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by 82F100SWB
Fri Apr 10, 2015 1:45 am
Forum: The Truck Stop
Topic: PTO mounted on BW 1356 transfer case
Replies: 14
Views: 6456

Re: PTO mounted on BW 1356 transfer case

You need the F250/350 pto equipped case, you can't bolt a PTO onto your existing one.
by 82F100SWB
Fri Jan 02, 2015 2:52 am
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Ford use of NP435-WarnerT18/T19
Replies: 14
Views: 5124

Re: Ford use of NP435-WarnerT18/T19

Internal slave 4 speed you say? Can't say I have seen such an animal, and I have stripped a few 87-88 300/small block 4 speed trucks, and they were all external slave, same setup as 83/4-86. AFAIK, only the SB ZF and M5OD were internal slave. I would like to see evidence of this, not that I would wa...
by 82F100SWB
Sat Mar 06, 2010 9:16 pm
Forum: The Truck Stop
Topic: towing; interesting reading in the manual..
Replies: 13
Views: 2594

Re: towing; interesting reading in the manual..

If the truck isn't worth the couple hundred bucks it'd cost to swap the diff or re-gear, just what kind of shape is it in? Seriously, if you can't justify that kind of money into it, is it even safe to be towing with? As for towing with your setup, the NP435 has the proper gearing to make it work ju...
by 82F100SWB
Mon Mar 01, 2010 6:30 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 turbo?, 460 gas?, 7.3 diesel?
Replies: 31
Views: 5674

Re: 300 turbo?, 460 gas?, 7.3 diesel?

Espar and Wabasto heaters are, quite simply, awesome pieces, not cheap, but, they are unbeatable. I'd love to have one for my Dodge, it's on the some day list... LOL
by 82F100SWB
Mon Mar 01, 2010 6:28 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: exhaustless 300
Replies: 13
Views: 2543

Re: exhaustless 300

I ran my old 300 open headers for YEARS.... I have the hearing damage to prove it, never hurt the truck any.
by 82F100SWB
Sun Feb 28, 2010 10:54 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 turbo?, 460 gas?, 7.3 diesel?
Replies: 31
Views: 5674

Re: 300 turbo?, 460 gas?, 7.3 diesel?

I've never had issues with any of my diesels starting at -35 not plugged in... None of them are overly happy about it, and I sure don't like doing it, but, they will do it. I think the key to it is all in running the biggest batteries I can stuff in there(group 31's in the IDI and my Cummins, wasn't...
by 82F100SWB
Sun Feb 28, 2010 7:28 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 300 turbo?, 460 gas?, 7.3 diesel?
Replies: 31
Views: 5674

Re: 300 turbo?, 460 gas?, 7.3 diesel?

Turbo that 7.3, get some new Ford glow plugs in there, do return lines and o-rings, and put an electric lift pump on it, you will be more than happy. I seldom ever tow at less than 18,000 combined, and, with the turbo on the 6.9 running 15 psi, it was more than plenty power to get the job done. I ha...
by 82F100SWB
Mon Apr 20, 2009 1:39 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Gentlemen, I have returned
Replies: 1
Views: 692

Gentlemen, I have returned

Well, I can't help it, I've got the itch to build another 300... LOL My last one is probably a Kia by now, it went for scrap metal 3 years ago, so, I'm back to square one. This time though, I do not care about streetability at all. Here's the plan, I have an 81 F100 Flareside kicking around that I'v...
by 82F100SWB
Mon Apr 20, 2009 1:04 am
Forum: The Truck Stop
Topic: pull a 460 to put in a 300 questions
Replies: 12
Views: 2579

Just to be the devils advocate here, my 460 truck, which has evolved from my years ago 300 truck,now has a mildly built engine(headers, cam, intake, carb, port work, ignition, etc...) and is sitting on 38.5" Boggers with a T19 4 speed and 4.10 gears. If I drive it like a civilized person and cruise ...
by 82F100SWB
Sat Sep 13, 2008 11:20 pm
Forum: The Truck Stop
Topic: f150 frame Econo body?
Replies: 16
Views: 2511

The van chassis is about 6" wider than an 80's truck chassis, which is about 4" wider than your 79 one.
You'd be much better off to just graft your suspension and drivetrain onto a van.
by 82F100SWB
Tue Feb 05, 2008 8:44 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: How would a 300 do in a mud truck??
Replies: 30
Views: 6261

Yep, most classes are done by tire size... Which is kind of unfair, with 35's, you'd have been running against my 460 truck, which was built to the limit of class rules for 35's.
This season, well, budget may allow for new tires, if not, 35's it is... LOL
by 82F100SWB
Mon Jan 28, 2008 8:14 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: How would a 300 do in a mud truck??
Replies: 30
Views: 6261

