It's a lot worse than it looks...

busted w/s
neither door window works
driver's inside handle broke...
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It's a lot worse than it looks... busted w/s neither door window works driver's inside handle broke...
Just a tiny dent in the recently-new aftermarket front bumper.
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Just a tiny dent in the recently-new aftermarket front bumper.
The factory rear bumper is twisted more severely.
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The factory rear bumper is twisted more severely.
I'm going to try brake fluid to remove the spray paint from the plastic centers.  Paint stripper dam...
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I'm going to try brake fluid to remove the spray paint from the plastic centers. Paint stripper dam...
This was ruined when the PO painted it black.  I couldn't save it.
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This was ruined when the PO painted it black. I couldn't save it.
The water pump is still shiny & clean, so I can't imagine why there's THIS MUCH rust in the coolant....
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The water pump is still shiny & clean, so I can't imagine why there's THIS MUCH rust in the coolant....
This is the dent that I intentionally left after he wrecked it, to remind him to be more careful.
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This is the dent that I intentionally left after he wrecked it, to remind him to be more careful.
This rub pad is stretched because the rubber bumper is too sticky, and the upper sleeve is gone, all...
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This rub pad is stretched because the rubber bumper is too sticky, and the upper sleeve is gone, all...
There should be a thick plastic sleeve around the tube, but they all degrade, and there's no replace...
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There should be a thick plastic sleeve around the tube, but they all degrade, and there's no replace...
There was a load of crap back here, including leaking bottles of PSF & ATF, drink cups (whose erstwh...
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There was a load of crap back here, including leaking bottles of PSF & ATF, drink cups (whose erstwh...
At least it smells better now.
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At least it smells better now.
This looks just about how I remember it, other than the buckle in the driver's footwell from the wre...
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This looks just about how I remember it, other than the buckle in the driver's footwell from the wre...
I hope I can pound out all those wrinkles in the floor.
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I hope I can pound out all those wrinkles in the floor.
It's still actually driveable.  If it had a plate & insurance, it would probably even be legal in th...
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It's still actually driveable. If it had a plate & insurance, it would probably even be legal in th...
It's still actually driveable.  If it had a plate & insurance, it would probably even be legal in th...
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It's still actually driveable. If it had a plate & insurance, it would probably even be legal in th...
Aaahh... 6 hours of fun & games!
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Aaahh... 6 hours of fun & games!
Now that all that junk is out, water can actually drain.

[url=http://www.supermotors.net/registry/m...
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Now that all that junk is out, water can actually drain. [url=http://www.supermotors.net/registry/m...
I'm about to pull those mirrors & the grille reinforcement.
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I'm about to pull those mirrors & the grille reinforcement.
All the cement is to set the truck & hoist on so they don't sink in the yard when it rains (like my ...
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All the cement is to set the truck & hoist on so they don't sink in the yard when it rains (like my ...
Squirrel nest under the plenum.  Luckily, it doesn't seem like he ate any wiring.
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Squirrel nest under the plenum. Luckily, it doesn't seem like he ate any wiring.
Despite the torrential rains last night & this morning, it was surprisingly calm & cool this afterno...
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Despite the torrential rains last night & this morning, it was surprisingly calm & cool this afterno...
Despite the torrential rains last night & this morning, it was surprisingly calm & cool this afterno...
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Posted: 9/11/14
Despite the torrential rains last night & this morning, it was surprisingly calm & cool this afterno...
Despite the torrential rains last night & this morning, it was surprisingly calm & cool this afterno...
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Posted: 9/12/14
Despite the torrential rains last night & this morning, it was surprisingly calm & cool this afterno...
This is so much better after pressure-washing, but the old coolant still stinks.
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Posted: 9/12/14
This is so much better after pressure-washing, but the old coolant still stinks.
I'll probably start removing sheet metal tomorrow.
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Posted: 9/12/14
I'll probably start removing sheet metal tomorrow.
Most of the wiring is out now, and after I find storage space for all of this, I'll pull the camper ...
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Most of the wiring is out now, and after I find storage space for all of this, I'll pull the camper ...
This is actually MUCH cleaner than the first blast, but I didn't have the camera ready for that one....
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This is actually MUCH cleaner than the first blast, but I didn't have the camera ready for that one....
Dash Wiring, right end
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Dash Wiring, right end
Dash Wiring, center
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Dash Wiring, center
Dash Wiring, left end
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Dash Wiring, left end
The doors came off moments later.  Removing the windshield took a couple of hours.
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The doors came off moments later. Removing the windshield took a couple of hours.

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Everything is still where Ford put it, and working the way Ford designed it to.  It's also pretty cl...
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Everything is still where Ford put it, and working the way Ford designed it to. It's also pretty cl...
This engine still has the early PCV configuration; not the later revision to reduce fouling of #8.

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This engine still has the early PCV configuration; not the later revision to reduce fouling of #8. ...
[url=http://www.supermotors.net/vehicles/registry/media/1071291][img]http://www.supermotors.net/getf...
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[url=http://www.supermotors.net/vehicles/registry/media/1071291][img]http://www.supermotors.net/getf...

