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  • About Ken Blythen
    New Zealand
    2 Letter State/Province (use "--" for outside USA/
    Country of Residence
    Current Mileage
    200,000 - 249,999
    Miles per year
    1,000 - 4,999
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    1983 F250 XLT 2WD, 351W, T19, 3.54 Dana 60
    1942 GMC 6x4


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  • Last Activity: 05-18-2019 05:41 AM
  • Join Date: 08-08-2007
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  1. ctubutis
    12-28-2016 08:50 PM - permalink
    Hey, Ken!

    Yeah, trucks over a certain GVWR (I think over 8500 lb.) didn't come with a cat nor the EVAP stuff.

    My own truck is in my brother's back yard and I can't easily go take pictures so I'll just talk... it's as basic as can be, each tank has only one fuel line that ultimately terminates at the pump on the side of the engine via the tank switching valve. The tanks have what are known in this forum as a rollover valve (or vent) at the very top and each valve/vent has a rubber hose that gets clipped onto the frame or a crossmember in the general area, but nothing more advanced than that + I'm guessing vented filler caps (truck was originally spec'd to use Regular gasoline, not unleaded, if it matters).

    Anyhow, let me know if this helps or not, OK? Thanks!

  2. 75Three90
    10-28-2015 04:07 PM - permalink
    No problem bud, I greatly apprecriate the information!
  3. 75Three90
    10-28-2015 04:01 PM - permalink
    No problem bud, I greatly apprecriate the information!
  4. JimsRebel
    10-31-2014 10:20 AM - permalink
    I am not sure, I would look and see if the wiring is there first.
    I am thinking about swapping a 3 bulbs to LEDs to lower current draw. If I leave the door open all night I am afraid my battery might be dead in the morning.

    Jim, I noticed in the "Kick Panel Vent" thread, you had new under-dash courtesy lights.
    Are these available aftermarket? Thanks.

  5. 08-28-2014 02:59 PM - permalink
    Ken, thank you for the vicarious "rep" from Gary. I hope you have a great day, Sir!

  6. Gary Lewis
    05-27-2014 06:41 PM - permalink
    Thanks! On the way back to Nashville now to spend time with the grandtwins. Loving it!
  7. Gary Lewis
    05-27-2014 07:03 AM - permalink
    I'm on the East Coast now and up early due to our new, 5-day old granddaughter. ��
  8. Redneckfordf2502002
    06-27-2013 02:06 PM - permalink
    no problem Ken I always see you helping so you deserve it.
  9. Gary Lewis
    03-26-2013 09:12 PM - permalink
    Thanks for the reps, Ken. Always happy to help you - the least I can do given all the help you've given me.
  10. Gary Lewis
    01-07-2013 08:20 PM - permalink
    Yeah, my wife would probably like new seals on the doors & windows, but I don't want to do that now since I'm replacing the doors to get away from the slide locks. However, the seals aren't really bad - not like those on the '82 I had. From the poll I took it is obvious that Ford's vendor(s) changed the product in '82 and part of '83 before changing again to something that lasts.

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