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05-27-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 86
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Posted By tabascom16

Well I did not get motivated much this winter. I...

Well I did not get motivated much this winter. I mostly worked on building an electric guitar as something else to do. Now that warm weather is here time for some truck work. Going with a 4Ē...
05-27-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 442
Posted By tabascom16

It does still rain down south and our trucks are...

It does still rain down south and our trucks are getting old so don't be surprised if there is a little bit of rust somewhere. Now if you were talking Arizona and Nevada, then that would be a...
05-24-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 771
Posted By tabascom16

So here is the honest truth about body panels. ...

So here is the honest truth about body panels. You have 2 sources. One is Dennis Carpenter that sometimes gets OEM dies and presses. They will clearly list this and mark up the price. The other...
05-24-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By tabascom16

As LONCO said, there is just no room to get a...

As LONCO said, there is just no room to get a bigger axle through the spindle. Some have machined them down, but that thins the wall out to support the bearings, and quite honestly this can be very...
03-22-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By tabascom16

The body mounts have the bottom and top sleeve. ...

The body mounts have the bottom and top sleeve. I do believe the bottom sleeve is flared inside the upper sleeve so it does not fall out at the factory during assembly. After years of rain, snow,...
03-17-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By tabascom16

Since you said it was used as a pulling truck the...

Since you said it was used as a pulling truck the clutch and flywheel are probably shot. They may have also put in non-organic clutch disc for pulling. Both of these can make the clutch very finicky...
03-10-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By tabascom16

Might be a lot of electronic hurdles on this...

Might be a lot of electronic hurdles on this since it is not a very common swap which would make it infeasible for the average man. The coyote has a huge swap following and Ford makes aftermarket...
02-07-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,736
Posted By tabascom16

Not 100% sure what you are referencing when you...

Not 100% sure what you are referencing when you mentioned the air part. I assume you mean intercooler. I have already been working the 99-03 intercooler previously. It does fit nicely.

I put...
02-06-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,736
Posted By tabascom16

These era dodge Cummins motors had vacuum pumps...

These era dodge Cummins motors had vacuum pumps in front of the power steering pump. I plan to go with hydroboost though.
02-01-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By tabascom16

I think the F150 D44 had smaller ujoints than the...

I think the F150 D44 had smaller ujoints than the F250 D44HD (at least in the 70s) and therefore I think the knuckles probably have a different spacing. The spindle out should have also been...
01-31-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 16,956
Posted By tabascom16

How did you clean your aluminum engine parts like...

How did you clean your aluminum engine parts like the front gear housing and the oil filter bracket? Mine are all gunked up with years of grime and paint. Conventional methods used for steel and...
01-25-2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,307
Posted By tabascom16

I can't say from personal experience, but these...

I can't say from personal experience, but these are some things I have been told for beating emissions.

1) Retard timing.

2) Lean out the carb....changing jets without looking at the color of...
01-24-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,736
Posted By tabascom16

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.ford-trucks.com-v...

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01-24-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,736
Posted By tabascom16

The winter time blues has struck. Not much...

The winter time blues has struck. Not much progress of late. Got in the mood to work on it some the past few days. I figure it is time to figure out some plumbing in the engine bay. The Aurora...
11-26-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,736
Posted By tabascom16

Well I havenít really touched the truck in a few...

Well I havenít really touched the truck in a few weeks. I just simply wasnít motivated to do so. Dabbled a few hours here and there over the Thanksgiving holiday. Oh the joys of body work. Doors are...
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