I'm not in Dayton but close enough. West side of Cincy.
I had an 84 E-150 w/300 inline. Great engine! Tighten down the carb every 5000 miles and it would purr like a kitten. Too bad the king pins were shoot and the body had more holes than cheese cloth. Sold it for what I paid for it.
Wecome to O.C. if Stan sentyou , we are more than happy to have you here....sounds like a nice truck you have and if you "need" any thing, just ask... we all help each other here out here. Take a minute and go to your user cp and join the chapter....and if you have anything add , please feel free to do so.........
post a pic of your truck when you can in your Gallery.