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Date: Fri, 16 Jan 1998 03:50:35 -0700 (MST)
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fordtrucks61-79-digest Friday, January 16 1998 Volume 02 : Number 025



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In this issue:

Re: Project Truck ["Dennis K. Austin" ]
Re: Project Truck ["Dennis K. Austin" ]
Re: Synthetic Oils, PZL ["Deacon" ]
Re: Header Wrap [sdelanty sonic.net]
Re: 360/390 ?? [ECampb5214 ]
C-6 Tranmission Tailshaft ["Don Wignall" ]
Re: Header Wrap ["Deacon" ]
Re: fordtrucks61-79-digest V2 #22 [leadmic juno.com (Mark L Williams)]

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Date: Thu, 15 Jan 1998 21:34:23 -0600
From: "Dennis K. Austin"
Subject: Re: Project Truck

Thanks for the reminder Tom. I have not looked for the I-Beam bushings
yet and will do so tomorrow. I do have the radius arm bushings. As
soon as I work up the king pin press I will send it in. I will see if I
can scan a color photo of it too. One other thing I need to find is
that removeable floor plate in those trucks that had the floor
shifters. Mine's missing. I have access to a '66 which I think had
it. I will get out there tomorrow and see if I can get it.

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Date: Tue, 13 Jan 1998 11:37:02 -0800
From: "Hogan, Tom"
Subject: Re: Project Truck

Dennis,
Good luck on your project. Couple of things:
1. Have you changed the bushings at the pivot points in the I beams?
While you're in the truck that far you may as well go for it. You may
also want to look at the rubber bushings on the radius arms.
2. Great idea on the king pin press. Send the drawing in. I'd love to
see it.
3. For shop manuals check with Helm Publshing. 1-800-782-4356 or at
www.helminc.com. They produce the Ford factory service manuals. Year
specific and worth every penny.

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Date: Thu, 15 Jan 1998 21:55:18 -0600
From: "Dennis K. Austin"
Subject: Re: Project Truck

Thanks Chad!

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Date: Wed, 14 Jan 1998 21:17:02 -0800
From: Alan Mittelstaedt / Chad Dailey
Subject: Project Truck, FTV2 #19

Try Irv Bishko at (he has lots of old stuff):
Irv Bishko Auto Literature
14550 Watt Road
Novelty, Ohio 44072
(440) 338-4811

or:

Helm Publishing (might have the '74 stuff, but doubtful on the '65)
1-800-782-4356
http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://www.helminc.com/

Good luck.

Chad


> My neighbors came up with a home-made king pin press. At some time I
> will diagram it and send it to Ken. Basically it is two pieces of steel
> channel, .......

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Date: Thu, 15 Jan 1998 20:03:20 -0800
From: "Deacon"
Subject: Re: Synthetic Oils, PZL

>What do you think of redline synthetics? I think I am going to try them.
>They have oil, trans fluid and differential fluid(all synthetics)! Read
>an article when a tuner company used it in most of there applications
>and gained 3-5 hp just changing to them.


I read an article in 5.0. They tested Redline Water wetter, engine oil,
trans fluid and gear oil at Ken Bell. They came up with remarkable results.
More hp, cooler temps. Redline has a webpage (sorry, I don't have the URL)
with a lot of information on their products.


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Date: Thu, 15 Jan 1998 20:39:34 -0800
From: sdelanty sonic.net
Subject: Re: Header Wrap

John writes:
>>P.S. After burning up 2 starters in my F100 (360) I ditched the
>>headers. I had to gas-axe them apart to get them out! OTOH those new
>>Tri-Ys look neat but are costly! I wonder if they have better starter
>>clearance?
>>
Deacon writes:
>I wrapped my starter with aluminum header wrap. My starter has lasted over a
>year sitting under my '93 Ford Mustang shorties on my '73 F100. I didn't
>wrap my headers because I was told of the damage it may cause.
>

Hmmm, I never thought of wrapping the starter.
Insulating the headers certainly makes them die an early death, but
wrapping the starter sounds like a good thing.

