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Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-18-2009, 08:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,070
Posted By amory
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/764150-will-not-...

http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/764150-will-not-idle-3.html#post6422219

sorry here is the link
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-18-2009, 08:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,070
Posted By amory
Here is the link to a very informative post...

Here is the link to a very informative post about, among many other things, idle issues.
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/764150-will-not-idle-3.html#post6422219 FMC400 made a vacuum diagram (a...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-18-2009, 05:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,070
Posted By amory
Finally! What ever I did (new gaskets, new vacuum...

Finally! What ever I did (new gaskets, new vacuum lines, completely disassembling the carb, whatever) it idles at all temp and the idle is controllable too. It could be smoother, but perhaps I am...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-17-2009, 07:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,070
Posted By amory
It has the iron spacer and there is no burn...

It has the iron spacer and there is no burn through on the carb spacer either. I'll check the egr spacer for flatness, thats a good idea. I've done so much work on this truck and I just want it to...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-17-2009, 05:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,070
Posted By amory
I took the carb to a local carb repair shop and...

I took the carb to a local carb repair shop and he said the throttle play was fine, he even said putting bushings in it wont do any good. He suggested the EGR spacer might be leaking so I took...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-17-2009, 12:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,070
Posted By amory
Okay, I was checking the vacuum lines and the PO...

Okay, I was checking the vacuum lines and the PO had them hooked up all wrong. The spark advance was hooked up to manifold vacuum, so it was always advanced. I connected that to the ported vacuum at...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-16-2009, 06:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,070
Posted By amory
it did idle okay for a while (since i got the...

it did idle okay for a while (since i got the truck running again after 10 years), this seems to be a new problem.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-16-2009, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,070
Posted By amory
'76 302 idle issues

The high idle/choke all work fine. But once the choke opens (the engine is warm, thermostat open) the truck wont idle. Sometimes it will, most times not. I even have the idle stop screw all of the...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-09-2009, 09:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By amory
cool, thanks. I figured other years would fit,...

cool, thanks. I figured other years would fit, but my luck the wheels were relocated or something. I'll keep an eye out for something from the early 80's and make it work.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-09-2009, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By amory
Bed liner for a '76?

I've bee been searching for a plastic full bed liner for my '76 dent side 8' bed. Even google can't produce one. Do bed liners for these old truck even exist? I know, I know they breed rot, but mine...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-30-2008, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By amory
Thanks for the reply. So should the screw tip...

Thanks for the reply. So should the screw tip actually touch the cam in all three positions? When in the middle(choke on, v-notch position) I can screw it in so it does touch the cam, but if its too...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-29-2008, 09:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By amory
I also forgot to mention the screw is pointing at...

I also forgot to mention the screw is pointing at the index mark on the cam as well
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-29-2008, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By amory
Hi speed idle cam/choke cam

My truck ('76 302 2150 carb) is running better and better thanks to this site, but another question.... the high idle cam on a 2150 carb (I think that is what it's called, behind the choke mechanism)...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-29-2008, 08:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 19,156
Posted By amory
great post, if only you have written it 2 months...

great post, if only you have written it 2 months ago... search FMC400's posts, very knowledgeable and he can explain it as if he was under the hood with you. P.S. my '76 302 has the heat source for...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-04-2008, 03:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 549
Posted By amory
Okay, I went to my local parts store and low and...

Okay, I went to my local parts store and low and behold, they had an afterarket choke stove that clamps onto your exhaust manifold. As I was clamping my new on, I noticed the remains of the old one,...
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