61-79-list-digest Saturday, April 24 1999 Volume 03 : Number 139



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In this issue:

RE: FTE 61-79 - Rubber boot around 4wd selector
RE: FTE 61-79 - Rubber boot around 4wd selector
FTE 61-79 - Turn signals
FTE 61-79 - Driveshaft vibrations:
FTE 61-79 - 66 4X4 Short Bed Value
FTE 61-79 - What's this do-hickey?
FTE 61-79 - 67 Trim?
FTE 61-79 - Rubber boot around 4wd selector
Re: FTE 61-79 - FORD COWGIRL HERE!!
FTE 61-79 - Ford Red
Re: FTE 61-79 - take a look at this FE intake on ebay
FTE 61-79 - Overdrive trans, Brakes
Re: FTE 61-79 - Rubber boot around 4wd selector
Re: FTE 61-79 - What's this do-hickey?
Re: FTE 61-79 - Overdrive trans, Brakes
Re: FTE 61-79 - Overdrive trans, Brakes
FTE 61-79 - What's this do-hickey?
FTE 61-79 - RE - PowerBreaks
Re: FTE 61-79 - Turn signals
Re: FTE 61-79 - 66 4X4 Short Bed Value
Re: FTE 61-79 - What's this do-hickey?
Re: FTE 61-79 - What's this do-hickey?
Re: FTE 61-79 - 66 4X4 Short Bed Value
Re: FTE 61-79 - 66 4X4 Short Bed Value
FTE 61-79 - Doo Hickey
FTE 61-79 - 428 crank?
FTE 61-79 - re: 66f-250 4x4
FTE 61-79 - 1978 F350
Re: FTE 61-79 - 1978 F350
Re: FTE 61-79 - 77 steering question.

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Date: Fri, 23 Apr 1999 06:57:20 -0400
From: TracyJones cinergy.com
Subject: RE: FTE 61-79 - Rubber boot around 4wd selector

> ----------
> From: David Henderson[SMTP:DHenders VT.Edu]
> Sent: Thursday, April 22, 1999 3:15 PM
> To: 61-79-list ford-trucks.com
> Subject: FTE 61-79 - Rubber boot around 4wd selector
>
> Does anyone know where I can get a replacement boot for the 4wd selector
> on a
> '79 F250?
>
> Dave H
>
>
Dave,
Try this place and have a part number ready.

Green Sales Co.
Cincinnati, Ohio
513-731-3304

Tracy
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Date: Fri, 23 Apr 1999 06:57:20 -0400
From: TracyJones cinergy.com
Subject: RE: FTE 61-79 - Rubber boot around 4wd selector

> ----------
> From: David Henderson[SMTP:DHenders VT.Edu]
> Sent: Thursday, April 22, 1999 3:15 PM
> To: 61-79-list ford-trucks.com
> Subject: FTE 61-79 - Rubber boot around 4wd selector
>
> Does anyone know where I can get a replacement boot for the 4wd selector
> on a
> '79 F250?
>
> Dave H
>
>
Dave,
Try this place and have a part number ready.

Green Sales Co.
Cincinnati, Ohio
513-731-3304

Tracy
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Date: Fri, 23 Apr 1999 08:17:57 -0500
From: John LaGrone
Subject: FTE 61-79 - Turn signals

Terry,
I don't know what year truck you have, but four ways behave the same way.
Is it possible that the flasher is out of your four ways, but the four way
switch is on? Otherwise, I agree that the turn signal switch is probably
the culprit.

- -John

jlagrone ford-trucks.com
1979 F150 Custom 351M C6 (Henry)
http://www.ford-trucks.com/jlagrone/henry.home.htm
Dearborn iron rules!!!!!!


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Date: Fri, 23 Apr 1999 08:17:28 -0500
From: John LaGrone
Subject: FTE 61-79 - Driveshaft vibrations:

>>You guys might check out your local bearing shop.

What's that? The closest bearing shop is about 75 miles away, or so I've
heard. It's easier and cheaper to buy 2 to make one than drive 150 miles
for a $10 dollar part. Besides, it makes the counter monkeys shake their
head trying to figure out how you knew to do that when it wasn't in the
computer.
My local parts stores only stock 3 different u-joints, so it doesn't take
much to detrmine which ones you need. BTW, all Ford PU u-joints are not
alike as the front and rear joints on my truck are not even alike.

