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Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 09-23-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By ArdWrknTrk
You need to unplug the spout connector first and...

You need to unplug the spout connector first and *then* set the distributor to 12

On your 250, the computer in the DS kick panel is damaged.
Either get a refurbished one or open it up and see if...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-13-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 480
Posted By ArdWrknTrk
Yes, yes of course it would pump while cranking. ...

Yes, yes of course it would pump while cranking.

Look at the schematic.
Can you see where ALL the safety features are bypassed when the black/pink wire is energized while cranking?

You need to...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-13-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 480
Posted By ArdWrknTrk
No Gary, Look at the schematic. Pink/black...

No Gary, Look at the schematic.
Pink/black while cranking.
The yellow wire from the inertia safety switch in the cab provides power to the fuel pump relay, and the red/yellow from the oil pressure...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-13-2017, 07:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 480
Posted By ArdWrknTrk
It's Tee'd off beneath the little tin can sender...

It's Tee'd off beneath the little tin can sender at the back of the block.

Subford has a good picture of it somewhere here on the forum.

Hard to imagine it as an emissions device, but he did...
Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 06-13-2017, 06:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 678
Posted By ArdWrknTrk
Holley's are ok at 7psi but that's too high if...

Holley's are ok at 7psi but that's too high if you plan on switching to an Edelbrock.
I think their max recommendation is 5.5.

Too rich and shaking except at high rpms sounds like a blown...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-13-2017, 06:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 480
Posted By ArdWrknTrk
You can see where yellow should be hot at all...

You can see where yellow should be hot at all times.
Fuse link 'S' is connected before the ignition switch.

The oil pressure switch OTOH is only hot in start or run, through fuse 18

If you...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-12-2017, 09:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 480
Posted By ArdWrknTrk
If fuse 18 and your oil pressure switch are okay...

If fuse 18 and your oil pressure switch are okay have you checked the inertia switch in the cab and the fuse link feeding it?

Investigate the fuel pump cutoff relay. -NOT the selector relay-...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-12-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 19,020
Views: 911,663
Posted By ArdWrknTrk
Today I replaced my muffler and the head pipe...

Today I replaced my muffler and the head pipe flange.
Lots of cutting, grinding, welding.
No pics, because the camera on my phone refuses to focus.

I also dropped the spare and replaced the bolt...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-12-2017, 05:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 409
Posted By ArdWrknTrk
I don't know that your '88 is the same as my '87,...

I don't know that your '88 is the same as my '87, but you should try wiggling or dis/reengaging the 4 way hazard flashers.

On my truck there seems to be a dead spot midway where I will get no turn...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-10-2017, 11:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 873
Posted By ArdWrknTrk
Numberdummy states that a starter with an...

Numberdummy states that a starter with an engineering date of *1981* is the same for both (and im not disputing that)

Starting in 1992.....​​​​​​​
Ford's part number for automatic PMGR is...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-10-2017, 08:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 873
Posted By ArdWrknTrk
I think that we would have to see the engineering...

I think that we would have to see the engineering drawings for SFI bellhousings, but i bet a C6 aftermarket bell puts the starter closer to the crank than one for a manual like a TKO-600
***and...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-10-2017, 05:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By ArdWrknTrk
Sometimes you need to get the right parts...

Sometimes you need to get the right parts *before* tearing it apart.

There are only two options, D44hd or D50.
How big is the lockout?
Does the hub taper, or is it a cylinder like a 350?
...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-09-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 873
Posted By ArdWrknTrk
Well that first statement is a little off base. ...

Well that first statement is a little off base.

Deck height changed *twice* and with the advent of external balance (D9TE blocks) the cylinder liners were were longer for more piston support at...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-09-2017, 05:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 228
Posted By ArdWrknTrk
Obviously you're low on blinker fluid. I...

Obviously you're low on blinker fluid.

I suggest using the newer fully synthetic fluid.
​​​​​​​It seems to last much longer and doesn't stutter.
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-09-2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 873
Posted By ArdWrknTrk
One should note how far from the crank centerline...

One should note how far from the crank centerline *the starter centerline is* in both a C6 and the 460 hydraulic bell from 1983-1988 (or whenever they went from T-19 to Zf-5 with its integral bell)...
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