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Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-10-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 14,521
Views: 419,863
Posted By KsCop
Don't think I didn't consider it. My wife loves...

Don't think I didn't consider it. My wife loves the car, and I don't want payments so I need to get it fixed; Unless I can find a $4000 wonder that my wife likes better..
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-10-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 14,521
Views: 419,863
Posted By KsCop
After the steering gear fiasco on my '63 F100,...

After the steering gear fiasco on my '63 F100, I'll never buy from NPD again. (three shipments / returns and never did get the right part. I ended up sending it to Red Head and they rebuilt my old...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-10-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 218
Posted By KsCop
I realize budget, but some parts are worth paying...

I realize budget, but some parts are worth paying the price for.

I bought the 'inexpensive' tailgate latch handle and struggled with it, like you are, for quite a while. I tried bending,...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-08-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By KsCop
When I removed the last cab, I left the doors on...

When I removed the last cab, I left the doors on and ran a 2x6 through the door window openings. I had 2 eye bolts on each end of the 2x6 and connected them to a tow strap.

Rolled it under my HF...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-22-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,624
Posted By KsCop
I made my own mounts. Just some 2" angle iron,...

I made my own mounts. Just some 2" angle iron, with a 2" square tube welded to it. I used the angle iron so it would go over the top of the tube and provide some mechanical support as well.

That...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-21-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,624
Posted By KsCop
I've seen the Jet ones at The Big Tool Store. The...

I've seen the Jet ones at The Big Tool Store. The 5x6 one is about $600. I also looked at the SouthBend that Grizzly sells. Now THAT looks like a nice saw.

Maybe someday, but for now I think I'll...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-21-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,624
Posted By KsCop
So what's the solution; a better band saw? If so,...

So what's the solution; a better band saw? If so, any recommendations?

Yes, mine is the Harbor Freight one, but the one the Yard Store used did the same thing. Maybe just a better blade and more...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-21-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,624
Posted By KsCop
I'm considering a metal cutting chop saw..

I'm considering a metal cutting chop saw..
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-21-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,624
Posted By KsCop
The best laid plans.. I did manage to get my...

The best laid plans..

I did manage to get my electrical work done in the shop today. I have a dedicated 220v circuit for the welders now.

I also started making the engine support brackets for...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-20-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,624
Posted By KsCop
I actually did a little work on the stand today,...

I actually did a little work on the stand today, or at least the pre-stand design..

Since the stand width has to be accurate, I decided to start by making the engine supports. I got as far as...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-20-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 250
Posted By KsCop
I went through that when I had to rebuild the...

I went through that when I had to rebuild the heater tube. I got the compression nut and fitting from O-Reilly Auto. It took a couple of tries to get the right part. I should have kept the...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-19-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,624
Posted By KsCop
The Yard Store had it in 20' lengths. Pretty...

The Yard Store had it in 20' lengths. Pretty tough for me to transport that size, so I had them cut it down to lengths that would work for my design and be easy to transport.

It's new steel.
...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-19-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,624
Posted By KsCop
Went to the Yard Store this afternoon. Picked up...

Went to the Yard Store this afternoon. Picked up 36 feet of 2" Square tubing, 1/8 wall. Probably overkill, but I tend to over-engineer things.

I don't have the total design figured out yet, but...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-19-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By KsCop
Ignition system is pretty simple. I'd start at...

Ignition system is pretty simple. I'd start at the beginning and check each part;

Power to Coil (obvious if it's arcing)
Coil OK?
HT Lead? (lead from coil to dist. cap)
Cap OK, no cracks, etc...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-17-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By KsCop
Maybe I read it wrong, but it sounds like he is...

Maybe I read it wrong, but it sounds like he is running the gas from the can to the carb and not putting it in the tank. The same premise though;

The gas is cleaning out 'something'. Are you using...
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