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Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-26-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 37
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Posted By jim collins
For myself , no , I could have had the c/4...

For myself , no , I could have had the c/4 rebuilt for a little less money and would have less work getting it all set up to operate right. If i drove the freeway or long stretches of roadways a lot...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-26-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 846
Posted By jim collins
I have a 73 F-100 I put a 84 302 in along with...

I have a 73 F-100 I put a 84 302 in along with an 84 AOD transmission. It came with 3:25 gears but I changed them to 3:50 ratio. I get about 15 / 16 mpg unless i try to get my speed up fast , then...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-09-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 453
Posted By jim collins
Mine are real dim and i hardly ever drive it...

Mine are real dim and i hardly ever drive it after sunset . The left signal lasted about 6 uses then quit working. I replaced it with an old original one about 6 months ago and it's still working. So...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-02-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 528
Posted By jim collins
302 starters can use a shim .

302 starters can use a shim .
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-05-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,015
Posted By jim collins
Along with the other comments i would be pretty...

Along with the other comments i would be pretty concerned on what it's doing to the steering shaft . That movement up and down would be hard on the connecting U-joint i believe . I'm in the north...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-20-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By jim collins
There was a guy on here back in 2012 that had one...

There was a guy on here back in 2012 that had one built on a 74 Jeep Cherokee 4wd frame , 302 engine . He came out to my house a gave me a ride in it . Do a search for " oldLugNut " and it should...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-18-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By jim collins
Choke stove for heat to your choke i believe.

Choke stove for heat to your choke i believe.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-17-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 491
Posted By jim collins
Get the metal bearing replacement as noted above...

Get the metal bearing replacement as noted above from Bronco Grave yard. I did and it's a well made part.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-24-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By jim collins
Years ago,back in the 70s i cut one off and...

Years ago,back in the 70s i cut one off and filled the hole .Brand X column but it looked good . I can't remember how i filled it but i think it was some fake metal filler with a little bondo to...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-23-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 680
Posted By jim collins
I replaced the solenoid a couple of weeks ago...

I replaced the solenoid a couple of weeks ago because the old one would not start the engine . Then just today after starting good everyday since then , it would not shut off . So with key in my...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-22-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By jim collins
Mine was real hard to pull out after the lock was...

Mine was real hard to pull out after the lock was released to yesterday . I have to pull it out again later on and i think i may lube it before putting it back but don't know what kind of lube i...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-27-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By jim collins
I have had a few in the past and had good luck...

I have had a few in the past and had good luck with them. You can make a few mods which i never did and they help more i understand. I wish i had one in place of my 302 but it's got an AOD...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-10-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By jim collins
If i had no other reason to pull the transmission...

If i had no other reason to pull the transmission i would leave it in.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-20-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By jim collins
I delete my question , same as " dlburch " .

I delete my question , same as " dlburch " .
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-11-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By jim collins
I'v had worn out starters do that after the...

I'v had worn out starters do that after the engine gets warmed up and picks up heat from the exhaust pipes . Good start cold but bad start hot. The "chug " you put in there ,not sure of what you mean.
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