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Forum: Projects 09-23-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,415
Posted By Pinhead-227
You can see the bend in the axle from above. It's...

You can see the bend in the axle from above. It's so obvious I wouldn't even need to measure it except to know it it's fixable.

BUT it seems that this project has been postponed/canceled - I...
Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-09-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 621
Posted By Pinhead-227
Generally, in my opinion, if the engine has good...

Generally, in my opinion, if the engine has good engine oil (no water mixed in) and you can turn the engine over by hand, you should be able to get it running. A little surface rust won't be a deal...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-21-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,248
Posted By Pinhead-227
Have there been any updates on this TMI flywheel?...

Have there been any updates on this TMI flywheel? I may be doing a Ford 400 rebuild to put in my '73 Hiboy and would absolutely LOVE to throw in a ZF-5 at the same time! It would sure be nice to buy...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-30-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By Pinhead-227
Some moron put (I think) 6-leaf F150 springs on...

Some moron put (I think) 6-leaf F150 springs on the back of my 4x4 so I'm looking for factory 9-leaf Hi-Boy springs with overloads since it will work as a trailer puller and bail hauler.

Like...
Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-29-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 937
Posted By Pinhead-227
I like to think of those "extra" parts as...

I like to think of those "extra" parts as opportunities for future projects. ;)
Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-18-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 616
Posted By Pinhead-227
Maybe that's how it was mounted to the assembly...

Maybe that's how it was mounted to the assembly line during production?

Possibly a mount-point for a jack?
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-05-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,358
Posted By Pinhead-227
It seems that the pick-up tube was intermittently...

It seems that the pick-up tube was intermittently clogging, stopping fuel flow. In the process, the suction pulling against the clog seems to have ruined the fuel pump so I replaced it. I also...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-04-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,358
Posted By Pinhead-227
I think the gas tank is worse off than I...

I think the gas tank is worse off than I originally assumed... This is the fuel filter....
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-04-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,358
Posted By Pinhead-227
No evap system so that's not the problem. I've...

No evap system so that's not the problem. I've driven it with the gas cap loose and it didn't help so it can't be tank vacuum.

I replaced the pick-up tube with a temporary one (replacing the fuel...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-02-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,358
Posted By Pinhead-227
It seems I've come across a problem that I can't...

It seems I've come across a problem that I can't figure out. After a seemingly random amount of driving, the engine will die. Ignition is good - the tachometer shows RPM and plug wires spark.

I...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-28-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,358
Posted By Pinhead-227
I fixed the bump steer by lifting the pickup...

I fixed the bump steer by lifting the pickup (reinstalled Hi-Boy springs).

For anyone's future reference, who may be running into this problem:

The push-pull steering used in the '78/79 F250 is...
Forum: Projects 04-28-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,415
Posted By Pinhead-227
Revisiting this thread because I'm planning (too...

Revisiting this thread because I'm planning (too many) projects.

Does anyone know where I might take the front axle to get it straightened?

I'm in central KS.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-28-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,358
Posted By Pinhead-227
I got a good set of Hi-Boy front leaf springs...

I got a good set of Hi-Boy front leaf springs from a donor pickup which raised the front-end enough to align the pitman arm with the steering arm and virtually eliminated the bump steer.

I put the...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-23-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,358
Posted By Pinhead-227
Thanks for all the info, NumberDummy! Here's...

Thanks for all the info, NumberDummy! Here's another gem you've posted before, that I'm posting here for my future reference.


Front springs on all 67/79 F250 4x4 are 3" wide. "High Boy" springs...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-10-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,358
Posted By Pinhead-227
I was able to graft the rear stabilizer bar (sway...

I was able to graft the rear stabilizer bar (sway bar) from the '78 Camper Special onto the rear of my '76. The frames are different widths but I was able to bend the end links to fit my frame. The...
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