Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Performance, Engines & Troubleshooting > Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?


Welcome to Ford-Trucks Forums!
Welcome to Ford-Trucks.com.

You are currently viewing our forums as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join the Ford-Trucks Forums community today!





 
Reply
 
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #16  
Old 07-29-2014, 10:09 PM
69issofine 69issofine is offline
Freshman User
 
Join Date: Jul 2014
Location: pine city washington
Posts: 27
69issofine is starting off with a positive reputation.
remember the firing order 15 to young- 36 to old- 24 just right.
Reply With Quote
  #17  
Old 07-30-2014, 08:58 AM
1986F150six 1986F150six is online now
Posting Guru
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Sheffield, AL
Posts: 2,496
1986F150six has a great reputation on FTE.1986F150six has a great reputation on FTE.1986F150six has a great reputation on FTE.1986F150six has a great reputation on FTE.1986F150six has a great reputation on FTE.
Quote:
Originally Posted by 69issofine View Post
remember the firing order 15 to young- 36 to old- 24 just right.
It all depends on your point of reference.
Reply With Quote
  #18  
Old 07-31-2014, 12:17 PM
seattle smitty seattle smitty is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 137
seattle smitty is starting off with a positive reputation.
If you think about the 153624 firing order, and the fact that it's a 4-stroke (two revolutions per spark), you'll see that an inline six is essentially two triples connected end-to-end (and not three twins connected end-to-end). This has ramifications when designing headers, or dual carb intake manifolds.

The question above, about Ford and GM calling different cylinders "number 1," is pertinent to Ford and GM V-8s, not inline sixes. Understandable confusion.
Reply With Quote
  #19  
Old 07-31-2014, 04:10 PM
gfw1985's Avatar
gfw1985 gfw1985 is offline
Amatuer Restorer
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Raphine, Virginia
Posts: 3,326
gfw1985 has a great reputation on FTE.gfw1985 has a great reputation on FTE.gfw1985 has a great reputation on FTE.gfw1985 has a great reputation on FTE.gfw1985 has a great reputation on FTE.gfw1985 has a great reputation on FTE.
Just in case you are used to a V8, the I6 counts clockwise on the distributor cap.
__________________

66 Bronco Half Cab, 203ci I6, CI aluminum head and intake, Isky 256/256 cam, Keith Black pistons, Clifford header, Holley 390cfm 4v, 9.7:1 comp, DSII ignition
Reply With Quote
Old 07-31-2014, 04:10 PM
 
 
 
Reply

Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Performance, Engines & Troubleshooting > Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300

Tags
1966, 1978, 300, 85, cid, cylinder, distributorcap, firing, firingorder, ford, id, inline, inline6, motor, order

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
MSD failure ? grinnergetter 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 1 05-19-2014 10:43 PM
351 Windsor Starting/Firing Issues Benefiel 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 4 05-15-2014 08:52 AM
Carb Backfire on Startup jbancroft 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 3 01-20-2014 09:13 AM
94 F150 Cranks but no spark copenhagenkid00 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 4 04-19-2013 12:23 AM
feedback carb conversion fidrat1958 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 4 12-12-2012 02:41 PM



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:58 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7 AC1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Advertising - Terms of Use - Privacy Statement - Jobs
This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. FordŽ is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company.

vbulletin Admin Backup