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Forum: Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300 08-06-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By JohnSmith3524
just another thought..

When my 85' Bronco R/A experienced a failed pinion shaft nose bearing..The vibratiion was getting bad enuf so as to make me actually take it out. In the process you can determine whether or not you...
Forum: Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300 07-24-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 544
Posted By JohnSmith3524
about the valvetrain

remember that EFI heads use pedestal rockers..something you may have to deal with while adapting on older head to the block...
Forum: Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300 07-17-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 382
Posted By JohnSmith3524
a few thoughts

I'll assume you meant to say NP435 (granny low).. With all of that in top running shape including the cat test pipe that has been mentioned, I would test it at a maximum of 50-55mph and see what you...
Forum: Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300 06-23-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,520
Posted By JohnSmith3524
x2 on the above mod..it works..great gasket ...

x2 on the above mod..it works..great gasket

re: the particular 1639 vc gasket..since it's rubberizd cork it can be torqued carefully and reused after gluing it to the clean valve cover side should...
Forum: Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300 06-20-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,520
Posted By JohnSmith3524
personal favorite for the valve...

personal favorite for the valve cover..http://www.summitracing.com/parts/fel-1639

Oil pan...http://www.summitracing.com/parts/fel-os34601r/overview/
Forum: Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300 06-18-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,459
Posted By JohnSmith3524
I have to say, I have really enjoyed the factory...

I have to say, I have really enjoyed the factory Holley manual choke that came on my 570. Fully adjustable...of course cable operated..
Forum: Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300 06-18-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By JohnSmith3524
I finally got a filter adapter installed on my...

I finally got a filter adapter installed on my new DD (my e150). When I change the oil I usually drain the pan "while it's hot"..then use a a plastic bag to catch the mess as I loosen the cold...
Forum: Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300 05-20-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By JohnSmith3524
Well, it give you a "cold air" inlet in summer...

Well, it give you a "cold air" inlet in summer heat and warm air in the frozen winter mornings...not sure where you are but, both of these features are useful where I live.

I have both styles of...
Forum: Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300 05-20-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By JohnSmith3524
that's a "rodger" on that..

that's a "rodger" on that..
Forum: Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300 05-17-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 814
Posted By JohnSmith3524
Well it would appear that you are checking things...

Well it would appear that you are checking things out. I wish you well..I probably should've said from my first post that even thought I would desire to be helpful, I actually would rather not get...
Forum: Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300 05-16-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 814
Posted By JohnSmith3524
Well, it's either fuel or fire..so a little...

Well, it's either fuel or fire..so a little patience may help you sort it out. remember the injectors need grounds too. In my case with my Ford experience, an engine had been swapped by the PO and...
Forum: Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300 05-16-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 814
Posted By JohnSmith3524
after re-reading your OP

I might add as a comment, your fuel selector switch may not be holding well from one tank to another. In my 83, the default draw (power off) is the rear tank. Of course my 83 is pre-EFI so it is the...
Forum: Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300 05-16-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 814
Posted By JohnSmith3524
a few questions..

When it "cuts out" what is it doing?...does it die? or just sputter? If it dies does it start again right away?.

EECIV is simple, but the wiring is old, is the wiring generally in good...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-16-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 547
Posted By JohnSmith3524
It looks right.

It looks ok..the threads seem to be the same as an extra one I have in my parts shed. It is a course thread...1/2" or 9/16'ths I can't remember I even have a tap for it...if you have a 300-6 I would...
Forum: Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300 05-04-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 743
Posted By JohnSmith3524
Also bring a spare while traveling with the serp...

Also bring a spare while traveling with the serp system..if you loose a belt NOTHING works..

Too bad it's an ugly looking setup..(especially on the alt side) .on a nice simple 300 motor..but I...
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