T-18 Transmission Rebuild (Part 2)

On the output shaft there is a lock ring that is a bear to remove if you do not have a lock ring pliers. Invest $20 bucks and get one. Not to be confused with snap ring pliers.   This is the input shaft bearing cover. It contains a seal that must be replaced later. […] More »

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T-18 Transmission Rebuild (Part 1)

By Kevin Munson The rebuild process for the Borg-Warner T-18 is about the same as the New Process 435 so I decided to document the rebuild process for all of those 4 speed drivers out there. Click on the images for a larger version. Enjoy!   This is what I started with, the venerable T-18. […] More »

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Pre-79 F-Series: Converting a Small Cap 7mm Spark Plug Wire System to a Large Cap 8

By 1998 Tom Hogan This is a VERY simple conversion to install the late model large distributor cap onto an earlier model engine. The subject truck is a 1976 with a 390 FE motor. It has the stock small distributor cap and matching spark plug wires. The reasons for doing this conversion are: Reliability. The […] More »

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Bronco: Interior Lighting

By Mike Boyd One of the last things you will find on an early off-road vehicle is interior lighting.  Dome lights and under hood lights did not come as standard equipment on early 4WD’s.  Whether your 4X4 is used on the street or trail, interior lighting can be essential for safety and handling equipment and […] More »

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Old Bronco/F-Series Trucks: An Efficient Electrical System

By Mike Boyd Old electrical systems can be a real nightmare, especially if a previous owner of your vehicle modified it.  There are some simple solutions to the headaches that poor wiring causes.     First of all, start totally from scratch.   Cut the original wires and purchase a newer F-150 or late model Bronco electrical […] More »

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