Harland Sharp Rollers on EFI

:D your very welcome. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Mon Oct 08, 2018 1:18 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: cannot leave well enough alone-Fords Y pipe
Replies: 16
Views: 586

Re: cannot leave well enough alone-Fords Y pipe

I looked at the walker pipe for my 351w... the head pipes joined at a 90° angle! That just won't do. So I made my own, which lead to me making one for my 300 powered bronco with long tubes as well. It (300 system) has 2.5 inch "downpipes" merging into a single 3" pipe by way of a flo...
by bubba22349
Sun Oct 07, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Just a little 200 with a turbo (specs, videos, etc)
Replies: 14
Views: 729

Re: Just a little 200 with a turbo (specs, videos, etc)

Nice build looks like a lot of fun too! :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sun Oct 07, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Harland Sharp Rollers on EFI
Replies: 6
Views: 674

Re: Harland Sharp Rollers on EFI

Yes these new roller rockers have been discussed on a few posts recently by pmuller9 in the Turbo forum at least one of these current 300 builds have already bought and are going to use them. Ok so here you go on the link https://www.summitracing.com/oh/parts/scc-scp1059/applications/make/ford?prefi...
by bubba22349
Sun Oct 07, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Bit of guidance.
Replies: 16
Views: 1431

Re: Bit of guidance.

HI psa1sonic, just curious how your 300 engine build is coming? :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sun Oct 07, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Harland Sharp Rollers on EFI
Replies: 6
Views: 674

Re: Harland Sharp Rollers on EFI

I think most people at least need to add a second valve cover gasket and or use a 1/4 spacer to raise the valve cover up for the roller rocker clearance. If your still keeping the EFI system then you might also need to use a spacer between the upper and lower intakes. By the way recently Scorpion ca...
by bubba22349
Sun Oct 07, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Question about distributor installation
Replies: 2
Views: 255

Re: Question about distributor installation

The EFI engines have two sets of timing marks! One is a gun site type that's located on the passenger side this Mark I think is a wider square cut and deeper, the other Mark is the one you need it's a regular type of V grove. Keep looking! Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sun Oct 07, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Gasoline Alley
Topic: Latest project swapping a 351c into my 67 Mustang
Replies: 2
Views: 457

Re: Latest project swapping a 351c into my 67 Mustang

:hmmm: Well I think there maybe some confuseion going on here. :shock: Do you not realize this site is all about promoting, discussing, and working on the Ford Six'es?
by bubba22349
Sun Oct 07, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Rear gears
Replies: 1
Views: 339

Re: Rear gears

:hmmm: not enough info for me to answer much, your not looseing any torque but maybe your not using the torque you have very well. Depending on how you use your truck, tire size ect. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sun Oct 07, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Dual outlet headers
Replies: 1
Views: 1506

Re: Dual outlet headers

Contact Vintage Inlines LLC. (VintageInlines.com) they have two duel exhaust systems designed for our Inline six'es. One that was based on the factory Hi Performace 289 duel exhaust that might work for you. They also have a duel outlet header that fits with this kit too. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sun Oct 07, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: car jumping in gear
Replies: 78
Views: 3053

Re: car jumping in gear

:hmmm: Yes replacing the piñon seal is doable, though most times this job it's not done correctly so it doesn't fix the real problem. :shock: If you don't replace the old crush sleeve with the new seal and make sure the bearing preload & gear patern are both set right, it likely won't last and o...
by bubba22349
Sat Oct 06, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: This might be a silly question....
Replies: 25
Views: 1803

Re: This might be a silly question....

:beer: Congrats on finding and fixing the problem! :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sat Oct 06, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: The fine points of pointless (Duraspark) distributors
Replies: 15
Views: 646

Re: The fine points of pointless (Duraspark) distributors

The major differences between the DSI and DSII are the ICM used (control box) and the Distribitor Cap size the DSI used a small cap the DSII used and wider cap, the caps and ICM can be interchanged.Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sat Oct 06, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Oil Pressure
Replies: 43
Views: 1220

Re: Oil Pressure

:rolflmao: Yes and a bad water pump can sound like a good water pump even if it's only 2 or 3 months old! I had replaced the water pump on my 1977 Maverick in summer of 77 with a rebuilt cast iron water pump. :shock: This pump didn't leak or have any bearing noise but within a short amount of time t...
by bubba22349
Fri Oct 05, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Engine temps are still going higher than I would like.
Replies: 19
Views: 585

Re: Engine temps are still going higher than I would like.

