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Old 06-23-2011, 12:28 PM
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I had several Ford trucks...and my 79 Bronco was my favorite. I had to sell it to buy my first house and always had the desire to get another.
Edit...when I bought it, I had plans just to drive it, however after storing it the first winter unheated it began to leak everything. I was just going to regasket what was needed and leave it at that. Then I thought "well, I can't put a clean engine in that dirty compartment"...and thus began the slippery slope
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LOL thanks. It's only been like 8 months or so since I said I would
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What do you guys think of this line of gauges?...I would have preferred the Ford ones by Autometer, but the line is limited. I need to have oil pressure, trans temp, water temp, voltage and tach.
http://www.autometer.com/cat_gaugeli...&opid=1&szid=2

The other ones I'm considering:
http://www.autometer.com/cat_gaugeli...&opid=1&szid=2
Well since you asked, I don't like either
I prefer Isspro EV2 gauges www.isspro.com/ev2.php

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Well since you asked, I don't like either
I prefer Isspro EV2 gauges www.isspro.com/ev2.php

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Not my fault you were too slow..
Thanks for that link Greg!...I'd not heard of those before!
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Not my fault you were too slow..
Thanks for that link Greg!...I'd not heard of those before!
Isspro is located in Portland OR and has been in business since about 1950. They have been long time OEM suppliers to the OTR, Off Highway & Marine industry.

BTW I type slow for you Canucks so you have time to process the language translation from English to French
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Isspro is located in Portland OR and has been in business since about 1950. They have been long time OEM suppliers to the OTR, Off Highway & Marine industry.

BTW I type slow for you Canucks so you have time to process the language translation from English to French
Interesting...and the second part of your reply has been duly noted for future consideration..
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Interesting...and the second part of your reply has been duly noted for future consideration..
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Well, I know I said that I was going to keep the original 3.50 gears and change the transmission 1st and 2nd gear to help out, but now I'm having a waffle about going to 3.73's...no deeper as I've already got the true trac for the front.
The truck came factory with L78 x 15 tires which would have been about 29'' tall...looks like going to a 31'' tire with 3.73's will put it within a few rpm of the original. Reason for the waffling is that the converter I'm getting is around 2600 stall...which at 70 mph is going to be right around that rpm with the 3.50's and a 31-32 tire...hmmmmmmm.
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If it's a wash, I'd go with the 3.73's.
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Well, I know I said that I was going to keep the original 3.50 gears and change the transmission 1st and 2nd gear to help out, but now I'm having a waffle about going to 3.73's...no deeper as I've already got the true trac for the front.
The truck came factory with L78 x 15 tires which would have been about 29'' tall...looks like going to a 31'' tire with 3.73's will put it within a few rpm of the original. Reason for the waffling is that the converter I'm getting is around 2600 stall...which at 70 mph is going to be right around that rpm with the 3.50's and a 31-32 tire...hmmmmmmm.
Okay Duncan why such a high stall speed on the converter????
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