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Forum: Truck Forum   06-21-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,284
Posted By fordtrucks
Re: 360/390 block vs 390 block questions?

I know the 361/391 motor is beefed up a little. as someone already said, they have a forged crank, and I believe the cast is heavier in the webing around the main bearings. I've also read that the...
Forum: Truck Forum   05-10-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 657
Posted By fordtrucks
Question Tranny swap Ideas

My 77 F250 4x4 is currently running a c6 behind my 460. I'm pretty tired of 3 speeds, and have been kicking around the idea of a new tranny. I looked at some cool ones online, but the wife decided...
Forum: Truck Forum   05-09-2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,044
Posted By fordtrucks
Re: 460 pulley questions

My alternator actually does pretty good. It's the other two I'm concerned with. I did some measuring, and came up with crank-6 inch, water pump-6 inch, steer pump-6 inch, and alt-2.5 inch. does that...
Forum: Truck Forum   05-06-2011, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,044
Posted By fordtrucks
Question 460 pulley questions

I have a 460 in my 77 that has aftermarket pulleys on the front of it. they look like cheap billets from the parts store. (I can see them all wobble worse than any originals I've ever seen.) I'm...
Forum: Truck Forum   05-03-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,738
Posted By fordtrucks
Thumbs up Re: '62/'65/78 Ford F-100

That's a bad ass truck man. I have a 72 chevy stepside shorty set up about the same, but I'm not a chevy guy. I have a few 70's ford "monster trucks" but they're all 3/4 ton longboxes. not nearly as...
Forum: Truck Forum   05-02-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 762
Posted By fordtrucks
windshield wipers

I was wondering if a guy could put an intermitten wiper switch out of a 79 in his 77. the dash is the same, and I cant see the switch being much bigger. Does the wiper motor itself have to be...
Forum: Truck Forum   03-20-2011, 01:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,316
Posted By fordtrucks
Re: 351M to 400 swap in '77 f250 4x4

Am I the only one that didn't know that a 1970 high compression 400 ford even existed? My 77 250 4x4 made the swap from 400 to 460 years ago. wouldn't have it any other way
Forum: Truck Forum   01-11-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,074
Posted By fordtrucks
Re: FE questions

I should have been more specific. If I see a ford pickup at a pump between 67 and 79, I can usually tell them whats in it. We want a mill in the old mans pickup that people can't guess. It's a 73...
Forum: Truck Forum   01-11-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,074
Posted By fordtrucks
Question FE questions

Hey guys, was looking for advice on an fe build. Its my dads favorite motor and we have a few of em layin around. they are all 360's but we want something different. 406, 410, 428. are any of these...
Forum: Truck Forum   03-30-2010, 11:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,198
Posted By fordtrucks
Re: Help De-Smogging my '79 F-150 w/351M

It sounds like a bad brake booster to me. The next time you start it and get the high idle down to normal, try putting it in gear and let it sit there for a minute with the park brake or a wheel...
Forum: Truck Forum   03-30-2010, 10:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,433
Posted By fordtrucks
Re: 351m clueless!

like I already said. 335's are great motors. But I know my junkyard full of fords doesn't contain a single fe or 385. they are all gone with more calls coming in all the time. I have a few 351-400...
Forum: Truck Forum   03-29-2010, 08:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,433
Posted By fordtrucks
Re: 351m clueless!

I agree with fomoco71 in that I am also not a fan of the "m" motors. I think that ford made a better motor for any specific purpose you can think of. That being said, I wouldn't get rid of it if I...
Forum: Truck Forum   03-04-2010, 10:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,629
Posted By fordtrucks
Re: Get your FordMuscle F Series Decal and T-Shirt

cool shirt. good pick on the 78 too.
Forum: Truck Forum   03-04-2010, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 578
Posted By fordtrucks
oe paint question

I own a 77 250 4x4 It's bright orange inside and out. my question is whether or not Its the factory color. There are two 79's around town that look like they are the same color, and I have talked to...
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