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After soaking for about a month, the core support nuts came off easily.
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Posted: 12/4/14
After soaking for about a month, the core support nuts came off easily.
Both bolts are rusted more than halfway through, but both came out whole.  I haven't made ANY progre...
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Both bolts are rusted more than halfway through, but both came out whole. I haven't made ANY progre...
3 months of soaking in at least 4 flavors of penetrating oil, and I've managed to separate 2 of the ...
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3 months of soaking in at least 4 flavors of penetrating oil, and I've managed to separate 2 of the ...
With my plate driven between the upper sleeve's flange & the bushing, there was enough preload on th...
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With my plate driven between the upper sleeve's flange & the bushing, there was enough preload on th...
This was the worst one: LHS cargo bed.  I had to build a 2nd tool with a smaller throat, and it stil...
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This was the worst one: LHS cargo bed. I had to build a 2nd tool with a smaller throat, and it stil...
Like the '93XLT tub I used on my truck, this one has some GAPING holes in the factory seams.

[url=h...
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Like the '93XLT tub I used on my truck, this one has some GAPING holes in the factory seams. [url=h...
This gasket was installed when the reman engine went in, and although it doesn't appear to be leakin...
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This gasket was installed when the reman engine went in, and although it doesn't appear to be leakin...
The plenum & wiring came off easily, but I want to pull the distributor before the fuel rail, and cl...
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The plenum & wiring came off easily, but I want to pull the distributor before the fuel rail, and cl...
Snatching a distributor out without preparing makes it much harder to put back.  I prefer to mark th...
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Snatching a distributor out without preparing makes it much harder to put back. I prefer to mark th...
It's much easier to get the rail out after the distributor is gone.  I prefer to keep the injectors ...
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It's much easier to get the rail out after the distributor is gone. I prefer to keep the injectors ...
These intake gaskets only have ~30Kmi, but the coolant system was severely abused & neglected, which...
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These intake gaskets only have ~30Kmi, but the coolant system was severely abused & neglected, which...
This proves that all the gunk on the intake is from before - this engine has been sitting ~4.5 month...
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This proves that all the gunk on the intake is from before - this engine has been sitting ~4.5 month...
Like every other Bronco/F engine I've seen with mounts more than a year old, at least one of these i...
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Like every other Bronco/F engine I've seen with mounts more than a year old, at least one of these i...
Before removing the heat shield to actually inspect it, I'm just going to assume the left mount is r...
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Before removing the heat shield to actually inspect it, I'm just going to assume the left mount is r...
All the basic indications are that this engine was still in pretty good shape, and running OK.  It l...
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All the basic indications are that this engine was still in pretty good shape, and running OK. It l...
The yard is dry and the air is warm (enough), so I got the torque converter nuts out and pulled the ...
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The yard is dry and the air is warm (enough), so I got the torque converter nuts out and pulled the ...
Thankfully, there was no sign of sludge having flaked off the original intake.  The timing chain was...
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Thankfully, there was no sign of sludge having flaked off the original intake. The timing chain was...
One timing cover bolt sleeve stayed in the block; the other in the timing cover.  I extracted both s...
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One timing cover bolt sleeve stayed in the block; the other in the timing cover. I extracted both s...
The timing cover is pretty rough around the coolant journals, but I think it'll be OK after planing.
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The timing cover is pretty rough around the coolant journals, but I think it'll be OK after planing.
Game called on account of freezing rain, sleet, snow, thaw, snow, and rain (in that order, over the ...
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Game called on account of freezing rain, sleet, snow, thaw, snow, and rain (in that order, over the ...
3 days ago there was ice on the ground; today, I'm sweating in short sleeves & long jeans.  But it's...
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3 days ago there was ice on the ground; today, I'm sweating in short sleeves & long jeans. But it's...
These are holding the factory paint better than the pan, but they're getting rinsed with new paint, ...
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These are holding the factory paint better than the pan, but they're getting rinsed with new paint, ...
The heater outlet was wire-wheeled outside, but it's pretty crusty inside, too.  I got most of the s...
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The heater outlet was wire-wheeled outside, but it's pretty crusty inside, too. I got most of the s...
This bore brush used to be fluffy, and the heater outlet pipe used be rusty inside.

