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61-79-list Digest Tue, 07 Nov 2000 Volume: 2000  Issue: 327

In This Issue:
snow tires
Re: snow tires
truck sale spotter...
speaking of pull truck  and snow tires
Auto Transmission
Re: Auto Transmission
Re: snow tires
Re: emissions
Re: Auto Transmission
Re: emissions
Gas Tanks
Re: emissions
Re: emissions
Is this a rediculous question?
Re: emissions
Re: Is this a rediculous question?
Re: Is this a rediculous question?
Re: emissions
Driving in Snow
Re: snow tires
Re: Is this a rediculous question?
Re: 300 fan removal
ADMIN: Please visit the FTE home page
Re: ADMIN: Please visit the FTE home page
Re: ADMIN: Please visit the FTE home page
Re: ADMIN: Please visit the FTE home page
Re: ADMIN: Please visit the FTE home page
Re: Fuel Pickup Sock
Re: snow tires
Re: Driving in Snow
Re: Gear ratios
Re: Is this a rediculous question?
Fan removal
Re: emissions
Fw: Key blanks for '66 F100

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Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2000 11:37:35 -0800 (PST)
From: Paul Rozell <prozell yahoo.com>
Subject: snow tires

I know that this will probably fuel a large debate. I have been looking at tires for my truck
(mud and snow tires).  What tires would the list recomend?!?! I priced Goodyear, and several
others from very agrresive tread patterns to milder paterns. I am looking at 31x10.5 15. Any
suggestions.

Paul
96 F150 5.0 Sc


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Date: Tue, 07 Nov 2000 14:03:30 -0800
From: dave Prasse <burgess4 gte.net>
Subject: Re: snow tires

Kelly Springfield "Winter Mark" is what I use on my car , van and every
day truck. I'll use Kelly M/T for the "Beige Beast" puller.

dPrasse
Freeport (Maker of Kelly Springfield Tires) IL



Paul Rozell wrote:
>
>  I know that this will probably fuel a large debate. I have been looking at tires for my truck
> (mud and snow tires).  What tires would the list recomend?!?! I priced Goodyear, and several
> others from very agrresive tread patterns to milder paterns. I am looking at 31x10.5 15. Any
> suggestions.
>
> Paul
> 96 F150 5.0 Sc
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Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2000 15:24:25 -0500
From: somalley voyager2.cns.ohiou.edu (Sean O'Malley)
Subject: truck sale spotter...

Saw a 72 F100 Sport/Custom (that's what the badge says, anyway) 2wd behind
my township's polling place today.  360, Auto.  No price on the sign,
but they can't want too much for it.  Sheet metal looks decent, though I
think the cab mounts may be toast.  Not sure, since I didn't know what I
was looking at.  The cab sits plumb/square still, but looking underneath,
there's what I would call a "crossmember" between the frame rails attached
to the back of the cab floor, the ends of which (where it should
attach to the frame rails) are eaten away to nothing.  Is that a fatal
problem?  The vehicle looks like it's still used as a daily driver, but
that doesn't mean much, since we don't have inspections in Athens County.

I could go get the phone number, if anyone is madly interested...


SE Ohio, BTW.

--sean



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From: "David Lindenmayer" <davidl tbcnet.com>
Subject: speaking of pull truck  and snow tires
Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2000 15:19:52 -0600

hey Dave   check this out   http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://members.tripod.com/davidl12293/index.htm

And    this one to www.pulloff.com    Has stuff about the new   40 Ford and
the Krush





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From: "M.Erol Bircanoglu, Jr." <erolb turk.net>
Subject: Auto Transmission
Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2000 23:36:23 +0200

I am placing a 302 V8 engine on 61' F100. Should I use a C4 transmission or
should I use an FMX auto transmission. Ithink an FMX would be better. Any
comments are welcomed. I would also be pleased to hear about any comments
about a color for 61 F100
Thanks

Erol B

Istanbul Turkey


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From: "Jason and Kathy" <kendrick mddc.com>
Subject: Re: Auto Transmission
Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2000 17:00:01 -0600

