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Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Today, 11:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By jim collins
Yes it could end up doing 'farm labor' , kind of...

Yes it could end up doing 'farm labor' , kind of a let down from ' chauffeur ' duty's. Some of the farmers around here use that engine as a stationery engine for irrigation pumps. It would probably...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 08:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 227
Posted By jim collins
I say forget the snake oil, put a new thermostat...

I say forget the snake oil, put a new thermostat in with the correct heat range for that engine. Change the oil and let it warm up before driving it might help a little. Short trips are engine...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-21-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 314
Posted By jim collins
Sounds like it's time for a rebuild kit , idle...

Sounds like it's time for a rebuild kit , idle screw it all the way and black plug is what i am going by. Those carbs are pretty simple made and easy to rebuild if a kit will take care of it. If it's...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-15-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 351
Posted By jim collins
I have found bad ,worn or out of adjustment ,...

I have found bad ,worn or out of adjustment , rocker arms by having a shop rag in my hand and push on each arm with it running. The sound will go away or change, this will work if they do it at idle....
Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-06-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 587
Posted By jim collins
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Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-06-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By jim collins
I took the 3.03 three speed out of my 73 and...

I took the 3.03 three speed out of my 73 and first went to a C/4 , but just recently went with the AOD. I'm not sure it was worth the cost and work but i just got lazy shifting gears. I would never...
Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-02-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,415
Posted By jim collins
My 73 never came with shoulder cross over belts...

My 73 never came with shoulder cross over belts but i have all new parts to change that soon . Some drivers refuse to use the shoulder cross over belts and i bet those same drivers have not been in a...
Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-31-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,415
Posted By jim collins
Some are interested in a small amount of needed...

Some are interested in a small amount of needed storage they gain. Others don't like the fill cap sticking out where it is. Then some don't like the gas sloshing around along with the gas smell some...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-30-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By jim collins
Rotate the choke control thermostat [round black...

Rotate the choke control thermostat [round black cap on the right side of carb] to the lean setting as far as it will go. The choke is disabled and should not try to close. Or search how the link to...
Forum: Y-Block V8 (239, 272, 292, 312, 317, 341, 368) 10-29-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By jim collins
Great, i just picked up a 12 point 3/8 socket i...

Great, i just picked up a 12 point 3/8 socket i had on order , find out next trip to the shop.






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Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-28-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 252
Posted By jim collins
I run engines in my garage out of the vehicals...

I run engines in my garage out of the vehicals all the time. Just got though testing a 60 292 Y-block. I let it sit on the floor hanging under the hoist to help keep it from tipping over . Placed...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-28-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 252
Posted By jim collins
If the drive shaft has been remove which it must...

If the drive shaft has been remove which it must be if you have the transmission back away from the engine. I would bolt the transmission back and not put the drive shaft in. Then connect the items...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-28-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 301
Posted By jim collins
Ha ha , all i can say is ' he or she went to a...

Ha ha , all i can say is ' he or she went to a lot of work making it ugly , or was smoking something i have never tried.__:-missingt__JIM




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Forum: Y-Block V8 (239, 272, 292, 312, 317, 341, 368) 10-27-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By jim collins
Not an allen wrench, that's the kind i have found...

Not an allen wrench, that's the kind i have found before . I have a couple of 12 point sockets ordered to pick up later this week at NAPA, but thanks .


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Forum: Y-Block V8 (239, 272, 292, 312, 317, 341, 368) 10-27-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By jim collins
Y-Block rear seal retainer removal ?

Due to not having enough light under the 292 engine i can't see what kind of bolts are holding the seal retainer in place. They look like a head for a 3/8 or 7/16 socket . But a regular socket will...
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