http://www.four...
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This bore brush used to be fluffy, and the heater outlet pipe used be rusty inside. http://www.four...
All the cast Aluminum parts are clean, and now they're getting a fresh layer of Dupli-Color Aluminum...
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All the cast Aluminum parts are clean, and now they're getting a fresh layer of Dupli-Color Aluminum...
All the cast Aluminum parts are clean, and now they're getting a fresh layer of cast-coat (DupliColo...
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All the cast Aluminum parts are clean, and now they're getting a fresh layer of cast-coat (DupliColo...
Now that they're bathed in Duplicolor Engine New Ford Gray DE1611, these might go on tomorrow...  I ...
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Now that they're bathed in Duplicolor Engine New Ford Gray DE1611, these might go on tomorrow... I ...
I've had a [url=http://www.qwikvalve.com/fumoto-f-106-valve.html]Fumoto QwikValve[/url] in my CV for...
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I've had a [url=http://www.qwikvalve.com/fumoto-f-106-valve.html]Fumoto QwikValve[/url] in my CV for...
I've had a [url=http://www.qwikvalve.com/fumoto-f-106-valve.html]Fumoto QwikValve[/url] in my CV for...
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I've had a [url=http://www.qwikvalve.com/fumoto-f-106-valve.html]Fumoto QwikValve[/url] in my CV for...
No more problems getting at that center bolt, and a common bolt & socket will fit now.  IDK why Ford...
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No more problems getting at that center bolt, and a common bolt & socket will fit now. IDK why Ford...
I don't know why so many people say the factory oil pan bolts won't work with this steel-reinforced ...
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I don't know why so many people say the factory oil pan bolts won't work with this steel-reinforced ...
After thoroughly cleaning the block - particularly all the gasket surfaces - and getting the timing ...
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After thoroughly cleaning the block - particularly all the gasket surfaces - and getting the timing ...
After thoroughly cleaning the block - particularly all the gasket surfaces - and getting the timing ...
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After thoroughly cleaning the block - particularly all the gasket surfaces - and getting the timing ...
This WP was relatively new, but its back plate had some rust.  I painted both inside & out ([url=htt...
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This WP was relatively new, but its back plate had some rust. I painted both inside & out ([url=htt...
The intake has graphite gaskets and RightStuff end seals, plus IndianHead shellac around both sides ...
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The intake has graphite gaskets and RightStuff end seals, plus IndianHead shellac around both sides ...
Forecast for rain, so it's buttoned up, and it'll have a BBQ cover thrown over it.
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Forecast for rain, so it's buttoned up, and it'll have a BBQ cover thrown over it.
This should make it a LOT easier to set timing.  The white line is just a paint pen.  The timing cov...
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This should make it a LOT easier to set timing. The white line is just a paint pen. The timing cov...
Sandblasting is a lot quicker when there are 2 big compressors running, but I'm gonna have to raise ...
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Sandblasting is a lot quicker when there are 2 big compressors running, but I'm gonna have to raise ...
These are sanblasted inside & out in preparation for priming & painting INSIDE & OUT.  I tried to do...
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These are sanblasted inside & out in preparation for priming & painting INSIDE & OUT. I tried to do...
Today, these are getting primer (Rustoleum 249340) inside & out, and tomorrow, I'll torch-cure the p...
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Today, these are getting primer (Rustoleum 249340) inside & out, and tomorrow, I'll torch-cure the p...
These are now completely coated with primer (Rustoleum 249340), and paint (Rustoleum 7716) applied &...
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These are now completely coated with primer (Rustoleum 249340), and paint (Rustoleum 7716) applied &...
Most of this is just Rustoleum Primer/Sealer 249321, but the pulleys have Rustoleum low-gloss engine...
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Most of this is just Rustoleum Primer/Sealer 249321, but the pulleys have Rustoleum low-gloss engine...
This is also getting planed on the text, and then engine clear to keep it that way.

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This is also getting planed on the text, and then engine clear to keep it that way. [url=https://ww...
After wire-wheeling & washing the harmonic balancer & pointer, I painted them Duplicolor Engine New ...
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After wire-wheeling & washing the harmonic balancer & pointer, I painted them Duplicolor Engine New ...
The second big load is blasted, including 2 130A 3Gs, a smog pump, a Saginaw bracket, and a set of h...
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The second big load is blasted, including 2 130A 3Gs, a smog pump, a Saginaw bracket, and a set of h...
I had to run out for a 2nd can of cast coat.  I finished the 2nd can of engine grey.  I'm using Rust...
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I had to run out for a 2nd can of cast coat. I finished the 2nd can of engine grey. I'm using Rust...
Both manifolds were significantly warped, most likely due to gaskets being installed when the engine...
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Both manifolds were significantly warped, most likely due to gaskets being installed when the engine...
No gaskets this time, just like at the factory.  But instead of grease, I'm using red silicone.

[ur...
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No gaskets this time, just like at the factory. But instead of grease, I'm using red silicone. [ur...
This is actually just a thin layer, and it's going on WET.

[url=https://www.supermotors.net/registr...
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This is actually just a thin layer, and it's going on WET. [url=https://www.supermotors.net/registr...
It's starting to look like an engine again.

[url=http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000C5HQZ0/]Motorcraft RH...
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It's starting to look like an engine again. [url=http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000C5HQZ0/]Motorcraft RH...
Since the alternator's output is dependent on a solid ground path through the engine block to the ba...
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Since the alternator's output is dependent on a solid ground path through the engine block to the ba...
Like its bracket, I also stripped the paint (DE1650) from the alternator casting & applied electrica...
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Like its bracket, I also stripped the paint (DE1650) from the alternator casting & applied electrica...
While the alternators were apart, I sandblasted & painted their cases & pulleys.  Then I wire-brushe...
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While the alternators were apart, I sandblasted & painted their cases & pulleys. Then I wire-brushe...
Saginaw PS pump & A/C compressor bracket ready to go on.  I'll finish cleaning the pump after the en...
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Saginaw PS pump & A/C compressor bracket ready to go on. I'll finish cleaning the pump after the en...
Making the debossments look new took about 30sec with a common woodworking belt sander.

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Making the debossments look new took about 30sec with a common woodworking belt sander. [url=https:...
I expect this (DE1636) clear to stay clear for a long time since it's intended for engine temperatur...
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I expect this (DE1636) clear to stay clear for a long time since it's intended for engine temperatur...
Having everything painted makes it look better-than-new.

