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Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By 6t6merc
I did mine last year with a DC rubber and an...

I did mine last year with a DC rubber and an experienced helper who, half way through, figured we had the wrong rubber. We almost broke the windshield. I'd gladly pay the $150.
Eric
Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-17-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,633
Posted By 6t6merc
I've seen other west coast Mercurys since my last...

I've seen other west coast Mercurys since my last post on this topic. Many are B7 rather than the A7 the shop manual indicates they all should be. I don't know why.
It is really easy to fake a Merc...
Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-14-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,171
Posted By 6t6merc
Skinny truck tires inflated to 70 psi will get...

Skinny truck tires inflated to 70 psi will get you one or two mpg on the highway compared to wide car-type tires at 30 psi, but you won't get your money back for a long time. For an instant 20%...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-09-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By 6t6merc
When I had my 8M Merc repainted I took a lot of...

When I had my 8M Merc repainted I took a lot of photos, with the trim removed, to ensure that the correct scheme was reproduced. I later met a guy who had a similar '66 and he had done the same....
Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-07-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By 6t6merc
I'm guessing you need a key. I took mine to a...

I'm guessing you need a key. I took mine to a locksmith for a new one. About $20. A replacement jy lock that has a key might be cheaper.
Eric
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-07-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 676
Posted By 6t6merc
I like the looks of that. Did you compare it to...

I like the looks of that. Did you compare it to the Mark 8 system in re cost, complexity etc.?
John, Eric is trying to solve an overheating/detonation problem (detailed at FEForum) and it looks...
Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-30-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 395
Posted By 6t6merc
One more comment: You might not need it, but...

One more comment: You might not need it, but someone else does. I took mine off my '66 in an attempt to isolate a problem and it ran the same. I plugged the "air" holes in the heads with brass plugs....
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-29-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 273
Posted By 6t6merc
Your FT 330 is almost identical to any FE motor....

Your FT 330 is almost identical to any FE motor. A big FE would solve your problem for a lot less than a different swap.
Try here for sage advice: 332-428 Ford FE Engine Forum...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-18-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 663
Posted By 6t6merc
Is there a genius out there who can explain how...

Is there a genius out there who can explain how the wipers will operate with the ignition off? Obviously, all accessories are "connected" on the ground side but how does the wiper motor get power?...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-16-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 230
Posted By 6t6merc
I'm putting a speaker and stock radio in my truck...

I'm putting a speaker and stock radio in my truck now - I've got the speaker grille in stripper right now. My speaker choice of 5x7 was dictated by the location of the screw holes in the grille.
Eric
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-13-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 663
Posted By 6t6merc
A fun trick with your '66.

Turn on the four-way flashers. Don't turn the ignition on. Turn on the wipers. Step on the brake. What happens?
Eric
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-13-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By 6t6merc
I have a single speed motor that works. Swap for...

I have a single speed motor that works. Swap for something I need?
Eric
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-13-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,016
Posted By 6t6merc
My Poppy red '66 has a colour code "J". I think...

My Poppy red '66 has a colour code "J". I think my friend's Rangoon red '66 is also a "J" but the truck is out of town so I can't check.
Eric
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-13-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By 6t6merc
I hope you can get it running and pass it on to...

I hope you can get it running and pass it on to someone who will restore it, maybe you can make a few bucks too. I think that is a rare colour, which helps value.
Eric
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-11-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,200
Posted By 6t6merc
Salf - I think the cardboard will not bend as you...

Salf - I think the cardboard will not bend as you need it to in a few places. I am considering PVC sheet shower liner in a thickness of 1/16'' (or maybe 2mm). It is very strong yet will bend without...
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