Re.Bolting it up,tried it again...................... - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums



Re.Bolting it up,tried it again......................

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 09-05-2001, 08:57 PM
29gp 29gp is offline
New User
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Posts: 8
29gp is starting off with a positive reputation.
Re.Bolting it up,tried it again......................

F350 brocno, rwjr & Cobrajet and........ I went and got a different torque convertor and went to size it up and back at the same problem, here's whats I got, the same convertor....... apparently I had 1.375 nipple on the original convertor and I went and bought a early style convertor and it is exactly the same size. I am trying at my best ability to measure the pilot hole and I'm coming up with a 1.236 to a 1.240 hole size on the crank, which is way smaller than the old and new style convertors, does this make sense to you fellas? did i buy some prehistoric odd ball? or did this possibly come out of a truck with a clutch?? Again the junk yard said it came out of a lincoln and the tag looked to be very original on the intake saying that it was a 1969 460. Is there such a thing as possibly buying some type of aftermarket torque that may slip in? or do i have to go back farther yet in old style convertors? After triple triple triple checking it does not have any type of bearing or a bushing in the end of the crank!!?? To recap: 1977 460 high miles and tired in a motorhome with a c-6 transmission, replacing with a 1969 lincoln 460. All comments appreciated!
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 09-06-2001, 03:54 AM
rwjr rwjr is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: Athens, AL
Posts: 434
rwjr is starting off with a positive reputation.
Re.Bolting it up,tried it again......................

the pilot bore should be the same size on both....if you can do it easily, pull the oil pan on the new engine and look on the sides of the crankshaft throws for a stamped number...yours should have a 2Y , 2YA, 2YAB, or 2YABC....probably the 2Y or 2YA...another possibility that i am not sure about is if it is a lincoln engine, from before lincoln used ford engines....maybe someone here can help out with that info...
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 09-06-2001, 09:50 PM
bb79ranch bb79ranch is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Nov 2000
Posts: 231
bb79ranch is starting off with a positive reputation.
Re.Bolting it up,tried it again......................

I'd say someone told you a fib and that you have a 460 that was installed in something that had a clutch before you purchased it. Sure it may be a '69 460 originally installed in a Lincoln but how many of us out there have a 460 in a truck that originally came from a Lincoln? Get that pilot bushing out, then the convertor should fit.

Todd
BB79RANCH
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 09-07-2001, 09:37 AM
29gp 29gp is offline
New User
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Posts: 8
29gp is starting off with a positive reputation.
Re.Bolting it up,tried it again......................

OK I'm listening just not seeing!! The engine is in the mounts the transmission is loose the torque convertor is at the machine shop, it will go together! I now have to wait till Bob gets the torque done saturday. I will gently play with a chisel to see if there is a pilot there, don't want to mess it up. I did not pull the pan back down to look at NO#'s but that may happen yet. Thankyou for the constructive information will keep you posted.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 09-07-2001, 11:52 AM
f350brocno f350brocno is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Jul 2001
Posts: 103
f350brocno is starting off with a positive reputation.
Re.Bolting it up,tried it again......................

29gp

I have had troubles with the pilots also, although not to the degree you have. My 1976 460 crank has a 1.835 pilot hole (not 1.850) and my TCI converter has a 1.848 snout (seems reasonable for a 1.850 hole). It does not fit! I called TCI (the transmission experts!?) and the technical support folks said they had never heard of that crank pilot problem before. They suggested grinding out the crank pilot the required 13-15 thousandths.

Keep us posted on how you proceed. Best of luck.

john
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 10-10-2001, 12:58 AM
TBirdGuy TBirdGuy is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Apr 2000
Location: Holland, Michigan
Posts: 221
TBirdGuy is starting off with a positive reputation.
Re.Bolting it up,tried it again......................

Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 10-21-2001, 11:57 PM
Metro2 Metro2 is offline
Junior User
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: Colorado
Posts: 67
Metro2 is starting off with a positive reputation.
Re.Bolting it up,tried it again......................

29gp,

Did you ever figure out what to do with your torque converter? I also have a 1968 460 with the 1.240 crank pilot. Did you have to get your converter pilot turned down? Or did you find another converter?? Your help would be great!

Metro2
1973 F350 Super Camper Special Ranger 460
1972 F250 Sport Custom Camper Special 460
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 10-22-2001, 12:39 AM
Mil1ion Mil1ion is offline
New User
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 0
Mil1ion is starting off with a positive reputation.
Re.Bolting it up,tried it again......................

https://www.ford-trucks.com/dcforum/User_files/mil1ion/3bd3a19628c6a1c0.gif
When I swapped from a 400M to 429CJ from a 70 Torino I had to buy a 429/460 torque convertor to complete my swap.
The 400M /C6 torque convertor just wouldn't fit.

The transmission shop knew what I needed and supplied it.

Dennis

Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Very Strange Transmission Behavior. 3 In One Year. CampSpringsJohn 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 20 10-24-2016 04:31 PM
Transmission woes part 2 80ford100 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 7 07-30-2015 07:37 PM
Will This Camshaft Work? Lincoln 460 BigBlocker0248 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 19 06-29-2015 12:43 PM
5R110 Issue JDSPowerstroke 1999 to 2016 Super Duty 0 05-22-2015 03:44 PM
Ford's claim, not mine... rustyfuryiii Modular V10 (6.8l) 30 04-17-2007 01:13 AM


Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums >

Tags
1835, 400m, 460, converter, pilot, torque

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:39 AM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.