FTF, I think the T Stat starts to open at 8 to 10 degrees before its rating. :shock: but I could also be wrong since its been a long time since I tested one in a pan of heated water with a thermometer. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Fri Oct 05, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Engine vibration (torque bars)
Replies: 9
Views: 355

Re: Engine vibration (torque bars)

A quick down and dirty way to do a strap for the engine is to use a piece of cable or chain. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Fri Oct 05, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Engine temps are still going higher than I would like.
Replies: 19
Views: 585

Re: Engine temps are still going higher than I would like.

Yes I do have a temp gun. When it was over 100* down here the temp was going to 210*. It should hold what ever temp is selected with the thermostat. I had a160* t-stat in it when it was going over 200*. I measured the radiator temp split and it was over 40*. And yes it's a shroud so it pulls air th...
by bubba22349
Fri Oct 05, 2018 12:23 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Engine temps are still going higher than I would like.
Replies: 19
Views: 585

Re: Engine temps are still going higher than I would like.

:hmmm: sounds like your engine is operating at normal Temps to me! Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Thu Oct 04, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Set the points gap or dwell angle?
Replies: 5
Views: 260

Re: Set the points gap or dwell angle?

Setting the points with a feeler gauge is only a ball park setting to get the engine running. Using a Tach / Dwell meter to set the Dwell Angle will give the best tune up. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Wed Oct 03, 2018 8:10 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Progressive 2 barrel orientation
Replies: 22
Views: 1053

Re: Progressive 2 barrel orientation

The bottom of the plenum is cast with ridges. I think this was done for a reason. Should I machine some ridges in the dome shaped turtle? I think the ridges in the plentum Floor are to help keep fuel suspended in the air / fuel mix (by some turbulence). Nice work on those parts! Good luck :thumbup:...
by bubba22349
Wed Oct 03, 2018 12:11 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New to the forum
Replies: 3
Views: 225

Re: New to the forum

Welcome to the Ford Six forums home of a treasure trove of knowledgeable people and info on the Big Six! Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Wed Oct 03, 2018 12:05 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: car jumping in gear
Replies: 78
Views: 3053

Re: car jumping in gear

I followed "how to install neutral safety switch" guidance I found on net. There's small hole on switch cover which should be lined up with hole inside. I did line up, but than the holes on switch for screws were off (not lined up) with holes on switch. I couldn't screw the switch on tran...
by bubba22349
Tue Oct 02, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: car jumping in gear
Replies: 78
Views: 3053

Re: car jumping in gear

Sounds like the NS switch needs some slight adjustment so it starts correctly. The switch has slots to allow it to turn a little, when it’s rigjt it will start in park and neutral. On the lights could be several things start by cleaning all the wire conections, then also test the dimmer and headligh...
by bubba22349
Tue Oct 02, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: The fine points of pointless (Duraspark) distributors
Replies: 15
Views: 646

Re: The fine points of pointless (Duraspark) distributors

Yes the advance rate can be modded the distributors have two different advance rates built in then the springs can be changed. There is a man over on the Ford-trucks.com site called the number dummy (tetired Ford parts) that has manuals and can likely tell you about those two distributors. Good luck...
by bubba22349
Tue Oct 02, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: My First Car is an '83 Fairmont
Replies: 6
Views: 267

Re: My First Car is an '83 Fairmont

A big welcome to the Ford Six Forums and :beer: congrats on getting your first car. Good luck on the maintenance items should be ready and back on the road in short order. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Tue Oct 02, 2018 9:37 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: The fine points of pointless (Duraspark) distributors
Replies: 15
Views: 646

Re: The fine points of pointless (Duraspark) distributors

The two above linked DuraSpark II distributors are basically the same, the advance curves (total amount of advance and rpm it comes in may differ some). If you can find out more info of there stock use then you can pick which one matches your trucks needs. Correct on the LOD distributors with this e...
by bubba22349
Tue Oct 02, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: information about cylinder heads. SP and max econo (argentina)
Replies: 17
Views: 893

