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Old 05-26-2011, 04:19 PM
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Red face Rotten Firewall

Well guys,

Don't judge me by the challenges I take on. This is my starting point for the firewall fabrication.

I just spend this evening removing and labelling my wiring harness. Don't know if I'll re-use it or get a new one. I want a good reference point either way.

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Old 05-27-2011, 01:22 AM
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No judging you in a bad way, if I did judge you by the challenges you take on I would say you like hard work. And there is not a bad thing about that at all.

What a way to start, like starting a long hard race from the very back, nothing wrong with that either as every person you pass makes you feel better.

Please keep us posted with your progress.
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78 (79 headlights) 460 4 spd, 4", a/c and 35's
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99 Ranger 4x4, 98 Expedition 4x4, 73 Bronco Hillbilly-Bug
71 Bronco 302 35" Boggers 5.58 gears spool/locker
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Firewall pics

oops missed the pics
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Old 05-27-2011, 01:27 AM
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More Rotten Firewall

And the other side.
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Old 05-27-2011, 01:30 AM
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Noob Question

OK on to dumb questions... er...

I've seen these things before but have never really used them or known what they're for.

What is this thing? I think it has something to do with towing.
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In your hand is a brake controller for towing. It electronically controls/activates the trailer brakes. The **** would let you manually activate the trailer brakes if needed by hand. If it works, save it otherwise you can get them anywhere.
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Looks like a old Tekonsha brake controller, for trailer towing.
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78 (79 headlights) 460 4 spd, 4", a/c and 35's
79 351M 4spd 6" Skyjacker Edelbrock-Holley-Hedman 35's
99 Ranger 4x4, 98 Expedition 4x4, 73 Bronco Hillbilly-Bug
71 Bronco 302 35" Boggers 5.58 gears spool/locker
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Integral Power Steering Gear

I'm trying to remove the Power Steering Gear from the frame of the truck. Everything was fine until I got to the nut attaching it to the Pitman arm. First I found I didn't have the 1-5/16 wrench or socket to turn it. On Sunday afternoon in Courtenay my options are a little limited for a last minute tool purchase.

The Removal and installation procedure calls for a Tool T64P-3590-F (). Which I find out is just a two jaw puller.

I have been tossing around the idea of going non-power for the brakes and steering to scavenge a few more horses for the driveline on the 460 that will power this rig.
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Pitman Arm puller aka pickle fork...rent one from an autoparts store.
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I got it out with a puller that I have.
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I love reading his posts like a living FTE legend, right Bill. You were building Ford trucks when most of us were still a twinkle in our folks eye's.
Bill never worked on an assembly line. He was a Ford Parts manager, working in several different dealerships throughout the mid '60s/'70s/80s and into the mid '90s,
if I remember correctly...
I gotta get off this darn computer and go to bed, I haven't slept in 2 days!
It's gonna be the death of me...
Nice SCS, however, that is defiantly a mid west truck, but it's still better than some stuff on this site.
Welcome to the site, I love Super Camper Specials, they aren't to common.
Here's mine:

Click the image to open in full size.

My SCS was also a cheapie, however, mine is built FE with a 4-speed.
(Note: I have the correct mirrors, I just haven't put them on, a previous owner put the in correct mirrors on this truck)
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Well Anthony regardless of where he worked, on the line, the parts office, what ever....he is still the best damn parts # guy on here.

His 34,000+ posts are not just pictures.....but tons of information we all need and use.

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78 (79 headlights) 460 4 spd, 4", a/c and 35's
79 351M 4spd 6" Skyjacker Edelbrock-Holley-Hedman 35's
99 Ranger 4x4, 98 Expedition 4x4, 73 Bronco Hillbilly-Bug
71 Bronco 302 35" Boggers 5.58 gears spool/locker
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Nice Trucks 76F350SCS. Do you guys know what the difference was between the Ranger XLT packages and the other ... non ranger SCS?
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