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Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 217
Posted By TBird Larry
I used the red oak and and totally sealed it with...

I used the red oak and and totally sealed it with urethane on all four sides with 3 coats. I also applied a marine grade UV inhibitor afterwords I sold the truck after about a year and it still...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By TBird Larry
Search eBay for the 3 volume set 1966 Ford Truck...

Search eBay for the 3 volume set 1966 Ford Truck Shop Manual. It's PDF and you can zoom in to see the detail and you can print any page you need.
Price is around $22.00. It has all the maintenance...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-17-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By TBird Larry
Change your voltage regulator, it's not...

Change your voltage regulator, it's not functioning properly.
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-17-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By TBird Larry
The AMP gauge has to be in line with the POS wire...

The AMP gauge has to be in line with the POS wire because it measures the amount of current so it only needs one wire.

The voltage is measured between POS and NEG so needs POS and NEG GROUND.
...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-17-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By TBird Larry
That's right, I had another senior moment:-huh ...

That's right, I had another senior moment:-huh
I fixed it!
Thanks form catching that blunder.



It wouldn't be a bad idea to add a ground cable from the frame to the bed also.
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-17-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By TBird Larry
My battery is turned around from yours, but it...

My battery is turned around from yours, but it doesn't matter as long as the POS and NEG are correct from the battery.

Make sure the cables go this way: The POS cable goes from the alternator to...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-17-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 217
Posted By TBird Larry
Back some years ago when I had a 52 F-1 I made...

Back some years ago when I had a 52 F-1 I made new wood for the bed out of red oak. I'm a wood worker so it was fairly easy to do. I figured out the dimensions from the old wood and had to adjust...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-17-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,698
Posted By TBird Larry
Wiring

My battery is turned around from yours, but it doesn't matter as long as the POS and NEG are correct from the battery.

Make sure the cables go this way: The POS cable goes from the alternator to...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-15-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,698
Posted By TBird Larry
Welcome to the forum, Something similar...

Welcome to the forum,
Something similar happened to me years ago in my 64 Tbird, I was cruising along on the freeway at night when everything went dim and shut down. I pulled over to smell that...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-14-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 298
Posted By TBird Larry
I wonder if he was prone to over revving the...

I wonder if he was prone to over revving the engine more than it could handle?
Were those push rods all on the same side or were they random?

Cheers
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-14-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 298
Posted By TBird Larry
Wow, those are really bent! did your timing chain...

Wow, those are really bent! did your timing chain jump?
Did the valves hit the piston?
If you make any cam mods use a true double roller timing chain like a Cloyes or equivalent.

Good luck
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-14-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 327
Posted By TBird Larry
"DOWN IN THE DIP SHE STARTED A KNOCKING" You...

"DOWN IN THE DIP SHE STARTED A KNOCKING"
You said it is the first valve, to me it sounds like metal to metal noise. You may have a bad lifter or a plugged one that is allowing the push rod to have...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-06-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 970
Posted By TBird Larry
CLARIFY

After all this I would like to clarify what my question was.........
My terminology was not quite right and what I was getting at was I found 2 sources of some nice rims and tires from a mid 70's...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-02-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 970
Posted By TBird Larry
I DON'T UNDERSTAND

????????? What do you mean???? first you make a post telling me I can't say the AMSOIL WORD because it is banned by the forum, then you make another post chastising me for making 180 posts/replies...
Forum: Large Truck 09-02-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 535
Posted By TBird Larry
Yea, a real truck! they don't make them like they...

Yea, a real truck! they don't make them like they used to!

:-drink
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