Re: information about cylinder heads. SP and max econo (argentina)

:beer: those are really nice looking heads sure would like to try one on a build. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Tue Oct 02, 2018 9:11 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: hello from Argentina
Replies: 15
Views: 483

Re: hello from Argentina

:beer: WOW those Falcons are screaming around the track! It looks like a lot of fun. Thank you for posting those :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Tue Oct 02, 2018 12:53 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 1 barell adapter with 2 barrel carb
Replies: 15
Views: 630

Re: 1 barell adapter with 2 barrel carb

bubba22349 ---After reading a little more it looks like the chrome unit will will work fine for a basic stock street motor. The only changes to my 300 motor are Headman headers, Dual exhaust system, 2x1 intake adapter with Holley two barrel carb (soon to be a 2150 Autolite two barrel). Am I underst...
by bubba22349
Mon Oct 01, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Help with odd rough idle on a 170inline.
Replies: 16
Views: 698

Re: Help with odd rough idle on a 170inline.

Depends on the carb but if it happens to be the stock Autolite carb the top can be pulled carefully without taking the carb off the engine. Yes those points look like they need to at least be cleaned up with a point file or replaced. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Mon Oct 01, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello everyone!!
Replies: 4
Views: 305

Re: Hello everyone!!

Welcome to the Ford Six forums loudnextreme, :beer: congrats that's is one great looking Mustang! Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Mon Oct 01, 2018 9:44 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 1 barell adapter with 2 barrel carb
Replies: 15
Views: 630

Re: 1 barell adapter with 2 barrel carb

Hi old28racer, I used the chrome box and got 15 mpg out of that old Olds in my 56 race car hauler. I would try the blue box for a looking for better MPG rig. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Mon Oct 01, 2018 9:37 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Horn, Deceleration, Alternator Light. Any connection?
Replies: 4
Views: 421

Re: Horn, Deceleration, Alternator Light. Any connection?

X2 Yes sounds like a wiring short or the Horn Relay or a horn maybe bad, start testing. Check battery voltage both with using the horn and also with out. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Mon Oct 01, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: The fine points of pointless (Duraspark) distributors
Replies: 15
Views: 646

Re: The fine points of pointless (Duraspark) distributors

Here is a post I did on wiring the DSII using all stock Ford parts i.e. the DS II Distribitor, Blue stran relef DS II IGN Box, stock DS II coil and a factory wire harness. There a number of ways to wire a DuraSpark II system (DSII) depending on how much rewiring of your car you want to do. Here is h...
by bubba22349
Mon Oct 01, 2018 9:17 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 1 barell adapter with 2 barrel carb
Replies: 15
Views: 630

Re: 1 barell adapter with 2 barrel carb

bubba22349 --- Thanks for the information. Do you have a part # / name / picture of the Mopar electronic ignistion box you are talking about? X2 yes the web site that Harte3 listed (http://www.gofastforless.com) it has all the info on how to do it. I put this system on my 1956 F350 before 1977 (it ...
by bubba22349
Mon Oct 01, 2018 12:23 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Help with odd rough idle on a 170inline.
Replies: 16
Views: 698

Re: Help with odd rough idle on a 170inline.

Check your fuel filter first then check the carb's float and the wet fuel level. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sun Sep 30, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: Brakes, Wheels, and Tires
Topic: Mag Rims Redone .... Can"t Use can anybody tell me application ?
Replies: 1
Views: 346

Re: Mag Rims Redone .... Can"t Use can anybody tell me application ?

