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Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 07:07 PM
Replies: 35
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Posted By desperado_18_2000
oddfordjunkie, I finally worked out why my...

oddfordjunkie, I finally worked out why my carburetor was not wanting to idle. It seems that not only were the idle mixture screws backing themselves out of their bores, but the annular boosters in...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6,393
Views: 402,717
Posted By desperado_18_2000
Tore apart the carburettor because I was having a...

Tore apart the carburettor because I was having a hard start situation on warm shutdown. Seemed like the fuel was either percolating out of the bowl, or it was running down past the throttle blades...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-28-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 11,574
Posted By desperado_18_2000
I'm a trained IT technician. I can handle...

I'm a trained IT technician. I can handle anything from network setup to building a PC and everything in between. What I'm currently doing is being a wage slave for a large auto-parts retailer.
...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-27-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,582
Posted By desperado_18_2000
Wow it has been a long time since I've thought to...

Wow it has been a long time since I've thought to update my build. Since my last post a few things have changed about the truck.

Most recently I serviced the timing set. You would think after all...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-27-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,415
Posted By desperado_18_2000
My current dent was $500. Found it in "parts...

My current dent was $500. Found it in "parts truck" condition, and have slowly been bringing it back from there. It was missing a goodly amount of stuff, and I'm thankful I saved it.:-X06
Forum: Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300 07-20-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 21,579
Posted By desperado_18_2000
Great thing to know. I'm going to be replacing...

Great thing to know. I'm going to be replacing the distributor in my 76 soon hopefully I get one with the correct advance slots.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-04-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,235
Posted By desperado_18_2000
Looks like an awesome project, subscribing!

Looks like an awesome project, subscribing!
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-30-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 6,393
Views: 402,717
Posted By desperado_18_2000
Let me amend this by saying I was talking out my...

Let me amend this by saying I was talking out my rear end. Apparently my FE had never been apart in it's almost 40 years of life to replace the timing chain. So I had two days of prying, banging, and...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-24-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 6,393
Views: 402,717
Posted By desperado_18_2000
Just got done tearing the front part of the...

Just got done tearing the front part of the engine down. Going in for a timing set swap this morning, and hope to have it buttoned back up by afternoon. Should've taken pics of the teardown but will...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-23-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 686
Posted By desperado_18_2000
I've got cheery bombs on mine. And while I like...

I've got cheery bombs on mine. And while I like the sound, and the rumble I just don't like them at cruise. I guess I just kind of grew out of it or something.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-21-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 686
Posted By desperado_18_2000
As a fellow FE owner, I'd get anything other than...

As a fellow FE owner, I'd get anything other than glasspacks. Mine has a nice rumble down low, but at highway speed around 2k rpm it's just annoying noise. I don't have a recommendation other than...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-20-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6,393
Views: 402,717
Posted By desperado_18_2000
Pulled the headlight switch, going to replace...

Pulled the headlight switch, going to replace that in the morning. Also installed a new tachometer as the previous one decided to mysteriously die on me. Might actually give the girl a bath tomorrow...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-03-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 6,393
Views: 402,717
Posted By desperado_18_2000
Didn't do much with it today other than a dump...

Didn't do much with it today other than a dump run. Going to try and install my tachometer tomorrow. Need to find out at what RPM it's shifting, and see if I can't adjust the modulator on the trans a...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-18-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By desperado_18_2000
I will confirm since I have a buddy that has a...

I will confirm since I have a buddy that has a ramcharger and we've replaced his tank before.

it is IIRC 38gal, and the sender does look like it will almost plug right in to a Ford connector....
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-17-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,268
Posted By desperado_18_2000
My 76 has be beat by a good six years. I'm 32,...

My 76 has be beat by a good six years. I'm 32, and the old girl is pushing onward to 40 soon.
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