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by bubba22349
Mon May 27, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Turbo US200 Crossflow
Replies: 35
Views: 725

Re: Turbo US200 Crossflow

To add to your choices if your current block with its rotating assembly is still in good condition you could convert it over to the big bell used on the 6 bolt 289 302 351 V8's using a block plate. One of our site members has the plans and has even made several of them. Good luck on your build :thum...
by bubba22349
Mon May 27, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: Reassembly of My Falcon
Replies: 8
Views: 272

Re: Reassembly of My Falcon

:beer: very nice! :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Mon May 27, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Vacuum Advance 101
Replies: 25
Views: 726

Re: Vacuum Advance 101

Sorry to double post but I went and checked some things per Bubba's suggestion: Reference the attached photos. I disconnected the blue line from the carb side and sucked. I hear a noise on the diaphragm but nothing moved inside the distributor. Next I started the car with the timing light and I dis...
by bubba22349
Mon May 27, 2019 1:25 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: something went wrong
Replies: 51
Views: 879

Re: something went wron

Check that the cam can turn easy in the block and using a light that all the lobes move up and down, also watch if the Distribitor rotor is turning too. Examine all of the camshafts lobes and its Distribitor gear for any damage or uneven wear to them, also check the Distribitors driven gear for any ...
by bubba22349
Mon May 27, 2019 12:49 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: something went wrong
Replies: 51
Views: 879

Re: something went wrong

Well you would think it's logical however this seems to be a common recurring problem with many of the new cam installs were the ring gets left on the old camshaft. Since the ring goes on behind the round pin in the camshaft it needs to go on first before the pin gets installed see link to picture s...
by bubba22349
Sun May 26, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Ford 200 CI Front Seal Removal and Installation
Replies: 13
Views: 428

Re: Ford 200 CI Front Seal Removal and Installation

X2 yes it's will be a little easier if you loosen up the pan bolts enough so the front of the oil pan drops about 1/4 inch or so. One other thing to check is the condition of the seal surface on the damper some times a hard seal can wear a grove in them, there are seal saver rings to fix that proble...
by bubba22349
Sun May 26, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Autolite 1100 carb help needed
Replies: 27
Views: 808

Re: Autolite 1100 carb help needed

I also wonder if the OP ever made any more progress on fixing that Mustang? There haven't been any more posts after their April 13th one. :nod: :thumbup:
by bubba22349
Sun May 26, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: something went wrong
Replies: 51
Views: 879

Re: something went wrong

Your missing the cam spacer ring (wedding ring) that "drag-200Stang" was talking about in his above post. No wonder the cam gear got loose it can't tighten up against the front of the cam right. Did you change cam lately or in the past? The camshaft thrust plate show lots of wear too and w...
by bubba22349
Sun May 26, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Vacuum Advance 101
Replies: 25
Views: 726

Re: Vacuum Advance 101

Ok for this discussion pertaining to a 1968 Mustang 200 using the late model point Distribitor 1. First is the Base Ignistion Timing which is set with a timing light with the engine at Idle RPM and the Vacuum Advance line disconnected and plugged. 2. Mechacnical Advance uses weights and springs to c...
by bubba22349
Sun May 26, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: something went wrong
Replies: 51
Views: 879

Re: something went wrong

One other thing after you get all those timing gear set parts inspected for any damage. When your confident it's ready to be reassembled use some "Lock Tite" on that cam bolt before you torque it down to spec that will help keep it from coming loose again. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sun May 26, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: something went wrong
Replies: 51
Views: 879

Re: something went wrong

Yeah the cooling lines won't drain out that much I just don't like getting oil or fluid dripped on me when am under a car. Don't think you would be able to damage the valves. Ok did you remove the crank and cam gears and look at the woodruff keys in the drank and camshaft? It may of broken one of th...
by bubba22349
Sun May 26, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: something went wrong
Replies: 51
Views: 879

Re: something went wrong

I was parking my car, put reverse in gear, something snapped and engine died. I can't start it, the car is "free" in all gears, resp. you can push it free in D. The distributor doesn't spin when I turn starter on. Not sure what happened. I am dissembling front to see if timing chain snapp...
by bubba22349
Sun May 26, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New to forum Nor Cal
Replies: 1
Views: 129