[url=http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000C5HQZ0/]...
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Having everything painted makes it look better-than-new. [url=http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000C5HQZ0/]...
Having everything painted makes it look better-than-new.

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Having everything painted makes it look better-than-new. [url=https://www.supermotors.net/registry/...
A quick test of the crankcase showed a MASSIVE leak, which I quickly traced to the new intake gasket...
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A quick test of the crankcase showed a MASSIVE leak, which I quickly traced to the new intake gasket...
Just to make sure the machinist hadn't skewed the intake surfaces, I dry-fitted it without gaskets d...
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Just to make sure the machinist hadn't skewed the intake surfaces, I dry-fitted it without gaskets d...
This pattern of sealant will keep the crankcase sealed, and each journal isolated, and will allow oi...
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This pattern of sealant will keep the crankcase sealed, and each journal isolated, and will allow oi...
This E6000 bead is along the same lines as on the other side of the gaskets.  The RightStuff end sea...
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This E6000 bead is along the same lines as on the other side of the gaskets. The RightStuff end sea...
After settling the intake so it's level to the block at the ends of the valley, I spun all the bolts...
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After settling the intake so it's level to the block at the ends of the valley, I spun all the bolts...
This appears to be a better seal than before, but I'll check this, too, after it all dries.

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This appears to be a better seal than before, but I'll check this, too, after it all dries. Note th...
This appears to be a better seal with the RightStuff than before, but I'll check this, too, after it...
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This appears to be a better seal with the RightStuff than before, but I'll check this, too, after it...
The shim plate is Ford IMPLEMENT gray, but it's clean & has a new foam ring, and it's on.  After cup...
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The shim plate is Ford IMPLEMENT gray, but it's clean & has a new foam ring, and it's on. After cup...
The flexplate is painted, and I chiseled a notch into the crank hub stickout to match the plate's no...
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The flexplate is painted, and I chiseled a notch into the crank hub stickout to match the plate's no...
This is just cleaned - nothing special.  There was an unpainted spot near the edge that has primer/s...
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This is just cleaned - nothing special. There was an unpainted spot near the edge that has primer/s...
All trucks should have this done so the spring hangers don't rust out.
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All trucks should have this done so the spring hangers don't rust out.
For its last wash before underpainting, I rolled the chassis out of the way.
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For its last wash before underpainting, I rolled the chassis out of the way.
I filled behind the cowl drains with seam sealer so they won't hold as much sediment.

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I filled behind the cowl drains with seam sealer so they won't hold as much sediment. [url=https://...
I sealed up some gaps that wouldn't have leaked inside, but they'd have caught mud thrown by the tir...
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I sealed up some gaps that wouldn't have leaked inside, but they'd have caught mud thrown by the tir...
This is looking up in front of the fuel filler.  CLEAN!

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This is looking up in front of the fuel filler. CLEAN! [url=http://www.supermotors.net/registry/me...
This is looking up the driver's B-pillar.  CLEAN!

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This is looking up the driver's B-pillar. CLEAN! [url=http://www.supermotors.net/registry/media/10...
Just like on my '83, a white underbelly will make maintenance easier.
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Just like on my '83, a white underbelly will make maintenance easier.
Just like on my '83, a white underbelly will make maintenance easier.
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Posted: 5/4/15
Just like on my '83, a white underbelly will make maintenance easier.
Just like on my '83, a white underbelly will make maintenance easier.
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Just like on my '83, a white underbelly will make maintenance easier.
Just like on my '83, a white underbelly will make maintenance easier.

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Just like on my '83, a white underbelly will make maintenance easier. [url=http://www.supermotors.n...
Just like on my '83, a white underbelly will make maintenance easier.

[url=http://www.supermotors.n...
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Just like on my '83, a white underbelly will make maintenance easier. [url=http://www.supermotors.n...
Just like on my '83, a white underbelly will make maintenance easier.
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Posted: 5/5/15
Just like on my '83, a white underbelly will make maintenance easier.
Just like on my '83, a white underbelly will make maintenance easier.
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Posted: 5/5/15
Just like on my '83, a white underbelly will make maintenance easier.
Just like on my '83, a white underbelly will make maintenance easier.

The tight gap where the B-pil...
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Just like on my '83, a white underbelly will make maintenance easier. The tight gap where the B-pil...
Wheel Arch Rust

The tight gap where the reinforcement meets the quarter panel is like a funnel for ...
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Posted: 12/16/15
Wheel Arch Rust The tight gap where the reinforcement meets the quarter panel is like a funnel for ...
Just like on my '83, a white underbelly will make maintenance easier.
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Posted: 5/5/15
Just like on my '83, a white underbelly will make maintenance easier.
Wow...  Sighting down the rearmost frame section (which is straight & flat), I see it aligns with th...
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Posted: 6/1/15
Wow... Sighting down the rearmost frame section (which is straight & flat), I see it aligns with th...
Compared to the L side shown in the PREVious pic...

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Compared to the L side shown in the PREVious pic... [url=http://www.supermotors.net/registry/media/...
A higher angle down the L frame rail, which clearly curves to the R.

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A higher angle down the L frame rail, which clearly curves to the R. [url=http://www.supermotors.ne...
The R frame rail is nearly straight.  It should bend slightly to the L.

