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05-14-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,044
Posted By Braggs

Yes, but this is something that you could do. On...

Yes, but this is something that you could do. On the steering components, find the power steering box. Mounted to it is the pitman arm which connects to the drag link (also called the center link)....
05-09-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 852
Posted By Braggs

The flowmaster post below claims to increase...

The flowmaster post below claims to increase horsepower and torque by "up-to" 4%. From what I've been hearing, you can modify whatever you want in warranty, but if they can show your modifications...
01-17-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,106
Posted By Braggs

Pics? Here's mine: ...

Pics? Here's mine:

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2015 F-350 XLT Club Cab Long Bed
01-08-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By Braggs

Headlight knob doesn't function like that. One...

Headlight knob doesn't function like that. One notch is the parking lights, all the way out is headlights. To toggle between low and high beam, there is a switch on the floor board that you press...
11-01-2017, 04:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,314
Posted By Braggs

I'm with acadianbob here. Lifting a truck meant...

I'm with acadianbob here. Lifting a truck meant for work just complicates things even more. Say goodbye to using gooseneck and 5th wheels. Say hello to extra work lifting things into the bed.
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09-07-2017, 11:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,832
Posted By Braggs

You seem to already have a good knowledge of the...

You seem to already have a good knowledge of the engine and its quirks. Yes, the EGR was being dumped behind the valves without any fuel cleaning them off. The oil catch can was to remedy the carbon...
09-07-2017, 06:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,832
Posted By Braggs

The 3.5L Ecoboost is great. I'd say it has more...

The 3.5L Ecoboost is great. I'd say it has more power (and kick-in-your-pants feel) than the naturally aspirated V8 big brother. You'll also save a bit at the pump with slightly better fuel...
08-24-2017, 10:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 586
Posted By Braggs

Being the realist.

Right off the bat you're gonna have to service the transmission since the book says 150k. Next you'll need to replace the fuel filters unless you know for certain it was done recently. Then you're...
03-28-2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By Braggs

If you're going to be making a Frankenstein with...

If you're going to be making a Frankenstein with different engine/transmission combinations than came with your year/model, you're gonna have to do some fabrication. Best advice is to take all the...
02-10-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 1,361
Views: 544,669
Posted By Braggs

Wow. So. Much. Work to be done. Keep us...

Wow. So. Much. Work to be done. Keep us updated! People love to see before/after pics.
01-19-2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,221
Posted By Braggs

Impressively large workspace. Color me jealous. ...

Impressively large workspace. Color me jealous. Also, the paint job looks great.
01-17-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 857
Posted By Braggs

Found lots of parts represented on rockauto that...

Found lots of parts represented on rockauto that you'll need (link below). Look only at 4wd parts (obviously). 1x center link, 2x tie rod ends (one long, one short), a new tie rod adjusting sleeve,...
12-01-2016, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 990
Posted By Braggs

The vacuum diagram differs for each vehicle. ...

The vacuum diagram differs for each vehicle. Here's the one for my 1986 351w HO. It might be close to yours (since similar engine setup/years) but it might be slightly different than yours.
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11-15-2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 706
Posted By Braggs

I found lots of oil pans searching google for...

I found lots of oil pans searching google for "Ford FE 390 oil pan". Summit racing, Ebay, and others. Pretty common part for rebuilders. I'm not sure why they're calling it a big block. We...
11-07-2016, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By Braggs

You can find vacuum leaks with a can of carb...

You can find vacuum leaks with a can of carb cleaner. Just spray it around the engine compartment while the engine is running. When the RPMs dip, you found the area of the leak. If it's just the...
10-26-2016, 05:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,716
Posted By Braggs

Yes, this happened to me also. I've replaced all...

Yes, this happened to me also. I've replaced all the bulbs with only minimal help. I can see the gauges now, but it's not like it should be. It seems to me the green plastic they used to filter...
08-26-2016, 03:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 595
Posted By Braggs

Motor mounts are made out of rubber which...

Motor mounts are made out of rubber which deteriorates over time. If you haven't replaced them before, replace them. They're likely 30+ years old. As for brand, just get what the local box store...
08-16-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1,361
Views: 544,669
Posted By Braggs

Very nice! I like the classic/worn look,...

Very nice! I like the classic/worn look, especially when all the internals are mechanically sound.
08-04-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 294
Posted By Braggs

That's a tough question with complicated answers....

That's a tough question with complicated answers. In a simple explanation, the only way for them to be on is if they have power being sent to them

First, the obvious question for diagnosis is: ...
08-04-2016, 10:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By Braggs

Just to make sure you know... Automatic...

Just to make sure you know... Automatic transmission uses flexplate. Manual transmission uses flywheel. You need to use the flex plate off the old engine too.

Here's a PDF that shows the...
08-01-2016, 10:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By Braggs

I'm not much of one for "restoring", mainly just...

I'm not much of one for "restoring", mainly just "repairing". The stuff I do is to keep it stock and in functional condition. Restoring could mean anything from chopping the top and lowering to...
07-29-2016, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By Braggs

Sorry, I'm not a carburetor guru but that whole...

Sorry, I'm not a carburetor guru but that whole thing where gas keeps being squirted in even after shutdown doesn't sound good. My understanding is that gas is supposed to be sucked in by the vacuum...
06-13-2016, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 529
Posted By Braggs

It must be one of those optical illusion...

It must be one of those optical illusion things...

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06-13-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By Braggs

Can't help you with the manual transmission. ...

Can't help you with the manual transmission. :confused1:
06-13-2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1,361
Views: 544,669
Posted By Braggs

Looking forward to pictures!

Looking forward to pictures!
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