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Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-23-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 625
Posted By TigerDan
I've got those. Choice of either 1/2 ton D60 with...

I've got those. Choice of either 1/2 ton D60 with TracLok or 3/4 ton Dana 60, and huge stack of drive shafts so I can probably come up with whatever length is needed, either one-piece or two-piece....
Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-22-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 231
Posted By TigerDan
Those look like 1930s -'40s Dodge wheels to me....

Those look like 1930s -'40s Dodge wheels to me. The old Dodges used lug bolts instead of lug studs/nuts so they had locating pins to align the wheel while you threaded the bolts in, thus the smaller...
Forum: General NON-Automotive Conversation 02-20-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 10,543
Views: 467,281
Posted By TigerDan
That'll buff out...

That'll buff out...
Forum: General NON-Automotive Conversation 02-20-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10,543
Views: 467,281
Posted By TigerDan
I use them for winching practice...}>

I use them for winching practice...}>
Forum: General NON-Automotive Conversation 02-18-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 135
Posted By TigerDan
Not sure what you're seeing. The post above looks...

Not sure what you're seeing. The post above looks fine to me, all normal single spaced. Does it appear double-spaced to you?
Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-14-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 415
Posted By TigerDan
The Austin is right next to the Range Rover. The...

The Austin is right next to the Range Rover. The white vehicle that you think is a Series Land Rover is actually an Austin Gipsy.
Forum: Towing, Trailers & 5th Wheels 02-14-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 204
Posted By TigerDan
Is there something unusual about it that keeps it...

Is there something unusual about it that keeps it from being towed normally? Most tow companies these days use a truck with a large flat deck that virtually anything will fit onto, and the deck...
Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-14-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 415
Posted By TigerDan
Nice...but I have to wonder how much they want...

Nice...but I have to wonder how much they want for the Range Rover and the Austin Gipsy in the background...:rolleyes:
Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-14-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 356
Posted By TigerDan
I recall a trip to a local wrecking yard a few...

I recall a trip to a local wrecking yard a few years ago with forum member Fastmover to scrounge a few parts for his '71. Among other things, we found a nice grille and pulled it. Temp was about 103║...
Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-09-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 588
Posted By TigerDan
Kinda hate to see you throw in the towel already,...

Kinda hate to see you throw in the towel already, but if you only have limited mechanical experience a tranny swap may be a bit ambitious. It's certainly not likely to be a quick one-weekend sort of...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 02-08-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By TigerDan
I'm not too up on OBD-II stuff, but I think a...

I'm not too up on OBD-II stuff, but I think a converter lockup problem would throw a code. You might take a look at the intake tube from the airbox to the throttle body, does your truck have the MAF...
Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-08-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 927
Posted By TigerDan
Did the pushrod bend when you started the engine...

Did the pushrod bend when you started the engine cold? Old gas is the key here. When you burn old gas and shut the engine off, a deposit forms on valve stems essentially gluing the stems to the...
Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-07-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 245
Posted By TigerDan
There's also an o-ring on the dipstick tube which...

There's also an o-ring on the dipstick tube which can be the source of the leak. Worth a few minutes time to replace that one too.
Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-06-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 588
Posted By TigerDan
I suspect you'll have problems with the shifter...

I suspect you'll have problems with the shifter location. Here's a pic showing the Ford T5 shifter, located all the way to the rear of the tailshaft housing VS. the S10 shifter located all the way to...
Forum: 2.6, 2.8, 2.9, 4.0 & SOHC 4.0 V6 02-06-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By TigerDan
2.9s are prone to cracked heads. Look at the top...

2.9s are prone to cracked heads. Look at the top surface of the head under the valve covers around the base of the valve spring seats. They tend to crack from the top so they let coolant into the oil...
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