Erol, I'd go with the C4. It's a newer design, and should be easier to get
parts for. Unless, of course, you have a pile of FMX's in your yard.
Jason Kendrick


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From: "G & J Boling" <flash1 alltel.net>
Subject: Re: snow tires
Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2000 18:50:17 -0500





What tires would the list recomend?!?!  I am looking at 31x10.5 15. Any
> suggestions.
>
> Paul
=======================================================
i,ve got a set of Sears all terrain tires on my 79 f 100 with 2 wheel drive
and i go places easier than some 4 wheel drives do and not get stuck
these tires dont have allot of road noise to them and i have had over 2 tons
of weight on them so far
i,ve been running these tires for over 6 years now without so much as a flat
even from them and they still have plenty of tread left
And they are Cheaper than the Good Years to i know my son just checked the
prices of them there was 200.00 difference in a set of 4
gordon



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Date: Tue, 07 Nov 2000 17:45:43 -0600
From: Ron Martens <martens flash.net>
Subject: Re: emissions

Where are you located? I just bought one here in Texas for a 302.

Randy Cannon wrote:

> Sorry in advance for another emissions-related post, but...
>
> I am piecing together an emissions system for a '79 f250 supercab w/460.
> (the original system was removed and discarded by PO, but is required for
> inspection purposes).  I've been unable to find an air injection tube (metal
> tube, 3/8"-1/2" dia., bolts to rear of both heads).  Anybody know where I
> might acquire one of these?  The local ford dealer says he might be able to
> locate one for me, but at a price I'd like to avoid. :)
> TIA for your help.
>
> -Randy
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Date: Tue, 07 Nov 2000 18:57:56 -0800
From: Greg <greg gregster.com>
Subject: Re: Auto Transmission

While on the subject of auto trans, there's a switch  I'd like to do.
Maybe the list could tell me what would fit so I could start looking for
a donor.

I have a '77 F100 4x4 SWB, 300-4spd married setup. I want to put a
married auto trans/transfer  (preferably a C6) behind the 300 or maybe
put in a 302. What will fit? I understand the Windsor blocks have the
same BH bolt pattern as the 300. Correct? What year did Ford start using
W blocks in half-ton 4x4's?

TIA for any help,
Greg
'77 F250 Explorer 4x4
'77 F100 SWB 4x4


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From: "Eric Washburn" <bruce9 flash.net>
Subject: Re: emissions
Date: Wed, 8 Nov 2000 18:39:12 -0600

Oh cool, where are you at in Texas? I'm in Azle, near Fort Worth

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Subject: [61-79-list] Re: emissions

Where are you located? I just bought one here in Texas for a 302.

Randy Cannon wrote:

> Sorry in advance for another emissions-related post, but...
>
> I am piecing together an emissions system for a '79 f250 supercab w/460.
> (the original system was removed and discarded by PO, but is required for
> inspection purposes).  I've been unable to find an air injection tube
(metal
> tube, 3/8"-1/2" dia., bolts to rear of both heads).  Anybody know where I
> might acquire one of these?  The local ford dealer says he might be able
to
> locate one for me, but at a price I'd like to avoid. :)
> TIA for your help.
>
> -Randy
>
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From: "Jeffery Hansen" <billybobjoehansen hotmail.com>
Subject: Gas Tanks
Date: Wed, 08 Nov 2000 01:12:20 GMT

Just a note here about replacing the gas tank.  When the rear pumpkin
exploded on the Muny Pit and took out the gas tank, among other things - I
got a replacment from JCWhitney - DOUBLE the capcity.  Can't remember what
truck you have - but they have all kinds and styles for all the older Fords.
 I replaced my 19 gallon unit with thier 39 gallon unit.  Was as easy as
thier add said and fit right up in the frame like it was stock. They even
give you the copper tubing to braze on to make your pick-up tube longer, and
a piece of wire for the sending unit.  Only bad part about the whole deal -
Damn! it hurts the wallet to fill from below quarter/tank.
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From: "Randy Cannon" <rcannon ussynthetic.com>
Subject: Re: emissions
Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2000 18:19:25 -0700

I'm in Utah.  Yes, I've also been able to find them for the 302 and other
engines.  Unfortunately, they don't fit my 460.
-Randy

Where are you located? I just bought one here in Texas for a 302.

