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Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-15-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Sooper Camper
It went back in twice for me without any...

It went back in twice for me without any problems. A block of wood and careful application of a mallet helped. And I had a pro supervise me on the original re-gear, so backlash and bearing preload...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-15-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,048
Posted By Sooper Camper
I've done it twice without a spreader. When i...

I've done it twice without a spreader.
When i re-geared it, I just wrapped a small chain around the differential, then used a big pry bar and a block of wood. This was easy case the axle was on jack...
Forum: Crossovers 06-09-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,556
Posted By Sooper Camper
There is actually a simple solution to that, buy...

There is actually a simple solution to that, buy a $10 suction pump, a $5 fill pump...suck the nasty factory lube out of there and fill it with a high quality synthetic like Royal Purple. I believe...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-08-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By Sooper Camper
about the only thing an axle 99+ and up has in...

about the only thing an axle 99+ and up has in common with a 70s D60 is the fact that they are called "Dana 60", have 8 lugs, axles with u-joints, and it comes in a truck that says "Ford" on the...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-08-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By Sooper Camper
no. the spring spacing is too wide and the diff...

no. the spring spacing is too wide and the diff is moved too far over to the drivers side.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-05-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,467
Posted By Sooper Camper
interesting. the rear cab work light, dash...

interesting. the rear cab work light, dash cluster, grille and engine are all definitely 79.

on the radiator, that little red cap just under the fill cap. pull that and add the proper drain hose....
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-04-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 767
Posted By Sooper Camper
its a good setup, you have a good axle. One...

its a good setup, you have a good axle.

One of the mods that is popular in the more extreme off road crowds these days is to use caps that eliminate the spring and preload the plastic cone with a...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-03-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 767
Posted By Sooper Camper
there should be a spec floating around...

there should be a spec floating around somewhere....the proper procedure is:
-front axle on jack stands
-wheels/tires removed, and tie rod/steering linkage disconnected from the knuckle.
-pull...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-03-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 574
Posted By Sooper Camper
finally sorted this out. after doing everything...

finally sorted this out. after doing everything including throwing a NEW alternator, new coil, LED bulbs everywhere, 4ga ground from frame to block and block to cab...turns out it was a bad crimp and...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-03-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By Sooper Camper
same here, I just put Energy bushings in the beam...

same here, I just put Energy bushings in the beam pivots and it feels better than new. Bonus points, with them you don't have to get the old clevite shell out. So just burn/chisel/drill the old...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-02-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 730
Posted By Sooper Camper
It would be better host to photobucket or...

It would be better host to photobucket or supermotors so everyone can see them.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-02-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 863
Posted By Sooper Camper
Its probably going to be a pain in the ass. they...

Its probably going to be a pain in the ass. they are going to want to see things like factory air cleaner and ducting, ALL OE vacuum routing and devices like amplifiers, ported vacuum switches etc....
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-02-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 730
Posted By Sooper Camper
i'd like to see pictures of the wiring...most of...

i'd like to see pictures of the wiring...most of the advice given on this forum is good so long as the wiring hasn't been obliterated and tweaker'ed. at that point, all bets are off obviously.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-02-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By Sooper Camper
numberdummy, is there a way to tell for sure the...

numberdummy, is there a way to tell for sure the window is original and wasn't swapped out?
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-02-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By Sooper Camper
F350s/SCS use the same frame width as a highboy...

F350s/SCS use the same frame width as a highboy and cab and chassis truck (~34" which is an industry standard)

hate to break it to you, but the larger rear tanks off a similar or newer flat bed...
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