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Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 07:08 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By 1986F150six
Tried to "rep" you, Ken, but was told that I am...

Tried to "rep" you, Ken, but was told that I am in "rep jail". :)
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 07:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 475
Posted By 1986F150six
My son's 1984 F150 and my 1986 F150 came from the...

My son's 1984 F150 and my 1986 F150 came from the factory with flywheels drilled for either the 10" or 11" clutch. Both came with 10" but were upgraded to 11" when clutch replacement was done.

...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-22-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 14,878
Views: 437,481
Posted By 1986F150six
Nice retrofit!

Nice retrofit!
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-22-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 165
Posted By 1986F150six
I believe the screws used in mounting the bracket...

I believe the screws used in mounting the bracket are external, only. [going from memory]


Check with Bill Vose [A.K.A. 85lebaront2]... he knows a thing or two about carburetors! :)
Forum: Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300 10-22-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By 1986F150six
Welcome to the forum! Most HD 300s had...

Welcome to the forum!


Most HD 300s had lower compression ratios and some had forged crankshafts. On the large trucks [i.e. F600] with the HD 300, the exhaust manifold was different. Instead of...
Forum: Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300 10-22-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By 1986F150six
iamthebat, Welcome to the forum! ...

iamthebat,


Welcome to the forum!


Many, on this forum, are older guys who do not readily respond to posts which are written quickly, leaving out key details.


Please go back over your...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-22-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
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Views: 139
Posted By 1986F150six
Welcome to the forum, DesertZuki! Nice...

Welcome to the forum, DesertZuki!


Nice truck! Looks to be original, which is a good starting place. Gary Lewis, a noted forum member, often refers to the steps taken in making your truck better...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-22-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 201
Posted By 1986F150six
One advantage you will have here on the forum,...

One advantage you will have here on the forum, vs. a mechanic, is that forum members have a keen interest in these 29-35 year old vehicles and their somewhat specific systems. :)
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-22-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 434
Posted By 1986F150six
If the tachometer is good [?], then it would have...

If the tachometer is good [?], then it would have to be in the wiring. Previously, some forum members who had a tachometer, but not the correct printed circuit for the dash, simply hardwired the...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-22-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 231
Posted By 1986F150six
ebbsrig, Welcome to the forum! ...

ebbsrig,


Welcome to the forum!


This would not affect the low vacuum condition, but is the .030" point gap normal? It has been years since I fooled with points, but for some reason .016"...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-22-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 201
Posted By 1986F150six
Going back to your original post, you said other...

Going back to your original post, you said other than having to manually open and close the choke, the truck ran fine:


When i took off the Carb, one vaccum hose broke (it was rubber to a bent...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-21-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 434
Posted By 1986F150six
Perhaps the intermittent problem is with the...

Perhaps the intermittent problem is with the wiring?
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-21-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By 1986F150six
Swap the engines and use the distributor, carb.,...

Swap the engines and use the distributor, carb., exhaust, etc. from the 300 and it should be a straight forward swap.


The two engines have about the same horsepower, but the 240 requires higher...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-21-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 201
Posted By 1986F150six
Even though you have already made the switch to...

Even though you have already made the switch to manual choke, perhaps this link will help in identifying some of the system components....
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-21-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 201
Posted By 1986F150six
The red vacuum hose in your photo supplies clean...

The red vacuum hose in your photo supplies clean [filtered] air to the metal tube which then connects to the exhaust manifold near the number 5 cylinder. This air passes through a built-in tube on to...
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