The 300's downfall will be the weight of the truck itself. I know one guy who runs a 4.7L stroker Jeep engine in a CJ5, it consistently does absolutley awesome, but, the added weight of a Fullsize Bko, well, it isn't exactly helpfull. If you're just out to have fun, a 300 will do OK, but, if you're ...
by 82F100SWB
Sun Jan 27, 2008 3:30 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: How would a 300 do in a mud truck??
Replies: 30
Views: 6261

For the BKO, a 351W should bolt in there nicely, but, finding a 460 would be great. You need the RPM if you're serious about mudding, gearing only does so much, you have to have a nice wide rpm band of useable power. My 460, I used to spin it up to 6000-6500 in the pit before I hit the deep stuff, s...
by 82F100SWB
Thu Jan 17, 2008 7:27 pm
Forum: The Truck Stop
Topic: Dodge wheels on F-150?
Replies: 13
Views: 3494

I know for sure the 07 Rams are still 5x5.5 and American Racing lists the 08's as 5x5.5, so, Ram 1500 wheels should work just fine, back spacing may be interesting.
by 82F100SWB
Sun Sep 09, 2007 5:38 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: heated carb spacer
Replies: 7
Views: 1538

Clifford used to offer these, I e-bayed a brand new one years back when I still had a 300.... It now lives on my 460... LOL
by 82F100SWB
Wed Aug 22, 2007 10:52 pm
Forum: The Truck Stop
Topic: ? Patch a hole in aluminum transfer case?
Replies: 4
Views: 925

The transfer case in that truck is actually magnesium.
JB weld will work to hold it together, but, you should be able to find another of those t-cases for sub $100, it's the same unit from 1988 or so(some 87's have the same one) until 96, F150-350.
by 82F100SWB
Thu Jul 05, 2007 1:22 am
Forum: The Truck Stop
Topic: '74--9" rear for an 89 F150
Replies: 5
Views: 905

I don't know if an axle that early will have the spring perches in the right locations, looking at car-part.com as a Cross reference, it should. I know for sure a 77-86 9" will work just fine, and his brake stuff from his 8.8 will even bolt right on.
by 82F100SWB
Thu Jul 05, 2007 1:17 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: New head, due to crack, now it runs badly
Replies: 29
Views: 3894

In the 90's, engines were out there with nozzles in either the head or manifolds, no real rhyme or reason as to which got which
by 82F100SWB
Wed Jun 06, 2007 2:43 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: oil choices
Replies: 52
Views: 14583

Back when I still had a running 300, I ran 10W30 in it, back then, I didn't work for a fuel/lube supplier, so, it was whatever is cheapest... LOL Currently, everything I own gets Esso XD3 15W40 summer, and XD3 0W40 full synth winter(if it gets run in the winter), except my ATV, which gets 0W40 year ...
by 82F100SWB
Mon May 07, 2007 11:17 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Clutch to flywheel bolts, only 3?!
Replies: 32
Views: 5847

I've not done a clutch on a 5 speed half ton in quite a long time, but, I'm dang sure I've never seen a flywheel/pressure plate with dowel pins in an F-Truck, ever, 6 bolts, yes, dowels, no. I did a clutch in a 95 F150, 5.0/5 speed quite a long time ago(7-8 years ago,) and, I don't recall it having ...
by 82F100SWB
Sat Apr 28, 2007 1:31 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Ford 300 powered Baggage Tow Tractor spec sheet
Replies: 28
Views: 3886

The "Ford industrial automatic" is a C6, the 2 speed version just has 3rd(1:1) locked out, same transmission. As for why you don't see aircraft tugs doing much else, quite simply, they weren't designed with any surface but tarmac in mind, and, 6000 lbs of drawbar pull really isn't that much, especia...
by 82F100SWB
Sat Mar 17, 2007 8:57 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Gasket X-Refrence 84 - 89 300
Replies: 6
Views: 1263

The construction of the gasket is different, the later rubber ones are made of rubber, and re-useable because of the metal inserts, but, they are interchangeable if needed.
by 82F100SWB
Thu Mar 01, 2007 9:26 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Turn my 300 into a Cummins
Replies: 56
Views: 15121

Find a Cummins 4BT 3.9L out of a bread van with a Ford chassis, bolt it into your truck, enjoy having 3/4's of a 5.9, and 30 mpg...
by 82F100SWB
Thu Jan 11, 2007 7:50 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Heated Intake - Is it needed????
Replies: 26
Views: 5288

I ran my 300 with no carb heat at -40 with absolutely zero freezing issues, but, and that's a big but, that's because humidity levels at those temperatures, even at 100% are VERY low.
by 82F100SWB
Fri Dec 15, 2006 10:43 pm
Forum: The Truck Stop
Topic: Locker unit for Dana 60/61????
Replies: 18
Views: 1972

