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  1. old28
    10-15-2017 12:13 PM - permalink
    I'm in Camarillo, CA up by Ventura.
  2. Marty Mcelligott
    01-06-2017 12:56 PM - permalink
    F250 restorer, hi. Just finished rebuilding my 92f150/4.9 with comp cam 262, efi, ported and polished manifolds. What are your thoughts on using injectors from a 5.8CU. 24lb vs stock 17lb. Can I reprogram the computer
  3. tippytoes73
    08-11-2016 07:42 PM - permalink
    I seen a post you had here listed and it's been a while ago with the t85n r11 overdrive. Do you still have it? If so I would be interested in it. Thanks!
  4. Jjona5
    07-19-2016 04:34 AM - permalink
    Do you still have the walker manifold? my id is my email address.
  5. dan240
    07-11-2016 01:28 AM - permalink
    F-250 - I was wondering if you were interested in selling your Walker 45166. I'm looking for one to complete the EFI manifold upgrade on my 83 Bronco.

    I can be reached at [email protected]

  6. Jmwinter
    05-31-2016 06:48 PM - permalink
    F-250 Saw a thread you made -steering column complete rebuild - I am working on the same column and can't figure out the lower bearing. Does the bearing just sit in the lower cup? What keeps it locked in? Would love some help if you have a second. Thanks ! Really appreciate your info on the site. Good stuff.
  7. F-250 restorer
    10-28-2015 12:37 PM - permalink
    SixPoppin: My post was too long. Here is the 2nd half:

    The QJ is a fantastic carb but it can take A LOT of work to dial one in. I love the '1705' models, made from 76 to 80. Those have a adjustment for cruise that no other carb has. It allows you to tune, with a wideband A/F gauge, to dial in how low/high the needles sit in the jets, for perfect mpg. The limitation of the QJ, as with the 4100, is dialing in the accelerator pump shot. As you know, every time you let up and then touch the gas again, you squirt a shot of fuel into the carb, and that is a major factor in city mpg. That is why I finally went with a Holley 1848, a 465 cfm carb. With a Holley I can change the acc. pump nozzles for more or less fuel, and also the cam that determines when and for how long the squirt goes.

    I would also do the math and calculate what rpm you'll be running with those tires in 5th gear at 60 mph. Good luck. kevin.
  8. F-250 restorer
    10-28-2015 12:35 PM - permalink
    Hello SixPoppin': This could be a long post. Let me start by saying that Autolite/Ford put some 1.08's on big blocks, so you might get lucky. Get the numbers on the toe on the throttle side, and run them on mustangtek dot com. That will tell you how it is calibrated. Don't be afraid to run a bb 4100 on a 300. It will do fine. Just be cautious that the t.shaft is not a vacuum leak. It should be good for your needs. The limitation with the 4100 is parts and cost. Also, no one cataloged the codes stamped on the booster clusters, so you can't tell if, after 45 years it has been changed, making it a tuning nightmare. It is in the cluster the airbleeds and boosters are.
  9. SixPoppin'
    10-26-2015 12:41 PM - permalink
    I have been reading your posts about carbs and the 300 with much interest , so I decided to join up and ask some questions. First off, I am working with a 79 F150 and am swapping in a 95 300 in the next week or so. The rig currently runs 35" tires and 3.50 gears. A NV4500 5 speed trans is also going in with the 300 I-6. Motor specifics: Offy DP, Comp cam ([email protected]/260 gross X lobe), stock EFI ex manifolds. I already have an Eddy 500 carb (used). I am more interested in the Autolite 4100. My cousin has a bunch of them, his grandpa had a shed stacked with Mustang parts and the stuff has been untouched for decades. He likely has a 1.08 or two in there, but maybe not since Johnny's cars mostly had big motors. I am curious what your comparison is after a running sleeved down 1.12 carb, the 1.08, QJ, Eddy, etc. is. I am primarily interested in MPG and torque at low to mid rpms. What is your take on all of this?
  10. HIO Silver
    08-02-2015 12:07 AM - permalink
    Gotta call 'em but I just read through their guarantee and it's unlimited mileage but only good for 12 months. There is no hurt in trying to work something out if they are willing.

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    Biography Kevin is a full time writer. He has written for magazines, the net, and newspapers. He has several books on Amazon Kindle.
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