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Forum: Makin' Progress   11-03-2014, 04:02 AM
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Posted By elgemcdlf
Re: '70 f100 swb

It has been a bit of work. She is down now having the engine built. We are going for 650 hp at the flywheel. Getting there little by little. I think my next task will be getting the dash installed.
Forum: All Ford Techboard   06-25-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,970
Posted By elgemcdlf
Re: 460 Cam Question

Ditch the heads for C8, C9 or D0 heads. Have SCJ valves put in them. Sign up at Scott's site Reincarnation.com (http://www.reincarnation.com) & have the heads ported as Scott illustrates. Put in an...
Forum: Makin' Progress   05-29-2013, 09:24 AM
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Posted By elgemcdlf
Re: '70 f100 swb

We moved to south central MO back in November to help my mother care for my father. He is getting pretty advanced with Alzheimers. We just got back online. Seemed like it just wasn't a high priority...
Forum: Makin' Progress   05-28-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 18,212
Posted By elgemcdlf
Re: '70 f100 swb

Well here are some pics of the hood as it stands. It still needs finish work done so this is raw form. I am planning on making the Fordification show in Anderson, MO so anyone there can get a much...
Forum: Makin' Progress   05-26-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 23,609
Posted By elgemcdlf
Re: 65 Falcon Project

I have been thinking about Lizard Skin for use on my truck. Have read nothing good or bad about it from anyone who has used it. Words of wisdom from 1 who has tried it?
Forum: Makin' Progress   10-11-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 46
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Posted By elgemcdlf
Re: '70 f100 swb

The top of the hood is tacked on now. Won't be long & it will be back on the truck. The tacks across the original seam are temporary. They will be removed & the seam in place when it is all finished....
Forum: Makin' Progress   10-10-2012, 12:07 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 18,212
Posted By elgemcdlf
Re: '70 f100 swb

Got some pics of the hood mods to date. Almost ready to put the top back on.

http://www.fordification.com/galleries/albums/userpics/11892/001%7E1.JPG
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Forum: Makin' Progress   10-01-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 18,212
Posted By elgemcdlf
Re: '70 f100 swb

Got the hood cut today. Whose great idea was this anyway?

http://www.fordification.com/galleries/albums/userpics/11892/002%7E1.JPG
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Forum: Makin' Progress   09-29-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 18,212
Posted By elgemcdlf
Re: '70 f100 swb

Started on the hood today. Here are a few pics. I started with the original hood.

http://www.fordification.com/galleries/albums/userpics/11892/003%7E2.JPG
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Forum: Makin' Progress   09-26-2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 18,212
Posted By elgemcdlf
Re: '70 f100 swb

Thought I would post a few pics of the progress on the '57 Fairlane dash modification & swap process. The glove box, ash tray, radio opening, clock opening, heater control opening & factory speaker...
Forum: Makin' Progress   09-26-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 18,212
Posted By elgemcdlf
Re: '70 f100 swb

Well it's official the 3.55s are in along with Limited Slip & the Holley 4bbl (750 cfm, vac secondaries & elec choke). All I can say is I love it. I don't even have the carb totally dialed in. I...
Forum: Makin' Progress   09-26-2012, 06:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 18,212
Posted By elgemcdlf
Re: '70 f100 swb

Picked up the spyder gears from the machine shop yesterday. They were good to me. Said take them & we will worry about cost later. I had read so much about how difficult it was putting the S Clip...
Forum: Makin' Progress   09-26-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 18,212
Posted By elgemcdlf
Re: '70 f100 swb

Well the 4.10s are gone. Swapped them & the 31 spline Limited Slip for a 28 spline (for the IRS) Limited Slip & 3.55 gears. Got the Limited Slip tore down & spyders out. Took them & 1 from the ...
Forum: Makin' Progress   09-26-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 18,212
Posted By elgemcdlf
Re: '70 f100 swb

I swapped out the rear gears today from 3.08 to 4.10.

A couple pics from behind after the rear was out of the truck.

http://www.fordification.com/galleries/albums/userpics/11892/036.JPG
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Forum: Makin' Progress   09-26-2012, 06:39 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 18,212
Posted By elgemcdlf
Re: '70 f100 swb

Well went shopping today for rear gears. I could not find and 3.55s I did find 3.27, 3.73 & 4.10. Some with Limited Slip & some open diff. I think I am going to go with the 4.10 Limited Slip. My...
Forum: Makin' Progress   09-26-2012, 06:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 18,212
Posted By elgemcdlf
Re: '70 f100 swb

Current picture of our truck.

http://www.fordification.com/galleries/albums/userpics/11892/035.JPG
Forum: Makin' Progress   09-26-2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 18,212
Posted By elgemcdlf
Re: '70 f100 swb

I installed pwr windows in my truck some time back with issues. Always had a plan to get back to it & fix my mistakes. When I originally did the install I used the track on my windows which was the...
Forum: Truck Forum   09-18-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 569
Posted By elgemcdlf
Re: Need help sprucing up my 58F100

The 600 will be just fine on the 302. I would go with early small chamber heads, an early timing set ('71 or earlier). In '72 Ford`retarded the cam 4*. Using a timing set from '71 or earlier will...
Forum: All Ford Techboard   09-16-2012, 04:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 785
Posted By elgemcdlf
Re: Paint it or.....?

Flat colors are better at hiding flaws but personally I would fix the flaws first & paint the car with a good paint job.
Forum: Truck Forum   09-15-2012, 06:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,481
Posted By elgemcdlf
Re: Ranger v-8 swap help!

Fun to drive or just plain scary? 460 is always an option. Hit www.460.com for info on doing a 460 swap. Keep in mind I have a 460 in my F100 that is fun to drive with the ability to get scary in a...
Forum: All Ford Techboard   09-15-2012, 06:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,483
Posted By elgemcdlf
Re: ford torino 1970 need help front suspension.

I have a feeling we are talking about trying to "donk" a Torino. I will do my best to hold my personal thoughts on doing this to a vehicle & stick with what you need to do to make it work. You do not...
Forum: All Ford Techboard   09-15-2012, 06:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,730
Posted By elgemcdlf
Re: charging problem, need ideas

Are you wanting to keep the car all stock or is modification acceptable? Many of the old Ford truck guys swap out the charging system for the 3G alternator. The reasons we do it is output, small size...
Forum: All Ford Techboard   09-12-2012, 01:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,505
Posted By elgemcdlf
Re: Repro sheetmetal quality reviews

I can not comment on repro parts but do buy clean factory parts out of NV for our truck. You might consider shopping the salvage yards in AZ, NM, TX, NV for actual cars they will cut you off what you...
Forum: Truck Forum   09-07-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,518
Posted By elgemcdlf
Re: Spindles

These guys might have an answer

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Forum: All Ford Techboard   09-04-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,176
Posted By elgemcdlf
Re: Any suggestions

Regardless of pieces parts I guess my main question would really have been how many rpms do you have to be turning to use 4.56 gears & get 12.34? I know I can work it all out & I know a big block can...
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