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Forum: 8 Cylinder Engines 09-05-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,628
Posted By 351W1085
yep, airtex pumps are notorious for failure....

yep, airtex pumps are notorious for failure. Sometimes they wont work when taken out of the box. In the long term it's best to just spend some extra money on a bosch or delphi.
Forum: 8 Cylinder Engines 09-04-2012, 11:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,628
Posted By 351W1085
It wasn't an airtex pump, was it?

It wasn't an airtex pump, was it?
Forum: Pre- 1987 / Classic Corner 09-04-2012, 11:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 576
Posted By 351W1085
Welcome to the forum! Your speedo problem sounds...

Welcome to the forum! Your speedo problem sounds like the plastic gear in the tranny is worn or broken. You can get a new speed sensor from a salvage yard, or buy one new online, if you prefer. The...
Forum: Pre- 1987 / Classic Corner 09-04-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,635
Posted By 351W1085
If you can't find one you could always take a...

If you can't find one you could always take a bumper from a regular bed, cut the ends off, and cut both sides of the bumper short enough to where it looks like it belongs on a step side, then weld...
Forum: Pre- 1987 / Classic Corner 09-04-2012, 10:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 14,872
Posted By 351W1085
I seriously doubt that the vacuum module would...

I seriously doubt that the vacuum module would keep it from going into gear. What could have happened is when you thought you were putting it in drive, you were really in neutral and just couldnt...
Forum: Pre- 1987 / Classic Corner 09-04-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 951
Posted By 351W1085
well, you'll definitely need specialized motor...

well, you'll definitely need specialized motor and tranny mounts. And you'll need to transfer ALL electronics from the newer truck (for engine and transmission). And these new engines have a lot of...
Forum: Pre- 1987 / Classic Corner 09-04-2012, 10:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,669
Posted By 351W1085
I'm assuming your truck is carbureted. But does...

I'm assuming your truck is carbureted. But does it have points or electronic ignition? If you have points, or an hei, something with a simple hookup, then you can just make a new wiring harness of...
Forum: Pre- 1987 / Classic Corner 05-31-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,549
Posted By 351W1085
Thanks for the advice guys. Ive already been...

Thanks for the advice guys. Ive already been looking for axles on ebay, and ill be sure to check out Jeff's Bronco Graveyard. My passenger side shaft is very weird. It has to u joints, the one by the...
Forum: Pre- 1987 / Classic Corner 05-22-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,549
Posted By 351W1085
Broken Front Axle

I just found out my 1982 F-150 4x4 has a broken passenger side front axle. It's a Dana 44 Twin Traction Beam front end. The CV joint is broken in half. Does anyone know where I can find a replacement...
Forum: Pre- 1987 / Classic Corner 05-16-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 77,280
Posted By 351W1085
Amazing!!! That is a real gem you've got there,...

Amazing!!! That is a real gem you've got there, AlbertaF150. Although both of mine are 80's, I love the design of the 70's trucks. They're built like tanks, and the doors have that solid "chyunk" to...
Forum: F150Forum.com Truck of the Month 04-30-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1,644
Views: 565,539
Posted By 351W1085
Your truck definitely has my vote! I love the...

Your truck definitely has my vote! I love the Super Duty bed!
Forum: Pre- 1987 / Classic Corner 04-19-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,568
Posted By 351W1085
Nice truck! You've sure done a good job fixing...

Nice truck! You've sure done a good job fixing the cab!
Forum: Off-Road Section 04-19-2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 66,408
Posted By 351W1085
Here's my...

Here's my brushguard.https://www.f150forum.com/members/351w1085-59257/albums/1982-f-150/49731-pict0001.jpg
Forum: Pre- 1987 / Classic Corner 04-19-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1,338
Views: 527,449
Posted By 351W1085
Just bought this truck for $600...

Just bought this truck for $600...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 04-16-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 12,418
Posted By 351W1085
I know this section is for 87 and up but i'd just...

I know this section is for 87 and up but i'd just like to add that
my 86 has 266,000
and my 82 has 221,000
Forum: Pre- 1987 / Classic Corner 04-16-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,476
Posted By 351W1085
As long as its cranking, it is not the Neutral...

As long as its cranking, it is not the Neutral Safety Switch. If its not getting spark, then either the ignition system is not getting power, or the ignition is bad, or theres just some fault in the...
Forum: Pre- 1987 / Classic Corner 03-14-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 16,428
Posted By 351W1085
There's no real power advantages to using a...

There's no real power advantages to using a carburetor rather than EFI (unless you get a 4 barrel). Basically, EFI is great when it works, but when it doesn't, it is very much cheaper and easier to...
Forum: Pre- 1987 / Classic Corner 03-13-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 16,428
Posted By 351W1085
ajbryant87, let me put it in laymans terms for...

ajbryant87, let me put it in laymans terms for you. It is in fact very easy to convert EFI to carb. You do NOT need any sensors or electronics to run a carb. Heres what you do. You'll need a...
Forum: Pre- 1987 / Classic Corner 03-01-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,771
Posted By 351W1085
That straight 6 is a good ole engine. Nobody said...

That straight 6 is a good ole engine. Nobody said it was a powerhouse, but it can be made to go. I'd suggest putting a 2 barrel intake manifold on it (and a matching carburetor)(I'm assuming it...
Forum: Pre- 1987 / Classic Corner 01-10-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,122
Posted By 351W1085
I dont know if you knew this but in order for the...

I dont know if you knew this but in order for the starter to work you need two ground cables. Wire #1 needs to run from the negative battery post and bolt to the engine block, and wire #2 needs to go...
Forum: Pre- 1987 / Classic Corner 01-09-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 658
Posted By 351W1085
I say dont even bother with the neutral safety...

I say dont even bother with the neutral safety switch at all. My suggestion is to run a wire directly from the ignition switch to the solenoid. To do this, you pull the 6 bolts that hold the steering...
Forum: Pre- 1987 / Classic Corner 11-01-2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,247
Posted By 351W1085
will a 1992-96 F-150 steering column fit in a 1986?

The steering column on my 86 F-150 has gone bad. i know that a 87-91 column will fit mechanically even though the wiring is different. But what I was wondering was if a 92-96 column would fit? it has...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 10-02-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 43,037
Posted By 351W1085
I think the low pressure in tank pump is bad....

I think the low pressure in tank pump is bad. Your truck has a 2 pump system where a low pressure pump pumps gas up to the high pressure pump, forcing it into the injectors. it sounds like the high...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 09-23-2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,147
Posted By 351W1085
Could it be a bad alternator?

Could it be a bad alternator?
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 09-22-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 43,037
Posted By 351W1085
It thumps, doesn't turn, and the cables were hot?...

It thumps, doesn't turn, and the cables were hot? Id say your starter is screwed from all the times you tried to start it with low voltage, bad ground, etc. Remanufactured starters from Advance Auto...
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