Thats about it but it will run you a pretty penny. And how do you check to see if its bad. I was wondering if anyone else has had this problem and some of the solutions that might help. The process of working on the body also required kawasakiklx1 to replace some sheet metal, adding the patch shown below to part of the flareside bed. Also bought a warranty to go with. The autolites and others of the world have a tendency to burn out and swell at the element.
Just crossed the first thing off the mental list. First time offroad at all since I've owned it. Owner for 7 years, 0 months Miles Driven per Year:5,000 If You Want One, Let Me Know Ill Build It To Your Liking. The body is rusty, but that doesn't affect the truck's ability to haul trailers and large loads. Then we replaced the rear main seal, this thing was leaking like a sieve when I first got it, we actually did this ourselves at my uncle's house with 3 floorjacks which took 6 days.
Even at around 270,000 plus miles its holding in there. Regardless of why a vehicle has sentimental value to the owner, the reality is that these special rides are the ones worth fixing. Need assistance selecting the right Rough Country or Tuff Country product? The body is a bit rusty but the interior is in pretty good shape. Now you've got a piece of metal either stuck in the hole or sitting in the prechamber if you're lucky just waiting to drop into your motor at 2500 rpms. It needs batteries, tailpipe and a rear u-joint.
I'm having the same trouble with too much steering play in my 88 Bronco. The body is super solid andhas great blue patina very little rust, please look at pics and ask questions. Looking for a face lift in the near future. Rather than paying big money to buy a completed truck, he has taken on a project to bring a similar truck back to its original glory. That srew tightens the rubber bushings inside the gear box that keeps your steering tight.
So when you go to unthread them from the head they can't fit through the hole and snap off. If the temp was down below about 15, I usually had to repeat 3 times. The two colors are Blue Sky Metallic and Bahama Blue Metallic: B S Metallic: B B Metallic: Now I've just gotta pick the color, I'm leaning towards the Blue Sky Metallic. Fishing trip at Shasta Lake. Looks out of place, but in a good way. This is located on the end of the steering shaft just before the connection to the steering box itself.
Anyway, here's a few more pictures from some of the truck's travels. I'm hoping this will workout and I'll update my progess. B Heck yah, it's a heck of alot less work than it looks, Once I got the fuel system straightened out, the body swap and frame shortening only took me 2 days in the shop. Called them and asked if they wanted our attorney to talk to their attorney? I'm at the end of the road on this one. The body is a bit rusty but the interior is in pretty good shape. Regardless of why a vehicle has sentimental value to the owner, the reality is that these special rides are the ones worth fixing.
Drove it to the college for the first time last week and it didn't skip a beat. Im currently looking at a 86 f 250 diesel its the 7. If you're lucky you can magnet or vacuum it out through the injector hole. I was wondering is anyone knows about the steering shaft assembly and if this might may cause wondering or oversteering. We'll see what happens as time goes on. By drumlinecowboy I'd so trade my 78 for this! The guy who sold it to me said the problem is with the teflon steering bushing or rag joint like on a chevy truck.
My original plan with this truck was to fix it up and use it as a cheap, reliable welding rig, but I've been watching some cool outdoor channels on YouTube and I'd really like to use this truck for camping and other outdoor stuff. I Like the longevity of a Diesel engine but not real happy with all the extra money spent on fuel and repairs as I'm not really a mechanic type and unfamiliar with Diesel eng. Sorry for the lack of updates. Artsy picture under a lamp in the parking garage downtown. Thinking about trying to find a cheap camper shell and a roof rack of some kind for my kayak. My only comment is watch those glowplugs.