65 Mustang 200ci 6 IL build:
This is where I was:
This is where I is:
I bought this car new in 1965 from Jim Sanders Ford in Houston Texas.
The salesman tried for 2 hours to get me to buy the V8.
I finally convinced him I could not afford the gas..
I should be getting my block back from the machine shop this Friday 3/Dec/10.
Then the fun part begins..
Balance the rotating assembly
High performance balancer.
Deck Height 0.010
2.82 Rear Gear Ratio.
Clay Smith Hydraulic Cams 264/264 110 LC IVC 62º + 4º for 66º
Aluminum Cylinder Head
Aluminum Tri Carb Intake
Yella Terra Full Roller Rocker
Plasma-Moly Piston Rings
Dual Roller Timing Chain
Melling Oil Pump
Dual Out Stainless Steel Header
Alloy Valve Cover
3- 2v Weber Carbs
Number of Cylinders : 6
Bore : 3.72
Rod Length : 4.175
IVC: (62º+4º) 66º
Target Altitude : (1000 ft)
Effective stroke 2.45
Dynamic cranking pressure 145.14 PSI.
If my money holds out, I should be finished around March 2011…
This build if for eye candy car shows and with a mild performance added..
I will post pictures as I go...
PS In 1965 the price of gas was around 0.30 cents a gallon…