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08-25-2018, 05:40 PM
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Posted By 1967 Tempest

Eh, not really. Its just that most of the people...

Eh, not really. Its just that most of the people who own this era of truck are more in the "Keep it alive" mode than upgrading. How much do yo think it will cost to build? There are bolt on...
08-10-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 365
Posted By 1967 Tempest

This REALLY sounds like a vacuum leak. I would...

This REALLY sounds like a vacuum leak. I would recommend getting a vacuum gauge.
https://www.harborfreight.com/fuel-pump-and-vacuum-tester-62637.html

Put the vacuum gauge on the manifold vacuum...
07-24-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,603
Posted By 1967 Tempest

Also check the choke. I removed the...

Also check the choke. I removed the electric/exhaust choke and put in a manual one. Kinda sounds like you might be suffering from this as well. Plus Adjusting the float level will help. Also put a...
02-12-2018, 03:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,878
Posted By 1967 Tempest

Checking spark is as easy as this: ...

Checking spark is as easy as this:

https://www.harborfreight.com/in-line-spark-checker-for-non-recessed-plugs-69014.html

You will see a arc of spark inside it if the ignition is working...
11-02-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,167
Posted By 1967 Tempest

I pulled my dash out and replaced them with the...

I pulled my dash out and replaced them with the Nighthawk bulbs which are supposed to be brighter. My 86 is BARELY visible unless it is pitch black out side and even then isnt the greatest. I might...
05-31-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,758
Posted By 1967 Tempest

Do you have a vacuum gauge? And does the truck...

Do you have a vacuum gauge? And does the truck have a tachometer ?

It sounds like the idle is too low and the truck is not adjusted correctly. If it stops raining here today I'll take a video of...
05-29-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,758
Posted By 1967 Tempest

Got a video? It still sounds like a vacuum leak...

Got a video? It still sounds like a vacuum leak to me. Dont for get that there might be vacuum going to the transmission for the transmission modulator. Not sure if Fords have them or not.

Did...
12-27-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 540
Posted By 1967 Tempest

I have used them in the past with zero issues as...

I have used them in the past with zero issues as well. Asa far as starters go, the 20$ is nothing. That said, I have some higher compression engines with cheap Napa or Advanced starters with zero...
11-19-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 768
Posted By 1967 Tempest

Ill have to double check, but I think that they...

Ill have to double check, but I think that they have 2 bulbs. One for running and turn signal and one for brake lights. Might be as simple as just need a new bulb.

IF the bulbs are good, then I...
09-30-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,401
Posted By 1967 Tempest

www.rockauto.com They have rings etc.. As...

www.rockauto.com

They have rings etc.. As far as the tranny, you might be better off getting a replacement C6 transmission..

http://www.summitracing.com/parts/hup-36-1/overview/
06-19-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,228
Posted By 1967 Tempest

Mine is an L6 300 with the manual NP435...

Mine is an L6 300 with the manual NP435 transmission. I recently replaced the rear leaf springs. Each rated at 1850 LBs. I can say that I have had over 3000 Lbs in the bed. Agreed no sweat for...
03-26-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,216
Posted By 1967 Tempest

www.rockauto.com

www.rockauto.com
03-10-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,137
Posted By 1967 Tempest

I had to get a smaller breather too as the hole...

I had to get a smaller breather too as the hole was too small for the ones designed for 1.25".

You can get a new grommet for that. They are usually sold in the help department of Advanced or Auto...
02-25-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,438
Posted By 1967 Tempest

4.9L timing tab picture

I started this thread to have a searchable thread for a good picture of the timing tab on a straight six 300. I have had people email me pictures etc, but none really showed the Zero Mark on the...
02-20-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,137
Posted By 1967 Tempest

He meant to say OIL filter. WIX is a good brand...

He meant to say OIL filter. WIX is a good brand as well. Any filter over 4$ will have an anti drain back valve most of the time.

Here is a Filter that should fit with a new breather as well. ...
12-29-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 823
Posted By 1967 Tempest

I have installed the drivers side fender,...

I have installed the drivers side fender, tailgate and hood since this thread started. I have not painted them nor am I. I think that you will be fine.

Before you start, go to Advanced Auto Or...
12-24-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 901
Posted By 1967 Tempest

That could be. If the alternator is dieing the...

That could be. If the alternator is dieing the battery will have to work harder to keep the voltage correct at the battery.

Before you start the car, check voltage at the battery. should be right...
12-16-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 343
Posted By 1967 Tempest

Exclamation Bolt Pattern website. Pretty Cool!

http://www.fordboltpattern.com/Ford_F-150_Bolt_Patterns.html


I found it helpful. Thought I'd share.:thumbsup:
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