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Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-28-2014, 09:48 PM
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Posted By nolan62
Thanks, I haven't had a lot of confidence in my...

Thanks, I haven't had a lot of confidence in my repair skills lately. I'll give it a try this weekend.
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-28-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 173
Posted By nolan62
Hmm...I'm thinking it might be worth a trip to...

Hmm...I'm thinking it might be worth a trip to the tranny shop. Thanks!
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-28-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 173
Posted By nolan62
:-X24Well, that's what I get for not being...

:-X24Well, that's what I get for not being specific.

How does that seal come off/go on? Any special tools? Just beat it with a hammer?
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-28-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 173
Posted By nolan62
Rear Transmission Seal

Well, I've done some searching and can't find anything which I think is strange. So, here is my problem, I have an 86 with the 4spd manual, 4th gear is OD. The rear seal, the output shaft seal is...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-27-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 484
Posted By nolan62
Back for the update, sorry it took so long. ...

Back for the update, sorry it took so long. Wheel balance and alignment did no good.

BUT, I found the problem. The spindle nut was stripped. I know, I'm suppose to replace the nut when I...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-08-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 484
Posted By nolan62
I'll check those out too. thanks.

I'll check those out too. thanks.
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-08-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 484
Posted By nolan62
Nope, no play in the bearings. I checked them...

Nope, no play in the bearings. I checked them again last weekend.

I'll try your suggestion tonight if I get home soon enough.
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-07-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 484
Posted By nolan62
Nope the vibration is constant until I get below...

Nope the vibration is constant until I get below 60 and then smooths out.

When I take it to the tire shop Friday I'll ask for the high speed balance and alignment.
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-07-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 484
Posted By nolan62
I ran the speed up to 60 waited, 65 waited, 70,...

I ran the speed up to 60 waited, 65 waited, 70, waited, 75 and still nothing, perfectly smooth.

It starts at about 60-65 and is there when I accelerate, decelerate, coast in neutral.
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-07-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 484
Posted By nolan62
I actually know one older than that. The garage...

I actually know one older than that. The garage guy would lay the wheel/tire on a balanced pivot. It have a bubble level in the center. He would lay weights around the tire until he got the bubble...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-07-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 484
Posted By nolan62
Update: Well, I put it up on stands and ran it...

Update:
Well, I put it up on stands and ran it to 75mph with no vibration. So I guess my drivetrain is ok.

I swapped the front tires and no change. I swapped the tires front to back again and...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-05-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 484
Posted By nolan62
I have a set of 20ton school bus jack stands. ...

I have a set of 20ton school bus jack stands. And at my age I am very careful with everything I do. My tranny is manual so I'll be ok. Thanks though for reminding me.
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-05-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 484
Posted By nolan62
I can swap the two front wheels for a quick test...

I can swap the two front wheels for a quick test drive and see what happens. I've already swapped front to back.

I did replace the u-joints last summer. I haven't thought about putting it up...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-05-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 484
Posted By nolan62
Oh yeah, I did that also. That was actually the...

Oh yeah, I did that also. That was actually the first thing I did. I forgot to put that on the list.
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-05-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 484
Posted By nolan62
Can't find this vibration

Gentlemen,
First, Happy 4th to all.

I have a vibration in the left front wheel. I have replaced a bunch of stuff and still the vibration is there. It starts at about 65mph. It may be doing it...
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