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Forum: Clutch, Transmission, Differential, Axle & Transfer Case 11-02-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 235
Posted By jimlj
I need help finding a vibration

The truck is a '79 F250 4X4 extended cab. I have installed a '79 F350 Dana 60 front axle.

Around town and on short drives there is no vibration. When I get out on the interstate after about 40...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-21-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 511
Posted By jimlj
I have a HF clicker wrench. I don't have a clue...

I have a HF clicker wrench. I don't have a clue how accurate it is, but I know it is far more accurate than the half inch ratchet and clenched butt cheeks I had been using. I mainly use it to tighten...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-29-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 969
Posted By jimlj
I had a truck with a well used oil burning and...

I had a truck with a well used oil burning and leaking 351. I pulled the engine and installed a stock rebuilt 400. According to my well tuned buttometer there was no difference in power between the...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-05-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 211
Posted By jimlj
Help me find the cause of this vibration

A few months ago I was driving, hit a minor bump (like a seam in the road) and got a vibration. It is not the "death wobble", I'm well aware of what that is like. It felt like the vibration was...
Forum: Wyoming Chapter 01-01-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 2,358
Posted By jimlj
Happy New Year! Hey Lanny, I saw you on the...

Happy New Year!
Hey Lanny, I saw you on the tube last night. Nice truck.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-29-2013, 11:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 591
Posted By jimlj
There is room between the front cross member and...

There is room between the front cross member and the firewall. You will have to trim the front cross member to clear the oil pan though. I built my own perches and modified the Dodge motor mounts. If...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-26-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 784
Posted By jimlj
You can spend just about anything you want to...

You can spend just about anything you want to spend. Pay someone to do the work and buy new engine and parts and I'll bet you can spend $30K or more. You can buy a used or wrecked Dodge, keep the...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-26-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 822
Posted By jimlj
I used the Dodge mounts or pads from my '89...

I used the Dodge mounts or pads from my '89 donor. I built my own perch and bolted it in place of the Ford factory perch. I'll see if I can get you a picture.
Forum: General Diesel Discussion 04-23-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 843
Posted By jimlj
I put an '89 Cummins in my truck. No electronics,...

I put an '89 Cummins in my truck. No electronics, minimum wiring. I can't vouch for how simple the install is compared to a 7.3 IDI though. 23+ MPG best recorded, a good solid 18 MPG average.
...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-10-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By jimlj
You do not have to come to a stop to shift...

You do not have to come to a stop to shift between 2 hi and 4 hi. Brian nailed it above. I lock in my hubs in November and leave them till about this time of year. The only thing hurt by leaving your...
Forum: Oil & Lubrication 03-01-2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 590
Posted By jimlj
:-X24:-X24:-X24 Consider that line stolen!

:-X24:-X24:-X24 Consider that line stolen!
Forum: Oil & Lubrication 03-01-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 590
Posted By jimlj
Wally World Super Tech oil

The last couple oil changes I noticed that the oil jug no longer has the WPP on the bottom, but has a Quaker State looking Q with LEE in the center. I assume that means it comes from a different...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-22-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,068
Posted By jimlj
Is your truck a 2 wheel drive? If so I have heard...

Is your truck a 2 wheel drive? If so I have heard there is a problem with oil pan and steering linkage. You may be able to find a pan that won't get in the way.

If you have a 4X4, you have to cut...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-14-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By jimlj
I was faced with the same problem when I...

I was faced with the same problem when I installed the Cummins in my truck. The turbo and the AC box had a fight and the AC lost. I cut the section of the firewall out of one of my parts trucks, and...
Forum: Oil & Lubrication 12-07-2012, 01:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,957
Posted By jimlj
Marvel Mystery Oil. I have not used it for any...

Marvel Mystery Oil.
I have not used it for any kind of additive, but several squirts in each cylinder of my Mustang's stuck engine freed it up after about 20 minutes. I have it in a squirt can and...
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