- -John

jlagrone ford-trucks.com
1979 F150 Custom 351M C6 (Henry)
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Date: Fri, 23 Apr 1999 08:27:26 -0500
From: ballingr ldd.net (William L. Ballinger)
Subject: FTE 61-79 - 66 4X4 Short Bed Value

> > My wife's grandfather who passed-on a few years back had a 1966 Ford F-250
> > 4X4 Short Bed Step Side which has been garage kept. It has low mileage but I
> > don't recall the exact number. I seem to remember about 60K. This truck is
> > in great shape although not restored. I'd like to buy from them but I need
> > to know what it is worth. I've been told that Ford did not offer a 4X4
> > package in this year. It seems to me, to be a rare combination of features.
> > Anyone know?
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Rich Schneck


Is it a six or a 352? The price range I've seen listed in a couple
places is $2500-$5500 depending on condition, and whether it's a six or
352, three speed or four, and Custom Cab or Standard.

The F250 4X4 of that vintage was a low-volume option. It was mostly
for fleet and farm use, and they were plain and crudely finished. My
'65 Styleside (pictures at http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://www.ldd.net/scribers/ballingr)came
with a '57-'60 style bed and rode on a 120 inch wheelbase(all of the
F250 4X's shared the 120 in WB), while the 4X2's had 129 in. WB. They
had three beds, the Styleside, Flareside and Stake. Some came as
chassis cabs for utility bed. The steering column and pedals in mine
are also like the '57-'60's, with a big 4 spoke steering wheel.

You need that big wheel too as there was no power steering, power
brakes or automatic trans available. Even the heater was optional.
Engines were the 240, 300 six, and a 208 hp 2bbl 352. Transmissions
were a three speed, and either a Warner T-18(T-98) or NP435. They used
the Dana 24 transfer case, a very strong and dependable gear-driven
unit. Mine's original and still going strong. They had a Dana 60 rear
and a 44 closed knuckle front with the front having two different weight
axles available, the knuckles sized larger for the heavier axle. One
axle ratio was available 4.56 in the rear and 4.57 in the front. Tires
were 6.50 16.5's or 7.00 17.5's.

Mine is all pretty well original, except that the engine is a 360 (FT
block) with a cam, headers, aluminum intake and Q-jet carb. And the
interior has been softened up a little, with Topaz buckets and matching
door panels, and black carpet headliner and floor.

I gave $2500 for mine, but had to re-do a lot of things to make it road
worthy. I wouldn't take less than $5000 for it now, even though it's
not all original, the changes are done tastefully. The engine is built
like a sprint car engine, and rattles like one, but has a good tune on
it. I overcame the lopey idle with vacuam advance and idling it at 900
rpms. It makes alot of power, and loves to be revved, but sounds like a
diesel.

Anyway, I'd say if it's in good unmolested shape, no major damage or
rust and has a good solid drivetrain, and looks presentable,
$3000-$4000, depending on the drivetrain combination. If it's near
perfect and you can just clean it up and drive it, $4000-$5000. If it's
a perfect restoration ask whatever the market will bear, I'd say you
could get up to the $5500 to $6000 range. From your description it
sounds like a top dollar truck. How about some pictures? I'd love to
see it.
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Date: Fri, 23 Apr 1999 08:27:59 -0500
From: John LaGrone
Subject: FTE 61-79 - What's this do-hickey?

>>Marko writes: Sounds to me like electric trailer brakes. This wud be the
>>source of your
problem if that's what it was. Is there a brake line connected tuit? Or
was there ever?

There are at bleast three systems for hooking in trailier brakes. One taps
into your hydraulic service brake system. The other usually has a cable
connected to the brake pedal. The third uses some type of logic circuit and
a rheostat. The rheostat (a variable resistor) might look like a slide
switch. It sounds like someone removed the system, but didn't quite get it
all.

You might also check your wiring harness at the back. You almost certainly
have splices where the trailer harness was added. Sloppy removal could have
left bare wires that may now be touching.


- -John

jlagrone ford-trucks.com
1979 F150 Custom 351M C6 (Henry)
http://www.ford-trucks.com/jlagrone/henry.home.htm
Dearborn iron rules!!!!!!


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Date: Fri, 23 Apr 1999 10:01:04 EDT
From: BDIJXS aol.com
Subject: FTE 61-79 - 67 Trim?

I know Stock Man is working on this, but I figured I would ask if anyone has
a piece of front fender trim for a 67'....this is only about 1" wide....there
seems to be several widths available.....

