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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Today, 06:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,115
Posted By jim collins
I can't help you but others on here may , if not...

I can't help you but others on here may , if not you might try posting this in the dent side forum . I spend a lot of time there and a few of them are using the CV IFS under their dent sides.



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Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Today, 06:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 724
Posted By jim collins
Great, I'm interested looking forward for them ,...

Great, I'm interested looking forward for them , thanks .
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Today, 06:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 76
Posted By jim collins
Welcome to F T E , I have reversed ends on a...

Welcome to F T E , I have reversed ends on a drive shaft a number of times with no problems . If there is no bad vibes from doing it then every thing should be good. The magnet does sound like an old...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-28-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 209
Posted By jim collins
That chopped up wiring looks like mine did in my...

That chopped up wiring looks like mine did in my 73 when i got it. The rubber connections look like my 73s . My 79 had plastic connections like those in post #7 . I don't believe you have a 78 cab ,...
Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-26-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 169
Posted By jim collins
. .:-X22__ Correct on all , I grew up...

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.:-X22__ Correct on all , I grew up with overdrive standard transmissions and that's the way they work. A lot of people put them in now but don't get the wiring right or try to skip it ,...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-15-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 724
Posted By jim collins
:-X22__If you get the " FD41K-2 " let us know . I...

:-X22__If you get the " FD41K-2 " let us know . I ordered that one on 5-13-14 and they called me the next day and said they were out of stock. I ask when would they be back in stock and he never...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-14-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 170
Posted By jim collins
From the looks of your pictures you do have a lot...

From the looks of your pictures you do have a lot of work ahead , but hey , that's the fun part , building them. I was lucky enough to have one of my old work trucks to pull parts from and knew the...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-14-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 170
Posted By jim collins
The 79 I did was this white one which i don't...

The 79 I did was this white one which i don't have now. I went a different way on the 73 f-100 i have now. It was a good little truck but the red 73 is all rust free and the 79 had a small amount a...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-14-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 170
Posted By jim collins
"redroad" is right on with the parts change over....

"redroad" is right on with the parts change over. I did a 79 F-100 that way about 4 years ago. Rear end will work but mine had the 28 spline axles so i used the one from the 79 F-150 that came with...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-08-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 5,760
Posted By jim collins
Residential building contractor , new and remodel...

Residential building contractor , new and remodel , all parts of it. 30 plus years , retired a few years back. Sure wish i could dump some construction tools , nobody wants the old stuff.__:)
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-07-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 516
Posted By jim collins
When i bought my 73 the person i bought it from...

When i bought my 73 the person i bought it from followed me home with it . On the way a rubber freeze plug came out and he drove it until it quit running. Once he lost the water out of it the temp...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-07-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 516
Posted By jim collins
Truck looks good and it will have a new engine so...

Truck looks good and it will have a new engine so i think you did okay . To bad about the trick pulled on the other guy, you never know.:-wink
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-04-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 195
Posted By jim collins
Oh ' bcso290' , welcome to FTE, the best forum...

Oh ' bcso290' , welcome to FTE, the best forum on Ford trucks.

By the way "Hurst" prices their shifters and then add in the mounting kit and linkages most of the time. So that price may be more...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-04-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 195
Posted By jim collins
. Log on to " www.hurst-shifters.com" . ...

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Log on to " www.hurst-shifters.com" .

Look for part # 3666901 , Master Craft , 3sp. Ford ,Chevy and Pontiac.

$178.00

Sales department # 707-544-4761 .
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-03-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 195
Posted By jim collins
:-wink____3.03 is a good trany , it's a top...

:-wink____3.03 is a good trany , it's a top loader built just as strong as the factory stock ford 4/sp top loader , just less one gear. T-18 should not be to hard to switch over to if you want that...
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