I've got a 390 w/headers in my F100, and the starter has worked great
for 2 years, but maybe I'll wrap it...


Steve

"The best index to people's character is
(a) how they treat people who can't do them any good, and
(b) how they treat people who can't fight back."
-- Abigail Van Buren

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Date: Thu, 15 Jan 1998 23:56:29 EST
From: ECampb5214
Subject: Re: 360/390 ??

Tyler

N. Minneapolis $1100 negotionable

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Date: Thu, 15 Jan 1998 23:37:09 -0600
From: "Don Wignall"
Subject: C-6 Tranmission Tailshaft

Well now, see there. I've already learned a whole bunch of stuff by
subscribing here. There are a few comments (thank you very much) regarding
my post about the C-6 tailshafts on my two transmissions being different.
Hummm. Maybe they aren't. I just assumed they were since the Lincoln C-6
appears a little longer than the C-6 in the truck and I recieved an e-mail
from JIm Riley suggesting they were different. The Lincoln trans has CV
joints instead of regular universal joints like the truck. If they are the
same it just makes the swap that much easier.

What is a good auxillary gas tank to use for the 71 F-100? I want to
install one or two auxillary tanks to add a little distance between stops
for fuel. The 360 is horrible on fuel and I can only imagine that the 460
is going to be worse. Thanks folks.
Don Wignall
Carrollton, Texas

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Date: Thu, 15 Jan 1998 23:39:08 -0800
From: "Deacon"
Subject: Re: Header Wrap

> Hmmm, I never thought of wrapping the starter.
> Insulating the headers certainly makes them die an early death, but
> wrapping the starter sounds like a good thing.
>
> I've got a 390 w/headers in my F100, and the starter has worked great
> for 2 years, but maybe I'll wrap it...
>
>
> Steve

Gee, I did it cause it made it nice and shiny. You think it will keep it
cool too? I must be smarter than I look! :) Ya think if I wrap my heater it
will keep it cool too? In the winter it has a tendency to get warm. It makes
it nice inside the cab but I don't want to wear it out! :)

What kind of headers are you running on your 390?

For those that don't know me, the starter and heater thing was a joke! :)
Wrapping my starter keeps it nice and cool. I can spend hours on the
freeway, shut it off and it will start right up with no drag or slow starter
response. OK, it did make the starter pretty. But that's not why I did it.
:)


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Date: Thu, 15 Jan 1998 23:33:32 -0800
From: leadmic juno.com (Mark L Williams)
Subject: Re: fordtrucks61-79-digest V2 #22

John try a Crane 260 cam it has a split lift and duration . I have one
in my 428 and highly recommend it . It has good low end torque a smooth
idle and great throttle response. Also go with the 600 carb. it will work
much better for this application.

that's my two cents Mark.

>> Right on Dave! Even though my primary hobby is old Oldsmobiles,
>I
>> do have Ford blue in my veins also! My 75 F100 and my 68 Fairlane
>> station wagon provide my Ford Fix of mechanical fun, Dearborn style.
>> This list has been a great help already :)
>> Hopefully soon I can get the F100's 360 converted over to 390
>> configuration real soon! I have already collected a 390 crank
>> (010/010)and , 390 rods. I'm going to buy a rebuild kit with 390
>> pistons and off I will go! But I do have a question! Which cam? The
>> truck has 30" tires and 3.50 gears. I have AC, PS, PDB. I'd like
>> towing power and daily drivability...not a race truck. I've been
>told
>> the old 390 4v cam would work for me....isn't the Edelbrock
>Performer
>> cam a clone of the 390 4v cam? I also have a Performer intake and
>600
>> and/or 750 vacuum Holleys to choose from. I'll also put on dual
>> exhaust but I want to keep the stock exhaust manifolds.
>>
>> ===
>> John Pajak JSPajak rocketmail.com
>> Lexington Park, Maryland http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://members.tripod.com/~JSPajak....


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