Yep I have same intake manifold that you do- so it was manifold vacuum. On my MSD distributor they have a variety of bushings to limit overall advance and also springs to tailor how quickly advance comes in. Im currently running light springs but conservative on total timing with...
The addition of the vacuum advance distributor didnt alter base or total timing but sure enhanced driveability and overall smoothness. Sure worth a try!
I got my Dearborn (F-O-R-D) additive on order! Any idea how much lube that big Dana takes?
I got the ‘65 out yesterday and went for a spin around the neighborhood. Running great. I was underneath it yesterday and changed my transmission lube in the 4 speed. Next up is the differential lube (any suggestions?). I also upgraded my distributor to one with vacuum advance...
hi 2 blader
The powervalve on my 4160 was also 6.5.
In driving the car however in cruise my vacuum is typically 15-17 in Hg.
Going up a hill would take it to 10 or maybe 8 in Hg. Ernesto in 64 Sportfury also had some similar readings with his crossram.
I have been running a 9.5 and I think he...
Hi 2 Blader
I got the Proform blocks. Also in my journey with this set up I noticed that inspite of having just a mechanical fuel pump, it was delivering more pressure than the 4160 Holleys could tolerate (and caused flooding). I strongly recommend an adjustable fuel pressure regulator if you...