Re: New to forum Nor Cal

Welcome to the Ford Six Forums Slickdude107, sounds like your well on the way to building a nice Mustang. Good luck on your build :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sat May 25, 2019 11:06 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Will this work for my 63 Falcon
Replies: 6
Views: 261

Re: Will this work for my 63 Falcon

HI Randy, that engine would be almost a direct bolt in swap. It's a 1966 or maybe an early 1967 so that's great there will be some minor differences such as the better Alternator vers your current generator system. This will need a little wire change but maybe the harness comes with the engine. Good...
by bubba22349
Sat May 25, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: Reassembly of My Falcon
Replies: 8
Views: 272

Re: Reassembly of My Falcon

:beer: looking great Falconcritter, soon you will be ready to go cruising! :nod: :thumbup:
by bubba22349
Sat May 25, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Dizzy
Replies: 5
Views: 253

Re: Dizzy

Remove the number 1 spark plug Put your finger or a piece of tissue paper over the number 1 hole as you turn the engine over, as its coming up on compression it will push it out. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sat May 25, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: Brakes, Wheels, and Tires
Topic: Ford Explorer E-Brake Cable Bracket
Replies: 2
Views: 149

Re: Ford Explorer E-Brake Cable Bracket

The thing to remember on any exmergency brake cable hook up is that the rear cable bracket location is about the most important in getting it all to work correctly. It needs to be equal on both sides for it to pull the brakes equally and it needs to have the proper slack retained so the suspension c...
by bubba22349
Fri May 24, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Offenhauser VS Clifford
Replies: 16
Views: 803

Re: Offenhauser VS Clifford

THE FRENCHTOWN FLYER wrote:On a drag race build I actually prefer the Cliffy 2 x 4 intake with two 2Vs.


X2 yes the Clifford 2 X 4 would be much better yet on a race build in evening out the fuel distribution. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Thu May 23, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Offenhauser VS Clifford
Replies: 16
Views: 803

Re: Offenhauser VS Clifford

I have always liked the design of the Clifford 4V intake over the Offy C, Its my belief that it might allow for a little higher RPM then the Offy C. It would be nice to see some Dyno testing on both of them or flow bench testing to really know the truth. Maybe on a drag race build the Clifford might...
by bubba22349
Thu May 23, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 89 4.9 cam timing
Replies: 12
Views: 640

Re: 89 4.9 cam timing

Yes! :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Wed May 22, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Got the motor out....
Replies: 32
Views: 802

Re: Got the motor out....

[quote="68Flareside240"]Well, I believe I found the culprit on 4 and 6. The porcelain insulator on the plugs was cracked, leaving visible carbon tracking as the spark leaked out to ground on the head and not through the plug. When I touched the insulator, it fell off. Here's the plug for 4...
by bubba22349
Wed May 22, 2019 11:07 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: My Budget 250 build
Replies: 171
Views: 15923

Re: My Budget 250 build

here's one . Can get chrome or not. Look below on page for 1 w/"pcv nipple" Thanks Chad, I already have this, I went in and dug around for asn old picture of when I brought the 200 home. http://cometcentral.com/photos/images/2019/05/22/1f829fb8da56e1a40e18966cb3654d25.jpg Pretty much is h...
by bubba22349
Wed May 22, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: My Budget 250 build
Replies: 171
Views: 15923

Re: My Budget 250 build

For the very best PCV system all you need do is follow Fords engineering from the very start they have always used a closed PCV type system. The first part of the system is PCV this removes the contaminates from the engines crankcase and consumes them during the combustion process. On an inline six ...
by bubba22349
Wed May 22, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Noob greetings from San Diego
Replies: 2
Views: 125

Re: Noob greetings from San Diego

Welcome to the Ford Six Forums Capjack01, love those 1961 to 1966 trucks they are great workers. The 240 / 300 six'es are so good at making low speed torque that to me they will out work most of the V8's, corse if you only need hi speed operation that's another story. Good luck on your Mod's :thumbu...
by bubba22349
Tue May 21, 2019 11:59 pm
Forum: Electrical, Audio, and Electronics
Topic: Where Does this Connector Go??
Replies: 6
Views: 215

Re: Where Does this Connector Go??

