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Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-25-2010, 04:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,678
Posted By Sportruk
Thanks. Yes, I was at Carlisle this year....

Thanks.
Yes, I was at Carlisle this year. Here's what it looks like with the new frontend. It's not just a '92-'96 swap. I modified the fenders and hood to fit the headlights without the trim and...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-10-2010, 10:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,453
Posted By Sportruk
As far as I know, mine is the only Ford truck...

As far as I know, mine is the only Ford truck with a Torino shaker. I used the repro from FordRamAir.com.
I made the air box from fiberglass that holds a tapered cone filter. As mentioned above, my...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-03-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 495
Posted By Sportruk
As recall hearing, if the Airbag light in the...

As recall hearing, if the Airbag light in the dash is burned out, the beep gives you an audible indication the light is out. Do you see the Airbag light on the cluster when you first turn the...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-04-2010, 06:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 334
Posted By Sportruk
Are you sure that engine wasn't out of a '94? In...

Are you sure that engine wasn't out of a '94? In the shop manuals wiring diagrams, the '94 was the first year to include a High Pressure cut off switch in the outlet line from the compressor. This...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-04-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 15,770
Posted By Sportruk
Very nice install. It's a very simple looking...

Very nice install. It's a very simple looking install, almost stock looking. Suits the truck perfectly.:-X22
I like the way you altered the front arms on the subframe to meet up to the frame. That's...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-04-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 15,770
Posted By Sportruk
I made that mount for the speed sensor. I brazed...

I made that mount for the speed sensor. I brazed it to the cast iron housing. The exciter ring from the trucks 31 spline 8.8 axle was a perfect fit on the cars 28 spline differential. I reused the...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-04-2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 15,770
Posted By Sportruk
The pinion angle is the main concern. I...

The pinion angle is the main concern. I originally wanted to keep the suspension as close to the car specs as possible, so I set the entire unit with the pinion angle at 3 degrees. Later, I had to...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-20-2010, 09:36 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 22,955
Posted By Sportruk
Thanks for the comments. I used the tracks that...

Thanks for the comments.
I used the tracks that were on the seats. I modified the mounts to fit the floor.
The seats have the inner belt attached to the seat, so I had to make the seat a solid...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-15-2010, 08:59 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 22,955
Posted By Sportruk
Thanks. I did nothing to the HVAC panel. There...

Thanks.
I did nothing to the HVAC panel. There was enough slack in the cables to move it out an 1" or 2".
The deleting of the vent window was part of the 3" chop top. I used a Ranger door glass...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-15-2010, 01:26 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 22,955
Posted By Sportruk
Actually, not terribly hard. I had to modify the...

Actually, not terribly hard. I had to modify the firewall to fit the column boot. The mountings used the trucks main column bracket and only required welding 4 threaded bosses to the column. Using...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-14-2010, 07:25 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 22,955
Posted By Sportruk
Mine started out as an '88 F150 Custom interior....

Mine started out as an '88 F150 Custom interior. It was as basic as you could get.
Seats are from a Nissan 300ZX Turbo, recovered with gray twead and yellow piping. Center console/seat is custom...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-28-2010, 06:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By Sportruk
Is the AOD from a car or truck. The truck AOD was...

Is the AOD from a car or truck. The truck AOD was an 1" longer than the car AOD.
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-30-2009, 05:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,169
Posted By Sportruk
The collector on the header may be 2.5", but the...

The collector on the header may be 2.5", but the actual pipe size of the cross over is 2" OD. The ID of the outlet is only 1.875" as shown on the head on the left.
I modified the one on the right...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-27-2009, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 416
Posted By Sportruk
If you are looking for the stock orange bulbs,...

If you are looking for the stock orange bulbs, like in mine below, the only place I could find them was the dealer and they aren't even in their general bulb stock. They had to look up the number...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-27-2009, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By Sportruk
The frame and all the suspension and chassis...

The frame and all the suspension and chassis parts attached to it.
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