CJ
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Date: Fri, 23 Apr 1999 10:01:47 EDT
From: BDIJXS aol.com
Subject: FTE 61-79 - Rubber boot around 4wd selector

Hi Dave,

Well, I'm going through this right now. Ford supposedly still makes these, so
I went down and ordered one for my 78 4x4 (F-250)....well, it appears to be
the wrong one! So, I will be taking this one back and having Ford look into
it a little deeper....I'll post when I find the correct part number.....the
WRONG part number is:

D7TZ-7277-A

BTW, no luck with Autokrafters....

CJ
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Date: Fri, 23 Apr 1999 07:28:29 -0700 (PDT)
From: Tony Dixon
Subject: Re: FTE 61-79 - FORD COWGIRL HERE!!

Here is a sticker on the window of my '72 F250 it
reads "Ford, the offical truck of the PRCA (Pro Rodeo
Cowboy Ass.)" and one that reads,"This Cowboy Kicks."
that should tell a little about me.
I am 18 and from Iowa, I ride Bulls and Bronks, and
I am also a member of the "Iowa Mud Busters Ass."
My 1972's with an attitudes, (stats', 1972 Ford 250
short box 4x4, rollbar, 6 KC Lites, brush gaurd, 12in
suspention lift, 4in body lift, Ruby Red and High
gloss Black, with a Tan Mustang painted behind bolth
rear wheel wells, and a 460ci with turbo charger.
I also have a 1972 Ford 250 sport custom 4x2,
primer gray, 6 KC Lites, brush gaurd, headach rack,
toolbox, AG bumper, and a 360ci under the hood with a
rebuilt tranny with duce and a half, and Catipiller
gears.) And bolth trucks are always equipted with mud.
Texas





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> Howdy everybody! Some of ya may know me from the
"Offroad" list, but for
> those of ya that don't, allow me to introduce
myself! *Tippin my Stetson* My
> name is Lisa, I'm 16 I live
in Southern California
> and I drive a big bad FORD! LOL I bought my first
vehicle last month....a
> automatic '77 Ford F-150 Ranger 4x4, it's a
standard cab short bed lifted 4"
> and currently on 33" tires
would like to get bigger tires
> on it soon, possibly 38"s> and it's Emerald green,
so I named her "Envy" =)
> I am unsure as to what size engine it has under the
hood, I was under the
> impression it was a 400ci bored .030....so I
assumed that would make it a
> 403, but I have been told it would actually be a
408ci
> stock, 4.00 bore X 4.00 stroke make 402.12ci> and
that size engine bored .030
> comes out to 408.17ci. I don't know if thats
accurate, just what I've been
> told. So as you can see, I have a big engine, but
I'm not sure exactly HOW
> big it is! LOL Anyways, I LOVE driving it, it's SO
much fun! I haven't takin
> it 4xing yet, but I hope to soon! I do have a pic
of my truck if anyone would
> like to see it. I wanna see everyone's truck also!
Well, I guess that's about
> all, nice to meet y'all and talk to y'all soon!
Bye! =)
>
> *~*~Lisa and Envy~*~*
> *~*~Silly boys...trucks are for GIRLS!~*~*
That's my license plate frame
> hehe
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Date: Thu, 22 Apr 1999 16:48:23 -0700
From: John & Iva McKay
Subject: FTE 61-79 - Ford Red

Thanks Stu. And thanks for the info on Ford Red being
used on tractors. I learn something new everyday here !
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John L. McKay
Mesa, Arizona
'67 F-100 Custom Cab 360
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Date: Fri, 23 Apr 1999 08:09:28 -0700
From: Dennis Pearson
Subject: Re: FTE 61-79 - take a look at this FE intake on ebay

Thanks for your message at 08:26 PM 4/21/99 -0700, Joe & Jen DeLaurentis.
Your message was:
>http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://cgi.ebay.com/aw-cgi/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=92176611

I took a look at that the other day and had nightmares trying to visualize
the linkage...


Dennis Pearson in Kennewick, WA

1962 Unibody, short box, big window--351C
1966 F250 Custom Cab, 352, 4-speed
1962 short stepside (big empty space under the hood)
I shortened this to only FT's

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Date: Fri, 23 Apr 1999 08:17:36 -0700
From: "JM O'Neill"
Subject: FTE 61-79 - Overdrive trans, Brakes

Hi folks, two questions:

I have a '78 F250 4x4 with 400M, C6 trans and NP205 t-case.
What are my options as far as available Ford overdrive automatics?