Randy Cannon wrote:

> Sorry in advance for another emissions-related post, but...
>
> I am piecing together an emissions system for a '79 f250 supercab w/460.
> (the original system was removed and discarded by PO, but is required for
> inspection purposes).  I've been unable to find an air injection tube
(metal
> tube, 3/8"-1/2" dia., bolts to rear of both heads).  Anybody know where I
> might acquire one of these?  The local ford dealer says he might be able
to
> locate one for me, but at a price I'd like to avoid. :)
> TIA for your help.
>
> -Randy
>
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From: "Charles T." <charlest hal-pc.org>
Subject: Re: emissions
Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2000 19:47:56 -0800

A friend just had his newly restored 78 F250 4x4 inspected in Texas. His new
460 passed emissions tests without all the original tubes, cans, converters,
etc...  Just a thought.-CTT


> I'm in Utah.  Yes, I've also been able to find them for the 302 and other
> engines.  Unfortunately, they don't fit my 460.
> -Randy
>
> Where are you located? I just bought one here in Texas for a 302.
>
> Randy Cannon wrote:
>
> > Sorry in advance for another emissions-related post, but...
> >
> > I am piecing together an emissions system for a '79 f250 supercab w/460.
> > (the original system was removed and discarded by PO, but is required
for
> > inspection purposes).  I've been unable to find an air injection tube
> (metal
> > tube, 3/8"-1/2" dia., bolts to rear of both heads).  Anybody know where
I
> > might acquire one of these?  The local ford dealer says he might be able
> to
> > locate one for me, but at a price I'd like to avoid. :)
> > TIA for your help.
> >
> > -Randy
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From: BRussAZ aol.com
Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2000 21:15:38 EST
Subject: Is this a rediculous question?

I guess I can assume my question of external differences between the 300 and
the 240 is either a rediculous question that no one is choosing to answer or
??
Would someone please answer this question for me?  I need to know I am
purchasing a carbureted 300 and not a 240 for my 65 F100.
thanx (I hope).

Bill

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From: "gene baker" <bakergene hotmail.com>
Subject: Re: emissions
Date: Tue, 07 Nov 2000 20:33:22 CST

Hey Ron,
Where are you at in Texas. I live about 30 miles north of Fort Worth in
Springtown. I know that Eric Washburn lives in Azle, which is about 20
minutes from me.

Gene
bakergene hotmail.com


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>Date: Tue, 07 Nov 2000 17:45:43 -0600
>
>Where are you located? I just bought one here in Texas for a 302.


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From: JUMPINFORD aol.com
Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2000 21:34:05 EST
Subject: Re: Is this a rediculous question?


In a message dated 11/7/2000 6:19:34 PM Pacific Standard Time,
BRussAZ aol.com writes:


> I guess I can assume my question of external differences between the 300 and
> the 240 is either a rediculous question that no one is choosing to answer
> or
> ??
> Would someone please answer this question for me?  I need to know I am
> purchasing a carbureted 300 and not a 240 for my 65 F100.
> thanx (I hope).
>

Im gonna go ahead and take this for you.  There are no external differences
that I know of, BUT they used the 300 a while longer than they used the 240.
If youwere to get your 300 out of a 73 or newer truck, you should be ok.

Darrell & Tweety



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From: "Jason and Kathy" <kendrick mddc.com>
Subject: Re: Is this a rediculous question?
Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2000 20:36:15 -0600

There are no external differences, that I'm aware of.
Jason Kendrick


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Date: Tue, 07 Nov 2000 20:43:30 -0600
From: Ron Martens <martens flash.net>
Subject: Re: emissions

I live in Irving and know approx where you live.


gene baker wrote:

> Hey Ron,
> Where are you at in Texas. I live about 30 miles north of Fort Worth in
> Springtown. I know that Eric Washburn lives in Azle, which is about 20
> minutes from me.
>
> Gene
> bakergene hotmail.com
>
> >From: Ron Martens <martens flash.net>
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> >
> >Where are you located? I just bought one here in Texas for a 302.
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From: "Carver" <carver ncwebsurfer.com>
Subject: Driving in Snow
Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2000 18:46:21 -0800

California has a LOT of people head to the hills to ski,
that come from the flatlands of never snows.
The CHP has a check point on the way up and if you don't
have the right tires/chains/4WD as appropriate, you
ain't going uphill anymore.  At least on the main hiways.

