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Post #1 by cptn60 » Mon Jan 08, 2018 9:44 pm

Hi folks. I'm George, new here but not to the car scene, and Fords in particular. Just got interested in the 6 cyl have a lot of reading and learning. Thanks for everything, in advance

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Post #2 by wsa111 » Mon Jan 08, 2018 9:49 pm

Welcome aboard George. What are you driving??
This has been a bad winter to do any driving of your classic. Bill
67 mustang,C-4, with mod. 80 hd, custom 500 cfm carb with annular boosters, hooker headers, dual exh.-X pipe, flowmaster mufflers, DSII dist. MSD-6al & TFI Coil. Engine 205" .030" over with offset ground crank & 1.65 roller rockers. 9.5 comp., Isky 262 cam.
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Post #3 by bubba22349 » Mon Jan 08, 2018 11:05 pm

Welcome to the Ford Six site George, good luck on your project 6 :thumbup: :nod:
A bad day Drag Racing is still better than a good day at work!

I am still hunting for a project car to build but with my current low budget it's not looking so good. My Ex- Fleet of Sixes these are all long gone! :bang: 1954 Customline 223 3 speed with O/D, 1963 Fairlane project drag car with BB6, 1977 Maverick 250 with C4, 1994 F-150 a 300 with 5 speed.

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Re: New from Illinois

Post #4 by bmbm40 » Tue Jan 09, 2018 7:27 pm

Well if you want to read and learn then your best first step is to get a copy of the Falcon Performance Handbook for the 144/170/200/250
sixes. For the few dollars it costs it is a great bargain and will get you up to speed on all the good stuff you will want to know. It is full of solid and useful information. No fluff or claptrap.
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