Also, with reguard to front disk brakes. When installing calipers onto
the caliper support, should some sort of lube or an anti-sieze be
used on the sliding surfaces between the caliper and caliper
support?

Joe O'Neill



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Date: Fri, 23 Apr 1999 11:27:15 EDT
From: TBeeee aol.com
Subject: Re: FTE 61-79 - Rubber boot around 4wd selector

In a message dated 4/23/99 10:06:33 AM Eastern Daylight Time, BDIJXS aol.com
writes:

> I'll post when I find the correct part number.....the
> WRONG part number is:
>
> D7TZ-7277-A
BYW -- Did the clutch rod seal number I sent you work out??
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Date: Fri, 23 Apr 1999 11:32:09 -0400
From: jdklaers magicnet.net (PredFan)
Subject: Re: FTE 61-79 - What's this do-hickey?

>>>Marko writes: Sounds to me like electric trailer brakes. This wud be the
>>>source of your
>problem if that's what it was. Is there a brake line connected tuit? Or
>was there ever?
>
>There are at bleast three systems for hooking in trailier brakes. One taps
>into your hydraulic service brake system. The other usually has a cable
>connected to the brake pedal. The third uses some type of logic circuit and
>a rheostat. The rheostat (a variable resistor) might look like a slide
>switch. It sounds like someone removed the system, but didn't quite get it
>all.
>
>You might also check your wiring harness at the back. You almost certainly
>have splices where the trailer harness was added. Sloppy removal could have
>left bare wires that may now be touching.
>
>
>-John

Should I remove it or should I replace it? It's possible that I may someday
pull a boat. Also, if I removed it, what other problems would that cause.
Right now my brake lights don't come on and I've practically eliminated
everything else.

John K.

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Date: Fri, 23 Apr 1999 10:27:05 -0600
From: Marko Maryniak
Subject: Re: FTE 61-79 - Overdrive trans, Brakes

At 08:17 AM 23/04/99 -0700, you wrote:
>Hi folks, two questions:
>
>I have a '78 F250 4x4 with 400M, C6 trans and NP205 t-case.
>What are my options as far as available Ford overdrive automatics?
>
>Also, with reguard to front disk brakes. When installing calipers onto
>the caliper support, should some sort of lube or an anti-sieze be
>used on the sliding surfaces between the caliper and caliper
>support?
>
>Joe O'Neill
>
YES! YES!

NEVER-SEEZ EVERYTHING!!!!


marko (sorry, didn't mean to shout but it really bugs me when people don't
use never seez).

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Date: Fri, 23 Apr 1999 13:50:10 -0400
From: Ted Wnorowski
Subject: Re: FTE 61-79 - Overdrive trans, Brakes

Marko Maryniak wrote:

> (sorry, didn't mean to shout but it really bugs me when people don't
> use never seez).
>
>

Amen, I believe there should be a small amount included with every set of spark plugs that are sold!!!!!

Ted Wnorowski
Bellevue,OH



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Date: Fri, 23 Apr 1999 13:06:20 -0500
From: William S Hart
Subject: FTE 61-79 - What's this do-hickey?

>There is a switch of some kind fastened to the top of my steering column on
>its base near where it enters the fire wall (inside the cab). I don't know
>what it is but I think I've tracked it down to be the source of my
>electrical problems. It has a sliding switch that goes from left to right.
>
>Anyone know what it is?
>

Yeah, sounds just like the neutral starter safety switch I have on my
truck, or rather had. If it is out of position it will let you start in
gear OR keep the truck from starting at all. The reason some of you found
it when tracing brake and turn signals is because it also controls the
backup lights.

Mine's disconnected because the pin that moves it is broken off, so there
is some copper wire that just holds the slide off to the left so that it
will let me start the truck. The downside is that it now starts in any
gear. The upside is that it starts in any gear, especially handy when
setting the choke too lean and stalling in traffic on a cold morning ...


Just my 2cents

wish

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Date: Tue, 23 Apr 1996 00:36:30 -0600
From: "James Draughn"
Subject: FTE 61-79 - RE - PowerBreaks

One thing I might check on is your hose. I just used a piece of hose I had
lying around when I rebuilt my 351w. I have almost the exact same problem
your having, but I know how to fix mine. The hose I used is not a vacum
hose and whenever you hit the breaks harder then average the hose collapses
and you lose your power. At least that's what happens to me. I can still
stop, but the pedal gets very hard. All I need to do is get the correct
type of hose for it. But im kinda lazy and it still stops just fine. From
the problem you described though you are not able to stop at all once you
get to a certain point, like your pedal is going as far as it will go.
Hope that helps. BTW. If you want to check your hose, have some one hold
the break down hard, while the truck is running and then look at your hose
and see if it looks collapsed. Good luck JD


We swapped a power booster and MC from a '73 (?) onto our '65.
Did have to put a new hole in the rod coming out of the boost to the pedal
though.

