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Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-20-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,741
Posted By jsutton
Don't have any pics of my set up since it's out...

Don't have any pics of my set up since it's out of the truck right now, but I always try to go with old school amps. I just put an old PPI power class amp in my daughters 2013 Chevy Spark on a new...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-29-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 536
Posted By jsutton
Take the radius arm cross member out to give you...

Take the radius arm cross member out to give you more room to wiggle it place. Then bolt it back in place after the headers are in place. The radius arm cross member may take a few light taps with a...
Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 08-25-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 581
Posted By jsutton
Centurion at local U-Auto-Pull-It

Hey, guys. I haven't been on in a while since I parked my 77 F100, but I was at the junk yard Saturday and saw this and couldn't believe it! I just thought I'd share. Because of where it was sitting...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-25-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6,057
Views: 363,749
Posted By jsutton
Took the tags off, turned them in to the DMV, and...

Took the tags off, turned them in to the DMV, and cancelled the insurance on it for a while. I got a new daily driver so my 77 is finally going back to a project truck. It served me well the past...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 06-10-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,174
Posted By jsutton
I try not to cut anything in case someone else...

I try not to cut anything in case someone else needs the wiring after I'm gone. And unless the core support was in bad shape and I had to hit it with a sledge I wouldn't. That's just me.

I've...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 05-30-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,174
Posted By jsutton
Upon further disassembly this engine is going...

Upon further disassembly this engine is going back. One of the main caps is broken in half and the crank is TOAST.
Here's the cap.
http://i61.tinypic.com/v4rv36.jpg

It's supposed to rain...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-29-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,881
Posted By jsutton
What I did was lay mine down on the new board and...

What I did was lay mine down on the new board and spray painted around it to give me an idea (outline) of the shape I needed. I cut it a little big and then trimmed until I had a good fit.

I had...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 05-28-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,174
Posted By jsutton
I pulled the heads off today and found out they...

I pulled the heads off today and found out they are E7 heads and the pistons are marked 20 over so this motor has been rebuilt before. I haven't gotten the balancer and timing cover off yet to see...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 05-26-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,174
Posted By jsutton
By "better" I meant that I'll have an engine with...

By "better" I meant that I'll have an engine with good compression across all cylinders and no massive blowby by the time I put it in. I'm ready to pull my engine so I can see whats up with the #4...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 05-26-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,174
Posted By jsutton
Ended up getting the long block from the 95 2wd....

Ended up getting the long block from the 95 2wd. I started with the Mountaineer but it was proving TOO difficult so i switched to the truck. It was much easier but to my dismay when I pulled the...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 05-25-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,174
Posted By jsutton
Really new car stuff prices are a little higher...

Really new car stuff prices are a little higher as they are in a separate part of the yard, but for the p heads I took off a 2000 Explorer I only paid $35 each, and that's full price.
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 05-24-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,174
Posted By jsutton
I already put them on a few months ago whenI had...

I already put them on a few months ago whenI had a blown head gasket. Since i had to take the heads off I went ahead and put on the p heads. They didn't help the compression number for #4 or the...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 05-24-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,174
Posted By jsutton
Just planning on continuing to use it in my 77...

Just planning on continuing to use it in my 77 F100 as my daily driver. The Mountaineer us what i was leaning towards.

My current 302 in there has low compression on number 4 cylinder and...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 05-23-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,174
Posted By jsutton
Engine choice of 302s

My local u auto pull it is having a sale this weekend and I plan on getting a "new" engine. My choices are 95 F150 2wd, 96 F150 4x4, or 96 Mountaineer. Is there any difference in the cam in any of...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-22-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 33,232
Posted By jsutton
This one local to me looks like a pretty good...

This one local to me looks like a pretty good deal.

1979 ford classic great condition (http://monroe.craigslist.org/cto/4476010759.html)
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