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Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 12-21-2015, 07:55 PM
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Posted By mikeh74
I thought you could adjust the angle with...

I thought you could adjust the angle with longer/shorter pushrods? Yes I put in the HO Cam and upgraded to forged pistons too.
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 12-21-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 520
Posted By mikeh74
HELP! 302 5.0 Rocker Arm/Pushrod Geometry

This is my first V8 rebuild and it's gone pretty smoothly until now. I'm installing roller rocker arms and when I do the "sharpie" test the wear on the valve is not in the center (see picture). Is...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-15-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,346
Posted By mikeh74
Is the explorer a true IRS? I thought is was...

Is the explorer a true IRS? I thought is was still a solid axle. I did the IRS from the Thunderbird because I had seen others do it and heard the ride quality was awesome. I believe I will still...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-14-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,346
Posted By mikeh74
Crown Vic IFS has been used and documented well. ...

Crown Vic IFS has been used and documented well. I got the Police edition so it should be a little more heavy duty. Haven't seen anyone use an Explorer IFS. That could be interesting.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-14-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,346
Posted By mikeh74
Sorry I haven't had much to update on the build...

Sorry I haven't had much to update on the build lately.

I did however get the rest of the suspension pieces painted and reassembled the frame.
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Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-17-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,346
Posted By mikeh74
Frame Sandblasted

Was able to get the frame, differential, and some misc suspension pieces sandblasted, primed, and painted this weekend.

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Forum: WTB - Parts & other 08-12-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By mikeh74
Thanks but I'd rather find everything together so...

Thanks but I'd rather find everything together so that I know that they all work/fit together.

Mike
Forum: WTB - Parts & other 08-12-2015, 10:28 AM
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Views: 340
Posted By mikeh74
WTB: Power Brake Pedal/Booster Bracket

I'm looking for the brake pedal and brake booster bracket for a 1974 F100 2wd, needed to covert my brakes to power brakes. If there are other parts I'm not aware of for the conversion please let me...
Forum: Ford Truck Parts for Sale 08-12-2015, 10:26 AM
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Views: 130
Posted By mikeh74
WTB: Power Brake Pedal/Booster

I'm looking for the brake pedal and brake booster bracket for a 1974 F100 2wd, needed to covert my brakes to power brakes. If there are other parts I'm not aware of for the conversion please let me...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-12-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,346
Posted By mikeh74
Body Work Begins

We have started some of the body work on the bed which is where the majority of the rust is located. Both of the rear lower sections will have to be replaced. The bed floor isn't in great shape...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-11-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,346
Posted By mikeh74
That's not an airbag but the front mount for the...

That's not an airbag but the front mount for the IRS subframe.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-11-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,346
Posted By mikeh74
1989-1997 Thunderbirds. I used one out of a...

1989-1997 Thunderbirds. I used one out of a 1996. If you are planning on doing the swap some of the Thunderbirds did not come with disc brakes. You can also use an IRS out of 1993-1998 Lincoln...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-10-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,346
Posted By mikeh74
Next step is to disassemble the frame. Have it...

Next step is to disassemble the frame. Have it blasted, primed, and painted.

We have started some of the body work on the bed. I'll post some pictures of it in the next coming days.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-10-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,346
Posted By mikeh74
I haven't yet. May not need to as the side of...

I haven't yet. May not need to as the side of the mount is open and could just bolt it down.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-10-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,346
Posted By mikeh74
IRS Installed

Removed the rear axle, leaf springs and associated hardware. I purchased the IRS installation kit from team321.com. I have to say that Dave from team321 is very knowledgeable and answered all my...
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