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Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By orich
The end cap is what goes bad on these. #3580 If...

The end cap is what goes bad on these. #3580 If you removed the end plate cap you'll see where the small inner cup is warn.

But many times they can be adjusted some by loosening the lock nut...
Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-01-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 248
Posted By orich
I'd say check valve in the M/C and by opening the...

I'd say check valve in the M/C and by opening the hard line just releases the line pressure on it.
Orich
Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-30-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 212
Posted By orich
A reminder new pads or drum brake shoes need to...

A reminder new pads or drum brake shoes need to get seated before any towing or hard wheel lockup stopping. City driving may be 500 miles & Hwy may take 1000 miles.

Orich
Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-30-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 676
Posted By orich
Yeah, I also pull off the heater hose when...

Yeah, I also pull off the heater hose when refilling the cooling system.

I have learned to always pull things apart and re-check a shops work.

If you had a spring compressor you could checked...
Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-30-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,098
Posted By orich
Electric fans back in the 70's were kind of new...

Electric fans back in the 70's were kind of new toy still and auto parts stores did not sell in any kit form then. My setup came with adjustable thermostats which was placed up against the upper...
Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-30-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1,339
Views: 181,467
Posted By orich
Building a fire breathing beast of an engine is...

Building a fire breathing beast of an engine is kind of waste if no street racing aloud.

It kind of takes the fun out of your old stock daily driver, putting it into limited driving when your gas...
Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-29-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 676
Posted By orich
3x on the shop F~up Sloppy value guilds with a...

3x on the shop F~up Sloppy value guilds with a high lift cam can cause issues like what went on bending push rods..

Also, I'd replace that oooold dizzy vacuum advance. That type came on these 40+...
Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-29-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 461
Posted By orich
Back in the early 60's I installed a 1961 390HP...

Back in the early 60's I installed a 1961 390HP into my 55 ford 2 dr. sedan.

Built my own headers but did not have enough room at the exh. header pipes & the upper A frame was in the way.

So, I...
Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-29-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,098
Posted By orich
I also use a pair of 12" electric fans that...

I also use a pair of 12" electric fans that worked great on my 4 row HD radiator when trying to do some gas mileage milking. This was when my engine got up to 210* when light off roading moving slow...
Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-29-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,098
Posted By orich
You don't really need to run such a aggressive...

You don't really need to run such a aggressive pitch fan unless your having heating problems. The fan is really only needed for stop & go city driving.

Why not just run the oe clutch fan.

I've...
Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-23-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 26,279
Posted By orich
I found by using 3-4 washers placed on the...

I found by using 3-4 washers placed on the threaded boss first before installing into the dash is enough to make up for about a 3/8" shim pack that will give you about the right amount of threads...
Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-23-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 653
Posted By orich
I installed the black ones yrs ago that did not...

I installed the black ones yrs ago that did not come with any grease Graphite
and was told I didn't need any. Boy what a joke or lie that was.

Then some yrs. later got replacement rears & front...
Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-22-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 653
Posted By orich
Poly cab cushions & spring bushing gives a lot...

Poly cab cushions & spring bushing gives a lot harsher ride IMO.
Plus when having 10 ply E load rated tires with out a camper on back.

I'm still using the spring poly bushing that was ok when, I...
Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-22-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 653
Posted By orich
Kenny theirs still some oe ones floating around...

Kenny theirs still some oe ones floating around on ebay at some ford dealer.
DC has kits like LMC has the last, I heard hopefully for made my the same Co. tho.

They also have poly cushion kits
...
Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-21-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 212
Posted By orich
Most intakes use a vacuum tree that can feed a...

Most intakes use a vacuum tree that can feed a few other sources needing vacuum.
Like the dizzy double can vac. advance or auto tranny Plus the vac. booster.

But if you don't have all those...
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