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Forum: Generation 6 09-08-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1,047
Views: 71,233
Posted By Turtle400
I sold it, i got a good price for it 1250. took...

I sold it, i got a good price for it 1250. took the money and bought the wife a honda. Now i just got to get rid of the chevy.
Forum: 351M, 400 07-08-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,049
Posted By Turtle400
Well i warmed the truck up, and found a pole to...

Well i warmed the truck up, and found a pole to nose it up to while in gear i adjusted the idle. i got it down to 750 in drive and it goes back up to 900 in park. so i am happy with it till i get my...
Forum: 351M, 400 07-07-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,049
Posted By Turtle400
Yeah i figured it was the adapter, but when i can...

Yeah i figured it was the adapter, but when i can i will get my new intake.
Forum: 351M, 400 07-06-2013, 01:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,049
Posted By Turtle400
Okay then its showing correct, I'm using one of...

Okay then its showing correct, I'm using one of the 2 bbl to 4 bbl adapter plates and the motor idles at 1200 if i bring the idle down to 650 the truck stalls while in gear.
There are no vac...
Forum: 351M, 400 07-05-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,049
Posted By Turtle400
Timing Question

Okay with the factory timing chain, got the dots lined up. the pointer on the balancer is at 0 TDC started the truck and turned the Distributor to 12 BTDC shut the truck off hooked up the vac...
Forum: Generation 6 07-03-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1,047
Views: 71,233
Posted By Turtle400
Got everything put back together and the truck...

Got everything put back together and the truck runs, Now i have a whole new list of running problems i have to fix, but i will save them issues for another day.
Forum: Generation 6 07-02-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 1,047
Views: 71,233
Posted By Turtle400
Got the new timing chain put on and the water and...

Got the new timing chain put on and the water and the accessory stuff put back on. Still got to do the intake and carb.
Forum: Generation 6 06-29-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 1,047
Views: 71,233
Posted By Turtle400
I took the intake off to day and got the front of...

I took the intake off to day and got the front of the motor tore down to also replace the timing chain, I think the motor may of been rebuilt once, really clean inside, I will get pic's up soon.
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Forum: Generation 6 06-28-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,538
Posted By Turtle400
Well I think i found that Serious Vacuum Leak. I...

Well I think i found that Serious Vacuum Leak. I just thought i would check the torque on the intake, and found that 3/4 of the bolts were only torqued to 10 lbs. I guess it took some time for it...
Forum: Generation 6 06-27-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,538
Posted By Turtle400
Cant spray carb cleaner, the truck wont stay...

Cant spray carb cleaner, the truck wont stay running. choke has to be pulled out to full and my foot has to be on the gas peddle to keep it running.

Fuel filter? whats that LOL. everything is new...
Forum: Generation 6 06-27-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,538
Posted By Turtle400
It ran like garbage before all the new fuel...

It ran like garbage before all the new fuel parts. I also need to learn to test drive before i say it runs good. put the pump on it idled great. went to the store and had to tow it back home.

I...
Forum: Generation 6 06-27-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,538
Posted By Turtle400
Yep fuel pump, before i replaced all the parts in...

Yep fuel pump, before i replaced all the parts in the fuel system, i had a rust issue. ( never would of thought of this ) the rust built up in the fuel pump and clogged it. that also explained the...
Forum: Generation 6 06-27-2013, 02:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,538
Posted By Turtle400
all rubber lines are new, sending unit was...

all rubber lines are new, sending unit was cleaned when i put the new gas tank in. so i guess it could be the fuel pump
Forum: Generation 6 06-26-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,538
Posted By Turtle400
Not getting fuel

Had to tow the old girl home today, broke down at the gas station.

I got no fuel in the fuel filter,the fuel pump is new, but in the last few days the truck has been hard to start, dieing when i...
Forum: General Conversation 06-22-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,543
Posted By Turtle400
I like tattoo's, on everyone els. just cant...

I like tattoo's, on everyone els. just cant bring myself to get one.
Forum: Generation 6 06-17-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 1,047
Views: 71,233
Posted By Turtle400
http://www.fordtruckfanatics.com/gallery/data/500/...

http://www.fordtruckfanatics.com/gallery/data/500/medium/Gas_tank_001.JPG

:WooHoo: :WooHoo: Dirky here is a picture of what i was working on smilieFordlogo
Forum: Generation 6 06-17-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1,047
Views: 71,233
Posted By Turtle400
I found a guy parting out a 78 bronco, so i...

I found a guy parting out a 78 bronco, so i snagged the steering column and the two factory green door panels. for 25.00

I did a check on the fuel tank install, and found my front tank strap...
Forum: Generation 6 06-15-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1,047
Views: 71,233
Posted By Turtle400
Well got the gas tank in, ( Advance Auto, made in...

Well got the gas tank in, ( Advance Auto, made in Canada tank ) It 4 hours to put it in, worse fitting tank i have ever seen. i had to beat and bend the lip all over the tank the weld lip was 1...
Forum: Generation 6 06-14-2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,065
Posted By Turtle400
I never worry, if it breaks down i just tow it...

I never worry, if it breaks down i just tow it home, and i have never owned a Dent that cost me more then 500.00 So if it gets stolen or involved in a major crash its no big lose.
Forum: Generation 6 06-14-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 1,047
Views: 71,233
Posted By Turtle400
Picked up the new side saddle gas tank for the...

Picked up the new side saddle gas tank for the truck today, going to install tomorrow. ( Oh Joy :hammer: )
Forum: Generation 6 06-13-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By Turtle400
I have 2.75 in mine with the 400 v8 mine dose...

I have 2.75 in mine with the 400 v8 mine dose great all around.
Forum: Generation 6 06-12-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 812
Posted By Turtle400
For a break hose to fail by swelling shut, its...

For a break hose to fail by swelling shut, its due to old age or contamination so yes any rubber or seals in the system will fail at the same time.
The trucks brake bias is always heavy to the...
Forum: Generation 6 06-12-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 812
Posted By Turtle400
The brake hose issue will affect the front brakes...

The brake hose issue will affect the front brakes more, but you still have one hose that goes to the rear axle.

Brake fluid will go bad, even in the bottle just siting on the shelf.

Something...
Forum: Generation 6 06-11-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 812
Posted By Turtle400
I agree ^^ Also the problem could be with the...

I agree ^^ Also the problem could be with the brake line ( rubber hose ) has swollen shut it will allow the pressure to the brakes but wont allow the pressure to release hence the brakes stay locked
Forum: Generation 6 06-10-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 547
Posted By Turtle400
I was thinking Bell. I did some research, on...

I was thinking Bell.

I did some research, on a 4 link setup. There is no bolt on kit i have found, so i am going to have to fab one up.

The really nice thing is the truck had no options ( base...
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