Got a moving violation while stopped deciding to chain up.

Took my '64 F100 CrewCab up one time when it had the tall
16 inch bias ply tires.  Idiot at the checkpoint couldn't
tell that I had a 2WD and let me through. No problems.

My brother drove an A*stin H*aly that someone had stuffed
a V8 into with bald tires, no top, no interior while
being a ski bum.  He had to lift up the speedo to get
an idea of his speed, it was hanging by the cable.  Melted
a pair of skis on the tranny.  I mean NO interior.  Had to
shovel it out in the morning.  I was standing by when he
came flying up the snow covered road and slid 180 degrees
and stopped perfectly parallel with my vehicle, on purpose.
Worst case scenario, over powered, too light, no traction.

It ain't what you got, it's what you learn to do with it
that counts the most.  He eventually restored it.  He
now has a '66 T-bird.  Thought there wasn't any more Ford
content in here did ya!

Jeff  '64 F100 CrewCab

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From: "Shelley Batty" <shelba molalla.net>
Subject: Re: snow tires
Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2000 19:23:30 -0800

My $.02:  Milder tread, with lots of biting edges.  Stay away from the
dedicated mud tires like the Super Swampers.  Personally I like BF Goodrich,
either AT's or the MT's with some added siping.  Make sure the size you are
getting still allows you room to mount chains if your are going to see any
serious winter driving.

Strictly my opinions, and worth what you paid for them.  :^)

Thom Batty
66 F250 Utility

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Sent: Tuesday, November 07, 2000 11:38 AM
To: List Ford trucks
Subject: [61-79-list] snow tires


I know that this will probably fuel a large debate. I have been looking at
tires for my truck
(mud and snow tires).  What tires would the list recomend?!?! I priced
Goodyear, and several
others from very agrresive tread patterns to milder paterns. I am looking at
31x10.5 15. Any
suggestions.

Paul
96 F150 5.0 Sc




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From: "Shelley Batty" <shelba molalla.net>
Subject: Re: Is this a rediculous question?
Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2000 19:42:59 -0800

I don't know of a quick external way to tell for certain, but if you can
find the stroke lengths for the two engines from a Motor or Chilton's
manual, all you need to do is pull a spark plug, and find a dowel you can
insert through the plug hole.  Turn the engine over by hand mark your stick
at TDC and BDC, then measure the difference.

HTH

Thom Batty
66 F250 Utility (with a 300)

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Sent: Tuesday, November 07, 2000 6:16 PM
To: 61-79-list ford-trucks.com
Subject: [61-79-list] Is this a rediculous question?


I guess I can assume my question of external differences between the 300 and
the 240 is either a rediculous question that no one is choosing to answer or
??
Would someone please answer this question for me?  I need to know I am
purchasing a carbureted 300 and not a 240 for my 65 F100.
thanx (I hope).

Bill
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Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2000 23:24:14 -0500
From: Don Haring <haring fedora.net>
Subject: Re: 300 fan removal

Thanks to everyone who offered up suggestions for removing the fan on the
1981 300 engine I'm working on. As some pointed out, it is a thermal clutch
fan, but I didn't immediately realize this for two reasons -- I've never
owned one, and this one was trashed. It was bent and once I got it off, I
realized only a few of the bearings were intact, so it didn't turn at all.

It was attached not by individual bolts but instead by one very large
counter-threaded bolt in between the fan and the pulley. The snout of the
water pump was threaded to accept the bolt. My 12" adjustable wrench *just*
fit. I would have never guessed this bolt was counter-threaded either, so
I'm glad I was told. Once I got this info, it was easy to remove. I was
able to strip the engine down further and clean it. I also painted it
today, so things are moving along. Thanks again for all the help.

