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04-13-2014, 11:39 AM
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Posted By swann79

This truck is sold!

This truck is sold!
04-13-2014, 11:33 AM
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Posted By swann79

I don't know, the swap was already made when I...

I don't know, the swap was already made when I bought it.
03-18-2014, 01:33 AM
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Posted By swann79

1966 F-250 4x4 Frankenstein

For Sale is a 1966 F-250 4x4 short bed. Body and title are for a 1966 F-100 2wd. Dropped onto a 1978 F-250 4x4 shortened frame. Engine is a 390 4-bbl from a '66 full sized Ford car. Power...
02-03-2014, 10:45 PM
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Posted By swann79

Autolite = Motorcraft, they are both made by...

Autolite = Motorcraft, they are both made by Allied Signal... and to nearly identical specs, I'm sure. You can never go wrong with Autolites or Motorcrafts in a Ford.
01-23-2014, 11:33 PM
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Views: 5,185
Posted By swann79

What's your location? I would never run 10W-40...

What's your location? I would never run 10W-40 in winter in a Ford small block in Wyoming, unless the engine is an oil burner. I vote for 5W-30 semi-synthetic. If it uses or leaks oil in the...
01-22-2014, 10:20 PM
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Views: 570
Posted By swann79

Problem solved = happy guy driving a happy truck!

Problem solved = happy guy driving a happy truck!
01-22-2014, 10:18 PM
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Views: 1,157
Posted By swann79

Could be any of the above... I hope you don't...

Could be any of the above... I hope you don't have the same problem my last 292 had. Ran a compression check and found a dead cylinder. Pulled a head and found it had coughed up an intake valve...
01-22-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,389
Posted By swann79

Mater has a '66 390 out of a car and it runs just...

Mater has a '66 390 out of a car and it runs just fine. I'd trade you my stock ignition for the electronic any day. I learned what my engine was after researching the casting numbers on the block,...
01-21-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,038
Posted By swann79

I put a DUI on an old 390 several years back and...

I put a DUI on an old 390 several years back and loved the heck out of it. Smoother running, lower maintenance, easier starting, more power. All for $385, new distributor with one wire hook-up. I...
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Posted By swann79

There is a lock nut holding a bolt on the top of...

There is a lock nut holding a bolt on the top of the steering box. This will provide the lash adjustment for the steering gear. Tightening it up should help, but it's usually just a temporary fix...
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Posted By swann79

You're welcome, just trying to help you get it...

You're welcome, just trying to help you get it figured out. It's much more difficult to diagnose at the computer than in person, but there are plenty of ideas to be had on the forum.

As for the...
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Posted By swann79

I still think you need to re-check the point...

I still think you need to re-check the point gap... it can be tricky. It takes some experience and a little luck to get the feel for it and get it right the first time. The only way to know for...
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Views: 1,815
Posted By swann79

Sounds like you need a carburetor rebuild and/or...

Sounds like you need a carburetor rebuild and/or the points checked. My first suspect is that your ignition points are bad or out of adjustment. This will also throw off your timing. One of the...
10-21-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By swann79

I'm sorry to hear that. Maybe next time you'll...

I'm sorry to hear that. Maybe next time you'll have more than a day to check it out!
10-04-2013, 11:48 AM
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Views: 5,451
Posted By swann79

Doing well Pat, thanks for asking. It has been...

Doing well Pat, thanks for asking. It has been awhile, been busy working my tail off for a promotion at work.

It's been snowing here since about 10:00 last night. 4" on the ground now, it's...
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