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Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-15-2015, 01:38 PM
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Posted By turbohunter
Thanks Bronco Bet that 460 Bronco runs nice. ...

Thanks Bronco
Bet that 460 Bronco runs nice.
I'll have more to report soon.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-14-2015, 05:42 PM
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Posted By turbohunter
Hah Hi Steve, long time no see. I'm still...

Hah
Hi Steve, long time no see.
I'm still here, just no upgrades to report on the beast.
I did start a threat the other day separate from this on a ujoint problem I ran into.
I was replacing my...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-12-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 699
Posted By turbohunter
You know,if something bothers you and it's not...

You know,if something bothers you and it's not making sense, you try to keep figuring it out.
Well I did a little dumpster diving in order to fetch the box of the new ujoints I have been installing...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-12-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 699
Posted By turbohunter
Little update. On the way to work yesterday I...

Little update.
On the way to work yesterday I was easy on it and it was fine.
On the way home I got on it a bit and it was fine again.
Today is usually the day they fail so I'll be easy on it on...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-11-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 699
Posted By turbohunter
LOL Thanks for that.:-X04 But I do have to...

LOL
Thanks for that.:-X04
But I do have to get my rear end together.:-X21
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-11-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 699
Posted By turbohunter
Agree on the surface. I mic'd them and they...

Agree on the surface.
I mic'd them and they should no deformation.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-11-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 699
Posted By turbohunter
Ok installed a new u joint this morning before...

Ok installed a new u joint this morning before work.
Number 5 in 2 weeks. Yeehaw. Drove to work in stop and go traffic with no problems. Cross fingers.
I had forgotten that since I had to replace...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-11-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 699
Posted By turbohunter
Agree about the pinion angle not being the...

Agree about the pinion angle not being the immediate concern, more later.
Differential side bearings are being eaten.

Thanks Rich.
All that contributes to the long range wear of the joints but I...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-10-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 699
Posted By turbohunter
I agree. It's shattering the bearings in short...

I agree.
It's shattering the bearings in short order.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-10-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 699
Posted By turbohunter
Entirely possible. Though they fit well to the...

Entirely possible.
Though they fit well to the eye.
I may have time tomorrow to diagnose some more.
I'm going to go to the driveline shop and get a different (brand) set of joints and new...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-10-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 699
Posted By turbohunter
Yes sir and not a dumb question.

Yes sir and not a dumb question.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-10-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 699
Posted By turbohunter
Funny you say that. I'll be under the truck and...

Funny you say that. I'll be under the truck and all of the sudden I'll get a ball tossed at me with him standing there with this sh_t eating grin on his face.
"C'mon throw the ball. Screw that...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-10-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 699
Posted By turbohunter
Well, now we're really getting into it. The...

Well, now we're really getting into it.
The short answer is, no.
I've been working my way back to the rear end from the front.
So when you do that and all your improvements start to have an impact...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-10-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 699
Posted By turbohunter
Well I am putting more than 15 lbs on them but...

Well I am putting more than 15 lbs on them but never had a problem before.



To late:)


Recently had the drive shaft rebuilt at a real good drive shaft shop.
Tranny mount is old but in good...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-10-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 699
Posted By turbohunter
Head scratcher

Hi guys
Got a good one for you.
My truck has always eaten through rear ujoints about every couple years.
Few weeks ago I replaced the rear and the new one failed in two days.
Replaced it with a...
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