-don

Don Haring, Jr., Philadelphia, PA
FCA Keystone Chapter Internet Director
61 Falcon Futura, 66 Falcon Club Wagon and classic scooters



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Date: Wed, 08 Nov 2000 00:06:48 -0500
From: Ken Payne <kpayne ford-trucks.com>
Subject: ADMIN: Please visit the FTE home page

I won't go into details, but I'm asking all the Ford Truck
Enthusiasts list members to please visit the main page of
the site (www.ford-trucks.com) and click on the "Scooter"
link above the opening paragraph.  Trust me, this one
deserves your attention and a couple of minutes of your time
to view.

Ken Payne
Admin, Ford Truck Enthusiasts
http://www.ford-trucks.com


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From: "Jason and Kathy" <kendrick mddc.com>
Subject: Re: ADMIN: Please visit the FTE home page
Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2000 23:16:46 -0600

Happy Truckin, Scooter... See you on the other side!
Jason Kendrick


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From: "Keith" <A2JKEITH GCI.NET>
Subject: Re: ADMIN: Please visit the FTE home page
Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2000 20:17:21 -0900


I am sure the thoughts and prayers of all will be with his family. Take a
minute people especially around the upcoming holiday season to remember his
family in prayer, this is going to be a rough time for them.
```````` The Lord is my shepard, and I shall not want,
he makes me to lie down in green pastures,
and he leads me beside still waters,
and he restores my soul for his namesake,
Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,
I will fear no evil, for, his rod and his staff they comfort me`````````````
We do not know what tomorrow holds, but we know who holds our tomorrows,
Go in peace Scooter,
~Gone but not forgotten~
Keith Price,


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From: JUMPINFORD aol.com
Date: Wed, 8 Nov 2000 00:29:26 EST
Subject: Re: ADMIN: Please visit the FTE home page


Thats an awesome tribute Ken, Thanks a lot.  Its just awesome

Darrell



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Date: Wed, 08 Nov 2000 00:53:43 -0500
From: Dan Herrmann <herrmann in-motion.net>
Subject: Re: ADMIN: Please visit the FTE home page



Excellent tribute Ken, and a fitting way to finish up a joke. Good words
from Keith as well.

Dan



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From: "Gary" <gpeters3 lni.net>
Subject: Re: Fuel Pickup Sock
Date: Wed, 8 Nov 2000 07:50:18 -0800

Every time I have tried to get one they are very willing to sell the whole
pickup/sender unit but not just the sock :-(

Happily Totally Retired,
Michigan Pot Hole Jumping,
78 Bronco Loving, Gary :-)


> Gary,
> Ford doesn't sell the sock?


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From: "Gary" <gpeters3 lni.net>
Subject: Re: snow tires
Date: Wed, 8 Nov 2000 08:05:43 -0800

I agree with this.  Most of the time the tires are actually biting into a
hard packed, icy surface, not loose snow.  The loose snow "blows" out of the
way as you travel and the remainder is packed under the tire into a mass too
hard for large cleats to work with 95% of the time unless you are strictly
playing off road where there has been no traffic.

If you are observant you will have noticed that most snow plow rigs have an
AT tread pattern similar to the old Michelins like I had on the pinto.  Lots
of medium siping with some fine siping but very little large siping and no
cleats except on the edges in some cases.

I've found that for just flat getting around on the road in the kind of snow
we have here in Michigan these tires work the best.  When the snow gets so
deep and is moist enough that you actually climb up on it then the cleats
begin to come into the picture but even then the AT tires will probably do
just as well.

As was noted before, narrow tires work better in snow than wide ones because
they tend to concentrate the weight which forces the tread deeper into the
packed surface you are usually running on.  If conditions warrant wide tires
then they also warrant lockers and  serious recovery equipment on board
because you will get stuck eventually :-)  33" tires with open diffs will
not  take you through 4' of drift packed snow......

