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Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-14-2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By thatsrealnice
Super duty bolts

Exactly the route I went. I'm thinking of doing the other 6 all with the SD bolts, U clips. Much easier than crawling around under the bed and having crap fall in your eyes. Throw some anti-seize on...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-29-2016, 11:54 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 17,401
Posted By thatsrealnice
75 or 80 is quickest I've gone in mine. 400 with...

75 or 80 is quickest I've gone in mine. 400 with 4.10 gears and 4 speed. Engine sure doesn't like those higher rpms either.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-29-2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 18,169
Posted By thatsrealnice
Wow

Nice, original looking truck. Don't want to sell the camper shell do you? J/k, mostly. I'm going to go home now and fool around with my selector switch and check continuity.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-26-2016, 11:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,066
Posted By thatsrealnice
I sure hope so. Can't trust to drive the truck...

I sure hope so. Can't trust to drive the truck anywhere for fear of breaking down in traffic somewhere.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-26-2016, 02:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,066
Posted By thatsrealnice
Took the manifold to a shop where they bead...

Took the manifold to a shop where they bead blasted it. Came out looking rather nice. I then put a couple coats of silver engine enamel spray paint. The guy at the shop said he'd done something...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-26-2016, 12:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 810
Posted By thatsrealnice
How much does that cost you to fill up?

How much does that cost you to fill up?
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-30-2016, 08:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,066
Posted By thatsrealnice
Nice, I'd like to see how it looks. I was...

Nice, I'd like to see how it looks. I was wondering about glass beading mine as well. I'll have to see who has one around here. That was my next question about the valley pan and gasket. I figured...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-30-2016, 08:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,066
Posted By thatsrealnice
Thank you. Do you happen to have a photo of how...

Thank you. Do you happen to have a photo of how it looks on your engine? So you use the manual choke as well?
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-30-2016, 08:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,066
Posted By thatsrealnice
Thank you Mike. You're always so helpful and...

Thank you Mike. You're always so helpful and quick to chime in. I do have a manual transmission, and I've not used a manual choke before, besides lawnmowers that is:-X04.

My mechanical choke has...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-30-2016, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,066
Posted By thatsrealnice
Junkyard treasure

Hey guys. I picked up an Edelbrock Performer 400 and a Holley 600 cfm carb 1850-3 for $125.00. I got the intake to hopefully help with the vapor locking I've been dealing with for a while now. Looked...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-05-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,403
Posted By thatsrealnice
Could also get your radio modified with a port to...

Could also get your radio modified with a port to allow you to plug in your ipod or whatever to your AM radio. Still original, but updated.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-03-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,307
Posted By thatsrealnice
I'm wanting to do dark green like the original...

I'm wanting to do dark green like the original dark jade green metallic and then like a charcoal gray on the middle and on the roof and down the back of the roof pillars.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-06-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,247
Posted By thatsrealnice
I've considered trying this myself. Haven't...

I've considered trying this myself. Haven't gotten too serious about it, but I like the idea of retrofitting newer heated mirror components into our style of mirrors.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-06-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,269
Posted By thatsrealnice
Resurrecting this old post. I bought from ebay...

Resurrecting this old post. I bought from ebay what I thought was D7TZ-9275-D according to the ebay listing. What I received was D7TF-9275-DA. Will this sending unit still work for my original...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-05-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 678
Posted By thatsrealnice
Seems to be going around. Spent an hour or so...

Seems to be going around. Spent an hour or so tonight laying in a rain puddle trying to get mine running. Bought new fuel pump, filters, bypassed dual tank switch thinking that was the issue. Plumbed...
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