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The problem is that you need to cut the intake log off the standard head and weld up a plate to mount the manifold.

I did this back in about 1976/1977 on my 250.

Here's a couple of old pictures of my engine.



 

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The problem is that you need to cut the intake log off the standard head and weld up a plate to mount the manifold.

I did this back in about 1976/1977 on my 250.

Here's a couple of old pictures of my engine.



Very cool, 3-SUs? What was that engine in?
 

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No no no there's no problem there at all.... I have a separate head I'm working on and was going to convert it to Dual Autolite 2100's, this tri power setup is cool, but it's edelbrock and 140 miles one way from me...

I want it though.... :)

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Are the 144,170,200 & 250 all based on the same block?
 

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I am def not a I6 guy but think the 250 is a different block.... Maybe FE or someone else that is a I6 guy can answer the question....
 

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Are the 144,170,200 & 250 all based on the same block?
Basicly the same the 200 and 250 have more main bearings.
Not sure about the 170.

They all basicly have the same head. The 144 and some of the 170s had the smallest valves an combustion chambers. The cas in intake manifold has several different versions. Older had a round log newer an oval shape.

There were different Offy versions to accomidate the different shapes.
(I have a round log one with like 2 hrs running time)

Also have brazed tubes on the log and used motorcycle carbs.

250 has a differt location starter think its basicly the same bell hsg as the 260 except 6 bolt SBF otherwise.

250 block is between an 1" and 1 1/2" taller memory fails me a bit.
 

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Very cool, 3-SUs? What was that engine in?
That engine was in my 1970 Falcon XW ute.
They were 1 3/4" triple SUs. The ute went very well for what it was, but it was only backed by a 3 speed manual.
With the right exhaust system, you can get these Ford sixes to sound very nice.
 
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