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fordtrucks61-79-digest Friday, October 24 1997 Volume 01 : Number 309



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In this issue:

Re: 351C bellhousing pattern [JonP27604 aol.com]
Re: Autolite 4100 [JonP27604 aol.com]
Speedo Math [JonP27604 aol.com]
Re: Smoggy the Weasel and Pipe Size [Rob Bryan ]
Re: mail structure (Answer) ["Bear" ]

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Date: Fri, 24 Oct 1997 01:00:37 -0400 (EDT)
From: JonP27604 aol.com
Subject: Re: 351C bellhousing pattern

I will cast the tie breaking vote. 351C has small block bolt pattern. I have
one and even the bell housing from my 300 I6 will work on it. Remember, there
is two types of small block bell housings. One for ten inch flywheels and one
for eleven inch. Eleven inch locates the starter further out but bolt
patterns are the same.

Jon E. Purut
JonP27604 aol.com

1965 F100 SWB Daily Driver
1965 F100 Parts Truck Hoping To Revive As F350 Super Duty (still need
bushings)
1977 F150 Parts Truck
1970 Mustang Fastback
1993 Escort Wagon (wifes car)


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Date: Fri, 24 Oct 1997 01:00:43 -0400 (EDT)
From: JonP27604 aol.com
Subject: Re: Autolite 4100

John, the 4100 is not a spread bore. The size of the primary and secondary
venturi are the same. No matter though it is still an excellent carburetor.
There is an article in the January 1996 issue of Mustang Monthly that gives
reference and maintenance information. If you would like I can fax a copy to
you (or anyone else for that matter) if you are interested. Also go to the
Pony Carburetors web site. They have some info there on this carb.

http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://www.cybervillage.com/ponycarburetor

FYI there are two sizes of this carburetor. There is a casting number on the
front bowl under the accelerator rod. It should read either 1.08 or 1.12. The
1.08 is rated at 480 CFM and the 1.12 is 600 CFM. The 480 CFM are getting
rare so finding one may be difficult.


Jon E. Purut
JonP27604 aol.com

1965 F100 SWB Daily Driver
1965 F100 Parts Truck Hoping To Revive As F350 Super Duty (still need
bushings)
1977 F150 Parts Truck
1970 Mustang Fastback
1993 Escort Wagon (wifes car)

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Date: Fri, 24 Oct 1997 01:00:46 -0400 (EDT)
From: JonP27604 aol.com
Subject: Speedo Math

For those of you driving around with inaccurate speedometers due to larger
tires or rear end swaps I found this tidbit in 4X4 Power Magazine you may be
interested in.

To determine what number of teeth your speedo driven gear should be to make
your speedo correct do the following:

1. Find out far off your speedo is. They recomend counting mile markers with
odo.
2. Calculate percentage of error using this formula.
percentage of error =miles shown driven on odo - miles actually driven
/ miles
actually driven
3. Find the number of teeth required by using this formula.
Number of teeth required=old tooth count X percentage of error + old
tooth count

Thats It. Somebody let me know if they use it and how it works.

Jon E. Purut
JonP27604 aol.com

1965 F100 SWB Daily Driver
1965 F100 Parts Truck Hoping To Revive As F350 Super Duty (still needs
bushings)
1977 F150 Parts Truck
1970 Mustang Fastback
1993 Escort Wagon (wifes car)





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Date: Thu, 23 Oct 1997 22:51:39 -0700
From: Rob Bryan
Subject: Re: Smoggy the Weasel and Pipe Size

Brett,

Are you sure you need a cat? A friend of mine had a 86 F-250 with a 460 and
even with CA emissions it came W/O a catcon. It even ran on regular gas
when it was sold here and didn't have a placard either on the instrument
cluster or on the fuel filler doors that said "Unleaded Fuel Only". If your
truck is missing the "UFO" messages then it probably came without a catcon.
Maybe they were looking in the book for an F150 which would have come with
a cat. Also, if your GVWR is over 8500 I can almost guarantee that it
didn't come with a cat since I believe Ford trucks with this engine and
weight rating didn't start using catcons until the engine recieved EFI in
1988.

Maybe you need to find a more lax testing facility. I've been to more than
one that all they did was clip onto the #1 plug wire and stick a probe in
the tailpipe. No ckecking for catcons, or EGR, or PCV etc... If it passes
the sniffer it passes...

Good luck with the smog nazis!
Rob Bryan

At 11:04 PM -0500 10/23/97, Brett McCoy wrote:
>Well, had to do the annual smog check today. I thought I may have problems
>before I got there so I was expecting the worst. I just got my '79 F250
>Crew Cab about six months ago and the guy I bought it from was real evasive
>about the smog check. I thought how bad could it be? It has current tabs
>on it. I have been doing some tuning work and have many of the ignition
>parts replace that were in terrible shape when I bought the truck. I
>pulled in and the first thing the test tells me is that I need to go in
>side to the office. Not a good sign. Seems it failed last year and was
>working on some kind of extension. Got the paper work and pulled back
>around to have the test. Technician looks for gas caps. That checks OK.
>Looks at the sniff test results. That PASSED. I'm thinking this is great!
> I passed! Then the little weasel gets out his stupid little mirror and
>said. You don't have a cat. You failed. Go back to the office. Crap!!
>Now I have about thirty days to get my rusty old dual exhaust converted
>back over to a single cat system in order to met the spec book
>requirements. The hard part to swallow is that even with not having
>checked the timing yet and a carb that NEEDS a rebuild I past the sniffer
>test. So What Do I Need This Stupid Cat For Anyway!!
>The guy in the office said, because it is supposed to have one. Well
>la-de-da! Guess I have to start that exhaust project about three months
>sooner than I wanted. Won't the wife be just THRILLED.
>
>By the way, anybody know what the stock pipe size on a '79 F250 Crew Cab
>with a 460 is??
>
>I was thinking about running 2" to the converter and then 2.5" the rest of
>the way. Think that will breath well enough with just one muffler and tail
>pipe for the 460?
>Later.
>-B
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Date: Fri, 24 Oct 1997 03:43:45 -0500
From: "Bear"
Subject: Re: mail structure (Answer)

:)

>In a message dated 97-10-22 04:55:40 EDT, you write:
>
>
> with mouse pointer at the beginning, hold left mouse button down and drag
> pointer to the end of the text and then let go of left button. Now click
> the "Reply" button and the text will be placed in the "Compose Mail"
window.
>>>
>
>Thanks! Simple enough as you can see.
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