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Old 08-12-2019, 09:39 PM
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I didn't this time. Don't want to spend too much right now until it proves itself a bit. Being factory it will hold up for a bit, then I can upgrade as needed later. I did consider it though.
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Old 08-13-2019, 07:37 AM
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I have a complete 11" sitting on my desk, customer ordered it, then sold the truck.
shame your not closer.
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Old 08-13-2019, 03:20 PM
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We need some pics of said beast...…We're still picture whores...….
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Old 08-13-2019, 06:59 PM
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Still up on the stands working the rear brakes. Cylinders were froze, then blew the steel line. Hopefully down to just putting the steel line in now unless something else comes up..
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The beater: 88 F250 4x4, 5.8 5 speed
The project ... 1978 F150 4wd shortbed 351 auto

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Old 08-14-2019, 04:41 PM
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Watch bleeding, don't forget the rabs modal inside the frame rail by the fuel pump
( I think there was one on 88)
put some cable ease in your emergency brake cables over and around the rear, they are usually locked up.
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Old 08-14-2019, 09:59 PM
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Bled out quite easily, just left the bleeders lightly tight so the air could leak a little. Line was blown right behind the tank.
E-brake cables are a project for another day... driver side housing is broken, the housing on the axle side moves with the cable... Passenger side seems stuck. It does have RABS as well.

Pictures coming tomorrow probably. Took it for a quick run tonight, gets down the road pretty good. Don't think the calipers are working right so probably go ahead and get them done as well.
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The beater: 88 F250 4x4, 5.8 5 speed
The project ... 1978 F150 4wd shortbed 351 auto

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Old 08-15-2019, 09:05 PM
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I sympathize, when we got our '77, we ended up replacing everything in the brake system except the booster and metering valve. Now that I've said that, the booster will probably go out too

Oh yeah, x2 on the pics
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The workhorse, 86 F250 4x4 6.9 nat aspirated, 3.25 exhaust, custom intake, electric fuel pump, otherwise well used stock... not real pretty but just loves to work!

The other heavy hauler, 92 F350 2wd dually crew cab, flatbed/toolboxes, 92 Cummins VE 12V with intercooler, NV4500 manual

The beater: 88 F250 4x4, 5.8 5 speed
The project ... 1978 F150 4wd shortbed 351 auto

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Old 08-16-2019, 07:49 AM
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Nice!
I don't believe I have ever seen that clutch option. LOL
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Old 08-16-2019, 12:31 PM
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The driver side caliper was pretty good yet, but the passenger side is seeming to stick. Kinda looks like might have been an issue before. Inside pad was gone, outside had lots left. Opposite of that on the driver side. Happened to have a set of pads on hand so threw them in. I do a bit of spinning out when going from a stop... then the brakes back up a little and it is fine. My little drive the other night warmed up the hubs a bit, passenger side more than driver.

Not too bad for sitting out in the weather for the last 10 years.. The red truck in the background has major rust issues, while this one barely has any. Of course, the 4wd is run in the winter. This one wouldn't be much fun that way. I don't plan to run it in the crud either.
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The workhorse, 86 F250 4x4 6.9 nat aspirated, 3.25 exhaust, custom intake, electric fuel pump, otherwise well used stock... not real pretty but just loves to work!

The other heavy hauler, 92 F350 2wd dually crew cab, flatbed/toolboxes, 92 Cummins VE 12V with intercooler, NV4500 manual

The beater: 88 F250 4x4, 5.8 5 speed
The project ... 1978 F150 4wd shortbed 351 auto

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