Building a Ford straight-six engine

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[edit] Details on building a Ford straight-six engine

For a performance build on the small Ford inline 6, it is a good idea to use a block that has 7 mains on the crankshaft. A 200 cid engine will have 5 frost plugs on the side of the block as shown in the photo.

1978 Ford 200 cid inline 6 engine, fresh rebuild.

Ford-6-200cid.jpg


Photo of crank and rods Ford inline 200cid engine. ARP bolts used on rods, studs on mains.

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Ford 6 inline oil pump and double row camshaft timing chain and gears.

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[edit] Modifying the log intake

Ford inline 6 cylinder head removed prior to receiving modifications for using a Holley 2 barrel carb.

Falconheadoff-02.jpg


Ford 6 inline log head on mill. Milling the log head section flat to add a direct 2 barrel carb adapter to the head.

Falconhead-mill01-1.jpg


Hole in log intake section for 2 barrel conversion.

Logheadport.jpg


Aluminum block of material bolted to log intake to finish milling for Holley 2 barrel carb conversion.

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Beginning of adapting Holley 2 barrel linkage onto the Ford inline 6.

Falconthrottle08.jpg


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