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Forum: Modular V10 (6.8l) 12-25-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,690
Posted By Rory428
Would you be towing an open or enclosed car...

Would you be towing an open or enclosed car trailer? J have a 1999 F350 Super Cab DRW with a V10, 5 speed manual, and 3.73s, using 235/85R16 tires. Empty my best freeway mileage has been 15, but...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 03-09-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By Rory428
Since the 8.8 (and 7.5) rear axles use C Clips...

Since the 8.8 (and 7.5) rear axles use C Clips for axle retention, some axle endplay is normal, and on a limited slip diff, as the clutch discs in the Traction Lok wear (get thinner), axle end play...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-06-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By Rory428
For about the last 5 or 6 years, I have had long...

For about the last 5 or 6 years, I have had long tube FlowTechs on my 74 F350 2 wd 390 4speed. For 15 years before that, I had Hedman longtubes. No complaints with either brand, although as...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-02-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By Rory428
I currently have FlowTech longtubes on my 74 F350...

I currently have FlowTech longtubes on my 74 F350 2wd`s 390, but I had Hadman long tubes on the truck for 15 years before that, and I added a Camper Special front sway bar that fits between the front...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-02-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By Rory428
Two years ago, I replaced my 74 F350s split open...

Two years ago, I replaced my 74 F350s split open factory seat, with a gray cloth seat from a 96 F250. As mentioned, the seat bolted right in, by using the seat tracks from my old seat. The new seat...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-02-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 412
Posted By Rory428
My 74 F350 dually car hauler came from the...

My 74 F350 dually car hauler came from the factory with only the in cab gas tank. Years ago, I added a second tank behind the rearend, but the tank behind the seat is still there, and working just...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 03-02-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 701
Posted By Rory428
Any GOOD 2wd rotors available?

I bought my 2010 Ranger new, (2.3 5 speed 2wd), and had the brake rotors machined under warranty to correct a noticable brake pulsation last year. Now my basic warranty is expired, and after 15000...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 02-25-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 748
Posted By Rory428
Agreed, on a recent trip to Oregon , my 2010 2.3L...

Agreed, on a recent trip to Oregon , my 2010 2.3L 5 speed Ranger got 30.3 MPG. Do not believe the advertised mileage fairy tales that are on the window sticker, when they say "your mileage may vary",...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 02-25-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 555
Posted By Rory428
I guess I am not only a dinosaur, but a cheap one...

I guess I am not only a dinosaur, but a cheap one too! I have a 2010 Ranger XL regular cab, 2wd, with a 2.3L 4 cylinder with a 5 speed manual, and it has manual windows. Since I wanted a few options...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-05-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By Rory428
2wd headers are different than 4x4, also 4x4...

2wd headers are different than 4x4, also 4x4 F100/150 are different than F250 4x4, due to different suspension (front leaf springs on F250,coil springs on F100/150).
If the "new" engine was from a...
Forum: Modular V10 (6.8l) 12-05-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,212
Posted By Rory428
I really do want this truck, but in my area, V10s...

I really do want this truck, but in my area, V10s are not very common, so I`m just trying to find out if the V10 is likely to bust my wallet with expensive and common problems. I know if the engine...
Forum: Modular V10 (6.8l) 12-04-2013, 01:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,212
Posted By Rory428
Resale value is not a big concern for me, this...

Resale value is not a big concern for me, this 1999 F350 is almost 15 years old, and I tend to hang onto vehicles long term anyhow. I currently am still towing my race cars with a 1974 F350 that I...
Forum: Modular V10 (6.8l) 11-29-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,212
Posted By Rory428
Looking at a 99 F350 V10, am I crazy?

A friend is buying a new truck, and after years of admiring his old truck, it is for sale. It is a 1999 F350 2wd XLT Dually, with a V10 and 5 speed.He ordered it new, and frankly, I can`t recall ever...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-12-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,589
Posted By Rory428
On older Fords with point ignition, the wires...

On older Fords with point ignition, the wires were attatched to the coil via nuts that threaded onto the coils 2 studs. With the Duraspark electronic ignition, the threaded studs on the coils were...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-11-2013, 03:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 589
Posted By Rory428
Frankly, it sounds like a really dumb idea! A...

Frankly, it sounds like a really dumb idea! A smog 460 bolts in with the right factory pieces, and will have at least as much power as a smog 454 Chevy. Cinsering all the work, including somehow...
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