On the 1967 and 68 Mustangs I have had this plug that I was talking about is square shaped and located on the drivers side corner of the firewall were the side Panal behind the spring tower meets next to the master cylinder. As I stated before it would only plugged togeather to the loom in the Delux...
by bubba22349
Tue May 21, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Missouri
Replies: 1
Views: 91

Re: Hello from Missouri

Welcome to the Ford Six Forums Olddog21, be sure to post some pictures of your 56 panel when you have the time. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Tue May 21, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: My Budget 250 build
Replies: 171
Views: 15923

Re: My Budget 250 build

Yes anything that's tapped into the intake manifold below the carb's throdle blades would read full manifold vacuum. :hmmm: I might be wrong on that vaccum tap on the carb's base its hard for me to tell its size. If it's smaller than a 3/8 inch hose fitting than it isn't for PCV, also the porting in...
by bubba22349
Tue May 21, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: Electrical, Audio, and Electronics
Topic: Where Does this Connector Go??
Replies: 6
Views: 215

Re: Where Does this Connector Go??

That plug and wires won't have anything to do with your non working dash lights. Without seeing a better picture of the plug showing the inside this is just an educated guess. The Deluxe Mustang Hoods have turn signal lights on them if you have the Deluxe Hood those lights would be plugged in that p...
by bubba22349
Tue May 21, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: My Budget 250 build
Replies: 171
Views: 15923

Re: My Budget 250 build

tryin 2 catch up on the process - U covered the wood w/plastic? That will be placed in the sand, B burned away by the melted ingots pored in? How will U vent the expanding gasses of burnt plastic as they try'n escape out? Will the wood B remover 1st? This is a wooden pattern (that and bondo), in th...
by bubba22349
Tue May 21, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Ummmmm. Hello, again?
Replies: 1
Views: 91

Re: Ummmmm. Hello, again?

Sorry Eddie, I don't think you will find anyone here to talk you out of Hot Rodding the Ford Sixes! Good luck on the builds :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Mon May 20, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: '65 200 engine
Replies: 10
Views: 326

Re: '65 200 engine

X2 and remember that the 200 isn't a direct swap for a 250. Good luck :thumbup: :nod: :thumbup:
by bubba22349
Mon May 20, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New Guy from Alabama
Replies: 1
Views: 94

Re: New Guy from Alabama

Welcome to The Ford Six Forums Ben, those are a couple of good inline sixes to have and can weak them up with a few Mod's. Good luck on those project six'es. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sun May 19, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Roadtrip thoughts: Loss of performance after modifications
Replies: 15
Views: 675

Re: Roadtrip thoughts: Loss of performance after modifications

:hmmm: did you happen to do a compression test on your engine before the mods, or after? I have to agree with FTF, pmuller9, and others that the Rocker Arm and exhaust Mod's you did shouldn't have anything to do your lost performance. There has to be something else that's the real cause for this los...
by bubba22349
Sat May 18, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: On a road trip, tuning advice needed Carter YF
Replies: 10
Views: 425

Re: On a road trip, tuning advice needed Carter YF

X2 Good idea on the bigger main jet 1 to 2 sizes up could be a help and also as FTF said in his post adjusting the metering rod too. Couple other things you can try is 1 or 2 ranges colder on the spark plugs, and if you have an adjustable vacuum advance canister work on the that too you can mount yo...
by bubba22349
Fri May 17, 2019 11:54 pm
Forum: Electrical, Audio, and Electronics
Topic: Horn will not work
Replies: 9
Views: 262

Re: Horn will not work

:beer: Congrats FalconCriter, glad you got it working again without a major amount of work and trouble. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Fri May 17, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: On a road trip, tuning advice needed Carter YF
Replies: 10
Views: 425

Re: On a road trip, tuning advice needed Carter YF

With your much better flowing exhaust the engine is more efficient you probably could dial the total timing back a little bit and try that out. Another way you can do it by ear is advance the timing until you get a very light ping on a slight grade like on a freeway on or off ramp at about 35 to 45 ...
by bubba22349
Fri May 17, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Milling Head for 2bbl
Replies: 74
Views: 1756

Re: Milling Head for 2bbl

In your tuning experiments remember that on a street only car the EGR valve is quite useful in helping you to get the best in MPG. Plus since it's only operating at the higher hiway cruise speeds it doesn't really have an effect lower speed power. Good luck :thumbup: :nod: I'll be using headers so ...
by bubba22349
Fri May 17, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: On a road trip, tuning advice needed Carter YF
Replies: 10
Views: 425

