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Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Today, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By wotan
Looks like that POR15 is the ticket. My truck...

Looks like that POR15 is the ticket. My truck just serves duty pulling the boat a few miles or running to the hardware store. Just don't want to worry about rust if I can help it since I'm...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Today, 10:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 103
Posted By wotan
Replacing carpet - how to prep floor?

I'm replacing the carpet with a vinyl mat in my 1977. I've got the vinyl molded mat on order but want to know how to prep the floor.

They were previously patched/repaired but have quite a bit of...
Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) Yesterday, 07:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 52
Posted By wotan
Can you read this casting number? Internal or external 460?

Here's what I know -- I can't see a hatchet weight in front of the timing cover. My flex plate did not have a weight on it. And my casting number is not legible. This is cleaned, wire wheeled,...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 11:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 181
Posted By wotan
I think the starter may not be fulling engaging...

I think the starter may not be fulling engaging the ring gear but the starter is a new PMGR unit and the teeth on it are good. The ring-gear is shot (but only half of the teeth are wiped out -- I...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-04-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 181
Posted By wotan
You are right -- it may not have been seated all...

You are right -- it may not have been seated all the way. I reseated it and updated the video in the original post. It still seems like it has excess play?
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-04-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 181
Posted By wotan
Is it my torque converter?

You guys ready for a diagnosis? I'm having lots of problems and I don't really know which direction to go in. This is a truck that is only used to tow my boat less than 500 miles/year. I need it...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-04-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 106
Posted By wotan
Thanks! I'll hit up my dealer when I put things...

Thanks! I'll hit up my dealer when I put things back together. The nuts were not backing off -- they were incredibly tight but two of them took significant heat and a chisel to knock loose. They...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-04-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 106
Posted By wotan
That makes sense. So 3/8" lock-nut with a 9/16"...

That makes sense. So 3/8" lock-nut with a 9/16" head, correct?
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-04-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 106
Posted By wotan
Flexplate bolts?

Hey guys -- I've got a 460 w/ a c6 tranny. There is some kind of problem at the rear of the engine and it's making a terrible noise from the bellhousing. I'm working on pulling the transmission. In...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-09-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 20,473
Posted By wotan
Any tips on how you got this clean? Mine looked...

Any tips on how you got this clean? Mine looked about the same when it came out and I HATED cleaning that sucker. I kept thinking.... "There has to be a better way" than using a scrub brush and...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-08-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By wotan
460 making metal on metal noise (from or near bell housing?)

Was pulling out of the boat launch last weekend and thought the engine sounded a little funny. Before I made it home it was making a terrible metal on metal noise. Pulled off and quickly decided...
Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 10-06-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By wotan
Metal on metal noise?? (video inside.)

Was pulling out of the boat launch last weekend and thought the engine sounded a little funny. Before I made it home it was making a terrible metal on metal noise. Pulled off and quickly decided it...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-02-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 845
Posted By wotan
I'd like to see it run without spark plug wires. ...

I'd like to see it run without spark plug wires. And I'd like to see it stay running without a radiator. ;)
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-21-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By wotan
I thought the fan clutch was setup so that the...

I thought the fan clutch was setup so that the fan only operated at low RPMS -- at high RPMS it dis-engages to save it from putting unnecessary wear on the water pump.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-15-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 652
Posted By wotan
I haven't really figured it out. It's done the...

I haven't really figured it out. It's done the same thing 3 times now. Each time I just wiggle the bundle of wires that seems to go into a box on the core support (below and to the right of the...
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