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Forum: General Diesel Discussion 07-23-2014, 08:33 AM
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Posted By 69 F-350 Wrecker
A 4-53 in a 1-Ton is a great swap. I've seen a...

A 4-53 in a 1-Ton is a great swap. I've seen a few starting back in the 70's. We got a 3-53 in a 1-Ton running around this area. You can sure hear him going down the road.

Bill
Forum: General Diesel Discussion 07-17-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,275
Posted By 69 F-350 Wrecker
Good explanation of additional info. ...

Good explanation of additional info.

Pretty much goes with what I posted earlier on page #4:

"It's no secret that the auto and truck industry "wants" to sell Auto Transmissions to the public....
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-17-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 708
Posted By 69 F-350 Wrecker
3.75 doesn't sound too bad, but probably not with...

3.75 doesn't sound too bad, but probably not with the tall rear gears as you all have indicated.

Bill
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-17-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 708
Posted By 69 F-350 Wrecker
You would do OK if 1st Gear in the 5-Speed is low...

You would do OK if 1st Gear in the 5-Speed is low enough.

Does anyone out there know what the 1st Gear Ratio is in that trans ?
Forum: General Diesel Discussion 07-15-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,275
Posted By 69 F-350 Wrecker
Yeah, some more good things about a Manual. You...

Yeah, some more good things about a Manual. You can usually make it back home with Clutch problems.

When I was driving trucks for a living, the Clutch Rod broke one day on an IH I was driving. I...
Forum: General Diesel Discussion 07-14-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,275
Posted By 69 F-350 Wrecker
I'll say one thing though, if we keep talking...

I'll say one thing though, if we keep talking about it enough, it may get some attention some day.

This site has already got the attention of an article lately, about the same subject to boot.
...
Forum: General Diesel Discussion 07-14-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,275
Posted By 69 F-350 Wrecker
Yeah, I was just thinking about that myself, just...

Yeah, I was just thinking about that myself, just before you posted it.

There's the government again...
Forum: General Diesel Discussion 07-14-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,275
Posted By 69 F-350 Wrecker
Simple answer, with me anyway... I can't...

Simple answer, with me anyway...

I can't afford one.

But that has nothing to do with my desire to drive them and has nothing to do with me hating to see a culture change...

Now if I "was"...
Forum: General Diesel Discussion 07-14-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,275
Posted By 69 F-350 Wrecker
There is no "Like" Button on here, so I'm posting...

There is no "Like" Button on here, so I'm posting one !!

As mentioned earlier, I've been Shifting Gears for 44 years straight and have no plans of changing.

Bill
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-12-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 708
Posted By 69 F-350 Wrecker
Maybe it's a SW Virginia thing?, lol. ...I'm...

Maybe it's a SW Virginia thing?, lol.

...I'm not that far from you.

Bill
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-11-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 708
Posted By 69 F-350 Wrecker
OK, thanks. Appreciate the reply. Still...

OK, thanks.

Appreciate the reply.

Still wouldn't mind knowing the interchange application though, if anyone out there would know.

Bill
Forum: General Diesel Discussion 07-11-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,275
Posted By 69 F-350 Wrecker
With all due respect, I say everyone should learn...

With all due respect, I say everyone should learn how to drive one. You just never know what kind of situation could arise, especially in some kind of emergency.

And say your girlfriend can drive...
Forum: General Diesel Discussion 07-11-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,275
Posted By 69 F-350 Wrecker
I'm not real surprised that it was brought up...

I'm not real surprised that it was brought up before, lol.

But I didn't know we had that one going.

...11 pages for me to read when time allows.
Forum: General Diesel Discussion 07-11-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,275
Posted By 69 F-350 Wrecker
Well heck, did y'all see this on the Home Page ? ...

Well heck, did y'all see this on the Home Page ?

The Manual Transmission is Dead, and it's Never Coming Back ... Ever | Ford Trucks...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-11-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 708
Posted By 69 F-350 Wrecker
'95 Ford 272 Rear Popularity/Demand ??

Just wondering about the popularity or demand for a '95 F-150 Rear-End with 272 Gears. I've got one in very good condition and low miles to boot and no one seems interested in it. I would think...
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