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Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 06:50 PM
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Posted By ArdWrknTrk
I was under my truck checking on my starter and...

I was under my truck checking on my starter and noticed a missing rivet head in the front crossmember.
Going to have to address a few things after my current crisis is resolved.

The starter...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-21-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 385
Posted By ArdWrknTrk
Would you mind listing the brand and part number...

Would you mind listing the brand and part number so anyone reading this can avoid the same trouble you've had?
I believe my troubles all started with a Dorman replacement flywheel/ring gear I...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-20-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 219
Posted By ArdWrknTrk
The entire Motorcraft OEM plug/connector/pigtail...

The entire Motorcraft OEM plug/connector/pigtail catalog is online.
There is a link in the stickies here or in the '87-'96 forum, I forget which.
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-17-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 18,296
Posted By ArdWrknTrk
Holley is not making 2 stage power valves any...

Holley is not making 2 stage power valves any more.
There is an addendum to the kit instructions if you visit the page on their site.

I don't know who supplies NAPA, but they are obviously not...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-16-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 385
Posted By ArdWrknTrk
Furr, The teeth are meant to be radiused at the...

Furr,
The teeth are meant to be radiused at the tip.

Try some R&P setup paste and check depth of engagement.

You might compare the height of the 'nosecone' between auto and manual starters at...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-16-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 219
Posted By ArdWrknTrk
Ford had major issues with the charging harness...

Ford had major issues with the charging harness and plug on these alternators.
According to the TSB the plug and pigtail should be changed any time the charging system is serviced.

The...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-16-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 385
Posted By ArdWrknTrk
The problem with manual trucks is that the...

The problem with manual trucks is that the flywheel is thicker and the ring gear sits farther forward.
An automatic starter will never pull out of mesh and the starter bendix is destroyed the first...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-16-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 219
Posted By ArdWrknTrk
Does your alternator have an internal or external...

Does your alternator have an internal or external regulator?

I would start by checking/replacing fusible links.
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-16-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 18,296
Posted By ArdWrknTrk
Genuine 3-1346 Holley kit is always best for...

Genuine 3-1346 Holley kit is always best for those carbs.

Bill is 100 percent correct on crap aftermarket rebuilds.

What power valve are they coming with now, 6.5?
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-06-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 137
Posted By ArdWrknTrk
Duraspark 2 distributors have three wires. ...

Duraspark 2 distributors have three wires.
Black for ground, orange and purple to the pickup coil.

Your '78 harness is likely ds 1 or 3 with a MAP sensor.

Don't know what to say about the '82...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-06-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 234
Posted By ArdWrknTrk
Stock 460 truck parts are great! You can get...

Stock 460 truck parts are great!
You can get repop manifolds and pans on Ebay pretty cheap.
460 perches will bolt up, but afaik are only available from Ford or the JY.
You're going to need a...
Forum: Electrical Systems/Wiring 04-06-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,145
Posted By ArdWrknTrk
Those caps are likely removed from service in the...

Those caps are likely removed from service in the cauterizing circuit of ultrasonic surgical scalples produced by Cooper/Pfizer.
I know he was working in R&D/refurb there around that time.
They...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-05-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 234
Posted By ArdWrknTrk
You're still going to need a rear sump oil pan...

You're still going to need a rear sump oil pan with dipstick, extended pickup and remote filter adapter.
Car engines have front sump with the dipstick in the timing case and the filter sticks right...
Forum: Electrical Systems/Wiring 04-05-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,145
Posted By ArdWrknTrk
Hi, I am using NAPA Belden Premium Plus plug...

Hi,
I am using NAPA Belden Premium Plus plug wires.
They seem high quality and long lasting.
Run your engine at night and maybe even bring a spray bottle (like windex) to create a mist.
Look for...
Forum: Electrical Systems/Wiring 04-05-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,145
Posted By ArdWrknTrk
20 year old electrolytic caps will break down...

20 year old electrolytic caps will break down just sitting on the shelf (ask me how I know...)

I would replace them as a matter of course.

The 7-8 inductive misfire is an issue with 460's as...
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