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Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-28-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 730
Posted By sseebart
On an older damper, the timing marks may not be...

On an older damper, the timing marks may not be accurate. I'd pull the #1 plug & have someone turn the motor over by hand until I found the top of the compression stroke, then check that the rotor is...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-27-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 186
Posted By sseebart
What year truck is this? My 62 doesn't have...

What year truck is this? My 62 doesn't have anything I would consider an accessory light.

~Steve
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-27-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 730
Posted By sseebart
If you're getting 10psi and a good flow from the...

If you're getting 10psi and a good flow from the old pump, I wouldn't replace it. The new version of these pumps made today are of pretty poor quality. I ran through three a while back trying to find...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-27-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 457
Posted By sseebart
I can see, maybe, why you'd want to replace the...

I can see, maybe, why you'd want to replace the tailgate, but the hood looks pretty good to me.

FWIW, I think the gate is repopped (Truck Parts and Truck Accessories...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-24-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 787
Posted By sseebart
One of the most frustrating things about old...

One of the most frustrating things about old vehicles . . . while you fix one thing, another sometimes silently falls to pieces. It's easy to focus on what you just changed, but better to step back...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-20-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 287
Posted By sseebart
Whether you rent or buy, make sure you get a...

Whether you rent or buy, make sure you get a hoist with enough capacity to lift the motor (+ transmission) over the radiator support, otherwise you may damage the support, motor (or both) trying to...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-11-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By sseebart
I haven't been able to find anything...

I haven't been able to find anything comprehensive in the way of instructions, but there are plenty of youtube videos out there:

Ford Crown Victoria front suspension to F100 install tutorial -...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-05-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 627
Posted By sseebart
Running on the freeway, gas consumption is so...

Running on the freeway, gas consumption is so quick that a vacuum built up in my tank (this is a 62 with a 292 in it). I found that if I ran it from full to about half a tank without stopping, the...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-05-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 627
Posted By sseebart
Yep, had that problem and this solved it. What do...

Yep, had that problem and this solved it. What do they mean by "anti-surge"?
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-05-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 627
Posted By sseebart
Before I replaced my cap with one that was fully...

Before I replaced my cap with one that was fully vented, I was getting pressure build up in the tank except when I drove long distances. In that case, the pump would eventually starve and the engine...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-05-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 627
Posted By sseebart
I had the same issue with a "vented" cap that...

I had the same issue with a "vented" cap that didn't vent both ways. I found this one for just a few buck at the local auto parts store:

http://www.pepboys.com/product/details/203146/00840
...
Forum: Y-Block V8 (239, 272, 292, 312, 317, 341, 368) 07-25-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By sseebart
I probably won't get a chance to pull them for a...

I probably won't get a chance to pull them for a week or two--I'll post a photo when I do. I also discovered a pesky fuel leak when I was under the truck--trying to get that under control first. Stay...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-25-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 364
Posted By sseebart
I don't have and exact match installed there, but...

I don't have and exact match installed there, but the device on mine is an empty shell that vents the crankcase. (I purchased and installed that brass fitting myself--my engine came with the vent...
Forum: Y-Block V8 (239, 272, 292, 312, 317, 341, 368) 07-20-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By sseebart
Thanks. I'll give it a try. I drained the oil and...

Thanks. I'll give it a try. I drained the oil and it looks clean. Can't say for sure about the coolant--it was down about a gallon (probably 500 miles or so since I topped it up). Once I run it a...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-20-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,039
Posted By sseebart
I changed gears in my 62 F-100. Mine came with...

I changed gears in my 62 F-100. Mine came with the Dana 44 rearend and 3.92 gears which I swapped to for a 3.23 ratio. Before, with my y-block and T-98, 50 mph had the engine howling (and the temp...
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