|10-26-2012 07:12 PM|
|vinniekq2||thats a respectable time for the v-8 guys here.cant wait to see some 12s|
|10-26-2012 06:52 PM|
|john-dickjr||Update--10-26-2012...redone the motor, discovered it had wrong pistons in it, .230 in the hole.. so i put early model rods in it with some trw dome 351w pistons for 11.5-1 compression..new roller rockers..new steel timing set..degreed the cam.and cheked dur @ .050.is 240 degree and .595 lift with the 1.7 rockers...proform 650 carb..same deal as last time, i had my hand on shifter and did not go 2 feet and hit 2nd gear..then when about 100 ft and went to 3rd..ran 13.33@94 mph 1/4 mile...and 8.30 1/8 mile.--1.87 60ft...went threw lights at 6200 rpm..next pass radiator started leaking and i put it on the trailer ..it will run low 12s once i learn not to touch the shifter ..lol..|
|09-23-2012 05:46 AM|
|09-22-2012 07:19 PM|
|vinniekq2||no brand name anywhere on the stick?would be a pain to use a degree wheel and measure it. You have to decide,,,|
|09-22-2012 06:38 PM|
|09-21-2012 03:46 PM|
|vinniekq2||whats the part number?Maybe someone here has a catalogue? Are the 6 cylinder ford rockers 1.7 ratio?|
|09-21-2012 02:41 PM|
|john-dickjr||ups says my pistons will be here tomorrow, then to machine shop to get balanced..changed carbs to a proform 650, fixed throttle cable..just wish i know the rpm range of cam..has 560 lift and is solid i all i know|
|09-18-2012 08:07 PM|
|vinniekq2||Nice car,My friend rory McNeil had a 63 with a 390fe in it.Love that era of styling.|
|09-18-2012 08:07 PM|
|john-dickjr||first time out i had a lot of issues, shifter is a pos..way to big 800 Holley, then found that the throttle was only about 3/4 open, cause the pedal bent...and radiator was to small so it got to warm for me, all these bug have been fixed, it will run mid 12s next time out, tranny is a built rollerized c4 with brake..9 inch with 4.56 gears, .560 lift solid cam and crane 1.6 roller rockers..just got a 650 proform carb|
|09-18-2012 08:03 PM|
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|09-18-2012 12:18 PM|
I read an article back in the 70s about cutting up a set of cleveland heads and furnace brazing them back together.I would hope by now someone just made new castings from Al. I doubt enough racers would buy the heads though,probably not worth it with all the better technology available now. BMW still uses an inline 6.
what ever happened to the GM over head cam 6 offered 10 years ago?
|09-18-2012 12:15 PM|
Anyway, good ET all things considered!
|09-18-2012 12:03 PM|
Circa 1976. Orange County Dragway. '61 Falcon coupe ("Humpin' Henry"). 300 six, Clifford manifold/header (custom), Roush "Cleveland" head (351C heads carved up and welded back together for a 6). 10.60s over 125.
That six has had more "goodies" made for it and won more races than any other straight-6 I know of. Remarkable performance potential, surpassing the Chevy and Dodge offerings of the era.
Don't discount Clifford Per4fromance. While much of their stuff is "dated", it still WORKS!
Cool idea, the 6.
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