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Posted By 1983F1503004x4

I'm just curious. Why are you getting manifold...

I'm just curious. Why are you getting manifold vacuum on your vacuum advance? Was it set like that on your emissions sticker under the hood or is that personal preference?

I much prefer ported...
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Posted By 1983F1503004x4

The only V6 installed in these trucks were the...

The only V6 installed in these trucks were the 3.8L-230CID V6's that were only available for two years, and are a rare option.

The only L6 installed since the mid 70's has been the 300-4.9L. It's...
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Posted By 1983F1503004x4

A 4.9 is a 300. Not a 350. 350 is a Chevy V8. ...

A 4.9 is a 300. Not a 350. 350 is a Chevy V8.

Check for the usual stuff, vacuum leaks, idle speed, timing, etc.
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Posted By 1983F1503004x4

If he spun it over and over and it didn't do...

If he spun it over and over and it didn't do anything out of the ordinary, then I think it'd be perfectly fine with a replacement chain.

You can check to see if the timing chain is working like it...
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Posted By 1983F1503004x4

On a vehicle, noises like that are usually on...

On a vehicle, noises like that are usually on things that are hot while running, then shut off and typically cool very rapidly.

I'm betting it's either your catalytic converter (probably not, that...
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Posted By 1983F1503004x4

I think you might've missed the F, there, bud....

I think you might've missed the F, there, bud. :-missingt
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Posted By 1983F1503004x4

I wouldn't worry so much about rebuilding the...

I wouldn't worry so much about rebuilding the engine if the timing chain let go. As far as I can remember, these engines around this time period are known as non-interference engines. The newer...
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Posted By 1983F1503004x4

I'd like to add that when I press my brake pedal,...

I'd like to add that when I press my brake pedal, my idle changes slightly and goes back up to normal as well. It's not a slow thing, it's moderately fast. It drops down, then picks right back up...
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Posted By 1983F1503004x4

Would you mind taking photos of your progress as...

Would you mind taking photos of your progress as you go? I'm really excited to hear how yours turns out, because I basically spray painted my entire truck black just to get it all one color....
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Posted By 1983F1503004x4

Here's a couple of videos I want you to look at. ...

Here's a couple of videos I want you to look at.

How to paint your car with Rustoleum. The right way. - YouTube

Professional results from a spray can. The right way - YouTube

I plan on doing...
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Posted By 1983F1503004x4

Yes, these trucks do, in fact, have rag joints....

Yes, these trucks do, in fact, have rag joints. Also called steering shaft couplers.

It's underneath a plastic cover, right on top of the input for the steering gear. The cover snaps around the...
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Posted By 1983F1503004x4

Do what's cheaper and easier first. Replace...

Do what's cheaper and easier first. Replace shocks, then do radius arm bushings, then do axle-pivot bushings.

My father had a full size Ford Bronco that drove like it was about to fall apart. He...
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Posted By 1983F1503004x4

He's not lost. Read 52 F-1's post and try again....

He's not lost. Read 52 F-1's post and try again. :-X03

Thanks for playing! :-missingt
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Posted By 1983F1503004x4

I would think your backup light switch would be...

I would think your backup light switch would be somewhere down around the transmission, like the manual transmissions are.

I know mine will work only when you make SURE you've got the truck in...
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Posted By 1983F1503004x4

Very nice truck. Is that a 6'' lift with...

Very nice truck.

Is that a 6'' lift with 35'' tires?

I love short beds.
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