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The R frame rail is nearly straight. It should bend slightly to the L. [url=http://www.supermotors...
The previous 4 pics combined.  Notice how the left rear aligns to the front shock, but the right ali...
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The previous 4 pics combined. Notice how the left rear aligns to the front shock, but the right ali...
The Y-pipe is tweaked from the collision, and the muffler isn't rotated correctly, so they need to c...
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Posted: 6/14/15
The Y-pipe is tweaked from the collision, and the muffler isn't rotated correctly, so they need to c...
I plan to flange these joints eventually, so this won't be necessary again.
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I plan to flange these joints eventually, so this won't be necessary again.
The frame is nearly empty, but it still has to roll & steer so the trans/t-case can be removed.
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The frame is nearly empty, but it still has to roll & steer so the trans/t-case can be removed.
The frame is nearly empty, but it still has to roll & steer so the trans/t-case can be removed.
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The frame is nearly empty, but it still has to roll & steer so the trans/t-case can be removed.
The frame is nearly empty, but it still has to roll & steer so the trans/t-case can be removed.
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Posted: 6/14/15
The frame is nearly empty, but it still has to roll & steer so the trans/t-case can be removed.
The frame is nearly empty, but it still has to roll & steer so the trans/t-case can be removed.
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The frame is nearly empty, but it still has to roll & steer so the trans/t-case can be removed.
The downstream 2ndry air pipe was rusted out from the inside, and it took some effort to separate it...
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Posted: 6/14/15
The downstream 2ndry air pipe was rusted out from the inside, and it took some effort to separate it...
I pulled out the brake system & trans/t-case in preparation for the frame swap.
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Posted: 6/19/15
I pulled out the brake system & trans/t-case in preparation for the frame swap.
The TC is strapped into the bellhousing so it doesn't slide out, and the lines are threaded back int...
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Posted: 6/19/15
The TC is strapped into the bellhousing so it doesn't slide out, and the lines are threaded back int...
This cat go mashed in the wreck, and most of the substrate is in the 2nd cat.  I'm shopping for a re...
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Posted: 6/19/15
This cat go mashed in the wreck, and most of the substrate is in the 2nd cat. I'm shopping for a re...
This has been in the woods for a few years, and there are some pieces missing, which I'll transfer f...
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Posted: 6/19/15
This has been in the woods for a few years, and there are some pieces missing, which I'll transfer f...
It was pretty cool today, so I set the frame onto the trailer & hauled it home.
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Posted: 6/27/15
It was pretty cool today, so I set the frame onto the trailer & hauled it home.
This is after its first rinse in several years.  I plan to pressure-wash & cup-brush it a few times ...
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This is after its first rinse in several years. I plan to pressure-wash & cup-brush it a few times ...
I sold some parts off this frame several years ago, so there were several rivets to knock through.  ...
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I sold some parts off this frame several years ago, so there were several rivets to knock through. ...
I don't know yet if this SN matches the one stamped on the top of the frame rail.

