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Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-23-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By KsCop
You might want to have started a new thread...

You might want to have started a new thread instead of tagging on to this one

:-hijacked

That being said, there are several options. CoverLay makes a hard 'cover' that glues on to your old...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-20-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 173
Posted By KsCop
+1 for Redhead. They did mine for my '63. For my...

+1 for Redhead. They did mine for my '63. For my '85, I just went to Rock Auto.
I'd also check the drag link and ball joints...

Also - take a look at your steering shaft and the rag joint. On my...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-20-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 269
Posted By KsCop
From the symptoms you described, my bet is that...

From the symptoms you described, my bet is that the carburetor is gummed / varnished up, especially the jets. Sitting with fuel in it (I assume that since you said you drained the tanks) will cause...
Forum: Explorer, Sport Trac, Mountaineer & Aviator 11-18-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By KsCop
I used Mobil-1 Synthetic 75w140. It says it has a...

I used Mobil-1 Synthetic 75w140. It says it has a friction modifier in it. I'm wondering if I need to add the XL-3 or if it's possible to add too much?
Forum: Explorer, Sport Trac, Mountaineer & Aviator 11-18-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By KsCop
In terms of the order to bleed brakes, always...

In terms of the order to bleed brakes, always start at the wheel furthest (based on brake line) distance from the master cylinder.

Given that most MC are on the driver side, the order would be:
...
Forum: Explorer, Sport Trac, Mountaineer & Aviator 11-15-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By KsCop
2002 Explorer Progress

I decided to by our old K9 vehicle (see other thread) and have been doing some little things to it. Given the engine has already had timing chains replaced and a few other things done to it, and also...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-15-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 157
Posted By KsCop
Unless it's a '63 F100 4x4 like mine.. }>

Unless it's a '63 F100 4x4 like mine..

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Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-14-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 827
Posted By KsCop
I would think a raped ape would limp.. I'm...

I would think a raped ape would limp..

I'm just sayin..
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-14-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 15,123
Views: 450,205
Posted By KsCop
That's what I'm thinking. Stealth all the way ...

That's what I'm thinking. Stealth all the way

Seriously considering SEM Hot Rod Black
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-14-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 15,123
Views: 450,205
Posted By KsCop
I started up the truck this morning to see how...

I started up the truck this morning to see how she does in the cold. Started fine then died when I tried to go in reverse. Scratched my head a bit then realized I had fixed the parking brake and it...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-11-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 113
Posted By KsCop
Novak has some good info on that. My 85, 4.9,...

Novak has some good info on that. My 85, 4.9, 4x4, has the NP435

The Novak Conversions Transmission Information Gateway (http://www.novak-adapt.com/knowledge/transmission_gateway.htm)
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-11-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 442
Posted By KsCop
The real key to MIG is the welder setup. I know...

The real key to MIG is the welder setup. I know when I was learning that fighting the settings AND trying to troubleshoot my welds was like nailing Jello to a tree.

Once you get that 'bacon...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-11-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By KsCop
I'm guessing you still have the feed back...

I'm guessing you still have the feed back carburetor? I'm betting that's at least part of the problem.

I'd start with some basic diagnosis: Check compression numbers first. Low compression in one...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-11-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By KsCop
If it were me, I'd re-wire it and get it working...

If it were me, I'd re-wire it and get it working right. Patching it by putting red tape over the clear may work short term, but the red tape fades, falls off, etc and you are just asking to get...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-11-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 15,123
Views: 450,205
Posted By KsCop
I started to put the seat covers on the truck; it...

I started to put the seat covers on the truck; it was too windy and cold to continue.

I'd pull it in the shop, but it's currently occupied by the Explorer. Have the ozone generator running. We'll...
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