Happily Totally Retired,
Michigan Pot Hole Jumping,
78 Bronco Loving, Gary :-)

> My $.02:  Milder tread, with lots of biting edges.  Stay away from the
> dedicated mud tires like the Super Swampers.


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From: "Gary" <gpeters3 lni.net>
Subject: Re: Driving in Snow
Date: Wed, 8 Nov 2000 08:08:52 -0800

I had a 68 Spitfire which would not move on 1/4" of snow from a stop but
handled pretty well once moving.  It only weighed 1500 pounds and most of
the weight was up front.

I used to pull the same stunt with my spitfire, you could always tell where
you were and where you were going to stop and it slid sideways real nice :-)

Happily Totally Retired,
Michigan Pot Hole Jumping,
78 Bronco Loving, Gary :-)

> My brother drove an A*stin H*aly that someone had stuffed
> a V8 into with bald tires,


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From: "Gary" <gpeters3 lni.net>
Subject: Re: Gear ratios
Date: Wed, 8 Nov 2000 08:16:28 -0800

I think Azie meant "Wide" ratio here?  Only point this out to avoid
confusion for some......:-)

Happily Totally Retired,
Michigan Pot Hole Jumping,
78 Bronco Loving, Gary :-)

> The C6 close ratio and the E4OD have the same 1st three gear ratios..



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Date: Wed, 08 Nov 2000 06:24:55 -0800
From: Dennis Pearson <dpearson ctc.edu>
Subject: Re: Is this a rediculous question?

I could answer, but since I don't know, I would be totally making it
up...At least I wouldn't feel guilty about not answering...

BRussAZ aol.com wrote:
>
> I guess I can assume my question of external differences between the 300 and
> the 240 is either a rediculous question that no one is choosing to answer or
> ??
> Would someone please answer this question for me?  I need to know I am
> purchasing a carbureted 300 and not a 240 for my 65 F100.
> thanx (I hope).
>
> Bill
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From: "Azie L. Magnusson" <maggie11 HiWAAY.net>
Subject: Fan removal
Date: Wed, 8 Nov 2000 09:10:32 -0600


Don H. writes:  >>  This fan is
different from early ones that I've encountered. It's not like most I've
seen that have 4 or 5 bolts holding it to the snout of the water pump.  It
has a ring of small fins in front of the fan itself and has a small flat
metal clip on the very end that I removed, and there is a screw that turns
but does not come out. I don't have a shop manual that covers the 300 so
please help me out.<<

What you describe is typical of the clutch type fans...  Look on the rear side
(towards the waterpump) and see if there aren't 4 small bolts going in the
opposite direction of what you would encounter on a standard fan..The
clutch and fan come off as a unit.
The clip in the middle of the fins is the heatsensitive contraption that causes
the clutch to engage/disengage..


Azie Magnusson
Ardmore, Al.


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From: "Randy Cannon" <rcannon ussynthetic.com>
Subject: Re: emissions
Date: Wed, 8 Nov 2000 10:00:51 -0700


Unfortunately, our inspections require the original emissions equipment to
be in place, even if the truck will pass the test without it.
Your friend doesn't happen to have the original tube sitting around does he
? :)
-Randy

A friend just had his newly restored 78 F250 4x4 inspected in Texas. His new
460 passed emissions tests without all the original tubes, cans, converters,
etc...  Just a thought.-CTT


> I'm in Utah.  Yes, I've also been able to find them for the 302 and other
> engines.  Unfortunately, they don't fit my 460.
> -Randy
>
> Where are you located? I just bought one here in Texas for a 302.
>
> Randy Cannon wrote:
>
> > Sorry in advance for another emissions-related post, but...
> >
> > I am piecing together an emissions system for a '79 f250 supercab w/460.
> > (the original system was removed and discarded by PO, but is required
for
> > inspection purposes).  I've been unable to find an air injection tube
> (metal
> > tube, 3/8"-1/2" dia., bolts to rear of both heads).  Anybody know where
I
> > might acquire one of these?  The local ford dealer says he might be able
> to
> > locate one for me, but at a price I'd like to avoid. :)
> > TIA for your help.
> >
> > -Randy
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