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Forum: Garage & Workshop Yesterday, 08:23 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By 85e150six4mtod
All-thread for truss rod?

Trying to help the neighbor with a broken truss rod on her one piece wooden garage door. Any reason I can't use all-thread for that rod? Seems like a proper 16' rod is a bit hard to find and I...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) Yesterday, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 64
Posted By 85e150six4mtod
You tried to read codes on this? Testing is...

You tried to read codes on this?

Testing is down the page, lots of other info as well.

You really need to run down any misfire, as those will cause a cat to overheat and melt, which will...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) Yesterday, 08:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 77
Posted By 85e150six4mtod
Welcome to FTE. What you describe makes me...

Welcome to FTE.

What you describe makes me want to say electrical, and ignition items in particular.

And that might could be the TFI module. When mine quit, it quit for good out of the...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 120
Posted By 85e150six4mtod
Not sure why points would give you a...

Not sure why points would give you a same-cylinder miss.

Anyway, get rid of them:

Ignitor (http://www.pertronix.com/prod/ig/ignitor/default.aspx)

Works up to 15,000 rpm, so no problem on...
Forum: FE & FT Big Block V8 (332, 352, 360, 390, 406, 410, 427, 428) Yesterday, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 142
Posted By 85e150six4mtod
That acid dip might result in transfer as well. ...

That acid dip might result in transfer as well. Maybe someone can have their kid do an 8th grade science project on this. }>

(my kids are too old, but I can tell you Coke does not dissolve...
Forum: Large Truck Yesterday, 03:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 89
Posted By 85e150six4mtod
My wag is early to mid '60s with a 534. The...

My wag is early to mid '60s with a 534.

The C series was around for decades. Two years in the late '50s (iirc) had 4 headlights. The Ford emblem is an earlier emblem, again based on other posts...
Forum: FE & FT Big Block V8 (332, 352, 360, 390, 406, 410, 427, 428) 05-03-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 142
Posted By 85e150six4mtod
A small end resize technique. Maybe: Why...

A small end resize technique. Maybe:


Why is one of my connecting rods copper colored? - Chevelle Tech (http://www.chevelles.com/forums/showthread.php?t=36287)

Copper colored SBC rods??? |...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 05-03-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 82
Posted By 85e150six4mtod
Nothing but a headache. Buy it if the...

Nothing but a headache.

Buy it if the price is right, tear it down and make sure what it is. 13 or 14 to one would require a massive cam and would be or should be a wild motor.

On the other...
Forum: Performance & General Engine Building 05-03-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 69
Posted By 85e150six4mtod
A subject as old as the 429/460: ...

A subject as old as the 429/460:

http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/93097-460-maximum-overbore.html
Forum: FE & FT Big Block V8 (332, 352, 360, 390, 406, 410, 427, 428) 05-03-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 142
Posted By 85e150six4mtod
If you are turning it into a 390, the rods go...

If you are turning it into a 390, the rods go into the scrap pile anyway.

This came up once before, can't recall if there was a plausible answer.
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 04-29-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 134
Posted By 85e150six4mtod
Have you set up a differential before? If you...

Have you set up a differential before? If you think it whines now, wait till you slap those gears back in there with a different pattern.

If you are a practiced gear man, go ahead. First timer?...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 04-29-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By 85e150six4mtod
Welcome to FTE. Try to use punctuation and...

Welcome to FTE.

Try to use punctuation and paragraphs etc. It's a lot easier to understand. Understanding leads to better responses.

Nothing inexpensive or easy can be done. To make more...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 04-29-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,020
Posted By 85e150six4mtod
Finally something I agree with. You can't...

Finally something I agree with. You can't "tinker", you need to have the proper diagnostic tools and some skills. And they are overpriced. On the other hand, most go well past 200k without much...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 04-29-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,020
Posted By 85e150six4mtod
You have been listening to the lie about US...

You have been listening to the lie about US industrial output, or maybe you're the one making it up and telling it over and over.

"....................America hardly makes anything any...
Forum: FE & FT Big Block V8 (332, 352, 360, 390, 406, 410, 427, 428) 04-29-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By 85e150six4mtod
Depending on your timing set, you may be able to...

Depending on your timing set, you may be able to retard your cam timing 2 or 4 degrees. This is reviled as a power and economy killer in early smog motors, but it does result in lower cylinder...
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