UPDATE: Turns out...
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I don't know yet if this SN matches the one stamped on the top of the frame rail. UPDATE: Turns out...
I didn't realize these frames had been made by Hayes/Dana.
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I didn't realize these frames had been made by Hayes/Dana.
There were weeds rooting into the decaying leaves in here, which is why it's so rusty.
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Posted: 6/29/15
There were weeds rooting into the decaying leaves in here, which is why it's so rusty.
Looking much better after the first pass with the cup brush.
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Looking much better after the first pass with the cup brush.
I've had all the bolts loose enough to do this for a while, but I wasn't sure everything else was re...
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Posted: 7/5/15
I've had all the bolts loose enough to do this for a while, but I wasn't sure everything else was re...
To get the rear axle out, I had to raise the back end.
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To get the rear axle out, I had to raise the back end.
I want to weigh this thing, so I found its balance point.  Later, I'll rearrange the jack stands so ...
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I want to weigh this thing, so I found its balance point. Later, I'll rearrange the jack stands so ...
This is the balance point for a frame stripped of all bolts, but the only rivets that have been remo...
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Posted: 7/5/15
This is the balance point for a frame stripped of all bolts, but the only rivets that have been remo...
It's very subtle, but the area where the radius arm bracket belongs is rolled inward.  The rail is s...
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Posted: 7/7/15
It's very subtle, but the area where the radius arm bracket belongs is rolled inward. The rail is s...
I'm salvaging the front section to use as a jig for front bumpers, and I may do the same with the re...
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Posted: 7/7/15
I'm salvaging the front section to use as a jig for front bumpers, and I may do the same with the re...
I'm keeping the front & rear frame sections to use as bumper jigs, and most of the other parts as sp...
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Posted: 7/17/15
I'm keeping the front & rear frame sections to use as bumper jigs, and most of the other parts as sp...
Most of these parts will go onto the '96 frame - the rest will be spares.  They're all clean, but so...
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Posted: 7/17/15
Most of these parts will go onto the '96 frame - the rest will be spares. They're all clean, but so...
These bushings weren't totally shot to hell yet, but they were close.  I have a set of black Energy ...
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Posted: 7/7/15
These bushings weren't totally shot to hell yet, but they were close. I have a set of black Energy ...
This full layer of RustOleum Rubberized Undercoating (593236) will hold up much better than the patc...
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This full layer of RustOleum Rubberized Undercoating (593236) will hold up much better than the patc...
This full layer of RustOleum Rubberized Undercoating (593236)  will hold up much better than the pat...
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Posted: 7/17/15
This full layer of RustOleum Rubberized Undercoating (593236) will hold up much better than the pat...
This full layer of RustOleum Rubberized Undercoating (593236) will hold up much better than the patc...
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Posted: 7/17/15
This full layer of RustOleum Rubberized Undercoating (593236) will hold up much better than the patc...
This full layer of RustOleum Rubberized Undercoating (593236) will hold up much better than the patc...
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Posted: 7/17/15
This full layer of RustOleum Rubberized Undercoating (593236) will hold up much better than the patc...
This full layer of RustOleum Rubberized Undercoating (593236) will hold up much better than the patc...
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Posted: 7/17/15
This full layer of RustOleum Rubberized Undercoating (593236) will hold up much better than the patc...
This full layer of RustOleum Rubberized Undercoating (593236) will hold up much better than the patc...
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Posted: 7/17/15
This full layer of RustOleum Rubberized Undercoating (593236) will hold up much better than the patc...
The factory paint is thick & tough, but it's not impervious, and scratches lead to HUGE scale farms ...
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Posted: 7/20/15
The factory paint is thick & tough, but it's not impervious, and scratches lead to HUGE scale farms ...
A sandblaster would be better for finishing this, but it doesn't break up this paint well enough to ...
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Posted: 7/20/15
A sandblaster would be better for finishing this, but it doesn't break up this paint well enough to ...
Getting all the contours of the frame brackets destroyed my new cup brush.  Fortunately, I kept the ...
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Posted: 7/20/15
Getting all the contours of the frame brackets destroyed my new cup brush. Fortunately, I kept the ...
Rear spring hangers going back on.  The bolts are red-threadlocked.
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Rear spring hangers going back on. The bolts are red-threadlocked.
Rear spring hangers going back on.  The bolts are red-threadlocked.
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Posted: 7/20/15
Rear spring hangers going back on. The bolts are red-threadlocked.
I wire-wheeled & painted the spring eye bolts, then coated them with anti-seize lube before installi...
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Posted: 7/20/15
I wire-wheeled & painted the spring eye bolts, then coated them with anti-seize lube before installi...
These pivot brackets are clean & receiving undercoating, but I can't set the frame back on this axle...
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Posted: 7/21/15
These pivot brackets are clean & receiving undercoating, but I can't set the frame back on this axle...
Left pivot bracket for the right beam.
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Posted: 7/21/15
Left pivot bracket for the right beam.
Right pivot bracket for the left beam.
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Posted: 7/21/15
Right pivot bracket for the left beam.
This new shock comes with a rubber bushing that will last 30-60Kmi, but I want one that will last fo...
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Posted: 7/28/15
This new shock comes with a rubber bushing that will last 30-60Kmi, but I want one that will last fo...
It may take some effort to get the driving socket out of the shock eye, and the bushing out of the r...
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Posted: 7/28/15
It may take some effort to get the driving socket out of the shock eye, and the bushing out of the r...
With a little silicone grease, the new bushing (9.8141G) goes straight into the shock eye with no so...
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Posted: 7/28/15
With a little silicone grease, the new bushing (9.8141G) goes straight into the shock eye with no so...
It looks like it belongs there, and can be transferred later to another new shock.

[url=http://www....
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It looks like it belongs there, and can be transferred later to another new shock. [url=http://www....
The heat index dipped into the double-digits for a little while, so I set the frame back on the fron...
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Posted: 8/11/15
The heat index dipped into the double-digits for a little while, so I set the frame back on the fron...
Keeping the TTB on these jack stands made reinstalling it MUCH easier than the last one I did, but I...
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Posted: 8/11/15
Keeping the TTB on these jack stands made reinstalling it MUCH easier than the last one I did, but I...
There are still a lot of loose fasteners, but it's coming together.  I think when it's done, the onl...
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Posted: 8/11/15
There are still a lot of loose fasteners, but it's coming together. I think when it's done, the onl...
I really wanted to clean & paint the trans & t-case, but I couldn't make any worthwhile progress wit...
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Posted: 8/28/15
I really wanted to clean & paint the trans & t-case, but I couldn't make any worthwhile progress wit...
Before setting the engine in, I primer-sealed the front of the torque converter without removing it ...
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Posted: 8/28/15
Before setting the engine in, I primer-sealed the front of the torque converter without removing it ...
The engine weighs about 550# at this point.
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Posted: 8/28/15
The engine weighs about 550# at this point.
With patience, a 32"-long 2x4, and a couple of adjustable straps, I got the engine stabbed onto...
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Posted: 8/28/15
With patience, a 32"-long 2x4, and a couple of adjustable straps, I got the engine stabbed onto...
The TC studs are also aligned with the flexplate.  This is with the engine at #1TDC (0).
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The TC studs are also aligned with the flexplate. This is with the engine at #1TDC (0).
These old engine mounts (from another truck) were in surprisingly good shape, so I cleaned & painted...
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Posted: 8/28/15
These old engine mounts (from another truck) were in surprisingly good shape, so I cleaned & painted...
This 32" 2x4 in front of the pan held the trans in perfect position to align with the block.