Re: On a road trip, tuning advice needed Carter YF

What is your base timing set at right now? Yes with a better flowing exhaust you might need to enrichen the fuel mixture some depending on what it was like before. How is the air intake system is it a big clean air filter? Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Fri May 17, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Newbee
Replies: 4
Views: 170

Re: Newbee

Welcome to the Ford Six Forums Joe, :beer: Congrats those 66 Mustang Sprints were a nice very combo! Good luck on the build and post some pictures of your Sprint when you can. :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Wed May 15, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Ford 4500 Carb Question
Replies: 6
Views: 267

Re: Ford 4500 Carb Question

Yes you can use it for ported vacuum advance on most any Distribitor advance system. The exception though, it isn't right for use with the old Ford LOD Distributors, generally they were used on the pre 1967 Ford cars and trucks (or pre 1966 on the California emission models). Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Wed May 15, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Milling Head for 2bbl
Replies: 74
Views: 1756

Re: Milling Head for 2bbl

In your tuning experiments remember that on a street only car the EGR valve is quite useful in helping you to get the best in MPG. Plus since it's only operating at the higher hiway cruise speeds it doesn't really have an effect lower speed power. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Wed May 15, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: torque converter stall speed ?
Replies: 15
Views: 553

Re: torque converter stall speed ?

What happens if you turn the idle mixture screw in (leaning) it out? Base setting after a carb rebuild is 1 1/2 turns out then you adjust the mixture from there. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Wed May 15, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Ford 4500 Carb Question
Replies: 6
Views: 267

Re: Ford 4500 Carb Question

In the picture below of a Ford 4500 4bbl carb one tube connection is caped and it was for a heat tube for the choke, I will not need to use it as I am going to convert to manual or electric choke. Can I cap the other connection that is in the picture as I don't think I need it? https://i.ibb.co/4KM...
by bubba22349
Wed May 15, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Fuel pump leak grease?
Replies: 10
Views: 285

Re: Fuel pump leak grease?

Thanks for all the pointers. I ordered a replacement hose from CJPony, the one in there now is a cludge. Last 20% to the carb is a rubber hose. The fuel coming out seems fine, that's a relief. Pressure wash that mess. That is a good idea. My mechanic didnt want to get too gung ho on the cleaning si...
by bubba22349
Tue May 14, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Fuel pump leak grease?
Replies: 10
Views: 285

Re: Fuel pump leak grease?

That type fuel pump has the hose barbs for a clamped on rubber hose conection, so there's no need for a nut and a flared fuel line. Just cut the flare end off the line and take the line nut off the reinstall your rubber line with its clamp. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Mon May 13, 2019 12:22 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 250 LeMons Engine: Endless Rear Main Leaks
Replies: 30
Views: 558

Re: 250 LeMons Engine: Endless Rear Main Leaks

Econoline that may be a posablity that the seal surface might wear. I can say that my 77 Maverick only had approximately 12,500 orginal miles when I tore it down for a look (had been sitting a few years) the short block was beautiful condition inside and everything still looked factory fresh. Even t...
by bubba22349
Mon May 13, 2019 12:04 am
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Ford Six HotRod Articles
Replies: 25
Views: 3988

Re: Ford Six HotRod Articles

Here's some more Ford Small Six Magazine Articles that Xctasy had posted in the past! Enjoy :thumbup:

https://fordsix.com//viewtopic.php?f=1&t=72632
by bubba22349
Sun May 12, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: A4LD trans to C3 bell mods
Replies: 43
Views: 11152

Re: A4LD trans to C3 bell mods

Just curious if you made anymore progress on the A4LD trans Mod's. Good luck :thumbup: :nod:
by bubba22349
Sun May 12, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 250 LeMons Engine: Endless Rear Main Leaks
Replies: 30
Views: 558

Re: 250 LeMons Engine: Endless Rear Main Leaks

Xctasy hinted at the other problem in post #17 above with are old tech small six's and I agree, what happens when the newer oils are being used in these engines that were designed to use the old straight crude 30 weight oils. They were built with much less precision plus they also have higher bearin...

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