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Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Today, 12:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 388
Posted By fordrealdrive
Right on the $ Rich! :-X22 All 4 rear spring...

Right on the $ Rich! :-X22

All 4 rear spring hangers really need to be relocated to maintain proper wheelbase and shackle angle when flipping the shackles.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Today, 12:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 388
Posted By fordrealdrive
:-X22 I couldn't have said it better! Do...

:-X22 I couldn't have said it better!

Do the front first then you won't have to do the rear twice.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Today, 10:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 179
Posted By fordrealdrive
The np205 is/was the most common transfer case...

The np205 is/was the most common transfer case for Ford 4x4's 73-79.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Today, 09:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 461
Posted By fordrealdrive
Do the front first, then set up the rear...

Do the front first, then set up the rear suspension height to match the front...and there's a lot more to setting up a proper suspension than just grinding rivets and bolting new parts on.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Today, 08:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 388
Posted By fordrealdrive
I tried to rep you Rich, but said I needed to...

I tried to rep you Rich, but said I needed to spread them around??

OP...you need to do the front first, then set the rear suspension up accordingly to match the front.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-15-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 317
Posted By fordrealdrive
I think most 9" axles have a standard yoke. If...

I think most 9" axles have a standard yoke. If you get a 8.8 with a flange style mount then you'll need the flange from the d-shaft too.

I'm not positive, but it should be a typical 1330 series...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-15-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 317
Posted By fordrealdrive
If you can't find a ford 9" or just want the 8.8...

If you can't find a ford 9" or just want the 8.8 then you'll need one from an F150 or bronco for a simple swap.

The car axle has a different wheel lug pattern just to start off with. Too many...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-15-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 26,465
Posted By fordrealdrive
Right on, and thanks for the heads up...I got...

Right on, and thanks for the heads up...I got time to save my pennies!

In your earlier pics, with the different colors, were those just the LED's for the halo's or is it possible for the entire...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-15-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 26,465
Posted By fordrealdrive
Nice work! I was pleased with my old halogens...

Nice work! I was pleased with my old halogens until this.

Do you think a filler panel on the back side of the core support is necessary to protect the light assembly?

I briefly looked at the...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-15-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 619
Posted By fordrealdrive
I measured 6 1/8" also, top to bottom. Measuring...

I measured 6 1/8" also, top to bottom. Measuring from the "stub" =11" to the edge of the light/mirror unit, and the thickness is near an inch throughout the length of the visor...it does get...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-15-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 619
Posted By fordrealdrive
Good idea on this project/challenge Rich...

Good idea on this project/challenge Rich (77&79F250)!

I'd be happy to help with measurements as soon as I'm home from work today, if its not pouring down rain...
Forum: Offroad & 4x4 09-15-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By fordrealdrive
Nice! What's the weight savings of the...

Nice!

What's the weight savings of the billet vs. the iron hubs?

2" axle shafts?
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-14-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 619
Posted By fordrealdrive
The idea was sorta based around the rarity of the...

The idea was sorta based around the rarity of the oem piece. It's not high on my list of important options, but still a neat feature on an old truck.
...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-14-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 346
Posted By fordrealdrive
The sway bar was available with the D60 also. To...

The sway bar was available with the D60 also. To my knowledge, it's the very same one that was used with the D44.

I've had them from both axle assemblies and they were same in size and...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-14-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 346
Posted By fordrealdrive
Hard to tell from the pic, but I'm guessing its a...

Hard to tell from the pic, but I'm guessing its a D44, it does have the sway bar too and looks like aftermarket lockouts??...again hard to tell.
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