S...
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Posted: 8/28/15
This 32" 2x4 in front of the pan held the trans in perfect position to align with the block. S...
I used blue threadlocker on almost everything, including the starter bolts, TC nuts, & access plate ...
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I used blue threadlocker on almost everything, including the starter bolts, TC nuts, & access plate ...
The starter is a fresh MotorCraft reman from the dealership.
'92-97 automatic = [url=http://www.amaz...
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Posted: 8/28/15
The starter is a fresh MotorCraft reman from the dealership. '92-97 automatic = [url=http://www.amaz...
The plenum, alternator, block ground stud & battery/starter harness, PS lines, & MagneFine filters t...
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Posted: 8/28/15
The plenum, alternator, block ground stud & battery/starter harness, PS lines, & MagneFine filters t...
The vacuum harness (which I plan to replace with color-matched silicone tubing) is on, and the trans...
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Posted: 8/28/15
The vacuum harness (which I plan to replace with color-matched silicone tubing) is on, and the trans...
The vacuum harness is on, and the trans dipstick tube has a fresh coat of paint.  The trans heat shi...
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Posted: 8/28/15
The vacuum harness is on, and the trans dipstick tube has a fresh coat of paint. The trans heat shi...
Looking good...

[url=http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000C5HQZ0/]Motorcraft RH34[/url] Thermostat Housing
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Posted: 8/30/15
Looking good... [url=http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000C5HQZ0/]Motorcraft RH34[/url] Thermostat Housing
Looking good...

Eventually, that capped Magnefine in the foreground will be connected to the Sagina...
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Posted: 8/30/15
Looking good... Eventually, that capped Magnefine in the foreground will be connected to the Sagina...
Looking good...

The starter is a fresh MotorCraft reman
'92-97 automatic = [url=http://www.amazon.c...
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Posted: 8/30/15
Looking good... The starter is a fresh MotorCraft reman '92-97 automatic = [url=http://www.amazon.c...
I wirewheeled & galvanized the vapor tubes, but I haven't found their clips or the frame ground bolt...
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Posted: 8/30/15
I wirewheeled & galvanized the vapor tubes, but I haven't found their clips or the frame ground bolt...
I wirewheeled & galvanized the vapor tubes, but I haven't found their clips or the frame ground bolt...
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Posted: 8/30/15
I wirewheeled & galvanized the vapor tubes, but I haven't found their clips or the frame ground bolt...
After a little cleaning, I put in the fuel & brake lines.
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Posted: 8/30/15
After a little cleaning, I put in the fuel & brake lines.
After a little cleaning, I put in the fuel & brake lines.  To make it easier later, I separated all ...
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Posted: 8/30/15
After a little cleaning, I put in the fuel & brake lines. To make it easier later, I separated all ...
I was hoping to save its original label, but all the ink came off with the first shot of PurplePower...
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Posted: 8/30/15
I was hoping to save its original label, but all the ink came off with the first shot of PurplePower...
To make installation & removal easier, I welded these Gr.8 bolts to some light steel so they don't s...
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Posted: 8/30/15
To make installation & removal easier, I welded these Gr.8 bolts to some light steel so they don't s...
Everything is undercoated to resist rust.  I set these to form a channel for the wiring harness in t...
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Posted: 8/30/15
Everything is undercoated to resist rust. I set these to form a channel for the wiring harness in t...
The rear carriage bolts are from the JY, and I welded them to their square-punched plates to keep th...
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Posted: 8/30/15
The rear carriage bolts are from the JY, and I welded them to their square-punched plates to keep th...
In addition to red threadlocker, the undercoating should keep the threads clean & usable for many ye...
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Posted: 8/30/15
In addition to red threadlocker, the undercoating should keep the threads clean & usable for many ye...
I got tired of looking at the black spray-paint on the rims, so I pulled the Aluminum ones off for s...
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Posted: 10/7/15
I got tired of looking at the black spray-paint on the rims, so I pulled the Aluminum ones off for s...
After 3 rounds of spraying & scrubbing, they look pretty good.  I haven't yet decided if I'll attemp...
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Posted: 10/7/15
After 3 rounds of spraying & scrubbing, they look pretty good. I haven't yet decided if I'll attemp...
Before mounting the gas tank, I brushed & sealed the nuts, bolts, & washers. I also turned the strap...
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Posted: 10/3/15
Before mounting the gas tank, I brushed & sealed the nuts, bolts, & washers. I also turned the strap...
This hanger was only used on F-series, but I put one on my '83, and I plan to put this one on this t...
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Posted: 10/3/15
This hanger was only used on F-series, but I put one on my '83, and I plan to put this one on this t...
Ford installs this hanger with a stud at the rear (right of image) & a nut on top of the crossmember...
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Posted: 10/3/15
Ford installs this hanger with a stud at the rear (right of image) & a nut on top of the crossmember...
Yesterday, I cleaned & painted the fan ([url=http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000CIYR7W/]Motorcraft YA183[/...
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Posted: 10/4/15
Yesterday, I cleaned & painted the fan ([url=http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000CIYR7W/]Motorcraft YA183[/...
This core support has acid & collision damage, so I may swap it later.  But for now, it's white on t...
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Posted: 10/19/15
This core support has acid & collision damage, so I may swap it later. But for now, it's white on t...
Yep - radiator fins are clean & straight.

