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Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Today, 07:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By jim collins
I took a second look at your Falcon and see your...

I took a second look at your Falcon and see your tires say Falcon on them. Is that a brand of tire ? Never saw them before but look kinda neat. I would like to find some for my 64 .__:)__JIM
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Today, 06:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 63
Posted By jim collins
I would try a new solenoid they are cheap of...

I would try a new solenoid they are cheap of course most are cheap made china junk. I just replace a new one , next time i'm putting the old original one back on. I only replaced it because it was...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 12:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By jim collins
Great luck finding it , beautiful and it has to...

Great luck finding it , beautiful and it has to be straight to be painted black. I have always liked the Falcons.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 168
Posted By jim collins
May have a bad coupling joint right before it...

May have a bad coupling joint right before it connects to the steering gear, i would check that for sure.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-23-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 364
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 11-22-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 300
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: 20
Views: 377
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: 367
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: 603
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: 224
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: 1,426
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: 1,426
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: 166
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: 226
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: 255
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...
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