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Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-15-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 214
Posted By 4wydnr
I bought my 77 without an engine in it. I haven't...

I bought my 77 without an engine in it. I haven't driven it with anything but the Cummins engine.

I say go for it if you can afford to do the swap. It may take a while to make sense financially...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-19-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 9,106
Posted By 4wydnr
This is one of my favorite threads going here...

This is one of my favorite threads going here currently! I like what you've done, your Ford might not have the creature comforts the dodge did but it makes up for that in class. Please keep updating...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-02-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By 4wydnr
I haven't tried anything yet, but the speedometer...

I haven't tried anything yet, but the speedometer drive on the nv4500 is supposed to be the same as the earlier dodge cable speedometer. It has a small generator that sends the signal to the...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-26-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 96,885
Posted By 4wydnr
When I cut my inserts I used a cordless hand...

When I cut my inserts I used a cordless hand grinder with a cutting wheel. The cordless was variable speed and allowed for better control on the cuts. The cutting wheel basically melted the plastic...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 05-20-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,008
Posted By 4wydnr
Even if the gas engine doesn't last as long as...

Even if the gas engine doesn't last as long as the diesel you could buy a low mile used engine for less than the cost of the diesel's injectors.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-16-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,202
Posted By 4wydnr
I'll keep the wood hauling theme going. We lost a...

I'll keep the wood hauling theme going. We lost a few ash trees in a storm 2 weeks ago so I started hauling it home for my wood burner. Also grabbed the lawn mower. Glad I have the cummins to pull...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 05-16-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2,334
Views: 344,714
Posted By 4wydnr
Here's my dad's 5.4 loaded ready to haul some...

Here's my dad's 5.4 loaded ready to haul some corn to the elevator, it scaled at 45,000 lbs.

http://i271.photobucket.com/albums/jj126/4wydnr/Mobile%20Uploads/20140515_142416_zpsbe6e620e.jpg...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-13-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By 4wydnr
Tbear, it looks like you used the whole assembly...

Tbear, it looks like you used the whole assembly from the new wiper and just shortened the length to fit? Looks like a great idea my springs are weak and don't keep the blade in contact.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-01-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 795
Posted By 4wydnr
That silver/gray truck on top looks awesome!

That silver/gray truck on top looks awesome!
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-10-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,202
Posted By 4wydnr
Voca, I pulled one of those 20' containers for a...

Voca, I pulled one of those 20' containers for a friend one time, even empty it was one of the hardest pulling loads on my 7.3. Not to mention I got lost going to get it in Chicago, Wrigleyville...
Forum: Modular V10 (6.8l) 04-08-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By 4wydnr
Last pic I saw of your 6.0 the hood was popped...

Last pic I saw of your 6.0 the hood was popped and there was a stack of junk oil coolers near by.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-05-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 939
Posted By 4wydnr
I think you need to figure out what you want this...

I think you need to figure out what you want this truck to be in the long run. Your initial post said you don't want to pull the 460, then within in few hours you are asking about diesel swaps.

If...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-05-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 939
Posted By 4wydnr
If you are going to swap in a diesel in order to...

If you are going to swap in a diesel in order to get mileage don't waste your time on a 7.3 power stroke. Just go for a ve pumped Cummins backed by an overdrive manual transmission.

Have you...
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-24-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 1,714
Views: 250,985
Posted By 4wydnr
Congratulations! Enjoy it the time it really does...

Congratulations! Enjoy it the time it really does fly. She will have you wrapped around her finger before too long, the issue comes when she knows you're a sucker for her!

Also good foresight on...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-11-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,129
Posted By 4wydnr
I don't have a ton to add but the crew cab is a...

I don't have a ton to add but the crew cab is a good idea. Mine was built before marriage and kids now I'm wishing it was a crew cab.

Also my 77 is a smoother ride than my 01. But neither is an...
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