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Forum: 1947 and Older Ford Trucks 09-28-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,132
Posted By Ken Blythen
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Your truck is actually a 1940 model; I have a '41.
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Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-17-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,495
Posted By Ken Blythen
Thanks David.....I did see that strip but thought...

Thanks David.....I did see that strip but thought I was seeing a chassis cross member, back behind the bumper.

I wonder why the deflectors weren't more universally installed, particularly on...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-16-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,495
Posted By Ken Blythen
Do you have a pic of the spoiler, David? It...

Do you have a pic of the spoiler, David? It doesn't seem visible in the GTG photo of the truck being timed.
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-13-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 3,368
Views: 603,962
Posted By Ken Blythen
F12's & 14's were reasonably common here, also...

F12's & 14's were reasonably common here, also some F20's........I haven't seen an F30 though.
Later model Farmalls (A,B,C,H,M etc) were common; Fordsons & Fergusons were everywhere.
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-13-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 3,368
Views: 603,962
Posted By Ken Blythen
Do you own a Farmall, Shaun? I started restoring...

Do you own a Farmall, Shaun? I started restoring a derelict 1936 F12 when I was 13......it took three years, but I learnt a huge amount.

The next project was a '41 1 ton Ford truck, but that never...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-13-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,495
Posted By Ken Blythen
I'm sure he's driving home with a big :D

I'm sure he's driving home with a big :D
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-13-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,495
Posted By Ken Blythen
Good to see that level of efficiency from a 44 yo...

Good to see that level of efficiency from a 44 yo carb
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-13-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,495
Posted By Ken Blythen
Would it benefit from a power valve that opened...

Would it benefit from a power valve that opened slightly earlier under load......but keep the current jetting for cruise economy?

Also, does the centrifugal advance still need 3000 rpm to be in...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-11-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,348
Posted By Ken Blythen
My truck's previous owner broke the seal & opened...

My truck's previous owner broke the seal & opened the lid on the tank too.
When I bought it the truck, the lid just sat in place; I was going to glue it down but decided to leave it accessible for...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-11-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 192
Posted By Ken Blythen
You mean........ 'Yeah, cross pin. The...

You mean........


'Yeah, cross pin. The one gear on the cross pin is very loose. Doesn't look right...
The gears do look worn out.'


And, yes, this is an English class! :) Just pullin'...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-08-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 683
Posted By Ken Blythen
Also, LD F250's had 8x 1/2" UNF wheel studs...

Also, LD F250's had 8x 1/2" UNF wheel studs (lugs) - vs 9/16"
But if the VIN is original to the truck, it would confirm either way.

Does the diff have a '60' (or '70') cast onto it anywhere?
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Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-06-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 735
Views: 24,503
Posted By Ken Blythen
Yup......Truck Parts and Truck Accessories...

Yup......Truck Parts and Truck Accessories (http://www.lmctruck.com/icatalog/fd/full.aspx?Page=145)
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-05-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,927
Posted By Ken Blythen
Beautiful truck. Well done!! :)

Beautiful truck. Well done!! :)
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-04-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By Ken Blythen
A common misconception is that the cap adjustment...

A common misconception is that the cap adjustment applies more or less choke for starting........but this isn't right.

If the cap adjustment is even in the ballpark, the choke should shut fully...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-02-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 653
Posted By Ken Blythen
I don't remember, Gary.....I'll look again...

I don't remember, Gary.....I'll look again tomorrow.

At the time, I was just checking that it was fully advancing below idle vacuum.
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