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Old 08-29-2011, 12:58 PM
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Best Reading Materials for Truck Owners???

After a couple weeks of reading on this forum it is clear that I know absolutely NOTHING about my truck. Ya'll do some awesome work on your rigs.

I can change the oil and put some gas in the tank but clearly I got a lot to learn if I want to really figure it out.

I got a Haynes manual for my truck (77 F250 Highboy) and it sucks for detailed diagrams and explanations.

I was hoping to find a few books that would help me better understand the breakdown of my truck so I can start figuring it all out. Any suggestions?

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Old 08-29-2011, 01:46 PM
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The factory shop manuals are a wealth of information, if you're patient you can sometimes pick up a complete 5vol. set on ebay for under 30 bucks.

1977 FORD TRUCK & BRONCO SHOP MANUAL BOOK SET ORIGINAL! | eBay
 
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Old 08-29-2011, 02:19 PM
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Thanks! I am in no rush so I will start watching out for this set. This is exactly what I was figuring I would need to start learning the ropes!
 
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You can also get it the factory manual on CD so you can print out the page you need without worrying about greasing it up. faxonautoliterature
 
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You can get the CD from JBG for $35 plus shipping. It was the best price I found.

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Well now I got to decide between hard copy or cd. That is a tough decision but I like the idea of being able to only print what I need and can always print more copies of something.

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Thanks for bringing the subject up.
Buying a set of each.
Kinda nice to have old school books on the garage shelf.
Can't tell you how many times I've been through my Tbird shop manual.
 
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