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Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-09-2011, 01:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,396
Posted By Tom92F150
Sounds like you've got a great project ahead of...

Sounds like you've got a great project ahead of you. I think it's really cool to see an old truck like this getting brought back to life. Just think of the stories these old trucks could tell! Its...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-03-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,140
Posted By Tom92F150
It's taking a while to get it there, but I intend...

It's taking a while to get it there, but I intend to drive my grandpa's old '58 F250 work truck on a regular basis once its road worthy. Eventually, it'll have an updated drive train and suspension,...
Forum: Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300 09-06-2010, 01:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 811
Posted By Tom92F150
In short, no. If you have all the correct factory...

In short, no. If you have all the correct factory parts its 100% bolt-in operation, but you have to be comfortable doing things like pulling and reinstalling transmissions and axles and important...
Forum: Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300 09-06-2010, 12:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 811
Posted By Tom92F150
Agreed. You'll pay the cost of another truck in...

Agreed. You'll pay the cost of another truck in labor fees alone. The only way doing the conversion makes any sense is if you do all the work yourself. Which, by the way, I highly recommend....
Forum: Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300 08-26-2010, 11:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,741
Posted By Tom92F150
Just the one bank of cylinders on the ol' 300. I...

Just the one bank of cylinders on the ol' 300. I think I remember reading that the 'right bank' codes were used for the inlines.



Unfortunately, my truck only came with the one 17 gal tank from...
Forum: Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300 08-26-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,741
Posted By Tom92F150
KOEO codes: 522 Not in P or N during test...

KOEO codes:

522 Not in P or N during test (it was)

Cont. Memory codes:

72 Power interruption detected or Message Center Control Assembly circuit failed.

172 HEGO sensor circuit indicates...
Forum: Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300 08-26-2010, 11:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,741
Posted By Tom92F150
Well, the computer wasn't the cause. It did the...

Well, the computer wasn't the cause. It did the same thing just now on the way into work. Cruising along at 70 and suddenly feels like it runs out of gas but there's 1/3 tank still in it. I actually...
Forum: Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300 08-25-2010, 10:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,741
Posted By Tom92F150
I had my ears and 'seat of the pants' on full...

I had my ears and 'seat of the pants' on full alert today on the way to and from work, but couldn't feel so much as a hick-up. So far so good. I'll probably go for a >100 mile trip this weekend to...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-25-2010, 12:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By Tom92F150
All gas tachometer gauge clusters interchange....

All gas tachometer gauge clusters interchange. I'm running a tach cluster from a truck with a 302 in my 300 equipped truck and, if my math is good, it reads correct rpm for mph. :-X22
Forum: Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300 08-24-2010, 11:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,741
Posted By Tom92F150
Perhaps I spoke too soon. While tearing back into...

Perhaps I spoke too soon. While tearing back into it just now I found a tiny flake of metal sandwiched between the big connector and the computer. It must've been stuck to the nozzle of my dielectric...
Forum: Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300 08-24-2010, 10:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,741
Posted By Tom92F150
Well, he soldered in new capacitors, but it ain't...

Well, he soldered in new capacitors, but it ain't fixed. Now the computer thinks its in diagnostic mode. Any ideas before I just buy a reman? :-rip
Forum: Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300 08-24-2010, 12:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,741
Posted By Tom92F150
I've been reading everything google will give me...

I've been reading everything google will give me on bad ecm capacitors and it does sound like it fairly easy to fix with the right parts and the know-how. The guy at my work who fixes the radio...
Forum: Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300 08-22-2010, 11:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,741
Posted By Tom92F150
So after more research, it seems that the ecm...

So after more research, it seems that the ecm might be the culprit. Apparently, the resistors leak electrolyte onto the circuit board and cause corrosion and bad connections. Well, here's what mine...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-21-2010, 10:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,841
Posted By Tom92F150
Sudden loss of power

Here's a thread I started in the Inline 6 forum about the problems I've been having recently with my truck. Any help will be greatly appreciated.
...
Forum: Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300 08-21-2010, 10:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,741
Posted By Tom92F150
Actually something in the fuel tank is now on the...

Actually something in the fuel tank is now on the list of suspected causes. Last weekend, after I replaced the Engine Coolant Temp Sensor, I drove 300 miles including going over Turnagain Pass (sea...
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