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02-06-2019, 04:34 PM
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Posted By cadunkle

You'd be time and money ahead with a lower TCO...

You'd be time and money ahead with a lower TCO and cost per mile to just rebuild the 460. It's not worth doing a 460 to IDI swap, or the other way around. If it had a small block either way could...
02-06-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 737
Posted By cadunkle

You need to determine what your goals are....

You need to determine what your goals are. Maximizing MPG and the lowest possible TCO are different goals. Make a spreadsheet that accounts for the cost of whatever change or upgrade and calculates...
02-06-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 737
Posted By cadunkle

I don't think there's much you can do with these...

I don't think there's much you can do with these engines to increase economy. It seems like fuel is directly proportional to RPM with much less regard for load than a gas engine (i.e. crack the...
Replies: 30
Views: 1,127
Posted By cadunkle

There is no 6 cylinder with "lots of torque"...

There is no 6 cylinder with "lots of torque" unless you go with a Cummins. All the Ford (any every other company) 6 cylinder gas engines will be torqueless wonders no matter what you do. The only way...
01-06-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,724
Posted By cadunkle

As others have said this is probably your oil...

As others have said this is probably your oil cooler. o-rings. $20 or so for a kit with gaskets and o-rings. It's unlikely to get much if any oil in the coolant from the oil drainback holes,...
01-04-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,205
Posted By cadunkle

$12k is around top of the market for 80-97...

$12k is around top of the market for 80-97 trucks. A solid rust free body with good paint is owrth a large chunk of that, but that's a regular cab dually... The least desirable. If it were a Supercab...
01-03-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,000
Posted By cadunkle

I have had both non wastegated and wastegated...

I have had both non wastegated and wastegated Banks on my truck. The wastegated now has wrapped crossover, up pipe, and a turbo blanket. It's a little slow to spool IMO and in most driving I don't...
01-03-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 414
Posted By cadunkle

Get a fixed yoke 1356 from a Bronco. I have one...

Get a fixed yoke 1356 from a Bronco. I have one of those and a married NP205 under my bench, eventually one or the other will get gone through and replace the 208 in my truck. The 1356 if used will...
Replies: 10
Views: 440
Posted By cadunkle

Snake oil will only waste time and money. You ran...

Snake oil will only waste time and money. You ran it under load with poor or no lubrication, either no oil or water in the sump. Pull the engine and inspect it all. I assume since you're asking about...
Replies: 7
Views: 571
Posted By cadunkle

I run 5w40 Rotella T6 or Mobil1 diesel (whichever...

I run 5w40 Rotella T6 or Mobil1 diesel (whichever is cheaper) in the whole fleet. 7.3 IDI, two 460s, one 454, two CB750 SOHC4, one XL600 thumper. Works great for warm and cold weather, acceptable...
Replies: 31
Views: 1,604
Posted By cadunkle

You can use the skid plates with the 38 gallon...

You can use the skid plates with the 38 gallon rear tank. Find skid plates and enjoy the extra fuel. Mine came with skid plates for both front and rear tanks. '86 Crew cab F-350 4x4. Not sure if they...
12-14-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 794
Posted By cadunkle

I am running a pair of group 31s from NAPA...

I am running a pair of group 31s from NAPA (https://www.napaonline.com/en/p/NBE7236) in my '86. They dropped right into the factory trays, I cut two pieces of an old framing square and drilled holes...
12-14-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 466
Posted By cadunkle

I just replaced the right side bank on mine...

I just replaced the right side bank on mine today, 3 were failed reading 35-85 ohms. The good one on that side and 3 on the other side are around .75 ohms. Last one (hard to access, under turbo, fuel...
11-29-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 354
Posted By cadunkle

Do you recall what power steering high pressure...

Do you recall what power steering high pressure line you used to swap teh van pump and brackets onto your truck?

Also, where do these brackets break? Picture? If there is a weak spot I'd like to...
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By cadunkle

I do. Let me know your address and I can drop it...

I do. Let me know your address and I can drop it in the mail tomorrow. USPS estimates $7 with my guesstimate on weight. I'll check FedEx and UPS too and send whichever is cheapest once I have the...
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