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Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-26-2008, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2,970
Read First: Crewcab Only Thread.
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No A/C yet. I kept the radiator support and inner...

No A/C yet. I kept the radiator support and inner fenders from a parted out 1979 that has all of it. I'll plumb it all in when I swap over, and fix my cut- inner fenders too! I can't swear to the...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-26-2008, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2,970
Read First: Crewcab Only Thread.
Views: 427,512
Posted By jnordby
ChaseTruck - that IC will fit behind the ford...

ChaseTruck - that IC will fit behind the ford grill insert. I shaved my just a bit, and only near the center. It sticks out about 1/2 inch from the shell, vs stock it is more flush. No-one notices...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-26-2008, 09:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 309
Posted By jnordby
1979 F350 SCab 4x4 on craigs

http://denver.craigslist.org/car/584033792.html

Just passing this along, no idea who they are nor what the truck is like, but I'd sure go take a look if I had room for another!

jon
Forum: Engine Swaps 02-18-2008, 04:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,009
Posted By jnordby
I used the Ford 15 gallon factory tank. They...

I used the Ford 15 gallon factory tank. They work fine as long as they are not galvanized - some of the aftermarket 34 gallon tanks are gal - avoid them.

I used the Dodge fuel lines - they were...
Forum: Engine Swaps 02-01-2008, 09:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,009
Posted By jnordby
Email and phone number sent. jon

Email and phone number sent.
jon
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-31-2008, 10:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By jnordby
The mounts are not hard to fab yellow f250 - and...

The mounts are not hard to fab yellow f250 - and use those factory donuts that came with your donor engine, you won't do any better and could do a ton worse. What I did is cut the towers off the...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-23-2008, 09:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 454
Posted By jnordby
You are putting out too much hp/tq for the stock...

You are putting out too much hp/tq for the stock parts too, especially if you are locked and geared that low. I put a cummins in a 1978, off the stock D60. But, I had a 4" driveshafts built, bought...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-22-2008, 07:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By jnordby
Too funny - that would be me. Tried to sell it...

Too funny - that would be me. Tried to sell it here for a while - plenty of interest, but the issue was shipping. Folks called from Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and the closest was western Kansas....
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-21-2007, 10:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,863
Posted By jnordby
Here's my 1978 F250 4x4 - has about 4K miles on...

Here's my 1978 F250 4x4 - has about 4K miles on it since I restored and repowered it, and will never be that clean again is my fear! It is coated with road grime and anti-skid they pour on the roads...
Forum: Engine Swaps 11-09-2007, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 659
Posted By jnordby
Mat - check out the repowers on superduties over...

Mat - check out the repowers on superduties over at http://www.autoworldmt.com/Page_9.html. Look at the end of the page - some F350's and F450's are there. Call Dawna or Kenny on the phone - they...
Forum: General Automotive Discussion 10-31-2007, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By jnordby
Wear the best respirator you can afford - and try...

Wear the best respirator you can afford - and try to use media that does not contain silica. I used black beauty, available at the sand blaster dealer, but it is abrasive and cuts pretty deep. Most...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-26-2007, 10:19 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,953
Posted By jnordby
You guys are awesome not using a body lift! I am...

You guys are awesome not using a body lift! I am ashamed to say I need the room for slop in my install! Once I got it all in and situated I'm wishing I spent the time to leave the body off the 2"...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-25-2007, 03:01 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,953
Posted By jnordby
Someone with more Chrysler/Dodge knowledge chime...

Someone with more Chrysler/Dodge knowledge chime in - but the 727 3spd trannies were used through 1992 on the Cummins equipped Ram trucks. In 1993, they had a 3spd + OD non electronically controlled...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-25-2007, 12:52 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,953
Posted By jnordby
I pretty much copied Scot on my hydraulic clutch...

I pretty much copied Scot on my hydraulic clutch conversion. It truly was one of the simplest problems to solve in the conversion. Check my gallery as well - mount the master cylinder to the...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-24-2007, 10:38 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,953
Posted By jnordby
Your mpg with 36's and a 4.10 is gonna be lower. ...

Your mpg with 36's and a 4.10 is gonna be lower. I am running 3.54 gears in both trucks. I was getting 19-20 in the the Ford on 265/75/16 (31's) and it dropped to 18 on the 285/75/16's (33's). Part...
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