Last I checked an OX was a selectable locker... Which, when unlocked, is an open differential. It's the only style of locker I'd recommend for that application.... While I run a welded(spool) rear diff in my diesel, which is my DD... I don't think I'd want it in a 2wd, but, I have no issues driving ...
by 82F100SWB
Fri Nov 24, 2006 7:20 pm
Forum: The Truck Stop
Topic: tall skinny's for the F 250
Replies: 14
Views: 1869

Trans code A is a New Process 435. Axle code 37 I don't have data for, but, I'll hedge a bet it's 4.10. It's definatley not 3.73, Ford never offered those in a 3/4 ton or bigger until the Super Duties came out. As for tire size, most likley, that truck came stock with 235/85R16's, or the equivalent ...
by 82F100SWB
Mon Nov 06, 2006 10:51 pm
Forum: The Truck Stop
Topic: anyone with AC on their 300?
Replies: 10
Views: 1509

Dealer installed A/C mounts on the pass side, factory is drivers. I have no idea why the difference however.
by 82F100SWB
Sat Nov 04, 2006 10:14 pm
Forum: The Truck Stop
Topic: laying the truck on the floor
Replies: 7
Views: 1134

Best answer for wanting it to lay frame, go to a Mustang-II or similar suspension.
It'll handle bettee and wear tires better to boot.
by 82F100SWB
Mon Aug 21, 2006 11:36 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Fuel Gauge= 8 gallons?
Replies: 13
Views: 2185

The guage on my diesel is one of those overly cautious ones also... at 1/4 tank, it takes 9.5 gallons to fill...
My 460 truck, it's dead accurate, but reads backwards... 1/4 tank below E is full, and 3/4's of a tank is you should have put in gas 5 miles ago....
by 82F100SWB
Mon Aug 21, 2006 3:38 am
Forum: The Truck Stop
Topic: Header[Bronco]
Replies: 2
Views: 633

Go back to Summit, you want part # HED-89300. It's only listed as fitting 2wd, but will fit a 4x4 fine.
You;ll also want to throw on a new starter and a heat blanket for the starter at the same time... getting the starter off one of these engines with a header is not a small job.
by 82F100SWB
Tue Aug 15, 2006 6:23 pm
Forum: The Truck Stop
Topic: ?Best way to drain a C6?
Replies: 6
Views: 1347

If it's just going for scrap, drill a hole at the pan's lowest point.
Any time I do a fluid change, I do that, then install a drain plug when I get the pan off....
by 82F100SWB
Fri Aug 04, 2006 8:58 pm
Forum: The Truck Stop
Topic: 3500 mile u-joint
Replies: 19
Views: 3423

Granny gear and a 300 won't hurt those U-joints... Both my 460 truck and diesel use the same joint...
If you're eating them up in tht kind of mileage, you've got an angularity, or vibration issue.
by 82F100SWB
Wed Jun 28, 2006 12:58 am
Forum: The Truck Stop
Topic: What lube for a ZF tranny?
Replies: 16
Views: 2434

The ZF, same as the Mazdog, calls for ATF...
Entirely up to yourself if you go synthetic or not.
by 82F100SWB
Mon Jun 19, 2006 8:51 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: ZF 5 Speed to ??? Transfer Case questions...
Replies: 5
Views: 1470

A 205 will bolt up, but, you will have to notch the adaptor for the shift rail. No biggie. But, I'd want to build a good support setup for the 205, considering the ZF is all aluminum...
by 82F100SWB
Sun Jun 04, 2006 8:19 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Which truck 300 engines came with fan shroud?
Replies: 12
Views: 2240

On the 80-86 trucks, you only got a shroud with A/C, I'd imagine earlier trucks were the same.
by 82F100SWB
Sat Jun 03, 2006 11:38 pm
Forum: The Truck Stop
Topic: traded my 81 f100
Replies: 5
Views: 1048

Is it leaking at the injectors still? Apparently the plastic caps themselves can be an issue. I haven't had a problem with them on mine, tho.
An electric pump makes one heck of a difference, even with a bad air leak, the truck will start, a little slowly, but, no such thing as a no start condition.
by 82F100SWB
Tue May 30, 2006 6:12 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Change out Camshaft.... will it change sound?
Replies: 36
Views: 5159

Umm, my engine sounded kinda like an 8? Umm, no. Far more like a 3-53 detroit(3 cyl, 2 stroke diesel) than a V8, and once you put a proper exhaust system on it, the lope is almost not noticeable, and it sounds, like, well a six... http://www.bigblocksix.com/f100swb/81f100/0-60wcriuse.wav That's with...
by 82F100SWB
Mon May 29, 2006 7:02 pm
Forum: The Truck Stop
Topic: traded my 81 f100
Replies: 5
Views: 1048