It works great when for making normal stops. very little effort. Really
stops the truck.

Now when we really get on the brakes it seems like they bottom out or
something. the pedal isn't hitting anything. And the braking isn't what I
expect.
Perhaps we are hitting the end of the M/C travel? Maybe the booster has a
problem? It hisses alot when we are pressing the brakes.

We hooked the vacuum hose from the booster to the outlet on the back of the
carb mounting plate. This is a 302. (69-70 ish).

The prop valve is off of an '80's truck.

I also know the rear brakes are shot.

Any ideas?
-srw


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Date: Fri, 23 Apr 1999 11:43:54 -0700
From: "Terry Pendergrass"
Subject: Re: FTE 61-79 - Turn signals

John, I have a '65 F100 "pre-4ways". When I finally get some time to look at it, I will definately look at the switch and grounds though.

Terry
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On Fri, 23 Apr 1999 08:17:57 John LaGrone wrote:
>Terry,
> I don't know what year truck you have, but four ways behave the same way.
>Is it possible that the flasher is out of your four ways, but the four way
>switch is on? Otherwise, I agree that the turn signal switch is probably
>the culprit.
>
>-John
>
>jlagrone ford-trucks.com
>1979 F150 Custom 351M C6 (Henry)
>http://www.ford-trucks.com/jlagrone/henry.home.htm
>Dearborn iron rules!!!!!!
>
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Date: Fri, 23 Apr 1999 11:58:51 -0700
From: "Terry Pendergrass"
Subject: Re: FTE 61-79 - 66 4X4 Short Bed Value


- --

On Fri, 23 Apr 1999 08:27:26 William L. Ballinger wrote:

- ---snip-----

> My '65 Styleside (pictures at http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://www.ldd.net/scribers/ballingr)came
>with a '57-'60 style bed and rode on a 120 inch wheelbase(all of the
>F250 4X's shared the 120 in WB), while the 4X2's had 129 in. WB. They
>had three beds, the Styleside, Flareside and Stake. Some came as
>chassis cabs for utility bed. The steering column and pedals in mine
>are also like the '57-'60's, with a big 4 spoke steering wheel.

I was looking at pictures on Bill's truck and noticed that there is a few differences between his and mine.
My webpage is http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://pages.hotbot.com/fan/65fordf100/index.html
and Bill's is still above.
The differences (besides his being a F-250 and mine an F100) is the grille, the body lines over the front tire and the over the back tire. Are these differences normal? Mine is also a '65 and has got me wondering.

Terry


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Date: Fri, 23 Apr 1999 15:15:03 -0400
From: jdklaers magicnet.net (PredFan)
Subject: Re: FTE 61-79 - What's this do-hickey?

>Yeah, sounds just like the neutral starter safety switch I have on my
>truck, or rather had. If it is out of position it will let you start in
>gear OR keep the truck from starting at all. The reason some of you found
>it when tracing brake and turn signals is because it also controls the
>backup lights.
>
>Mine's disconnected because the pin that moves it is broken off, so there
>is some copper wire that just holds the slide off to the left so that it
>will let me start the truck. The downside is that it now starts in any
>gear. The upside is that it starts in any gear, especially handy when
>setting the choke too lean and stalling in traffic on a cold morning ...

I think mines the cause of my brake light failure. Is this possible and can
these things be replaced? Where might I get a new one?

Thanks

John

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Date: Fri, 23 Apr 1999 14:45:32 -0500
From: William S Hart
Subject: Re: FTE 61-79 - What's this do-hickey?

>
>I think mines the cause of my brake light failure. Is this possible and can
>these things be replaced? Where might I get a new one?
>
I don't know that it can cause the brake light failure ... they should be
separate ciruits completely, though try putting the vehicle in reverse with
the key on (shoudl cause backup lights to come on), then hit the brakes and
see if they work or not ... I forget what symptoms you had. Its possible
that they share a ground, so look for a ground at the rear of the truck and
see if its all coroded, or possibly broken, that may cause it ... if the
brake lights work with it in reverse and not with it in any other gear, the
ground is likely the cause...