[url=http://www.supermotors.net/registry/media/1068855][i...
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Posted: 12/25/15
Yep - radiator fins are clean & straight. [url=http://www.supermotors.net/registry/media/1068855][i...
I was hoping to swap in a parallel-flow condenser, but this A/C system is still sealed & working, so...
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Posted: 10/19/15
I was hoping to swap in a parallel-flow condenser, but this A/C system is still sealed & working, so...
It's getting close to complete-enough to run the engine.  I ordered a new direct-fit Y-pipe today.

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Posted: 10/19/15
It's getting close to complete-enough to run the engine. I ordered a new direct-fit Y-pipe today. ...
The intake plastics were getting hazy, so I bathed them in black Fusion.  I might touch up the inter...
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Posted: 11/2/15
The intake plastics were getting hazy, so I bathed them in black Fusion. I might touch up the inter...
The charcoal canister also needed some fresh blackness.

[url=http://www.supermotors.net/registry/me...
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Posted: 11/2/15
The charcoal canister also needed some fresh blackness. [url=http://www.supermotors.net/registry/me...
I wirewheeled & painted the 2ndry air tubes with engine black, and cleaned the hoses.  But I tried s...
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Posted: 11/2/15
I wirewheeled & painted the 2ndry air tubes with engine black, and cleaned the hoses. But I tried s...
This had some pink residue inside & out (like some candy resin), so I stripped & lubed it without fu...
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Posted: 11/2/15
This had some pink residue inside & out (like some candy resin), so I stripped & lubed it without fu...
Just like on my '83, I welded its bolts to these plates so they don't need backup when I R&I the ski...
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Posted: 11/2/15
Just like on my '83, I welded its bolts to these plates so they don't need backup when I R&I the ski...
The rusty shift lever was getting noticeable against all the other clean parts, so I gave it some en...
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Posted: 11/2/15
The rusty shift lever was getting noticeable against all the other clean parts, so I gave it some en...
To set the flange on this truck's new Y-pipe, I borrowed the original '96 Bronco muffler from my '83...
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Posted: 11/14/15
To set the flange on this truck's new Y-pipe, I borrowed the original '96 Bronco muffler from my '83...
Using the original '96 Bronco muffler, I positioned my homemade flange on the new Y-pipe, and checke...
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Posted: 11/15/15
Using the original '96 Bronco muffler, I positioned my homemade flange on the new Y-pipe, and checke...
After aligning the flange to the original '96 Bronco muffler, I welded it on.  My welds are improvin...
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Posted: 11/15/15
After aligning the flange to the original '96 Bronco muffler, I welded it on. My welds are improvin...
The factory only put this hanger (E6TZ-5A246-B) on F-series Y-pipes, but I think it's a good idea fo...
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Posted: 11/16/15
The factory only put this hanger (E6TZ-5A246-B) on F-series Y-pipes, but I think it's a good idea fo...
Yes, I painted the new Y-pipe assembly using HH primer (Rustoleum 249340) & a really old can of HH s...
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Posted: 11/16/15
Yes, I painted the new Y-pipe assembly using HH primer (Rustoleum 249340) & a really old can of HH s...
I hope the silver high-heat paint slows the rusting process on the Y-pipe & cats, and sheds mud/dirt...
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Posted: 11/16/15
I hope the silver high-heat paint slows the rusting process on the Y-pipe & cats, and sheds mud/dirt...
The new cat already had a heat shield, but it's not as large or correct as the factory shield.  With...
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Posted: 11/18/15
The new cat already had a heat shield, but it's not as large or correct as the factory shield. With...
This heavy plasma-cut stainless flange joins the muffler to the Y-pipe just like a stock '96 Bronco'...
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Posted: 1/7/16
This heavy plasma-cut stainless flange joins the muffler to the Y-pipe just like a stock '96 Bronco'...
The flange was holding the muffler almost in-position, but this is the mount that will bear its weig...
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Posted: 1/7/16
The flange was holding the muffler almost in-position, but this is the mount that will bear its weig...
The downstream secondary air tube was broken, and too thin to weld. Since I don't have a bender to d...
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Posted: 2/12/17
The downstream secondary air tube was broken, and too thin to weld. Since I don't have a bender to d...
After a delay (building a new house & shop), I laid out the tailpipe & cut the prebent 2.25-inch sta...
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Posted: 1/24/19
After a delay (building a new house & shop), I laid out the tailpipe & cut the prebent 2.25-inch sta...
I tacked it together on the cribbing, and then built the hangers.  I plan to flange the muffler-to-t...
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Posted: 1/24/19
I tacked it together on the cribbing, and then built the hangers. I plan to flange the muffler-to-t...
The same fabrication shop that cut the banister panels made these 3/8-inch stainless flanges, just l...
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Posted: 1/24/19
The same fabrication shop that cut the banister panels made these 3/8-inch stainless flanges, just l...
All the vacuum lines have been replaced with thick-walled (9mmODx3mmID) silicone tubing in the same ...
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Posted: 7/12/19
All the vacuum lines have been replaced with thick-walled (9mmODx3mmID) silicone tubing in the same ...
After installing the 2nd lift in the shop, I rolled the chassis & body (separately) outside for a wh...
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Posted: 9/2/19
After installing the 2nd lift in the shop, I rolled the chassis & body (separately) outside for a wh...
    

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