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Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-13-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 14,875
Views: 436,981
Posted By Ken Blythen
Mine are the same.....although mainly because I...

Mine are the same.....although mainly because I (& presumably previous owners/passengers) accidentally kick them occasionally while getting in; they also seem to be made of plastic that's more...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-08-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 179
Posted By Ken Blythen
The tank switching solenoids & senders etc, are...

The tank switching solenoids & senders etc, are fairly regularly replaced items but I think your spare carrier was probably removed because using it is too physical for an older owner.......the...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-06-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 193
Posted By Ken Blythen
A common cause is a ruptured fuel pump diaphragm.

A common cause is a ruptured fuel pump diaphragm.
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-04-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By Ken Blythen
I know you said that you adjusted the linkage...

I know you said that you adjusted the linkage right out......but the mechanical linkage clutches do as you describe if the pedal free-play is excessive.

How much free-play do you have between...
Forum: 1947 and Older Ford Trucks 09-28-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,355
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: 54
Views: 2,338
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: 54
Views: 2,338
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: 3,388
Views: 613,924
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: 3,388
Views: 613,924
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: 54
Views: 2,338
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: 54
Views: 2,338
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: 54
Views: 2,338
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: 2,361
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: 195
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: 733
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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