As for getting a new one ... they're so simple I'm not sure you can ...
check the contacts and see if they are corroded or rusty or anything, if so
see if you can't clean them up with a spot of steel wool or something ...
there should be plenty at a salvage yard ... if you're diggin into one on
at a salvage yard, think you can tell me how that little pin that sticks up
is attached ? :) j/k

Hope this helps though ...
Just my 2cents

wish

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Date: Fri, 23 Apr 1999 14:50:43 -0500
From: William S Hart
Subject: Re: FTE 61-79 - 66 4X4 Short Bed Value

>The differences (besides his being a F-250 and mine an F100) is the grille,
>the body lines over the front tire and the over the back tire. Are these
>differences normal? Mine is also a '65 and has got me wondering.
>

Seems like somewhere I just read that the F-250+ didn't change at the same
time the F-100's did during this time period, I think it was the beds that
didn't change actually ... as for the fenders, I have also heard that the
F250's didn't have an inner lip to help fit bigger tires, maybe they shaved
more of it for the 4x4's too ...

Hopefully someone else has better memories or their info on hand ...


Just my 2cents

wish

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Date: Fri, 23 Apr 1999 16:18:05 -0400
From: "Phil"
Subject: Re: FTE 61-79 - 66 4X4 Short Bed Value

>I was looking at pictures on Bill's truck and noticed that there is a few
differences between his and mine.
>My webpage is http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://pages.hotbot.com/fan/65fordf100/index.html
>and Bill's is still above.
>The differences (besides his being a F-250 and mine an F100) is the grille,
the body lines over the front tire and the over the back tire. Are these
differences normal? Mine is also a '65 and has got me wondering.
>
I believe the F-250 kept using the 57 thru 60 bed because they still shared
the same wheel base, and they didnt have any other bed that would fit. The
grill is from a 66, not sure of the front fenders. your 65 looks the same as
my two 66's other than the grill.

Phil Beattie
66 F100 390 C6
66 F100 (no drivetrain)
79 F250 4x4 400 www.geocities.com/motorcity/shop/2446/projects/79ford.html

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Date: Fri, 23 Apr 1999 14:46:55 -0700
From: John & Iva McKay
Subject: FTE 61-79 - Doo Hickey

It's the neutral/park safety switch
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John L. McKay
Mesa, Arizona
'67 F-100
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Email: djspaints earthlink.net
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Date: Fri, 23 Apr 1999 18:17:44 EDT
From: BDIJXS aol.com
Subject: FTE 61-79 - 428 crank?

OK, who's got a spare 1U crank around????

Looks like I found a crack in the one here!!!!

CJ
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Date: Fri, 23 Apr 1999 22:18:52 -0400
From: "stevegoins"
Subject: FTE 61-79 - re: 66f-250 4x4

You wrote:

> At 08:45 PM 4/22/99 -0400, you wrote:
> >My wife's grandfather who passed-on a few years back had a 1966 Ford
F-250
> >4X4 Short Bed Step Side which has been garage kept. It has low mileage
but I
> >don't recall the exact number. I seem to remember about 60K. This truck
is
> >in great shape although not restored. I'd like to buy from them but I
need
> >to know what it is worth. I've been told that Ford did not offer a 4X4
> >package in this year. It seems to me, to be a rare combination of
features.
> >Anyone know?

It sounds like a really great find, especially if its in good shape. Being a
family connection you can probably make a reasionable deal.

Grab it while the gettin's good !!!!!!
Figure out the details later.

Steve
63 F-100



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Date: Fri, 23 Apr 1999 21:51:20 -0500
From: "charlest"
Subject: FTE 61-79 - 1978 F350

Have found what appears to be a 1978 or 79 F350(1 ton) 4x4. It is a standard
cab and appears to be a short wheel base. Also it is not a dualy(or however
you spell it.) It has a custom flat bed on it.

Anyone know about the drivetrain in this vehicle? Dana 60/70? Gear ratio?

Also, why haven't I seen more of these? Are they rare?

Thanks,
Charlest

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Date: Fri, 23 Apr 1999 22:20:48 -0500
From: "charlest"
Subject: Re: FTE 61-79 - 1978 F350

Also....this truck does not sit very high. In fact, it looks lower than my
1/2 ton. The front spring leafs are almost flat looking. Is this normal?....


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