Those look to be a uni-lug type wheel so they will have two different sizes a narrow pattern and then also a wider one. Those wheels should fit quite a few different 4 lug car models see below lug patteren chart to research that. Good luck :thumbup: :nod: https://www.roadkillcustoms.com/wheel-bolt-p...
by bubba22349
Sun Sep 30, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: car jumping in gear
Replies: 78
Views: 3053

Re: car jumping in gear

I am probably going to replace head gasket for now, I'd do full engine rebuilt later..... I will check freezing plugs, I might of missed.... I found out I do not have kickdown cable.... Is this what I need for fairlane 66? https://www.cjponyparts.com/scott-drake-transmission-kick-down-cable-kit-196...
by bubba22349
Sun Sep 30, 2018 1:47 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 1 barell adapter with 2 barrel carb
Replies: 15
Views: 630

Re: 1 barell adapter with 2 barrel carb

Yes for sure the Autolite 1.08 should give you a little better MPG vs the Holley 350. Something else that you can do is use a Mopar electronic ignistion box with your P & C Distribitor for a hotter spark and an extra bonus is that the points / condesor will last forever too. Good luck :thumbup: ...
by bubba22349
Sat Sep 29, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Intro
Replies: 1
Views: 191

Re: Intro

Welcome to the Ford Six forums Max_Effort, we have lots of knowledgeable people and the largest treasure trove of info anywhere on the Ford Big Six's! Good luck on your journey with these great engines. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sat Sep 29, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: hello from Argentina
Replies: 15
Views: 483

Re: hello from Argentina

Welcome to the Ford Six forums Facundo, thank you very much for posting the pictures of your 221 we don't often get to see much of the 221 or 188 engine details here in the US. So if you want to post lots more and provide more details than I for one will enjoy getting to know about them. Good luck o...
by bubba22349
Sat Sep 29, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: car jumping in gear
Replies: 78
Views: 3053

Re: car jumping in gear

I will check freezing plugs, but I am skeptical they're leaking. I replaced those when I purchased the car. It's something internal, I am afraid. I have new water pump ready to install, I probably replace head gasket with it, it's not big deal. Any brand recommended/should stay away? The emergency ...
by bubba22349
Sat Sep 29, 2018 11:22 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: This might be a silly question....
Replies: 25
Views: 1803

Re: This might be a silly question....

I'm pretty sure it's the wrong balancer. I made my own mark with chisel and highlighted it with a paint pen. I don't think I left a galley plug out. I haven't found any leftover plugs laying on my work bench. If I did it would have to be under the timing cover. Can I get to it without pulling the c...
by bubba22349
Sat Sep 29, 2018 12:28 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: This might be a silly question....
Replies: 25
Views: 1803

Re: This might be a silly question....

On the low oil pressure sometimes an oil galley plug gets left out during the reassembly. I would say this could be the problem instead of the oil pump, Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sat Sep 29, 2018 12:20 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: car jumping in gear
Replies: 78
Views: 3053

Re: car jumping in gear

I did not have time to do anything suggested so far. I just drive..... Hope to do next weekend. I was told timing should be done with some vacuum gauge, not light, since engine is old..? The car drives much better, around 35% power increase.... While working on NS switch I noticed coolant leaking b...
by bubba22349
Sat Sep 29, 2018 12:06 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Hot water plate questions
Replies: 6
Views: 428

Re: Hot water plate questions

In some applications the throdle linkage pivot pin mounts there. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Fri Sep 28, 2018 10:31 pm
Forum: Aluminum Cylinder Head
Topic: CI/VI head setup questions
Replies: 37
Views: 4757

Re: CI/VI head setup questions

:beer: thats beautiful port work and some really great looking rods too :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Fri Sep 28, 2018 10:05 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: EFI manifold and Clifford intake alignment
Replies: 22
Views: 1109

Re: EFI manifold and Clifford intake alignment

That picture helps a lot, thanks Dr Jay ! Has anyone made these for sale [so the dimensions will be correct]? This is the part I'm still confused about. Just like David is asking... seems like the intake and exhaust will move up and down and I can make a keeper, but the keeper just holds it whereve...
by bubba22349
Thu Sep 27, 2018 9:47 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Intro from MD
Replies: 5
Views: 525

Re: Intro from MD

Welcome to the Ford Six forums 68SixCylinder, good luck on your Mustang! :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Wed Sep 26, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Alternative 200 six connecting rod
Replies: 23
Views: 2584

Re: Alternative 200 six connecting rod

First off, appologies to fast64ranchero. I don't have enough posts yet to reply to PMs. I did some math though (kind of thinking about cam/rod combination): Just going off some stock values from the tech archive: Stock: - stroke: 3.126 - bore: 3.68 - rod length: 4.715 - static compression ratio (SC...

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