A maze? Hardly... It's extremely simple, you should look at a PSD sometime... Anyhow,I suggest getting one of these kits and using all but the copper washers(no need to pull out the injectors) http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/6-9-7-3-INJECTOR-INJECTORS-RETURN-LINE-INSTALLATION-KIT_W0QQitemZ8069983536Q...
by 82F100SWB
Mon May 29, 2006 6:58 pm
Forum: The Truck Stop
Topic: F150 and F350 chassis differences/ making a 1/2 ton a 1 ton
Replies: 12
Views: 2196

The entire chassis and suspension, while looking similar is different.
If you want to have a 1 ton, you're MUCH better off just getting a 1 ton to start with.
by 82F100SWB
Sun May 28, 2006 11:50 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Change out Camshaft.... will it change sound?
Replies: 36
Views: 5159

You are quite simply not going to get a rough idling 300 that hasn't sacrificed low end torque. Ain't happenin. http://www.bigblocksix.com/f100swb/idle.mp3 That's my old 300, open headers mind you. The idle sounds nice and lumpy, and it hauled butt, but, I would not have wanted to tow with that engi...
by 82F100SWB
Sun May 28, 2006 2:26 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: went bigger and better
Replies: 4
Views: 1234

With leaking return lines(sometimes will leak air in but not fuel out) the truck may act just like it's run out of fuel, every time you start it after it's sat for 5 minutes. I did one side on my engine and need to replace the other sometime soon.
by 82F100SWB
Sat May 27, 2006 9:12 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: went bigger and better
Replies: 4
Views: 1234

The air leak, most likey is at the injector return lines, or o-rings under the plastic caps the're hooked to.
by 82F100SWB
Thu May 11, 2006 1:21 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Anyone had the phenolic timing gear strip?
Replies: 9
Views: 2173

The 300 is non-interference, put in new gears, and all should be fine.
I'd suggest going with an earlier factory set, or aftermarket, either steel/steel(will be noisy) or steel/aluminum.
by 82F100SWB
Tue May 09, 2006 8:44 pm
Forum: The Truck Stop
Topic: Tell me again. Why do I want to change my oil bath air clnr?
Replies: 12
Views: 2108

Diesel trucks still have them? Last I checked they didn't.
An oil bath is asking for trouble on a diesel, recipie for a runaway that you can't shut down.
by 82F100SWB
Wed May 03, 2006 2:03 pm
Forum: The Truck Stop
Topic: Leaf spring ... uh ... stuff
Replies: 6
Views: 1137

Shocks won't make it ride any softer, all a shock is supposed to do is dampen suspension movement.
It doesn't make sense to have extra leaves in there if you don't use your avalable load capacity. Keep in mind however, that you will loose ride height along with load capacity.
by 82F100SWB
Tue May 02, 2006 7:03 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: buck & jerk
Replies: 37
Views: 9263

How much throttle are you applying on takeoff? With those 3.08 gears, that truck will likley require a good bit of throttle, and clutch slippage to get rolling. My F100 would buck and jerk like that if you let the clutch out too fast and didn't slip it just enough. Heck, my 6.9 and 460 both do it.
by 82F100SWB
Sat Apr 29, 2006 10:05 pm
Forum: The Truck Stop
Topic: Will I hurt anything?
Replies: 21
Views: 3734

Boyd: I'd highly suggest getting an airbag setup rather than air shocks. The upper shock brackets on these trucks are notoriously weak, and are known to break just from continued use on bad roads. Air shocks place alot of stress upon the brackets, and, on these trucks, I'd personally rather not do t...
by 82F100SWB
Wed Apr 26, 2006 11:42 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Factory tachometer
Replies: 5
Views: 1542

The cluster wioll plug and play, provided you have all guages and no idiot lights currently.
by 82F100SWB
Sat Apr 22, 2006 11:57 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: 10,100lbs Gross Combined Vehicle Weight
Replies: 19
Views: 3044

11000 LB GCWR is not overloaded for a F250HD, Mine are rated at 13,500 and 14,500 respectively, only reason for the difference being the engine, trucks are identical otherwise. A F250 LD with a semi floating rear end is a different story, the smaller rear end, and it's smaller brakes just aren't mad...
by 82F100SWB
Wed Apr 19, 2006 6:19 pm
Forum: The Truck Stop
Topic: Anyone have an extra one of these brackets?
Replies: 6
Views: 1237

It looks like it may be an aftermarket bracket. But, if it's a Factory one, Ford still sells them for cheap. I think the Super Duty's use the same part. As for welding the frame without plating... If done by a competent welder, an F250HD/F350 chassis shouldn't need plating... The one under my 460 tr...

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