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Forum: Generation 6 10-03-2020, 03:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 801
Posted By velocityboy
The gauge cluster on these gen 6 trucks is the...

The gauge cluster on these gen 6 trucks is the worst thing about them. The plastic on those things turns to potato chips as it ages. I went through three of them in the course of about 6 yrs. One...
Forum: Generation 6 09-15-2020, 10:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 801
Posted By velocityboy
I had my seatbelt redone a couple years ago. ...

I had my seatbelt redone a couple years ago. Used these guys:

https://www.safetyrestore.com/

Just take it off, send it to em and they send it back with new webbing and all the mechanicals...
Forum: Generation 6 08-16-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By velocityboy
Ya...If I were just flushing the system and not...

Ya...If I were just flushing the system and not replacing any parts I likely wouldn't bother to raise the wheels; but since I'm replacing the pump and both the lines I know there's gonna be a fair...
Forum: Generation 6 08-16-2020, 01:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By velocityboy
Don't know Jack

I wanna get a new jack for the truck. I'm replacing the power steering pump in a couple days and would like to get the front wheels off the ground so I can bleed the ps system.

I rarely ever...
Forum: Generation 6 03-28-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 969
Posted By velocityboy
Hey thanks for the tip. Looked at their website...

Hey thanks for the tip. Looked at their website and it's full of stuff I could eventually use; prices aren't terrible either.

I was under the truck today and shook stuff around and one of the...
Forum: Generation 6 03-27-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 969
Posted By velocityboy
F250 2wd Front Suspension Bushings

So, I feel like as of late the truck has been making some groaning and occasional popping noises from the front end whenever I go over speed bumps or take a turn on an incline. Still tracks...
Forum: Generation 6 05-07-2010, 04:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,715
Posted By velocityboy
A work buddy of mine bought a 66 Nova SS as a...

A work buddy of mine bought a 66 Nova SS as a project car. The interior had been gutted by fire, and the windshield was busted out of it; but damned if he didn't come driving into work sittin' on an...
Forum: Generation 6 04-01-2010, 09:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,400
Posted By velocityboy
Right!? Around here, parts are much more likely...

Right!? Around here, parts are much more likely to disappear off the truck, than appear for the truck.

Classy move w/ the whiskey too. I like stories about give and take and give, rather than...
Forum: Generation 6 03-30-2010, 11:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,078
Posted By velocityboy
Afraid you're outvoted, miotti. Plus, I just...

Afraid you're outvoted, miotti. Plus, I just can't ignore the price diff. Edelbrocks ain't cheap.

Still, this is gonna be for the propane setup we discussed in the other thread, miottimouse. I...
Forum: Generation 6 03-24-2010, 11:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,078
Posted By velocityboy
smiliepeelout Haha! Sweetness. Not for...

smiliepeelout

Haha! Sweetness.
Not for this Ford. It's too much of a creampuff to turn hotrod.

...I do have my eye on a 58 Edsel Corsair though...if I wind up getting it, I may just turn...
Forum: Generation 6 03-24-2010, 10:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,078
Posted By velocityboy
Well, good to see I'm on the right track w/ the...

Well, good to see I'm on the right track w/ the Weiand (misspelled in the original post. my bad).

Any takers on the other questions? ...and for the torque specs, I'm referencing the torque for...
Forum: Generation 6 03-24-2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,078
Posted By velocityboy
intake manifold suggestions

So while I've got the carb off the ol' 460, I decided to just go ahead and upgrade the intake manifold. The original one has 30 yrs of farm soil and fertilizer baked onto it like clay. So I'd say...
Forum: Generation 6 03-17-2010, 10:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,198
Posted By velocityboy
Well, the official price in my neighborhood is...

Well, the official price in my neighborhood is $1.87 /gallon of lpg (recently up from $1.65). But the real price is closer to $2.25 or so, once they add in the service charges and stuff. Just had...
Forum: Generation 6 03-17-2010, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,198
Posted By velocityboy
Sweet. Just what I needed to know! And to think,...

Sweet. Just what I needed to know! And to think, I had just about given up on this post.

Yah, I've been loving the propane so far. This is the strongest, most consistent, and smoothest running...
Forum: Generation 6 03-13-2010, 03:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,198
Posted By velocityboy
carb/tb swap (propane conversion)

Hiya peeps! Been a while since I've been on the boards. ...busy w/ last semester of college and all...

Anyway, as a reminder, my ol' 78 F250 (460cid) has been set up for dual-fuel...
Forum: Generation 6 06-03-2009, 11:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,083
Posted By velocityboy
BAH! I think that's it-- #52 on the diagram.--...

BAH! I think that's it-- #52 on the diagram.-- AAD installed Air Cleaner TVS Valve.

Many thanks for the help! Your diagrams are awesome.
Forum: Generation 6 06-01-2009, 11:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,083
Posted By velocityboy
What is this? ...and do I need it?

I went through the engine bay and replaced all the old vacuum lines with nice new tubing (left over from when I did my car).

No problems other than one of the two vac connectors broke off of the...
Forum: Generation 6 05-21-2009, 09:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 868
Posted By velocityboy
My 78's got an underhood light (it doesn't work,...

My 78's got an underhood light (it doesn't work, but it is there). ...it's nothing like that one though. The bulb is actually fixed to the hood. Perhaps mine's a jerry-rig job, but it appears to...
Forum: Generation 6 04-13-2009, 10:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,057
Posted By velocityboy
I'm gonna be more of a "glass half-full" kind of...

I'm gonna be more of a "glass half-full" kind of guy.

I say you go ahead w/ the maintenance you mentioned, plus maybe change out the vac modulator (if I remember correctly, black band might be...
Forum: Generation 6 04-12-2009, 09:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 578
Posted By velocityboy
Ford seems to be good at those mid-year change...

Ford seems to be good at those mid-year change dealies. I had issues when searching for a driveshaft and yolk assy for our '96 E-150. All the info I found online and all the salvage yard dealers...
Forum: Generation 6 04-10-2009, 10:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 901
Posted By velocityboy
It was just something I thought of spur of the...

It was just something I thought of spur of the moment to kill a free day (no classes & no work b/c of Good Friday). Of course it turned into more than a simple bulb replacement though.

Turns out...
Forum: Generation 6 04-10-2009, 10:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 905
Posted By velocityboy
I wouldn't be too concerned about parts for our...

I wouldn't be too concerned about parts for our trucks becoming rare anytime soon. Relatively speaking there's still lots of 'em on the road, and lots of parts span quite a number of model years.
...
Forum: Generation 6 04-10-2009, 10:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 901
Posted By velocityboy
Dash lights

So I'm looking to replace the dash gauge lights -including the turn signal indicators (got a couple of burned out ones). From what I'm understanding, there's approx. 6 lights total, right? ...with...
Forum: Generation 6 03-23-2009, 04:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,589
Posted By velocityboy
Well I guess a lot does depend on location. And...

Well I guess a lot does depend on location. And individual preference. All I can tell you is that around here, you see a long bed- and it's generally beat up and/or carrying a bunch of stuff (or...
Forum: Generation 6 03-23-2009, 04:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 937
Posted By velocityboy
Yah, from what I gather, propane conversions...

Yah, from what I gather, propane conversions are/were a lot more common in Canada (and Australia) than here in the U.S. Hell, there's even a few Canadian and Australian lpg conversion people in the...
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